Crow Chin

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A fine collection of lower grade climbs near the high point of the moor and with a superb outlook. This has always been a great place to escape the crowds though in recent years it has become a bit busier. Guidebook page 110.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Jim Crow
8m. Start at a notch in the overhang. Pull through the roof with difficulty then climb the face above. High in both grades.
17 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
HVS 5a
2
Perforation
8m. From a block, pull over the overlap and stand in the horizontal break awkwardly. The slab and wall above are easier.
5 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
HVS 5a
3
Feathered Friends
10m. Start at a blunt rib just left of Kelly's Crack and trend left to climb the slab passing a loose perched flake at...
6 user comments
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
VS 4b
4
Kelly's Crack
10m. The well protected cleft has a crucial steeper section at mid-height. The loose chockstone is still there a century on.
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
VD
5
Kelly's Eye
10m. The left-hand side of the front face leads to a shallow groove. Gain the flake above with difficulty and finish direct.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
HS 4b
6
Kelly's Eliminate
10m. Excellent climbing up the centre of the buttress. The start is steep and strenuous, although on good holds. The upper...
11 user comments
 
2 Stars
Crimpy
HS 4b
7
Spring Sunshine
10m. An eliminate up the right edge of the buttress.
1 user comment
 
Crimpy
VS 4c
8
October Crack
10m. The worthwhile crack that splits the centre of the face.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
D
9
May Crack
10m. From the left edge of a triangular recess, follow the thin crack that splits the diagonal overlap above.
4 user comments
 VS 4b
10
October Slab
10m. From the triangular niche, follow the thin seam above (small wires) finishing through a stepped overlap.
10 user comments
 
2 Stars
HS 4b
11
Big Al
10m. The fingery wall leads to easier ground.
 
Technical
Crimpy
HVS 5a
12
Bent Crack
10m. The left-facing groove. Climb the steep initial corner to ledges then the capping roof above. Traverse left to finish.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
HVD
13
New Year's Eve
10m. Climb the fingery, square arete to the right of Bent Crack, a short angular groove just to the right, and then the final...
5 user comments
 
Crimpy
S 4a
14
The Marmoset
8m. Climb strenuously through the centre of the roof of the cave using the jammed blocks gently. Easy climbing follows.
18 user comments
 
1 Stars
Strong
HS 5a
15
Autumn Gold
10m. Take the face to the right of The Marmoset cave and then the steep crack above.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
HS 4a
16
Bright Eyed
8m. The pleasant slab at the right-hand side of the buttress is climbed centrally and is rather lacking in gear.
5 user comments
 
1 Stars
HS 4a
  • Latest Comments

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    Love Handles
    "Now that a rather stout chap has made Microbe V3, this is no longer a grade hard..." 06/May

    Orang-outang
    "Nice moves with a short crux." 25/Jul

    Surgeon's Saunter
    "Probably the most fun I've had on a route so far this year. It's just a shame th..." 11/Apr

    Richard's Sister
    "The entry into the wide upper crack is a bit awkward." 04/Oct

    Kelly's Eliminate
    "Technically straightforward after a couple of moves off the deck. No way anywhe..." 28/Sep

    Right-hand Tower
    "Monotonous climbing with baggy worn cam placements." 07/Sep

    Slap 'n' Spittle
    "Don't see how this can be E4 6A as that would make it the same grade as Calvery...." 22/Aug

    The Ariel
    "Good warm up and solo" 25/Jun

    Another Turn
    "VS? a joke surely. Yes, it is unprotected, but VD standard climbing. Severe in ..." 13/Jun

    Doctor's Saunter
    "Climbed the start of this yesterday and continued on Doctor's Chimney. Was shock..." 11/May

    Kelly's Eliminate
    "I would say this is potentially undergraded. It feels like 4b with very little ..." 20/Apr

    Kelly's Eliminate
    "Good route. The grading at HS seems fair." 29/Sep

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