Climbs 506
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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Northern England

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 End Boulder - Field Side 
2Field Mousef4+ 44
3CD 1 - Problem 1aV0 24
4Fledglingf4+ 50
5CD 1 - Problem 2aV0 *25
6Finite Field
-
f3+ 55
7Field Side Traverse (Mindbend)f7B **7
8Field Faref5 *104
9CD 1 - Problem 5 (Sit Start)V4 *16
10The High Stepf5+ 102
11CD 1 Problem 7V5 7
12Swampy Aretef6C+ **20
13CD 1 - Problem 10V0 31
 End Boulder - Slab 
15CD 1 - Problem 11
-
V0 100
16Bungle Traverse
-
f3 148
17Jemimaf3 168
18Hamble's Aretef3+ 165
 End Boulder - Morrell's Wall 
20Short AreteV3 62
21Morrell's Wall Traversef7A *130
22Morrell's CornerV3 *40
23Morrell's Wall Leftf6A 18
24Morrell's Wallf5+ 5c ***607
25Fall Inf6A 44
26End Wallf4 57
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 *194
35Below the Decksf6C+ *159
36Tumbledownf5 *121
37Slap and Tractionf6A+ *27
38I Am a walrusf6C+ *9
 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 *36
45CD 3 problem 3 Slippery CornerV0 33
46The Earf4+ **95
47CD 3 - Problem 5
-
V0 21
48Barley Mow
-
E4 6b 20
49Hammill's Rib
-
E4 6b 2
50West Cave Wall
-
S 4a *69
51CD 3 Problem 9V0 6
52The Chimney FlakeVS 5b *43
53The Blunt EdgeE1 5b **13
54The Postman
-
HS 4c **164
55Postman Eliminatef5+ 13
56Crack, Ledge & ScoopV1 39
57Rib Rightf5+ *71
58Pork Chop Slabf5+ 341
59Pork Chop Slab AreteV0 79
60The Almscliff Hornf5+ 5
61Three Swings Traversef5+ 106
 West Cave Eliminates 
63Hanging Ribf6A **140
64Hanging Rib (Sit Start)V4 **92
65Smaller Pocketf6A+ *14
66Hanging WallV2 **87
 The Everest Man Boulder 
68The North Ridge
-
E1 5c 31
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 *75
80The Flying Aretef6B 6a **375
81Stallone's Stinking Bangerf6C 11
82CD 5 Problem 7 - Flying Arete SlabV0 52
83CD 5 Problem 8 - Flying Arete Slab EliminateV2 *64
 The Virgin Boulder 
85The LadyE4 6c 3
86The VirginE3 6b *9
87The Virgin Traversef6C ***120
88Virgin Traverse Reversef6C+ 1
89Identity Crisis
-
f8A ** 
90The Real Boom Bapf7A 1
91Cherry Falls
-
f8A+ ***1
92Cherry Falls Right Hand
-
f8A **13
93Crusisf7B **87
94DidicoyV3 *29
95The GypsyE3 6a ***98
96The Gypsy Startf6A 32
97GypusE3 6b 18
98OpusE4 6b **17
99Magnum OpusE5 6b **1
100Mag Dick Connectionf7B+ 1
101Dick Hymen
-
f7C+ **1
102Fisher's StrideVS 5a *36
103Hymen Traversef8A **1
104ChastityE2 5c 25
105The Virgin ClimbS 4a **92
106Central Routef4 49
107Central Route Directf5+ *17
108Thompson's Routef4+ 30
109North Top Cornerf4 83
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+ **14
 The Big Roof 
118Off campus
-
f5 **8
119Snappy Rooff5+ *124
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+ **119
126Underhand Extension
-
f7C **45
127Underhand Super Extension
-
f7C+ *3
 The Keel Boulder 
129CD 8 Problem 1 - Undercut ArÍte/Wall
-
V2 18
130C&A Traverse
-
f7A **31
