Climbs 180
Rocktype Rhyolite
Altitude 350m a.s.l
Faces SE

Buckbarrow Needle in November!! Perfect day © stimpey

Crag features

Some good and many poor routes on a series of fifteen buttresses. Can be quick drying. Imagine(E1), West Side Story(E4), Final Curtain(E6), Too Many Hands(E2), Freebird(E1), Needless Eliminate(E1), Lakeland Pioneers(E1), Fall Out(E1).

Approach notes

Up to 20-minute walk from the road below the crag. (Note that this is a different crag from Buckbarrow Crag in Longsleddale - which is on the E side of the Lakes; thanks, Bob Pattinson).

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 lower crag 
2Bagatelle
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MS 2
3Cassation
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HS 1
4Cassation (Variation)
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VS 4c 2
 ampitheater buttress 
6Ampitheater Buttress
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HVS 5a 1
7Girdle Traverse
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VS 4c  
 long crag 
9Carousel
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S 2
10Sideshow
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S  
11Diamond Rib
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MVS 4b 3
12Ejection
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VS 4b  
13Injection
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MVS 4a  
14Unnamed Groove
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HVS 5a *7
15Un-named Groove (Variation)
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VS 4c 1
16Un-named Wall
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HVS 5a 3
17Red Garden Massacre
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E3 5c *3
18Just Good Friends
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E2 5b *3
19The Movie
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E2 5c *2
20Connect 4
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E3 5c *1
21Lothlorian
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HVS 5a 8
22The Owl
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VD  
23The Owl (Variation)
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S 2
24Howl
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E1 5b  
25Hecate
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VS 4b  
26Dang-a-Ling
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MVS 4b  
27Joint Effort
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VD 1
28Kestrel
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HS  
29Bran Flake
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HS  
30Long Crag Girdle Traverse
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VS 4b  
 crescent wall and Gully buttress 
32Crescent Wall
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HS  
33Cresent Crack
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S  
34Cresent Ridge
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VD  
35Jim's Wall
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VS 5a  
36Jamie
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VS 4c  
37Direct Finish
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VS 4c  
38Tramline
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VS 4c  
39Slab And Groove
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MVS 4a  
40Scorpion
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VS 4b  
41Prickle
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MVS 4a  
 witch buttress 
43Gagarin
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VD 26
44The Director's Cut
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E4 6b *2
45A Cut Above
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E1 5b *8
46The Mysteron
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HVS 5b *51
47Swipe
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E2 5c *5
48Imagine
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E1 5b **23
49Torch Song Trilogy
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E5 6b  
50West Side Story
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E4 6a **13
51Agent Orange
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HVS 5b  
52Harmony
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HVS 5b  
53Wild West Show
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E5 6b **1
54Final Curtain
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E6 6b ** 
55East Enders
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E4 6a *3
56Witch
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VS 4c *103
57The Lion The Witch And The Wardrobe
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E4 6a  
58Too Many Hands
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E2 5b *19
59Pace Maker
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VS 4c *49
60Wee Boots
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VS 4b  
61Captain Scarlet
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HS 16
62Divertimento
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VD 3
63The Stitch
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VS 4c 2
64Satin
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HVS 5a 4
65Freebird
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E2 5c * 
 moss slab 
67Left Hand Route
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S 1
68Central Line
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VD  
69J.C.B. G.T.
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MS  
70Short And Brutish
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S  
71Dunn's Delight
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S  
 pike crag 
73Attic Stairs 1
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MVS 2
74Living in Sin
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E1 5a *3
75Junkie
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E1 5b  
76Mainline
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E2 5c 5
77Needless Eliminate
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E1 5b **41
78Belter
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E4 6b 2
79Needle Front
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E1 5b *20
80The Buckbarrow Needle
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VS 4c *73
81The Last of the Summer Wine
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E1 5b *27
82Atlantis
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E2 5b 4
83Banana
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VS 4c 1
84Sunset Strip
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VS 4b 18
85Rooster
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S 1
86Blind Faith
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HVS 5a  
87Santa Fe
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VS 4c *5
88Mark Twain
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VS 4b  
89Hermes
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HVS 5a  
90Huckleberry Fin
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VS 4c  
91Flannel
