45m. It takes a thin crack left of Lakeland Cragsman. Follow the thin crack up the slab and through the overlap. Continue more easily up the crag.

Ticklists: Best 25 BORROWDALE VS/HVS's.


ClimberDateStyle
cpforbes 18/Sep 2nd O/S
with Doug Sharpe, Frances Coles
Doug Sharpe 18/Sep Lead O/S
with Pete Forbes
Hidden 06/Aug 2nd
KendalIanO 23/Jun Lead O/S

Nicely sustained but still low in HVS grade. Beautiful rough rock

with Mick Nunwick
ebf 18/Jun 2nd O/S

The hardest of the three HVS and probably the best. Superb line full of interest, with a definite crux move at the overlap.

pastep 18/Jun Lead
with ebf
tunnah 04/Jun 2nd O/S
Scott Quinn 04/Jun 2nd O/S
CMoore 04/Jun Lead O/S
tom.ireson ?/Jun 2nd O/S
with Roy Goddard
Robbie Blease 31/May 2nd O/S
with Bob
steely 29/May Lead O/S

Taps aff! Not sure whether down to this (or perhaps it's just low in the grade), but the lead felt fine. Pink hue of back certainly attributable to lack of clothing thou!! Good route, dry in upper section.

owain-1978 29/May 2nd
JSCB 24/May 2nd
joe hallam 23/May 2nd
with Andrew Duncan
Andrew Duncan 22/May Lead
Mark Eddy 10/Oct/15 Lead

Only the upper half of the route. We diverted from Revelation due to it being soaking! The upper section of this was excellent, and dry

with Kate
KateA 10/Oct/15 2nd
Helen Boothman 06/Sep/15 2nd O/S
rd20 05/Sep/15 2nd O/S
with Peri S
pebbles 05/Sep/15 Lead rpt

Know iv seconded this last year with megan, but could remember nothing about it. Obviously an E.O.A.F. ( early onset alzheimers fkazh)

with robert dufton
Hidden 30/Jul/15 Lead
Andy Chambers 29/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Danijela Simanic
Hidden 26/May/15 2nd
Hidden 26/May/15 2nd O/S
chris smith 13/May/15 Lead O/S

Still damp and green at the top.

uphillnow ??/2015 -
dknibb 19/Sep/14 2nd β

Big move over the crux. Last route of the day.

with Gavin
gav 19/Sep/14 Lead O/S

Easier than expected. Good fun, though dirty at the top so finished up cragsman. Well protected.

with Dave
r_o_b_h2 09/Sep/14 Lead O/S
cpoad 03/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Clare F
Steven Carter 13/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Jul/14 2nd O/S
twoplates 29/Jun/14 Lead
with Adam Milward
Hidden 28/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Elsier 28/Jun/14 2nd
with Adrian
JanBella 25/Jun/14 2nd O/S
with frazer
alpinismo.uk 24/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with kev
Tony Holdsworth 15/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Good Route. Nick and Dave also did Revelation.

with Dave Blackwell, Nick Mitchell
abbeywall 14/Jun/14 2nd
with Mike, K
Mike-W-99 14/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with K, abbeywall
John Holden 26/May/14 2nd O/S

Rock largely dried out, much easier than Cragsman, great move over the overlap, a long reach helps.

with Steven McDonnell
duncana 05/May/14 2nd

Good.

with Martin Bagness, Pippa Archer
Ben1983 03/May/14 Lead O/S
pebbles 03/May/14 2nd

megans lead

with helen, megan beaumont
helin 03/May/14 2nd
with peri, megan
Hidden 03/May/14 2nd
tim exley 24/Aug/13 2nd β
hornbywill 24/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Rog Wilko 27/Jul/13 2nd

Not sure about the absence of Tarquins - thought I detected an under-cover one.

