Embsay Crag

Climbs 78 – Rocktype Gritstone – Altitude 351m a.s.l – Faces SE

Crag features
Located above Embsay reservoir and the Yorkshire Dales village of Embsay, near Skipton. Best quality pebbly gritsone buttresses scattered below the summit of Embsay Crag facing various directions between SE and West. Exposed and quick drying with little seepage. Mostly reasonable landings though steep ground in some places.

Access notes
No access problems (open access land).

YMC Yorkshire Gritstone Vol 2 (2014), Northern England (2008)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
Moderator Updates to this page are checked by UKC volunteer Karl Bromelow

USER FEEDBACKLogin as Existing User to add your comments
A nice venue for an evening with lots of variety and a pleasant outlook
Paul Clarke - 04/Jun/14
Do you have more up to date information?

These details were last updated on 06/Dec/2014

Photo Gallery


Find Listings near to this crag (Indoor Walls, Outdoor Shops, Accommodation, etc)
Dedicated centre.
"The Climbing Hundreds of problems will make up circuits for all abilities with the grade ranging from v0 through to v12. Over 200 problems exist with new..."