Rockfax Description
8m. From below the huge block, climb the arete to a ledge. Move left and climb the south face - polished. Beware, the descent is problematical. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
Takes the obvious easy side of the Needle, with an awkward step to reach the top. Descend the same way.

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Logged Ascents

User Date Style Notes & Partners
Hidden 7 Jul Solo
DFrank 3 Jul Solo
Hidden 18 Jun Solo
DFrank 18 Jun Solo
DFrank 21 Apr Solo rpt It just has to be done, tad breezy
It just has to be done, tad breezy
freemanTom 25 Oct, 2018 Solo rpt
Anti-faff 4 Sep, 2018 Solo
with CMC meet
with CMC meet
freemanTom 9 Aug, 2018 Solo rpt
tobydunford 25 Jul, 2018 Solo O/S
Mrs D 3 Jul, 2018 Lead
with Joe Robinson
with Joe Robinson
Graeme Hammond 15 May, 2018 Solo
with The Famous Grouse
with The Famous Grouse
DFrank 19 Apr, 2018 Lead rpt
MJTheobald97 18 Apr, 2018 2nd
JonLongshanks 18 Apr, 2018 Lead O/S in descent
in descent
guisboro andy 12 Feb, 2018 -
DFrank 11 Nov, 2017 Lead O/S Took the rope, don't know why!
Took the rope, don't know why!
JoeFoster59 1 Nov, 2017 Solo rpt Cool as always nice summit
with Rib1356
Cool as always nice summit
with Rib1356
Rib1356 1 Nov, 2017 Solo
Hidden 3 Sep, 2017 Solo O/S
Max Clarke 29 Jul, 2017 -
TeenageMutantClimbingTurtle 15 Jul, 2017 2nd
with Stroppy
with Stroppy
Stroppy 15 Jul, 2017 Lead O/S IT MOVES!!! Pretty terrifying although it was only a tiny wobble it definitely rocked in the wind a few times. V. scary!
IT MOVES!!! Pretty terrifying although it was only a tiny wobble it definitely rocked in the wind a few times. V. scary!
freemanTom 1 Jul, 2017 Solo rpt
daviesp2 1 Jul, 2017 Lead
Jmpollard 17 Jun, 2017 Solo O/S
Hidden 13 Jun, 2017 Solo
Simon Caldwell 13 Jun, 2017 Solo rpt
Andrew Knight 30 May, 2017 Solo O/S
PatrickRT 19 Mar, 2017 Solo O/S Very Very windy but good views with adam at sunset at the top. (proper solo not just a climb where i couldn't place any gear.)
with Adam
Very Very windy but good views with adam at sunset at the top. (proper solo not just a climb where i couldn't place any gear.)
with Adam
Hidden 5 Oct, 2016 Solo O/S
freemanTom 6 Sep, 2016 Solo rpt
Roget 21 Aug, 2016 Solo O/S
with jim, robin
with jim, robin
JoeFoster59 30 Jul, 2016 Solo O/S Simple did this as the first route of the day. The climbing was uneventful but the feeling of standing on top of a piece of rock that you have to climb to summit was cool. The views were amazing easy climbing but a cool piece of rock.
Simple did this as the first route of the day. The climbing was uneventful but the feeling of standing on top of a piece of rock that you have to climb to summit was cool. The views were amazing easy climbing but a cool piece of rock.
Tommy Westside 17 Apr, 2016 Solo
Hidden ??, 2016 -
colin milton 17 Jun, 2015 Solo
Tony Roberts 9 Jun, 2015 Solo O/S Just the top part of the route so I could stand on the top.
Just the top part of the route so I could stand on the top.
DGY 9 Jun, 2015 Lead rpt
with Barbara, Graham, Robbie
with Barbara, Graham, Robbie
johnjb 15 Apr, 2015 Solo rpt
Calum Wadsworth 10 Sep, 2014 Solo O/S
with S.O.C
with S.O.C
ollyroberts 1 Aug, 2014 Solo O/S
with James Thompson
with James Thompson
Keith Swainson 29 Jul, 2014 Solo
with Georgie, david stevens
with Georgie, david stevens
David Stevens 29 Jul, 2014 Solo
Georgie25 3 Jul, 2014 Solo
Hidden 15 Jun, 2014 Solo O/S
Dave 88 16 Feb, 2014 Solo O/S
Hidden ?Nov, 2013 Lead RP
ferdia 16 Aug, 2013 Solo O/S
Andy Moles 16 Aug, 2013 Solo O/S
with ferdia
with ferdia
SteveM 11 Aug, 2013 Solo
MikeLell 8 Aug, 2013 Solo O/S
Hidden 21 May, 2013 TR O/S
Adam Laver 21 May, 2013 Solo O/S
MartinJWood 21 May, 2013 Solo O/S
freemanTom 23 Apr, 2013 Solo
Hidden ?Apr, 2013 Solo O/S
TomPugh450 7 Sep, 2012 Solo O/S
Hidden 3 Sep, 2012 Lead O/S
Hidden 20 Aug, 2012 Solo O/S
Hidden 26 Jun, 2012 Lead
Matthew Ferrier 10 Jun, 2012 Solo O/S
with My Mum
with My Mum
ollieboy ?Jun, 2012 Solo
with Vicky Taylor
with Vicky Taylor
MartinJWood 29 May, 2012 Solo O/S
riven 27 May, 2012 Solo O/S
samoliver01 26 Feb, 2012 Lead O/S
Drew(yes im magic) 25 Feb, 2012 2nd
Narked4fun ??, 2012 -
Jodgson ??, 2012 Solo
Steven Andrews 1 Oct, 2011 Solo
Hidden 31 Aug, 2011 Solo O/S
johnjb 9 Aug, 2011 Solo rpt
Hidden 30 Jul, 2011 Solo O/S
DGY 16 Jun, 2011 AltLd
with Paul & Barbara
with Paul & Barbara
freemanTom 2 Jun, 2011 Solo rpt too nice a day not to do.
