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North Area  

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Elevation: 550'
Location: 55.5964, -1.8981 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Chris Owen, Euan Cameron, Nick Russell, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Oct 17, 2007
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BETA PHOTO: Back Bowden Doors North


The North Area contains all the routes and boulder problems North of the fence at the area within the trees.

Getting There 

From the parking lot, head down and right towards the crag. Move past the Southern Section until possible to cross over the fence below The Tube. The North Section starts here.

Climbing Season

For the Northumberland area.

Weather station 13.3 miles from here

12 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

Featured Route For North Area
A climber nears the crux on The Tube, 5.11b R (E4 ...

The Tube 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Europe : United Kingdom : ... : The Tube Wall
Climb the crack 6 feet left of the fence up to a ledge. Climb the right trending shallow scoop (cams in break on right), up to the break below the overhang.Don't hang around below the overhang too before committing to the right traverse (good gear in break) for 20 feet. At the obvious fluting break through the overhang for a spectacular finish.Although technically not too demanding, this climb still demands respect. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Mike enjoying a highball at Back Bowden.
Mike enjoying a highball at Back Bowden.
Mike starting a highball at Back Bowden.
Mike starting a highball at Back Bowden.

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