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windy!
shafiq lalloo - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/14 with timmyhobby

pad-rat - AltLd - 25/Aug/14 with Martin jones

stpauliblade - AltLd - 25/Aug/14 with Josh Glanvill

cem - AltLd O/S - 24/Aug/14 with Graham Dolman

Ant Man Bee - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/14 with Lydia Ansorge

Hidden - AltLd - 25/Jul/14

Great ridge climb. took it as directly as possible and carried on up westmorland crag to the summit.
JamieSparkes - Solo O/S - 24/Jul/14 with Nick Bryan

ChrisB.19 - 2nd - 20/Jul/14 with Allan FW

robertmichaeladams - Lead - 12/Jul/14 with Bex

Gareth Waite - 2nd - 10/Jul/14 with Alex Thackway

alex thackway - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/14 with Gareth

amy - 09/Jul/14

ChrisSpeed51 - 2nd - 05/Jul/14

davidclare - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/14 with Chris Speed

Peter Reynolds - AltLd - Jul/14 with charlotte simmons

Hidden - Lead - 29/Jun/14

alisonlea75 - 2nd - 29/Jun/14 with Stu

bullybones - Solo - 29/Jun/14

Conan - AltLd - 22/Jun/14 with John Jennings

Lovely climb in a great position. The best way to get a proper view of the needle. Climbing is always easy but lots of air beneath your feet and scope for a little variation. Very memorable.
Karlos - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/14 with Emma H, Harriet

Hidden - AltLd - 21/Jun/14

Awesome route with a small deviation up a chimney to push up the grade
Steve954 - 2nd β - 20/Jun/14 with Shane Willis, Richard

Shane Willis - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/14

Hidden - Solo - 18/Jun/14

Matt300 - AltLd - 15/Jun/14 with Alex Smith

d80f0u - AltLd O/S - 15/Jun/14 with Dave

asmith37 - AltLd O/S - 15/Jun/14 with Matt Cooper

Hidden - Solo - Jun/14

Jodgson - AltLd - 30/May/14 with Sam Marks

Big boots.
Olli-C - AltLd O/S - 25/May/14 with dad

Hidden - 2nd - 25/May/14

Enjoyable route in a great setting
alastairbegley - Lead O/S - 25/May/14 with gingerbex, David Qualtrough

mjackson - 18/May/14 with richardashe

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

Big boots, in 2.5 pitches.
Monkey_Alan - AltLd O/S - 05/May/14 with Kurt Carberry, Max Streeton

9 hour day, weather was reasonable, mostly dry but a bit windy on the Needle and needed full waterproofs. Pete lead really well but I was nervous as he climbed but loved the climbing. Scree river down was another adventure. Most exciting climb to date.
nicnac67 - 2nd rpt - 05/May/14 with Pete Goble

First real mountain route I've led. Fantastic experience, with a lovely scramble up to the summit of Gable to finish.
91dave - Lead - 03/May/14 with Aileen Robertson, Lina Arthur

Hidden - 2nd - 03/May/14

Hidden - 2nd - 03/May/14

Awesome mountain route.
jcasey2436 - Lead O/S - 02/May/14 with Snowy

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 24/Apr/14

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 20/Apr/14

Hidden - AltLd - 20/Apr/14

SarahA - 2nd - 20/Apr/14

lcullum7 - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/14 with Duncan Livesey, Sarah Acheson

genghis76 - 20/Apr/14

helenstuart - 2nd O/S - 19/Apr/14 with Mike

Michael Haywood - Lead - 15/Apr/14 with Damon Rodwell

Second attempt at this ridge after waiting 3 years. Amazing day out, unusually sunny for March.
Shynnagh - Lead - 30/Mar/14

veryhappybunny - 2nd - 2014

Hidden - 2014

yesbutnobutyesbut - 2014

Merlin - AltLd O/S - 12/Oct/13 with Tara Cochrane, Phil Chalkley

Tara Cochrane - 12/Oct/13

joe hallam - AltLd O/S - 30/Sep/13 with Joe Mann

Davy B - Lead - 28/Sep/13

tim newton - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/13 with marie brichova

Hidden - Lead - 04/Sep/13

Hidden - 25/Aug/13

Damp and greasy
KevB - AltLd O/S - 20/Aug/13 with Carl Sunley

mini epic in the damp, low cloud, strong winds and two seconds in b3 boots
Wesley Orvis - Lead - 18/Aug/13

Paul_scott89 - AltLd - 17/Aug/13 with Adam Ake

Adam Ake - AltLd - 17/Aug/13 with Paul scott

SPD224 - AltLd - 10/Aug/13 with Rhiannon Lawrence-Francis

Hidden - Lead - 10/Aug/13

Hidden - AltLd - 10/Aug/13

redshapedfriday - AltLd O/S - 07/Aug/13 with tom anderson

gingerking - AltLd O/S - Aug/13 with Jack Harding, Philippa Wardale

tim123487 - AltLd - 27/Jul/13

wildbill - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/13 with Nathan

Captain America - AltLd O/S - 26/Jul/13 with Bill Hancock

Hidden - 20/Jul/13

Hidden - 20/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead - 18/Jul/13

Hidden - Solo - 14/Jul/13

al jackson - AltLd - 14/Jul/13

Spade - AltLd - 13/Jul/13 with Jim Turner

Hinchrn - AltLd - 12/Jul/13 with Tim Johns

moved together
Pete Rigby - 07/Jul/13 with Kelli Roberts

55pete55 - AltLd - 07/Jul/13

Moved together
kelliroberts3 - 07/Jul/13 with Peter Rigby

Hidden - AltLd - 06/Jul/13

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Jul/13

introducing Sam to leading
dtalbot - AltLd - 06/Jul/13 with Sam W

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Jul/13

Hidden - AltLd - 06/Jul/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 05/Jul/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 05/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead - 29/Jun/13

