The Needle* VD
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 213 logbooks, and on 7 wishlists.

OliverRoss - 2nd β - 16/Nov/14 with Ben Prestwich, Jess

Ben Prestwich - 2nd β - 16/Nov/14 with Oliver Ross, Jess

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Oct/14

ArranLaird - Solo - 22/Sep/14

MarkRoe - Solo O/S - 22/Sep/14 with Ben Roe

a.m.k. - 2nd - 19/Sep/14 with James

joermann - Solo - 12/Sep/14

Hidden - Lead - 02/Sep/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/14

darcan - Lead - 06/Jul/14 with ciara lane

barni - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/14 with Ami

Hidden - Solo O/S - Jul/14

Charlie Zephyr Booth - Solo - 28/Jun/14

payne93 - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/14

Hidden - Solo - 20/Jun/14

beaumap - 2nd - 12/Jun/14 with Peter Camp

James_Kendal - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/14 with Alastair

ajsburns - 2nd - 06/Jun/14 with James

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/14

guy757 - 15/Apr/14

BRoe - Solo O/S - 31/Mar/14 with Chief, DanG, Theo, whitehouse_rhys

JHolland - Lead - 30/Mar/14

smithjmw46 - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/14

Ryan M Wilson - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/14 with pete, jake

GeorgeWoodward - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/14

mwat - Lead - 10/Mar/14

ArranLaird - AltLd - 01/Mar/14

Jonathan Spooner - 2nd O/S - Mar/14 with Georgie Woodward

Gareth-Evans - Solo O/S - Mar/14

NickR - Lead - 2014

jacko120 - Lead - 28/Aug/13

Nigel Coe - Lead - 22/Jul/13 with Alan Walmsley

kirky_p - Lead - 08/Jul/13

Phil Mercer - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/13 with erica

erica - 2nd - 07/Jul/13 with Phil

Very thrutchy!
Chelsey Robinson - 2nd O/S - 26/Jun/13 with Joe Hallam

joe hallam - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/13 with chelsey robinson

JanBella - 2nd rpt - 18/Jun/13 with matt

Hidden - Solo O/S - 05/Jun/13

Phil Blaylock - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/13 with Mike

liam.ashton - Lead O/S - Jun/13

ali newman ukc - Lead - 18/May/13

Rog Wilko - Lead - 17/May/13 with Neil Casson, Ann S

Second time on this -awful trutch for shortarses like me.
Ann S - 2nd - 17/May/13 with Rog Wilko

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 17/May/13

Hidden - Solo O/S - 30/Apr/13

petekeron - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/13 with Chris Wright

maybetroy - Lead β - 02/Feb/13

foostu4 - 2nd O/S - 10/Jan/13

melonhead - Lead - Oct/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/Sep/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/12

sparkass - Solo O/S - 04/Aug/12

madeleine - Solo O/S - 04/Aug/12

mshorter - Solo O/S - 04/Aug/12 with erika

Hidden - TR O/S - 04/Aug/12

Hidden - Lead - 21/Jul/12

dja - Solo O/S - 18/Jun/12 with Mike Hargreaves

Steve J T - Lead - 02/Jun/12

JanBella - 2nd rpt - 01/Jun/12 with Marek

:)
bieganowski - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/12 with jan bella

matty123 - Lead O/S - 20/May/12 with Tom Breakell

Goose4 - Solo O/S - 04/May/12 with Preet, Euan McKendrick

Different Technique
david221088 - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/12 with Brendon

Hidden - Lead - 01/Apr/12

mfisher - Solo O/S - 26/Mar/12 with Tom Keaveny

Tom Keaveny - Solo O/S - 26/Mar/12

soloed in approach shoes, really fun
ihatecheese - Solo O/S - 26/Mar/12

Hidden - Solo O/S - 22/Mar/12

Had one rest after the (really wet) first couple of moves
Feneley - Lead dog - 22/Aug/11 with Brandon Mitchell

richard4666 - Lead - 03/Aug/11 with emma j

Hidden - Lead - 30/Jul/11

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead - 30/Jul/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 27/Jul/11

ar1fbr - 14/Jul/11

susan mc donald - 2nd - 11/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead - Jul/11

Smithy Smith - Solo O/S - 30/Jun/11

Klingon - Lead - 11/Jun/11 with Steve Kirkup

Hidden - Lead - 04/Jun/11

Antony Mottershead - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead - 21/Apr/11

leewright - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/11 with RHYS

adamjeffs - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/11

sam g - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/11 with Rebecca gledhill

Alister C - 2nd O/S - 10/Apr/11

James Mackin - Solo - 04/Oct/10

Andrew_ing - Lead - 27/Sep/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Sep/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/10

0ddba11 - 2nd - Sep/10

amazing climb! not one to do in wet weather as bottem crack was very suspect
Samuel Wainwright - 2nd O/S - 31/Aug/10

Wainers44 - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/10

Quite bold for a V.diff with a difficult second half
Dazzlin - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/10 with Ross Davidson

Hidden - Solo O/S - 27/Aug/10

Spence22 - Solo O/S - 21/Aug/10

jonnie3430 - Solo O/S - 16/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead - 06/Jul/10

