South Lakes

Currently this area contains the limestone cliffs in southern Cumbria, and some bouldering in Langdale.

Routes

47 trad routes (VD...E6)
99 sport routes (5+...8a)
50 of the Best Routes top50
Graded List of Routes
List of First Ascents


Crag (click for details) No. of Routes Grade Range Route Type Sunshine
or shade
Approach walk Other Page
Scout Scar
Scout Scar is a small limestone crag perched high above the beautiful Lyth...
24
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Sport
Afternoon sun
Up and Down

10 mins

Sheltered
356
White Scar
Large white buttress with awkward approach and access problem.
9
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Trad
Lots of sun!
Uphill

60 mins

Restricted Access
-
Mill Side Scar
Mill Side Scar is a minor crag with one very good route and some worthwhile...
8
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Sport
Morning sun
Uphill

15 mins

Sheltered
358
Chapel Head Scar
Standing in immaculate countryside Chapel Head Scar is the greatest limestone...
65
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Sport
Afternoon sun
Up and Down

10 mins

Seepage
Dry in the Rain
Sheltered
Restricted Access
362
Humphrey Head
Humphrey Head is a strange spot befitting of its weird name. The crag is...
19
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Sport
Afternoon sun
Roadside

0 mins

Sheltered
370
Trowbarrow Quarry
Trowbarrow has always been a popular climbing venue and over the last decade...
21
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Trad
Lots of sun!
Level

5 mins

Sheltered
374
  • Latest Comments

    For South Lakes

    Hollow Earth (Trowbarrow Quarry)
    "Certainly packs a lot into the relatively short diagonal crack section. Well wo..." 19/Nov top50

    Javelin (Trowbarrow Quarry)
    "First bit is the crux - just one move after that really - nice though" 25/Sep top50

    A Sense of Doubt (Trowbarrow Quarry)
    "Good climbing, only E3 6a/F6b. Rediculous over grading." 30/Jun top50

    Harijan (Trowbarrow Quarry)
    "I would agree that Harijan is slightly harder than JJ and, any many ways, more e..." 27/Jun top50

    Kathleen's Nightmare (Scout Scar)
    "This has all new bolts making the hard clip a bit easier. Much easier after half..." 13/Jun

    Warspite (Trowbarrow Quarry)
    "Dreadful route, wouldn't even bother to try and grade it! Fortunately my first v..." 26/Oct

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