Climbs 499
Rocktype Gritstone
Altitude 198m a.s.l
Faces all

Pippa relaxed on Great Western (HVS 5a), Almscliff, Yorkshire © Jamie Moss

Crag features

God's Country

CD = Cameron Duff
TC = Total Climbing
Everything else is updated as per YMC 2012 Guide

You might need to adjust the details in any photo's you have posted for routes with a name change (Bouldering)

Guidebooks

Northern England

The book is a selected route and crag guide although it still manages to pack over 2350 routes between its covers, spread across 44 crags. The main focus is on routes of all grades from Moderate to E9, but the best bouldering is also described.
More info
There are no comments from visitors to this crag.
Login as Existing User to add your comments

Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 End Boulder - Field Side 
2Field Mousef4+ 43
3CD 1 - Problem 1aV0 24
4Fledglingf4+ 49
5CD 1 - Problem 2aV0 *25
6Finite Field
-
f3+ 52
7Field Side Traverse (Mindbend)f7B **7
8Field Faref5 *100
9CD 1 - Problem 5 (Sit Start)V4 *16
10The High Stepf5+ 98
11CD 1 Problem 7V5 7
12Swampy Aretef6C+ **18
13CD 1 - Problem 10V0 31
 End Boulder - Slab 
15CD 1 - Problem 11
-
V0 93
16Bungle Traverse
-
f3 140
17Jemimaf3 159
18Hamble's Aretef3+ 156
 End Boulder - Morrell's Wall 
20Short AreteV3 62
21Morrell's Wall Traversef7A *124
22Morrell's CornerV3 *37
23Morrell's Wall Leftf6A 18
24Morrell's Wallf5+ 5c ***593
25Fall Inf6A 41
26End Wallf4 55
27CD 1 Problem 18V7 5
28CD 1 - Problem 19)V0 18
29CD 1 - Problem 20
-
V1 11
30Slopey Traversef7C ***10
 Morrell's wall Eliminates 
 Overhanging Nose - CD 2 
33CD 2 - Problem 1
-
V5 7
34Overhanging Nosef6A *187
35Below the Decksf6C+ *154
36Tumbledownf5 *117
37Slap and Tractionf6A+ *26
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 *35
45CD 3 problem 3 Slippery CornerV0 31
46The Earf4+ **90
47CD 3 - Problem 5
-
V0 19
48Barley Mow
-
E4 6b 19
49Hammill's Rib
-
E4 6b 2
50West Cave Wall
-
S 4a *68
51CD 3 Problem 9V0 6
52The Chimney FlakeVS 5b *41
53The Blunt EdgeE1 5b **13
54The Postman
-
HS 4c **157
55Postman Eliminatef5+ 12
56Crack, Ledge & ScoopV1 35
57Rib Rightf5+ *66
58Pork Chop Slabf5+ 332
59Pork Chop Slab AreteV0 76
60The Almscliff Hornf5+ 5
61Three Swings Traversef5+ 103
 West Cave Eliminates 
63Hanging Ribf6A **131
64Hanging Rib (Sit Start)V4 **90
65Smaller Pocketf6A+ *14
66Hanging WallV2 **87
 The Everest Man Boulder 
68The North Ridge
-
E1 5c 30
69The Hillary StepHVS 5b *52
70The Lhotse Face
-
VS 4c **35
71The South West FaceE2 5c **14
72The South Col
-
HS 4b **32
73The East Facef4 7
 Crutch Girl 
75Crutch Girl Rooff6A 2
