Rockfax Description
This combination gives one of the great Lake District classics. Start as for Jones' Route Direct from Lord's Rake.
1) 4a, 30m. Pitch 1 of Jones' Route Direct from Lord's Rake.
2) 4a, 20m. Move right to a corner and follow it and its continuation to moves right onto a grassy ledge - Moss Ledge.
3) 4a, 12m. Herford's Slab - Climb the slab above the ledge, first left and then right, to gain a large ledge and Hopkinson's Cairn.
4) 27m. Climb the crack and stepped groove above it to a ledge. Follow a left-curving line between overhangs to a grass ledge.
5) 28m. Move left to easier ground that is climbed to gain the top of Low Man. © Rockfax


Lakeland's Best Multi-pitch Routes up to HVS , Lakeland's Greatest Pioneers , The Long Routes , Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Climbs The Lake District , ROCKFAX Lake District: Top 50 , Siegfried Herford’s First Ascents , Lakes 2022 , ROCKFAX TOP 50s upto e3


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High HS
Mid HS
Low HS
High S
Mid S
Low S
High HVD
Votes cast 5
High 4b
Mid 4b
Low 4b
High 4a
Mid 4a
Low 4a
High 3c
Mid 3c
Low 3c
Votes cast 5
Votes cast 5
Style of Ascent
Alt Leads
Not Set
Ground Up
Not Set
Route of Interest
Red Slab

Grade: S 4a ***
(Kettle Crag)

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