Climbs 24
Rocktype Rhyolite
Altitude 250m a.s.l
Faces SE

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Alan James on Sidetrack (VS) on Heron Crag (from the Lake District Climbs Rockfax). © Mike Hutton

Crag features

Up to 60m high. Very mossy in places! Sidetrack(VS), Gormenghast(E1), Bellerophon(VS), Mean Feat(E3).

Prone to seepage in places e.g. P1 of Gormenghast

Approach notes

Turn off the main path by the bog at -3.20893513, 54.41238432 onto a hidden sheep track through the bracken.

Access Advice

Seasonal Restrictions

Dates: 1 March to 30 June

Reason: Nesting Birds

The restriction is signed on site and applies to the whole crag.

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1 The Perfumed Garden
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MVS  
2 Heron Corner
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VD 1
3 Kama Sutra
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VS 4c 7
4 Minor Sixty-Niner
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VS 4c 2
5 Hard Not
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VS 4c 4
6 Much of a Mouthfull
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E1 5b  
7 Steerpike
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E2 5c 2
8 Side Track VS 4c * 56
Climb name Grade
9 Babylon
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HS 2
10 The Yellow Edge
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HVS 5b 2
11 The Patriot
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E3 5c 2
12 Gormenghast E1 5b *** 288
13 Titus
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E3 6a *  
14 Iago
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E3 6a * 7
15 Golden Eye
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E2 5c 1
16 Bellerophon VS 4c * 81
Climb name Grade
17 Last Exit
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E1 5c 2
18 Assassin
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E2 5c 2
19 Spec Crack
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E1 5a * 11
20 Mean Feat
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E3 5c ** 5
21 Flanker
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HVS 5a * 5
22 Freak Out
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HVS 5a 1
23 Heron Crag Girdle
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HVS 5a  

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