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Raven Crag (Langdale)

Cumbria, ENGLAND

Climbs 122 – 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

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9.4mm rain
11 °C
26 kph

1.3mm rain
Mainly cloudy
11 °C
21 kph

4.2mm rain
10 °C
18 kph

0.0mm rain
13 °C
8 kph

24.7mm rain
Mainly cloudy
12 °C
18 kph
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Langdale (2013),
Out of print: Langdale (1999), Langdale (1989)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
3Annie's SongVS 4c 8
4Before the StormE2 5b *5
5Baldy's WallE3 6b 2
6Bumble AreteD 21
7Flower Pot ManHVS 5b 6
8Slaphead's GrooveE2 5c 3
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 1
19Langdale Ferrets Direct FinishE1 5a 3
20Langdale FerretsVS 4c 6
22Sun StreetHS 1
23Don't look Back!E2 5c 1
25White RabbitHS 2
26D.G. CornerHVS 5b  
27Walk TallE2 5c *1
28TrambiolinaVS 4c 2
29ArmaliteE4 5c *16
30Perfect HeadE4 5c 2
31Middlefell ButtressD *1476
32Middlefell Buttress (Left Wall Start)VD ***122
33Middlefell Buttress Right Hand Crack Start (Castration Crack)S 338
34Curtain WallD *192
35Bradley's DamnationHVS 23
36MendesVS 4c **394
37Shower of VegetationE1 5b 5
38Power of ImaginationE4 6b 1
39The GamekeeperE2 5b *19
40Bryson's FlangeE2 5c *9
41Mendes TraverseHVS 5a 3
43The Patella PinchE1 5b 6
44OdinVS 4c *50
45Evening Oak VariationsVS 4c **22
46Evening WallS 4a *499
47Holly Tree TraverseVD *225
48Oak Tree WallS **198
49NadirVS 4c 14
50The Original RouteS 4a ***968
51Holly Tree DirectHVS 4c *422
52PlutoHVS 5a **472
53Green Groove FinishE2 5b *8
54TrilogyE5 6a ***60
55EulogyE6 6b **5
56CentrefoldE6 6b **1
57Dawes Rides a ShovelheadE8 6c 5
58R 'n' S SpecialE5 6a **24
59The Grip TripE4 6a **2
60Fine TimeE5 6b *16
61Bilberry ButtressVS 4c ***761
62SavernakeS 4a *163
63Nutcracker CleftHVS 5a 15
64RevelationHS ***879
65ElevationHS *40
66Kneewrecker ChimneyHVS 5a 44
 Climb nameGradex
67Raven GirdleS 10
68Muscle CrackE1 5c *62
69Muscle WallE3 6a 1
70Campaign CrackE1 5b 26
72CentipedeS 4a **603
73Centipede DirectE2 6a **16
74PotluckE2 5c  
75Mythical M.M.E3 6a 2
76SexpotE3 5c 1
77Marilyn Monroe PleaseE3 6a *1
78HotpotVS 4c 9
79PotashE3 5c 1
81MambaS 4b *346
82OphidiaVS 4c *237
83By JingoE1 5a 8
84JingoVS 4b *134
85Speckled BandVD *115
86Jungle WallHS *37
87Rowan Tree GrooveHVS 4c *127
88RamrodHVS 4c *71
89Men at WorkE1 5b 24
90CasketHVS 5a *53
91The ChopperHVS 5a *158
92BaskervilleVS 4c **241
93OrnithologyS 70
94Shizen GrooveVS 4b 4
95Jocker's SlabE1 5b 4
96Brown TrousersHVS 5a 3
97Finger SwingE3 6b 1
98Sign of FourVS 4c *19
99Watson WallHS 4b *55
100Subsidiary RidgeVD **69
102PianissimoS 4a 34
103PianolaE2 5b 16
104The ShroudHVS 5a 3
105Frankie Goes to KendalE1 5b *5
106BabylonE1 5b 10
107WarlockE5 6b 1
108NazarethHVS 5a *12
109SamarkandHVS 5a 13
110JerusalemE2 5c 4
111DamascusVS 4c *36
112Peascod's RouteVS 4b 22
113Right of Peascod's RouteS *8
114East Raven GirdleVS 4c 4
115FesterdayHVS 5a 6
116Jericho WallHVS 5b 4
117Hollywood BabylonE3 6a 2
118Far East TraverseVS 4c 3
119NinevehVS 4b *6
121Deadly Dave's Demon RibS 2
122Demonic Rib and WallHVS 5b 1
123Naturally DemonicE1 5b *2
124Deadly Dave's Demonic GrooveHVS 5a 2
125Jokers SlabE1 5b 3
126Marilyn Munroe PleaseE3 6a 2
127BlackoutHVS 5a 3
128Raven Crag scramble2 *11
129CarrionVS 2
130Albino HareMS 1
131Direct StartVS 5a 1
132PrometheusHVS 5a, 4a **4
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Grip Trip is well worth doing.
wils - 07/Aug/02