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One of the best low lying valley crags in the Lake District. The crag is divided into the north and south crag . The North Crag is about 250' and has most of the higher grade climbs.
The crag is situated at the northern end of Thirlmere Lake and at the southern end of the beautiful little valley of St John's in the Vale. About a five mile drive on the Ambleside Road out of the town of Keswick.There is a car park directly below the crag .It takes about 10 minutes walk to reach the foot of the crag
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Castle Rock of Triermain:
Agony 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 3 pitches, 300'
Thirlmere Eliminate. 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a Trad, 3 pitches, 185'
Eliminate Girdle. 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Trad, 6 pitches, 420'
Rigor Mortis 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b Trad, 3 pitches, 190'
White Dwarf. 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
The Last Laugh 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c Trad, 3 pitches, 220'
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Rigor Mortis 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b International : United Kingdom : ... : Castle Rock of Triermain
A bold second pitch and the third pitch is very exposed. Some aid was used on P2 on the first ascent, as the climb was done from the ground up on sight the upper groove of this pitch was completely moss covered . A few years later as the pitch was now clean Martin Boyson free climbed this pitch in mistake for another climb.Start at a shallow corner just right of the perched flake of Thirlmere Eliminate.P1).Climb the wall up to a small overhang ,then follow the crack to the long ledge.50' 5.8.P2...[more] Browse More Classics in International
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