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Grey Crag (Buttermere)

Cumbria, ENGLAND

Climbs 57 – Rocktype Rhyolite – Altitude 550m a.s.l – Faces SE

Crag features
Good selection of quality easier routes up to 40m long on several buttresses which link well together to give a good days climbing. Best routes are Mitre Buttress Direct(VD), Harrow Buttress(D), Slabs West(HS), Suaviter(S), Oxford and Cambridge Direct(MS), Dexter Wall(VS).

Access notes
One and a half hour uphill walk from Gatesgarth Farm. Farmer charges £2 to park but there are other places nearby.

Weather forecast

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0.5mm rain
Sunny periods
16 °C
9 kph

11.5mm rain
Mainly cloudy
10 °C
11 kph

0.0mm rain
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10 °C
6 kph

0.0mm rain
12 °C
13 kph

4.7mm rain
11 °C
20 kph
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Buttermere and St Bees (2008),
Out of print: Buttermere & Eastern Crags (1992)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
2Harrow RibVS 4c *4
3Harrow ButtressD **301
4Spider WallVS 4b *79
5ArachnophobiaE2 5c 1
6Harrow WallVD *49
8SolVS 4c *1
9Rib and WallD 25
10Ribbon WallMVS 4b *5
11Mitre Buttress DirectVD **145
12Mitres WellE2 5b 1
13Mitre Buttress ordinaryD 18
14Mitre MouseHS  
15Mitre AreteVS 4b *14
17TranquilityE1 5a 2
18Slabs West RouteHS 4b **103
19Slabs OrdinaryVD 128
20Return with a VengeanceMVS 4b 1
21Chockstone RidgeM 61
22Lucky StrikeHVS 5a 1
23John MajorE1 5b *3
24Grey SombreroHS  
25SuaviterS 3c **108
26Grey WallVS 4c 10
27FortiterVS 4b *60
28CompendiumHVS 5a 5
29Long TomVS 2
30Raven CrackVD 2
31BrahmaE1 5b *3
32Bishop AreteMS *7
 Climb nameGradex
34I SpyD *3
35My Little EyeVS 4c *1
36Central RouteVD 19
37Oxbridge EntranceS *4
38Oxford and Cambridge Ordinary RouteD *38
39Oxford and Cambridge Direct RouteS 3c ***325
40University ChallengeVS 4c 7
41Dexter WallVS 4c ***138
42The LancastrianVS 4c *2
43DexterityHVS 5a *8
44Slabs ChimneyM 3
45DeleriumHVS 4c  
47Double PodMVS 4b 3
48Hare KrishnaVS 4c  
49Ground ZeroE1 5b **6
50YorkerHS 4a **8
51Ted DexterVS 4c 1
52Bio-ungradeableVS 4c  
54SyllabubVD 1
55January CrackVD 1
57Big AlHVS  
58La'al YanD 1
60Harrow ButtressIII 8
61Oxford and Cambridge ClimbIV 4 2
63SyzygyVD 1
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