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

Sort climbs
  Climb nameGrade
 THE NORTH GULLY WALL 
2Castle WallMVS 4a
3Flying ButtressVS 4b
 THE NORTH CRAG 
5The WatchtowerE2 5c **
6The BarbicanVS 4c *
7Matheson AvenueHVS 5a *
8Side of the HillE1 5a *
9North Crag EliminateE1 5b **
10First RepublicE3 6a *
11The Last LaughE3 6b *
12AgonyE1 5a **
13DeliveranceE1 5a **
14Zig ZagVS 4b **
15EcastyE2 5c
16Overhanging BastionVS 5a ***
17One World, One FamilyE1 5a *
18EliminatorE2 5b
19May Day CracksVS 5a **
20Wet Day WanderE1 5a
21Thirlmere EliminateE1 5b ***
22Wild Wall VariationE4 6a
23The Ultimate EliminateE3 5c
24Rigor MortisE2 5c ***
25Last on the ListHVS 5a *
26White DwarfE3 5c *
27The GhostE3 5c **
28Harlot FaceE1 5b *
29Triemain EliminateE2 5b **
30Where Monkeys DareE5 6b
31Angel's HighwayHVS 5a **
32Ted CheasbyE2 5c **
33GabrielE2 5b
34Eliminate girdleE1 5b **
35The Final GiggleE1 5a
36WingnutE2 5c
37DragE1 5b
 THE SOUTH CRAG 
39HowlerE1 5b
40Chapel CracksVS 4b *
41Eleven Hundred MilesE4 6a
42hopeE2 5b
43Scoop and CrackHVS 5a
44Green Eggs and HamE1 5c *
45RewardE2 5c
46GazeboHVS 5a *
47Via MediaS **
48Direct RouteVS 4b **
49Direct Route Direct StartVS 4c
50Failed RomanticE1 5b *
51Romantically challengedE1 5b **
52Kleine RinneVS 4b **
53Yew Tree ClimbVD
54Pinnacle WallHVS 4c
55Gangway ClimbVD **
56Gangway DirectMVS 4a
57Wall ClimbS 3c *
58LilithHS
59Slab ClimbS 4a **
60Companion wayMS
61No NameM *
62South Crag GirdleS
63Walsh's Blind VariantE2 5b *
64Gazebo directHVS 5a ***
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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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