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There is a loose flake on pitch 6 of Giant's Crawl near the belay - extreme care is needed.

Seasonal Restrictions

Dates: 1 March to 30 June

Reason: Nesting Birds

Peregrines have been known to nest on the upper section of B Buttress, above Giants Crawl as well as C Buttress. The last time the birds were known to nest was 2014, but if visiting the crag early in the season please be aware that they could return and report to the BMC if birds are seen nesting.

Rockfax Description
Start at a slight ramp 3m left of Murray's Route's V-groove.
1) 5b, 16m. Climb the steep ramp and then move up the wall to eventually arrive at the base of the large corner and belay. This pitch can gather a lot of moss.
2) 5b, 12m. Move out left to a groove and take this and the right-leading crack above to a stance in the corner.
3) 5b, 25m. Take the chimney on the left (as for Murray's Route) to its top and move up left to below an overhang. Pull out right and move up to another overhang. Make a long move out left to clear the overhang and gain easier ground that leads to the top. © Rockfax


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High E3
Mid E3
Low E3
High E2
Mid E2
Low E2
High E1
Mid E1
Low E1
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High 5c
Mid 5c
Low 5c
High 5b
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Low 5b
High 5a
Mid 5a
Low 5a
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Style of Ascent
Alt Leads
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Route of Interest
The Lord of the Rings

Grade: E2 5c ***
(Scafell East Buttress)

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