Ilkley (Rocky Valley) West Yorkshire, ENGLAND
Climbs 103 – Rocktype Gritstone – Altitude 300m a.s.l – Faces N
On 27/05/2013 a large block became detached on the lower section of 'The Flake Climb', trapping a climbers arm. Required the help of fire service and mountain rescue to extract him. The block was left held up by wedges inserted by the fire service.
Three local notables did their BMC duty and have removed the block that had trapped the chap's arm. 5th June 2013.
Rocky Valley lies approximately 800m W of the better-known Cow and Calf area. Car Park 100m from the Cow & Calf rocks. Bus and train to Ilkley approx. 3 km away. Allow 50 min for the walk.
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.
Yorkshire Gritstone Bouldering (2008), Northern England (2008), Yorkshire Gritstone Bouldering (2001), Yorkshire Gritstone (1999)
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