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Climbs 182
Rocktype Rhyolite
Altitude 350m a.s.l
Faces SE

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Buckbarrow Needle in November!! Perfect day © stimpey

Crag features

Some good and many poor routes on a series of fifteen buttresses. Can be quick drying. Imagine(E1), West Side Story(E4), Final Curtain(E6), Too Many Hands(E2), Freebird(E1), Needless Eliminate(E1), Lakeland Pioneers(E1), Fall Out(E1).

Approach notes

Up to 20-minute walk from the road below the crag. (Note that this is a different crag from Buckbarrow Crag in Longsleddale - which is on the E side of the Lakes; thanks, Bob Pattinson).

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  lower crag
2 Bagatelle
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MS 2
3 Cassation
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HS 4
4 Cassation (Variation)
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VS 4c 6
5 Cassation Direct *
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HVS 5a 1
  ampitheater buttress
7 Ampitheater Buttress
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HVS 5a 1
8 Girdle Traverse
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VS 4c  
  long crag
10 Carousel
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S 2
11 Sideshow
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S  
12 Diamond Rib
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MVS 4b 5
13 Ejection
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VS 4b 1
14 Injection
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MVS 4a 2
15 Unnamed Groove
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HVS 5a * 11
16 Un-named Groove (Variation)
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VS 4c 1
17 Un-named Wall
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HVS 5a 3
18 Red Garden Massacre
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E3 5c * 4
19 Just Good Friends
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E2 5b * 3
20 The Movie
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E2 5c * 2
21 Connect 4
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E3 5c * 1
22 Lothlorian
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HVS 5a 9
23 The Owl
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VD  
24 The Owl (Variation)
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S 2
25 Howl
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E1 5b  
26 Hecate
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VS 4b 4
27 Dang-a-Ling
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MVS 4b  
28 Joint Effort
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VD 1
29 Kestrel
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HS  
30 Bran Flake
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HS  
31 Long Crag Girdle Traverse
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VS 4b  
  crescent wall and Gully buttress
33 Crescent Wall
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HS  
34 Cresent Crack
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S  
35 Cresent Ridge
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VD  
36 Jim's Wall
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VS 5a  
37 Jamie
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VS 4c  
38 Direct Finish
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VS 4c  
39 Tramline
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VS 4c  
40 Slab And Groove
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MVS 4a  
41 Scorpion
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VS 4b  
42 Prickle
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MVS 4a  
  witch buttress
44 Gagarin
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VD 41
45 The Director's Cut
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E4 6b * 3
46 A Cut Above E1 5b ** 10
47 The Mysteron HVS 5b ** 74
48 Swipe
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E2 5c * 6
49 Imagine E1 5b *** 43
50 Torch Song Trilogy
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E5 6b  
51 West Side Story E4 6a *** 14
52 Agent Orange
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HVS 5b  
53 Harmony
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HVS 5b  
54 Wild West Show E5 6b ** 1
55 Final Curtain
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E6 6b ** 1
56 East Enders E4 6a * 3
57 Witch VS 4c *** 153
58 The Lion The Witch And The Wardrobe
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E4 6a  
59 Too Many Hands E2 5c ** 28
60 Pace Maker
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VS 4c * 57
61 Wee Boots
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VS 4b  
62 Captain Scarlet
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HS 21
63 Divertimento
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VD 3
64 The Stitch
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VS 4c 2
65 Satin
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HVS 5a 4
Climb name Grade
66 Freebird
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E2 5c *  
67 Moffatt's Route * VS 4c * 1
  moss slab
69 Left Hand Route
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S 1
70 Central Line
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VD  
71 J.C.B. G.T.
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MS  
72 Short And Brutish
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S  
73 Dunn's Delight
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S  
  pike crag
75 Attic Stairs 1
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MVS 2
76 Living in Sin
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E1 5a * 3
77 Junkie
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E1 5b  
78 Mainline
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E2 5c 6
79 Needless Eliminate E1 5b ** 59
80 Belter
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E4 6b 4
81 Needle Front E1 5b * 24
82 The Buckbarrow Needle VS 4c *** 101
83 The Last of the Summer Wine E1 5b ** 39
84 Atlantis
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E2 5b 5
85 Banana
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VS 4c 1
86 Sunset Strip VS 4b * 21
87 Rooster
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S 2
88 Blind Faith
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HVS 5a 1
89 Santa Fe
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VS 4c * 8
90 Mark Twain
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VS 4b  
91 Hermes
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HVS 5a  
92 Huckleberry Fin
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VS 4c  
93 Flannel
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E1 5b * 1
94 Funnel
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VD  
95 Jockey
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HVS 5a  
96 Alchemy
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HVS 5a 1
97 The Jewel
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VS 4c * 6
