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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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
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