Highball, also considered to be E5 6b. Climb the left hand arete with a slopey finish.

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County Classics - 7a - 7c+, County Classic and Hidden Gems in the 7's, E Point = Meters of Upward Movement, Northumberland Bouldering (YouTube Series)

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User Date Style Notes & Partners
Jon Tweedlie 8 Oct Sent dnf had fun jumping on this for the first time today, lower slab seems easy enough but getting into the layback is tricky
with Ryan
had fun jumping on this for the first time today, lower slab seems easy enough but getting into the layback is tricky
with Ryan
S.Keighren 23 Sep Sent x
Hidden 10 Sep Sent x
Hidden 24 Aug Sent dnf
TinyFred 24 Aug Sent dnf
Peterannand890 18 Aug Sent
colinmckay8 18 Aug Sent x Absolutely class!
Absolutely class!
Hidden 21 Jun -
bpclarke 17 Jun Sent dnf Topout felt too committing for greasy conditions with one pad after coming off once. Really cool problem though! Need to come back with more pads and a spotter
Topout felt too committing for greasy conditions with one pad after coming off once. Really cool problem though! Need to come back with more pads and a spotter
TedT 21 Apr Sent dnf Never log dnf's but this was so so good and I was so close. Came off the top 5 times. Need to come back with more than two pads when it's less than 20 degrees...
Never log dnf's but this was so so good and I was so close. Came off the top 5 times. Need to come back with more than two pads when it's less than 20 degrees...
Russell Blackaller 19 Apr Sent A team of Russell and Greg, all aboard. Total classic!
A team of Russell and Greg, all aboard. Total classic!
Greg Boswell 19 Apr Sent x
with Dougie Russell, Adam Russell
with Dougie Russell, Adam Russell
D.Russell 19 Apr Sent rpt With Adams direct start.
With Adams direct start.
CameronDotSmith 18 Apr Sent Best problem in the County. That ending is nasty...
Best problem in the County. That ending is nasty...
Kohei ?Apr Sent
Rob McGurk 27 Mar Sent x
Rob McGurk 25 Mar Sent dnf
thomasburrow 24 Mar Sent x mega line and gave me the shakey elvis legs at the top
mega line and gave me the shakey elvis legs at the top
JBO 24 Mar Sent β v pleased to flash
v pleased to flash
Rowan Page 24 Mar Sent rpt
Hidden 24 Mar Sent x
Hidden 23 Mar Sent dnf
Rob Knowles 20 Mar Sent x
gaz.marshall 9 Mar Sent
yan hawkins 20 Jan Sent x What a Boulder! Took a little time to work out the start, once I worked it out pretty much got to the top each time, but did take a few lobs of the top!
with cailean
What a Boulder! Took a little time to work out the start, once I worked it out pretty much got to the top each time, but did take a few lobs of the top!
with cailean
Rob Knowles 20 Jan Sent dnf Fell off the top-out. What a problem though, will have to come back!
with Adrian, Amy Cotter, Danmg123, TomTeece
Fell off the top-out. What a problem though, will have to come back!
with Adrian, Amy Cotter, Danmg123, TomTeece
Rowan Page 19 Jan Sent
TomHobbs97 19 Jan Sent x
Wizzy 2 Jan Sent x World class, possibly the best problem I’ve done
World class, possibly the best problem I’ve done
Hamfunk 2 Jan Sent x Top problem!
Top problem!
kieran_lowe 29 Dec, 2018 Sent x
Pierre Cadman-Bosse 17 Nov, 2018 Sent dnf Fell topping out like the massive punter that I am, hurt my foot in the process, savage problem but I'm such a goon
Fell topping out like the massive punter that I am, hurt my foot in the process, savage problem but I'm such a goon
Owen Diba 17 Nov, 2018 Sent x
Samauchtrlonie 6 Oct, 2018 Sent x
Hidden 25 Sep, 2018 Sent
watson.b 16 Sep, 2018 Sent dnf
Adamski1986 16 Sep, 2018 Sent dnf
with Gema Martin Ordas , watson.b
with Gema Martin Ordas , watson.b
Alex moore 18 Aug, 2018 Sent
with MicheleC, Dan
with MicheleC, Dan
Sophieo16 3 Jul, 2018 Sent dnf .... One to work on. Couldn't sort my feet
.... One to work on. Couldn't sort my feet
Jack Ridley 3 Jul, 2018 Sent dnf
Hidden 20 May, 2018 Sent x
Hidden 20 May, 2018 Sent x
AJMullen 19 May, 2018 Sent x Contender for the best problem in the county. E5 6b
Contender for the best problem in the county. E5 6b
Hidden 4 May, 2018 Sent
Alex Mason 25 Apr, 2018 Sent x The best boulder problem I've ever done!
