Henhole Crags

Climbs 37 – Rocktype Andesite – Altitude 610m a.s.l – Faces S

Crag features
A remote crag in the Cheviot Hills. The majority of routes are in the easier grades, VS and below.

Two good new routes, an HVS and an E3, have been added this year

Access notes
Best approached by mountain bike. Turn off the A697 at Akeld and head for Hethpool. park there and bike up the valley to the crag.
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
20ContinuationD
21ConclusionVD *
22Conclusion Super DirectE3 5c *
23The BruteHVS 5a **
24Fingery JimE1 5b *
25The AreteM
26West WallD
27Shelter WallS 4b *
28Hooly's HorrorHVS 5b *
29Hooly's DelightS 4b
30TombstoneS 4b *
31Canon Hole DirectMVS 4b ***
32Zeus the Might BullE1 5b ***
33Black Adam's CornerD *
34Double VariationVD
35Titus AloneVD
36Titus GroanHS 4b
37SteerpikeMVS 4c
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Walked to crag with intention to climb however Peregrine falcones visibly nesting on crags so decided to head back to car. Wouldn't recommend a visit until after the breading season.
markisauer - 24/Apr/10
Four peregrines (parents & two chicks?) seen last weekend, one seen this weekend. Nest well and truly empty.
MadProfessor - 08/Sep/07
Two Peregrine Falcons must be rearing chicks there still (June 17th) and were aggressive towards climbers approaching the upper crag area.
Charlie Fisher - 18/Jun/05
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These details were last updated on 06/Dec/2008
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