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Northumberland Rock Climbing 


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Location: 55.5747, -1.9082 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Chris Owen, Euan Cameron, Nick Russell, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Aug 12, 2007
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Bouldering at Ravenheugh. Simply glorious. Alist...

Description 

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.

Climbing Season



Weather station 14.4 miles from here

156 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',11],['3 Stars',30],['2 Stars',68],['1 Star',46],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',9],['5.7',3],['5.8',5],['5.9',5],['5.10',12],['5.11',1],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',12],['V2-3',65],['V4-5',21],['V6-7',15],['V8-9',5],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',2],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For Northumberland
Rock Climbing Photo: 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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Rock Climbing Photo: Heading to the boulders...
Heading to the boulders...
Rock Climbing Photo: Holy Island Castle . Northumberland Coast
Holy Island Castle . Northumberland Coast
Rock Climbing Photo: Part of the Roman Wall...121 AD Nothumberland. Thi...
Part of the Roman Wall...121 AD Nothumberland. Thi...
Rock Climbing Photo: A snowy December day in Northumberland
A snowy December day in Northumberland
Rock Climbing Photo: Bamburgh Castle ,Northumberland
Bamburgh Castle ,Northumberland
Rock Climbing Photo: Hadrian's Wall Roman fort
Hadrian's Wall Roman fort
Rock Climbing Photo: On the Beach . Bamburgh Castle. Northumberland coa...
On the Beach . Bamburgh Castle. Northumberland coa...
Rock Climbing Photo: The Roman Temple of Mithras (Sun God). Roman Wall....
The Roman Temple of Mithras (Sun God). Roman Wall....
Rock Climbing Photo: In the Cheviot Hills
In the Cheviot Hills
Rock Climbing Photo: Part of Crag Lough and the Roman Wall,Northumberla...
Part of Crag Lough and the Roman Wall,Northumberla...
Rock Climbing Photo: Back Bowden, Northumberland.
Back Bowden, Northumberland.
Rock Climbing Photo: Robin Hoods Tree. Roman Wall
Robin Hoods Tree. Roman Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: The Roman Wall ,Northumberland . Crosses England j...
The Roman Wall ,Northumberland . Crosses England j...
Rock Climbing Photo: Walking the Cheviot Hills ...
Walking the Cheviot Hills ...

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