Climbs 23
Rocktype Rhyolite
Altitude 700m a.s.l
Faces N

Dave Birkett on first free ascent of Fanghorn E3 5c Boat How Crags, Kirk Fell 1995 © USBRIT

Crag features

Needs a good dry spell. About 70m high. Excellent rough rock when clean. Numenor(E2), Prow of the Boat(HVS), Scenic Cruise (HVS), Groyne Strain (E1), Breakwater Slabs(S).

Approach notes

Two hour approcach march, from Honister or Wasdale. Best to gain the summit of Kirkfell and abseil into the routes

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Breakwater Slabs 
2Moss SlabHS  
3Breakwater Slabs and LighthouseS *3
4Groyne StrainE1 5b **3
5Breakwater Slabs, Grooved AreteVS 4c **2
6Sea ShantyE1 5b  
7TopsailE2 5b  
8SpinnakerE2 5c  
 Main Wall - The Boat 
10Larboard AreteS  
11Final VoyageE1 5a  
12Prow DirectHVS 5a **1
13DehydroepiandrosteroneE2 5c  
14Keel HaulE3 5c  
15Numenor DirectE2 5c ***1
16VoyagerE3 5c ** 
17FlagshipE5 5c *** 
18FanghornE3 5c *** 
19Scenic CruiseHVS 5a ***1
20Starboard AreteS *1
 Winter Routes 
22Ill GillII/III  
23Boat Howe GillI/II *2
24Starboard ChimneyIV 5 ** 
25Horizon ClimbIV 4  
26Kirk Fell GillII/III *2

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