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County Durham, ENGLAND

Climbs 13 – Rocktype Sandstone (soft) – Altitude 20m a.s.l – Faces S

Crag features
This crag is situated in woodland just beside the River Wear. The rock is somewhat friable and care should be taken, but for people without transport in Durham city this crag is a good option for a few hours fun and games!

Details of some of the routes first recorded in 2005 can be found here

Other lines were first recorded in 2009, through the holly bush to the right of the "peace wall".

It is a bit of a bushwacking experience to get here either by going through the farmers field (probably trespass, don't do it) or along the river from the north (quite overgrown and hard work). However you get there you will probably need a map, it is marked on the 1:25000 as Kepier Quarry (dis).

Weather forecast

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0.6mm rain
Sunny periods
16 °C
8 kph

7.5mm rain
12 °C
17 kph

0.0mm rain
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12 °C
13 kph

0.0mm rain
14 °C
10 kph

1.7mm rain
13 °C
18 kph
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Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1Better than cakeS 2
2The Ladder of LithiumVS 4c 3
3Manic CrackVD 9
4CrackersHS 4b 4
5PeaceE1 5b 1
6Mussolini's GrooveHVS 5a 2
7Looks easy, doesn't it?S 4b 4
 Climb nameGradex
8Dirty MacVD 3
9Hammond's DescentM 2
10War Wall Woofnone 5a  
11Maulette roofHVS 5a  
12CamayarderieS 4b  
13War Face (central)none 5b  
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I remember footling around here back in 1999/2000 - it always seemed like a damp, dank place. But good fun nonetheless!
Tubroos! - 21/May/10

I prefer crags where the rock stays attached and goggles aren't necessary. On the plus it's in walking distance!
Hoebag - 30/Sep/09

Awesome place, shame its not bigger.
awallace - 18/May/09