Dan Hostford - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/13

Simonpeel - 2nd O/S - 21/Jun/13

done in 2 long pitches.
scott gibson - Lead rpt - 09/Jun/13 with paul hainsworth

jhb0510 - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/13 with Charles Darby, Richard Darby

Hidden - Solo O/S - 06/Jun/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 04/Jun/13

DuckingFesperate - AltLd - Jun/13 with Carrie Blair

monkeymark - AltLd O/S - 25/May/13

Teapotalot - AltLd - 25/May/13 with Alleyn

Two Cams Tom - AltLd - 21/May/13 with Ash

Hidden - 07/May/13

Alpine style. Pulled off a huge boulder around pitch 3. Not particularly impressed to be honest, seemed very broken up and grassy.
Matt Smith - Solo O/S - 04/May/13 with Mike Spooner, Richard Bingham, Roger Kirke

peter.ravenscroft27 - AltLd - 30/Apr/13 with Jack Godwin

D.B
MLH - 2nd O/S - 01/Apr/13 with Dave Buckett

chris ginge - Lead - 2013

Hidden - 2013

TheAndyBarker - 2013

Andy Chadwick - 2013

andybirtwistle - 2013

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Nov/12

Cold
hackett - 2nd - 11/Nov/12

Rob Rocket - AltLd rpt - 27/Oct/12 with Mike V

Lead pitches 1,3&5
Rob Halliday - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/12

Peter Metcalfe - AltLd - 21/Oct/12 with Cath Sullivan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/12

LibS - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/12 with Katherine Imlay, Jess Whitehead

SianR - AltLd - 06/Oct/12 with Ruari and GUMC freshers

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Oct/12

Hidden - AltLd - 05/Oct/12

Conan - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/12 with Matt

55pete55 - 2nd - 08/Sep/12

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/12

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Sep/12

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Sep/12

Hidden - AltLd dnf - 26/Aug/12

alisonk - 2nd - 11/Aug/12 with John Brayshaw

Intended to run P1 and P2 together, making this 4 pitches. Somehow finished at the top of our 3rd pitch, so not quite sure where we went wrong. I led pitch "2" of our outing, Mark did the rest.
gav - AltLd O/S - 11/Aug/12 with Mark

John Brayshaw - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/12 with Alison, Erica

erica - 2nd - 11/Aug/12 with Alison K, John

musgravet - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/12 with Jesse Coombs, Doug Wilkie

Doug Wilkie - 2nd - 09/Aug/12 with Tom Musgrave

williamsd79 - 2nd O/S - 21/Jul/12 with Tom Harvey

david221088 - AltLd - 14/Jul/12 with Brendon

Hidden - Lead - 22/Jun/12

steve-grigg - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/12

moved together in walking boots and with rucksack on as alps training, brilliant climbing anf positions. continued along ridge and scrambled up great gable.
Webster - AltLd O/S - 20/Jun/12

manwithacam - Solo - 18/Jun/12

Laurence Cowton - AltLd - 14/Jun/12 with John Ware

Hidden - 12/Jun/12

Tough walk in, good climb, but had all gear in my bergen and waterproofs on and we used this as our descent, i was very hot at the top.
Pinky - AltLd O/S - 12/Jun/12 with alec thomas, chris thomas

Fantastic route, fabulous weather, very polished start but handholds and footholds a plenty. Very exposed in places and felt high - you can see the isle of man whilst belaying! Scramble over Westmoreland Crags to Great Gable summit also a little hairy. Long walk in and you need to take all your gear with you so rucksacks required which get in the way a bit.
Angie Jones - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/12 with Badger

a long hot day, but excellent classic trad
crabtreer - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/12 with Swampy

In big boots. A great route for a cold day. Some great positions
Julesthe1st - AltLd O/S - 03/Jun/12 with Mike

mark v - 2nd - 02/Jun/12 with Tom Parkin

crag_hopper_Jay - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Hannah Renshall

Led P1 etc
EllieWoods - AltLd O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Lucy

sunshine.hannah - 2nd - 02/Jun/12 with James Sanders

runwildjohn - Lead - 24/May/12 with John Woolridge

hang_about - AltLd - 20/May/12 with big al

Alex Munnery - AltLd O/S - 03/May/12 with Mike Hood

Mike Hood - AltLd - 03/May/12 with Alex

Sam_Marsland - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/12 with Tom Howitt

Hidden - Lead - 15/Apr/12

Bakes6402 - 2nd O/S - 15/Apr/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/12

With Ross. Very cold
Malpractise - Lead - 15/Apr/12 with Student

long walk in via borrowdale, day off the year by far, lovely clear day, lead 2nd and third pitch with newcomer ellis, what a route, at 3rd pitch take the alternate traverse under the overhang then up, like the book says its proper nice.
k2blow - AltLd - 06/Apr/12 with ellis blower, john howes

