Climbs 38
Rocktype Rhyolite
Altitude 600m a.s.l
Faces NE

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Eagle Crag © Mark Glaister

Crag features

Long mountain routes up to 150m. Good dry spell required to climb here. Easter Buttress(VS), Fifth Avenue(VS), Carnival(E1), Deimos(E3), Shape of Things to Come(E3), A Wing and a Prayer(E3), Eagle Front(VS).

Approach notes

One and a half hours from Gatesgarth Farm. Farmer charges £4 to park off road. Other parking available nearby.

This is a big north facing and quite vegitated crag containing one of the great classic routes of the district: Eagle Front. In dry conditions this is a fine VS (hard) route finishing on top of the ridge; so you need to get the second to carry a sack. In wet weather it is a nightmare not to be seriously contemplated unless you have got the first three pitches behind you and only the fine final crack to get up.
Tony Martyr - 04/May/06
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