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
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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
Misty day on Derwentwater .. Borrowdale
3000BC stone Circle Keswick .. Photo 14th Jan 2016
Walla Crag and the Falcon Crags Borrowdale Valley
Andy Ross on The Bludgeon ..Shepherds Crag Borrowd...
looking down the Borrowdale Valley
Winter Feb 5 .. From Latrigg above town of Keswick
The village of Braithwaite below Grisdale Mt.
Bumble Bee on Scottish Thistle
Langstrath Valley towards Eagle Crag.Borrowdale
Shepherds Crag . Borrowdale
The town of Keswick at the head of the Borrowdale ...
The Valley from Friars Crag. Derwentwater Lake
Lake Derwentwater and Skiddaw
Derwentwater ,Looking down the Borrodale Vally
Derwent water looking towards the town of Keswick....
Borrowdale towards Blencathra Mt
Friars Crag .Derwentwater
Peter on Gillacombe Buttress 600' 5.6
Stormy November . Derwentwater ,Borrowdale
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