Climbs 47
Rocktype Rhyolite
Altitude 876m a.s.l
Faces N

Engineer's Slabs © petesdavies

Crag features

Up to 90m high. Needs a good dry spell and is sometimes referred to as the Lakes' coldest crag (see winter). Snicker Snack (E3), The Tomb(E2), Engineer's Slabs(VS) and Sarcophagus(E3) are the most popular summer routes. In winter, Engineers becomes a classic VI. Currently home of the Lakes' hardest winter route - Snicker Snap (VIII 9).

Approach notes

One and a half hour walk from Honister Pass summmit. But that's cheating..

As far as I can recall the walk in is very amenable.
Ian Jones - 27/Jul/10
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Climbs at this crag

17The Slay RideE3 5c 1
18Sledgate RidgeHS *24
19Sledgate RidgeIV 13
20Engineer's ChimneyV 4 **8
21Dream Twister
E3 5c ***12
22TrollVII 8 1
23The Angel of Mercy
E1 5b ***15
24InterceptorVS 4c *10
25Snicker Snack
E3 5c ***26
26Snicker SnackVIII 9 ***1
27Engineer's Slabs
VS 4c ***265
28Engineer's Slabs - Unfinished ArÍte
VS 4c **3
29Engineer's SlabsVI 7 ***29
30Engineer's Slabs - ArÍte FinishVI 7 3
31The TombstoneE3 5c 1
32The TombE3 5c ***17
33SarcophagusE3 5c ***10
HVS 5a **24
35JabberwockVII 7 ***6
36Prayer Mat Buttress
MVS 4b *3
37Gable EndII/III 5
38Trundle RidgeVII 7 **1
39Central GullyIII **25
40Central Gully - The Contrived EliminateIV 5  
41Central Gully - Smart ExitIV 4 **2
42Bootlegger's GrooveIII  
43Back OffVI 7  
44Moses's Back DoorII 1
45In Her MouthV  
46Doctor's ChimneyIII * 
47Smuggler's Chimney *VS 4c ***2
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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