UKC

4 pitches.

Rockfax Description
A long, committing and challenging climb that incorporates plenty of varied climbing. High in the grade. Start next to a pinnacle at the base of the face.
1) 5a, 15m. Move up from the right side of the pinnacle to a white groove on the right. Follow this to a bulge and pull over to reach a stance and belay next to a holly tree.
2) 5b, 14m. Climb the corner and move left to another. Follow this boldly to a slab that is climbed to a belay under a clean-cut crack in the wall on the right.
3) 5a, 27m. Jam the crack to a ledge, then continue up the cracks and narrow chimney above to a stance and belay.
4) 5a, 25m. Head left and pull into the base of a corner/groove. Climb it and the short walls above to the top. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
An intricate line with sustained, delicate climbing in the first 2 pitches. Pitch 3 is of a different nature offering technical crack/chimney climbing.

Ticklists

Caff's Cool E1s List , Borrowdale FRCC Guide 'Top Fives' , Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Climbs The Lake District , Lakeland E1 Classics

Feedback

User Date Notes
tim whitaker 2 Sep Show βeta
βeta: Great route, but P1/2 includes some serious climbing above barely adequate gear, definitely E2!
βeta?
Show beta
βeta: Great route, but P1/2 includes some serious climbing above barely adequate gear, definitely E2!
Dave Rumney 1 Sep Show βeta
βeta: Holly tree at the top of pitch 1 (as described here) is wobbly and shouldn't be trusted as a belay, probably best to continue. Also this persistence with using the "white groove" reference is confusing - it's just the right hand groove above the pinnacle.
βeta?
Show beta
βeta: Holly tree at the top of pitch 1 (as described here) is wobbly and shouldn't be trusted as a belay, probably best to continue. Also this persistence with using the "white groove" reference is confusing - it's just the right hand groove above the pinnacle.

Logged Ascents

134 users have logged this

Guidebooks for Great End Crag

Not all climbs at crag may appear in this book 45 users have this on their wishlist

Please Login to view more details on the logged ascents

Voting
High E2
Mid E2
Low E2
High E1
Mid E1
Low E1
High HVS
Mid HVS
Low HVS
Votes cast 29
High 5c
Mid 5c
Low 5c
High 5b
Mid 5b
Low 5b
High 5a
Mid 5a
Low 5a
Votes cast 39
Votes cast 36
Style of Ascent
Alt Leads
Lead
Followed
Not Set
Onsighted
Repeated
DNF
Redpoint
Dogged
Not Set
Route of Interest
Dedication Direct Start

Grade: E1 5b ***
(Falcon Crag)

Loading Notifications...