Sandy Crag

Climbs 40 – Rocktype Sandstone (hard) – Altitude 277m a.s.l – Faces W

Crag features
The best routes are VS upwards. There are a couple of dangerous routes here with 10m deckout potential from 6b cruxes.

Access notes
From the Elsdon - Thropton road. Park at a picnic site by the Grasslees Burn and follow the path signposted 'Midgy Ha'. A permissive path leads up to the crag.
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

Guidebooks
Northern England (2008), Northumberland Climbing Guide (2004),
Out of print: Northumberland (1989)

Climbs at this crag

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  Climb nameGrade
1McAlpine's GrooveS
2Angel FingersHVS 5b ***
3The SlitMVS 4c
4Denture RouteD
5False ToothS
6Fang CrackVS 5a
7Raven's Nest CrackVS 5a **
8Sandy CrackE2 5c ***
9Question MarkVS 4b **
10Victim of CircumstanceE5 6a **
11Greenford RoadE5 6b ***
12Arkley's WallHVS 5a
13Greenford Road DirectE8 6b ***
14The SpelkE2
15Weetabix CrackHVS 5b
16LeonardoE6 6b **
17VincentE5 6a ***
18SalvationE4 5c ***
19Question Mark CrackVS 4c **
20Raven's Nest ChimneyHS 4b *
21Pall AreteE3 6a *
22The JawsVS
23GoldfingerHVS 5b **
24Living on Borrowed TimeE5 6a *
25The Vertical ViceHVS 5a *
26Corporal PunishmentE4 6b
27Classroom WormE4 6a *
28Time and MotionE7 6c **
29Christmas CrackVS 4c
30Rake End CrackS
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These details were last updated on 03/Dec/2008
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