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.

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

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
 FAR WEST RAVEN CRAG  
 LOWER CRAG  
3Annie's SongVS 4c 10
4Before the StormE2 5b *6
5Baldy's WallE3 6b 2
6Bumble AreteD 21
7Flower Pot ManHVS 5b 6
8Slaphead's GrooveE2 5c 3
 UPPER CRAG  
10Slim Buttress AreteVS 4c **4
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 *1572
32Middlefell Buttress (Left Wall Start)VD ***138
33Middlefell Buttress Right Hand Crack Start (Castration Crack)S 358
34Curtain WallD *198
35PrometheusHVS 5a, 4a **8
36Bradley's DamnationHVS 27
37MendesVS 4c **416
38Shower of VegetationE1 5b 5
39Power of ImaginationE4 6b 1
40The GamekeeperE2 5b *19
41Bryson's FlangeE2 5c *10
42Carrion ClimbingVS 4c 2
43Mendes TraverseHVS 5a 3
 RAVEN CRAG BUTTRESS  
45The Patella PinchE1 5b 7
46OdinVS 4c *58
47Evening Oak VariationsVS 4c **22
48Evening WallS 4a *530
49Holly Tree TraverseVD *242
50Oak Tree WallS **203
51NadirVS 4c 15
52The Original RouteS 4a ***1028
53Holly Tree DirectHVS 4c *442
54PlutoHVS 5a **495
55Green Groove FinishE2 5b *9
56TrilogyE5 6a ***63
57EulogyE6 6b **5
58CentrefoldE6 6b **1
59Dawes Rides a ShovelheadE8 6c 6
60R 'n' S SpecialE5 6a **25
61The Grip TripE4 6a **2
62Fine TimeE5 6b *16
63Bilberry ButtressVS 4c ***791
64SavernakeS 4a *167
65Nutcracker CleftHVS 5a 15
66RevelationHS ***927
67ElevationHS *56
68Kneewrecker ChimneyHVS 5a 50
69Raven GirdleS 11
70Muscle CrackE1 5c *65
71Muscle WallE3 6a 1
72Campaign CrackE1 5b 27
 THE AMPHITHEATRE  
74CentipedeS 4a **641
75Centipede DirectE2 6a **16
76PotluckE2 5c  
77Mythical M.M.E3 6a 2
78SexpotE3 5c 1
79Marilyn Monroe PleaseE3 6a *1
80HotpotVS 4c 13
81PotteringHVS 5a 2
82PotashE3 5c 1
 EAST RAVEN CRAG  
84MambaS 4b *358
85OphidiaVS 4c *249
86By JingoE1 5a 16
87JingoVS 4b *139
88Speckled BandVD *116
89Jungle WallHS *37
90Rowan Tree GrooveHVS 4c *133
91RamrodHVS 4c *81
92Men at WorkE1 5b 26
93CasketHVS 5a *58
94The ChopperHVS 5a *168
95BaskervilleVS 4c **257
96OrnithologyS 75
97Shizen GrooveVS 4b 4
98Jocker's SlabE1 5b 4
99Brown TrousersHVS 5a 4
100Finger SwingE3 6b 1
101Sign of FourVS 4c *19
102Watson WallHS 4b *57
103Subsidiary RidgeVD **69
 FAR EAST RAVEN CRAG  
105PianissimoS 4a 36
106PianolaE2 5b 17
107The ShroudHVS 5a 3
108Frankie Goes to KendalE1 5b *6
109BabylonE1 5b 10
110WarlockE5 6b 1
111NazarethHVS 5a *12
112SamarkandHVS 5a 13
113JerusalemE2 5c 4
114DamascusVS 4c *38
115Peascod's RouteVS 4b 23
116Right of Peascod's RouteS *8
117East Raven GirdleVS 4c 4
118FesterdayHVS 5a 6
119Jericho WallHVS 5b 4
120Hollywood BabylonE3 6a 2
121Far East TraverseVS 4c 3
122NinevehVS 4b *7
 FAR FAR EAST RAVEN CRAG  
124Deadly Dave's Demon RibS 2
125Demonic Rib and WallHVS 5b 1
126Naturally DemonicE1 5b *2
127Deadly Dave's Demonic GrooveHVS 5a 2
128Jokers SlabE1 5b 3
129Marilyn Munroe PleaseE3 6a 2
130BlackoutHVS 5a 3
131Raven Crag scramble2 *11
132CarrionVS 2
133Albino HareMS 1
134Direct StartVS 5a 1
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Grip Trip is well worth doing.
wils - 07/Aug/02