Climbs 77
Rocktype Andesite

Faces SE

unknown problem on the Buckstone © EBclimbing

Crag features

As all the sectors face southeast they get plenty of sun and ventilation and, with the exception of a couple of blocks none of the climbing is effected by tree cover. The exposed nature of the area does mean it can prove could during blustery weather; however this also means the rock dries extremely quickly after rain.

The standout boulders are the Buckstone, Cool Logic Block, Brandy Stone and the Laser Quest Block.

Guide available here:

http://www.lakesbloc.com/crags/south-west/302-dunnerdale.html

Approach notes

Park at Birk Bridge Car Park and continue on foot across the bridge and on up the large bridleway. Sector A starts a mere 300m from the parking!

DO NOT drive up the bridleway

Amazing bouldering in a fantastic setting, was here early April 2013 and it felt like I could have been anywhere in the world. Once again my opinion of the Duddon Valley as one of the best "undiscovered gems" of the Lakes is justified, truly an excellent addition to the Lakes, well done Mr Chapman and co. I will definitely be making lots of return visits!
EBclimbing - 04/Apr/13
Fair point Greg, I was ill that weekend so did very little. The Laser Quest and Cool Logic blocks have got some awesome problems that my mates did (they don't log their climbs on here though).
Whealiebob - 15/Jul/11
In reply to Whealiebob's comment: as stated in the various news reports, most of the best problems are V5/6c+ and above, and with the greatest respects you were climbing V0 to V1's. So I think it is a bit unfair to right it off as disappointing. jus The fairest criticism, is to say it is a little spread out. But for those seeking out mid to harder grade lines to get stuck in to, rather than just circuiting, its a good venue.
Greg Chapman - 09/Jun/11
We were quite disappointed after visting. There are some good problems, but many are very poor.
Whealiebob - 06/Jun/11
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Forest Boulders & Jake's Wall 
2Bumblee in the Jungleef7C ***5
3Giant Jengaf7B+ *3
4Left Arete
-
f6A+ *2
5The Newfield Riotf7B+ **4
6Van Wilderf7C *1
7Wildingf7B ***9
8Wilding (stand)
-
f7A+ **4
9Wilding Extentisonf7B **2
10Haflingf7A *2
11Feral Heartf7A+ **6
12Feral Dogf6C+ 1
 Sector A 
 Boulder 1 
15The Grinderf6C **7
16Right Arete of Boulder 1f3+ 2
 Boulder 2 
18Left Arete of Boulder 2f4 6
19Vegemitef6C+ *2
20Right Wall of Boulder 2
-
f5 6
 Boulder 3 
22Dark Nationsf6C+ *7
23Monster Munchf6B *6
24Vajazzlef4 5
25Vajazzle/Dark Nations combof6B 2
 Boulder 4 
27Black Hartf6C+ **2
 boulder 5 
29Goodnight Mr Hawkesf6A+ 1
30Myths & Legendsf6C **3
31Osmium
-
f7A+ 1
 The Buckstone 
33Way Out Westf7B **2
34Blueshiftf6B+  
35Old Pineyf4+ 1
 Sector B 
 Pine Stones 
38Best Westernf6A *1
39Deerstalkerf6A+ *1
40Deerstalker (Stand Start)
-
f5  
41Force of Evilf7B **3
42Force of Evil (Stand Start)
-
f5+  
 Cool Logic 
44Voyeurf7A+ 2
45Chasmf6A *5
46Cool Logicf7A **10
47Cool Logic (Extended Start)f7A+ **1
48Cool Reach
-
f6C+ 4
49Cool Offspringf6C+ *3
50Saw Boss
-
f7C **1
51Mint Thinf6C 1
52Powder Puff Justice
-
f7B 2
 Punky Brewster 
54Left Wall of Punky Brewster
-
f5 3
55Vague Arete of Punky Brewster
-
f4 3
56Punky Brewsterf6A **2
 Census Boulder 
58Left Arete of Census Boulder
-
f4+ 3
59Census
-
f6B 1
60Blood, Sweat & Wire Brushes
-
f6B+ *2
61Right Arete of Census Boulder
-
f4 3
 Sector C 
 The Pyramid 
64West Face of the Pyramid
-
f3+ 1
65The Pyramid
-
f4 1
66Anode
-
f5+ *4
67Cathode
-
f6B+ **3
68Grubby Arete
-
f4+  
 Block 2 
70Lion Bar
-
f6A+  
 Block 3 
72Broken Arete
-
f4  
 Brandy Stone 
74Wolverine's Scar
-
f4+ 3
75Slabby Wall
-
f4 3
76Brandi
-
f5 2
77Frontiersman
-
f6C * 
78Redox Couple
-
f7A **5
79Beckside
-
f6B  
80Zappo
-
V4  
 Smiler's Crack 
82Smiler's Crack
-
f4 **8
83Airwolf
-
f6C+ *2
 Laser Quest 
85Purple Tint
-
f4+ *2
86SHE
-
f6B 4
87Under the Weatherf6C **1
88Laser Quest
-
f7C ***2
89Laser Quest SDS
-
f7C+ ***2
90Pseudoscience
-
f7B ***8
91Pseudoscience SDS
-
f7B+ ***5
92Futureproof
-
f6C **2
93Silver Chloride
-
f6B *4
94Salt Bridge
-
f6A+ *2
95Salt Bridge/Futureproof Combo
-
f6C * 
96The Slab
-
f3+ *2
 Back Block 
98Lip Traverse
-
f5  

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