Climbs 47
Rocktype Rhyolite
Altitude 760m a.s.l
Faces W

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Charlotte Macdonald on Wall and Crack Climb (VDiff) at Pikes Crag (from the Lake District Climbs Rockfax). © Mark Glaister

Crag features

A traditional kind of crag with some good easier routes. Grooved Arete(VD), Sentinel(VS), Juniper Buttress(MS), Wall and Crack(VD).

Approach notes

One and a half hour walk from Wasdale.

Worth a look on days when you find Scafell wet. Gets the sun with some pleasant routes
Bob Bennett - 14/Feb/06
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  Main Crag
2 Western Buttress
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MS * 1
3 "A" Gully
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D  
4 "B" Gully
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D 1
5 "C" Gully
-
M 1
6 Steeplechase
-
MS 1
7 Horse and Man Rock
-
D  
8 "D" Gully
-
M 1
9 Pikes Crag Ridge VD * 8
10 Isis
-
MVS 4b 3
11 Osiris
-
VS 4c  
12 Mare's Rib
-
VS 4b 1
13 Mare's Nest Buttress
-
HS 4a  
14 Wall and Crack Climb VD *** 48
15 A Finesse of Fiddles
-
VS 4c  
16 Juniper Buttress S ** 65
17 The Citadel
-
VS 4c 1
Climb name Grade
18 The Sentinel VS 4c ** 20
19 Urchins Groove
-
HS 1
20 The Nave
-
HVS 5a * 18
21 The Chancel
-
VS 4b ** 1
22 Grooved Arete HVD *** 232
23 Inexs
-
E1 5b * 1
24 Slanting Groove
-
HS  
25 Wriggling Route
-
S 4a 4
26 Megalith
-
HVS 5a * 8
27 Sector
-
MS 2
28 Southern Corner
-
MS 1
29 Crenation Ridge
-
D 20
  Winter Routes
31 Long Gully
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I 18
32 Buttress Route
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II  
33 A Gully
-
II/III 1
34 B Gully
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III  
Climb name Grade
35 C Gully
-
II 11
36 Horse and Man Rock
-
III ** 5
37 Steeple Chase Groove
-
II/III  
38 D Gully
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II 5
39 Mares Nest Gully
-
I/II  
40 Left of Centre
-
IV 4 ** 1
41 Right of Centre
-
IV 5 *  
42 Urchins Groove
-
V 4 ** 4
43 Grooved Arete
-
V 5 2
44 Slanting Groove
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IV 5 *  
45 Southern Corner
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IV 4  
46 Crenation Ridge
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II 1
47 Descent Gully
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I 6
48 Easy Gully * I 3
49 Mare's Nest Ridge * IV * 1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.

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