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Peak Rock/6/ The Emergence of Joe Brown and Don Whillans ticklist

contributed by Bloke on a Rope Jan/14

All the routes from chapter 6 of Peak Rock. Now were talking! Routes by Brown, Whillans and members of the Valkyrie MC and Rock and Ice MC. In this period(40's and 50s)crack climbing techniques were properly mastered with routes like Elder Crack E25b and Right Eliminate E35c, and Joe Brown pushed his plimsolls to the limit on Great Slab E35b! Also the first roof routes were put up with The Sloth HVS5a, The Dangler E25c and Quietus E25c.

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Add Climb name Grade Ticks? Height Crag name
Easter RidgeE2 5b **212mLaddow Rocks
Three Pebble SlabHVS 5a ***337312mFroggatt Edge
ValkyrieHVS 5a ***166820m• 2Froggatt Edge
Brown's EliminateE2 5b ***118716mFroggatt Edge
Tody's WallHVS 5a ***350218mFroggatt Edge
Pinnacle ArÍteE2 5b *3916mFroggatt Edge
Pedestal CrackHVS 5a **95114mFroggatt Edge
Janker's CrackHS 4b *55310mFroggatt Edge
Janker's GrooveVS 4c *38710mFroggatt Edge
Chequers ClimbVS 4c **15820mFroggatt Edge
The Valkyrie Girdle TraverseHVS 5b -184mFroggatt Edge
Green GutHS 4a ***258414mFroggatt Edge
Allen's SlabS 4a **159916mFroggatt Edge
Cave CrackE3 5c **13012mFroggatt Edge
Great SlabE3 5b ***44918mFroggatt Edge
Beech NutE1 5c 8012mFroggatt Edge
Chequers CrackHVS 5c **75814mFroggatt Edge
ValhallaVS 4c *49610mStanage Plantation
Rugosity WallHVS 5c *35510mStanage Popular
The Left UnconquerableE1 5b ***188216mStanage Plantation
The Right UnconquerableHVS 5a ***229316mStanage Plantation
The Little UnconquerableHVS 5a *22610mStanage Plantation
Tower CrackHVS 5b **15024mStanage Plantation
The UnprintableE1 5b **23714mStanage Popular
The DanglerE2 5c ***22416mStanage Popular
QuietusE2 5c ***56914mStanage North
Bel AmiVS 4b ***81220mCurbar Edge
The BrainVS 4c ***39720mCurbar Edge
Owl's ArÍteVS 4b *50415mCurbar Edge
Two Pitch RouteVS 5a **10624m• 2Curbar Edge
Left EliminateE1 5c **14411mCurbar Edge
Right EliminateE3 5c ***15217mCurbar Edge
The PeapodHVS 5b ***112716mCurbar Edge
Elder CrackE2 5b ***47818mCurbar Edge
Gardom's UnconquerableVS 4c **20114mGardoms Edge
Blue Light's CrackE1 5b **2616mWimberry Rocks
Freddie's FinaleE1 5b ***9114mWimberry Rocks
The TridentHVS 5a ***8320mWimberry Rocks
Saul's CrackHVS 5a ***101618mRoaches Upper Tier
The SlothHVS 5a ***184824mRoaches Upper Tier
The MincerHVS 5b ***52624mRoaches Lower Tier
Valkyrie DirectHVS 5b **12628mRoaches Lower Tier
MatineeHVS 5b **24324mRoaches Lower Tier
Rainbow CrackVS 5a ***35218mHen Cloud
The Spiral RouteVS 4c **21922mRivelin Edge
How the HellVS 4c *5320mStoney Middleton
What the HellVS 4b *9826mStoney Middleton
Morning CrackS 4a *5420mStoney Middleton
Glory RoadVS 4b *17525mStoney Middleton
Golden GateHVS 5a **126?• 2Stoney Middleton
SinVS 4c **25425mStoney Middleton
Frisco BayVS 4c *48?Stoney Middleton
27 e, 109 stars33,1111,027m• 55