Grey Crag (Buttermere)

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.

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

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
  Climb nameGrade
 HARROW BUTTRESS 
2Harrow RibVS 4c *
3Harrow ButtressD **
4Spider WallVS 4b *
5ArachnophobiaE2 5c
6Harrow WallVD *
 MITRE BUTTRESS 
8SolVS 4c *
9Rib and WallD
10Ribbon WallMVS 4b *
11Mitre Buttress DirectVD **
12Mitres WellE2 5b
13Mitre Buttress ordinaryD
14Mitre MouseHS
15Mitre AreteVS 4b *
 CHOCKSTONE BUTTRESS 
17TranquilityE1 5a
18Slabs West RouteHS 4b **
19Slabs OrdinaryVD
20Return with a VengeanceMVS 4b
21Chockstone RidgeM
22Lucky StrikeHVS 5a
23John MajorE1 5b *
24Grey SombreroHS
25SuaviterS 3c **
26Grey WallVS 4c
27FortiterVS 4b *
28CompendiumHVS 5a
29Long TomVS
30Raven CrackVD
31BrahmaE1 5b *
32Bishop AreteMS *
 OXFORD AND CAMBRIDGE BUTTRESS 
34I SpyD *
35My Little EyeVS 4c *
36Central RouteVD
37Oxbridge EntranceS *
38Oxford and Cambridge Ordinary RouteD *
39Oxford and Cambridge Direct RouteS 3c ***
40University ChallengeVS 4c
41Dexter WallVS 4c ***
42The LancastrianVS 4c *
43DexterityHVS 5a *
44Slabs ChimneyM
45DeleriumHVS 4c
46DeliciousS
47Double PodMVS 4b
48Hare KrishnaVS 4c
49Ground ZeroE1 5b **
50YorkerHS 4a **
51Ted DexterVS 4c
52Bio-ungradeableVS 4c
53SycophantD
54SyllabubVD
55January CrackVD
56WaywardD
57Big AlHVS
58La'al YanD
 WINTER CLIMBS 
60Harrow ButtressIII
61Oxford and Cambridge ClimbIV 4
 UNKNOWN/UNCONFIRMED CLIMBS 
63SyzygyVD
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