Hetchell

Climbs 88 – Rocktype Gritstone – Altitude 100m a.s.l – Faces W

Crag features
Small west-facing crag in woods near Bardsey on the A58. Very good for stamina traverses.

Access notes
Park in a small lay-by on the A58, just south of Bardsey. Follow a path along a disused railway, through woods, and then onto a bridle-way. Cross the river at some stepping stones and walk left through tress to the crag.
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

Guidebooks
YMC Yorkshire Gritstone Vol 1 (2012), Yorkshire Gritstone Bouldering (2001), Yorkshire Gritstone (1999)

Climbs at this crag

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  Climb nameGrade
 TURD BUTTRESS 
2Tear Across the Dotted LineV3
3AdamantV3
4Turd DirectV0
5TurdV1
6S for BV6 *
7Preparation HV9 *
8Superturd TraverseV5
 MAIN WALL (LEFT) 
10The Green WallVB 4b
11Smokeless ZoneV0 5a
12Hanging ChimneyHS 4b *
13Mitchell's WallHVS 5b *
14Lunging for MelonsV8
15Reach for a PeachE4 6c *
16Corbel VariationV3
17The CorbelVS 5a **
18Dutch ElmVS
19Low Peach TraverseV8
20Oak ScoopVB 4c
21Twin CracksVB 4a
22End Wall DirectV1 5c
23End WallV1 5a
24Layback RibV0
25Layback Rib EliminateV2 5c *
26Layback Rib TraverseV4 *
27The UndercutV1 *
28Not the UndercutV4 *
29Dave's WallV0 5a
30Daniel's DenV2 5c *
31Et Tu BruteE1 5c
32AugustusE1 5c *
33LiviaE2 5c **
34Newton JohnE3 6a *
35The Empire Strikes BackE2 6a *
 MAIN WALL (RIGHT) 
37Narrow ChimneyVD *
38Veni Veci OblivisciHS 4b *
39Roman CrackS 4a *
40Tarquin's TerraceVS 4c *
41CaligulaE1 5b *
42Wailing WallHVS 5a ***
43TiberiusE3 5c *
44The Fall of the Roman EmpireE4 6a *
45Dead AngstE4 6a **
46Dead Angst (start)f6A *
47When in RomeE3 5b *
48Bob's TraverseVS 5b *
49CenturionS 4a **
50If Owls Could TalkHVS 5b
51Ripple AreteVS 5a
52The ScoopHVS 5a *
53Pompeii ChimneyVD **
54The Standard TraverseV3 5c ***
55Up PompeiiV3 6a *
56Lurcio's LipE3 6c *
57Problem 4 YGB P227V6 6c *
58Bell EndE2 5c **
59Bell Left HandE1
60BellE3 5c **
61Bell Startf5 *
62HunchbackE4 6b
63Hunchback Startf6A
64Crutch DirectE1 5c *
65CrutchHVS 5b ***
66Crutch (start)V0 5b *
67RainbowE1 6a *
68Rainbow (start)f6A *
69Arc en Ceil (start)f6A+ *
70Cassius CrawlVS 4b **
71Cassius DirectVS 4c *
72Cassius Direct - Zig-ZagV0 4c
73The Main Wall GirdleHVS 5a ***
74Zig-ZagVD
75Jim's WallV0 5b
76The Right AreteV2 6a *
77The Right WallV0 *
78The First CrackV0- 4c
79Low TraverseV5 *
80Super Low Level TraverseV9 6c *
81Problem 8 (Up Pompeii butress)V10 6c+ *
 BECKSIDE BUTTRESS 
83Beckside ButtressHS 4b *
84tadpole traverseVS 4c
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esoteric yes but still one of the best crags in yorkshire. Just looking through the info above reminds me of me child hood.
mosseee - 25/Feb/12
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