Almscliff

Climbs 487 – Rocktype Gritstone – Altitude 198m a.s.l – Faces all

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
YMC Yorkshire Gritstone Vol 1 (2012), Yorkshire Gritstone Bouldering (2008), Northern England (2008), Yorkshire Gritstone Bouldering (2001), Yorkshire Gritstone (1999)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGrade
 END BOULDER - FIELD SIDE  
2Field Mousef4+ 38
3CD 1 - Problem 1aV0 4c 23
4Fledglingf4+ 42
5CD 1 - Problem 2aV0 5a *24
6Finite Fieldf3+ 11
7Field Side Traverse (Mindbend)f7B **7
8CD 1 - Problem 4V0 5a 31
9Field Faref5 *78
10CD 1 - Problem 5 (Sit Start)V4 6b *13
11The High Stepf5+ 76
12CD 1 Problem 7V5 6b 6
13Swampy Aretef6C+ **13
14CD 1 - Problem 10V0 4a 29
 END BOULDER - SLAB  
16CD 1 - Problem 11V0 4b 84
17Bungle Traversef3 117
18Jemimaf3 136
19Hamble's Aretef3+ 132
 END BOULDER - MORRELL'S WALL  
21Short AreteV3 6a 52
22Morrell's Wall Traversef7A *92
23Morrell's CornerV3 6a *30
24Morrell's Wall Leftf6A 11
25Morrell's Wallf5+ 5c ***515
26Fall Inf6A 26
27End Wallf4 47
28CD 1 Problem 18V7 6b 5
29CD 1 - Problem 19)V0 5b 16
30CD 1 - Problem 20V1 5c 10
31Slopey Traversef7C ***8
 MORRELL'S WALL ELIMINATES  
 OVERHANGING NOSE - CD 2  
34CD 2 - Problem 1V5 6b 6
35Overhanging Nosef6A *165
36Below the Decksf6C+ *130
37Tumbledownf5 *95
38Slap and Tractionf6A+ *10
39I Am a walrusf6C+ *4
 CD 2 ELIMINATES  
41CD 2 - Eliminate Problem 5V3 6a *4
42CD 2 Eliminates Problem 8V9 6c **1
43CD 2 Eliminates Problem 9V9 6c 1
 WEST CAVE GROUP  
45Left Ribf5 *26
46CD 3 problem 3 Slippery CornerV0 4a 26
47The Earf4+ **75
48CD 3 - Problem 5V0 4b 17
49Barley MowE4 6b 15
50Hammill's RibE4 6b 2
51West Cave WallS 4a *60
52CD 3 Problem 9V0 5a 6
53The Chimney FlakeVS 5b *36
54The Blunt EdgeE1 5b **9
55The PostmanHS 4c **132
56Postman Eliminatef5+ 5
57Crack, Ledge & ScoopV1 5b 28
58Rib Rightf5+ *46
59Pork Chop Slabf5+ 270
60Pork Chop Slab AreteV0 5b 58
61The Almscliff Hornf5+ 1
62Three Swings Traversef5+ 84
 WEST CAVE ELIMINATES  
64Hanging Ribf6A **109
65Hanging Rib (Sit Start)V4 6a **77
66Smaller Pocketf6A+ *7
67Hanging WallV2 5c **77
 THE EVEREST MAN BOULDER  
69The North RidgeE1 5c 27
70The Hillary StepHVS 5b *42
71The Lhotse FaceVS 4c **33
72The South West FaceE2 5c **11
73The South ColHS 4b **29
74The East Facef4 3
 CRUTCH GIRL  
76Crutch Girl Rooff6A 1
77Crutch Girlf3 1
78Crutch Girl Traversef4 1
 FLYING ARETE BOULDER  
80The Right Wingf6B *54
81The Flying Aretef6B 6a **295
82Stallone's Stinking Bangerf6C 1
