Climbs 133
Rocktype Sandstone (hard)
Altitude 300m a.s.l
Faces S

Climbing on a very windy day on Caption Cook's © Alex Frood

Crag features

A small natural crag and a couple of quarries. Sections of the crag are often damp. Recommended routes: Deviation (4c), Sundancer (5c), First of Many (5b).

Approach notes

From the car park at the col,go through the gate and follow the Cleavland Way South along a wide forestry track to the monument. The Potters Quarry is around 100m to the right (as you approach)(W)of the monument near a stone gate, Right Little Potters Quarry is 150m to the right(S) of this, Easby View Quarry is a further 300m down and R(SE)of this. Cook's Crag is through the stone wall approx 400m to the south East of the monument. There is a small quarry 5 mins walk from the car park (Cockshaw Hill) gain access by following a track 100m west of the cattle grid in the car park.

Allthough Captain Cooks crags have no Topo for bouldering on the following site YET!, it does highlight the position of the crags on a map and offer some inspiration for bouldering close by:
Lordcarr - 19/Sep/11
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Cockshaw Hill 
2Honey PotD 4
3Sooty and SweepD 10
4ParalysisHVS 5b 5
5New DayHVS 5b 6
6X OffenderE2 5c 2
7Primary ContactE2 5c 3
8Morning WallE2 5c 6
9The Boys are Back in TownE1 5b 3
10Mind ReleaseE2 6a 3
11Cut and RunE1 5c 4
12MercuryHVS 5b 3
13Moving SouthHVS 5a 2
14Book StressS 3
15Diver's CornerMS 5
16Cries in the AirHVS 5a 3
 Potters Quarry 
18Flanged Wall DirectS 45
19Flanged WallVD 40
20TotVD 41
21Friendly Wallnone 4b 39
22Friendly Ridgenone 4a *40
23Friendly GullyM 41
24G.B.G.none 5a *45
25B.K. Wallnone 5b 13
26Jumping Jack Flashnone 5b 6
27New Worldf7A * 
28Potter's Wallnone 4c 25
29Zigzagnone 4c 41
30Stretchnone 5a 25
31Poison Letternone 5c 7
32Borbolettanone 5c *12
33Resolution DirectS 36
34Resolution CornerHD 35
35EndeavourVD 46
36Cook's RibD **58
37Cook's WallS 46
38Square Corner CrackD 59
39Voyagernone 5a 12
40First of Manynone 5b *20
41First AreteS 29
 Right Little Potters Quarry 
43I can speak English but I won'tV0- 11
44DerriereV1 9
45MerdV2 7
46NonchalantV1 9
47Claque la PutainV4 3
48Le Jardinier (Standing Start)VB 10
49Le Jardinier (Sitting Start)V3 2
50A certain je ne sais quoiV0 10
51Don't talk coq au vinV1 7
52Not so NonchalantV2 3
53Fixter's Follynone 5a 7
 Easby View Quarry 
55BewitVD 8
56LureVD 8
57Hawkeyenone 4c 8
58Falconone 5a 11
59Eyassesnone 4c 8
60JessesVD 6
61Easby CragM 4
62Gyrnone 5a 9
63Wild SideS 4
64AntzHS 6
 Cooks Crag - The Pinnacle Area 
66Easby Cornernone 4c 26
67Arty Fartynone 5b 13
68Deviation Direct Finishnone 5a 20
69Deviationnone 4c *38
70Fibre Opticnone 5b 12
71Greasy WallS 31
72Lambert's Wallnone 4b 15
73Short WallD 22
74The Other Waynone 4c 30
75The Hard Waynone 5a 4
76Pinnacle Aretenone 5a 4
77The Pinnacle NoseVD 24
78The Easy WayD 30
79Tricksternone 5c 4
80Slap and Hang Itnone 5c 6
81Alan's Wallnone 5c *2
82Pimple Pickingnone 6a 2
 Pobble Area 
84Stone Coldnone 4b 5
85Pobble WallVD 11
 The Nose Buttress 
87The Cornernone 4b *14
88Two Tier CrackS *22
89CookieE1 5b 5
90SundancerE3 5c *3
91Winter WarmersE2 5c *4
92The NoseE2 5b 8
93Cook's Cornernone 4c 17
94Endeavournone 4c 2
95Green CrackHVD 4
96Green ManHD 6
97RufusM 11
98Dead Tree AreteS 6
99Dead Tree CrackS 5
 Veranda Buttress 
101Out of Reachnone 5c 1
102Skulduggerynone 5b *1
103Dirty Tacklenone 4c 2
 The Slab 
105The Slab - Left-handD 20
106The Slab - CentreVD 22
107The Slab - Right EdgeD 21
 Overhanging Buttress 
109Wasps Are OK Reallynone 5c *3
110Stirrupnone 5b 2
111FlankerVD 1
112Flake WallVD 3
113Gibbernone 5c 3
114Brittle BandVD 4
 Cook's Quarry 
116The Watchmannone 5c *3
117The Watchman Sit Startf6A+  
118Cook's WallS 7
119Marr's Attacksf7A *** 
120Men's Zonenone 6a *2
121Captain Sausage Fingersf6A+ ** 
122Forty Years Onnone 5b 4
123Crack OneD 3
124Broken CrackS 3
125Crack Threenone 4b 3
126Noble FishVD 4
 The Boulder 
128RampartVD 8
129Green Slabnone 4b 9
130Submarinerf6A+ ***3
131Chimney VariantMS 10
132Chimney Variant LH Finishnone 5b 7
133Baldynone 4c 6
134Baldy's Traversenone 4c 3
135NimrodE2 6a 1
136The Boulder Very Directnone 5b 6
137The Boulder Directnone 4c 10
138The Boldest Yetnone 5c 4
139The Boulder OrdinaryVD 6
140Traverse Of The Not So Godlynone 5a *2
142The Brown Stufff6B  
143The Squeezef6A  
144Low Tidef6C+  
145Bay of Dispairf5+ * 

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