Thruscross Beach

Not deep-water soloing but you do get to climb beside the reservoir.  This has to rank as a pretty unique experience for Yorkshire. Thruscross Beach Thruscross was a major find showcased in the original Wild Bouldering – this little boulder doesn’t really compare but the setting qualifies it as really wild.  This bloc only reveals its … More Thruscross Beach

The three Burley crags are online.

Burley Crags Three crags high on Burley Moor (the Burley Woodhead/Burley-in-Wharfedale section of the mighty Rombold’s Moor):  Coldstone Beck Crag, Stead Crag East and Stead Crag West. Paul Farish recalls climbing here in the 1970s or ’80s – John Syrett has also been linked to these crags. Mostly bouldering but a few brave routes thrown in.

Some extra problems at the mighty Baildon Bank.

Entering this quarry transports you away from a hub of the industrial revolution and feels like real wild bouldering. Approach as for Baildon Bank – see the YMC guides. The boulder is the lower quarry below the great soaring lines such as Anne of Cleaves.  The Pipe Boulder is the obvious block on the left (looking in) … More Some extra problems at the mighty Baildon Bank.