The traditional route to the magnificent summit of the Long Stone, is a well-travelled outing. From a belay on the col between the main cliff and the pinnacle move up right to a sloping ledge and then climb a short wall to another ledge. Now traverse left to a groove (iron spike) and climb it to the summit.
Descent - Abseil off back down to the col from a good spike of rock. © Rockfax
UKC Logbook Description
The Original route to the top of the Longstone pinnacle (Needle Rock). Sports an ancient iron hooked spike in-situ runner half way up. Shiny but beautiful.
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