List of First Ascents

1902 Boundary Corner
FA. Geoffry Winthrop Young 1902
Great Chimney
FA. Geoffry Winthrop Young 1902
Fox's Hole
FA. Geoffry Winthrop Young 1902
Central Gully East
FA. Geoffry Winthrop Young 1902
Raven's Nest
FA. Geoffrey Winthrop Young 1902
Great Chimney
FA. Marcus Beresford Heywood early 1900s
Main Wall
FA. Marcus Beresford Heywood early 1900s
1907 Tarzan's Mate
FA. Marcus Beresford Heywood 1907
Tarzan
FA. Marcus Beresford Heywood 1907
Hadrian's Chimney
FA. Marcus Beresford Heywood 1907
1912 Sunset
FA. M.Heywood 1912
1945 Left Organ Pipe
FA. Tony Moulam c1945
Grad's Groove
FA. Brian Cooke c1945
Route One
FA. Tony Moulam mid 1940s
1955 Question Mark Crack
FA. Probably College Club members 1950s
The Vertical Vice
FA. Probably College Club members 1950s
Trinity
FA. Eric Clarke 1950s
Deception Crack
FA. Eric Clarke 1950s
Y Climb
FA. Albert Rosher 1950s
Block Chimney
FA. Andy Frazier 1950s
Why Not
FA. Albert Rosher mid 1950s
Crescent Cracks
FA. Albert Rosher mid 1950s
Route Three
FA. Albert Rosher mid 1950s
Grooves
FA. Albert Rosher 1950s
Rock Island Line
FA. Probably Albert Rosher 1950s
Certificate X
FA. Albert Rosher 1950s
Overhanging Crack
FA. Albert Rosher 1950s
Albert's Wall
FA. Probably Albert Rosher 1950s
1957 Devil's Edge
FA. Geoff Oliver 1957
Tacitation
FA. Nev Hannaby 1957
1958 Lubbers' Hole
FA. Andrew Phillipson 1958
1959 Delicatessen
FA. Malcolm Lowerson 1959
1965 Idiot's Delight
FA. Hugh Banner 1960s
Baluster Crack
FA. Allan Austin 1960s
The Trouser Legs
FA. Hugh Banner1960s. Success on a return-match after a fall a week earlier.
Wild West Show
FA. Hugh Banner 1960s
Ravensheugh Crack
FA. Dave Roberts, Hugh Banner (alternate leads!) 1960s
Pendulum
FA. Allan Austin1960s. Second, Dave Roberts, took a swinger on the first move.
The Arches
FA. Rod Wilson 1965
The Missing Link
FA. Hugh Banner 1960s
Parity
FA. Dave Ladkin 1960s
Neglect
FA. Nev Hannaby 1960s
Green Slab
FA. Gordon Thompson 1960s
Green Wall
FA. Gordon Thompson 1960s
1966 Zed Climb
FA. Frank Montgomery 1966
1967 Honeymoon Crack
FA. Geoff Jackson (with a shoulder) late 1960s. FFA. Bob Hutchinson 1976
Half Minute Crack
FA. Allan Austin (in less than 30 seconds!) late 1960s
Pitcher Wall
FA. Allan Austin 1967
Woolman's Wall
FA. Allan Austin 1967. Named after Austin's Yorkshire based trade.
Canada Crack
FA. Eric Rayson 1967. Just before he emigrated.
1968 Sorcerer's Apprentice
FA. Ken Wood 1968
The Sorcerer
FA. Allan Austin1968
Scoop 2
FA. Allan Austin 1968
Lorraine
FA. Malcolm Rowe 1968
1969 First Leaning Groove
FA. Malcolm Rowe 1969
Main Wall
FA. Malcolm Rowe 1969
Crack of Gloom
FA. Allan Austin 1969
Fluted Crack
FA. Allan Austin 1969
1970 The Plonka
FA. Ken MacDonald c1970
Ken's Caper
FA. Ken MacDonald c1970
Temptation
FA. Ken MacDonald, John Earl, Ian Cranston 1970
Misrepresentation
FA. Ken MacDonald c1970
Nut's Wall
FA. Ken MacDonald c1970
L.P.
