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Raven's Tor (Dovedale)

Staffordshire, ENGLAND

Climbs 25 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 200m a.s.l – Faces E

Crag features
Superb crack and face climbing on solid rock (40m high) in a beautiful setting above the river. Southern Rib (HVS 5b), Venery (HVS 4c) and Parrot Face (HVS 5a) are the middle grade classics. THE route of the crag however is Left-hand Route, an excellent jamming pitch at E1 5b. For something more demanding try Central Wall (E2 5c), Deltoid Shuffle (E4 5c) or The Temptress (E5 6a). Rarely crowded, despite what the guidebooks say.

Access notes
From Milldale (parking outside the village at SK 137548) head south down the west bank along a footpath which starts adjacent to the toilets by the bridge (10 min.).

Weather forecast

 Today  Sun  Mon  Tue  Wed 

1.3mm rain
Mainly cloudy
13 °C
17 kph

1.2mm rain
Cloudy
13 °C
16 kph

0.0mm rain
Sun
14 °C
13 kph

3.9mm rain
Sunny periods
16 °C
15 kph

28.5mm rain
Cloudy
17 °C
21 kph
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Guidebooks
Peak Limestone (2012), On Peak Rock (2003),
Out of print: Northern Limestone (2004), Peak Limestone - Fax03 (1992), Peak Limestone - South (1987)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1Tennessee WaltzHVS 5b *3
2Southern RibHVS 5b **63
3The TemptressE5 6a **7
4Deltoid ShuffleE4 5c **20
5Left-hand RouteE1 5b **68
6Sentinel CrackS 1
7RavenE2 5c,5b *22
8Brown's BlunderVS *20
9AquariusE2 5c **27
10Central WallE2 5c **23
 Climb nameGradex
11JudasE5 6b * 
12The DoldrumsE3 5c 3
13VeneryHVS 4c **39
14Parrot FaceHVS 5a *10
15SkewballVS 4c 3
16JugbitE2 5c 1
17Tendonitis SucksE5 6b  
18Girdle TraverseHVS ***4
19Southern GullyHVD 1
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