The Napes

Climbs 65 – Rocktype Rhyolite – Altitude 700m a.s.l – Faces S

Crag features
The Birthplace of British Rock Climbing!! Up to about 100m high on quick drying sunny rock. Many easier classics but the best routes are Tophet Wall(HS), Supernatural(E5), Incantations(E6), Needle Ridge(VD, Viking(E3), Eagles Nest Direct(MVS), Abbey Buttress(VD), Eagles Nest(D), Tormentor(E4), Arrowhead Ridge(VD).

Access notes
About one hour from Wasdale or under one and a half hours from Borrowdale.

Gable & Pillar (1991)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGrade
2Rainbow RidgeS 4a *3
3Tophet RidgeVS 4b 3
4The Tartarus TripE1 5b  
5Demon WallVS 5a *6
6Sacrificial CrackE4 6a *3
7Tophet WallHS 4a ***461
8SupernaturalE5 6a ***10
9IncantationsE6 6b ***1
10Tophet GroovesHVS 5b *6
11The Satanic TraversesE5 6a *1
12The VikingsE3 5c **20
13Golden calfE4 6b * 
14Tophet BastionVD *21
15Tophet GirdleVS 4c *1
17Hell RaiserE2 5c * 
18Lucifer CrackS 4a *7
19Lucifer RidgeVD 2
20JagaVD 1
21ScrimshankerVS 4c 2
22Buzzard WallD 2
23Zeta ClimbVD 3
24Belfry ButtressHS 4b 2
25Belfry CrackVS 4b *2
26Chantry ButtressS 3c 7
27Needle RidgeVD **634
29The Wasdale CrackHS 4b *490
30The AreteHS 4b *104
31The Crowley RouteHS 4b *10
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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