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'Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs' ticklist

contributed by pdhu May/11
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This mammoth ticklist is based on the eponymous guidebook by Mr. Ashton. It actually contains around 350 routes as the book "could more accurately have been titled '100 Classic Buttresses, Crags and Other More-or-less Definable Groups of Gritsone Climbs'". But I think that has less of a ring to it. From well-polished classics to obscure clefts high on the bleakest of moors, there's a lifetime's worth of wrestling with the rough tough stuff to go at here. Expect to spend a lot of time embroiled in the lost dark art of chimneying...

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AddClimb nameGradeTicks?HeightCrag name
1Dancing BearHVD *1197mBrimham Rocks
2Indian's Turban WestVS 4b *168mBrimham Rocks
3The Turtle Rocks ChimneyVD *359mBrimham Rocks
4Cannon RouteD *549mBrimham Rocks
5MalojaVS 4c **27411mBrimham Rocks
6Old CornerS 4a *3729mBrimham Rocks
7Heather WallS 4a *65711mBrimham Rocks
8Great SlabHVD 3c *63611mBrimham Rocks
9Cubic CornerMVS 4b **59711mBrimham Rocks
10Cracked CornerHVD *5799mBrimham Rocks
11Right-Hand CrackVS 4b ***70612mBrimham Rocks
12Central CrackVS 5a **34012mBrimham Rocks
13Druid's ChimneyS 3c *389mBrimham Rocks
14President's ProgressHVD **23112mBrimham Rocks
15Lover's Leap ChimneyVD 4b **33016mBrimham Rocks
16Birch Tree WallVS 4c ***82015mBrimham Rocks
17Hatter's GrooveHVS 5a ***12112mBrimham Rocks
18Slippery CrackVS 4b *16212mBrimham Rocks
19Last CrackHS 4b 318mBrimham Rocks
20Fag EndS 4a *3468mBrimham Rocks
21Fag SlabS 4a **5018mBrimham Rocks
22Fag Slab VariantVS 4c **3268mBrimham Rocks
23Allan's CrackVS 4c ***40811mBrimham Rocks
24Simple SimonS 4b **38?Simons Seat
25Low Nose TraverseVS 4c *5?Simons Seat
26Winter Finish to Griffith's ChimneyVD 123mSimons Seat
27Turret CrackVS 5a **920m• 2Simons Seat
28Arete DirectVS 4c ***84?Simons Seat
29Nose ClimbS 4a ***285?Eastby Crag
30Eastby ButtressVD ***475?Eastby Crag
31Pillar RibVS 4c ***321?Eastby Crag
32Whaup EdgeVS 4b **162?Eastby Crag
33The PadderE1 5b *209?Eastby Crag
34SwastikaHVS 5b **2435m• 2Eastby Crag
35Pillar FrontE2 5b ***126?Eastby Crag
36The SoleHVS 5b ***211?Crookrise
37West Wall ClimbVS 4b *105?Crookrise
38Craven CrackVS 4c *160?Crookrise
39Griffith's ChimneyHS 4a *28?Crookrise
40Arsenic SlabS 4a **262?Crookrise
41Long ClimbVS 4b ***281?Crookrise
42Open ChimneyVD 57?Crookrise
43Flake WallVS 4b *89?Crookrise
44Slingsby's ChimneyHVD 4a **54?Crookrise
45Chimney ButtressHS 4b *21?Crookrise
46CreaseVS 5a *85?Crookrise
47RushlightS 99?Crookrise
48President's SlabHD ***478?Rylstone
49Dental slabS ***431?Rylstone
50Square Chimney & Whisky CrackMVS 4b **72615mAlmscliff
51Fluted ColumnsS 4a **168214mAlmscliff
52Low Man Easy WayD *116312mAlmscliff
53Stewpot and Rough CrackHVD 8311mAlmscliff
54South ChimneyVD 4a 15011mAlmscliff
55CD 18 Problem 4VB 5a 21?Almscliff
56Stomach TraverseVS 4c 21012mAlmscliff
57Central CrackHS 4b *24310mAlmscliff
58Crack and Wall TraverseHVD *2118mAlmscliff
59Bird's Nest CrackHS 4b **127610mAlmscliff
60Great WesternHVS 5a ***64815mAlmscliff
61Long ChimneyHVD ***23118mAlmscliff
62Frankland's Green CrackVS 4c ***33418mAlmscliff
63Parson's ChimneyHS 4b ***27217mAlmscliff
64Overhanging GrooveHVS 5a ***61317mAlmscliff
65Central ClimbVS 4c **63515mAlmscliff
66Z ClimbVS 4c **26614mAlmscliff
67Pedestal WallS 4a **241?Caley Crags
68Rib and SlabVS 4c *97?Caley Crags
69Square ChimneyHVD *74?Caley Crags
70Zig-ZagS 4a *16220mCaley Crags
71A ClimbS 4b ***25028m• 3Ilkley (Cow and...