98 The Crystal
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E2 5c 3
99 Joanne
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HVS 5a  
100 Surprise
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VS 4c 2
101 The Runt
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E2 5c 3
102 The Catch
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E1 5b * 3
103 Josephine
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VS 4b 2
104 Borodino
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HS 7
105 Shameless
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MVS 4a 4
106 Cretin Hop
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E2 5c * 5
107 Rob's Corner
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VS 4c 7
108 Rob's Roof
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VS 4c * 11
109 Three Pint Primer
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E2 5c  
110 Epidemic Crack
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VS 5a 3
111 The Gun
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E1 5a 8
  white band gill
113 The White Band
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D  
114 White Band Gully
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S  
115 The Gangway
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VS 4b  
116 Cromlech Groove
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VS 4b  
117 Cromlech Groove Direct
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VS  
118 Centre Post
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MVS 4a  
119 Serendipity
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HS  
120 Tickle-me-Fancy
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MVS 4a 1
121 Tickle-me-fancy Direct
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VS 4c  
122 Namless Crack
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VS 4b 2
123 Florence
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HS  
124 Zebedee
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VD  
125 Dougal
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VS 4b  
126 Magic Roundabout
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VS 4b  
  lakeland pioneers and pinnacle routes
128 B.J.
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MVS 4a  
129 J.P.
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MVS 4a  
130 Shorty
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HVS 5a  
Climb name Grade
131 Zeke
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MS  
132 Harriet
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E1 5b  
133 Norma Jean
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E3 6a 1
134 Lakeland Pioneers
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E1 5b ** 1
135 Left Edge Route
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HVS 5a  
136 Pinnacle Face Direct
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E3 6a 2
137 Pinnacle Face
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E1 5a 2
138 Right Edge Route
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E1 5b 1
139 Flakey Wall
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HVS 5a  
140 Old Strands
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VS 4c  
141 The Great Unwashed
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HVS 5a  
142 Attic Stairs II
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S  
143 Crack Special
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VS 4b  
144 Back Stairs
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HS  
145 Rusty Wall
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E2 5c 1
  eastern crags
147 Long Climb
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D  
148 Forked Gully
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HS  
149 Smirk
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VD  
150 Quirk
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HS  
151 Fingers
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HS  
152 Left Face Climb
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S  
153 Toby
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HS  
154 Right Face Climb
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none  
155 Rowan Tree Gully
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MS  
156 Central Face - Lower Climb
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S 1
157 Dexterity
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HS  
158 Pinnacle Buttress
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VS  
159 Rib And Groove
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VD  
160 Bright Interval
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MS  
161 The Weakest
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HS  
162 Sideline
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MVS 4a  
163 Hard Rain
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E1 5b  
164 Gully Wall Climb
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MS  
165 Flanker
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HS  
166 Rib Tickler
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VS 4b  
167 Danker
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VS 4b  
168 Barn Door Blues
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HVS 4c *  
169 Going Straight
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HVS 5a * 2
170 Midsummer Madness
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HVS 5a * 1
171 Shock Treatment
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E1 5b *  
172 Sidewinder
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E1 5b  
173 Central Face Climb
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HS 1
174 N.C.B.
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VS 4c  
175 Cadbury
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VS 4b  
176 Fall Out
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E1 5b * 1
177 Fall Out (Variation Start)
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E1 5b  
178 Startling Starling
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VS 4b  
179 Hidden Gully
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none  
  Greendale Needle
181 The Mostest
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MS  
182 Tumbledown Chimney
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VD  
183 Greendale Needle
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VS 4b  
184 Blue Peter
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HVS 5a  
185 Greendale Corner
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VS 4c  
186 The Mayor West E5 6a 1
187 Collie's Route M 1
188 Pike Crag 2 ** 9
189 Queen Vic
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E6 6b ** 1
190 Goodness Nose HVS 5a ** 10
191 Impulse Control *
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VS 5a 4
192 Sixshooter *
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E1 5b * 4
193 Wild Beers * HVS 5a 2
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.

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