Climbs 79
Rocktype Gritstone
Altitude 370m a.s.l
Faces NW

Jordan Buys on Carmen Picasso, Gorple, E8 6c. © Alastair Lee - Posingproductions.com

Crag features

2 guidebooks different problems CD = Cameron Duff TC = Total climbing

Very close to Upper Gorple (which has some routes on it, rather than bouldering). "A charming and atmospheric bouldering destination, and a great place to get away from the crowds" - Alan Cameron-Duff. The rock will *not* bear wire brushing, so please don't. High, exposed, often cold despite sun, yet can feel sheltered.

Approach notes

On land used for grouse shooting - respect access notices (or disregard at your peril).

Approach as for Widdop: from Hebden Bridge head N to the village of Slack, then take R fork signposted to Widdop. Follow road up side of valley past Packhorse Inn. Continue until dip in road - small car park on R.

Take the gently rising concrete track S over the bridge past the first reservoir, up the valley to a wooden cabin, turn R, head across the moor, there it is.

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  Low Left Boulder
2 CD Problem 1
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V1 5c  
3 CD Problem 2
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V4 6a  
4 CD Problem 3
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V0 5a  
5 CD Problem 4
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V0 5b 1
6 CD Problem 5
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V3 6a  
7 CD Problem 6
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V0 5b  
  Left Hand Edge - CD Boulder One
9 Get Connected
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f5+ 4
10 Fjord Fiesta
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f5 4
11 Old Hips
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f3+ 3
12 Fell Runnel
-
f4 3
13 Taken the Hump
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f5+ 4
14 Fjord Testa f5+ * 2
15 Fibber's Slab f4 2
16 Fibbers Arete
-
f5 6
17 Fibber's Arete Left f5 2
18 Honesty Box
-
f6B 3
19 Don't Lie
-
f6C  
20 Bottle Block
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f5+ 5
21 Nellie's Ear
-
f5 1
22 T'other Ear
-
f6C  
23 CD Problem 13
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V3 6a  
24 Tenterhook
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f6B+ 1
25 The Tube
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f6A 3
26 Flight of Fancy
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f7A  
27 Big Calm
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f3+ 1
28 The Scoops
-
f7A  
29 Sir Prize
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f3+ 5
30 Sir Plus
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f4 5
31 One Pocket Wall
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f5 3
32 Two Pocket Wall
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f5+ 2
  CD Boulder 2
34 Latest Trick
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f5 6
35 Trickshot
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f6C 1
36 Foul Play f7A  
37 Induction f7B *  
38 Full Frontal f5  
39 Fleeting Glimpse f5  
40 Lingering Stare f5+ 1
41 Star Gazing
-
f6C+ 1
42 Peeping Tom
-
f5+  
  Rolan Bolan
44 Laid Back
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f4 1
45 Zowie Bowie
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f5+ 2
46 Rolan Bolan
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f5+ 4
47 Mitch Mitchell
-
f6B+ 1
  Tribbles Boulder - CD Boulder 3
49 Chebal
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f8A+ * 7
50 Cobra
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f7C+  
51 The Clangers
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f7C+  
52 Ho Ho Ho!
-
f6A  
53 I Am Not Spock
-
f6C  
54 Trouble With Tribbles
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f7A 4
55 Enterprise Traverse
-
f6C  
56 Bad Science
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f6B+ 1
57 Gareth's Wall
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f6C+  
58 Voyage for Madmen
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f6C  
59 The God Delusion f6B  
60 Origin of Species f6B  
61 Ripple Wall (Effect)
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f4+ 1
62 TC Problem 2 CD 15
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f4+  
63 TC Problem 3 CD 16
-
f6A+  
64 Zagged Zig
-
VD 3
65 The Long Walk
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f6A+ 1
66 Escape from Potslovia
-
f7A  
  TC Boulder 3a
68 Problem 1
-
f6A 2
69 Problem 2
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f6B 2
  CD Boulder 4
71 Blockheads
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f3 7
72 Blockheads Eliminate f5 * 1
73 Crackpots
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f3 7
74 Nutters
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f3+ 7
75 Nutters Eliminate f5 1
76 CD Problem 4 LH version V1 5c 1
77 Flat Iron
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f7B  
78 The Soft Parade
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f4 4
79 Strange Days f6A 5
80 CD Problem 8
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V3 5c 2
81 L.A. Woman
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f4 1
82 TC Problem 4
-
f4 6
  Animals
84 Spit the Dog
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f6A 2
85 Sammy The Seal
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f6C  
86 Ollie The Owl
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f6C  
87 Soul
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f6C+  

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