Kern Knotts

Climbs 50 – 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).

Approach notes

Forty five minute approach march from Wasdale or Borrowdale.

Gable & Pillar (1991)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGrade
3CaterwaulE1 5b  
4The Cat's WhiskersE4 6a 1
5Feline CrackVS 4c *3
6Flake ClimbVS 4c 2
7GrimalkinE4 6a *** 
8Cat NappingE5 6b  
9PussyE4 6a ***1
10Moggy TravellerE4 6a **1
11SylvesterE3 5c ***11
12Fat Freddie's CatE2 5c **14
13Kern Knotts West ChimneyVD *21
14Nine LivesE3 6a  
16Kern Knotts West ButtressMVS 4b **59
17West Buttress Eliminate SuperdirectE1 5b *12
18The KrakenE1 5b **15
19The Loch Ness MonsterE1 5b  
20The CrysalidE2 5c **26
21Central Climb South FaceMVS 4b *36
22TriffidE2 5c ***7
23Triffid Right-hand FinishE3 6a **1
24AgyasolE1 5b 1
25Kern Knotts ChimneyHS 4b **44
26The Young ShaversE2 5c 1
27Kern Knotts ButtressHVS 5b 5
28MisfitE2 5c *2
29The Buttonhook RouteHVS 5a ***68
31Close to the WindE1 5b *13
32PharosE2 5c 1
33Kern Knotts CrackVS 4c ***144
34Innominate CrackVS 4b ***242
35Innominate/Sepulchre CombinationE1 5b ***17
36MausoleumE6 6b  
37Sepulchre DirectE3 6a * 
38Cenotaph left-handE3 6a *1
39The CenotaphHVS 5a 2
40El VinoE2 5c *1
41TosspotE2 5c 1
42Kern Knotts ChainHVS 5b *2
44Eastern BlocVS 4c 1
45Kern Knotts CornerVS 4c 9
46Leap YearMVS 4c  
47The East ButtressVS 4c 2
49The West RouteD 3
50Rob and Angie's WeddingVD 1
51The CrackVD 4
52The Slab ClimbVS  
54The ButtressHS 4b  
55Slab and Chimney RouteVD 2
56Slab and Chimney Route VariationVS 4c  
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