83CD 5 Problem 7 - Flying Arete SlabV0 5a 50
84CD 5 Problem 8 - Flying Arete Slab EliminateV2 5c *57
 THE VIRGIN BOULDER  
86The LadyE4 6c 1
87The VirginE3 6b *8
88The Virgin Traversef6C ***90
89Identity Crisisf8A ** 
90Cherry Fallsf8A+ ***1
91Cherry Falls Right Handf8A **13
92Crusisf7B **66
93DidicoyV3 6a *28
94The GypsyE3 6a ***86
95The Gypsy Startf6A 23
96GypusE3 6b 15
97OpusE4 6b **14
98Magnum OpusE5 6b **1
99Mag Dick Connectionf7B+ 1
100Dick Hymenf7C+ **1
101Fisher's StrideVS 5a *30
102Hymen Traversef8A **1
103ChastityE2 5c 24
104The Virgin ClimbS 4a **79
105Central Routef4 37
106Central Route Directf5+ *12
107Thompson's Routef4+ 25
108North Top Cornerf4 65
109North Top Corner - Right Hand SideV0 5a 9
110The Scoopf5+ 14
111North FaceD 45
112Caninef8A *1
113Stretch Armstrongf7C *8
114Sewer Rat Connectionf7B+ 5
115Top Cat Traversef7B+ **14
 THE BIG ROOF  
117Snappy Rooff5+ *87
118CD 7 Problem 2 Big Roof TraverseV7 6b *3
119CD 7 Problem 4V3 6a 23
120CD 7 Problem 7 - Hanging ArÍteV2 5c *38
121CD 7 Problem 8 - Hanging WallV1 5a *22
122Extension to UnderhandV5 6b *14
123Underhandf7B+ **87
124Underhand Extensionf7C **36
125Underhand Super Extensionf7C+ *4
 THE KEEL BOULDER  
127CD 8 Problem 1 - Undercut ArÍte/WallV2 5c 14
128C&A Traversef7A **21
129In Limbof6C 6c *16
130Keel Crackf6B 6b *59
131The Keelf7C ***91
132The Real Keelf7C+ ***4
133The Bulbf7C+ ***6
134Bulbhaulf8B+ ** 
135Keelhaulf8A ***3
136The Real Keelhaulf8A+ ** 
137Frightening TerritoryV5 6b * 
138Sloper Patrolf6C 6b ***62
139Burnell's TraverseV5 6a *1
 KEEL - LINKAGES  
141All Naturalf8A ** 
142TC Area 2c Problem 10 C&A Traverse + The Keelf7C **2
143Natural Traversef7C **1
 CD BOULDER 9 - WEDGE BOULDER  
145CD 9 Problem 2 - Short WallV0 4b 27
146CD 9 Problem 3 - PocketsV0 5a 27
147CD 9 Problem 4 - Sloping NicheV0 4c 32
148Nose Bagf6A 63
149Pebble Frogf5 63
150The Crackf3+ 67
 ED'S DYNO BOULDER  
152Charlie Sheenf5 *17
153Ed's Dynof6C+ 56
154Not Ed's DynoV1 5b 58
155Not Ed's Dyno - EliminateV3 6a 14
156Teflon Traversef6C 79
157Right Wall - EliminateV5 6a 6
158Scufff5+ 51
 LOW MAN - LEFT  
160Groove Onf3 125
161Hop Scotchf3 113
162Strollf3 112
163Well Wornf3 114
164Toe Pokef4+ 95
165CD 11 Problem 6V0 5a 33
166CD 11 Problem 7VB 4a 40
167Pond Lifef4 66
168Safe AsS 4a *40
169Envy of AngelsE3 5c 11
170CD 11 Problem 9VB 4a 26
171CD 11 Problem 10VB 4c 14
172Angelic UpstartHVS 5b 30
173Pram Pusher's ParadiseVS 5a **143
174A Step in the Right DirectionHVS 5b 14
175V Chimney and TraverseHVD *294
