Climbs 45
Rocktype Rhyolite
Altitude 180m a.s.l
Faces W

Across Derwentwater to Falcon Crags © USBRIT

Crag features

Up to 60m. Close to the road and a good evening or short day crag. Some routes have a serious feel - the rock is not always entirely sound! Dry Grasp(E4), Route1(E3), Spinup(VS), Hedera Groove(MVS), Niche(E2), Dedication(E1), Kidnapped(E2), Plagiarism(E2), Usurper(E1), Illusion(HVS), Five Nations(E3).

See separate entry for Upper Falcon.

Approach notes

Park in the carpark on the minor road leading off Borrowdale, walk left on a trail then up through scree. 10 mins.

Restricted Access

Signed restriction on site for all routes left of Spinup. All other routes on the crag are not affected.

Please do not use the descent gully at the north end of the crag and instead either abseil off or descend around the southern end of the crag.

Guidebooks

Great crag. Some unlikely situations for the grades and a nice outlook. Seems a bit under-climbed and under-starred for how good the routes are.
AliBaxter - 17/Jun/15
this crag is a bit loose!
joe king - 12/Jul/10
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1The Push
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HVS 5a 2
2Spinup
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VS 4c **167
3Alternator
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VS 4c 3
4The Raging Bull
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E3 5c 2
5The Dangler
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E2 5c **39
6Graviter
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VS 4c 6
7Wuthering Heights
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E2 5c 3
8Hedera Grooves
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VS 4b **191
9Inarticulate Speech
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E4 6a  
10Cyclotron
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E3 6a 2
11Stretch
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HVS 5a 26
12Stretch Direct FinishE2 5c 2
13Funeral WayHVS 5a *32
14Deruptus
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VS 5a 8
15Masquerade
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E2 5c **9
16Close Encounters
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E3 6a *3
17The NicheE2 5c ***125
18Star Wars
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E3 5c **13
19Interloper
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E1 5c **56
20Premonition
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E4 6a *6
21Dedication
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E1 5a ***141
22KidnationE1 5b ***7
23Kidnapped
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E2 5c ***56
24PlagiarismE2 5c ***76
25Usurper
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E1 5a ***123
26Illusion
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HVS 5a ***204
27Joke
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E3 6a **12
28Lamplighter Eliminate
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E4 6b 2
29Lamplighter
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VS 4c *87
30ExtrapolationE2 5b **26
31The Riddler
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VS 4c 1
32The Girdle Traverse
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E1 5b 5
33Five Nations of the Iroquois
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E3 5c *2
34Plagorism direct finish *
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E3 5c ***3
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