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Sam Doyle, Christmas Crack on Christmas Day, Stanage
© Edward Watchorn, Dec 2005

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 **69812mStanage North
Doctor's ChimneyS 4a **30518mStanage North
Manhattan ChimneyS 4a *756mStanage North
Twin Chimneys ButtressVS 4c **74718mStanage Popular
Balcony ButtressS 4a ***168220mStanage Popular
Inverted VVS 4b ***283222mStanage Popular
Tango ButtressHS 5a **151614mStanage North
The Green StreakVS 4c *72912mStanage North
Kelly's OverhangHVS 5b ***72116mStanage North
Christmas CrackHS 4a ***386816mStanage Popular
April CrackHS 4b ***283916mStanage Popular
Central TrinityVS 4c **264016mStanage Popular
Right-hand TrinityS 4b **220514mStanage Popular
Green CrackVS 4c *24510mStanage Popular
Hargreaves' Original RouteVS 4c ***358418mStanage Popular
Cave Gully WallHVS 5a **11914mStanage Popular
Robin Hood's Cave InnominateVS 4c **71014mStanage Popular
Sand ButtressVS 4c ***28722mBlack Rocks
Lean Man's ClimbVS 5a ***21222mBlack Rocks
Black CrackVS 4c **2910mBlack Rocks
Birch Tree WallVS 4c ***47120m• 2Black Rocks
Lone Tree GrooveVS 5a **46418mBlack Rocks
Lean Man's SuperdirectVS 5a ***4420m• 2Black Rocks
Black and TansS 4a ***185930m• 2Roaches Upper Tier
Crack and CornerS 4c ***84638m• 2Roaches Upper Tier
Bachelor's ButtressHVS 4c **41118mRoaches Upper Tier
The Giant's StaircaseHVS 5a *13118mCratcliffe Tor
Bower Route 1HS 4b *14410mCratcliffe Tor
PriscillaHVS 5a *918mLaddow Rocks
Tower AreteHVS 5a **2918mLaddow Rocks
Wedgewood CrackVS 4c **3524mThe Ravenstones
Nasal ButtressHS 4b ***27616mDovestones Edge
Pullman CrackVD 1?Dovestones Edge
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