72Ferdinand Hand TraverseVS 4c 1715mIlkley (Cow and...
73WalewskaVS 4c ***525?Ilkley (Cow and...
74JosephineHS 4b **34218mIlkley (Cow and...
75Josephine Super DirectVS 4b **32015mIlkley (Cow and...
76Fairy StepsHVD *507?Ilkley (Cow and...
77S CrackVS 4c ***65515mIlkley (Cow and...
78Stiction ChimneyVD 43?Ilkley (Rocky...
79The Flake ClimbS 4a ***237?Ilkley (Rocky...
80Spread-eagleHS 4b **53?Ilkley (Rocky...
81Illegitimate CrackVS 4c ***115?Ilkley (Rocky...
82Earl CrackVS 4c ***9417mEarl Crag
83Tiger WallMVS 4b ***164?Earl Crag
84Fairy StepsHS 4b **223?Heptonstall
85Bull's CrackHVS 5a *** 223?Heptonstall
86Cave CrackVS 4c *23?Widdop
87Curving CrackVS 5a 18?Widdop
88Ordinary RouteVD *121?Widdop
89Krypton RouteMS *70?Widdop
90Purgatory ChimneyVD 14?Widdop
91Artificial RouteVS 4c ***46?Widdop
92Ornithologist's CornerVS 4b **8012mWimberry Rocks
93Freddie's FinaleE1 5b ***4914mWimberry Rocks
94Overhang ChimneyVD *3412mWimberry Rocks
95The TridentHVS 5a ***4220mWimberry Rocks
96Bertie's BugbearS 4a ***12918mWimberry Rocks
97Starvation ChimneyHVD **2218mWimberry Rocks
98Route 1HS 4b ***23918mWimberry Rocks
99Route IIVS 5a **14718mWimberry Rocks
100Twin CracksS 4a *478mWimberry Rocks
101Slab ClimbHVD *5610mWimberry Rocks
102Long ClimbS 4a ***13735m• 2Laddow Rocks
103Long Chimney RidgeVD *2518mLaddow Rocks
104Tower FaceVS 5a ***10518mLaddow Rocks
105North ClimbVD *3316mLaddow Rocks
106Atherton BrothersS 4a **10420mShining Clough Rocks
107Phoenix ClimbVS 4c ***20626mShining Clough Rocks
108Via PrincipiaS 4a **13724mShining Clough Rocks
109Pisa Super DirectHVS 5a ***16520mShining Clough Rocks
110Stable CracksVS 4b **6020mShining Clough Rocks
111Downfall ClimbM **4660mKinder Scout...
112Downfall South CornerVD **1340mKinder Scout...
113ZigzagVD ***7016mKinder Scout...
114Left Fork ChimneyD *1616mKinder Scout...
115Professor's Chimney DirectVD *514mKinder Scout...
116The Great ChimneyHS 4b ***2418mKinder Scout...
117Central ChimneyD *-30mKinder Scout...
