The Eavestone

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Sun and Shade
5 mins
Downhill
Sheltered

A good set of routes on this bulky block. The grades and star ratings assume that the routes are clean - bear in mind that they probably won't be. Guidebook page 163.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Evenso
10m. The left-hand side of the square rib on the uphill side of the Eavestone gives a bold little pitch.
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Fluttery
HVS 5a
2
Eavesdropper
10m. The right-hand rib is usually cleaner and gives a fine pitch.
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
HVS 5a
3
Crazy Paver
16m. A weaving line up the left-hand side of the north east face. From near the left edge, climb up and right then hand...
 
2 Stars
Reachy
Pumpy
E2 5c
4
Eavestone Wall
16m. A fine route up the centre of the wall with a tough, but safe, moves. Climb straight up the face (reachy, rounded and...
 
3 Stars
Reachy
Rounded
E3 6b
5
Eavestone Crack
14m. A great climb up the left-hand crack in the narrow west face of the Eavestone. Mantel onto the shelf from the left then...
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
E4 6a
6
Genesis
14m. A fine outing up the right-hand crack. Mantel onto the ledge from the right then gain a higher ledge with difficulty. Head...
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
E5 6b
7
Life Begins at Forty
20m. The big white wall round to the right gives a taxing pitch. Climb the crack in the left-hand rib then trend right past the...
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
E6 6c
8
Spinnaker Top 50
18m. A great route. From the left edge of the buttress traverse out right round the arete to reach a ledge above the roofs....
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
S 4a
  • Latest Comments

    For EAVESTONE CRAG

    Spinnaker
    "The move off the first ledge is quite reachy, definitely harder for the short." 23/Aug top50

    Machicolation
    "Seems unreasonable at the grade, more like pumpy 5a/b with less than perfect gea..." 02/Apr

    Spinnaker
    "A classic trip for the severe leader, exposed intimidating and with fine climbin..." 20/Apr top50

    Portcullis
    "About as "Gogarth" as it gets on Yorkshire grit ;). A fine expedition ..." 11/Feb top50

    The Heel
    "Would be worth 2 stars if it was clean" 12/Sep

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