Bitter End

Langdale > Middlefell Buttress > Bitter End | 22m | VS 4c * 19-Sep-2017, Martin Scrowston. Mike Withers. Ashley Cooper. The fine central slab left of Trambiolina has a big feel. Start at the extreme right hand side of the buttress 5 metres right of Trambiolina. Steep climbing for 3 metres and a move left […]

Triple Whammy

Langdale > Thrang Crag > Thrang Crag East > Triple Whammy | 12 m | E2 5b/c ** 06-Oct-2017, Rick Graham, Ted Rogers The left slanting direct line crossing Frenzy and Frunobulax. Start just left of Friction and finish just right of Sandbag Groove. Take doubles in Friend 1.5 and 1.75/green Dragons.

Far Far Eastern

Scafell & Wasdale > The East Buttress > SE Face > Far Far Eastern | 13m | MVS 11-Sep-2016, Alan Phizacklea, John Buck, John Holden At the furthest left you can go on the East Buttress, beyond Smeghaigh, the crag turns through 90° and forms a steep clean wall (a new unclimbed wall on Scafell!) […]

Catherine

Eastern Crags > Patterdale & Ullswater > Gowbarrow > Upper Buttress > Catherine | 24m | E2 5b * 02-Sep-2017, M March, K Roberts, P Rigby This worthwhile climb ascends the corner and groove system on the left of the steep headwall (the centrepiece of the upper crag) between Gowbarrow Bastion (HVS) and the second pitch […]

Sandbag Groove

Langdale > Thrang Crag > Thrang Crag East > Sandbag Groove | 12m | E2 5b 26-Aug-2017, Rick Graham, Ted Rogers The V groove between Frantic and Frunobulax. This central groove line, avoided by both routes, has more helpful holds than appearances suggest. May be worth * or even **, further ascents required to confirm.

Route Comment: This is Yesterday

Cam Crags > Apex Buttress > Route Comment: This is Yesterday | | E3 5c ** 20-Aug-2017, Feedback posted by Trevor Langhorne (Web climbs Editor) A post on UKC suggests that this former E1 is more like hard E4 for an onsight rather than the guide book E3 5c.

Photon

Langdale > Easedale > Helm Crag > Photon | 35m | VS 4c * 17-Aug-2017, Martin Scrowston, Paul C Bennett An interesting line seeking out the pyramid shaped block at the top of the crag. Start just left of Bentley’s Smarter Brother at an obvious thin vertical crack. Climb the crack to a ledge on the […]

Friction

Langdale > Thrang Crag > Thrang Crag East > Friction | 11m | VS 4c * 13-Aug-2017, Martin Scrowston Start 2 metres left of Global Warming below a thin V crack. Climb the short, steep crack on good holds to emerge at a junction with Frenzy. Move right up a gentle slab to finish up a groove […]

Updated photo-diagram for Thrang Crag E and W

Langdale > Thrang Crag > Thrang Crag West > Thrang Crag East > Updated photo-diagram for Thrang Crag E and W | | 19-Aug-2017, Trevor Langhorne The link below leads to a pdf showing updated photo-diagrams for this pleasant little crag. Thrang Crag Langdale August 2017