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Becca Banks CragWest Yorkshire, ENGLAND
Climbs 20 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 50m a.s.l – Faces SW
Zola - start 2m right of square corner below peg at half height and go straight up (E1 5c) - crux passing the peg; friends protect above.
The Brown Spider - the big corner with poor thread at half height. Bridging starts to the thread then trending rightwards to the top (HVS 5a).
Bugged Out - the right arete of the main face, undercut start leads upto peg, then traverse righwards under the overhang to exit at the L end of this (VS 4c)
The Bard of Barking - traverse starting at bulge 3 metres right of 'the hole' and below/left of tree with sling. Up to tree passing peg then traverse right at the highest practical level, passing 2 pegs at the crux overhanging wall. Belay at pegs on arete. 2nd pitch continues round the wall and corner past 2 further pegs to finish at the furthest arete, peg belay. Scramble off. A major expedition for this crag! (VS 5b, 4c)
Sukie's Route - The flake line above the pedestal where the overhanging buttress ends. Up flake from the pedestal to worrying finish up mud slope! (HS 4a)
Green Wall - the obvious green coloured wall 3/4 along the crag from entry. Clibs direct up the wall and finishing at tree (crumbly. Peg runner. (VS 4c)
and many many more besides.... [David Gluck]
Climbs at this crag
No access problems. Park in village not on Becca Lane. Up Becca Lane (opposite Arabian Horse) to woods where a path is followed to the crag - 5 minutes.
(I went there the other day and the landowner came and payed us a "nice" little visit said if we fell he would get sued and kicked us off the crag!)
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