FA. Ken MacDonald c1970
Bloody Sunday
FA. Ken MacDonald 1970
The Vole Direct
FA. Bob Hutchinson c1970
Coldstream Corner
FA. Allan Austin 1970
Penitent's Walk
FA. Allan Austin 1970
Marcher Lord
FA. Ken MacDonald c1970
1971 Great Wall
FA. Hugh Banner 1971. The story goes that Banner had done every route on Cloggy except for .......
Audacity
FA. Ken MacDonald 1971
The Overhanging Crack
FA. John Earl 1971. Climbed sometime earlier with a chockstone for aid by John Hiron.
The Elevator
FA. Dave Ladkin 1971
1972 Sagittarius
FA. Geoff Jackson early 1970s
The Quiver
FA. Geoff Jackson early 1970s
Nee Perchass
FA. John Earl 1972
Les Perchass
FA. George Michelson 1972
Thunder Crack
FA. Hugh Banner early 1970s
The Trial
FA. Bob Hutchinson 1972
Hanging Crack
FA. Hugh Banner 1972. Alan Austin had just failed on the line.
The Runnel
FA. John Earl 1972
Stretcher Wall
FA. John Earl 1972
Australia Crack
FA. Bob Hutchinson early 1970s. Northumberland's first 6b.
Impossible Wall
FFA. Jeff Lamb early 1970s
1973 Friday's Child
FA. John Earl 1973
Corbeau
FA. Bob Hutchinson 1973
Roof Route
FA. Hugh Banner 1973
1974 Sandy Crack
FFA. Bob Hutchinson 1974. Another one that had been pegged by persons unknown back in the Iron Age.
Angel Fingers
FFA. John Earl 1974. The in-situ wooden wedges suggested that he was not the first.
The Sandrider
FA. Bob Hutchinson 1974
The Witch
FA. Malcolm Rowe 1974
Abanana
FA. Bob Hutchinson 1974
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
FA. Colin Binks, Willie Jeffrey, Chris Craggs 1974. The big fella' formed the base of a human pyramid to reach the first decent hold! FFA. Steve Blake 1978
1975 East Buttress Direct
FA. Bob Hutchinson 1970s
Patchett's Plunge
FA. Hugh Banner 1970s. Jim Patchett had plunged on an earlier attempt.
Pharaoh's Face
FA. Hugh Banner 1970s. With a hanging stance and graded VS!
Rake's Crack
FA. Hugh Banner 1970s
California Crack
FA. Hugh Banner 1970s
Gates of Eden
FA. John Earl 1975
Candle in the Wind
FA. Bob Hutchinson 1975.
Giant's Stair
FA. John Earl 1970s
Aeolian Wall
FA. John Earl 1970s
Quartz Buttress
FA. Hugh Banner 1970s
Lightning Wall
FA. John Earl 1970s
Man Friday
FA. Ken MacDonald 1970s
Bogeyman
FA. Ken MacDonald 1970s
Hole in One
FA. John Earl 1970s
Sunshine Superman
FA. Ken MacDonald 1970s
Sir Francis
FA. Bob Hutchinson 1970s
Hanging Crack
FA. Bob Smith 1970s
The Broomstick
FA. John Earl 1975
The Enchanter
FA. Bob Hutchinson 1975
The Sting
FA. Bob Hutchinson 1975
Exhibition Crack
FA. Tommy Smith 1975
Pink Gin
FA. Bill Wayman, Paul Stewart 1970s
Swan Wall Direct
FA. Steve Blake 1970s
The Elf Direct
FA. Steve Blake 1970s
Stirring up Trouble
FA. Steve Blake 1970s
The Crucifix
FA. Hugh Banner 1970s
The Gauntlet
FA. Rod Valentine 1970s
The Pincer
FA. Johh Earl 1970s
Gargarin's Groove
FA. John Earl 1975
Spacewalk
FA. Bob Hutchison 1970s
Wilfred Prickles
FA. John Earl 1970s. Named after an extinct gorse bush.
