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House of Commons Crag

Derbyshire, ENGLAND

Climbs 9 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 154m a.s.l – Faces E

Crag features
A minor sport crag for those sport climbers who have done everything below 7a+ and can't climb harder. Good rock, but only 8m high. Of local interest only. Ironically, the only worthwhile route is the girdle, a trad E4 6a, Corridors of Power. Look out for brambles!

Access notes
Take the first road on the right, after leaving Matlock southwards (nearly opposite the pay-and-display car park). Park just before the end of the road on the left, just short of a track leading left. Follow the track for 200m then branch left to follow a signed footpath(Matlock Bath). This leads into a dip then up some steps. Continue to more steps are in sight, but head downhill 10m before reaching the steps. A sort-of-path leads down and leftwards to the crag.

Weather forecast

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0.1mm rain
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18 °C
14 kph

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19 °C
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0.7mm rain
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19 °C
14 kph

0.1mm rain
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19 °C
12 kph

0.2mm rain
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15 °C
18 kph
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Guidebooks
Northern Limestone Route Database (2001),
Out of print: Peak Limestone - Fax03 (1992)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1New Routes and PantiesE5 6a 4
2Cecil's Offspring6b 3
3The Return to Victorian Standards6a+ 6
4Paddy PantsdownE5 6b 2
5Cynthia Pain's Three Line Whip6c+ *3
 Climb nameGradex
6Pressing The Flesh6c *3
7Alan B'Stard MP6b+ 2
8Eggwina Curry6a 6
9Corridors of PowerE4 6a *2
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I've updated the grid reference and moved the bubble
Mark Lloyd - 01/Oct/08

The map with the balloons shows this crag in completely the wrong place! (Next to High Tor Left Wing)
Graham Hoey - 01/Oct/08

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