Derwent water looking towards the town of Keswick....
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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Troutdale Pinnacle Superdirect. HVS 5a 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Europe
: United Kingdom
: ... : Black Crag
Another very popular route with both delicate and some strenuous moves.Starts at the older climb of Troutdale Pinnacle Direct.This was Ross's first ever first ascent.Starts just left of the regular Troutdale Pinnacle Climb.P1)Climb the steep slab to a ledge .continue up a flake crack to another ledge traverse right and climb a few feet to a block belay at the top of P1 Troutdale Pinnacle.80'5.6.P2).Move left and climb the steep wall/rib for about 35',step left and continue to a small ledge belo...[more] Browse More Classics in International
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