Crowden Tower

Adjacent Areas
< The Pagoda  |  Crowden Clough Face >

Trad
Lots of sun!
Uphill
60 mins

No buttress descriptions have been included yet.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Five o'clock Shadow
8m. The rounded arete FA. Keith Ashton 1999
 E1 5b
2
Bristle Chimney
8m. The left-hand fissure is a struggle.
 S 4b
3
Short Chimney
8m. The fissure in the centre of the buttress.
 HVD
4
Flake and Chimney
10m. A flake leads to the bulging rift above.
 VS 5a
5
Pear Chimney
12m. The bulging crack passing a useful pear-drop to an exit on the left.
 
1 Stars
VS 4c
6
Kensington Left Crack
12m. Climb the wide crack to its end then squirm left to the still tricky finishing fissure.
 VS 4a
7
Suture
10m. Escape the clutches of the crack for the bold wall above.
 
1 Stars
E2 5b
8
Violent Outburst
12m. The narrow wall leads to a deep break and tricky pocketed wall above. Finish with a longer than average stretch.
 
1 Stars
E2 5b
9
Kensington Right Crack
12m. The wider right-hand crack to an awkward finish.
 VD
10
Alpine Sports
18m. Climb the groove to the roof then move right round the arete and trend right to a good ledge at the foot of the final...
 S 4a
11
Kensington High Street
12m. The left-hand chimney in the alcove.
 VD
12
Snow + Rock
12m. The crack leads to a move right into the right-hand chimney.
 VD
13
Fashion Statement
14m. Start just left of the roof and climb a runnel to the break and then the wall on big pockets to another break (large...
3 user comments
 
3 Stars
E3 5c
14
Bethan
14m. The thin crack to a break then the roof and technical groove left of the arete
 
2 Stars
E5 6c
15
Privileged and Pleasure
12m. Climb to a recess then extend a-way to the hanging flake in the wall above and climb this to the top.
 
1 Stars
E3 5b
16
Club Class
12m. The thin crack and pocketed wall up the right-hand side of the face.
 E5 6b
17
Kindergarten
12m. The left-hand side of the buttress is climbed with increasing difficulty.
 
1 Stars
E1 5b
18
Piggy and the Duke
12m. John Wayne's only new route on Kinder? Climb the crack then move right o the arete and a rounded finish.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
VS 4c
19
Bags That
10m. The north-facing wall passing a good ledge.
 HS 4b
20
Dour Power
8m. The arete and wall on the right-most buttress. A couple of long reaches on pockets lead to a groove.
 E2 5b
21
Pocket Battle
8m. The wall right of Dour Power, trending left to join it.
 E1 6a
  • Access Issues for Western Grit


  • Latest Comments

    For KINDER SOUTH

    Fashion Statement
    "Agreed, E5 sounds more reasonable, I found the first section the hardest- felt 6..." 27/Jul

    Herford's Route
    "No doubt a great ascent for it's date but the climbing isn't great, it is too le..." 27/Jun

    Herford's Route
    "Contrary to some guidebook descriptions, this one can be made as safe as houses ..." 06/Apr

    Bending Crack
    "Quite a lot easier than Traverse & Crack. Did this in big boots & snow o..." 14/Dec

    Arabia
    "Magnificent the whole way. One of the very best Moorland Grit trips." 05/Sep

    Brutality
    "A real gem - not to be missed. The brief switching corner and swinging but stead..." 12/Aug

    Hiker's Chimney
    "A hidden gem, overshadowed by the *** next door! Some superb moves, rightwards f..." 06/Aug

    Edale Bobby
    "An outstanding route: you must do this route! One of my all time gritstone favou..." 15/Jul

    Herford's Route
    "Definitely gets harder as you go up , quite a route for the date. Led it when it..." 19/Mar

    Avator
    "A great little route. I found the crux very committing and a precarious balancin..." 08/Aug

    Pedestal Wall
    "There are plenty of foot holds for the short hand traverse! The move onto the p..." 10/Jul

    Grunter
    "Desperate in view of the big ledge being covered in grass, probably ok if someon..." 03/Jul

    Fashion Statement
    "agreed. hard, unprotected moves to first ledge above a NASTY! landing. then a ..." 19/Jun

    Robert
    "Absolutely first class, starting the rib direct is probably E2 but the roof on i..." 18/Jun

    Dewsbury's Route
    "slopelshelftastic" 11/Jun

    Search for comments