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Name:Harboro Rocks
Hill number:16577
Height:379m / 1243ft
Parent (Ma):2812  Shining Tor
RHB Section:36: Lancashire, Cheshire & the Southern Pennines
County/UA:Derbyshire (CoU)
Class:Tump (300-399m)
Grid ref:SK 24279 55330
Summit feature:rock outcrop 18m SE of trig point
Col:314m  SK196582  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 119
(1:25k) OL24E
Observations:trig point is at SK 24266 55346
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 78 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Alan Caine22/02/2020
Andy West09/07/2019
Mon run with Sal, Brian and Graham. Clear. Not the first time...davechaffey03/06/2019
trigpoint heavy raincjo26/05/2019
Climbed to the Trig Point with Frank & Cookie the Pugs for a Geocaching Event.Abstractflipper 12/05/2019
A lovely sunny day. Easy climb to the trig point. Lovely views all aroundLannbot12/05/2019
With Dez, Pete and MarkNottsOutdoorLad22/03/2019
Great top. From High Peaks Trail where it was clearly signposted. Full day running from Cromford to Matlock (35k) with hill tops inc Harboro Rocks, Longcliffe Hill, Slipper Low, Minninglow Hill, Blake Low, Blakelow Hill, Masson Hill. With L1bby.Fionalevey14/08/2018
Here for the trigpoint. TP:UK log: Struggled a tad to get to this as the water board had blocked the road near N53° 05.551' W1° 39.024' and we had to do a big detour. Great spot, shame about the plant below but you could ignore that. Could see this would be a popular climbing spot. Very hot by now, scorching to be honest!thejackrustles06/07/2018
Small parking area 50m east of where the summit footpath meets the road to the south (alt 326m). A well waymarked path leads from the road to the summit.moorsman10/03/2018
Clear and mild afternoon walk to Harborough Rocks Tump and trig followed by Longcliffe Hill with its sheep skeletons. Parking to the SE after factory and RoW.Dugswell211/01/2018
Martin R08/01/2018
Mike Backler07/01/2018
Part of a late night summer cycle on the high peak trail in July!Joel45105/07/2017
andrew brown04/07/2017
Parking: For both Harboro Rocks and Longcliffe Hill, good sized layby SK 24322 54872. Julie had a sit-down in the stone 'chair' on Harboro Rocks.David Evans14/04/2017
A run in the snow from Carsington, via the non-existent footpaths in the works above Harboro Farm, to bag Harboro rocks. Probably done it before whilst climbing but just checking. Then the High Peak Trail and Limestone way to Longcliffe Hill. A couple of walls and barbed wire fences to contend with, but the electric fence is non-functional. Not the most exciting hill in the world. Back via HPT, and a fab bum slide into Carsington to cap it off.Gill11/02/2017
Short walk from S. Interesting summit of limestone outcrops.RobertP11/12/2016
With Penda, from home, via Carsington and Brassington, then on to Longcliffe Hill and Harboro Rocks and back via Carsington. 4h 45m. Been here many times, but wasn't aware it was a Tump until recently. Fabulous 360 degree views as always.beorwulf25/10/2016
Took fp from east of quarry. Lots of crags.Campbell Singer28/09/2016
Mark Sims16/08/2016
Along Pennine Bridleway. Super little hill. Very easy. Derby Mountain Rescue were carrying out an exercise when I was there. Helicopter, ambulance etc. At least I hope it was just an exercise...trimarc207/08/2016
Parked on the B5056 near Longcliffe - Concessionary bridleway to Midshires Way the thread through the Cave Works on Harboro Rock to find the summit trig - back same way (trig 2 of 3 for today)briandavies12/06/2016
Mark Sims10/04/2016
Solosimon and co29/02/2016
Beat the rain on a 10 mile local Saturday morning walk around the High Peak trail taking in Harboro Rocks (good),Longcliffe Hill, Minninglow Hill (good) and Slipper Low ( frisky cows)Mark Sims14/11/2015
Neil Haslewood05/09/2015
From layby/parking area on minor road to south at SK 24333 54840. Couple of private signs before reaching access land but good path through them all the same! Cave to left of path at SK 24220 55227 worth a tiny detour. My brother Ed (who's an expert in these matters) give it score of 7 out of 10 for general darkness! Highest point is rock outcrop 18m SE of trig at SK 24279 55330 (Abney)David Gradwell02/04/2015
Edwin Gradwell02/04/2015
George Gradwell02/04/2015
Large parking space to S, then f/p (sign up for clay pigeon shooting) just to E of works. F/p continues to rocks and trig. Misty so no views.Aye Jimmy10/02/2015
Guessed date - walked from Matlock BathMrChris198001/06/2014
One of many visits to this one, came off the High Peak Trail this time. Some outstanding views here.timday04/03/2014
Accessed off Pennine Bridleway. I started at Middleton top having already walked up from Middleton by Wirksworth. I had intended to start the White to Dark trail but needed to get off the bus as i was dying for the toilet so I started the Pennine Bridleway instead! Weather was great all day and this looks like a good trail to branch off occasionally to explore the higher ground at various points. I ended up at Sparklow and then ran to Bakewell in order to catch the Transpeak bus back to Nottingham. There is a cave at Harboro rocks.Dazingdale02/03/2013