Chris's Arete
FA. Chris Craggs mid 1970s. He has to wait 30 years and write his own guide to get due recognition.
Woodburn Wall
FA. Gordon Thompson and/or John Grey 1970s
Ridsdale Wall
FA. Gordon Thompson and/or John Grey 1970s
Capstone Direct
FA. Gordon Thompson and/or John Grey 1970s
1976 Idiot Wind
FA. Bob Hutchinson 1976
Northumberland Wall
FA. Bob Hutchinson 1976
Salvation
FA. Bob Hutchinson 1976
Callerhues Chimney
FA. John Earl 1976
Black Magic
FA. Bob Hutchinson 1976
Magic Flute
FA. Malcolm Rowe 1976
The Manta
FA. Jeff Lamb c1976
The Big Splash
FA. Steve Blake 1976
Badfinger
FA. Bob Hutchinson 1976
1977 Goldfinger
FA. Bob Hutchinson 1977
Pink Lane
FA. Bob Hutchinson 1977
Plumbline
FA. John Earl 1977
Ranadon
FA. Martin Doyle 1977
Tenacity
FA. Jeff Lamb 1977
Tiger Feet
FA. Steve Blake 1977
Plymouth Hoe
FA. Bob Hutchinson 1977
The Golden Hind
FA. Bob Hutchinson 1977
On the Verge
FA. John Earl 1977
Duke of York
FA. John Earl 1977
Don't Let Go
FA. Steve Blake 1977
Transformer
FA. Steve Blake 1977
Red Rum
FA. Bob Hutchinson 1977
Bad Company
FA. Paul Stewart 1977
Monty Python's Flying Circus
FA. Dave Cuthbertson 1977
Trouble Shooter
FA. Paul Stewart 1977
The Entertainer
FA. Bob Hutchinson 1977
Chariot Race
FA. Jeff Lamb late 1970s
1978 Endless Flight
FA. Bob Hutchinson 1978. FA. (Direct Start) Andrew Earl 2004
The Last Retreat
FA. Bob Smith 1978
Nosey Parker
FA. Bob Hutchinson 1978. Steve Blake was sniffing around.
Broken Wing
FA. Bob Hutchinson 1978
Vincent
FA. Bob Hutchinson 1978
Limbo
FA. Steve Blake 1978
Old Man River
FA. Paul Stewart, Steve Blake c1978. With a hanging belay above the lip.
Childhood's End
FA. Bob Hutchinson 1978
Grease
FA. Steve Blake 1978
Mimic
FA. Steve Blake 1978
The Plumber
FA. Bob Hutchinson 1978
Octopus
FA. John Earl 1978
Over the Edge
FA. Geoff Lamb 1978
Dirty Thor't
FA. Martin Doyle 1978
Point Blank
FA. Steve Blake 1978
Bluebird
FA. Steve Blake c1978
Weeping Fingers
FA. Bob Smith 1978
Monocle
FA. Bob Smith 1978
Tom's Peeping
FA. Bob Smith 1978
Quarrel Arete
FA. Bob Smith 1978
Paving
FA. Bob Smith 1978
Footpath
FA. Bob Smith 1978
Boulevard
FA. Steve Blake 1978
Side Walk
FA. Bob Smith 1978
Arkle
FA. John Earl 1978
The Storyteller
FA. Bob Smith 1978
Task Master
FA. Bob Smith 1978
The Whip
FA. Bob Smith 1978
Copper's Nark
FA. Bob Smith 1978
Rice Krispies
FA. Tommy Smith 1978
Ned Kelly
FA. Bob Smith 1978
Twin Hats
FA. Bob Smith 1978
Shoe Horn
FA. Bob Smith 1978
Tossin' a Wobbler
FA. Bob Smith 1978
Rain Drops
FA. Tommy Smith 1978
Dolcis Arete
FA. Tommy Smith 1978
The Hyena
FA. Bob Smith 1978
The Lurcher
FA. Bob Smith 1978
Cut and Dried
FA. Bob Smith 1978
1978 Micro
FA. Bob Smith 1978
The Mongrel
FA. Bob Smith 1978
Green Fluff
FA. Bob Smith 1978
Cold Start
