Contributed by Alpenglow Oct/19 - This public hilllist has been seen 13,923 times

From the 2019 ROCKFAX Lake District Climbs guidebook.
Covers the top 50(ish...) of the best routes.

contemplating the final pitch of White Wizard  © fatboyblim
contemplating the final pitch of White Wizard
© fatboyblim, Jul 2021

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User Percentage Latest Log
1st John Kettle 70% 14 Sep, 2022
2nd Hidden 69% 10 Sep, 2023
3rd Martin Bennett 68% 29 Sep, 2023
4th Hidden 66% 12 Jun, 2023
4th Graeme Hammond 66% 8 Sep, 2023
5th Mick King 64% 30 Aug, 2023
6th joe.91 60% 9 Jul, 2022
7th joeflan 57% 13 Jun, 2022
8th Hidden 55% 2023
9th Aled Williams 53% 4 Aug, 2023

Map of routes in this ticklist

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Note: Only showing summits, scrambles, winter routes, and low grade climbs

Distribution of grades - Trad

Top 12 photos of this hilllist

Rory on The Bludgeon at Shepherds

The Bludgeon
Rory on The Bludgeon at Shepherds
© Ken Lewis

Chris Bonington still climbing at 78. Legend

Little Chamonix
Chris Bonington still climbing at 78. Legend
© Paluchi

Jade making her way up Botterill's Slab in the cloud.

Botterill's Slab
Jade making her way up Botterill's Slab in the cloud.
© JohnHartley

Darklands

Darklands
© kevin stephens

Katie climbs The Bludgeon in typical Autumnal conditions.

The Bludgeon
Katie climbs The Bludgeon in typical Autumnal conditions.
© Tom McNally

great night on napes needle

The Wasdale Crack
great night on napes needle
© tjmillen

Lake District cloud inversion

Grooved Arete
Lake District cloud inversion
© milus

"Katie, can you climb Little Chamonix in a dinosaur suit?" "You bet Jurassican!"

Little Chamonix
"Katie, can you climb Little Chamonix in a dinosaur suit?" "You bet Jurassican!"
© Luke Briggs

'D' Route, Gimmer

'D' Route
'D' Route, Gimmer
© Steve Broadbent

Unknown climber on Slip Knot

Slip Knot
Unknown climber on Slip Knot
© Skyfall

Scott enjoying some perfect weather at Sergeant Crag, Borrowdale vista behind.

Aphasia
Scott enjoying some perfect weather at Sergeant Crag, Borrowdale vista behind.
© neil the weak

