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Captain Cook

North Yorkshire, ENGLAND

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.

Weather forecast

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0.0mm rain
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14 °C
17 kph

4.3mm rain
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15 °C
23 kph

3.6mm rain
Mainly cloudy
14 °C
19 kph

3.6mm rain
Mainly cloudy
15 °C
20 kph

1.0mm rain
Cloudy
15 °C
18 kph
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Guidebooks

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

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
 COCKSHAW HILL  
2Honey PotD 3
3Sooty and SweepD 5
4ParalysisHVS 5b 3
5New DayHVS 5b 4
6X OffenderE2 5c 2
7Primary ContactE2 5c 3
8Morning WallE2 5c 3
9The Boys are Back in TownE1 5b 3
10Mind ReleaseE2 6a 3
11Cut and RunE1 5c 3
12MercuryHVS 5b 2
13Moving SouthHVS 5a 2
14Book StressS 2
15Diver's CornerMS 2
16Cries in the AirHVS 5a 3
 POTTERS QUARRY  
18Flanged Wall DirectS 30
19Flanged WallVD 29
20TotVD 29
21Friendly Wallnone 4b 26
22Friendly Ridgenone 4a *30
23Friendly GullyM 29
24G.B.G.none 5a *32
25B.K. Wallnone 5b 7
26Jumping Jack Flashnone 5b 5
27New Worldf7A * 
28Potter's Wallnone 4c 16
29Zigzagnone 4c 33
30Stretchnone 5a 15
31Poison Letternone 5c 7
32Borbolettanone 5c *9
33Resolution DirectS 24
34Resolution CornerHD 24
35EndeavourVD 32
36Cook's RibD **42
37Cook's WallS 32
38Square Corner CrackD 41
39Voyagernone 5a 9
40First of Manynone 5b *15
41First AreteS 19
 RIGHT LITTLE POTTERS QUARRY  
43I can speak English but I won'tV0- 4b 6
44DerriereV1 5b 6
45MerdV2 5c 6
46NonchalantV1 5b 6
47Claque la PutainV4 6a 2
48Le Jardinier (Standing Start)VB 3 6
49Le Jardinier (Sitting Start)V3 6a 2
50A certain je ne sais quoiV0 5a 6
51Don't talk coq au vinV1 5b 5
52Not so NonchalantV2 5c 1
53Fixter's Follynone 5a 4
 EASBY VIEW QUARRY  
55BewitVD 7
56LureVD 7
57Hawkeyenone 4c 6
58Falconone 5a 9
59Eyassesnone 4c 6
60JessesVD 5
61Easby CragM 3
62Gyrnone 5a 8
63Wild SideS 3
64AntzHS 5
 COOKS CRAG - THE PINNACLE AREA  
66Easby Cornernone 4c 15
67Arty Fartynone 5b 9
68Deviation Direct Finishnone 5a 14
69Deviationnone 4c *23
70Fibre Opticnone 5b 9
 Climb nameGradex
71Greasy WallS 18
72Lambert's Wallnone 4b 11
73Short WallD 15
74The Other Waynone 4c 18
75The Hard Waynone 5a 3
76Pinnacle Aretenone 5a 3
77The Pinnacle NoseVD 14
78The Easy WayD 21
79Tricksternone 5c 2
80Slap and Hang Itnone 5c 6
81Alan's Wallnone 5c *2
82Pimple Pickingnone 6a 2
 POBBLE AREA  
84Stone Coldnone 4b 3
85Pobble WallVD 7
 THE NOSE BUTTRESS  
87The Cornernone 4b *8
88Two Tier CrackS *13
89CookieE1 5b 4
90SundancerE3 5c *3
91Winter WarmersE2 5c *3
92The NoseE2 5b 6
93Cook's Cornernone 4c 9
94Endeavournone 4c 1
95Green CrackHVD 3
96Green ManHD 3
97RufusM 8
98Dead Tree AreteS 3
99Dead Tree CrackS 2
 VERANDA BUTTRESS  
101Out of Reachnone 5c 1
102Skulduggerynone 5b *1
103Dirty Tacklenone 4c 2
 THE SLAB  
105The Slab - Left-handD 15
106The Slab - CentreVD 16
107The Slab - Right EdgeD 16
 OVERHANGING BUTTRESS  
109Wasps Are OK Reallynone 5c *2
110Stirrupnone 5b 1
111FlankerVD 1
112Flake WallVD 2
113Gibbernone 5c 2
114Brittle BandVD 2
 COOK'S QUARRY  
116The Watchmannone 5c *2
117The Watchman Sit Startf6A+  
118Cook's WallS 4
119Marr's Attacksf7A *** 
120Men's Zonenone 6a *2
121Captain Sausage Fingersf6A+ ** 
122Forty Years Onnone 5b 2
123Crack OneD 1
124Broken CrackS 1
125Crack Threenone 4b 1
126Noble FishVD 2
 THE BOULDER  
128RampartVD 6
129Green Slabnone 4b 5
130Submarinerf6A+ ***3
131Chimney VariantMS 6
132Chimney Variant LH Finishnone 5b 4
133Baldynone 4c 4
134Baldy's Traversenone 4c 2
135NimrodE2 6a 1
136The Boulder Very Directnone 5b 4
137The Boulder Directnone 4c 7
138The Boldest Yetnone 5c 3
139The Boulder OrdinaryVD 5
140Traverse Of The Not So Godlynone 5a *2
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Lordcarr - 19/Sep/11