Scrambles in the Lake District - North
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Scrambles in the Lake District - North

Each section includes a map showing the location of the scrambles, and routes are accompanied by information on the best approach, along with a sketch diagram of the crag and the route line. The book includes invaluable of advice on equipment, safety, rope techniques, and scrambling techniques, as well as notes on access and conservation Scrambling (rougher walking routes where you'll need to use your hands) is a way of enjoying the wilder Lakeland and can take you away from the crowds even in the most popular parts of the Lake District.

This guidebook presents 110 gill and crag scrambling routes in the north of the English Lake District, with sections covering Wasdale, Ennerdale and Buttermere, Borrowdale, Thirlmere, Patterdale, Mardale and Swindale. Each route is graded from Grade 1, straightforward scrambling, through Grades 2 to 4, where the use of a rope is recommended. In addition, a star system (1 to 3 stars) highlights the best routes.

Wasdale

Introduction
Route 1 Pike Crag, Buckbarrow

Middlefell

Introduction
Route 2 White Band Crag, Middlefell
Route 3 Long Crag and Goat Crag, Middlefell
Route 4 Iron Crag, Middlefell
Route 5 The Netherbeck Gorges
Route 6 Bell Rib, Yewbarrow

Mosedale

Introduction
Route 7 Red Pike from Black Beck
Route 8 Red Pike by the Gully Slabs
Route 9 Wistow Crags, Pillar
Route 10 Ill Gill, Kirkfell

Great Gable Ė The Napes

Introduction
Route 11 The Napes by the Climbers' Traverse and Sphinx Ridge
Route 12 Pinnacle Ridge, Westmorland's Crag
Route 13 Eagle's Nest Gully and Arrowhead Ridge
Route 14 The White Napes

The Scafell Range

Introduction
Route 15 Spout Head Gill
Route 16 Grainy Gill
Route 17 Skew Gill
Route 18 Piers Gill (first part only)
Route 19 Round How
Route 20 North-West Combe, Ill Crag
Route 21 South-West Buttress, Broad Crag
Route 22 Broad Stand, Scafell
Route 23 Long Pike Buttress, Great End
Route 24 Great End from the Corridor Path

Ennerdale

Introduction
Pillar Rock

Introduction
Route 25 Pillar Rock by Slab and Notch
Route 26 Pisgah
Route 27 Pillar Rock, the Old West Route
Route 28 Black Crag, West Buttress, Windgap Cove

Kirkfell

Introduction
Route 29 Boat Howe, East Buttress
Route 30 Longshoreman's ArÍte
Route 31 Kirkfell Gill (Sail Beck)
Route 32 Seavy Knott

Buttermere

Introduction
Warnscale Bottoms

Introduction
Route 33 Striddle Crag Buttress
Route 34 Warnscale Beck
Route 35 Little Round How
Route 36 Great Round How
Route 37 Grey Knotts
Route 38 Honister Crag

Birkness Combe

Introduction
Route 39 Grey Crag
Route 40 Sourmilk Gill, Buttermere
Route 41 Hassness Gill, Goat Crag

Grasmoor

Introduction
Route 42 Lorton Gully

Newlands

Introduction
Route 43 Dale Head Pillar

Borrowdale

Introduction
Route 44 Cat Gill
Route 45 Ashness Gill
Route 46 Jackdaw Ridge, Shepherd's Crag
Route 47 Nitting Haws
Route 48 Gate Gill
Route 49 Scaleclose Gill
Route 50 Hause Gill, Seatoller
Route 51 High Scawdell Gill
Route 52 Sourmilk Gill, Borrowdale
Route 53 Seathwaite Upper Slabs
Route 54 Gillercombe Crag, North-East Buttress (Rabbit's Trod)
Route 55 Base Brown from Taylor Gill Force
Route 56 Ruddy Gill
Route 57 Grains Gill and Allen Crags
Route 58 Hind Gill
Route 59 Red Beck

Combe Gill

Introduction
Route 60 Intake Ridge
Route 61 Dove's Nest Crag, The Attic Cave
Route 62 Dove's Nest Crag, Right-Hand Groove
Route 63 Combe Gill

Langstrath

Introduction
Route 64 Cam Crag Ridge

Thirlmere and St John's Vale

Introduction
Wythburn

Introduction
Route 65 Nab Crags, South Buttress
Route 66 Nab Crags, Perched Block Route
Route 67 Mere Gill, Shoulthwaite
Route 68 Sandbed Gill
Route 69 Beckthorns Gill
Route 70 Mill Gill, St John's Vale
Route 71 Stanah Gill
Route 72 Fisher Gill
Route 73 Whiteside Gill
Route 74 Helvellyn Gill
Route 75 Stepped Ridge, Brown Cove Crags
Route 76 Central Buttress, Brown Cove Crags
Route 77 Birkside Gill
Blencathra (Saddleback)

Introduction
Route 78 Sharp Edge
Route 79 Hall's Fell Ridge

Patterdale

Introduction
Helvellyn

Introduction
Route 80 Greenside Ravine
Route 81 Rowten Beck
Route 82 Swart Beck (Sticks Gill)

Grisedale

Introduction
Route 83 Eagle Crag, Grisedale
Route 84 Striding Edge
Route 85 Ruthwaite Beck

St Sunday Crag

Introduction
Route 86 Pinnacle Ridge
Route 87 Broad Buttress, St Sunday Crag
Route 88 South-West Buttress, St Sunday Crag
Route 89 Oxford Crag
Route 90 Grisedale Slabs, Thornhow Crag

Deepdale

Introduction
Route 91 Coldcove Gill
Route 92 Link Cove Gill
Route 93 The Light Slabs, Greenhow End
Route 94 The Dark Slabs, Greenhow End
Route 95 Deepdale Beck

Dovedale

Introduction
Route 96 Hogget Gill
Route 97 Flake Buttress, Gill Crag

Threshthwaite

Route 98 Central Route, Raven Crag
Route 99 Tower Route, Raven Crag
Route 100 Hayeswater Gill
Route 101 Sulphury Gill
Route 102 Angle Tarn Beck
Route 103 Swarthbeck Gill, Arthur's Pike

Boredale

Introduction
Route 104 Boredale Head Gill
Route 105 Freeze Beck

Mardale

Introduction
Route 106 Blea Water Crag Gill
Route 107 Hopgill Beck
Route 108 Rowantreethwaite Gill
Route 109 Guerness Gill

Swindale

Introduction
Route 110 Mosedale Force

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