Coombes Edge

Climbs 29 – Rocktype Gritstone – Altitude 400m a.s.l – Faces NW

Crag features
Sections of good rock, with bad top-outs, take great care at the top. Fence post belay for most routes. Often green, so best to climb there after a while of dry weather. It is mainly routes, although there is some bouldering to be had on the blocks below the main crag, and in the small quarry at the far northern end of the crag.

Access notes
Park in the layby at the summit of 'Monks road' and walk down the road approx 25m, through a stile, the edge should now be visible, follow the fence round the top of the edge.

Apparently the farmer isnt to keen on climbers, and there are rumours he has slashed tyres before. However, in the (week) day i was there last, nobody bothered us.

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGrade
1The Psychotic Cow FarmerVS 4c **3
2Powdered PenguinE1 5a *2
3Portside Arete *V0 4c 4
4Cave Route Left *VB 5a 4
5Starboard Arete *VB 4a 5
6Broken Arete *MS 4a 2
7Windjammer *S 4b 4
8Hidden Wall *HS 4c 4
9Private Parade *VS 5b 4
10Easy *S 4a 4
11Green Corner *S 4b 2
12Pocket Wall *VD 2
13Green Wall *V0+ 5b 3
14Cave route right *VB 5a 1
15Naughty-cal Crack *VB 4a 1
16Poop deck mantle *V0 5a 1
17The Rigging *VB 4c 1
18Audacity *VS 5a *1
19D for Danger *HVS 5a *2
20Flakeless *E1 5c 1
21Let's be blunt *S 4a 3
22The Whole Thing *VS 5a 1
23Wind and Piss *HVS 5a 1
24Eccles Cake Wall *VS 5b 2
25Footloose *VS 5b 1
26Fruit Slice Wall *HVS 5b 1
27Footless *HVS 5b 1
28The Niche *HS 4c 2
29Coombes Roof *HVS 5c *1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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These details were last updated on 29/Sep/2014

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