Raygill Wig Stones

A cluster of several blocks set high on the moor to the west of Upper Nidderdale that provides a good day for walkers who like to boulder. It is a lovely spot. The rock is good though always likely to need a bit of a brush as there’s not going to be many visits. Advertisements

Naze Nib End again

The return visit to finish the exploration that started in 2015 has been done – where does the time go? Some quality, rough rock, problems will shortly be unveiled. It would be possible to walk in from Beamsley Beacon but the ‘commando approach’ from the A59 parking is great fun.

Simon’s Seat Summit

Below the Trig Point are a number of low and some more substantial blocks. These have undoubtedly been climbed on for many years but never (apart from a couple on UKC) recorded. Nevertheless, there are some pretty good problems, especially the Right Area ones, and many deserve attention, either as an easy circuit in their … More Simon’s Seat Summit

Halton Heights

Many thanks to Malcolm Townsley for a new topo that updates and pulls into one place the various natural outcrops on the hillside. We’ve also updated the lower quarry file to include a couple of previously missed lines. Wild West Section