Climbs 496
Rocktype Gritstone
Altitude 198m a.s.l
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Pippa relaxed on Great Western (HVS 5a), Almscliff, Yorkshire © Jamie Moss

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God's Country

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TC = Total Climbing
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Northern England

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 End Boulder - Field Side 
2Field Mousef4+ 38
3CD 1 - Problem 1aV0 24
4Fledglingf4+ 43
5CD 1 - Problem 2aV0 *25
6Finite Field
-
f3+ 51
7Field Side Traverse (Mindbend)f7B **7
8Field Faref5 *95
9CD 1 - Problem 5 (Sit Start)V4 *16
10The High Stepf5+ 97
11CD 1 Problem 7V5 7
12Swampy Aretef6C+ **18
13CD 1 - Problem 10V0 31
 End Boulder - Slab 
15CD 1 - Problem 11
-
V0 89
16Bungle Traverse
-
f3 129
17Jemimaf3 147
18Hamble's Aretef3+ 144
 End Boulder - Morrell's Wall 
20Short AreteV3 59
21Morrell's Wall Traversef7A *109
22Morrell's CornerV3 *33
23Morrell's Wall Leftf6A 15
24Morrell's Wallf5+ 5c ***567
25Fall Inf6A 38
26End Wallf4 53
27CD 1 Problem 18V7 5
28CD 1 - Problem 19)V0 18
29CD 1 - Problem 20
-
V1 11
30Slopey Traversef7C ***9
 Morrell's wall Eliminates 
 Overhanging Nose - CD 2 
33CD 2 - Problem 1
-
V5 7
34Overhanging Nosef6A *175
35Below the Decksf6C+ *147
36Tumbledownf5 *109
37Slap and Tractionf6A+ *19
38I Am a walrusf6C+ *8
 CD 2 Eliminates 
40CD 2 - Eliminate Problem 5
-
V3 *4
41CD 2 Eliminates Problem 8V9 **1
42CD 2 Eliminates Problem 9V9 1
 West Cave Group 
44Left Rib
-
f5 *30
45CD 3 problem 3 Slippery CornerV0 28
46The Earf4+ **83
47CD 3 - Problem 5
-
V0 17
48Barley Mow
-
E4 6b 20
49Hammill's Rib
-
E4 6b 2
50West Cave Wall
-
S 4a *67
51CD 3 Problem 9V0 6
52The Chimney FlakeVS 5b *39
53The Blunt EdgeE1 5b **11
54The Postman
-
HS 4c **143
55Postman Eliminatef5+ 9
56Crack, Ledge & ScoopV1 32
57Rib Rightf5+ *60
58Pork Chop Slabf5+ 299
59Pork Chop Slab AreteV0 65
60The Almscliff Hornf5+ 3
61Three Swings Traversef5+ 96
 West Cave Eliminates 
63Hanging Ribf6A **128
64Hanging Rib (Sit Start)V4 **84
65Smaller Pocketf6A+ *10
66Hanging WallV2 **83
 The Everest Man Boulder 
68The North Ridge
-
E1 5c 30
69The Hillary StepHVS 5b *49
70The Lhotse Face
-
VS 4c **34
71The South West FaceE2 5c **12
72The South Col
-
HS 4b **31
73The East Facef4 5
 Crutch Girl 
75Crutch Girl Rooff6A 1
76Crutch Girlf3 1
77Crutch Girl Traversef4 1
 Flying Arete Boulder 
79The Right Wingf6B *66
80The Flying Aretef6B 6a **339
81Stallone's Stinking Bangerf6C 7
82CD 5 Problem 7 - Flying Arete SlabV0 52
83CD 5 Problem 8 - Flying Arete Slab EliminateV2 *59
 The Virgin Boulder 
85The LadyE4 6c 3
86The VirginE3 6b *8
87The Virgin Traversef6C ***111
88Virgin Traverse Reversef6C+ 1
89Identity Crisis
-
f8A ** 
90The Real Boom Bapf7A 1
91Cherry Falls
-
f8A+ ***1
92Cherry Falls Right Hand
-
f8A **13
93Crusisf7B **80
94DidicoyV3 *28
95The GypsyE3 6a ***106
96The Gypsy Startf6A 30
97GypusE3 6b 17
98OpusE4 6b **18
99Magnum OpusE5 6b **1
100Mag Dick Connectionf7B+ 1
101Dick Hymen
-
f7C+ **1
