Climbs 345
Rocktype Gritstone

Faces SW

Faith (in friction). Ali solo on the rounded finish of Monument Crack (E1 5b), Rylstone, North Yorkshire © Jamie Moss

Guidebooks

Northern England

The book is a selected route and crag guide although it still manages to pack over 2350 routes between its covers, spread across 44 crags. The main focus is on routes of all grades from Moderate to E9, but the best bouldering is also described.
More info
More Guidebooks:
Yorkshire Gritstone Bouldering Vol 2 (2011)
Yorkshire Gritstone (1999)

Out of print:
Lovely crag for a sunny summers day - particularly Dental Slab in a warm breeze.
andy gittins - 10/Jun/13
A beautiful setting and a good choice if you want to escape the crowds. A longish walk in and routes are generally short. However, has some classic routes including arguably the best value Diff on Gritstone (see guide).
Action MaƱana - 31/May/05
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Cracoe Memorial Boulders 
2Happy Scramble
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f2 1
3Happy Go Luckyf5+  
4Benign Bumble
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f2+ 1
5Rock Steadyf6A  
6Zag
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f3+ 2
7Zag, No Zigf6B  
8No Zig, No Zag
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f4 *2
9Zig-Zag Cleft
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f4+ 3
10Freestylef4+ **2
11Just My Stile
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f3+ *1
12Stylusf3 *1
13Stylisticf6A **3
14Hair Style
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f4 1
15Beyond the Fringe
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f3 1
16Don't Get Lippyf6C ** 
17The Flat Iron
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f5+ 1
18Flat Iron Scoop
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f4 1
19Squirrel Slab
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f3+ 1
20Hide Your Nuts
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f4 1
21Look, No Trees
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f3+ 1
22One Handed Crack
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f2 1
23Misty Y
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f4+ 1
24Play Misty
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f5 1
25Clint's Rib
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f4+ 1
26Foggy Dew
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f4 1
27Fog Horn
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f3+ 1
28Trixy Ribf3+ 1
29Warmer Upper
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f2+ 2
30Easy Starter
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f2 1
31Chimney Rib
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f3 1
32Ledgend
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f2 1
33Premier Rib
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f3 1
34Gillie's Grunt
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f5+ *2
35Premier League
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f5+ **2
36Central Crack
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f2  
37Gorillas in the Mist
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f3+ 1
38Chimps
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f3 1
39Gibbons
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f4 1
40Lemurs
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f4+ 2
41Baboon
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f5 2
42Colobus
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f4 *2
43Primate's Slab
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f4+ 1
44Pickpockets Left
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f3 1
45Pickpockets Right
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f3+ 1
46Panning For Gold
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f5 *1
47Crack and Scoop
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f4+ 1
48Central Rib
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f3+ 1
49Rusty but Trusty
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f3  
50Rugosity Sitter
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f5+ *1
51Bronze Age
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f6B  
52High Hold Silver
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f4+ *1
53Drum Role
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f6B+ 2
54Nerd
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f6B+ *1
55Heliconf6A+ 2
56Helicon/Deccaf6A **5
57Decca
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f6B+ **2
58Silvertone
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f7B  
59Maxwellf5+ 2
60Nosey
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f3  
61Warner
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f5+ *7
62Abracadabraf6A+  
63Voodoof6A 7
64Witchcraft
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f5+ ***2
65Black Magic
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f5 2
66Curse
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f6A+  
67Hougan
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f3  
68Mambo
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f2  
