Hidden in a valley, that is also home to the Matlock Victorian Baths. The imposing Lime stone cliffs overlook the main road and district of Matlock Bath. Easily approached and full of good low grade limestone climbing and some harder test pieces. Most of this is on average a 2 pitch venue. With Classics like Golden Yardstick and Cataclysm.
Parking is convenient and easy to reach. The path is accessed by going around the back of the mining museum. Cross the most southern bridge turn right and follow the steps.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for WildCat Crag:
Cat's eye 5.6 Trad, 2 pitches, 132 feet
Lynx 5.7 PG13 Trad, 2 pitches, 150 feet
Manx 5.7+ PG13 Trad, 2 pitches, 120 feet
Jackdaw Grooves 5.8 Trad, 2 pitches, 125 feet
Featured Route For WildCat Crag
Start up the obvious flake and traveres right, either go around or over the tree on the ledge then head up the groove, keep right of the choss and you will make it to your really high pitch 2 thirds of they way to the top on the huge ledge.for pitch two finish in left hand crack.Easily done as one pitch with 2 ropes but can find a lot of friction with just one....[more] Browse More Classics in International