The Scoop near Hell Wall

The Scoop is a short 5C and is technical and based on friction. Climb to the scoop and get yourfett matched on the obvious footholds at mid height.Using a small reverse thumb flake to maintain balance step you right foot on the right of the footholds and you can then reach the good hold out right.   Use the hidden […]

Elementary right of Far Left

Elementary right of Far Left

Elementary, 5C, on Southern Sandstone at Harrisons Rocks. The twin offset cracks of Elementary are a good challenge and most of the jamming is to rest. Climb the first left hand crack to the top and layaway from the top to traverse to the crack to the right.Use the jam to rest and both hand jams to attain the main […]

The Far Left on Unclimbed Wall

The Far Left on Unclimbed Wall

Far Left, 5C**, on the far left of Unclimbed Wall at the end of Harrisons Rocks. Far Left is the line of vertical pinches set on ledges to the left of Unclimbed Wall and right of Baskerville and Hell Wall.A good useful 5C **. Start to the left of the twin vertical cracks of Elementary and left of My Dear […]

Little Sagittarius the Third of Three.

Little Sagittarius the Third of Three.

Little Sagittarius, 5c **, Harrisons Rocks, Groombridge, Tunbridge Wells Again very similar to Toxophilite in the crux is at the top and the main move is the gain access to the main mid height ledge although there is  a little bit more technical stuff in the middle section. Walk along the ledge the same as with the previous two routes […]

Toxophilite to the right of Quiver

Toxophilite to the right of Quiver

Toxophilite, 5C **, Archers Wall, Harrisons Rocks, Groombridge, Tunbridge Wells Very similar to Quiver but with the crux at the top not at the beginning.   Climb from the main ledge on the good laybacking edge to the top of the dge on good strong holds.     The best way to do the next bit is to grab the […]

Quiver on the Archers Wall

Quiver on the Archers Wall

Quiver, 5C **, Archers Wall, Harrisons Rocks, Birchden Wood, Groombridge, Tunbridge wells Use the damp foothold at the base to reach the line of pinches ,and use these to bridge to the right on the sloper so you can gain as much height as possible before trying to layback the edge above.   Try to get your right foot back […]

Jamming on Slim Finger Crack

Jamming on Slim Finger Crack

Slim Finger Crack, 5C. A classic thin jamming crack on the Archer Wall Buttress, Harrisons Rocks. Start up the obvious footholds in the face in front of you to the base of the crack.   Step into the crack and gain the first lower jam and a tenuous high jam.remember to keep these until you can achieve the high right […]

The original route of Diversion

The original route of Diversion

Diversion, Isolated Buttress, 5C **. A great route to work on if you have not done it before as it is unusual. Climb through to the first main brake right of the crack of Edwards Effort,using the small horizontal hold on the left at mid height. Reach the break on major holds and traverse to the right until you can […]

Wailing Wall on Isolated Buttress

Wailing Wall on Isolated Buttress

On the East Face of Isolated Buttress is the central crack of Wailing Wall 5C *** One of the best climbs at Harrisons Rocks and should definitely be on anyone’s to do list on a visit  to the rocks. The holds are crisp and clean and the moves good and technical.Giving an overall great classic. Pull up to reach the […]

Damp day on The Niblick, Wellington Block

Damp day on The Niblick, Wellington Block

The Niblick The 3 star classic  Southern Sandstone face climb at grade, 5B, on the Wellington Block and probably one of the finest climbs at Harrisons Rocks. It is usually dry but like all sandstone can be damp early in the year after a prolonged wet period or a cold or dull winter like we had this year,but i have […]

Edwards Effort, Isolated Buttress

Edwards Effort, Isolated Buttress

Edwards Effort, 6A, One of the easist at Harrisons Rocks The left hand crack on the south face.To the right of Isolated Buttress Climb and the left of Diversion and Birchden Wall. Bridge out the first section using the obvious hand jam if necessary and the crucial  hand hold to the right on the face once you reach the top […]

Panther Wall,Sliding Corner

Panther Wall,Sliding Corner

Panther Wall, 6A, Sliding Corner, Luncheon Shelf Area, Harrisons Rocks. Is a short wall to the left of Luncheon Shelf and a typical Harrisons Rocks short wall, you would pass it on your way in along the lower path.It is featured with a prominent large hold center wall lower and a under-cling at mid height. Although a short climb it […]

Casement Wall and Pelmet, Bow Window Area

Casement Wall and Pelmet, Bow Window Area

Casement Wall, 5C and Pelmet, 5B, Bow Window Buttress, Harrisons Rocks This video contain content that climbs both Casement Wall and Pelmet at Harrisons Rocks, Birchden Wood, Groombridge, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent.Also near to London and sometimes known as East Sussex. Note:-that usually you would dyno the center section of Pelmet to the next ledge using the large undercut in […]

Finger Stain, Bow Window Area

Finger Stain, Bow Window Area

Finger Stain, 5C, Bow Window Area, Harrisons Rocks A short and intense route. View the videos on YouTube at: First ascent of Finger Stain, Harrisons Rocks  and Second ascent of Finger Stain, Harrisons Rocks A short and nice climb between Luncheon Shelf and Bow Window on the Bow Window Area, which is to the right of Luncheon Shelf.       […]

Bulging Wall at Unclimbed Wall Area

Bulging Wall at Unclimbed Wall Area

Bulging Wall /Zig Nose, 5C, on the Unclimbed Wall Area at Harrisons Rocks. Start directly below the bulge and go straight to the ledge with a long reach to the better than expected flakes above. Stand and use the good  holds to the left and right to gain standing on the flake used previously. Lean off the top hold for […]