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The Cow Rock Climbing 

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Location: 53.917, -1.8029 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Chris Owen, Euan Cameron, Nick Russell, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Nov 18, 2009
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The prominent square cut buttress in the middle of the crag looks impressive from afar, and is both impressive and intimidating close up.

The rock is solid weathered gritstone and hosts some of the best and hardest lines in the country.

Getting There 

From the car park walk up the well worn pass directly to the crag.

Climbing Season

For the Yorkshire area.

Weather station 8.0 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

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Chiseller 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : The Cow
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Rock Climbing Photo: The Cow, Ilkley
The Cow, Ilkley

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By Euan Cameron
From: Mammoth Lakes
Nov 18, 2009
Here is James Pearson working the hardest route at Ilkley, Gerty Berwick 5.14a R/X, (E9, 7a),

By Adam Stackhouse
Nov 20, 2009
Cool video. No tricking your way up that one!

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