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

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