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Turkey Dip Rocks

Derbyshire, ENGLAND

Climbs 11 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 205m a.s.l – Faces ?

Crag features
Turkey Dip is a small sports crag close to Darley Dale in Derbyshire. It is extremely steep and hence doesn't offer much in the way of easy grades. Because of the overhanging nature of the crag, climbing is usually possible in any rain. Although the crag does take seepage after prolonged wet weather, not all the routes are affected and is worth looking at if everywhere else is wet!

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Access notes
Situated in the woodlands near Darley Bridge in Derbyshire. The following is a description of how to find it from the village :- If travelling by car, parking is available by the river in Darley Bridge itself, or on the road to Wensley, just beyond the Three Stags Head pub. Take the road signposted to H.J. Enthoven and Stanton Lees and follow this for 100m, until you get to the third gate on your left. Go over the style into the wood and follow the track, which can be muddy in prolonged wet weather. After 200m branch left around the lake and, almost immediately, cross a small wooden bridge over the stream. The crag overlooks the lake, just up on the right
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Weather forecast

 Today  Fri  Sat  Sun  Mon 

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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Peak Limestone (2012), (1995),
Out of print: Peak Limestone - Fax03 (1992)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1Land of the Lost8a+ *1
2Back To The Future7c+ **1
3Step On It7c+ ***9
4The Land That Time Forgot7c **3
5Animal Antics7b+ *8
6Pedal To The Metal7b+ **9
 Climb nameGradex
7Onslaught8a **1
8Unleashed7c *3
9Overkill8a **1
10Annihilator7c+ 1
11Beat It6a+ 20
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Went today - lake has dried out and is a smelly mud pit - big sign pinned to the crag saying no climbing -is this actually the case. Signs also up for No Swimming or Diving.
robandian - 24/Aug/11

Great place!! Lovely setting in a forest by the lake. Good set of routes to go at. Nicely bolted too.
shosholoza - 05/Jul/10

For a topo to the crag go to
j_clark - 01/Jun/08