Raven Crag (Langdale)

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.

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

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
  Climb nameGrade
3Annie's SongVS 4c
4Before the StormE2 5b *
5Baldy's WallE3 6b
6Bumble AreteD
7Flower Pot ManHVS 5b
8Slaphead's GrooveE2 5c
10Slim Buttress AreteVS 4c **
11Sport for AllVS 4c
12I Crashed a Vulcan BomberVS 5a
13Marilyn 60 TodayE2 6a
14Hogweed DirectE1 5c *
15Blade RunnerE1 5c *
16Return of the Giant HogweedHVS 5a
17Far From the Stickle BarnS 4a
19Langdale Ferrets Direct FinishE1 5a
20Langdale FerretsVS 4c
22Sun StreetHS
23Don't look Back!E2 5c
25White RabbitHS
26D.G. CornerHVS 5b
27Walk TallE2 5c *
28TrambiolinaVS 4c
29ArmaliteE4 6a **
30Perfect HeadE4 5c
31Middlefell ButtressD *
32Middlefell Buttress (Left Wall Start)VD ***
33Middlefell Buttress Right Hand Crack Start (Castration Crack)S
34Curtain WallD *
35PrometheusHVS 5a, 4a **
36Bradley's DamnationHVS
37MendesVS 4c **
38Shower of VegetationE1 5b
39Power of ImaginationE4 6b
40The GamekeeperE2 5b *
41Bryson's FlangeE2 5c *
42Carrion ClimbingVS 4c
43Mendes TraverseHVS 5a
45The Patella PinchE1 5b
46OdinVS 4c *
47Evening Oak VariationsVS 4c **
48Evening WallS 4a *
49Holly Tree TraverseVD *
50Oak Tree WallS **
51NadirVS 4c
52The Original RouteS 4a ***
53Holly Tree DirectHVS 4c *
54PlutoHVS 5a **
55Green Groove FinishE2 5b *
56TrilogyE5 6a ***
57EulogyE6 6b **
58CentrefoldE6 6b **
59Dawes Rides a ShovelheadE8 6c
60R 'n' S SpecialE5 6a **
61The Grip TripE4 6a **
62Fine TimeE5 6b *
63Bilberry ButtressVS 4c ***
64SavernakeS 4a *
65Nutcracker CleftHVS 5a
66RevelationHS ***
67ElevationHS *
68Kneewrecker ChimneyHVS 5a
69Raven GirdleS
70Muscle CrackE1 5c *
71Muscle WallE3 6a
72Campaign CrackE1 5b
74CentipedeS 4a **
75Centipede DirectE2 6a **
76PotluckE2 5c
77Mythical M.M.E3 6a
78SexpotE3 5c
79Marilyn Monroe PleaseE3 6a *
80HotpotVS 4c
81PotteringHVS 5a
82PotashE3 5c
84MambaS 4b *
85OphidiaVS 4c *
86By JingoE1 5a
87JingoVS 4b *
88Speckled BandVD *
89Jungle WallHS *
90Rowan Tree GrooveHVS 4c *
91RamrodHVS 4c *
92Men at WorkE1 5b
93CasketHVS 5a *
94The ChopperHVS 5a *
95BaskervilleVS 4c **
97Shizen GrooveVS 4b
98Jocker's SlabE1 5b
99Brown TrousersHVS 5a
100Finger SwingE3 6b
101Sign of FourVS 4c *
102Watson WallHS 4b *
103Subsidiary RidgeVD **
105PianissimoS 4a
106PianolaE2 5b
107The ShroudHVS 5a
108Frankie Goes to KendalE1 5b *
109BabylonE1 5b
110WarlockE5 6b
111NazarethHVS 5a *
112SamarkandHVS 5a
113JerusalemE2 5c
114DamascusVS 4c *
115Peascod's RouteVS 4b
116Right of Peascod's RouteS *
117East Raven GirdleVS 4c
118FesterdayHVS 5a
119Jericho WallHVS 5b
120Hollywood BabylonE3 6a
121Far East TraverseVS 4c
122NinevehVS 4b *
124Deadly Dave's Demon RibS
125Demonic Rib and WallHVS 5b
126Naturally DemonicE1 5b *
127Deadly Dave's Demonic GrooveHVS 5a
128Jokers SlabE1 5b
129Marilyn Munroe PleaseE3 6a
130BlackoutHVS 5a
131Raven Crag scramble2 *
133Albino HareMS
134Direct StartVS 5a
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Grip Trip is well worth doing.
wils - 07/Aug/02