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Northumberland, ENGLAND

Climbs 119 – Rocktype Sandstone (hard) – Altitude 200m a.s.l – Faces W

Crag features
A range of boulder problems though the grades, from easy circuits to classic testpieces, all on grippy rock with an excellent outlook. Often overlooked, a good alternative to Bowden and Kyloe.

Access notes
Main Area - Follow the main track past the gate and after a few meters take a left up a steep path. Cross a stile at the top and the boulders are visible on your right.

Berthele's Stone - Follow main track for 10 mins and take the left fork at the bronze age grave then continue for around 50m. Just before the track begins to descend, turn left into a very easy to miss path through the young trees, the first few meters are boggy but the path soon improvesleading you up tothe boulder in about 5mins.

Weather forecast

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0.0mm rain
17 °C
11 kph

0.7mm rain
Sunny periods
17 °C
18 kph

0.4mm rain
Sunny periods
16 °C
25 kph

1.2mm rain
16 °C
15 kph

5.8mm rain
18 °C
10 kph
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Northumberland Bouldering Guide (2008)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
2Matterhorn Aretef6A **10
3Stunning Scoopf4 *14
4Faint Scoopf6A 5
5The Keelf6A *10
6Keel Traversef6B  
7The Prowf6C **27
8The Wallf6B 3
9The Crackf7A+ 1
10Crack and Aretef6A 11
11Arete Onlyf6C 12
12The Wall 2f6C 3
13Crack Problemf5+  
14Photo Opportunity Aretef5 *41
15Photo Opportunity Wallf6B **18
16Orthopaediaf7A+ 3
17BUTTf7C+ * 
18IFf7B **20
19Rheumatologyf7A *61
20Orthapaedic Aretef6B  
21Trauma Aretef6A 2
22Slab Twof5 10
23Slab Onef4+ 21
24The Side Wallf7C 1
25Aretef6A 62
26Shallow Groove Variationf5+ 19
27Shallow Groovef5+ 45
28The Traversef5+ 14
29The Wall (Warm Up Area)f5 42
30Short Crackf3 70
31Long Crackf3 81
32Hardf6B 75
33The Flakef3 60
34The Rounded Aretef4 32
35The Ramped Aretef4 52
36The Tricky Wallf4+ 38
37Fine Aretef6B 86
38Popular Wallf6C 29
39Popular Wall RHf5 12
40High Level Traversef6A 2
41Low Level Traversef6A 1
42North Facef6A 2
43Another Aretef6B+ 17
44Another Flakef6C 38
45Another Flake SSf7A 1
46Smooth Operationf6A+ 4
47Sandy Aretef5+ 5
48Treeline Traversef7A+  
49Lip Problemf6C 14
50Arete Problemf6A 25
51South Facef5+ 9
52The Wandererf5  
53Roof Problem LHf6B 31
54Absolute Powerf7B  
55Roof Problem RHf6B 34
57Dingly Dellf4 6
58Nicely out of Tunef4 7
59Life Longf5+ 8
60Long Haulf6A 5
61Flake Wallf5+  
62Undersidef6A 4
63Undercut Aretef6B 1
 Climb nameGradex
64Undercut Arete SSf7A  
65Underminef4+ 3
66PreperationH SSf8A *** 
67PreparationHf7C+ ***6
68A Northern Soulf7A+ ***69
69The Governorf7C **1
70On the Small Sidef4+ 14
71Substantialf5 13
72The Smallestf5 8
73Trivial Pursuitf7B+ **1
74Trivial Pursuit Deluxef8A+ * 
75North Shoref7C+ ** 
76Quarter Sawnf7B+ * 
77Titanic Crackf5 12
78Titanic Flutesf5+ **12
79Titanic Aretef7A ***37
80Titanic Arete SSf7A+ *11
81Icebergf7B ***8
82Ice Cubef5 **2
84Long LostE5 5c ** 
85Mis-spentE4 6a ** 
86Jesus Christ PoseE6 6a *** 
88Potty Training (LH finish)f6B 4
89Potty Training Directf6C **1
90Potty Trainingf6B+ **5
91Commandof7A ***6
92Daze of the Weakf7C ***7
93Lexi Aretef6B+ **7
94Big Girl Daddy Pantsf6A *4
95Fanny Spanked LHf6A 3
96Fanny Spanked RHf6A+ *3
97Squeeze One Outf6B **3
98Harpsichordf6C+ **2
100Warm Up Traversef6B  
101Harder Traversef6C  
102Stepping Outf6A  
103Jumble Salef6C  
104Walk in the Jumblef6C  
105Sadie's Traversef7A  
106Thin Crack Startf7A  
107Corner Problemf7A  
108Obvious Aretef5  
109Nameless Aretef4  
110Hidden Classicf7A  
112Hanging Cornerf5+  
113Blunt Arete Onef6C  
114Blunt Arete Twof6C 1
115Trough Traversef6C  
116Cleft Traversef5+  
117Left Block Traversef6A  
118Middle Block Traversef6A  
119Trainer Traversef4  
120LH Problemf5  
121Centre Problemf5+  
122The Bulgef6A  
123The Crack (Last Block)f6A  
124Last Traversef6B  
125Last Innings Stand *f3 1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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USER FEEDBACKLogin as Existing User to add your comments,-1.882224&spn=0.003445,0.010568 This is a map how to get to Berthele's Stone
Beardyman - 11/Jun/13

Theives do operate in the area. Some cNut tried to jimmy the lock with a screwdriver while we were there on a busy saturday. make sure not to leave anything in the car!
sneaks - 01/Aug/11

As good as anywhere in the county for 6's and low 7's.
Andy Moles - 17/May/11