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Coniston Bouldering

Cumbria, ENGLAND

Climbs 201 – Rocktype Rhyolite – Altitude 379m a.s.l – Faces E

Crag features
The bouldering areas are centred around the small village of Coniston, which has the usual amenities. The bouldering is mainly on excellent rough rock and set in superb mountain scenery.

The most extensive and up to date guide available for the Lad Stones is available here:

The most extensive and up to date guide available for the Virtual Crag is available here:

A guide covering the Dow Crag Boulders, Nettle Crag and the Coves Stones can be found here:

Access notes
Coniston village is about 20 minutes from Ambleside on the A 593. For the fell gate and access to Pudding Stone and walna Scar areas take the first turn right up the hill after the main road crosses the river in the centre of the village and follow this up the very steep fell road until the tarmac ends. For the V Crag turn off this road about 3km short of Coniston.

Weather forecast

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0.0mm rain
19 °C
15 kph

0.0mm rain
18 °C
17 kph

0.3mm rain
17 °C
12 kph

1.0mm rain
Sunny periods
20 °C
14 kph

2.5mm rain
14 °C
9 kph
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Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
2Stinger Traversef7C ***1
3Acid Housef7C+ **1
4Problem 1f5 *2
5First Crackf5 *2
6Walna Whipf6A  
7Hound Crackf4+  
8Flakes Wallf6B **2
9Road Housef7C ***11
10Weird Sciencef7C **4
11Ly'al Fella's Wallf6C+ **2
13The Crack Foxf5 *1
14Dancing on ISONf7B+ * 
15Shaman Juicef6C+ **3
16Cove Aretef6A+ *2
17Solar Kissf7B * 
18Mr. Toddf4+ 1
19Tommy Brockf3 1
20Daggermouthf7B **5
21Wee Crackf6A  
23Basil Brushf6B+  
24Crack Denf6A  
25Boom Boomf6C  
29Left Edgef2 1
30Left of Centref4+ 1
31Tarn Facef2+ **1
32North Goes Westf4+ *1
33Red Sonjaf7A+ * 
34Gottardo Dreamingf6C 1
35Red Bullyf6B *2
36Surfs Upf6B+ 2
37Boiler Roomf3+  
38The Pillarf4 *1
39The Pillar SDSf6A *1
40The Ribf4 1
41The Pitf6C  
42Black Opsf6B *2
43Black Ops SDSf7B **6
44Moon Dogf7A 3
45Moon Dog Lowf7B+  
46Cool Breezef7A+ *10
47Neutopiaf7A+ *4
48Deep Greenf7B+ **2
49Deep Green (stand)f6B+ *2
51The Sloobf3+  
52Caved Aretef6A  
53Track Wallf6B  
54Anodynef7C *1
55Pocket Traversef2  
56Pock Facef3  
57Monkey Planetf6A+  
58Monkey Leftf6A+  
60Ricky Spanishf7A 1
61Slimy Slimf4  
62Ogopogof6B *1
63Scree Monsterf6B **1
64Tip of the Ziodbergf6A+  
65Red Cloverf7A+ *5
66Ribofunkf7A+ **1
67The Old Man and the Seaf7B *2
68Red Clover SDSf7C ***4
69The Genef7A *3
70Supergenef8A ***1
71The Paradef6C *1
72Casaf7B *** 
73The Haçiendaf7C+ ***2
75Hopping RouteV0 5a 7
76The Full TraverseV2 5c  
77Winnerah's ClimbV1 5c 10
78Problem 4V4 2
79Problem 5V1 5c  
80Problem 6V1 5c * 
81Problem 7V0 5a 8
82Half Crown TraverseV0+ 5b 1
83Murray's SlabV0+ 5b *1
84Murray's CornerV0 5a ***6
