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Black Crag Rock Climbing 


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Location: 54.54424, -3.14018 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: USBRIT on Dec 18, 2009
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BETA PHOTO: Black Crag.Photo by Graham Sumner

Description 

This very popular crag is a 3.5 mile drive down the valley from Keswick, and about a mile from Shepards Crag.It lies at the head of a little brance valley named Troutdale,behind the Borrowdale Hotel.Best parking is about a mile past the Hotel on the left.A lane leads into Troutdale. The crag is obvious .Cross the stream and a steep hike brings one to the base and the well marked start to the most climbed route on the crag Troutdale Pinnacle 5.6 375'.

Getting There 

See above

Climbing Season

For the England area.

Weather station 4.9 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Black Crag

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Black Crag:
Troutdale Pinnacle   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 6 pitches, 350'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: At the end of the traverse..the crux. Climber Gene...

Troutdale Pinnacle 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Black Crag
An exteamly popular climb. Perhaps thebest moderate route in the valley.Starts at the lowest part of the crag at a short wide crack.P1)Climb the crack and move righ a long the ledge,and climb the wall behind the treeand continue up a broken groove to a large block belay.70'P2)Follow the groove on the right ,then up slabs to another block belay below a broken corner.90'P3)Climbthe steep corner then up left to small stance at the start of the slab traverse.35' P4)Traverse left and desend slightly ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

Photos of Black Crag Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Alan Hinkes the pinnacle
Alan Hinkes the pinnacle
Rock Climbing Photo: Top of Pinnacle Route 2016
Top of Pinnacle Route 2016
Rock Climbing Photo: Bill Freelands and Pete Armstrong on the top of Bl...
Bill Freelands and Pete Armstrong on the top of Bl...
Rock Climbing Photo: Black Crag . Routes as of 1965 from the Ross/Thomp...
Black Crag . Routes as of 1965 from the Ross/Thomp...
Rock Climbing Photo: P.Ross on top pitch Troutdale Pinnacle 2016
P.Ross on top pitch Troutdale Pinnacle 2016
Rock Climbing Photo: Summer evening
Summer evening
Rock Climbing Photo: Alan Hinkes on Troutdale Pinnacle 2016
Alan Hinkes on Troutdale Pinnacle 2016

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