GIGGLESWICK NORTH


A small crag with one impressive steep upside-down bowl packed with desperate hard sport routes, and a shorter more vertical crag which has a number of more reasonably graded sport routes.

Routes

15 trad routes (VS...E5)
78 sport routes (5a...8c+)
Graded List of Routes
List of First Ascents
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Buttress (click for routes) No. of Routes Route Type Sunshine
or shade
Approach walk Other
Sewell's Cave
300m left of Ivy Buttress, directly above a large road sign are three isolated routes on a 12m high...
3
Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

20 mins

sheltered
Ivy Buttress
A tall and slender wall of smooth-looking rock tucked away in the woods and separated from the main...
8
Trad
Lots of sun!
Uphill

10 mins

sheltered
Main Crag
The Main Crag is a long low wall of vertical rock of generally good quality but some care is...
40
Trad
Lots of sun!
Uphill

8 mins

sheltered
Woodcutter's Buttress
A compact wall of vertical rock that has some short but popular sport lines. The climbs are...
11
Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

6 mins

sheltered
Hollywood Bowl
Hollywood Bowl is an eye-catching feature and home to Giggleswick North's finest and hardest...
20
Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

2 mins

Seepage
Dry in the Rain
sheltered
Hollywood Cup
The Hollywood Cup is the small bulging wall to the right of the Hollywood Bowl. The routes are...
6
Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

2 mins

Seepage
sheltered
Parking Wall
Within a minute or two of the parking are a number of short sport climbs on a white wall which is...
5
Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

1 min

sheltered
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  • Latest Comments

    For GIGGLESWICK NORTH

    The Brink
    "Changed from 4b * to VS 4b *, no votes" 18/Nov

    Illywacker
    "Probaby 7c!" 26/May

    Sunset Boulevard
    "Certainly felt worth of 7c to me. Two burly cruxes." 24/May

    Acid Test
    "Direly long reach for the jug below the peg, with next to nothing for your feet...." 22/May

    Sunset Boulevard
    "I reckon if you sit on ledge halfway its 7b+, if you plough on through its 7c." 06/Jun

    Sunset Boulevard
    "So is this route's consensus 7b+? Just wondering as the Northern Limestone and ..." 06/Jun

    Illywacker
    "You slagging off my bolt placements Paul. I did equip it ground-up like the rest..." 20/Apr

    Stunned Mullett
    "A short technical boulder problem really which is easier for the tall. It is pro..." 05/Jun

    Rampage
    "I think the bolts are quite nicely placed. There is nothing random about it" 14/May

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