Almscliff

Climbs 488 – 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)

Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

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+ 12
7Field Side Traverse (Mindbend)f7B **7
8CD 1 - Problem 4V0 5a 31
9Field Faref5 *88
10CD 1 - Problem 5 (Sit Start)V4 6b *14
11The High Stepf5+ 88
12CD 1 Problem 7V5 6b 6
13Swampy Aretef6C+ **13
14CD 1 - Problem 10V0 4a 29
 END BOULDER - SLAB  
16CD 1 - Problem 11V0 4b 85
17Bungle Traversef3 121
18Jemimaf3 139
19Hamble's Aretef3+ 135
 END BOULDER - MORRELL'S WALL  
21Short AreteV3 6a 52
22Morrell's Wall Traversef7A *96
23Morrell's CornerV3 6a *31
24Morrell's Wall Leftf6A 12
25Morrell's Wallf5+ 5c ***529
26Fall Inf6A 34
27End Wallf4 48
28CD 1 Problem 18V7 6b 5
29CD 1 - Problem 19)V0 5b 17
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 *168
36Below the Decksf6C+ *132
37Tumbledownf5 *99
38Slap and Tractionf6A+ *13
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 27
47The Earf4+ **78
48CD 3 - Problem 5V0 4b 17
49Barley MowE4 6b 16
50Hammill's RibE4 6b 2
51West Cave WallS 4a *65
52CD 3 Problem 9V0 5a 6
53The Chimney FlakeVS 5b *38
54The Blunt EdgeE1 5b **9
55The PostmanHS 4c **137
56Postman Eliminatef5+ 8
57Crack, Ledge & ScoopV1 5b 30
58Rib Rightf5+ *52
59Pork Chop Slabf5+ 282
60Pork Chop Slab AreteV0 5b 59
61The Almscliff Hornf5+ 3
62Three Swings Traversef5+ 94
 WEST CAVE ELIMINATES  
64Hanging Ribf6A **117
65Hanging Rib (Sit Start)V4 6a **79
66Smaller Pocketf6A+ *7
67Hanging WallV2 5c **77
 THE EVEREST MAN BOULDER  
69The North RidgeE1 5c 28
70The Hillary StepHVS 5b *47
71The Lhotse FaceVS 4c **34
72The South West FaceE2 5c **12
73The South ColHS 4b **31
74The East Facef4 4
 CRUTCH GIRL  
76Crutch Girl Rooff6A 1
77Crutch Girlf3 1
78Crutch Girl Traversef4 1
 FLYING ARETE BOULDER  
80The Right Wingf6B *56
81The Flying Aretef6B 6a **302
82Stallone's Stinking Bangerf6C 5
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 ***91
89Identity Crisisf8A ** 
90The Real Boom Bapf7A 1
91Cherry Fallsf8A+ ***1
92Cherry Falls Right Handf8A **13
93Crusisf7B **66
94DidicoyV3 6a *28
95The GypsyE3 6a ***88
96The Gypsy Startf6A 27
97GypusE3 6b 16
98OpusE4 6b **14
99Magnum OpusE5 6b **1
100Mag Dick Connectionf7B+ 1
101Dick Hymenf7C+ **1
102Fisher's StrideVS 5a *31
103Hymen Traversef8A **1
104ChastityE2 5c 24
105The Virgin ClimbS 4a **81
106Central Routef4 42
107Central Route Directf5+ *13
108Thompson's Routef4+ 26
109North Top Cornerf4 71
110North Top Corner - Right Hand SideV0 5a 10
111The Scoopf5+ 15
112North FaceD 46
113Caninef8A *1
114Stretch Armstrongf7C *8
115Sewer Rat Connectionf7B+ 5
116Top Cat Traversef7B+ **14
 THE BIG ROOF  
118Snappy Rooff5+ *98
119CD 7 Problem 2 Big Roof TraverseV7 6b *3
120CD 7 Problem 4V3 6a 23
121CD 7 Problem 7 - Hanging ArÍteV2 5c *38
122CD 7 Problem 8 - Hanging WallV1 5a *23
