Did you know?

Did you know that you can create an account to record, track and share your climbing ascents? Thousands of climbers are already doing this.

Access issues inherited from Harrison's Rocks

Harrison's Rocks is owned by climbers and is managed on their behalf by the British Mountaineering Council with funding from the English Sports Council. Please leave a donation at the car park charity box. If approaching forma the train station, do not trespass the private property to get to zig-zag wall, instead follow the path to the left.

Ethic inherited from Harrison's Rocks

The Sandstone is very soft -- leading is not allowed. Most climbs are top-roped, and ropes should be extended over the edge and set up in a way such as to minimize the wear on the rock. Top-out and down-climb is preferred to lowering. Abseiling is, also, forbidden.

More details: https://www.thebmc.co.uk/southern-sandstone-guidelines https://www.thebmc.co.uk/bmcNews/media/u_content/File/access_conservation/access_publications/Sandstone%20Code%20of%20Practice.pdf

Routes

Add route(s) Add topo Resequence Bulk edit
Grade Route
1
5c Ten Foot Pole Top rope

Start 2m left of Passage Chimney, climb straight up to finish over the bulge 1.5 m left of the chimney.

2
FR 2a Passage Chimney Top rope

The chimney left of the block. Up the outside on well-worn holds.

Or the passage can be chimneyed or grovelled at any point along its length.

3
FB 6A Forester's Wall Direct Top rope
4
FB 6A Indian Summer Top rope
5
FB 5B Forester's Wall Top rope
6
FB 5C Bonanza Top rope
7
FB 6A Sossblitz Top rope
8
UK 6b 6B The Republic / Republic Top rope
9
FB 5C Niblick Direct Start Top rope
10
5b ** The Niblick Top rope

Step off the block, then climb the crack, crack, groove, and off-width crack (in turn, past the various horizontal breaks) to the top.

11
FB 6A Pincenib Top rope
12
FB 5B Pinch Arete Top rope
13
FB 3C Wellington's chimney Top rope
14
FB 3B Wellington's Nose Top rope

The next climbs are hidden in the passage behind the block.

15
5c Hitchcock's Horror Top rope

The first crack inside the passage (on the left wall, facing in).

16
FB 5C Lady Jane Top rope
17
FB 4B Sabre Crack Top rope
18
5b Caroline Top rope
19
5c Pete's Reach Top rope
20
5b Flower Power Jules Top rope

And, back out into the sunlight. Ok, the cloud-light, with gentle rain.

23
FB 6B Wellington Boot Top rope
24
FB 6B Kicks Top rope
25
FB 5B Belts and Braces Top rope
26
FB 3B Jetsam Top rope
27
FB 2B Flotsam Top rope
28
5c Soft Cock Top rope
29
5c Bootless Buzzard Top rope
30
FR 1b Boxing Day Cracker Top rope