Climbs 32
Rocktype Rhyolite
Altitude 180m a.s.l
Faces S

my lads first severe (age 2) © Stuart Wood

Crag features

Good selection of short (20-25m) mainly single pitch middle grade routes. There is loose rock on routes, but managable. Dries quite quickly in summer. Harder routes are quite bold. Don't miss Route 2(HS), Tritus/Protus(HVS).

Good evening crag - close to Wainwrights Inn!!

Approach notes

Parking directly below the crag. 5 minute steady uphill approach.


Langdale (2013)
Out of print:
Langdale (1999)
Langdale (1989)
Cheers Rog - I didn't notice that! I've assumed that the logbook ticks should be Route 1 and have moved them. George.
GPN - 11/Jul/13
I think that Original Route (S) should not figure on this crag as no such route exists in the definitive guide. Maybe confused with the other Raven. Crag?
Rog Wilko - 30/Jun/13
The tree-runner on Karma Kings has seen better days
Ensô - 15/Oct/12
No sign of the belay stakes promised by the guidebook. Belays available but can take some searching out.
Simon Caldwell - 16/Aug/10
Whoops, forgot the link
Chris the Tall - 29/Jan/07
A major rockfall has taken out Walthwaite Crack
Chris the Tall - 29/Jan/07
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1Route 1S 4a *536
VS 4b *629
3Hardup WallVS 4b 241
4For Whom The Bell TollsE4 5c **4
5Walthwaite CrackVS 4c *65
6Route 2
HS 4b **855
HVS 5a *361
HVS 5a *160
9Karma KingsE7 6c *6
10Into the LightE5 6b 15
11Light FandangoE5 6b 5
12Out From the DarknessE2 6a *7
13Walthwaite Gully Left-Hand
E1 5c *4
14Walthwaite Gully
VS 4c *313
15riverboat gambler
VS 4c *17
16Swing to the LeftE1 5b 31
17Swing to the Right
E1 5b 127
18Rhythm Killers
E2 5c 3
19Party Animal
E1 5b 41
20Proportional Representation
HVS 5a 45
21Militant Tendencies
HVS 5a 52
22True SocialistHVS 5a *1
HVS 5a 13
24Girdle Traverse
VS 4b *7
E1 5a *6
26Cliff at Christmas
HVS 5b 11
MVS 4b 7
HVS 5a 4
E1 5b 42
30Route 66HVS 4c 11
HVS 5a *11
32Tritus-Protus *HVS 5a ***4
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