Climbs 38
Rocktype Rhyolite
Altitude 750m a.s.l
Faces NE

Bowfell © Paul Evans

Crag features

Long routes over a good grade range on a high mountain crag. Classics include Bowfell Buttress(VD or V in winter), Air on a Bowstring(E3), Woolly Jumper(HVS), Right Hand Wall (VS).

Approach notes

One and threequarter hour uphill walk from the Old Dungeon Ghyll car park. (Arrive early at weekends!)

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1Bowfell
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summit 84
2The Plaque Route
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D 4
3Sinister Slabs
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MVS 4b *3
4Silent Witness
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HVS 5a * 
5Flight of the Ravens
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E2 5c ** 
6Bowfell ButtressVD ***481
7Rubicon Groove
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E1 5b *1
8The Central Route
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HS 4b **19
9Bowfell Buttress Eliminate
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E2 5b **5
10Ledge and GrooveVD **14
11Ask Ted
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E3 5c ** 
12Pragmatic
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E2 5c ** 
13Air on a Bowstring
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E3 5c ***22
14Hope Beyond HopingE3 5c ** 
15Woolly Jumper
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E1 5a **24
16Heads Call
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E3 5c **1
17Right Wall Eliminate
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E1 5b **1
18Right-hand Wall
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VS 4c **4
19Right Hand Wall Traverse
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VD  
20Northern Territories
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E2 5c * 
21Grey Corner
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S  
22Grey Rib
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MVS 4b ** 
23Bowfell Buttress Girdle
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VS 4c *1
24Another Grand Day Out
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VS 4c **1
25North Gully
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S  
 Winter Routes 
27South GullyI 24
28Plaque RouteIV 4 3
29Sinister SlabVI 7  
30Ultraviolent JunglistVII 8 ***1
31Central RouteVI 8 *1
32Bowfell ButtressVI 6 ***105
33Ledge and GrooveV 6 *4
34North GullyI/II *21
35Right Wall EliminateV 6  
36Corner and RibIV 4  
37Climber's Traverse and River of BouldersI *21
38Bowfell Girdle
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V 6  
39Gimpsuit Fall
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III  

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