69Leatherback
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f2+ 1
70Loggerhead
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f3 1
71Red Slider
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f3 1
72Snapping
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f2 1
73Left Rib Rollover
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f4 1
74No Hiding Placef4 1
75Bill
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f5 1
76Berry
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f5 *2
77Pie
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f5 *2
78Fruity Corner
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f2+ 1
79Summer Pudding
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f2 1
80Whalebackf5 *1
81Hump
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f3+ 1
82Beluga
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f3 2
83Fine Spine
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f4+ 2
84Centre Back
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f5+ 1
85Roly Rib
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f4+ 1
86Shallow Groove
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f4 1
87Gotta Pick a Pocket or Two
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f6B  
88Polydorf5+ 4
89Magnusf6A *4
90Exeldyf5 4
91Slab Traversef6A 2
92Assembly
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f4 1
93Teacher's Pet
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f4+ 1
94Eleven Plus
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f5 *1
95Old Skool Specialf4 **2
96One Hundred Lines
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f3+ 1
97Rodin's Thinker
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f4+ 2
98Art Class
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f4 1
99The Remount
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f4+ 2
100The Slapper
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f6B+ * 
101Style Guruf5 2
102Truncated Ribf6A  
103Blood Donor
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f6A  
 White Doe Area 
105Rippled wall left of Juggy RoofD 1
106Chimney left of Juggy RoofD 1
107Juggy Rooff4+ *5
108Old SoldiersHVS 5b *1
109Memorial Wallf4+ 28
110Ghostbusterf5 6
111Who Yer Gonna CallVS 5a 1
112Moorland Apparationf5+ 23
113Ghost Roadf6B 5
114Poetry In Motionf6A **66
115Wordsworth Fail MeE3 6a *7
116The White DoeE2 5c **45
117The Verge of TranquilityE5 6b 5
118Emily NortonE1 5b *30
119Rhyming Slangf5 2
 West Face & Cocoa Team 
121Whipping Tankf6B+ 1
122Fine Timef6C 1
123Juggy Aretef4+ *3
124Slopey Wallf6A+ 1
125Belly Busterf5 1
126The Final FlingS 4b 3
127Autumn OdysseyE1 5b 1
128The Tower of High SorceryHVS 5b *5
129Living on a Tarot ReadingE4 6a  
130Labour PainsVS 4c 1
131Impending ArrivalVS 4c 3
132Occult Slabf4 2
133Is Anybody There?f5 1
134The Cocoa Team SpecialE5 7a 1
135Cocoa Team Specialf7C+ *** 
136Lanny Basshamf8A+ *** 
137The Definitive Gritstone ChimneyVS 9
138Inner Reaches
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f7A+ 3
139Numbers! Numbers!f4+ 1
140Oh No! The Wimmin Know!!f5 1
141The Rooff6A 5
142Roof Wallf5+ *2
143The Left Sidef4+ 1
144Slab 'N' Crackf4+ 4
145Lock Upf6A+ *2
146The Crackf6A 2
147Bondi BitchHVS 5b 1
148Surfer's ParadiseE2 6b  
149Wide Crackf3+ 2
150Right Aretef4 4
151The Beach Boysf4 3
152Surfer's Slabf5 *2
153Crest of the Wavef4+ *3
154Doglegf3 3
 Distant Gem to Pancake Slab 
156Rusty Wallf4 3
157Rusty Ribf4+ 3
158Distant GemHVS 5b 7
159The Best Manf3 2
160Crystal Twin Lefthandf3+ *4
161The Crystal TwinVS 5b **4
162The Bridegroomf4 *2
163The Vicarf3 3
164Little PillarHS 4b 6
165Shorter Stillf3 1
166For My Next TrickHVS 5b 6
167The NicheHVS 5b 7
168The Niche (1930s version?)f4+ *4
169Little PeachE3 5c 8
170And a Little CreamE2 5c *1
171Bird's Nest Crack
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HVD *10
172V CrackHS 7
173March of the millipedesS 4a 1
174Solo GamesE1 5b 13
175Poke and HopeE4 6a  
176Slip Slidin' AwayE3 6a 2
177Condition Bluef6C 1
178Rusty
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f5 *3
179Pancake Slab
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S 3c *8
180Little HorrorVS 5a  
181Starlight ExpressVS 5a 1
182Rainbow SunsetHS 4b 4
 Heartbeat Area 
184Three Step ButtressVS 4c *3
185Bare Faced StreakE4 6a **6
186Halo of FliesE6 6b * 
187Forgotten FriendsHVS 5a 4
188A Place To BeE7 6b ** 
189Heart Beat CityE8 6c **1
190Face SavourHVS 5b *6
191VeteranE3 5c **33
192Back Stage GossipE2 6a * 
 Main Crag - Rylstone Wall 
194Genuflectionf7A+ 1
195Postalf5+  
196Chunk Flakef6B+  
197Indulgentf6A 2
198Up And OverVD 33
199LoinerVS 4c *25
200Digital DilemmaHVS 5a 2
201Never Climb with Guidebook WritersE1 5b *22
202Keep LeftHS 4b 9
203Bowler's ChimneyD 4
204Orbital HighwayE1 5c 1
205Wall of the Evening PlightE1 5c **17
206Rylstone CrackHS 4b **30
207KaraltaE3 6a *1
208Rylstone WallVS 4c **47
209FreebooterHVS 5a *2
210Terror at Five and a Half FeetE5 6b  
211Rylstone Wall DirectHVS 5a **38
212Beached WhaleE2 5b *9
213Off BalanceS 3
214The Last Days of MayE1 5c 1
215Balance CrackVD *20
216I Have A Cunning PlanHS 4b 1
217BaldrickVD 3
218Secretary's SlabVS 4b 7
