Nab End, White Crag

White Crag, Rombold’s Moor Another addition to our stable of mini-guides to White Crag – there are now four at this convenient crag for the Wharfedale / Airedale population. This guide also includes details of the disused quarries just beyond.


Some really obscure stuff between Cullingworth, Harden and Wilsden. Following a tip off about a hidden crag from Steve Wilson and Jay Russell, these problems were found and climbed on a winter evening just before it fell dark.  The main quarry is further left; it is best approached via a walled track off the road. Harecroft

White Crag Right

White Crag, Rombold’s Moor A single boulder of the roughest, silver, grit. It lies well right of the main groups at White Crag and just right of the recent amateur quarrying efforts.  It must be assumed that it has been climbed on before but the roughness implies that it has seen little action. Keep a … More White Crag Right


Jon Fullwood has bagged the first recorded ascent of Gladiator’s Arête on the Roman Walls at Roundhill.  He has named the problem Veni Vidi Vici and it weighs in at 7a+.  This was back in March of this year (2016). It goes from a standing start, direct on slopers to a slopey top-out. See Yorkshire Gritstone Volume 1 (2012), p.628 for … More Roundhill