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Queens Crag

Northumberland, ENGLAND

Climbs 99 – Rocktype Sandstone (hard) – Altitude 300m a.s.l – Faces NW

Crag features
Not very high, excellent for high balls and hard bouldering on excellent fine-grained sandstone which might need a soft brush early in the year. There is a fine circuit of easier problems, while the classic problems are often high.

Weather forecast

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0.0mm rain
Sun
6 °C
10 kph

0.0mm rain
Sun
7 °C
18 kph

0.1mm rain
Sunny periods
11 °C
26 kph

2.2mm rain
Cloudy
11 °C
20 kph

11.5mm rain
Cloudy
8 °C
15 kph
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Guidebooks
Northumberland Climbing Guide (2004), Northumberland Bouldering (2000), North of England Rock Climbs (1992)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGradex
 THE PROWS  
2First Problemf4+ 2
3World Linef7B ***38
4Prow Onef5 13
5Crossing the Equatorf7A **2
6Steve's Laybackf5+ 9
7Prow Two LHf4+ 1
8Prow Twof5 7
9Prow Two SSf7A 4
10Steve's Mantelf4 4
11Green Groovef4+ 1
12Queen Kongf8A ***3
13Queen Kong SSf8A+ *** 
14Prow Threef4+ 4
15Left-Hand Crackf4 2
16Left-Hand Leapf6C 6
17The Hagglerf4 2
18Aretef5+ 1
19The Coldest Place on Earthf7A 1
20The Stingf5  
21BumbleD 9
22Queen BeeVS 5b 2
23The Furry Queenf5+  
 MAIN CRAG  
25Cinderellaf7B 5
26Starstruckf4+ 2
27Retch for the Starsf5  
28Border Reiverf6C **4
29Feet Of Strengthf7C+ *** 
30Stell Green Groovef4 2
31Blunt Aretef5  
32Etoile VertVS 5b 1
33Queen of HeartsHVS 6a  
34O.H.M.S.VD 7
35Security RiskHVS 5c  
36Dream of Wet CorgiesS  
37JunoVS 4c  
38Marie CelesteHVS 5b ***7
39The Crack in the Shadowsf8A  
40Gloriousf7A+  
41GlorianaE2 5b **1
42Grumble and GruntS  
43JazzVS 5a *7
44Fat Bottomed GirlsHS 4
45Bicycle RaceVS 5a  
46LaybackHS  
47HeraHVS 5b  
48SaloteVD 3
49CleopatraHVS 5c  
50BoudiccaHVS 6a  
 BOULDER ON THE WALL (BOULDER 1)  
52Short Wallf4 25
53Short Aretef5+ 34
54Short Arete SSf7A 3
 Climb nameGradex
55Stewpotf6A+ 20
56The Flutingsf4+ 32
57East Facef5 2
58Power Drainf5 1
 THE RECESS  
60The Slotf7C+  
61Slab Queenf5+ 17
62Foot in Mouthf6A+ 4
63Cracked Skullf6B **11
 ARETES AREA  
65Queen Flushf6A+ 2
66Victory Aretef6B+ 3
67Victory Arete SSf7A **3
68Grooved Aretef5+ 5
69Ace of Spadesf6A 2
70Giants Stairwayf3 10
71Final Trickf5 5
 RABBIT STONE BUTTRESS  
73Smith's Traversef7C+  
74Groovef5 6
75Scooped Aretef6A 2
76Botterill's Mantelf5+ 23
77Wallf5+  
78The Queen is Deadf7A+ * 
79How Soon is Nowf7C+  
80Arc Royalf8A+ *** 
81Arc Royearlf8A *** 
82The Mediocre Escapef8A+ *** 
83Hat Full of Hollowsf7B+ **1
 THE RABBIT STONE  
85Rabbitstone Crackf6A ***11
86The Magician's Nephewf6B+ **36
87The Magician's Hatf5 4
88You Asked Ferret (Via Crack)f4 5
89West Wallf7A  
90Le rendez-vous d'equilibref5+  
91You Asked Ferret (Via Arete)f4 1
92Lapine It Upf5 3
93East Aretef5+  
94The Snaref4 7
95Myxamatosisf7A 7
96Red Dragonf8A **1
 MAIN BOULDER (BOULDER 2)  
98Starterf6A 16
99NW Wallf5+ 13
100Sigg Aretef5+ 2
101Botterill's Shelff6A 1
102Brighton Rockf5+ 1
103Two Tickets to the Gun Showf7A *22
104Two Fingers to the Gun Showf6A+ 3
105The Power is ON!f7B+ *3
106Humpty Dumptyf6C+ 21
107Hanging Groovef4 4
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Access notes
2 Miles east of Housteads on unmettaled road which heads North off the Military road and goes to Sewingshieds Farm.

Park by a copse of trees just past the farm on the left (usually a derelict land rover there). You might need to ask for permission and might be charged £2 for using the road, and in this case you can park carefully offroad down further down the rough track. The alternative is to park on the minor road further East of the farm track.
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

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