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Snail Shell Crag

Cumbria, ENGLAND

Climbs 12 – Rocktype Gabbro – Altitude 300m a.s.l – Faces E

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Eastern Crags (2011),
Out of print: Buttermere & Eastern Crags (1992)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGradex
1Weeping WallD 18
2Recess RouteHD **50
3Rose Tree RouteVD **51
4Slabs LeftVD *26
5Recess Route Direct.S **20
6Right CrackVD 13
 Climb nameGradex
7Left AreteD 12
8The ScoopMS 11
9The GullyM 10
10Barker's SlabVD **16
11Barkers Slab DirectVS 4c 21
12North ClimbMS 6
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Good climbing, poor protection, good belays at the top, poor walk in (definetly not for groups, kids or those who are not confident footed), little room for more than 4 people at once; so if you look up from the road and see some people there already probably not worth the bother. Good climbing thou.
josephgrimwade - 25/Jul/11

went on uninspired day, recognise crag from photo below, although our approach was a not to be recommended mirror image of that shown. Grippy gabbro, shallow angle, some signs of use.
wilf - 12/Jun/11

Sorry about that, got mixed up with the other crag on carrock methinks. Dunno if ive ever been here so take no notice of the last post.
martin_whitton - 02/Sep/06

Slabby climbing on a quiet gabbro crag. Well worth the effort if combining it with a bit of bouldering on the fellside boulders below the crag. Protection isnt always good but the climbs are all at friendly grades and it all adds to the character.
martin_whitton - 02/Sep/06