Rowtor Rocks

Climbs 86 – Rocktype Gritstone – Altitude 250m a.s.l – Faces ?

Crag features
A small collection of rocks and caves above the village of Birchover. The rocks have been heavily carved in the past and now offer a set of fine hard boulder problems, often using the carved features. The rocks are heavily tree-covered and often green.

Access notes
Drive to the village of Birchover. The rocks are easily reached by following a well-marked path from behind the Druid Inn. 2 mins from car.
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

Guidebooks
Peak Bouldering (2014), Peak District: Bouldering (2011), Froggatt to Black Rocks (2010),
Out of print: Peak District: Bouldering (2004), Peak Bouldering - Fax09 (1998)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGrade
 THE CAVE AREA  
2Pickle Your Kneesf6B  
3Egg Meatf6B  
4Hee Hawf5 3
5Steady Jobf6B 1
6Gruts for Teaf6B 3
7Titchy Digitsf7A 2
8Badarapababaf5+ 2
9Catchf7C+ **1
 THE CHIP SHOP  
11The Brazilianf7C *2
12Chip Shop Mantelf6B+ **46
13Gutter Snipef6B+ 2
14The Yoghurt Hypnotistf7B ***57
15Slab RouteV3 5c  
16Abyssf6C *3
17Pink Lady (Sit)f8A 1
18Pink Lady (Stand)f7C+ 1
19Pomme Frite Of Doomf7A+ 6
20Dirty HabitsE3 6a  
 THE UPPER TIER  
22Humpty Dumptyf6C+ *6
23Coy Hinnyf6A+ 1
24Men In Small Carsf7B **7
25Men in Small Cars Rightf7A *7
26Pig TroughV3 6a 47
27Blood Fallsf7A+ **84
28Bus Stop Traversef7A  
29Bus Stop Mantelf7B ***21
30Rowtor ChallengeV1 5c 16
31Steps MantelV3 6a 4
32Kermit's EarsV0+ 5a 30
33Kermit's Ears (Sit Start)f6B+ 42
34Raw Dealf7C+ * 
35Raw Powerf7A+ *5
36The Line (Jump Start)f7A *47
37Fat FlakeV3 6a 6
38Fat Flake (Sit Start)V9 ** 
39Dissolutionf7B *2
40Kermits Aretef6C *36
41Kermit's Arete eliminatef7B+ *2
 QUINE BLOCK  
43Quinef7C **11
44Cute Bumf6B+ *38
45Seal TraverseV2 5c 19
46Seal traverse reverseV3 1
 CRAG CORNER  
48Jealous CracksVS 5a * 
49Rowter RecoveryVS 4c 4
50I am the God of Hell FireV5 6b  
51Unleash the BeastV5 6b  
52OrnithologyV9 7a  
53Rowtor NowhereVS 4c 3
54Wiggly CrackHS 4b 6
55Rowter RichesVS 5a  
56Hang 'em Highf7A * 
57Rowter RuinE1 5c * 
58DiagonyVS 5a *1
59I Hope to Return Some Day (SJS)E3 6a *1
60Weepy WrestlerHVS 5a 1
61The Girdle TraverseHS 4b 1
 APPLE BUTTRESS  
63Dass Crabf6B * 
64Apple CornerVS 5a ** 
65My Applef7B ***8
66Apple TreeE5 6c *1
67My Buddy the Applef7C ***1
68Apple DappyVS 5a 1
69Tuffy AppleVS 5a  
 CRIMPY BLOCK  
71Chip ButtyV2 5c  
72Jam and Blast ItV5 6b  
73Jigsaw BulgeV0 5b 5
74Jigsaw Bulge Hanging Startf6C 3
75Crimpanzee (Stand Start)V3 6a 5
76Crimpanzee (Sit Start)f7B+ *1
77Little FlattyV2 5c 4
78Slot Slab AreteV0 5a 7
79Slot SlabV2 5c 26
80Hula SlabV0+ 5a 5
 SHORT SEAN'S BLOCK  
82Tree WallV2 6a  
83Domesf7A *22
84Domes Sit Startf7C ***8
85Left Aretef6B *3
86Short Sean's TraverseV4 6a 6
87Short Sean's Extensionf7A+ ***5
88Pat's Rooff7A *1
89Runnel Rummagef6A 27
90Short Sean's Reachy Rooff7A *104
91Short Sean's Proper Rooff7A+ **19
 GRASSY BULGES  
93Kim's Problemf7B+ *1
94Final Thought Dynof7A *4
95Final Thoughtf6A+ 20
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