Rowtor Rocks

Climbs 91 – Rocktype Gritstone – Altitude 231m a.s.l – Faces all

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.

Approach 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.

Access notes

A local resident continues to be disturbed by climbers behaviour. Please keep the noise levels to an absolute minimum around [climb(29369, "Short Seans")].


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 4
7Titchy Digitsf7A 2
8Badarapababaf5+ 3
9Catchf7C+ **1
 THE CHIP SHOP  
11The Brazilianf7C *3
12Chip Shop Mantelf6B+ **56
13Gutter Snipef6B+ 3
14The Yoghurt Hypnotistf7B ***81
15Slab RouteV3 5c  
16Abyssf6C *3
17Pink Lady (Sit)f8A 1
18Pink Lady (Stand)f7C+ 1
19Pomme Frite Of Doomf7A+ 8
20Dirty HabitsE3 6a  
 THE UPPER TIER  
22Humpty Dumptyf6C+ *7
23Coy Hinnyf6A+ 3
24Men In Small Carsf7B **22
25Men in Small Cars Rightf7A *13
26Pig TroughV3 6a 62
27Blood Fallsf7A+ **100
28Bus Stop Traversef7A  
29Bus Stop Mantelf7B ***26
30Rowtor ChallengeV1 5c 17
31Steps MantelV3 6a 5
32Kermit's EarsV0+ 5a 43
33Kermit's Ears (Sit Start)f6B+ 55
34Raw Dealf7C+ * 
35Raw Powerf7A+ *7
36The Line (Jump Start)f7A *56
37Fat FlakeV3 6a 6
38Fat Flake (Sit Start)V9 ** 
39Dissolutionf7B *2
40Kermits Aretef6C *50
41Kermit's Arete eliminatef7B+ *4
 QUINE BLOCK  
43Quinef7C **21
44Cute Bumf6B+ *47
45Seal TraverseV2 26
46Seal traverse reverseV3 3
 CRAG CORNER  
48Jealous CracksVS 5a * 
49Rowter RecoveryVS 4c 4
50I am the God of Hell FireV5 6b  
51Unleash the BeastV5 6b 1
52OrnithologyV9 7a  
53Rowtor NowhereVS 4c 4
54Wiggly CrackHS 4b 7
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 ***14
66Apple TreeE5 6c *1
67My Buddy the Applef7C ***1
68Apple DappyVS 5a 1
69Tuffy AppleVS 5a  
 CRIMPY BLOCK  
71Chip ButtyV2 5c 1
72Jam and Blast ItV5 6b 1
73Jigsaw BulgeV0 5b 6
74Jigsaw Bulge Hanging Startf6C 4
75Crimpanzee (Stand Start)V3 6a 6
76Crimpanzee (Sit Start)f7B+ *1
77Little FlattyV2 5c 6
78Slot Slab AreteV0 5a 10
79Slot SlabV2 5c 31
80Hula SlabV0+ 5a 6
 SHORT SEAN'S BLOCK  
82Tree WallV2 6a  
83Domesf7A *37
84Domes Sit Startf7C ***15
85Left Aretef6B *4
86Short Sean's TraverseV4 6a 7
87Short Sean's Extensionf7A+ ***6
88Pat's Rooff7A *2
89Runnel Rummagef6A 32
90Short Sean's Reachy Rooff7A *129
91Short Sean's Proper Rooff7A+ **26
 GRASSY BULGES  
93Kim's Problemf7B+ *1
94Final Thought Dynof7A *4
95Final Thoughtf6A+ 22
96AlohaV3 6a 1
97BarbapapaV5 6b 1
98BarbareteV2 5c 1
99The Nosef6B **2
100The lineV6 *2
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