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UK road to wide crack mastery ticklist

contributed by masa-alpin Sep/16

Definition of "wide" is a crack too wide for fist jam (for most people at least), excluding pure caving-type squeezing chimney routes. The wide crack must be the characteristic feature (usually crux) of the route. Most easy-grade routes are missing, and I am sure some of the hard and good routes, too, and clearly it is biased to Peak Grit � your feedback is most welcome! See also http://www.ukclimbing.com/logbook/set.php?id=624

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Add Climb name Grade Ticks? Height Crag name
 CLASSICS (MILESTONE)
Swimmer's ChimneyS 4a *23612mFroggatt Edge
Final CrackHS 4b **2610mHen Cloud
Green CrackVS 5a *638mRamshaw Rocks
The PeapodHVS 5b ***131116mCurbar Edge
Desperation CrackHVS 5b ***28112mBrimham Rocks
StrapiomboHVS 5b ***103?Craig Pant Ifan...
Tower ChimneyE1 5b ***14020mStanage Plantation
Left EliminateE1 5c **21411mCurbar Edge
Elder CrackE2 5b ***51718mCurbar Edge
Right EliminateE3 5c ***14817mCurbar Edge
Winking CrackE3 5c **192?• 2Gogarth North Stack...
GoliathE4 6a ***11510mBurbage South Edge
Fear of InfectionE4 6a ***2915mClogwyn Mawr Cwmglas
SuperjamE5 6b ***1?Sennen
Wide CountryE5 6b ***-50mThe Cobbler (Ben...
Gigglin' CrackE6 6c ***2610mBrimham Rocks
Ray's RoofE7 6c ***98mNewstones and...
Gobbler's RoofE7 6c *2?Harborough Rocks
 SOUTHERN ENGLAND
True GritE2 5b -?Lands End
MarionetteE2 5c 20?Sennen
Max CrackE2 5b 515mAire Point
"Dig deep growl loud"E4 6a/b ***-?Carn Boel
Dodger's ChimneyD 19?Chair Ladder
Sea HorseHVS 5b *9?Chair Ladder
By Merlin's Beard!HVS 5a *3?Logan Rock
Vote of No ConfidenceE1 5b *212mLogan Rock
Granite GraterE4 6a -35m• 2Logan Rock
Jack Yer BodyE4 5c 1215mLogan Rock
Skin GraftE2 5c *8?Cribba Head
KuneshE2 5b *320mPednvounder Beach...
SuamicoE3 5c 320mPednvounder Beach...
Maxwell's DemonE5 6b **1?Cligga Head
Fight or flightE5 6b ***-?• 4Willapark Cliff
Foxman and Robin's Zawn DuelE3 5b -?Maer Cliff (aka...
FreedomE4 6b *1?Maer Cliff (aka...
OceansE5 6a/b ***1?Maer Cliff (aka...
SigmoidoscopyHVS 4c 617mBude Pillars
Wreckin' and Divin'HVS 5a ***1?Compass Point (Bude)
Artful DodgerE3 5b -25mCompass Point (Bude)
Father Christmas's NightmareE3 5a 237mCompass Point (Bude)
Dark AngelE5 6a ***4?Baggy Point
The Chimney SweepE5 5c **-87m• 3Lee Cliff...
LootHVS 5b **133?Chudleigh Rocks
The SingularityE5 6a ***19mLuxulyan Quarry...
 WALES
Shell ShockVS 4c 9220mSt. Govan's Head
The AbyssE7 6b ***-48m• 3Mother Carey's...
The BrothersVS 4c **502?Craig Bwlch y Moch...
Cracking UpE2 5c **2620mGideon Quarries
The Mancer DirectE3 5b **4?Gideon Quarries
Liquid ArmbarE4 6a **5?Gideon Quarries
Curving CrackVS 4c **24266m• 3Clogwyn Du'r Arddu...
VemberE1 5b ***244?Clogwyn Du'r Arddu...