Hidden - Solo O/S - 04/Apr/12

Pretty fun climb with 2 mates, 4 pitches, fun scramble to finish it off. A bit more difficult than expected.
RorySBarnes - 2nd dog - 04/Apr/12

ChrisWills - 2nd - 01/Apr/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 30/Mar/12

Alterating leads with Zara. Delayed start due to Heritage filming the needle. Ended up benighted at the top with no torches. Had to rig an ab down the descent in the dark and leave the ropes. Little bit of an epic.
Beronj - AltLd - 28/Mar/12 with Zara

Ian Hinkins - Lead - 26/Mar/12

Big boots and rucksack on a perfect sunny day
colin smith - AltLd - 18/Mar/12 with Paul Winstanley, Mike Gullen

Hidden - AltLd β - 14/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/12

benjizac - 2nd O/S - 11/Mar/12 with Troy Midwood

Darron - 2012

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 2012

TheAndyBarker - 2012

TheAndyBarker - 2012

butteredfrog - 2012

Col Kingshott - Lead - 2012

JonG - 2012

Narked4fun - 2012

DGY - 2012

Stone Idol - 2012

Hidden - Lead - 2012

dakidunn - AltLd - 06/Nov/11

Simnel - AltLd - 06/Nov/11 with Mark, Tony S

Anthony1 - AltLd - 06/Nov/11 with Mark D, John L

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 05/Nov/11

A great day out. I wish the last pitch up that corner was much much longer!
Highball_Mike - Lead O/S - 05/Nov/11 with john craske, Phil Craske

Alternate leads as a 3 with Dervey and Ramsay. Nice easy route, plenty of protection. Probably could have run the pitches longer. Dervey managed to drop phone down a crack in an irretrievable way. Scree descent fairly rough.
Beronj - AltLd - 05/Nov/11 with Ramsey, Liam Dervey

Dervey - AltLd - 05/Nov/11 with Beronj

ewan i - AltLd O/S - 28/Oct/11 with mark duggan

Mark D - AltLd O/S - 28/Oct/11 with Ewan Irvine

Craig McMahon - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/11 with Vickie Neilson

did it in 2 pitches and a lovely scramble at the top
GermanAlex - AltLd - 15/Oct/11 with Brannock

With German alex, done in two pitches, alex led 1st I led second, then scrambled up final section to top of great gable. Nice easy route, bit polished.
Brannock - AltLd O/S - 15/Oct/11

Peter Holder - Lead - 13/Oct/11 with Ryan Wilson

simple , fun, late finish, but poor rope work meant it took too long.
gobey - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/11 with Mat, Paul

Knot-Paul - 2nd O/S - 01/Oct/11 with Bob, Matt

Adi Hooper - AltLd - 29/Sep/11 with Alex Stothert

Hidden - 2nd - Sep/11

Dan Geh - AltLd O/S - 31/Aug/11 with Thomas Geh

tgeh - AltLd O/S - 31/Aug/11 with dan geh

Hidden - 25/Aug/11

Moved together - Big Boots
Jack Loftus - 25/Aug/11 with Pete Hill

Very heavy rain, had to turn back.
Shynnagh - AltLd dnf - 23/Aug/11

carl_123 - AltLd O/S - 20/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/11

Moved together, I was first until last main pitch where we swapped over and Mike topped out. Bomber holds, bomber spikes, amazing position - GREAT route!
Martin Davies - AltLd O/S - 18/Aug/11 with Mike Elkin

Hidden - AltLd - 17/Aug/11

Hidden - AltLd - 17/Aug/11

Dervey - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/11

Dervey - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/11

Much better than expected! I led the first via the arete variation (no polish at all but not much gear either) to the flat grassy bit. C led the next pitch to the foot of the groove. Then I led to the top, from the groove I moved right to twin jamming cracks - this doesn't seem to be mentioned in the guide, no idea why as it's so obvious a line.
Simon Caldwell - AltLd O/S - 24/Jul/11 with Carmen

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Jul/11

JohnTheMountainGoat - AltLd O/S - 14/Jul/11 with Adam Rawlings

Trobbo - AltLd - 12/Jul/11 with andy hartley

Hidden - AltLd - 11/Jul/11

Brilliant route!
keith hal - AltLd O/S - 10/Jul/11 with Peter Berwick

stouffer - 03/Jul/11 with Deb

pffft - Solo O/S - 02/Jul/11

fulton333 - Lead - 02/Jul/11 with Charlie Edwards

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/11

Charlie Edwards - 2nd - 02/Jul/11 with Grant Fulton

Pete23 - AltLd - Jul/11 with Keith Haldane

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Jul/11

aking12 - Lead O/S - Jul/11 with Mike Stevenson

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 27/Jun/11

Hidden - AltLd - 23/Jun/11

Did it in 4 pitches, lead the first 2, slightly raining, Charlotte lead the second 2 pitches
eclipse - AltLd O/S - 23/Jun/11 with Stephen Fernley, Charlotte Graves

