Eastby Crag

Climbs 113 – Rocktype Gritstone – Altitude 320m a.s.l – Faces S

Access notes
Turn right after 2nd gate and follow path alongside the wall, then zig zag up to crag.

Kestrels nesting on the Pillar, so best stay clear of this area! 15/06/10
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

Guidebooks
YMC Yorkshire Gritstone Vol 2 (2014), Northern England (2008), Yorkshire Gritstone (1999),
Out of print: Yorkshire Gritstone (1990)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGrade
 SOLID AIR BOULDER  
2Any Given Dayf7B+ 1
3Solid Airf7B  
 BOTTOM RIGHT HAND BOULDER  
5A Pair of Teethf6B 3
6Aperitif LeftS 13
7Aperitif RightVD 15
 LEFT HAND SLABS  
9ApacheVS 4c 4
10RenegadeMS 4
11Blue MaxHVS 5a 3
12Mr GrumpyHS 4b 22
13After HoursD *55
14After Hours VariantVD 3
15Knuckle WalkerE1 5b  
16Kestrel WallMVS 4b 5
17Opening TimeD 48
18JaywalkMVS 4b *12
19Last OrdersVS 4c 40
20Descent SlabHS 4b 13
21Cracked SlabD 15
 PILLAR FRONT BUTTRESS  
23MantelshelvesHS 3c 89
24Eastby GrooveS 4a *132
25Heather FlakeVS 4c 95
26SwastikaHVS 5b *30
27Pillar FrontE2 5b ***153
28Pillar Front Left Hand FinishE2 5b  
29The Blinkered VariantE3 5c *6
30Mistaken IdentityE1 5b *26
31Pillar RibVS 4c **373
32Eastby ButtressVD ***542
33Eastby Buttress VariantVS 4c *55
34The PadderE1 5b *240
35Spiffing ViewE1 5b 1
36Action TractionE4 6a 2
37Whaup EdgeVS 4b **188
38The Mason's ArmsE1 5b 2
39The CavendishVS 4c 5
40Waterfall ChimneyD 5
 CONCAVE SLAB  
42The StrugglerVS 5a 36
43The Struggler (cop out)HS 3
44Wrong Trousers (The Struggler Inside Route)XS ?? 2
45The ChipperS 4b 12
46The Direct FinishE3 5c 5
47Crossing the LineE3 5c 9
48Ship of the LineE3 5c *5
49The Logical FinishVS 4c 11
50Broken AreteM 44
51Impetusf5 3
 KNUCKLE SLAB  
53Aretusf6A  
54One Cold DayE3 6a 2
55Scoop and CrackS 4a *206
56Knuckle Slab AreteHVS 5b *51
57Knees Up Mother BrownHVS 6a *9
58Index VariationVS 5a **192
59Knuckle SlabHVS 5a *214
60Enemas of the EstateVS 4b 11
61Birch Tree CrackVD 72
62Early DoorsMS 28
 NOSE BUTTRESS  
64LobeHVS 5b 7
65Ecky ThumpE3 5c *2
66Thumper DirectE5 6a 4
67ThumperE4 5c ***47
68FiltrumE2 5c **3
69Ill Gotten Gainsf8A+  
70Ill Gotten Gains Directf8A 1
71In The Third personf7B+  
72BambiE1 5b 4
73Nose ClimbS 4a ***328
74Nose Climb OriginalS 4a *95
75Rock and RollHVS 5a 10
76Recess CrackMS 9
77LucyE1 5b 5
78Birch Tree SlabMVS 4b 9
79Dawn Till DuskVS 5a 6
80Not Tonight JosephineVS 4c 4
 DISCO SLAB  
82Disco 2000f6B *2
83Deborah's Groovef6B 1
 MIST SLAB  
85Mist SlabMVS 4b 21
86Mist Slab DirectHVS 5b *11
87Slab and ChimneyVD 37
88Cheshire CatE4 6b 1
 BLOCK BUTTRESS  
90The Stone RoomE6 6c  
91GenuflexE3 6a *13
92Block ButtressHVS 5a *74
93HangsE4 6a 3
94ThrutchS 6
95Hatchback ForagerHVS 5a 20
96PulloverVS 4c 39
97StepoverMVS 4b 56
98Corner CrackS 23
99Corner GrooveS 19
100Wall AreteVS 5a 4
 LEFT HAND BLOC ABOVE  
102Diamond Aretef5 *1
103White Goods Huggerf6A+ *1
104Sit Againf5+ 1
 DEFECTIVE BUTTRESS  
106Easy TouchE3 5c  
107The Tide ContinuesE6 6c  
108Defective Too EarlyE4 6b 2
109Defective DirectE4 6b  
110PolytetrafluroethyleneS 6
111DiacetyleneHVS 5b 2
112TriacetyleneM 3
113The Effervescing ElephantE1 5a 1
114TetraphychicfluroetheneS 2
 OVER THE WALL  
116Boldness of YouthE2 5c 1
117ConDemNationE1 5c *4
118Hung ParliamentE3 6a  
119Accidental BabyE1 5c  
 QUARRY  
121The FlakeS 2
122Original RouteD 2
123Waterfall's CrackS 4a 5
124Hollybush GrooveS 4a 4
 FAR RIGHT  
126Baby, BabyVD 5
127Dead BabiesE5 6b **5
128Dead Babies DirectE5 6c **1
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anyway - a better crag than it looks from a distance, and now properly open with the new access laws.
Stone Muppet - 31/Oct/05
um... not sure the Padder has decking potential. The lower crux is well protected, the upper is a little above the gear but not that serious (especially if a side runner is used).
Stone Muppet - 31/Oct/05
Nice crag, faces South so good all year. Lower graded climbs get a bit overgrown in spring / summer. Good in the VS to E2 region. "The Padder" is a good first E1 lead if you like slabs, but the crux is a bit exposed with serious decking out potential. Top rope it first if unsure
Tom - 22/Jun/04