Climbs 509
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+ 51
5CD 1 - Problem 2aV0 *26
6Finite Field
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f3+ 59
7Field Side Traverse (Mindbend)f7B **7
8Field Faref5 *108
9CD 1 - Problem 5 (Sit Start)V4 *16
10The High Stepf5+ 111
11CD 1 Problem 7V5 7
12Swampy Aretef6C+ **21
13CD 1 - Problem 10V0 31
 End Boulder - Slab 
15CD 1 - Problem 11
-
V0 103
16Bungle Traverse
-
f3 160
17Jemimaf3 180
18Hamble's Aretef3+ 176
 End Boulder - Morrell's Wall 
20Short AreteV3 62
21Morrell's Wall Traversef7A *140
22Morrell's CornerV3 *41
23Morrell's Wall Leftf6A 22
24Morrell's Wallf5+ 5c ***634
25Fall Inf6A 45
26End Wallf4 59
27CD 1 Problem 18V7 5
28CD 1 - Problem 19)V0 19
29CD 1 - Problem 20
-
V1 11
30Slopey Traversef7C ***11
 Morrell's wall Eliminates 
 Overhanging Nose - CD 2 
33CD 2 - Problem 1
-
V5 7
34Overhanging Nosef6A *204
35Grape Strainf7B+  
36Below the Decksf6C+ *165
37Tumbledownf5 *123
38Slap and Tractionf6A+ *31
39Lasting Satisfactionf7C+ 1
40I Am a walrusf6C+ *9
 CD 2 Eliminates 
42CD 2 - Eliminate Problem 5
-
V3 *4
43CD 2 Eliminates Problem 8V9 **1
44CD 2 Eliminates Problem 9V9 1
 West Cave Group 
46Left Rib
-
f5 *38
47CD 3 problem 3 Slippery CornerV0 34
48The Earf4+ **100
49CD 3 - Problem 5
-
V0 23
50Barley Mow
-
E4 6b 24
51Hammill's Rib
-
E4 6b 3
52West Cave Wall
-
S 4a *71
53CD 3 Problem 9V0 7
54The Chimney FlakeVS 5b *45
55The Blunt EdgeE1 5b **14
56The Postman
-
HS 4c **171
57Postman Eliminatef5+ 15
58Crack, Ledge & ScoopV1 41
59Rib Rightf5+ *75
60Pork Chop Slabf5+ 353
61Pork Chop Slab AreteV0 84
62The Almscliff Hornf5+ 5
63Three Swings Traversef5+ 111
 West Cave Eliminates 
65Hanging Ribf6A **150
66Hanging Rib (Sit Start)V4 **101
67Smaller Pocketf6A+ *16
68Hanging WallV2 **94
 The Everest Man Boulder 
70The North Ridge
-
E1 5c 35
71The Hillary StepHVS 5b *58
72The Lhotse Face
-
VS 4c **37
73The South West FaceE2 5c **14
74The South Col
-
HS 4b **39
75The East Facef4 7
 Crutch Girl 
77Crutch Girl Rooff6A 2
78Crutch Girlf3 2
79Crutch Girl Traversef4 2
 Flying Arete Boulder 
81The Right Wingf6B *80
82The Flying Aretef6B 6a **389
83Stallone's Stinking Bangerf6C 12
84CD 5 Problem 7 - Flying Arete SlabV0 53
85CD 5 Problem 8 - Flying Arete Slab EliminateV2 *67
 The Virgin Boulder 
87The LadyE4 6c 3
88The VirginE3 6b *9
89The Virgin Traversef6C ***123
90Virgin Traverse Reversef6C+ 1
91Virgin Extension Traversef7B+ *1
92Identity Crisis
-
f8A ** 
93The Real Boom Bapf7A 1
94Cherry Falls
-
f8A+ ***1
95Cherry Falls Right Hand
-
f8A **13
96Crusisf7B **92
97DidicoyV3 *30
98The GypsyE3 6a ***98
99The Gypsy Startf6A 34
100GypusE3 6b 18
101OpusE4 6b **17
102Magnum OpusE5 6b **1
103Mag Dick Connectionf7B+ 1
104Dick Hymen
-
f7C+ **1
105Fisher's StrideVS 5a *36
106Hymen Traversef8A **1
107ChastityE2 5c 25
108The Virgin ClimbS 4a **93
109Central Routef4 50
110Central Route Directf5+ *20
111Thompson's Routef4+ 32
112North Top Cornerf4 86
113North Top Corner - Right Hand SideV0 11
114The Scoop
-
f5+ 19
115North FaceD 51
116Caninef8A *1
