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Gable Crag(OS)

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About Gable Crag(OS):

A good crag with some high quality routes around the VS grade. About 50 routes, 150 to 250 feet, in all grades from Diff to good Extremes. The crag is quite steep and best for the competent Hard Severe climber. However, the crag is over 3,000 feet above sea level and faces north, so for most of the year is quite cold and best avoided. In June and July, though, it is one of the best spots in the Lakes.
Nearest town or city: Wasdale Head
Directions: OS 89 & 90 -- GR NY 213 105 Alt. 818m 1.9 miles NE of Wasdale Head. From Wasdale Head, take the footpath up the right valley towards Sty Head, and after one mile, take the footpath running up the valley to the left. From the top of the valley, turn right and take a footpath, after 500 yards the crag can be seen high on the right.
Latitude, Longitude: 54.48360, -3.21490
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Camping: Pay
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Quantity of Climbs: Year