102Fisher's StrideVS 5a *35
103Hymen Traversef8A **1
104ChastityE2 5c 24
105The Virgin ClimbS 4a **82
106Central Routef4 46
107Central Route Directf5+ *14
108Thompson's Routef4+ 27
109North Top Cornerf4 75
110North Top Corner - Right Hand SideV0 10
111The Scoop
-
f5+ 15
112North FaceD 46
113Caninef8A *1
114Stretch Armstrongf7C *8
115Sewer Rat Connectionf7B+ 5
116Top Cat Traverse
-
f7B+ **14
 The Big Roof 
118Snappy Rooff5+ *107
119CD 7 Problem 2 Big Roof TraverseV7 *3
120CD 7 Problem 4V3 24
121CD 7 Problem 7 - Hanging ArÍte
-
V2 *43
122CD 7 Problem 8 - Hanging Wall
-
V1 *28
123Extension to UnderhandV5 *16
124Underhandf7B+ **113
125Underhand Extension
-
f7C **47
126Underhand Super Extension
-
f7C+ *4
 The Keel Boulder 
128CD 8 Problem 1 - Undercut ArÍte/Wall
-
V2 15
129C&A Traverse
-
f7A **25
130In Limbof6C 6c *20
131Keel Crackf6B 6b *64
132The Keelf7C ***126
133The Real Keelf7C+ ***4
134The Bulbf7C+ ***9
135Bulbhaul
-
f8B+ ** 
136Keelhaul
-
f8A ***3
137The Real Keelhaul
-
f8A+ ** 
138Frightening Territory
-
V5 * 
139Sloper Patrolf6C 6b ***70
140Burnell's Traverse
-
V5 *1
 Keel - Linkages 
142All Natural
-
f8A ** 
143TC Area 2c Problem 10 C&A Traverse + The Keelf7C **2
144Natural Traversef7C **1
 CD Boulder 9 - Wedge Boulder 
146CD 9 Problem 2 - Short Wall
-
V0 28
147CD 9 Problem 3 - PocketsV0 30
148CD 9 Problem 4 - Sloping Niche
-
V0 34
149Nose Bagf6A 73
150Pebble Frogf5 73
151The Crackf3+ 77
 Ed's Dyno Boulder 
153Charlie Sheenf5 *26
154Ed's Dynof6C+ 57
155Not Ed's DynoV1 61
156Not Ed's Dyno - EliminateV3 15
157Teflon Traversef6C 92
158Right Wall - EliminateV5 8
159Scufff5+ 58
 Low Man - Left 
161Groove Onf3 146
162Hop Scotchf3 129
163Strollf3 130
164Well Wornf3 131
165Toe Pokef4+ 111
166CD 11 Problem 6V0 34
167CD 11 Problem 7VB 41
168Pond Lifef4 78
169Safe AsS 4a *55
170Envy of AngelsE3 5c 11
171CD 11 Problem 9VB 26
172CD 11 Problem 10VB 14
173Angelic UpstartHVS 5b 32
174Pram Pusher's ParadiseVS 5a **160
175A Step in the Right DirectionHVS 5b 15
176V Chimney and TraverseHVD *310
177V Chimney DirectVS 5a 83
178Up PeriscopeE1 5b 23
179Depth ChargerHVS 5b 30
180TridentE2 5c 4
181TorpedoE2 5c 23
 Matterhorn Boulder 
183CD 12 Problem 1
-
VB 19
184CD 12 Problem 4VB 17
185Matterhorn Ridge RHSf4+ 77
186Matterhorn Ridgef5 *559
187Matterhorn Ridge SDSf7B+ **12
188Matterhorn Ridge LH startf7A *27
189Fractal
-
f7B **5
190Short & Tricky Wall
-
f6A 72
191CD 12 Problem 11
-
V2 1
 Low Man - Centre 
193Pigott's StrideVS 4c *197
194Chiasmata
-
f8A  
195V CrackHVS 6a 99
196V Crack VariationHVS 5b 19
197Spirit LevelE2 5b 7
198Square Chimney & Whisky CrackVS 4b **916
199Square ChimneyMVS 4b 175
200Whisky CrackHS 4b 173
201Whisky WallE3 5b *112
202Whisky Wall DirectE4 6a 17
203Wharfedale WallE5 6c  
204Fluted CrackS 4b *523
205Fluted ColumnsHVD 3c ***2109
206Fluted RibHVS 5b 8
207Pinnacle Flake ClimbS 4a *1053
208Pinnacle Flake Climb Direct StartVS 5a 55
209Pinnacle DirectS 4a *342
210Low Man Easy WayD **1431
211Stew PotHVD *1171
212Rough CrackVD *446
213Stewpot and Rough CrackHVD 103
214Something's CookingE2 6a 7
