Climbs 131
Rocktype Sandstone (hard)
Altitude 350m a.s.l
Faces W

Jason Wood on a mono problem at Ingleby Incline. © scooott

Crag features

Exposed to the wind and can get quite chilly, but gets any sun going and enjoys fantastic views. A superb place to climb, and the chances are you'll have the crag to yourselves (partly due to the 1 hour walk in!).
The 'classic of the crag' is Cosy Corner (VDiff) and it's worth the journey just for this one. Other fine routes include Greenhow Chimney (Diff), Crack and Groove (S), Rack and Pinion (HS), Top Gun (HVS), Pickpocket (E1), Primate Wardrobe Supervisor (E2) and Gym Junkies (E3).
Due to access problems in the past, many routes are quite dirty and could do with some cleaning, hopefully increased traffic will help.
Note that for the easier routes at least, the guidebook grades are very 'Northumbrian', and would be at least a grade harder in the Peak or even elsewhere in Yorkshire.

Approach notes

A crag which has suffered from access problems for many years, now finally resolved as the crag is on open access land so previous restrictions no longer apply.
Take the Battersby road out of Ingleby Greenhow, then the first turning right to Bank Foot. Just before the farm turn right onto the cinder track. Park immediately on the left. Walk or cycle 2km down the track to some cottages. Although the 'no vehicular access' sign referred to in the guidebook is no longer there at the start of the cinder track, there is no parking available near the cottages. There is a small 'layby' 1km down the track where it may be possible to park, depending on current forestry operations.
>From the cottages go through a gate, then left at a fork and up the steep incline, site of the old railway. The right hand end of the crag is above the gate at the top of the forest. To access the left end of the crag it is easier to walk along the top of the crag than the bottom, though this makes it tricky to tell where you are on a first visit.

Access Advice

Land owners have been granted a 5 year dog ban due to ground nesting birds

Guidebooks

fab crag- just so much to go at and such lovely rock.
Franco Cookson - 11/Aug/12
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1Armed and Dangerous
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HVS 5b *2
2One Armed Bandit
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HVS 5b 1
3Heather StompVD 4a 2
4Fifteen Love
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VD 9
5Turner's Tumble
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S 4c *2
6Seven Up
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D 6
7Pepsi
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HVS 5a 3
8Diet PepsiS 4c 2
9Pepsi MaxE1 6a *2
10Liberty
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E1 5c *3
11Flight Path
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VS 5a * 
12Crack and Up
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D 5
13Head Master
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MVS 4c 1
14Problems
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D 1
15Communist Crack
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D 2
16The Green RouteHVD 1
17Pizza Pie
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D 2
18Heather Crack
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HS 1
19Hash Browns
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VS 5a *3
20Geronimo
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E2 5c *5
21No Turn UnstonedE6 6b *1
22Big Mac
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VD 3
23Humble Beginnings
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HVD 13
24Tender Trap
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HVS 5c *9
25Chock Crack
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VS 4c *11
26Marrakech Express
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HS 4b *17
27Deep Impact
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HVS 5b *13
28SoapHVS 5a  
29Corner Crack
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S 4a 2
30Coumartin SlabE1 5b *8
31Coumartin Slab Variation
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HVS 5b  
32Block Chimney
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S 4a 1
33Pickpocket
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E1 5b **10
34What Planet Are You On
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HVS 5a 1
35What Planet Are You On - Variation
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E1 5b 3
36Rack and Pinion
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HS 4a *8
37Rack and Pinion Variation Finish
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VS 4c 8
38Top Gun
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HVS 5a ***23
39Martin's Wall
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HVS 5c  
40Love or Confusion
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E4 6b *2
41Physical GraffitiE5 6c 1
42Hunters' Chimney
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HVD 4
43Helix
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HVS 5b 3
44Helix SlabHD 3
45Easter
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M 7
46Back Lash
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D 6
47Dog Leg Crack
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HD 3
48Brutus
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HVS 5b 3
49Pobble Wall
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VS 4c *9
50The Corner
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VS 4c *7
51Eye SpyHD 1
52Eye Spy Direct StartVD 1
53No Prisoners
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none 6b *2
54I Surrender
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D 3
55Babelogne
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HS 3
56Pigs on the Wing
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D 2
57Sloopy
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VS 4c 1
58Ceasor
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HVS 5a  
59Modern Primitive
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E3 5b *2
60Black Crack
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S 4a 1
61Black Crack Variation Finish
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VS 4b 1
62Dreams
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VD 2
63The Chain
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D 1
64Holly Wall
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VD 2
65Holly Crack
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D  
66The Cleft
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D  
67Swinger
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S 4a 1
68Twister
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S 4a 3
69Twister Variation Startnone 5b *1
70Wall and Slab
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VS 5a 1
71Wall and Slab variation finishHVS 4c *1
72Anyone's DaughterE3 5c 3
73Five-A-Side FinishE2 5b 4
74Stonemaster
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E1 5b **4
75Crack and Groove
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S 4a *8
76Wall and Groove
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E1 5a 10
77Deception
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VS 4c 1
78Next Crack
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D 2
79TyrusHS 4b 1
80Twin Cracks
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D 1
81Puffing Billy
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S 4a 3
82Rocket ArÍteHVS 5b *1
83Two HootsVS 5b *1
84Choo Choo
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S 2
85Choo Choo VariationD 1
86Variation Directnone 6a 1
87Jet Lag
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D 2
88Short Wallnone 5c 1
89Dangle
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HVS 5a *1
90Primate Wardrobe Supervisor
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E2 5c **1
91Incline and Fall
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E2 6a * 
92Group 4 Factor
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E1 5b 3
93Ripples
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VS 5a 3
94Chattanooga
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VS 4c 5
95Smoothy
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S 4a 2
96A Question of Sport
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HVS 5b 3
97A Matter of Taste
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HVS 5a 2
98A Matter of Taste Direct Start
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E1 5c 1
99Signal Ridge
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HVD 3c 5
100Signal Ridge Variation Start
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HVD 4b 4
101Rampant
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VS 4c 1
102Saunter Slab
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HVS 5b 1
103The Pot HoleHVS 5b 1
104Inclination
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HVS 5a 1
105Cosy Corner
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VD 3c ***32
106Drop Out
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A2  
107Dropout FreeE12 7b *** 
108Greenhow Chimney
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D **12
109Time Captain
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E4 5c **2
110Ellis's Eliminate
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E3 5c *2
111Little Chimney
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D 1
112Tiptoe
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none 5a 3
113Cellar Wall Right
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none 4c 1
114Cellar Wall Centre
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none 5b 1
115Cellar Wall Left
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none 4b 1
116Wind ShadowVS 4c *1
117Slipstream
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VD 4
118UnderdogVS 5a 1
119Pseudo ScienceE1 5c *1
120South Buttress Direct
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HVS 5c 1
121Parallels
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S 4a 4
122Short Flakenone 4c 1
123Hang Tough
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E2 6a * 
124Gym Junkies
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E3 6b ***5
125Clarity
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HVS 5b  
126Out of Time
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HVS 5b  
127Time
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S 4a 4
128OvertimeVS 5a 2
 Bouldering 
130Waylanderf6C+ ***3
131Nadirf6C+ **1
132Big Pawf7A * 
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