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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

['4 Stars',17],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',3],['5.7',5],['5.8',5],['5.9',7],['5.10',5],['5.11',3],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

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: Franco Cookson on a failed attempt at the crux sec...

Post Mortem E3 5c 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Eagle Crag
This climb done in 1956 was the first of its grade in the Lake District E3 5c (5.10d).The crack is a prominent feature of the crag.A classic of its type.This climb has seen many failed attempts .P1) Follow a flake crack diagonally to the right then a now vegetated crack that leads to a ledge at the base of the obvious crack.80'5.8.(5a)P2)Climb the offwidth crack over the bulge and continue up to the top.60' 5.10d (E3 5c)...[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: Bess
Bess
Rock Climbing Photo: Walla Crag and the Falcon Crags  Borrowdale Valley
Walla Crag and the Falcon Crags Borrowdale Valley
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: looking down the Borrowdale Valley
looking down the Borrowdale Valley
Rock Climbing Photo: Winter Feb 5 .. From Latrigg above town of Keswick
Winter Feb 5 .. From Latrigg above town of Keswick
Rock Climbing Photo: The village of Braithwaite below Grisdale Mt.
The village of Braithwaite below Grisdale Mt.
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: The town of Keswick at the head of the Borrowdale ...
The town of Keswick at the head of the Borrowdale ...
Rock Climbing Photo: The Valley from Friars Crag. Derwentwater Lake
The Valley from Friars Crag. Derwentwater Lake
Rock Climbing Photo: Lake Derwentwater and Skiddaw
Lake Derwentwater and Skiddaw
Rock Climbing Photo: Derwentwater ,Looking down the Borrodale Vally
Derwentwater ,Looking down the Borrodale Vally
Rock Climbing Photo: Derwent water looking towards the town of Keswick....
Derwent water looking towards the town of Keswick....
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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