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Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Aug 22, 2009
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Description 

This section of Almscliff contains the best set of climbs at the crag. With many being the best available on grit. All the climbs are steep pumpy affairs with little for the beginner.

Getting There 

On approaching the crag stay north and you can't miss this magnificent wall.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.0 miles from here

4 Total Routes

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Great Western 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : North West Face
The best route at the crag - possible the best in Yorkshire.Climb up the left facing groove until under the overhang. Traverse out left in a better and better position to reach the arete, and a good resting spot at a 'pinnacle'. From the pinnacle finish directly above....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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