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Altitude 140m a.s.l
Charlotte Macdonald on Donkey's Ears (HS) at Shepherd's Crag (from Lake District Climbs Rockfax). © Mike Hutton
Up to about 50m high. A very popular crag, mainly due to its easy access though many of the routes are of great quality. Brown Slab Routes(D-VS), Finale(HVS), Aaros(E1), Ardus(MVS), Adam and Eve(VS), Kransic Crack(HVS), Fishers Folly(VS), Grasp(E1), Bludgeon(E1), Little Chamonix(VD), Derision Groove(MVS).
Park at the cafe below the crag if there is room(refreshment stop obligatory!). Five to ten minute approach.
|Descent from Brown Slabs area has the potential for nasty accidents with some very green greasy holdless slabs above steep ground. To avoid these, after about 15 metres go rightwards over the rocky rib to reach a much more amenable descent. If you have novice climbers with you, take note.|
Rog Wilko - 14/Jun/17
|I am currently trying to tidy the fixed gear near the top of Little Chamonix, please either assist in removing this or leave it as you find it. Please refrain from pushing the cams deeper into the crack as this will only make them harder to remove. Thanks. Duncan|
sparkass - 18/Aug/16
|Great crag for it accessibility. Grade range for all climbers. Harder routes not so polished, and definitely not over rated.|
ben_armstrong - 10/Aug/15
|Have had two ticks after a visit 26/06/10. Remember to check your skin carefully. Otherwise a great crag made even better by the nearby cafe!|
Steve Palmer - 29/Jun/10
|Busy, polished and over rated. |
camw - 23/Jun/06
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