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.

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

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
2Pickle Your Kneesf6B  
3Egg Meatf6B  
4Hee Hawf5 3
5Steady Jobf6B 1
6Gruts for Teaf6B 3
7Titchy Digitsf7A 2
8Badarapababaf5+ 2
9Catchf7C+ **1
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  
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
43Quinef7C **11
44Cute Bumf6B+ *38
45Seal TraverseV2 5c 19
46Seal traverse reverseV3 1
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
63Dass Crabf6B * 
64Apple CornerVS 5a ** 
65My Applef7B ***8
66Apple TreeE5 6c *1
67My Buddy the Applef7C ***1
68Apple DappyVS 5a 1
69Tuffy AppleVS 5a  
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
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
93Kim's Problemf7B+ *1
94Final Thought Dynof7A *4
95Final Thoughtf6A+ 20
Moderator Updates to this page are checked by UKC volunteer Bolehillbilly

USER FEEDBACKLogin as Existing User to add your comments
There are no comments from visitors to this crag.
Do you have more up to date information?

These details were last updated on 04/May/2014

Photo Gallery


Find Listings near to this crag (Indoor Walls, Outdoor Shops, Accommodation, etc)
Chaddesden, DERBYSHIRE
Dedicated centre.
"We boast over 1100 sq metres of climbing, including both bouldering and roped climbing. Our wall is set in a prime location and is really easy to find, being..."