Scrambles in the Lake District – South

Langdale, Coniston, Eskdale, Patterdale & High Street

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Guide to 106 scrambling routes climbing the rocks and ghylls of the English Lake District, covering the southern area including Langdale, Coniston and Eskdale. Routes range from grade 1 to V Diff (use of a rope is recommended for grade 2 and above) and can be linked to form 24 longer outings. With advice on equipment and safety.

Guide to 106 scrambling routes in the south of the English Lake District, covering Langdale, Coniston, Eskdale, Patterdale & High Street. A comprehensive collection of scrambles on crags and gills, which are linked together to form 24 first-class mountain days. The carefully graded routes range from scrambling grade 1 to climbing grade V Diff, so there is something for beginners as well as veteran mountaineers. Rock climbing equipment is needed for more difficult routes.
Each scramble is clearly described with notes about grade, quality, aspect and approach, with colour maps and topos to aid navigation. There is information on safety and equipment, and listings of scrambles by location and grade allow the reader to assemble their own tailor-made combination of routes.
The Lake District is one of the most scenic areas in the world and this guide offers new routes in previously unexplored corners of the region alongside popular classics such as Jack’s Rake, Esk Gorge and Pinnacle Ridge, as well as dramatic gills like Dungeon and Linkcove Gill. 10 classic rock climbs are also presented including Giant’s Crawl, Middlefell Buttress and Crescent Climb.
Weight 400.00 g


Author of book

Brian Evans



Publish Date

01 March 2016



Page size

117cm x 112cm


Encapsulated paperback

Number of pages


Author description

Aileen, and collie, and planning the next adventurous trip., Brian Evans, from long adventurous climbs where route-finding skills are necessary to single-pitch bolted sports climbs in the Mediterranean sun. Recently, has enjoyed a lifetime's love of the outdoors. He has climbed, he enjoys drawing and painting, Meg, now retired after a career in printing and publishing, preferably with the added attraction of rock, skied and camped in many parts of Europe and North America, skiing and alpine mountaineering. He still particularly enjoys rock climbing in all its forms, to which he has been addicted since childhood. Brian has always enjoyed adventure sports including pot-holing, walked, which has a special place in his affections. He prefers to explore out-of-the-way places, wild-water canoeing, with encouragement from his grandson, yet always returns to the Lake District

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