North Buttress/Cambridge Crag

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Winter
No sun
Uphill
75 mins

GR 245066 825m. NE Facing. Approach as for Flat Crags. Descent: To the north (right side looking at the crag) and down the gully between North Buttress and Bowfell Buttress. If avalanche conditions prevail head SW to pike up the main path with leads SE from the summit of Bowfell.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Left Hand Route
80m. Roughly climbs the summer line of Borstal Buttress starting at the third groove from the left of the frozen spring. 1)...
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
IV 5
2
Siamese Chimneys
90m. Follows the line of the summer route. The first ascentionists reported it to be 'Quite a Thrutch'. Pitch grades: 4, 4+, 3....
 IV 5
3
Right Hand Route
110m. Roughly climbs the summer line of Cambridge Crags Climb starting 10m left of the frozen spring. 1) 35m. Climb the right...
 
1 Stars
V 6
4
Scabbard
30m. Climbs steep ice in the back of the bay to the right of the summer line and left of the gully.
 IV 5
5
Right Hand Route Direct Start
50m. Comes in at the top of pitch two of the orginal route. No detailed description available.
1 user comment
 IV 5
6
Skint and Single
40m. The climb is situated on the north-facing wall around the right side of the crag from the Climbers’ Traverse. Ascend the...
 VI 7
7
Cambridge Crag Climb
The gully line that runs up to the right of the frozen spring. No detailed description available.
 
1 Stars
II
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    Bowfell Buttress
    "I know grades can vary from week to week, but I can't imagine what conditions wo..." 15/Dec top50

    Right Hand Route Direct Start
    "Made a roped solo of the first pitch of this route in '98. A suitable descriptio..." 21/Mar

    Bowfell Buttress
    "V 6 I'd say." 13/Mar top50

    Bowfell Buttress
    "I have done it a couple of times in different conditions, I would put it at IV 5..." 16/Nov top50

    Bowfell Buttress
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