North Buttress/Cambridge Crag

Climbs 25 – Rocktype Rhyolite – Altitude 775m a.s.l – Faces NE

Crag features
Long routes, mainly Extremes. Best routes - Ribboletto(E4), Sword of Damocles(E1), Cambridge Climb(VD).

It gives some brilliant mid-grade winter climbing, some of the more recent routes are well worth it.

Access notes
One and threequarter hours uphill from the Old dungeon Ghyll Car park (arrive early at weekends!)


Out of print: Langdale (1989)

Climbs at this crag

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14MindprobeE3 5c *1
15Cambridge Crag ClimbII *17
16Misty Mountain HopIV 4 *4
17No Way OutIV 5 *4
18Soul VacationVIII 8 ***4
19The Gnomon (winter)VII 8 ***3
20The GnomonE1 5b 2
21ProfessorV 5/6 **4
22Rib And GrooveV 6 **6
23Riboletto GrooveV 6 **1
24The Flying Gimp TrickIV 5 *1
25SwastikaE1 **1
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