Cringle Crag

Climbs 20 – Rocktype Sandstone (hard) – Altitude ? – Faces N

Crag features
An under-developed crag, with Rock Climbing in dry weather and Winter climbing during the winter.

The summer routes have an intimidating feel to them and have seen very few repeats. The classic of the crag, Wedge Route, fell down in winter 2011. There still remain a few things of interest in the E3-E5 category.

The winter routes are given Scottish grades despite their diminutive size, as they can be pretty spicey. Most of the winter climbing is on Buttresses either side of the main crag, but if the main crag ever came into condition it would provide some hard testpieces.

Access notes
see guide book
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

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  Climb nameGrade
2Cringle RidgeII 3 **
4The VoiceE1 5b
5Up From The SkiesE5 6b **
6El LawrenceE3 5c **
7Terry's dilemma (free) FALLEN DOWNE3 5c
8Terry's dilema FALLEN DOWNA2
9Wedge Route FALLEN DOWNE4 6a **
10Direct RouteA3
12Tell Chris Craggs NowtHVS 5b *
13Tell Chris Craggs Nout (winter)IX 11
14Humble IcefallIII
16The NickIV 7
17Point Three GrooveIII 4
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