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Great Blake Rigg

Cumbria, ENGLAND

Climbs 48 – Rocktype Rhyolite – Altitude 510m a.s.l – Faces S

Crag features
Sound, clean and quick drying in summer. Up to 75m high. Best routes are Gangway(HS), Anthrax(E3), Dressed for Success(MVS), Thor(HVS), Younger than Yesterday(E3), Grey Buttress(VS), Laypincher(E2), Just Good Friends(E2), Lutine Bell(E4), Bowel Howl(E4), School of Hard Knocks(E5).

Access notes
One hour walk in.

Weather forecast

 Today  Sun  Mon  Tue  Wed 

0.7mm rain
Sunny periods
18 °C
10 kph

6.3mm rain
Mainly cloudy
11 °C
12 kph

0.0mm rain
Sunny periods
11 °C
9 kph

0.0mm rain
Sun
12 °C
10 kph

3.8mm rain
Sunny periods
12 °C
18 kph
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Guidebooks
Dow, Duddon & Slate (1993)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1Great Blake Rigg3 **14
 LEFT HAND BUTTRESS  
3Friar's FingerVS 4c 1
 THE MAIN BUTTRESS  
5The Sardine Tin SagaHVS 5a  
6The GangwayHS * 
7Against All OddsE2 5c 1
8Gunga DinMVS  
9AnthraxE3 6a *1
10Dressed for SuccessMVS 4b *5
11ThorHVS 5a *3
12Younger Than YesterdayE3 6a *2
13RumourE2 5c 1
14YggdrasilE1 5b 3
15ValhallaE2  
16OdinMVS 4b  
17Lap Of The GodsHVS * 
 THE LOWER BUTTRESS  
19Whores DrawersVS  
20Hors D'OeuvreS  
21Lower Crag ButtressD 3
22Blake ButtressS  
23Savage SkiesE3 6a  
24TriarderE1 5b  
25TriadS  
26Cold FrontS  
27The Grey ButtressVS 4c **5
 Climb nameGradex
28ConquistadorE3  
29The Grey WhaleE2 5c  
30Crash Test DummyE1  
31Achtung SpitfireE2  
32Woolyback JumperMVS  
 THE UPPER WALL  
34Flakey WallHS  
35Outside Left AreteHS  
36Outside Left SlabHS  
37ArmadilloVS  
38Masonic ConnotationsHS  
39LaypincherE2 5c *2
40KleptomaniacsE4 6b  
41Just Good FriendsE2 5c *3
42The Lutine BellE4 6b * 
43Bowel HowlE4 6a * 
44The School of Hard KnocksE5 6b *2
45Tirfor RibE3 5c 1
 BEANO BUTTRESS  
47DandyMVS  
48BeanoS  
49The MantrapVS  
50Mighty MouseVS  
51Scary CanaryHVS  
52BeezerE1  
53TopperVS  
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