with Rob Rocket, Bedspring
Rob Rocket 27/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Jul/13 2nd O/S
BTphonehome 14/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Kasha
Hidden 14/Jul/13 2nd O/S
NickJH 14/Jul/13 Lead rpt
with ACronshaw
kasha_gregson 14/Jul/13 2nd O/S
with Bram
colin smith 08/Jul/13 Lead
with Sarah Kekus
Hidden 26/Jun/13 Lead O/S
ClareM.123 25/Jun/13 2nd O/S
joem 25/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with clure
Andrew1 16/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Hulda
Hulda 16/Jun/13 2nd
with Andi
Hidden 26/May/13 Lead
Justin Shiels ?/May/13 Lead
with Chris
robbo157 ??/2013 -
robbo157 ??/2013 -
hornbywill ??/2013 Lead O/S
Coops_13 13/Aug/12 Lead O/S

Nice move over roof

Ken Taylor 15/Jul/12 2nd O/S
with Blue, Conan Harrod
Conan 15/Jul/12 2nd
with Ian Grey, Ken Taylor
Danjones 03/Jun/12 Lead O/S

Nice route, well protected, good friction, quite a long reach over overlap for shorter climbers.

cat22 02/Jun/12 2nd O/S
with Mike
KristopherHall 27/May/12 Lead O/S
Leo Woodhead 27/May/12 Lead O/S
with Rick Riding
Cake 26/May/12 Lead O/S

Leg pump

Charlie Zephyr Booth 26/May/12 -
with martin broadhurst
Em66 24/May/12 Lead
with Mat
Rachel S 23/May/12 Lead O/S
with Ian W
Hidden 22/May/12 2nd
DaveAtkinson 04/May/12 2nd
with Haydn Keith
timmsy 24/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Liam
Beronj 24/Apr/12 2nd

Really starting to enjoy myself. Pretty big and committing step-up over the first overhang. Very nice.

Woodiee 24/Mar/12 2nd O/S

shame takes some drainage so is a bit dirty - cracking route tho!

with sam webb
Hidden 23/Mar/12 Lead
Petarghh 22/Mar/12 2nd
joermann 20/Mar/12 Lead
Hidden 15/Oct/11 Lead
Hidden 15/Oct/11 2nd
Neil Pacey 04/Sep/11 Lead O/S

Nice climbing but wet at the top, all the moves very well protected. To be fair I would grade it VS 4c.

Tanya Savage 04/Sep/11 2nd

Bit similar to Lakeland Cragsman, but has a big step up. Slimy upper section.

Jen Crook 09/Aug/11 2nd
with Jocky Marr
mikemontain 30/Jul/11 Lead
with Ash Peake
Hidden 12/Jul/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 05/Jun/11 Lead O/S
martrin 09/May/11 Lead
with Paul Cook
Hidden 02/May/11 2nd
Robin Warden 01/May/11 2nd
with rob weston
ewan i 30/Apr/11 2nd
with mark duggan
tomhull 28/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with rin
greenroom 23/Apr/11 2nd O/S

Not HVS. Much more like VS 4c. Nice climbing.

twoplates 23/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Jack Loftus 23/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2011 -
erica 13/Oct/10 2nd
with Chris
chris skipton ?/Oct/10 Lead O/S

Good pro. A cold windy day this time-two jackets on. A great route.

with erica
matt_ringrose 05/Sep/10 Lead β
with Dave Smith
Adam1973 04/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with Ann S
Ann S 04/Sep/10 2nd
with Adam
Lee Sheard 04/Sep/10 Lead rpt
with John Hubbard
Hidden 15/Aug/10 2nd O/S
markfairbank 15/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Wet at the top but as good as any other HVS on the crag.

with Mick D
Hidden 27/Jun/10 Lead O/S
jonny taylor 20/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Andy B
ablackett 20/Jun/10 2nd
with Jonny
Diggler 19/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Calder
Calder 19/Jun/10 2nd
with Mark
cheeky 11/Jun/10 Lead O/S

Wet at the top so used the wet creack for protection then climbed past it on Between the lines!

