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Hebden Gill

North Yorkshire, ENGLAND

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.

Weather forecast

 Today  Mon  Tue  Wed  Thu 

0.5mm rain
Sunny periods
18 °C
10 kph

0.6mm rain
Cloudy
13 °C
17 kph

0.0mm rain
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11 °C
12 kph

0.0mm rain
Sun
13 °C
9 kph

1.4mm rain
Sun
14 °C
14 kph
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Guidebooks
YMC Yorkshire Gritstone Vol 1 (2012), Yorkshire Gritstone (1999)

Climbs at this crag

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