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

View Stats

Paul Cox on Kern Knotts Crack (HVS) at Kern Knotts (from the Lake District Climbs Rockfax). © Alan James

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.

There are no comments from visitors to this crag.
Login as Existing User to add your comments

Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  Cat Wall
2 Pyfo
-
VD  
3 Caterwaul E1 5b  
4 The Cat's Whiskers E4 6a 1
5 Feline Crack VS 4c * 6
6 Flake Climb
-
VS 4c 2
7 Grimalkin E4 6a *** 7
8 Cat Napping
-
E5 6b  
9 Pussy
-
E4 6a *** 3
10 Moggy Traveller
-
E4 6a ** 3
11 Sylvester E3 5c ** 20
12 Fat Freddie's Cat E2 5c ** 19
13 Kern Knotts West Chimney VD * 29
14 Nine Lives
-
E3 6a  
  Central Area
16 Kern Knotts West Buttress VS 4b *** 87
17 West Buttress Eliminate Superdirect E1 5b ** 18
18 The Kraken
-
E1 5b ** 23
19 The Loch Ness Monster
-
E1 5b  
Climb name Grade
20 The Crysalid E2 5c ** 36
21 Central Climb South Face VS 4b ** 43
22 Triffid E3 5c * 16
23 Triffid Right-hand Finish E3 5c * 2
24 Agyasol E1 5b 1
25 Kern Knotts Chimney HS 4b ** 75
26 The Young Shavers E2 5c 3
27 Kern Knotts Buttress HVS 5b * 7
28 Misfit E2 5c ** 4
29 The Buttonhook Route E1 5b *** 115
  Cracks Area
31 Close to the Wind E1 5b ** 19
32 Pharos
-
E2 5c 1
33 Kern Knotts Crack HVS 4c ** 207
34 Innominate Crack VS 4b *** 353
35 Innominate/Sepulchre Combination E2 5b *** 34
36 Mausoleum
-
E6 6b  
37 Sepulchre Direct
-
E3 6a *  
38 Cenotaph left-hand
-
E3 6a * 1
Climb name Grade
39 The Cenotaph
-
HVS 5a 3
40 El Vino
-
E2 5c * 2
41 Tosspot E2 5c 1
42 Kern Knotts Chain
-
HVS 5b * 2
  Kern Knotts East Buttress
44 Eastern Bloc
-
VS 4c 1
45 Kern Knotts Corner
-
VS 4c 10
46 Leap Year
-
MVS 4c  
47 The East Buttress
-
VS 4c 2
  Lower Kern Knotts
49 The West Route
-
D 4
50 Rob and Angie's Wedding VD 2
51 The Crack VD 6
52 The Slab Climb
-
VS  
  Lower Kern Knotts West
54 The Buttress
-
HS 4b 2
55 Slab and Chimney Route VD 4
56 Slab and Chimney Route Variation
-
VS 4c  

Moderator Updates to this page are checked by UKC volunteer Simon Caldwell