CRINKLE CRAGS AREA


The climbing venues in this area are centred around the valley of Oxendale. There are some classic Gill climbs and a few more recently developed crags. There are undoubtedly many routes in the middle grades that would benefit from being documented, especially on Crinkle Crag

Routes

24 winter routes (I...VI)
Graded List of Routes
List of First Ascents
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Buttress (click for routes) No. of Routes Route Type Sunshine
or shade
Approach walk Other
Isaac Gill
NY 263050 255m. NE Facing. Isaac Gill runs parallel to Crinkle Gill and joins in with Browney...
1
Winter
No sun
Uphill

30 mins

Gladstone Knott
NY 256045 600m. NE Facing. This is the crag just left of the upper section of Crinkle...
9
Winter
No sun
Uphill

60 mins

Crinkle Gill Left Wall
GR 257049 435m. N Facing. About 2 thirds of the way up Crinkle Gill the left wall steepens and...
5
Winter
No sun
Level

50 mins

Crinkle Gill
NY 264052 300m. NE Facing. The central stream gully that runs up from Oxendale. The right...
3
Winter
No sun
Uphill

60 mins

Hell Gill
NY 259054 375m. SE Facing. This the right hand stream running into Oxendale. There is a large...
2
Winter
Sun to mid-afternoon
Uphill

60 mins

Shelter Crags
NY 252055 675m. NE Facing. The group of crags at the north end of the Crinkles just above Three...
5
Winter
No sun
Uphill

70 mins

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