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Lower Tosson

Northumberland, ENGLAND

Climbs 56 – 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

Weather forecast

 Today  Sun  Mon  Tue  Wed 

1.6mm rain
Sun
19 °C
10 kph

2.8mm rain
Sunny periods
16 °C
14 kph

0.7mm rain
Cloudy
16 °C
17 kph

0.7mm rain
Cloudy
17 °C
15 kph

0.6mm rain
Cloudy
17 °C
22 kph
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Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
 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  
 Climb nameGradex
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
46The CaterpillarHVS 5b 1
47Where the wild things aref6B+ *** 
48Where the Wild Things Sitf7C+ ***1
49Tosson' a wobblyf7A+  
50White Liesf6A+  
 UPPER BOULDERING  
52Where Old Man Telfer Fears To Treadf6B+ *** 
53The Crackf6A  
54Acclimatisationf5  
55Climb HighVD  
56Sleep Lowf6A  
57YMCA Tribute Actf6A  
58The Elvesf6B  
59The Holef5  
60Hanging Arêtef6B+ *** 
61The Main Facef5  
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