Climbs 40
Rocktype Gritstone
Altitude 410m a.s.l
Faces SW

A self portrait on a Jamie Lilleman problem at houndkirk proper called made in sheffield. © fresherjohn

Crag features

Esoteric bouldering venue on Burbage Moor including the Buried Boomerang Boulder.

Approach notes


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Peak Bouldering

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Peak District: Bouldering (2011)

Out of print:
Should be named Houndkirk Tor (false) not HoundSkirk Tor. The Houndkirk Tor is a bit further east
popebenedictus - 10/Oct/07
Nice little bouldering venue, off the beaten track but worth a visit if only to do "....and tigger too" on the Buried Boomerang Boulder.
popebenedictus - 27/Aug/07
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Houndkirk Tor (Boomerange area) 
2Buried Boomerangf5+ 28
3and tigger toof6A+ *42
4Roof5+ 46
5Kangaf4+ *40
6Mantelf4 28
7Mantel sit startf4+ 11
 Houndkirk Tor (false) 
9A Stoutness Exercisef6B+ 9
10Eeyoref6A+ *8
11Way of the Spanielf6C *22
12The H.O.Pf5+ *27
13Niche Crackf5 16
14Slotty Pocketsf4+ 21
15Green Slabf4+ 5
 Houndkirk Tor (proper) 
32Made In Sheffieldf7A+ **23
33Due Date *V4 **1
34Late Arrival? *V4 *1
35The Blue Pint *f7A 2
36Harder Than Getting Up On A Thursday Morning *f6A *1
37Why Are The Walls Sticky? *f6A+ *1
38I Bet He Drinks Green Pints *f6A 1
39Al who? Hackbar. *f5 1
40The Kids Are Alright *f7A **3
41Project X *f6A  
42The Kids are Alright (sit) *f7A 2
43Made in Rotherham *V7 2
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