with James Garden
The best boulder problem I've ever done!
with James Garden
Hidden 24 Feb, 2018 -
OllieBarker 17 Feb, 2018 Sent dnf Moved a few times up to the obvious crack however fell on the transition. Need to finish!!
with MTL
Moved a few times up to the obvious crack however fell on the transition. Need to finish!!
with MTL
Dr Toph 17 Feb, 2018 Sent x
with salix
with salix
salix 17 Feb, 2018 Sent x Chuffed. What an amazing climb!
with Dave, Dom, Matt & Oli., Dr Toph
Chuffed. What an amazing climb!
with Dave, Dom, Matt & Oli., Dr Toph
Hidden 17 Feb, 2018 Sent x
jonsey1995 ??, 2018 Sent
Will Hunt 9 Dec, 2017 Sent β Decent rock climb.
Decent rock climb.
Hidden 9 Dec, 2017 Sent x
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing 9 Dec, 2017 Sent rpt So good I did it twice...again...
So good I did it twice...again...
JoshRawson 26 Nov, 2017 Sent x
Hidden 26 Nov, 2017 Sent x
Dave Warburton 26 Nov, 2017 Sent x Slipped off the start twice, then did it third go. Had to do it again for good measure as didn't savour it enough. Perfect moves, perfect height - didn't affect elbow.
Slipped off the start twice, then did it third go. Had to do it again for good measure as didn't savour it enough. Perfect moves, perfect height - didn't affect elbow.
Chris_barr 18 Nov, 2017 Sent
with Westside Crew
with Westside Crew
Thomnomnom 10 Nov, 2017 Sent x
Hidden 5 Nov, 2017 Sent x
jfreeman 28 Oct, 2017 Sent x
with Phil Vickers, Callum Coldwell-Storry, Jake Rogers
with Phil Vickers, Callum Coldwell-Storry, Jake Rogers
klimber 8 Oct, 2017 Sent x Freakin finally. 8th session, 3rd attempt. Surprised myself on the top out. Amazing first 7A+.
with smoore
Freakin finally. 8th session, 3rd attempt. Surprised myself on the top out. Amazing first 7A+.
with smoore
Simon_Letman 10 Sep, 2017 Sent x
with the_g_man, Tim
with the_g_man, Tim
Ippy 10 Sep, 2017 Sent F%*^ing best thing ever!
F%*^ing best thing ever!
Hidden 10 Sep, 2017 Sent
chris m fisher 23 Apr, 2017 Sent
Hidden 20 Mar, 2017 Sent
Andy Moles 20 Mar, 2017 Sent Second County uber-classic of the day, chuft.
with ferdia
Second County uber-classic of the day, chuft.
with ferdia
Hidden 17 Mar, 2017 Sent
Tim Blake 21 Feb, 2017 Sent
highrepute 21 Feb, 2017 Sent x
Harry Chaplin 19 Feb, 2017 Sent rpt
Hidden ??, 2017 -
Hugobristol 22 Dec, 2016 Sent x What a line on some of the best sandstone in the county. Great moves and a committing top.
What a line on some of the best sandstone in the county. Great moves and a committing top.
nathanlee 17 Dec, 2016 Sent β Brilliant, though alot easier than the given grade! Amazing line, even better than I thought it would be!
with Howard, Ferdia, Mal Scott, Duncan Campbell
Brilliant, though alot easier than the given grade! Amazing line, even better than I thought it would be!
with Howard, Ferdia, Mal Scott, Duncan Campbell
malx 17 Dec, 2016 Sent x Fantastic problem. I had my foot down all the way from sheffield so I didn't miss the pad scenes. I arrived just as the crew was about to move on but managed to do it first go as a warm up. pretty chuffed!
