Climbs 27
Rocktype Slate
Altitude 150m a.s.l

Darklands © kevin stephens

Crag features

Routes are 30 - 40m long, all Extreme. Quarry is a big hole in the ground and can be damp due to condensation when you least expect it. Classics include Night of the Hot Pies(E1), Darklands(E3), Basilica(E5), An Alabuse(E2).

Quarry is a deepish pit in the forest, part of the Little Langdale Quarries. So-called Cathedral Quarry for the underground slate working linked to the pit quarry. This is also known as Cathedral Cavern, and is quite well known. Another underground chamber sits in an access tunnel to the quarry.

Approach notes

Parking close to the ford in Little Langdale - approach from the S side as the ford is not passable by normal cars!

Access restriction for organised groups. Phone National Trust Property Manager(Jim Loxam - 015394 41197) for details.

Guidebooks

Basillica rebolted on 07/11/16 with the help of the cumbria bolt fund
Tom.Priestley - 08/Nov/16
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1 I Got Horribly Drunk
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E3 6a 9
2 Orifice Fish
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E4 5c ** 19
3 More Foaming Ales
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E2 5c 1
4 More Banana Related Japery
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E4 6b ** 4
5 The Hunter Returns
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E5 6b  
6 Tiger, Tiger
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E3 6a 1
7 Night of the Hot Pies E1 5b ** 109
8 Anal Abuse E3 5c ** 20
9 The Black Hole Boys
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E3 6a 1
10 Rim Fisher
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E3 5c * 7
11 Going Underground E2 5c ** 52
12 The Bishop and the Actress
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E3 5c 2
13 Ringpiece Activist
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E4 6a * 3
14 Darklands E3 5c *** 113
15 Murder in the Cathedral
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E4 6a 1
16 The Turblent Beast
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E5 6b * 1
17 China Crisis
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E4 6b * 2
18 Burley Dudes
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E5 6b ** 1
19 Diet of Worms
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E6 6b *  
20 Cold Turkey
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E4 6b * 2
21 Hot Tuna
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E2 6a  
22 Basilica E4 6a *** 3
23 Barbi Junior 6c 13
24 The Cruel Sea 7a ** 2
25 No Face for Dwarfs
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E4 6b *  
26 China Crisis 7a+ ** 1
27 Burly Dudes * 7b ** 1
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