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Seasonal Restrictions

Dates: 1 March to 30 June

Reason: Nesting Birds

Kestrels nest on the crag but no formal restriction is in place as they are not Schedule 1 (legally protected) or locally rare birds. If they are in residence on the crag, please climb past their nest site as quickly as possible taking care not to cause any damage and limit disturbance.

49m, 2 pitches.

Rockfax Description
A fine second pitch that is sustained and well protected. Start on the path below a low-angled rib.
1) 24m. Climb the low-angled rib to a good belay in a roof-capped niche.
2) 4c, 24m. Pull steeply up into the groove to the left of the overhang and follow it, and its continuation, to where it divides below the final steep headwall. Follow the left-hand line on big holds to the top. This final section is shared with the top section of Western Wall. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
Good route, if a little short and steep. Follow the obvious groove right of Western Wall.
1. 24m Climb (more like a scramble) the rib to a niche, decent belay here.
2. 25m 4c Climb to the open groove, through a bulge left of the roof and follow to the top.

AJ Simpkin, AH Greenbank Mar/1959.

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C Witter 8 Aug, 2022 Show βeta
βeta: Great route - classy climbing with a steep feel on good holds with gear on demand.
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βeta: Great route - classy climbing with a steep feel on good holds with gear on demand.
YvP 15 May, 2019 Show βeta
βeta: worth making it 3 pitches not 2 so you can stay in better contact with seconder
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βeta: worth making it 3 pitches not 2 so you can stay in better contact with seconder

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Hopkinson's Gully

Grade: VS 4b ***
(Scafell Crag)

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