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Jack Rock

Northumberland, ENGLAND

Climbs 32 – Rocktype Sandstone (hard) – Altitude 30m a.s.l – Faces N

Crag features
Overhanging the River Coquet a couple of miles upstream of Walkworth lies an idyllic crag. Best visited in the spring months when the rock is dry and the vegetation has eased. Excellent, solid sandstone provides some very entertaining routes.

High Board, Wet Fly and Ancient Briton are all musts for the Northumbrian adventurer!

Groups should be wary of the lack of ground space around the base of the crag, best visited in pairs.

Weather forecast

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12 °C
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10 °C
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Guidebooks
Northumberland Climbing Guide (2004),
Out of print: Northumberland (1989)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGradex
1BruinS 8
2Straight UpS 17
3Pause and PonderVS 4c **42
4The PoacherE1 5b *2
5Greenwells GloryE3 5c * 
6The AnglerE3 5c *3
7The ButcherE3 5c ***2
8The Little MermaidE5 6b * 
9Dry Fly CornerVS 4c *40
10Brown TroutS 4
11SticklebackS 13
12Stickleback Direct StartS 4
13High BoardHS 4c ***58
14High Board Alt FinishHS 2
15The PlummetE2 5b * 
16A Bigger SplashE5 6b * 
 Climb nameGradex
17Devil's DiscipleHVS 5b *1
18Devil's WedgeVS 4c *14
19Wet FlyHVS 5a ***45
20Ancient BritonE2 5c ***22
21Jack of All TradesE2 5c  
22Salmon LeapVS 5a *11
23Hanging TreeHVS 5b **10
24MinnowHS 2
25SmoltHS 1
26Shark AttackE2 5c  
27Mouldy CornerVS 4c 5
28Barracuda RoofE5 6a **1
29BreakoutE5 6b * 
30Spate WallHVS 5b 1
31Girdle TraverseVS 5b  
32Fish SupperHS 4c 1
Access notes
Turn north off the B6345 at Acklington, heading for Warkworth. After 3km turn left past Morwick Hall go down a track to the old mill. There is limited parking.
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Lovely little crag with brilliant rock (Millstone Grit). It can take a lot of traffic, altoigh the crag bottom path is a bit iffy.
JDal - 17/May/10

Although the climbing is excellent, in an idyllic location, avoid humid evenings in the Midge season. Mu only visit resulted in a trip to the Doc's the following day and a course of antibiotics to counteract the hundreds of bites the little ba$tards had inflicted.
Alan Stark - 14/Apr/05

Esoteric but excellent and well worth a visit for routes from Severe to E5.A very gritty sandstone, hard and sound in a lovely location. Climbable in the wet.It catches the evening sun and is only a couple of miutes walk in. Classics include High Board Severe,Wet Fly VS,Ancient Briton E1/2 and The Butcher E3.
Andy Birtwistle - 20/Aug/02