85Bowers ScoopV0+ 5b **1
86Problem 12V1 5c *3
87Problem 13V1 5c * 
88Problem 14V2 6a * 
89Lip TraverseV3 ** 
90Multim in ParvoV0 5a *8
91Problem 17V0+ 5b 3
92The ScoopV1 5c *1
93Grooved AreteV0- 5a 10
94Plumf5 **1
95Problem 1V1 5c 1
96Problem 2V0+ 5b 3
97Problem 3V0- 4c 6
98Problem 4V0 5a 6
99The EdgeV1 5c *3
100Left AreteV0+ 5b 7
101The CrackV3 ***4
102Right AreteV5 *3
103The FaceV6 **3
104Problem 5V0 5a 7
 Climb nameGradex
105Back CrackVB 9
107Electric Planetf4+ 7
108Electric Planet SDSf6A 8
109Bluetoothf7A+ *9
110Bluetooth Fairyf6C+ 4
111Hackers Homelandf6B 5
112Hacker's Homeland SDSf7A *11
113Digital Decadef7A+ *13
114Technobabblef5+ *10
115Technobabble SDSf7A **17
116Technologicf7A *16
117Hotjavaf6B 3
118Skynetf8A **3
119Hyperlinkf6C 2
120Hyperlink SDSf7A+ 11
121Silicon Slavef7C+ **4
122The Cloudf7B 9
123Qubitf7B *10
124Shockwavef7C *7
125Shock Valuef8A *4
126Superhighwayf7A 1
128Cybersex (better than)f6A+  
129Browser Warsf6A 2
130Birkett's Bandwidthf6C+  
131Problem 11f4+  
133Tilted Traversef6A+ 1
134Monolithf7A+ *1
135Principiaf7A+ *1
136Principia Standf5+ 1
137Booze Baronf7C  
138The Death Clockf7B+ **5
139The Crackf6B 1
140Smoking Gunsf7B+ **2
141Bothy Traversef6A  
142Traci Lordsf8A ***1
143Traci Lords SDSf8B+ *** 
144Shyla Stylezf7C **2
145From the Earth's Cauldronf6C ***17
146Black Cauldronf7B+ **11
147The Slabf3+ *2
148Lard Lad (Problem 16 in Rockfax)f6B+ *2
149Sky Highf3 *1
150Spinal Caressf7A 1
151Spinal Tapf6A+  
152Block Roof (Problem 9 in Rockfax)f6B 2
153Stoned Lad (Problem 10 in Rockfax)f7A *1
154Aye Ladf6C  
155Warm Up Traversef5+ *2
156Warm Up Wall Rightf6C *11
157Groove Armadaf7C+ ***1
158Warm Up Wall Centref5 5
159Warm Up Wall Leftf5 5
160Finger Tinglerf3+ 4
161Dry Tooling Undergroundf5+ *8
162Underground Butlerf7B **9
163Crack Butlerf7B+ **3
164Artoisf6C+ ***9
165Arc of Despairf7C  
166Stellaf7C **4
167Wife Beaterf7B **2
168Mike's Prowf7B 7
169Lancaster Bomberf7C **3
170Man Powerf7C+ **1
171Warstarterf7B+ **17
172Warstarter RH Startf7C **13
173Axisf7C 3
174Axis RHf7C 1
175Hades Lairf7A **33
176Hades Lowf7A+ 3
177Hades Lair RH startf7B *3
178Rocko's Modern Lifef7A+ 7
179Battalystf7C **4
180Axis Powersf7C+ 1
181Cheap Seatsf6C  
182Cheap Seats Extensionf7A  
183Hobbledehoy (Problem 11 in Rockfax)f6C * 
184Bella Rooff7A+ 5
185Bella Despectusf6C * 
186BraveStarrf7A 3
187Slanting Arete (Problem 15 in Rockfax)f6A 2
188The Six Grand Skipf6A+ 2
190Rudy Manchegof7A+ 1
191Problem 2f6C+ 1
192Problem 3f6C+ 1
193Pig Ironf6C 1
194Angle Ironf7B *1
195Problem 6f6C+ 1
196Problem 7f6A+ 1
197Problem 8f6A+ 1
198Bonsai Callunaf7A **1
199Loose Cannonf5 1
200Undercut Wallf5+ 1
201Pontipine Ridgef7A *1
202Problem 13f6B+ 1
203Problem 14f6C+ 1
204Left Browf6B+ *1
205Low Browf7A+ *1
206Clever Sounding Wordf7A **1
207Problem 18f6A+ *1
208The Crack Fox (SDS) *f6A+ 1
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