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Climbs 286
Rocktype Gabbro
Altitude 241m a.s.l
Faces E

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thekettle getting comfortable on 'I can, I can't' V5, Carrock Fell Boulders. © John Kettle

Crag features

The main event here is the excellent bouldering. 

Route info: Short slabby easier routes about 25m high on two buttresses. Some serious lichen. Slabs Left (D), Recess Route (D), ose Tree Route (VD), Slape Crags Arete (VD), Slape Crags Direct (MVS).

Approach notes

Five minutes from the road directly below the crag.

Guidebooks

Lakes Bouldering

The first dedicated bouldering guidebook to the Lake District, spanning a range of areas largely in the National Park and all north and west of the M6 junction 36. The guide is intended to be useful to the visiting climber looking for a day or evening's light bouldering just as much as the hard-core local with decent coverage for the V1 and V9 boulderer alike.
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Stopped off on the way back to Glasgow. Really nice venue, very reminiscent of Glen Lednock.
Brendan - 15/Aug/18
Bring some spare skin!
Fluvial - 06/Jun/10
Slabby climbing on a quiet gabbro crag. Well worth the effort if combining it with a bit of bouldering on the fellside boulders below the crag. Protection isnt always good but the climbs are all at friendly grades and it all adds to the character.
martin_whitton - 02/Sep/06
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