76Crutch Girlf3 2
77Crutch Girl Traversef4 2
 Flying Arete Boulder 
79The Right Wingf6B *69
80The Flying Aretef6B 6a **351
81Stallone's Stinking Bangerf6C 9
82CD 5 Problem 7 - Flying Arete SlabV0 52
83CD 5 Problem 8 - Flying Arete Slab EliminateV2 *63
 The Virgin Boulder 
85The LadyE4 6c 3
86The VirginE3 6b *9
87The Virgin Traversef6C ***101
88Virgin Traverse Reversef6C+ 1
89Identity Crisis
-
f8A ** 
90The Real Boom Bapf7A 1
91Cherry Falls
-
f8A+ ***1
92Cherry Falls Right Hand
-
f8A **13
93Crusisf7B **85
94DidicoyV3 *29
95The GypsyE3 6a ***109
96The Gypsy Startf6A 31
97GypusE3 6b 18
98OpusE4 6b **16
99Magnum OpusE5 6b **1
100Mag Dick Connectionf7B+ 1
101Dick Hymen
-
f7C+ **1
102Fisher's StrideVS 5a *36
103Hymen Traversef8A **1
104ChastityE2 5c 24
105The Virgin ClimbS 4a **87
106Central Routef4 48
107Central Route Directf5+ *16
108Thompson's Routef4+ 29
109North Top Cornerf4 81
110North Top Corner - Right Hand SideV0 10
111The Scoop
-
f5+ 16
112North FaceD 48
113Caninef8A *1
114Stretch Armstrongf7C *9
115Sewer Rat Connectionf7B+ 4
116Top Cat Traverse
-
f7B+ **13
 The Big Roof 
118Off campus
-
f5 **4
119Snappy Rooff5+ *117
120CD 7 Problem 2 Big Roof TraverseV7 *3
121CD 7 Problem 4V3 24
122CD 7 Problem 7 - Hanging ArÍte
-
V2 *46
123CD 7 Problem 8 - Hanging Wall
-
V1 *30
124Extension to UnderhandV5 *18
125Underhandf7B+ **100
126Underhand Extension
-
f7C **51
127Underhand Super Extension
-
f7C+ *3
 The Keel Boulder 
129CD 8 Problem 1 - Undercut ArÍte/Wall
-
V2 16
130C&A Traverse
-
f7A **29
131In Limbof6C 6c *16
132Keel Crackf6B 6b *71
133The Keelf7C ***130
134The Real Keelf7C+ ***4
135The Bulbf7C+ ***9
136Bulbhaul
-
f8B+ ** 
137Keelhaul
-
f8A ***3
138The Real Keelhaul
-
f8A+ ** 
139Frightening Territory
-
V5 * 
140Sloper Patrolf6C 6b ***67
141Burnell's Traverse
-
V5 *1
 Keel - Linkages 
143All Natural
-
f8A ** 
144TC Area 2c Problem 10 C&A Traverse + The Keelf7C **2
145Natural Traversef7C **1
 CD Boulder 9 - Wedge Boulder 
147CD 9 Problem 2 - Short Wall
-
V0 30
148CD 9 Problem 3 - PocketsV0 32
149CD 9 Problem 4 - Sloping Niche
-
V0 37
150Nose Bagf6A 76
151Pebble Frogf5 77
152The Crackf3+ 82
 Ed's Dyno Boulder 
154Charlie Sheenf5 *38
155Ed's Dynof6C+ 59
156Not Ed's DynoV1 66
157Not Ed's Dyno - EliminateV3 17
158Teflon Traversef6C 99
159Right Wall - EliminateV5 8
160Scufff5+ 69
 Low Man - Left 
162Groove Onf3 163
163Hop Scotchf3 143
164Strollf3 143
165Well Wornf3 145
166Toe Pokef4+ 125
167CD 11 Problem 6V0 35
168CD 11 Problem 7VB 42
169Pond Lifef4 85
170Safe AsS 4a *62
171Envy of AngelsE3 5c 12
172CD 11 Problem 9VB 28
173CD 11 Problem 10VB 15
174Angelic UpstartHVS 5b 33