123Extension to UnderhandV5 6b *15
124Underhandf7B+ **87
125Underhand Extensionf7C **37
126Underhand Super Extensionf7C+ *4
 THE KEEL BOULDER  
128CD 8 Problem 1 - Undercut ArÍte/WallV2 5c 14
129C&A Traversef7A **21
130In Limbof6C 6c *16
131Keel Crackf6B 6b *59
132The Keelf7C ***91
133The Real Keelf7C+ ***4
134The Bulbf7C+ ***6
135Bulbhaulf8B+ ** 
136Keelhaulf8A ***3
137The Real Keelhaulf8A+ ** 
138Frightening TerritoryV5 6b * 
139Sloper Patrolf6C 6b ***62
140Burnell's TraverseV5 6a *1
 KEEL - LINKAGES  
142All Naturalf8A ** 
143TC Area 2c Problem 10 C&A Traverse + The Keelf7C **2
144Natural Traversef7C **1
 CD BOULDER 9 - WEDGE BOULDER  
146CD 9 Problem 2 - Short WallV0 4b 27
147CD 9 Problem 3 - PocketsV0 5a 27
148CD 9 Problem 4 - Sloping NicheV0 4c 33
149Nose Bagf6A 66
150Pebble Frogf5 68
151The Crackf3+ 72
 ED'S DYNO BOULDER  
153Charlie Sheenf5 *21
154Ed's Dynof6C+ 57
155Not Ed's DynoV1 5b 60
156Not Ed's Dyno - EliminateV3 6a 14
157Teflon Traversef6C 84
158Right Wall - EliminateV5 6a 7
159Scufff5+ 53
 LOW MAN - LEFT  
161Groove Onf3 134
162Hop Scotchf3 121
163Strollf3 121
164Well Wornf3 122
165Toe Pokef4+ 100
166CD 11 Problem 6V0 5a 33
167CD 11 Problem 7VB 4a 41
168Pond Lifef4 70
169Safe AsS 4a *46
170Envy of AngelsE3 5c 12
171CD 11 Problem 9VB 4a 26
172CD 11 Problem 10VB 4c 14
173Angelic UpstartHVS 5b 32
174Pram Pusher's ParadiseVS 5a **151
175A Step in the Right DirectionHVS 5b 15
176V Chimney and TraverseHVD *305
177V Chimney DirectVS 5a 79
178Up PeriscopeE1 5b 20
179Depth ChargerHVS 5b 29
180TridentE2 5c 4
181TorpedoE2 5c 22
 MATTERHORN BOULDER  
183CD 12 Problem 1VB 4a 19
184CD 12 Problem 4VB 4a 17
185Matterhorn Ridge RHSf4+ 73
186Matterhorn Ridgef5 *514
187Matterhorn Ridge SDSf7B+ **9
188Matterhorn Ridge LH startf7A *18
189Fractalf7B **5
190Short & Tricky Wallf6A 67
 LOW MAN - CENTRE  
192Pigott's StrideVS 4c *190
193Chiasmataf8A  
194V CrackHVS 6a 88
195V Crack VariationHVS 5b 19
196Spirit LevelE2 5b 7
197Square Chimney & Whisky CrackVS 4b **857
198Square ChimneyMVS 4b 172
199Whisky CrackHS 4b 168
200Whisky WallE3 5b *100
201Whisky Wall DirectE4 6a 17
202Wharfedale WallE5 6c  
203Fluted CrackS 4b *495
204Fluted ColumnsHVD 3c ***2005
205Fluted RibHVS 5b 7
206Pinnacle Flake ClimbS 4a *1009
207Pinnacle Flake Climb Direct StartVS 5a 52
208Pinnacle DirectS 4a *326
209Low Man Easy WayD **1372
210Stew PotHVD *1121
211Rough CrackVD *429
212Stewpot and Rough CrackHVD 92
213Something's CookingE2 6a 7
214Yorkshire PuddingE2 5c 37
215Roast BeefE2 6a 18
216Kiernan's Traverse and Rough CrackS 4a 304
217The Low Man GirdleS 4a 74
 MK WALL  
219CD 13 Problem 3VB 4a 26
220CD 13 Problem 4VB 4b 36
221CD 13 Problem 5VB 4c 39
222Short Arsef6A+ *43
223MK Wall Area Problem 7V3 6a 10
224Puncture Repairf3 46
225Cracking Yarnf4 31
226Pistol Whipf7B **11
227Making Shapesf7C+ *** 
228MK Originalf5 69
 THE WALL BOULDER  
