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.

Approach 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

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