Home

CROWS volunteers are passionate about improving and repairing paths in the Upper Calder and Ripponden areas. To know more about how CROWS work look at our newly produced  CROWS Booklet
To see what we have been up to recently or in your area look at our Blog .

PLEASE Help with our funds

We are a registered charity, we have no regular funding, so we need supporters to help us continue with our work. Using JustGiving is simple (and we get Gift Aid).

You can make a one off donation


Use this button to respond to a request to sponsor some steps or a boardwalk as a one-off. Or maybe you have been out on a path that we have repaired and you are just feeling generous. Remember any amount helps and it is dead simple to use.

Even better, you can make a regular donation

We neSet up a direct debit with JustGivinged a base of supporters that allow us to continue our work. Giving a regular (annually or monthly) donation secures our long term existence. Again, any amount is really helpful.

Donate by text

Or you can make a donation by texting CROW42 £whatever amount to 70070 (no extra cost to you).

For other ways of donating or helping us, have a look at the page Help us with our work.

Tell us about a problem with a path:

We really need our supporters to tell us about problems they encounter whilst out walking in the Upper Calder and Ryburne Valley area. You can do this by:

Since CROWS started in October 2013…….

The length of existing routes repaired so far is 682 km
The length of new routes created so far is 3.9 km
The number of way-marks put up so far is 1778
The number of steps installed or repaired is 696
The volume of mud and mulch removed from paths is incalculable!

Steps
From a muddy slippery slope to an easy to use path. On the Keighley Road, above Hebden Bridge. A crowd funded project.

Answers to  Valley Life April’s trig point quiz

Top – Cock Hill, Wadsworth; Manshead Hill, Little Holder Stones
Bottom – Blackstone Edge; Heptonstall Moor

Before and after pictures of all the trig points