Climbs 45
Rocktype Rhyolite
Altitude 180m a.s.l
Faces W

Across Derwentwater to Falcon Crags © USBRIT

Crag features

Up to 60m. Close to the road and a good evening or short day crag. Some routes have a serious feel - the rock is not always entirely sound! Dry Grasp(E4), Route1(E3), Spinup(VS), Hedera Groove(MVS), Niche(E2), Dedication(E1), Kidnapped(E2), Plagiarism(E2), Usurper(E1), Illusion(HVS), Five Nations(E3).

See separate entry for Upper Falcon.

Approach notes

Park in the carpark on the minor road leading off Borrowdale, walk left on a trail then up through scree. 10 mins.

Guidebooks

Great crag. Some unlikely situations for the grades and a nice outlook. Seems a bit under-climbed and under-starred for how good the routes are.
AliBaxter - 17/Jun/15
this crag is a bit loose!
joe king - 12/Jul/10
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1 The Push
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HVS 5a 2
2 Spinup
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VS 4c ** 177
3 Alternator
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VS 4c 3
4 The Raging Bull
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E3 5c 2
5 The Dangler
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E2 5c ** 40
6 Graviter
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VS 4c 6
7 Wuthering Heights
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E2 5c 4
8 Hedera Grooves
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VS 4b ** 201
9 Inarticulate Speech
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E4 6a  
10 Cyclotron
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E3 6a 2
11 Stretch
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HVS 5a 27
12 Stretch Direct Finish E2 5c 2
13 Funeral Way HVS 5a * 35
14 Deruptus
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VS 5a 8
15 Masquerade
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E2 5c ** 11
16 Close Encounters
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E3 6a * 3
17 The Niche E2 5c *** 130
18 Star Wars
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E3 5c ** 19
19 Interloper
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E1 5c ** 63
20 Premonition
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E4 6a * 6
21 Dedication
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E1 5a *** 148
22 Kidnation E1 5b *** 15
23 Kidnapped
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E2 5c *** 54
24 Plagiarism E2 5c *** 84
25 Usurper
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E1 5a *** 142
26 Illusion
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HVS 5a *** 219
27 Joke
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E3 6a ** 17
28 Lamplighter Eliminate
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E4 6b 2
29 Lamplighter
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VS 4c * 94
30 Extrapolation E2 5b ** 29
31 The Riddler
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VS 4c 1
32 The Girdle Traverse
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E1 5b 5
33 Five Nations of the Iroquois
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E3 5c * 2
34 Plagorism direct finish *
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E3 5c *** 5
  Unknown/Need Checking
36 Terrierman * E4 6a * 1
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