Northumbrian Climbing Guide

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Shaftoe History
The crag has been climbed on for many years, notably by John Syrett in the 80's, but nothing was recorded. The production of the bouldering guide sparked a storm of activity when most of the problems in the guide were done, together with the two routes.

First Ascent List

27 March 10BouderingSurface To Air Missile, Ungraded 7aRick Howard
1 March 97TradCaf?oir, E3 5cTim Catterall, Steve Nagy
1977TradGalapagos Turtle, E5 6aAndy Earl
1994ishBoudering1, 4+ 6bBob Smith 
Winter 1995Boudering1, 6 6cBob Smith 
1995ishBoudering2, 5 6cBob Smith 
7 May 1997TradCream Topping, E5 6cBob Smith
4 July 1997TradShafted, E3 5cSteve Crowe
1999BouderingTrail of 2 Sitties, 3 5cJohn Dalrymple
2000ishBoudering3, 5 6bBob Smith
31 January 2009BouderingEl Charo, 5 Michael Rose