Raven's Scar North Yorkshire, ENGLAND
Climbs 111 – Rocktype Sandstone (hard) – Altitude 390m a.s.l – Faces N
Not often in good condition due to its northerly aspect and altitude; definitely a summer crag. Recommended: Airlift (S), Ahab (HS), Forest Face (HS), Satchmo (E2), Fever Pitch (E2), Stratagem (E4/5).
Park at the top of Hasty Bank on the B1257 around 3 miles south of Broughton.
Take the forestry track leading up and west for 20 minutes until the crag appears on the left. Cross the stile and up the hillside to the crag.
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Out of print: North East England (2003), North York Moors (1985)
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Signs currently asking people not to use the forestry track due to erosion. In this weather it's a muddy nightmare anyway, so heading along the top via the Cleveland Way is the best option at the moment.|
Dave 88 - 23/Feb/14
Contrary to what the guidebook says, Waterslide (HS 4b) is not cleaner and better than it looks, it is much dirtier and just as bad.
The optional traversing finish almost makes it worthwhile though.
Simon Caldwell - 14/Jul/03