Regional Access Database

Advice Back Forest

Small single-pitch crag with worthwhile routes in the lower grades. Top belays can be difficult to arrange in places. Important wildlife site, watch out for wallabies...

BMC Area Peak District Rock Type Gritstone
Climbing Area Staffordshire Access Status Advice
County Staffordshire CRoW Land Yes
Importance Local No. of Routes 36
Ownership Within National Park Year Developed 1930
Within National Park Yes Grid Reference SJ985653

The crag is in an area designated as 'quiet countryside' within the Roaches Management Plan (Peak Park 1993). The PDNPA discourage large groups (i.e. outdoor centres and groups under instruction) and ignoring this advice may lead to access restrictions.

This page was last updated on 04/09/2012. RAD is updated as and when access changes and a historic date does not mean that the information is out of date, only that the access situation hasn't changed.