118Great SlabS 4a *224mKinder Scout...
119Morrison's RouteS 4a *1218mKinder Southern...
120Hartley's RouteE1 5b **920mKinder Southern...
121Herford's RouteHVS 5a ***3818mKinder Southern...
122Upper Tor WallHS 4b ***11218mKinder Southern...
123Hiker's Gully LeftHVD 1612mKinder Southern...
124The NithinS 4a *41412mCastle Naze
125The FlywalkS 4a *31010mCastle Naze
126The NicheS 4a **63012mCastle Naze
127StudioHS 4b **63012mCastle Naze
128A.P. 'absolutely perpendicular' ChimneyHS 4a *7012mCastle Naze
129Pilgrim's ProgressHS 4b **42612mCastle Naze
130Little PillarVS 4b 17412mCastle Naze
131Keep CornerS 4a *47512mCastle Naze
132Keep AreteVS 4b **50912mCastle Naze
133Scoop FaceHVS 5a ***68312mCastle Naze
134Footstool RightHVD 4a *1578mCastle Naze
135Deep ChimneyVD 438mCastle Naze
136The CrackVS 4b ***42514mCastle Naze
137Long ClimbVD 14814mCastle Naze
138The StaircaseM *8378mWindgather Rocks
139North Buttress AreteHVD 4a 54710mWindgather Rocks
140Green CrackS 4a **86710mWindgather Rocks
141Wall ClimbHVD *87410mWindgather Rocks
142Chockstone ChimneyD *100510mWindgather Rocks
143Mississippi CrackS 4a **122810mWindgather Rocks
144Middle Buttress AreteVD *65410mWindgather Rocks
145High Buttress AreteD **143812mWindgather Rocks
146High Buttress Arete DirectHVD *16210mWindgather Rocks
147Route 2VS 4b 39110mWindgather Rocks
148Route 1HS 4a 31012mWindgather Rocks
149South CrackD *48310mWindgather Rocks
150HimmelswillenVS 4c ***53914mWharncliffe Crags
151TeufelswegD *10214mWharncliffe Crags
152Tower FaceHS 4b ***56712mWharncliffe Crags
153Hell GateVD **19314mWharncliffe Crags
154Hell Gate CrackHS 4b **27812mWharncliffe Crags
155The Spiral RouteVS 4c **16928mRivelin Edge
156Croton OilHVS 5a ***124220mRivelin Edge
157Blizzard RidgeHVS 5a ***84716mRivelin Edge
158David's ChimneyVD **47710mRivelin Edge
159Dovestones WallVD **15020mDovestone Tor
160Brown WindsorVS 4b *3828mDovestone Tor
161Great ButtressHVS 5a ***18320mDovestone Tor
162Wind TunnelM *2714mDovestone Tor
163Route 1VS 4c ***20716mDovestone Tor
164Deep CleftM *13214mBamford Edge
165Bamford WallS 4a **104414mBamford Edge
166The Happy WandererHVS 5a **38214mBamford Edge
167Neb ButtressHVS 5a ***45520mBamford Edge
168Gargoyle FlakeVS 4c ***104714mBamford Edge
169Sandy CrackS 4b *1928mBamford Edge
170Curving CrackVS 4c *46910mBamford Edge
171Brown's CrackHS 4b ***100712mBamford Edge
172Quien Sabe?VS 4c ***71714mBamford Edge
173Recess CrackVD *36910mBamford Edge
174Bilberry Crack (Bamford)VS 5a **71810mBamford Edge
175Hasta La VistaS 4a 398mBamford Edge
176Grotto SlabD *136912mStanage Popular
177Heather WallVS 4c **209714mStanage Popular
178Crack and CornerS 4b ***198516mStanage Popular
179Manchester ButtressHS 4b ***228416mStanage Popular
180Gargoyle ButtressVS 4b **145414mStanage Popular
181Black Hawk Traverse Right (Blizzard Chimney)D ***61016mStanage Popular
