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Goat Crag (Northern)  

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Goat Crag is situated on the west side of the Borrowdale Valley above the village of Grange. The large Northern crag has over 50 routes ranging from 5.4 to 5.12b/c.The climbs are up to around 280'. About a 15 mins walk from the campsite area.

Getting There 

From the town of Keswick drive 4 miles to the village of Grange. From here take the path/road that leads to Castle Crag . The crag will be seen high up to the right.See FRCC guide book to Borrowdale.

Climbing Season

Weather station 5.3 miles from here

1 Total Routes

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Historic photo. Adrian Liddel and Paul Ross in 196...

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

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