Swirl Crags

Climbs 27 – Rocktype Rhyolite – Altitude 400m a.s.l – Faces W

Crag features
Two easy access buttresses - short routes uo to 24m. Two Sizes Too Big(HVS), First One(VS), Midge wall(HS), Burger(E1), American pie(E2), Supertramp(E3), Californian Weirdo(E2).

Approach notes
Up to 30 minute approach from car park at Swirls, Thirlmere.

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

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
3How HardS 4
4SunsetS 24
5Tight FitVS 5a 24
6Two Sizes Too BigHVS 5b 30
7The First OneVS 4b 57
8Midge WallHS 4a *67
9The RaceE1 5c 3
10Midget's SlabHVS 5a 8
12Ballet MecaniqueVS 4c 52
13A Day at the RacesMS 17
14RunsHS 28
15CC RiderHVS 5a 33
16Horse and Farrier SpecialVS 4b 8
17The Knacker's YardHS 7
19BurgerE1 5b *47
20American PieE2 5c **30
21FrankHVS 5a 49
22Breakfast In AmericaE4 6a **8
23Californian WeirdoE2 5c **65
25Jackos BeardHS 4c *2
26La HabaneraM 3
27Hot Dog *E2 5c 1
28Helvellyn Gill *1 2
29Bimbo *VD 3
30Swirled not Shaken *E3 6a  
31Super Tramp *E3 5c *1
32There's the Rub *E5 6b **1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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USER FEEDBACKLogin as Existing User to add your comments
Nice little crag in a superb position, especially on a sunny afternoon. Maybe I was having a bad day but I found some of the grading very tough and inconsistent. The rock is generally good, but the protection is limited on some routes and moss and vegetation is a factor on some routes.
Rog Wilko - 02/Oct/15