Northern England (Rockfax)

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The Northern England Rockfax book is a selected climbing guide covering Yorkshire grit, North York Moors sandstone and the dolorite and sandstone of Northumberland.

Ccovering the best routes and crags from all these three areas, the Northern England guide gives brief coverage of the bouldering available on many venues, but the main focus of the book is the routes. In all there are 38 different crags which are beautifully illustrated using the familiar Rockfax features of large photo-topos, accurate descriptions, detailed crag maps, route symbols, crag tables and graded lists.

Crags included
Yorkshire - Pule Hill, Shooter's Nab, Heptonstall, Widdop, Earl Crag, Ilkley, The Chevin, Caley, Almscliff, Eastby, Crookrise, Rylstone, Simon's Seat, Brimham, Slipstones, Goldsborough Carr and Crag Willas.

North York Moors - Scugdale, Wainstones, Raven's Scar, Highcliffe Nab and Park Nab.

Northumberland - Causey Quarry, Crag Lough, Peel Crag, Callerhues, East Woodburn, Great Wanny, Sandy Crag, Ravensheugh, Simonside, Corby's, The Drake Stone, Bowden Doors, Back Bowden, Kyloe in the Wood, Kyloe out the Wood and Berryhill.

In total Chris Craggs has written a guide with 360 Pages with 38 Areas and 2350 Routes. 


  • Country: England
  • ISBN10: 1873341717
  • ISBN13: 9781873341711
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 360
  • Page Size: 150 x 210 mm
  • Published Date: 2008
  • Publisher: Rockfax
  • Region: England - North East England
  • Manufacturer: Rockfax

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Excellent guide book

The Northern England Rockfax guide book is a very detailed and helpful guide to climbs at a number of crags. For each crag a lot of information is given, such as parking, length and gradient of walk-in and how much sun the crag recieves and at what time o

Ben Grant

Clear and concise

As I've come to expect from previous rock fax publications this guidebook is very easy to use and invaluable for anyone not familiar with the crags covered. Nice full colour topos and description make it easy to stay on line and avoid ending up out of you


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