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South Shields and Lucy Rhondda on Eagles Nest Direct.
© alan moore, Aug 2020

Great VS Climbs in the Lake District ticklist

contributed by Calder Apr/11

As per Tim Noble's book. The routes were chosen on the basis of being classic, and being linked by taxing and exciting walks to recapture the romantic mountaineering spirit of the Victorians.

User Percentage Latest Log
1 Martin Bennett 96% 8 Sep, 2021
2 Hidden 89% 14 Aug
3 Steve Lenartowicz 85% 17 Jul, 2016
4 Hidden 85% 9 Apr, 2015
5 Trefor H 85% 5 Jun, 2010
6 Ian Hinkins 82% 8 Aug, 2020
7 Rog Wilko 78% 8 Aug, 2015
8 Hidden 78% 7 Aug, 2014
9 Hammy 75% 5 Jun, 2006
10 Tri5 75% 17 Jun, 2021

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Haste Not VS 4c *** 767 ? White Ghyll
Rake End Wall VS 4c *** 574 ? Pavey Ark
North West Arete VS 4b *** 1183 ? Gimmer Crag
'F' Route VS 4c *** 1078 ? Gimmer Crag
Bilberry Buttress VS 4c *** 1681 76m • 3 Raven Crag...
Sobrenada HVS 5a *** 184 ? Eagle Crag...
Beowulf VS 4c ** 45 ? Scrubby Crag
Grendel VS 4b *** 44 ? Scrubby Crag
Communist Convert VS 4c ** 142 ? Raven Crag,...
Zig Zag VS 4c ** 401 ? Castle Rock of...
The Shroud VS 4c ** 618 ? Black Crag...
Fool's Paradise VS 4c *** 462 110m • 5 Gowder Crag
Spinup VS 4c ** 263 ? Falcon Crag
Miners' Girdle VS 4c * 4 324m • 16 Miners Crag
Sinister Grooves VS 4c *** 348 ? Buckstone How
Spider Wall VS 4c ** 149 ? Grey Crag...
Fortiter VS 4b *** 159 ? Grey Crag...
Dexter Wall VS 5a *** 318 ? Grey Crag...
Eagle Front VS 4c *** 290 150m • 8 Eagle Crag...
Grooved Wall VS 5a ** 74 ? Pillar
Kern Knotts Crack HVS 4c ** 245 42m • 2 Kern Knotts
Eagle's Nest Ridge Direct VS 4b *** 289 45m The Napes
Engineer's Slabs VS 4c *** 390 60m • 2 Gable Crag
Bellerophon HVS 4c * 90 57m • 4 Heron Crag, Eskdale
Medusa Wall VS 4c 79 ? Esk Buttress (Dow...
Mickledore Grooves VS 5a *** 307 67m • 2 Scafell East...
Murray's Direct VS 4c *** 603 ? Dow Crag
Eliminate 'A' VS 4c *** 1222 ? • 6 Dow Crag
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