UKH

Rocktype UNKNOWN
Altitude 274m a.s.l
Faces N

The Rakes, Hutton Roof Crags © Lankyman

Summit of this hill

This summit is listed in Marilyns hill lists.

This summit has been climbed in 46 logbooks.

Hill features

Very well-situationed short routes on superb rock (although sometimes fairly polished). A great place for a first climb and understandably popular with groups, although there is plenty of routes for everyone. 

Approach notes

If there is a problem parking in the village, parking is encouraged in the community centre, just after the church on the left driving towards the crab. A voluntary fee is asked for. This may prevent issues with folk who live in the village.

Route Cards

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Birds nesting (Great tit) behind the flake of Ronson Kirkby. Please avoid for now.
James.houghton - 05/Jun/21
Visited again after a long break and frankly this crag is rubbish. Yes it’s a nice place, yes the rock is solid, but the better routes are polished, and mostly one-move wonders, and rarely have more than 5m of actual climbing. There are better places.
charliesdad - 17/Mar/20
A great crag if you've got kids and non-climbers. It's not very high, and there are lots of lower grade climbs. The foot of the crag is in a valley, and the opposite side of the valley is basically a grassy bank, so it's sheltered.
karinbradbury - 31/May/09
Hidden gem, well worth a look.
steveri - 15/Jan/08
Excellent crag, on perfect rock, many short solos and slightly longer routes, and some bouldering.
Mike Binks - 03/Oct/05
really good crag to break your arm on!!!!!
tim edward - 04/Nov/03
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Summits, Scrambles, and Easy Climbs on this hill

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