131In Limbof6C 6c *18
132Keel Crackf6B 6b *75
133The Keelf7C ***135
134The Real Keelf7C+ ***4
135The Bulbf7C+ ***12
136Bulbhaul
-
f8B+ ** 
137Keelhaul
-
f8A ***3
138The Real Keelhaul
-
f8A+ ** 
139Frightening Territory
-
V5 * 
140Sloper Patrolf6C 6b ***68
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 34
148CD 9 Problem 3 - PocketsV0 32
149CD 9 Problem 4 - Sloping Niche
-
V0 39
150Nose Bagf6A 79
151Pebble Frogf5 82
152The Crackf3+ 86
 Ed's Dyno Boulder 
154Charlie Sheenf5 *40
155Ed's Dynof6C+ 64
156Not Ed's DynoV1 68
157Not Ed's Dyno - EliminateV3 17
158Teflon Traversef6C 109
159Right Wall - EliminateV5 8
160Scufff5+ 74
 Low Man - Left 
162Groove Onf3 173
163Hop Scotchf3 153
164Strollf3 152
165Well Wornf3 154
166Toe Pokef4+ 134
167CD 11 Problem 6V0 36
168CD 11 Problem 7VB 44
169Pond Lifef4 93
170Safe AsS 4a *73
171Envy of AngelsE3 5c 12
172CD 11 Problem 9VB 28
173CD 11 Problem 10VB 15
174Angelic UpstartHVS 5b 33
175Pram Pusher's ParadiseVS 5a **179
176A Step in the Right DirectionHVS 5b 15
177V Chimney and TraverseHVD *349
178V Chimney DirectVS 5a 88
179Up PeriscopeE1 5b 23
180Depth ChargerHVS 5b 31
181TridentE2 5c 4
182TorpedoE2 5c 23
 Matterhorn Boulder 
184CD 12 Problem 1
-
VB 20
185CD 12 Problem 4VB 18
186Matterhorn Ridge RHSf4+ 80
187Matterhorn Ridgef5 *606
188Matterhorn Ridge SDSf7B+ **14
189Matterhorn Ridge LH startf7A *35
190Fractal
-
f7B **5
191Short & Tricky Wall
-
f6A 77
192CD 12 Problem 11
-
V2 4
 Low Man - Centre 
194Pigott's StrideVS 4c *224
195Chiasmata
-
f8A  
196V CrackHVS 6a 106
197V Crack VariationHVS 5b 19
198Spirit LevelE2 5b 7
199Square Chimney & Whisky CrackVS 4b **991
200Square ChimneyMVS 4b 184
201Whisky CrackHS 4b 187
202Whisky WallE3 5b *115
203Whisky Wall DirectE4 6a 17
204Wharfedale WallE5 6c  
205Fluted CrackS 4b *554
206The Flutes and HornsHS 4b **1
207Fluted ColumnsHVD 3c ***2276
208Fluted RibHVS 5b 7
209Pinnacle Flake ClimbS 4a *1137
210Pinnacle Flake Climb Direct StartVS 5a 56
211Pinnacle DirectS 4a *359
212Low Man Easy WayD **1520
213Stew PotHVD *1264
214Rough CrackVD *483
215Stewpot and Rough CrackHVD 114
216Something's CookingE2 6a 7
217Yorkshire PuddingE2 5c 42
218Roast BeefE2 6a 21
219Kiernan's Traverse and Rough CrackS 4a 344
220The Low Man GirdleS 4a 84
 MK Wall 
222CD 13 Problem 3VB 27
223CD 13 Problem 4VB 39
224CD 13 Problem 5VB 45
225Short Arsef6A+ *59
226MK Wall Area Problem 7V3 12
227Puncture Repairf3 54
228Cracking Yarnf4 37
229Pistol Whipf7B **12
230Making Shapesf7C+ *** 
231MK Originalf5 81
 The Wall Boulder 
233Bit of a Jerkf7B *6
234Que Fastidiof6A+ **98
 The Pinnacle 
236CD 16 Problem 1V0 34
237Pick Pocketf3+ 105
238Leveragef4+ 88
239Askancef4+ 75
240JP's Problemf6A 54
241Worn Downf3 94
242CD 16 - Problem 7V0 28
243CD 16 - Problem 9V0 *11
244The Long Slabf5+ 39
 The Egg Boulder 
246Streaky's Traverse
-
f7B+ ***10
247Egg Rollf6B ***14
248CD 15 - Problem 2V0 38
