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The world-renowned Yorkshire Gritstone crags are presented in all their glory in this volume but the local experts that have shaped this guidebook have also ensured the treasures of the more obscure venues are delightfully revealed for the benefit of all. Volume 2: Ilkley to Widdop, is the essential companion for those looking to climb gritstone in this part of Yorkshire – from those who love to climb and boulder in the county through to those making their first forays into the vertical world and/or venturing to this beautiful climbing area for the first time.
Climbing areas covered by this guidebook:
Chapter 1 – Ilkley: Cow & Calf Rocks, Rocky Valley, Windgate Nick, Swastika Stones.
Chapter 2 – Barden Moor: Crookrise, Rylstone, Eastby, Deer Gallows, Rolling Gate, Fairies Chest, Embsay, Halton Heights, Shelter Cliff, Crookstones.
Chapter 3 – Widdop & the Calderdale Crags: Widdop, Heptonstall, Gorple, Scout, Clattering Stones, Dovestones, Scout Hut, Blake Dean, Mytholm, Horsehold Scout, Hawk Stones, Bridestones, Robin Hood Rocks, Ogden Clough.
Chapter 4 – Earl Crag & Surrounding Area: Earl Crag, Hawkcliffe, The Hitching Stone, Farnhill Quarry, White Crag.
Chapter 5 – Shipley Glen & Baildon Bank: Shipley Glen, Baildon Bank, Gilstead, Eldwick.
Chapter 6 – Woodhouse Scar & Kirklees Crags: Woodhouse Scar, West Vale, Holmfirth Edge, Honley Quarry, Buckstones Edge, Darby Delph.
Chapter 7: Pen-y-ghent, Sharphaw. Minor climbing venues within each area are also described.
Yorkshire Mountaineers Club
05 November 2014
130mm x 185mm
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