Ingleby Boulders

Climbs 134 – Rocktype Sandstone (hard) – Altitude 234m a.s.l – Faces SW

Crag features
Many problems covering a huge area of hillside below Greenhow Bank on some of the best rock on the North York Moors. Most of the bouldering is situated on boulders that lie beneath the main crag but there are also other boulders in the forest and above the forest running north and some just above the incline. Can easily be combined with routes up on the main crag. Classics include, Tank Traverse (5+), It's Just a Ride (6a), Mono Wall (6c), Waylander (6c), No Prisoners (6c), Drill Sergeant (6c+) and Sleepy Hollow (7c+).

Much of the bouldering requires a walk of up to 50 minutes but there are several boulders which lie less than 30 minutes from the car if using the main parking at Bank Foot.

Forest operations have now finished and the boulders of 'Dave' and Insidious are now out of the woods and getting plenty of sun. There are plans for more felling in future.

Since the development of the Incline Boulders the area has become overgrown making the paths difficult to find. Currently if you want to go from the Mono Block to The Mushroom there is a new slight path which goes straight past Mono Wall, up over some boulders and up through where there has been no new tree growth. There is also a slight path going up from The Mushroom to the fence.

Access notes
Park at a large lay-by at the small farm/village of Bank Foot. Please do not drive down the road as it is private. The incline below the crag is reached after about 45 minutes walk although a mostly flat bike ride significantly reduces the time to the incline. The boulders in the forest can be reached in half an hour or so, some are in light woodland and dry quickly but some need several days of dry weather before a visit is recommended. Alternatively you can follow the road past Park Nab up onto the moor to limited parking just before a sharp bend as the road drops into Baysdale, avoid parking on the bend itself as the road is often used by lorries from tree felling. Take the main track across the moor and drop down onto the boulders which takes about 30 minutes.

Guidebooks
North York Moors and East Coast Bouldering (2014)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
 THE SLUG  
2Slug Pelletf6B  
3Ditch the Carf7B  
4The Slugf6C  
5Lettucef6A  
 WAYLANDER  
7Moss Sidef5+ 1
8Danyal Left Sidef6A+  
9Danyalf6A *1
10Waylanderf6C **7
11The All-Seeing Beaver Eyef6C **1
12Third Eyef6A+ 2
13Five Thievesf6A+ 1
14Chaosf5 1
 THE SHADOW  
16Illusionsf5 1
17Shadow Casterf5+  
18Shadow Caster(Standing)f5 1
19Trash Talkerf6B+ *1
20Trash Talker(Standing)f6B 1
 DAVE  
22Criminal Badger Bonnetf6B+  
23Invisible Lightf4+ 1
24Jaumamerphantangf7B * 
25Teeratuuf6C+  
26Dave's Matef6A  
 THE STATION MASTER  
28Hannah Wardf5+ 1
29Crack in the Wallf5  
30The Station Masterf6B *1
31On Timef6A  
32Subterranea Britannicaf6B  
 INCIDIOUS  
34Insidiousf7B * 
35Big Jf6A  
 EMERALD BLOCK  
37Yellow and Bluef5+  
38The Colour of Moneyf6A+  
39Envyf6A  
 SLEEPY HOLLOW  
41Headless Horsemanf6C+ 2
42Sleepy Hollowf7C+ *** 
43Sleepy Hollow(Standing)f7B ** 
 UNDERCUT BLOCK  
45Siberiaf5+ 1
46Underhandf6B  
47The Seatf5 1
48Boringf6A  
 SHOOTERS WALL  
50Cheeseburgerf6A 1
51Gun Dogf2 1
52Shooterf4 1
53Boomf4 *1
5412 Boref5 1
55Beaterf2 1
56Big Flakef5 1
57Direct Linef5  
58Hip Flaskf6A 1
59Deflogisiticated Airf7A+  
 THE MONO BLOCK  
61Ronin Arêtef6B  
62Inclinationf6C **2
63Samurai Jackf6A+ *1
64Smithyf5 1
65Akuf6B+ *1
66Pleasent Aretef5+ **1
67Avoiding Pleasentriesf6B+ * 
68Out of Pocketf7A  
69Hanging Crackf4+ 1
70Mono Wallf6C **3
71Mono Wall Arêtef4+ 1
 THE MUSHROOM  
73Love Handlesf5 1
74The Mushroom - Problem 2f5+ *1
75Strict Machinef5+ *1
76The Mushroom - Problem 4f5+ 1
77Strict Drill Sergeantf7B ** 
78Drill Sergeantf6C+ **3
79Weekend Warriorf7A * 
80Groovy Babyf6A+ 1
81The Dishf6B *1
82Parker's Traversef6B+ *1
 THE BEAR PIT  
84Big Pawf7A **4
85Big Brown bearf7C * 
 BITCH SLAP BLOCK  
87Bitch Slapf7A+ * 
 NO PRISONERS  
89Circle my Demisef8A ** 
90Prisoner of Warf7C+ * 
91No Prisonersf6C ** 
 CONCAVE SLAB  
93Smooth Criminalf6B 1
94Flusteredf6A 1
 THE CARRIAGE  
96Juncturef7B  
97Expansionsf7A *1
98Removablesf5+ *1
99The Carriage - Problem 4f3 *1
100The Carriage - Problem 5f2 1
101The Carriage - Problem 6f2 1
102The Signalf4+ *1
103The Passagef3 *1
104Safe Passagef2 1
105Full Steamf5 *1
106Hard Labourf5 1
107Grease Monkeyf4+ 1
 THE KNIFE  
109Give Bloodf7B  
110The Knifef7A+ *1
111Like Butterf4+ 1
 EDGE SLABS  
113Edge Cracksf2 1
114In Your Tracksf5  
115Allergic Reactionf5 1
116Conspiracy Theoristf5 *1
117Flake Wallf4+ 1
118Route 66f4 1
119The I.M.Ff4+ 1
120Incredulousf4 1
121Route Onef4 1
 MIDNIGHT SLAB  
123Midnight Aretef4 1
124The Shelff5 1
125Midnight Ribf4+ *1
126Midnight Crackf4 *1
127Kola Cubef3+ 1
128Wind Of Changef4 1
 TILTED BLOCK  
130Traversityf5+ 1
131Slab Routef5  
132Pinballf6B  
 SPIRE BLOCK  
134DrumstickVB  
135Murphyf4+ 1
136Refresherf3 1
137It's Just a Ridef6A *1
138Comet Crackf5+ 1
139Genesisf4+ 1
 HOLLY BLOCK  
141Holly Arêtef2  
142Prickly Ballsf4  
143Holly Shitf4+  
 UNDERCUT SLAB  
145Hole In Onef4 *1
146Basslessf4+ 1
147Bassless(Sit Start)f6C  
148WooferVB  
 TANK BLOCK  
150Short and Sweetf6B *1
151Suicide Waspf6C * 
152Western Frontf5+ 1
153Rhomboidf6A 1
154Tank Traversef5+ *1
 ELEMENT AREA  
156Incisionsf6A+ 1
157The Road to Damascusf5+ *1
158Element Arêtef3  
159Chemical Shiftf3 1
160Element Area - Problem 5f2  
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