Climbs 536
Rocktype Gritstone
Altitude 198m a.s.l
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"God's own crag" © jameshiggins

Crag features

God's Country

CD = Cameron Duff
TC = Total Climbing
Everything else is updated as per YMC 2012 Guide

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Approach notes

Please DO NOT CLIMB HERE AT NIGHT. See access notes below.

Guidebooks

Northern England

The book is a selected route and crag guide although it still manages to pack over 2350 routes between its covers, spread across 44 crags. The main focus is on routes of all grades from Moderate to E9, but the best bouldering is also described.
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 End Boulder - Field Side 
2Field Mousef4+ 54
3CD 1 - Problem 1aV0 25
4Fledglingf4+ 62
5CD 1 - Problem 2aV0 *27
6Finite Field
-
f3+ 72
7Field Side Traverse (Mindbend)f7B **7
8Field Faref5 *121
9CD 1 - Problem 5 (Sit Start)V4 *16
10The High Stepf5+ 116
11CD 1 Problem 7V5 7
12Swampy Aretef6C+ **22
13CD 1 - Problem 10V0 34
 End Boulder - Slab 
15CD 1 - Problem 11
-
V0 114
16Bungle Traverse
-
f3 191
17Jemimaf3 213
18Hamble's Aretef3+ 209
 End Boulder - Morrell's Wall 
20Short AreteV3 70
21Morrell's Wall Traversef7A *154
22Morrell's CornerV3 *49
23Morrell's Wall Leftf6A 31
24Morrell's Wallf5+ ***697
25Fall Inf6A 50
26End Wallf4 72
27CD 1 Problem 18V7 7
28CD 1 - Problem 19)V0 19
29CD 1 - Problem 20
-
V1 12
30Slopey Traversef7C ***13
 Morrell's Wall Eliminates 
32CD 1 Eliminates Problem 4V5 1
33CD 1 Eliminates Problem 3f7A 2
 Overhanging Nose - CD 2 
35CD 2 - Problem 1
-
V5 7
36Overhanging Ribf6A+ *240
37Grape Strainf7B+  
38Below the Decksf6C+ *197
39Tumbledownf5 *153
40Slap and Tractionf6A+ *44
41Lasting Satisfactionf7C+ 1
42I Am a walrusf6C+ *11
 CD 2 Eliminates 
44CD Boulder 2 Eliminates Problem 1
-
f6C 1
45CD Boulder 2 Eliminates Problem 2
-
f6B 1
46CD Boulder 2 Eliminates Problem 3
-
f7A+  
47CD Boulder 2 Eliminates Problem 4f6C 1
48CD 2 - Eliminate Problem 5
-
V3 *4
49CD Boulder 2 Eliminate Problem 6
-
f7A+ 2
50CD Boulder 2 Eliminates Problem 7
-
f6A+  
51CD 2 Eliminates Problem 8V9 **1
52CD 2 Eliminates Problem 9V9 1
53CD Boulder 2 Eliminates Problem 10
-
f7C  
 West Cave Group 
55Left Rib
-
f5 *42
56CD 3 problem 3 Slippery CornerV0 41
57The Earf4+ **104
58CD 3 - Problem 5
-
V0 28
59Barley Mow
-
E4 6b 25
60Hammill's Rib
-
E4 6b 3
61West Cave Wall
-
S 4a *79
62CD 3 Problem 9V0 7
63The Chimney FlakeVS 5b *46
64The Blunt EdgeE1 5b **14
65The Postman
-
HS 4c **192
66Postman Eliminatef5+ 17
67Crack, Ledge & ScoopV1 53
68Rib Rightf5+ *104
69Pork Chop Slabf5+ 393
70Pork Chop Slab AreteV0 98
71The Almscliff Hornf5+ 8
72Three Swings Traversef5+ 123
 West Cave Eliminates 
74Hanging Ribf6A **165
75Hanging Rib (Sit Start)V4 **113
76Smaller Pocketf6A+ *22
