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WildCat Crag Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 433'
Location: -1.5575, 53.1133 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Chris Owen, Euan Cameron, Nick Russell, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: lm610 on Jul 10, 2011
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Description 

Hidden in a valley, that is also home to the Matlock Victorian Baths. The imposing Lime stone cliffs overlook the main road and district of Matlock Bath. Easily approached and full of good low grade limestone climbing and some harder test pieces. Most of this is on average a 2 pitch venue. With Classics like Golden Yardstick and Cataclysm.

See review here
Wildcat review

Getting There 

Parking is convenient and easy to reach. The path is accessed by going around the back of the mining museum. Cross the most southern bridge turn right and follow the steps.

Climbing Season

For the The Peak District area.

Weather station 248.4 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',2],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For WildCat Crag

Jackdaw Grooves 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : WildCat Crag
Climb the first groove then to a belay ledge on the left, sling around the boulder is a bomber anchor. Pitch 2 traverse out right below the roof then work your way back left to the straight slim groove....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Rock Climbing Photo: the view from the bridge
the view from the bridge

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By Nick Russell
Administrator
From: Bristol, UK
Sep 2, 2011
I think the GPS coords are the wrong way around in this. That is, it appears just off East Africa on the map... Also, is it easy/possible for an admin to move this area into "England" rather than being in the top level page?