215Yorkshire PuddingE2 5c 37
216Roast BeefE2 6a 18
217Kiernan's Traverse and Rough CrackS 4a 320
218The Low Man GirdleS 4a 77
 MK Wall 
220CD 13 Problem 3VB 27
221CD 13 Problem 4VB 38
222CD 13 Problem 5VB 43
223Short Arsef6A+ *50
224MK Wall Area Problem 7V3 11
225Puncture Repairf3 50
226Cracking Yarnf4 33
227Pistol Whipf7B **12
228Making Shapesf7C+ *** 
229MK Originalf5 77
 The Wall Boulder 
231Bit of a Jerkf7B *4
232Que Fastidiof6A+ **84
 The Pinnacle 
234CD 16 Problem 1V0 32
235Pick Pocketf3+ 89
236Leveragef4+ 74
237Askancef4+ 62
238JP's Problemf6A 46
239Worn Downf3 81
240CD 16 - Problem 7V0 24
241CD 16 - Problem 9V0 *11
242The Long Slabf5+ 30
 The Egg Boulder 
244Streaky's Traverse
-
f7B+ ***11
245Egg Rollf6B ***16
246CD 15 - Problem 2V0 34
247CD 15 - Problem 3V5 8
248Buffy Wants Daddyf7B *7
249Matt Meets Buffyf7C *1
250Matt's Rooff7B+ **14
251CD 15 Problem 5 The Descent Route
-
V6 *2
252CD 15 problem 6 - The Descent Route ProperV5 6
253Cuticulaf6C 6
254Pipping Aretef6C+ **37
255Silver Troutf7B *31
256Silver Trout (With Block)f6C 40
257CD 15 - Problem 10V3 **7
 Eggy Face Eliminates 
 South Cave Area 
260Steve's Wallf7A+ *43
261CD 17 - Problem 2
-
V0 *14
262Patta's Aretef7A **95
263Patta's DynoV6 *6
264Southern Shufflef4 28
265CD 17 - Problem 5V5 *6
266Backhander
-
f6A ***99
267CD 17 - Problem 7V4 8
268South Cave Traversef7A+ *28
269South Cave Traverse - low eliminatef7B 6
270CD 17 - Problem 9V0 5
271Tetrapak Crackf5 41
272CD 17, Problem 12f6A *6
 High Man 
274The Full Traverse of High ManE2 5c ***2
 North Gully 
276The Final FinaleHVD 5a 7
277Green Gully RibVS 4c 9
278Green Gully WallHVS 5a *6
279Green Wall
-
S 4b 12
280Corner CrackS 4a 13
281Lichen Wall
-
S 11
282Green Gully Left AreteS 4a 5
283Tudor Rose
-
HS 4b 4
284Lovat StridesS 4a *7
 North West Face 
286Fisher's TraverseHS 4b *25
287Twelfth NightE2 5c *6
288The True Two Ton SardineE3 6a 1
289All Our YesterdaysE5 6a **1
290Exit Stage LeftE4 6b 1
291Penny PipE4 6a  
292Finale SlabHVS 5b *50
293EncoreE2 5c *16
294First NightE2 6a 9
295Cup and SaucerVD *243
 Teaspoon Variation Bouldering 
297CD 26 - Problem 1VB 11
298CD 26 - Problem 2VB 10
299CD 26 - Problem 3V1 7
300CD 26 - Problem 5V0 6
301Teaspoon Variation Leftf7B+ **10
302Teaspoon Variation TraverseV5 **1
303Teaspoon Variationf6A *80
304CD 26 Problem 9 - Teaspoon Variation 2.V2 18
305Gray's Wallf6B 6a *18
306Why ClimbE3 6a 6
307Z ClimbVS 4c **344
308North West GirdleE1 5b ***93
309Microscopic WallE3 6b *3
310Z Climb EliminateE1 5b ***389
311Central EliminateE1 5b *20
312Central ClimbVS 4c ***831
313WASCE3 6a 24
314Overhanging GrooveHVS 5a ***826
315Toad's NoseE4 6b 1
316The Dark Side of Chif7B+ 2
317The Little GreenyV6 **18
318CD Boulder 26 problem 15V5 ***1
319Fungus the BogeymanE4 6a 8
320The Big GreenyE3 5c **153
321Ginger Whinger
-
E6 7a *** 
322Frankland's Green CrackVS 4c ***415
323Eastern ExitVS 5a 4
324Merlin
-
E3 5c 3
325Parson's ChimneyHS 4b ***363
326Fat Man's Misery
-
HS 4b 44
327Al Says 6a
-
E4 6b *3
328Pulpit CornerE1 5b *66
329The Easy WayM 55
 North Boulder 
331CD 27 Problem 1VB 17
