Climbs 15
Rocktype Sandstone (hard)

Fiend on a boulder. © Fiend

Crag features

Short routes on good rock. Many are solos, with some dodgy landings

Approach notes

Path from the SE corner of the Forestry Commission car park just beyond Harbottle on the Alwinton road. Go through the nature reserve and up the hill.


Northern England

The book is a selected route and crag guide although it still manages to pack over 2350 routes between its covers, spread across 44 crags. The main focus is on routes of all grades from Moderate to E9, but the best bouldering is also described.
More info
More Guidebooks:
Northumberland Climbing Guide (2004)

Out of print:
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1Cape HornVS 4c *
2Tourist RouteM *
3Garden HoeVS 4b
4Plymouth HoeS 4a **
5Pieces of EightHVS 5b *
6RhumbE1 5c
7Good HopeHVS 5b *
8Sol PelicanosE2 5b
9The PelicanE1 5b *
10HispaniolaHVS 5a *
11The Golden HindVS 5a *
12Lubbers HoleS 4a **
13Sir FrancisE3 5c **
14RhumbaE4 5c *
15Powder MonkeyE4 5c

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