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!)

Guidebooks

Out of print: Langdale (1989)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
  Climb nameGrade
1Borstal ButtressS 4a
2Left Hand RouteIV 5 *
3The Cambridge ClimbVD *
4Siamese ChimneysIV 5
5RibolettoE4 6a *
6Right Hand RouteV 6 *
7MindbenderE2 5b *
8ScabbardIV 5
9The GibliHVS 5b
10Right Hand Route Direct StartIV 5
11Sword of DamoclesE1 5b **
12Skint and SingleVI 7
13Fight Or FlightVII 7
14MindprobeE3 5c *
15Cambridge Crag ClimbII *
16Misty Mountain HopIV 4 *
17No Way OutIV 5 *
18Soul VacationVIII 8 ***
19The Gnomon (winter)VII 8 ***
20The GnomonE1 5b
21ProfessorV 5/6 **
22Rib And GrooveV 6 **
23Riboletto GrooveV 6 **
24The Flying Gimp TrickIV 5 *
25SwastikaE1 **
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