230Bit of a Jerkf7B *4
231Que Fastidiof6A+ **78
 THE PINNACLE  
233CD 16 Problem 1V0 4a 30
234Pick Pocketf3+ 77
235Leveragef4+ 66
236Askancef4+ 58
237JP's Problemf6A 42
238Worn Downf3 71
239CD 16 - Problem 7V0 5a 23
240CD 16 - Problem 9V0 5a *10
241The Long Slabf5+ 28
 THE EGG BOULDER  
243Streaky's Traversef7B+ ***8
244Egg Rollf6B ***12
245CD 15 - Problem 2V0 4c 34
246CD 15 - Problem 3V5 6b 8
247Buffy Wants Daddyf7B *6
248Matt Meets Buffyf7C *1
249Matt's Rooff7B+ **14
250CD 15 Problem 5 The Descent RouteV6 6b *2
251CD 15 problem 6 - The Descent Route ProperV5 6b 6
252Cuticulaf6C 2
253Pipping Aretef6C+ **28
254Silver Troutf7B *24
255Silver Trout (With Block)f6C 30
256CD 15 - Problem 10V3 6a **7
 EGGY FACE ELIMINATES  
 SOUTH CAVE AREA  
259Steve's Wallf7A+ *37
260CD 17 - Problem 2V0 5b *13
261Patta's Aretef7A **83
262Patta's DynoV6 6b *5
263Southern Shufflef4 26
264CD 17 - Problem 5V5 6a *4
265Backhanderf6A ***92
266CD 17 - Problem 7V4 6a 7
267South Cave Traversef7A+ *26
268South Cave Traverse - low eliminatef7B 5
269CD 17 - Problem 9V0 5a 4
270Tetrapak Crackf5 37
271CD 17, Problem 12f6A *5
 HIGH MAN  
273The Full Traverse of High ManE2 5c ***1
 NORTH GULLY  
275The Final FinaleHVD 5a 7
276Green Gully RibVS 4c 6
277Green Gully WallHVS 5a *5
278Green WallS 4b 12
279Corner CrackS 4a 13
280Lichen WallS 11
281Green Gully Left AreteS 4a 5
282Tudor RoseHS 4b 4
283Lovat StridesS 4a *7
 NORTH WEST FACE  
285Fisher's TraverseHS 4b *24
286Twelfth NightE2 5c *6
287The True Two Ton SardineE3 6a 1
288All Our YesterdaysE5 6a **1
289Exit Stage LeftE4 6b 1
290Penny PipE4 6a  
291Finale SlabHVS 5b *49
292EncoreE2 5c *15
293First NightE2 6a 9
294Cup and SaucerVD *239
 TEASPOON VARIATION BOULDERING  
296CD 26 - Problem 1VB 4b 11
297CD 26 - Problem 2VB 3c 9
298CD 26 - Problem 3V1 5a 7
299CD 26 - Problem 5V0 5a 6
300Teaspoon Variation Leftf7B+ **10
301Teaspoon Variationf6A *72
302CD 26 Problem 9 - Teaspoon Variation 2.V2 5c 18
303Gray's Wallf6B 6a *17
304Why ClimbE3 6a 6
305Z ClimbVS 4c **334
306North West GirdleE1 5b ***87
307Microscopic WallE3 6b *3
308Z Climb EliminateE1 5b ***380
309Central EliminateE1 5b *20
310Central ClimbVS 4c ***778
311WASCE3 6a 24
312Overhanging GrooveHVS 5a ***791
313Toad's NoseE4 6b 1
314The Dark Side of Chif7B+ 2
315The Little GreenyV6 6c **13
316CD Boulder 26 problem 15V5 6b ***1
317Fungus the BogeymanE4 6a 8
318The Big GreenyE3 5c **148
319Ginger WhingerE6 7a *** 
320Frankland's Green CrackVS 4c ***396
321Eastern ExitVS 5a 3
322MerlinE3 5c 3
323Parson's ChimneyHS 4b ***304
324Fat Man's MiseryHS 4b 43
325Al Says 6aE4 6b *3
326Pulpit CornerE1 5b *64
327The Easy WayM 54
 NORTH BOULDER  
329CD 27 Problem 1VB 4a 16
330CD 27 Problem 2f2 18
331Chipped Slabf2 39
332CD 27 Problem 4V3 5c 5
333Out of Pocketf5 58
334CD 27, Problem 6V0 5b 13
335CD 27, Problem 7V0 5a 10
336Northern Shufflef7A 6
337Sunny Scoopf5 23
