Climbs 59
Rocktype Rhyolite
Altitude 400m a.s.l
Faces W

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Alan James on Forget-Me-Not Original (HVS) at White Ghyll (from the Lake District Climbs Rockfax). © Mike Hutton

Crag features

Long (50-60m)routes, many of excellent quality. Good choice across grade range. Don't miss Waste Not Want Not(E1), Laugh Not(HVS), Man of Straw(E1), Slip Knot(MVS), White Ghyll Wall(VS), Gordian Knot(VS), Paladin(E3), Slabs Route 1(S).

Approach notes

Park in large car parks at the New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel. 30 min uphill walk.

Access Advice

Seasonal Restrictions

Dates: 13 May to 13 June

Reason: Nesting Birds

The restriction applies to all routes left of White Ghyll Chimney (not including that route) for nesting ring ouzels. 

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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.
More Guidebooks:
Langdale (2013)

Out of print:
Langdale (1999)
Langdale (1989)
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