The Loaf and Cheese

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Morning sun
3 mins

The section of Ramshaw Rocks nearest the road has a pleasant collection of lower grade routes, plus a mini-summit and a couple of rounded horrors. Not surprisingly the former are (much) more popular that the latter.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
Assembled Techniques
8m. The road-face of the lower wall leads with difficulty to the base of the upper tower. Finish up the left-hand arete of...
1 Stars
E5 6a
Loaf and Cheese
10m. Climb a diagonal crack to ledges (crux) then easier work up the back of the Cheese, or the Loaf? Reverse back down.
1 user comment
1 Stars
VS 4c
Dream Fighter
8m. Climb the arete to the break then shuffle leftwards and 'crawl' desperately up onto the final slab.
E3 6a
Green Crack
8m. The crack and widening green groove are classic Ramshaw terrain. One for digging out the bullet-proof clothing maybe?
1 user comment
 VS 5a
National Acrobat
10m. The water runnel that splits the large bulge is desperate. It is well-protected, but it requires a hideous mantel on a...
2 Stars
E5 6c
Traveller in Time Top 50
10m. Sprint up the flake then swing left and make a swift mantelshelf before climbing a precarious scoop to a desperately...
9 user comments
3 Stars
E4 6a
Body Popp
10m. A right-hand finish to the previous route gives wild laybacking up the exposed and rounded arete.
1 Stars
E4 6b
Wall and Groove
10m. Climb the slabby wall up and right to reach a ledge awkwardly then finish up the groove above. Gaining the ledge direct...
2 user comments
1 Stars
The Arete
10m. Tackle the juggy bulges to the ledge then rapidly layback the short-lived arete above on its right-hand side.
1 Stars
S 4a
Louie Groove
8m. The shallow blank groove is a good test of footwork; small wires protect. Precarious but quite low in the grade.
8 user comments
2 Stars
E1 5b
Leeds Slab
8m. Pull through the central overlap and finish up the blunt rib.
2 user comments
 HS 4b
Leeds Crack
6m. The pleasant jamming crack up the right side of the slab.
Honest Jonny
6m. The right-facing groove just before the end of the wall.
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    Never, Never Land
    "In fact, Master's Edge, a middle of the road E7 is far, far harder. NNL should b..." 05/Feb

    Creep, Leap, Creep, Creep
    "This is the arete left (not right) of The Wriggler." 10/Aug

    Loaf and Cheese
    "Please tell me something has broken off the initial groove - its desperate !" 09/Aug

    "Did this on the 13th April. A Large cam (Camelot 4) goes nicely in the pocket an..." 14/Apr

    "Backed off this April 2010 as gear slots at the ledge are now sandy holes - very..." 12/Apr

    "Some burly fist-jamming to get round the slight bulge at the start. Felt 5c to m..." 15/Aug

    Electric Savage
    "Two very good and contrasting pitches. The first is more like 6a and the second ..." 26/Jun

    Juan Cur
    "Was originally protected by a large piece of wood 1 x 2 x 2 foot found in someon..." 12/May

    Rubber Crack
    "I don't think this gets done very often. Hard at start and at finish." 21/Apr

    Louie Groove
    "Did this a couple year ago. Agree that its easy for the grade. Hardest moves pro..." 29/Sep

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