Hebden Gill

Climbs 77 – Rocktype Gritstone – Altitude 220m a.s.l – Faces SW

Crag features
Hebden Gill is one of the great overlooked crags of Yorkshire Grit. Its setting is both tranquil and picturesque, while its climbing does not lack a fair few treasures, including the superb VS Right of Way and the fantastic Prosecutor HVS. Strongly recommended for a good day out.

This gem, so near to Grassington, is perplexing for its lack of visitors - either for this generation or in the days of yore. With routes up to about 18 metres in length, many on natural grit, there is not a hint of polish and rarely evidence of visitation. Lack of traffic does not seem to hinder this crag however and vegetation is at a minimum. Some of the finishes can be a little loose, especailly on the quarried wall and care will be needed.[The hanging block above Tree Climb HS looks very suspect].

Access notes
Drive to the village of Hebden from Grassington. Take the minor road north for about a mile and park near the holiday cottages. From there head throught he gate take the bridge over the stream and work up to the the crag. A slightly longer approach with the crag in full view can also be made.
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

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

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
  Climb nameGrade
1Wall and NoseHVD
2The Mutant MidgeHVS 5a *
3Right of WayVS 4c *
4ProsecutorHVS 5a *
5Tree ClimbHS 4b
6Fat CrackD
7The WayE1 5b *
8Thin CrackVS 4c
9Jerry and BenHVS
10Tigga, the bagpipe dogS
11MidwayE3 6a **
12Forgotten RibE3 5c **
13Dan DareHVS 5b *
14French FancyE1 5c *
15The LaybackVS 4c
16Tall Man in a BidetVS 5a
17Dead Man's CrankshaftE2 6a
18Shed AhoyHS 4b
19What!!!HVS 5a
20The Unpaid ChauffeurE1 5a *
21AdamantHS 4b
22SaunterHS 4b
23InnominateHVS 5b
24Fun with FriendsVS 4b
25Friendly FunHVS 5a *
26Funny Friendsf6A 6a
27Twin CracksVS 4c
28The BuneaterE1 5b *
29Wacko SacoE3 5b
30Crevasse WallE2 5b *
31Climbing by RunnersE1 5b
32MagnificrackE3 6a **
33Bisexual BratwurstVD
34HieronymouseHS 4b
35Performance ManagementE4 6a **
36Diethard, Slim With AvengenceE4 6a *
37Fat Man's SlabE3 5c *
38Do or DietHVS 5a
39Lardie's RouteS
 NEW ROUTES 
41RediscoveryHS 4b
42Red & White TraverseHVS 5a **
43BacchusVS 4c
44Fruit of the VineMVS 4a
45Parallel UniverseE5 6b
46The Fourth DimensionE6 6b
47The Wishing ChairVS 4c
48Wind RiderVS 4c
49YMC RevisitedS 4a
50Promises MoreE1 6a
51Hole In The SkyE1 5c *
52ConscriptD
53UnorthadoxHVD
54Unorthadox DirectVS 4c
55Kestrel on a StringE3 5c *
56The TowerMVS 4b *
57The Tower (right face)HS 4b
58Trench WarfareE3 6a ***
 NEW BOULDERING 
60Scamperf5
61Little Rowanf3
62One 5bf4
63Chaos Rooff5
64Gunga Dinf4
65Siren Songf4+
66Brittle Crackf3
67Pocked Aretef4+
68Pocked Back Wallf6A
69Ash Bulgef3
70Humperf5+
71Left Rooff4
72Head Onf5
73Right Shelff4
74The Dusty Windowsillsf6B+ *
75Clampf5+
76Bacchus Sit Startf5+
77Humper Sit Startf6A
78Visionf4+ *
79Northern Railf7A
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