117Stretch Armstrongf7C *10
118Sewer Rat Connectionf7B+ 4
119Top Cat Traverse
-
f7B+ **14
 The Big Roof 
121Off campus
-
f5 **10
122Snappy Rooff5+ *131
123CD 7 Problem 2 Big Roof TraverseV7 *4
124CD 7 Problem 4V3 26
125CD 7 Problem 7 - Hanging ArÍte
-
V2 *49
126CD 7 Problem 8 - Hanging Wall
-
V1 *33
127Extension to UnderhandV5 *19
128Underhandf7B+ **123
129Underhand Extensionf7C **53
130Underhand Super Extensionf7C+ *3
 The Keel Boulder 
132CD 8 Problem 1 - Undercut ArÍte/Wall
-
V2 19
133C&A Traverse
-
f7A **33
134In Limbof6C 6c *19
135Keel Crackf6B 6b *77
136The Keelf7C ***137
137The Real Keelf7C+ ***4
138The Bulbf7C+ ***12
139Bulbhaul
-
f8B+ ** 
140Keelhaul
-
f8A ***3
141The Real Keelhaul
-
f8A+ ** 
142Frightening Territory
-
V5 * 
143Sloper Patrolf6C 6b ***69
144Burnell's Traverse
-
V5 *1
 Keel - Linkages 
146All Natural
-
f8A ** 
147TC Area 2c Problem 10 C&A Traverse + The Keelf7C **2
148Natural Traversef7C **1
 CD Boulder 9 - Wedge Boulder 
150CD 9 Problem 2 - Short Wall
-
V0 36
151CD 9 Problem 3 - PocketsV0 35
152CD 9 Problem 4 - Sloping Niche
-
V0 41
153Nose Bagf6A 82
154Pebble Frogf5 86
155The Crackf3+ 88
 Ed's Dyno Boulder 
157Charlie Sheenf5 *43
158Ed's Dynof6C+ 66
159Not Ed's DynoV1 68
160Not Ed's Dyno - EliminateV3 17
161Teflon Traversef6C 112
162Right Wall - EliminateV5 8
163Scufff5+ 81
 Low Man - Left 
165Groove Onf3 184
166Hop Scotchf3 162
167Strollf3 163
168Well Wornf3 164
169Toe Pokef4+ 141
170CD 11 Problem 6V0 38
171CD 11 Problem 7VB 49
172Pond Lifef4 99
173Safe AsS 4a *82
174Envy of AngelsE3 5c 12
175CD 11 Problem 9VB 29
176CD 11 Problem 10VB 15
177Angelic UpstartHVS 5b 34
178Pram Pusher's ParadiseVS 5a **186
179A Step in the Right DirectionHVS 5b 15
180V Chimney and TraverseHVD *355
181V Chimney DirectVS 5a 89
182Up PeriscopeE1 5b 23
183Depth ChargerHVS 5b 31
184TridentE2 5c 4
185TorpedoE2 5c 23
 Matterhorn Boulder 
187CD 12 Problem 1
-
VB 22
188CD 12 Problem 4VB 20
189Matterhorn Ridge RHSf4+ 81
190Matterhorn Ridgef5 *623
191Matterhorn Ridge SDSf7B+ **14
192Matterhorn Ridge LH startf7A *39
193Fractal
-
f7B **5
194Short & Tricky Wall
-
f6A 81
195CD 12 Problem 11
-
V2 6
 Low Man - Centre 
197Pigott's StrideVS 4c *229
198Chiasmata
-
f8A  
199V CrackHVS 6a 108
200V Crack VariationHVS 5b 20
201Spirit LevelE2 5b 7
202Square Chimney & Whisky CrackVS 4b **1009
203Square ChimneyMVS 4b 190
204Whisky CrackHS 4b 190
205Whisky WallE3 5b *127
206Whisky Wall DirectE4 6a 18
207Wharfedale WallE5 6c  
208Fluted CrackS 4b *565
209The Flutes and HornsHS 4b **1
210Fluted ColumnsHVD 3c ***2338
211Fluted RibHVS 5b 7
212Pinnacle Flake ClimbS 4a *1169
213Pinnacle Flake Climb Direct StartVS 5a 58
214Pinnacle DirectS 4a *361
215Low Man Easy WayD **1554
216Stew PotHVD *1309
217Rough CrackVD *497
218Stewpot and Rough CrackHVD 118
219Something's CookingE2 6a 7
220Yorkshire PuddingE2 5c 43
221Roast BeefE2 6a 22
222Kiernan's Traverse and Rough CrackS 4a 357
223The Low Man GirdleS 4a 84
 MK Wall 
225CD 13 Problem 3VB 30
226CD 13 Problem 4VB 42
227CD 13 Problem 5VB 49
228Short Arsef6A+ *64