77Hanging WallV2 **108
78Reachy WCE3f7A+ *1
 The Everest Man Boulder 
80The North Ridge
-
E1 5c 36
81The Hillary StepHVS 5b *61
82The Lhotse Face
-
VS 4c **41
83The South West FaceE2 5c **14
84The South Col
-
HS 4b **38
85The East Facef4 7
 Crutch Girl 
87Crutch Girl Rooff6A 7
88Crutch Girlf3 7
89Crutch Girl Traversef4 6
 Flying Arete Boulder 
91The Right Wingf6B *84
92The Flying Aretef6B **411
93Stallone's Stinking Bangerf6C 15
94CD 5 Problem 7 - Flying Arete SlabV0 59
95CD 5 Problem 8 - Flying Arete Slab EliminateV2 *74
 The Virgin Boulder 
97The LadyE4 6c 4
98The VirginE3 6b *9
99The Virgin Traversef6B+ ***126
100Virgin Traverse Reversef6C+ 1
101Virgin Extension Traversef7B+ *1
102Identity Crisis
-
f8A ** 
103The Real Boom Bapf7A 2
104Cherry Falls
-
f8A+ ***2
105Cherry Falls Right Hand
-
f8A **13
106Crusisf7B **100
107DidicoyV3 *30
108The GypsyE3 6a ***112
109The Gypsy Startf6A 37
110GypusE3 6b 20
111OpusE4 6b **17
112Magnum OpusE5 6b **1
113Mag Dick Connectionf7B+ 1
114Dick Hymen
-
f7C+ **1
115Fisher's StrideVS 5a *37
116Hymen Traversef8A **1
117Chastityf6A *27
118The Virgin ClimbS 4a **106
119Central Routef4 60
120Central Route Directf5+ *24
121Thompson's Routef4+ 37
122North Top Cornerf4 94
123North Top Corner - Right Hand SideV0 11
124The Scoop
-
f5+ 18
125North Facef4 *50
126Caninef8A *1
127Stretch Armstrongf7C *12
128Sewer Rat Connectionf7B+ 6
129Top Cat Traverse
-
f7B+ **14
130The BitchE4 6c  
 The Big Roof 
132Off campus
-
f5 **14
133Snappy Rooff5+ *151
134CD 7 Problem 2 Big Roof TraverseV7 *7
135CD 7 Problem 4V3 29
136CD 7 Problem 7 - Hanging ArĂȘte
-
V2 *54
137CD 7 Problem 8 - Hanging Wall
-
V1 *37
138Extension to UnderhandV5 *22
139Underhandf7B+ **122
140Underhand Extensionf7C **63
141Underhand Super Extensionf7C+ *3
 The Keel Boulder 
143CD 8 Problem 1 - Undercut ArĂȘte/Wall
-
V2 21
144C&A Traverse
-
f7A **47
145In Limbof6C+ *19
146No Limbof6A+ 6
147Keel Crackf6B+ *86
148The Keelf7C+ ***161
149The Real Keelf7C+ ***4
150The Bulbf7C+ ***14
151Bulbhaul
-
f8B+ **2
152Keelhaul
-
f8A ***7
153The Real Keelhaul
-
f8A+ ** 
154Frightening Territory
-
V5 * 
155Sloper Patrolf6C ***77
156Burnell's Traverse
-
V5 *1
 Keel - Linkages 
158All Natural
-
f8A ** 
159TC Area 2c Problem 10 C&A Traverse + The Keelf7C **2
160Natural Traversef7C **1
 CD Boulder 9 - Wedge Boulder 
162CD 9 Problem 2 - Short Wall
-
V0 39
163CD 9 Problem 3 - PocketsV0 38
164CD 9 Problem 4 - Sloping Niche
-
V0 45
165Pocket Watchf5 2
166Nose Bagf6A 93
167Pebble Frogf5 105
168The Crackf3+ 111
 Ed's Dyno Boulder 
170Charlie Sheenf5 *60
171Ed's Dynof6C+ 73
172Not Ed's DynoV1 79
173Not Ed's Dyno - EliminateV3 21
174Teflon Traversef6C 146
175Right Wall - EliminateV5 9
176Scufff5+ 109
 The Silent Boulder 
178Hushf7A  
179The Sound of Silencef6C+  
