John Proctor leading Balcony Buttress
© LesserTrochanter, Oct 2012

Peak Rock/3/ A Decade of Expansion ticklist

contributed by Bloke on a Rope Jan/14

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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Add Climb name Grade Ticks? Height Crag name
The Crab CrawlS 4a **74212mStanage North
Doctor's ChimneyS 4a **35318mStanage North
Manhattan ChimneyS 4a *786mStanage North
Twin Chimneys ButtressVS 4c **81018mStanage Popular
Balcony ButtressS 4a ***181620mStanage Popular
Inverted VVS 4b ***304722mStanage Popular
Tango ButtressHS 5a **162114mStanage North
The Green StreakVS 4c *78212mStanage North
Kelly's OverhangHVS 5b ***76616mStanage North
Christmas CrackHS 4a ***421216mStanage Popular
April CrackHS 4b ***306916mStanage Popular
Central TrinityVS 4c **284516mStanage Popular
Right-hand TrinityS 4b **236314mStanage Popular
Green CrackVS 4c *26110mStanage Popular
Hargreaves' Original RouteVS 4c ***386718mStanage Popular
Cave Gully WallHVS 5a **13114mStanage Popular
Robin Hood's Cave InnominateVS 4c **77814mStanage Popular
Sand ButtressVS 4c ***30722mBlack Rocks
Lean Man's ClimbVS 5a ***23622mBlack Rocks
Black CrackVS 4c **2910mBlack Rocks
Birch Tree WallVS 4c ***48520m• 2Black Rocks
Lone Tree GrooveVS 5a **49418mBlack Rocks
Lean Man's SuperdirectVS 5a ***7320m• 2Black Rocks
Black and TansS 4a ***197630m• 2Roaches Upper Tier
Crack and CornerS 4c ***87938m• 2Roaches Upper Tier
Bachelor's ButtressHVS 4c **44118mRoaches Upper Tier
The Giant's StaircaseHVS 5a *14618mCratcliffe Tor
Bower Route 1HS 4b *14910mCratcliffe Tor
PriscillaHVS 5a *918mLaddow Rocks
Tower AreteHVS 5a **2918mLaddow Rocks
Wedgewood CrackVS 4c **4124mThe Ravenstones
Nasal ButtressHS 4b ***30316mDovestones Edge
Pullman CrackVD 1?Dovestones Edge
71 stars33,139558m• 37