Roget - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/11 with jim

Vikki Haydock - 2nd O/S - 11/Jun/11 with Jim Haydock

moose ridd - AltLd - 05/Jun/11 with Mike Collins, M.Sadler

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 05/Jun/11

mikecollins - AltLd - 05/Jun/11 with moose ridd, manmike

mikecollins - AltLd - 05/Jun/11 with moose ridd, manmike

tom144807 - AltLd O/S - 05/Jun/11 with Richard Taylor

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 03/Jun/11

Exodus - Solo - 03/Jun/11

joscott - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/11 with Chris Smith

chris smith - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/11

Followed Leader and another second in our walking boots - amazing rock architecture, esp at the top. Enjoyed the scree run descent too.
Robin S - 2nd O/S - 05/May/11

jl - Lead O/S - 04/May/11 with Lauren, Mark Ollis

After work! Back to Sty Head in the light
ollismark - 2nd - 04/May/11 with Lauren Gray, Jon Lynch

fantastic route 4 pitches and a scramble to the summit path. went to do the needle, but was very windy so did this instead - great day!
Mike_Bottom - 2nd O/S - 01/May/11 with Alex Shaw, John Nunn

alexshaw - 2nd O/S - 01/May/11 with Mike_Bottom

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/11

Hidden - AltLd - 29/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 24/Apr/11

Graham Westbrook - AltLd O/S - 24/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 24/Apr/11

jon59 - AltLd - 23/Apr/11

Fiona cheyney - AltLd - 23/Apr/11

Hidden - Solo rpt - 22/Apr/11

tom_holdsworth - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/11 with Owen Larsen

ab top banana
timmsy - Lead - 17/Apr/11 with Carmel Ramwell

Brilliant day out, Loved the climb, I thought the second pitch was the best part of the climb, nice scramble off at the end. (lost my first bit of gear - wasnt shifting)
Adamski1986 - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11 with Claire Green

Great Route
djmarko75 - Lead O/S - Apr/11

Jay p1, Tom finished it in the second.
David Bulley - 2nd O/S - 27/Mar/11 with Tom Heaney, Jay

timmsy - AltLd - 27/Mar/11

Polished to start but what a fantastic climb!
y2keable - AltLd O/S - 27/Mar/11 with tom heaney, Bulley

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 05/Mar/11

tom heaney - AltLd O/S - Mar/11

Lead pitches 1,2 and 4. Climbing in boots with bags. Rock was wet and greasy in places.
rockrat - AltLd O/S - 17/Feb/11 with Luke Armitage

Hidden - Solo O/S - 30/Jan/11

Clay C - Lead O/S - 29/Jan/11 with Louise

LouiseP - 2nd O/S - 29/Jan/11 with Clay

Dan0Me - AltLd O/S - 29/Jan/11 with Josh C

Sunnyand dry ascent in bog boots and sacks. Avoided initial smooth slab by traversing right.
DaveAtkinson - AltLd - Jan/11 with P.Taylor

jon59 - AltLd - 2011

Hidden - 2011

brianrunner - 2011

31770 - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Jim Walton - 2011

birdie num num - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Paul Boggis - AltLd - 2011

Ben C - 2011

rurp - Lead - 2011

Bobbyonrock - AltLd O/S - 2011 with si

danny33 - Lead - 2011

Hidden - 2011

j.buckley87 - Lead O/S - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Ryan M Wilson - 2nd - 2011

sgl0jd - 2011

nic42 - 2nd O/S - 30/Oct/10 with Joel, Hannah, Franco

Joel Green - 2nd - 30/Oct/10

Danny Crump - Lead O/S - 25/Oct/10 with Sarah Pentelow

LiL Saz - 2nd - 25/Oct/10 with Danny Crump

With back packs. Then on to the top of Great Gable.
Ade7 - 2nd O/S - 16/Oct/10 with Genna

Very wet, Big Boots, Glad I wasn't leading (Well done Brian)
mr_drains - 2nd O/S - 03/Oct/10 with Brian Mc

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/Sep/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 31/Aug/10

joeoutdoors - Lead - 31/Aug/10 with Ally Hurst

Dazzlin - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/10 with Ross Davidson

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

Wesley Orvis - 2nd - 22/Aug/10

Lovely route with great exposure. I led pitch 2.
lucasp - AltLd O/S - 14/Aug/10 with Bruce, Mark

Led (guidebook) pitches 1, 2 and 4. Polished unprotected start to P1 was scary!
CathS - AltLd O/S - 14/Aug/10 with John Lynch

clive-greenwood - AltLd O/S - 13/Aug/10 with Anna

Quite a good route for VD or so.
Skinny Kin - AltLd O/S - 07/Aug/10 with Helen Thornton

Chose good line of cracks on about p3 rather than sticking directly to the line of polish.
Martin Stevens - AltLd rpt - 22/Jul/10 with Mervyn L.

