Dove Crag (Dovedale)

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Winter
Early morning sun
60 mins
Uphill

NY 375109 540m E Facing. A very steep crag. Most people head for the classic ‘Inaccessible Gully’ which needs a good prolonged freeze with snow to come into condition. ‘Westmorlands Route’ sees few ascents. Descent: Walk off to the N (Right side looking at the crag).

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1
South Gully
The gully line on the left of the crag. Often climbed as a poor consolation prize when Inaccessible Gully is not in condition....
1 user comment
 I/II
2
Inaccessible Gully Top 50
110m.One of the great classic ice routes of the Lakes. The crux is gain the hanging gully in the south east face of the crag....
 
3 Stars
V 5
3
Westmorland's Route
160m. Follows the summer line. No description available please feel free to submit one.
 
2 Stars
IV 5
4
Right Hand Gully
80m. The gully on the right side of the crag. One steep ice pitch.
 IV
5
Houndshope Cove Beck
This is the beck running down from the cove north of Dove Crag. It provides a good means of approaching Hart Crag or a good bit...
 
1 Stars
II
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    South Gully
    "Did this 27th Feb 2005, virtually no snow but masses of ice made for very intere..." 28/Feb

    Black Crag Icefall
    "I'll bow to your better judgement Dave, one thing for sure it is not technical 5..." 30/Jan top50

    Black Crag Icefall
    "This rout is tech 3 usually. Grade should be IV 3" 30/Jan top50

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