North Yorkshire Sandstone.
If Yorkshire is ‘God’s own County’ then climbing on the sandstone of North Yorkshire must be truly
divine. Formed during the Jurassic period, this collection of sandstone remains very exposed to the
elements and has a very unique range of eroded features. The coastline, moorlands and quarries
offer a rich texture of rock in remote locations, often only recently being rediscovered after years of
The North Yorkshire Sandstone range of climbing holds aims to capture the essence of these rock
formations and the variety of shapes that make this area so special. Soft sandstone eroded by the
wind and rain has a well-rounded surface which for such detailed shapes is easy to grip and not
sharp on the tips.