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Elevation: 1,771 ft
GPS: 54.4812, -3.1517
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Shared By: Euan Cameron on Aug 12, 2007
Admins: Chris Owen, Euan Cameron

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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 Suggest change

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

72 Total Climbs

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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.
5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a
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Ash-tree Slabs
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5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
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Little Chamonix
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5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
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Troutdale Pinnacle
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5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 4
Napes Needle
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5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 4
Ardus
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5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 4
Troutdale Pinnacle Superdirect.…
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5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 4
Laugh Not
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5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
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Raindrop
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5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
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Central Buttress.
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5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 7
Kipling Groove
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5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
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Spring Bank
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5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
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Gimmer String
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Ash-tree Slabs Great Langdale > Gimmer Crag
 4
5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a Trad 2 pitches
Little Chamonix Borrowdale Valley > Shepherds Crag
 11
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad 4 pitches
Troutdale Pinnacle Borrowdale Valley > Black Crag
 8
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
Troutdale Pinnacle Superdir… Borrowdale Valley > Black Crag
 4
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 5 pitches
Laugh Not Great Langdale > White Ghyll Crag
 4
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Raindrop Borrowdale Valley > Black Crag
 4
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 4 pitches
Central Buttress. Wasdale > Scafell
 4
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 6 pitches
Kipling Groove Great Langdale > Gimmer Crag
 7
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 2 pitches
Spring Bank Great Langdale > Gimmer Crag
 5
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Gimmer String Great Langdale > Gimmer Crag
 4
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 3 pitches
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