Lake District Winter Climbs
Essential guidebook to the best winter climbing routes in the Lake District.
Essential guidebook to the best winter climbing routes in the Lake District. All the known routes in every part of the Lakes are described. From classic high-mountain gullies and buttresses on crags such as Scafell, Pillar and Great Gable to frozen watercourses and icefalls including Great Gully on the Wasdale screes.
October to April, but climbs unlikely to be in condition before January.
Langdale, Coniston, Eskdale, Wasdale, Ennerdale, Buttermere, Borrowdale, Thirlmere, Patterdale, northern and eastern fells
Winter climbing skills required.
Helvellyn coves, Great End, Scafell, Newland's Hause, Low Water Beck, Cautley Spout