Tarn Crag (Grisedale)

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Winter
Early morning sun
80 mins
Uphill

NY 352125 600m E Facing. Exclusively a winter venue. Dollywagon Gully is the most popular route but the easier gullies are also worthwhile. You can approach from Patterdale of faster from Dunmail Raise. Park at Dunmail Raise GR328117 and walk up to Grisedale Tarn then contour around the fellside below the Crags. From the east walk up the main Grisedale valley appraoching the crag directly. Descent: Walk round to the S (Left side looking at the crag) or if you started at Dunmail head back W over the ridge.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Tarn Crag Gully 1
120m. The gully line on the left curves to the right and has a tricky section in the upper half.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
I/II
2
Tarn Crag Buttress 1
120m. Up the buttress to the right of Tarn Crag Gully mainly on the left.
 I/II
3
Tarn Crag Gully 2
100m. The next easy gully to the right.
 I
4
Tarn Crag Gully 4
100m. The next easy gully to the right.
 I
5
Dollywagon Gully Buttress
140m. Wind your way up the turfy buttress which bisects the amphitheatre.
 
2 Stars
III
6
Dollywagon Gully Top 50
140m. A very interesting route, quick to come into condition and fat to approach from Dunmail. The first pitch is often a bit...
 
3 Stars
Loose
III 4
7
Dollywagon Chimney
130m. No description available, please feel free to submit one.
 
1 Stars
III
8
Dollywagon Chimney Right Hand
80m. Where the chimney narrows to a virtual off-width (45m up the normal route) climb a steep snowy groove using turf. Peg...
 
1 Stars
IV 4
  • Latest Comments

    For GRISEDALE

    Jogebar Gully
    "One steep bit. Super position when in condition." 29/Dec top50

    Chock Gully
    "Have only done the route once, but would suggest that a better description for t..." 21/Mar top50

    Nethermost Gully
    "Easy under consolidated snow conditions so yes, in reply to Jas I'd say the cond..." 12/Mar

    Chimney Variation
    "The gully was full of people and one person had climbed the left fork but surpri..." 28/Feb

    Ramp It Up
    "Once on the crest of the buttress the climb got quite a bit harder, more like II..." 09/Jan

    Central Route
    "This route is considerably better (and harder) than it looks from below. The upp..." 17/May

    Coco-Tara Direct
    "pretty tricky up the overhanging groove. cranking on loose chockstones deep in ..." 16/Mar

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