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Routes in Shepherds Crag

Adam VS 5a T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Ardus T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Bludgeon, E1 5b, The T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Catbells ...Hike T,S 3rd 1- 1 I 1 M 1a V-easy 3 WI1 C0 Easy Snow PG13
Conclusion E1 5b T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Derision Groove T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Eve VS 4c T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Fisher's Folly T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Just Another Expedition. T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Little Chamonix T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Prodigal Sons. . Combe Ghyll 5.11R . E3 6a. T 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
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Elevation: 514 ft
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Shared By: USBRIT Ross on Dec 8, 2009
Admins: Chris Owen, Euan Cameron
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Description

The Lake District's most northern valley Borrowdale although only eight miles long has over 1200 climbs to choose from ,some great some not so great.It also is often claimed to be the most beautiful valley in the Lake District.The first recorded climb in Borrowdale was in 1892 by the Abraham brothers from Keswick, this town is at the entrance of the valley.Seathwaith a two or three house village at the top of the valley has the distinction as being the wettest residence in England with over 85" of rain per year.The town of Keswick has many outdoor gear shops and about 30 pubs . The hiking and scenery is some of the best in the world....everything a climber can wish for ! Guide books for climbs in the Lake District are publised by the Fell and Rock Climbing Club and available in all book and outdoor shops.

Getting There

The town of Keswick at the head of the valley is located in the NW of England is about 40 miles from the Scottish border. The nearest intonational airport is Manchester an easy 100 mile drive north mostly on Motorway. Keswick (pop.5000)

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Classic Climbing Routes at Shepherds Crag

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
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Little Chamonix
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5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
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Ardus
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Little Chamonix
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5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad 4 pitches
Ardus
 4
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 3 pitches
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