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Bank Quarry

Derbyshire, ENGLAND

Climbs 31 – Rocktype Grit (quarried) – Altitude 200m a.s.l – Faces SW

Crag features
Previously known as North West Quarry and dismissed as a venue, Bank Quarry is part of the Upper Matlock Quarries. Although the base is lined with tall trees the rock dries quickly apart from a few deeper recesses. Sheltered southerly aspect makes it climbable year round. Recently re-discovered and cleaned up there are many steep crack climbs and a few bolder routes. Generally sound rock on the routes though some care should be exercised.

The Boulder on the hillside to the right of the Quarry is a fine highballing venue.

Access notes
The quarry is private property. The ownership has changed hands and the current owner is no longer willing to allow access. If seen you will be asked to leave. However there are no current problems with access to the Boulder which lies outside the quarry owner's property. Approach from above along a track next to a fence that leads down the hillside from behind the Cavendish Playing Fields pavilion.

Weather forecast

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3.0mm rain
Cloudy
18 °C
15 kph

2.1mm rain
Cloudy
18 °C
17 kph

10.3mm rain
Cloudy
17 °C
10 kph

0.4mm rain
Sun
20 °C
10 kph

0.4mm rain
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20 °C
10 kph
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Guidebooks
Peak Bouldering (2014), Peak District: Bouldering (2011), Peak Climbs - Chatsworth (1996)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1I'm a MangoV2 5c **1
2SidewinderHVS 5a *3
3Slow-worm Left SideV1 5c 7
4Slow-wormV0+ 5b 11
5DiamondbackV2 5c 7
6Scooped UpE1 5c *5
7Fangs for the MemoryE2 5b *2
8Saucy JackE2 5b *1
9KingsnakeHS 4c 3
10RacerVD 4
11CobraV2 5c 1
12CopperheadV1 5c *1
13ZigzagHD 5
14GravityHVS 5b 1
15Capstone CrackS 4a 3
 Climb nameGradex
16Return of the JediXS 7a 1
17Quien SabeE3 6a *1
18ScooperedE4 6a *4
19SoftyE5 5c **4
20Don't WorryVS 5a 1
21ViperHVS 5b 2
22The Power of the Dark SideE8 6b ***17
23OopsE1 5c 1
24Clip ClopHVD 1
25JimmyV4 6a 1
26The ChisellerV3 6a 23
27Boulder AreteV0 5a ***49
28Chisel OnV2 5c 33
29Glory DaysV2 5b *21
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