Castle Rock of Triermain

Climbs 62 – Rocktype Rhyolite – Altitude 275m a.s.l – Faces W

Crag features
WARNING!!!! POTENTIAL FOR MASSIVE ROCKFALL ABOVE AND LEFT OF FINISH OF OVERHANGING BASTION. ROUTES RIGHT OF OVERHANGING BASTION SHOULD BE OK. NEWS ARTICLE 22/07/11

Superb easy access crag. North Crag 75m, steep and sometimes bold climbing - Watchtower(E2), North Crag Eliminate(E1), Agony(E1), Zig Zag(MVS), Overhanging Bastion(VS), May Day Cracks(VS), Thirlmere Eliminate(E1), Rigor Mortis(E2), Ghost(E3), Triermain Eliminate(E2), Angels Highway(HVS), Ted Cheasby(E2), Eliminate Girdle(E1). South Crag - less steep, sunnier and quicker drying - 35m - Via Media(S), Direct Route(VS), Kleine Rinne(VS), Gangway Climb(VD).

Access notes
Park in car park below the crag - five minute walk in.
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

Guidebooks
Eastern Crags (2011),
Out of print: Buttermere & Eastern Crags (1992)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGrade
 THE NORTH GULLY WALL  
2Castle WallMVS 4a 5
3Flying ButtressVS 4b 5
 THE NORTH CRAG  
5The WatchtowerE2 5c **26
6The BarbicanVS 4c *42
7Matheson AvenueHVS 5a *8
8Side of the HillE1 5a *6
9North Crag EliminateE1 5b **294
10First RepublicE3 6a *2
11The Last LaughE3 6b *9
12AgonyE1 5a **68
13DeliveranceE1 5a **6
14Zig ZagVS 4b **289
15EcastyE2 5c 4
16Overhanging BastionVS 5a ***601
17One World, One FamilyE1 5a *1
18EliminatorE2 5b 4
19May Day CracksVS 5a **99
20Wet Day WanderE1 5a  
21Thirlmere EliminateE1 5b ***137
22Wild Wall VariationE4 6a  
23The Ultimate EliminateE3 5c  
24Rigor MortisE2 5c ***64
25Last on the ListHVS 5a *6
26White DwarfE3 5c *14
27The GhostE3 5c **21
28Harlot FaceE1 5b *176
29Triemain EliminateE2 5b **84
30Where Monkeys DareE5 6b  
31Angel's HighwayHVS 5a **41
32Ted CheasbyE2 5c **60
33GabrielE2 5b  
34Eliminate girdleE1 5b **12
35The Final GiggleE1 5a 15
36WingnutE2 5c 3
37DragE1 5b 3
 THE SOUTH CRAG  
39HowlerE1 5b 14
40Chapel CracksVS 4b *99
41Eleven Hundred MilesE4 6a 1
42hopeE2 5b 13
43Scoop and CrackHVS 5a 32
44Green Eggs and HamE1 5c *56
45RewardE2 5c 8
46GazeboHVS 5a *479
47Via MediaS **747
48Direct RouteVS 4b **524
49Direct Route Direct StartVS 4c 21
50Failed RomanticE1 5b *141
51Romantically challengedE1 5b **27
52Kleine RinneVS 4b **581
53Yew Tree ClimbVD 626
54Pinnacle WallHVS 4c 21
55Gangway ClimbVD **521
56Gangway DirectMVS 4a 14
57Wall ClimbS 3c *231
58LilithHS 86
59Slab ClimbS 4a **675
60Companion wayMS 26
61No NameM *90
62South Crag GirdleS 16
63Walsh's Blind VariantE2 5b *2
64Gazebo directHVS 5a ***21
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USER FEEDBACKLogin as Existing User to add your comments
Yep agree with that, in a storm is not fun, the hard move off the spike onto the ramp is not easy when a river is running down the ramp!
Greg Kirkpatrick - 17/Jun/04
overhanging bastion is \'interesting\' in a storm...! Must be done (but not in a storm)
robbie c - 19/Jul/02
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