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Falcon Crags (Borrowdale)

Cumbria, ENGLAND

Climbs 45 – Rocktype Rhyolite – Altitude 180m a.s.l – Faces W

Crag features
Upper Crag up to 90m high, Lower crag up to 60m. Close to the road and a good evening or short day crag. Some routes have a serious feel - the rock is not always entirely sound! Dry Grasp(E4), Route1(E3), Spinup(VS), Hedera Groove(MVS), Niche(E2), Dedication(E1), Kidnapped(E2), Plagiarism(E2), Usurper(E1), Illusion(HVS), Five Nations(E3).

Access notes
Five minute approach to the Lower Crag from parking on the roadside below. Bird ban on the Upper Crag in the nesting season.

Weather forecast

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18 °C
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19 °C
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4.9mm rain
17 °C
12 kph
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Borrowdale (2000),
Out of print: Borrowdale (1990)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1Route 2E1 5b **12
2Dry GraspE4 6a **27
3Route 1E3 5c ***13
4Spin upVS 4c **68
5AlternatorVS 4c 3
6The Raging BullE3 5c 2
7The DanglerE2 5c **30
8GraviterVS 4c 5
9Wuthering HeightsE2 5c 3
10Hedera GroovesVS 4b *140
11Inarticulate SpeechE4 6a  
12CyclotronE3 6a 2
13StretchHVS 5a 23
14Funeral WayHVS 5a *28
15DeruptusVS 5a 7
16MasqueradeE2 5c **9
17Close EncountersE3 6a 2
18The NicheE2 5c **92
19Star WarsE3 5c **13
 Climb nameGradex
20InterloperE1 5b *42
21PremonitionE4 6a *6
22DedicationE1 5a **111
23KidnappedE2 5c ***37
24PlagiarismE2 5b **61
25UsurperE1 5a **90
26IllusionHVS 5a **142
27JokeE3 6a **11
28Lamplighter EliminateE4 6b 2
29LamplighterVS 4c *62
30ExtrapolationE2 5b **21
31The RiddlerVS 4c 1
32The Girdle TraverseE1 5b 5
33Five Nations of the IroquoisE3 5c *2
34SpinupVS 4c 56
35the pushHVS 5a 2
36Stretch Direct finish *E2 5c 2
37Stumble Bum *E4 4c6a6a *1
38Qantas *E3 6a 1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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this crag is a bit loose!
joe king - 12/Jul/10