Borrowdale Valley Rock Climbing
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 Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',17],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Borrowdale Valley
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Borrowdale Valley:
Featured Route For Borrowdale Valley
The Bludgeon, E1 5b 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Europe
: United Kingdom
: ... : Shepherds Crag
A spectacular and strenuous last pitch, one of the best in the valley. Starts just left of Little Chamonix.On the first ascent of this route, before nuts and cams were introduced, only one piece of protection was used on the top pitch, a piton in the groove to the right and below the pinnacle. The pinnacle itself was considered unsafe to place a sling runner.P1) Climb the blunt arete and finish left of the spike on LC.Scramble to belay at a oak tree on the right side of the terrace. 5.8, 100'P2)...[more] Browse More Classics in International
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