Rockfax Description
22m. The stunning soaring crack is a mega-classic, as good as any route of its length in the UK. Pull through the tough roof-crack to reach the ledge then jam the narrowing crack with escalating difficulties (great cam protection) until the break arrives. Move right and back left to access the final short crack. © Rockfax

Ticklists: Classic Rock Climbs In Northern England by Bill Birket, Ultimate E2 ticklist, WideBoyz Crack School.

malx 05/Sep Lead O/S

Amazing. wanted to do this for ages

LHumble 30/Aug Lead dog

A very dirty and dusty climb that is worth cleaning before climbing. The crux for me was getting over the initial lip. Crack climbed turned laybacking / open the elevator doors. Climb at the start or end of season otherwise there is no permissible track.

with Shed
Shed 30/Aug 2nd dog

I learned that I cannot crack climb...

with Liam Humble
stuart34 09/Aug Lead G/U

2nd go

with pollerd
Dave Rumney ??/2015 -
Dave Rumney ??/2015 -
Dave Rumney ??/2015 -
Dave Rumney ??/2015 -
Frank the Husky ??/2014 -
robertmichaeladams 01/Apr/12 Lead dog

Northumberland shows who's boss at the end of an great weekend - what a route. Some more practice at cracks required!

with Sam
phil64 28/Jun/11 Lead O/S

Awesome.... go and do it!! but beware this is a real E2

y2keable 07/May/11 2nd O/S

Jammy-or-what?! Great fist jam right at the top gives for a nice rest, but then you're at the top anyway.

with John
petegunn 07/Oct/10 Lead
with John, Davina
Peter Holder 24/May/10 Lead
Hidden 24/May/10 2nd
oliwarlow 30/Aug/09 Lead

great moves to get establshed on the crack. tough and sustained climbing all the way to the top. need to improve my crack climbing to get this one clean.

with Dave W
KragKing ??/2009 2nd

Need to come back and lead this route! awesome!!!

chris sm 10/May/08 2nd rpt
with Pippa Froggatt
Hidden ??/2008 2nd
Jonathan Lagoe - UKC ?/Jul/04 2nd
with Andy Hyslop
Roget ?/Aug/02 Lead O/S
with jon
allmag 15/Jul/89 Lead

Made the starting moves alright but was surprised at the sustained difficulties to come - very thin crack - finger tip wide in places and it killed my toes! To be honest I was disappointed - more with my performance than the route.

Steve Crowe 25/Apr/87 Lead O/S
Bruce Kerr 11/May/86 Lead
with Gordon McAllan
Hidden ??/1980 -
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