180Silence of the Lambsf7A  
 Low Man - Left 
182Groove Onf3 223
183Hop Scotchf3 197
184Strollf3 195
185Well Wornf3 195
186Toe Pokef4+ 167
187CD 11 Problem 6V0 39
188CD 11 Problem 7VB 50
189Pond Lifef4 116
190Safe AsS 4a *101
191Envy of AngelsE3 5c 12
192CD 11 Problem 9VB 31
193CD 11 Problem 10VB 15
194Angelic UpstartHVS 5b 35
195Pram Pusher's ParadiseVS 5a **181
196A Step in the Right DirectionHVS 5b 16
197V Chimney and TraverseHVD *374
198V Chimney DirectVS 5a 89
199Up PeriscopeE1 5b 24
200Depth ChargerHVS 5b 33
201TridentE2 5c 4
202TorpedoE2 5c 23
 Matterhorn Boulder 
204CD 12 Problem 1
-
VB 23
205CD 12 Problem 4VB 20
206Matterhorn Ridge RHSf4+ 88
207Matterhorn Ridgef4+ **674
208Matterhorn Ridge SDSf7B+ **18
209Matterhorn Ridge LH startf7A *38
210Fractal
-
f7B **7
211Short & Tricky Wall
-
f6A 90
212CD 12 Problem 11
-
V2 9
 Low Man - Centre 
214Pigott's StrideVS 4c *221
215Chiasmata
-
f8A 4
216V CrackHVS 6a 113
217V Crack VariationHVS 5b 23
218Spirit LevelE2 5b 8
219Square Chimney & Whisky CrackHS 4b **1060
220Square ChimneyMVS 4b 197
221Whisky CrackHS 4b 197
222Whisky WallE3 5b *121
223Whisky Wall DirectE4 6a 17
224Wharfedale WallE5 6c  
225Fluted CrackS 4b *592
226The Flutes and HornsHS 4b **1
227Fluted ColumnsHVD 3c ***2489
228Fluted RibHVS 5b 8
229Pinnacle Flake ClimbS 4a *1240
230Pinnacle Flake Climb Direct StartVS 5a 67
231Pinnacle DirectS 4a *389
232Low Man Easy WayD **1633
233Stew PotHVD *1387
234Rough CrackVD *525
235Stewpot and Rough CrackHVD 121
236Something's CookingE2 6a 9
237Yorkshire PuddingE2 5c 43
238Roast BeefE2 6a 22
239Kiernan's Traverse and Rough CrackS 4a 379
240The Low Man GirdleS 4a 92
 MK Wall 
242CD 13 Problem 3VB 34
243CD 13 Problem 4VB 47
244CD 13 Problem 5VB 56
245Short Arsef6A+ *82
246MK Wall Area Problem 7V3 18
247Puncture Repairf3 69
248Cracking Yarnf4 45
249Pistol Whipf7B **20
250Making Shapesf7C+ *** 
251MK Originalf5 97
 The Wall Boulder 
253Bit of a Jerkf7B *7
254Que Fastidiof6A+ **121
 The Pinnacle 
256CD 16 Problem 1V0 41
257Pick Pocketf3+ 135
258Leveragef4+ 118
259Askancef4+ 100
260JP's Problemf6A 73
261Worn Downf3 125
262CD 16 - Problem 7V0 33
263CD 16 - Problem 9V0 *16
264The Long Slabf5+ 60
 The Egg Boulder 
266Streaky's Traverse
-
f7B+ ***12
267Egg Rollf6B ***27
268CD 15 - Problem 2V0 46
269CD 15 - Problem 3V5 8
270Buffy Wants Daddyf7B *10
271Matt Meets Buffyf7C *1
272Digital Deathf7C+ 1
273Matt's Rooff7B+ **17
274CD 15 Problem 5 The Descent Route
-
V6 *2
275CD 15 problem 6 - The Descent Route ProperV5 6
276CD 15 - Problem 7V2 1
277Cuticulaf6C 12
278Pipping Aretef6C+ **48
279Silver Troutf7B *61
280Silver Trout (With Block)f6C 58
281CD 15 - Problem 10V3 **8
 Eggy Face Eliminates 
 South Cave Area 
284Steve's Wallf7A+ *54
285Pyro Techniquef5+ *7
286CD 17 - Problem 2
-
V0 *19
287Patta's Aretef7A **108