182Black Hawk Hell CrackS 4a ***228714mStanage Popular
183Black Hawk Traverse LeftVD ***168718mStanage Popular
184Castle CrackHS 4b **124918mStanage Popular
185Castle ChimneyM **27620mStanage Popular
186The TipplerE1 5b ***53218mStanage Popular
187Flying ButtressHVD ***345324mStanage Popular
188Leaning Buttress IndirectVD *40616mStanage Popular
189Hollybush CrackVD ***267514mStanage Popular
190Via MediaVS 4c **182010mStanage Popular
191Green CrackVS 4b 19410mStanage Popular
192Rugosity WallHVS 5c *27710mStanage Popular
193Rusty CrackHVS 5c *50010mStanage Popular
194Right-hand TrinityS 4a **169214mStanage Popular
195Central TrinityVS 4c ***197716mStanage Popular
196Christmas CrackHS 4a ***279716mStanage Popular
197April CrackHS 4b ***207316mStanage Popular
198Hargreaves' Original RouteVS 4c ***259218mStanage Popular
199Pedestal ChimneyD *39314mStanage Popular
200Robin Hood's Right-hand Buttress DirectHS 4a ***168222mStanage Popular
201Inverted VVS 4b ***204222mStanage Popular
202Ellis's EliminateVS 4c ***68820mStanage Popular
203Robin Hood's Balcony Cave DirectVD **22316mStanage Popular
204Robin Hood's Cave InnominateVS 4c **49614mStanage Popular
205Harding's Super Direct FinishHVS 5a **2846mStanage Popular
206Right Twin ChimneyVD **53714mStanage Popular
207Left Twin ChimneyD **42114mStanage Popular
208Twin Chimneys ButtressVS 4c **50518mStanage Popular
209Crack and CaveVD **53718mStanage Popular
210Balcony ButtressS 4a ***120520mStanage Popular
211Mississippi Buttress DirectVS 4c ***189022mStanage Popular
212Congo CornerHVS 5b ***63524mStanage Popular
213Mississippi ChimneyVD **69018mStanage Popular
214Heaven CrackVD ***211210mStanage Popular
215Hell CrackVS 4b ***75914mStanage Popular
216Step-ladder CrackVS 5a **44014mStanage Popular
217Devil's ChimneyD **21612mStanage Popular
218Curving ChimneyVD **16416mStanage Plantation
219The Right UnconquerableHVS 5a ***145316mStanage Plantation
220The Left UnconquerableE1 5b ***114516mStanage Plantation
221Tower Face (Stanage)HVS 5a **63126mStanage Plantation
222Goliath's GrooveHVS 5a ***102022mStanage Plantation
223Wall End CrackS 4a 16816mStanage Plantation
224Wall End SlabVS 5a **89922mStanage Plantation
225Fern CrackVS 4c ***56816mStanage Plantation
226Eric's EliminateS 4a **82114mStanage High Neb
227Inaccessible CrackVS 4c **101116mStanage High Neb
228Norse Corner ClimbHS 4c **102616mStanage High Neb
229Tango CrackVD *127514mStanage High Neb
230High Neb ButtressVS 4c ***188520mStanage High Neb
231The PinionHVD **42016mStanage End
232The ArielHVD *40316mStanage End
233The Green StreakVS 4c **57212mStanage End
234Prospero's ClimbVD **57512mStanage End
235The Crab CrawlS 4a **52012mStanage End
236Black SlabVS 4b *8128mBurbage North
237Black Slab VariationD 6068mBurbage North
238Sentinel ChimneyVD *21410mBurbage North