332CD 27 Problem 2f2 19
333Chipped Slabf2 41
334CD 27 Problem 4V3 5
335Out of Pocketf5 60
336CD 27, Problem 6V0 13
337CD 27, Problem 7V0 10
338Northern Shufflef7A 6
339Sunny Scoopf5 26
340Knee Biterf5+ 19
341Stubby Aretef5 17
342Shadow Facef4 17
343CD 27, Problem 13V0 6
344CD 27, Problem 14VB 13
345CD 27, Problem 15VB 9
346CD 27, Problem 16V2 3
347CD 27, Problem 17V3 3
348CD 27, Problem 18V0 4
 Wall of Horrors Bouldering 
350Cassock Slapf6A+ *21
351Crinkle Cutf5 10
352Wall of Horrors Traversef6C+ *28
353The Horrorf7A+ **21
354CD 25 Problem 6 - Wall of Horrors Startf6A 6a *141
355CD 25 Problem 7 - SpangledV5 6
356CD 25 Problem 8V3 30
357CD 25 Problem 9.V1 *51
358CD 25 Problem 10 - The Niche TraverseV7 8
359Long ChimneyHVD **262
360The Wall of HorrorsE3 6a ***150
361Horror of WallsE4 6b 2
362All QuietE4 6a **9
363Gone WestE5 6b **1
364All Quiet/Western FrontE4 6a ***4
365Every Man Has His Niche
-
E4 6b 2
366The Ems Telegram
-
E5 6b **6
367Leaf ClimbHVD 4a 33
368Western FrontE3 5c ***212
369Great WesternHVS 5a ***1017
370The Five Star Finish
-
HVS 5a ***244
371No Man's Land
-
E2 5b *24
372Over the Top
-
E4 6a 9
373Grand IllusionE4 5c **63
374Megadoom
-
E5 6b *1
375Impending Doom
-
E4 6a *6
 CD Boulder 28 
 CD Boulder 29 
378CD 29 P 5, TC Area 9a Problem 2f7B ***3
379CD 29 P3V2 1
380CD 29 P4V3 1
381CD 29 P6V1 1
 Heart Shaped Slab 
 The West Face 
384Crack of DoomVS 4c **414
385Retribution Rib DirectE5 5c *16
386Retribution Rib
-
E2 5b 8
387West ChimneyM *137
388West Chimney VariationD 21
389West Chimney RibHVS 5b 7
390West Chimney Rib (LH variation)VS 4c 10
 Syrett's Roof Bouldering 
392Jess's Rooff7C **33
393Jess's Roof LHf7C+ **1
394Brown's Rooff7A+ **1
395The NoseVS 4c *244
396The Nose DirectHVS 5b 113
397Syrett's Rooff6C+ *202
398CD 24 Problem 1V4 7
399The Zig ZagHS 4c *344
400Zig Zag DirectVS 4c *478
401Bancroft's Roof
-
E2 6b 75
402Bancroft's Roof Startf6B 7
403The GoblinHS 4b *266
404OrchristE5 6b *12
 Goblin's Roof Bouldering 
406CD 23 Problem 1.V0 8
407Si's Aretef7A 6b **127
408CD 23 Problem 4V6 8
409Boulder 23 problem 10V6 *4
 The Rift 
411Hobgoblin
-
E2 5c 15
412ClematisE2 5c *87
413The Nelly Moser FinishE3 6a 4
414OublietteE2 6a *23
415Daisy Chain
-
E3 6b 2
416Tight ChimneyM *117
417Tight Chimney (outside)HS 4b 6
418Constipation CrackVS 5a 31
419Rift CrackVS 4c *49
420Yorkshire RelishVS 4c 6
421Road to EmmausE1 5c *1
 The Rift Bouldering 
423CD 22 Problem 1.V0 6
424CD 22 Problem 4V1 3
425The Rift Traverse
-
f5+ *15
 SOUTH WEST FACE 
 Demon Wall SW Face Bouldering 
428CD 21 - Problem 1
-
V1 16
429Honey Comb
-
f5+ *83
430CD 21 - Problem 4f4+ 22
431Jam Potf5+ 5c *54
432Dots and Dabsf6C *16
433Classic Traversef4+ *49
434CD 21 problem 14 - Birds Nest WallV3 3
435CD 21 - Problem 15V2 5
436CD 21 - Problem 16V0 4
437The PotholeVD *215
438Pothole DirectVS 5b *457
439High Level TraverseVS 4c *42
440The Traditional ClimbVS 4c **1053
441Traditional EliminateHVS 6a *39
442Forgotten WallE5 6c *22
443Forgotten Startf6A **1
444Bird's Nest CrackHS 4b **1620
445Bird's Nest VariationVS 4c **226