249CD 15 - Problem 3V5 8
250Buffy Wants Daddyf7B *7
251Matt Meets Buffyf7C *1
252Matt's Rooff7B+ **15
253CD 15 Problem 5 The Descent Route
-
V6 *2
254CD 15 problem 6 - The Descent Route ProperV5 6
255CD 15 - Problem 7V2 1
256Cuticulaf6C 8
257Pipping Aretef6C+ **37
258Silver Troutf7B *33
259Silver Trout (With Block)f6C 41
260CD 15 - Problem 10V3 **7
 Eggy Face Eliminates 
 South Cave Area 
263Steve's Wallf7A+ *45
264Pyro Techniquef5+ *1
265CD 17 - Problem 2
-
V0 *16
266Patta's Aretef7A **100
267Patta's DynoV6 *6
268Southern Shufflef4 37
269CD 17 - Problem 5V5 *6
270Backhander
-
f6A ***115
271CD 17 - Problem 7V4 10
272South Cave Traversef7A+ *35
273South Cave Traverse - low eliminatef7B 6
274CD 17 - Problem 9V0 5
275Tetrapak Crackf5 44
276CD 17, Problem 12f6A *6
 High Man 
278The Full Traverse of High ManE2 5c ***2
 North Gully 
280The Final FinaleHVD 5a 8
281Green Gully RibVS 4c 9
282Green Gully WallHVS 5a *6
283Green Wall
-
S 4b 12
284Corner CrackS 4a 13
285Lichen Wall
-
S 11
286Green Gully Left AreteS 4a 5
287Tudor Rose
-
HS 4b 4
288Lovat StridesS 4a *7
 North West Face 
290Fisher's TraverseHS 4b *30
291Twelfth NightE2 5c *6
292The True Two Ton SardineE3 6a 1
293All Our YesterdaysE5 6a **1
294Exit Stage LeftE4 6b 1
295Penny PipE4 6a  
296Finale SlabHVS 5b *52
297EncoreE2 5c *16
298First NightE2 6a 9
299Cup and SaucerVD *264
 Teaspoon Variation Bouldering 
301CD 26 - Problem 1VB 11
302CD 26 - Problem 2VB 10
303CD 26 - Problem 3V1 7
304CD 26 - Problem 5V0 6
305Teaspoon Variation Leftf7B+ **10
306Teaspoon Variation TraverseV5 **1
307Teaspoon Variationf6A *90
308CD 26 Problem 9 - Teaspoon Variation 2.V2 20
309Gray's Wallf6B 6a *19
310Why ClimbE3 6a 6
311Z ClimbVS 4c **389
312North West GirdleE1 5b ***119
313Microscopic WallE3 6b *3
314Z Climb EliminateE1 5b ***450
315Central EliminateE1 5b *21
316Central ClimbVS 4c ***887
317WASCE3 6a 24
318Tortoises And HaresE4 6a *1
319Overhanging GrooveHVS 5a ***968
320Toad's NoseE4 6b 1
321The Dark Side of Chif7B+ 2
322The Little GreenyV6 **21
323CD Boulder 26 problem 15V5 ***1
324Fungus the BogeymanE4 6a 8
325The Big GreenyE3 5c **204
326Ginger Whinger
-
E6 7a *** 
327Frankland's Green CrackVS 4c ***473
328Eastern ExitVS 5a 4
329Merlin
-
E3 5c 3
330Parson's ChimneyHS 4b ***395
331Fat Man's Misery
-
HS 4b 47
332Al Says 6a
-
E4 6b *3
333Pulpit CornerE1 5b *74
334The Easy WayM 59
 North Boulder 
336CD 27 Problem 1VB 17
337CD 27 Problem 2f2 19
338Chipped Slabf2 44
339CD 27 Problem 4V3 5
340Out of Pocketf5 66
341CD 27, Problem 6V0 13
342CD 27, Problem 7V0 10
343Northern Shufflef7A 11
344Sunny Scoopf5 36
345Knee Biterf5+ 23
346Stubby Aretef5 25
347Shadow Facef4 19
348CD 27, Problem 13V0 7
349CD 27, Problem 14VB 13
350CD 27, Problem 15VB 9
351CD 27, Problem 16V2 3
352CD 27, Problem 17V3 3
353CD 27, Problem 18V0 4
 Wall of Horrors Bouldering 
355Cassock Slapf6A+ *29
356Crinkle Cutf5 15