229MK Wall Area Problem 7V3 14
230Puncture Repairf3 57
231Cracking Yarnf4 38
232Pistol Whipf7B **12
233Making Shapesf7C+ *** 
234MK Originalf5 81
 The Wall Boulder 
236Bit of a Jerkf7B *7
237Que Fastidiof6A+ **102
 The Pinnacle 
239CD 16 Problem 1V0 34
240Pick Pocketf3+ 109
241Leveragef4+ 91
242Askancef4+ 79
243JP's Problemf6A 57
244Worn Downf3 97
245CD 16 - Problem 7V0 30
246CD 16 - Problem 9V0 *12
247The Long Slabf5+ 41
 The Egg Boulder 
249Streaky's Traverse
-
f7B+ ***10
250Egg Rollf6B ***15
251CD 15 - Problem 2V0 39
252CD 15 - Problem 3V5 8
253Buffy Wants Daddyf7B *7
254Matt Meets Buffyf7C *1
255Digital Deathf7C+  
256Matt's Rooff7B+ **15
257CD 15 Problem 5 The Descent Route
-
V6 *2
258CD 15 problem 6 - The Descent Route ProperV5 6
259CD 15 - Problem 7V2 1
260Cuticulaf6C 10
261Pipping Aretef6C+ **38
262Silver Troutf7B *36
263Silver Trout (With Block)f6C 41
264CD 15 - Problem 10V3 **7
 Eggy Face Eliminates 
 South Cave Area 
267Steve's Wallf7A+ *46
268Pyro Techniquef5+ *1
269CD 17 - Problem 2
-
V0 *17
270Patta's Aretef7A **104
271Patta's DynoV6 *6
272Southern Shufflef4 38
273CD 17 - Problem 5V5 *6
274Backhander
-
f6A ***120
275CD 17 - Problem 7V4 10
276South Cave Traversef7A+ *36
277South Cave Traverse - low eliminatef7B 6
278CD 17 - Problem 9V0 5
279Tetrapak Crackf5 45
280CD 17, Problem 12f6A *7
 High Man 
282The Full Traverse of High ManE2 5c ***2
 North Gully 
284The Final FinaleHVD 5a 8
285Green Gully RibVS 4c 9
286Green Gully WallHVS 5a *6
287Green Wall
-
S 4b 12
288Corner CrackS 4a 13
289Lichen Wall
-
S 11
290Green Gully Left AreteS 4a 5
291Tudor Rose
-
HS 4b 4
292Lovat StridesS 4a *7
 North West Face 
294Fisher's TraverseHS 4b *31
295Twelfth NightE2 5c *6
296The True Two Ton SardineE3 6a 1
297All Our YesterdaysE5 6a **1
298Exit Stage LeftE4 6b 1
299Penny PipE4 6a  
300Finale SlabHVS 5b *53
301EncoreE2 5c *18
302First NightE2 6a 9
303Cup and SaucerVD *273
 Teaspoon Variation Bouldering 
305CD 26 - Problem 1VB 11
306CD 26 - Problem 2VB 11
307CD 26 - Problem 3V1 8
308CD 26 - Problem 5V0 7
309Teaspoon Variation Leftf7B+ **10
310Teaspoon Variation TraverseV5 **1
311Teaspoon Variationf6A *92
312CD 26 Problem 9 - Teaspoon Variation 2.V2 20
313Gray's Wallf6B 6a *20
314Why ClimbE3 6a 6
315Z ClimbVS 4c **407
316North West GirdleE1 5b ***122
317Microscopic WallE3 6b *3
318Z Climb EliminateE1 5b ***464
319Central EliminateE1 5b *21
320Central ClimbVS 4c ***915
321WASCE3 6a 24
322Tortoises And HaresE4 6a *1
323Overhanging GrooveHVS 5a ***1013
324Toad's NoseE4 6b 1
325The Dark Side of Chif7B+ 2
326The Little GreenyV6 **24
327CD Boulder 26 problem 15V5 ***1
328Fungus the BogeymanE4 6a 8
329The Big GreenyE3 5c **214
330Ginger Whinger
-
E6 7a *** 
331Frankland's Green CrackVS 4c ***487
332Eastern ExitVS 5a 4
333Merlin
-
E3 5c 3
334Parson's ChimneyHS 4b ***404
335Fat Man's Misery
-
HS 4b 48
336Al Says 6a
-
E4 6b *3
337Pulpit CornerE1 5b *75
338The Easy WayM 60
 North Boulder 
340CD 27 Problem 1VB 17
341CD 27 Problem 2f2 19
342Chipped Slabf2 44
343CD 27 Problem 4V3 5
344Out of Pocketf5 66
