Northern Limestone : Yorkshire, Cumbria, Lancashire

Northern Limestone : Yorkshire, Cumbria, Lancashire Rockfax Cover
Author Mark Glaister
Published Rockfax (2015)
ISBN 978 1 873341 92 6



Northern Limestone : Yorkshire, Cumbria, Lancashire covers some of the best limestone crags in the UK including the big three of Malham, Kilnsey and Gordale. Alongside these titans are numerous other destinations that offer both sport and trad climbing throughout the grades, ranging from the intimidating walls of Blue Scar and Trow Gill to the long lines of newly-developed low to mid-grade sport crags such as Moughton Nab and Giggleswick South. Trad climbing is also well catered for on the walls and escarpments at the likes of Trowbarrow Quarry, Twistleton Scar, Attermire Scar and Witches Quarry.

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Crags covered by this Guide
Cumbria crags # climbs Rocktype Faces
Chapel Head Scar 96 Limestone SW
Humphrey Head 74 Limestone W
Mill Side Scar (Millside Scar) 16 Limestone E
Scout Scar 61 Limestone W
White Scar 29 Limestone ?
Lancashire crags # climbs Rocktype Faces
Barrow Scout Cove 18 Limestone N
Trowbarrow 242 Limestone W
Witches' Quarry 89 Limestone N
North Yorkshire crags # climbs Rocktype Faces
Attermire Scar 393 Limestone SW
Blue Scar 134 Limestone NE
Castleberg Crag 27 Limestone W
Comb Hill Crag 17 Limestone W
Crummackdale 69 Limestone W
Dib Scar 68 Limestone SW
Giggleswick North 192 Limestone SW
Giggleswick South 310 Limestone SW
Gordale Scar 250 Limestone ?
Hull Pot 41 Limestone all
Kilnsey 296 Limestone E
Knipe Scar (Gate Cote Scar) 60 Limestone E
Langcliffe Quarry 114 Limestone SW
Langscar Crag 48 Limestone W
Loup Scar 18 Limestone S
Malham Cove 349 Limestone S
Moughton Nab 91 Limestone SE
Panorama Crag (Austwick) 33 Limestone S
Pot Scar 69 Limestone all
Robin Proctor's Scar 43 Limestone S
Stony Bank (Stoney Bank) 123 Limestone W
Troller's Gill 116 Limestone E
Trow Gill 91 Limestone ?
Twistleton Scars 316 Limestone SE
Yew Cogar 36 Limestone NW

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