Gillercombe Boulders

Climbs 45 – Rocktype Rhyolite – Altitude 450m a.s.l – Faces ?

Crag features
Located in the ever-popular Borrowdale valley, the boulders around Sourmilk Ghyll and Gillercombe crag offer some fantastic bouldering, in generally scenic, sunny and user friendly situations.

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Approach notes
30-40 mins walk from the slate museum car park at Honister Pass in the Lake District between Borrowdale and Buttermere

Lakes Bouldering (2006), LakesBloc Website

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
1Problem 1f3+ 4c 13
2The AreteV8 11
3The Arete DirectV8 13
4The Arete StandupV5 12
5Problem 3f6B *4
6Problem 4f6B *9
7Problem 5f6C  
8The Groovef3+ 4c 19
9Problem 7f5 5c *22
10Problem 8f5 5c 14
11The Shelff5 5c 17
12Problem 10f5 5c *9
13The Crackf6B 3
14Problem 12f6B *1
15Problem 12 Sit StartV7 1
16Problem 13f5 5c *5
17Problem 14f5+ 5c 6
18Problem 15 (Slanting Crack)V3 8
19Problem 16f5+ 6a *5
20Al's Weird Routef6A 2
21Problem 18f6A **1
22Problem 19f5+ 6a 4
23Problem 20f6A 3
24Problem 21f6B *2
25Problem 22f6A 4
26Problem 23f5+ 6a 4
27Problem 24f6A 2
28Problem 25f4+ 5b 4
29Problem 26f3+ 4c 7
30Problem 27f5 5c 4
31Problem 28f5+ 6a 4
32Problem 29f5 *5
33Awesome Aretef6C ***14
34N&G Specialf7B * 
35Poor Man's Cautionf7A 10
36Absolute Zerof7B *3
37Zero Kelvinf7A 5
38Cave Directf7A+ *2
39Neil's Wallf7A 4
40Foolish Pecker *f7B *1
41Mike's Problem *f6B *3
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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