The Lake District Rock Climbing
View from Helvellyn across the Thirlmere Lake Towa...
Some of the earliest climbing done in England was done here in the Lake District. The scenery around The Lakes attracts many tourists from all over which make the roads a very busy in the summer. Once you park up and head to the crag youll be able to enjoy the scenery with fellow climbers and hikers. There are many fine cliffs in The Lakes, with many of them offering high quality multi pitch routes.
Head North on the M6 towards Kendal. Turn left at Kendal and follow the traffic into the Lake District National Park.
Weather station 9.2 miles from here
69 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',28],['3 Stars',30],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in The Lake District
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Lake District:
Featured Route For The Lake District
Adam VS 5a 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Europe
: United Kingdom
: ... : Shepherds Crag
Starts 20' left of North Buttress . 15' right of Eve.This discription is the original route. P1) Climb the awkward crack in the corner which leads to ledge a large spike belay.40'5.7 P2)Climb the crack on the right of the ledge then follow good holds left and up to the holly tree . From the tree step right and up a few feet to the edge of the arete . Pull over this on good holds then cross a small slab to a steep direct finish just left of an overhanging block. 90'5.8.Tree Belay ..Alt Finish...[more] Browse More Classics in International