176V Chimney DirectVS 5a 79
177Up PeriscopeE1 5b 19
178Depth ChargerHVS 5b 28
179TridentE2 5c 4
180TorpedoE2 5c 22
 MATTERHORN BOULDER  
182CD 12 Problem 1VB 4a 19
183CD 12 Problem 4VB 4a 17
184Matterhorn Ridge RHSf4+ 69
185Matterhorn Ridgef5 *500
186Matterhorn Ridge SDSf7B+ **9
187Matterhorn Ridge LH startf7A *18
188Fractalf7B **5
189Short & Tricky Wallf6A 65
 LOW MAN - CENTRE  
191Pigott's StrideVS 4c *187
192Chiasmataf8A  
193V CrackHVS 6a 86
194V Crack VariationHVS 5b 19
195Spirit LevelE2 5b 7
196Square Chimney & Whisky CrackVS 4b **840
197Square ChimneyMVS 4b 169
198Whisky CrackHS 4b 167
199Whisky WallE3 5b *100
200Whisky Wall DirectE4 6a 17
201Wharfedale WallE5 6c  
202Fluted CrackS 4b *489
203Fluted ColumnsHVD 3c ***1962
204Fluted RibHVS 5b 6
205Pinnacle Flake ClimbS 4a *989
206Pinnacle Flake Climb Direct StartVS 5a 51
207Pinnacle DirectS 4a *320
208Low Man Easy WayD **1347
209Stew PotHVD *1098
210Rough CrackVD *424
211Stewpot and Rough CrackHVD 92
212Something's CookingE2 6a 7
213Yorkshire PuddingE2 5c 37
214Roast BeefE2 6a 18
215Kiernan's Traverse and Rough CrackS 4a 298
216The Low Man GirdleS 4a 72
 MK WALL  
218CD 13 Problem 3VB 4a 25
219CD 13 Problem 4VB 4b 35
220CD 13 Problem 5VB 4c 38
221Short Arsef6A+ *39
222MK Wall Area Problem 7V3 6a 10
223Puncture Repairf3 44
224Cracking Yarnf4 29
225Pistol Whipf7B **10
226Making Shapesf7C+ *** 
227MK Originalf5 65
 THE WALL BOULDER  
229Bit of a Jerkf7B *4
230Que Fastidiof6A+ **77
 THE PINNACLE  
232CD 16 Problem 1V0 4a 30
233Pick Pocketf3+ 71
234Leveragef4+ 62
235Askancef4+ 53
236JP's Problemf6A 39
237Worn Downf3 67
238CD 16 - Problem 7V0 5a 23
239CD 16 - Problem 9V0 5a *10
240The Long Slabf5+ 27
 THE EGG BOULDER  
242Streaky's Traversef7B+ ***8
243Egg Rollf6B ***10
244CD 15 - Problem 2V0 4c 33
245CD 15 - Problem 3V5 6b 8
246Buffy Wants Daddyf7B *6
247Matt Meets Buffyf7C *1
248Matt's Rooff7B+ **14
249CD 15 Problem 5 The Descent RouteV6 6b *2
250CD 15 problem 6 - The Descent Route ProperV5 6b 6
251Cuticulaf6C 2
252Pipping Aretef6C+ **28
253Silver Troutf7B *24
254Silver Trout (With Block)f6C 30
255CD 15 - Problem 10V3 6a **7
 EGGY FACE ELIMINATES  
 SOUTH CAVE AREA  
258Steve's Wallf7A+ *37
259CD 17 - Problem 2V0 5b *13
260Patta's Aretef7A **82
261Patta's DynoV6 6b *5
262Southern Shufflef4 25
263CD 17 - Problem 5V5 6a *4
264Backhanderf6A ***88
265CD 17 - Problem 7V4 6a 7
266South Cave Traversef7A+ *26
267South Cave Traverse - low eliminatef7B 4
268CD 17 - Problem 9V0 5a 4
269Tetrapak Crackf5 36
