Integrity*** HS 4b
[Needle Rock, Lundy, 2 kb]Climb the SW side of the 'Needle'

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This climb is in 105 logbooks, and on 36 wishlists.

garywalker147 - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/15 with Dave Clark

jordan taylor - 2nd O/S - 31/Aug/15 with derek kenyon

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/14

andyclimber - 2nd O/S - 11/Sep/14

Hidden - Lead - 10/Sep/14

I think I went too high up before moving right - the 'notch' mentioned in the guide isn't visible when you're on the route. So I moved right at the top of the long fine rather than the bottom. I expect this misses out the best climbing but it was a 3-star route anyway!
Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/14 with Carmen

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Sep/14

pauldemiller - 2nd - 10/Sep/14 with Stephen Waters

Anna Maykova - Lead - 15/Aug/14 with Ian

Ian MK - 2nd - 15/Aug/14 with Anna

wrapped in bacon - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/14 with john (Leeds), Daryl

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead - 09/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead - 22/Aug/13

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Aug/13

brilliant route, perfect way to end a fantastic trip with friends and family :)
john lynch - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/12 with mike lynch

crossdressingrodney - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/12 with gwilym

rfdl100 - 2nd O/S - 17/Sep/12 with Simon Waters

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Sep/12

Got a bit lost and missed the step around the arete. Ended up going up the other side of the pinnacle
Nick Russell - Lead dnf - 16/Sep/12 with Emily

BALD EAGLE - Lead - 16/Sep/12 with Rob Horler

Lovely route, fun standing on the pinnacle.
Poco Loco - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/12 with Becky

Egons Issy - Lead - 16/Sep/12 with Abi Carpenter, Joe Bone AMC

Hidden - Lead - 15/Sep/12

Early start to do Devils Chimney - but chucked it down with rain and missed tidal window. Sheltered in sheep hole - blah! Did this as a replacement.
philhilo - 2nd O/S - 13/Sep/12 with Helen E

Anthony Dixon - Lead - 07/Sep/12 with Alan

bonoid - Sep/12

Alan Dixon - Sep/12 with Anthony Dixon

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Aug/12

Climbed with the first accentionist in the group.
rich_hw - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/12 with Dave Brown

oliverk - 2nd - 10/Aug/12 with Thomas

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/12

Ruth ND - 2nd O/S - Aug/12 with Dave

cymjt - 2012

Headjamm - 2nd O/S - 01/Sep/11 with Geoffers

Dan's lead. Great way to the top.
Alex Thompson - 2nd O/S - 01/Sep/11 with Ashley Mellor, Dan Lane

Good route with an interesting summit.
Dan Lane - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/11 with Ash Mellor, Alex Thompson

lovely route, in the sun
ashmellor - 2nd O/S - 01/Sep/11 with alex thompson, Dan lane

Very enjoyable climbing worth its 3 stars. The start and end of the route is where the HS grade kicks in and makes the route really enjoyable.
matthomas79 - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/11 with Tala Murdock

Tala M - 2nd O/S - 30/Aug/11 with Matt Thomas

Great route, true quality
Ander - 2nd - 30/Aug/11 with Colonel Kurtz

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Aug/11

Hidden - AltLd - 29/Aug/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Aug/11

Leader climbed first 2/3 of route before having a slight morale failure and finishing up the diff round the north side of the spike.
mullermn - 2nd O/S - 03/Aug/11 with Kylie Richards

Hard moves at the start, then a really nice crack climb up to the arete. Then couldn't find the holds to move around the arete, climbed up and down the west face trying to find the holds. Eventually got too scared and bailed off by traversing round onto the north side and finishing up the Diff. Getting back up from the crag at the end of the day was pretty horrible. Very loose and generally terrifying!
Kylie - Lead dnf - 03/Aug/11 with mullermn

Loved it.
leonjones - Lead - 27/Sep/10 with emma horsey, thomas vaughan

tev - 2nd O/S - 27/Sep/10 with Emma, Leon

Takes a bit of effort getting there, but worth it. Nice climbing in a great position.
smolders - 2nd - 26/Sep/10 with Patrick

BALD EAGLE - 2nd - 25/Sep/10 with S.Flint, R.Horler

fishinwater - Lead - 25/Sep/10 with Rob H, Bald eagle

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Sep/10

HS 4b - felt VS, very nice climbing.
Dizz - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/10 with simon h

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Sep/10

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Sep/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 07/Sep/10

not as good as invincible
benkelsey - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/10 with Remus Knowles

Went straight up the arete rather than right onto the face, a bit run out and maybe HVS, but a good variation.
Kevster - Lead - Sep/10

Alex T (RAFMA) - Sep/10 with Rimon

gareth r - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/09 with Helen

mick1jones - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/09 with Dave Wilkinson

erica - Lead rpt - 09/Sep/09 with John

John Brayshaw - 2nd rpt - 09/Sep/09 with Erica

Very exposed and a bit exciting for the grade (gets HS 4b in the new guide), but definitely a 3-star route. The logical line moves up from the 'sharp spur' to a hollow spike before traversing across the face, not the lower traverse line as shown in the guide (which looks nails).
victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/09 with J-Ro

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/09

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Aug/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Aug/09

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Aug/09

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Sep/08

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Sep/08

Gareth - 2nd O/S - 15/Sep/08 with Andrew

Excellent climb on an excellent piece of rock. And my first sea stack to boot. Getting to it (and out again) not so much fun though
andybenham - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/08 with Gareth Hayfield

Hidden - Lead - Sep/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 28/Aug/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/08

Rushed a bit cos the tide was coming in.
Bristoldave - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/08 with douglas

John Kettle - Lead O/S - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Unsure of year
sea_lene - Lead O/S - 2008 with David Medcalf

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/07

Hidden - 2nd - Sep/07

Hidden - Lead - 15/Aug/07

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Aug/07

erica - 2nd - 13/Sep/06 with John

John Brayshaw - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/06 with Erica

Hidden - Lead β - 11/Sep/06

Bry - 2nd O/S - 11/Sep/06 with Tom Brittain

Brilliant route
Mike Hall - 2nd - 10/Sep/06 with Ken T

mreynolds - 2nd O/S - 21/Aug/06

timreynolds - Lead - 21/Aug/06 with Matt Reynolds

ferdia - 2nd - 26/Sep/05 with Andrew Wielochowski

John Lisle - 2005

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/03

Geoffers - Lead O/S - Aug/02 with Breakfast

LC - Lead O/S - Aug/01

Marti999 - Lead - 2000

Rock Fairy - 2nd - 2000 with Carl

plain kitten - 2000

Adrian Daniels - 2nd - 01/Aug/99 with Steve Webster

pneame - Sep/98

colin milton - Lead - 30/Mar/97 with anne dillon

Brilliant day - early start as needed to catch the boat; Started on Devils Chimney theb onto Integrity and finished up Punchbowl Arete with a sprint back to the boat. A good day to an excellent 2 week trip. In addition, a Himalayan trip & new job to look forward to!
Pete Nugent - Lead - 31/Aug/96 with Ian Makin

Reckoned this was worth VS 4b. No gear for 20 ft after leaving crack.
Rog Wilko - Lead - Aug/96 with Debbie Wilkinson

Steve Lenartowicz - 1995

Tom V - Aug/86

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