345CD 27, Problem 6V0 13
346CD 27, Problem 7V0 10
347Northern Shufflef7A 11
348Sunny Scoopf5 36
349Knee Biterf5+ 23
350Stubby Aretef5 25
351Shadow Facef4 19
352CD 27, Problem 13V0 8
353CD 27, Problem 14VB 14
354CD 27, Problem 15VB 9
355CD 27, Problem 16V2 3
356CD 27, Problem 17V3 3
357CD 27, Problem 18V0 4
 Wall of Horrors Bouldering 
359Cassock Slapf6A+ *31
360Crinkle Cutf5 16
361The Horror Dynof6C+ 5
362Wall of Horrors Traversef6C+ *31
363The Horrorf7A+ **25
364CD 25 Problem 6 - Wall of Horrors Startf6A 6a *160
365CD 25 Problem 7 - SpangledV5 7
366CD 25 Problem 8V3 33
367CD 25 Problem 9.V1 *56
368CD 25 Problem 10 - The Niche TraverseV7 7
369Long ChimneyHVD **306
370The Wall of HorrorsE3 6a ***234
371Horror of WallsE4 6b 2
372All QuietE4 6a **9
373Gone WestE5 6b **1
374All Quiet/Western FrontE4 6a ***4
375Every Man Has His Niche
-
E4 6b 3
376The Ems Telegram
-
E5 6b **6
377Leaf ClimbHVD 4a 39
378Western FrontE3 5c ***316
379Great WesternHVS 5a ***1112
380The Five Star Finish
-
HVS 5a ***273
381No Man's Land
-
E2 5b *27
382Over the Top
-
E4 6a 9
383Grand IllusionE4 5c **90
384Megadoom
-
E5 6b *1
385Impending Doom
-
E4 6a *6
 CD Boulder 28 
 CD Boulder 29 
388Left Flake - CD 29 P3V2 3
389DMZ - CD 29 P4f6B 2
390DMZ Sit Start - CD 29 P 5, TC Area 9a Problem 2f7B ***3
391CD 29 P6V1 1
 Heart Shaped Slab 
 The West Face 
394Crack of DoomVS 4c **478
395Retribution Rib DirectE5 5c *15
396Retribution Rib
-
E2 5b 9
397West ChimneyM *153
398West Chimney VariationD 26
399West Chimney RibHVS 5b 7
400West Chimney Rib (LH variation)VS 4c 10
 Syrett's Roof Bouldering 
402Jess's Rooff7C **18
403Jess's Roof LHf7C+ **1
404Brown's Rooff7A+ **1
405The NoseVS 4c *276
406The Nose DirectHVS 5b 123
407Syrett's Rooff6C+ *223
408CD 24 Problem 1V4 10
409The Zig ZagHS 4c *409
410Zig Zag DirectVS 4c *532
411Bancroft's Roof
-
E2 6b 80
412Bancroft's Roof Startf6B 10
413The GoblinHS 4b *295
414OrchristE5 6b *13
 Goblin's Roof Bouldering 
416CD 23 Problem 1.V0 11
417Si's Aretef7A 6b **134
418CD 23 Problem 4V6 8
419Boulder 23 problem 10V6 *4
 The Rift 
421Hobgoblin
-
E2 5c 16
422ClematisE2 5c *98
423The Nelly Moser FinishE3 6a 4
424OublietteE2 6a *24
425Daisy Chain
-
E3 6b 2
426Tight ChimneyM *127
427Tight Chimney (outside)HS 4b 8
428Constipation CrackVS 5a 34
429Rift CrackVS 4c *51
430Yorkshire RelishVS 4c 8
431Road to EmmausE1 5c *1
 The Rift Bouldering 
433CD 22 Problem 1.V0 6
434CD 22 Problem 4V1 3
435The Rift Traverse
-
f5+ *15
 SOUTH WEST FACE 
 Demon Wall SW Face Bouldering 
438CD 21 - Problem 1
-
V1 19
439Honey Comb
-
f5+ *102
440CD 21 - Problem 4f4+ 31
441Jam Potf5+ 5c *60
442Dots and Dabsf6C *17
443Classic Traversef4+ *63
444CD 21 problem 14 - Birds Nest WallV3 3
445CD 21 - Problem 15V2 5
446CD 21 - Problem 16V0 4
447The PotholeVD *243
448Pothole DirectVS 5b *501
449High Level TraverseVS 4c *47
450The Traditional ClimbVS 4c **1174
451Traditional EliminateHVS 6a *44
452Forgotten WallE5 6c *25
453Forgotten Startf6A **1
454Bird's Nest CrackHS 4b **1772
455Bird's Nest VariationVS 4c **249