270CD 17, Problem 12f6A *5
 HIGH MAN  
272The Full Traverse of High ManE2 5c ***1
 NORTH GULLY  
274The Final FinaleHVD 5a 7
275Green Gully RibVS 4c 6
276Green Gully WallHVS 5a *5
277Green WallS 4b 12
278Corner CrackS 4a 13
279Lichen WallS 11
280Green Gully Left AreteS 4a 5
281Tudor RoseHS 4b 4
282Lovat StridesS 4a *7
 NORTH WEST FACE  
284Fisher's TraverseHS 4b *24
285Twelfth NightE2 5c *6
286The True Two Ton SardineE3 6a 1
287All Our YesterdaysE5 6a **1
288Exit Stage LeftE4 6b 1
289Penny PipE4 6a  
290Finale SlabHVS 5b *48
291EncoreE2 5c *15
292First NightE2 6a 9
293Cup and SaucerVD *233
 TEASPOON VARIATION BOULDERING  
295CD 26 - Problem 1VB 4b 11
296CD 26 - Problem 2VB 3c 9
297CD 26 - Problem 3V1 5a 7
298CD 26 - Problem 5V0 5a 6
299Teaspoon Variation Leftf7B+ **10
300Teaspoon Variationf6A *69
301CD 26 Problem 9 - Teaspoon Variation 2.V2 5c 18
302Gray's Wallf6B 6a *16
303Why ClimbE3 6a 6
304Z ClimbVS 4c **324
305North West GirdleE1 5b ***85
306Microscopic WallE3 6b *3
307Z Climb EliminateE1 5b ***368
308Central EliminateE1 5b *18
309Central ClimbVS 4c ***757
310WASCE3 6a 24
311Overhanging GrooveHVS 5a ***762
312Toad's NoseE4 6b 1
313The Dark Side of Chif7B+ 2
314The Little GreenyV6 6c **12
315CD Boulder 26 problem 15V5 6b ***1
316Fungus the BogeymanE4 6a 8
317The Big GreenyE3 5c **141
318Ginger WhingerE6 7a *** 
319Frankland's Green CrackVS 4c ***384
320Eastern ExitVS 5a 3
321MerlinE3 5c 3
322Parson's ChimneyHS 4b ***302
323Fat Man's MiseryHS 4b 42
324Al Says 6aE4 6b *3
325Pulpit CornerE1 5b *64
326The Easy WayM 54
 NORTH BOULDER  
328CD 27 Problem 1VB 4a 15
329CD 27 Problem 2f2 17
330Chipped Slabf2 38
331CD 27 Problem 4V3 5c 5
332Out of Pocketf5 56
333CD 27, Problem 6V0 5b 13
334CD 27, Problem 7V0 5a 10
335Northern Shufflef7A 6
336Sunny Scoopf5 22
337Knee Biterf5+ 17
338Stubby Aretef5 15
339Shadow Facef4 17
340CD 27, Problem 13V0 5b 6
341CD 27, Problem 14VB 4a 12
342CD 27, Problem 15VB 4a 9
343CD 27, Problem 16V2 5c 3
344CD 27, Problem 17V3 6a 3
345CD 27, Problem 18V0 ? 4
 WALL OF HORRORS BOULDERING  
347Cassock Slapf6A+ *19
348Crinkle Cutf5 7
349Wall of Horrors Traversef6C+ *27
350The Horrorf7A+ **20
351CD 25 Problem 6 - Wall of Horrors Startf6A 6a *125
352CD 25 Problem 7 - SpangledV5 6b 4
353CD 25 Problem 8V3 6a 29
354CD 25 Problem 9.V1 5c *50
355CD 25 Problem 10 - The Niche TraverseV7 6b 7
356Long ChimneyHVD **246
357The Wall of HorrorsE3 6a ***137
358Horror of WallsE4 6b 2
359All QuietE4 6a **8
360Gone WestE5 6b **1
361All Quiet/Western FrontE4 6a ***4
