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Heckley Crag

Northumberland, ENGLAND

Climbs 36 – Rocktype Sandstone (hard) – Altitude 130m a.s.l – Faces E

Crag features
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A sheltered crag in a small wood. Noted for its bouldering with good traverses and some short "Up and Jump Off's" The routes are rarely done. Very often dry when other places are wet because of its easterly aspect and overhanging nature.

Access notes
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Follow on the old A1 out of Alnwick to a large layby on the top of a hill. The crag is along the side of a fence on the E side of the road. L

Weather forecast

 Today  Wed  Thu  Fri  Sat 

2.7mm rain
Mainly cloudy
15 °C
17 kph

0.6mm rain
Sunny periods
14 °C
10 kph

1.1mm rain
16 °C
10 kph

0.6mm rain
Mainly cloudy
16 °C
10 kph

0.1mm rain
Sunny periods
15 °C
9 kph
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Northumberland Climbing Guide (2004),
Out of print: Northumberland (1989)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1Heckley Traversef6C 1
2Low Startf6A  
3Lower Startf6C  
4The Prow Low Traversef6B 2
5The Prow Low Traverse Variantf6B  
6The Prow Low Traverse (no pedestal)f6C 2
7The Prow Intermediate Traversef6C 2
8Problem 8f4 3
9Problem 9f6A  
10Problem 10f6C 2
11Black HoleVS 5a  
12Poisoning Pigeons in the ParkE4 6b  
13Hunting the Badger by Owl LightE4 6a  
14Problem 11f7A 4
15Problem 12f5 4
16Problem 13f6B 1
17Problem 14f6A 3
18Problem 15f5+ 3
 Climb nameGradex
19Heckley Aretef5+ 10
20Heckley Arete Directf7A 2
21Problem 18f5+ 7
22The Prowf6A 11
23Problem 20f6C 6
24Desperate Leapf7A 3
25Lungef6A 9
26Dynof7A+ 4
27The BirchHVS 5c  
28Meteorite 2002 NY40E5 6c  
29Jack by the HedgeE3 6a  
30Liquorice TorpedoE3 6a  
31Small Rooff5  
32Slender Groovef6A  
33Minor Cornerf5  
34Short and Sharpf6C  
35Green Cornerf5+ 1
36Golden Raysf6B  
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