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The Lake District Rock Climbing 


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Description 

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 you’ll 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.

Getting There 

Head North on the M6 towards Kendal. Turn left at Kendal and follow the traffic into the Lake District National Park.

Climbing Season

For the England area.

Weather station 9.2 miles from here

69 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',28],['3 Stars',29],['2 Stars',11],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',8],['5.7',8],['5.8',11],['5.9',11],['5.10',19],['5.11',8],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',1],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Lake District

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Lake District:
Little Chamonix   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Trad, 4 pitches, 210'   Borrowdale Valley : Shepherds Crag
Napes Needle   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 2 pitches, 6'   Wasdale : The Napes ,Great Gable
Troutdale Pinnacle   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 6 pitches, 350'   Borrowdale Valley : Black Crag
Ardus    5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 3 pitches, 140'   Borrowdale Valley : Shepherds Crag
Central Buttress.   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 6 pitches, 405'   Wasdale : Scafell
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Rock Climbing Photo: Two climbers can be seen on the traverse of the se...

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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Rock Climbing Photo: Cumbria's top sausage maker ,who found fame and fo...
Cumbria's top sausage maker ,who found fame and fo...
Rock Climbing Photo: Derwent Water with Skiddaw and Blencathra mountain...
Derwent Water with Skiddaw and Blencathra mountain...
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking across Derwentwater to eruption on Causey ...
Looking across Derwentwater to eruption on Causey ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Winter climbing- Ruthwaite Cove- Helvellyn- winter...
Winter climbing- Ruthwaite Cove- Helvellyn- winter...
Rock Climbing Photo: Hiking on Blencathra Mt.Looking towards Thirlmere ...
Hiking on Blencathra Mt.Looking towards Thirlmere ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Lake District UK
Lake District UK
Rock Climbing Photo: Cautley Spout fully formed. Alasdair Donn in the f...
Cautley Spout fully formed. Alasdair Donn in the f...
Rock Climbing Photo: December in the Lake District 2011. Photo John Por...
December in the Lake District 2011. Photo John Por...
Rock Climbing Photo: Bleak day on Latrigg Lake District. Jan 2014
Bleak day on Latrigg Lake District. Jan 2014
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking over a field of Bluebells to Buttermere La...
Looking over a field of Bluebells to Buttermere La...
Rock Climbing Photo: The Fells of the Lake District
The Fells of the Lake District
Rock Climbing Photo: A field of Buttercups with the Blencathra Mountain...
A field of Buttercups with the Blencathra Mountain...
Rock Climbing Photo: Cycling to Haweswater Cumbria
Cycling to Haweswater Cumbria
Rock Climbing Photo: Christmas Day 2009 . Hiking on Latrigg above Keswi...
Christmas Day 2009 . Hiking on Latrigg above Keswi...
Rock Climbing Photo: Figures on a Landscape- Lancashire style. Trowbarr...
Figures on a Landscape- Lancashire style. Trowbarr...
Rock Climbing Photo: More Winter 2009/10. Hiking down to the small vill...
More Winter 2009/10. Hiking down to the small vill...
Rock Climbing Photo: Summit of Causey Pike Jan.2010. Photo John Porter
Summit of Causey Pike Jan.2010. Photo John Porter
Rock Climbing Photo: Hiking on Walla Crag .Looking up to the head of th...
Hiking on Walla Crag .Looking up to the head of th...
Rock Climbing Photo: Derwentwater lake Borrowdale. photo Ron Kenyon
Derwentwater lake Borrowdale. photo Ron Kenyon
Rock Climbing Photo: Bridge House in the town of Ambleside. Photo Bowke...
Bridge House in the town of Ambleside. Photo Bowke...
Rock Climbing Photo: Derwentwater.... Morning reflections August 26th 2...
Derwentwater.... Morning reflections August 26th 2...
Rock Climbing Photo: Grasmere Lake .With the pass of Dunmail Raise in t...
Grasmere Lake .With the pass of Dunmail Raise in t...
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking down Scope Beck towards the Newlands Valle...
Looking down Scope Beck towards the Newlands Valle...
Rock Climbing Photo: Northern Lake District
Northern Lake District

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By Euan Cameron
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From: Redlands and Mammoth Lakes
Jun 7, 2011
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