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Honister Crag Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: USBRIT on Jan 5, 2010
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This crag is situated above Honister Pass near the summit of Fleetwith Pike,looks down the Buttermere Valley.From the top of Honister Pass follow the Drum house path to reach the summit plateau of Fleetwith Pike.At a col and small tarn descend heather slopes for about 150'to a terrace which runs back towards the top of the pass to the base of the crag.The climbing is spectacular and due to the situation of the crag very exposed.Considering the lack of traffic many of the central climbs were or still are on clean and sound rock.

Getting There 

See above and FRCC guide to Buttermere and the Eastern Crags.

Climbing Season

For the England area.

Weather station 7.1 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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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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