UKC

Climbs 252
Rocktype Gritstone
Altitude 175m a.s.l
Faces SW

Piton Crack © Chazz

Crag features

Outcrop approx. 250m long. A good contrast of routes and problems. Some routes are green although many of the buttresses have a solid feel on sound rock. Clingen (E2 5c) and Twin Cracks (VS 4b) are excellent along with a good number of HVS routes for those interested in that grade. [Peter Fuggle]

Usual guidebook conflicts for the Bouldering.

TC = Total Climbing

CD = Cameron Duff (Rockfax)

Approach notes

No access problems. A road is literally at the top of the crag. (Albert Promenade, near Wainhouse Tower, Halifax.)

Bollards across Rocks Road/Albert Promenade junction and also across Albert Promenade itself near Rocks Road.

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  *** Routes ***
  Cave Buttress
3 Second Chance
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S 4a 3
4 First Chance
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HS 4b 33
5 The Stretch
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E1 6b * 9
6 Done Years Ago V6 6b+ * 9
7 Basin Cracks VD 108
8 Chryophorous
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VS 5a 34
9 Johnny One Time
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VB 5c 12
10 Centipede
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S 4b 67
11 Original Route HD 3c 73
12 Black Wall
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VS 4c 49
13 Black Wall Chimney HVD 3c 4
14 Polly f6B+ 2
  Pebble Buttress
16 Salvage
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E1 5c 3
17 Jetsam
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VD * 84
18 Flotsam and Jetsam HS 4b * 6
19 Flotsam
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VS 4c 41
20 Cave Crack
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VD 42
21 Cave Crack (wall variant)
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VD 18
22 Cave Crack Direct
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VS 5c 19
23 C.P. Traverse
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S 4b 3
  The Overhang Group
25 The Corner
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D 3b 70
26 Corner Arete HD 3b 43
27 Cumberbund f4 3
28 The Pinch E4 5c * 2
29 The Lip
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VS 4c * 66
30 Bisto
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HVS 5a ** 43
31 The Layback
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VD 94
32 The Layback Direct
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VB 6a 9
33 Collie's Crack
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S 4b 23
34 Perseverance
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HVS 5b 32
35 Ogion The Silent
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HVS 5c 19
36 Collie Pup
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D 3b 8
37 Two Tier Climb
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HS 4b 8
  Piton Buttress
39 Piton Crack
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E2 6b *** 34
40 Piton Crack (Sit Start)
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V6 6b ** 5
41 Side Steps
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VS 4c 2
42 Fandango
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E1 5b * 19
43 Fairy Steps
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HVS 5b * 35
44 Woodhouse Eliminate
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E1 5b * 65
45 Piton Ring
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E2 6b 1
46 The Wobbler E2 5c 7
47 Close to the Edge E3 6b 4
  Gashed Buttress
49 Kriss Arete VD 3c 15
50 Kriss
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S 4a 60
51 Slanting Cleft
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S 4a 61
52 Ardus direct VS 5a * 19
53 Ardus VS 4c * 73
54 Kryton Crack S 4a 101
55 The Woolly Jumper Route
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VS 5c 9
56 Curving Crack
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HS 4c 30
57 Diminishing Crack
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S 4a 53
58 Alpha VD 3c 69
59 Gully Buttress HS 4c 21
  Pyramid Buttress
61 Gamma
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S 4a 4
62 Afternoon Wall
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HVS 5b * 20
63 Eagle's Nest Direct
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VS 5a 34
64 Pyramid Wall
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HVS 5b * 17
65 Spread-eagle VS 4c ** 96
66 Barker's Wall
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E1 5b 11
