NEW MILLS TOR


New Mills Tor is a well hidden crag, set in a deep gloomy gorge right bang in the centre of New Mills. The cliff is witheringly steep, surprisingly tall for grit and composed of a rather soft and sandy gritstone, not the well-weathered stone you might be used to. These various factors all add up make the routes here intimidating and pumpy propositions. Although some of the routes are esoteric the best of the climbs here are very good and the oddness of the setting adds to the whole experience of the place - if you are passing by, call in and sample the unique experience that is New Mills Tor.

Routes

30 trad routes (VD...E5)
Graded List of Routes
List of First Ascents
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Buttress (click for routes) No. of Routes Route Type Sunshine
or shade
Approach walk Other
The Alcove and Electric Circus
From the foot of the steps the first rock encountered is a shady bay with the central classic line...
14
Trad
No sun
Downhill

5 mins

sheltered
The Bridge
The right-hand side of the cliff has a fair collection of steep routes on reasonable rock. The arch...
17
Trad
No sun
Downhill

5 mins

Dry in the Rain
sheltered
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