The Napes, Gable

The Napes, Gable
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Date(s) - 27/07/2024
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Napes, Gable

Meet organiser: Jon Trotman
Pub afterwards: Scafell, Rosthwaite


The Birthplace of British Rock Climbing. This excellent crag, although rather broken, provides climbing of all grades in superb surroundings with its spendid ridges and steep walls over looking the upper Wasdale Valley and the Scafell Range.

The Napes is quite unique with its classic ridge climbs and the famous pinnacle of Napes Needle. Its relatively easy access and fine climbs has resulted in this being a popular stomping ground for the lower grade climber and beginner, but also provides some high quality testpieces. The majority of the crag is fast drying and holds the sun late into the day.