Goat Crags, Borrowdale

Climbs 55 – Rocktype Rhyolite – Altitude 350m a.s.l – Faces NE

Crag features
A great Lakeland crag, typifying the best that Borrowdale has to offer. The 'Adopt a Crag' mob from Keswick cleaned most of the classics in the last weekend of 2011.

Over 100m high. The best routes are Voyage(E3), Tumbleweed Connection(E2), Praying Mantis(E1), Footless Crow Direct(E6), Mirage(E5), Bitter Oasis (E4), DDT(HVS), Alone in Space(E1), Cursing Caterpillar(HVS), Manpower(E2), April Fool(VS).

Access notes
25 minutes from Grange in Borrowdale.


Out of print: Borrowdale (1990)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
1The KremlinVS 5a *8
2The GnomeVS 4c 4
3The Bridal SuiteVS 4b 4
4April FoolVS 4c *18
5The PeelerVS 4c *42
6High FlierE1 5b 4
7ManpowerE2 5c *9
8The Rat RaceE2 5c 9
9The Cursing CaterpillarHVS 5a *20
10Solid AirE1 5b *8
11Alone in SpaceE1 5b **51
12The Blaspheming ButterflyHVS 5a 11
13The Big CurverE2 5c **11
14Fear of FlyingE3 6a *5
15Wild TimesE5 6b * 
16Day of the JackalsE4 6b 2
17Point BlankHVS 5a 10
18DDTHVS 5a ***109
19The VoyageE3 5c ***26
20Altered ImagesE3 5c *4
21Tumbleweed ConnectionE2 5c ***95
22Praying MantisE1 5b, 5a ***272
23Praying Mantis DirectE2 5b ***9
24The Thieving MagpieE3 6a *3
25AthanorE3 6a **26
26Footless CrowE5 6c ***15
27Footless Crow DirectE6 6b ***2
28MirageE5 6b ***8
29Bitter OasisE4 5c ***91
30The StingE2 5c *2
31Ambling AntMVS 4b *5
32Route 2MVS 4b 5
33Samurai JackE3 5c *4
34HereticE2 5b *3
35Silly BillyVD 5
36The Queer ThingVS 5
37MonsoonHVS 5a 3
38Trojan HorseE6 6b 1
39RashōmonE3 5c ** 
40Dwarf's Divorce *E2 4a5b5c 1
41Lithuania *E4 6b5c **1
42Blind Faith *E2 5c 1
43Unnamed *E5 6a6a **1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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The Voyage and Tumbleweed Connection climbed 21 april 2011 . More routes to be climbed this weekend . Wils.
awsomal - 21/Apr/11
Unnamed and Midsummer at the oasis have had a couple of ascents in the last month and are quite good.They do seem to share the start though. Trojan Horse upper pitch has had a few ascents and is been recommended.
wils - 07/Aug/02