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Malham Cove

North Yorkshire, ENGLAND

Climbs 294 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 200m a.s.l – Faces S

Crag features
Central Walls of steep compact limestone with the best sport climbing in the Pennines (best grades F7a to F8c). A right wing of superb trad lines with the best routes in the HVS to E4 category. A left wing with worthwhile short,easier routes (S to E1) and short technical but less popular, hard trad up to E5. [Dave Musgrove]

Access notes
Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

Weather forecast

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18 °C
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16 °C
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0.7mm rain
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16 °C
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Guidebooks
Yorkshire Limestone (2005), Northern Limestone Route Database (2001),
Out of print: Northern Limestone (2004), Yorkshire Limestone (Millenium Supplement) (1997), Yorkshire Limestone (1992)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
 LEFT WING  
2Bobber BootsVD 16
3Straight CrackHS 48
4Straight UpVS 4c *34
5Pedestal WallS *52
6The ThistleHVS 5b *21
7TheistE1 6b 4
8Th-RowsHVS 5b 9
9Wall And CrackVD 25
10FingersVS 4c 25
11Crown of ThornsHVS 5b 5
12TiaraE2 6a 4
13Coronet CrackHVS 5a 7
14Crazy PavingVS 4c 27
15Lost CornerE3 6a 2
16Reluctant PassengerE3 6a *2
17RingoE5 6c *2
18RageE4 6b *3
19Short GrooveE2 5c *9
20Rose CornerE4 6a 3
21Memory LaneE3 6a 3
22TheE2 5c *9
23SternVS 4c *9
24AutonomyE3 6a *6
25Cy-rilS *13
26MistakeS 10
27Dilatory ClimbHS 4b *9
28Cube RootE1 5b 18
29One Point Two Six (cube root two)E4 6a *2
30Square RootE2 5c *10
31PikestaffVS 5a *22
32Flake WallS **48
33RookE2 5c 10
34CrowE1 5c 6
35ChoughHVS 6a 3
36MagpieHVS 5c 3
37JackdawHVS 5a 7
38RavenVS 5a 6
39Night MovesE3 6a *2
40Original RouteS **40
41Hampster JamVS 4c 7
42Wish You Were HereE2 5b *9
43SaplinkHVS 5b **22
44Box of ToolsE3 6a *2
45Ship of FoolsE4 6b *2
46WarspiteE3 6a *9
47Going DutchE3 6a *2
48AidE4 6b 2
49Ephedrine InfluxE3 5c 2
50The Well Oiled MachineE4 6a 2
51SarcophagusE3 6a **6
52The CrabHVS 5b *3
53Joe SpiveyE2 5c 2
54MajidaeE2 5c 2
55HangoverHVS 5a 7
56VagabondE2 5c *8
57ChrysalisE2 5c 2
58Shining UsuE2 5b 2
59Birgus LatroE5 6a 2
60The DalesmanVS 4c 4
61Percy ThrowerHVS 5a  
 BECK WALL  
63Big DripHVS 5b 4
64Rain DropsE4 6b 3
65Rain DancesE4 6a 3
66Rodney's RouteE2 5b *6
67The Pink Pinky Goes to MalhamE3 6a 8
68Bolts Screw You UpE3 6a 3
 THE CATWALK  
70Brilliant, Brilliant6c *57
71Bon-Appetite7b+ *6
72The Highlife7b+ *5
73Just Not in Lust7c *10
74Mighty Fine Ass7c+ ***5
75Appetite7a+ **175
76Mule Variation7b *24
77Henry's Route7c+ **3
78Yosemite Wall7a+ ***218
79Obligatory FinishE6 6b 2
