10m. Follow V Chimney to the start of the traverse, from where it is possible to either mantleshelf or (more often) roll over the lip. Dolphin's records suggest this may of been V Crack Direct.

Arthur Dolphin, David Varley, John Cook. 29/Nov/1942

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Almscliff VS Challenge

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User Date Style Notes & Partners
robint12 15 Aug Lead
Chris rider 12 Aug 2nd β
Redryan147 12 Aug 2nd RP Top still felt horendous
Top still felt horendous
olliemartin 21 Jul Lead O/S
with Sophie
with Sophie
srudge ?? 2nd
Flavio 14 Aug, 2018 Solo O/S
Robin Nichols 31 Jul, 2018 Solo rpt
with Ginny
with Ginny
Jmpollard 30 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
Hidden 30 Jul, 2018 2nd rpt
Gordon W 1 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
OliverRoss 1 Jul, 2018 2nd
Alkis 1 Jul, 2018 2nd O/S Almscliffe VS Challenge in 26C heat
Almscliffe VS Challenge in 26C heat
Hidden 4 Jun, 2018 2nd
Redryan147 4 Jun, 2018 Lead dnf Couldn't get over the knot whilst rounding the lip, fell whilst backing off and hit the ledge. Big ouch!!! Cam out right next time to redirect swing! Had another quick look before running off with tail between legs via v chimney traverse.
with Ali, nobalga
Couldn't get over the knot whilst rounding the lip, fell whilst backing off and hit the ledge. Big ouch!!! Cam out right next time to redirect swing! Had another quick look before running off with tail between legs via v chimney traverse.
with Ali, nobalga
MarkAstley 19 Apr, 2018 Lead O/S scary finish
with Martin Smith
scary finish
with Martin Smith
sdht ??, 2018 -
Dan Mckinlay 6 Nov, 2017 Lead
Callum Smith 1 Oct, 2017 Lead
Hidden 1 Oct, 2017 2nd
spragglerocks 24 Sep, 2017 Lead β
with j_duds
with j_duds
Hidden 24 Sep, 2017 2nd O/S
k.eds 28 Sep, 2016 TR
Hidden 21 Aug, 2016 Lead
henryspurr 27 Jul, 2016 Lead O/S
Hidden 19 Jun, 2016 Lead
GrantB 30 Sep, 2015 Lead
with jkarran
with jkarran
jkarran 30 Sep, 2015 2nd 19/20 Hideous then lovely
with GrantB
19/20 Hideous then lovely
with GrantB
bomtall 13 Sep, 2015 Lead
jonnysims 16 Jun, 2015 2nd O/S
jeddb 2 Sep, 2014 Lead O/S
Mike Tutt 13 Aug, 2014 Lead O/S
with Paul Cookson
with Paul Cookson
freemanTom 7 Aug, 2014 Lead
with Aaron YMC
with Aaron YMC
Bertbee 21 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
with Sam
with Sam
freemanTom 12 Jun, 2014 Lead
with Rory SOC
with Rory SOC
rob.grafton 21 May, 2014 2nd
with Craig
with Craig
Charlie Zephyr Booth 13 Apr, 2014 Lead O/S
with jim hardwick
with jim hardwick
e_t_1990 ?Feb, 2014 Lead
Ardyvoid 30 Aug, 2013 Lead O/S My second lead. Didn't expect the final move to be so awkward, ended just rolling over the lip after hooking my leg up.
My second lead. Didn't expect the final move to be so awkward, ended just rolling over the lip after hooking my leg up.
nick ferro 26 Jul, 2012 -
Hidden 26 Jul, 2012 2nd O/S
Nickster 1 Jul, 2012 2nd O/S
with AlanP
with AlanP
andyb12354 24 May, 2012 -
Hidden 21 Jul, 2011 Lead dog
TRFrost 21 Jul, 2011 Lead β
with Courtney, P. Stracchino
with Courtney, P. Stracchino
Anthony Dixon 3 May, 2011 Lead
ChrisWills 23 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
wahniel ??, 2011 Lead O/S
with Hugh Squire, Stewart McConnell
with Hugh Squire, Stewart McConnell
Hidden 21 Nov, 2010 Lead O/S