Fantastic problem. I had my foot down all the way from sheffield so I didn't miss the pad scenes. I arrived just as the crew was about to move on but managed to do it first go as a warm up. pretty chuffed!
ferdia 17 Dec, 2016 Sent x 2nd go. beautiful line. magical spot. not as hard as 7a+ but high.
with Duncan Campbell, nathanlee, Howard Lawledge
2nd go. beautiful line. magical spot. not as hard as 7a+ but high.
with Duncan Campbell, nathanlee, Howard Lawledge
Duncan Campbell 17 Dec, 2016 Sent 3rd go. Absolutely amazing. Have wanted to do this for ages and it didn't disappoint! Certainly soft at 7A+
with ferdia, Howard Lawledge, nathanlee
3rd go. Absolutely amazing. Have wanted to do this for ages and it didn't disappoint! Certainly soft at 7A+
with ferdia, Howard Lawledge, nathanlee
D.Russell 10 Dec, 2016 Sent x First shot once I got into the seam.
with Robbie
First shot once I got into the seam.
with Robbie
Harry Chaplin 4 Dec, 2016 Sent x Pretty dam good.
Pretty dam good.
wilsonmackenzie 8 Oct, 2016 Sent x Class.
Class.
Andrew Jennings 24 Sep, 2016 Sent rpt
with NickBradley, Phil Yeomans, Emma Harris, loonyclimber
with NickBradley, Phil Yeomans, Emma Harris, loonyclimber
Andrew Jennings 30 Apr, 2016 Sent rpt
with Emma Harris, Rachel Boyd, NickBradley, Lee Barnes
with Emma Harris, Rachel Boyd, NickBradley, Lee Barnes
Joshua Penn-Watson 20 Feb, 2016 Sent one of the best of the grade i've touched anywhere in the world
one of the best of the grade i've touched anywhere in the world
Hidden 9 Oct, 2015 Sent x
spiderz 4 Oct, 2015 Sent x Amazing!
Amazing!
Peace89 18 Apr, 2015 Sent β Happy with a flash! Good beta and keep moving! :)
Happy with a flash! Good beta and keep moving! :)
Stevie989 26 Jan, 2015 Sent dnf Shut down whatever way I tried it - Blame general lack of ability and mankyness in crack.
Shut down whatever way I tried it - Blame general lack of ability and mankyness in crack.
Smelly Fox 26 Jan, 2015 Sent dnf A bit manky in the crack, but not really a good excuse for failure...
A bit manky in the crack, but not really a good excuse for failure...
apollo18 7 Jan, 2015 Sent dnf Fell from the top. Will be back on a dry day with more pads...Great problem.
Fell from the top. Will be back on a dry day with more pads...Great problem.
nia 4 Jan, 2015 Sent x
KristopherHall 4 Jan, 2015 Sent x
with Jonny Squire, nia
with Jonny Squire, nia
westyb3 31 Dec, 2014 Sent x
with Hannah Brading, Cailean Harker, Heather Ogston
with Hannah Brading, Cailean Harker, Heather Ogston
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing 21 Dec, 2014 Sent Highballs don't get much better than this, one of the finest problems of the grade in the country.
Highballs don't get much better than this, one of the finest problems of the grade in the country.
Andrew Jennings 1 Nov, 2014 Sent rpt
with Lee Robinson, loonyclimber, James Renardson
with Lee Robinson, loonyclimber, James Renardson
Hidden 19 Oct, 2014 Sent dnf
JamesTurnbull97 3 May, 2014 Sent x Amazing Line
Amazing Line
C coldwell-storry 20 Apr, 2014 Sent β
with rob lay
with rob lay
benj_d 11 Apr, 2014 Sent Eventually, got straight up it today too and then did it again straight after. Classic
Eventually, got straight up it today too and then did it again straight after. Classic
peewee2008 12 Mar, 2014 Sent x Best 7a+ in the country
with jay
Best 7a+ in the country
with jay
Andrew Jennings 10 Mar, 2014 Sent rpt
Andrew Jennings 8 Mar, 2014 Sent rpt
Adam Lincoln 8 Mar, 2014 Sent
with Sean Bell, Fraser Mcilwraith
with Sean Bell, Fraser Mcilwraith
Sean Bell 8 Mar, 2014 Sent Classic!!
with Adam Lincoln, Fraser McIlwraith
Classic!!
