UPPER ESKDALE


Upper Eskdale has two main bouldering venues; the excellent Sampson's Stones, and the smaller Heron Stones. There is also some bouldering at Slate Knott although nothing very significant.

Routes

60 boulder problems (VB 4a...V8 7B+)
Graded List of Routes
List of First Ascents
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Buttress (click for routes) No. of Routes Route Type Sunshine
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Approach walk Other
Sampson's Stones
Upper Eskdale's prime venue, Sampson's Stones is without a doubt one of the better bouldering areas...
41
Boulder
Lots of sun!
Uphill

70 mins

Heron Stones
Underneath Heron Crag is a good-looking boulderfield. On closer inspection, only the two boulders...
19
Boulder
Afternoon sun
Level

15 mins

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