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Climbs 58
Rocktype Rhyolite
Altitude 550m a.s.l
Faces SE

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The final arete of the all-time classic Oxford and Cambridge Direct Route (Severe) Grey Crag (from the Lake District Climbs Roc © Mike Hutton

Crag features

Good selection of quality easier routes up to 40m long on several buttresses which link well together to give a good days climbing. Best routes are Mitre Buttress Direct(VD), Harrow Buttress(D), Slabs West(HS), Suaviter(S), Oxford and Cambridge Direct(MS), Dexter Wall(VS).

Approach notes

One and a half hour uphill walk from Gatesgarth Farm. Farmer charges £4 to park but there are other places nearby. Or walk from Buttermere, takes about 15 minutes longer.

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