A fun offwidth has been done by Tom Shillito on the Castle (Central Area). A Leg and a Wing 6c (provisional grade). Maybe a good one to get the full body into gear after the Xmas XS?
To kick off 2020 (hopefully it will have stopped raining by then) here’s an updated guide that we think includes all of the bouldering at this truly ace crag. Since the YG1 Guide there has been lots of development and a growing tendency to highball the remaining lines and some of the old routes. Be … More Great Wolfrey 2020
https://unknownstones.com/the-wild-west/embsay-crag/ Just in time for the Christmas break – hopefully the weather will let us play out. There is lots of bouldering across the grade spread including a 7b traverse. The guide is a bit of a monster at 21 pages (the trad routes are also included). This will not be the final version.
That lovely young lad Sam Lawson has put together a fab guide to Ease Gill. You’ll find it in the Wild West section. Not in the best nick now, but come summer the climbers may outnumber the midges!
Dave Sutcliffe and Neil McCallum continue to add good and hard new problems – this time to the steep west wall of the North Boulder. This wall now has a fine suite of tough problems that will suit those that like to crimp like a demon. Great Wolfrey Update … More Great Wolfrey new problems
Spread across the length of Guisecliff and alongside the Nought Bank Boulders (documented in YG1) are a mass of blocks. Some boulders are well known and hold quality problems such as A Little Sparkle 7a, Afromoss 7a+ and the Mop Top problems. These have sometimes been tricky to find but, having been documented by Steven … More Guisecliff Nov 2019
The old topo has been updated – 11 problems now listed. Click the link below for the little guide: https://unknownstones.com/neb-stone/
The long awaited direct ascent of the big Left Tower Wall has been achieved by Ollie Parkinson – a fine achievement. We’ve added this and the other developments since the guide to an update file. Great Wolfrey Update 4
There’s a new and great looking wee problem on the Utergriff block courtesy of Marco Giudice. Its called Zeus and Marco says 7c/7c+
A couple of the problems now have very fingery SDSs courtesy of Robin Nichols and Paul Clarke.