362Every Man Has His NicheE4 6b 2
363The Ems TelegramE5 6b **6
364Leaf ClimbHVD 4a 32
365Western FrontE3 5c ***202
366Great WesternHVS 5a ***773
367The Five Star FinishHVS 5a ***205
368No Man's LandE2 5b *23
369Over the TopE4 6a 9
370Grand IllusionE4 5c **51
371MegadoomE5 6b *1
372Impending DoomE4 6a *6
 CD BOULDER 28  
 CD BOULDER 29  
375CD 29 P 5, TC Area 9a Problem 2f7B ***4
376CD 29 P3V2 1
377CD 29 P4V3 1
378CD 29 P6V1 1
 HEART SHAPED SLAB  
 THE WEST FACE  
381Crack of DoomVS 4c **390
382Retribution Rib DirectE5 5c *15
383Retribution RibE2 5b 8
384West ChimneyM *133
385West Chimney VariationD 12
386West Chimney RibHVS 5b 7
387West Chimney Rib (LH variation)VS 4c 10
 SYRETT'S ROOF BOULDERING  
389Jess's Rooff7C **13
390Jess's Roof LHf7C+ **1
391Brown's Rooff7A+ **1
392The NoseVS 4c *228
393The Nose DirectHVS 5b 108
394Syrett's Rooff6C+ *177
395CD 24 Problem 1V4 6a 5
396The Zig ZagHS 4c *318
397Zig Zag DirectVS 4c *442
398Bancroft's RoofE2 6b 72
399The GoblinHS 4b *245
400OrchristE5 6b *11
 GOBLIN'S ROOF BOULDERING  
402CD 23 Problem 1.V0 4c 8
403Si's Aretef7A 6b **110
404CD 23 Problem 4V6 6b 8
405Boulder 23 problem 10V6 6b *4
 THE RIFT  
407HobgoblinE2 5c 9
408ClematisE2 5c *79
409The Nelly Moser FinishE3 6a 3
410OublietteE2 6a *21
411Daisy ChainE3 6b 2
412Tight ChimneyM *113
413Tight Chimney (outside)HS 4b 6
414Constipation CrackVS 5a 28
415Rift CrackVS 4c *45
416Yorkshire RelishVS 4c 6
417Road to EmmausE1 5c *1
 THE RIFT BOULDERING  
419CD 22 Problem 1.V0 4c 5
420CD 22 Problem 4V1 5b 2
421The Rift Traversef5+ *14
 SOUTH WEST FACE  
 DEMON WALL SW FACE BOULDERING  
424CD 21 - Problem 1V1 5b 15
425Honey Combf5+ *73
426CD 21 - Problem 4f4+ 17
427Jam Potf5+ 5c *50
428Dots and Dabsf6C *15
429Classic Traversef4+ *46
430CD 21 problem 14 - Birds Nest WallV3 6a 3
431CD 21 - Problem 15V2 5c 4
432CD 21 - Problem 16V0 5a 3
433The PotholeVD *199
434Pothole DirectVS 5b *427
435High Level TraverseVS 4c *34
436The Traditional ClimbVS 4c **975
437Traditional EliminateHVS 6a *37
438Forgotten WallE5 6c *18
439Bird's Nest CrackHS 4b **1499
440Bird's Nest VariationVS 4c **213
441Bird's Nest SoupE1 5b *21
442Thompson's TraverseHVS 5b *25
443Demon WallHVS 5a ***687
 DEMON WALL ROOF BOULDERING  
445Stu's Roof Left Handf7B+ *25
446Stu's Roof Standing Startf7A *40
447Stu's Rooff7C+ **14
448Stu's LH - DWR LHf8A 1
449Bruno's rooff8A *1
450Demon Wall Roof Left-Handf7C ***10
451Demon Wall Rooff7A+ ***284
452Demon Wall Roof Footlessf8A *1