456Bird's Nest SoupE1 5b *27
457Thompson's TraverseHVS 5b *28
458Demon WallHVS 5a ***866
 Demon Wall Roof Bouldering 
460Stu's Roof Left Handf7B+ *25
461Stu's Roof Standing Startf7A *50
462Stu's Rooff7C+ **14
463Stu's LH - DWR LHf8A 1
464Bruno's rooff8A * 
465Demon Wall Roof Left-Handf7C ***12
466Demon Wall Rooff7A+ ***360
467Demon Wall Roof Footlessf8A *1
468CD Demon Wall Roof, Problem 6V4 4
469Demon Wall Roof Ear Variationf7B+ 20
470Demon Roof EliminateV8 *5
471Demonistf8A **1
472Dialetics
-
f8A 2
473Dolphin Belly Slapf7A 6c *497
474Dolphin belly slap side pull eliminatef7A+ 3
475Hot Dog Fromagef7C+ *21
476Hot Dog Fromage (Heel Variation)f7B+ 3
477Exorcist into DWR
-
f7C *6
478Exorcist - shortf8A **2
479Exorcist - Longf8A **3
480DolphinianE1 5b *177
481Dolphinian StartV1 *31
482Three Chockstones ChimneyM *273
483John's Skatty CaveM *2
484Crack and WallHS 4b *393
485AcetabulumE1 5c 59
486Crack and Wall TraverseHVD *27
487Rectum RiftE3 6b *14
488Right CheekyE7 6c * 
 Crucifix Bouldering 
490The Crucifix "Warm Up" Traversef6A+ **171
491The Dry Stone Traverse
-
V3 *13
492The Crucifix Traversef7A 224
493Crucifix Eliminate Traverse - Pebble WallV7 *12
494Crucifix Reverse Traverse into Arete Eliminatef7A+ **3
495The Crucifixf5 5c **573
496CD 20 Problem 5 The Crucifix - Sit Down StartV4 55
497Crucifix Wall Eliminate
-
V6 *25
498The Crucifix Arete
-
f6A+ *296
499Crucifix Arete Eliminatef7A **26
500Pebble Wallf6C 6b ***333
501Pebble Wall Sit Startf7A 23
502Pebble Wall Variationf7A+ ***22
 Under the Crucifix - Eliminates 
504Tony's Problemf6C **4
505Under the Crucifix Problem 2
-
V6 27
506Under the Crucifix Problem 3V7 8
507Under the Crucifix Problem 6V8 3
508Under the Crucifix Problem 11V7 2
509Central CrackHS 4b *312
510Jacob's LadderHVS 5b *191
511Jacob's Ladder Startf5 *62
512Stomach TraverseVS 4c *293
513The Ladderf5+ *26
514Fence ButtressVS 5b 114
 SOUTH FACE 
516Shuffle CrackE1 5c *89
517China SyndromeE5 7a *3
518South Chimney LaybackS 4c *284
519Yellow Peril
-
E4 6a *2
520Yellow WallE2 5c *15
 Black Wall Bouldering 
522Off the Wall
-
f5+ *16
523Dreamlandf7A+ **61
524CD 18 Problem 4VB 33
525The Wallf5 5b *79
526The Slabf5+ 5c *58
527The Nose
-
f5+ 48
528The Nose RHf6A+ 8
529CD 18 Problem 8V3 23
530CD 18 Problem 19V1 18
531South ChimneyVD 4a 193
532South Face Climb
-
MVS 4b *116
533South Wall TraverseVS 4c **261
534South Wall Direct
-
E1 5b 27
535Kitson Did It First
-
E3 6b 9
536Birdlime TraverseE1 5b ***292
537'Arries 'OokE4 6a **57
538'Arries 'ook direct start
-
f7A+ *21
539Black wall dyno
-
V7 *13
540Blackhead
-
E4 6c 3
541Blackhead Startf7B 5
542Black Wall EliminateE2 5c ***490
543Black Wall Eliminate Direct, Direct Eliminate.E1 5c **8
544Blackpool Promenade
-
E1 5b *43
545Black WallVS 5a *541
546Black Wall DirectHVS 5b 40
547Black Wall traversef7A 11
 Shothole Arete 
549CD 19, Problem 1.VB 16
550CD 19, Problem 2.VB 20
551CD 19, Problem 3.V0 13
552CD 19, Problem 4.VB 21
553CD 19, Problem 5.V0 12
554CD 19, Problem 6.V2 5
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