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Shared By: USBRIT Ross on Jan 20, 2010
Admins: Chris Owen, Euan Cameron

Description

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.
There are over 26 climbs on the North Crag from 5.7 to 5.12a, and on the South Crag abot 12 climbs from 5.4 to 5.11.

Getting There

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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Chris Owen
Big Bear Lake
Chris Owen   Big Bear Lake  
Agreed Paul, a lovely spot. Nov 30, 2011
Nick Russell
Bristol, UK
Nick Russell   Bristol, UK
Unfortunately a large crack formed around July 2011, effectively detaching a "bungalow-sized" block from the top of the North Crag. The situation is being monitored but climbing is not advised at present. See the BMC or UKC for more details Mar 18, 2013