Animal Area

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Boulder
Sun and Shade
Uphill
10 mins
Sheltered

One outstanding boulder, with a couple of satellites, makes this accessible area one of the most popular in Eskdale. Guidebook page 183.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
The Snake
Climb the arete, only using holds on the arete.
 
1 Stars
Bumstart
V1 5c
2
The Iron Cross
An eliminate but still good. Climb the wall direct without use of the arete or the crack near the top.
 
1 Stars
Bumstart
V5
3
The Lion
A great problem up the obvious blunt arete, moving left at its top via a hold on the face.
 
3 Stars
Bumstart
Rounded
V5
4
Problem 4
Gain the arete with a pull using a crimp in the scoop and one on the lip of the slab.
 
1 Stars
Bumstart
Crimpy
V2 6a
5
Problem 6
Pull up from sitting to get a good hold on the arete and finish.
 
1 Stars
Bumstart
V4
6
Problem 7
Pull up the ramp, then climb the arete, only using holds on the arete.
 
2 Stars
Bumstart
V2 6a
7
Billy Badger Top 50
Straight up the slab.
 
2 Stars
V0 5a
8
Problem 9
 VB
9
Rock Around the Bloc
Start from lying down; pull up then traverse the entire block - no use of the top on the wall facing Animal Boulder - then a...
 
Pumpy
V4
10
The Crocodile
Climb the arete on its underside, then pull over for the top.
 
2 Stars
Bumstart
Rounded
V4
11
The Slug
Start at the bottom right arete, pull up and left and finish by slithering across the mossy slab to its end.
 
Bumstart
V0 5a
  • Latest Comments

    For ESKDALE FISHERGROUND

    Problem 5
    "the start is doing my head in, any suggestions" 20/Feb

    Problem 11
    "Decent sit down start only slighly harder" 27/Aug

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