Goats Crag

Climbs 91 – Rocktype Sandstone (hard) – Altitude 155m a.s.l – Faces S

Crag features
Single pitch routes. Excellent bouldering. The rock is biscuity higher up, and so the protection can be unreliable.

Access notes
On Goatscrag Hill. Ask at the farm. Restricted access in spring and early summer because of nesting birds and lambing.

NW of the road between Millfield and Lowick, signposted to Roughting Linn. Park at the road.


Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

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

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
 SECOND QUARRY  
2Snap, Crack & plopS 4
3Nice KrispiesD 3
4Double TroubleMVS *9
5Castles in the airVS 4c 5
6Lost AreteHVS 5b *5
7Mule TrainHVS 5b 1
 FIRST QUARRY  
9Ruth RouteE5 6c **2
10L'anglais Parfaitf7B+ ** 
11The Hard ShoulderE4 6a **1
12Imminent Break CrisisE5 6a * 
13Two Slips SlabVS 4b 10
14Crescent Moonf4+ 2
15New Moonf5 2
 CURVED BAY  
17Slabbyf4 4
18Edgyf4+ 3
19Flakyf4+ 2
20Bulgef4 3
 POOR WALL  
22Crippledf5 1
23Cracking Upf4 1
 LONELY BLOCK  
25Lonely Boyf4 1
 FISH HEAD  
27Grouperf5 1
 CRACKED BUTTRESS  
29Easy Traversef4 1
30Pop-upf4+ 2
31The Powerhouse of AthleticismVD 17
32Nauter JuggVS 5a 2
33JuggernautE4 6a **1
34Twin CracksMVS 4c 7
35Belford Chip ShopVS 4c *22
36Catching the Belford BusVS 4c 13
37Mushy PeasS 4b 13
38Chip Shop CrackHVS 5a 2
39Dangelationf4+ 1
 SHEEP DOG BOULDER  
41Ripped Bitsf5+  
42Sore Pawsf5+  
43The Woolff4 3
44Ribbingf4 2
45Eye Socketsf4 3
465.10 Trousersf5  
47The Shepherdf5+ 1
48Shepf5 1
49The Clawf5+  
 GUANO BUTTRESS  
51Rumble in the Parkf6B  
52Walk in the Parkf5 1
53Dagger Directf6A+ 3
54The Scabbardf6B 4
55Overdrive (start only)f6A 3
56OverdriveE3 6a ***4
57The Beggarf6B+ 3
58Underpassf6A+ 3
59Short and Furryf5 6
60Green Sleevesf4 7
61Elastoplastf5 5
62Carb AreteMVS 4b 6
63Pick PocketVS 4c 7
64Wave CallHS 2
65Cave WallVD 11
66The White PheasantHVS 5a 6
67ConvoyE2 5c *2
68Twin CamE2 5b *2
69The DaggerHVS 5b *13
70The Dagger DirectHVS 6a 3
71UndercarriageE3 6a  
72OverdriveE3 6a *** 
73UnderpassE4 6a ***1
74Guano GrooveVS 4c *17
75Triangular SlabS *39
76Bull RingE1 5a 5
77Bull WallVS 5a **14
78Woolly DergVS 5a 7
79Wool BallHS *13
80Goat PieHS 8
81Troll's Recipe BookVD 5
82Billy Goats GruffS 8
 FIRST BOULDER  
84Flycatcherf4 6
85Sticky Tonguef4+ 5
 RIGHT-HAND BUTTRESSES  
87Goats Traversef6C 8
88Sucking Frog Spawnf5 2
89Breath Alertf7B+ 2
90Flexible Frogf7A 7
91Frogs Can Dancef4 2
92The 48 Hour TilerHS 4c 11
93Castles in the AirVS 4c 12
94Ramp ArtVD 7
95Double TroubleMVS *12
96Bodgers WallMS 11
97Nice KrispiesD 7
98Snap, Crack & PlopS 13
99FlyoverE2 5b *3
100Kangaroo CourtE2 5c *2
101The JugglerMVS 5a 11
102The JesterVS 5b 16
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Worthwhile routes. Rock is better quality on northern side. Grading a bit hit and miss.
smollett - 05/Aug/12