453CD Demon Wall Roof, Problem 6V4 6b 4
454Demon Wall Roof Ear Variationf7B+ 16
455Demon Roof EliminateV8 6c *3
456Demonistf8A **1
457Dialeticsf8A  
458Dolphin Belly Slapf7A 6c *407
459Hot Dog Fromagef7C+ *16
460Exorcist into DWRf7C *5
461Exorcist - shortf8A **2
462Exorcist - Longf8A **1
463DolphinianE1 5b *147
464Dolphinian StartV1 5c *24
465Three Chockstones ChimneyM *243
466John's Skatty CaveM * 
467Crack and WallHS 4b *341
468AcetabulumE1 5c 49
469Crack and Wall TraverseHVD *24
470Rectum RiftE3 6b *10
471Right CheekyE7 6c * 
 CRUCIFIX BOULDERING  
473The Crucifix "Warm Up" Traversef6A+ **124
474The Dry Stone TraverseV3 6b *10
475The Crucifix Traversef7A 172
476Crucifix Eliminate Traverse - Pebble WallV7 *7
477The Crucifixf5 5c **475
478CD 20 Problem 5 The Crucifix - Sit Down StartV4 6a 46
479Crucifix Wall EliminateV6 6b *22
480The Crucifix Aretef6A+ *260
481Crucifix Arete Eliminatef7A **18
482Pebble Wallf6C 6b ***250
483Pebble Wall Sit Startf7A 16
484Pebble Wall Variationf7A+ ***17
 UNDER THE CRUCIFIX - ELIMINATES  
486Under the Crucifix Problem 2V6 6b 25
487Under the Crucifix Problem 3V7 7
488Under the Crucifix Problem 6V8 6c 2
489Under the Crucifix Problem 11V7 6c 1
490Central CrackHS 4b *267
491Jacob's LadderHVS 5b *163
492Jacob's Ladder Startf5 *47
493Stomach TraverseVS 4c *243
494The Ladderf5+ *17
495Fence ButtressVS 5b 94
 SOUTH FACE  
497Shuffle CrackE1 5c *74
498China SyndromeE5 7a *3
499South Chimney LaybackS 4c *232
500Yellow PerilE4 6a *2
501Yellow WallE2 5c *14
 BLACK WALL BOULDERING  
503Off the Wallf5+ *14
504Dreamlandf7A+ **55
505CD 18 Problem 4VB 5a 25
506The Wallf5 5b *64
507The Slabf5+ 5c *52
508The Nosef5+ 36
509The Nose RHf6A+ 6a 3
510CD 18 Problem 8V3 5c 19
511CD 18 Problem 19V1 5c 11
512South ChimneyVD 4a 172
513South Face ClimbMVS 4b *99
514South Wall TraverseVS 4c **210
515South Wall DirectE1 5b 22
516Kitson Did It FirstE3 6b 8
517Birdlime TraverseE1 5b ***253
518'Arries 'OokE4 6a **43
519'Arries 'ook direct startf7A+ *20
520Black wall dynoV7 *11
521BlackheadE4 6c 3
522Blackhead Startf7B 2
523Black Wall EliminateE2 5c ***391
524Black Wall Eliminate Direct, Direct Eliminate.E1 5c **3
525Blackpool PromenadeE1 5b *39
526Black WallVS 5a *465
527Black Wall DirectHVS 5b 34
528Black Wall traversef7A 9
 SHOTHOLE ARETE  
530CD 19, Problem 1.VB 4b 12
531CD 19, Problem 2.VB 4b 14
532CD 19, Problem 3.V0 5b 11
533CD 19, Problem 4.VB 3c 15
534CD 19, Problem 5.V0 4c 10
535CD 19, Problem 6.V2 5c 5
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