67 Heavy Duty HVS 5b 3
68 Destra
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HVS 5b * 21
69 Minotaur E3 6a * 2
70 Pocket Wall
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VS 5a 3
71 Innominate Crack
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VS 4b 43
72 Tower Face
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S 4b 21
73 Mantlepiece
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VS 5a 1
74 Green Ridge HD 3b 12
  Spire Rock
76 Transpire HVS 5b ** 1
77 Aspire but No Higher VS 5b *** 3
78 Jacob's Ladder VS 5a 4
79 To Boldly Go
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E3 6a 1
80 Clingen
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E2 5c *** 19
81 Baboon E1 5c 19
82 Interface
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E2 6a * 20
83 Twin Cracks VS 4c ** 205
84 Parete
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HVS 5b ** 64
85 Spigolo HVS 5b ** 59
86 Nervous Shakedown
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E5 6b * 6
87 Bull's Delight HVS 5a 7
88 Bull's Bridge Buttress VD 4a 2
  Green Buttress
90 Green Horn
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HS 4a 3
91 Green Wall HVS 5b 21
92 Beginner's Crack HVD 4a 30
93 Beginner's Wall D 2a 16
  *** Bouldering ***
  CD Boulder 1 TC Area 14 - The Sheriff
96 CD1 Problem 1 V1 5c 2
Climb name Grade
97 CD 1 Problem 2 (Left Rocks a) f7A 5
98 CD Problem 3
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VB 5a 4
99 Jack's ArĂȘte f7C 6
100 Jacks Roof f8A+ *** 1
101 Mango f7C * 3
102 Jack Shot the Sheriff f8A 1
103 The Sheriff
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f7B+ ** 47
104 Cracker Jack V10 ** 5
  Sheriff Eliminates
106 Slacker Jack f7C ** 3
107 The Sheriff-less f7C * 10
108 Sheriff (NoArete) f7B+ ** 4
109 Sheriff Crack f7C+ 1
110 The Deputy f7B+ 6c * 20
  CD Boulder 2
112 Rock Hugger
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f5+ 2
113 Slapper
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f6B 1
114 Scrubber
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f5+ 1
  CD Boulder 3 TC Area 13 - Slab Buttress Left
116 Tilt f6B * 7
117 CD 3 Problem 2 (Slab Buttress j) f4+ 9
118 Easy Slab
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f2+ 26
119 Easy Slab Arete
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f3 23
120 Crack Corner
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f3 25
121 Broken Arete
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f2 45
122 Blinkers Slab f5 37
123 Middle Pockets
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f4 47
124 Middle Pockets Eliminate o, left f4+ 10
125 Middle Pockets Eliminate o, right hand f4+ 13
126 CD 3 Problem 6 (Slab Buttress m) f5+ 19
127 Short Traverse f6A+ 2
  CD Boulder 4 TC Area 13 - Slab Buttress Right
129 Dogleg Crack
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VB 4a 28
130 Feint Rib f3+ 3
131 CD 4 Problem 2
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VB 4b 15
132 Nose Picker f6A 12
133 Pocket Problem f3+ 30
134 CD 4 Problem 5 f6C+ 4
135 CD 4 P 6. TC 13a Problem 4 f5 17
136 Long Traverse f5+ 8
  CD Boulder 5
  CD Boulder 6 TC Area 12 - Cave Buttress
139 Johnny One Time f6A+ 3
  Painted Slab
141 Left Pockets f2 15
142 Disappearing Crack f4 1
143 Central Pockets f2 13
144 Slanting Crack
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f5 17
145 Right Pockets f2 15
146 Right Pockets Eliminate f6C 4
  Cave Buttress
148 Metal Mickey
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f6A+ * 36
149 CD 6 Problem 12 V0 5b 4
150 High Cave Traverse
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f6A * 6
151 Low Cave Traverse
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f6C+ * 9
152 CD 6 Problem 15
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V5 6b 5
153 Curving Groove
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f4+ * 19
154 Cave Triplet Groove f6B+ 10
155 Cave Triplet Wall
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f6B+ * 10
156 Cave Triplet Arete
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f6B+ * 7
157 Johnny One Time Sitter
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f6C * 15
158 Cave Roof Traverse R to L f7A 7
  Cave Roof Eliminates
160 CD 6 Problem 23 V7 6c * 5
161 CD 6 Problem 23b V7 6c * 4
162 Low Lip Traverse f7B+ ** 3
163 Low Low Reverse Eliminate f7B * 2
164 In Between the Rain f7B 6c * 3
  CD Boulder 7 TC Area 11 - Pebble Buttress
  CD Boulder 8 TC Area 10 - Overhang Group
167 CD 8 TC 10a Problem 1 f4+ 9
