UKC

15m.

Rockfax Description
14m. Back and foot the awkward box-shaped cleft then enter the excellent steep jamming crack above and left. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
The square chimney and crack above, which is gained by a step in right from the block on the left.

Chimney by Ingle, Dent, Gray, Calvert. Crack by Botterill, pre 1912.

Ticklists

Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs , The 3 star way to yorkshire gritstone's heaven , ULMC Classics , The Almscliff pre 1912 Challenge , The All New 3 Star Way to Yorkshire Gritstone Heaven. , Almscliff HS Challenge , Rockfax Top 50 - Northern England

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BillyR 6 May, 2022 Show βeta
βeta: Two completely contrasting climbs in one. The bottom is a real struggle up the awkward, slippery, slightly flaring chimney. The top looks intimidating but is actually a real gem, if you've any energy left. Plenty of friction, good holds and some perfect jams.
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βeta: Two completely contrasting climbs in one. The bottom is a real struggle up the awkward, slippery, slightly flaring chimney. The top looks intimidating but is actually a real gem, if you've any energy left. Plenty of friction, good holds and some perfect jams.
supermembrane 25 Jul, 2020 Show βeta
βeta: Lovely challenge climbing the initial awkward chimney, ended up facing outwards! The top crack requires a solid hand jam and a good deal of commitment. Felt like a solid VS
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βeta: Lovely challenge climbing the initial awkward chimney, ended up facing outwards! The top crack requires a solid hand jam and a good deal of commitment. Felt like a solid VS
Glen 12 Sep, 2007 Show βeta
βeta: I can't be VS - I managed it in my trainers. The chimney at the bottom sure is polished and akward though.
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βeta: I can't be VS - I managed it in my trainers. The chimney at the bottom sure is polished and akward though.
Swirly 11 Sep, 2007 Show βeta
βeta: Never a VS but good value for the unsuspecting. I no longer hold the record for the slowest ascent.
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βeta: Never a VS but good value for the unsuspecting. I no longer hold the record for the slowest ascent.

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Grade: HS 4b ***
(Raven's Scar)

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