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White Ghyll Crag

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Description 

Located about 1/2 mile up from the New Dungeon Hotel. Obvious as a notch in the skyline.It has many climbs from 150' to 250',mainly around and above 5.7


Getting There 

Drive from the town of Ambleside down the Langdale Valley to the NDG on the right. Also see FRCC guide book to The Langdale Valley.


Climbing Season


4 Total Routes


['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',2],['5.8',2],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For White Ghyll Crag
Two climbers can be seen on the traverse of the second pitch. A. marks the line of the old "Horror" Variation now unclimbed.Photo by dhwsa

Haste Not. 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : White Ghyll Crag
Sustained climbing with spectacular situations. Starts at a recess just left of Gordian Knot. P1) The left hand corner of the recess is climbed to the overhang. Cross the wall on the left with difficulty to reach a groove in the slab. Follow the groove passed an awkward bulge to a large ledge and block belay. 70' 5.7+. (From here a two pitch variation over the roofs was climbed in 1966 and named The Horror by Paul Ross and Peter Myers with some aid on P1 . It was freed in 1978 by Ron Fachett but...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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