Climbs 20
Rocktype Rhyolite
Altitude 270m a.s.l
Faces NW

Paddy Wood relaxed on Myth Of Fingerprints © Stuart Wood

Crag features

Excellent climbing on solid rock. Brush Off(HVS), Fancy Free(HVS), Bleak How Buttress(E1), Reiver(HVS).

Approach notes

Thirty minutes from Stonethwaite.


Nice crag, good view back up Borrowdale. Needs more traffic, some of the less popular climbs have been reclaimed by Mother Nature. The only cleanish ones were Rub Off, Brush Off, Fancy Free (bit mossy in places), The Boj Eliminate, The Reiver, Front Runner higher up is OK, but initial slab getting mossy. We cleaned what we could by hand and I managed to clean out a couple of the placements on Rub Off with a nut key.
Crofty - 26/Apr/09
Nice crag - quiet place, nice rock, nice routes. A bit grubby when we went there last year and don't even think about it when the midges are out - purgatory!!! Makes a good day combination with Sergeant Crag Slabs.
john vaughan - 08/May/04
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1Rub OffHVS 5a **17
2Brush OffHVS 4c **86
3Pop Goes the Asteroid
E2 5c 7
4Seconds Out
HVS 5a 2
HVS 5a 4
6Fancy Free
HVS 5a *31
7Steel Pulse
E3 5c 3
E3 6a *8
9Boston Strangler
E4 6b 5
10The Boj Eliminate
HVS 5b 10
11Bleak How ButtressE2 5c **69
12Bleak BeautyE4 6a *2
13The ReiverHVS 5a **99
14Fun Run
S 4
15Front Runner
E1 5a **12
16Psyched Out
E3 5b *1
17Bleak How EliminateE5 6a *4
 Upper Left Buttress 
19Amistad Con El Diablo
E2 5c *1
VS 5a 2
21ManuelVS 4b 1

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