Tony Mustow - AltLd O/S - 11/Jul/10

innesmac - Jul/10

bennevis - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/10 with Heather

Solo moving together but not roped up.
Russell Lovett - Solo O/S - 20/Jun/10 with alan taylor

not...that classic in my opinion. broken.
tobyk - AltLd O/S - 19/Jun/10 with Max Rayner

MaxR - AltLd O/S - 19/Jun/10 with Toby

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 18/Jun/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 15/Jun/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 14/Jun/10

dja - AltLd O/S - 14/Jun/10 with Andy Smith

nickstephens - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/10 with Nancy Jones

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/10

chris smith - AltLd O/S - 03/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/10

djbeaumont - AltLd O/S - 31/May/10 with Trace

chrissloan84 - Lead O/S - 30/May/10

needle ridge and great gable
snowy_woodruff - 30/May/10 with Mem

Jeanie led the 1 & 3rd pitches, I led 2nd & 4th. Jeanie ran the first 2 guidebook pitches togather.
Stuart Macfarlane - AltLd O/S - 22/May/10 with Jeanie

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 08/May/10

Hidden - AltLd - 08/May/10

AWESOME
trueuk1 - 2nd - 01/May/10

Liam Martin - Lead O/S - 01/May/10 with Stephen Wilkinson

First two pitches before rain, hail and cold intervened
leonjones - Lead dnf - 01/May/10 with Ris Wright

hail - do not like. Couldn't pull down rope after abseiling down to abort climb so had to clamber up wet slippery side gully to retrieve it.
risby - 2nd dnf - 01/May/10 with Leon Jones

melvin - AltLd - 27/Apr/10 with Rob Atkinson

bivvied under crag
nakedave - Solo O/S - 18/Apr/10

lead the first pitch.
abercolin - AltLd O/S - 17/Apr/10 with Simon Palmer, Hayley Riggs

hayleylouise - AltLd - 17/Apr/10 with Simon Palmer, Colin Riggs

ian d f - AltLd O/S - 13/Apr/10 with Mark

markfromstoke - AltLd - 13/Apr/10 with Ian

pmurdy - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/10

tomtom89 - AltLd O/S - 10/Apr/10 with Jack

jac00 - AltLd O/S - 10/Apr/10 with Tom

with rucksack
joe1979 - Solo - 03/Apr/10

jackse - Lead - Apr/10

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - 2010

alancash100 - AltLd - 2010

sass - 2010

ross hold - AltLd - 2010

Hidden - Lead - 2010

Ken Taylor - 2010

Polished to a high sheen. Enjoyable romp none the less.
RCrockford - AltLd O/S - 17/Oct/09 with Jonah

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/09

dave josling - 2nd - 04/Oct/09

Dave Wearing - Lead - 13/Sep/09 with Gavin Parker.

Big boots excellent climb in a fantastic position
Gav Parker - 2nd - 13/Sep/09

Great weekend camping in Wastdale. fantastic weather. I climbd P1 & 2 together & Allan lead P3 & 4.
Neil Metcalfe101 - AltLd - 13/Sep/09 with Allan Mac

Popular route had to wait at times, tried to overtake by climbing left up a grassy gully, not a good plan! Found it much harder than climbing the rock, no holds and everything slipping and sliding. Up climbed back to the route on slightly harder rock - possibly HVD or easy S and had to wait for other parties second to climb past anyway! Good climb, went straight down scree back to wasdale in the dark!
Stuart Hurworth - AltLd O/S - 13/Sep/09 with Marcus Levens

Hidden - AltLd - 13/Sep/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 12/Sep/09

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Sep/09

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 12/Sep/09

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Sep/09

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Sep/09

simon parish - AltLd O/S - Sep/09 with Adrian Eggleton

Apine style
Adam Booth - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/09 with Roel

Graeme Hammond - AltLd O/S - 08/Aug/09 with Pete aka Dad

As 2 pitches.
Will Hunt - AltLd O/S - 02/Aug/09 with Steve Sharland

matt_ringrose - AltLd - 02/Aug/09 with Ed Causton

Hidden - Solo - Aug/09

in 2 long, runout glorious pitches in the evening sun, what a great way to round off the day
lithos - Lead - 25/Jul/09 with julie

Approach walk from Langdale was long but very agreeable. Pint in the ODG even more so!
Shaw Brown - Solo - 19/Jul/09

Good climb. Mixed the pitches up a bit to try and share out the cruxes. Chris dropped his waterproof at the top which stopped the idea of summiting! Great fun running down the scree though.
Irk the Purist - AltLd O/S - 11/Jul/09 with Chris

Jamie led most of it!!!
Nicholas Livesey - AltLd - 04/Jul/09 with Jamie Griggs

lead pitches 1,2 4 and 5
griggj - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/09 with nick livesey

Jack Shepherd - AltLd O/S - 24/Jun/09 with Luke Jones

Hidden - AltLd - 20/Jun/09

Wet and with big boots
Simon Hodgson - AltLd - 20/Jun/09 with Lizzie Pinard

Hidden - AltLd - 13/Jun/09

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 13/Jun/09

Simon K - 2nd O/S - 12/Jun/09 with NE

Andrew 99 - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/09 with Will Hardman

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 04/Jun/09

Caralynh - AltLd O/S - 04/Jun/09 with Andy Hobson

As a 3, led all pitches.
Kaiser999 - 04/Jun/09 with Dave C

Climbed after Napes Needle, then completed a bit of a scrable up to Great Gable summit. Glorious day.
Becky E - AltLd O/S - 02/Jun/09 with Phil Lee