T.RexE3 5c ***144?Gogarth North Stack...
 PEAK DISTRICT
Constable CrackE1 5b 824mWillersley Castle...
MedusaE1 5b **259?Stoney Middleton
Curving CrackVS 4c *278mShining Cliff
Vaya Con DiosE2 5c **2920mGardom's Edge
Every Man's MiseryVS 5a *666mBurbage South Edge
Cioch CrackHVS 5a **20311mCurbar Edge
Quad CrackHVS 5a 4412mCurbar Edge
Sorrell's SorrowHVS 5a ***31712mCurbar Edge
HerculesE1 5a *8011mCurbar Edge
The Big CrackE2 5b ***56415mFroggatt Edge
CrewcutVS 4c **26922mMillstone Edge
Lazy Off WidthHVD 6?Stanage Plantation
Wall ButtressHVS 5a *70112mStanage Plantation
Cleft Wall Route 2VS 5a *35712mStanage Plantation
Beggar's CrackVS 4c 35812mStanage Popular
The Little UnconquerableHVS 5a *26610mStanage Plantation
SurpriseE1 5c *4016mStanage Plantation
CentaurE2 5c *478mStanage Plantation
Broken ArrowE1 5b *536mStanage Popular
The ManglerE1 5c *4610mStanage Plantation
Rhododendron CrackE1 5a *1218mRivelin Quarries
The Great ZawnHVS 5a **88?Ramshaw Rocks
Ina's ChimneyS 4a **13?Ina’s and Alton...
AtlasE2 5c **15?Ina’s and Alton...
ImpositionE2 5b **428mRamshaw Rocks
Melvyn Braggf7B ***27?Ramshaw Rocks
Kneewrecker ChimneyHVS 4c **8?Belmont Hall Crags
 NORTHERN ENGLAND
Grey Knotts FaceD *145?• 5Gillercombe
Hindleg CrackHS 4b *92?Gouther Crags
Harry's CrackVS 4c 216mBrimham Rocks
Roadside CrackE1 5b 248mBrimham Rocks
Bog CrackE1 5b 3312mBrimham Rocks
Tube BreakE3 6a 138mBrimham Rocks
BrutaliserE3 5c *239mBrimham Rocks
DelilahE1 5b **31?Pule Hill Rocks
Botterill's CrackHVS 5a *8510mIlkley (Cow and...
Offwidth His HeadVS 4b 1?Earl Seat
Blue Light's CrackE1 5b **4416mWimberry Rocks
Intermediate GullyMVS 4b *25?Dow Crag
Gimmer ChimneyVD ***474?Gimmer Crag
Central buttress (Original)E3 5c ***6?Scafell Crag
HarmonyHVS 5b -?Buckbarrow, Wasdale
Sacrificial CrackE4 6a ***366m• 3The Napes
 SCOTLAND
Dirl ChimneyVS 4c ***30613mClifton Crag
Bobbin RobinE2 5b 423mCambusbarron Quarry...
No CruiseE4 5c **2?Glen Lednock, Creag...
Storming The BastilleE3 5c **-80m• 3Binnein Shuas
The OrificeE3 6a *140m• 2Stac Pollaidh
North-West EliminateE5 6a ***-40mCnoc an Staca
Shags DirectE1 5c **130mPabbay
Coruisk CornerE5 6a ***-?Coir' Uisg Buttress
The AspE2 5c **3105m• 3Sgùrr Alasdair
What Have I BecombeE6 6b ***-?• 2Sgurr an Fheadain
Staffin Classic (a.k.a. Kilt Classic)E2 5b ***2040mStaffin Slips
 IRELAND
StriapachHVS 5a *10?Fair Head
DecemberHVS 5a **103?Fair Head
JuggernautHVS 5a 3?Fair Head
An Bealach RúndaE1 5b ***174105m• 3Fair Head
The DofferE1 5b *9?Fair Head
DuaisE1 5b 742mFair Head
SiroccoE1 5b -?Fair Head
CurserE2 5b -?Fair Head
DoldrumE2 5c **1170mFair Head
FlashdanceE2 5b -?• 3Fair Head
Blood LineE3 6a -?Fair Head
ClontarfE3 5c -?• 3Fair Head
LochlannachE3 6a *-70m• 3Fair Head
 APPENDIX (CHAMONIX)
British Route6b 33350mAiguille de...
223 e, 184 stars10,5582,059m• 152