175Pram Pusher's ParadiseVS 5a **175
176A Step in the Right DirectionHVS 5b 15
177V Chimney and TraverseHVD *332
178V Chimney DirectVS 5a 83
179Up PeriscopeE1 5b 23
180Depth ChargerHVS 5b 30
181TridentE2 5c 4
182TorpedoE2 5c 23
 Matterhorn Boulder 
184CD 12 Problem 1
-
VB 19
185CD 12 Problem 4VB 17
186Matterhorn Ridge RHSf4+ 78
187Matterhorn Ridgef5 *591
188Matterhorn Ridge SDSf7B+ **12
189Matterhorn Ridge LH startf7A *33
190Fractal
-
f7B **5
191Short & Tricky Wall
-
f6A 76
192CD 12 Problem 11
-
V2 1
 Low Man - Centre 
194Pigott's StrideVS 4c *220
195Chiasmata
-
f8A  
196V CrackHVS 6a 100
197V Crack VariationHVS 5b 19
198Spirit LevelE2 5b 7
199Square Chimney & Whisky CrackVS 4b **959
200Square ChimneyMVS 4b 179
201Whisky CrackHS 4b 178
202Whisky WallE3 5b *121
203Whisky Wall DirectE4 6a 17
204Wharfedale WallE5 6c  
205Fluted CrackS 4b *538
206Fluted ColumnsHVD 3c ***2194
207Fluted RibHVS 5b 8
208Pinnacle Flake ClimbS 4a *1101
209Pinnacle Flake Climb Direct StartVS 5a 58
210Pinnacle DirectS 4a *349
211Low Man Easy WayD **1474
212Stew PotHVD *1212
213Rough CrackVD *463
214Stewpot and Rough CrackHVD 104
215Something's CookingE2 6a 7
216Yorkshire PuddingE2 5c 43
217Roast BeefE2 6a 22
218Kiernan's Traverse and Rough CrackS 4a 332
219The Low Man GirdleS 4a 80
 MK Wall 
221CD 13 Problem 3VB 27
222CD 13 Problem 4VB 39
223CD 13 Problem 5VB 44
224Short Arsef6A+ *56
225MK Wall Area Problem 7V3 12
226Puncture Repairf3 53
227Cracking Yarnf4 36
228Pistol Whipf7B **12
229Making Shapesf7C+ *** 
230MK Originalf5 80
 The Wall Boulder 
232Bit of a Jerkf7B *5
233Que Fastidiof6A+ **97
 The Pinnacle 
235CD 16 Problem 1V0 33
236Pick Pocketf3+ 97
237Leveragef4+ 78
238Askancef4+ 68
239JP's Problemf6A 50
240Worn Downf3 88
241CD 16 - Problem 7V0 26
242CD 16 - Problem 9V0 *11
243The Long Slabf5+ 34
 The Egg Boulder 
245Streaky's Traverse
-
f7B+ ***12
246Egg Rollf6B ***14
247CD 15 - Problem 2V0 38
248CD 15 - Problem 3V5 8
249Buffy Wants Daddyf7B *7
250Matt Meets Buffyf7C *1
251Matt's Rooff7B+ **14
252CD 15 Problem 5 The Descent Route
-
V6 *2
253CD 15 problem 6 - The Descent Route ProperV5 6
254CD 15 - Problem 7V2 1
255Cuticulaf6C 7
256Pipping Aretef6C+ **39
257Silver Troutf7B *32
258Silver Trout (With Block)f6C 41
259CD 15 - Problem 10V3 **7
 Eggy Face Eliminates 
 South Cave Area 
262Steve's Wallf7A+ *43
263CD 17 - Problem 2
-
V0 *15
264Patta's Aretef7A **89
265Patta's DynoV6 *6
266Southern Shufflef4 33
267CD 17 - Problem 5V5 *6
268Backhander
-
f6A ***105
269CD 17 - Problem 7V4 10
270South Cave Traversef7A+ *28
271South Cave Traverse - low eliminatef7B 6