80Against the Grain7a **121
81Against the Wall7a 2
82Taking the Space7b **87
83Taking the RiseE4 6a *1
84Hands of Time7c *3
85Space Race7b+ **135
86Space Invaders7c+ **5
87Tremelo7c ***79
88The Minimum7a *55
89Minimum Fuss7c+ **6
90Mescalito7c+ ***69
91New Dawn7c ***93
92Twisted8a **3
93Vogue7c+ **5
94Baboo-Baboo8a ***30
95Straightened8a ***15
96G.B.H.8a+ ***38
97Zoolook8a ***49
98Well Dunne Finish8b ***3
99Predator8b ***23
100Cry Freedom8b+ ***4
101Mid Ledge Spread8a+ **12
102The Maximum7c+ **48
103Austrian Oak8b **20
104Magnetic Fields8b **9
105Overnite Sensation8a+ **35
106Overshadow9a+ *** 
107Piggy Bank WallA3 ***2
108Energy Vampire8a+ **12
109Connect 48a **17
110Raindogs8a ***118
111Rainshadow9a ***1
112Chiselling the Dragon7c **69
113The DirectissimaA2 11
114Seventh Aardvark7b **231
115Bat Route8c ***5
116Batman9a+  
117Bat Shadow8c+ *** 
118Raining Bats and Dogs8c ***1
119Rated PG7a+ *165
120Consenting Adults7a **645
121Thriller7c+ 13
122Victor Hugo8b *** 
123Personal Services7b *92
124Free and Even Easier7a+ **318
125Idefix8b ** 
126Bongo Fury7b **89
127Something Stupid7b *216
128Totally Free8b *** 
129Totally Free II8b ***3
130The Groove8a+ ***14
131Groovy Baby8a **1
132Unjustified8c ***10
133Overjustified8c ***2
134The SuperdirectissimaA2 ***6
135King SwingA2 **4
136Chocolate Logger7c *18
137Scavenger8a *4
138Wasted Youth7b **138
139Power Ranger8b+ **1
140Rose Coronary7a *511
141Transformer8c ** 
142Queen of Harts7c *9
143Hartley Hare7a+ *192
144Hardly There6c+ *24
145Puddle Jumper7a *339
146Just Another Dead End Job7a *155
147A Career with ProspectsE5 6a *14
148Extra OverE4 6a *25
149Bolt RevoltE3 6a *58
150AfterburnE4 6a *30
 Climb nameGradex
151Sycophants7a *223
152Skyjack7c+ *4
153Brooklyn Girls7a *134
154Frankenstein7a+ *242
155Begozi and the Ledge Lizards6a+ 295
156Redpoint No Point7b *5
157The Angel Gabriella7b+ *14
158Burning Rubber Necklace7a *41
159Soweto Sunset7a **6
160Vociferous Fledglings6c+ *13
161The Scene of the Crime6c *37
162Brain Dead DaveE4 6a 2
163Hyperspace6b+ *59
164Betty Bullwhip7a+ 7
165Snidely Whiplash7a+ 5
166Dudley D-Good7b 4
 UPPER CENTRAL WALL  
168Romance and RealityE5 6a *3
169DoukE3 5c 2
170ScaremongerE4 6a 2
171CodicilE5 6a 1
172CaveatE5 6b 2
173Cadenza/Commorient7b **2
174Cadenza7a+ **5
175CommorientE5 6b 2
176The Man and the Myth7c+ ** 
177The Moon's Apprentice7a 3
178Crash DiveE5 6b  
179Local Hero7c+ ***1
180Local Roof8a **1
181Niagara8a+ ** 
182Soft Centre7b+ *4
183Rive Gauche7b+ *2
184Free and Easy7c **33
185An Uneasy Peace7c+ **2
186Renaissance7c+ ***3
187Breach of the Peace8a ***4
188Climb of the Century8b ***2
189L'Ob Session7c+ ***28
190Obsession7b+ ***119
191Total Eclipse9a ***1
192The New Age Traveller8a ***36
193N'Obsession7c+ **3
194Herbie7c+ ***65
195Conehead8a+ **3
196Main Overhang7c+ **29
