High Tor, Matlock

Posted by Kate Anwyl on 19/10/2007
High Tor

Bolting at High Tor

Derbyshire Dales District Council has reported a recent incident where a climber was seen installing bolts on a sport route at High Tor, Matlock.  This involved removing some hawthorn at the top of the crag, deliberately placed to discourage abseiling.  High Tor is a sensitive area and climbers are asked to contact the local BMC access rep in future.


« Back

Post a comment Print this article

This article has been read 716 times

TAGS

Click on the tags to explore more

RELATED ARTICLES

Access skills: bird restrictions
0
Access skills: bird restrictions

In your flight to the crags this spring, don’t forget about the birds. For many climbers, spring is the light at the end of the long winter tunnel. But in your rush for the crag, don’t forget that there could be nesting birds on some climbs.
Read more »

Join the International Climbers Meet in Yosemite
0
Join the International Climbers Meet in Yosemite

The American Alpine Club is hosting its seventh annual International Climbers’ Meet in Yosemite Valley this October. If you can climb HVS then you could apply to go.
Read more »

Apply for the Orco Trad Climbing Meet, Italy
0
Apply for the Orco Trad Climbing Meet, Italy

Lead E2? The BMC has been invited to send two representatives to the third International Trad Climbing Meet in Orco, Italy.
Read more »

Post a Comment
Posting as Anonymous Community Standards
3000 characters remaining
Submit
Your comment has been posted below, click here to view it
Comments are currently on | Turn off comments
0

There are currently no comments, why not add your own?

RELATED ARTICLES

Access skills: bird restrictions
0

In your flight to the crags this spring, don’t forget about the birds. For many climbers, spring is the light at the end of the long winter tunnel. But in your rush for the crag, don’t forget that there could be nesting birds on some climbs.
Read more »

Join the International Climbers Meet in Yosemite
0

The American Alpine Club is hosting its seventh annual International Climbers’ Meet in Yosemite Valley this October. If you can climb HVS then you could apply to go.
Read more »

Apply for the Orco Trad Climbing Meet, Italy
0

Lead E2? The BMC has been invited to send two representatives to the third International Trad Climbing Meet in Orco, Italy.
Read more »

BMC MEMBERSHIP
Join 70,000 BMC members and support British climbing, walking and mountaineering. Membership only £14.97.
Read more »
BMC SHOP
Great range of guidebooks, DVDs, books, calendars and maps.
All with discounts for members.
Read more »
TRAVEL INSURANCE
Get covered with BMC Insurance. Our five policies take you from the beach to Everest.
Read more »