Matlock Bath - Sunday 11th July

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Matlock Bath - Sunday 11th July

Postby MW1989 » Mon Jul 05, 2021 11:23 am

You have had your early spring/summer climbing practice, working up those grades, so now It's time to head south to the sunny crags of Matlock Bath. Its a long way down the M1, but worth it for something different.

Two main options here both Limestone crags.

    1. High Tor : A Massive crag - grades HVS, E1+ long multi-pitch routes - Experienced parties only pls

    2. Wildcat Crags : A friendlier option, Generally two pitch routes, VS standard grades, only a few lower grade routes (S - Cats Eye), ( HS - Lynx)

Propose to meet in the main Matlock car park circa 10 am. Its a nice gentle walk to the crags, you'll be blown away by how big High Tor is, and relieved when you get to Wildcat crags. Its a busy tourist town so arriving at lunchtime you wont get a parking space. There a lots of ice cream and fish and chip shops for refreshments.

I'll have some photocopies of the crags topo's if you don't have a guidebook.

1. Martin
2. Helen
3. Dixy
4. Lucasz

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Re: Matlock Bath - Sunday 11th July

Postby hburns » Tue Jul 06, 2021 8:14 am

Me and dixy will be at wildcat crags on Sunday if the weather is OK. meeting some other friends there though so might arrive more like 10. Keen to take a trip to high tor one day in the future debauchery looks ace!
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Re: Matlock Bath - Sunday 11th July

Postby Lindsay M » Tue Jul 06, 2021 8:20 am

Alas, I am unfortunately not going to be able to make this one :(
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Re: Matlock Bath - Sunday 11th July

Postby kankudai » Wed Jul 07, 2021 6:35 pm

Hi Martin, sign me up. Let's hope for a nice weather.

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