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The best 50 UK "Orange Spot" Sports Routes? ticklist

contributed by The Ivanator Jan/16

An attempt to identify the best UK routes in the Rockfax "Orange Spot" zone of F5a - F6a+. Chosen following Forum discussion, and scouring the UKC logbooks/voting for gems. Quality has been the main criteria for the choices, but there is an attempt to achieve some geographical spread to the routes as well.

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Add Climb name Grade Ticks? Height Crag name
 PORTLAND
Slings Shot5a ***241622mBlacknor North
Reptile Smile6a+ ***191822mBlacknor North
Shit Happens, Actually6a **118120mBlacknor Central
Pregnant Pause6a+ ***111426mBlacknor Central
Go With the Flow6a **53122mBlacknor Central
Lazy Days and Summer Haze6a+ **67418mBattleship Edge
Stalker's Zone6a+ ***62228mWallsend South
The Man Who Never Found Himself6a+ **37723mCoastguard North
Xavier's Wall6a ***38524mCoastguard South
Coming of Age6a **27724mCoastguard South
Consommé6a+ **146617mThe Cuttings
For Michèle6a 83?The Cuttings
 SOUTH WEST ENGLAND
Unseen Ripples of the Pebble6a+ **85420mWinspit
Supercalorific6a+ ***23320mChurston Quarries
Sunshine6a *20460m• 2Anstey's Cove
More To Share6a+ **26325mThe Perch Quarry
Still Nice and Still Sleazy6a+ **63832mWintour's Leap
 SOUTH & CENTRAL WALES
Hung Over6a+ ****6715mThird Sister to...
Southeast Wall6a+ ***16118mThird Sister to...
Lemon Soul6a ***249?Rhossili Beach
Dawson's Corner5a ***106?Rhossili Beach
Don't Jis on my Sofa6a+ ***47?• 2Barland Quarry
Nevermind6a **4425mCraig Cnwch
The Plumb5b **252?Gilwern
 NORTH WALES
Borderline6a+ ***65412mTrevor Quarry
Plastic Soldier6a **77640mAustralia
We no speak Americano!6a **8630m• 2California
The Horsin' Around Finish6a+ **338?Rainbow Slab Area
Tricky Fruitbat6a+ *8820mFedw Fawr
Route 15a ***250319mCastle Inn Quarry
Skin Game6a+ **46020mLower Pen Trwyn
 NORTHERN ENGLAND
School's Out6a+ **163720mHorseshoe Quarry
Coral Seas6a ***91728mHarpur Hill Quarry
Bonhomie6a+ ***415?Giggleswick South
Wheels On Fire6a+ ***76121mRobin Proctor's Scar
Inertia Syndrome Revisited6a+ **44821mRobin Proctor's Scar
Silver Buttons6a+ ***6645m• 2Langcliffe Quarry
Blencathra Badger5b ***29627mBram Crag Quarry
The Sunshine Gang6a ***21830mBram Crag Quarry
Fisherman's Friend5c **162?St. Bees Head
 SCOTLAND
Silence of the Clams5c ***42?Arbroath
The Deil's Heid5c ***10615mArbroath
Sharp Practice6a **162?Cambus O'May...
Tale of the Tape6a+ ***115?Elephant Rock
The Groove6a ***9415mArdvorlich
The Fly6a+ **24515mMoy Rock (Dingwall)
Corvus5c **42422mMoy Rock (Dingwall)
Above The Line6a **72?Creag Bheag (The...
Tain Spotting6a **143?Creag Bheag (The...
Double Jointed5c ***5852m• 2Creag Mhor (The...
121 stars25,448913m• 55
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