Altitude 275m a.s.l
St John's & Castle Rock © Jonathan Lagoe - UKC
UPDATE 26/11/2018 The block above and left of Overhanging Bastion has now fallen, and taken several climbs with it: UKC News post
Further instability is possible and climbers are advised to be very cautious!
Superb easy access crag. North Crag 75m, steep and sometimes bold climbing - Watchtower(E2), North Crag Eliminate(E1), Agony(E1), Zig Zag(MVS), Overhanging Bastion(VS), May Day Cracks(VS), Thirlmere Eliminate(E1), Rigor Mortis(E2), Ghost(E3), Triermain Eliminate(E2), Angels Highway(HVS), Ted Cheasby(E2), Eliminate Girdle(E1). South Crag - less steep, sunnier and quicker drying - 35m - Via Media(S), Direct Route(VS), Kleine Rinne(VS), Gangway Climb(VD).
Park in car park below the crag - five minute walk in.
|Yep agree with that, in a storm is not fun, the hard move off the spike onto the ramp is not easy when a river is running down the ramp!|
Greg Kirkpatrick - 17/Jun/04
|overhanging bastion is \'interesting\' in a storm...! Must be done (but not in a storm)|
robbie c - 19/Jul/02
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