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E1 5b *1
92Funnel
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VD  
93Jockey
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HVS 5a  
94Alchemy
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HVS 5a 1
95The Jewel
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VS 4c *4
96The Crystal
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E2 5c 3
97Joanne
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HVS 5a  
98Surprise
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VS 4c  
99The Runt
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E2 5c 2
100The Catch
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E1 5b *3
101Josephine
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VS 4b 1
102Borodino
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HS 4
103Shameless
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MVS 4a 1
104Cretin Hop
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E2 5c *4
105Rob's Corner
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VS 4c 4
106Rob's Roof
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VS 4c *6
107Three Pint Primer
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E2 5c  
108Epidemic Crack
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VS 5a  
109The Gun
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E1 5a 7
 white band gill 
111The White Band
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D  
112White Band Gully
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S  
113The Gangway
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VS 4b  
114Cromlech Groove
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VS 4b  
115Cromlech Groove Direct
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VS  
116Centre Post
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MVS 4a  
117Serendipity
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HS  
118Tickle-me-Fancy
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MVS 4a 1
119Tickle-me-fancy Direct
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VS 4c  
120Namless Crack
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VS 4b 2
121Florence
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HS  
122Zebedee
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VD  
123Dougal
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VS 4b  
124Magic Roundabout
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VS 4b  
 lakeland pioneers and pinnacle routes 
126B.J.
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MVS 4a  
127J.P.
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MVS 4a  
128Shorty
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HVS 5a  
129Zeke
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MS  
130Harriet
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E1 5b  
131Norma Jean
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E3 6a 1
132Lakeland Pioneers
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E1 5b **1
133Left Edge Route
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HVS 5a  
134Pinnacle Face Direct
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E3 6a 2
135Pinnacle Face
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E1 5a 2
136Right Edge Route
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E1 5b 1
137Flakey Wall
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HVS 5a  
138Old Strands
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VS 4c  
139The Great Unwashed
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HVS 5a  
140Attic Stairs II
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S  
141Crack Special
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VS 4b  
142Back Stairs
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HS  
143Rusty Wall
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E2 5c 1
 eastern crags 
145Long Climb
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D  
146Forked Gully
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HS  
147Smirk
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VD  
148Quirk
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HS  
149Fingers
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HS  
150Left Face Climb
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S  
151Toby
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HS  
152Right Face Climb
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none ?  
153Rowan Tree Gully
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MS  
154Central Face - Lower Climb
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S 1
155Dexterity
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HS  
156Pinnacle Buttress
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VS  
157Rib And Groove
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VD  
158Bright Interval
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MS  
159The Weakest
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HS  
160Sideline
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MVS 4a  
161Hard Rain
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E1 5b  
162Gully Wall Climb
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MS  
163Flanker
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HS  
164Rib Tickler
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VS 4b  
165Danker
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VS 4b  
166Barn Door Blues
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HVS 4c * 
167Going Straight
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HVS 5a *2
168Midsummer Madness
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HVS 5a * 
169Shock Treatment
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E1 5b * 
170Sidewinder
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E1 5b  
171Central Face Climb
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HS  
172N.C.B.
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VS 4c  
173Cadbury
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VS 4b  
174Fall Out
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E1 5b * 
175Fall Out (Variation Start)
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E1 5b  
176Startling Starling
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VS 4b  
177Hidden Gully
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none ?  
 Greendale Needle 
179The Mostest
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MS  
180Tumbledown Chimney
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VD  
181Greendale Needle
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VS 4b  
182Blue Peter
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HVS 5a  
183Greendale Corner
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VS 4c  
184The Mayor WestE5 6a 1
185Collie's RouteM 1
186Pike Crag2 **4
187Queen Vic
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E6 6b **1
188Goodness NoseHVS 5a **6

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