Ogden Clough

Climbs 42 – Rocktype Gritstone – Altitude ? – Faces SW

Crag features
A small natural edge on the lip of the moor. The rock has many prominent horizontal breaks, sometimes a long way apart. The routes are generally soloable, though some have bad or steep landings. Belays can be poor.

Best route: Joe Cool E2. [Bob Wightman]

A fantastic little crag. But be warned - on nearly all the routes the top-outs are extremely rounded and in some cases are the crux (e.g. on Linus, E3). [Jamie Moss]

Access notes
From the A629 Keighley- Halifax rd, turn up past the Causeway Foot Inn to park by Ogden Water. Take the path to the right of the woods, this leads onto the moor. Follow the track along the edge of the clough and heading for the windmill farm. Just as the clough begins to disappear the crag lies beneath the path. About 20mins.
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

Yorkshire Gritstone (1999)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
2Je Suis ElephanteMVS 4b 24
3Last ExitHVS 5a 19
4Petite EtoileHVS 5b *17
6Austin's Pullover LeftVS 5b 4
7Austin's PulloverVS 5a 18
8The MantelshelfVS 5a 19
9FronterE1 5b 3
10ScorpionHVS 5a *17
11Hammill's HorrorE1 5b *15
12SurplombV1 5c 1
13Lasting ImpressionE1 5b *16
14JitterbugHVS 5b *28
15First ImpressionsHVS 5a *22
16FingersE1 6a 10
17VisageMVS 4c *23
18SinisterD 39
19TwilightHS 4b **52
20Robertson'sVD 54
21Evening WallS *35
22DexterVD 49
23High Step AreteV0+ 5a 3
25The StepsVD 27
26ErosionHVS 5a 20
27Damp CrackMVS 4b 18
28Central WallE1 5b 18
29GollyberryVS 4c **36
30Mike's MeanderE2 6a **25
31The ReachE2 6a **11
32Steve's StrollE2 6a **9
33Joe CoolE2 5c ***21
34LinusE3 5c **11
35SnoopyE1 5b 12
36The GirdleVB 5c 6
38Wide Roof ProblemsV0 5b 1
40JerryVB 4b 4
41Jerry no-stepVB 1
42TomHVS 5b 4
43MarmadukeVS 5a *7
44GarfieldV0+ 5b 3
46WoodstockVB 4a 4
47Charlie BrownVB 4b 4
48PeanutsVB 4b 4
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Not a bad place for an evening of soloing, although some routes are quite bold with bad landings. Probably worth a visit but not regular trips.
GCW - 14/May/02