jkarran 7 Oct, 2010 2nd
UnkArl 19 Jun, 2010 2nd
jadm2 3 Jun, 2010 2nd rpt
with Dave
with Dave
simon kimber 1 May, 2010 Solo O/S
kitch22 28 Apr, 2010 2nd rpt
with Jack00
with Jack00
Jack00 28 Apr, 2010 Lead O/S
with John Walsh
with John Walsh
Mattyk 30 Jul, 2009 2nd rpt
with John Marsham
with John Marsham
adamwesthead 21 Jun, 2009 Lead O/S Tashed, trickey mantle to finish. Earned pint.
with zebster
Tashed, trickey mantle to finish. Earned pint.
with zebster
zebster 21 Jun, 2009 2nd dog
David_Gledson 17 May, 2009 2nd
with Mike Quinn
with Mike Quinn
gonzo_ls9 ?May, 2009 Lead β
with nol
with nol
jadm2 22 Apr, 2009 2nd O/S
with Helen
with Helen
hoyle118 14 Apr, 2009 2nd O/S
with Kieran
with Kieran
Hidden 2 Apr, 2009 Lead
kitch22 29 Aug, 2008 Lead O/S
with Angela Clare
with Angela Clare
Hidden 4 Aug, 2008 2nd O/S
mje1398 4 Aug, 2008 2nd O/S
with Mattyk
with Mattyk
Mattyk 4 Aug, 2008 Lead delicate mantel... nemess from many years ago.. pretty easy with a positive attitude
with mje1398
delicate mantel... nemess from many years ago.. pretty easy with a positive attitude
with mje1398
Will Hunt 4 Aug, 2008 Lead O/S
Hidden 29 Jul, 2008 Lead O/S
petellis 12 Jun, 2008 2nd rpt
with riven
with riven
joeoutdoors 12 May, 2008 -
stewart100 ?Apr, 2008 Lead
pyjamaboy ??, 2008 Lead O/S ummm a bit fun at the top, was a roll out for me after going up then down then up then down again and then just for it
ummm a bit fun at the top, was a roll out for me after going up then down then up then down again and then just for it
Hidden 21 Jun, 2007 Lead O/S
01sdool 11 May, 2007 Lead β Hard Climb!
with Josh Chapman
Hard Climb!
with Josh Chapman
nick ferro ??, 2007 -
Brown 15 Nov, 2006 Solo O/S
with John
with John
robman 14 Oct, 2006 Lead O/S
with stu
with stu
Anna Horrox 8 Oct, 2006 2nd
clive-greenwood 8 Oct, 2006 Lead
Hidden 6 Jul, 2006 Lead O/S
Hidden 24 May, 2006 Solo O/S
Hidden 23 May, 2006 Lead rpt
Small and weak ?Oct, 2005 Solo back rope solo
back rope solo
John Brayshaw 13 Sep, 2005 Lead rpt
with Paul Godwin
with Paul Godwin
Rob Davies 24 Jul, 2005 2nd Spent a long time unsuccessfully trying to mantle on to finishing slab before handing lead to Andy
with Phil A, Andy Gee
Spent a long time unsuccessfully trying to mantle on to finishing slab before handing lead to Andy
with Phil A, Andy Gee
adam carless ?Apr, 2005 Lead O/S definitely worth it for the finish
definitely worth it for the finish
mattyork2 ?Feb, 2005 Lead
with Josh Bakker-Dyos
with Josh Bakker-Dyos
John Hunt 11 Jul, 2004 2nd O/S
with Scott Walker, Craig Watson
with Scott Walker, Craig Watson
petellis ??, 2004 Lead
Smeegan ?Sep, 2003 Lead O/S
with Dale
with Dale
Stone Muppet ??, 2003 -
Hidden ??, 2002 Lead O/S
John Brayshaw 8 Oct, 2000 2nd O/S
with Andy Blakely
with Andy Blakely
Hidden ??, 2000 Lead O/S
Hidden ?Jul, 1999 Lead O/S
Hidden 29 Mar, 1998 2nd
Phill Mitch ??, 1997 Lead O/S
rob.grafton ??, 1995 -
rurp ??, 1995 Lead O/S
crater 15 Aug, 1993 Lead O/S
Carl Hamer 24 Jul, 1993 2nd O/S
Hidden ??, 1993 -
Hidden ??, 1992 -
Dave Musgrove 5 Jan, 1990 Solo
Dave Musgrove Jnr 5 Jan, 1990 Solo
Hidden ??, 1990 Lead
Dave Musgrove 31 Dec, 1988 Solo
Dave Musgrove 25 Apr, 1980 -
with Mike Butler
with Mike Butler
Hidden 24 May, 1979 Lead
cenotaphcorner ??, 1977 Solo O/S
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