Climbs 45
Rocktype Dolerite
Altitude 120m a.s.l
Faces W

My first outdoor lead :) Veterans Way VD* © saph

Crag features

A reasonably good Dolerite crag. One E5, but everything else is Diff to HVS. The 'Definitive' guide was produced by the Wanneys Climbing Club. Veterans Way represents probably the best protected V Diff in Northumberland. Site well worth a visit. A full guide is at http://northumberlandclimbing.co.uk/index.php?v=5&s=2&id=67

Approach notes

From Alnwick bypass take the B1340, signposted to Alnwick, Denwick & Seahouses. Turn right through Denwick and then right again towards Longhoughton. After a mile, turn right at the cross-roads go past the crag. Park in a layby opposite the drive to Ratcheugh Folly. Follow the track at the edge of the wood until under folly and then go straight up to the crag. Alternately, from Alnwick take the A1068 signposted to Alnmouth and Ashington for 2 miles until a left turn is taken towards Longhoughton. Do not park in the triangle of grass under the crag, this will only draw the attention of gamekeepers who will wonder what you're up to. Ask the lady at the folly to let her know you're on the crag.

The middle section is a bit overgrown. South of Narrow Buttress is fine.
TizzyA - 27/Sep/16
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Sycamore Buttress 
2Hangup
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VD 2
3SorbandygutsVS 5
4Sidetrack
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VD 3
5Senapod Corner
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S 4b *10
6Sepia Slab
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VD 2
7The Doddler
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MS 2
8Flue Brush
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HS 2
9The Diddler
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D 3
10Fern Crack
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D 3
 Capstone Buttress 
12Capstone Chimney
-
D 2
13Capstone Ar?
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D 1
14Capstone Face
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HS  
15Pushover
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HVS  
16Plebian
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VD 2
17Stormer
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HS 4
18Curving Crack
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VD  
19Muscleman
-
VS 4c 10
20The Chimney
-
VD  
21Flippertygibbet
-
HS  
22Jigsaw
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VD  
23Austerity
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VS 4c 2
24Kidology
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HS 4
 Veterans Wall 
26Left Edge
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M 1
27Veterans WayVD *21
 Narrow Buttress 
29Narrow Buttress DirectHVS 5a 3
30Cuddystalks Variation FinishVS 1
31Cuddystalks
-
D  
32Rabbits WayVD 3
 Adam's Buttress 
34Adam's Chimney
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VD  
35Adam's Folly
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S *11
36Sheer Folly
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MVS 1
37Girlfriend in a ComaE5 6a  
 Ash Tree Slabs 
39Ash Tree SlabsVD 11
40Oaky BalksVD 1
41Flash HarryS 4b 4
42Woodworm
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VD  
43CannonadeVD 1
44Flying MacMS 15
45DelicadoS 4b 8
46Delicado - VariationS 5b 1
47Delicado - R Hand variationMS 4
48Buckthorn
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D  
49Crowdie
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D  
  

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