Climbs 32
Rocktype Rhyolite
Altitude 700m a.s.l
Faces N

Dave Birkett on first free ascent of Fanghorn E3 5c Boat How Crags, Kirk Fell 1995 © USBRIT

Crag features

Needs a good dry spell. About 70m high. Excellent rough rock when clean. Numenor(E2), Prow of the Boat(HVS), Scenic Cruise (HVS), Groyne Strain (E1), Breakwater Slabs(S).

Approach notes

Two hour approcach march, from Honister or Wasdale. Best to gain the summit of Kirkfell and abseil into the routes

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1 Longshoreman's Arete
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M 1
2 Bonjour Matelot
-
MVS 4b  
3 Coastguard Climb
-
VD  
  East Buttress
5 Esplanade
-
D 1
6 Sea Wall Arete, East Buttress
-
D 1
  Breakwater Slabs
8 Moss Slab HS  
9 Breakwater Slabs and Lighthouse S * 3
10 Groyne Strain E1 5b ** 4
11 Breakwater Slabs, Grooved Arete VS 4c ** 2
12 Sea Shanty E1 5b  
13 Topsail E2 5b 1
14 Spinnaker E2 5c  
  Main Wall - The Boat
16 Larboard Arete S  
17 Final Voyage E1 5a  
18 Prow Direct HVS 5a ** 1
19 Dehydroepiandrosterone E2 5c  
20 Keel Haul E3 5c  
21 Numenor Direct E3 5c *** 2
22 Voyager E3 5c **  
23 Flagship E5 5c ***  
24 Fanghorn E3 5c *** 1
  West Face
26 Jolly Roger
-
E2 5c, 5a ** 1
27 Trim and Incline
-
E3 5c **  
28 Poseidon Adventure
-
E4 6a, 5a **  
29 The Golden Rivet
-
HVS 4c, 5a **  
30 Scenic Cruise HVS 5a *** 1
31 Starboard Arete S * 1
  Winter Routes
33 Ill Gill II/III  
34 Boat Howe Gill I/II * 2
35 Starboard Chimney IV 5 **  
36 Horizon Climb IV 4  
37 Kirk Fell Gill II/III * 2

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