M
petekeron - Solo O/S - Jun/09

Simonfarfaraway - AltLd - 30/May/09 with Paul Gale

rob_lee - Lead O/S - 26/May/09 with William Strickland-Miller

Sarah Bough - AltLd O/S - 24/May/09 with Darrell Read, Kea Archibold

Darrell (Led 1 & 3), Sarah Bough (Led 2) Climbed in three pitches.
Darrell Read - AltLd O/S - 24/May/09 with Sarah Bough

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/May/09

davetigger - AltLd O/S - 02/May/09 with Dave Berry

Led Zora up this one, quite nice but rather polished in places! Really quite cold! Scrambled up the steep gully to the right which is quite worrying! First pitch slab is extremely polished, horribly so. Led up with spaced gear all the way up above the steep crack in the second pitch. Ran along to the bottom of the ridge and led up this to a tricky move near the top of it. Final propper pitch, went kind of round the left of the buttress to an awkward move up a small gully thing. Made two more pitches for the final scramble just to be on the safe side! Fun sliding down the scree!
Reaver2k - Lead O/S - 02/May/09 with Michael, Lisa, Tom, Becca, and Zora

Hidden - Solo O/S - 19/Apr/09

Orlov - Solo O/S - 15/Apr/09

With Big Rich... long day trip for GMC trip.
daviesp2 - AltLd - 11/Apr/09

Led most of theclimb except the first and last scrambly bits. Lovely day, had to queue but it was all good natured. Thank you to the person who brought my hexcentric up with them after it got dropped by my second. The descent was a nightmare mind you...
soveda - AltLd - 11/Apr/09 with John Watson

Hidden - AltLd - 10/Apr/09


Mark Kemball - AltLd - 05/Apr/09 with Nic Dill

clairepoppett - 2nd - 22/Mar/09 with Marcus

Hidden - AltLd - 21/Mar/09

sk8world19 - AltLd O/S - 19/Mar/09 with Tom Iliff

iliff - AltLd O/S - 19/Mar/09 with ed

Simul-climbed in trainers in full winter conditions. Great fun and a complete epic! loved every minute of it.
ianburton - Lead - Feb/09 with Alex Smith

Bob - 2009

beaumap - Lead - 2009

wilkie14c - 2009

mick grim - AltLd O/S - 2009

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Oct/08

Hidden - Lead - 13/Jul/08

in big boots & sack for the training.
KeithW - AltLd O/S - 12/Jul/08 with Dave Clark

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 14/Jun/08

cheeky - AltLd O/S - 08/Jun/08 with Mark Philipson

mark4344 - AltLd O/S - 08/Jun/08 with Matt Payne

Alaister Nurse - AltLd O/S - 07/Jun/08 with Al Whitehead

jimsrankin - AltLd O/S - Jun/08

jimsrankin - AltLd O/S - Jun/08

Steve Perry - AltLd - Jun/08 with Dan Bailey, Lorraine McCall

jimorothy - AltLd - 29/May/08 with Rachel Crolla

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 25/May/08

Hidden - AltLd - 24/May/08

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 24/May/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/May/08

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 17/May/08

decs - AltLd - 15/May/08 with Ian

BALD EAGLE - Lead - 05/May/08 with Neil McEwan

Bristoldave - AltLd O/S - 03/May/08 with Caroline

CarolineH - AltLd O/S - 03/May/08 with Dave

done short roped with Ian in lead - excellent route and an awesome day
ayuplass - 2nd - 13/Apr/08 with Ian & Cat

Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/Feb/08

AndrewJenkins - 2008

stuaart - 2nd O/S - 2008 with Neil Redgrave

Sean Kelly - 2008

Hidden - Lead - 2008

abbeywall - AltLd - 2008

brockers - Lead - 2008 with CarlZ

Simnel - Lead - 2008 with Pete Middleton

Calder - AltLd O/S - 03/Nov/07 with Mark

Diggler - AltLd O/S - Nov/07

Hidden - AltLd - 19/Oct/07

Hidden - AltLd - 18/Oct/07

Hidden - Lead - 15/Oct/07

Nice route, made somewhat harder by heavy rucksacks. Nice walk back over Great Gable.
johnjb - 2nd O/S - 07/Oct/07 with Steve J and Michael J

Hidden - Solo O/S - 06/Oct/07

DavPk - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/07 with Catherine Pearks

In the cloud.
adamscottthomas - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/07 with Ellen Taylor

ellentaylor - 2nd - 13/Sep/07 with Adam Thomas

Hidden - Solo - 17/Aug/07

Em66 - 2nd O/S - 13/Aug/07 with Mat, Toby

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 28/Jul/07

Dave Wearing - AltLd - 28/Jul/07 with Chrissy, Bedspring.

dave657 - AltLd O/S - 20/Jun/07 with jon b

Mark Walter - AltLd O/S - 20/Jun/07 with Wil Chivers

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 20/Jun/07

Eccentric - AltLd O/S - 20/Jun/07 with Bunchuk

wilchivs - AltLd O/S - 20/Jun/07 with Mark Walter

a bit shiny here and there! but other than that great route
jom - 2nd O/S - 10/Jun/07 with Jason

jsw1 - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/07 with Jo Whiteley

Chris Andrews - AltLd - 06/Jun/07 with Tim Andrews

Hidden - AltLd - 06/Jun/07

steveP - Lead O/S - 05/May/07 with Paul Rowlands

Climbed in 3 pitches, I led the first one. Was misty morning, very atmospheric. Pleasant climb.
Kirill - AltLd O/S - 05/May/07 with David Allen, Simon Hay

climber in 22 minutes
joe king - 04/May/07 with steve petit

1st outdoor climb
Pete Randall - 2nd O/S - 14/Apr/07 with Rocket, themuppet

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 14/Apr/07

Rob Rocket - AltLd O/S - 14/Apr/07 with Tim The Muppet / Pete Randall

Hidden - Lead - 14/Apr/07

Stephen Shaw - AltLd - 11/Apr/07

Jonny M - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/07 with Helen Tsai

