Pavey Ark

Climbs 83 – Rocktype Rhyolite – Altitude 700m a.s.l – Faces SE

Crag features
Long routes, good selection at all grades. Sound and amazingly rough rock in places. Best routes - Cruel Sister(E3), Arcturus(E1), Capella(E1), Bracken Clock(E2), Rake End Wall(VS), Rake End Chimney(D), Golden Slipper(HVS), Mother Courage(E4), Impact Day(E9), Sixpence(E6), Astra(E2), Fallen Angel(E4), Shelter from the Storm(E3).

Approach notes
Park in large car parks at the New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel.About one hour uphill walk.

Guidebooks
Langdale (2013), Lake District Winter Climbs (2012),
Out of print: Langdale (1999), Langdale (1989)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGrade
1Pavey Ark summitsummit 429
2Jack's Rake1 ***760
 BELOW JACK'S RAKE  
4DeceptionS 19
5Obscured by CloudsE4 6a 2
6The RainmakerE1 5b 15
7Maggie's FarmE3 5c 2
8Cruel SisterE3 5c ***127
9Astral By-WayE3 5b *1
10Big BrotherE3 5c **11
11ArcturusE1 5b ***265
12CapellaE1 5b ***275
13AlphekkaE2 5c **2
14Wailing WallVS 4c 4
15AlphVS 4c *4
16Crescent SlabsS **251
17VenusE1 5b **4
18Black SlabVS 5a 29
19Crescent ClimbM *257
20Crescent DirectVS 4c *4
21Crescent Super DirectE3 5c  
 STONEY BUTTRESS  
23The Ragman's TrumpetE2 5c *3
24Great GullyD *17
25The HobbitE2 5b 3
26SinistralE1 5a 1
27Little GullyM *7
 ABOVE JACK'S RAKE  
29Stoat's CrackHS **159
30Stickle GroovesHVS 5a *4
31The Bracken-ClockE2 5c **139
32Rock Around the ClockE3 6a 4
33By-Pass RouteHVS 5a 8
34Rake End WallVS 4c ***309
35The Rib PitchHVS 5a *80
36death starE5 5c 2
37Rake End ChimneyD **56
38The RibE1 5c 10
39Cook's TourVD *113
40Rectangular SlabVS 4c *32
41Rectangular RibHVS 5a *16
42CoatiVS 4b **34
43AardvarkE1 5c *84
44Gwynne's ChimneyD *173
45StalagVS 4c *5
46Troll's CornerHVS 5a **9
47Poker FaceE1 5b **129
48Golden SlipperHVS 5a ***475
49Roundabout DirectHVS 5a *6
 EAST BUTTRESS  
51Brain DamageE3 5c *12
52ComaE4 6a 1
53Mother CourageE4 6a ***19
54Assault and MatrimonyE4 6a 1
55Red GrooveE1 5a *25
56KudosE2 5c *3
57RisusE2 5c *6
58Hobson's ChoiceVS 4b *12
59SixpenceE6 6b ***10
60Impact DayE8 6c *** 
61EclipseE4 6a **18
62AstraE2 5c ***182
63SupernovaE5 6a * 
64Fallen AngelE4 6a ***39
65Angel HeartE7 6a 3
66HeartsongE4 6b *2
67CascadeHVS 5a *54
68Cascade DirectE3 5c **32
69StartrekE3 5c **3
70Easy Gully1 **31
71Pavey Far East2 *9
 NORTH BUTTRESS  
73Blood on the TracksE3 5c **2
 WINTER ROUTES  
75Jack's Rake (Winter)I 79
76Stoats CrackVI 6 *2
77Cook's TourIV 7
78DeceptionIV 5 *3
79Stony ButtressIII  
80Great GullyIII *5
81Middling ButtressIII *9
82Little Gully Right BranchII 3
83Little Gully Left BranchII 4
84Great Gully DirectIII 1
85Little Gully Right Left BranchIII **20
86Gibsons chimneyIII 2
87Aquarius *HVS 5a ***3
88Mars *E3 5c **2
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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What is shelter from the storm? it certainly isn't a classic route.
Alan Phizacklea - 06/Nov/02