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).

Approach notes

25 minutes from Grange in Borrowdale.

Access notes


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


Out of print: Borrowdale (1990)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGrade
1The KremlinVS 5a *8
2Dwarf's DivorceE2 5c 1
3The GnomeVS 4c 4
4The Bridal SuiteVS 4b 4
5April FoolVS 4c *18
6The PeelerVS 4c *46
7High FlierE1 5b 4
8ManpowerE2 5c *12
9The Rat RaceE2 5c 9
10The Cursing CaterpillarHVS 5a *21
11Solid AirE1 5b *9
12Alone in SpaceE1 5b **52
13The Blaspheming ButterflyHVS 5a 11
14The Big CurverE2 5c **11
15Fear of FlyingE3 6a *5
16Wild TimesE5 6b * 
17Day of the JackalsE4 6b 2
18Point BlankHVS 5a 10
19DDTHVS 5a ***112
20LithuaniaE4 6b, 5c **1
21The VoyageE3 5c ***28
22Altered ImagesE3 5c *4
23Tumbleweed ConnectionE2 5c ***99
24Praying MantisE1 5b, 5a ***282
25Praying Mantis DirectE2 5b ***9
26The Thieving MagpieE3 6a *4
27AthanorE3 6a **28
28Trojan HorseE6 6b 1
29Footless CrowE5 6c ***16
30Footless Crow DirectE6 6b ***3
31MirageE5 6b ***8
32Bitter OasisE4 5c ***95
33UnnamedE5 6a, 6a **1
34Midsummer at the OasisE4 6a **1
35The StingE2 5c *2
36Ambling AntMVS 4b *5
37Route 2MVS 4b 5
38Samurai JackE3 5c *4
39Blind FaithE2 5c 1
40HereticE2 5b *3
41Silly BillyVD 5
42The Queer ThingVS 5
43MonsoonHVS 5a 3
44RashōmonE3 5c ** 
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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