Blea Crag

Climbs 29 – Rocktype Rhyolite – Altitude 450m a.s.l – Faces NE

Crag features
Routes up to 45m on good rough (sometimes mossy)rock. Best routes Flying Squirrel(HVS), No Rest for the Wicked(E3), Offcomers Slab(E5), Bleaberry Buttress(HVS), Pams Wall(E4), Ivory Wall(E5), Mussolini(E2), Asterix the Gaul(HVS).

Approach notes
Park in the public car park on Easedale Road, Grasmere(there is no parking further up the road). One and a half hour walk uphill to the crag.

Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.


Out of print: Langdale (1989)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
1Fruit BatE1 5b *3
2Flying SquirrelHVS 5a **4
3Spider MonkeyHVS 5a 3
4Simon SaysHVS 5a 3
5No Flange for the PoorE2 5b 1
6No Rest for the WickedE3 5c *2
7SorboVS 4c 4
8Blea Rigg ClimbVD 2
9ChameleonE3 6a *1
10ErneE1 5b 2
11Offcomers SlabE5 6b *1
12Another Bleeding ControversyE3 5c 2
13Bleaberry ButtressHVS 5a 1
14Pam's WallE4 6a * 
15Sinister FootwearHVS 5a  
16IguanaVS 4c 4
17The Ivory WallE5 6a 3
18The HuntedE4 5c 2
19The PreyHVS 5a 1
20MussoliniE2 5c *4
21Hermann GoerringE2 5c 3
22Asterix the GaulHVS 5a *4
23Death CampE5 6a 2
24S.S. ScoopE3 5c  
25RaindancerHVS 5b  
26Obelix and CoHVS 4c 1
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this crag is a good place for a bank holiday, but take awire brush with you.
A.Tilney - 27/Mar/05