The New Statesman | E8 Trad climb at Ilkley Cow And Calf

John Dunne:

It is undoubtedly one of the best route on grit, in terms of the line, the position and of course climbing. [1]


[1] Yorkshire Gritstone Volume 2, 2014. Page 63.

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John Dunne
Added at 18:02 on 27 February 2021
Neil Bentley
Added at 08:12 on 04 December 2021


4 recorded ascents.

Climber Style FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade
John Dunne Lead (Worked) 01 Oct 1987 (approx)

Seb Grieve Lead (Worked) 10 May 1995

Second ascent.

Neil Bentley Lead (Worked)

Gordon Lennox Lead (Worked)