No description has been contributed for this climb.

P.Ross J.Wood 27/Feb/1955

Ticklists: Shepherd's Crag - top 25, Lakeland's Best Multi-pitch Routes up to HVS.

David Cowley 08/Jan 2nd O/S
Lakesben 23/Oct/16 2nd
with LucyJ
Hidden 05/Oct/16 Lead O/S
davenev 05/Oct/16 2nd O/S
with Graham
johnjb 02/Oct/16 2nd

P1 of Shepherds Chimney. Unbalanced and came off at 1st attempt. Did move with hands other way around. Did P2 staying close to the groove all the way up.

with Ian (SOC), Phil
Keith Lambley 25/Sep/16 Lead
with Kate R
rachelpearce01 16/Sep/16 2nd
Hidden 16/Sep/16 Lead O/S
ClareM.123 07/Sep/16 AltLd rpt

pitch 2

calum404 07/Sep/16 AltLd O/S
clams ?/Sep/16 2nd rpt
CatMc ?/Sep/16 Lead
with Merlin
scottidog 23/Aug/16 -
with Hugh Jordan
joe king 24/Jul/16 2nd
with steveP
steveP 24/Jul/16 Lead O/S
MartF 03/Jul/16 AltLd O/S
with Ash
sprout3099 03/Jul/16 AltLd O/S
with Freeman
Chris Manasseh 25/Jun/16 Lead
with Jonah Jones
Ben lad 19/Jun/16 Lead
with Christie & Louise
steely 18/May/16 2nd rpt
with matt
Ratfeeder 13/May/16 Lead rpt
with Karl
Andysomething 20/Apr/16 AltLd


with Norman Bennett
Hidden 20/Apr/16 AltLd O/S
Alpenglow 16/Apr/16 Lead O/S

Lead in one pitch. Wobbly block about half way up.

with NUMC
chris cockbain 10/Apr/16 2nd rpt
Tom Draude 10/Apr/16 AltLd O/S
nigelw 31/Mar/16 AltLd
with Paddy
steve gould 31/Mar/16 Lead O/S

first pitch up Shepherd's chimmney p1 4a

with Paul ross
Hidden 30/Mar/16 2nd O/S
chris cockbain 30/Mar/16 Lead O/S
JSCB ??/2016 -
Hidden ??/2016 -
Lewis Read ??/2016 AltLd
with chris
Dan818 01/Nov/15 Lead O/S
with Matthew Griffiths
topsyturvy 27/Sep/15 2nd
with Pero
Pero 27/Sep/15 Lead
steely 01/Sep/15 Lead O/S
owain-1978 01/Sep/15 2nd
Flatfoot 06/Aug/15 2nd O/S
ChrisNaylor ?/Jul/15 Lead
tmawer 09/May/15 2nd rpt
with Bram
BTphonehome 09/May/15 Lead O/S
with Tony
martintom 14/Mar/15 2nd
Hidden 15/Feb/15 Lead O/S
MFB 14/Feb/15 Lead rpt

slow - in one pitch

with MB
plain kitten ??/2015 -
sinistamonke ??/2015 -
Hidden ??/2015 -
Cutloose ??/2015 -
Hidden 12/Oct/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Oct/14 AltLd
Hidden 11/Oct/14 AltLd
Nigel Bond 27/Sep/14 Lead
with John Sullivan
Johnsulli 27/Sep/14 2nd

Oft mentioned wobbly block on 2nd pitch is still there

John Brayshaw 20/Sep/14 2nd rpt
with Phil Mercer, Dan
Phil Mercer 20/Sep/14 AltLd O/S
Hidden 17/Sep/14 AltLd O/S
net 07/Sep/14 AltLd

Led p1. But p1 of what? Entertaining anyway.

with Hazel J
hazeysunshine 07/Sep/14 AltLd O/S
with Annette
Phill_ Thompson 26/Aug/14 AltLd
with Lucy Prins
Hidden 22/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Aug/14 2nd β
Hidden 24/Jun/14 AltLd rpt
Hidden 06/Jun/14 AltLd O/S
helin 04/May/14 AltLd
with lewis
Darren-Aycliffe ?/May/14 Lead O/S

some polished holds but better than little C

55pete55 30/Apr/14 2nd
Phil Blaylock 15/Apr/14 2nd
with KMC
annep11 15/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with Matt
petegunn 22/Aug/13 Lead
with Sam
andy gittins 08/Jul/13 Lead

Agree start of Shepherds Chimney more logical and good - main grove interesting and wobbly block still there! Nice finish.

with Annette
Hidden 11/Jun/13 AltLd O/S
Hidden 02/Jun/13 AltLd
Hidden 05/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/May/13 AltLd O/S
maria85 04/May/13 Lead O/S

Started up Shepherd's Chimney but finished up this as it seemed more logical. Really nice top section.

