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Borrowdale Valley Rock Climbing 


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Description 

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.

Getting There 

From Keswick, drive South down the B5289. Various parking is available depending on which of the numerous crags you want to visit.

Climbing Season

For the England area.

Weather station 5.1 miles from here

30 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Borrowdale Valley

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Borrowdale Valley:
Little Chamonix   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Trad, 4 pitches, 210'   Shepherds Crag
Troutdale Pinnacle   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 6 pitches, 350'   Black Crag
Ardus    5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 3 pitches, 140'   Shepherds Crag
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Featured Route For Borrowdale Valley
Rock Climbing Photo: Second Pitch.Photo Lee Sheard

Troutdale Pinnacle Superdirect. HVS 5a 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Black Crag
Another very popular route with both delicate and some strenuous moves.Starts at the older climb of Troutdale Pinnacle Direct.This was Ross's first ever first ascent.Starts just left of the regular Troutdale Pinnacle Climb.P1)Climb the steep slab to a ledge .continue up a flake crack to another ledge traverse right and climb a few feet to a block belay at the top of P1 Troutdale Pinnacle.80'5.6.P2).Move left and climb the steep wall/rib for about 35',step left and continue to a small ledge belo...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

Photos of Borrowdale Valley Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: The Town of Keswick and the Borrowdale Valley.12th...
The Town of Keswick and the Borrowdale Valley.12th...
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking down on the Borrowdale Valley
Looking down on the Borrowdale Valley
Rock Climbing Photo: Misty day on Derwentwater .. Borrowdale
Misty day on Derwentwater .. Borrowdale
Rock Climbing Photo: 3000BC stone Circle Keswick .. Photo 14th Jan 2016
3000BC stone Circle Keswick .. Photo 14th Jan 2016
Rock Climbing Photo: Walla Crag and the Falcon Crags  Borrowdale Valley
Walla Crag and the Falcon Crags Borrowdale Valley
Rock Climbing Photo: January Derwentwater
January Derwentwater
Rock Climbing Photo: Andy Ross on The Bludgeon ..Shepherds Crag Borrowd...
Andy Ross on The Bludgeon ..Shepherds Crag Borrowd...
Rock Climbing Photo: Borrowdale
Borrowdale
Rock Climbing Photo: Derwent water looking towards the town of Keswick....
Derwent water looking towards the town of Keswick....
Rock Climbing Photo: Winter Feb 5 .. From Latrigg above town of Keswick
Winter Feb 5 .. From Latrigg above town of Keswick
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking down Borrowdale Valley From Castle Crag to...
Looking down Borrowdale Valley From Castle Crag to...
Rock Climbing Photo: Bumble Bee on Scottish Thistle
Bumble Bee on Scottish Thistle
Rock Climbing Photo: Langstrath Valley towards  Eagle Crag.Borrowdale
Langstrath Valley towards Eagle Crag.Borrowdale
Rock Climbing Photo: Shepherds Crag . Borrowdale
Shepherds Crag . Borrowdale
Rock Climbing Photo: Local Brew
BETA PHOTO: Local Brew
Rock Climbing Photo: Above Borrowdale on Latrigg
Above Borrowdale on Latrigg
Rock Climbing Photo: The Valley from Friars Crag. Derwentwater Lake
The Valley from Friars Crag. Derwentwater Lake
Rock Climbing Photo: January on Derwentwater
January on Derwentwater
Rock Climbing Photo: Derwentwater ,Looking down the Borrodale Vally
Derwentwater ,Looking down the Borrodale Vally
Rock Climbing Photo: Misty morning
Misty morning
Rock Climbing Photo: Borrowdale towards Blencathra Mt
Borrowdale towards Blencathra Mt
Rock Climbing Photo: Friars Crag .Derwentwater
Friars Crag .Derwentwater
Rock Climbing Photo:  Peter on Gillacombe Buttress 600' 5.6
Peter on Gillacombe Buttress 600' 5.6
Rock Climbing Photo: Stormy November . Derwentwater ,Borrowdale
Stormy November . Derwentwater ,Borrowdale

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