239Sentinel Crack (Burbage North)D 55910mBurbage North
240Green CrackVD *63212mBurbage North
241Hollyash CrackVS 4b **91014mBurbage North
242Knight's MoveHVS 5a ***191716mBurbage North
243The Big ChimneyHVD 11312mBurbage North
244Brooks' LaybackHS 4b **7198mBurbage North
245Wobblestone CrackHVD 4a **4138mBurbage North
246Amazon Crack (Burbage)VS 4b ***107212mBurbage North
247Long Tall SallyE1 5b ***111410mBurbage North
248Greeny CrackVS 4b **67210mBurbage North
249Brooks' CrackHVS 5a ***13014mBurbage South Edge
250Byne's CrackVS 4b ***35014mBurbage South Edge
251The FileVS 4c ***68910mHiggar Tor
252GimcrackVS 4c **38322mMillstone Edge
253SkywalkVS 4b *13624mMillstone Edge
254Brixton RoadVD **28524mMillstone Edge
255The MallVS 4c ***111822mMillstone Edge
256Great Portland StreetHVS 5b ***99320mMillstone Edge
257Bond StreetHVS 5a ***121420mMillstone Edge
258Covent GardenVS 4b **84127m• 2Millstone Edge
259Embankment 4E1 5b **57922mMillstone Edge
260Time For Tea OriginalE1 5b **12122mMillstone Edge
261Embankment 3E1 5b ***92926m• 2Millstone Edge
262Embankment 2VS 4c **130524m• 2Millstone Edge
263Great North RoadHVS 5a ***107632mMillstone Edge
264The ScoopD *23735mMillstone Edge
265Great Slab (Millstone)HS 4b **90428mMillstone Edge
266SveltHVS 5a *34520mMillstone Edge
267Three Tree ClimbHS 4b ***131022mLawrencefield
268Pulpit GrooveVD ***65828mLawrencefield
269Great HarryVS 4c ***107922mLawrencefield
270ExcaliburVS 4c **41620mLawrencefield
271GingerbreadVS 4c *101210mLawrencefield
272MeringueHVS 5a *117610mLawrencefield
273Snail CrackVD *1289?Lawrencefield
274North ClimbS 4a *87112mFroggatt Edge
275Sunset SlabHVS 4b ***214214mFroggatt Edge
276Sunset CrackHS 4c **262312mFroggatt Edge
277Hawk's Nest CrackVS 4c ***86312mFroggatt Edge
278Swimmer's ChimneyS 4a *14612mFroggatt Edge
279Heather WallHVD 3a ***278816mFroggatt Edge
280Tody's WallHVS 5a ***259018mFroggatt Edge
281Three Pebble SlabE1 5a ***252212mFroggatt Edge
282ValkyrieHVS 5a ***110220m• 2Froggatt Edge
283Slab RecessD **134216mFroggatt Edge
284Allen's SlabS 4a **122916mFroggatt Edge
285TrapezeVD *105714mFroggatt Edge
286Trapeze DirectVS 4c **166112mFroggatt Edge
287Green GutHS 4a ***195114mFroggatt Edge
288PeapodHVS 5b ***67718mCurbar Edge
289MaupassantHVS 5a **49510mCurbar Edge
290Bel AmiVS 4b **57916mCurbar Edge
291P.M.C.1HS 4a ***82216mCurbar Edge
292Avalanche WallHVS 5a **73012mCurbar Edge
293Sorrell's SorrowHVS 5a ***16612mCurbar Edge
294The BrainVS 4c **29218mCurbar Edge
295Moyer's ButtressE1 5b ***40922mGardoms Edge
296Eye of FaithE1 5c **21220mGardoms Edge
297Elliott's Buttress DirectHS 4a **32522mGardoms Edge
298N.M.C. CrackHVD ***63014mGardoms Edge
299Apple CrackVD **35616mGardoms Edge
300Trafalgar WallS 4b ***165612mBirchen Edge
301Trafalgar CrackVD 4a **179514mBirchen Edge
302Camperdown CrawlHS 4c ***137114mBirchen Edge
