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High Tor

Peak Limestone

An outstanding shield of steep limestone towering over Matlock Bath - fantastic routes on great rock.

Crag information
Climbing Area: Peak District Rock Type: Limestone
Importance: National CRoW Land: No
Ownership: Local Authority No. of Routes: 83
Within National Park: No Year Developed: 1953
Grid Reference: SK298589

High Tor is managed by Derbyshire Dales Distict Council (DDDC) and there is a regular wardening service in operation. There are no major access problems at High Tor, but climbers should take careful note of the following agreed guidelines: 

  • Do not abseil from trees at the top.
  • Please walk down using the well established paths and don't cut corners.
  • When belaying above Darius/Robert Brown please use natural belays, stakes or in-situ pegs rather than the safety sign or the fence - the area is a popular look-out spot with the general public and ropes can cause a trip hazard.
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