Climbs 58
Rocktype Rhyolite
Altitude 550m a.s.l
Faces SE

Unknown climbers topping out on Oxford and Cambridge route © Marcus Tierney

Crag features

Good selection of quality easier routes up to 40m long on several buttresses which link well together to give a good days climbing. Best routes are Mitre Buttress Direct(VD), Harrow Buttress(D), Slabs West(HS), Suaviter(S), Oxford and Cambridge Direct(MS), Dexter Wall(VS).

Approach notes

One and a half hour uphill walk from Gatesgarth Farm. Farmer charges £4 to park but there are other places nearby. Or walk from Buttermere, takes about 15 minutes longer.

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  Harrow Buttress
2 Harrow Rib
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VS 4c * 8
3 Harrow Buttress
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D ** 428
4 Spider Wall
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VS 4b * 109
5 Arachnophobia
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E2 5c 1
6 Harrow Wall
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VD * 70
  Mitre Buttress
8 Sol
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VS 4c * 4
9 Rib and Wall
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D 32
10 Ribbon Wall MVS 4b * 10
11 Mitre Buttress Direct VD ** 206
12 Mitres Well
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E2 5b 1
13 Mitre Buttress ordinary
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D 21
14 Mitre Mouse
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HS 2
15 Mitre Arete
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VS 4b * 18
  Chockstone Buttress
17 Tranquility
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E1 5a 5
18 Slabs West Route
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HS 4b ** 151
19 Slabs Ordinary VD 183
20 Return with a Vengeance
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MVS 4b 4
21 Chockstone Ridge
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M 88
22 Lucky Strike
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HVS 5a 2
23 John Major
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E1 5b * 5
24 Grey Sombrero
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HS  
25 Suaviter S 3c ** 148
26 Grey Wall
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VS 4c 15
27 Fortiter
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VS 4b * 77
28 Compendium
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HVS 5a 6
29 Long Tom
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VS 2
30 Raven Crack
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VD 2
31 Brahma
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E1 5b * 3
32 Bishop Arete MS * 9
  Oxford and Cambridge Buttress
34 I Spy D * 5
35 My Little Eye VS 4c * 2
36 Central Route
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VD 29
37 Oxbridge Entrance S * 5
38 Oxford and Cambridge Ordinary Route
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D * 62
39 Oxford and Cambridge Direct Route S 3c *** 497
40 University Challenge
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VS 4c 9
41 Dexter Wall VS 4c *** 233
42 The Lancastrian
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VS 4c * 2
43 Dexterity
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HVS 5a * 8
44 Slabs Chimney
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M 4
45 Delerium
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HVS 4c  
46 Delicious
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S  
47 Double Pod
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MVS 4b 3
48 Hare Krishna
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VS 4c  
49 Ground Zero E1 5b ** 9
50 Yorker
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HS 4a ** 11
51 Ted Dexter
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VS 4c 1
52 Bio-ungradeable
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VS 4c  
53 Sycophant
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D 1
54 Syllabub
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VD 5
55 January Crack
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VD 2
56 Wayward
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D  
57 Big Al
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HVS 1
58 La'al Yan
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D 1
  Winter Climbs
60 Harrow Buttress III 8
61 Oxford and Cambridge Climb IV 4 3
  Unknown/Unconfirmed Climbs
63 Syzygy VD 1
64 Slabs Ordinary Direct Start *
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S 2
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.

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