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 Routes
['4 Stars',17],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Borrowdale Valley:
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Route 1 E3 5c 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Europe
: United Kingdom
: ... : Falcon Crags
A stunning route up the impressive corner to the right of the headwall. On the first ascent Peter led the final pitch and fell most of the way down the wall from what is still the free crux, entering the upper groove. After much bad language he completed the pitch. Starts above an ash tree on a grassy hump below the centre of the crag.P1) Climb the broken groove until a short groove is climbed up to the right to a ledge and belay below a groove on the left, 5.6, 70'P2) Climb the wall for about 2...[more] Browse More Classics in International
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