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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Cut-thorn Crag

Difficulty

Difficult

Rock Type

Gristone

Region

Three Shires Head

Around 6 metres high, this crop of gristone rock is ideally located off the A54. If you’re feeling really ambitious, twin this climbing route with a scenic cycle route through the scenic Three Shires Head.

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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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