Humphrey Head

Slate & Sport

Non-tidal limestone sea cliff - lower off if possible as the top disappears into vertical grass. A combination of sport and trad routes up to 25m.

Crag information
Climbing Area: Lake District Rock Type: Limestone
Importance: Local CRoW Land: No
Ownership: Private No. of Routes: 35
Within National Park: No Year Developed:
Grid Reference: SD390740

Restrictions apply from 1 March - 30 June.

Reason: Nesting Birds

Sgned restriction, applies to the whole crag.

Access for ground level traversing along the foreshore at the base of the crag is not restricted however.

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There seems to have been a sizeable rockfall on the upper buttress to the right of the cave. Not sure how recent, looked pretty fresh. Seems to have come off the scooped out area on the lower wall under the overhang. Not sure if any routes went up there, none in my NL book.

Sidenote - the bolts and their nuts on this buttress look pretty rusted (and shiny cathode hangers...). Hard to tell if it's just on surface or more serious yet.