Kirkstone Upper Crag Interim Guide

Eastern Crags > Kirkstone Upper Crag > Kirkstone Upper Crag Interim Guide | | 27-Jul-2017, Compiled by Trevor Langhorne Click link to download pdf. Kirkstone Upper Crag Interim Guide  

Route Comment: Death Warrant

Slate > Tilberthwaite Quarry > Lower Quarry Right Side > Route Comment: Death Warrant | | E5 6b 25-Jul-2017, Comment from Rick Graham A large loose flake has been removed from this route; the grade is probably unaffected but worth inspecting before trying an on sight. The top bolt is in a detached block and all the […]

Route Comment: Green Cormorant

Borrowdale > Raven Crag > Route Comment: Green Cormorant | | VS 5a 20-Jul-2017, Many Glanvill It has been suggested that the technical grades for this route should be Pitch 1 5a, Pitch 2 4c. The current guide (p259) gives the grades for these pitches the other way round i.e. 4c then 5a.

Gable and Pillar new routes and archives 2007 – 2015

Pillar > Gable > Gable and Pillar new routes and archives 2007 – 2015 | | 01-Jan-1970, Gable-Pillar-New-Routes


Borrowdale > Buttermere > Hind Crag > North Gully Wall > Deerest | 45 m | HVS ** 18-Jul-2017, Mandy Glanvill, Julie Carter Start at the left edge of the toe of the slab, as for Botchergate Glare. Climb this and continue directly up a thin crack  heading for a V groove in the overlap. […]

Pedestal Right Hand

Duddon Valley > Gaitkins > Thrice Claimed Buttress > Pedestal Right Hand | 10m | VS 4c 11-Jul-2017, Peter Cheung, Michael Willoughby Start at the left hand end of Thrice-Claimed Buttress, 1m right of Pedestal Route. Climb the right hand side of the pedestal block and finish up the short wall above as for Pedestal […]

Crackers at Xmas

Borrowdale > Christmas Crag > Crackers at Xmas | 14m | E1 5b 01-Jul-2017, Rick Graham Ted Rogers The “steep unclimbed wall” right of Christmas Pudding starting just to its right. Gain the hanging flake from the left by a long reach then climb straight up. A useful pocket in the vertical feature on the […]

Gully Arête

Eastern Crags > Haweswater > Piot Crag > Gully Arête | 30m | D 17-Jun-2017, Graham Uney The arête to the right of the obvious gully in the centre of the crag. Some loose rock in places, but nice climbing at around M, with a couple of moves at D.

Black Russian

Eden Valley > Armathwaite > Black Russian | 9m | E4 6b * 01-Jan-1970, Pete Gunn This route is recorded as Not Led in the current guidebook, it has now been led. Two threads were pre- placed but the rest of the gear was placed on lead. A selection of small tricams fit in the […]