Hawkswick Crag

Climbs 140 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 330m a.s.l – Faces SW

Crag features
Pleasant locstion with some nice climbing but the grades could tempt a novice IMHO this is not a good crag for a novice due to losse rock and the difficulty of setting safe belays.

Moderator's note: I climbed here as a novice and thought it was OK (though didn't return for over 10 years so maybe I just erased the memory!)

Access notes
Parking is very limited, 2 cars tops by the barn and maybe 2 on the verge towards arncliffe
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

Guidebooks
Yorkshire Limestone (2005),
Out of print: Yorkshire Limestone (Millenium Supplement) (1997), Yorkshire Limestone (1992)

Climbs at this crag

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  Climb nameGrade
1My IdeaD
2Small ButtressD
3Or Was It?D
4Lying GetD
5Christmas LaybackHS 4b *
6Christmas WallHS 4b
7Fossil CrackVD
8The LanghornMS
9Newton WallVD
10Newton CrackVD
11T ClimbD
12T Climb DirectVD
13Eiger Left FaceVD
14Eiger North FaceMS
15Eiger Right FaceMS
16The Eiger SanctionVD
17No OakS 4a
18Crack OKD
19Oak CrackD
20Oak AreteHS 4b *
21OaklessHS 4b
22Surprise CrackD
23SaturfisedD
24SatisfactionVD **
25I've a Pin!VD
26Spare RibHS 4b
27OliverS *
28Pudding CrackS
29Marley WallVS 4c **
30Trenchtown RockHVS 5a *
31Absence CrackVD
32Face RouteMVS 4b
33Veteran's CrackMVS 4b *
34Hawthorn CrackHS 4b
35Turkey CrackVS 4c
36Cranberry SauceVS 4c
37Sloping SlotD
38Trio CrackHVS 5a
39PicnicHVS 5v *
40Livel Up YourselfMVS 4b *
41Illusion CrackS 4a
42Dodderer's DilemmaS 4a
43Birthday CrackHS 4b
44Pinnacle FaceHVS 5a **
45Overcrowded WeekendVS 4c
46Les Balles de ChienE2 5b *
47Ash's DilemmaS 4a
48Midge ButressMS
49Pinnacle CrackVD
50Ivy GrooveVS 4b
51The PeelerS 4a
52Woolly CrackS 4a *
53Spring CrackHVS 5b
54Spring GrooveHS 4b
55ClearanceVD
56The PawnVD
57Down ChimneyM
58IdadownVS 4b **
59The BridgeVD *
60Balcony CrackVD **
61Knacky NooS
62JabMVS 4b *
63Black JackS 4a **
64Black Jack DirectHVS 5a **
65Flash HarryVS 5a
66GeorgeMVS 4b **
67RabbitHS 4b
68Tower FaceE1 5b ***
69Fingers RibHVD
70NurstarmerVD
71SpringboardS
72Nooey KnackVD
73Looking GlassS
74Anaconda WallMVS
75Vampire CrackS
76Pilot CrackD
77Bumps and BitesVD
78Cave CrackVD
79Thompson's RampMS
80Tower CrackVD
81Blue CrackHVS 5b
82Buzzard's CornerVS 4c **
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USER FEEDBACKLogin as Existing User to add your comments
In all honesty, I wouldn't bother with this crag.... No parking, orrible walk up, really short pitches, dirty, loose, hardly any belay placements, undergraded... Underwhelming and dangerous. Poss the worst crag I've ever visited.
Blake - 05/May/14
A pair of secateurs or even loppers would be a useful addition to the rack of any visiting team! It's worth noting that there are some big gaps between routes so it can be quite challenging to work out which groove line is being talked about in the guide.
Bob - 18/Apr/11
Do you have more up to date information?

These details were last updated on 05/Jul/2013
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