288Patta's DynoV6 *9
289Southern Shufflef4 45
290CD 17 - Problem 5V5 *9
291Backhander
-
f6A ***140
292CD 17 - Problem 7V4 11
293South Cave Traversef7A+ *44
294South Cave Traverse - low eliminatef7B 8
295CD 17 - Problem 9V0 5
296Tetrapak Crackf5 50
297CD 17, Problem 12f6A *8
298Carl's dynof6B+ 1
299Gimme that pebblef6A+ 2
300Lay down Maxf6B 1
 High Man 
302The Full Traverse of High ManE2 5c ***2
 North Gully 
304The Final FinaleHVD 5a 8
305Green Gully RibVS 4c 9
306Green Gully WallHVS 5a *6
307Green Wall
-
S 4b 12
308Corner CrackS 4a 14
309Lichen Wall
-
S 11
310Green Gully Left AreteS 4a 5
311Tudor Rose
-
HS 4b 4
312Lovat StridesS 4a *7
 North West Face 
314Fisher's TraverseHS 4b *29
315Twelfth NightE2 5c *6
316The True Two Ton SardineE3 6a 1
317All Our YesterdaysE5 6a **1
318Exit Stage LeftE4 6b 1
319Penny PipE4 6a  
320Finale SlabHVS 5b *54
321EncoreE2 5c *18
322First NightE2 6a 10
323Cup and SaucerVD *287
 Teaspoon Variation Bouldering 
325CD 26 - Problem 1VB 14
326CD 26 - Problem 2VB 12
327CD 26 - Problem 3V1 10
328CD 26 - Problem 5V0 9
329Teaspoon Variation Leftf7B+ **10
330Teaspoon Variation TraverseV5 **1
331Teaspoon Cavef7A 1
332Teaspoon Variationf5+ **96
333CD 26 Problem 9 - Teaspoon Variation 2.V2 20
334Gray's Wallf6B *21
335Why ClimbE3 6a 6
336Z ClimbVS 4c **434
337North West GirdleE1 5b ***135
338Microscopic WallE3 6b *3
339Z Climb EliminateE1 5b ***490
340Central EliminateE1 5b *21
341Central ClimbVS 4c ***967
342WASCE3 6a 25
343Tortoises And HaresE4 6a *1
344Overhanging GrooveHVS 5a ***1079
345Toad's NoseE4 6b 1
346The Dark Side of Chif7B+ 2
347The Little GreenyV6 **34
348CD Boulder 26 problem 15V5 ***1
349Fungus the BogeymanE4 6a 9
350The Big GreenyE3 5c **233
351Ginger Whinger
-
E6 7a *** 
352Frankland's Green CrackVS 4c ***505
353Eastern ExitVS 5a 4
354Merlin
-
E3 5c 3
355Parson's ChimneyHS 4b ***434
356Fat Man's Misery
-
HS 4b 51
357Al Says 6a
-
E4 6b *3
358Pulpit CornerE1 5b *77
359The Easy WayM 64
 North Boulder 
361CD 27 Problem 1VB 18
362CD 27 Problem 2f2 20
363Chipped Slabf2 53
364CD 27 Problem 4V3 6
365Out of Pocketf5 74
366CD 27, Problem 6V0 14
367CD 27, Problem 7V0 11
368Northern Shufflef7A 12
369Sunny Scoopf5 41
370Knee Biterf5+ 31
371Stubby Aretef5 29
372Shadow Facef4 23
373CD 27, Problem 13V0 10
374CD 27, Problem 14VB 16
375CD 27, Problem 15VB 11
376CD 27, Problem 16V2 5
377CD 27, Problem 17V3 4
378CD 27, Problem 18V0 5
 Wall of Horrors Bouldering 
380Cassock Slapf6A+ *36
381Crinkle Cutf5 24
382Nightsearcherf5+ 1
383Crinkle Cut Eliminatef6C 3
384McCoy'sf5 1
385The Horror Dynof6C+ 11
386Wall of Horrors Traversef6C+ *33
387The Horrorf7A+ **28
388CD 25 Problem 6 - Wall of Horrors Startf6A+ *174
389CD 25 Problem 7 - SpangledV5 7
390CD 25 Problem 8V3 34
391CD 25 Problem 9.V1 *57
392The Nichef6A * 
