Climbs 132
Rocktype Sandstone (hard)
Altitude 350m a.s.l
Faces W

Jason Wood on a mono problem at Ingleby Incline. © scooott

Crag features

Exposed to the wind and can get quite chilly, but gets any sun going and enjoys fantastic views. A superb place to climb, and the chances are you'll have the crag to yourselves (partly due to the 1 hour walk in!).
The 'classic of the crag' is Cosy Corner (VDiff) and it's worth the journey just for this one. Other fine routes include Greenhow Chimney (Diff), Crack and Groove (S), Rack and Pinion (HS), Top Gun (HVS), Pickpocket (E1), Primate Wardrobe Supervisor (E2) and Gym Junkies (E3).
Due to access problems in the past, many routes are quite dirty and could do with some cleaning, hopefully increased traffic will help.
Note that for the easier routes at least, the guidebook grades are very 'Northumbrian', and would be at least a grade harder in the Peak or even elsewhere in Yorkshire.

Approach notes

A crag which has suffered from access problems for many years, now finally resolved as the crag is on open access land so previous restrictions no longer apply.
Take the Battersby road out of Ingleby Greenhow, then the first turning right to Bank Foot. Just before the farm turn right onto the cinder track. Park immediately on the left. Walk or cycle 2km down the track to some cottages. Although the 'no vehicular access' sign referred to in the guidebook is no longer there at the start of the cinder track, there is no parking available near the cottages. There is a small 'layby' 1km down the track where it may be possible to park, depending on current forestry operations.
>From the cottages go through a gate, then left at a fork and up the steep incline, site of the old railway. The right hand end of the crag is above the gate at the top of the forest. To access the left end of the crag it is easier to walk along the top of the crag than the bottom, though this makes it tricky to tell where you are on a first visit.

Guidebooks

fab crag- just so much to go at and such lovely rock.
Franco Cookson - 11/Aug/12
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1 Armed and Dangerous
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HVS 5b * 4
2 One Armed Bandit
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HVS 5b 1
3 Heather Stomp VD 4a 2
4 Fifteen Love
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VD 13
5 Turner's Tumble
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S 4c * 3
6 Seven Up
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D 10
7 Pepsi
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HVS 5a 4
8 Diet Pepsi S 4c 3
9 Pepsi Max E1 6a * 2
10 Liberty
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E1 5c * 3
11 Flight Path
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VS 5a *  
12 Crack and Up
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D 6
13 Head Master
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MVS 4c 2
14 Problems
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D 2
15 Communist Crack
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D 5
16 The Green Route HVD 1
17 Pizza Pie
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D 5
18 Heather Crack
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HS 1
19 Hash Browns
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VS 5a * 3
20 Geronimo
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E2 5c * 7
21 No Turn Unstoned E6 6b * 1
22 Big Mac
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VD 7
23 Humble Beginnings
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HVD 15
24 Humble Trap HVS 5b 2
25 Tender Trap
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HVS 5c * 14
26 Chock Crack
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VS 4c * 16
27 Marrakech Express
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HS 4b * 22
28 Deep Impact
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HVS 5b * 14
29 Soap HVS 5a  
30 Corner Crack
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S 4a 3
31 Coumartin Slab E1 5b * 13
32 Coumartin Slab Variation
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HVS 5b  
33 Block Chimney
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S 4a 1
34 Pickpocket
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E1 5b ** 10
35 What Planet Are You On
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HVS 5a 1
36 What Planet Are You On - Variation
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E1 5b 3
37 Rack and Pinion
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HS 4a * 9
38 Rack and Pinion Variation Finish
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VS 4c 10
39 Top Gun
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HVS 5a *** 28
40 Martin's Wall
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HVS 5c  
41 Love or Confusion
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E4 6b * 2
42 Physical Graffiti E5 6c 1
43 Hunters' Chimney
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HVD 8
44 Helix
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HVS 5b 4
45 Helix Slab HD 3
46 Easter
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M 8
47 Back Lash
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D 7
48 Dog Leg Crack
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HD 5
49 Brutus
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HVS 5b 3
50 Pobble Wall
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VS 4c * 11
51 The Corner
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VS 4c * 9
52 Eye Spy HD 1
53 Eye Spy Direct Start VD 1
54 No Prisoners
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none 6b * 2
55 I Surrender
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D 3
56 Babelogne
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HS 3
57 Pigs on the Wing
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D 2
58 Sloopy
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VS 4c 1
59 Ceasor
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HVS 5a 1
60 Modern Primitive
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E3 5b * 2
61 Black Crack
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S 4a 1
62 Black Crack Variation Finish
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VS 4b 1
63 Dreams
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VD 4
64 The Chain
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D 1
65 Holly Wall
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VD 2
66 Holly Crack
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D  
67 The Cleft
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D  
68 Swinger
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S 4a 1
69 Twister
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S 4a 4
70 Twister Variation Start none 5b * 1
71 Wall and Slab
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VS 5a 1
72 Wall and Slab variation finish HVS 4c * 1
73 Anyone's Daughter E3 5c 3
74 Five-A-Side Finish E2 5b 4
75 Stonemaster
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E1 5b ** 6
76 Crack and Groove
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S 4a * 12
77 Wall and Groove
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E1 5a 10
78 Deception
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VS 4c 1
79 Next Crack
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D 2
80 Tyrus HS 4b 1
81 Twin Cracks
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D 1
82 Puffing Billy
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S 4a 3
83 Rocket ArĂȘte HVS 5b * 1
84 Two Hoots VS 5b * 1
85 Choo Choo
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S 2
86 Choo Choo Variation D 1
87 Variation Direct none 6a 1
88 Jet Lag
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D 3
89 Short Wall none 5c 2
90 Dangle
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HVS 5a * 2
91 Primate Wardrobe Supervisor
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E2 5c ** 1
92 Incline and Fall
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E2 6a *  
93 Group 4 Factor
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E1 5b 3
94 Ripples
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VS 5a 3
95 Chattanooga
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VS 4c 6
96 Smoothy
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S 4a 5
97 A Question of Sport
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HVS 5b 3
98 A Matter of Taste
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HVS 5a 3
99 A Matter of Taste Direct Start
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E1 5c 2
100 Signal Ridge
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HVD 3c 6
101 Signal Ridge Variation Start
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HVD 4b 5
102 Rampant
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VS 4c 1
103 Saunter Slab
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HVS 5b 1
104 The Pot Hole HVS 5b 1
105 Inclination
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HVS 5a 1
106 Cosy Corner
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VD 3c *** 37
107 Drop Out
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A2  
108 Dropout Free E12 7b ***  
109 Greenhow Chimney
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D ** 16
110 Time Captain
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E4 5c ** 4
111 Ellis's Eliminate
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E3 5c * 2
112 Little Chimney
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D 2
113 Tiptoe
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none 5a 4
114 Cellar Wall Right
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none 4c 2
115 Cellar Wall Centre
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none 5b 2
116 Cellar Wall Left
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none 4b 2
117 Wind Shadow VS 4c * 1
118 Slipstream
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VD 5
119 Underdog VS 5a 1
120 Pseudo Science E1 5c * 1
121 South Buttress Direct
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HVS 5c 1
122 Parallels
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S 4a 5
123 Short Flake none 4c 1
124 Hang Tough
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E2 6a *  
125 Gym Junkies
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E3 6b *** 5
126 Clarity
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HVS 5b  
127 Out of Time
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HVS 5b  
128 Time
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S 4a 5
129 Overtime VS 5a 2
  Bouldering
131 Waylander f6C+ *** 3
132 Nadir f6C+ ** 1
133 Big Paw f7A * 1
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