Rockfall at Penyghent

A rockfall has occurred at the gritstone crag Penyghent in North Yorkshire, close to the route Red Pencil Direct HS 4b.

Ian Jones posted the photo below on Twitter, commenting: "Bit of a rockfall at Pen y Ghent. Looks like Red Pencil Direct's gone down to Horton."

Rockfall at Penyghent
© Ian Jones via Twitter

Care must be taken if visiting this section of the crag.

Comments in the UKC logbooks over the years highlight the fragile nature of the route:

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