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Climbs 24
Rocktype Rhyolite
Altitude 250m a.s.l
Faces SE

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Alan James on Sidetrack (VS) on Heron Crag (from the Lake District Climbs Rockfax). © Mike Hutton

Crag features

Up to 60m high. Very mossy in places! Sidetrack(VS), Gormenghast(E1), Bellerophon(VS), Mean Feat(E3).

Prone to seepage in places e.g. P1 of Gormenghast

Approach notes

Turn off the main path by the bog at -3.20893513, 54.41238432 onto a hidden sheep track through the bracken.

Access Advice

Seasonal Restrictions

Dates: 1 March to 30 June

Reason: Nesting Birds

The restriction has been lifted as the birds are believed to have moved site to a different, unnamed crag nearby. If you do see peregrines displaying nesting behavour on the crag, please contact access@thebmc.co.uk with as much information as possible (description of birds, location on crag, behaviour of birds, any photos etc).

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Guidebooks

Lake District Climbs

Lake District Climbs provides comprehensive coverage of the very best traditional climbing in the mountains and valleys of English Lake District. The range and variety of climbing available is outstanding, from low-level single-pitch outcrop cragging to long multi-pitch mountain routes. There is something here for climbers of all abilities from experts to those just starting out.
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