Lower Tosson

Climbs 58 – Rocktype Sandstone (hard) – Altitude ? – Faces NW

Crag features
Another gem in the Simonside Hills. It offers a great deal of variety to the climber, whether they be a VD or E5 leader, or a dedicated boulderer. The crag is a labyrinth of jumbled buttresses with about 30 routes of often VS and above.

Parking and Approach

The crag is best approached from Hepple Whitefield.

Guidebook

A full guide can be downloaded at:

http://geoquest-verlag.de/?q=en/node/218 or

http://geoquest-verlag.de/sites/default/files/Lower_Tosson_Guidebook.pdf

MOST CLIMBS HAVE HAD ONLY ONE OR TWO ASCENTS AND SOME GRADES MAY NEED AMENDING ONCE CONSENSUS IS REACHED.

Access notes
There is a right of access und CRoW

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
 RIGHT BUTTRESSES  
2Stone Wall MarchesHVS 5b  
3Schwüle SommertageVS 5a  
4Death By 1000 MidgebitesHS 4a/b  
5Unnamed aretef5+  
6Unnamed wallE3 6a  
7CUlicoides impuNcTatuSHS 4b  
8JabberwockyVD 1
9The Slithy Tovesf5  
 MAIN BUTTRESS  
11The Tin ManHVS 5a 2
12The ScarecrowE1 5a  
13The Bearded WizardHVS 5b 1
14Winged MonkeysE1 5b  
15The Lion Who Found His HeartE2 5b  
16Pot of GoldVS 5a **2
17Unclimbed Roof Cracknone ???  
18The Emerald CityVS 5c  
19Follow the Yellow Brick RoadVS 5a ** 
20Unclimbednone ???  
21The Wicked Witch of the WestHVS 5b * 
22Toto's TailVS 5a  
23Somewhere Over the RainbowE4 6a *** 
24Left In KansasVS 5a  
 MAIN BUTTRESS BOULDERING  
26The Yeti Traversef5  
27Tosson Traversef6B *** 
28The Circuitf6C *** 
29Awaiting Telfer's Lipf6A  
30Gold Diggerf6A  
31Gold Digger - Telfer Link upf6B  
32Omaha Beachf7B  
33Unnamedf7A  
34Munchkin Countryf6A  
35Emerald City Sit Startf7A+  
36Left in Kansas Sitting Startf7A+  
37Kansas City Shufflef7B  
 UPPER BUTTRESSES  
39Cossack DancerE6 6b *** 
40Break DancerVS 5a  
41Ballroom Dancer's Arêtef6A+  
42Duergar ArêteE4 6a ** 
4317.2cm Wooden Block / Deception Buttress DirectE4 5c * 
44Duergar SlabE2 5c *1
45Broken PromisesE5 6a ***2
46Compulsive LiarE4 5c ** 
47Sertraline DreamsE3 6b/c *** 
48The CaterpillarHVS 5b 1
49Where the wild things aref6B+ *** 
50Where the Wild Things Sitf7C+ ***1
51Tosson' a wobblyf7A+  
52White Liesf6A+  
 UPPER BOULDERING  
54Where Old Man Telfer Fears To Treadf6B+ *** 
55The Crackf6A  
56Acclimatisationf5  
57Climb HighVD  
58Sleep Lowf6A  
59YMCA Tribute Actf6A  
60The Elvesf6B  
61The Holef5  
62Hanging Arêtef6B+ *** 
63The Main Facef5  
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