Crowden Clough Face

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Sun to mid-afternoon
60 mins
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Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Nightflight
12m. The bulges at the left-hand side of the cliff.
 
1 Stars
E4 6b
2
Olympus Explorer
14m. The left arete of the slab, reached by an overhanging crack and with the crux right at the top.
 
1 Stars
E1 5b
3
Indianapolis Slab
16m. Broken ground leads to the centre of the slab which is climbed rightwards on an array of pockets.
 VS 4c
4
Grassy Chimney
16m. The easy rift that cuts in behind the buttress to a choice of finishes.
 D
5
Sons of the Desert
The impressive left-hand side of the arete to the upper breaks and a choice of finishes.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
E7 6b
6
Arabia
20m, The imposing rounded arete is low in the grade and excellent, though it may leave you dry mouthed and gasping. A crack and...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
E3 5c
7
Central Route
20m. The steep crack splitting the face has hard finger jamming moves around the overhang.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
VS 4c
8
Asparagus
24m. A wandering trip with some good climbing. Climb the leaning crack to a junction with Central Climb. Pull through the bulge...
 
2 Stars
E1 5b
9
Andromeda
14m. The blunt arete gives a taxing pitch Climb to the first break with difficulty, then continue in the same line by bold and...
 
2 Stars
E4 6b
10
Middle Chimney
14m. The deepening groove starting over a block is worthwhile.
 
1 Stars
D
11
Windy Miller
14m. Start on the right and traverse the first break then follow the narrow buttress direct to a bulging upper section via a...
 
1 Stars
E5 6a
12
Chimney and Slab Variations
14m. Climb a crack into the deepening groove and follow this to easier ground and the choice of finishes the name suggests.
 
1 Stars
VD
13
Stress
14m. A pebbly slab leads to a shallow groove that is followed throughout.
 VS 4c
14
Playground Twist
10m. Climb a wide rack to a troublesome bulge and then easy ground.
 HVS 5a
15
Liquid Skin
8m. The overhang via a useful (vital) flake.
 
1 Stars
E2 6a
16
The Dolphin's Nose
8m. The right-hand side of the arete.
 E2 5c
17
Book at Bedtime
8m. The crack.
 
1 Stars
E1 5b
18
Tall Stories
8m. The right-hand slab with the crux at the top.
 E3 6a
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    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

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