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Heirloom Crag

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Heirloom Crag  


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Elevation: 2,500'
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Submitted By: Little Chamonix on Dec 23, 2009
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BETA PHOTO: Ullswater Lake in the same valley as Heirloom Crag

Description 

This small but impressive crag is located up to the left of its more famous Dove Crag.There are about 11 routes ranging from HVS(5.8) to E4(5.11d)One route will be described as it is probably the most difficult off-width in the Lake District and may still be awaiting a second ascent?

Getting There 

Located in Dovedale, the Patterdale Vally.see FRCC guide book Buttermere and Eastern Crags.

Climbing Season



Weather station 9.2 miles from here

2 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',2],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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Like Father ,Like Son E4 6a 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Heirloom Crag
The brutally obvious off-width crack a similar but slightly more strenuous problem to the Post Mortem climb on Eagle Crag,Borrowdale.A must do for all crack climbers !P1)MOve right into the crack and try to climb it . A belay was taken in the Crevasse to avoid rope drag.100' E4 6a (5.11d)...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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