303Powder Monkey ParadeS 4b ***115416mBirchen Edge
304The ChainS 4a *55312mBirchen Edge
305The PromenadeD **87716mBirchen Edge
306Monument ChimneyD **52414mBirchen Edge
307TopsailVS 4c ***181912mBirchen Edge
308Sail ChimneyS 4a ***79514mBirchen Edge
309Sail ButtressHS 4b **134714mBirchen Edge
310Nelson's SlabHS 5a **52614mBirchen Edge
311Porthole DirectVS 4c **83112mBirchen Edge
312Captain's CrawlM 106?Birchen Edge
313Captain's BunkHS 4b *58512mBirchen Edge
314Emma's DilemmaS 4b **104114mBirchen Edge
315Victory GullyS 4a 23912mBirchen Edge
316Victory CrackHS 4b **49514mBirchen Edge
317Kiss Me HardyS *45312mBirchen Edge
318The FunnelHD **42812mBirchen Edge
319The Crow's NestVS 4c **70514mBirchen Edge
320Horatio's HorrorHS 4a **36614mBirchen Edge
321Nelson's NemesisVS 4b ***53616mBirchen Edge
322Suicide WallHVS 5a ***59730m• 2Cratcliffe Tor
323Lone Tree GrooveVS 5a **35618mBlack Rocks
324Birch Tree WallVS 5a ***35820m• 2Black Rocks
325Lean Man's ClimbVS 5a ***16922mBlack Rocks
326Stonnis CrackHS 4b **27510mBlack Rocks
327Stonnis AreteS 4a **12030mBlack Rocks
328Queen's Parlour ChimneyHS 4b *2526mBlack Rocks
329Queen's Parlour GullyD **15826mBlack Rocks
330Great CrackHVS 5a ***65?Duke's Quarry
331Route 1 (Slab problem #3)HVS 4c *198?Black Rocks
332Route 2 (Slab problem #1)VS 5a *164?Black Rocks
333Phallic CrackS 4a ***38912mRamshaw Rocks
334BoomerangVD ***46416mRamshaw Rocks
335The AreteVD **39226m• 2Hen Cloud
336Rainbow CrackVS 5a ***24118mHen Cloud
337Great ChimneyS 4a ***44618mHen Cloud
338Bachelor's ClimbVS 4c ***21228mHen Cloud
339Bachelor's Left-handHVS 5b ***25524mHen Cloud
340Rib ChimneyS 4a **9318mHen Cloud
341K2S 4b *41230m• 2Hen Cloud
342Central ClimbVS 4c ***59438m• 3Hen Cloud
343Reunion CrackVS 4c **7018mHen Cloud
344DelstreeHVS 5a ***15118mHen Cloud
345ValkyrieVS 4c ***154240m• 2Roaches Lower Tier
346MatineeHVS 5b **12424mRoaches Lower Tier
347Via DolorosaVS 4c ***74832mRoaches Lower Tier
348Bengal ButtressHVS 4c **11628mRoaches Lower Tier
349Dorothy's DilemmaE1 5a **7118mRoaches Lower Tier
350YongHVD 4a **90210mRoaches Lower Tier
351Central RouteVS 4b **55616mRoaches Upper Tier
352Right RouteVD ***161124mRoaches Upper Tier
353Pedestal RouteHVD 4a ***115728mRoaches Upper Tier
354Technical SlabHS 4a **84224mRoaches Upper Tier
355Black VelvetHVD 4a ***69624mRoaches Upper Tier
356Black and TansS 4a ***136130m• 2Roaches Upper Tier
357Jeffcoat's ChimneyVD **51224m• 2Roaches Upper Tier
358Saul's CrackHVS 5a ***66918mRoaches Upper Tier
359Maud's GardenS 4a ***160522m• 2Roaches Upper Tier
360Beckermet SlabS 4b *28914mRoaches Upper Tier
361Inverted StaircaseD ***116822m• 2Roaches Upper Tier
362Fern CrackS 4b **58618mRoaches Upper Tier
363Crabbie's CrackHVS 5a ***16016mThe Five Clouds
364RubberneckHVS 5a ***24314mThe Five Clouds
15 e, 718 stars215,5365,178m• 384