Ravens Tor

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Sun and Shade
20 mins
Uphill
Sheltered

A fine steep cliff, northeast-facing and seamed by a selection of cracks and grooves, giving some of the best climbing in the dale. As with some other crags, the ivy is encroaching.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Tennessee Waltz
1) 5a, 18m. The thin crack leads to a dubious flake that is climbed to a small stance, where the angle falls back.2) 5b,...
 
1 Stars
Loose
HVS
2
Southern Rib
Popular and excellent, though inevitably a little polished.1) 5b, 18m. Bold moves reach the crack, then power up it until...
10 user comments
 
2 Stars
E1
3
The Temptress
The bold, bulging rib between the crack systems is a stern test. The grade assumes that several pegs are in place. Climb the...
 
2 Stars
E5
4
Left-hand Route
The steep and pumpy groove gives a fine sustained pitch. Climb the groove until it is possible to pull over to less awkward...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
E1
5
Deltoid Shuffle
A taxing wall with some absorbing climbing which is not as bold as grit routes of the same grade.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
E4
6
Raven
Two worthwhile pitches spilt by a ramble up Brown's Blunder.1) 5c, 24m. Climb the right-hand crack in the lower wall to...
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Strong
E2
7
Brown's Blunder
The easiest route up the cliff, which follows a good line although it is a touch vegetated and there is some loose rock.1)...
 
1 Stars
VS
8
Aquarius
A steep start leads to some fine crack climbing. Climb the ramp of Brown's Blunder for 8m (thread - possible stance) then pull...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Strong
E2
9
Central Wall
Fine climbing up thin cracks splitting the central white wall.1) 5c, 20m. Climb to the thin crack and follow it with...
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
E3
10
Central Wall Direct
The thin right-trending crack directly above the stance.
 
1 Stars
E4
11
Judas
Follow Central Wall to the stance, but tackle the fierce crack in the headwall to the right of the Direct Finish.
 
1 Stars
Technical
E5
12
The Doldrums
The right-hand crack in the headwall is rarely visited.
 E3
13
Venery
The left-hand parallel crack in the right side of the face is a popular outing and follows a strong natural line. The 1st pitch...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
HVS
14
Parrot Face
1) 4b, 15m. Take the first pitch of Venery to the stance.2) 5a, 15m. The right-hand crack is also sustained and has a...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
HVS
15
Skewball
Climb a crack then step right into its continuation. Head up the grassy ramp right again to finish.
1 user comment
 VS
16
Jugbit
Climb the smooth wall to the roof then move left to enter the groove of Skewball. Up this and the grassy ramp above.
 E2
17
Tendonitis Sucks
From the first peg on Jugbit, step right onto the wall and climb it with difficulty.
 E5