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Ghyll Scrambling

  1. Napes Needle & Needle Ridge

    Corvus, Raven Crag Borrowdale

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    Long but an easy climb in a wonderful location

    Walk in Distance: 3km
    Ascent: 157m
    Grade: D ***
    First Ascent:: June 10th 1950 by B Beetham
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  2. Napes Needle & Needle Ridge

    Middlefell Buttress

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    A classic route for beginners amid wonderful scenery

    Walk in Distance: 500m
    Ascent: 75m
    Grade: D ***
    First Ascent:: 24th September 1911 by J Laycock, S W Herford and A R Thomson
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  3. Napes Needle & Needle Ridge

    Napes Needle & Needle Ridge

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    A classic day on Great Gable

    Walk in Distance: 5km / 3 miles
    Ascent: 20m / 114m
    Grade: HS *** / VD ***
    First Ascent:: Napes Needle- Various routes between 1884 and 2002
    Needle Ridge-September 1st 1884 WP Haskett Smith & JW Robinson
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  4. Napes Needle & Needle Ridge

    New West, Pillar Rock

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    A wonderful route on Pillar Rock

    Walk in Distance: 10km
    Ascent: 87m
    Grade: VD ***
    First Ascent:: 26th May 1901 by G D Abraham, A P Abraham, C W Barton and J H Wigner
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  5. Napes Needle & Needle Ridge

    Troutdale Pinnace, Borrowdale

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    Among the best climbs in the Lake District

    Walk in Distance: 1km
    Ascent: 105m
    Grade: S ***
    First Ascent:: May 4th 1914 by F Mallinson and R Mayson
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