168 CD 8 TC 10a Problem 2 f4+ 12
169 TC 10a Problem 3 f5+ 10
170 TC 10a Problem 4 f4 11
171 TC 10a Problem 6
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f5+ 8
172 Foster's Arete
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f6B+ 12
173 Collie's Arete f5+ 16
174 Undercut Traverse f6A 3
175 CD 8 Problem 13 TC 10c Problem 1 f5+ 12
176 CD 8 Problem 14 V2 5c 5
177 CD 8 Problem 15 V3 6a 7
178 CD 8 Problem 15 S/S V4 6b 5
179 Gym Boy Wall f4+ 25
  CD Boulder 9 TC Area 9 - Piton Crack [Fairy Steps]
181 Houdini Arete V7 6c * 8
182 Houdini f7B+ 11
183 Weight Loss f7C+ **  
184 Houdini Direct Start f7C+ ** 2
185 Weight Loss Direct V11 **  
186 Ian's Roof f7C ** 7
187 Ian's Traverse f7B+ 2
188 Close to the Edge f7A 11
  CD Boulder 10 TC Area 8 - Slanting Cleft
190 CD 10 Problem 1
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VB 5a 2
  CD Boulder 11 TC Area 7 - Pyramid Buttress
192 CD 11 Problem 26 VB 4a 2
Climb name Grade
  CD Boulder 12 TC Area 5 Upper Green Wall
194 Left-side f3+ 4
195 Undercarriage left f5+ 3
196 Undercarriage f5 6
197 Landing Gear f3+ 6
198 Right-side f3+ 12
199 Easy Arete f2 8
200 CD 12 Problem 7 V0- 5a 7
201 Sinister Eliminate f5+ 10
202 Sinister f4+ 1
203 L'arete f5 * 14
204 Droit f4+ 9
205 Tee-Hee f5+ 3
206 Juggy Crack f2 10
207 Undercut Arete f5+ 5
208 Steep Crack f4+ 14
209 Poodle Wall
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f6A * 16
210 Poodle in Puddle
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f6B ** 6
211 Up the Poodle Without a Paddle
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f6C ** 5
212 Dog f6C+ * 3
213 Tree Stump Crack f3+ 9
  CD Boulder 13 Lower Green Wall
215 Blunt Arete f3+ 16
216 Radium Arete
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f6A 20
217 Radium Arete S/S f6B ** 20
218 Bear Down f7C 1
219 Balance Arete f5+ 10
220 Undercut Problem f3+ 21
221 Thin Crack f5+ 23
222 The Big 6 f6A * 24
223 Jam Mantel f4 2
224 Little Nose f4 9
  CD Boulder 14
226 Left Face
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f2 9
227 CD 14 Problem 2
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VB 5a 9
228 Green Arete
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f4+ 13
229 Ledge Problem f3+ 2
230 Track Flake f4 4
231 Leftism f5+ 4
232 Righteous f4+ 3
233 Righteous Flakes f4 2
  TC Area 4 - Square Face
235 TC 4a Problem 1
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f4+ 12
236 TC 4a Problem 2 f5 7
237 TC 4a Problem 4
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f6A 8
  CD Boulder 15 TC Area 3 - Spire Rock
239 CD 15 Problem 2
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V1 5b 3
240 Clingen Sit Start f5+ 6
241 Angel Arete f7A+ * 11
242 Weeping Angel Arete Start f7C * 2
243 CD 15 Problem 5
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V4 6a 3
244 CD 15 Problem 10
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V0 5b 5
245 CD 15 Problem 11
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V1 5c 2
246 interfacing Angel Reverse f7C ** 2
247 Interfacing Angel Reverse into Edge Eliminate V10 ** 1
248 Interfacing Angel f7C ** 2
249 Interface Boulder Problem f7A+ 6b * 11
250 Interface Boulder problem sit start f7B ** 4
251 Interface Boulder Problem Hell Start f7B+ * 1
252 Interfacing Angel Reverse Extension Start V10 ** 1
253 Super Angel Arete V9 1
  Clingen Face - Eliminates
255 Snowball f7B 3
256 Snowball Extension f7C ** 2
257 Clingen Face Eliminate No. 2 V5 6b 3
258 Clingen face eliminate no. 5 V4 6a+ 5
259 Clingen face eliminate no. 6 V6 6c * 4
260 Clingen face eliminate no. 9 V8 6c * 8
261 Angel Face f7B+ * 9
262 Super Angel Face V10 1
263 Angel's Breast f7B * 1
264 Angels Breast Extension f7C 1
265 Angel Face Reverse f7B+ 2
266 Rainy Days f7B+ ** 2
267 Rainy Days (Wet Weather Start) f7A ** 5
268 Rainy Days Extention f7C ** 1
269 Angel Face Roof Eliminate CD Eliminate12 V9 6c * 9
270 Angel's Crossing V6 6b * 8
271 Angel's Crossing Extention f7B * 1
272 Angel's Crossing Super Extension f7C ** 1
273 Angel's Crossing Extension Arete start f7B+ * 1
274 Weeping Angel f7C * 2
  CD Boulder 16
  CD Boulder 17
  CD Boulder 18 TC Area 2 - Trackside Boulder
278 TC 2a Problem 5 f6A+ 7
279 TC 2b Problem 2 f4+ 9
280 TC 2b Problem 4 f4+ 7
281 TC 2c Problem 1 f5 10
  CD Boulder 19 TC Area 1 - Trackside Arete
283 Trackside Arete f6A 7
284 Trackside Wall f7A 1
285 CD 19 TC 2. Problem 4.
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V0 5b 3
286 CD 19 TC 2. Problem 6 V1 5c 4
287 CD 19 TC 2. Problem 7 V2 5c 2
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