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Routes in Falcon Crags

Dedication E1 5b T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Hedera Grooves. Lower Falcon Crag. T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Illusion HVS 5a T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Joke E3 6a T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Route 1 E3 5c T 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Walk on the Wild Side. HVS 5a, The T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
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Type: Trad, 195 ft, 2 pitches
FA: Paul Ross Pete Armstrong. Aug 4th 1995
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Shared By: USBRIT Ross on Dec 25, 2009
Admins: Chris Owen, Euan Cameron

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Takes a direct line up the very center of the crag . Starts above the same Hawthorn bush as Plastic Happiness.An exposed adventure up the central section of Falcon crag. Possibly still awaiting a second ascent?

P1)Boldly climb the bulges directly above the hawthorn ,then follow the right facing groove . Climb slightly up left and back diagonally right,follow a broken seam to the foot of the obvious three step groove.Belay near its top on a small ledge .Large friend or Hex useful for belay.(4c)5.7+ 100'

P2)From the top of the ramp climb straight up the very steep wall to a niche where the difficulties ease.Follow easier rock directly to the summit with fine views..5.8 (5a) 95'


Upper Falcon crag .. FRCC guide to Borrowdale


Normal rack cams stoppers


Keswick Cumbria.UK
USBRIT Ross   Keswick Cumbria.UK
Possibly no second ascent as of 2013? Jul 6, 2013

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