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Aid Crag

Northumberland, ENGLAND

Climbs 15 – Rocktype Sandstone (hard) – Altitude 300m a.s.l – Faces N

Crag features
A series of buttresses which tend to get a bit vegetated. However, there are a handful of good routes worth seeking out that will reward those who visit. The current guide misses out quite a lot of stuff, but the best routes are described.

Good for a mid-summer post work climbing session.

Weather forecast

 Today  Fri  Sat  Sun  Mon 

5.6mm rain
Sunny periods
11 °C
15 kph

2.7mm rain
Mainly cloudy
11 °C
6 kph

0.5mm rain
Cloudy
9 °C
13 kph

3.4mm rain
Cloudy
8 °C
15 kph

0.2mm rain
Sun
11 °C
18 kph
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Guidebooks
Northumberland Climbing Guide (2004),
Out of print: Northumberland (1989)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGradex
1CabbalaVS 4c  
2Cosmic EggMS  
3AnkhVS 5a  
4Ambulance On StandbyE3 6a * 
5ICUHVS 5b  
6QuakerD  
7ShakerS 4b  
8FakerMVS 4c  
 Climb nameGradex
9Just a Little GreenE2 5c  
10Sick, Sick, Sick (The Beast)E1 5a  
11HypotenuseVD * 
12Thompson's RibE1 5b *2
13MadgeS  
14Legal AidE3 5c * 
15GuiltyHVS 5a 1
Access notes
Aid Crag is best from the west. Park in the Fourlaws layby, near Ridsdale on the A68. Follow the well made forestry track past a couple of mobile phone masts to the base of the crag. 15 minutes walk, or 5 minutes by bike.

An alternative and longer approach is from Great Wanney, sticking to the track when it bends right (instead of branching off to Great Wanney).

IMPORTANT: Peregrines sometimes nest at this crag (summer 06): Please refer to http://www.thenmc.org.uk/pages/guide/index.php?v=4&s=2&id=1 for the latest information regarding access.

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