Restricted Access

Ramshaw is home to some of the hardest routes in Britain and most of them are graded HVS - a Yosemite style tape job is the only access requirement! There are no access problems at the main crag. However, do not try and climb at Lady Rock (the buttresses on the far right above the farm house), these are not on access land, the owner lives very close and has been confrontational.


Rockfax Description
10m. A fine test-piece from the Nadin era of the mid 1980s. Roll into the slot below the fin of Clippity Clop... (very large cam). Use the fin above to get established on the left-hand wall, from where a committing slap for the sloping top, and some extreme scrabbling, might just ensure victory. © Rockfax

FA. Simon Nadin 1986.


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phatlad 14 Jun, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: Soft, and Nads probably was wearing EBs at the time. Still he needs a wheelbarrow for his Cojones
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βeta: Soft, and Nads probably was wearing EBs at the time. Still he needs a wheelbarrow for his Cojones
mark s 7 Dec, 2002 Show βeta
βeta: i thought e6-6b
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βeta: i thought e6-6b
mark s 8 May, 2002 Show βeta
βeta: unique.
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βeta: unique.

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Captain Cut Loose

Grade: E7 6c ***
(Wright's Rock Area)

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