Goats Crag

Climbs 35 – Rocktype Rhyolite – Altitude 382m a.s.l – Faces SW

Crag features

An idyllic setting, splendid views and on quick drying rock. Gets plenty of sun. 


Up to 15m high. Plenty of good short routes from D to E4. The best of which are; Mort (E1), Pussy Galore (E2), Optional Omission (E1), Inner Limits (HVS), Emma Line (HVS), Mackanory (E1)

Approach notes

20 min steep approach from the Watendlath road, through a field then directly up the fellside.

Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

Borrowdale (2000), Lake District Rock,
Out of print: Borrowdale (1990)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
1Kid GlovesHS 3
2LittlejohnVS 5a 5
3MortE1 5b *46
4Balancing ActE1 5b 5
5Light FantasticE2 6a 2
6Pussy GaloreE2 5c **15
7Lucky LukeE4 6a 2
8Munich AgreementE1 5b *33
9Optional OmissionE1 5a *15
10Inner LimitsHVS 5a *28
11The GreenS 4b * 
12The SlabD 17
13Nightmare ZoneHVS 5b *17
14PolandMVS 4b *36
15Everybody's DreamS 4a 17
16Berlin WallE2 5b *10
17Emma LineHVS 5a **36
18Low end in sightHVS 5b *3
19Son of OzHS 4c *38
20Rogue HerriesE4 6a *7
21The Colour of MagicE4 6a *3
22Stranger to the GroundE2 5c *9
23Mull WaitHS 4c *21
24Route 8HVS 5a 2
25Route 8.5VS 4b *1
26Route 9E1 5c *1
28Black Moss GrooveVS 4c 1
29The TrickE1 5c  
30The WitchE2 5c * 
31The NicheHVS 5a 1
32High pressure from the WestE1 5a  
33MackanoryE1 5b **3
34Left-Hand RouteS 2
35Gone for a PizzaVS 4c  
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