338Knee Biterf5+ 19
339Stubby Aretef5 16
340Shadow Facef4 17
341CD 27, Problem 13V0 5b 6
342CD 27, Problem 14VB 4a 13
343CD 27, Problem 15VB 4a 9
344CD 27, Problem 16V2 5c 3
345CD 27, Problem 17V3 6a 3
346CD 27, Problem 18V0 ? 4
 WALL OF HORRORS BOULDERING  
348Cassock Slapf6A+ *19
349Crinkle Cutf5 9
350Wall of Horrors Traversef6C+ *27
351The Horrorf7A+ **21
352CD 25 Problem 6 - Wall of Horrors Startf6A 6a *129
353CD 25 Problem 7 - SpangledV5 6b 4
354CD 25 Problem 8V3 6a 29
355CD 25 Problem 9.V1 5c *50
356CD 25 Problem 10 - The Niche TraverseV7 6b 7
357Long ChimneyHVD **256
358The Wall of HorrorsE3 6a ***143
359Horror of WallsE4 6b 2
360All QuietE4 6a **8
361Gone WestE5 6b **1
362All Quiet/Western FrontE4 6a ***4
363Every Man Has His NicheE4 6b 2
364The Ems TelegramE5 6b **6
365Leaf ClimbHVD 4a 32
366Western FrontE3 5c ***205
367Great WesternHVS 5a ***798
368The Five Star FinishHVS 5a ***216
369No Man's LandE2 5b *23
370Over the TopE4 6a 9
371Grand IllusionE4 5c **57
372MegadoomE5 6b *1
373Impending DoomE4 6a *6
 CD BOULDER 28  
 CD BOULDER 29  
376CD 29 P 5, TC Area 9a Problem 2f7B ***4
377CD 29 P3V2 1
378CD 29 P4V3 1
379CD 29 P6V1 1
 HEART SHAPED SLAB  
 THE WEST FACE  
382Crack of DoomVS 4c **399
383Retribution Rib DirectE5 5c *15
384Retribution RibE2 5b 8
385West ChimneyM *135
386West Chimney VariationD 17
387West Chimney RibHVS 5b 7
388West Chimney Rib (LH variation)VS 4c 10
 SYRETT'S ROOF BOULDERING  
390Jess's Rooff7C **13
391Jess's Roof LHf7C+ **1
392Brown's Rooff7A+ **1
393The NoseVS 4c *231
394The Nose DirectHVS 5b 109
395Syrett's Rooff6C+ *181
396CD 24 Problem 1V4 6a 5
397The Zig ZagHS 4c *337
398Zig Zag DirectVS 4c *454
399Bancroft's RoofE2 6b 73
400The GoblinHS 4b *248
401OrchristE5 6b *11
 GOBLIN'S ROOF BOULDERING  
403CD 23 Problem 1.V0 4c 8
404Si's Aretef7A 6b **111
405CD 23 Problem 4V6 6b 8
406Boulder 23 problem 10V6 6b *4
 THE RIFT  
408HobgoblinE2 5c 11
409ClematisE2 5c *82
410The Nelly Moser FinishE3 6a 3
411OublietteE2 6a *21
412Daisy ChainE3 6b 2
413Tight ChimneyM *113
414Tight Chimney (outside)HS 4b 6
415Constipation CrackVS 5a 28
416Rift CrackVS 4c *45
417Yorkshire RelishVS 4c 6
418Road to EmmausE1 5c *1
 THE RIFT BOULDERING  
420CD 22 Problem 1.V0 4c 5
421CD 22 Problem 4V1 5b 2
422The Rift Traversef5+ *14
 SOUTH WEST FACE  
 DEMON WALL SW FACE BOULDERING  
425CD 21 - Problem 1V1 5b 15
426Honey Combf5+ *75
427CD 21 - Problem 4f4+ 18
428Jam Potf5+ 5c *50
429Dots and Dabsf6C *15
430Classic Traversef4+ *46
431CD 21 problem 14 - Birds Nest WallV3 6a 3
432CD 21 - Problem 15V2 5c 4
433CD 21 - Problem 16V0 5a 3
434The PotholeVD *207
435Pothole DirectVS 5b *438
436High Level TraverseVS 4c *36
437The Traditional ClimbVS 4c **995
438Traditional EliminateHVS 6a *37
439Forgotten WallE5 6c *22
440Bird's Nest CrackHS 4b **1529
441Bird's Nest VariationVS 4c **215
442Bird's Nest SoupE1 5b *21