GiveHerHelen - 2nd O/S - 08/Apr/07 with Jon Moulding

Hidden - AltLd - 07/Apr/07

francois - AltLd - 07/Apr/07 with Lorna

Climbed alpine style moving together - nice route.
victim of mathematics - 2nd O/S - 06/Apr/07 with Dan Denehy

Hidden - Lead - Apr/07

Hidden - 2nd - Apr/07

Hidden - AltLd - 27/Mar/07

jam_rich - AltLd - 2007

Hidden - 2007

J1PEF - Lead - 2007

Hidden - AltLd - 23/Dec/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Nov/06

Hidden - Sep/06

jonnyboy - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/06 with Sharon R

Superb exposed climb great leads
simonfife - AltLd O/S - 30/Jul/06 with Pete Cockshott

Sam Judson - AltLd O/S - 29/Jul/06 with Caroline Judson

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 23/Jul/06

featuresforfeet - AltLd O/S - 22/Jul/06 with CJD

Perfect day out
A Mountain Journey - AltLd - 15/Jul/06 with Kate

Milne - AltLd O/S - 14/Jul/06 with Steve poole

BigToe - AltLd - 14/Jul/06 with Milne

stevomcd - 2nd O/S - 07/Jul/06 with Sam Richardson, Blake Percy

Swirly - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/06 with katherine

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/Jun/06

Rawstron1 - 2nd - 16/Jun/06 with Tim

ewen - Lead O/S - Jun/06 with glyn

Hidden - May/06

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 18/Apr/06

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 18/Apr/06

Soloed the majority but wimped out on the final crack/corner before the top, waited for a party with a rope to come up behind us and give a little security on the last section.
Bokonon - Solo - 15/Apr/06 with Nev

KieranT - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/06 with Emily Davies

Superb route!! Combined with a traverse of Gable.
pnorth - AltLd O/S - Mar/06 with Tim Ewington

Hidden - AltLd - Feb/06

Polished hold, greasy & icy in the shade. Last pitch very interesting (!) Sunny clear day. Ken & John following.
KeithW - Lead O/S - 28/Jan/06 with Rog Tallbloke

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Jan/06

stewart murray - 2006

Hidden - Lead - 2006

paul79 - 2006

Hidden - 2006

alexanderpatton - Solo O/S - 12/Dec/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/05

A Crook - AltLd O/S - 11/Sep/05 with Dom Stockton

malc - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/05 with NT

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 16/Jun/05

Night-mission
Andy S - 2nd O/S - 14/May/05 with Heather & Emma

petegunn - Lead - 07/May/05 with Davina

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 07/May/05

DerwentDiluted - Lead - May/05 with Nicola Pettit

jason - Lead O/S - May/05 with ste

Le Chevalier Mal Fet - 2nd - May/05 with Richard Bower

Hidden - AltLd - 2005

leighjepson - Lead - Sep/04 with chris booker

JohnHutch - Lead - Aug/04 with Alex F

Lawrie Brand - Lead O/S - 17/May/04 with Colin

Monk - AltLd - May/04 with Alan

It's quite exposed
craigswoods - Solo - Apr/04 with Phil

GPN - AltLd - Apr/04 with Mehmet Karatay

fizzy_elephant - AltLd - 2004 with Rob Williams

bullybones - 2004

Dave Latimer - AltLd O/S - 15/Dec/03

antclark6381 - Lead - 15/Oct/03

Alt leads, Andy p1, moved together pich 5 With Margaret and Katie for company
Andysomething - AltLd O/S - 17/Aug/03 with Jo Woodward

Hidden - AltLd - Aug/03

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/03

biggianthead - 01/Jun/03 with W, G

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Jun/03

Moved together-big boots
beds74 - AltLd - 30/May/03 with neil mackay

malc - AltLd O/S - 29/May/03 with Adele

Hidden - AltLd O/S - May/03

Hidden - AltLd - 18/Apr/03

peteetheridge - AltLd O/S - 2003 with Tom Weston

Stone Muppet - 2003

Steve Lenartowicz - 2003 with Clare

Bruce Kerr - Lead - 14/Sep/02 with Jenny Kerr

Hidden - Solo - 03/Sep/02

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 20/Aug/02

+Rach
Raggar - AltLd - Jun/02 with Ian M

rob.grafton - AltLd - 11/May/02 with Bruce

Hidden - 2nd - 05/May/02

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 13/Apr/02

Hidden - AltLd - Apr/02

Hidden - 2002

Hidden - Oct/01

Gman - AltLd - Jul/01 with Dan

unfit - AltLd - 2001 with matt a

chris wyatt - Lead O/S - 2001 with Dave clode

Teappleby - 2nd - 2001 with mum, Sarah, dad

led or soloed it before in spring 1995
EddieA - Solo β - 02/Sep/00

Hidden - 2000

alan moore - Solo - 2000

Hidden - Nov/99

and Napes needle
The Pylon King - AltLd - Aug/99 with Laura

Hidden - Solo O/S - 05/May/99

chile-dog03 - Lead O/S - 01/May/99

biggianthead - 16/Apr/99 with T

andyfeds - AltLd - Oct/98 with Andy C

Also with mum
Fatherof2 - Aug/98 with John

John Pickles - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/98 with Paul Willis