357The Horror Dynof6C+ 3
358Wall of Horrors Traversef6C+ *29
359The Horrorf7A+ **21
360CD 25 Problem 6 - Wall of Horrors Startf6A 6a *155
361CD 25 Problem 7 - SpangledV5 7
362CD 25 Problem 8V3 32
363CD 25 Problem 9.V1 *51
364CD 25 Problem 10 - The Niche TraverseV7 7
365Long ChimneyHVD **302
366The Wall of HorrorsE3 6a ***223
367Horror of WallsE4 6b 2
368All QuietE4 6a **9
369Gone WestE5 6b **1
370All Quiet/Western FrontE4 6a ***4
371Every Man Has His Niche
-
E4 6b 2
372The Ems Telegram
-
E5 6b **6
373Leaf ClimbHVD 4a 38
374Western FrontE3 5c ***310
375Great WesternHVS 5a ***1086
376The Five Star Finish
-
HVS 5a ***265
377No Man's Land
-
E2 5b *27
378Over the Top
-
E4 6a 9
379Grand IllusionE4 5c **65
380Megadoom
-
E5 6b *1
381Impending Doom
-
E4 6a *6
 CD Boulder 28 
 CD Boulder 29 
384CD 29 P 5, TC Area 9a Problem 2f7B ***3
385CD 29 P3V2 1
386CD 29 P4V3 1
387CD 29 P6V1 1
 Heart Shaped Slab 
 The West Face 
390Crack of DoomVS 4c **466
391Retribution Rib DirectE5 5c *15
392Retribution Rib
-
E2 5b 9
393West ChimneyM *149
394West Chimney VariationD 23
395West Chimney RibHVS 5b 7
396West Chimney Rib (LH variation)VS 4c 10
 Syrett's Roof Bouldering 
398Jess's Rooff7C **18
399Jess's Roof LHf7C+ **1
400Brown's Rooff7A+ **1
401The NoseVS 4c *263
402The Nose DirectHVS 5b 122
403Syrett's Rooff6C+ *208
404CD 24 Problem 1V4 10
405The Zig ZagHS 4c *383
406Zig Zag DirectVS 4c *519
407Bancroft's Roof
-
E2 6b 80
408Bancroft's Roof Startf6B 10
409The GoblinHS 4b *276
410OrchristE5 6b *13
 Goblin's Roof Bouldering 
412CD 23 Problem 1.V0 8
413Si's Aretef7A 6b **125
414CD 23 Problem 4V6 8
415Boulder 23 problem 10V6 *4
 The Rift 
417Hobgoblin
-
E2 5c 16
418ClematisE2 5c *92
419The Nelly Moser FinishE3 6a 4
420OublietteE2 6a *24
421Daisy Chain
-
E3 6b 2
422Tight ChimneyM *122
423Tight Chimney (outside)HS 4b 6
424Constipation CrackVS 5a 34
425Rift CrackVS 4c *51
426Yorkshire RelishVS 4c 8
427Road to EmmausE1 5c *1
 The Rift Bouldering 
429CD 22 Problem 1.V0 6
430CD 22 Problem 4V1 3
431The Rift Traverse
-
f5+ *15
 SOUTH WEST FACE 
 Demon Wall SW Face Bouldering 
434CD 21 - Problem 1
-
V1 18
435Honey Comb
-
f5+ *99
436CD 21 - Problem 4f4+ 29
437Jam Potf5+ 5c *59
438Dots and Dabsf6C *16
439Classic Traversef4+ *55
440CD 21 problem 14 - Birds Nest WallV3 3
441CD 21 - Problem 15V2 5
442CD 21 - Problem 16V0 4
443The PotholeVD *234
444Pothole DirectVS 5b *486
445High Level TraverseVS 4c *47
446The Traditional ClimbVS 4c **1146
447Traditional EliminateHVS 6a *42
448Forgotten WallE5 6c *24
449Forgotten Startf6A **1
450Bird's Nest CrackHS 4b **1729
451Bird's Nest VariationVS 4c **240
452Bird's Nest SoupE1 5b *27
453Thompson's TraverseHVS 5b *28
454Demon WallHVS 5a ***845
 Demon Wall Roof Bouldering 
456Stu's Roof Left Handf7B+ *25
457Stu's Roof Standing Startf7A *48
458Stu's Rooff7C+ **14
459Stu's LH - DWR LHf8A 1
460Bruno's rooff8A * 
461Demon Wall Roof Left-Handf7C ***12
