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© Brian Pollock, Apr 2015

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 ***341812mFroggatt Edge
ValkyrieHVS 5a ***169420m• 2Froggatt Edge
Brown's EliminateE2 5b ***120716mFroggatt Edge
Tody's WallHVS 5a ***356318mFroggatt Edge
Pinnacle ArÍteE2 5b *3916mFroggatt Edge
Pedestal CrackHVS 5a **96114mFroggatt Edge
Janker's CrackHS 4b *56410mFroggatt Edge
Janker's GrooveVS 4c *39010mFroggatt Edge
Chequers ClimbVS 4c **16320mFroggatt Edge
The Valkyrie Girdle TraverseHVS 5b -184mFroggatt Edge
Green GutHS 4a ***262614mFroggatt Edge
Allen's SlabS 4a **162916mFroggatt Edge
Cave CrackE3 5c **13212mFroggatt Edge
Great SlabE3 5b ***45218mFroggatt Edge
Beech NutE1 5c 8312mFroggatt Edge
Chequers CrackHVS 5c **76814mFroggatt Edge
ValhallaVS 4c *51210mStanage Plantation
Rugosity WallHVS 5c *35910mStanage Popular
The Left UnconquerableE1 5b ***191816mStanage Plantation
The Right UnconquerableHVS 5a ***234816mStanage Plantation
The Little UnconquerableHVS 5a *23110mStanage Plantation
Tower CrackHVS 5b **15224mStanage Plantation
The UnprintableE1 5b **24514mStanage Popular
The DanglerE2 5c ***23416mStanage Popular
QuietusE2 5c ***58714mStanage North
Bel AmiVS 4b ***83220mCurbar Edge
The BrainVS 4c ***40820mCurbar Edge
Owl's ArÍteVS 4b *51315mCurbar Edge
Two Pitch RouteVS 5a **12024m• 2Curbar Edge
Left EliminateE1 5c **17211mCurbar Edge
Right EliminateE3 5c ***15817mCurbar Edge
The PeapodHVS 5b ***116216mCurbar Edge
Elder CrackE2 5b ***49418mCurbar Edge
Gardom's UnconquerableVS 4c **20514mGardoms Edge
Blue Light's CrackE1 5b **3116mWimberry Rocks
Freddie's FinaleE1 5b ***10214mWimberry Rocks
The TridentHVS 5a ***9120mWimberry Rocks
Saul's CrackHVS 5a ***103518mRoaches Upper Tier
The SlothHVS 5a ***189824mRoaches Upper Tier
The MincerHVS 5b ***54224mRoaches Lower Tier
Valkyrie DirectHVS 5b **16428mRoaches Lower Tier
MatineeHVS 5b **25024mRoaches Lower Tier
Rainbow CrackVS 5a ***35818mHen Cloud
The Spiral RouteVS 4c **22522mRivelin Edge
How the HellVS 4c *5320mStoney Middleton
What the HellVS 4b *9826mStoney Middleton
Morning CrackS 4a *5520mStoney Middleton
Glory RoadVS 4b *17825mStoney Middleton
Golden GateHVS 5a **129?• 2Stoney Middleton
SinVS 4c **25625mStoney Middleton
Frisco BayVS 4c *51?Stoney Middleton
27 e, 109 stars33,8571,027m• 55