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This very popular crag is a 3.5 mile drive down the valley from Keswick, and about a mile from Shepards Crag.It lies at the head of a little brance valley named Troutdale,behind the Borrowdale Hotel.Best parking is about a mile past the Hotel on the left.A lane leads into Troutdale. The crag is obvious .Cross the stream and a steep hike brings one to the base and the well marked start to the most climbed route on the crag Troutdale Pinnacle 5.6 375'.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Black Crag. The Borrowdale Valley:
Troutdale Pinnacle 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b Trad, 6 pitches, 350'
Troutdale Pinnacle Superdirect. 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 5 pitches, 320'
Raindrop 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 4 pitches, 300'
Vertigo 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b Trad, 4 pitches, 265'
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Troutdale Pinnacle 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b International : United Kingdom : ... : Black Crag. The Borrowdale ...
An exteamly popular climb. Perhaps thebest moderate route in the valley.Starts at the lowest part of the crag at a short wide crack.P1)Climb the crack and move righ a long the ledge,and climb the wall behind the treeand continue up a broken groove to a large block belay.70'P2)Follow the groove on the right ,then up slabs to another block belay below a broken corner.90'P3)Climbthe steep corner then up left to small stance at the start of the slab traverse.35' P4)Traverse left and desend slightly ...[more] Browse More Classics in International
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