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An impressive small buttress with only 3 recorded routes (Jan 2021).
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The buttress is a western outlyer of the discontinuous Battersby Crag. It has an imposing position, perched on a steep vegetated hillside and requires a careful approach.
Parking and Approach
There are two recommended approaches.
Take the single track road at NZ604092 some couple of hundred metres west of Kildale. Follow it for 3km passing below the popular Park Nab and continue up the hill and on to the moor. At a sharp left hand bend there is parking for several cars. Take the Cleveland Way directly ahead for approximately 1500m to the junction of several tracks at NZ598062. The buttress will be seen looking out and to the right across an open stream bed.
The same track junction can also be accessed easily from Bank Foot Farm at NZ592060.
The crag is on Open Access land.
No Dogs (except guide, hearing or assistance dogs)
The crag is not suitable for group use.
There are no guidebooks assigned to this crag
There are no files associated with this crag