 Main Crag - Overhang Buttress 
220Oi'l Be HangedE2 6b 1
221PipelineVD 1
222G.T.X.HVS 5a **60
223CastrolVS 5a *83
224After EightE4 6a *1
225The Marine Who Had No FriendsE4 6b *1
226February ClimbS 4a *33
 Main Crag - Dental/Presidents 
228Flake ChimneyVD 13
229Moorland Memories
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MVS 4b 15
230RememberedVD *160
231ForgottenD 36
232Matterhorn Ridge
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S 31
233Laughing GasHVS 4c *82
234Dental slabS 4a ***671
235ExtractionHVS 5b **188
236False TeethVS 4c *92
237V ChimneyVD *27
238PersistenceVS 4c *71
239Chockstone ChimneyVD *15
240How Fast DadE1 5b 7
241Trowel FaceHS 4b *111
242Chimney Slabs Route TwoS 4a *85
243Lichen CrackM 16
244Chimney Slabs Route One
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S 4b 106
245The Glass SlipperE2 5b *6
246Lichen ChimneyVD 30
247Crazy DiamondE2 5b ***97
248Little GemE2 5c 6
249Cave FaceVD 6
250The Primaryf4+ 1
251The White HouseE1 5c 4
252Dead KennedysVS 5a *107
253Presidents PrologueE1 5b 8
254The Hot lineHVS 5b **194
255President's SlabVD ***682
256Misty MooS 4a *126
257Hanging CracksVS 5a **19
258Frankie Comes To RylstoneE1 5b *30
259Falcon CrackVD *130
260Senator's Saunter
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VD 3c **54
261SundownerHVS 5a *41
262Twin CracksS 4a 74
263PickpocketHVS 5a 34
264Tasslehoff BurrfootE2 5c *9
265The Artful DodgerE2 5b 13
266Monkey Corner
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VD 19
267Bad Boys
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VS 4c 44
268Angry WomanVS 5b 21
269Nobular StructureV2 *11
 Vain/Moon Boulders 
271Moon Landingf5+ 6
272The Dark Side of the Moonf5 5
273Lunar Arete (left)
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f4+ 13
274Lunar Arete (right)f4+ *17
275Two Moonsf4+ 20
276Iof3 5
277Callistof3+ 4
278Ganymedef3+ 4
279Moonwalkf5 4
280Snaketongue Truffleclub
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f6B 1
281Slitherf6B 1
282Tea, Jam and Cake
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f4 3
283Nosey Wall
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f6A 1
284Vanity Left (Standing Start)f5 4
285Vanity Leftf6B+ 2
286Vanity Left Eliminatef6B+ *1
287Vanity Rightf6B+ 7
288Vanity Pocketf6A 2
289Vain Wallf5+ 7
290Vanity Fairf4 3
291Main Vain Leftf6A *1
292Main Vain Directf6C *2
293Heinous Veinousf6A **3
294You're So Vainf4 1
 The Cross Group 
296Old PalsS 6
297Lower SlabHD 19
298Yet Another Hillside Attraction
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HS 4b 3
299Sandy Buttress
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VD 41
300Johnny Segment
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f7A 1
301The GruntHVS 5b 2
302Impending Gloom
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HVS 5c 1
303Sandy Gully
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D 33
304Molly Moocherf7A+ **5
305Jelly Toothf6A+ 1
306Jelly Tooth (sit start)f6B 1
307Artist's Impression
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HVS 5b 2
308The Full MontyVS 5a 1
309Bumrock
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f6C 1
310Pork Wind
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f6A+ 1
311Let There be Rock
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f7A+ 1
312She Says
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f5 1
313Fat Booty
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f5 1
314Dumper Boots
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f5+ 1
315Tiger
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f5+ 1
316Mr Mistopheles
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f5+ 1
317WhiskersE2 6a 1
318Puss-PussHVS 5b 1
319CatwalkVS 4c *9
320Monument CrackE1 5b ***123
321Sword DanceE1 5b **8
322Pocket BattleshipE3 6a *14
323The Eyes Have It
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VS 13
324Arm JamHS 4b *89
325Double CrackS 4a 55
326Anonymous CrossS 27
327Beginner's ChimneyM 55
328Midget GemE3 6b 1
329Half Nelson
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S *18
330Full Nelson
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E1 5c 1
331Crossover
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VS 4c 3
332Lower Traverse
-
VD 4
333Kiss Me HardyE2 5b 1
334HighlordHS 4b *19
335England Expectsf5 *13
336England Expects (direct start)
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E1 6a *7
337TerminusHVS 5b *25
338End of the Line
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E2 6a 2
339Grouseland
-
HS 4b 13
340Born Scrittlyf6B 1
341Neat Prow
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f5+ 2
342No Man's LandVS 5a 2
343Slab Leftf3+ 1
344Slab Centref4 1
345Slab Rightf4 3
 Warm-Up Walls 
347One Eyed WallVB 15
348Sunhill Slab
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D 77
349UndercarriageHVS 5c 24
350High Flying AdoredE1 5b *48
351Beginner's BulgeVD 62
352Full FrontalHVS 5b 16
353High Bark CrackHS 4b 35
354CheatingVD 7
355Rib of GoldHS 4a 59
356Yellow Badge of Faith
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HVS 5a *48

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