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Routes in Castle Rock of Triermain

Agony E2 5A T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Direct Route T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
Eliminate Girdle. E1 5b T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Gazebo T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Last Laugh E4 6b, The T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Rigor Mortis E2 5c T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Thirlmere Eliminate. E1 5b T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
White Dwarf. E4 6a T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
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Type: Trad, 300 ft, 3 pitches
FA: Geoff Oliver Norman Brown. May 1959
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Shared By: USBRIT Ross on Jan 20, 2010
Admins: Chris Owen, Euan Cameron, Nick Russell

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A excellent climb with exposed situations. Starts about 6' to the right of the stone wall. P1). Climb straight up on small holds to join Zig Zag at the break in the gangway. Traverse right for about 20' to a thin crack which is climbed to easier ground.Belay on a large ash tree.130'5.9. P2)From a shallow groove above move right to a flake and up to a ledge. Step left round the arete and climb up to a flake on the left. More steep climbing back right to a scoop in the arete in the arete. Follow this to the open slab of Zig Zag. Belay below a yellow groove in the wall.120' 5.9.P3).Climb the groove.65'5.6.


Castle Rock.. see crag description .. and FRCC guide to Buttermere and the Eastern Crags


Normal rack cams stoppers.