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Trollers Gill

North Yorkshire, ENGLAND

Climbs 69 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 300m a.s.l – Faces E

Crag features
Trollers Gill is a pleasant crag set in a remote dry valley that is often deserted. The gentle approach walk and convienent cafe add to the attraction of this out-of-the-way venue which has a good set of routes and one "sporty" classic to sort out any over-ambitious 7a leader. The rock is on the whole sound and provides sustained, fingery and technical lines linking short blank walls, slim grooves and small square-cut overhangs. This crag now has many more sport routes in the lower grades. Check the Leeds Wall web site for details

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Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
2All Weather Extra5+ 53
3Cross Breeding6c+ 13
4Never Look Back7a+ 5
5Shaggy Dog Story6c+ 23
6Angelic Upstart7a 29
7Spent Youth7b+ **38
8The Tinderbox7c+ **11
9Smouldering Globules of Lust7c **26
10The Velveteen Rabbit8b **1
11Wabbit and lamb8a+ **1
12Moddey Dhoo8a+ *1
13Angel Heart7c+ *15
14Hoodoo Guru7b **26
15Kick my Habit7c *2
16Angel Dust7a+ **25
17Cold Turkey7b **21
19The Big CrackHVS 5a 7
20The Jack Flap6b 76
21The Jack Flap (The Cinder Toffee Start)6c+ 23
22Sweet Nothing7a+ **10
23Angel Delight7a+ **76
24Haslam7b **54
25The Jim Grin7a ***163
26Barguest7a ***54
27Barguest Direct7a **91
28The White Zone7b *22
30BruteE1 5b 5
31Brute DirectE1 5b 5
32Eau de Lapin6c+ *18
33Yew Can Do6a+ *88
35Dog's Breakfast5 36
36Spectral Hound6c+ 8
37It's a Dogs (After) Life6a 37
38Barking Mad5+ 23
39Korean Canine Kebab6b+ 18
 Climb nameGradex
40Bad to the Bone6c+ 6
41Wild Rover6b+ 9
42Barking up the Wrong Tree5 13
43Jack the Russell6a+ 6
45Dogged Determination7a 2
46Let Sleeping Dogs Lie7a  
47Howling in the Hills7a  
49Puppy Power7a 2
50Roof, Roof!6c+ *2
51A Taste of ArmageddonE2 5a 2
52Red Setter6c 4
53Baby Beaker6c+  
54Heir of the Dog7a+ 2
55Leads United6c+ 9
56Second Edition6c *2
57Trivial PursuitE3 6a 3
58Book UpE3 6a  
59EpilogueE3 5c 2
60Booker Prize6c *23
61Writers' Block6c+ 16
62Book EndsE2 5c 3
63Tough TittyE3 6b  
64Sour GrapesHVS 5a 1
66The Man Who Makes the Sun Cries for RainE1 5c 1
67OverdueHVS 5c  
68PumpkinHVS 5b *1
69Pumpkin Pie5+ *32
70Short Story4+ *31
71Fiction SlabHVS 5a 14
72Mistaken IdentityVS 5a 2
73A Matter of FactVS 4c 1
75Hidden GemE3 5c *1
77Bright and BreezyS 4a 3
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Access notes
The best approach is from the villages of Burnsall and Appletreewick. Drive through Appletreewick and turn right towards Skyreholme and Parcevall Hall. Turn left onto a no through road to Parcevall Hall and park on grass verge on a bend. Take the path signed to ÎGill Headsâ just before the small bridge (the cafe is just across the bridge) and follow this for about 10 minutes, keeping right where the path forks at a dry valley. Continue to the narrow gorge which is often full of dead kamikaze rabbits. The crag is beyond, on the left, where it opens out a little.

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Great climbing especially on the main wall, but the midgys can very persistant if you didn't expect and prepare for them.
Jamie Currie - 01/Aug/13

For som reason I did the F5+ which is one of the easiest sport routes at the crag and maybe on Yorks Limestone. One of the worst routes I have ever done. 1 technical move to get started and then scrambing up loose rock to finish. Very Poor!
iggy - 19/Jun/06

Barguest - I agree the traverse is the best part of the route. Also it is possible to make White Zone almost independent by bouldering the wall to the R of Barguest start and climbing from R end of juggy ledge to the cave, this is 6b.
Ian Cummins - 10/Sep/04