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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
Type: Trad, 150 ft, 2 pitches
FA: Paul Ross Wilf White (alt Leads) Oct 6th 1965. FFA P2 Ron Fawcett ,Chris Gibb 1976
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Shared By: USBRIT Ross on Dec 30, 2010
Admins: Chris Owen, Euan Cameron, Nick Russell

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Description

A very impressive route that takes a line over the large overhang at the south end of the crag. Starts about 30' right of Illusion at a white rib below and right of a groove.P1) The rib leads up to an obvious groove, which is followed to a hanging belay near its top.70' 5.9. P2) Climb up left to the roof, then further left to the corner and up to a piton runner on the left. Make a hard long reach move left then go up and back right to a hanging groove above the roof. Finish up the groove on good holds. It is possible to gain the groove above the roof direct ,this is slightly more difficult.75'5.11b

Location

Lower Falcon Crag, about two miles from the town of Keswick. See FRCC guide book to Borrowdale.

Protection

Normal rack

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