272CD 17 - Problem 9V0 5
273Tetrapak Crackf5 43
274CD 17, Problem 12f6A *6
 High Man 
276The Full Traverse of High ManE2 5c ***2
 North Gully 
278The Final FinaleHVD 5a 7
279Green Gully RibVS 4c 9
280Green Gully WallHVS 5a *6
281Green Wall
-
S 4b 12
282Corner CrackS 4a 13
283Lichen Wall
-
S 11
284Green Gully Left AreteS 4a 5
285Tudor Rose
-
HS 4b 4
286Lovat StridesS 4a *7
 North West Face 
288Fisher's TraverseHS 4b *25
289Twelfth NightE2 5c *6
290The True Two Ton SardineE3 6a 1
291All Our YesterdaysE5 6a **1
292Exit Stage LeftE4 6b 1
293Penny PipE4 6a  
294Finale SlabHVS 5b *51
295EncoreE2 5c *16
296First NightE2 6a 9
297Cup and SaucerVD *251
 Teaspoon Variation Bouldering 
299CD 26 - Problem 1VB 11
300CD 26 - Problem 2VB 10
301CD 26 - Problem 3V1 7
302CD 26 - Problem 5V0 6
303Teaspoon Variation Leftf7B+ **10
304Teaspoon Variation TraverseV5 **1
305Teaspoon Variationf6A *85
306CD 26 Problem 9 - Teaspoon Variation 2.V2 19
307Gray's Wallf6B 6a *18
308Why ClimbE3 6a 6
309Z ClimbVS 4c **377
310North West GirdleE1 5b ***96
311Microscopic WallE3 6b *3
312Z Climb EliminateE1 5b ***400
313Central EliminateE1 5b *21
314Central ClimbVS 4c ***855
315WASCE3 6a 24
316Overhanging GrooveHVS 5a ***932
317Toad's NoseE4 6b 1
318The Dark Side of Chif7B+ 2
319The Little GreenyV6 **20
320CD Boulder 26 problem 15V5 ***1
321Fungus the BogeymanE4 6a 8
322The Big GreenyE3 5c **196
323Ginger Whinger
-
E6 7a *** 
324Frankland's Green CrackVS 4c ***457
325Eastern ExitVS 5a 4
326Merlin
-
E3 5c 3
327Parson's ChimneyHS 4b ***323
328Fat Man's Misery
-
HS 4b 47
329Al Says 6a
-
E4 6b *3
330Pulpit CornerE1 5b *67
331The Easy WayM 59
 North Boulder 
333CD 27 Problem 1VB 17
334CD 27 Problem 2f2 19
335Chipped Slabf2 43
336CD 27 Problem 4V3 5
337Out of Pocketf5 63
338CD 27, Problem 6V0 13
339CD 27, Problem 7V0 10
340Northern Shufflef7A 9
341Sunny Scoopf5 33
342Knee Biterf5+ 21
343Stubby Aretef5 20
344Shadow Facef4 19
345CD 27, Problem 13V0 7
346CD 27, Problem 14VB 13
347CD 27, Problem 15VB 9
348CD 27, Problem 16V2 3
349CD 27, Problem 17V3 3
350CD 27, Problem 18V0 4
 Wall of Horrors Bouldering 
352Cassock Slapf6A+ *28
353Crinkle Cutf5 13
354The Horror Dynof6C+ 3
355Wall of Horrors Traversef6C+ *29
356The Horrorf7A+ **20
357CD 25 Problem 6 - Wall of Horrors Startf6A 6a *155
358CD 25 Problem 7 - SpangledV5 6
359CD 25 Problem 8V3 31
360CD 25 Problem 9.V1 *51
361CD 25 Problem 10 - The Niche TraverseV7 7
362Long ChimneyHVD **268
363The Wall of HorrorsE3 6a ***213
364Horror of WallsE4 6b 2
365All QuietE4 6a **9
366Gone WestE5 6b **1
367All Quiet/Western FrontE4 6a ***4
368Every Man Has His Niche
-
E4 6b 2
