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.
Climbing Season For the England area.
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
Footless Crow 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Europe
: United Kingdom
: ... : Goat Crag (Northern)
A superb route ,giving incredible climbing directly up the steep buttress right of Athanor. The climb was based on an old semi aided route The Great Buttress climbed in 1965 by Adrian Liddell and Paul Ross. Quote from the Ross/Thompson 1966 guide book to Borrowdale :-" The man who transforms The Great Buttress from an aid route to a free route is sure of his niche in climbing history"...and so it was.Start as for Athanor. P1) Climb the rib on the left to a belay below the blank looking groove ....[more] Browse More Classics in International
The Town of Keswick and the Borrowdale Valley.12th...
Looking down on the Borrowdale Valley
3000BC stone Circle Keswick .. Photo 14th Jan 2016
Misty day on Derwentwater .. Borrowdale
Langstrath Valley towards Eagle Crag.Borrowdale
Tourist treat Derwentwater
Vegetation near Caldbeck, Cumbria
Ashess Bridge and Skiddaw Mt Jan 14th 2016
Andy Ross on The Bludgeon ..Shepherds Crag Borrowd...
Across Derwentwater to Falcon Crags
Stormy November . Derwentwater ,Borrowdale
Castlehead . Sorting out cell phone. Failed!
Derwentwater ,Looking down the Borrodale Vally
Peter on Gillacombe Buttress 600' 5.6
The Valley from Friars Crag. Derwentwater Lake
Shepherds Crag . Borrowdale
Winter Feb 5 .. From Latrigg above town of Keswick
Friars Crag .Derwentwater
Skiddaw Mt viewed from Latrigg
Borrowdale towards Blencathra Mt
Looking into the Newlands Valley from Latrigg
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