40m. Start left of Needle Arête, and left of the base of the short crack and slab.
1) 4b. Unprotected and mossy. Best left to a dry day. Pull over the short wall and climb carefully up the mossy slab, to reach a sloping ledge.
2) 4b. Climb the wall, left of Needle Arête, pass an overhang on the right; then climb diagonally left, up the slab, to finish up cracks.

timreynolds 04/Jul/17 Lead O/S

In 2 pitches. Very dirty.

Dominic Acland 04/Jul/17 2nd
fire_munki 30/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with Lisa Marchetti, Chris Weight
Hidden 30/Apr/16 2nd O/S
Alpinehero 12/Sep/15 AltLd O/S

Led the first pitch

rich.harvey 12/Sep/15 AltLd O/S

Led second pitch. Good fun.

Guy Lowndes 07/Jun/15 AltLd
with Mark Deketelare
Alex Thurstans 05/Jun/15 AltLd O/S
adam84 16/Jul/14 Lead O/S

Brilliant gem of a climb, first pitch is great neat footwork needed climbing is straightforward enough and there is protection where you need it albeit a little spaced out but unless you want a hand rail and some queen lizzy steps cut in it is sufficient, second pitch is where this climb comes into its own, brilliant climbing for a severe, pro where you need it and some nice little moves take you just left of the arete, fantastic climbing for severe grade climbers like me, could benefit with some traffic but it's great none the less

waydan 15/Jul/14 2nd

Adam on sited this, great climbing from him, lovely route.

with Adam Buldock, El Swiftos
waydan 12/Jul/14 AltLd O/S

Great little route, first pitch is great, the moss adds character to it, second pitch is lovely, needs more traffic, I will clean the first pitch soon so please climb.

mike hooper 24/Aug/13 AltLd O/S

Just needs a good clean up and traffic

with jobey martin
Joby 24/Aug/13 AltLd O/S

skipped the bottom of the slab as it was a tad wet

with Mike Hooper
rockferret 24/Aug/13 2nd O/S
with Richard
LDJ 30/Jun/13 AltLd
with Oscar, Alfie
Grabtheslab ?/Apr/13 -
andrewmc 16/Feb/13 2nd O/S

Only did the second pitch (missed the first pitch by accident without realising). Jonathan Bennett leading.

with Ed Stanford-Clark, Jonathan Bennett
Grabtheslab ??/2013 -
Cheese Monkey 18/Nov/12 Lead O/S

Started up Needle Arete p1 as the wet mossy slabs had no obvious line. Easy for grade I thought.

with Vienna
Hidden 14/Jun/11 Lead rpt
Steve Woollard 25/Sep/10 2nd
GarethSL 03/May/10 Lead O/S

uhhmmm, got lost route finding needle arête and I guess this is what I ended on.

Rosie Hutchins 03/May/10 2nd O/S

thought it was needle arete... whoops!

olllie26 01/May/10 Lead

Finished needle arete on this by accident

Oliver Houston 27/Mar/10 AltLd O/S
Hidden 05/Mar/10 TR O/S
minexplorer 08/Feb/10 2nd

first climb in 6 mates 1st successfull lead after a fall last summer and glad to say he enjoyed it.

with grant newcombe
urbanmonkey 29/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Frances
Paragonthewise 20/Aug/09 2nd
minexplorer 20/Aug/09 Lead rpt

2nd time ive led top pitch.miss the 1st pitch its a mossy nightmare,but the 2nd pitch has a few fun moves needing a litte thought on gear placement

with grant newcombe
graham knott 18/Apr/09 Lead O/S

Second pitch

with Phil Webber
Phil79 18/Apr/09 2nd O/S

Second pitch only

with Graham
Hidden 21/Mar/09 2nd
Mickdenali ??/2009 -
with Tony Rudal
RobSteere 25/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with John Axeworthy
Hidden 24/Jun/08 2nd O/S
JonHarvey 24/Jun/08 Lead rpt

better than it looks

with Jayne-o
WLNesfield 16/May/08 Lead

Bad weather.

with Wayne Shead
matthoey 13/Apr/07 Lead
with Chris Cope
Jon Evans 14/Mar/07 Lead
francois 10/Mar/07 Lead

I'd recommend not bothering with the first pitch, it's ridiculously green and more akin to gardening than to climbing. You can reach the stance by walking in from the left.

with Lorna
Robfromcornwall 23/Feb/07 Lead O/S

First pitch so green as to be unclimable. Done in the wet, with inexperienced partner, 2nd pitch up.

with Oliver Young
Hidden ??/2007 Lead
Hidden ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 Lead
clashmando ?/Nov/06 AltLd O/S
with Tom
mart rich 22/Sep/06 AltLd O/S

The first pitch needs a bit of cleaning

with Steve Moody, Steve Cox
Zoomer 03/Aug/06 Lead
with Glenn Pengelly
Hidden 28/Jul/06 2nd O/S
alek 03/Feb/06 2nd O/S
tom_1985 03/Feb/06 Lead O/S
with Alek
Hidden 17/May/05 Lead O/S
angleseykayaker 25/Mar/05 Lead

SPA Training Course

with Chris Smith
Hidden ??/2005 Lead O/S
JonHarvey ??/2005 2nd O/S
EllieWoods ?/Aug/03 Lead O/S
with Simon Greenslade
hdog76 ??/1998 -
climbingrichard 15/Mar/97 Lead O/S


climbingrichard 12/Oct/96 Lead O/S


climbingrichard 04/Aug/96 Lead O/S

Windy Dean

climbingrichard 06/Apr/96 Lead O/S

Over cast Lynne

Hidden ??/1995 Lead
climbingrichard 30/Oct/94 Lead O/S

Raining hard and in big boots Top pitch

climbingrichard 02/Jul/94 Lead O/S
John Andrew Simpson ??/1994 Lead
with Tim Harnett
colin milton 15/Aug/93 Lead
with eric milton
jim_randell 12/Sep/92 Lead dog

I slipped on slime and fell on first pitch, taking a nasty blow to the helmet.

with MS, WW
daviesdan ??/1989 Lead
Hidden 05/Nov/86 Solo O/S
Mike C 19/Jun/81 Lead
with Ian Purcell
Mike C 07/Oct/79 Lead
with Dave Bennett, Will Fitzpatrick, Paula Cocherton, Tim Foreman
Mike C 13/Jan/79 Lead
with Richard Oxlade
mark-abz 28/Oct/78 2nd
with Mike C
Mike C 28/Oct/78 Lead
with Mark Cadman
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