UKC

Restricted Access

Avoid the crag after rain - the porous rock absorbs water causing holds to become brittle. The top tier bouldering normally dries fastest and is exposed to any wind going.

Seasonal Restrictions

Dates: 1 March to 30 June

Reason: Nesting Birds

Peregrines nest left of Clashhooks Gully as you look in, please avoid all routes on Upper & Lower Central Buttresses during this period. Raven have also been sighted around the route 'The Notch' - climbers are advised to avoid this area if the birds are in residence. 

Peregrine chicks were confirmed in 2022, 2023 was less clear and we're checking the situation for 2024. The site is actively monitored by local bird groups, please avoid until the agreed date of 30 June and possibly longer to give chicks chance to fledge. Peregrines are a protected species covered by criminal law.

8m.

Rockfax Description
A good old-fashioned roof crack which succumbs to a typical struggle. Those with an aversion to jamming can use finger-holds but that misses the point really! © Rockfax

Ticklists

Cheshire/Merseyside *** routes , Best Before 2025

Feedback

There is no feedback for this climb.

Logged Ascents

26 users have logged this

Guidebooks for Helsby

Not all climbs appear in all guidebooks 11 users have this on their wishlist

Please Login to view more details on the logged ascents

Voting
High E4
Mid E4
Low E4
High E3
Mid E3
Low E3
High E2
Mid E2
Low E2
Votes cast 9
High 6b
Mid 6b
Low 6b
High 6a
Mid 6a
Low 6a
High 5c
Mid 5c
Low 5c
Votes cast 9
Votes cast 6
Style of Ascent
Lead
Followed
Toproped
Not Set
Onsighted
Dogged
DNF
Redpoint
Flashed (β)
Not Set
Loading Notifications...