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Tosson Hill

Northumberland, ENGLAND

Climbs 9 – Rocktype Sandstone (hard) – Altitude 440m a.s.l – Faces ?

Crag features
A crag for explorers. The rock is of the same good quality as its neighbours and the routes are good, often with the crux right at the top.


Park in the forestry commission car park between Lordenshaw and Great Tosson, just south of Rothbury. Walk past Simonside and Ravensheugh before heading directly for the small cairn seen on the horizon. The crag is below the trig point on the top of Tosson Hill. (2.7 miles)


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Access notes
There is a right of access under CRoW

Weather forecast

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0.8mm rain
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17 °C
14 kph

0.5mm rain
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15 °C
7 kph

2.3mm rain
11 °C
16 kph

0.0mm rain
13 °C
10 kph

0.0mm rain
14 °C
9 kph
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Northumberland Climbing Guide (2004)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1Tosson Hill summitsummit 5
2Cook's CrackVD  
3Kelsey's CrackHVS 5b/c  
4Weddell's WayE1 5c  
 Climb nameGradex
5Scott's StepE2 5c  
6Franklin's PassageD  
7Flinder's NavigationVS 5a  
8Livingstone's ExpiditionVD  
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