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CANCELLED Yorkshire Dales 2020
From Saturday 22 August 2020
To Sunday 23 August 2020
Contact Malcolm Townsley
Saturday 22 August 2020

Unfortunately this meet has been cancelled

This meet will be based in the Yorkshire Dales National Park at the Crag Hill Farm, Horton-in-Ribblesdale, Settle, North Yorkshire, BD24 0HW. The campsite has a fairly central location for the southern part of the park and adjacent areas. This will allow access to the western edges of Yorkshire Grit (around Skipton) and also a lot of very good limestone crags. There has been a lot of recent bolting by local activists on the limestone, giving lots of friendly quality lines in the F4s, F5s, F6s and F7s at crags such as Giggleswick, Stoney Banks, Robin Proctors, and Langcliffe. It is also centrally located for access to the classic major limestone venues at Malham, Gordale and Kilnsey, as well as grit and limestone trad at crags such as Attermire, Rylestone, Crookrise, Earl Crag and Widdop. The Rockfax Northern Limestone and Yorkshire Gritstone Volume 2 guides cover a lot of the crags and information will also be available on some of the newer limestone stuff. There are also options for walking, visiting show caves and excellent mountain biking if the weather is poor. 

The meet will be joint with the CC.

Crag Hill Farm site is nicely situated, basic and fairly quiet. It can accommodate tents and small campervans such as VW campervan or transit van in dry weather. The rate is £5.00 per night per person. You will need your own transport to shop or get around the area. Please contact the meet leader Malcolm Townsley (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) rather than the campsite in the first instance if you are interested in the meet.

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