Climbs 29
Rocktype Rhyolite
Altitude 450m a.s.l
Faces NE

Topping out of one of the pitches at Blea Water Gill © bombshell

Crag features

Routes up to 45m on good rough (sometimes mossy)rock. Best routes Flying Squirrel(HVS), No Rest for the Wicked(E3), Offcomers Slab(E5), Bleaberry Buttress(HVS), Pams Wall(E4), Ivory Wall(E5), Mussolini(E2), Asterix the Gaul(HVS).

Approach notes

Park in the public car park on Easedale Road, Grasmere(there is no parking further up the road). One and a half hour walk uphill to the crag.


Out of print:
Langdale (1989)
this crag is a good place for a bank holiday, but take awire brush with you.
A.Tilney - 27/Mar/05
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1Fruit BatE1 5b *3
2Flying SquirrelHVS 5a **5
3Spider MonkeyHVS 5a 4
4Simon SaysHVS 5a 3
5No Flange for the PoorE2 5b 1
6No Rest for the WickedE3 5c *2
7SorboVS 4c 4
8Blea Rigg ClimbVD 2
9ChameleonE3 6a *1
10ErneE1 5b 2
11Offcomers SlabE5 6b *1
12Another Bleeding Controversy
E3 5c 2
13Bleaberry Buttress
HVS 5a 1
14Pam's WallE4 6a * 
15Sinister FootwearHVS 5a  
VS 4c 4
17The Ivory Wall
E5 6a 3
18The HuntedE4 5c 2
19The PreyHVS 5a 2
E2 5c *5
21Hermann Goerring
E2 5c 3
22Asterix the Gaul
HVS 5a *5
23Death CampE5 6a 2
24S.S. Scoop
E3 5c  
HVS 5b  
26Obelix and Co
HVS 4c 1
27The Strop
E2 5b *1

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