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.

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

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
2Sourmilk Gill2 ***36
3North-East Buttress2 38
5GabbroVD 10
6Rough MagicMVS 4a 1
7Rough StuffVS 4c 1
8Just say NonMVS 4b 1
10Pink LadyHVS 4c  
11South ButtressVD 2
12Pedestal NoseS 2
13Pedestal CheekVD 1
14Clara BowE1 5b 2
15The Third ManE3 6a 1
16Citizen KaneE4 6a 1
17The Wizard of OzE5 6b  
18Andy WarholHVS 5a 1
19Louise BrooksE3 6a 1
21Gillercombe BastionVS 4b 25
22I'm "lichen" this, heather.VS 4c *2
23Gillercombe GullyVD 3
24Mad Dogs and EnglishmenVS 4c 2
25Gillercombe ButtressS 3c **628
26String of PearlsE2 5b **1
27Moss WallHVS 5a  
28Gillercombe ChimneysHS 4b 3
29Grey Knotts FaceD *77
31Peregrine WayS  
32Tiercel WallHVS 5b  
33Raven's GrooveVS 4c *1
34Patient TigersE2 5c * 
35The Black NightE1 5b *1
36The White LadyE3 6a 1
37EyrieHVS 5a 1
38Eyrie DirectE2 5b 1
39CautionE8 6c  
40PrudenceE7 6b  
42Gillercombe GullyII  
43Gillercombe ButtressIV 5 ***8
44Against all oddsIV 4 **3
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