Scrambles in the Lake District - North:  Wasdale, Ennerdale, Buttermere, Borrowdale, Blencathra & Thirlmere

Scrambles in the Lake District - North: Wasdale, Ennerdale, Buttermere, Borrowdale, Blencathra & Thirlmere

A comprehensive collection of 100 scrambling routes in the north of the English Lake District, covering Wasdale, Ennerdale, Buttermere, Borrowdale, Blencathra and Thirlmere.

It presents a variety of scrambles on crags and gills, which are linked together to form 25 longer day outings. The carefully graded routes range from grade 1 to climbing grade V Diff, so there is something for beginners as well as veteran mountaineers.

This guide includes popular routes such as Sharp Edge, Cam Crag Ridge and Sphinx Ridge, dramatic gills like Sandbed and Ill Gills, and 28 classic rock climbs including Corvus, Needle Ridge, Grey Knotts Face and Steeple's East Buttress.

Each scramble is clearly described with notes about grade, quality and aspect. Maps and colour topos for crag scrambles aid navigation. There is information on equipment and safety and an appendix listing the scrambles in grade order to allow the reader to assemble their own tailor-made combination of routes.

Wasdale

Route 1 Middle Fell and Buckbarrow
Route 2 Steeple East Buttress via Netherbeck gorges
Route 3 An exploration of upper Mosedale
Route 4 Pinnacle ridges of Pillar
Route 5 Ill Gill and Boat How Crags, Kirk Fell
Route 6 Climbersí Traverse and Sphinx Ridge, Great Gable
Route 7 The Napes, Great Gable
Route 8 Lambfoot Dub skyline Ė Great End and Ill Crag
Route 9 Lingmell, Pikes Crag and Scafell Crag
Route 10 The Mickledore round

Buttermere and Ennerdale

Route 11 Lorton and Buttermere gullies, Grasmoor
Route 12 Pillar Rock, Seavy Knott and Round How
Route 13 Chapel Crags and Raven Crag, High Stile
Route 14 Grey Crag, High Stile
Route 15 Honister Crag, Striddle Crag and Hassness Gill

Borrowdale

Route 16 Lower Borrowdale gills and Shepherds Crag
Route 17 Sourmilk Gill, Gillercomb Buttress and Green Gable
Route 18 Ruddy Gill and the gullies of Great End
Route 19 Esk Hause gills and crags
Route 20 Combe Gill crags
Route 21 Combe Gill, Cam Crag Ridge, Sergeantís Crag and Lining Crag

Northern and eastern fells

Route 22 Mere Gill and Ashness Gill
Route 23 Sharp Edge and Hallís Fell Ridge
Route 24 Mill, Beckthorns and Sandbed gills
Route 25 Helvellyn gills, coves and edges


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