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Bramcrag Quarry

Cumbria, ENGLAND

Climbs 45 – Rocktype Granite – Altitude 200m a.s.l – Faces W

Crag features
A fine-granite quarry close to Castle Rock in St. Johns in the Vale. From a distance the quarry looks dangerously loose but closer inspection reveals some good solid areas of rock. Many of the routes when they were first put up were a mixture of trad and occasional home made bolt hangers. Many upper tier routes are hard to protect with trad gear and some have now been retro-bolted.

Not an aesthetic crag but good slab climbing and accessible for a quick hit.

Access notes
Park in a layby just South of the quarry entrance, follow the zig-zag track to a T-junction, turn right and then up the grass ridge to the upper tier, or straight on to the lower tier.

Peregrines may be nesting in the large chossy bay between the main upper tier and the Bramcrag wall area - do not climb in this area during the spring, and only walk between the two areas at the tier's edge.

Weather forecast

 Today  Fri  Sat  Sun  Mon 

0.0mm rain
Sun
11 °C
18 kph

11.6mm rain
Cloudy
11 °C
28 kph

23.4mm rain
Sun
9 °C
26 kph

2.2mm rain
Cloudy
11 °C
22 kph

9.1mm rain
Cloudy
8 °C
28 kph
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Guidebooks
Eastern Crags (2011),
Out of print: Buttermere & Eastern Crags (1992)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
 LOWER TIER  
2Nappy rashHVS 5b *2
3Moggy's MeanderVD 1
4Seconds AwayVS 4c 2
5Marine's SlabHVS 5a *17
 BRAM CRAG WALL  
7Michelangelo6b **30
8Middle Earth7b *14
9Bram Crag Wall7a **14
10Wai Lord7b+ *2
 MAIN WALL  
12Yopo5c 4
13Last DashE2 5c *9
14TwilightMVS 4b 6
15Hound DogHVS 5b 7
16The QuarrymanHVS 5a 6
17Usian Bolt6b **17
18Eastern PromiseE2 5b 11
19Coup d'EtatE3 6a 13
20The history boysE2 5c ***36
 Climb nameGradex
21Dapper Dan6a **6
22Bobby DazzlerE1 5b ***41
23Bon CourageE2 5c *9
24Mr AngryE1 5c *11
25Bonne chanceE2 5c *16
26Take It or Leave ItHVS 5a 3
27Bambino BoleroMVS 4b 3
28On The EdgeVS 4b 6
29Tyke's TeeterE1 5c *2
30Tyke's Teeter DirectE2 6a 3
31Good Luck Mr Blair!E1 5a 2
32Farewell to AdventureE1 5b 21
33Sorry, No BoltsE1 5a *10
34Blencathra BadgerE1 5a *17
35Brothers in ArmsE2 5b  
36Vale of SecrecyE1 5b 8
37Barrow Boys Day OutE1 5b 17
38Goodbye Mr MajorHVS 5a *4
39St. John's AmbulanceVS 4b 2
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