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Shipley Glen

West Yorkshire, ENGLAND

Climbs 290 – Rocktype Gritstone – Altitude 200m a.s.l – Faces W

Crag features
A low crag only really suitable for bouldering or soloing.

Can be green towards the pub end during winter months.

Area around John Wall is best with a high concentration of clean problems around 4b-6b.

Lots of the problems involve climbing up small holds on numerous breaks, but there is a mix of sit-downs, traverses, slabs, aretes and overhangs.

CD = Cameron Duff 2000

TC = Total Climbing 2008

Access notes
No access problems- park along the top at several small parking bays.
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

Weather forecast

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Guidebooks
Yorkshire Gritstone Bouldering (2008), Yorkshire Gritstone Bouldering (2001), Yorkshire Gritstone (1999)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
 CD BOULDER 1 TC AREA 1 - DOG'S DINNER BUTTRESS  
2CD 1 Problem 1V0 5a 42
3CD 1 Problem 2V0 4b *41
4CD1 Problem 3VB 5a 14
5Dog's DinnerV0 4b **44
6CD 1 Problem 5V0 5b 5
 CD BOULDER 2 TC AREA 2 - CHRISTINE'S HORROR- KESTREL CRACK  
8Sparrow HawkVB 4a 44
9CD 2 Problem 2VB 5a+ 3
10FalconV0 5a+ **40
11Kestrel CrackV0 4c ***71
12FowlerV0+ 5a ***33
13CD 2 Problem 6V1 5c 7
14The Blair WitchV0+ 5a 13
15Voodoo DollV2 5c 11
16Higher TerraVB 4b 11
17Christine's HorrorVB 4b 25
 CD BOULDER 3 TC AREA 3 - LOW BLOCK - THE PRESS  
19CD 3 Problem 1VB 5a 1
20The Pressf4+ 8
21The Press Traversef6B+ 1
22CD 3 Problem 3VB 4b 5
23CD 3 Problem 4VB 4a 10
24CD 3 Problem 5V1 5c *6
 CD BOULDER 4 TC AREA 4 - GOOD EVANS  
26Goshf5+ *2
27CD 4 Problem 1V0 5b 1
28CD 4 Problem 2V3 6a 1
29CD 4 Problem 4V5 6b+ 1
30Wall and RoofV2 5c *10
31HammerV0 4b *29
32LeaperVB 4a *32
33Leaper, SDSf5 6
34Evans AboveV3 6a 16
35Good EvansV2 5c 15
36CD 4 Problem 11V0 5b  
37CD 4 Problem 12V2 5b 1
38CD 4 Problem 13V1 5c  
 CD BOULDER 5 TC AREA 5 - CHARLIE BROWN -WOODSTOCK  
40RerunVB 4b 14
41CD 5 Problem 2V1 5c 1
42LinusVB 4c 18
43WoodstockVB 3a 20
44LucyVB 4c 14
45Snoopyf5 4
46CD 5 Problem 7V1 5b  
47CD 5 Wooden WedgeV0 5a 7
48CD 5 Problem 9V2 5c 2
 CD BOULDER 6 - FOOL'S MIRROR  
50CD 6 Problem 3VB 4c  
51Pick PocketVB 3c 9
52ImageVB 4b 4
53Flute RouteVB 3b *8
54ReflectionVB 4c 4
55Fool's MirrorVB 4a 4
 CD BOULDER 7 TC AREA 6 - SQUARE FACE  
57CD 7 Problem 1f4  
58One Hand One Holdf5+ 1
59Side StepVB 4c 3
60Central RouteVB 4c 7
61Square Facef4+ 2
62Layawayf5+ 6
63CD 7 Problem 7V5 6b  
 CD BOULDER 8 TC AREA 7 - YMC WALL- GLEN ARETE  
65Last Linef4 2
66Revived 45V0 5a 4
67Lancashire HotpotV3 6a 3
68Mike's WallV0 5a 16
69CD 8 Problem 6V4 6a 1
70Fair LadyV1 5c 3
71The Glen AreteVB 4c *70
72YMC WallVB 4c *81
73GroovyVB 4b 51
74Faint HeartV1 5a 36
75Jimmy JumpVB 4c 31
76CD 8 Problem 12VB 4c 15
77Left EdgeV0- 5a 64
78Left Edge SitterV1 5c 3
79The HoleV0 4c 70
80The Hole SitterV1 5c 2
81Chart TopperV0 5a 33
82CD 8 Problem 16V0 5a+ 6
83CD 8 Problem 17VB 4c 8
84Golden OldieVB 4b 93
85Golden Oldie, SDSV1 5c 20
86CD 8 Problem 19VB 5a 9
