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Kinder Southern Edges

Derbyshire, ENGLAND

Climbs 276 – Rocktype Gritstone – Altitude 600m a.s.l – Faces S

Crag features
A collection of rounded tors and crags set in fine position on the edge of the Kinder plateau. A superb place for midweek solitude, and although the routes will seldom be in pristine condition, that's part of their charm. Rounded breaks, rough holds and weird pockets abound. Enjoy the following superb routes, Herford's Route (VS 4c), Arabia (E3 5c), Gillott's Point (HVS 5a), Voyagers Destination (E2 5c) and Sons of the Desert (E7 6b). The best, and most continuous crags, Upper Tor and Nether Tor have separate entries on the database.

Access notes
From parking midway between Barber Booth and Upper Booth, walk through Upper Booth and follow the Pennine Way Alternative Route up Jacob's Ladder to the western (left-hand) end of the outcrops (1 hr). Alternatively for the eastern most crags, approach as for Upper and Nether Tors, but continue onto the plateau's edge and walk west.
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

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Guidebooks
Over the Moors (2012), Scrambles in the Dark Peak (2012), Western Grit (2009), Peak District : Climbing (2008), Peak Climbs - Kinder and Bleaklow (1990),
Out of print: Western Grit (2003)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
 EDALE CROSS ROCKS  
2My CrackVD 5
3Your CrackM 7
4LumpyD 7
5ScoopyD *5
6PlumpyHD *2
7ShaggyD 5
 UPPER EDALE ROCKS  
9Gather Ye GritbuddsE1 5c 1
10After The Rainf7A **1
11Where's Huffy's?f7A **1
12It Never Rains, It Poursf6C **1
13OutlookD 26
14Rock BottomVS 4c 4
15Pencil SlimVS 4c *4
16AvatorE1 5b *8
17Traverse and CrackVD **23
18Well SuitedE3 6a **1
19Bending CrackVD **26
20Straight CrackD 10
21Winter's BlockE2 5b *2
22Hand of the MediciE4 6a *6
23Creme EggsE5 6c *3
24Layback CrackHS 4a 14
25Our DoorstepVS 4c 5
26StigmataE4 6b **5
27The Mentalist CupboardE7 6c ***1
28Trivial PursuitsVS 4c *1
29Help Meeee!E5 6b *1
 NOE STOOL  
31Front ClimbVD 4
 THE PAGODA  
33Colonel HathiS 4b 1
34Morrison's RouteS 4a *13
35Hartley's RouteE1 5b **9
36Herford's RouteHVS 5a ***38
37Dewsbury's RouteE1 5b *1
 CHEVRON BLOCK  
39Billie-goat GroughHVS 5c  
 CROWDEN TOWERS  
41Five o'clock ShadowE1 5b 1
42Bristle ChimneyS 4b 2
43Flake and ChimneyVS 5a  
44Short ChimneyHVD 4
45Pear ChimneyVS 4c *1
46SutureE2 5b * 
47Kensington Left CrackVS 4a 4
48Violent OutburstE2 5b **3
49Kensington Right CrackS 4
50Alpine SportsS 4a 4
51Kensington High StreetVD 4
52Snow and RockVD 4
53Fashion StatementE4 5c **1
54BethanE5 6c ** 
55Privileged and PleasureE3 5c * 
56Club ClassE5 6a ** 
57KindergartenE2 5c *2
58Piggy and the DukeVS 5a *6
