Buttermere Valley Rock Climbing
Buttermere split by Stuart Holmes.
About a 10/15 mile dive from the town of Keswick .In the middle of the valley there is the small village of Buttermere located between the Buttermere Lake and Crummock Water. Has a good pub.There are quite a few crags in the area. Two of the best Honister Crag and Buckstone How are gained from Honister Pass at the East end of the valley.
From US fly to Manchester airport . The Lake District is about a 100 mile drive from the airport.
Weather station 7.1 miles from here
2 Total Climbing Routes
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Featured Route For Buttermere Valley
Hyperspace. E3 5c 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Europe
: United Kingdom
: ... : Honister Crag
Sustained exposed climbing up the impressive left wall of The Comet. P1)Start as for The Comet. 65' Climb the corner until forced into a crack,up this to a large ledge.65'5.8 (4c). P2)Up easy ledges then climb steeply up to the left on a line of small but good handholds to a small ledge at 15'.Climb a shallow groove on the left edge of the wall.Continue through an arch of small overhangs by pulling right onto a pedestal block.A deep groove is followed to the top and a large block belay.165'5.10d...[more] Browse More Classics in International
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