Climbs 15
Rocktype Sandstone (hard)

Fiend on a boulder. © Fiend

Crag features

Short routes on good rock. Many are solos, with some dodgy landings

Approach notes

Path from the SE corner of the Forestry Commission car park just beyond Harbottle on the Alwinton road. Go through the nature reserve and up the hill.


Northern England

The book is a selected route and crag guide although it still manages to pack over 2350 routes between its covers, spread across 44 crags. The main focus is on routes of all grades from Moderate to E9, but the best bouldering is also described.
More info
More Guidebooks:
Northumberland Climbing Guide (2004)

Out of print:
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1 Cape Horn VS 4c * 18
2 Tourist Route M * 46
3 Garden Hoe VS 4b 23
4 Plymouth Hoe S 4a ** 44
5 Pieces of Eight HVS 5b * 22
Climb name Grade
6 Rhumb E1 5c 5
7 Good Hope HVS 5b * 11
8 Sol Pelicanos E2 5b 7
9 The Pelican E1 5b * 17
10 Hispaniola HVS 5a * 20
Climb name Grade
11 The Golden Hind VS 5a * 33
12 Lubbers Hole S 4a ** 17
13 Sir Francis E3 5c ** 13
14 Rhumba E4 5c * 3
15 Powder Monkey E4 5c 1

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