with Mark Philipson, Dave T
mark4344 11/Jun/10 Lead

Great rock, good pro. wet at top

with dave t , Matt Payne
Mike_Hayes 10/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Paula Hamilton-Gibson 22/May/10 2nd
with George reah
Hidden 15/May/10 Lead
Sophie Nunn 03/May/10 2nd
TiffTiff 03/May/10 Lead O/S
with Sophie, Heather
Hidden 03/May/10 2nd
Hidden 24/Apr/10 Lead rpt
brockers 24/Apr/10 2nd
Hidden 24/Apr/10 Lead
bazpearson 21/Apr/10 2nd O/S
with pete stollery
pebbles 11/Apr/10 Lead O/S

laced the crux! wet at the top

with chris gooder
Mark Kemball 11/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Nic Dill
Hidden 11/Apr/10 -
topsyturvy ??/2010 Lead O/S
with Dan Hattle
Hidden 26/Sep/09 Solo
Hidden 13/Sep/09 Lead
duzinga 12/Sep/09 2nd O/S
with Pete
Hidden 11/Jul/09 Lead
Jack Shepherd 05/Jul/09 2nd O/S
with Zara Bloomfield / Luke Jones
zara bloomfield 05/Jul/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 13/Jun/09 2nd
Lee Sheard 12/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with alan towse
Hidden ?/Jun/09 Lead O/S
esther ?/Jun/09 Lead
Hidden ?/Jun/09 2nd
stimpey 31/May/09 2nd O/S
with Pete, Davina
petegunn 31/May/09 2nd
with Davina & Steve
Hidden 31/May/09 Lead O/S
stoat 30/May/09 2nd
with andy
Kirill 29/May/09 2nd O/S
cem 29/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/09 Lead O/S
victim of mathematics 13/Apr/09 2nd O/S

Easier and better than it looks. A bit damp near the top, but another brilliant route. What a crag!

with Matt
mattish2000 13/Apr/09 Lead O/S

Good route

with Andy
Hidden ?/Mar/09 2nd O/S
Hidden ??/2009 -
Hidden ??/2009 Lead O/S
lithos 31/May/08 Lead O/S
with alan walmsley
Different Steve 24/May/08 Lead O/S
with Guy Reid
Hidden 24/May/08 Lead O/S
joe king 19/May/08 2nd rpt
with rob coles
Franco Cookson OLD 18/May/08 2nd
with Big Ian
banjo-bo ??/2008 -
Hidden 06/Sep/07 2nd O/S
Hidden 06/Sep/07 Lead O/S
nakedave ?/Sep/07 Lead
Joe Miller 27/Aug/07 2nd O/S
with Craig
colin milton 26/Aug/07 Lead
with ian dunbar
Hidden 02/Jun/07 2nd O/S
SMc ?/May/07 Lead O/S
with Anne
nakedave ?/Jan/07 -
nakedave ?/Jan/07 -
tomhull ??/2007 -
plain kitten ??/2007 AltLd
clams ?/Sep/06 2nd
with CH, AD
jimkeeley 02/Jul/06 Lead
Tom Phillips 15/Jun/06 2nd
with leo
Si dH 13/Jun/06 Lead O/S

After backing off Between the Lines at half-height :(

with Andy and Alex
khawk 11/Jun/06 Lead
with WH
ewen ??/2006 -
Hidden 11/Aug/05 2nd O/S
chris sm ?/Aug/05 Lead O/S
with Pippa Froggatt
Hidden 22/Jul/05 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/May/05 Lead
Wayne S ??/2005 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/Jul/04 2nd
Hidden 01/Apr/04 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Sep/03 AltLd O/S
Rog Wilko ?/Jun/03 Lead
with Debbie Wilkinson
Ratfeeder 20/Jun/02 Lead O/S
with Phil
John Kettle ??/2002 Lead
Hammy 10/Sep/01 Lead
with Pete Robinson
Hidden 25/Jul/01 Lead
steve prior ?/Jul/01 Lead
with Roz C
Dave Musgrove ??/2001 Lead O/S
with Lyn
Hidden ??/2001 -
gypsy3006 ??/2000 Lead
Hidden 22/Jul/96 Solo
Martin Bennett 17/Sep/95 -
with MT
biggianthead 08/Aug/95 -
with HT
djmarko75 ?/Sep/94 Lead O/S
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