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Dow Crag Cumbria, ENGLAND
Climbs 143 – Rocktype Rhyolite – Altitude 778m a.s.l – Faces E
Mainly long routes up to 100m in a superb mountain setting. Notoriously chilly even when the sun is shining! Classics - Arete Chimney and Crack(MS), Abraxas(E3), Eliminate A(VS), Giants Crawl(D), Nimrod(E1), Holocaust(E4), Tumble(E4), Catacomb (E1), Pink Panther(E2), Leopards Crawl(HVS), Murrays Direct(VS), Murrays Route(S), Close to Critical (E4), Pandora's Box (E5), Shining Path(E5), Paths of Victory(E6), C Ordinary(D), Hopkinsons Crack(HS).
Dow, Duddon & Slate (1993)
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Park on the Walna Scar track above Coniston as far along as you want to risk your suspension! 45 mins to 1 hour steady uphill walk. (Quick access for a Lakes mountain crag)
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Probably the best crag in the Lakes, it has classic routes at every grade. The notoriety that this crag is cold comes from those idiots who insist on starting their routes in shorts and t-shirts. Always carry (and wear!)an extra sweater.|
Alan Phizacklea - 03/Oct/02