UKC

Climbs 27
Rocktype Sandstone (hard)
Altitude 160m a.s.l
Faces SW

Crag features

Along the river Tees in woodland. [more details welcome - UKC Ed 7/03]

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  Cotherstone Crag (County Durham)
  Now overgrown, this crag on sandstoneprovided some very good cli
  In Cotherstone leave the village green and follow a lane opposit
  The climbs were recorded in the North of England Rock Climbs by
  Left-hand butress
6 Gibsneeze * VD  
  Main Wall
8 Menage a trois * VD  
9 Grotty Groove * S  
10 The Stang * 5c (nl)  
11 Lynesack * S  
12 Pete's Arete * HS 4b  
Climb name Grade
13 Peathrow * S  
  The crag to the right now gains height
15 Terminal Encounter * S  
16 Sandshoes * E2 5c **  
17 The Arcanum * S *  
18 Nibor * HS  
  The wall to the right of Nibor is split by a thin crack leading
20 Electra * E1 5c  
21 Solidarity * E2 6a **  
22 Spider Corner * VS 4c  
23 The Polack * HVS 5b *  
24 Staindrop * MVS  
Climb name Grade
25 Dire Straits * HVS 5b *  
26 Gimcrack Groove * HVS 5b  
27 Ug * HS  
28 Sharnberry * HS  
29 Depeche Mode * HVS 5a  
  To the right is an impressive steep clean wall with a short wet
31 Dane Geld * VD  
32 Phreatic Wall * E2 5c ***  
33 Nidip * HS  
34 Keverstone * VD  
35 Stoned Woman * HS  
36 Marwood * VD  
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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