Climbs 50
Rocktype Gritstone
Altitude 427m a.s.l
Faces SW

Area 1 © agolay

Crag features

Hawks Stones AKA Hugencroft

The crag has been 'off the radar' despite it's roadside position for many years due to ongoing disputes with local land owners. Please adhere to the BMC RAD and heed the notices.

The myriad of moorland buttresses and pinnacles provide an extensive array of bouldering and some quality trad lines. The rock is green in places (usually the north facing sections) and where it isn't green it is slightly scrittly - as you'd expect on a forgotten crag - nothing a soft brush won't solve, provided you're gentle...

The landings are varied but in the main are mostly good, however recent tree planting around the trad/highball sectors make landings here occasionally tricky and will eventually become tree-choked.

The crag gets any of the weather going - this means it can dry quickly but can also catch what little poor weather there is around!

Climbs have been given names for their addition to UKC. Please feel free to inform of their actual FA (If known) names. The Climbs are described LEFT to RIGHT and the list is far from definitive - it's a big crag!

Approach notes

Access to the crag is via a track from the Sportsmans

Ive known about this crag for some time and wondered if it would ever get put up, it didn't so i went ahead and did it - not being that great at bouldering ive only put up a few easy climbs but there are loads more on offer! If you want something put up on here give me a shout - the more the merrier.
agolay - 16/Jun/11
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Block One
2Sweet Williamf4
3Barbara Allenf5
4True Lover's Knotf4+
 Block Two
6Green Wallf6A
7Royston Vasey Ribf4
8Huggin' Aloftf4
9Local's Wallf6A+
10Precious Thingsf6B+ *
 Cave & Cleft Area
12Cave Squirmf5
13Chimney Sweepf5+
14Flounderf6C *
15Easy Crackf3
16Easy Wallf4
 Block Four
 Undermined by Rabbits
19Tumbling Down the Rabbit Holef5 *
20Undermined by Rabbitsf6C+ *
21Through the Looking Glassf5+ *
22Of Cabbages and Kingsf6B *
 Block Seven
24Back Stabberf5+
25High Stakesf4+
 Block Eight
 Block Nine
29Pocket Direct
 Hanging Groove
31Vive le Tour!f6C *
 Block Eleven
33Pocketed Aretef6A
34Surprise Slabf5 *
 Watercourse Wall
36Stile WallHVS 4c
37Old School CrackVS 4b *
38Gaz's Wallf7B
39Classic CrackHVS 5a *
40High and MightyE2 5c *
 Hawks Stones Pinnacle
42Come Walk With MeE5 6a **
43Easy Slab
44Three Tier Wall
45Holly Tree Arete
46Sunshine Slab
f5 *
 Eagles Nest
48Its Not My StileE4 6a
49Chips and Gravy
E3 5c
50Eagles NestHVS 5b ***
HVS 4c *
52Jordan and Ibbo's Wall
E5 6a
 Hanging Seam
54Hanging Seam
 Rams Head Slab
56Suit Ewe
VS 4c *
57Suit Ewe Arete
HVS 5a
58Rams Head Slab
E3 5c
59ArrhythmiaE4 6a
60Pulse RacerE6 6c **
 Duelling Aretes
62The Scoop
63Billy Elliotf6B+ **
64Stunning Aretef6B+ *
65End of the Line
f5+ *

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