This sheltered crag lies in woodland on the hillside immediately above the western end of Rothbury. The quarry floor has recently been cleared up with the result that, for a quarry, there is a relatively pleasant ambience about the place. Its ease of access should make it a good spot for an evenings exploration, with some quite hard climbing available, but the dirty state of the rock is a major deterrant.
Fell Sandstone Carboniferous, Dinantian
Quarried, dirty, poor protection
No recorded routes.
A luminous green traverse of the upper quarry wall has been done.
This crag has been climbed on for many years, mostly as a training ground and for aid climbing, there are records of Newcastle University club members, Peter Pearson and Ed Maley doing some aiding in 1967. A visit by Karl Telfer in 1991 produced the only documented route, Pilgrimage.