Climbs 42
Rocktype Rhyolite
Altitude 350m a.s.l
Faces SW

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Hearth Direct (E2) at Yew Crag Knotts, Buttermere (from the Lake District Climbs Rockfax). © Mark Glaister

Crag features

Yew Crags including: Yew Crag Buttress; Lower Buttress; Yew Crag Knotts; Zorro Buttress and Maidenstone Buttress. The climbs stretch from a wandering 150m to 15m high. Recommended E graders: Vulture(E3), Substitute(E1)and Hearth Direct(E1).

Approach notes

20 min walk uphill.

Substitute is awarded ** in the guide and gets the vote but no * on here.
Ian Jones - 11/Sep/14
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  Yew Crag buttress
2 Yew Crag Buttress
-
HVS 1
3 Peregrine Buttress
-
VD 2
4 The Tarnished Blade
-
VS 2
5 Carrion
-
HVS  
6 Vulture
-
E2 **  
7 After the Glitter Fades
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E2 **  
8 Charter Chimney
-
MS 1
  Lower Buttress
10 Holly Tree Grooves
-
HS ** 11
11 Afternotion VS 3
12 Flake and Crack
-
HS * 7
13 Exudation
-
VS * 3
14 Dos Amigos
-
VS * 5
15 Girdle of Lower Buttress
-
VS  
16 Yew Crag Gully
-
VD  
Climb name Grade
17 Midrib
-
D 1
  Yew Crag Knotts
19 Face the Music E1 5b * 22
20 Backlash E1 5b * 11
21 Substitute E2 5c ** 62
22 Eternal Spring
-
E1 * 20
23 The Garden Wall
-
MS 14
24 Poker E2 5c ** 15
25 Hearth
-
E1 4
26 Hearth Direct E2 5c *** 55
27 Chimney Buttress
-
HVS 11
28 The Chimney
-
VD 7
29 Sweep
-
MVS * 17
30 Milligram Route
-
HS  
31 Yew Crag Needle
-
VS 4c * 24
32 Chimney Buttress Direct E1 5a 4
Climb name Grade
  Zorro Buttress
34 Mark Of Zorro
-
E1 5b ** 13
35 Zeta
-
E2 ** 4
36 Banderas
-
E1 ** 9
37 Sabre Cut
-
HVS * 3
  Maidenstone Buttress
39 maiden's twins
-
HVS 5a * 32
40 maiden's cheek
-
E2 5c * 13
41 Right Arete
-
VS 5a * 32
42 Maiden's Gangway
-
VS 4c * 27
43 Maiden's Chimney
-
D 7
44 Maiden's Cave
-
E1 * 22
45 Maiden's Nose
-
HVS 4
  unchecked new routes
47 Maiden' Britain E2 5b 1
48 Maiden's groove
-
HVS 5b 4

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