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

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