Gillercombe

Climbs 38 – Rocktype Rhyolite – Altitude 559m a.s.l – Faces SE

Crag features
Large broken mountain crag best known for Gillercombe Buttress(S). Up to 140m high. Also Clara Bow(E1), Third Man(E3), Grey Knotts Face(D), Black Knight(E1), Ravens Groove(VS).

Access notes
Thirty minute approach from Honister Summit or longer and steeper from Seathwaite.

Guidebooks
Borrowdale (2000),
Out of print: Borrowdale (1990)

Climbs at this crag

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  Climb nameGrade
 SCRAMBLING 
2Sourmilk Gill2 ***
3North-East Buttress2
 CLIMBING 
5GabbroVD
6Rough MagicMVS 4a
7Rough StuffVS 4c
8Just say NonMVS 4b
 PEDESTAL WALL 
10Pink LadyHVS 4c
11South ButtressVD
12Pedestal NoseS
13Pedestal CheekVD
14Clara BowE1 5b
15The Third ManE3 6a
16Citizen KaneE4 6a
17The Wizard of OzE5 6b
18Andy WarholHVS 5a
19Louise BrooksE3 6a
 GILLERCOMBE BUTTRESS 
21Gillercombe BastionVS 4b
22I'm "lichen" this, heather.VS 4c *
23Gillercombe GullyVD
24Mad Dogs and EnglishmenVS 4c
25Gillercombe ButtressS 3c **
26String of PearlsE2 5b **
27Moss WallHVS 5a
28Gillercombe ChimneysHS 4b
29Grey Knotts FaceD *
 THE RIGHT WALL 
31Peregrine WayS
32Tiercel WallHVS 5b
33Raven's GrooveVS 4c *
34Patient TigersE2 5c *
35The Black NightE1 5b *
36The White LadyE3 6a
37EyrieHVS 5a
38Eyrie DirectE2 5b
39CautionE8 6c
40PrudenceE7 6b
 WINTER 
42Gillercombe GullyII
43Gillercombe ButtressIV 5 ***
44Against all oddsIV 4 **
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