Climbs 29
Rocktype Rhyolite
Altitude 400m a.s.l
Faces W

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Californian Weirdo (E2) at Lower Swirl Crag (from Lake District Climbs Rockfax). © Mike Hutton

Crag features

Two easy access buttresses - short routes uo to 24m. Two Sizes Too Big(HVS), First One(VS), Midge wall(HS), Burger(E1), American pie(E2), Supertramp(E3), Californian Weirdo(E2).

Approach notes

Up to 30 minute approach from car park at Swirls, Thirlmere.

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More Guidebooks:
Eastern Crags (2011)

Out of print:
Upper swirl crag ,except for the slab routes overgrown and in poor condition.
Basil - 24/May/18
Nice little crag in a superb position, especially on a sunny afternoon. Maybe I was having a bad day but I found some of the grading very tough and inconsistent. The rock is generally good, but the protection is limited on some routes and moss and vegetation is a factor on some routes.
Rog Wilko - 02/Oct/15
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