393CD 25 Problem 10 - The Niche TraverseV7 8
394Long ChimneyHVD **289
395The Wall of HorrorsE3 6a ***261
396Horror of WallsE4 6b 2
397All QuietE4 6a **9
398Gone WestE5 6b **1
399All Quiet/Western FrontE4 6a ***4
400Every Man Has His Niche
-
E4 6b 3
401The Ems Telegram
-
E5 6b **6
402Leaf ClimbHVD 4a 44
403Western FrontE3 5c ***344
404Great WesternHVS 5a ***1175
405The Five Star Finish
-
HVS 5a ***295
406No Man's Land
-
E2 5b *28
407Over the Top
-
E4 6a 9
408Grand IllusionE4 5c **76
409Megadoom
-
E5 6b *2
410Impending Doom
-
E4 6a *6
 CD Boulder 28 
 CD Boulder 29 
413Left Flake - CD 29 P3V2 3
414DMZ - CD 29 P4f6B 4
415DMZ Sit Start - CD 29 P 5, TC Area 9a Problem 2f7B ***7
416CD 29 P6V1 1
 Heart Shaped Slab 
 The West Face 
419Crack of DoomVS 4c **498
420Retribution Rib DirectE5 5c *15
421Retribution Rib
-
E2 5b 12
422West ChimneyM *156
423West Chimney VariationD 29
424West Chimney RibHVS 5b 7
425West Chimney Rib (LH variation)VS 4c 12
 Syrett's Roof Bouldering 
427Jess's Rooff7C **24
428Jess's Roof LHf7C+ **1
429Brown's Rooff7A+ **1
430The NoseVS 4c *291
431The Nose DirectHVS 5b 131
432Syrett's Rooff7A **260
433CD 24 Problem 1V4 13
434The Zig ZagHS 4c *444
435Zig Zag DirectVS 4c *558
436Bancroft's Roof
-
E2 6b 88
437Bancroft's Roof Startf6B 20
438The GoblinHS 4b *299
439OrchristE5 6b *15
 Goblin's Roof Bouldering 
441CD 23 Problem 1.V0 12
442Si's Aretef7A **160
443CD 23 Problem 4V6 8
444Boulder 23 problem 10V6 *4
 The Rift 
446Hobgoblin
-
E2 5c 17
447ClematisE2 5c *100
448The Nelly Moser FinishE3 6a 4
449OublietteE2 6a *25
450Daisy Chain
-
E3 6b 2
451Tight ChimneyM *129
452Tight Chimney (outside)HS 4b 8
453Constipation CrackVS 5a 35
454Rift CrackVS 4c *53
455Yorkshire RelishVS 4c 8
456Road to EmmausE1 5c *1
 The Rift Bouldering 
458CD 22 Problem 1.V0 6
459CD 22 Problem 4V1 3
460The Rift Traverse
-
f5+ *16
 SOUTH WEST FACE 
 Demon Wall SW Face Bouldering 
463CD 21 - Problem 1
-
V1 26
464Honey Comb
-
f5+ *132
465CD 21 - Problem 4f4+ 37
466Jam Potf5+ *65
467Dots and Dabsf6C *18
468Classic Traversef4+ *74
469CD 21 problem 14 - Birds Nest WallV3 3
470CD 21 - Problem 15V2 5
471CD 21 - Problem 16V0 4
472The PotholeVD *249
473Pothole DirectVS 5b *515
474High Level TraverseVS 4c *47
475The Traditional ClimbVS 4c **1239
476Traditional EliminateHVS 6a *46
477Forgotten WallE5 6c *27
478Forgotten Startf6A **1
479Bird's Nest CrackHS 4b **1864
480Bird's Nest VariationVS 4c **254
481Bird's Nest SoupE1 5b *27
482Thompson's TraverseHVS 5b *28
483Demon WallHVS 5a ***906
 Demon Wall Roof Bouldering 
485Stu's Roof Left Handf7B+ *31
486Stu's Roof Standing Startf7A *56
487Stu's Rooff7C+ **16
488Stu's LH into DWRf7C 1
489Stu's LH - DWR LHf8A 1
490DWR into Stu's Rooff7B+ 1
491Bruno's rooff8A *1
492Demon Wall Roof Left-Handf7C ***21
493Demon Wall Rooff7A+ ***410
