Great Blake Rigg

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.

Guidebooks
Dow, Duddon & Slate (1993)

Climbs at this crag

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  Climb nameGrade
1Great Blake Rigg3 **
 LEFT HAND BUTTRESS 
3Friar's FingerVS 4c
 THE MAIN BUTTRESS 
5The Sardine Tin SagaHVS 5a
6The GangwayHS *
7Against All OddsE2 5c
8Gunga DinMVS
9AnthraxE3 6a *
10Dressed for SuccessMVS 4b *
11ThorHVS 5a *
12Younger Than YesterdayE3 6a *
13RumourE2 5c
14YggdrasilE1 5b
15ValhallaE2
16OdinMVS 4b
17Lap Of The GodsHVS *
 THE LOWER BUTTRESS 
19Whores DrawersVS
20Hors D'OeuvreS
21Lower Crag ButtressD
22Blake ButtressS
23Savage SkiesE3 6a
24TriarderE1 5b
25TriadS
26Cold FrontS
27The Grey ButtressVS 4c **
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 *
40KleptomaniacsE4 6b
41Just Good FriendsE2 5c *
42The Lutine BellE4 6b *
43Bowel HowlE4 6a *
44The School of Hard KnocksE5 6b *
45Tirfor RibE3 5c
 BEANO BUTTRESS 
47DandyMVS
48BeanoS
49The MantrapVS
50Mighty MouseVS
51Scary CanaryHVS
52BeezerE1
53TopperVS
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