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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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Borrowdale Valley:
Featured Route For Borrowdale Valley
Footless Crow 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Europe
: United Kingdom
: ... : Goat Crag (Northern)
A superb route ,giving incredible climbing directly up the steep buttress right of Athanor. The climb was based on an old semi aided route The Great Buttress climbed in 1965 by Adrian Liddell and Paul Ross. Quote from the Ross/Thompson 1966 guide book to Borrowdale :-" The man who transforms The Great Buttress from an aid route to a free route is sure of his niche in climbing history"...and so it was.Start as for Athanor. P1) Climb the rib on the left to a belay below the blank looking groove ....[more] Browse More Classics in International
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