Nick Smith enjoying the 3-star route Black and Tans (Severe) on the Roaches Upper Tier
© Hilary Bloor, Apr 2003

'Peak Rock/3/ A Decade of Expansion' ticklist

contributed by Bloke on a Rope Jan/14
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All the mentioned routes in chapter 3 of Peak Rock, climbed from just after World War 1 to the early 1930's. This decade saw the first use of twin ropes by Morley Wood on his ascent of Kelly's Overhang. The VS grade was firmly cemented by Fred Pigott,Jack Longland,Ivan Waller,Alf Bridge and Herbert Hartley. Also Harry Kelly,George Bower and others started explorations of the Chew Valley.

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AddClimb nameGradeTicks?HeightCrag name
The Crab CrawlS 4a **58412mStanage North
Doctor's ChimneyS 4a ***27018mStanage North
Manhattan ChimneyS 4a *656mStanage North
Twin Chimneys ButtressVS 4c **57618mStanage Popular
Balcony ButtressS 4a ***136620mStanage Popular
Inverted VVS 4b ***228922mStanage Popular
Tango ButtressHS 5a **126114mStanage North
The Green StreakVS 4c **63312mStanage North
Kelly's OverhangE1 5c ***52916mStanage North
Christmas CrackHS 4a ***314816mStanage Popular
April CrackHS 4b ***233516mStanage Popular
Central TrinityVS 4c ***219916mStanage Popular
Right-hand TrinityS 4a **190214mStanage Popular
Green CrackVS 4b 22710mStanage Popular
Hargreaves' Original RouteVS 4c ***291018mStanage Popular
Cave Gully WallHVS 5a *10314mStanage Popular
Robin Hood's Cave InnominateVS 4c **55114mStanage Popular
Sand ButtressVS 4c ***23622mBlack Rocks
Lean Man's ClimbVS 4c ***18722mBlack Rocks
Black CrackVS 4c *2510mBlack Rocks
Birch Tree WallVS 5a ***38520m• 2Black Rocks
Lone Tree GrooveVS 5a **39418mBlack Rocks
Lean Man's SuperdirectVS 5a ***3620m• 2Black Rocks
Black and TansS 4a ***154030m• 2Roaches Upper Tier
Crack and CornerHS 4c ***68538m• 2Roaches Upper Tier
Bachelor's ButtressHVS 4c **33418mRoaches Upper Tier
Giant's StaircaseHVS 5a *11618mCratcliffe Tor
Bower Route 1HS 4b *12910mCratcliffe Tor
PriscillaHVS 5a *818mLaddow Rocks
Tower AreteHVS 5a **2118mLaddow Rocks
Wedgewood CrackVS 4c **3324mThe Ravenstones
Nasal ButtressHS 4b ***22316mDovestones Edge
Pullman CrackVD 1?Dovestones Edge
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