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Name:Cliff Rigg
Hill number:16884
Height:228m / 748ft
Parent (Ma):2832  Gisborough Moor
RHB Section:37: The River Tees to The Wash
County/UA:North Yorkshire (CoU)
Catchment:Tees
Class:Tump (200-299m)
(Tu,2)
Grid ref:NZ 57429 11654
Summit feature:no feature: path beside fence
Drop:33m
Col:195m  NZ577195  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 93
(1:25k) OL26N
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 59 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Easy diversion on the way to Roseberry ToppingColin Crawford17/09/2019
Ran from near captain Cook's Monument, then up Quarry Hill, Nunthorpe & back through Newton under Roseberry.stever23/07/2019
On circular walk via Roseberry Topping and Cook's Monument.PreCambrianLife22/04/2019
February summer's day. Liz, Mam n Jim.gavopeo24/02/2019
Plenty of parking spots on white road off Dikes Lane (minor road to S) leading to Aireyholme Farm. FP all the way - W along wood edge, N along fence, W along open access boundarycarole engel26/12/2018
Parked at picnic sire to the WNW before heading straight up the mostly paved path to Roseberry Topping. Great hill and a shame it has to be paved but I accept that it does. Then headed over to Cliff Rigg before a pleasant walk back through the woods.clivevilla10/09/2018
Easby Moor, Great Ayton, Roseberry Topping and Cliff Rigg in a circuit.Campbell Singer08/08/2018
Over Roseberry Topping for the second and third time this week! This time much colder and wetter. Hail mostly and sleet.Dusty29/11/2017
Parked opposite Quarry House,then up through woods to quarry edge.Grand views on a glorious winter'sday.With Oscar.catman24/11/2017
With Catman.oscarrosie24/11/2017
Route: Great Ayton summer camp site – Easby Moor – Roseberry Topping – Cliff Rigg – Great Ayton – summer camp site. Approx. Stats: 4hrs50, 13km, 378m ascent. Weather: hot & sunny. Notes: took a slightly tortuous route up Easby Moor.millionmts13/07/2017
From Great Ayton station, a round of the four local summitsbardolph08/07/2017
Circular walk from south to great Ayton moor and then on west to Roseberry topping and south to Cliff Rigg and back across east to carvegibagger05/04/2017
walk around quarry working of Doleritecjo12/03/2017
Great views, interesting gorge by summit. Shame about the ugly and arrogant arty-farty installation frame thing.Martin R25/01/2017
Parked on the A173 opposite Quarry House. With Eire, Evan, Sail, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave22/01/2017
Path from Great Aytontrimarc212/01/2017
Summit about precipitous old quarry workings. Bagged as part of Ayton Moor to Nunthorpe walk.mrs_ts727/11/2016
Bagged as part of a walk around the area. An interesting old quarry that doesn't take long to get to from Roseberry toppinghillexplorer02/11/2016
from Great Ayton, with Easby Moor, Great Ayton Moor, and Roseberry (for the 4th time, well why not? it's there)joseph mitchell18/09/2016
3 hr lovely evening circular walk with Darren from Great Ayton starting with this top. Climbed a protruding rock tower (a bit loose) -after D did it first, which projects out over the old quarry,joined to summit ridge by a saddle. Shame this is not the main summit! Archaeological dig on way up uncovering remains of James Cook's boyhood home(possibly).Chris Pearson27/07/2016
with Jarvis the dogCawth27/06/2015
Car park at Great Ayton Station, Cliff Rigg, Roseberry Topping, Great Ayton Moor, Gisborough Moor, Easby Moor. Walk with lots of variety and good paths nearly (see note under Gisborough Moor and Easby Moor) all the way.ijpowell04/06/2015
With Jo, followed moorsman’s route onto Cliff Rigg. Weather; generally sunny, windy, warm, good visibility.amblerbob03/06/2015
Easy parking in a layby opposite Quarry House on the main road to the west. Follow the signposted path across the railway then several good tracks all lead upwards to the summit.moorsman03/04/2015
Easy walk from Rosebery Topping via Aireyholme Farm. There are plenty of paths up onto the summit from the surrounding woods although none are marked on the OS map.philos01/04/2015
From Roseberry Topping.JohnStoneham29/03/2015
Parked in lane to E, tracks through wood. Summit was a surprise, at edge of a quarry with nearby pinnacle, and further W the quarried ridge continues.Aye Jimmy01/06/2014
From W, at dusk. Parked in housing estate, good paths to top. Interesting summit - quarried apparently (whinstone)RHW09/11/2013
Climbed as part of a 10.4 mile walk in the area.meltdiceburg25/07/2013
After Roseberry Topping, circuit of Tumps in areanordicstar11/12/2012
From large car park by minor road at NZ 59231 11002. Great Ayton Moor - Roseberry Topping - Cliff Rigg - Easby Moor.David Gradwell28/10/2010
Sometime in 2009 I think. Geology field tripAGWilliamson01/01/2009
AdyGray06/07/2019
ngthack28/12/2018
johnkaysleftleg07/03/2018
johnkaysleftleg19/11/2017
mcbiydw209/09/2017
mae12/07/2017
Lucky26/02/2017
maknipe26/02/2017
ad-lib25/01/2017
Craig6723/01/2017
softsquare21/01/2017
johnkaysleftleg05/01/2017
amcvey24/12/2016
the_adam10/12/2016
johnkaysleftleg26/11/2016
nicolajane15/11/2016
GaryJones02/10/2016