Climbs 18
Rocktype Sandstone (hard)
Altitude 320m a.s.l
Faces SW

Neil Morrison, Selby's Cove, Northumberland © Rhoddy Stewart

Crag features

A lovely suntrap and escape from the touroids on Simonside. The routes, such as they are, are great.

Approach notes

From the Lordenshaws Forestry Car Park head along the forestry roads up to the Simonside Plateau. Go past Simonside Crag, and then southe between the wood and the crag. A path of sorts leads down to the cove.

Our impression of the lower graded routes was that they were severely under-graded, and had some nasty surprises protection-wise (or lack of...)
jonny taylor - 06/May/12
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1 The Arete
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D 15
2 Lichen Wall
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VD 10
3 Lichen Wall Direct Start
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HVS 5b  
4 The Corner
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S *** 27
5 Diagonal
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VS 4c * 10
6 Fosbury's Crack
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E2 6a 3
7 Fosbury's Crack Direct Finish
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E5 6b  
8 Bowline
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E4 6a ** 1
9 Holly Tree Corner
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E2 5c ** 6
10 Holly Tree Corner Direct Finish
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E2 5b  
11 Gymnast
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VS 5b 9
12 Holly Tree Wall
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S * 29
13 Flexing Flake Finish
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E2 5b 2
14 Overhanging Groove
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HVS 5a *** 30
15 The Roaring 20's
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E1 5b ** 14
16 The Roaring 20's Direct Start
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E2 5c * 1
17 Overhanging Chimney
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VS 4c * 20
18 Giants Fall
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HVS 5b 1

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