The Loaf and Cheese

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Morning sun
3 mins
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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
1
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
Fluttery
E5 6a
2
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
3
Dream Fighter
8m. Climb the arete to the break then shuffle leftwards and 'crawl' desperately up onto the final slab.
 
Rounded
E3 6a
4
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
5
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
Technical
Strong
E5 6c
6
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
Rounded
E4 6a
7
Body Popp
10m. A right-hand finish to the previous route gives wild laybacking up the exposed and rounded arete.
 
1 Stars
Rounded
E4 6b
8
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
VD
9
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
10
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
Technical
E1 5b
11
Leeds Slab
8m. Pull through the central overlap and finish up the blunt rib.
2 user comments
 HS 4b
12
Leeds Crack
6m. The pleasant jamming crack up the right side of the slab.
 D
13
Honest Jonny
6m. The right-facing groove just before the end of the wall.
 D
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  • Latest Comments

    For RAMSHAW

    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

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

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

    Imposition
    "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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