Kepwick

Climbs 15 – Rocktype Sandstone (hard) – Altitude 222m a.s.l – Faces W

Crag features
Two small buttresses and one larger one. Routes up to E1 but some harder problems either not done or toproped - one very hard wall (cleaned in 1996 but was it done at all?) [Thanks, Justin Sheils]

(Edit: No it wasn't! Certain death awaits all those who try it.)

Access notes
see guidebook.

Guidebooks

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

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGrade
1Kepwick CrackHS 4a 5
2A Thousand Swooping PigeonsE2 5c 2
3Leg SlipVS 4b 2
4OffsideHS 4b 2
5Warble FlyE1 5b 2
6Sticky WicketE1 5b 2
7Maiden OverVS 4c  
8StumpedVS 4c  
9Silly Mid OnVS 4c 1
10TrueE7 6b/c  
11The Kepwick Groove- Left Hand FinishE8 6c? **1
12Gold (WIthout Side-Runners)E9 7a?  
13GoldE8 7a ** 
14Silly Mid OffV0- 2
15Keep Off The GrassVB 2
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Visited this crag and the rhodedendrons were in bloom again. Led Kepwick Crack and the top out on slippery grass was horrendous. Managed to fist-jam a rabbit hole which helped significantly.
popebenedictus - 13/May/07
Visited October 15th 2006 with rhododendrons in flower ! Top roped Kepwick Crack which would be a little gem but for the very dodgy and scruffy finish. "Offside", which is only a 5m HS was a testing little problem with plenty of gear which is just as well because it also has a dodgy finish. Look out for the belay spikes.
nocker - 15/Oct/06
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