Sou’ Sou’ West Climb

Pillar > Pillar Rock > W Face of High Man > Sou’ Sou’ West Climb | 77m | HVS/E1 5b * 10-Aug-2017, LEM Jones, SJH Reid, CJ Reid (alt) A rather unbalanced route on good rock up grooves in the left wall of West Jordan Gully. The hard final pitch can be omitted by finishing […]

Trouser Snake

Langdale > White Crag > Trouser Snake | 27m | HVS 4c ** 12-Aug-2017, Richard Crabtree and Angela Crabtree Start at the foot of the buttress between the two trouser leg people routes. Climb directly up the blank wall (bold) which eases with good gear at the foot of the middle arête. Climb the arête […]

Kirkstone Upper Crag Interim Guide

Eastern Crags > Kirkstone Buttress > Kirkstone Upper Crag > Kirkstone Upper Crag Interim Guide | | 14-Aug-2017, Updated by Trevor Langhorne Click link to download pdf. Kirkstone Upper Buttress version 2  

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 > Main Crag – Raven Crag Buttress > 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 […]

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 > 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. Up the […]

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 > Upper Tier > 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 […]