Lower Tosson

Climbs 77 – 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  
2Unnamed 1.5VD  
3Stone Wall MarchesHVS 5b  
4SchwŁle SommertageVS 5a  
5Death By 1000 MidgebitesHS 4a/b  
6Zwei Fliegen mit einer Klappef4+  
7Unnamed aretef5+  
8Unnamed wallE3 6a  
9CUlicoides impuNcTatuSHS 4b  
10JabberwockyVD 1
11The Slithy Tovesf5  
 LOWER WALL & MIDDLE WALL BUTTRESSES  
13Lower Wall AreteVB  
14Lower Wall CrackVB  
15Middle Wall Ribsf4  
16Middle Wall Scoopf6A  
17Middle Wall ArÍtef6A+  
 MAIN BUTTRESS  
19The Tin ManHVS 5a 2
20The ScarecrowE1 5a  
21The Bearded WizardHVS 5b 1
22Winged MonkeysE1 5b  
23The Lion Who Found His HeartE2 5b  
24Pot of GoldVS 5a **2
25Unclimbed Roof Cracknone ???  
26The Emerald CityVS 5c  
27Follow the Yellow Brick RoadVS 5a ** 
28Unclimbednone ???  
29The Wicked Witch of the WestHVS 5b * 
30Toto's TailVS 5a  
31Somewhere Over the RainbowE4 6a *** 
32Left In KansasVS 5a  
 MAIN BUTTRESS BOULDERING  
34The Yeti Traversef5  
35Tosson Traversef6B *** 
36The Circuitf6C *** 
37Awaiting Telfer's Lipf6A  
38Gold Diggerf6A  
39Gold Digger - Telfer Link upf6B  
40Omaha Beachf7B  
41Unnamedf7A  
42Munchkin Countryf6A  
43Emerald City Sit Startf7A+  
44Left in Kansas Sitting Startf7A+  
45Kansas City Shufflef7B  
 UPPER BUTTRESSES  
47Cossack DancerE6 6b *** 
48Break DancerVS 5a  
49Ballroom Dancer's ArÍtef6A+  
50Duergar ArÍteE4 6a ** 
5117.2cm Wooden Block / Deception Buttress DirectE4 5c * 
52Duergar SlabE2 5c *1
53Broken PromisesE5 6a ***2
54Compulsive LiarE4 5c ** 
55Sertraline DreamsE3 6b/c *** 
56The CaterpillarHVS 5b 1
57Where the wild things aref6B+ *** 
58Where the Wild Things Sitf7C+ ***1
59Tosson' a wobblyf7A+  
60White Liesf6A+  
61Buldged Flakef6A  
62Scoop and ArÍtef6A  
63No Scoop ArÍtef5  
64Maurice's Mantelf4  
65Sendak's Slabf5  
 UPPER BOULDERING  
67Where Old Man Telfer Fears To Treadf6B+ *** 
68The Crackf6A  
69Acclimatisationf5  
70Climb HighVD  
71Sleep Lowf6A  
72YMCA Tribute Actf6A  
73The Elvesf6B  
74The Holef5  
75Hanging ArÍtef6B+ *** 
76The Main Facef5  
 LAST NOT LEAST  
78Good Wee ThingsHVS 5b  
79Small But Perfectly FormedHVS 5b ** 
 UPPER WALL BUTTRESS  
81Upper Wall Leftf4  
82Upper Wall Left ArÍtef6A+ ** 
83Upper Wall Wallf5  
84Upper Wall Right ArÍtef5+  
85Upper Wall Rightf4  
Moderator Updates to this page are checked by UKC volunteer Si Litchfield

USER FEEDBACKLogin as Existing User to add your comments
There are no comments from visitors to this crag.