Rockfax Description
Start at the ochre-stained tufa-streak. Climb the streak, surmount the roof with great difficulty, then move right and up to a chain belay below a yew tree. High in the grade. © Rockfax

FA. Steve Rhodes 1986. A very hard line that required a major effort by the first ascensionist. Initially yo-yoed in the style of the age and then redpointed as the new ethic became accepted..


Yorkshire Limestone Graded List , UK 8a and up


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Alan James - UKC and UKH 16 May, 2020 Show βeta
βeta: Grade changed to 8a - loss of holds
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βeta: Grade changed to 8a - loss of holds

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High 8a+
Mid 8a+
Low 8a+
High 8a
Mid 8a
Low 8a
High 7c+
Mid 7c+
Low 7c+
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Grade: 8a ***
(Gordale Scar)

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