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

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 80
4 Pocket Way
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E5 6a 61
5 Pocket Crack
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E3 6a 38
6 Sleep on my Pillow
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E1 5b 145
7 Nod Off
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S 4b 183
8 Noddy
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HVS 5c 50
9 Three
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VS 4c 196
10 Blind
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VS 4c 184
11 Mice
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VS 4c 300
12 The Real World
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E5 6a 16
13 Slipshod
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HVS 5a 350
14 Yellow Fever
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E2 5b *** 229
15 Yellow Peril
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E3 5c *  
16 Artful Dodger E4 6a/b ** 4
17 The First Touch
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E1 5b * 363
18 Hold On
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S 4b 171
19 Stop Showing Off
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HVS 5a 135
20 Mind of No Fixed Abode
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E1 5a ** 74
21 The Last Corner
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HVS 5a 37
22 The Prow
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HVS 5a 97
  South Face
24 Rope Up E2 6b ** 42
25 The Needle
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VD * 297
26 Needle Arete
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E3 6a 124
27 Hang the Gallows High
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E6 6b 8
28 Monkey the Needle
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HVS 5a 24
29 Little Acorns
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D * 98
30 Scrambler's Corner
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M 64
31 Skye Ridge
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VD ** 221
32 Man
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HS 4b 59
33 The
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VS 4b 39
34 Guns
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S 4a 51
35 Billy Bunter
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VS 4c 124
36 Bilko
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E4 6a 2
37 Doberman
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E3 6a * 20
38 Just a Minute
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VS 4c * 20
  Glass Slipper Buttress
40 Not So Jolly D * 32
41 Jolly Roger
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VS 4b 397
42 Jolly Corner
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D 126
43 Fun Run
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MVS 155
44 Second Generation E4 5c * 1
45 Ann's Agony HVS 5b ** 283
46 Glass Slipper E2 5b *** 582
47 Pumpkin Corner
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VD 51
48 Sharp as Glass S 434
49 Glass Clogs
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S 4b 260
50 Tim VS 22
51 Misty
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VS 4c 20
  Boulder Problems
  Black Crag Boulders
  Potato Boulder
55 Problem 1 V2 7
56 Problem 2 V2 6
57 Problem 3 V2 * 7
58 Potato f6C * 1
59 Problem 5 V0+ * 5
60 Problem 6 V0 5
  North West Boulders
62 Problem 7 V0- 4c 3
63 Problem 8 f3 3
64 Problem 9 V0+ 2
  Fin Rock and Big Block
66 Fin Rock f5 5c * 1
67 Big Block f3+ 4c 2
  Sail Boulder, High Slab and The Coffin
69 Problem 12 V1 7
70 Sail f4+ 5b * 5
71 Problem 14 V0- 5
72 High Slab f3+ 4c ** 9
73 Coffin f5+ 6a * 5
74 Left Wall V4  
  Diamond and Pullover
76 Diamond f5 5c * 2
77 The Prow f4 5a 6
78 Pullover f6A 6
  Rope Up Wall
80 Prow Right f3+ 4c * 9
81 Rope Up f6B *** 14
  South East Boulders
83 Lower Boulder Traverse f5+ 5c *  
84 Higher Boulder Traverse f5 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 * 19
92 Peaches E5 6b * 2
93 Big Ears * E2 5c 1
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