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Falcon Crags (Borrowdale)Cumbria, ENGLAND
Climbs 45 – Rocktype Rhyolite – Altitude 180m a.s.l – Faces W
Park in the layby beneath the crag. Walk up a faint path to the main horizontal track. Turn right, gain the lowest point of the scree and fight up this to a fence below the left end of the crag. 15 mins.
Upper Crag (abseil for best pitches):
As above to the main horizontal trail. Turn left, cross a bridge and follow the good path uphill until just before the 2nd gate. Cross the stream 30m uphill of this, then head back right until a steep grassy gully with a fallen tree with vertical branches. Slog up this and the grass slopes above to gain the ridge (good view of Route 1), cross the gorse and contour around a trail below the rockband. Skirt of the top of the gully left of the crag and back past a dead tree to a good abseil point. 25 mins.
Park in the carpark on the minor road leading off Borrowdale, walk left on a trail then up through scree. 10 mins.
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