Borrowdale Valley Rock Climbing
One of the most popular areas in the Lake District, with easy access and some low-level, fast-drying crags along it's length. Borrowdale stretches from Keswick in the North to Seathwaite in the South.
From Keswick, drive South down the B5289. Various parking is available depending on which of the numerous crags you want to visit.
Weather station 5.1 miles from here
30 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',17],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Borrowdale Valley
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Borrowdale Valley:
Featured Route For Borrowdale Valley
Adam VS 5a 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Europe
: United Kingdom
: ... : Shepherds Crag
Starts 20' left of North Buttress . 15' right of Eve.This discription is the original route. P1) Climb the awkward crack in the corner which leads to ledge a large spike belay.40'5.7 P2)Climb the crack on the right of the ledge then follow good holds left and up to the holly tree . From the tree step right and up a few feet to the edge of the arete . Pull over this on good holds then cross a small slab to a steep direct finish just left of an overhanging block. 90'5.8.Tree Belay ..Alt Finish...[more] Browse More Classics in International
The Town of Keswick and the Borrowdale Valley.12th...
Looking down on the Borrowdale Valley
3000BC stone Circle Keswick .. Photo 14th Jan 2016
Misty day on Derwentwater .. Borrowdale
Langstrath Valley towards Eagle Crag.Borrowdale
Tourist treat Derwentwater
Vegetation near Caldbeck, Cumbria
Ashess Bridge and Skiddaw Mt Jan 14th 2016
Andy Ross on The Bludgeon ..Shepherds Crag Borrowd...
Across Derwentwater to Falcon Crags
Stormy November . Derwentwater ,Borrowdale
Castlehead . Sorting out cell phone. Failed!
Derwentwater ,Looking down the Borrodale Vally
Peter on Gillacombe Buttress 600' 5.6
The Valley from Friars Crag. Derwentwater Lake
Shepherds Crag . Borrowdale
Winter Feb 5 .. From Latrigg above town of Keswick
Friars Crag .Derwentwater
Skiddaw Mt viewed from Latrigg
Borrowdale towards Blencathra Mt
Looking into the Newlands Valley from Latrigg
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