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Heirloom Crag

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Family Affair. E4 6a T 
Like Father ,Like Son E4 6a T 

Heirloom Crag Rock Climbing 

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


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

For the England area.

Weather station 9.2 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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Rock Climbing Photo: Andy Ross on the first ascent.

Family Affair. E4 6a 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Heirloom Crag
Excellent climbing up the very steep groove and crack about 10' left of the off-width crack of Like Father Like Son.Perhaps the best climb on the crag. P1)Make awkward moves over the small roof to enter the groove. Climb this then pull out left to a finger crack which leads to the top.100' 5.11b...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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