About a 10/15 mile dive from the town of Keswick .In the middle of the valley there is the small village of Buttermere located between the Buttermere Lake and Crummock Water. Has a good pub.There are quite a few crags in the area. Two of the best Honister Crag and Buckstone How are gained from Honister Pass at the East end of the valley.
From US fly to Manchester airport . The Lake District is about a 100 mile drive from the airport.
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Ozymandias. E3 5c 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Honister Crag
Starts as for Hyperspace.Just as committing and exposed as Hyperspace ,perhaps slightly more difficult.Second ascended ?. Not in the Current 1991 Buttermere and Eastern Crag guide. P1)As for Hyperspace to the ledges.65' 5.8(4C).P2.Between Hyperspace and the corner of the Comet make difficult to protect moves over a bulge ,climb left then easier climbing directly up towards a short obvious groove.Long reach to climb the groove.After the groove a traverse left is reached to a ledge at the pedestal...[more] Browse More Classics in International
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