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Solar system themed routes?

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 joeramsay 09 Sep 2021

It occurred to me that the following is almost a really good ticklist:

However I'm struggling to fill in the gaps! Those routes all seem to be classics, so it would be a shame to include something naff like Uranus (3c), but I'm drawing a blank trying to find good routes for the rest of the planets. Can anyone suggest routes for the remaining planets?

Ideally I'd like the routes to be quite good so that ticking the list is quite appealing (and ideally possible), so creative suggestions, obscure mythological references, names in other languages, or names like "Jupiter's Wall" are all good. Also I think The Moon (E3 5c) has a place there, so any other moons are all welcome.

Asking quite a lot I know, but thought it might at least provide of bit of good discussion. Thanks in advance!

Post edited at 18:01
 Jamie Wakeham 09 Sep 2021
In reply to joeramsay:

Gaia?

 Dave Rumney 09 Sep 2021
In reply to joeramsay:

There are Jupiter's 4 largest moons on st govans East and Deimos on eagle crag Buttermere. 

Although I've just noticed there are multiple Deimos & Europa routes etc all over the place so it will keep you busy

Plus milky way at Ilkley, or is that too big 😃

 alan moore 09 Sep 2021
In reply to joeramsay:

You might also want to set the controls for the Heart of the Sun.

 Nick-SK 09 Sep 2021
In reply to joeramsay:

Beware the fate of Icarus (HVS 5a)

 Timy2 09 Sep 2021
In reply to joeramsay:

Star Trek E2 5c  Symonds Yat.

 DaveHK 09 Sep 2021
In reply to Dave Rumney:

> Although I've just noticed there are multiple Deimos & Europa routes etc all over the place so it will keep you busy

Phobos and Deimos at Glenmarksie. Nice but not uber classic.

 Lankyman 09 Sep 2021
In reply to joeramsay:

In a galaxy, far, far away ...

Star Wars (E4 5c)

 Nigel Coe 09 Sep 2021
In reply to joeramsay:

Callisto (HVS 5b)

Ganymede (E1 5b)

I enjoyed climbing them.

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 Nigel Coe 09 Sep 2021
In reply to joeramsay:

A route of my own, Fury 161 (E1 5b), which wasnt as scary as the planet.

'The planet's exact location was kept classified by the Weyland-Yutani Corporation for security reasons.'

 Nigel Coe 09 Sep 2021
 PaulJepson 09 Sep 2021
In reply to joeramsay:

There's absolutely loads to go at at that theme at Mother Careys e.g. Deep Space (E2 5b)

In reply to joeramsay:

Eclipse (VS 4b) on Lundy is a classic VS, though I would say it fitting the Solar System theme would be a bit of a push.

 Myfyr Tomos 09 Sep 2021
In reply to joeramsay:

Craig Fach in the Moelwynion has a number of "astronomical"  routes in the lower grade. Mars, Orion, Andromeda and Milky Way... Probably others as well.

 Allovesclimbin 10 Sep 2021
In reply to joeramsay:

What about winter routes? Several classic examples on The Ben ….

 Misha 10 Sep 2021
In reply to joeramsay:

Always the Sun at Stackpole. 

 Slackboot 10 Sep 2021
 helix 10 Sep 2021
In reply to Slackboot:

Check out the Sampson Stones in Upper Eskdale for a ton of spacey names

 George Ormerod 10 Sep 2021
In reply to Allovesclimbin:

Galactic, not solar, but The Andromeda Strain (IV 4), though I was thinking of the Rockies ultra classic, not the Cairngorms. 
 

* Edited to get the right mountains, you moron. 

Post edited at 05:39
In reply to joeramsay:

Plenty of choice for the biggest gap:

Jupiter (VS 5a)

Jupiter (E3 5b)

Jupiter (HVS 5a)

Post edited at 07:02
 john arran 10 Sep 2021
 Slackboot 10 Sep 2021
In reply to helix:

> Check out the Sampson Stones in Upper Eskdale for a ton of spacey names

I see what you mean.

 Michael Gordon 10 Sep 2021
In reply to joeramsay:

Nice thread. Have done Neptune and Pluto, both brilliant. Surprised no-one has come up with a good 'Earth' route. There's Third Stone from the Sun (HVS 5a) which gets 4 stars, though not done it myself. 

 Michael Gordon 10 Sep 2021
In reply to Allovesclimbin:

> What about winter routes? Several classic examples on The Ben ….

Yes, Orion Face Direct (V 5) really has to be in such a list.

 Greenbanks 10 Sep 2021
In reply to joeramsay:

Atmospheres (7a) Clwyd Limestone

 Michael Gordon 10 Sep 2021
In reply to Michael Gordon:

> Surprised no-one has come up with a good 'Earth' route. 

actually I see a couple were mentioned

 Greenbanks 10 Sep 2021
In reply to joeramsay:

Gravity (7b) Malham

 Greenbanks 10 Sep 2021
In reply to joeramsay:

Black Hole Sun (7a+) Twll Mawr

...Off to work😉

 chris_r 10 Sep 2021
In reply to joeramsay:

If you fancy a challenge, Hubble (9a)

 Allovesclimbin 10 Sep 2021
In reply to Michael Gordon:

Astral Highway 

Galactic Hitchhiker 

Moonwalk 

All super routes !

In reply to joeramsay:

I Fell in Love with Uranus (6b) 

Named after my love of Space stuff...and a line from McFly's 'Stargirl'

Defo not a 'classic' though.

Post edited at 10:06
In reply to joeramsay:

> However I'm struggling to fill in the gaps! Those routes all seem to be classics, so it would be a shame to include something naff like Uranus (3c), but I'm drawing a blank trying to find good routes for the rest of the planets. Can anyone suggest routes for the remaining planets?

A bit disappointed that no one has christened a route with Futurama's alternative naming for the seventh planet.

youtube.com/watch?v=1zp3b6YCXqI&

 Señor Último 10 Sep 2021
In reply to joeramsay:

The Kuiper Belt and The Oort cloud, a couple of highballs on a remote beach down here in Cornwall. 


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