FA. Bob Smith 1978
The Thoroughbred
FA. Tommy Smith 1978
Hard Reign
FA. Bob Hutchinson 1978
The Wand
FA. John Earl 1978
The Wizard
FA. Bob Smith 1978
The Spell
FA. Jeff Lamb 1978
Tube
FA. Bob Hutchinson 1978
Pinup
FA. Steve Blake c1978
Scoop 3
FA. Steve Blake c1978
Scoop 1
FA. Steve Blake 1978
The Judge
FA. Tommy Smith 1978
The Jury
FA. Tommy Smith 1978
The Skate
FA. Bob Smith 1978
Flying Fish
FA. Tommy Smith 1978. FA. (Flying Stag) Malcolm Smith c2003
The Wave
FA. Bob Hutchinson 1978
Barbarian
FA. Bob Smith 1978. Whilst trying the route in the 1970s Jeff Lamb imported two single bed mattresses to pad the boulders - obviously a visionary.
Billy Liar
FA. Bob Smith c1978
Crunchie
FA. Steve Blake c1978
Boomer
FA. John Earl 1978
Leo
FA. Bob Smith 1978
The Rajah
FA. Bob Smith 1978
The Lobster
FA. Bob Smith 1978
Goose Step
FA. Bob Hutchinson 1978
The Gauleiter
FA. John Earl 1978. The name is a high ranking Nazi official (and nick-name of the leader) if you are interested.
Penny Whistle
FA. Bob Smith 1978
High T
FA. Bob Hutchinson 1978
Original Sin
FA. Steve Blake 1978. Named because of the 1st recorded use of chalk in the County by a local.
1979 Great Wall Direct Finish
FA. John Syrett 1979
Pall Arete
FA. Bob Smith 1979
Wide Eyed and Legless
FA. Bob Smith 1979
The Judas Hole
FA. Bob Smith 1979
Billy Biscuit
FA. Bob Smith 1979
The Stoic
FA. Bob Hutchinson 1979
Gillette
FA. Karl Telfer 1979
Ash Wednesday
FA. Bob Smith 1979
Chicken Run
FA. Bob Smith c1979
Reject
FA. Bob Smith c1979
Horse Play
FA. Bob Smith 1979
Lost Cause
FA. Tommy Smith 1979
Outward Bound
FA. Paul Stewart 1979
Dwarfs' Nightmare
FA. Tommy Smith 1979
Rising Damp
FA. Bob Smith 1979. The crag's first undisputed 6b.
High Tide
FA. Bob Smith 1979
Yellow Peril
FA. Tommy Smith c1979
Creepy Crawly
FA. Bob Smith 1979
The Harvest Bug
FA. Steve Blake c1979
Brutally Handsome
FA. Paul Stewart 1979
Street Runner
FA. Bob Smith 1979
Klondyke Wall
FA. Steve Blake c1979
Crater Maker
FA. Bob Smith 1979
Main Wall Eliminate
FA. Paul Stewart c1979
Autowind
FA. Paul Stewart 1979
Wasted Time
FA. Bob Smith 1979
The Intruder
FA. Bob Smith 1979
1980 Thunder Thighs
FA. Bob Smith 1980
Osiris
FA. John Earl 1980
Thin Ice
FA. Bob Smith 1980
Greenford Road
FA. Tommy Smith 1980. FA. (Direct Start) Karl Telfer (with runner in Sandy Crack) 1989, Mark Savage (without) 2003
Classroom Worm
FA. Bob Smith 1980
Command Performance
FA. Bob Smith 1980
Cut Throat
FA. Bob Smith 1980
Cauliflower Lug
FA. Bob Smith 1980
His Eminence
FA. Bob Smith 1980
The Cheetah
FA. Bob Smith 1980
First Century
FA. Bob Smith 1980
Kaiser Bill
FA. Bob Smith 1980
Hissing Sid
FA. Bob Smith 1980
The Sabbath
FA. Bob Smith 1980
Baptism
FA. Bob Smith 1980
First Born
FA. Bob Smith 1980. Originally given 7a.
