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GR.199110 700m N Facing High on the Ennerdale side of Kirk Fell, the gullies go at grade I/II and the broken buttresses can be climbed at II/III. The climbs described are on the right hand end of the crags. Approach: Either contour in from Black Sail or come in on the Moses Trod path from Honister.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
Starboard Chimney
40m. The short strenuous chimney on the right of the main buttress
2 Stars
S-IV 5
Horizon Climb
120m. Right of the previous route across a scree gully. Start up a corner on the right of the slabs. Move right to ledges...
 S-IV 4
Ill Gill
265m. The obvious gill on the Wasdale side of Kirk Fell. Approach via the Styhead Path.