Andi climbing Birch tree wall (vs 5a) at Black Rocks
© laxi, Jul 2010

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 **67812mStanage North
Doctor's ChimneyS 4a **32318mStanage North
Manhattan ChimneyS 4a *746mStanage North
Twin Chimneys ButtressVS 4c **69118mStanage Popular
Balcony ButtressS 4a ***161420mStanage Popular
Inverted VVS 4b ***274022mStanage Popular
Tango ButtressHS 5a **146814mStanage North
The Green StreakVS 4c *72012mStanage North
Kelly's OverhangHVS 5b ***70416mStanage North
Christmas CrackHS 4a ***372816mStanage Popular
April CrackHS 4b ***274616mStanage Popular
Central TrinityVS 4c **254416mStanage Popular
Right-hand TrinityS 4b **212214mStanage Popular
Green CrackVS 4c *24310mStanage Popular
Hargreaves' Original RouteVS 4c ***346018mStanage Popular
Cave Gully WallHVS 5a **11614mStanage Popular
Robin Hood's Cave InnominateVS 4c **67114mStanage Popular
Sand ButtressVS 4c ***28322mBlack Rocks
Lean Man's ClimbVS 5a ***22322mBlack Rocks
Black CrackVS 4c **2710mBlack Rocks
Birch Tree WallVS 4c ***46420m• 2Black Rocks
Lone Tree GrooveVS 5a **44018mBlack Rocks
Lean Man's SuperdirectVS 5a ***4520m• 2Black Rocks
Black and TansS 4a ***179330m• 2Roaches Upper Tier
Crack and CornerS 4c ***81338m• 2Roaches Upper Tier
Bachelor's ButtressHVS 4c **37518mRoaches Upper Tier
Giant's StaircaseHVS 5a *12718mCratcliffe Tor
Bower Route 1HS 4b *13510mCratcliffe Tor
PriscillaHVS 5a *818mLaddow Rocks
Tower AreteHVS 5a **2918mLaddow Rocks
Wedgewood CrackVS 4c **3424mThe Ravenstones
Nasal ButtressHS 4b ***24316mDovestones Edge
Pullman CrackVD 1?Dovestones Edge
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