Kinder Southern Edges

Climbs 291 – 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.

Approach 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.

Scrambles in the Dark Peak (2012), Over the Moors (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 nameGrade
2My CrackVD 6
3Your CrackM 8
4LumpyD 8
5ScoopyVD 6
6PlumpyHD *2
7ShaggyD 6
9Gather Ye GritbuddsE1 5c *1
10After The Rainf7A **4
11Where's Huffy's?f7A **5
12It Never Rains, It Poursf6C **4
13The Roof WorrierE4 5c **1
14OutlookD 29
15Rock BottomVS 4c 4
16Pencil SlimVS 4c *6
17AvatorE1 5b *9
18Traverse and CrackVD 26
19Well SuitedE3 5c **1
20Bending CrackVD *34
21Straight CrackD 14
22Winter's BlockE2 5b *2
23Hand of the MediciE4 6a *10
24Creme EggsE5 6c *6
25Layback CrackHVD 16
26Our DoorstepVS 4c 7
27StigmataE6 6c **9
28The Mentalist CupboardE7 6c ***1
29Trivial PursuitsVS 4c *1
30Help Meeee!E5 6b *1
32Front ClimbVD 5
34Colonel HathiS 4b 1
35Morrison's RouteS 4a *15
36Hartley's RouteE1 5b **9
37Herford's RouteHVS 5a ***42
38Dewsbury's RouteE1 5b *1
40Billie-goat GroughHVS 5c  
42Five o'clock ShadowE1 5b 1
43Bristle ChimneyS 4b 2
44Flake and ChimneyVS 5a  
45Short ChimneyHVD 4
46Pear ChimneyVS 4c *1
47SutureE2 5b *1
48Kensington Left CrackVS 4a 4
49Violent OutburstE2 5b *3
50Kensington Right CrackVD 5
51Alpine SportsS 4a 4
52Kensington High StreetVD 4
53Snow and RockVD 4
54Fashion StatementE3 5c ***1
55BethanE5 6c ** 
56Privileged and PleasureE3 5b * 
57Club ClassE5 6b  
58KindergartenE1 5b *2
59Piggy and the DukeVS 4c *6
60Bags ThatHS 4b 2
61Dour PowerE2 5b 1
62Sargent DuffyE1 6a 1
63Magic MushroomE1 6a  
65NightflightE4 6b *2
66Olympus ExplorerE1 5b *2
67Indianapolis SlabVS 4c 11
68Grassy ChimneyD 11
69Sons of the DesertE7 6b **2
70Groove RiderE7 6b ** 
71ArabiaE3 5c ***8
72Central RouteVS 4c **16
73AsparagusE1 5b **6
74AndromedaE4 6b **1
75Middle ChimneyD *8
76Windy MillerE5 6a * 
77Chimney and Slab VariationsVD *10
78StressVS 4c 1
79Playground TwistHVS 5a  
80Liquid SkinE2 6a * 
81The Dolphin's NoseE2 5c  
82Book at BedtimeE1 5b *1
83Tall StoriesE3 6a  
 ---------- THE EASTERN CRAGS ----------  
85LorriesVS 4c  
86Doyle CarteVS 5a  
87D'oeuilVS 5a  
88The ToilVS 5a  
90Green GutD 4
91Pock WallS  
92Flake ClimbVD 4
93Nail BiteD *6
94SamanthaVS 4c *3
95Slanting GrooveD 4
96Overhanging FlakeHS 3
97NightshiftE1 5b **1
98Gillott's PointE1 5b **3
99Twin StartS 1
100Flakey PastryVD 3
101Grassy CleftM 1
102Inverted VS 1
103Three babbling IdiotsE1 5b **1
104The Powers That BeE1 5b **2
105Perfideo WallHVS 5b *2
106Arrowhead CleftVD 1
107BannockS 1
108Wee LorisE1 5c  
109FirebrandVS 4b 1
110FlueVD 1
111HammockVS 4b 1
113Well Weathered WallS  
115Chinese PuzzleE1 5c  
116Canyon ClimbS  
117Cartridge CrackHVS 5b  
118Ickle AwetHS 1
119Otley CrackS  
120Byne's CrackHVS 5b *5
121Moyer's CrackHS  
122Muteable WallVS 4c  
123TinkerVS 4c  
124Voyagers DestinationE2 5c ** 
125PrecocityVS 4c  
126Garlic SoupHVS 5a  
127Pockety WallS  
128Eagle EyeVS 4c  
129Wimberry PieVS 4c  
130Bilberry SlabVS 4c * 
131Crikey TopVS 4c  
134Left-Hand RouteS 2
135Pocket BlockVS 4c  
136FaithVD 3
139Rookery NookE1 5b * 
140The Black CleftS  
141Crack and CrackHS 4b  
142Rib and CornerHVD 2
145The CrackVD *1
146Central Route (far upper tor)S 1
147Postman's CrackVS 4c  
148Year InS 1
149Year OutVS 4c  
150Two BitsVS 4c  
152Corner ClimbM 5
153First BornVD 2
154Playboy InternationalVS 4c  
155Left-hand RouteM 5
156DiglyphHVS 5b * 
157DiomedeVS 4c  
158Tydeus wallE1 5c * 
159ThesaurusD 3
160Spinning TopS 4a *1
161Yo YoHS 4b *4
162SlapeHS 5a 3
163The Jungle V.I.P.HVS 5a * 
