Altitude 410m a.s.l
Amazing end to the day. Bridestones, Yorkshire © Jamie Moss
Excellent bouldering venue, with good landings. On top of a moor and hence exposed to weather (but also quick-drying). A quality venue with a unique feel, pebbles and slopers galore and some great sequences. Take care with the eroding rock.(I have used V grades and Font grades for all problems.) Still some hard lines to go up here...
Access from car park at Sportsman's Inn on the minor road across the moors between Burnley and Hebden Bridge. From the car park walk 200m towards Hebden Bridge, then use the public footpath to walk up to the trig point. The Bridestones are just a few metres to the S.
Not to be confused with the Bridestones in N Yorks.
|Tried the Hawkstones Sunday morning but access is closed for lambing. Climbed at Brides instead and was horrified to discover a dozen 12mm holes drilled into the rock at he top of the castle area, sorry no pictures but there not hard to spot. ?|
Damian Ramsden - 28/Apr/15
|I'm afraid to say this crag is well and truly knackered, most of the problems have completely changed in nature due to the erosion of holds, the rock is in a fragile state, and, in some cases some problems have completely lost to erosion/wear and tear.|
j3z - 14/Apr/15
|What's the line opposite Nine (near Bridestone)? Good climbing protected by a tricky start.|
rice boy - 25/May/14
|Could we get some buttress's/areas added on here?|
agolay - 11/Mar/14
|Some of the problems at the Bridestones are undergraded - for example there is a route called Tea Break or something on area G there. This route is graded 5a but probably 5c.|
Dave Stocks - 11/Jul/02