Elevation: 1,771 ft
GPS: 54.481, -3.152 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Euan Cameron on Aug 12, 2007
Admins: Chris Owen, Euan Cameron

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.

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Lake District

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
 10
Little Chamonix
Trad 4 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 7
Troutdale Pinnacle
Trad 6 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 4
Napes Needle
Trad 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 4
Ardus
Trad 3 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 3
Kern Knotts Crack
Trad 2 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 4
Troutdale Pinnacle Superdirect.…
Trad 5 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 3
Conclusion E1 5b
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 4
Central Buttress.
Trad 6 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Little Chamonix Borrowdale Valley > Shepherds Crag
 10
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad 4 pitches
Troutdale Pinnacle Borrowdale Valley > Black Crag
 7
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 6 pitches
Napes Needle Wasdale > Napes ,Great Gable
 4
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 2 pitches
Ardus Borrowdale Valley > Shepherds Crag
 4
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 3 pitches
Kern Knotts Crack Wasdale > Great Gable
 3
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Troutdale Pinnacle Superdir… Borrowdale Valley > Black Crag
 4
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 5 pitches
Conclusion E1 5b Borrowdale Valley > Shepherds Crag
 3
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
Central Buttress. Wasdale > Scafell
 4
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 6 pitches
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