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


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Climb the obvious crack up to the big ledge.

Climb Deadwood crack, then finish the awkward, overhanging, off-width to the top.

Left of Stag, go up the slabby toe, then left a bit into the gully, and pull the wall to the top on the gully side.

From the center of the back wall of the tower, traverse left all the way around to the front, and finish up "The Vice".

This climb is In another passage further along, under a chockstone on the right wall.

Climb the brown bulges just right of (and without using) the chockstone.

If you bridge out to the opposite wall, the grade drop immensely.


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