Climbs 43
Rocktype Gritstone

Faces SW

Ali launching into the crux of the excellent Joe Cool (E2 5c), Ogden Clough, Yorkshire © Jamie Moss

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]

Approach 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.

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
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Square Bay 
2Je Suis Elephante
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MVS 4b 27
3Last Exit
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HVS 5a 20
4Petite Etoile
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HVS 5b *17
 V-Bay Buttresses 
6Austin's Pullover Left
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VS 5b 4
7Austin's Pullover
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VS 5a 18
8The Mantelshelf
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VS 5a 20
9FronterE1 5b 3
10Scorpion
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HVS 5a *17
11Hammill's Horror
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E1 5b *15
12SurplombV1 1
13Lasting Impression
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E1 5b *16
14Jitterbug
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HVS 5b *28
15First Impressions
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HVS 5a *22
16Fingers
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E1 6a 10
17Visage
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MVS 4c *27
18Sinister
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D 41
19Twilight
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HS 4b **57
20Robertson's
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VD 60
21Evening Wall
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S *38
22Dexter
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VD 54
23High Step AreteV0+ 4
 Blunt Nose Buttress 
25The Steps
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VD 27
26Erosion
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HVS 5a 20
27Damp Crack
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MVS 4b 21
28Central Wall
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E1 5b 18
29Gollyberry
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VS 4c **39
30Mike's Meander
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E2 6a **25
31The Reach
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E2 6a **11
32Steve's Stroll
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E2 6a **9
33Joe Cool
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E2 5c ***22
34Linus
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E3 5c **11
35Snoopy
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E1 5b 12
36The Girdle
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VB 6
 Wide Roof Problems 
38Wide Roof ProblemsV0 1
 Subsidiary Buttress 
40JerryVB 4
41Jerry no-stepVB 1
42TomHVS 5b 4
43MarmadukeVS 5a *7
44GarfieldV0+ 3
 Small Quarried Face Problems 
46WoodstockVB 6
47Charlie BrownVB 5
48PeanutsVB 5
49Stairs *f4 1
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