494Demon Wall Roof Footlessf8A *1
495CD Demon Wall Roof, Problem 6V4 4
496Demon Wall Roof Ear Variationf7B+ 22
497Demon Roof EliminateV8 *7
498Demonistf8A **1
499Dialetics
-
f8A 2
500Dolphin Belly Slapf7A *555
501Dolphin belly slap side pull eliminatef7A+ 7
502Hot Dog Fromagef7C+ *20
503Hot Dog Fromage (Heel Variation)f7B+ 4
504Exorcist into DWR
-
f7C *7
505Exorcist - shortf8A **4
506Exorcist - Longf8A **2
507DolphinianE1 5b *184
508Dolphinian StartV1 *37
509Three Chockstones ChimneyM *287
510John's Skatty CaveM *3
511Crack and WallHS 4b *421
512AcetabulumE1 5c 60
513Crack and Wall TraverseHVD *30
514Rectum RiftE3 6b *14
515Right CheekyE7 6c * 
 Crucifix Bouldering 
517The Crucifix "Warm Up" Traversef6A+ **190
518The Dry Stone Traverse
-
V3 *14
519The Crucifix Traversef7A 251
520Crucifix Eliminate Traverse - Pebble WallV7 *16
521Crucifix Reverse Traverse into Arete Eliminatef7A+ **3
522The Crucifixf5 **625
523CD 20 Problem 5 The Crucifix - Sit Down StartV4 59
524Crucifix Wall Eliminate
-
V6 *27
525The Crucifix Aretef6A+ **319
526Crucifix Arete Eliminatef7A **28
527Pebble Wallf6C ***364
528Pebble Wall Sit Startf7A 28
529Pebble Wall Variationf7A+ ***20
 Under the Crucifix - Eliminates 
531Tony's Problemf6C **3
532Under the Crucifix Problem 2V6 32
533Under the Crucifix Problem 3V7 8
534Under the Crucifix Problem 6V8 4
535Under the Crucifix Problem 11V7 2
536Central CrackHS 4b *316
537Jacob's LadderHVS 5b *187
538Jacob's Ladder Startf5 *69
539Stomach TraverseVS 4c *303
540The Ladderf5+ *29
541Fence ButtressVS 5b 115
 SOUTH FACE 
543Shuffle CrackE1 5c *87
544China SyndromeE5 7a *4
545South Chimney LaybackS 4c *300
546Yellow Peril
-
E4 6a *2
547Yellow WallE2 5c *16
 Black Wall Bouldering 
549Off the Wall
-
f5+ *19
550Dreamlandf7A+ **73
551CD 18 Problem 4VB 36
552The Wallf5 *83
553The Slabf5+ *60
554The Nosef5+ 48
555The Nose RHf6A+ 11
556CD 18 Problem 8V3 25
557CD 18 Problem 19V1 18
558South ChimneyVD 4a 204
559South Face Climb
-
MVS 4b *117
560South Wall TraverseVS 4c **278
561South Wall Direct
-
E1 5b 25
562Kitson Did It First
-
E3 6b 9
563Birdlime TraverseE1 5b ***281
564'Arries 'OokE4 6a **55
565'Arries 'ook direct start
-
f7A+ *34
566Black wall dyno
-
V7 *17
567Blackhead
-
E4 6c 3
568Blackhead Startf7B 6
569Black Wall EliminateE2 5c ***511
570Black Wall Eliminate Direct, Direct Eliminate.E1 5c **9
571Blackpool Promenade
-
E1 5b *45
572Black WallVS 5a *563
573Black Wall DirectHVS 5b 39
574Black Wall traversef7A 11
 Shothole Arete 
576CD 19, Problem 1.VB 17
577CD 19, Problem 2.VB 19
578CD 19, Problem 3.V0 12
579CD 19, Problem 4.VB 21
580CD 19, Problem 5.V0 12
581CD 19, Problem 6.V2 5
 Un-checked Climbs 
583Jack on FireE4 6c * 
584B2 Eliminatesf5 * 
585CD B10 P6 *f7A+ 1
586CD B10 P8 *f7A+ 1
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