with Andy C, Ronnie
Hidden 04/May/13 2nd
Hidden 04/May/13 2nd O/S
Jacob Forshaw 20/Apr/13 AltLd O/S
Ken Taylor 06/Apr/13 AltLd O/S
with Harry Salisbury
Ray Sparks 04/Apr/13 AltLd O/S
with mark
Mark Eddy 04/Apr/13 AltLd
dkd ?/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Karl
Hidden ??/2013 -
Em66 ??/2013 -
with Mat
55pete55 05/Sep/12 2nd
Hidden ?/Sep/12 AltLd
Hidden 12/Aug/12 2nd β
Hidden 31/Jul/12 Lead
DanC1985 15/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Simon G
ClareM.123 08/Jul/12 AltLd
joem 08/Jul/12 AltLd O/S
with clure
Hidden 10/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Jun/12 Lead rpt
John Brayshaw 19/May/12 AltLd rpt


with Josh
Hidden 22/Apr/12 AltLd
Marq 21/Apr/12 AltLd O/S

HM Tricky finding the start and Helen belyaed part way up the second pitch

with Helen C (LMC)
Ellie79 16/Apr/12 AltLd
with Mike C
SPD224 15/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with John Hagart
Hidden 14/Apr/12 AltLd β
Hidden 10/Apr/12 AltLd
Charlie Zephyr Booth 01/Apr/12 Lead rpt
with martin broadhurst
steve prior ?/Apr/12 Lead
with Andy C
Sam_Marsland 29/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Joe Mann
joermann 29/Mar/12 2nd
Donald Kelly 24/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Jeremy Whitehead
Hidden 29/Jan/12 2nd
Saintly 15/Jan/12 2nd
with Em, stimpey
gingermike1 ??/2012 -
Narked4fun ??/2012 -
Stone Idle ??/2012 -
Bulls Crack 13/Oct/11 Lead O/S

I really wouldn't pull on the bigger wobbly block if I were you! Go for the one in front of it and a slightly harder move.

with AM
erica 01/Oct/11 AltLd O/S

Led 1st pitch

with John
John Brayshaw 30/Sep/11 AltLd O/S


with Erica
wheelo 27/Sep/11 AltLd
with foggy
Hidden 28/Aug/11 2nd
Ann S 26/Aug/11 AltLd O/S

Led nice first pitch marred only by shedding most of my medium nuts from their keeper crab. Much swearing and cursing ensued.

with John Wheeler
wheelo 26/Aug/11 AltLd
with ann
Hidden ?/Aug/11 Lead β
Andysomething 27/Jul/11 AltLd rpt

Peter P1

with Peter McGarry
Hidden 15/Jul/11 AltLd O/S
MazElden 15/Jul/11 AltLd O/S
with Graeme
Hidden 12/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Sam Marks 09/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Lead as one long pitch. Jake tried first but found it hard and so did some sketchy down climbing, romoving the gear. Then I had a go and managed to get up after a bit of a battle in very hot conditions. Some of the holds are loose but a good route overall.

jl 29/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Jun/11 AltLd O/S
Hidden 26/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Jun/11 2nd
Sue Underwood 14/Jun/11 2nd O/S

Simon led this as one pitch which seemed to work OK. Some wobbly blocks on second half.

with Simon
Simonfarfaraway 14/Jun/11 AltLd O/S
with loz
Hidden 04/Jun/11 2nd
ollismark ?/Jun/11 2nd

A new area

duncana 08/May/11 2nd

Good route, many wobbly blocks on 2nd pitch

with Pippa Archer
stuaart 01/May/11 2nd O/S

Chris led as one pitch. Worrying loose blocks.

with Chris Burn
chris_B 01/May/11 Lead
adamjc13 ?/May/11 -

Led as one pitch, nice top section easily a candidate for an extra star.

Fatclimber 26/Apr/11 AltLd O/S

Led P1

Phil West 26/Apr/11 AltLd O/S

I led the second (top) pitch. At least I think we were on the right route! We finished right at the top of Shepherd's Gully (shared final holds) which matches the guidebook description perfectly but not the topo on p335 (FRCC Select 2003).

