Climbs 50
Rocktype Rhyolite
Altitude 520m a.s.l
Faces SW

Kern Knotts 1954 © USBRIT

Crag features

Up to 60m high. Some great climbing on sound clean rock. Crysalid(E2), Kern Knotts Chimney(HS), Buttonhook(HVS), Innominate Crack(VS).

Approach notes

Forty five minute approach march from Wasdale or Borrowdale.

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  Cat Wall
2 Pyfo
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VD  
3 Caterwaul E1 5b  
4 The Cat's Whiskers E4 6a 1
5 Feline Crack
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VS 4c * 4
6 Flake Climb
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VS 4c 2
7 Grimalkin
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E4 6a *** 1
8 Cat Napping
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E5 6b  
9 Pussy
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E4 6a *** 1
10 Moggy Traveller
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E4 6a ** 1
11 Sylvester
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E3 5c *** 12
12 Fat Freddie's Cat
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E2 5c ** 15
13 Kern Knotts West Chimney VD * 25
14 Nine Lives
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E3 6a  
  Central Area
16 Kern Knotts West Buttress
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MVS 4b ** 71
17 West Buttress Eliminate Superdirect
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E1 5b * 17
18 The Kraken
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E1 5b ** 20
19 The Loch Ness Monster
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E1 5b  
20 The Crysalid
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E2 5c ** 31
21 Central Climb South Face
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MVS 4b * 41
22 Triffid
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E2 5c *** 9
23 Triffid Right-hand Finish
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E3 6a ** 1
24 Agyasol E1 5b 1
25 Kern Knotts Chimney
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HS 4b ** 60
26 The Young Shavers E2 5c 3
27 Kern Knotts Buttress
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HVS 5b 7
28 Misfit
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E2 5c * 3
29 The Buttonhook Route
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HVS 5a *** 96
  Cracks Area
31 Close to the Wind
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E1 5b * 16
32 Pharos
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E2 5c 1
33 Kern Knotts Crack
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VS 4c *** 170
34 Innominate Crack
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VS 4b *** 313
35 Innominate/Sepulchre Combination
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E1 5b *** 27
36 Mausoleum
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E6 6b  
37 Sepulchre Direct
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E3 6a *  
38 Cenotaph left-hand
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E3 6a * 1
39 The Cenotaph
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HVS 5a 3
40 El Vino
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E2 5c * 1
41 Tosspot E2 5c 1
42 Kern Knotts Chain
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HVS 5b * 2
  Kern Knotts East Buttress
44 Eastern Bloc
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VS 4c 1
45 Kern Knotts Corner
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VS 4c 10
46 Leap Year
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MVS 4c  
47 The East Buttress
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VS 4c 2
  Lower Kern Knotts
49 The West Route
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D 3
50 Rob and Angie's Wedding VD 1
51 The Crack VD 5
52 The Slab Climb
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VS  
  Lower Kern Knotts West
54 The Buttress
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HS 4b 2
55 Slab and Chimney Route VD 3
56 Slab and Chimney Route Variation
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VS 4c  

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