Rowantree Tor

Climbs 49 – Rocktype Gritstone – Altitude 300m a.s.l – Faces SW

Crag features
Rowantree Tor (AKA The Incredible Boulders) are set in a fine position overlooking the upper section of Fosse Gill and at the end of Rowantree Crag Ridge, the area consist of a little tor and an edge/boulders, downhill towards the stream.

The rock is of high quality and its architecture is interesting, providing a fine bunch of steady-away problems.

Visited by Jon Pearson and Fran Holland some time ago and a handfull of problems recorded on yorkshire grit.com. Recently further explored.

PDF on Leeds Wall site.

Access notes
Approach as for Far Crag from the Yorke’s Folly (Guisecliff) parking. Follow the path up to the stile in the wall and on towards the edge of the moor then contour using indistinct tracks. By far the easiest is a more direct approach is along the shooting track from the High Crag parking though, if shooting parties are around, this may be best avoided to steer clear of disturbance. A third alternative is from the other side of the valley.

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGrade
 THE EDGE  
2Starterf4+ 4
3It Aint' Over Til'f4+ *2
4Smooth Operaf3 5
5Slipshodf3 *5
6Smearlyf3 5
7Willowf4 4
8Ef6A 1
9Dashf5+ ***4
10Daudlef4+ *2
11Jack-Jackf3+ 5
12Pinef4 *3
13Mr Incrediblef6A+ ***3
14Elastigirlf5+ *3
15Elmf3+ **5
16Elastiboyf4+ 2
17Frozonef6A * 
18Cheeky Cherryf3 5
19Slab 1f2 4
20Slab 2f2 5
21Sessile Crackf6A *5
22Green Edgef4 3
23Copper Beechf6A *3
24Silver Birchf3+ 3
 THE TOR  
26Easter Islandf5 *3
27Probef5+ *1
28Juggy Edgef3 3
29Where's My Pulloverf5+ *3
30Washoutf4+ *3
31Questf5+ *3
32Challengerf4 *3
33Tor Gullyf2+ 2
34Gladiatorf6B+ ***4
35Hackerf6A+ *3
36Simulatorf6A **4
37Left for Deadf5+ 3
38Fallen Idolf2 **5
39Branch Linef5 *4
40Not Mushroomf6A **4
41Sinf3+ 2
42The Rowantree Rodeof6A *1
43Syndromef6B+ **4
44Contortinatorf6A *1
45What Nigel's bin' Looking For!f5 **4
46Rowantree Cornerf5+ **5
47Red Kitef6C+ *1
48Violetf5 *5
49Ultra Violetf6C **2
50Rowantree Arêtef5+ **4
51Rowantree Wallf4 5
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