Climbs 65
Rocktype Limestone

Faces W

A cairn above Crummackdale © Lankyman

Crag features

There are few notable feature so look out for the stone wall about a third of the way from the right end of the crag. 9m right of this is the corner of Epicure and 9m left of the wall is the large corner of Snowcem. 28m left of the wall is a flake crack which leads to the centre of the slabby grey area.

Approach notes

North of Austwick a grassy lane leads left to Crummock. Park near here.

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Northern Limestone : Yorkshire, Cumbria, Lancashire

Northern Limestone : Yorkshire, Cumbria, Lancashire covers some of the best limestone crags in the UK including the big three of Malham, Kilnsey and Gordale. Alongside these titans are numerous other destinations that offer both sport and trad climbing throughout the grades, ranging from the intimidating walls of Blue Scar and Trow Gill to the long lines of newly-developed low to mid-grade sport crags such as Moughton Nab and Giggleswick South. Trad climbing is also well catered for on the walls and escarpments at the likes of Trowbarrow Quarry, Twistleton Scar, Attermire Scar and Witches Quarry.
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More Guidebooks:
Yorkshire Limestone (2005)

Out of print:
The current Yorkshire Limestone guide has a very confusing crag diagram. Best to get on the Leeds Wall website and download the modified version. Or see
Rog Wilko - 01/Jul/10
18/6/2007 Looking at the guide, you'd think this crag to be awash with 3* star classics. 'Little pink clare', 'Venus' and 'Olympus' definately meet this critera, sadly this is not the case for many of the other routes. The flakes at the start of 'Arc De triumph' make for a scary and unprotected outing with a severe ground fall potential from around 4 meters. And after loose rock on the start to 'feeling the pinch', you arrive at in-situ wires in the roof which are certainly showing their age and taking up the best spot for your own gear. Many of the routes on the left hand edge are being reclaimed by nature, leaving on the high E grade routes on clean rock. My advice would be not to hype it up too much before you go, be prepared to tick 4 or 5 good routes and be happy with it. It is not a 15 min walk in as suggested by the rockfax website, anticipate a 30min walk with a pack uphill.
Dan-gerMouse - 18/Jun/07
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
VS 1
2Bulk OrderE6 6b **2
3Bulk DeliveryE4 6a **4
4Race DayE2 5c **14
5Second HeatE3 5c *2
6MothersprideE3 5c **5
E3 5c **3
8FirebrigadeE4 5c **3
9Pangs of Guilt
E1 5b *6
10Pebbles on a Beach
HVS 5a *3
11Definite Trods RevivedVS 4c *11
12Karst in StoneE1 5b **4
E1 5b 1
14No ArguementsE2 5b *5
15JavelinE1 5b 4
16Rambling RoseHVS 5a *3
17New Clear PhysicsHVS 4c 6
18Guilty ConscienceVS 4c **20
HVS 5a 10
20Arc de Triomph
E1 5b ***22
21High Voltage
HVS 5a *3
22Transformer DirectE1 5c **4
VS 5a 6
24Arc RoyalHVS 5a ***8
25Arc of a Diver
E1 5b 16
26Sandwich Slabs
VS 4c 9
27Jam SandwichHVS 5a **1
28The Shambles
VS 4c 9
29JupiterHVS 5a **1
30ZeusE1 5b **3
31Back to Basics
E1 5b *1
 Venus Wall 
33The Older GenerationE1 5a **9
34The Generation Gap
HVS 5a **49
35Vogon PoetryE1 5b *21
36OlympusHVS 4c ***124
37VenusHVS 5a ***82
38Olympus TripE4 6a **9
39Sausage FatHVS 5a **11
40Little Pink ClareHVS 5a ***121
41FelicidadesE2 5b *20
HVS 5b **5
 Brothers Wall 
44JunoVS 4c 26
HVS 5a 8
E1 5b *2
47Grey Corner
S 15
48Grey MatterVS 4c 5
VD 6
50MonoscopeVS 4c 16
51SnowcemVS 4c 14
52Snow Joke
VS 4c 5
53BrothersE2 5c **25
54Lip ServiceE3 5c  
55The Unknown DissidentE5 6b *1
56Sha Sha GleneaglesE4 6b *9
57Feeling the PinchE1 5b *33
58Light Weight Walk
E3 5c *4
VS 5a *10
60Shepherd Neame (variation)
HVS 5a *3
61They Don't like it up'emS 15
62Up and Over
VS 4c *10
63Down UnderVS 4c *7
64Billy Bob Cap
VS 4c *8
65Upper Lip
66LimpalongS 3
67HopalongS 5

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