Climbs 15
Rocktype Granite
Altitude 670m a.s.l
Faces E

Crag features

This prominent granite pillar up to 35m high, overlooks the head of Gaitscale Gill 2km north-east of Cockley Beck Farm. The rock is rough and solid, although mossy in some areas. 

Best routes - Crack of Dawn(HVS), Masterplan(E4), Gaitscale Buttress(E1), Slim Slow Slider (S), Snorting Crack(E1), Wailing Wall(E2).


Descent: Either end of the crag. 

Approach notes

Park near the cattle grid, ford the river and a sketchy track is followed northwards alongside the gill (approximately 40 mins from Wrynose Bottom). 

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  Left Buttress
2 Stanage Edge HVS 5b *  
3 Backseat Driver
E1 5b *  
4 Pauly E2 5c 1
  Main Buttress
6 Slim Slow Slider S *  
Climb name Grade
7 Gaitscale Buttress E1 5b * 2
8 Hesitation E2 5b  
9 The Masterplan E4 5c ** 1
10 Crack of Dawn HVS 5a * 1
11 Anniversary Wall E2 5c  
12 Instant Karma
Climb name Grade
13 Radiation
E1 5c 1
14 Weeping Groove
15 Snorting Crack
E1 5b * 1
16 Wailing Wall
E2 5c 1
17 Anguish Arete
E2 5c 1

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