Climbs 154
Rocktype Rhyolite

A Good Start to the Year! © Stephen e

Crag features

Although Kentmere is only a short deviation from the main road into the south lakes, it has retained a backwater feel, with no tourist infrastructure - and all the better for it. In recent years this beautiful valley has quickly developed into one of the major bouldering venues in the Lakes.

Guide available here:
http://www.lakesbloc.com/crags/south-east/202-kentmere-boulders.html

Approach notes

Turn off the A591 at Staveley and follow the signs up the valley. On entering Kentmere village, limited parking can be found beside village hall - please pay at the honesty box. From the parking, follow the tarmac road up, round a sharp left hander and into a group of houses. At the end of these take a sharp right signposted for the Garburn track. All the areas lie left and right of this track.

Guidebooks

Lakes Bouldering

The first dedicated bouldering guidebook to the Lake District, spanning a range of areas largely in the National Park and all north and west of the M6 junction 36. The guide is intended to be useful to the visiting climber looking for a day or evening's light bouldering just as much as the hard-core local with decent coverage for the V1 and V9 boulderer alike.
More info
More Guidebooks:
LakesBloc Website
For some reason Little Women -rh- has been completley missed out of the topo. Originally climbed by myself & repeated by John -V13 it was the hardest in the Lakes for some time, & absolute classic on the giant stone - arguably the problem that brought so much attention to Little Font while I was establishing it as a venue... Worth speaking to Greg or John for adding the info. Si
Si O'Conor - 23/Mar/06
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1 Traverse f6A ** 54
2 Problem 2 f5+ 6a 15
3 Problem 3 f4+ 5b 28
4 Problem 4 f4 5a 34
5 Problem 5 f5 5c 55
6 Problem 5.5 f7A 2
7 Problem 6 f5+ 6a 45
8 Problem 6.5 f7A 3
9 Problem 7 f3+ 4c * 43
10 Problem 8 f3 53
11 Problem 9 f3+ 4c 40
12 Problem 10 f3 * 59
13 Saint Bega f3 1
14 Layback f3 * 39
15 Badger Arete f5 5c ** 56
16 Badger Arete (ss) f6C+ ** 85
17 The Scoop f5 5c 39
18 Problem 14 f6C 10
19 Problem 15 f4+ 5b * 29
20 Problem 16 f4 5a * 33
21 Problem 17 f6A ** 5
22 Finger Traverse f7A+ * 5
23 Problem 19 f6A * 5
24 The Slab f7A 3
25 Problem 21 f5+ 6a * 14
26 Problem 22 f3+ 4c * 21
27 Blaycock's Traverse f5+ 5c ** 11
28 Problem 2 f4 5a 30
29 Problem 3 f3 44
30 Blow Yer Ballast f6A * 111
31 TransAlp Boys
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f3+ 5
32 Problem 5 f5 5c 41
33 Problem 6 (Pine Stone) f4+ * 12
34 Middle Earth f7B+ * 80
35 Common Trolls f6B * 37
36 H's 5c eliminate f5 5c 27
37 Dynosore Eliminate f6C 28
38 Bass Line Venom f7B+ ** 25
39 The Way f6A * 97
40 Sheep Flies f4 111
41 Ian's Slap f6B 53
42 Loungin' f6A * 6
43 Elven Claw f6A ** 11
44 Problem 16 f6A 2
45 The Hole f5 5c * 65
46 The Hole SS
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f7A+ ** 50
47 Negative Reality Inversion f7A *** 137
48 The Karma of Trees f8A ** 1
