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Raven Crag (Langdale)

Cumbria, ENGLAND

Climbs 123 – Rocktype Rhyolite – Altitude 200m a.s.l – Faces S

Crag features
A selection of short and long (three pitch) routes on six different buttresses along the hillside above the Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel. Good selection at all grades. Quick drying. Best routes - Middlefell Buttress(D), Original Route(S), Pluto(HVS), Trilogy(E5), Dawes Rides a Shovelhead(E8), Centrefold(E6), R 'n' S Special(E5), Bilberry Buttress(VS), Revelation(HS).

Access notes
Park in the car park at the Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel(arrive early at weekends, give up on Bank Holidays!)Crags are 10 - 15 min. walk up behind the pub(which is not to be missed at the end of the day!)

At busy times the much larger car park at NDG can be used. There is a pleasant walk through the fields from the western end of the NDG car park - through the stile and follow your nose to ODG.
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

Weather forecast

 Today  Thu  Fri  Sat  Sun 

6.7mm rain
Mainly cloudy
12 °C
15 kph

1.7mm rain
Cloudy
13 °C
23 kph

1.6mm rain
Cloudy
12 °C
19 kph

4.1mm rain
Cloudy
11 °C
22 kph

0.0mm rain
Sun
14 °C
12 kph
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More: mwis: Lake DistrictMet Office: Lake District

Guidebooks
Langdale (2013),
Out of print: Langdale (1999), Langdale (1989)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
 FAR WEST RAVEN CRAG  
 LOWER CRAG  
3Annie's SongVS 4c 9
4Before the StormE2 5b *5
5Baldy's WallE3 6b 2
6Bumble AreteD 21
7Flower Pot ManHVS 5b 6
8Slaphead's GrooveE2 5c 3
 UPPER CRAG  
10Slim Buttress AreteVS 4c **3
11Sport for AllVS 4c 2
12I Crashed a Vulcan BomberVS 5a 5
13Marilyn 60 TodayE2 6a 2
14Hogweed DirectE1 5c *2
15Blade RunnerE1 5c *3
16Return of the Giant HogweedHVS 5a 1
17Far From the Stickle BarnS 4a 3
 HIGHER UPPER CRAG  
19Langdale Ferrets Direct FinishE1 5a 3
20Langdale FerretsVS 4c 7
 WEST RAVEN CRAG  
22Sun StreetHS 1
23Don't look Back!E2 5c 1
 MIDDLEFELL BUTTRESS  
25White RabbitHS 2
26D.G. CornerHVS 5b  
27Walk TallE2 5c *1
28TrambiolinaVS 4c 2
29ArmaliteE4 6a **17
30Perfect HeadE4 5c 2
31Middlefell ButtressD *1500
32Middlefell Buttress (Left Wall Start)VD ***126
33Middlefell Buttress Right Hand Crack Start (Castration Crack)S 348
34Curtain WallD *195
35Bradley's DamnationHVS 26
36MendesVS 4c **405
37Shower of VegetationE1 5b 5
38Power of ImaginationE4 6b 1
39The GamekeeperE2 5b *19
40Bryson's FlangeE2 5c *9
41Carrion ClimbingVS 4c 1
42Mendes TraverseHVS 5a 3
 RAVEN CRAG BUTTRESS  
44The Patella PinchE1 5b 7
45OdinVS 4c *55
46Evening Oak VariationsVS 4c **22
47Evening WallS 4a *518
48Holly Tree TraverseVD *231
49Oak Tree WallS **199
50NadirVS 4c 14
51The Original RouteS 4a ***994
52Holly Tree DirectHVS 4c *431
53PlutoHVS 5a **481
54Green Groove FinishE2 5b *9
55TrilogyE5 6a ***59
56EulogyE6 6b **5
57CentrefoldE6 6b **1
58Dawes Rides a ShovelheadE8 6c 5
59R 'n' S SpecialE5 6a **24
60The Grip TripE4 6a **2
61Fine TimeE5 6b *16
62Bilberry ButtressVS 4c ***777
63SavernakeS 4a *165
64Nutcracker CleftHVS 5a 15
65RevelationHS ***906
66ElevationHS *53
67Kneewrecker ChimneyHVS 5a 45
 Climb nameGradex
68Raven GirdleS 10
69Muscle CrackE1 5c *64
70Muscle WallE3 6a 1
71Campaign CrackE1 5b 27
 THE AMPHITHEATRE  
73CentipedeS 4a **619
74Centipede DirectE2 6a **16
75PotluckE2 5c  
76Mythical M.M.E3 6a 2
77SexpotE3 5c 1
78Marilyn Monroe PleaseE3 6a *1
79HotpotVS 4c 12
80PotashE3 5c 1
 EAST RAVEN CRAG  
82MambaS 4b *352
83OphidiaVS 4c *244
84By JingoE1 5a 13
85JingoVS 4b *136
86Speckled BandVD *116
87Jungle WallHS *37
88Rowan Tree GrooveHVS 4c *130
89RamrodHVS 4c *76
90Men at WorkE1 5b 26
91CasketHVS 5a *57
92The ChopperHVS 5a *163
93BaskervilleVS 4c **250
94OrnithologyS 74
95Shizen GrooveVS 4b 4
96Jocker's SlabE1 5b 4
97Brown TrousersHVS 5a 3
98Finger SwingE3 6b 1
99Sign of FourVS 4c *19
100Watson WallHS 4b *56
101Subsidiary RidgeVD **69
 FAR EAST RAVEN CRAG  
103PianissimoS 4a 36
104PianolaE2 5b 16
105The ShroudHVS 5a 3
106Frankie Goes to KendalE1 5b *6
107BabylonE1 5b 10
108WarlockE5 6b 1
109NazarethHVS 5a *12
110SamarkandHVS 5a 13
111JerusalemE2 5c 4
112DamascusVS 4c *36
113Peascod's RouteVS 4b 22
114Right of Peascod's RouteS *8
115East Raven GirdleVS 4c 4
116FesterdayHVS 5a 6
117Jericho WallHVS 5b 4
118Hollywood BabylonE3 6a 2
119Far East TraverseVS 4c 3
120NinevehVS 4b *7
 FAR FAR EAST RAVEN CRAG  
122Deadly Dave's Demon RibS 2
123Demonic Rib and WallHVS 5b 1
124Naturally DemonicE1 5b *2
125Deadly Dave's Demonic GrooveHVS 5a 2
126Jokers SlabE1 5b 3
127Marilyn Munroe PleaseE3 6a 2
128BlackoutHVS 5a 3
129Raven Crag scramble2 *11
130CarrionVS 2
131Albino HareMS 1
132Direct StartVS 5a 1
133PrometheusHVS 5a, 4a **6
134Pottering *HVS 5a 1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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Grip Trip is well worth doing.
wils - 07/Aug/02