Brantrake Crag

Eskdale

Small but popular granite crag situated close to the road. Comprised of three separate buttresses.

Crag information
Climbing Area: Lake District Rock Type: Granite
County Cumbria Access Status: Restrictions/ Sensitive Access
Importance: Local CRoW Land: Yes
Ownership: National Trust No. of Routes: 24
Within National Park: Yes Year Developed: 1981
Grid Reference: SD147983

Restrictions apply from 1 March - 30 June.

Reason: Nesting Birds

The restriction is signed on site and applies to the whole crag.

CRoW Information

On Open Access land. See map here; http://www.naturalengland.org.uk/ourwork/enjoying/places/openaccess/default.aspx

Group Advice

Suitable for group use.

Area information

Many Lake District fells and crags now have an Open Access designation following the CRoW Act. They also have many nationally important bird and plant species dependant on inaccessible crags/ledges and heather/mixed heath environments for survival. During the bird nesting period, a number of species can be vulnerable to disturbance. The Lake District restrictions are monitored, variable and reviewed each year through the season. If the birds do not nest, restrictions are lifted early - any updates to climbing restrictions will be updated on the crag page on RAD as soon as any changes are known about.

Weather Information

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