Simon leading Robin Hood's Right-hand Buttress Direct HS 4a at Stanage
© Simon Owen, Dec 2004

Classic Rock Climbs of Great Britain by Bill Birkett ticklist

contributed by Mark Collins Apr/11

It's the first climbing book I ever bought in a discount book shop in Skelmersdale's famous shopping centre, no not Sandy Lane The Concourse of course. It took me a decade to complete my first route (Black and Tans?) and I shall probably never complete the list, but hey who cares as long as it takes me to some more great places!

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Add Climb name Grade Ticks? Height Crag name
Demo RouteHS 4b ***199825m• 2Sennen
Corner ClimbVD **945?Sennen
Bosigran Ridge a.k.a Commando RidgeVD ***1714200m• 8Bosigran Ridge Area
Right AngleHS 4b ***414?Gurnard's Head
Central GrooveHS 4b ***1743?• 2The Dewerstone
Wreckers' SlabVS 4b **400115m• 3Cornakey Cliff
SarcophagusVS 4b ***384?• 3Chudleigh Rocks
TydominHVS 4c **151?Compass Point - Bude
CrimtyphonE2 5c 20530mCompass Point - Bude
CaravanseraiHVS 5a 151?Compass Point - Bude
SaxonHVS 5a ***403?Carn Kenidjack...
The AlmightyE1 5a *6?Blackchurch
Sacre CoeurE2 5c ***389?Blackchurch
Coronation StreetE1 5b ***583?Cheddar Gorge South
Heart of the SunE2 5c ***101?Baggy Point
Outside Edge RouteVD ***480?Craig Yr Ogof (Cwm...
Diedre SudHS 4a ***390?Mowing Word
Heart of DarknessHVS 4c ***15875m• 3Mowing Word
Creagh Dhu WallHS 4b ***107865m• 2Craig y Castell...
Bomb BayVS 4c *325?St. Govan's Head
Front LineHVS 5a **616?St. Govan's Head
Great SlabVS 4c ***194?Clogwyn Du'r...
Direct RouteVS 5b ***97874m• 4Dinas Mot
Mur y NiwlVS 4c ***342?Craig Yr Ysfa
Pinnacle WallS 4a ***144?Craig Yr Ysfa
Cenotaph CornerE1 5c ***1791?Dinas Cromlech
Left WallE2 5c ***134238mDinas Cromlech
Right WallE5 6a ***231?Dinas Cromlech
Black and TansS 4a ***168430m• 2Roaches Upper Tier
The SlothHVS 5a ***173424mRoaches Upper Tier
Inverted VVS 4b ***272322mStanage Popular
Robin Hood's Right-hand Buttress DirectHS 4a ***226422mStanage Popular
Birch Tree WallVS 4c ***99015mBrimham Rocks
Jean JeanieVS 4c ***107125mTrowbarrow
The ThornHVS 5a ***38948m• 2Beeston Tor...
Central WallVS 4b **11224mBeeston Tor...
CarnageE2 5b ***18142m• 2Malham Cove
Crescent ClimbM *264?Pavey Ark
Gwynne's ChimneyD *175?Pavey Ark
Troutdale PinnacleS ***2074105m• 6Black Crag...
SuaviterS 3c **115?Grey Crag...
Oxford and Cambridge Direct RouteS 3c ***359?Grey Crag...
Tophet WallHS 4a ***53075m• 4The Napes
Slip KnotVS 4b **81044m• 2White Ghyll
EveVS 4c ***1071?Shepherds Crag
North West AreteVS 4b ***537?Gimmer Crag
'F' RouteVS 4c ***601?Gimmer Crag
Overhanging BastionVS 5a ***626?Castle Rock of...
CleopatraHVS 5a **108?Buckstone How
Central ButtressE1 5b **256122m• 6Scafell Crag
Footless CrowE5 6c ***20?Goat Crags,...
Tumbleweed ConnectionE2 5c ***99?Goat Crags,...
The Pinnacle FaceVD **1790mAonach Dubh, West...
Cioch NoseVD ***440200m• 7Sgurr a'Chaorachain
January JigsawS ***44975m• 4Buachaille Etive Mor
Cioch DirectS 4a *344150m• 5Sron na Ciche
Arrow RouteVD ***47361m• 2Sron na Ciche
IntegrityVS 4c ***38476m• 2Sron na Ciche
Eagle Ridge (summer)S ***370250mLochnagar
Spartan SlabVS 4c **648?Beinn Trilleachan...
Original RouteVS 5a ***33870m• 4Old Man of Stoer
The MousetrapVS 4c ***92?Creag an Dubh Loch
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