197Main Overhang (aid)A2 **16
198Toadal Recall8a **37
199The Toad of Beck Hall7b+ *33
200Toad Licker7c *8
201Toadally Cool8a+ * 
202Serious Young Toads7c **14
203The Last Toad7b+ *30
204Conceptual7b *10
205Conceptual Continuity8a **3
206The Last Waltz7a+ *27
207Seventh ToadE6 6b **6
208Gorgan Direct7b 8
209Gorgan Directish7b **9
210Duck DiveE5 6b *21
211Gravity7b *15
212Wicked Gravity8b ** 
213Donald DuckedE5 6b 7
214Laughter7c+  
 THE TERRACE  
216Letterbox WallHS 4c 11
217Terrace CrackVS 5b 11
218The Thin CrackE1 6a 3
219Problem WallE2 6a * 
220Terrace StairwayD 7
221Cove CrackE2 6a *3
222Ivy CornerVS 4b *14
223Grandfather ClockE2 6a *6
224Butch CassidyE4 6b *9
225Cat on a Hot Tin RoofE5 6b 4
226Black DykeE2 5c *14
227Terrace WallVS 5a **50
228Terrace Wall DirectE2 6a 3
229Wild West HeroE5 6b **11
230Sundance WallE2 5c **66
231Swift AttackE3 5c **30
232Static ContrastsE5 6b *2
233The Stone TentE2 5b *8
234RipsnorterE2 5b *4
235Dangerous AcquaintancesE5 6b * 
236Midnight CowboyE3 5c ***55
237New Dawn FadesE5 6a ***8
238MotomoronE3 6b *2
239Motomoron DirectE4 6b 2
240LimehillE5 6a ***20
 RIGHT WING  
242Amber NectarE6 6b 4
243GreystokeE6 6c ** 
244Sitting DucksE5 6a 2
245The MacabreE3 5b 4
246TarzanE4 6a *4
247Forth ComingE5 6b *2
248Second ComingE5 6b **2
249CarnageE2 5b ***166
250Chasing the DragonE5 6b ***3
251Mulatto WallE3 5c ***84
252Going ApeE5 6a 2
253Bad BrainE4 6a **32
254El CoronelE5 6b ***6
255Third Party OnlyE6 6b *2
256Rubble Without a CauseE5 6b 2
257The Country of ManE5 6b 2
258Seventh GradeE5 6b **3
259Carnage Left-handE1 5b ***126
260More Funky Than MonkeyE5 6b **3
261CrossbonesE2 5c ***138
262Wind and WutheringE3 5c **39
263Monkey's UncleE3 6a 4
264ScorpioHVS 5a *32
265Scorpio Direct finishHVS 5a *6
266Crossbones/East WallHVS 5a **50
267Rounded HorizonsE4 5c 3
268Cathay PacificE4 6a *5
269Regatta de BlancE5 6a *18
270ClapperclawE5 6c **2
271WombatE2 5c ***156
272The Annihilation MixE3 6b 2
273Doubting ThomasE5 6b ***32
274Slender LorisE4 6a ***74
275Thin LizzyE5 6b *2
276Articulated LorisE5 6a *4
277East Wall RouteE2 6a, 5a 17
278Kirkby WallHVS 5b *116
279Junkyard AngelHVS 5b ***145
280The KylinHVS 5b *44
281The CavernHVS 5a *57
282Y.A.B.O.E4 6b 2
283The Cavern DirectE1 5b *7
284LimpetE2 5c 9
285Friday the 13thE3 6a **61
286DaytonaE3 5b *18
287Overhanging CrackHVS 5b *9
288Pikedaw WallHVS 5a ***199
289OlafHVS 5a *64
290CanuteE1 5c 5
291ButterfingersE2 5c 7
292ClubfootVS 4c ***196
293SwingoverVS 5a **98
294Swingover DirectVS 4c *34
295SwingsideHVS 5b *8
296FrivolousVS 5a 7
297Lightning CrackVS 5a 27
298Route OneVS 4c 10
299The Right Wing GirdleE2 5c ***14
300Pumpwater meets the HulkE5 6b **4
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It'd be great if this was split the same as in Northern Limestone, i.e. upper tier was separated out?
Paul B - 24/Aug/12