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Castlebergh Crag

North Yorkshire, ENGLAND

Climbs 26 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 189m a.s.l – Faces E

Crag features
New sport crag above Settle town centre. A range of easier climbs from f4 to f6a+, and some good harder lines in the f6c to f7b range.

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PLEASE NOTE: After the severe weather this winter (09/10) there have been reports of lots of loose rock on the easy routes on the left of the crag. In one reported case a very large flake fell near '3 Peaks Bunk Room'. Please be very careful and remember to wear your helmet!

Weather forecast

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0.0mm rain
8 °C
17 kph

0.3mm rain
Sunny periods
12 °C
33 kph

1.3mm rain
12 °C
26 kph

2.2mm rain
Sunny periods
12 °C
13 kph

4.3mm rain
11 °C
15 kph
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Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGradex
1Poppies for Tea?6a **101
2Blacksmith's Corner6a *75
3The Anchorman.com5 *115
4Lib/Dem Groove5+ *116
5Town Hall Corner4 **131
6Settle Festival4 *126
73 Peaks Bunk Room5 *128
8Victoria Hall6a **132
9Ye Olde Naked Man6b *85
10Off the Rails6a+ **107
11Off The Rails - Maypole Finish6b *9
12The Maypole Inn6c+ **20
13Cave and Crag7a ***30
 Climb nameGradex
14Practically Everything7a ***34
15Castleberg Outdoors6c+ **19
16The Talbot Arms6c+ ***13
17Paul Taylor's Climb for Life6c 6
18Spot-on, Health and Safety7a+ **13
19Environmental Understanding6c ***55
20Scary Mary7a+ **13
21The Bike Shop6c **38
22The Folly7a+ **21
23Mounsey's Electrics6c+ *49
24Shock Treatment6a+ *61
25Settle Injuries Clinic5+ *113
26The Settle-Carlisle Line7a ***8
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Enjoyed my visit to this crag. Easy to get to, convenient for the cafes of Settle. The climbing was a little worrying at times due to some loose rock, but the bolts add an element of reassurance. A good place to remember your helmet, especially whilst belaying.
A Mountain Journey - 06/Mar/14

Great crag. Well bolted.
John Hunt - 16/Mar/13

Good day out - great value crag given how accessible it is. Some small loose rock, but no different to Giggleswick. Good rock from around 8/9 onwards, but the easier stuff would be perfect for first leads.
Bertbee - 17/Jun/12

Climbed there this weekend on routes up to 6b. Some alright routes, some loose rock, but not a deathtrap. Not a place to dick about though
psychomansam - 15/May/12

The easier routes are virtually all poor. A loose and potentially dangerous venue.
Bulls Crack - 13/May/10

5min walk (if that) from town centre carparking - Didnt manage to climb as got rained off (good tea shops in settle though!), but routes in general looked pretty good - the steeper lines 13-20 suffer a little seepage, but all other routes dry quickly will definately be back here before it gets too polished but more traffic will help clean the rock on the lower grades (lines 1-8)
Woodiee - 17/Nov/09

Great winter venue I think gets full sun and is reasonable sheltered. lower greade routes are not great - the 6C's and above are on the best rock.
Tom Phillips - 10/Sep/09