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Pikes Crag

Cumbria, ENGLAND

Climbs 45 – Rocktype Rhyolite – Altitude 760m a.s.l – Faces W

Crag features
A traditional kind of crag with some good easier routes. Grooved Arete(VD), Sentinel(VS), Juniper Buttress(MS), Wall and Crack(VD).

Access notes
One and a half hour walk from Wasdale.

Weather forecast

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0.0mm rain
12 °C
16 kph

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11 °C
27 kph

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10 °C
27 kph

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10 °C
21 kph

8.6mm rain
9 °C
29 kph
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Out of print: Scafell, Dow & Eskdale (1988)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1Crenation RidgeD 12
2Southern CornerMS  
3SectorMS 1
4Slanting GrooveHS  
5InexsE1 5b * 
6Grooved AreteVD **119
7Wriggling RouteS 4a 4
8The NaveHVS 5a *11
9Urchins GrooveHS 1
10The SentinelVS 4c **15
11The CitadelVS 4c 1
12Juniper ButtressMS **24
13A Finesse of FiddlesVS 4c  
14Wall and Crack ClimbVD **32
15Mare's Nest ButtressHS 4a  
16Mare's RibVS 4b 1
17OsirisVS 4c  
18IsisMVS 4b 1
19Pikes Crag RidgeVD *5
20"D" GullyM 1
21Horse and Man RockD  
22SteeplechaseMS 1
23"C" GullyM 1
 Climb nameGradex
24"B" GullyD 1
25"A" GullyD  
26Western ButtressMS *1
27Long GullyI 13
28Buttress RouteII  
29A GullyII/III 1
30B GullyIII  
31C GullyII 4
32Horse and Man RockIII **1
33Steeple Chase GrooveII/III  
34D GullyII 3
35Mares Nest GullyI/II  
36Left of CentreIV 4 **2
37Right of CentreIV 5 * 
38Urchins GrooveV 4 **2
39Grooved AreteV 5 2
40Slanting GrooveIV 5 * 
41Southern CornerIV 4  
42Crenation RidgeII  
43Descent GullyI 3
44Easy Gully *I 2
45Megalith *HVS 5a *1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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Worth a look on days when you find Scafell wet. Gets the sun with some pleasant routes
Bob Bennett - 14/Feb/06