Climbs 57
Rocktype Gritstone
Altitude 245m a.s.l
Faces all

Rachel Hunt showing some of the fun to be had on the EM CM boulder, Little Almscliff. © John Hunt

Crag features

A brilliant little crag and a Yorkshire landmark.

Pages 538-539 in the new YMC Yorkshire Gritstone guide. Write up by Rachel Hunt.

Approach notes

Not on access land, but a footpath runs through it.

Had a good day here yesterday, on the High Man buttress - This seems to be the main place to waste your time. I couldn't quite figure out what "The Rock Ramp" was, via the process of elimination I think I now know, but the lines are not clear. Not sure where the line "Main face" climbs on the EM CM boulder. I managed four lines on this block and I'm not sure which one felt like the "Main" one.
Dan Watson - 23/May/16
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  High Man
2 Twin Pockets
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f3 64
3 Green Runnel
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f3+ 64
4 Green Runnel Sitter f4 24
5 Wall Between
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f4+ 66
6 Wall Between Eliminate f5 9
7 Higher Runnel
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f4+ 63
8 Rail & Arete
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f4 72
9 Goldilocks eliminate f5+ 13
10 Rail to Plaque Wall
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f4 27
11 Shiny Arete
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f4 53
12 Echo Eliminate f4 24
13 Echo Scoop f5 6
14 Echo Wall
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f3+ 73
15 Echo Edge
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f3 69
16 Mantel
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f5+ 51
17 The Duke f6A * 13
18 The Prince
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f6A+ 36
19 The King f7A ** 4
20 Almais f4+ 40
21 Plaque Wall
-
f4 47
22 Twisted Sister f6A 4
23 Big Polished Pockets
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f4 55
24 Eliminate 'em
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f5+ 29
25 Crack
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f3+ 49
26 Twin Pockets II
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f3 45
27 Twin Pockets II sans crack
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f4 32
28 The Contortator f5 22
29 Total Traverse f4 11
30 Ground Control (Total Traverse Low) f6A * 1
31 Linking Twins f5 12
32 Sick and Twisted f6A 3
33 Wall Between Sit f5 3
34 Sick and Twisted Low V3+ 2
  Low Man
36 Undercut Jamming Crack f4 12
37 Community Hall
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f2 31
38 Community Hall Sitter f6A+ 17
39 Meeting Place
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f2 29
40 Pocket Mantle f6B+ * 3
41 Jutish Overmantel
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f6A 22
42 Stalking Paradise f6C * 3
43 Stalking Paradise (standing start) f6A 4
44 30 Second Heaven f6C * 1
45 The Rasberry f6B 5
46 The Full Low Man Traverse f6B 1
  The Rock Ramp
48 Yellow Sun f5+ 7
49 Mellow Yellow f4+ 4
50 Late Night Final f5+ 4
51 Identity f4 4
52 Identity eliminate V1 * 1
53 Pool Training f6A 3
54 Ultimatum f5 3
55 Irrational Behaviour f6B * 3
  EM CM 1968 - every variant has been done before.
57 Main Face (1968 EM CM) f3+ 16
58 Red Kite f6A 10
59 Red Kite Ridge f2+ 3
60 One Kite f4 3
61 Two Kite f2+ 3

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