59Bags ThatHS 4b 2
60Dour PowerE1 5b **1
61Sargent DuffyE2 6a 1
62Magic MushroomE1 6a  
 CROWDEN CLOUGH FACE  
64NightflightE4 6b *2
65Olympus ExplorerE2 5c *2
66Indianapolis SlabVS 4c *11
67Grassy ChimneyVD 9
68Sons of the DesertE6 6b *2
69Groove RiderE7 6b ** 
70ArabiaE3 5c ***8
71Central RouteVS 4c **16
72AsparagusE1 5b **6
73AndromedaE4 6b **1
74Middle ChimneyS 4b *8
75Windy MillerE5 6a  
76Chimney and Slab VariationsHVD 4a 10
77StressVS 4c 1
78Playground TwistHVS 5a  
79Liquid SkinE2 6a * 
80The Dolphin's NoseE2 5c * 
81Book at BedtimeHVS 5b *1
82Tall StoriesE3 6a  
 ---------- THE EASTERN CRAGS ----------  
84LorriesVS 4c  
85Doyle CarteVS 5a  
86D'oeuilVS 5a  
87The ToilVS 5a  
 FOX HOLES  
89Green GutD 3
90Pock WallS  
91Flake ClimbVD 3
92Nail BiteD *5
93SamanthaVS 4c *2
94Slanting GrooveD 3
95Overhanging FlakeHS 2
96NightshiftE1 5b **1
97Gillott's PointE1 5b **3
98Twin StartS 1
99Flakey PastryVD 3
100Grassy CleftM 1
101Inverted VS 1
102Three babbling IdiotsE1 5b **1
103The Powers That BeE1 5b **2
104Perfideo WallHVS 5b *2
105Arrowhead CleftVD 1
106BannockS 1
107Wee LorisE1 5c  
108FirebrandVS 4b 1
109FlueVD 1
110HammockVS 4b 1
111ChumleyVD  
112Well Weathered WallS  
113Crowden clough1 35
114Crowden Clough WinterII *33
 GRINDSBROOK TOWERS  
116Chinese PuzzleE1 5c  
117Canyon ClimbS  
118Cartridge CrackHVS 5b  
119Ickle AwetHS 1
120Otley CrackS  
121Byne's CrackHVS 5b *3
122Moyer's CrackHS  
123Muteable WallVS 4c  
124TinkerVS 4c  
125Voyagers DestinationE2 5c ** 
126PrecocityVS 4c  
127Garlic SoupHVS 5a  
128Pockety WallS  
129Eagle EyeVS 4c  
130Wimberry PieVS 4c  
131Bilberry SlabVS 4c * 
132Crikey TopVS 4c  
133SunbeamS  
 FAR UPPER TOR  
135Left-Hand RouteS  
136Pocket BlockVS 4c  
137FaithVD 3
138HopeS  
139CharityHS  
140Rookery NookE1 5b * 
141The Black CleftS  
142Crack and CrackHS 4b  
143Rib and CornerHVD 2
144CastorVD  
145PolluxS  
146The CrackVD *1
147Central Route (far upper tor)S 1
 Climb nameGradex
148Postman's CrackVS 4c  
149Year InS 1
150Year OutVS 4c  
151Two BitsVS 4c  
 GRINDSBROOK ROCKS  
153Corner ClimbM 2
154Playboy InternationalVS 4c  
155Left-hand RouteM 3
156DiglyphHVS 5b * 
157DiomedeVS 4c  
158Tydeus wallE1 5c * 
159ThesaurusD 3
160Spinning TopS 4a *1
161Yo YoHS 4b *4
162SlapeHVD 5a 2
163The Jungle V.I.P.HVS 5a * 
164The FiendVS 5a 2
165The SlabM 3
166Grindsbrook Clough1 26
167Grindsbrook Clough WinterI/II *5
168Left Hand TributaryII *2
 ---------- UPPER TOR ----------  
170Bolder WayVS 4b 1
171Boulder WayD *5
172Diamond AreteE2 5c * 
173Chockstone ChimneyD 12
174PlumbertimeE4 6b ** 
175Half a FriendHVS 5a *1
176Upper Tor WallHS 4b ***115
177Lost on the Hard ShoulderE2 5c * 
178Hiker's ChimneyHS 4b *10
179Hitching a RideE1 5c  
180Hiker's CrackS 4a *41
181Hiker's Gully LeftHVD 16
