Buckbarrow Crag

Eastern Crags

Series of small crags with excellent routes on quick drying rock.

Crag information
Climbing Area: Lake District Rock Type: Volcanic
County Cumbria Access Status: Advice
Importance: Local CRoW Land: Yes
Ownership: Private No. of Routes: 27
Within National Park: Yes Year Developed: 1926
Grid Reference: NY484074

CRoW Information

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

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

Buttermere & Eastern Crags

R Graham, A Davis & T Price

FRCC

1992

Scafell Wasdale & Eskdale

A Phizacklea

FRCC

1996

Scrambles in the Lake District

R B Evans

Cicerone

1991

Scrambles in the Lake District

R B Evans

Cicerone

1991

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