Climbs 125
Rocktype Rhyolite
Altitude 200m a.s.l
Faces S

Chris gets some useful tips on the crux move. © Ann 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.

Guidebooks

14/05/2016. There's a dead sheep at the bottom of Raven Crag Buttress. It's after Billberry Buttress but before Revelation. It was starting to smell on 14/05/2016 and is only going to get worse...
Fiona Reid - 16/May/16
Grip Trip is well worth doing.
wils - 07/Aug/02
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 West raven Crag 
2Sun Street
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HS 2
3Don't look Back!
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E2 5c 1
 Middlefell Buttress 
5White Rabbit
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HS 3
6Maintenance Chimney
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E1 *1
7D.G. Corner
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HVS 5b  
8Walk Tall
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E2 5c *1
9Trambiolina
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VS 4c 3
10ArmaliteE4 6a **32
11Perfect Head
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E4 5c 2
12Middlefell ButtressD *2068
13Middlefell Buttress (Left Wall Start)VD ***207
14Middlefell Buttress Right Hand Crack Start (Castration Crack)S 440
15Curtain Wall
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D *243
16Slim Buttress Arete
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VS **1
17PrometheusHVS 5a, 4a **74
18Bradley's DamnationHVS 37
19Mendes
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VS 4c **527
20Shower of Vegetation
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E1 5b 6
21Power of Imagination
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E4 6b 1
22Brown Eyed GirlE2 5c *1
23The Gamekeeper
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E2 5b *30
24Bryson's Flange
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E2 5c *13
25Carrion ClimbingVS 4c 5
26Mendes Traverse
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HVS 5a 4
 Raven Crag Buttress 
28The Patella Pinch
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E1 5b 12
29OdinVS 4c *121
30Evening Oak Variations
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VS 4c **23
31Evening Wall
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S 4a *659
32Holly Tree Traverse
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VD *320
33Oak Tree Wall
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S 4a **286
34Nadir
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VS 4c 20
35The Original Route
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S 4a ***1317
36Holly Tree Direct
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HVS 4c *567
37PlutoHVS 5a **686
38Green Groove FinishE2 5b *13
39TrilogyE5 6a ***107
40Eulogy
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E6 6b **6
41Centrefold
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E6 6b **1
42Dawes Rides a Shovelhead
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E8 6c 7
43R 'n' S SpecialE5 6a **29
44The Grip TripE4 6a **5
45Fine TimeE5 6b *24
46Bilberry Buttress
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VS 4c ***1061
47Bilberry Buttress Eliminate with the Green Groove Finish
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E2 5c **2
48Savernake
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MS 4a *228
49Nutcracker Cleft
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HVS 5a 18
50Revelation
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HS 4a ***1266
51ElevationHS 4a *143
52Kneewrecker Chimney
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HVS 5a 66
53Raven Girdle
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S 15
54Mourning WallE1 5c 2
55Muscle Crack
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E1 5c *84
56Muscle Wall
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E3 6a 1
57Campaign Crack
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E1 5b 33
 The Amphitheatre 
59Heavenly HostMVS 4b 1
60Centipede
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S 4a **821
61Centipede Direct
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E2 6a **30
62Potluck
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E2 5c  
63Mythical M.M.
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E3 6a 3
64Sexpot
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E3 5c 1
65Marilyn Monroe Please
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E3 6a *1
66Hotpot
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VS 4c 23
67PotteringHVS 5a 2
68Potash
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E3 5c 1
69Paradise WayE1 5b 1
70Heavens AboveVS 4c 2
 East raven Crag 
72Mamba
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S 4b *457
73Ophidia
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VS 4c *331
74By JingoE1 5a 44
75JingoVS 4b *185
76BingoVS 1
77A Reader of RockHVS 5a 4
78PlumblineMVS 4b 1
79Speckled Band
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VD *168
80Jungle Wall
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HS *46
81Rowan Tree Groove
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HVS 4c *156
82Ramrod
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HVS 4c *107
83Men at WorkE1 5b 41
84CasketHVS 5a *84
85The Chopper
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HVS 5a *226
86Baskerville
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VS 4c **344
87Ornithology
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S 102
88Shizen GrooveVS 4b 6
89Jocker's Slab
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E1 5b 7
90Brown Trousers
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HVS 5a 7
91Finger Swing
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E3 6b 1
92Sign of Four
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VS 4c *26
93Watson Wall
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HS 4b *67
94Subsidiary RidgeVD **88
 Far East Raven Crag 
96Pianissimo
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S 4a 47
97Pianola
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E2 5b 22
98The Shroud
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HVS 5a 3
99Frankie Goes to Kendal
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E1 5b *7
100Babylon
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E1 5b 11
101Warlock
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E5 6b 1
102NinevehVS 4b *13
103Nazareth
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HVS 5a *20
104Samarkand
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HVS 5a 18
105Jerusalem
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E2 5c 4
106Damascus
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VS 4c *52
107Peascod's Route
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VS 4b 33
108Right of Peascod's Route
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S *13
109East Raven Girdle
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VS 4c 5
110FesterdayHVS 5a 9
111Jericho Wall
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HVS 5b 5
112Hollywood Babylon
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E3 6a 2
113Far East Traverse
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VS 4c 3
 Far Far East Raven Crag 
115Deadly Dave's Demon Rib
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S 2
116Demonic Rib and Wall
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HVS 5b 1
117Naturally Demonic
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E1 5b *2
118Deadly Dave's Demonic Groove
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HVS 5a 2
119Jokers SlabE1 5b 4
120Marilyn Munroe Please
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E3 6a 2
121Blackout
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HVS 5a 3
122Raven Crag scramble2 *21
123Carrion
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VS 1
124Albino Hare
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MS 1
125Direct StartVS 5a 1

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