Duddon Valley

Pedestal Right Hand

Duddon Valley > Gaitkins > Thrice Claimed Buttress > Pedestal Right Hand | 10m | VS 4c 11-Jul-2017, Peter Cheung, Michael Willoughby Start at the left hand end of Thrice-Claimed Buttress, 1m right of Pedestal Route. Climb the right hand side of the pedestal block and finish up the short wall above as for Pedestal […]

Transition Rock

Duddon Valley > Gaitkins > Plaque Buttress > Transition Rock | 12m | S 19-Jun-2017, Peter Cheung, Mike Willoughby Start 1m left of Reluctant Snowmen below the obvious pointed block. Easy climbing leads to the block which is surmounted by a slightly awkward move. Step left and pad up the slab to finish.

Snip Trip Alternative Finish

Duddon Valley > Birk’s Bridge Crag > Snip Trip Alternative Finish | 15m | HVS 4c? 09-Apr-2017, Benjamin Mitchell A short alternative finish to Snip Trip has been reported. “I went up Snip Trip to probably just over half way, then out right onto the face to a obvious square cut hold then up to a small […]

Pensioners Slab

Duddon Valley > Wallowbarrow Gorge > Pen > Pensioners Slab | 20m | E1 5b ** 24-May-2017, Frank Booth Andy Tilney Climbs the slab direct between Ripples and The Thin Manipulator (see Duddon New Routes Pages for details of all new routes on Pen). Gives nice climbing and is safer than Ripples. Climb the slab using […]

Jamming Crack

Duddon Valley > Upper Fox Crag > Jamming Crack | 9m | E1 5c 30-Apr-2017, Tom Walkington GR SD 207 918; Alt 280m; West facing. The crag lies further up the hillside and about 200m beyond Fox Crag. It has a triangular skyline profile with a gangway at mid height. An artificial problem up the […]

Layback Crack

Duddon Valley > Upper Fox Crag > Layback Crack | 9m | HS 4b 24-Apr-2017, EricBarnes, TomWalkington GR SD 207 918; Alt 280m; West facing. The crag lies further up the hillside and about 200m beyond Fox Crag. It has a triangular skyline profile with a gangway at mid height. The slab with a layback […]

Old School

Duddon Valley > Upper Fox Crag > Old School | 9m | HS 4b 24-Apr-2017, EricBarnes,TomWalkington GR SD 207 918; Alt 280m; West facing. The crag lies further up the hillside and about 200m beyond Fox Crag. It has a triangular skyline profile with a gangway at mid height. The ‘V’ Chimney and wide crack […]

Yellowhammer

Duddon Valley > Upper Fox Crag > Yellowhammer | 9m | VS 4c 24-Apr-2017, EricBarnes,TomWalkington GR SD 207 918; Alt 280m; West facing. The crag lies further up the hillside and about 200m beyond Fox Crag. It has a triangular skyline profile with a gangway at mid height. The clean vertical corner 2m right of […]

Tree Pipit

Duddon Valley > Upper Fox Crag > Tree Pipit | 12m | VS 4b 30-Apr-2017, Tom Walkington, Eric Barnes GR SD 207 918; Alt 280m; West facing. The crag lies further up the hillside and about 200m beyond Fox Crag. It has a triangular skyline profile with a gangway at mid height. Start 2m right […]