182Hiker's Gully RightS 4a 7
183Hitch HikerVS 4b *13
184Three Flakes of ManE1 5c **7
185The PunterE1 5b *1
186GrunterVS 4b *7
187SnorterVS 4c 6
188Pinnacle GullyM 9
189Scalped Flat TopE2 5c  
190Brain DrainHVS 5b * 
191The Ivory TowerHVS 5b ***33
192Artillery ChimneyHS 4b *22
193Promontory GrooveHVD 4a 8
194Cave RibE2 5b * 
195Cave GullyS 4a 2
196BrutalityE1 5b **3
197GoldfingerVS 5a  
198GreenfingersVS 4c  
199RobotE3 5c 3
200Chipmunks are GoE3 5c * 
201Do the RocksteadyE7 6c * 
202RobertE2 5c **4
203Pedestal WallHVD *11
204Young TurksE4 6b * 
205The CheesemongerE6 6b * 
206Earth PlumbitE1 5b * 
207Plumber's PassageHVD 2
208Labour ManVS 4c  
209Liberal ManS 4a  
210Tory ManS 4a 3
211Dry the RainE3 6b  
212Concealed CrackHVD 2
213Tiny TorS  
 SECRET BUTTRESS  
215DopeyS 4a 1
216SleepyS 4a 1
217SneezyVS 4b  
218BridgetS 4a 4
219DozyVD 3
220Brahma WallHVS 5b *1
221Vishnu GrooveVS 4c *1
222Siva CrackHVS 5c * 
 ---------- NETHER TOR ----------  
224Loan ArrangerHS 4b  
225Beautiful LosersE3 5c *2
226Beautiful Losers DirectE3 6a **2
227Moneylender's CrackVS 5a ***27
228Mortgage WallHVS 5b *3
229UsurerHS 4b 1
230Headstone WallE2 5c  
231Grave CrackHVS 5b * 
232Coffin ChimneyVD *1
233ShroudHVS 5a * 
234Deep ChimneyM 2
235Broken ChimneyVD 4
236Edale BobbyE5 6a **3
237Square CutVD *3
238Kelvin's CornerHS 4b 2
239Linden GrooveVD 2
240The Incarcerated Sock Juggler Versus the Mushroom KidE4 6a  
241Black SevenE1 5c 2
242Crimson WallE2 5c * 
243Snooker RouteVS 5a **6
244Hot Flush CrackHVS 5c **2
245Flash WallVS 5a ***35
246The Thieves KitchenE2 5c ** 
247Bertie Meets Flash Gordon on a Walk to Nether EdgeE1 5b *3
248Recoil RibE3 5c * 
249Edale FlyerVS 4c *3
250'T' Big SurreyE5 6b ***2
251RejoyceHS 4b  
252The SteamerE1 5c *1
253Steam BoatHVS 4c  
254Corner RouteHS 4b  
255Scintillating SnatchE1 5b  
256HannahHS 4b  
257Chasing RainbowsHVS 5a  
258Caesar RidgeVS 4b **1
259Gallery CrackS 4a 2
260C.M.C Induction ProgrammeHVS 5b  
261The Roman NoseHVS 5b **4
262Never say Nether AgainE1 5b ** 
263Free WallVS 4c *1
264PedestalS 4a  
265QuickstepHVS 5b  
266Three StepHS 4b **3
267RucksackHS 4b *3
268ObsessedVS 4c  
269ProcessedVS 5a  
270RecessedHS 4b  
271Birthday BoyS  
272Birthday EpicVS 4b 1
273Two Way RouteD 2
274Weathered WallD 1
275Pocket WallVS 4c **7
276Nose ClimbS 4a *12
277Primitive RouteS 4b *7
278Primitive FaceHVS 5b  
279Golden CleftHVS 5b 1
280Don's MantelVS 4b  
281Inverted CrackD 1
 RINGING ROGER  
283BuddenbrooksE1 5c 1
284ScoopVS 4c  
285Scoop WallHS 4b  
286TesselationVS 4b * 
287Scoop CrackS 2
288Split ChimneyVD 3
289AutumnE2 6a *1
290WinterE4 6b ** 
291Cheyenne WalkVS 1
 UNKNOWN / NEW / AWAITING MODERATION  
293Sinister Groove MVS 1
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