Raven Crag (Langdale)

Climbs 124 – 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).

Approach 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), Lake District Rock (2003),
Out of print: Langdale (1999), Langdale (1989)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
3Annie's SongVS 4c 13
4Before the StormE2 5b *7
5Baldy's WallE3 6b 3
6Bumble AreteD 23
7Flower Pot ManHVS 5b 6
8Slaphead's GrooveE2 5c 3
10Slim Buttress AreteVS 4c **5
11Sport for AllVS 4c 3
12I Crashed a Vulcan BomberVS 5a 6
13Marilyn 60 TodayE2 6a 2
14Hogweed DirectE1 5c *2
15Blade RunnerE1 5c *3
16Return of the Giant HogweedHVS 5a 2
17Far From the Stickle BarnS 4a 4
19Langdale Ferrets Direct FinishE1 5a 4
20Langdale FerretsVS 4c 9
22Sun StreetHS 2
23Don't look Back!E2 5c 1
25White RabbitHS 3
26D.G. CornerHVS 5b  
27Walk TallE2 5c *1
28TrambiolinaVS 4c 3
29ArmaliteE4 6a **19
30Perfect HeadE4 5c 2
31Middlefell ButtressD *1707
32Middlefell Buttress (Left Wall Start)VD ***154
33Middlefell Buttress Right Hand Crack Start (Castration Crack)S 381
34Curtain WallD *214
35PrometheusHVS 5a, 4a **23
36Bradley's DamnationHVS 30
37MendesVS 4c **446
38Shower of VegetationE1 5b 6
39Power of ImaginationE4 6b 1
40The GamekeeperE2 5b *20
41Bryson's FlangeE2 5c *12
42Carrion ClimbingVS 4c 2
43Mendes TraverseHVS 5a 3
45The Patella PinchE1 5b 8
46OdinVS 4c *83
47Evening Oak VariationsVS 4c **22
48Evening WallS 4a *565
49Holly Tree TraverseVD *256
50Oak Tree WallS **224
51NadirVS 4c 16
52The Original RouteS 4a ***1114
53Holly Tree DirectHVS 4c *490
54PlutoHVS 5a **540
55Green Groove FinishE2 5b *12
56TrilogyE5 6a ***70
57EulogyE6 6b **5
58CentrefoldE6 6b **1
59Dawes Rides a ShovelheadE8 6c 6
60R 'n' S SpecialE5 6a **28
61The Grip TripE4 6a **3
62Fine TimeE5 6b *18
63Bilberry ButtressVS 4c ***860
64SavernakeS 4a *186
65Nutcracker CleftHVS 5a 16
66RevelationHS ***1027
67ElevationHS *86
68Kneewrecker ChimneyHVS 5a 51
69Raven GirdleS 12
70Mourning WallE1 5c 1
71Muscle CrackE1 5c *67
72Muscle WallE3 6a 1
73Campaign CrackE1 5b 28
75CentipedeS 4a **692
76Centipede DirectE2 6a **22
77PotluckE2 5c  
78Mythical M.M.E3 6a 3
79SexpotE3 5c 1
80Marilyn Monroe PleaseE3 6a *1
81HotpotVS 4c 19
82PotteringHVS 5a 2
83PotashE3 5c 1
85MambaS 4b *384
86OphidiaVS 4c *278
87By JingoE1 5a 25
88JingoVS 4b *156
89Speckled BandVD *130
90Jungle WallHS *40
91Rowan Tree GrooveHVS 4c *141
92RamrodHVS 4c *87
93Men at WorkE1 5b 31
94CasketHVS 5a *64
95The ChopperHVS 5a *186
96BaskervilleVS 4c **285
97OrnithologyS 82
98Shizen GrooveVS 4b 4
99Jocker's SlabE1 5b 5
100Brown TrousersHVS 5a 5
101Finger SwingE3 6b 1
102Sign of FourVS 4c *20
103Watson WallHS 4b *60
104Subsidiary RidgeVD **75
106PianissimoS 4a 40
107PianolaE2 5b 20
108The ShroudHVS 5a 3
109Frankie Goes to KendalE1 5b *6
110BabylonE1 5b 10
111WarlockE5 6b 1
112NazarethHVS 5a *13
113SamarkandHVS 5a 13
114JerusalemE2 5c 4
115DamascusVS 4c *43
116Peascod's RouteVS 4b 25
117Right of Peascod's RouteS *9
118East Raven GirdleVS 4c 4
119FesterdayHVS 5a 6
120Jericho WallHVS 5b 4
121Hollywood BabylonE3 6a 2
122Far East TraverseVS 4c 3
123NinevehVS 4b *9
125Deadly Dave's Demon RibS 2
126Demonic Rib and WallHVS 5b 1
127Naturally DemonicE1 5b *2
128Deadly Dave's Demonic GrooveHVS 5a 2
129Jokers SlabE1 5b 3
130Marilyn Munroe PleaseE3 6a 2
131BlackoutHVS 5a 3
132Raven Crag scramble2 *18
133CarrionVS 2
134Albino HareMS 1
135Direct StartVS 5a 1
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Grip Trip is well worth doing.
wils - 07/Aug/02