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Little Chamonix [Suggest Change]
Avg: 3.8 from 8 votes
|Type:||Trad, 210 ft, 4 pitches|
|FA:||Bently Beetham . May 1946|
|Page Views:||3,749 total · 36/month|
|Shared By:||USBRIT Ross on Dec 11, 2009|
|Admins:||Chris Owen, Euan Cameron|
Description [Suggest Change]
Shepherds Crag has about 130 routes to choose from of all grades. It is about 100 yards from the road which adds to its popularity. Possibly due to its low grade and fine situations Little Chamonix could be the most climbed and photographed route in the Lake District. It has been climbed in roller skates and boxing gloves,and other stunts, such as one arm ,one leg etc.. .P1)Start up a corner with a short crack. Climb the crack left of the pedestal blocks.Move up into the groove the left over a flake mantleshelf to big ledge with belays5.4 90'P2) Up earth ledges to belay below a groove.40'P3)Climb the groove until the overhang is reached. Move across the table block then step across and up to the saddle belay.5.4 40'P4)Climb up steep flakes to a move right then move off the top of the flake to a fine finish and great views .
Location [Suggest Change]
See topo photo. One will usually find help to find the climbs ,as the crag is very popular
Protection [Suggest Change]
A small rack.