Gable Crag

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

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..

Guidebooks
Lake District Winter Climbs (2012), Lake District Rock (2003), Gable & Pillar (1991)

Climbs at this crag

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24InterceptorVS 4c *10
25Snicker SnackE3 5c ***24
26Snicker SnackVIII 9 ***1
27Engineer's SlabsVS 4c ***162
28Engineer's Slabs - Unfinished ArÍteVS 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
34JabberwockHVS 5a **24
35JabberwockVII 7 ***6
36Prayer Mat ButtressMVS 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 * 
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As far as I can recall the walk in is very amenable.
Ian Jones - 27/Jul/10