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North York Moors

An esoteric venue close to the hugely popular Scugdale, the land is private.

Crag information
Climbing Area: North East Rock Type: Sandstone
Importance: Local CRoW Land: No
Ownership: Unknown No. of Routes: 25
Within National Park: Yes Year Developed:
Grid Reference: NZ512011

A couple of spaced buttresses in the Plantation, with Desperandum E2 tackling the steep crack system and some quite short, but ace routes further right.Seem to keep reasonably clean.

Parking and Approach

Either park at Carlton Bank (NZ522030) and cross the moor, or below Fog Close Farm (NZ522030). A public footpath skirts around the north of the plantation . Discretion is advised in dropping down into the woods and finding the buttresses.

CRoW Information

Although sorrounded by Open Access Land, Snotterdale is private and access is not permitted. Climbers have been challenged and required to leave.

Group Advice

Not suitable for groups.
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