High Crag

Climbs 56 – Rocktype Sandstone (hard) – Altitude 290m a.s.l – Faces SE

Crag features
A very steep crack climb, reputed to be one of the best E2's on the moor, and an as yet, unclimbed hanging groove.

Approach notes
Please note:

Access here is by following the Hill End Farm footpath towards Kay Nest, before turning south east, across a wall just before High Wood.

Guidebooks
North York Moors and East Coast Bouldering (2014),
Out of print: North East England (2003), North York Moors (1985)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
1The ProwHS 4b 2
2HidingMVS 4c 2
3Butt HeadHS 4b 3
4SlidingMVS 4c 1
5WhipsawVS 5a 1
6Fair PlayVS 4c 1
7Kestrel CrackE1 5b **4
8Oak CrackVS 5a 1
9FacadeHVS 5a *1
10RoughnessHVS 5b 1
11Short CutVS 5a 2
12Hanging At High NoonE4 6a **1
13Warrior ProwE12 7b?  
14WarriorE2 5c ***4
15The Unclimbed ProwE11 7a? *** 
16Realm Of DarknessVS 4c 1
17The Edge Of Darkness ProjectE8 6c/7a?  
18The Art of Non-ConformityE7 6c *** 
19CharlatanE2 6a 1
20Trip TrapVS 4c 1
21Cool As IceE1 5b *3
 ELEPHANT BOULDER  
23Elephantitusf6C+ *3
24Rear Endedf4+ 1
25Truncationf6A 1
26Memoriesf5+ 2
27Isolation *f5+ 1
28Repression *f4 1
29Born Again *f4 1
30Social Connections *f4+ 1
31In the Shade *f6A  
32Misdeed *f5 1
33Perfectly Weathered *f4 1
34Delusions of Reality *f6C  
35Confusion *f5 1
36Follow *f5+  
37Numb *f6C+ * 
38Hollow *f6C+  
39Shades of Green *f7A *1
40Skyfall *f7A+ * 
41Ape *f6C * 
42Dance Monkey Dance *f6A *1
43Ripples of Desire *f7B  
44Solitude *f5+ 1
45Remote *f4 1
46Lonely *f3 1
47Mirage *f3  
48Man of Steel *f6A  
49Swearing Down *f6B  
50Delicacy *f3  
51The Thief of Always *f7B+ * 
52Autolycus *f7A+  
53Prometheus *f7A+ *1
54Hagg *f6A 1
55Short Arse *f5+ 1
56Ripple *f4 1
57Nelly *f6C  
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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Intimidating adventure.
Franco Cookson - 07/Apr/13
A wildly unique crag! featuring one of the best E1s and best E2s on the moors. Such a shame it doesn't see more traffic although it is difficult to get to! A real hidden gem!
Sam Marks - 05/Sep/11