Climbing Yorkshire Gritstone Volume 1: Almscliff to Slipstones

Climbing Yorkshire Gritstone Volume 1: Almscliff to Slipstones
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The definitive rock climbing guidebook to the routes and bouldering of the north-eastern sector of Yorkshire Gritstone.



Yorkshire Gritstone Volume 1: Almscliff to Slipstones

Robin Nicolson with Adi Gill & Andy McCue

An inspirational and definitive rock climbing guidebook to the routes and bouldering of the north-eastern sector of Yorkshire Gritstone. Produced by the Yorkshire Mountaineering Club ( and compiled by a team of volunteers.

Climbing areas covered by this guidebook (Volume One of a two volume set):

  • Almscliff
  • Caley and The Chevin
  • Brimham and Outlying Crags
  • Great Wolfrey to Eavestone
  • Barden Fell to Hunter's Stones (inc. Simon's Seat)
  • The Slipstones Area
  • Hetchell and Outlying Crags


  • Over 50 Yorkshire Gritstone crags like you've never seen them before
  • Over 2000 routes from Moderate to E8
  • 2000 boulder problems from Font 1 to Font 8b+
  • Over 150 full-colour action photographs
  • Hundreds of full-colour photo topos
  • Over 65 crag access maps and aerial photographs
  • 6 bouldering circuits taking you to the classics and unsung gems
  • Profiles of the climbers that shaped the Yorkshire Grit scene
  • Full first ascent details, climbing history and graded lists


Publisher Yorkshire Mountaineering Club
Author Robin Nicolson with Adi Gill & Andy McCue
Edition 5th
Date 2012
No. of Pages 704
ISBN 9780951526750
Size 133 x 189 mm
Cover softback
Area Yorkshire Dales
Activities Climbing, Trad Climbing


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