Climbs 49
Rocktype Rhyolite
Altitude 876m a.s.l
Faces N

Engineer's Slabs © petesdavies

Crag features

Up to 90m high. Needs a good dry spell and is sometimes referred to as the Lakes' coldest crag (see winter). Snicker Snack (E3), The Tomb(E2), Engineer's Slabs(VS) and Sarcophagus(E3) are the most popular summer routes. In winter, Engineers becomes a classic VI. Currently home of the Lakes' hardest winter route - Snicker Snap (VIII 9).

Approach notes

One and a half hour walk from Honister Pass summmit.

As far as I can recall the walk in is very amenable.
Ian Jones - 27/Jul/10
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1 Windy Ridge IV 6
2 Windy Ridge - Variation Finish III 1
3 Pinnacle Crack IV 6 *  
4 The Torquers Are No Good Doers VI 7 **  
5 Vindolanda E4 6a * 1
6 The Slant
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E2 5b * 4
7 Mallory's Corner VI 6  
8 Bottleneck Blues IV 9
9 Pinnacle Ridge III *** 70
10 Clark Gable II/III 9
11 Oblique Reference IV 4 * 1
12 Oblique Chimney IV 5 * 7
13 Powder Finger E3 6a 1
14 Bottlescrue IV 5 1
15 Summer Time Blues IV 5 7
16 Hooch IV 5  
17 The Slay Ride E3 5c 1
18 Sledgate Ridge HS * 31
19 Sledgate Ridge IV 13
20 Engineer's Chimney V 4 ** 9
21 Dream Twister
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E3 5c *** 12
22 The Troll HVS 5b * 3
23 Troll VII 8 1
24 The Angel of Mercy
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E1 5b *** 18
25 Interceptor VS 4c * 13
26 Snicker Snack
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E3 5c *** 38
27 Snicker Snack VIII 9 *** 1
28 Engineer's Slabs
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VS 4c *** 305
29 Engineer's Slabs - Unfinished ArĂȘte
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VS 4c ** 3
30 Engineer's Slabs VI 7 *** 30
31 Engineer's Slabs - ArĂȘte Finish VI 7 3
32 The Tombstone E3 5c 1
33 The Tomb E3 5c *** 27
34 Sarcophagus E3 5c *** 12
35 Jabberwock
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HVS 5a ** 42
36 Jabberwock VII 7 *** 6
37 Prayer Mat Buttress
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MVS 4b * 4
38 Gable End II/III 5
39 Trundle Ridge VII 7 ** 1
40 Central Gully III ** 25
41 Central Gully - The Contrived Eliminate IV 5  
42 Central Gully - Smart Exit IV 4 ** 3
43 Bootlegger's Groove III  
44 Back Off VI 7  
45 Moses's Back Door II 1
46 In Her Mouth V  
47 Doctor's Chimney III *  
48 Smuggler's Chimney * VS 4c *** 2
49 Barney Buttress *
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VD 1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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