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Malham Cove

North Yorkshire, ENGLAND

Climbs 295 – 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.

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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 20
3Straight CrackHS 52
4Straight UpVS 4c *37
5Pedestal WallS *56
6The ThistleHVS 5b *22
7TheistE1 6b 4
8Th-RowsHVS 5b 9
9Wall And CrackVD 26
10FingersVS 4c 26
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 **49
33RookE2 5c 10
34CrowE1 5c 6
35ChoughHVS 6a 3
36MagpieHVS 5c 3
37JackdawHVS 5a 7
38RavenVS 5a 6
39Night MovesE3 6a *2
40Original RouteS **41
41Hampster JamVS 4c 7
42Wish You Were HereE2 5b *9
43SaplinkHVS 5b **23
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+ **178
76Mule Variation7b *24
77Henry's Route7c+ **3
78Yosemite Wall7a+ ***225
79Obligatory FinishE6 6b 2
80Against the Grain7a **123
81Against the Wall7a 2
82Taking the Space7b **89
83Taking the RiseE4 6a *1
84Hands of Time7c *3
85Space Race7b+ **144
86Space Invaders7c+ **6
87Tremelo7c ***80
88The Minimum7a *56
89Minimum Fuss7c+ **6
90Mescalito7c+ ***71
91New Dawn7c ***96
92Twisted8a **3
93Vogue7c+ **5
94Baboo-Baboo8a ***38
95Straightened8a ***15
96G.B.H.8a+ ***39
97Zoolook8a ***49
98Well Dunne Finish8b ***3
99Predator8b ***23
100Cry Freedom8b+ ***4
101The Great Escape8b+ ***1
102Mid Ledge Spread8a+ **12
103The Maximum7c+ **48
104Austrian Oak8b **20
105Magnetic Fields8b **9
106Overnite Sensation8a+ **35
107Overshadow9a+ *** 
108Piggy Bank WallA3 ***2
109Energy Vampire8a+ **12
110Connect 48a **18
111Raindogs8a ***121
112Rainshadow9a ***1
113Chiselling the Dragon7c **71
114The DirectissimaA2 11
115Seventh Aardvark7b **238
116Bat Route8c ***5
117Batman9a+  
118Bat Shadow8c+ *** 
119Raining Bats and Dogs8c ***1
120Rated PG7a+ *166
121Consenting Adults7a **650
122Thriller7c+ 13
123Victor Hugo8b *** 
124Personal Services7b *93
125Free and Even Easier7a+ **322
126Idefix8b ** 
127Bongo Fury7b **90
128Something Stupid7b *218
129Totally Free8b *** 
130Totally Free II8b ***3
131The Groove8a+ ***15
132Groovy Baby8a **2
133Unjustified8c ***10
134Overjustified8c ***2
135The SuperdirectissimaA2 ***6
136King SwingA2 **4
137Chocolate Logger7c *19
138Scavenger8a *4
139Wasted Youth7b **140
140Power Ranger8b+ **1
141Rose Coronary7a *525
142Transformer8c ** 
143Queen of Harts7c *9
144Hartley Hare7a+ *192
145Hardly There6c+ *24
146Puddle Jumper7a *344
147Just Another Dead End Job7a *156
148A Career with ProspectsE5 6a *14
149Extra OverE4 6a *25
150Bolt RevoltE3 6a *58
151AfterburnE4 6a *30
 Climb nameGradex
152Sycophants7a *227
153Skyjack7c+ *4
154Brooklyn Girls7a *135
155Frankenstein7a+ *242
156Begozi and the Ledge Lizards6a+ 298
157Redpoint No Point7b *5
158The Angel Gabriella7b+ *14
159Burning Rubber Necklace7a *41
160Soweto Sunset7a **6
161Vociferous Fledglings6c+ *13
162The Scene of the Crime6c *38
163Brain Dead DaveE4 6a 2
164Hyperspace6b+ *59
165Betty Bullwhip7a+ 7
166Snidely Whiplash7a+ 5
167Dudley D-Good7b 4
 UPPER CENTRAL WALL  
169Romance and RealityE5 6a *3
170DoukE3 5c 2
171ScaremongerE4 6a 2
172CodicilE5 6a 1
173CaveatE5 6b 2
174Cadenza/Commorient7b **2
175Cadenza7a+ **5
176CommorientE5 6b 2