with Adam Lincoln, Fraser McIlwraith
Peter Reynolds ?Mar, 2014 Sent x
Andrew Jennings 22 Feb, 2014 Sent rpt
with Lee Robinson, Mike Adams
with Lee Robinson, Mike Adams
PeteWilson 21 Feb, 2014 Sent dnf bailed from top, will be back to finish!
with eddie, Gus, Andi T
bailed from top, will be back to finish!
with eddie, Gus, Andi T
andi turner 21 Feb, 2014 -
with Eddie, Gus Hudgins
with Eddie, Gus Hudgins
Gus 21 Feb, 2014 Solo amazing!
amazing!
Cailean Harker 31 Jan, 2014 Sent β
with Ben West, Hannah
with Ben West, Hannah
Joe Lawson ??, 2014 Sent x Felt sketch at the top, stunning line
Felt sketch at the top, stunning line
Andrew Jennings 29 Dec, 2013 Sent rpt
tom rookes 10 Dec, 2013 -
quiffhanger 16 Nov, 2013 Sent x Took way longer than it should have due to some hungover crap footwork. Awesome line.
with tom106
Took way longer than it should have due to some hungover crap footwork. Awesome line.
with tom106
masonwoods101 31 Oct, 2013 Sent x
nai 29 Oct, 2013 Sent dnf
Sandy Moore 9 Aug, 2013 Sent
BenBrotherton 9 Aug, 2013 Sent Well worth 3*! Everything I had hoped for with this problem. Tricky start but flows once you have your sequence. Probably my favourite climb in Northumberland
Well worth 3*! Everything I had hoped for with this problem. Tricky start but flows once you have your sequence. Probably my favourite climb in Northumberland
frasermcilwraith 9 Aug, 2013 Sent x
Siobhann 30 Jun, 2013 Sent dnf Probably one of the most fun lines I have ever tried. Managed to match the crack. Next up, slopery goodness
Probably one of the most fun lines I have ever tried. Managed to match the crack. Next up, slopery goodness
fresherjohn 7 Jun, 2013 Sent x
Mark Riley 7 Jun, 2013 Sent x Spicey! Awesome problem, loved it :)
with Reeve, Tommy G
Spicey! Awesome problem, loved it :)
with Reeve, Tommy G
jake_haddock 7 Jun, 2013 Sent Pure class!! Team ascent at Tommy G's stag
Pure class!! Team ascent at Tommy G's stag
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 26 May, 2013 Sent x Ace! It was a bit tricky sticking the top in 20 degree heat but fear got me up it once both hands were there.
Ace! It was a bit tricky sticking the top in 20 degree heat but fear got me up it once both hands were there.
iamstebarker ?Mar, 2013 -
Mike_Hayes 18 Nov, 2012 Sent Second go - didnt fancy taking the fall off the top - probably easy 7a+ but feels harder due to 'spice'.. AWESOME
Second go - didnt fancy taking the fall off the top - probably easy 7a+ but feels harder due to 'spice'.. AWESOME
petegunn 18 Nov, 2012 Sent Excellent conditions today : )
Excellent conditions today : )
The Big Sender 13 Oct, 2012 Sent dnf
odox 29 Jul, 2012 Sent
with Woodiee
with Woodiee
Woodiee 29 Jul, 2012 Sent dnf made it to the crack, but kept slipping out... apparently it needs to be cold, not warm and humid, excuses aside, its a very dropable, but cool problem, need to get stronger (and possibly taller- damn you giants!) to get established in the crack...although not many holds at the top...
with John Bradley, oliwarlow, odox, sam webb, Si Litchfield
made it to the crack, but kept slipping out... apparently it needs to be cold, not warm and humid, excuses aside, its a very dropable, but cool problem, need to get stronger (and possibly taller- damn you giants!) to get established in the crack...although not many holds at the top...
with John Bradley, oliwarlow, odox, sam webb, Si Litchfield
bfreeman 3 Jun, 2012 Sent x
with Chris Arthur, Chris, Andi & Hulda
with Chris Arthur, Chris, Andi & Hulda
Richard Hession 13 May, 2012 Sent x Amazing line and climb.
