Climbs 148
Rocktype Rhyolite
Altitude 140m a.s.l
Faces W

Chris Bonington still climbing at 78. Legend © Paluchi

Crag features

Up to about 50m high. A very popular crag, mainly due to its easy access though many of the routes are of great quality. Brown Slab Routes(D-VS), Finale(HVS), Aaros(E1), Ardus(MVS), Adam and Eve(VS), Kransic Crack(HVS), Fishers Folly(VS), Grasp(E1), Bludgeon(E1), Little Chamonix(VD), Derision Groove(MVS).

Approach notes

Park at the cafe below the crag if there is room(refreshment stop obligatory!). Five to ten minute approach.

Guidebooks

I am currently trying to tidy the fixed gear near the top of Little Chamonix, please either assist in removing this or leave it as you find it. Please refrain from pushing the cams deeper into the crack as this will only make them harder to remove. Thanks. Duncan
sparkass - 18/Aug/16
Great crag for it accessibility. Grade range for all climbers. Harder routes not so polished, and definitely not over rated.
ben_armstrong - 10/Aug/15
Have had two ticks after a visit 26/06/10. Remember to check your skin carefully. Otherwise a great crag made even better by the nearby cafe!
Steve Palmer - 29/Jun/10
Busy, polished and over rated.
camw - 23/Jun/06
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Brown Crag Wall Area 
2Free "n" easy
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HS 5
3Final Act
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E2 5c  
4Groove and Crack
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VS 4b 24
5Meet on the Ledge
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HVS 5
6Brown Crag Traverse
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VS 4c *14
7Downer's Delight
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E1 5b  
8Dark MattersE3 6a **3
9VespaVS 5a *7
10Vesper
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VS 4c **47
11Parlaphone
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E2 5c 2
12American Beauty
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E5 6b 2
13Dire Straits
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E3 6a *3
14Rough Boys
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E5 6c 1
15Parting Shot
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E6 6b  
16Brown Crag Grooves
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E1 5b **163
17Brown Crag Grooves Direct
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E3 6a 3
18Seamus
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HVS 5b *10
19Brown Crag Wall
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VS 4b **558
20Frontline
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HVS 5a *9
21Theseus
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E1 5b 4
22Could Be The Last
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E1 5b 1
23ConclusionE1 5b **633
24Evolution
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E2 5c 6
25Rattle
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MVS 4b 6
26PTO
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VS 4c 14
 Brown Slabs Area 
28Brown Slabs Face
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VD **685
29Brown Slabs Arete
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D ***1302
30Brown Slabs Direct
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VD ***1921
31Brown Slabs
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D **1566
32Brown Slabs ScoopHS **92
33Brown Slabs Crack
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VS 4c **1190
34Brown Slabs Crack OriginalMS 204
35Shadow Wall
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E3 5c **2
36Brown Slabs Traverse
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VS 4c 22
 100' Slab Area 
38Gibbon Variation
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HVS 5b 5
39100 Foot Slab
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M 15
40Sylvan Way
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MS 5
 North Buttress 
42A Few Dollars More
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VS 4c 3
43A Fistful of Dollars
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VS 4c *17
44North Buttress Girdle
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E1 5b 3
45DesperationS *77
46Tarzan
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E2 5c 2
47Imago
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E1 5c 21
48Finale
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HVS 5a ***576
49Scallywag
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E3 6a  
50JawsE1 5b **104
51Slings
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VS 4b *43
52encoreHVS 5a **11
53Evel Kneivel
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HVS 5a **146
54Ovation
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E1 5b **19
55Aaros
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E1 5b ***464
56Saturday Night Beaver
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E3 6a *4
57Ardus - Direct FinishVS 4c **159
58Short Notice
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VS 4b *43
59Ardus
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MVS 4b ***1668
60Savage Messiah
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E3 6a *9
61Sin
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VS 4c *9
62Golden Delicious
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E2 5c 2
63Delight Maker
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HVS 5a **155
64Magnetic North
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E1 5b **22
65Eve
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VS 4c ***1246
66Katherine
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HVS 5a *15
67Adam
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VS 5a ***1163
68Crunchy FrogHVS 5a **101
69True North
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E2 5b **128
70Central Girdle
