Captain Cook

Climbs 128 – Rocktype Sandstone (hard) – Altitude 300m a.s.l – Faces S

Crag features
A small natural crag and a couple of quarries. Sections of the crag are often damp. Recommended routes: Deviation (4c), Sundancer (5c), First of Many (5b).

Access notes
From the car park at the col,go through the gate and follow the Cleavland Way South along a wide forestry track to the monument. The Potters Quarry is around 100m to the right (as you approach)(W)of the monument near a stone gate, Right Little Potters Quarry is 150m to the right(S) of this, Easby View Quarry is a further 300m down and R(SE)of this. Cook's Crag is through the stone wall approx 400m to the south East of the monument. There is a small quarry 5 mins walk from the car park (Cockshaw Hill) gain access by following a track 100m west of the cattle grid in the car park.
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

Guidebooks

Out of print: North East England (2003), North York Moors (1985)

Climbs at this crag

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  Climb nameGrade
 COCKSHAW HILL 
2Honey PotD
3Sooty and SweepD
4ParalysisHVS 5b
5New DayHVS 5b
6X OffenderE2 5c
7Primary ContactE2 5c
8Morning WallE2 5c
9The Boys are Back in TownE1 5b
10Mind ReleaseE2 6a
11Cut and RunE1 5c
12MercuryHVS 5b
13Moving SouthHVS 5a
14Book StressS
15Diver's CornerMS
16Cries in the AirHVS 5a
 POTTERS QUARRY 
18Flanged Wall DirectS
19Flanged WallVD
20TotVD
21Friendly Wallnone 4b
22Friendly Ridgenone 4a *
23Friendly GullyM
24G.B.G.none 5a *
25B.K. Wallnone 5b
26Jumping Jack Flashnone 5b
27New Worldf7A *
28Potter's Wallnone 4c
29Zigzagnone 4c
30Stretchnone 5a
31Poison Letternone 5c
32Borbolettanone 5c *
33Resolution DirectS
34Resolution CornerHD
35EndeavourVD
36Cook's RibD **
37Cook's WallS
38Square Corner CrackD
39Voyagernone 5a
40First of Manynone 5b *
41First AreteS
 RIGHT LITTLE POTTERS QUARRY 
43I can speak English but I won'tV0- 4b
44DerriereV1 5b
45MerdV2 5c
46NonchalantV1 5b
47Claque la PutainV4 6a
48Le Jardinier (Standing Start)VB 3
49Le Jardinier (Sitting Start)V3 6a
50A certain je ne sais quoiV0 5a
51Don't talk coq au vinV1 5b
52Not so NonchalantV2 5c
53Fixter's Follynone 5a
 EASBY VIEW QUARRY 
55BewitVD
56LureVD
57Hawkeyenone 4c
58Falconone 5a
59Eyassesnone 4c
60JessesVD
61Easby CragM
62Gyrnone 5a
63Wild SideS
64AntzHS
 COOKS CRAG - THE PINNACLE AREA 
66Easby Cornernone 4c
67Arty Fartynone 5b
68Deviation Direct Finishnone 5a
69Deviationnone 4c *
70Fibre Opticnone 5b
71Greasy WallS
72Lambert's Wallnone 4b
73Short WallD
74The Other Waynone 4c
75The Hard Waynone 5a
76Pinnacle Aretenone 5a
77The Pinnacle NoseVD
78The Easy WayD
79Tricksternone 5c
80Slap and Hang Itnone 5c
81Alan's Wallnone 5c *
82Pimple Pickingnone 6a
 POBBLE AREA 
84Stone Coldnone 4b
85Pobble WallVD
 THE NOSE BUTTRESS 
87The Cornernone 4b *
88Two Tier CrackS *
89CookieE1 5b
90SundancerE3 5c *
91Winter WarmersE2 5c *
92The NoseE2 5b
93Cook's Cornernone 4c
94Endeavournone 4c
95Green CrackHVD
96Green ManHD
97RufusM
98Dead Tree AreteS
99Dead Tree CrackS
 VERANDA BUTTRESS 
101Out of Reachnone 5c
102Skulduggerynone 5b *
103Dirty Tacklenone 4c
 THE SLAB 
105The Slab - Left-handD
106The Slab - CentreVD
107The Slab - Right EdgeD
 OVERHANGING BUTTRESS 
109Wasps Are OK Reallynone 5c *
110Stirrupnone 5b
111FlankerVD
112Flake WallVD
113Gibbernone 5c
114Brittle BandVD
 COOK'S QUARRY 
116The Watchmannone 5c *
117The Watchman Sit Startf6A+
118Cook's WallS
119Marr's Attacksf7A ***
120Men's Zonenone 6a *
121Captain Sausage Fingersf6A+ **
122Forty Years Onnone 5b
123Crack OneD
124Broken CrackS
125Crack Threenone 4b
126Noble FishVD
 THE BOULDER 
128RampartVD
129Green Slabnone 4b
130Submarinerf6A+ ***
131Chimney VariantMS
132Chimney Variant LH Finishnone 5b
133Baldynone 4c
134Baldy's Traversenone 4c
135NimrodE2 6a
136The Boulder Very Directnone 5b
137The Boulder Directnone 4c
138The Boldest Yetnone 5c
139The Boulder OrdinaryVD
140Traverse Of The Not So Godlynone 5a *
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