Tarn Hole

Climbs 11 – Rocktype Sandstone (hard) – Altitude 310m a.s.l – Faces NW

Crag features

Projecting rock of the Alligator Snout, as well as some impressive buttresses.

Can be lichenous, when not in Condition. Also relatively high, so best considered a summer crag.

Access notes

Access is delicate here. Please do not access via 'Hagg House' and instead follow the Appletree Hurst Farm public footpath that follows the moors edge to Tarn Hole Crag.

Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.


Out of print: North East England (2003), North York Moors (1985)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
2The Alligator SnoutHVS 5b 1
3The Alligator ShuffleHVS 5b *1
5TriptoniteE5 6c *2
6A Reach Too FarE4 6b ***3
7Easy AlleyHS 4b 1
8Dog FightVS 4c 1
9Soft TopE1 5b 2
10Trivial PursuitHVS 5b *3
11Bitter SweetVS 5a 3
12Unsquare Dancef7A **2
14Bearded Axef6C+  
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Isolated and interesting climbing.
Franco Cookson - 07/Apr/13