177The Man and the Myth7c+ ** 
178The Moon's Apprentice7a 3
179Crash DiveE5 6b  
180Local Hero7c+ ***1
181Local Roof8a **1
182Niagara8a+ ** 
183Soft Centre7b+ *4
184Rive Gauche7b+ *2
185Free and Easy7c **32
186An Uneasy Peace7c+ **2
187Renaissance7c+ ***3
188Breach of the Peace8a ***4
189Climb of the Century8b ***2
190L'Ob Session7c+ ***28
191Obsession7b+ ***120
192Total Eclipse9a ***1
193The New Age Traveller8a ***36
194N'Obsession7c+ **3
195Herbie7c+ ***66
196Conehead8a+ **3
197Main Overhang7c+ **28
198Main Overhang (aid)A2 **16
199Toadal Recall8a **38
200The Toad of Beck Hall7b+ *33
201Toad Licker7c *8
202Toadally Cool8a+ * 
203Serious Young Toads7c **14
204The Last Toad7b+ *30
205Conceptual7b *10
206Conceptual Continuity8a **3
207The Last Waltz7a+ *27
208Seventh ToadE6 6b **6
209Gorgan Direct7b 8
210Gorgan Directish7b **9
211Duck DiveE5 6b *21
212Gravity7b *15
213Wicked Gravity8b ** 
214Donald DuckedE5 6b 7
215Laughter7c+  
 THE TERRACE  
217Letterbox WallHS 4c 11
218Terrace CrackVS 5b 11
219The Thin CrackE1 6a 3
220Problem WallE2 6a * 
221Terrace StairwayD 7
222Cove CrackE2 6a *3
223Ivy CornerVS 4b *14
224Grandfather ClockE2 6a *6
225Butch CassidyE4 6b *9
226Cat on a Hot Tin RoofE5 6b 4
227Black DykeE2 5c *14
228Terrace WallVS 5a **53
229Terrace Wall DirectE2 6a 3
230Wild West HeroE5 6b **11
231Sundance WallE2 5c **68
232Swift AttackE3 5c **30
233Static ContrastsE5 6b *2
234The Stone TentE2 5b *8
235RipsnorterE2 5b *4
236Dangerous AcquaintancesE5 6b * 
237Midnight CowboyE3 5c ***56
238New Dawn FadesE5 6a ***8
239MotomoronE3 6b *2
240Motomoron DirectE4 6b 2
241LimehillE5 6a ***20
 RIGHT WING  
243Amber NectarE6 6b 4
244GreystokeE6 6c ** 
245Sitting DucksE5 6a 2
246The MacabreE3 5b 4
247TarzanE4 6a *4
248Forth ComingE5 6b *2
249Second ComingE5 6b **2
250CarnageE2 5b ***166
251Chasing the DragonE5 6b ***3
252Mulatto WallE3 5c ***86
253Going ApeE5 6a 2
254Bad BrainE4 6a **32
255El CoronelE5 6b ***6
256Third Party OnlyE6 6b *2
257Rubble Without a CauseE5 6b 2
258The Country of ManE5 6b 2
259Seventh GradeE5 6b **3
260Carnage Left-handE1 5b ***130
261More Funky Than MonkeyE5 6b **3
262CrossbonesE2 5c ***142
263Wind and WutheringE3 5c **41
264Monkey's UncleE3 6a 4
265ScorpioHVS 5a *32
266Scorpio Direct finishHVS 5a *6
267Crossbones/East WallHVS 5a **50
268Rounded HorizonsE4 5c 3
269Cathay PacificE4 6a *5
270Regatta de BlancE5 6a *18
271ClapperclawE5 6c **2
272WombatE2 5c ***158
273The Annihilation MixE3 6b 2
274Doubting ThomasE5 6b ***32
275Slender LorisE4 6a ***74
276Thin LizzyE5 6b *2
277Articulated LorisE5 6a *4
278East Wall RouteE2 6a, 5a 17
279Kirkby WallHVS 5b *119
280Junkyard AngelHVS 5b ***152
281The KylinHVS 5b *44
282The CavernHVS 5a *58
283Y.A.B.O.E4 6b 2
284The Cavern DirectE1 5b *7
285LimpetE2 5c 9
286Friday the 13thE3 6a **62
287DaytonaE3 5b *18
288Overhanging CrackHVS 5b *9
289Pikedaw WallHVS 5a ***206
290OlafHVS 5a *64
291CanuteE1 5c 5
292ButterfingersE2 5c 7
293ClubfootVS 4c ***203
294SwingoverVS 5a **101
295Swingover DirectVS 4c *35
296SwingsideHVS 5b *8
297FrivolousVS 5a 7
298Lightning CrackVS 5a 27
299Route OneVS 4c 10
300The Right Wing GirdleE2 5c ***14
301Pumpwater 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