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Kentmere Boulders

Cumbria, ENGLAND

Climbs 144 – Rocktype Rhyolite – Altitude ? – Faces ?

Crag features
Although Kentmere is only a short deviation from the main road into the south lakes, it has retained a backwater feel, with no tourist infrastructure - and all the better for it. In recent years this beautiful valley has quickly developed into one of the major bouldering venues in the Lakes.

Guide available here:

http://www.lakesbloc.com/crags/south-east/202-kentmere-boulders.html

Access notes
Turn off the A591 at Staveley and follow the signs up the valley. On entering Kentmere village, limited parking can be found beside village hall - please pay at the honesty box. From the parking, follow the tarmac road up, round a sharp left hander and into a group of houses. At the end of these take a sharp right signposted for the Garburn track. All the areas lie left and right of this track.

Weather forecast

 Today  Fri  Sat  Sun  Mon 

1.2mm rain
Cloudy
9 °C
18 kph

0.1mm rain
Mainly cloudy
13 °C
17 kph

7.5mm rain
Cloudy
12 °C
32 kph

14.0mm rain
Sun
10 °C
27 kph

2.6mm rain
Cloudy
9 °C
23 kph
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Guidebooks
Lakes Bouldering (2006), LakesBloc Website

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1Traversef6B **33
2Problem 2f6A+ 10
3Problem 3f5 22
4Problem 4f4+ 24
5Problem 5f5 33
6Problem 5.5f7A  
7Problem 6f6A+ 27
8Problem 6.5f7A  
9Problem 7f5 *31
10Problem 8f3 40
11Problem 9f4+ 28
12Problem 10f3+ *41
13Laybackf3 *28
14Badger Aretef5+ **39
15Badger Arete (ss)f6C+ **50
16The Scoopf5+ 29
17Problem 14f6C+ 3
18Problem 15f5 *20
19Problem 16f4 *22
20Problem 17f6B **2
21Finger Traversef7A+ *3
22Problem 19f6B *3
23The Slabf7A 1
24Problem 21f6A *9
25Problem 22f4 *16
26Blaycock's Traversef6A+ **8
27Problem 2f4+ 24
28Problem 3f3+ 32
29Blow Yer Ballastf6B **65
30TransAlp Boysf3+ 4
31Problem 5f5+ 30
32Problem 6 (Pine Stone)f4+ *5
33Middle Earthf7B 41
34Common Trollsf6C *20
35H's 5c eliminatef5 22
36Dynosore Eliminatef6C 19
37Bass Line Venomf7B *20
38The Wayf6A *60
39Sheep Fliesf4+ 76
40Ian's Slapf6B 28
41Loungin'f6A+ *5
42Elven Clawf6A+ **8
43Problem 16f6A 2
44The Holef7A+ *50
45Negative Reality Inversionf6C+ ***74
46The Karma of Treesf8A *2
47Stegasaurusf5 *25
48Problem 21f4 3
49Rounded Aretef3 10
50The Cavef6B 1
51Runs on Weaself7B *28
52Problem 25f7B *3
53Resident Weaself7A *2
54Problem 27f5+ 1
55Problem 28f5+  
56Shell Fishf4 5
57Bravery Award for Pigletf7A  
58Problem 29f6B+  
59Little Womenf8A+ * 
60Little Women (stand up)f7B+ *5
61Shadow Playf8C ** 
62Reinvented Bright New Colourf8A+ * 
63Tourniquetf7C+ ***8
64Reverencef7A+ 9
65Supercalifrjalistic-expialigobalisticf7A *3
66Excavated at a Later Datef6B  
67Problem 38f6B  
68Ent Hugf5+  
69Cynfarch The Dismalf6C  
70Problem 2f6A+  
71Problem 3f6C  
72Problem 4f6A+ 2
 Climb nameGradex
73Problem 5f6A+ 2
74Left Aretef6B * 
75The Crackf4 4
76Saint Ceneuf6A+ 1
77Noggin the Nogf7A ** 
78Highball Aretef5+  
79Problem 11f4+  
80Owein the Giantf5+ *1
81Problem 13f5 2
82The Slabf6A+ *2
83Problem 15f5+ 1
84Orien of Rhegedf6C+ **4
85Problem 1f5 2
86Problem 2f4 2
87Problem 3f6A+ *2
88Problem 5f5+ 1
89Problem 6f6C+  
90Right Sidef6A 1
91Problem 8f6A+ * 
92Coel Hen LHf4+ 1
93Coel Henf5+ *1
94Trianglum (AKA Aequipedus)f7C *1
95Problem 13f5  
96Cwrast the Raggedf6C+ **1
97Problem 14f4+ 2
98Problem 15f4+  
99Meirchion the Leanf6A+  
100Recusantf5 21
101Problem 2f6A+ 6
102Paradigmf7C ** 
103Problem 4f6A 5
104Problem 5f6C 4
105Azimuthf7A+ *7
106Equipoisef7B+ **1
107Problem 8f6A+ 5
108On the Skuntf7B+ * 
109Problem 10f6A+ *4
110Cynosuref7A *4
111Release the Pressuref6B **3
112Phantasmagoriaf7A+ **9
113The Symbiantf6B *3
114Problem 15f5  
115Problem 16f5 5c  
116Problem 17f7C+  
117Quixotic Aretef6A **9
118The Traversef6C  
119Vertexf6A 2
120Problem 1f5  
121Problem 2f5 1
122Problem 3f4+  
123Problem 4f5 1
124The Groovef4+ 1
125The Monof4+  
126Problem 7f4  
127The Classic Traversef6B+ ***2
128The Low Traversef7A * 
129Slab Leftf3+ 3
130Slab Centralf3 **2
131Slab Rightf3+ 3
132Lion Heartf7B+ **1
133The Karma of Trees (stand up)f7C **6
134Negative Reality Inversion (ss)f7A+ *27
135Vertex (ss)f7C 1
136Strongbone Tacticsf7B 1
137Shadow Play Stand Upf7B *4
138Knights Templarf6C+ *4
139Suzi's Laughingf7A 2
140Weasel Powerf7B+ **3
141Hungry Fishf6C 1
142Babelf7C **1
143Problem 3.5f5+ 1
144Problem 4.5f6B+ *1
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For some reason Little Women -rh- has been completley missed out of the topo. Originally climbed by myself & repeated by John -V13 it was the hardest in the Lakes for some time, & absolute classic on the giant stone - arguably the problem that brought so much attention to Little Font while I was establishing it as a venue... Worth speaking to Greg or John for adding the info. Si
Si O'Conor - 23/Mar/06