Can be windy and exposed to the elements, good to check the forecast. Arguably THE best grit stone crag in Yorkshire, that should be all the description you. Downloads. Instant PDF Generic pre-created PDF – for Almscliff The file is MB , created about a year ago. Custom PDF Personalised up-to-date PDF – for.

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Climbing in Almscliff, United Kingdom

We’re part of the REI Co-op family, where a life outdoors is a life well lived. Sign Up or Log In. Connect with Facebook or. Sam Feuerborn on Aug 4, Admins: Chris OwenEuan Cameron Getting boulderong forecast Can be windy and exposed to the elements, good to check the forecast.

Arguably THE best grit stone crag in Yorkshire, that bpuldering be all the description you need. There are tons of classic routes, some tend to be a bit polished but it is not difficult to get away from that and onto something delightfully frictiony. Grades range from M to E5.


Almscliff, Rock climbing | theCrag

Getting There Can approach off the Otley Rd. Walk up takes about 2 mins and is easy to figure out. Rock Boulder Aid Ice Mixed 3rd 4th 5. Add New Photo Photo Photo copy. Great Western and Western Front, Two classic cl…. Oldest Newest Oldest Best Beta.

Euan Cameron Mammoth Lakes. The climbing is split into three main sections. There are the boulders scattered at the bottom of the crag, the Low Man the next level of rock upand standing proud on top of it all the High Man, which contains the majority of the stand out routes.

Reading the descriptions and looking at the photos indicates a small mediocre crag by USA standards. However, I just made a visit yesterday on a whim and it changed my opinion!

Yes, Almscliffe is a small crag but it has an outstanding position on the top of a hill. This hill is the highpoint for a number of miles in all directions and the view of the green countryside is lovely.


Next, the rock quality gritstone is superlative. It has high friction with no loose or slmscliff holds anywhere. Finally, the sculpted shape of the rock seems custom-made for climbing.

There is much overhanging rock with numerous cracks and huecos. Also plentiful bouldering on smaller outliers. Unfortunately, my hasty 30 minute visit saw me dressed in business boulsering with street shoes although that did not preclude some half-hearted bouldering. Showcase climbing routes on your site.


Hiking Project Better Data. Sam Feuerborn on Aug 4, Chris OwenEuan Cameron. Area Difficulty Popularity Name. Aug 22, Beta: Aug 12, Beta: