Guidebook to 126 scrambling routes in the English Lake District. The graded scrambles climb the rocks and ghylls of Langdale, Easedale, Coniston, Duddon Valley, Howgills, Eskdale, Longsleddale and Kentmere. Routes range from grade 1 through grades 2 to 4, where the use of a rope is recommended. Includes advice on equipment, safety and techniques.

Seasons

Seasons

Not suitable in winter or bad weather conditions
Centres

Centres

Ambleside, Coniston, Langdale valley, Seathwaite, Boot, Staveley, Tebay
Difficulty

Difficulty

All scrambles graded: the easiest are suitable for adventurous walkers while higher grades require rope and mountaineering skills
Must See

Must See

Esk Gorge, Crescent Climb (Pavey Ark), Long Crag Buttress, Pike of Stickle, Raven Crag (Yewdale), Easy Terrace (Dow Crag)
ISBN
9781852848316
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Published
Published
14 Mar 2016
Edition
Second
Pages
272
Size
17.2 x 11.5 x 1.8cm
Weight
330g
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Brian Evans

Brian Evans, one of the UK's leading climbers in the 1960s and 70s, has brought his wealth of mountain experience to this guide. He and his wife are well-known figures in the outdoor community and have provided walkers with a number of exceptional guides to exploring the countryside, particularly the English Lakes, on foot. Brian is a member of the Outdoor Writers' Guild. Brian was a founder of Cicerone Press and is the authority on scrambling in the Lake District.

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