Altitude 184m a.s.l
This impressive squat rock overlooks the A6 just south of Cromford, or rather it would if it wasn't nestled deep within an old wood. It is composed of a good quality, fine-grained grit; more akin to Cratcliffe than to its nearby neighbour Black Rocks, sharing some of the former's trademark features.
It is surprisingly clean and relatively quick-drying considering the forested setting and the north-easterly aspect. It can be a good bet on windy days.
From Black Rocks follow the High Peak Trail east until it passes over a path at a bridge. Head right (uphill) along the path. A quicker approach is to follow Intake Lane out of Cromford to it's end then walk a few hundred yards up a track to the crag.
|Cleaned Nylon Stocking today (29/7/14). Good route - worth calling in for|
steveb2006 - 29/Jul/14
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