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Climbs 134
Rocktype Grit (quarried)
Altitude 194m a.s.l
Faces SW

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Me on Power of the Dark Side © nathanlee

Crag features

A good little collection of climbs on a previously dismissed set of buttresses. Although much exploration was done in the past, recent council tree clearance at Jackson Tor has helped turn this into a venue well worth visiting. 

Generally quick-drying and sheltered on a south-west facing hillside and can be climbed all year round.

Approach notes

Park on Cavendish Road by the bend, close to the playground.

Bank Quarry and Yew Buttress - walk up the road to two lanes heading off left. Take the second one past tennis courts and continue along a path that leads around the side of the pavilion. Just after the pavilion, a path next to a wire fence leads into the woods. Follow this to the cliff edge.

Jackson Tor - the broken edge lies directly below the playground. Follow a path around the side of the playground, down some steps and make your way along the base of the edge when you spot it.

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Guidebooks

Peak Bouldering

The Peak Bouldering Rockfax is a massive book covering a huge area including all the main bouldering venues of the Peak District. It includes many more low-grade problems than have ever been documented before including 17 circuits with problems at V0+ 5a and under, and a further 21 circuits with problems at V2 5c and below.
More info
More Guidebooks:
Peak District: Bouldering (2011)
Froggatt to Black Rocks (2010)

It's starting to become a bit run down with the less popular climbs becoming overgrown with brambles and litter and broken glass below the popular climbs. It could do with a bit of a clean up.
hirving - 23/Jul/14
hmmm
Simon Caldwell - 20/Jan/14
There's a lot of scope to develop some low grade bouldering to the left of the tor, just needs some gardening and some time. Could be a circuit to keep the locals fresh!
sfletch - 19/Nov/12
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