Shepherds Crag

Climbs 148 – Rocktype Rhyolite – Altitude 140m a.s.l – Faces W

Crag features
Up to about 50m high. A very popular crag, mainly due to its easy access though many of the routes are of great quality. Brown Slab Routes(D-VS), Finale(HVS), Aaros(E1), Ardus(MVS), Adam and Eve(VS), Kransic Crack(HVS), Fishers Folly(VS), Grasp(E1), Bludgeon(E1), Little Chamonix(VD), Derision Groove(MVS).

Access notes
Park at the cafe below the crag if there is room(refreshment stop obligatory!). Five to ten minute approach.
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

Guidebooks
Lake District Rock (2003), Borrowdale (2000),
Out of print: Borrowdale (1990)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
  Climb nameGrade
 BROWN CRAG WALL AREA 
2Free "n" easyHS
3Final ActE2 5c
4Groove and CrackVS 4b
5Meet on the LedgeHVS
6Brown Crag TraverseVS 4c *
7Downer's DelightE1 5b
8Dark MattersE3 6a **
9VespaVS 5a *
10VesperVS 4c **
11ParlaphoneE2 5c
12American BeautyE5 6b
13Dire StraitsE3 6a *
14Rough BoysE5 6c
15Parting ShotE6 6b
16Brown Crag GroovesE1 5b **
17Brown Crag Grooves DirectE3 6a
18SeamusHVS 5b *
19Brown Crag WallVS 4b **
20FrontlineHVS 5a *
21TheseusE1 5b
22Could Be The LastE1 5b
23ConclusionE1 5b **
24EvolutionE2 5c
25RattleMVS 4b
26PTOVS 4c
 BROWN SLABS AREA 
28Brown Slabs FaceVD **
29Brown Slabs AreteD ***
30Brown Slabs DirectVD ***
31Brown SlabsD **
32Brown Slabs CrackVS 4c **
33Brown Slabs Crack OriginalMS
34Shadow WallE3 5c **
35Brown Slabs TraverseVS 4c
 100' SLAB AREA 
37Gibbon VariationHVS 5b
38100 Foot SlabM
39Sylvan WayMS
 NORTH BUTTRESS 
41A Few Dollars MoreVS 4c
42A Fistful of DollarsVS 4c *
43North Buttress GirdleE1 5b
44DesperationS *
45TarzanE2 5c
46ImagoE1 5c
47FinaleHVS 5a ***
48ScallywagE3 6a
49JawsE1 5b
50SlingsVS 4b *
51encoreHVS 5a **
52Evel KneivelHVS 5a **
53OvationE1 5b **
54AarosE1 5b ***
55Saturday Night BeaverE3 6a *
56Ardus - Direct FinishVS 4c **
57Short NoticeVS 4b *
58ArdusMVS 4b ***
59Savage MessiahE3 6a *
60SinVS 4c *
61Golden DeliciousE2 5c
62Delight MakerHVS 5a **
63Magnetic NorthE1 5b **
64EveVS 4c ***
65KatherineHVS 5a *
66AdamVS 5a ***
67Crunchy FrogHVS 5a **
68True NorthE2 5b **
69Central GirdleVS 4c **
70North ButtressE1 5b **
71North Butress (variant)VS 4c
72P.S.E1 5b **
73P.S. Direct FinishE3 6a
74P.P.S.E2 5c
75GemmaHVS 5b *
76Turning the NorthVD *
 BLUEBELL WALL AREA 
78Shepherd's DelightMS
79SymbiosisHVS 5b
80Bluebell WallVD
81Attic StairsM
 FISHER'S FOLLY BUTTRESS 
83Chamonix GirdleHVS 4c **
84Stoned AgainHVS 5b
85Stony SilenceHVS 5b
86Hollow StonesVD
87North RidgeVD
88T.D.M.HVS 5a
89C.D.M.VS 4c **
90M.G.C.E2 5c **
91ShannaE2 5c
92Fishers FollyVS 4c ***
93Fishers Folly Direct FinishVS 4c, 5a
94Twittering HeightsE4 6a *
95Kransic CrackVS 4c **
96Lower Girdle of Fisher's Folly ButtressMVS 4b
97Kransic Crack DirectHVS 5a ***
98Creeping JesusHVS 5a **
99The GraspE1 5b **
100Poop and ClutchE2 5c
101ChamonixHS 4b **
102True CrossVS 4c **
 CHAMONIX AREA 
104CreamHVS 5a *
105CrescendoHS *
106The BludgeonE1 5b ***
107Missing Link finish to BludgeonE3 5c
108Little ChamonixVD ***
109ScorpionVS 4b *
110Hee-HawVS 5a
111Straight and NarrowE3 6a **
112Hippos Might FlyE1 5a *
113Monolith CrackHVS 4c **
114Monolith ChimneyS 4a
115ExasperationE3 6a
116PorcupineE3 6a **
117The Black IcicleE1 5b **
118Devil's WedgeHVS 5a **
119The WitnessE6 6b
120GeronimoE6 6c **
121The Devil's AlternativeE6 6b *
122Bob MartinsE2 5b *
123Rogue's GalleryVS 5a *
124Rob's RouteE3 6a
125Wild SideE3 6a *
126Wild SheepE2 5b ***
127Black SheepE2 5b **
128Derision GrooveMVS 4b **
129Ker PlunkE5 6a *
130InclinationE4 6b **
131ExclamationE6 6b *
132Shepherd's ChimneyVS 5a **
133Thin AirHVS 5a *
134Shepherd's GullyMVS 4b **
135Battering RamE3 5c **
136Stone TapeE3 6a **
137The FouE2 5c
138Donkey's EarsS 4a **
139Donkey's Ears Chimney StartMVS
140Mule TrainE2 5c
141Bits 'n' PiecesVS 4c *
142Human RacingE3 5c
143Ant HighwayMVS 4b *
144Odds 'n' SodsE2 5c
145EthelredHVS 5a
146Jackdaw Ridge DirectVD **
147Jackdaw RidgeD *
148PlugE1 5b
149Why NotMVS 4b
150Just Another ExpeditionHVS **
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Have had two ticks after a visit 26/06/10. Remember to check your skin carefully. Otherwise a great crag made even better by the nearby cafe!
Steve Palmer - 29/Jun/10
Busy, polished and over rated.
camw - 23/Jun/06