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Location: 55.5747, -1.9082 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Aug 12, 2007
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Northumberland offers some of the best and hardest climbing around on solid sandstone in an idyllic location. Since it is on the Eastern side of the country it is often dry when other areas are wet. A wet day in Edinburgh or Newcastle may still be be OK in ‘the county’. Some of the best climbing is to be had in winter when the temperatures dip below freezing and the friction is at its best.


Getting There 

Drive North from Newcastle on the A1 to Belford, then turn West on minor roads.


156 Total Routes


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Simon enjoying the flake on Lorraine, 5.9.

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Climb the obvious layback directly, until the horizontal break is reached. Traverse this break left, until the left arete of the buttress, and finish up this....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Back Bowden, Northumberland.
Back Bowden, Northumberland.
A snowy December day in Northumberland
A snowy December day in Northumberland
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