Borrowdale Valley Rock Climbing
One of the most popular areas in the Lake District, with easy access and some low-level, fast-drying crags along it's length. Borrowdale stretches from Keswick in the North to Seathwaite in the South.
From Keswick, drive South down the B5289. Various parking is available depending on which of the numerous crags you want to visit.
Weather station 5.1 miles from here
30 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',17],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Borrowdale Valley
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Borrowdale Valley:
Featured Route For Borrowdale Valley
Illusion HVS 5a 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Europe
: United Kingdom
: ... : Falcon Crags
Great climbing across the wall below the big overhang of the route Joke P1).Climb directly up to a stance at a large block on the right,same as Plagiarism.25'5.6 P2).A brave on sight by Lockey. Climb the steep groove above until it is possible to reach the large flake. Traverse right passed several grooves,then into the corner groove. Climb up this for a few feet the swing out right around the arete and up to a ledge and belay. 95' 5.8+. P3).Climb up the wall above the ledge to the summit 25'5.4...[more] Browse More Classics in International
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