443Thompson's TraverseHVS 5b *25
444Demon WallHVS 5a ***703
 DEMON WALL ROOF BOULDERING  
446Stu's Roof Left Handf7B+ *25
447Stu's Roof Standing Startf7A *41
448Stu's Rooff7C+ **14
449Stu's LH - DWR LHf8A 1
450Bruno's rooff8A *1
451Demon Wall Roof Left-Handf7C ***11
452Demon Wall Rooff7A+ ***287
453Demon Wall Roof Footlessf8A *1
454CD Demon Wall Roof, Problem 6V4 6b 4
455Demon Wall Roof Ear Variationf7B+ 17
456Demon Roof EliminateV8 6c *3
457Demonistf8A **1
458Dialeticsf8A  
459Dolphin Belly Slapf7A 6c *411
460Hot Dog Fromagef7C+ *16
461Exorcist into DWRf7C *5
462Exorcist - shortf8A **2
463Exorcist - Longf8A **1
464DolphinianE1 5b *149
465Dolphinian StartV1 5c *25
466Three Chockstones ChimneyM *250
467John's Skatty CaveM * 
468Crack and WallHS 4b *347
469AcetabulumE1 5c 53
470Crack and Wall TraverseHVD *24
471Rectum RiftE3 6b *10
472Right CheekyE7 6c * 
 CRUCIFIX BOULDERING  
474The Crucifix "Warm Up" Traversef6A+ **128
475The Dry Stone TraverseV3 6b *10
476The Crucifix Traversef7A 176
477Crucifix Eliminate Traverse - Pebble WallV7 *7
478The Crucifixf5 5c **486
479CD 20 Problem 5 The Crucifix - Sit Down StartV4 6a 47
480Crucifix Wall EliminateV6 6b *22
481The Crucifix Aretef6A+ *262
482Crucifix Arete Eliminatef7A **20
483Pebble Wallf6C 6b ***258
484Pebble Wall Sit Startf7A 16
485Pebble Wall Variationf7A+ ***17
 UNDER THE CRUCIFIX - ELIMINATES  
487Under the Crucifix Problem 2V6 6b 25
488Under the Crucifix Problem 3V7 7
489Under the Crucifix Problem 6V8 6c 2
490Under the Crucifix Problem 11V7 6c 1
491Central CrackHS 4b *271
492Jacob's LadderHVS 5b *167
493Jacob's Ladder Startf5 *47
494Stomach TraverseVS 4c *247
495The Ladderf5+ *17
496Fence ButtressVS 5b 95
 SOUTH FACE  
498Shuffle CrackE1 5c *76
499China SyndromeE5 7a *3
500South Chimney LaybackS 4c *235
501Yellow PerilE4 6a *2
502Yellow WallE2 5c *14
 BLACK WALL BOULDERING  
504Off the Wallf5+ *14
505Dreamlandf7A+ **55
506CD 18 Problem 4VB 5a 28
507The Wallf5 5b *65
508The Slabf5+ 5c *53
509The Nosef5+ 37
510The Nose RHf6A+ 6a 4
511CD 18 Problem 8V3 5c 19
512CD 18 Problem 19V1 5c 11
513South ChimneyVD 4a 175
514South Face ClimbMVS 4b *100
515South Wall TraverseVS 4c **212
516South Wall DirectE1 5b 23
517Kitson Did It FirstE3 6b 8
518Birdlime TraverseE1 5b ***256
519'Arries 'OokE4 6a **45
520'Arries 'ook direct startf7A+ *20
521Black wall dynoV7 *11
522BlackheadE4 6c 3
523Blackhead Startf7B 2
524Black Wall EliminateE2 5c ***406
525Black Wall Eliminate Direct, Direct Eliminate.E1 5c **6
526Blackpool PromenadeE1 5b *40
527Black WallVS 5a *471
528Black Wall DirectHVS 5b 36
529Black Wall traversef7A 9
 SHOTHOLE ARETE  
531CD 19, Problem 1.VB 4b 13
532CD 19, Problem 2.VB 4b 15
533CD 19, Problem 3.V0 5b 11
534CD 19, Problem 4.VB 3c 16
535CD 19, Problem 5.V0 4c 10
536CD 19, Problem 6.V2 5c 5
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