Badger Rock

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Boulder
Sun and Shade
Uphill
5 mins
Sheltered

Badger Rock is one of the classic Lakes Boulders, being easy of access and generations of climbers have trained here over the years. Guidebook page 30.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Traverse
Traverse the break from left to right, starting low on the left and finishing up the chimney.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Bumstart
Pumpy
V3
2
Problem 2
From the horizontal break, on crimping edges to the top.
1 user comment
 V2 6a
3
Problem 3
From the break, two moves to the top.
1 user comment
 V0+ 5b
4
Problem 4
The arete. V4 if the big break is not used.
 
Bumstart
V0 5a
5
Problem 5
The wall right of the arete with long moves on good holds.
 
Bumstart
V1 5c
6
Problem 6
From the flatty, up to a sloper without the break, then a pocket to the top.
 
Bumstart
V2 6a
7
Problem 7
Use everything to scale the nose.
 
1 Stars
V0- 4c
8
Problem 8
The quartzy wall with pockets.
 VB
9
Problem 9
The wall left of the chimney.
 V0- 4c
10
Problem 10
The chimney.
 
1 Stars
VB
11
Layback
The really nice flake is laybacked to the top.
 
1 Stars
VB
12
Bottom Arete
Climb the arete over the small overlap without using any large holds out left. This is probably the best problem on the boulder...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
V1 5c
13
The Scoop
Gain the scoop, then climb the wall above.
 V1 5c
14
Problem 14
From the arete traverse the low horizontal break into the groove.
 V5
15
Problem 15
The start is the hardest.
 
1 Stars
V0+ 5b
16
Problem 16
Climb the cracked groove finishing left.
 
1 Stars
V0 5a
17
Problem 17
Up the groove then out right with poor smeary footholds under the overlap.
 
2 Stars
Fluttery
V3
18
Finger Traverse
The very fingery and technical low traverse.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
V7
19
Problem 19
Climb up Problem 17 to the overlap then the nicely featured wall above - quite serious.
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
Fluttery
V3
20
The Slab
The desperate slab on poor holds to the overlap, then finish rapidly rightwards.
 
Technical
Fluttery
V6
21
Problem 21
Rock over into the horizontal break to gain the quartzy groove line and follow this to the top. Can be started direct, without...
 
1 Stars
Technical
V2 6a
22
Problem 22
The relatively amenable quartzy slab is good.
 
1 Stars
V0- 4c
  • Latest Comments

    For KENTMERE

    Bottom Arete
    "Definitely the best route on the Boulder. Lots of eliminates for the start" 16/Apr

    Reinvented Bright New Colour
    "i love this problem the groove that leads up to the roof is especially good its..." 09/Aug

    Release the Pressure
    "This, and the further left problems, can suffer from seepage." 22/Aug

    Gaskin's Problem
    "To finish - Ive been here before with Alan long before Kentmere was whispered to..." 03/Apr

    Gwrast the Ragged
    "This problem's name is spelt wrong, it should be... "Cwrast the Ragged&quo..." 30/Mar top50

    Gaskin's Problem
    "That postscript was aimed at the guide authors and not you Si! Apologies for how..." 25/Mar

    Gaskin's Problem
    "Yeah, right" 24/Mar

    Gaskin's Problem
    "For some reason Little Women -rh- has been completley missed out of the topo. Or..." 23/Mar

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