Peak District Closed Due to Fire Riskby BMC May/2007
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As occurred last year, climbers and walkers will still be able to use public rights of way and access certain climbing edges.
Roaches (including Skyline), Hen Cloud, Ramshaw, Windgather, Stanage (Popular to Plantation), all Burbage Valley, Millstone and other quarries, Froggatt, Curbar, Birchen.
Castle Naze, Bamford, Stanage (End to High Neb), Kinder, Bleaklow, Derwent Edges, Chew, Baslow, Gardoms, Chatsworth, Cratcliffe.
Wharncliffe, Rivelin and Black Rocks are outside the National Park. They may be closed but no information is known at the moment. Please check signs at the crags.
Watch this space for updates.
Wherever you climb it is a very good idea to avoid any naked flames, including firing the barbecue up at Slipstones. See this thread here. If you see anyone else smoking or preparing a barbeque, then point out to them the error of their ways.
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