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Spadeadam Crag

Cumbria, ENGLAND

Climbs 20 – Rocktype Sandstone (hard) – Altitude 193m a.s.l – Faces S

Crag features
A secluded crag with a few good lines. A very peaceful location outside of firing times, but could do with a brush.

Access notes
Go to Gilsland just off the A69.Follow signs to Spadeadam and Butterburn. At the top of the hill there is an MOD restricted entry roud, go right to just past a mature stand of conifers on the right. Park in a layby just after a small bridge. Follow the signed way to "Irthing Gorge" on the right. The crag is on this side of the river, past a stone building with a concrete roof.
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Weather forecast

 Today  Thu  Fri  Sat  Sun 

0.7mm rain
Mainly cloudy
8 °C
18 kph

0.0mm rain
Sunny periods
13 °C
20 kph

25.8mm rain
Mainly cloudy
11 °C
27 kph

7.2mm rain
Sun
10 °C
26 kph

2.1mm rain
Cloudy
9 °C
24 kph
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Guidebooks
North of England Rock Climbs (1992)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1ViperS 5
2Wiley SikeMS 9
3SnakeletVS 5a 4
4Back and BitingHVS 5a 5
5SerpentHS 3
6The MambaS 2
7Snake CharmerHS 4a 4
8SidewinderVS 5a 3
9AnacondaVS 4c 4
10VenomE3 5c 1
 Climb nameGradex
11Hissing Sid ViciousE1 5b *3
12KraitMVS 4b 4
13Black AdderE1 5c *4
14Slow WormHS 2
15Indian Rope TrickVS 4c *6
16Backstreet CrawlerE3 5b ***4
17CobraHS 2
18Extended Traverse *VS 4c 3
19Scrapyard Challenge *VS 4c 2
20Backstreet Crawler Direct *E3 6a **2
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