North of England Rock Climbs

Author Stewart Wilson
Published Cordee (1992)
ISBN 1-871890-41-1

This Guidebook is now out of print, and unavailable


A definitive guide covering 78 crags in Cumbria (excluding the Lakes), parts of Northumberland, the Pennine Border region, Tyne & Wear, County Durham, the Cleveland Hills and northern Yorkshire.

Crags covered by this Guide
County Durham crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Catcastle Quarry16Grit (quarried)S
Cotherstone Crag27Sandstone (hard)SW
Howns Gill Quarry72Sandstone (soft)W
Cumbria crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Armathwaite153Sandstone (soft)SW
Caldbeck Moor Quarry44LimestoneE
Cowraik Quarry87Sandstone (soft)S
Crag Gate (Greystoke)25Limestone?
Cumrew Crag34LimestoneSW
Headend quarry39LimestoneS
Lodges Quarry39Sandstone (hard)NW
Scratchmere Scar65Sandstone (hard)SW
Spadeadam Crag21Sandstone (hard)S
The Gelt Boulder10Quartzite?
The Hoff28Conglomerate?
Windmore End216LimestoneSW
North Yorkshire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Applegarth Scar40LimestoneS
Downholme Quarry39LimestoneW
Ellerkin Scar10LimestoneSW
Hagg Wood61LimestoneNW
Hudswell crag9Limestone?
Kersey Green Scar18LimestoneNE
Kisdon Force, Swaledale9LimestoneS
Orgate Scar44LimestoneSW
Northumberland crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Queens Crag102Sandstone (hard)NW
The Tipalt14Sandstone (hard)N
Tyne & Wear crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Lonnen Quarry (aka Cleadon Quarry)51LimestoneSW
The Cove9LimestoneE