Northern England

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Example Pages from this Guidebook
Northern England example page 1, 4 kbNorthern England example page 2, 5 kb
Northern England example page 3, 4 kb
Northern England Rockfax Cover, 4 kbAuthor Chris Craggs
Published Rockfax (2008)
ISBN 978-1-873341-71-1


The book is a selected route and crag guide although it still manages to pack over 2350 routes between its covers, spread across 44 crags. The main focus is on routes of all grades from Moderate to E9, but the best bouldering is also described.

Crags covered by this Guide

County Durham crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Goldsborough Carr181GritstoneS
Derbyshire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
North Yorkshire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Brimham Rocks828Gritstoneall
Earl Crag221GritstoneNW
Eastby Crag105GritstoneS
Embsay Crag78GritstoneSE
Highcliffe Nab91Sandstone (hard)N
Park Nab52Sandstone (hard)W
Scugdale - Scot Crags182Sandstone (hard)SW
Simons Seat129Gritstoneall
Wainstones158Sandstone (hard)W
Northumberland crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Back Bowden Doors200Sandstone (hard)W
Berryhill54Sandstone (hard)S
Bowden Doors281Sandstone (hard)W
Buttress Face, Simonside0UNKNOWN?
Callerhues124Sandstone (hard)SW
Corby's Crag88Sandstone (soft)W
Crag Lough100DoleriteN
Drake Stone15Sandstone (hard)?
East Woodburn35Sandstone (hard)SW
Great Wanney99Sandstone (hard)NW
Kyloe Crag (Kyloe Out)144Sandstone (hard)SW
Kyloe-in-the-wood (Kyloe-In)155Sandstone (hard)S
Peel crag92DoleriteN
Ravensheugh Crag150Sandstone (hard)N
Sandy Crag40Sandstone (hard)W
Simonside - Church Rock10Sandstone (hard)N
Simonside North Face105Sandstone (hard)N
Tyne & Wear crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Causey Quarry38Sandstone (hard)?
West Yorkshire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Caley Crags549GritstoneN
Chevin Buttress54GritstoneN
Heptonstall100Grit (quarried)SW
Ilkley (Cow and Calf)257GritstoneN
Ilkley (Rocky Valley)130GritstoneN
Shooter's Nab111Grit (quarried)N
Total climbs6549