164The FiendHVS 5a *3
165Gulf CrisisD 2
166The ConvertVD 2
167The SlabM *7
168Grindsbrook Clough1 36
169Grindsbrook Clough WinterI/II *7
170Left Hand TributaryII *2
 ---------- UPPER TOR ----------  
172Bolder WayVS 4b 1
173Boulder WayD *5
174Diamond AreteE2 5c * 
175Chockstone ChimneyD 15
176PlumbertimeE4 6b ** 
177Half a FriendHVS 5a *2
178Upper Tor WallHS 4b ***137
179Lost on the Hard ShoulderE2 5c * 
180Hiker's ChimneyHS 4b *12
181Hitching a RideE1 5c 1
182Hiker's CrackS 4a *46
183Hiker's Gully LeftHVD 17
184Hiker's Gully RightS 4a 10
185Hitch HikerVS 4b *17
186Three Flakes of ManE1 5c **8
187The PunterE1 5b *1
188GrunterVS 4b *7
189SnorterVS 4c 7
190Pinnacle GullyM 12
191Scalped Flat TopE2 5c  
192Brain DrainHVS 5b * 
193The Ivory TowerHVS 5b ***42
194Artillery ChimneyHS 4b *25
195Promontory GrooveVD 10
196Cave RibHVS 5a 1
197Cave GullyS 4a 3
198BrutalityE1 5b *6
199GoldfingerVS 5a  
200GreenfingersVS 4c 1
201RobotE3 5c 3
202Chipmunks are GoE3 5c * 
203Do the RocksteadyE7 6c * 
204RobertE2 5c **7
205Pedestal WallHVD *11
206Young TurksE4 6b * 
207The CheesemongerE6 6b *1
208Earth PlumbitE1 5b * 
209Plumber's PassageHVD 3
210Labour ManVS 4c  
211Liberal ManS 4a  
212Tory ManS 4a 3
213Dry the RainE3 6b  
214Concealed CrackHVD 2
215The John Gill Psychef6B+ hvs 6a *1
216Yibbo Shakey!f6C+ ** 
217Devil's Advocaatf6B+ * 
218Rimming Rogerf7A ***1
219Dangle Grinderf7A * 
220Tiny TorS  
222Blocksmithf7A * 
225DopeyS 4a 1
226SleepyS 4a 1
227SneezyVS 4b  
228BridgetS 4a 4
229DozyVD 3
230Brahma WallHVS 5b *1
231Vishnu GrooveVS 4c *1
232Siva CrackHVS 5c * 
 ---------- NETHER TOR ----------  
234Loan ArrangerHS 4b  
235Beautiful LosersE4 6a **2
236Beautiful Losers DirectE3 6a **2
237Moneylender's CrackVS 5a ***29
238Mortgage WallHVS 5b *3
239UsurerHS 4b 1
240Headstone WallHVS 5b  
241Grave CrackHVS 5a  
242Coffin ChimneyVD *1
243ShroudVS 4c  
244Deep ChimneyM 2
245Broken ChimneyVD 6
246Edale BobbyE5 6a **3
247Square CutVD *4
248Kelvin's CornerHS 4b 2
249Linden GrooveVD 2
250The Incarcerated Sock Juggler Versus the Mushroom KidE4 6a  
251Black SevenE1 5c 2
252Crimson WallE2 5c * 
253Snooker RouteVS 5a **10
254Hot Flush CrackHVS 5c **2
255Flash WallVS 5a ***44
256The Thieves KitchenE2 5c ** 
257Bertie Meets Flash Gordon on a Walk to Nether EdgeE1 5b *4
258Recoil RibE3 5c * 
259Edale FlyerVS 4c *3
260'T' Big SurreyE5 6b ***2
261RejoyceHS 4b  
262The SteamerE1 5c *1
263Steam BoatHVS 4c  
264Corner RouteHS 4b  
265Scintillating SnatchE1 5b  
266HannahHS 4b  
267Chasing RainbowsHVS 5a  
268Caesar RidgeVS 4b **1
269Gallery CrackS 4a 3
270C.M.C Induction ProgrammeHVS 5b  
271The Roman NoseVS 4b *4
272Never say Nether AgainE1 5b ** 
273Free WallVS 4b 2
274PedestalS 4a  
275QuickstepHVS 5b  
276Three StepS 4a 7
277RucksackS 4a 4
278ObsessedVS 4c  
279ProcessedVS 5a  
280RecessedHS 4b  
281Birthday BoyS  
282Birthday EpicVS 4b 1
283Two Way RouteD 2
284Weathered WallD 1
285Pocket WallVS 4b *9
286Nose ClimbS 4a *18
287Primitive RouteHS 4c *7
288Primitive FaceHVS 5b  
289Golden CleftHVS 5b 1
290Don's MantelVS 4b  
291Inverted CrackD 2
293BuddenbrooksE1 5c 1
294ScoopVS 4c  
295Scoop WallHS 4b  
296TesselationVS 4b * 
297Scoop CrackS 2
298Split ChimneyVD 3
299AutumnE2 6a *1
300WinterE4 6b ** 
301Cheyenne WalkVS 1
303Crowden clough (Summer)1 **47
304Crowden Clough - Optional Right Hand Finish (summer)2 *2
305Crowden Clough (Winter)II **33
306Ringing Roger (summer)1 5
307Ringing Roger (winter)I/II 1
308The Cloughs (summer)1 **4
310Sinister GrooveMVS 1
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