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Yew Crags

Cumbria, ENGLAND

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).

Access notes
20 min walk uphill.

Weather forecast

 Today  Fri  Sat  Sun  Mon 

0.5mm rain
Mainly cloudy
16 °C
14 kph

0.0mm rain
Sunny periods
16 °C
9 kph

1.2mm rain
Mainly cloudy
13 °C
16 kph

0.2mm rain
10 °C
8 kph

0.0mm rain
9 °C
6 kph
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Buttermere and St Bees (2008), Lake District Rock (2003),
Out of print: Buttermere & Eastern Crags (1992)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
2Yew Crag ButtressHVS 1
3Peregrine ButtressVD 2
4The Tarnished BladeVS 1
6VultureE2 ** 
7After the Glitter FadesE2 ** 
8Charter ChimneyMS 1
10Holly Tree GroovesHS **8
11AfternotionVS 3
12Flake and CrackHS *6
13ExudationVS *3
14Dos AmigosVS *4
15Girdle of Lower ButtressVS  
16Yew Crag GullyVD  
17MidribD 1
19SubstituteE1 5b **29
20Hearth DirectE1 5b ***31
21HearthE1 1
22Face the MusicE1 5b *14
23The Garden WallMS 5
24Eternal SpringE1 *11
 Climb nameGradex
25Chimney ButtressHVS 2
26The ChimneyVD 2
27SweepMVS *6
28Milligram RouteHS  
29Yew Crag NeedleVS 4c *12
30Chimney Buttress DirectE1 5a 5
31BacklashE1 5b 7
32PokerE2 5c *7
34Mark Of ZorroE1 5b **7
35ZetaE2 **2
36BanderasE1 **5
37Sabre CutHVS *2
39maiden's twinsHVS 5a *11
40maiden's cheekE2 5c *6
41Right AreteVS 5a *15
42Maiden's GangwayVS 4c *11
43Maiden's ChimneyD 2
44Maiden's CaveE1 *7
45Maiden's NoseHVS 1
47Maiden' BritainE2 5b  
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