Stephenson's Rocket
FA. Bob Smith 1980
1981 Absent Friend
FA. Bob Smith 1981
Amorous Antics
FA. Bob Smith 1981
Merlin
FA. Bob Smith1981
Shackletack
FA. John Earl 1981
Bad News
FA. John Earl 1981
Woodentops
FFA. Bob Smith 1981
1982 Regular Nightmare
FA. Bob Smith early 1980s
Bee Bumble
FA. Karl Telfer early 1980s
Super Spooky
FA. Bob Smith 1982
Macbeth
FA. Bob Smith 1982. A very impressive ascent for the time.
Toffs
FA. Bob Smith 1982
Hot Spring
FA. John Earl, Bob Smith (alts) early 1980s
Kamikaze Sex Pilot
FA. Callum Phillips early 1980s
Legal Separation
FA. Bob Smith 1982
Potters Way
FA. John Earl 1982
Death Or Glory
FA. Bob Smith 1982
1983 Rhumba
FA. Andy Moss 1983
Powder Monkey
FA. Bob Smith 1983
The Bends
FA. Bob Smith 1983. FA. (Narcosis) Hugh Harris 1991. FA. (Growlers) Andrew Earl 2000s
Black and Tan Direct
FA. Bob Smith c1983
1984 Rock and Roll Star
FA. Bob Smith 1984
Crouching the Mahogany
FA. Bob Smith 1984
Toshiba Receiver
FA. Allan Moist 1984
Dulalai T.A.P.
FA. Bob Smith 1984
The Charm
FA. A.Powell c1984
Hazelrigg Wall Left-hand
FA. Bob Smith c1984
Poverty
FA. Bob Smith 1984
The Belford Pie Shop
FA. Ian Kyle 1984
No 'O' Levels Required
FA. Bob Smith 1984
Do or Die
FA. Bob Smith 1984. FA. (Faye of Flying) Karl Telfer 1992
1985 Mauler Roof
FA. George Hayden 1980s
Perplexity
FA. Paul Linfoot 1980s
Leonardo
FA. Bob Smith 1985
Corporal Punishment
FA. John Earl 1985
Borstal Boy
FA. Bob Smith 1980s
Redskin
FA. Bob Smith 1980s
Sitting Bull
FA. Bob Smith 1980s
Moccasin Slab
FA. Bob Smith 1980s
Bonneville
FA. Bob Smith 1985
Kyley's Route
FA. Ian Kyle 1980s
Master Plaster
FA. Graham Telfer 1980s
Second Born
FA. Bob Smith 1985
Sheer Temptation
FA. Bob Smith 1985
Right of Reply
FA. Bob Smith 1985
Vienna
FA. Pete Kirton 1980s
Swan Wall Arete
FA. Paul Stewart 1980s
Jocks and Geordies
FA. Dave Cuthbertson, Murray Hamilton, Bob Smith, John Earl, Ian Kyle 1985
Lost Property
FA. Tommy Smith 1980s
Prime Time
FA. Steve Blake mid 1980s
Elder Brother
FA. Tommy Smith 1980s
Ritual
FA. Bill Wayman 1980s
The Arbitrator
FA. Karl Telfer 1980s
Death Wish
FA. Paul Linfoot and/or Andy Winter 1980s
1986 Stairway to Heaven
FA. John Wallace 1986
Morgan
FA. Bob Smith 1986
Upper Crust
FA. Bob Smith 1986
High Society
FA. Tim Gallagher 1986
1987 Trial Separation
FA. Bob Smith 1987. Another audacious solo.
