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The loneliness of the long distant leader
© Blimey, Apr 1985

'Great VS Climbs in the Lake District' ticklist

contributed by Calder Apr/11
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As per Tim Noble's book. The routes were chosen on the basis of being classic, and being linked by taxing and exciting walks to recapture the romantic mountaineering spirit of the Victorians.

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AddClimb nameGradeTicks?HeightCrag name
Haste NotVS 4c ***370?White Ghyll
Rake End WallVS 4c ***288?Pavey Ark
North West AreteVS 4b ***481?Gimmer Crag
'F' RouteVS 4c ***551?Gimmer Crag
Bilberry ButtressVS 4c ***78776m• 3Raven Crag...
SobrenadaVS 4c **78?Eagle Crag...
BeowulfVS 4c **23?Scrubby Crag
GrendelVS 4b ***25?Scrubby Crag
Communist ConvertVS 4b **74?Raven Crag,...
Zig ZagVS 4b **289?Castle Rock of...
The ShroudVS 4c **313?Black Crag...
Fool's ParadiseVS 4c **289110m• 6Gowder Crag
SpinupVS 4c **133?Falcon Crags...
Miner's GirdleVS 4c *4324m• 16Miners Crag
Sinister GroovesVS 4c **140?Buckstone How
Spider WallVS 4b *81?Grey Crag...
FortiterVS 4b *60?Grey Crag...
Dexter WallVS 4c ***139?Grey Crag...
Eagle FrontVS 4c ***129150m• 8Eagle Crag...
Grooved WallVS 5a ***37?Pillar Rock
Kern Knotts CrackVS 4b *128?Kern Knotts
Eagle's Nest Ridge DirectVS 4a **134?The Napes
Engineer's SlabsVS 4c ***15860m• 2Gable Crag
BellerophonVS 5a **5357m• 4Heron Crag, Eskdale
Medusa WallVS 4c 51?Esk Buttress (Dow...
Mickledore GroovesVS 4c ***13267m• 2Scafell East...
Murray's DirectVS 4c ***286?Dow Crag
Eliminate 'A'VS 4c ***556?• 6Dow Crag
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