 CD BOULDER 9 TC AREA 8 - JOHN AREA- GROOVED ARETE  
88StretchV0- 4c 45
89Grooved AreteVB 3c 107
90Reach for the SkyV0- 5a 90
91CD 9 Problem 4V0 5a+ 52
92Kate's HorrorVB 3a 73
93TC 8 Unnamed Traversef6C 4
94StumpVB 4b+ 65
95TC 8b Problem 2f4 21
96GensingVB 3a 84
97JohnVB 4b 100
98CD 9 Problem 10V3 5c+ 8
99The John TraverseV0 5a 14
100John's Footless Traverse - John Area, CD Problem 11V5 6a *2
101TC 8b Wooden WedgeV0- 4b 20
102CD 9 Problem 12V2 5c 5
 CD BOULDER 10 TC AREA 9 - LEAPER ROOF  
104CD 10 Problem1V0- 4c 17
105Jug for a ThugVB 5a *88
106LeaperV0 5b *79
107Leaper LeapV0 5b 2
108Leaper Leap FootlessV1 5b 2
109Leaper Roof, Problem 4V3 6a 7
110Leaper Roof, Problem 5V2 6a 6
111Leaper Roof, Problem 6V2 5c 8
112LemurV1 5b 21
113Leaper Traversef6A **49
114Leaper Footless TraverseV2 5b 1
115Leaper Eliminate Traversef6C 10
 CD BOULDER 11 TC AREAS 10 & 11 - BARBEQUE RIB - LOW ROOF - CRANK  
117CD 11 Problem 1V2 5c 4
118CD 11 Problem 2V2 5c 2
119CD 11 Problem 3V5 6b 2
120CD 11 Problem 4V4 6a+ *9
121CD 11 Problem 4 ExtensionV4 6a 2
122CD 11 Problem 6V5 6a *5
123Low Roof Traversef7B 3
124Chalk WallVB 4a 12
125Hidden Gemf5+ *1
126Squeezed ChimneyVB 4a 13
127Spare RibVB 4b 22
128Barbeque RibVB 4c *11
129StewpotVB 4b 28
130CrankV1 5b 26
131Crank ItV2 5c 16
132Rat Runf6B 6
 CD BOULDER 12 TC AREA 12 DONNER AND BLITZEN- MILLSTONE GRIT  
134CD 12 Problem 1VB 4b 1
135CD 12 Problem 2V3 5b 1
136Bonnie's wallV0- 4c *41
137AdolphV3 5c 20
138CD 12 Problem 6V1 5b 2
139B-Team Traversef6B+ 2
140DonnaV2 5c 43
141Millstone GripV5 6b **13
142Millstone GritV8 6c ***6
143Sleigh RideV3 6a 4
144BlitzenV2 5c *38
145CD 12 Problem 14V3 5c 1
146CD 12 Problem 15VB 4b 2
 CD BOULDER 13 TC AREA 13 - RED WALL  
148CD 13 Problem 1f4+ 2
149NicelyVB 4b 13
150Don't Fall Offf6A 1
151Last Editionf6A 1
152Circuit Breakerf6B 1
153LurcherV0- 5b 20
154LurchV2 5c 48
155Red WallV1 5b 28
156Cracked RibV0- 5a 43
157Flake WallV0- 5a 38
158Open BookVB 4b 26
 Climb nameGradex
159HairlineV1 5b 37
160Hairline SDSV1 5c *9
161Red Wall TraverseV3 5c 4
162ProwV0 5b 54
163CD 13 Problem 15V2 5c 4
164Easy ChimneyVB 2c 12
165Un-Original RouteV0+ 5a 7
166Original RouteVB 3a 12
167Banana FlakeVB 4b *9
 CD B 14 TC AREAS 14 &15 NOSEY PARKER AREA - KENS ARETE - PARKER  
169Funny MoveV1 5b 14
170Ken's AreteV1 5c *11
171Mike's MantleV3 5c *6
172Tree CrackVB 4c 21
173Green WallVB 4c 41
174Green AreteVB 4b 42
175CD 14 Problem 9V2 5c 2
176CD 14 Problem 10V5 6b  
177Honey I shrunk the kids.f7B **5
178Honey I Shrunk The Kids (Stand Start)f6A+ *1
179The Pinchf7B+  
180Why CrackVB 4b 43
181Why Crack Right Hand Variantf6A 1
182Adieu Les PatisseriesV1 5b 9
183SidepullV5 6b 9
184LaybackV1 5b 8
185ParkerV6 6b 35
186Parker SDSV8+ 6c ***11
187Lady PenelopeV8 6c ***2
188Lady Penelope, SDSV9 ***1
189NoseyV0 5b 26
190Nosey, SDSV3 5c+ *6
191Short SideVB 4b 14
192Small Slab L areteVB 4b 29
193Small Slab CentreV0 5a 36
194Small Slab RHVB 4a 23
195CD 14 Problem 25V4 6b 16
196Monkey BusinessV6 6b  
 CD BOULDER 15 TC AREAS 16 & 17 MANSON'S WALL - RED BARON  
198CD 15 Problem 1V6 6b  
