Climbs 154
Rocktype Grit (quarried)

Faces SE

Tanya completing her long-term goal Traverse of the Gods 8b+ © Pete Wilkinson

Crag features

Brilliant bouldering crag famed for its traverses. More recently, ground developments have also made it a brilliant crag for bloc (straight up) problems too. Crag classics include: Big Marine, The Priory, Fertile Delta SDS, The Gauntlet, Ping, In Excess SDS and Grow Wings.

Topo available here:
http://www.lakesbloc.com/crags/anomalous-crags/330-craig-y-longridge.html

The best bouldering place in the North West.
Neil Hutchings - 31/Dec/03
Very overhanging and therefore good in the rain and for getting pumped. Thuggish style of climbing with some technical moves. Some excellent bouldering and mediocre routes. Awesome for body wrecking traverses.
GCW - 17/Oct/02
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Climbs at this crag

101Unnatural SelectionV4 4
102Unknown AreteV1 10
103PingV8 **5
104Missing LinkV8 3
105Chocolate Popsicle
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V7 2
106MoschopsV3 *2
107Ascent of ManV3 ***11
108Low Life TraverseV5 8
109Jacob's LadderV0 14
110Spah's DaehniksV3 1
111Orifice of FaecesV7 ** 
112Neolithic TechnologyV5 1
113From Ape to AardvarkV3 10
114Descent of ManV1 **10
115RunawayV0 8
116And She WasV0 5
117Some FriendV0 4
118ThugV0 4
119HeadlineV0 3
120Unnamed
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V0 2
121Year of the Rabbit
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V0 1
122Way Out
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VD 2
 the pit area 
124Bwink Bwink Bonk
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HVS 5c  
125Shap's Master Flasher
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E2 6a  
126Out of Step
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HVS 5a 1
127PinnochioE1 5b **2
128J.F.P.
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E1 5b 1
129Top Out
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E2 5c 1
130Red Animals
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E2 5b 2
131Puppeteer
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E2 5c 2
132Never Mind the Bullocks
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HVS 5a 1
133Mother Earth
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E2 5b  
134From Here to There to YouV2 3
135Seeping With The EnemyV2 1
 Main Traverses 
137To the Wobbly Block7c+ 20
138To The High Break8a+ ***7
139Start To Central Icefall Direct7b+ ***27
140Going Down8c+ *** 
141Second Fifth7b 18
142Middle Third8a 7
143Middle Bit7c 13
144Middle Bit plus7c+ 4
145Bend to the End7b+ 1
146Bend to the End: Low7c 1
147Haardvark sds *
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V4 **2
148Start to the Howling *
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8a  
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