369The Ems Telegram
-
E5 6b **6
370Leaf ClimbHVD 4a 36
371Western FrontE3 5c ***303
372Great WesternHVS 5a ***1056
373The Five Star Finish
-
HVS 5a ***252
374No Man's Land
-
E2 5b *24
375Over the Top
-
E4 6a 9
376Grand IllusionE4 5c **64
377Megadoom
-
E5 6b *1
378Impending Doom
-
E4 6a *6
 CD Boulder 28 
 CD Boulder 29 
381CD 29 P 5, TC Area 9a Problem 2f7B ***3
382CD 29 P3V2 1
383CD 29 P4V3 1
384CD 29 P6V1 1
 Heart Shaped Slab 
 The West Face 
387Crack of DoomVS 4c **450
388Retribution Rib DirectE5 5c *15
389Retribution Rib
-
E2 5b 9
390West ChimneyM *144
391West Chimney VariationD 23
392West Chimney RibHVS 5b 7
393West Chimney Rib (LH variation)VS 4c 10
 Syrett's Roof Bouldering 
395Jess's Rooff7C **18
396Jess's Roof LHf7C+ **1
397Brown's Rooff7A+ **1
398The NoseVS 4c *250
399The Nose DirectHVS 5b 122
400Syrett's Rooff6C+ *217
401CD 24 Problem 1V4 9
402The Zig ZagHS 4c *369
403Zig Zag DirectVS 4c *500
404Bancroft's Roof
-
E2 6b 79
405Bancroft's Roof Startf6B 10
406The GoblinHS 4b *285
407OrchristE5 6b *13
 Goblin's Roof Bouldering 
409CD 23 Problem 1.V0 8
410Si's Aretef7A 6b **125
411CD 23 Problem 4V6 8
412Boulder 23 problem 10V6 *4
 The Rift 
414Hobgoblin
-
E2 5c 16
415ClematisE2 5c *95
416The Nelly Moser FinishE3 6a 4
417OublietteE2 6a *24
418Daisy Chain
-
E3 6b 2
419Tight ChimneyM *122
420Tight Chimney (outside)HS 4b 6
421Constipation CrackVS 5a 31
422Rift CrackVS 4c *50
423Yorkshire RelishVS 4c 6
424Road to EmmausE1 5c *1
 The Rift Bouldering 
426CD 22 Problem 1.V0 6
427CD 22 Problem 4V1 3
428The Rift Traverse
-
f5+ *15
 SOUTH WEST FACE 
 Demon Wall SW Face Bouldering 
431CD 21 - Problem 1
-
V1 18
432Honey Comb
-
f5+ *95
433CD 21 - Problem 4f4+ 28
434Jam Potf5+ 5c *59
435Dots and Dabsf6C *16
436Classic Traversef4+ *53
437CD 21 problem 14 - Birds Nest WallV3 3
438CD 21 - Problem 15V2 5
439CD 21 - Problem 16V0 4
440The PotholeVD *218
441Pothole DirectVS 5b *469
442High Level TraverseVS 4c *43
443The Traditional ClimbVS 4c **1094
444Traditional EliminateHVS 6a *41
445Forgotten WallE5 6c *23
446Forgotten Startf6A **1
447Bird's Nest CrackHS 4b **1681
448Bird's Nest VariationVS 4c **232
449Bird's Nest SoupE1 5b *27
450Thompson's TraverseHVS 5b *28
451Demon WallHVS 5a ***819
 Demon Wall Roof Bouldering 
453Stu's Roof Left Handf7B+ *25
454Stu's Roof Standing Startf7A *48
455Stu's Rooff7C+ **14
456Stu's LH - DWR LHf8A 1
457Bruno's rooff8A * 
458Demon Wall Roof Left-Handf7C ***11
459Demon Wall Rooff7A+ ***349
460Demon Wall Roof Footlessf8A *1
461CD Demon Wall Roof, Problem 6V4 4
462Demon Wall Roof Ear Variationf7B+ 17
463Demon Roof EliminateV8 *4
