Great Langdale Rock Climbing
From Loughrigg looking towards the Langdale Pikes....
Great Langdale plays host to a number of fine crags. None of the crags give way to towering summits, but they do offer some great climbs with most within a reasonable hike from the car.
This is craging Lake District style.
From Keswich head south towards Grasmere. From Ambleside head west towards Skelwith Bridge. From either of these location head towards Chapel Stile, and then continue west on the B5343.
When you reach the Old Dungeon Ghyll hotel you're here!
Weather station 7.7 miles from here
12 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Great Langdale
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Great Langdale:
Featured Route For Great Langdale
Haste Not. 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Europe
: United Kingdom
: ... : White Ghyll Crag
Sustained climbing with spectacular situations. Starts at a recess just left of Gordian Knot. P1) The left hand corner of the recess is climbed to the overhang. Cross the wall on the left with difficulty to reach a groove in the slab. Follow the groove passed an awkward bulge to a large ledge and block belay. 70' 5.7+. (From here a two pitch variation over the roofs was climbed in 1966 and named The Horror by Paul Ross and Peter Myers with some aid on P1 . It was freed in 1978 by Ron Fachett but...[more] Browse More Classics in International
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