jon59 24/Apr/11 AltLd
Hidden 12/Apr/11 2nd O/S
Tightsgirl 02/Apr/11 Lead
with Clare Francis
Mackinclimb 02/Apr/11 Lead O/S
jcooper8 02/Apr/11 AltLd O/S
owain-1978 10/Feb/11 2nd
with Pete
petegunn 10/Feb/11 Lead
with Davina, Owain
Hidden ??/2011 Solo O/S
RM199 ??/2011 Lead O/S


olive ??/2011 2nd
with Jade Jauquet
Danny Bags ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Little B 13/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Anna M
Hidden 13/Aug/10 -
Petarghh 12/Aug/10 2nd O/S
with ccraigg22
ccraigg22 12/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Mike Sheehan 31/May/10 2nd
with Dave Absalom & Linda
Outdoorfun37 28/May/10 2nd
with Henry Day
Hidden 24/May/10 Lead
Celia Watson 24/May/10 2nd O/S
AndyT1151 12/May/10 2nd
bazpearson 05/May/10 2nd O/S
with pete stollery
bazpearson 05/May/10 2nd O/S
with pete stollery
Hidden 28/Apr/10 Lead
Paula Hamilton-Gibson 11/Apr/10 Lead
with George reah
PeteH 13/Feb/10 AltLd O/S
NaomiHart 13/Feb/10 AltLd O/S
Hidden ??/2010 -
Hidden ??/2010 -
Hidden ??/2010 -
ccorse ??/2010 2nd O/S
carlh ??/2010 -
cosmicray ??/2010 -
brockers 10/Oct/09 Lead O/S

's okay. Very suspect and broken rock in places.

Hidden 10/Oct/09 2nd
joe king 12/Sep/09 Lead rpt
with Rose
Rosey Posey 12/Sep/09 2nd O/S
with Paul
Elsier 12/Sep/09 AltLd O/S

Loose spike and rock on pitch 2 made it scary

with Michael
Hidden 16/Aug/09 Lead
ginja1980 11/Aug/09 -

Lead 2nd pitch, seconded first

Adam1973 02/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Kath
Hidden 02/Aug/09 2nd O/S
stimpey 16/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with Pete
petegunn 16/Jul/09 2nd
with Steve
daveclarke5 21/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Russell
petegunn 12/Jun/09 Lead
with Davina
Hidden 12/Jun/09 2nd O/S
malc 23/May/09 Lead O/S

One Pitch

with JT
martrin 10/May/09 AltLd

wet !

with Colin Smith
simonp ?/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Mar/09 Lead
Olli-C ?/Mar/09 Lead
with Dad
Phil Crudge ?/Mar/09 2nd
with Olli-C
Hidden 24/Jan/09 AltLd O/S
StevePr ??/2009 AltLd O/S
with Alan
beaumap ??/2009 Lead
MarkDavies36 ??/2009 -
jonnie3430 18/Oct/08 AltLd O/S
with Georgianna
SianR 04/Aug/08 2nd

Wobbly spike and other loose bits quite scary.

with Phil Knight
net 20/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with Conan & Claire S
Conan 20/Jul/08 2nd rpt

Rock was quite solid all the way despite the huge missing roof that's fallen off.

with net
djking1983 10/Jul/08 Lead
with Harold Edwards
Hammy 02/Jul/08 2nd
with Danny Towers
richw2k2 29/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Chris Wood
Stuart Macfarlane 15/Jun/08 AltLd
with Jeanie
JiveWeasel 15/Jun/08 AltLd

Rather a lot of loose rock on pitch 2, both big and small, detracted from an otherwise goiod climb. Mrs Weasel led pitch 1.

Mrs Weasel 15/Jun/08 AltLd

Led pitch 1

andybeanland 10/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Dad
Hidden 20/May/08 Lead
Celia Watson 20/May/08 2nd
Hidden 03/May/08 2nd dog
red1200 ??/2008 -
Hidden ??/2008 -
Hidden ??/2008 -
nickcj ??/2008 Lead
Neil Pacey 03/Nov/07 Lead O/S

I found this climb to be extremly loose on the 2nd pitch. Care is required.

IanJackson 14/Sep/07 Solo O/S
TonyP 03/Sep/07 AltLd

Climbed after the rock fall so dubious line

with Coolio
KevB 03/Sep/07 AltLd
with Tony P
Hidden 26/Aug/07 AltLd rpt
Cardi 19/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with Pete D
manmike 17/Jun/07 2nd O/S
shaun hunt 17/Jun/07 Lead
Hidden 09/Jun/07 Lead
Si Croft 09/Jun/07 2nd
with JH
Joe Miller 02/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with Dave Armstrong
joe king 19/May/07 Lead
with John Hodgson
Simon Caldwell 28/Apr/07 Lead O/S

In one pitch. MVS in the guidebook, but felt more like Severe. Nice route, shame about the wobbly block, which while presumably not going anywhere soon, distracts attention from the climbing!

with Carmen
Hidden ??/2007 Lead
Andysomething 25/Oct/06 AltLd

Wobbling spike still there! Thought provoking..

with Colin Binks
Hidden 25/Oct/06 2nd
PenJD 16/Jul/06 Lead O/S
NickST ?/Jun/06 AltLd
with Phil Tucker
Sam Judson 14/May/06 Lead O/S

Guidebook has down as MVS - don't know where this grade came from?

