Langdale Top Boulder

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The higher of the two famous Langdale Boulders Guidebook page 54.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Stefan Grossman
The arete above the wall. From sitting this problem is V11.
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Crimpy
V9
2
The Overhang Top 50
Undercut the overhang and move left to a rounded finish. A sit-down start is V7.
6 user comments
 
3 Stars
Rounded
V5
3
The Crack Top 50
The classic problem which is easiest if you get your hands the right way round. Photo on page 26.
3 user comments
 
3 Stars
V0+ 5b
4
Problem 4
Sit-down start. The big hold to a rounded boss, undercut and edges to gain the pocket below the top.
1 user comment
 
Bumstart
Fluttery
V6
5
The Pocket Top 50
A classic pocket problem. Use the sloping hold, or undercut, to gain the pocket. Use anything else to gain the top. Variation -...
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
Crimpy
V5
6
Problem 6
From the sloping hold move left to the sharp edge, the pocket in the crack and the top,
 
2 Stars
Crimpy
V7
7
Problem 7
From the big hold on the arete, rock left and back right to gain a sloper before the top. Variation - rock left to the pocket...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Rounded
V6
8
V6 Traverse Top 50
Start from in-cut slots and follow the crack rightwards. Variations - finish up Problem 5, 6 or 7. Photo page 59.
5 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
Crimpy
V6
9
Problem 9
The full traverse from the wall to the wall, including Problem 8.
 
1 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
Crimpy
V9
10
Problem 10
Start up The Crack and traverse right past the slot onto the rounded arete. Finish up the easy scoop.
 
1 Stars
Rounded
V7
11
Problem 11 Top 50
The shallow scoop is harder if you don't use the break. It has been done with no hands and without the break!
 
2 Stars
V0- 4c
12
Problem 12
Use marginal smears to gain a very thin crack (don't use the break) and then the top.
 
1 Stars
Technical
V2
13
Problem 13
Sit-down start to a sloping mantel and then easy to the top.
 
1 Stars
Bumstart
V6
14
Problem 14
A sit-down start, gain sloping holds and mantel over the nose.
1 user comment
 
Bumstart
V4
15
Problem 15
The groove finishing left.
 V0 5a
16
Problem 16
The centre of the wall on edges to a sloping mantel.
 V2 6a
17
Problem 18
Dyno from the good hold to a pocket over the lip then mantel.
 V6
18
Problem 17
From the break, up the nose on slopers.
 V1 5c
19
Problem 19
The crack on satisfying holds and jams.
 
2 Stars
V0 5a
20
Problem 20
Traverse from left to right, or right to left.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
V5
21
Problem 21
The high-level traverse.
 
2 Stars
V3
22
Back Boulder Left
Use 2 shallow pockets for hands and smears only for the feet. Then get the top without the break.
1 user comment
 V6
23
Back Boulder Centre
The rounded arete past the chipped foothold.
 
Rounded
V0- 4c
24
Back Boulder Right
 V0- 4c
25
Ed's Traverse
The full traverse of the boulder only using the top of the boulder on the back right-hand side.
 V5
  • Latest Comments

    For LANGDALE BOULDERS

    Triple Dyno
    "either i did the wrong three dynos or that's not V8" 16/Sep

    The Overhang
    "Sit start exactly V7" 13/Jul top50

    Mantel Boulder
    "face is useful !" 18/Feb

    V6 Traverse
    "A nice little problem but it's not V6. Steady V5 would be about right." 17/Feb top50

    Back Boulder Left
    "Surprisingly good despite it's diminutive size and the fact that it feels very e..." 11/Jul

    V6 Traverse
    "Perhapse it felt V6 cos it is V6, hence the name the V6 traverse." 23/Mar top50

    The Overhang
    "Excellent problem, good classic Font top out" 18/Oct top50

    The Overhang
    "Very cool and technically devious problem with a good shoulder-mangling start an..." 18/Apr top50

    Problem 4
    "Anyone else done this? I am definitely not a V7 in three tries climber! Seems a ..." 12/Jan

    Problem 8
    "Sit Start feels more like V3 with a cheeky heel hook" 11/Nov

    V6 Traverse
    "Probably harder for the tall since you are quite bunched up for the whole of the..." 09/Jul top50

    Problem 10
    "Excellent problem, nice moves with an excellent balance of power and technique." 07/Feb

    The Crack
    "Feels like 5c to me, whatever that may be in V grades" 23/Jul top50

    Stefan Grossman
    "it gets v11 from sitting, you boys ain't got a clue about bouldering have ya" 10/Jun

    The Overhang
    "sitting start is a soft touch at v8" 23/Apr top50

    Problem 7
    "another excellent problem" 13/Apr

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