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Far Black Clough

Derbyshire, ENGLAND

Climbs 16 – Rocktype Gritstone – Altitude 421m a.s.l – Faces SW

Crag features
Excellent collection of weathered gritstone where few people tend to tread. Short on belay fodder at the top. Surprisingly sheltered overhanging section would probably offer good respite from the rain.

Access notes
Park near the entrance to Woodhead Tunnel (off A628) SK114998 and cross bridge, follow track upstream, cross river feed and progress uphill for 15 minutes. The crag is deceptive from the top (hard to spot) and is best found by a pleasant walk up or down (from the track end) the stream.

Weather forecast

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0.6mm rain
19 °C
17 kph

4.3mm rain
Mainly cloudy
19 °C
10 kph

1.8mm rain
14 °C
17 kph

0.3mm rain
12 °C
15 kph

0.0mm rain
12 °C
7 kph
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Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1Bad TickerVS 4c 1
2LifelineVS 4c **7
3HeartbeatE1 5a *5
4Artful DodgerHVS 5a 5
5BillHS 4b 1
6Little WeedHVD 3
7BenS 2
8StonehingeVS 4b 2
 Climb nameGradex
9The Stone TreeE2 5b **4
10Original RouteM 8
11Cutty SarkS 5
12Famous GrouseVS 4c *6
13Southern ComfortVS 4c *1
14South PawVS 5a 1
15Flying BadgerVS 4b 1
16Middle Black Clough WinterIII *1
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The new guide book diagram is completely wrong for routes 1-4, added to lack of discriptions its confusing.Take the old guide!
Roget - 25/Aug/12

Is this crag now covered in steel mesh?
99bolivar - 16/Jan/12