Climbs 56
Rocktype Gritstone
Altitude 237m a.s.l
Faces W

Left wall © vix

Crag features

Some Great hand and fist jams, great for everyone from beginners to advanced, from nice jugs to stupidly small crimps, some thing for everyones needs, nice rural setting away from the road with excellent views. I have just found this crag so is unknown to anyone yet ( i think), but i believe it could be one of Yorkshires biggest secrets.

02/06/2011 - Would be an excellent spot but local farms etc have started filling the area with horse poo. Doesn't smell but most of the climbs can not be done now.

Approach notes

Find Northowram quarry which is on Howes Lane, Follow the road down until you see a wooden bench on the right hand side, follow the path along the side of the bench and past the big wall, at the fork in the path take the left hand side and keep on until the path ends and dips down next to the outcrop, behold the great gritstone of Shibden.

There's a wall of gritstone there however in my opinion it's not worth travelling to. It's only 3 metres high and maybe 7 metres across. With so many great crags in the area I wouldn't recommend going out of your way to try this one
EllaF - 16/Apr/17
Is this crag actually there or is this just someones idea of a joke, I'm confused ?
nv - 09/May/13
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1 The Eliminator E3 ***  
2 Countdown To Peterbrough S **  
3 Phantoms Cove E1 *** 1
4 Siemens Galore HVS *  
Climb name Grade
5 Air Combat HVS *** 1
6 Escape to victory HS 1
7 Snap decision E2 ***  
8 Not for the brave hearted. M ***  
Climb name Grade
9 John Southworth's Ultimate Challenge M  
10 Clio Twin Turbo - RS E4 ***  
11 U Got Pie M  
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