too nice a day not to do.
Sam Marks 29 May, 2011 Lead O/S Think I climbed some sort of variation of this? Fun! Then repeated it in the rain!
Think I climbed some sort of variation of this? Fun! Then repeated it in the rain!
Kane L. 29 Apr, 2011 Solo O/S
edmund94 18 Oct, 2010 Solo O/S
Hidden 10 Oct, 2010 Solo O/S
JohnTheMountainGoat 22 Aug, 2010 Solo O/S
with Rory Woods
with Rory Woods
stimpey 11 Jul, 2010 Lead O/S
with Cas, Pete, Davina
with Cas, Pete, Davina
James Oakes 1 Jul, 2010 Solo O/S
braders94 1 Jul, 2010 Solo O/S
alan1234 29 Jun, 2010 Lead O/S Only one piece of bad gear at the top which makes bringing a second up difficult.
Only one piece of bad gear at the top which makes bringing a second up difficult.
susan1234 29 Jun, 2010 2nd rpt
phleppy 12 Jun, 2010 Solo
le_grimpeur 29 May, 2010 Solo With half a dozen Explorer Scouts and Bear Grylls. :)
With half a dozen Explorer Scouts and Bear Grylls. :)
size9hex ??, 2010 -
padski ??, 2010 -
Hidden ??, 2010 -
JonathanJones 2 Aug, 2009 Solo O/S
LiamAD 2 Aug, 2009 Solo
Hidden 8 Jul, 2009 Solo
Jimmy1976 7 Jul, 2009 Solo O/S
with Gordon
with Gordon
Simonj 29 Mar, 2009 Solo
Simonj 23 Mar, 2009 Solo O/S
Jimmy O 13 Mar, 2009 Solo O/S well worth a go. Its always fun to climb things like this...
well worth a go. Its always fun to climb things like this...
clairepoppett 13 Mar, 2009 Solo O/S
beaumap ??, 2009 Lead
with various
with various
johnjb 20 Aug, 2008 Solo O/S Not much room to turn around on top!
Not much room to turn around on top!
Hidden 5 Aug, 2008 2nd
Hidden 5 Aug, 2008 Lead
Hidden ?Jul, 2008 -
Hidden 17 Jun, 2008 Lead
Hidden 8 Jun, 2008 Solo O/S
le_grimpeur 31 May, 2008 Lead
Em66 10 Apr, 2008 Solo O/S
with Freg1
with Freg1
Crofty 17 Feb, 2008 Solo O/S
DerwentDiluted 27 Jan, 2008 Solo
Franco Cookson ??, 2008 -
dazbarker 8 Aug, 2007 Solo O/S
Simon Caldwell 18 Jul, 2007 Solo rpt
le_grimpeur 30 Mar, 2007 Lead
with Hoebag
with Hoebag
Hidden 30 Mar, 2007 2nd
Dave Warburton ?Jan, 2007 Solo O/S
with Franco and Lewis
with Franco and Lewis
le_grimpeur 27 Aug, 2006 Lead
with Charlie
with Charlie
Simon Caldwell 25 Jul, 2006 Solo rpt and in descent too, obviously!
and in descent too, obviously!
freemanTom ?Jul, 2006 Solo
Hidden 19 Jun, 2006 Solo O/S
Matt Bill Platypus 6 May, 2006 Solo O/S
with Solo
with Solo
kevinknights 6 May, 2006 Solo O/S Good
Good
chrishedgehog 29 Sep, 2004 Solo
storky 7 Sep, 2004 Solo
with Stephen Welch
with Stephen Welch
Hidden 12 Apr, 2003 Lead O/S
Simon Caldwell ??, 2002 Solo O/S
Climbster 20 Oct, 1999 Solo O/S
Iain Thow 30 Jul, 1996 Solo
Steve Crowe 5 Jun, 1996 Solo
crater 2 Nov, 1995 Solo O/S
Small and weak 1 May, 1994 Solo
lithos ??, 1992 Lead
Hidden ??, 1991 -
Andy Say 15 Sep, 1990 Solo
kato'sdad ??, 1988 Solo
Hidden 6 May, 1987 -
JohnHutch ?May, 1986 Lead
with JK
with JK
Pete Pozman ?Apr, 1986 Solo O/S
Will Webb ?Mar, 1986 Solo
babymoac 31 Jul, 1977 -
lump'o'lead ?Jul, 1976 -
DGY 1 Jun, 1970 Lead RP
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Style of Ascent
Soloed
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