Langdale Top Boulder

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The higher of the two famous Langdale Boulders

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 7C
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 6C
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+ 5a
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 7A
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 6C
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 7A+
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 7A
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 7A
9
Problem 9
The full traverse from the wall to the wall, including Problem 8.
 
1 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
Crimpy
V9 7C
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 7A+
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- 4b
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 5c
13
Problem 13
Sit-down start to a sloping mantel and then easy to the top.
 
1 Stars
Bumstart
V6 7A
14
Problem 14
A sit-down start, gain sloping holds and mantel over the nose.
1 user comment
 
Bumstart
V4 6B
15
Problem 15
The groove finishing left.
 V0 4c
16
Problem 16
The centre of the wall on edges to a sloping mantel.
 V2 5c
17
Problem 18
Dyno from the good hold to a pocket over the lip then mantel.
 V6 7A
18
Problem 17
From the break, up the nose on slopers.
 V1 5b
19
Problem 19
The crack on satisfying holds and jams.
 
2 Stars
V0 4c
20
Problem 20
Traverse from left to right, or right to left.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
V5 6C
21
Problem 21
The high-level traverse.
 
2 Stars
V3 6A
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 7A
23
Back Boulder Centre
The rounded arete past the chipped foothold.
 
Rounded
V0- 4b
24
Back Boulder Right
 V0- 4b
25
Ed's Traverse
The full traverse of the boulder only using the top of the boulder on the back right-hand side.
 V5 6C
  • 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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