464Demonistf8A **1
465Dialetics
-
f8A 2
466Dolphin Belly Slapf7A 6c *457
467Dolphin belly slap side pull eliminatef7A+ 2
468Hot Dog Fromagef7C+ *19
469Hot Dog Fromage (Heel Variation)f7B+ 3
470Exorcist into DWR
-
f7C *5
471Exorcist - shortf8A **2
472Exorcist - Longf8A **1
473DolphinianE1 5b *160
474Dolphinian StartV1 *29
475Three Chockstones ChimneyM *259
476John's Skatty CaveM *2
477Crack and WallHS 4b *369
478AcetabulumE1 5c 57
479Crack and Wall TraverseHVD *24
480Rectum RiftE3 6b *13
481Right CheekyE7 6c * 
 Crucifix Bouldering 
483The Crucifix "Warm Up" Traversef6A+ **155
484The Dry Stone Traverse
-
V3 *12
485The Crucifix Traversef7A 214
486Crucifix Eliminate Traverse - Pebble WallV7 *11
487Crucifix Reverse Traverse into Arete Eliminatef7A+ **2
488The Crucifixf5 5c **540
489CD 20 Problem 5 The Crucifix - Sit Down StartV4 53
490Crucifix Wall Eliminate
-
V6 *24
491The Crucifix Arete
-
f6A+ *282
492Crucifix Arete Eliminatef7A **25
493Pebble Wallf6C 6b ***294
494Pebble Wall Sit Startf7A 21
495Pebble Wall Variationf7A+ ***16
 Under the Crucifix - Eliminates 
497Tony's Problemf6C **1
498Under the Crucifix Problem 2
-
V6 26
499Under the Crucifix Problem 3V7 8
500Under the Crucifix Problem 6V8 3
501Under the Crucifix Problem 11V7 2
502Central CrackHS 4b *286
503Jacob's LadderHVS 5b *175
504Jacob's Ladder Startf5 *51
505Stomach TraverseVS 4c *280
506The Ladderf5+ *19
507Fence ButtressVS 5b 102
 SOUTH FACE 
509Shuffle CrackE1 5c *80
510China SyndromeE5 7a *3
511South Chimney LaybackS 4c *265
512Yellow Peril
-
E4 6a *2
513Yellow WallE2 5c *14
 Black Wall Bouldering 
515Off the Wall
-
f5+ *15
516Dreamlandf7A+ **60
517CD 18 Problem 4VB 28
518The Wallf5 5b *74
519The Slabf5+ 5c *56
520The Nose
-
f5+ 43
521The Nose RHf6A+ 7
522CD 18 Problem 8V3 22
523CD 18 Problem 19V1 15
524South ChimneyVD 4a 187
525South Face Climb
-
MVS 4b *106
526South Wall TraverseVS 4c **236
527South Wall Direct
-
E1 5b 24
528Kitson Did It First
-
E3 6b 9
529Birdlime TraverseE1 5b ***264
530'Arries 'OokE4 6a **49
531'Arries 'ook direct start
-
f7A+ *20
532Black wall dyno
-
V7 *13
533Blackhead
-
E4 6c 3
534Blackhead Startf7B 3
535Black Wall EliminateE2 5c ***464
536Black Wall Eliminate Direct, Direct Eliminate.E1 5c **7
537Blackpool Promenade
-
E1 5b *43
538Black WallVS 5a *501
539Black Wall DirectHVS 5b 36
540Black Wall traversef7A 11
 Shothole Arete 
542CD 19, Problem 1.VB 14
543CD 19, Problem 2.VB 16
544CD 19, Problem 3.V0 11
545CD 19, Problem 4.VB 17
546CD 19, Problem 5.V0 11
547CD 19, Problem 6.V2 5
 Un-checked Climbs 

Moderator Updates to this page are checked by UKC volunteer peteJ23