462Demon Wall Rooff7A+ ***353
463Demon Wall Roof Footlessf8A *1
464CD Demon Wall Roof, Problem 6V4 4
465Demon Wall Roof Ear Variationf7B+ 17
466Demon Roof EliminateV8 *4
467Demonistf8A **1
468Dialetics
-
f8A 2
469Dolphin Belly Slapf7A 6c *479
470Dolphin belly slap side pull eliminatef7A+ 3
471Hot Dog Fromagef7C+ *21
472Hot Dog Fromage (Heel Variation)f7B+ 3
473Exorcist into DWR
-
f7C *5
474Exorcist - shortf8A **2
475Exorcist - Longf8A **1
476DolphinianE1 5b *175
477Dolphinian StartV1 *29
478Three Chockstones ChimneyM *268
479John's Skatty CaveM *2
480Crack and WallHS 4b *385
481AcetabulumE1 5c 59
482Crack and Wall TraverseHVD *27
483Rectum RiftE3 6b *13
484Right CheekyE7 6c * 
 Crucifix Bouldering 
486The Crucifix "Warm Up" Traversef6A+ **166
487The Dry Stone Traverse
-
V3 *12
488The Crucifix Traversef7A 217
489Crucifix Eliminate Traverse - Pebble WallV7 *11
490Crucifix Reverse Traverse into Arete Eliminatef7A+ **3
491The Crucifixf5 5c **548
492CD 20 Problem 5 The Crucifix - Sit Down StartV4 54
493Crucifix Wall Eliminate
-
V6 *24
494The Crucifix Arete
-
f6A+ *291
495Crucifix Arete Eliminatef7A **26
496Pebble Wallf6C 6b ***326
497Pebble Wall Sit Startf7A 22
498Pebble Wall Variationf7A+ ***21
 Under the Crucifix - Eliminates 
500Tony's Problemf6C **3
501Under the Crucifix Problem 2
-
V6 26
502Under the Crucifix Problem 3V7 8
503Under the Crucifix Problem 6V8 3
504Under the Crucifix Problem 11V7 2
505Central CrackHS 4b *306
506Jacob's LadderHVS 5b *179
507Jacob's Ladder Startf5 *54
508Stomach TraverseVS 4c *290
509The Ladderf5+ *21
510Fence ButtressVS 5b 110
 SOUTH FACE 
512Shuffle CrackE1 5c *87
513China SyndromeE5 7a *3
514South Chimney LaybackS 4c *272
515Yellow Peril
-
E4 6a *2
516Yellow WallE2 5c *14
 Black Wall Bouldering 
518Off the Wall
-
f5+ *15
519Dreamlandf7A+ **60
520CD 18 Problem 4VB 31
521The Wallf5 5b *77
522The Slabf5+ 5c *57
523The Nose
-
f5+ 45
524The Nose RHf6A+ 8
525CD 18 Problem 8V3 23
526CD 18 Problem 19V1 16
527South ChimneyVD 4a 187
528South Face Climb
-
MVS 4b *109
529South Wall TraverseVS 4c **254
530South Wall Direct
-
E1 5b 27
531Kitson Did It First
-
E3 6b 9
532Birdlime TraverseE1 5b ***291
533'Arries 'OokE4 6a **54
534'Arries 'ook direct start
-
f7A+ *21
535Black wall dyno
-
V7 *13
536Blackhead
-
E4 6c 3
537Blackhead Startf7B 3
538Black Wall EliminateE2 5c ***473
539Black Wall Eliminate Direct, Direct Eliminate.E1 5c **7
540Blackpool Promenade
-
E1 5b *43
541Black WallVS 5a *530
542Black Wall DirectHVS 5b 40
543Black Wall traversef7A 11
 Shothole Arete 
545CD 19, Problem 1.VB 14
546CD 19, Problem 2.VB 16
547CD 19, Problem 3.V0 11
548CD 19, Problem 4.VB 17
549CD 19, Problem 5.V0 11
550CD 19, Problem 6.V2 5
551Lasting Satisfaction *V10 1
 Un-checked Climbs 
553Grape Strain *V8+  
554Virgin Extension Traverse *f7B+ *1
555Digital Death *V10  
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