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World Class Britain & Ireland ticklist

contributed by Andy Moles Jul/19

The finest routes on these islands, viewed through the lens of a well-travelled foreign climber who wants to sample only the best. This person may be of any ability, so the grade of route is not important, but they have climbed at a wide variety of the best destinations in the world, and they are hard to impress. In other words, these are routes that you could recommend to anyone with the appropriate skill to climb them, assuming the right season and conditions, and be confident they will have a good time.

A work in progress, further nominations welcome.

User Percentage Latest Log
1 Hidden 60% 31 May
2 markalmack 40% 17 Jul, 2020
3 Will Rupp 28% 12 Jun
4 Hidden 24% 17 Aug, 2014
5 Hidden 24% 1 Jul, 2018
6 davkeo 22% 14 Aug
7 Hidden 20% 14 May
8 rogerskews 16% 25 May, 1991
9 Hidden 16% 3 Jun
10 Hidden 16% 3 Sep

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BY THE SEA
The Dream/Liberator E3 6a *** 129 64m • 3 Great Zawn
Astral Stroll E1 5b *** 318 88m • 4 Zawn Duel and Carn...
Darkinbad the Brightdayler E5 6a *** 140 ? Pentire Point
Once Upon a Time in the South West E9 6c 3 ? Dyers Lookout
Sacre Coeur E2 5c *** 546 ? Blackchurch
Fay E4 5c *** 320 30m Lower Sharpnose...
Pacemaker E5 6a *** 231 30m Lower Sharpnose...
Out of the Blue E2 5b *** 909 25m Lower Sharpnose...
The Devil's Slide HS 4a *** 1340 117m • 5 Lundy
Rainbow Bridge E4 6b *** 405 280m Berry Head - The...
Star Gate E3 5c *** 278 39m Mother Carey's...
The Big Issue E9 6c *** 4 36m Bosherston Head
Conan the Librarian E7 6b *** 16 ? Gogarth North Stack...
The Concrete Dream HVS 5b *** 120 ? Gogarth North Stack...
The Moon E3 5c *** 514 ? Gogarth South Stack
The Green Pool E1 5b *** 34 25m Gola Island
The Second Coming E6 6b *** 6 60m • 2 Owey Island
Main Mast E2 5b *** 80 69m • 3 Sail Rock
Jolly Roger E3 6a *** 154 ? • 2 Fair Head
Track of the Cat E4 6a *** 88 45m Fair Head
The Rathlin Effect E9 6c *** - 70m Fair Head
Above and Beyond E6 6b *** 20 ? Fair Head
Original Route VS 5a *** 834 70m • 4 Old Man of Stoer
Geriatrics E2 5b *** 106 ? Sheigra Sea Cliffs
The Prozac Link E4 5c *** 60 95m • 4 Uig Sea Cliffs...
Sugar Cane Country E4 6a *** 128 35m Pabbay
Prophecy of Drowning E2 5c *** 232 115m • 4 Pabbay
IN THE MOUNTAINS
Left Wall Direct Finish E3 5c *** 337 40m Dinas Cromlech
Resurrection E4 6a *** 643 ? Dinas Cromlech
Lord of the Flies E6 6a *** 113 ? Dinas Cromlech
Great Wall E4 6a *** 421 60m • 2 Clogwyn Du'r Arddu...
The Great Escape E8 6c *** 1 ? • 3 Cioch na h-Oighe
Dalriada E7 6b *** 32 40m The Cobbler
Shibboleth E2 5c *** 202 167m • 7 Buachaille Etive Mor
Minus One Direct E1 5b *** 151 ? Ben Nevis
Titan's Wall E3 5c *** 79 ? Ben Nevis
Steeple E2 5c *** 261 250m Shelterstone Crag
Cupid's Bow E5 6b *** 17 85m Shelterstone Crag
Angel Face E2 5c *** 108 ? Beinn Eighe
Arrow Route VD *** 927 61m • 2 Sron na Ciche
Integrity VS 4c *** 752 76m • 2 Sron na Ciche
Skye Wall E7 6b *** 6 105m • 3 Coir' Uisg Buttress
The Scoop E7 6b *** 16 205m • 8 Sròn Uladail...
Divided Years E9 6c *** 7 55m Buzzard's Roost
OUTCROPS AND ODDNESS
Elegy E2 5c *** 577 16m Roaches Lower Tier
Suicide Wall HVS 5b *** 1318 30m • 2 Cratcliffe Tor
The Rasp E2 5b *** 746 14m Higgar Tor
London Wall E5 6a *** 214 22m Millstone Edge
The Rainbow of Recalcitrance E6 6b *** 34 60m Rainbow Slab Area
The Night Watch VS 4b *** 398 ? Whitestone Cliffe
185 e, 147 stars 14,375 2,579m 93
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