Fisherground Needle Area

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Boulder
Lots of sun!
15 mins
Uphill

A bit of a walk, but this area which encompasses the Needle itself, Y Fronts Boulder and a couple of other blocks, is varied and interesting. Avoid in the summer bracken season.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Traverse
Start from sitting in heather on the left and traverse right.
 
Bumstart
Pumpy
V1 5b
2
Problem 2
Pretty much straight up the centre of the block.
 
Bumstart
V1 5b
3
Fruitbat's Delight Top 50
A right-to-left traverse is fun with heel hooks.
 
2 Stars
Bumstart
V0- 4b
4
Problem 4 Top 50
Climb the arete.
 
2 Stars
Bumstart
Pumpy
V0- 4b
5
Problem 5
The next arete and scoop.
 V0- 4b
6
Needle Arete
The best of the bunch.
 
2 Stars
Technical
V1 5b
7
Problem 7
An eliminate - on the right with no use of the left arete.
 V2 5c
8
Left Y Crack
Climb the crack.
 
1 Stars
Bumstart
V3 6A
9
Right Y Crack
The variation finish takes the obvious crack rightwards.
 
1 Stars
Bumstart
Crimpy
V7 7A+
  • Latest Comments

    For ESKDALE FISHERGROUND

    Problem 5
    "the start is doing my head in, any suggestions" 20/Feb

    Problem 11
    "Decent sit down start only slighly harder" 27/Aug

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