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Raven Crag .In Coomb Ghyll Drawing by Len Roope f...


This hanging valley is located above the above Mountain view Cottages about 6.5 miles from Keswick up the Borrowdale Valley .The main climbing crags in the Combe are Glaciated Slabs ,Dove's Nest and Ravens crag .. See FRCC guide to Borrowdale.

Getting There 

see above

Climbing Season

For the England area.

Weather station 5.1 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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Rock Climbing Photo: Paul Ross on the first ascent.

Prodigal Sons. 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Combe Ghyll
A climb on excellent clean rock. A scary and poorly protected lead. Ross's first new route after returning from a 20 year stay in the US.Starts at the foot of the West Buttress. Gain a finger crack in a corner,up this to a small ledge (pro piton).Swing with difficulty around the rib to the right onto an open scoop.Climb the wall directly above to a slab. Climb up into a small groove then to a horizontal crack. From here climb directly to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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