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High Tor (OS)

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About High Tor (OS):

The most impressive cliff in Derbyshire!!! Any route here is a THREE-STAR classic! The limestone here is just the friendly side of vertical, and there are many pockets to plunge your fingers into. At 200+ feet and a good 500+ feet above the valley, there is definately some exposure. Being west facing it can get very hot in the summer, and it's position up high makes it cold in the winter. Some excellent classic HVS climbs, but mostly lots of Extremes, ecspecially in the center of the crag. Of the nearly 100 routes here, almost all are worth climbing more than once!
Nearest town or city: Matlock
Directions: OS 119 GR SK 297 590 Alt. 183m
Between Matlock and Matlock Bath. Take the A6 from Matlock until you see a very impressive crag above you to the left. Park near the second footbridge and cross the river to the trail up to the crag.
Latitude, Longitude: 53.12705, -1.55611
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