with Caroline Judson
Hidden 30/Apr/06 AltLd
malc 29/Apr/06 AltLd O/S
with CH
Hidden 17/Mar/06 Lead
stewart murray ??/2006 -
MazElden ??/2006 AltLd
with various
Hidden 23/Aug/05 Lead
Celia Watson 23/Aug/05 2nd
Hidden 14/May/05 Lead
Celia Watson 14/May/05 2nd
Hidden 30/Apr/05 Lead
Celia Watson 30/Apr/05 2nd
rob k 19/Dec/04 Lead O/S
with J Domenesh
BlueJohn 07/Sep/04 Lead
with Claire Owen
Lawrie Brand 16/May/04 Lead O/S
with Sophie
djking1983 09/Apr/04 Lead
steveP 24/Jan/04 Lead O/S
joe king ?/Jan/04 2nd
with steveP
steveP ??/2004 Lead O/S
biggianthead 04/Aug/03 -
with T
Hidden 25/May/03 2nd O/S
Hidden 07/Apr/03 2nd
pigeonjim ??/2003 Lead O/S
joe king ?/Jul/02 2nd
with steve pettit
Ratfeeder 17/Jun/02 Lead rpt
with Phil
EllieWoods 05/Jun/02 2nd O/S
with Lucy
Harry Ellis ?/Apr/02 AltLd
with Chris Cox
MazElden ??/2002 -
biggianthead 19/Jun/01 -
with T
Shaw Brown 23/May/01 AltLd
with cliff brown
Hidden 13/May/01 AltLd
Andysomething 01/May/01 AltLd

Led P2, but in hindsight followed non guidebook variant by avoiding the slab with the overlaps by traversing to the left and rejoining just below the belvedere

with Jo Woodward
Hidden ??/2001 -
biggianthead 16/Mar/00 -
with HT
gypsy3006 ??/2000 -
daviesxxx ??/2000 Lead
Iain Thow 07/Oct/99 AltLd

Led pitch 2

with Alex Doherty
SimonN 13/Jun/99 AltLd
clive-greenwood 11/Jun/99 Lead O/S
with Alistair
Trobbo 15/May/99 Lead
with reg
Hidden ?/Jan/99 AltLd
Hidden ?/Jan/99 AltLd
Hidden ??/1999 AltLd
Paul Clarke ??/1999 AltLd
with FMC
Antoine1 ??/1999 2nd
Hidden 27/Jun/98 -
Hammy 09/Mar/98 Lead
with Penny Excel
Dave Westby ??/1998 Lead
Tarquin ??/1998 -
rurp ??/1998 -
tompercy ??/1998 -
with Russ Weedon
Ratfeeder 02/Aug/97 2nd O/S

Kim led both pitches in one.

with Kim C
Howard J 13/Oct/96 2nd
with Dave Brinkman
Hidden 31/May/95 2nd O/S
Ian Jones ??/1995 Lead O/S
with Karen Ghiselli
Dave Musgrove 24/Sep/94 Lead
with Liz Nicholson
Rog Wilko ?/Jun/93 Lead

Fine route, much better than it appears from below.

with Debbie Wilkinson
p.crooky#1 28/Apr/93 Lead
with Nick Franklin
stokienomad 21/Jun/92 Lead
JonG ??/1990 -
Hidden ??/1989 AltLd
babymoac 04/Mar/88 Lead
with Pete D
Hidden 20/Oct/85 AltLd O/S
Tim Bateman 04/Aug/85 Lead
biggianthead 16/May/85 -
with G
Tim Bateman 20/Jan/85 2nd
Richard Weller 20/Apr/84 2nd
with Richard White
Hammy 24/Feb/84 AltLd
Hidden 12/Jun/83 Lead
kjacks ??/1983 2nd
with Phil McCosh
Hammy 03/Oct/82 Lead
with Kate Knight
Ghastly Rubberfeet ??/1982 Solo
tapley 01/Jun/80 Lead
with Alison Tapley
telemark ??/1980 -
MikeDowsett ??/1980 AltLd
with Andy Lynch
duncan ?/Sep/78 Lead O/S

First VS

with Neil Fowkes
Lord of Starkness ??/1978 2nd
with J Eyles
Hidden ??/1978 Lead O/S
Ken Taylor 20/Apr/77 AltLd
with Gerry Dunford
Hidden ?/Apr/75 Solo
Martin Bennett 26/Aug/74 -
with Anne (Dot's friend)
chris skipton ??/1974 AltLd
with peter latimer
greenbuoy 16/Mar/73 Lead
with A N Other
uphillnow 05/Jul/70 Lead
RichardMc 11/May/69 AltLd
with Ian Broome
Dave Musgrove ?/Sep/68 Lead
Dave Musgrove 07/Jul/67 AltLd
with Jim Worthington
Hidden ??/1967 -
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