Miners' Crag

Buttermere & St Bees

A sunny but serious mountain crag giving routes up to 65m. Steep, the rock is slatey and often gives good sharp holds. Most of the best routes are in the HS - HVS range.

Crag information
Climbing Area: Lake District Rock Type: Slate
Importance: Local CRoW Land: Yes
Ownership: Unknown No. of Routes: 15
Within National Park: Yes Year Developed:
Grid Reference: NY 231 156

Parking and Approach

Approach from Honister Pass summit in about one hour. Alternatively walk up the Newlands valley from Little Town, this takes a little longer but is a nicer walk.
Area information

With implimentation of the CRoW Act (2000), many Lakes fells and crags now have an Open Access designation. 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 (VR) and reviewed in April/May. If the birds do not nest, restrictions are lifted early. Check the BMC and FRCC websites in early May for details. New restrictions will be notified on the websites and with on-site notices. To view the BMC's Lake District Green Climbing Guide click this link: www.thebmc.co.uk/lake-district-green-guide

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