49 Stegasaurus f5+ 6a * 41
50 Problem 21 f3+ 4c 9
51 Rounded Arete f3 ** 15
52 The Cave f6B 1
53 Runs on Weasel f7A+ * 44
54 Problem 25 f7A+ * 4
55 Resident Weasel f7A * 4
56 Problem 27 f5 5c 1
57 Problem 28 f5 5c  
58 Shell Fish f3+ 4c 7
59 Bravery Award for Piglet f7A+  
60 Problem 29 f6B  
61 Little Women f8A *  
62 Little Women (stand up) f7B+ * 21
63 Shadow Play f8C **  
64 Reinvented Bright New Colour f8A+ 1
65 Tourniquet f7C+ ** 18
66 Reverence f7A+ 11
67 Supercalifrjalistic-expialigobalistic f7A * 7
68 Kylie f7C * 5
69 Excavated at a Later Date f6A  
70 Problem 38 f6A 1
71 Ent Hug f6A  
72 Cynfarch The Dismal f6B 1
73 Problem 2 f5+ 6a 1
74 Problem 3 f6C 1
75 Problem 4 f5+ 5c 2
76 Problem 5 f5+ 5c 2
77 Left Arete f6B * 1
78 The Crack f3+ 4c 6
79 Saint Ceneu f6A 2
80 Noggin the Nog f7A+ **  
81 Highball Arete f5 5c  
82 Problem 11 f4 5a 3
83 Owein the Giant f5 5c * 1
84 Problem 13 f4 5a 4
85 The Slab f5+ 6a * 3
86 Problem 15 f5 5c 2
87 Orien of Rheged f6C ** 5
88 Problem 1 f5 2
89 Problem 2 f4 2
90 Problem 3 f6A+ * 2
91 Problem 5 f5+ 2
92 Problem 6 f6C+  
93 Right Side f5+ 6a 2
94 Problem 8 f6A+ *  
95 Coel Hen LH f3+ 4c 1
96 Coel Hen f5 5c * 2
97 Trianglum (AKA Aequipedus) f7C * 1
98 Problem 13 f5 1
99 Cwrast the Ragged f6C ** 1
100 Problem 14
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f4+ 2
101 Problem 15 f4+  
102 Meirchion the Lean f5+ 6a  
103 Recusant f5 5c 23
104 Problem 2 f5+ 6a 8
105 Paradigm f7C **  
106 Problem 4 f5+ 6a 6
107 Problem 5 f6C 10
108 Azimuth f7A+ * 16
109 Equipoise f7B+ ** 4
110 Problem 8 f5+ 6a 6
111 On the Skunt f7B+ 9 *  
112 Problem 10 f6A * 5
113 Cynosure f7A * 6
114 Release the Pressure f6A ** 4
115 Phantasmagoria f7A+ *** 17
116 The Symbiant f6B * 4
117 Problem 15 f5 5c  
118 Problem 16 f5 5c  
119 Problem 17 f7C+  
120 Quixotic Arete f5+ 6a ** 9
121 The Traverse f6C  
122 Vertex f5+ 6a 2
123 Problem 1 f4+ 5b  
124 Problem 2 f4+ 5b 1
125 Problem 3 f4+ 5b  
126 Problem 4 f4+ 5b 1
127 The Groove f4 5a 1
128 The Mono f4+ 5b  
129 Problem 7 f4 5a  
130 The Classic Traverse f6B *** 3
131 The Low Traverse f7A+ *  
132 Slab Left f4+ 5b 3
133 Slab Central f4 5a ** 2
134 Slab Right f4+ 5b 3
135 Lion Heart f7B+ ** 1
136 The Karma of Trees (stand up)
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f7C ** 8
137 Negative Reality Inversion (ss)
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f7A+ * 52
138 Vertex (ss)
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f7C 1
139 Strongbone Tactics f7B 3
140 Shadow Play Stand Up f7B * 9
141 Knights Templar f6C+ * 4
142 Suzi's Laughing f7A 9
143 Weasel Power
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f7B+ ** 5
144 Hungry Fish f6C 1
145 Babel f7C ** 6
146 Problem 3.5 f5+ 1
147 Problem 4.5 f6B+ * 2
148 Problem 5 (Pine stone) f6B ** 3
149 Badger Finger Traverse * f7C * 1
150 Post Man Pat * V7 * 2
151 Kylie SS f7C+ ** 1
152 Landslide *
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f7C ** 1
153 Surely it's Obvious * f6C * 1
154 Hobbiton * f7A 3
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