Robinl100 - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/98 with Jayne Veitch

Snow covered.
craig h - AltLd O/S - 25/Jan/98 with Janet Hannah

Led all. Si's first route after the broken ankle incident. Rich's first outside climb I think?
Richard Alderton - Lead - 09/Sep/97 with Rich Gilbert, Giblet

surfdad - 2nd - 09/Sep/97 with Richard Alderton

leighjepson - AltLd - Jul/97 with Dan Bailey

Paul-Michael - Lead O/S - 25/May/97 with Malcome

IanGilbertJones - Solo - 27/Aug/96

richorme - Lead O/S - Jul/96 with Andy Austwick

Hidden - AltLd - 05/Apr/96

butteredfrog - 1996

five - Lead O/S - Nov/95

barney@helmshore - AltLd O/S - 26/Aug/95 with francis, simon

MaNimal - AltLd - 18/Jul/95 with Rob Whiteman

Hidden - Solo - 24/Jun/95

Le Chevalier Mal Fet - 2nd - Jun/95 with Richard Bower

PeteCheung - Solo - 1995

Hidden - 1995

Did after an ascent of Napes Needle. A grand day out.
Ian Robertson - Lead - 14/May/94

stokienomad - 1994

Hidden - Lead - 28/Aug/93

Lovely continution after Napes Needle
Babika - AltLd - May/93 with Mark Jones

steve prior - Lead - May/93

gallonj - 1992

Rog Wilko - Lead - May/91 with Debbie Wilkinson

Hidden - Lead - 05/Aug/90

John Southworth - AltLd O/S - Apr/90

Repeat, to take shots of climbers on Napes Needle, for my first book.
Gordon Stainforth - AltLd - 27/Aug/89 with John Edwards

Photographic project, with all my Hasselblad gear. John did most of the leading.
Gordon Stainforth - AltLd - 25/Aug/89 with John Thedham

Hidden - Lead - 05/Jul/89

Ian Archer - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/89 with MWP

Hidden - AltLd - Dec/88

Andy Say - Solo - 13/Nov/88

Hidden - AltLd - 22/Jun/88

Carl Smethurst - Solo O/S - 12/Jul/87 with Simon Tovell

scree - 1987

Done this twice. The first time was after we'd spent a wet lunchtime in the pub and it cleared up after closing time (back in the days when there was a closing time after lunch). We were approximately sober after the flog up the hill and had sunny dry rock. The second time was on 2 January 1987, when we'd intended to do the needle but had been beaten to it by a team who spent the day retrieving their rope after a new year's day epic. This time needle ridge was slimy and horrid with verglas at the top, which was fun in rock boots, and we got down in the dark.
Tony Buckley - AltLd - May/85

Hidden - Lead - Mar/85

lithos - 1985 with mark planner

Hidden - 1985

biggianthead - 30/Jun/84 with M, G

Hidden - AltLd - May/84

Hidden - Lead - 21/Apr/84

Richard Weller - Lead - 1983 with Murdoch McAllister

biggianthead - Apr/82 with G

Paula Hamilton-Gibson - Solo - 1982

Iain Thow - Solo - Oct/81 with Ian Burwood

Hidden - Apr/81

Pete Pozman - Lead O/S - 1981

99bolivar - 2nd - 1980

Tom V - 1980

Hidden - Lead - 1980

Andy Fielding - AltLd - 15/Aug/79 with Chris Cooper

Nigel Bond - Lead - 25/Nov/78 with Martin Crosby

tapley - Lead - 27/Aug/78 with Alison Tapley

On a soloing round with Al Bennet
David Smith - Solo - 1978

Lord of Starkness - Lead - 1977

Hidden - Lead - 29/Aug/76

Hammy - AltLd - 20/Apr/76

My 1st lead!
JohnHutch - Lead - Jun/75 with CR

A hot day.
Ian Jones - Lead O/S - Jun/75 with Huw John

Peter Main - Lead - 04/Apr/74 with Howtown Outdoor Education Centre

Peter Main - Lead - 23/Aug/72 with Eskdale OBMS

Chris Craggs - 1968

Dave Musgrove - AltLd - 04/Jul/67 with Jim Worthington

RichardMc - 2nd - 11/Jun/67 with Keith Morton

Hidden - 1963

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Style of ascent

Soloed41 of 625 (6.6%)
Lead157 of 625 (25.1%)
Followed85 of 625 (13.6%)
Alt Leads260 of 625 (41.6%)
Unknown82 of 625 (13.1%)

'Climbed'339 of 625 (54.2%)
clean O/S268 of 625 (42.9%)
clean β3 of 625 (0.5%)
clean rpt10 of 625 (1.6%)
dogged1 of 625 (0.2%)
dnf4 of 625 (0.6%)