Climbs 145
Rocktype Rhyolite
Altitude 580m a.s.l
Faces SW

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Cruising Pocket Way © sincybabes

Crag features

Short routes on sound rough rock over a good grade range. High on the fell but with an easy approach and dries quickly. Best routes are Yellow fever(E2), First Touch(E1), Glass Slipper(E2), Anns Agony(HVS), Skye Ridge(VD).

Needle Arete is an excellent E3 6a.

A number of the routes have thought provoking levels of protection.

A fantastic venue for late/early season, catching any sun that's going.

Approach notes

Park at the summit of Wrynose Pass by the Three Shire Stone. Twenty minutes steady uphill walk.

Guidebooks

Lakes Bouldering

The first dedicated bouldering guidebook to the Lake District, spanning a range of areas largely in the National Park and all north and west of the M6 junction 36. The guide is intended to be useful to the visiting climber looking for a day or evening's light bouldering just as much as the hard-core local with decent coverage for the V1 and V9 boulderer alike.
More info
More Guidebooks:
Lake District Rock (2015)
Langdale (2013)

Out of print:
Many of the star ratings and some of the grades need updating in accordance with the new guide.
Fiend - 18/May/15
Fantastic on a clear winters day. I went at the end of jan '06 and it was shorts + t shirt weather. Dry as a bone and no wind with a 15 min walk in. The sun works its way round the crag through the day so you can stay warm all day. Only short but quality climbing on great rock though the E numbers seemed a serious proposition with little gear.
biscuit - 01/Feb/06
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  Routes
  West Face
3 Dave's Arete
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E1 6a 90
4 Pocket Way
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E5 6a 59
5 Pocket Crack
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E3 6a 46
6 Sleep on my Pillow
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E1 5b 160
7 Nod Off
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S 4b 208
8 Noddy
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HVS 5c 55
9 Three
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VS 4c 221
10 Blind
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VS 4c 208
11 Mice
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VS 4c 333
12 The Real World
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E5 6a 17
13 Slipshod
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HVS 5a 397
14 Yellow Fever
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E2 5b *** 265
15 Yellow Peril
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E3 5c * 2
16 Artful Dodger E4 6a/b ** 4
17 The First Touch
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E1 5b * 424
18 Hold On
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S 4b 204
19 Stop Showing Off
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HVS 5a 152
20 Mind of No Fixed Abode
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E1 5a ** 79
21 The Last Corner
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HVS 5a 39
22 The Prow
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HVS 5a 107
  South Face
24 Rope Up E2 6b ** 43
25 The Needle
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VD * 333
26 Needle Arete
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E3 6a 139
27 Hang the Gallows High
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E6 6b 9
28 Monkey the Needle
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HVS 5a 25
29 Little Acorns
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D * 107
30 Scrambler's Corner
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M 74
31 Skye Ridge
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VD ** 231
Climb name Grade
32 Man
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HS 4b 61
33 The
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VS 4b 39
34 Guns
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S 4a 54
35 Billy Bunter
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VS 4c 149
36 Bilko
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E4 6a 5
37 Doberman
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E3 6a * 24
38 Just a Minute
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VS 4c * 27
  Glass Slipper Buttress
40 Not So Jolly D * 57
41 Jolly Roger
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VS 4b 462
42 Jolly Corner
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D 145
43 Fun Run
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MVS 177
44 Second Generation E4 5c * 3
45 Ann's Agony HVS 5b ** 321
46 Glass Slipper E2 5b *** 618
47 Pumpkin Corner
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VD 70
48 Sharp as Glass S 483
49 Glass Clogs
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S 4b 289
50 Tim VS 35
51 Misty
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VS 4c 29
  Boulder Problems
  Black Crag Boulders
  Potato Boulder
55 Problem 1 V2 12
56 Problem 2 V2 9
57 Problem 3 V2 * 9
58 Potato
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V5 * 1
59 Problem 5 V0+ * 9
60 Problem 6 V0 8
  North West Boulders
62 Problem 7 V0- 4c 4
Climb name Grade
63 Problem 8 V0 5a * 3
64 Problem 9 V0+ 2
  Fin Rock and Big Block
66 Fin Rock
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V1 5c 3
67 Big Block
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V0- 4c 2
  Sail Boulder, High Slab and The Coffin
69 Problem 12 V1 7
70 Sail
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V0+ 5b * 6
71 Problem 14 V0- 5
72 High Slab
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V0- 4c ** 12
73 Coffin
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V2 6a * 6
74 Left Wall V4  
  Diamond and Pullover
76 Diamond
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V1 5c * 4
77 The Prow
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V0 5a 6
78 Pullover
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V3 8
  Rope Up Wall
80 Prow Right
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V0- 4c * 9
81 Rope Up
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V4 *** 15
  South East Boulders
83 Lower Boulder Traverse
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V2 5c *  
84 Higher Boulder Traverse
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V1 5c * 1
  New/Unconfirmed routes
86 Vlad the Inhaler
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HS 4b *** 2
87 Crack On VS 4b ** 2
88 In Absentia E1 5b ** 2
89 True Grit HVS 5a ** 1
90 Gubbins S 4a ** 1
91 An Evening With Friends
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E1 5c * 38
92 Peaches E5 6b * 2
93 Big Ears * E2 5c 1
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