446Bird's Nest SoupE1 5b *22
447Thompson's TraverseHVS 5b *27
448Demon WallHVS 5a ***728
 Demon Wall Roof Bouldering 
450Stu's Roof Left Handf7B+ *25
451Stu's Roof Standing Startf7A *49
452Stu's Rooff7C+ **14
453Stu's LH - DWR LHf8A 1
454Bruno's rooff8A *1
455Demon Wall Roof Left-Handf7C ***10
456Demon Wall Rooff7A+ ***336
457Demon Wall Roof Footlessf8A *1
458CD Demon Wall Roof, Problem 6V4 4
459Demon Wall Roof Ear Variationf7B+ 17
460Demon Roof EliminateV8 *5
461Demonistf8A **1
462Dialetics
-
f8A 4
463Dolphin Belly Slapf7A 6c *458
464Dolphin belly slap side pull eliminatef7A+ 1
465Hot Dog Fromagef7C+ *24
466Hot Dog Fromage (Heel Variation)f7B+ 1
467Exorcist into DWR
-
f7C *5
468Exorcist - shortf8A **2
469Exorcist - Longf8A **1
470DolphinianE1 5b *154
471Dolphinian StartV1 *27
472Three Chockstones ChimneyM *253
473John's Skatty CaveM *2
474Crack and WallHS 4b *359
475AcetabulumE1 5c 54
476Crack and Wall TraverseHVD *24
477Rectum RiftE3 6b *10
478Right CheekyE7 6c * 
 Crucifix Bouldering 
480The Crucifix "Warm Up" Traversef6A+ **146
481The Dry Stone Traverse
-
V3 *12
482The Crucifix Traversef7A 203
483Crucifix Eliminate Traverse - Pebble WallV7 *11
484The Crucifixf5 5c **508
485CD 20 Problem 5 The Crucifix - Sit Down StartV4 52
486Crucifix Wall Eliminate
-
V6 *23
487The Crucifix Arete
-
f6A+ *275
488Crucifix Arete Eliminatef7A **23
489Pebble Wallf6C 6b ***301
490Pebble Wall Sit Startf7A 18
491Pebble Wall Variationf7A+ ***16
 Under the Crucifix - Eliminates 
493Tony's Problemf6C **1
494Under the Crucifix Problem 2
-
V6 25
495Under the Crucifix Problem 3V7 8
496Under the Crucifix Problem 6V8 3
497Under the Crucifix Problem 11V7 2
498Central CrackHS 4b *281
499Jacob's LadderHVS 5b *171
500Jacob's Ladder Startf5 *47
501Stomach TraverseVS 4c *262
502The Ladderf5+ *17
503Fence ButtressVS 5b 100
 SOUTH FACE 
505Shuffle CrackE1 5c *84
506China SyndromeE5 7a *3
507South Chimney LaybackS 4c *252
508Yellow Peril
-
E4 6a *2
509Yellow WallE2 5c *14
 Black Wall Bouldering 
511Off the Wall
-
f5+ *15
512Dreamlandf7A+ **65
513CD 18 Problem 4VB 28
514The Wallf5 5b *68
515The Slabf5+ 5c *55
516The Nose
-
f5+ 38
517The Nose RHf6A+ 6
518CD 18 Problem 8V3 21
519CD 18 Problem 19V1 14
520South ChimneyVD 4a 177
521South Face Climb
-
MVS 4b *102
522South Wall TraverseVS 4c **222
523South Wall Direct
-
E1 5b 23
524Kitson Did It First
-
E3 6b 9
525Birdlime TraverseE1 5b ***258
526'Arries 'OokE4 6a **50
527'Arries 'ook direct start
-
f7A+ *20
528Black wall dyno
-
V7 *11
529Blackhead
-
E4 6c 3
530Blackhead Startf7B 2
531Black Wall EliminateE2 5c ***448
532Black Wall Eliminate Direct, Direct Eliminate.E1 5c **6
533Blackpool Promenade
-
E1 5b *41
534Black WallVS 5a *484
535Black Wall DirectHVS 5b 36
536Black Wall traversef7A 10
 Shothole Arete 
538CD 19, Problem 1.VB 14
539CD 19, Problem 2.VB 16
540CD 19, Problem 3.V0 11
541CD 19, Problem 4.VB 17
542CD 19, Problem 5.V0 11
543CD 19, Problem 6.V2 5
 Un-checked Climbs 
545Crucifix Reverse Traverse into Arete Eliminatef7A+ ** 

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