Climbs 78
Rocktype Sandstone (hard)

Faces NW

Where the wild things are © Si Litchfield

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.

Approach notes

There is a right of access und CRoW

Guidebooks

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Right Buttresses 
2Unnamed 1.1E1 5b  
3Unnamed 1.5VD  
4Stone Wall MarchesHVS 5b  
5SchwŁle SommertageVS 5a  
6Death By 1000 MidgebitesHS 4a/b  
7Zwei Fliegen mit einer Klappef4+  
8Unnamed aretef5+  
9Unnamed wallE3 6a  
10CUlicoides impuNcTatuSHS 4b  
11JabberwockyVD 1
12The Slithy Tovesf5  
 Lower Wall & Middle Wall Buttresses 
14Lower Wall AreteVB  
15Lower Wall CrackVB  
16Middle Wall Ribsf4  
17Middle Wall Scoopf6A  
18Middle Wall ArÍtef6A+  
 Main Buttress 
20The Tin ManHVS 5a 2
21The ScarecrowE1 5a  
22The Bearded WizardHVS 5b 1
23Winged MonkeysE1 5b  
24The Lion Who Found His HeartE2 5b  
25Pot of GoldVS 5a **2
26Unclimbed Roof Cracknone ???  
27The Emerald CityVS 5c  
28Follow the Yellow Brick RoadVS 5a ** 
29UnnamedE2 6a  
30The Wicked Witch of the WestHVS 5b * 
31Toto's TailVS 5a  
32Somewhere Over the RainbowE4 6a *** 
33Left In KansasVS 5a  
 Main Buttress Bouldering 
35The Yeti Traversef5  
36Tosson Traversef6B *** 
37The Circuitf6C *** 
38Awaiting Telfer's Lipf6A  
39Gold Diggerf6A  
40Gold Digger - Telfer Link upf6B  
41Omaha Beachf7B  
42Unnamedf7A  
43Munchkin Countryf6A  
44Emerald City Sit Startf7A+  
45Left in Kansas Sitting Startf7A+  
46Kansas City Shufflef7B  
 Upper Buttresses 
48Cossack DancerE6 6b *** 
49Break DancerVS 5a  
50Ballroom Dancer's ArÍtef6A+  
51Duergar ArÍteE4 6a ** 
5217.2cm Wooden Block / Deception Buttress DirectE4 5c * 
53Duergar SlabE2 5c *1
54Broken PromisesE5 6a ***2
55Compulsive LiarE4 5c ** 
56Sertraline DreamsE3 6b/c *** 
57The CaterpillarHVS 5b 1
58Where the wild things aref6B+ *** 
59Where the Wild Things Sit
-
f7C+ *** 
60Tosson' a wobblyf7A+  
61White Liesf6A+  
62Buldged Flakef6A  
63Scoop and ArÍte
-
f6A  
64No Scoop ArÍtef5  
65Maurice's Mantel
-
f4  
66Sendak's Slabf5  
 Upper Bouldering 
68Where Old Man Telfer Fears To Treadf6B+ *** 
69The Crackf6A  
70Acclimatisationf5  
71Climb HighVD  
72Sleep Lowf6A  
73YMCA Tribute Actf6A  
74The Elvesf6B  
75The Holef5  
76Hanging ArÍtef6B+ *** 
77The Main Facef5  
 Last not Least 
79Good Wee ThingsHVS 5b  
80Small But Perfectly FormedHVS 5b ** 
 Upper Wall Buttress 
82Upper Wall Left
-
f4  
83Upper Wall Left ArÍte
-
f6A+ ** 
84Upper Wall Wall
-
f5  
85Upper Wall Right ArÍte
-
f5+  
86Upper Wall Right
-
f4  

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