Peak Technique
FA. Tony Coutts 1987
On the Rocks
FA. (On) Bob Smith 1987. Previously top-roped by Tommy Smith. FA. (Off) Nick Dixon 1995
When the Wind Blows
FA. Karl Telfer 1987
1988 Chouca
FA. Bob Smith 1988
Mordreth
FA. Bob Smith 1988
Rough Passage
FA. Bob Smith 1988
Temptation
FA. John Welford 1988
Death Knell
FA. Mark Liprot 1988
1989 Verbal Abuse
FA. Bob Smith 1989s. FA. (Direct Start) Nick Dixon 1996
Castaway
FA. Tim Gallagher 1989
Agape
FA. Richard Davies 1989
First Among Equals
FA. Hugh Harris 1989
Lapse of Reason
FA. Hugh Harris 1989. The on-sight solo gave the name.
1990 Living on Borrowed Time
FA. Hugh Harris 1990
Victim of Circumstance
FA. Hugh Harris 1990
Shadow Players
FA. John Boyle 1990
New Kids on the Rock
FA. John Boyle 1990. Someone else gets a look in.
County Ethics
FA. Dave Cuthbertson 1990
Rip the Lip
FA. Ian Cummings 1990
Much Ado About Nothing
FA. Bob Smith 1990
1991 Crisis Zone
FA. Hugh Harris 1991
Time and Motion
FA. Joe Webb 1991. Above six very concerned spotters.
Paradise Lost
FA. Hugh Harris 1991
King Lear
FA. Dave Pegg 1991
The Pixies
FA. Dave Pegg 1991
Boulder Lands
FA. Julian Lines 1991
Big Aerial Dynamite
FA. Dave Pegg 1991
Inner Space
FA. Hugh Harris 1991
Listen to the Rain
FA. Lewis Grundy 1991
The Seventh Day
FA. Hugh Harris 1991
This Pedestrian
FA. Karl Telfer 1991
1992 Blood on the Rooftops
FA. Joe Webb 1992
1994 I Bet He Drinks Carling Black Label
FA. Steve Roberts 1994
Transcendence
FA. Malcolm Smith 1994
Leap of Faith
FA. Malcolm Smith 1994
A Pocket Full of Lichenight
FA. Tim Catterall 1994
1995 Sol Pelicanos
FA. Cliff Robson 1995
Working Class
FA. Ben Moon 1990s
Staggered
FA. Richie Patterson 1990s. FA. (SS) Malcolm Smith 2003
Oliver went a Huntin'
FA. Mark Savage 1990s
Autobahn
FA. Paul Linfoot and/or Andy Winter 1990s
1996 Dawes' Route
FA. Johhny Dawes 1996
Reiver
FA. Noel Crane 1996
Quatra Twinkley
FA. Steve Nagy 1996
1997 Just Ice
FA. Steve Crowe 1997
1999 AKA Mr. Vegas
FA. Mark Savage 1999 (upper section) 2004 (lower section)
2001 Overpowered
FA. Andrew Earl 2001
2002 The God Machine
FA. Mark Savage 2002
Feanor
FA. Darren Stevenson early 2000s
The Prow
FA. Andrew Earl early 2000s
2003 Crocodile Arete
FA. Andrew Earl 2003
The Dark Side
FA. Andy Earl 2003
Dead on Arrival
FA. Tony Lickes 2003
Savage Slab
FA. Mark Savage 2003
Charlotte's Dream Direct
FA. Mark Savage 2003. FA. (Original) Karl Telfer 1987
Honeycomb Wall
FA. Malcolm Smith 2003
Monk Life
FA. Malcolm Smith 2003
Leviathan
FA. Malcolm Smith 2003
2006 The Apprentice
FA. Graeme Read 2006
2007 Hang em' High
FA. Graeme Read 2007
The Magician
FA. Andy Earl, Chris Graham (both solo) 2007