Yew Crags

Climbs 42 – Rocktype Rhyolite – Altitude 350m a.s.l – Faces SW

Crag features
Yew Crags including: Yew Crag Buttress; Lower Buttress; Yew Crag Knotts; Zorro Buttress and Maidenstone Buttress. The climbs stretch from a wandering 150m to 15m high. Recommended E graders: Vulture(E3), Substitute(E1)and Hearth Direct(E1).

Approach notes
20 min walk uphill.

Guidebooks
Buttermere and St Bees (2008), Lake District Rock (2003),
Out of print: Buttermere & Eastern Crags (1992)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
 YEW CRAG BUTTRESS  
2Yew Crag ButtressHVS 1
3Peregrine ButtressVD 2
4The Tarnished BladeVS 1
5CarrionHVS  
6VultureE2 ** 
7After the Glitter FadesE2 ** 
8Charter ChimneyMS 1
 LOWER BUTTRESS  
10Holly Tree GroovesHS **8
11AfternotionVS 3
12Flake and CrackHS *6
13ExudationVS *3
14Dos AmigosVS *4
15Girdle of Lower ButtressVS  
16Yew Crag GullyVD  
17MidribD 1
 YEW CRAG KNOTTS  
19SubstituteE1 5b **31
20Hearth DirectE1 5b ***35
21HearthE1 1
22Face the MusicE1 5b *15
23The Garden WallMS 5
24Eternal SpringE1 *12
25Chimney ButtressHVS 3
26The ChimneyVD 2
27SweepMVS *6
28Milligram RouteHS  
29Yew Crag NeedleVS 4c *13
30Chimney Buttress DirectE1 5a 6
31BacklashE1 5b 8
32PokerE2 5c *9
 ZORRO BUTTRESS  
34Mark Of ZorroE1 5b **8
35ZetaE2 **3
36BanderasE1 **6
37Sabre CutHVS *2
 MAIDENSTONE BUTTRESS  
39maiden's twinsHVS 5a *17
40maiden's cheekE2 5c *9
41Right AreteVS 5a *20
42Maiden's GangwayVS 4c *16
43Maiden's ChimneyD 2
44Maiden's CaveE1 *11
45Maiden's NoseHVS 1
 UNCHECKED NEW ROUTES  
47Maiden' BritainE2 5b 1
48Maiden's grooveHVS 5b 1
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Substitute is awarded ** in the guide and gets the vote but no * on here.
Ian Jones - 11/Sep/14