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...

Crag information
Climbing Area: Peak District Rock Type: Gritstone
Importance: Local CRoW Land: Yes
Ownership: Within National Park No. of Routes: 36
Within National Park: Yes Year Developed: 1930
Grid Reference: SJ985653

CRoW Information

On Open Access land. See map here;

Group Advice

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.

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