199OmoV3 6c *4
200DazV3 6a *54
201Off Stump Wallf4+ 2
202Stump CrackVB 15
203Manson's WallV5 6b ***66
204Phil's WallV7 6b **14
205VimV3 5c 38
206SmearV2 5c 36
207Three Moves WallV0- 4b 22
208Straight CrackVB 4b 10
209UndercrackerV3 5c 4
210By-PassV0+ 5b 8
211AmalgamV0+ 5b 3
212Red BaronV7 6c ***75
213Red Baron RoofV11 7a **2
214Simian Traversef5+ 2
215The GangwayVB 2c 22
216The DobbyV0- 4b 10
 CD BOULDER 16 TC AREA 18 SLOPING/SLOPEY TRAVERSE  
218Slopey Traversef7B+  
219CD 16 Problem 2V3 6b  
 TC AREA 19 LONGY'S TRAVERSE  
221Longy's TraverseV6 6b **3
 CD BOULDER 17 TC AREA 20 - RUPERT BEAR  
223SamVB 4b ***25
224Rupert BearVB 4b *28
225PaddyVB 4b *27
226CD 17 Problem 4V1 5a 4
227CD 17 Problem 5V1 5c 3
228CD 17 Problem 6V0 5c 12
229CD 17 Problem 7VB 4c 15
 CD BOULDER 18 TC AREA 21 WOOD'S WALL- MANSON'S MUST  
231Al's AreteV0- 5b 21
232Vaultf6C+  
233Manson's MustV3 6a ***17
234Wood's CrackVB 3a 7
235RaspberryV0- 5a 19
236Wood's Aretef5+ 4
237Wood's WallV0- 5a 18
238CD 18 Problem 7V3 5c 1
239CD 18 Problem 8V4 6a 2
 CD BOULDER 19 TC AREA 22 - PHANTOM AREA- PHANTOM OF THE OPERA  
241CD 19 Problem 1V3 6a 2
242Phantom of the OperaV3 5c+ **3
243Phantom WallV4 6a **4
244Phantom RibV3 5c 32
245PhantomVB 4b 14
246CD 19 Problem 6f5+ 3
247Phantom CrackVB 4a 7
248CD 19 Problem 8f6A+  
249SaplinkV1 5b 7
 CD BOULDER 20 TC AREA 23 & 24 - KIA-ORA WALL - HAMILL'S HORROR  
251CD 20 Problem 1VB 4c 6
252Green DeathV1 5c 6
253ClopperV3 5c ***3
254Clopper PromenadeV3 5c+ ***1
255Don't BotherV0- 4b 4
256Next AreteVB 5a 10
257Green TraverseV5 5c 7
258Step DownV1 5b 6
259Step UpVB 5a 15
260Old CrackVB 4c 15
261Interstella Overdrivef6A+ 1
262Original RouteVB 4a 12
263Echinococcusf6C+  
264Kia Ora WallVB 5b 16
265Brush Offf6B 3
266Vee Podf4+ *2
267Old PeterV1 5b 5
268Classic RockVB 3b 8
269Glen's MantleVB 4c 15
270Austin's HangoverV1 5b 3
271CD20 Problem 26V1 5b 1
272Autumn Traversef4 3
273Good GollyVB 6a 3
274Jam CrackVB 5a 14
275The NobblerVB 6a 5
 CD B 21 TC A 24 & 25 CHIPPED HOLD - HAMMIL'S HORROR - SCOOP DIR  
277CD 21 Problem 1V2 5c 1
278Nought To FearVB 5a 12
279Fear NoughtV1 5b 40
280Dreadnoughtf6C 2
281Deep ChimneyVB 3a 11
282Pillar RibV1 5b 23
283Pillar RockV1 5b *17
284Scoop AreteVB 4c *20
285Scoop DirectVB 5a *24
286ScoopVB 4a 35
287Paddy's SaunterM 3a 37
288K.C AreteVB 3a 4
289CD 21 Problem 15f3+ 4
 CD B 22 TC A 25,26,27 &28,SCOOP DIR,TIGER WALL -EASY W, GREEN T  
291CD 22 Problem 1V2 5b 4
292CD 22 Problem 3f4+ 4c 4
293PirouetteV0- 5a *59
294Wool ManV1 5a *25
295Flake CrackVB 2c 16
296Tiger WallV2 5b *35
297Shoddy WallVB 4a 21
298Mouse WallV2 5c *22
299Green RibVB 4b 9
300Easy GrooveVB 4b 35
301DiagonalVB 4a 6
302Easy WallVB 4c 38
303CD 22 Problem 15VB 4b 10
304Easy RouteVB 4b 44
305The Green TraverseV6 6b **11
306CD 22 Problem 25VB easy 8
307CD 22 Problem 26VB 4a 8
308CD 22 Problem 27VB 4a 7
309CD 22 Problem 28VB easy 9
 CD BOULDER 23 - BLACK ROOF  
311CD 23 Problem 1V5 6b  
312CD 23 Problem 2V7 6c  
313CD 23 Problem 3V7 6c  
314CD 23 Problem 4V7 6c  
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