Lake District Bouldering

Lake District Bouldering cover photo
Author Greg Chapman
Published Vertebrate Publishing, Sheffield (2019)
ISBN 978-1-910240-73-1



Lake District Bouldering is the long-awaited guide to bouldering in the Lake District National Park. Written by Greg Chapman, one of the pioneers of bouldering in the Lakes, it features almost 3,000 individually numbered problems and dozens of variations and linkups at over 70 venues.

Crags covered by this Guide
Cumbria crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Armathwaite160Sandstone (soft)SW
Ash Bank Bouldering30AndesiteSE
Binka Stone14UNKNOWN?
Black Crag (Wrynose)145RhyoliteSW
Carrock Fell crag304GabbroE
Cold Pike Bouldering43Rhyolite?
Coniston Bouldering262RhyoliteE
Dunnerdale Boulders84AndesiteSE
Ennerdale Boulders12RhyoliteSW
Eskdale Fisherground106GraniteS
Farleton Crag145LimestoneW
Fleswick Bay70Sandstone (soft)W
Gillercombe Boulders45Rhyolite?
Harter Gold Boulders71Volcanic tuffS
Hell Moss14LimestoneNE
Heron Stones21UNKNOWNall
Honister Boulders34UNKNOWN?
Humphrey Head73LimestoneW
Kentmere Boulders183Rhyolite?
Langdale Boulders59Rhyoliteall
Langstrath Boulders31Rhyolite?
Newbiggin Crag60LimestoneSW
Rakerigg Crag7Rhyolite?
Rolling Rock21UNKNOWNall
Sampson's Stones90Rhyoliteall
Seathwaite Bouldering Circuit52AndesiteSW
Settle Earth Boulders42Rhyoliteall
Sour Milk Boulders29RhyoliteE
St. Bees Head390Sandstone (soft)W
Stirrup Boulders (Wasdale)43RhyoliteSE
Stonestar Crag47RhyoliteSW
Swarthbeck Gill/ Ravens Crag Boulders63RhyoliteW
Tear Drop Boulder, Eskdale15Graniteall
The Bowderstone119Rhyolite?
Thirlmere Boulders33Gabbroall
Lancashire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Fairy Steps268LimestoneW
Hyning Wood Crags15Limestone?
Warton Pinnacle Crag138LimestoneW
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