Local News: Back Bowden - A Breath of Fresh Airby Martin Kocsis BMC Aug/2008
This news story has been read 26,166 times
The Northumberland Mountaineering Club have arranged to have the trees at one end of this iconic crag felled.
The work will take place on the 'Dark Side' of Back Bowden Doors (Cockenheugh) over the weekend of the 16th August, barring any complications. Access beyond the fence below On the Rocks will be restricted during the work. Local climbers will be aware how much the trees have encroached up to this end of the crag with some trees towering right over the top of The Dark Side. It is intended to cut the trees right back from the crag to allow the light to reach this excellent wall and hopefully the routes will become popular again.
More information on all things North East on the Climbonline Website
For more info on all BMC news check the BMC News Page
The third round of the 2016 IFSC Lead World Cup circuit saw competitors congregate in Briançon, France at... Read more
Nalle Hukkataival has also repeated Fred Nicole's Monkey wedding, ~8C, in Rocklands, South Africa. This was the 8th ascent of the... Read more