Summer days at Gimmer

North West Arete
Summer days at Gimmer
© davelongbottom


Add Climb name Grade Ticks? Height Crag name
LANGDALE
Middlefell Buttress D *** 4409 75m • 3 Raven Crag...
Route 1 VD *** 2021 ? • 2 Scout Crags
'A' Route S 4a *** 475 ? Gimmer Crag
The Original Route S 4a *** 2607 ? • 4 Raven Crag...
'D' Route S 4a *** 1323 ? Gimmer Crag
'C' Route S 4b *** 1008 ? Gimmer Crag
Bowfell Buttress HS 4b *** 1144 110m • 4 Bowfell
Route 2 HS 4b *** 1617 37m • 2 Raven Crag...
Slip Knot VS 4b *** 1641 44m • 2 White Ghyll
North West Arete VS 4b *** 1294 ? Gimmer Crag
Bracket and Slab Climb VS 4b *** 1435 97m • 5 Gimmer Crag
The Gordian Knot VS 4c *** 885 ? White Ghyll
The Crack VS 4c *** 1206 ? Gimmer Crag
Haste Not VS 4c *** 833 ? White Ghyll
Bilberry Buttress VS 4c *** 1862 76m • 3 Raven Crag...
'F' Route VS 4c *** 1125 ? Gimmer Crag
Golden Slipper HVS 5a *** 1062 ? Pavey Ark
Pluto HVS 5a *** 1241 ? • 3 Raven Crag...
Kipling Groove HVS 5a *** 1212 ? Gimmer Crag
Capella E1 5b *** 774 70m • 2 Pavey Ark
Razor Crack E1 5b *** 337 ? Neckband Crag
Gillette Direct E2 5c *** 234 ? Neckband Crag
Astra E2 5c *** 365 ? Pavey Ark
Fastburn E2 5b *** 87 ? Flat Crags
Cruel Sister E3 5c *** 282 ? • 3 Pavey Ark
Darklands E3 5c *** 128 ? Cathedral...
Eastern Hammer E3 6a *** 204 ? Gimmer Crag
Malice in Wonderland E4 5c *** 166 43m Hodge Close Quarry
Trilogy E5 6a *** 141 31m Raven Crag...
Dawes Rides a Shovelhead E8 6c *** 11 ? Raven Crag...
Impact Day E8 6c *** 4 33m Pavey Ark
CONISTON/DUDDON
'C' Ordinary Route (Summer) VD *** 1014 ? Dow Crag
Thomas S 4a *** 1859 ? • 3 Wallowbarrow Crag
Murray's Route S 4a *** 1084 ? Dow Crag
Eliminate 'A' VS 4c *** 1317 110m • 6 Dow Crag
Shifter E3 6a *** 209 ? Burnt Crag
Tumble E4 6a *** 160 ? Dow Crag
ESKDALE/WASDALE
The Knife-Edge Arete M *** 73 ? Scafell Crag
Needle Ridge VD *** 1593 114m • 5 The Napes
Grooved Arete HVD *** 369 ? Pikes Crag
Direct from Lord's Rake to Hopkinson's Cairn S 4a *** 49 ? Scafell Crag
Bridge's Route HS 4b *** 340 ? Esk Buttress (Dow...
The Wasdale Crack HS 4c *** 1201 17m • 2 The Napes
Tophet Wall HS 4b *** 1317 75m • 4 The Napes
Hopkinson's Gully VS 4b *** 97 ? Scafell Crag
Eagle's Nest Ridge Direct VS 4b *** 330 45m The Napes
Innominate Crack VS 4b *** 486 40m • 2 Kern Knotts
Moss Ghyll Grooves VS 4c *** 654 79m • 4 Scafell Crag
Botterill's Slab VS 4c *** 772 87m • 3 Scafell Crag
Mickledore Grooves VS 5a *** 345 67m • 2 Scafell East...
The Yellow Slab HVS 4c *** 110 ? Scafell East...
The Centaur HVS 5a *** 153 ? Scafell East...
Gormenghast E1 5b *** 427 53m • 3 Heron Crag, Eskdale
Central Buttress E1 5b *** 650 122m • 6 Scafell Crag
The Buttonhook Route E1 5b *** 214 50m • 3 Kern Knotts
Central Pillar E2 5b *** 438 ? • 6 Esk Buttress (Dow...
Phoenix E2 5c *** 113 ? • 2 Scafell East...
Ichabod E2 5c *** 283 ? Scafell East...
Saxon E2 5c *** 268 ? Scafell Crag
The White Wizard E3 5c *** 104 96m • 5 Scafell Crag
The Cumbrian E5 6b *** 107 80m • 4 Esk Buttress (Dow...
Supernatural E5 6a *** 18 82m • 3 The Napes
Shere Khan E5 6a *** 45 ? Scafell East...
BORROWDALE
Brown Slabs Arete D *** 2026 ? • 2 Shepherd’s Crag
Corvus D *** 2313 ? • 5 Raven Crag, Combe...
Brown Slabs Direct VD *** 3139 ? Shepherd’s Crag
Little Chamonix VD *** 7740 70m • 4 Shepherd’s Crag
Gillercombe Buttress S 4a *** 1810 ? Gillercombe
Troutdale Pinnacle S *** 3718 105m • 6 Black Crag...
Ardus VS 4b *** 2642 40m • 3 Shepherd’s Crag
Fishers Folly VS 4c *** 2581 ? Shepherd’s Crag
Adam VS 5a *** 1976 ? Shepherd’s Crag
Lakeland Cragsman HVS 5a *** 979 45m Sergeant Crag Slabs
Mandrake HVS 5a *** 962 ? Quayfoot Buttress
Conclusion E1 5b *** 1023 ? Shepherd’s Crag
Raindrop E1 5b *** 892 ? • 4 Black Crag...
The Bludgeon E1 5b *** 814 ? Shepherd’s Crag
Praying Mantis E1 5b *** 558 ? • 4 Goat Crag,...
M.G.C. E2 5c *** 1146 ? Shepherd’s Crag
Aphasia E2 5b *** 488 45m Sergeant Crag Slabs
The Sting E2 5c *** 177 23m Steel Knotts...
Wild Sheep E2 5b *** 321 ? Shepherd’s Crag
The Niche E2 5c *** 218 60m • 2 Falcon Crag
Guillotine E3 5c *** 449 ? Reecastle Crag
White Noise E3 5c *** 404 ? Reecastle Crag
Grand Alliance E4 6a *** 238 ? Black Crag...
Penal Servitude E5 6b *** 137 ? Reecastle Crag
Hell's Wall E6 6c *** 53 ? Bowderstone Crags
Bleed In Hell E8 6c *** 9 ? Bowderstone Crags
ENNERDALE/BUTTERMERE
Pillar Rock, The Old West Route M *** 128 ? Pillar
Slab and Notch Climb M *** 266 ? Pillar
New West Climb VD *** 438 ? Pillar
Suaviter S 3c *** 228 ? Grey Crag...
Oxford and Cambridge Direct Route S 4a *** 853 ? Grey Crag...
Rib and Slab Climb HS 4b *** 321 ? Pillar
North-West Climb VS 4b *** 152 ? Pillar
Fortiter VS 4b *** 173 ? Grey Crag...
Delilah VS 4c *** 366 ? High Crag
Dexter Wall VS 5a *** 350 ? Grey Crag...
Eagle Front VS 4c *** 316 150m • 8 Eagle Crag...
Engineer's Slabs VS 4c *** 442 60m • 2 Gable Crag
The Philistine E1 5b *** 229 ? High Crag
THE EASTERN FELLS
Kennel Wall S 4a *** 931 37m • 2 Gouther Crags
Direct Route VS 4b *** 1183 ? Castle Rock of...
Overhanging Bastion HVS 5a *** 971 ? Castle Rock of...
Totalitarian E1 5c *** 322 ? • 4 Raven Crag,...
Triermain Eliminate E2 5b *** 214 ? Castle Rock of...
Hiddenite E2 5c *** 126 ? Iron Crag
Rigor Mortis E2 5c *** 171 ? Castle Rock of...
GTX E3 6a *** 96 ? Raven Crag,...
Top Gear E4 6a *** 77 ? Raven Crag,...
The Gates of Delirium E4 6a *** 82 ? • 2 Raven Crag,...
Fear and Fascination E5 6a *** 27 53m Dove Crag (Dovedale)
Bucket City E6 6b *** 18 45m Dove Crag (Dovedale)
Western Union E6 6b *** 26 ? Iron Crag
157 e, 345 stars 92,651 2,466m 218
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