Kern Knotts

Climbs 41 – Rocktype Rhyolite – Altitude 520m a.s.l – Faces SW

Crag features
Up to 60m high. Some great climbing on sound clean rock. Crysalid(E2), Kern Knotts Chimney(HS), Buttonhook(HVS), Innominate Crack(VS).

Access notes
Forty five minute approach march from Wasdale or Borrowdale.

Gable & Pillar (1991)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGrade
2Feline CrackVS 4c 3
3Flake ClimbVS 4c 2
4SylvesterE2 5c *11
5PussyE4 6a *1
6Moggy TravellerE4 6a 1
7Fat Freddie's catE3 5c *14
8Kern Knotts West ChimneyVD 21
9Kern Knotts West ButtressMVS 4b *55
10The KrakenE1 5b 14
11The CrysalidE2 5c **26
12Central Climb South FaceMVS 4b *36
13TriffidE2 5c *7
14Triffid Right-hand FinishE3 6a *1
15Kern Knotts ChimneyHS 4b **41
16Kern Knotts ButtressHVS 5b 5
17The Buttonhook RouteHVS 5a **66
18MisfitE2 5c *2
19Close to the WindE1 5b *13
20Kern Knotts CrackVS 4b *130
21Innominate CrackVS 4b **228
22Innominate/Sepulchre CombinationE1 5b ***16
23Sepulchre DirectE3 6a * 
24Cenotaph left-handE3 6a *1
25Kern Knotts CornerVS 4c 9
26The CenotaphHVS 4c 2
27El VinoE2 5c 1
28Eastern BlocMS 1
29Kern Knotts ChainHVS 5b *2
30The East ButtressHS 2
31West Buttress Eliminate Superdirect *E1 5b *12
32The West Route *D 3
33Caterwaul *E1 5b  
34The Cat'sWhiskers *E4 6a 1
35The Young Shavers *E2 5c 1
36Pharos *E2 5c 1
37Tosspot *E2 5c 1
38Agyasol *E1 5b 1
39Rob and Angie's Wedding *VD *1
40The Crack *VD *1
41Slab and Chimney Route *VD *1
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