Wolf Crag

Climbs 40 – Rocktype Sandstone (hard) – Altitude 278m a.s.l – Faces N

Crag features
A great little convenient crag for soloing. Most of the routes are VS with 5 HVS's, 1 E1 and 1 E4. The average height of the crag is 7 metres. The condition of the rock is good and mostly clean.

Access notes
3 miles north of Kirkwhelpington on the A696. After passing the crossroads at Knowesgate, drive for a few minutes until you see a gate to a track on the east side of the road. Park by the gate, off the road. The crag is very visible from the road if driving south. Walk along the track for 3 minutes until you see a burnt-out Reliant Robin (possibly), then cut across scrubland towards the crag for another 3 minutes. There is CRoW access and the land is marked as access land on OS maps.
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

Guidebooks
Northumberland Climbing Guide (2004),
Out of print: Northumberland (1989)

Climbs at this crag

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  Climb nameGrade
1Snap ShotVS 5a *
2Freeze FrameVS 5a
3Still MotionVS 4c *
4TeabagMVS 4c
5Drop SconeVS 5a *
6String BeanS
7Angel CakeHVS 5b
8Cucumber SandwichHVS 5b
9PeapodVD
10DandelionVS 4c
11BurdockVS 4c
12VimtoVS 5a
13Family Outing DirectVS 4c
14Family OutingVD *
15PicnicVS 4c
16Summer HolidayVS 4c
17Day AwayVS 4c
18Midsummer MadnessHVS 5b
19Spring FeverVS 5a
20Green BeanD
21Fruit SaladVD
22Jelly and CreamS
23Crusty LoafHVS 5b
24Bread KnifeS
25Bread BunMVS 4c
26Small MatterS
27Little LaybackD
28Trivial PursuitE1 5c
29AdagioVS 4c
30Y DirectE2 5c
31High NoteVS 4c *
32Sharp PracticeE4 6a
33Lost ChordD
34Perfect PitchS
35Red SkyVS 4c
36Shepherd's WarningVS 4c
37Fading LightD
38Summer's EndHVS 5a *
39Indian SummerE1 5c
40It's A Family Affair *f6A
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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These details were last updated on 16/Jun/2009

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