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Routes : Europe : England : Lake District : Black Crag (OS) : south face : The Needle (2 star VD)

The Needle (2 star VD) - 5.5

Average Rating = 5.00/5 Average Rating : 5.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 1
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.5
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 5.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


great funclimb the wide crack before stepping onto the back of the needle itself and climb this to its pinnicle. getting off is the crux. making the step backwards to the top of the main crag

Submitted by: gritstoner on 2003-09-23
Views: 472
Route ID: 40878

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  Difficulty 5.5
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: gritstoner on 2003-04-04 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars solo

climb the crack and then the back face of the needle. good fun. even more fun trying to get off again

Added: 2006-11-14