Hidden - Solo - 05/Jun/10

tomhull - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/10 with Liam Lonsdale

liaml89 - 2nd rpt - 23/Apr/10 with Tom Hull

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Apr/10

Hidden - 2010

innesmac - 2010

Hidden - Solo O/S - 17/Oct/09

Hidden - Solo - 17/Oct/09

buddha1369 - Solo O/S - 17/Oct/09

gcandlin - Lead β - 26/Sep/09 with ben hogarth

Stopped on Wrynose pass on way to Wastdale End. Fantastic weather. All routes on Long Scar and black Crag above, were under graded as far as we & others were concerned.
Neil Metcalfe101 - Lead - 12/Sep/09 with Allan Mac

liaml89 - Solo O/S - 10/Jul/09

robjc89 - Lead - Jul/09 with Lorraine Lythaby

robjc89 - 2nd β - Jul/09 with Lorraine Lythaby

ceriprice - TR - 23/Jun/09

kk_cheung - TR - 04/Jun/09

Andrew1 - Solo - 03/Jun/09 with Doug

Reet windy and ended up nearly gettin blown off!
Timo Austino - Lead O/S - 25/May/09 with nats and mad len

mikemartin - Solo - 02/May/09

airy!
Kirill - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/09 with Dina, Ilia

wheelo - Lead - 15/Apr/09 with natalie & carole

The scariest thing iv ever done!! (never again!)
natalie28 - 2nd O/S - 15/Apr/09 with john and carol

john lead
cas smerdon - 2nd - 15/Apr/09 with john and natalie

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 11/Apr/09

Frightening crux move from top of the needle. I enjoyed it when it was over, should be a servere.
JRClay100 - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/09 with M D Hart / FJ White

troutbeck - Solo - 01/Apr/09

Tricky
Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/09 with Carmen

kylebradshaw - Lead - 20/Mar/09

benrh09 - 2nd O/S - 18/Mar/09 with Innes Macdonald

Hidden - Lead - Mar/09

Frightening crux move off the top of the needle. It should be a Servere. I did enjoy it.
JRClay100 - Lead O/S - 2009 with M D Hart / FJ White

Did a stupid abseil from the top.
wildbill - Lead O/S - Aug/08 with Toby Bateman, German Mike

tobydunford - Solo O/S - 29/Jul/08

robert10507 - Solo O/S - 26/Jul/08

john lynch - Solo - 13/Jul/08 with Lewis Andrew

Dan 85 - 2nd O/S - 01/Jul/08 with Alexander

Hidden - Lead - 15/Jun/08

Swirly - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/08 with Ann S

Hidden - 2nd - Jun/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - May/08

Hidden - 2nd - May/08

Simon2005 - 2nd - 22/Apr/08 with RonC

Wet, wet, wet... and cold hands!
Martin Davies - 2nd O/S - 09/Mar/08 with Matt Murg

wheelo - 2nd - 18/Feb/08 with cas

cas smerdon - Lead - 18/Feb/08 with john wheeler

Brown - Solo O/S - 09/Feb/08 with Jasmine

Hidden - 2008

wupert - AltLd O/S - 2008

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 11/Nov/07

wheelo - Lead - 24/Oct/07 with cas

cas smerdon - 2nd - 23/Oct/07 with john wheeler

Paz - Solo O/S - 21/Oct/07

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 07/Oct/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - Oct/07

nunnyboy - 07/Sep/07

mikemartin - Lead - 05/Aug/07

Rose2 - Lead O/S - Aug/07 with Bott

popov86 - Lead - 09/Jul/07

Neil Pacey - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/07 with Tanya Savage

Hidden - Lead - Jun/07

Hidden - 2nd - 29/May/07

philboy - Lead - 29/May/07 with matt g

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/May/07

One of the best single pitch v.diffs I've done. Needs some forethought!
Gybebunny - 2nd - 20/May/07 with Faye

klobban - 2nd - 15/May/07

indigostarlight - Lead - 19/Apr/07

joebo - 2007

peas65 - 2007

Hidden - 2007

bigbenb - 2007

shouter - 2nd - Sep/06

Mike Hargreaves - 24/Jul/06 with Gemma Prescott

Dunks - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/06 with Cat

Dave Wearing - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/06 with Escher

Hidden - 07/Jul/06

Hidden - 07/Jul/06

Trobbo - 2nd - 06/Jul/06 with steve crossley

Hidden - 2nd - Jul/06

Dave Wearing - 2nd - 17/Jun/06 with Allister Clark

Dave Latimer - 2nd - 12/May/06

Hidden - Solo O/S - 10/May/06

Christopher Williamson - Lead O/S - May/06

ewen - 2006

GPN - Lead - 2006

Pete Graham - Solo - 2006

simon kimber - Solo O/S - 2006

Hidden - Lead O/S - Oct/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/05

John Brayshaw - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/05 with Andy Macintosh

Hidden - Solo - Jun/05

Hidden - Solo - Jun/05

What a horrible route! Had a complete nightmare.
Sam Judson - Lead O/S - 12/May/05 with Caroline Judson

DerwentDiluted - Solo - 30/Aug/04

Zoomer - Lead - 22/Aug/04 with Hiedi Sparks

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Jun/04

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/03

Smelly Fox - 2nd - 05/Apr/03 with James

steve prior - Solo - Mar/03

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Nov/02

adamwesthead - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/02 with Hoult

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/Mar/02

arose - Solo - Apr/01 with Tom Woodcock

alpinismo.uk - 2000

PeteCheung - 1997

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Solo - 13/Aug/96 with Dave Birkett

EddieA - Solo O/S - 26/Jun/95

Hammy - Solo - 10/Aug/89

Bob - Solo - 17/May/89

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Solo - 1984

Iain Thow - Solo - 23/Aug/82

Ken Taylor - Solo - 20/May/78 with Chris Terrey

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
chrisjacks, Steve Mcc, Oakgreen16v

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