Amazing line and climb.
mantle87 9 May, 2012 Sent
f_grant111 6 May, 2012 -
GPN 5 May, 2012 Sent
with net
with net
loonyclimber 31 Mar, 2012 Sent Amazing.. Best arête ive ever done..little bit arse nipping at the top.
with leepip
Amazing.. Best arête ive ever done..little bit arse nipping at the top.
with leepip
Jonathan Bean 31 Mar, 2012 Sent Amazing climb
with Houston, Thom, Cody
Amazing climb
with Houston, Thom, Cody
Hidden 31 Mar, 2012 -
John 'B' Hutchinson 11 Mar, 2012 Sent x Came together surprisingly quickly. An immaculate classic!
with stv
Came together surprisingly quickly. An immaculate classic!
with stv
Hidden 10 Mar, 2012 Sent
Adam Lincoln 10 Mar, 2012 Sent x
BobbyG 15 Feb, 2012 Sent County classic. possibly best 7a+ i have ever done
with dave barret, james gowdy
County classic. possibly best 7a+ i have ever done
with dave barret, james gowdy
ChrisCSC89 14 Jan, 2012 Sent x Classic
with Euan
Classic
with Euan
gowdy ??, 2012 Sent
Hidden 12 Dec, 2011 Sent x
wookie667 5 Nov, 2011 Sent dnf
kevg 28 May, 2011 Sent dnf
JLS 28 May, 2011 Sent x Lots of tries to get the first half wired. Fell from the top slopers twice before success. Confirmed I'm too old for falling off high-balls.
with Slovak Pete, Fraser, Pete R., kevg
Lots of tries to get the first half wired. Fell from the top slopers twice before success. Confirmed I'm too old for falling off high-balls.
with Slovak Pete, Fraser, Pete R., kevg
Fraser 28 May, 2011 Sent dnf Great problem but not much fun falling from slopers at the top. Hopefully successful next visit.
with assorted dudes
Great problem but not much fun falling from slopers at the top. Hopefully successful next visit.
with assorted dudes
Fraser 21 May, 2011 Sent dnf
with assorted dudes
with assorted dudes
Nibs 21 May, 2011 Sent dnf
with Fraser, JLS, Pete
with Fraser, JLS, Pete
Hidden 17 May, 2011 Sent x
lukehunt 9 Apr, 2011 -
with Sam Dewhurst
with Sam Dewhurst
benj_d 21 Jan, 2011 Sent dnf so frustrating, padded around the top with both hands lots but fell lots too. :(
so frustrating, padded around the top with both hands lots but fell lots too. :(
Cassidy 6 Nov, 2010 Sent x
with Scottish Raiding Party
with Scottish Raiding Party
Hidden 6 Nov, 2010 Sent x
petegunn 21 May, 2010 Sent
with Nick & Davina
with Nick & Davina
Hidden 15 May, 2010 Sent
Hidden 15 May, 2010 Sent x
peewee2008 21 Mar, 2010 Sent dnf great problem, top out was greasy will be back to finish
with CBA
great problem, top out was greasy will be back to finish
with CBA
Hidden 31 Jan, 2010 Sent dnf
Beardyman ??, 2010 - Quite highball but good landing zone, you'll want at least 2 pads. Best font 7a+ in the county...
Quite highball but good landing zone, you'll want at least 2 pads. Best font 7a+ in the county...
petegunn 26 Nov, 2009 Sent
with Davina & Matt
with Davina & Matt
Hidden 26 Nov, 2009 Sent
beegsyboy 26 Nov, 2009 Sent x Super Classic! Really didn't think I was going to get it.
with Dave, Sarah + Sam
Super Classic! Really didn't think I was going to get it.
with Dave, Sarah + Sam
Andrew Jennings 1 Apr, 2009 Sent
with Lucinda Whittaker, Sam Whittaker, Lee Anderson, Adam Long
with Lucinda Whittaker, Sam Whittaker, Lee Anderson, Adam Long
Adam Long 1 Apr, 2009 Sent O/S
Boy ?Mar, 2009 - One of the UK's finest highballs!
with Fiona Fullwood
One of the UK's finest highballs!
with Fiona Fullwood
Hidden ??, 2000 Sent x
gme 1 Jan, 1990 Sent
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Style of Ascent
Bouldered
Soloed
Not Set
Redpoint
DNF
Repeated
Flashed (β)
Onsighted
Not Set