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.

Guidebooks

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
1 Fruit Bat E1 5b * 3
2 Flying Squirrel HVS 5a ** 5
3 Spider Monkey HVS 5a 4
4 Simon Says HVS 5a 3
5 No Flange for the Poor E2 5b 1
6 No Rest for the Wicked E3 5c * 2
7 Sorbo VS 4c 4
8 Blea Rigg Climb VD 2
9 Chameleon E3 6a * 1
10 Erne E1 5b 2
11 Offcomers Slab E5 6b * 1
12 Another Bleeding Controversy
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E3 5c 2
13 Bleaberry Buttress
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HVS 5a 1
14 Pam's Wall E4 6a *  
15 Sinister Footwear HVS 5a  
16 Iguana
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VS 4c 4
17 The Ivory Wall
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E5 6a 3
18 The Hunted E4 5c 2
19 The Prey HVS 5a 2
20 Mussolini
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E2 5c * 5
21 Hermann Goerring
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E2 5c 3
22 Asterix the Gaul
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HVS 5a * 5
23 Death Camp E5 6a 2
24 S.S. Scoop
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E3 5c  
25 Raindancer
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HVS 5b  
26 Obelix and Co
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HVS 4c 1
27 The Strop
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E2 5b * 1

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