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VS 4c **12
71North ButtressE1 5b **159
72North Butress (variant)VS 4c 2
73P.S.
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E1 5b **276
74P.S. Direct Finish
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E3 6a 8
75P.P.S.
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E2 5c 11
76Gemma
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HVS 5b *36
77Turning the North
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VD *52
 Bluebell Wall Area 
79Shepherd's Delight
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MS 36
80Symbiosis
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HVS 5b 2
81Bluebell Wall
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VD 2
82Attic Stairs
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M 8
 Fisher's Folly Buttress 
84Chamonix Girdle
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HVS 4c **5
85Stoned Again
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HVS 5b 5
86Stony Silence
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HVS 5b 5
87Hollow Stones
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VD 13
88North Ridge
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VD 12
89T.D.M.
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HVS 5a 7
90C.D.M.VS 4c **341
91M.G.C.E2 5c **682
92Shanna
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E2 5c 24
93Fishers Folly
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VS 4c ***1569
94Fishers Folly Direct Finish
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VS 4c, 5a 111
95Twittering Heights
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E4 6a *4
96Kransic Crack
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VS 4c **353
97Lower Girdle of Fisher's Folly Buttress
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MVS 4b 6
98Kransic Crack Direct
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HVS 5a ***1071
99Creeping Jesus
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HVS 5a **416
100The Grasp
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E1 5b **256
101Poop and Clutch
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E2 5c 6
102Chamonix
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HS 4b **561
103True Cross
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VS 4c **87
 Chamonix Area 
105MilkE2 5c  
106Cream
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HVS 5a *34
107CrescendoHS *653
108The Bludgeon
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E1 5b ***480
109Missing Link finish to Bludgeon
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E3 5c 3
110Little Chamonix
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VD ***4718
111Scorpion
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VS 4b *57
112Hee-Haw
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VS 5a 54
113Straight and Narrow
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E3 6a **9
114Hippos Might Fly
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E1 5a *34
115Monolith Crack
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HVS 4c **236
116Monolith Chimney
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S 4a 20
117Exasperation
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E3 6a 6
118PorcupineE3 6a **72
119The Black Icicle
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E1 5b **249
120Devil's Wedge
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HVS 5a **52
121The Witness
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E6 6b  
122Geronimo
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E6 6c **4
123The Devil's AlternativeE6 6b *24
124Bob Martins
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E2 5b *6
125Rogue's Gallery
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VS 5a *21
126Rob's Route
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E3 6a 2
127Wild Side
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E3 6a *28
128Wild SheepE2 5b ***123
129Black Sheep
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E2 5b **33
130Derision Groove
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MVS 4b **334
131Ker Plunk
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E5 6a *2
132Inclination
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E4 6b **8
133Exclamation
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E6 6b * 
134Shepherd's ChimneyVS 5a **179
135Thin Air
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HVS 5a *30
136Shepherd's Gully
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MVS 4b **110
137Battering Ram
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E3 5c **95
138Stone Tape
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E3 6a **33
139The Fou
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E2 5c 4
140Donkey's Ears
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S 4a **1090
141Donkey's Ears Chimney StartMVS 18
142Mule Train
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E2 5c 8
143Bits 'n' Pieces
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VS 4c *87
144Human Racing
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E3 5c 1
145Ant Highway
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MVS 4b *279
146Odds 'n' Sods
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E2 5c 5
147Ethelred
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HVS 5a 22
148Jackdaw Ridge Direct
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VD **288
149Jackdaw Ridge
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D *858
150Plug
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E1 5b 9
151Why Not
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MVS 4b 90
152Just Another Expedition
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HVS **5

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