Macclesfield
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Explore the dynamic crag's and rugged cliff faces of the Peak District and Cheshire Plains, with a huge range of routes all within a 30 minute drive from Macclesfield Town Centre. Scale dizzying heights and challenge your instincts, whilst taking in unspoilt views of the sweeping landscape.

With a varying degrees of difficulty, Macclesfield and the surrounding areas have fantastic rock types and scenery. Take on the undiscovered cliffs and beautiful views of the surrounding areas, whilst feeling the burn of the climb in front of you. Recharge your batteries in a local restaurant or pub in the town after your climb, you've earned it.

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Alderley Edge

Difficulty

Intermediate

Rock Type

Sandstone

Region

South Manchester

With quarried sandstone being the predominant rock type, Alderley Edge is ideal for a wide range of rock climbing routes. A lot of the area here is uncharted, so why not make your mark at Macclesfield, and carve out your own climbing trail.

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Climbing Routes

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Intermediate | Limestone | Derbyshire

Grinlow Hill

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Advanced | Gristone | Derbyshire

New Mills Tor

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Intermediate | Gristone | East Peak District

Windgather Rocks

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Advanced | Gristone | East Peak District

Windgather Quarry

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Intermediate | Gristone | Tegg's Nose Country Park

Tegg’s Nose

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Difficult | Gristone | Three Shires Head

Cut-thorn Crag

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Intermediate | Sandstone | South Manchester

Alderley Edge

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Intermediate | Gristone | Bollington

Beeston Quarry

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