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Sue Hazel on the awe inspiring 1st belay of Dreadnought
© Kafoozalem, Jul 2008

100 best limestone climbs in Britain ticklist

contributed by Ally Smith Jun/12

as per the classic Chris Craggs book. Totally free II substituted for the original due to hold loss and manky bolts on the final pitch.

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1 Hidden 64% 14 Oct, 1988
2 Roge't 63% 10 Aug, 2017
3 mike mo 60% 2016
4 Hidden 57% 8 Sep, 2019
5 markalmack 49% 1 Oct, 2020
6 WB 47% 1 Oct, 2020
7 Hidden 46% 15 Apr
8 Marti999 45% 31 May, 2021
9 Hidden 45% 8 May
10 mikej 42% 5 Sep, 2018

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Add Climb name Grade Ticks? Height Crag name
Jollies Route HVD *** 1218 40m • 3 Chudleigh Rocks -...
Central Rib Route III VD *** 415 ? Wintour's Leap
East Ridge VD 3c ** 601 73m • 4 Tor Bay and Great...
Nightmare S 4a ** 1437 50m • 3 Avon Gorge (Sea...
Bow-Shaped Slab HS 4b *** 1065 42m Flimston Bay
Diedre Sud HS 4a *** 723 42m Mowing Word
Garrotter VS 4c ** 521 35m • 2 Willersley Castle...
Medusa VS 4b *** 502 44m • 2 Ravensdale
The Night Watch VS 4b *** 376 ? Whitestone Cliffe
Giant's Cave Buttress VS 4c *** 1216 80m • 3 Avon Gorge...
Jam with Sam VS 4b * 85 ? Peak Scar
Crithmum HVS 5a * 185 40m Mother Carey's...
Jean Jeanie VS 4c *** 1739 25m Trowbarrow
Questor VS 4c *** 1015 34m Wynd Cliff
The Russian HVS 5a ** 472 ? Symonds Yat
Skylight VS 4c *** 550 42m • 2 High Tor
Blue Sky VS 4b *** 1193 56m • 2 Saddle Head
Chee Tor Girdle VS 5a *** 548 ? • 4 Chee Dale Lower
Aventura HVS 4c ** 353 30m • 2 Boulder Ruckle
Front Line HVS 5a ** 1174 33m St. Govan's Head
Finale Groove HVS 4c *** 835 35m Boulder Ruckle
The Laughing Cavaliers HVS 5a *** 1771 28m Shorn Cliff
The Thorn HVS 5a *** 650 48m • 2 Beeston Tor
Mike's Mistake E1 5b ** 304 53m • 2 Avon Gorge (Main...
Pink Wall Traverse HVS 5a ** 228 47m • 3 Avon Gorge (Main...
Beeston Eliminate HVS 5a *** 123 74m • 3 Beeston Tor
Moonraker HVS 5a *** 606 76m • 3 Berry Head - The...
Malbogies HVS 5a *** 823 57m • 2 Avon Gorge (Main...
Pinnochio HVS 4c *** 94 ? Ogmore (Main)
Original Route HVS 5a *** 937 35m High Tor
Kirkby Wall HVS 5b ** 195 27m • 2 Malham Cove
King Kong E1 5b *** 608 ? Wintour's Leap
Rock Idol E1 5a *** 1108 45m Mother Carey's...
The Arrow E1 5b *** 1889 39m St. Govan's Head
Sirplum E1 5b *** 538 50m • 2 Chee Dale Upper
Sealhunt E1 5b *** 373 36m Mowing Word
The Earl of Perth E1 5b *** 447 46m • 2 Avon Gorge...
George E1 5b *** 313 38m Dovedale
Surprise Attack E2 5c *** 228 47m • 2 Mewsford Point
Machete Wall E2 5c ** 393 27m Chudleigh Rocks -...
Coronation Street (WW) E1 5b *** 558 ? • 6 Cheddar Gorge South
Great Central Route E2 5c ** 220 ? • 2 Chee Dale Lower
Manzoku E1 5b *** 1528 36m Stennis Head
Light E2 5c ** 74 35m • 2 Gordale Scar
Shape-Up E1 5b ** 623 39m Huntsman's Leap
A Touch of Class E2 5b ** 27 46m • 3 Craig Arthur
Chimes of Freedom E2 5b *** 343 42m Mowing Word
Cracked Actor E2 5c *** 681 27m Trowbarrow
Ximenes E2 5c *** 98 36m • 2 Boulder Ruckle
Deep Space E2 5b *** 307 40m • 2 Mother Carey's...
Carnage E2 5b *** 272 42m • 2 Malham Cove
The Diedre E2 5b *** 166 ? • 2 Kilnsey
Lucky Strike E1 5b *** 582 39m Rusty Walls
First Blood E2 5c *** 763 36m St. Govan's East
Heaven's Door E3 5c *** 110 35m • 2 Stackpole Head
Kangaroo Wall E2 6a *** 238 90m • 4 Wintour's Leap
Alcasan E2 5c *** 214 102m • 5 Stoney Middleton
Deep Throat E3 5c *** 44 50m • 2 Triple Overhang...
Mysteries E3 5c *** 283 45m • 2 Stennis Ford
Darius E3 5c *** 628 50m High Tor
Scoop Wall E2 5c *** 527 25m Stoney Middleton
Wombat E2 5c *** 324 23m Malham Cove
Mythical Monster E2 5c ** 186 50m • 2 Huntsman's Leap
Last Slip E3 5c *** 101 40m • 2 Avon Gorge (Sea...
Ocean Boulevard E3 5b *** 332 45m Boulder Ruckle
Star Gate E3 5c *** 260 39m Mother Carey's...
Transformer E3 6a *** 25 48m Fall Bay to Mewslade
Moonchild E4 6a ** 61 20m Chapel Head Scar
Lunatic E3 5c ** 27 25m • 2 Chapel Head Scar
Black Grub E3 5c *** 229 28m Beeston Tor
Adjudicator Wall E3 5c *** 250 40m Dovedale
Yellow Wall E3 5c *** 48 45m • 2 Fall Bay to Mewslade
Brave New World E4 6a *** 138 36m St. Govan's East
Sunlover E3 5c *** 466 30m Trevallen Cliff
Dreadnought E3 5c *** 139 79m • 3 Berry Head - The...
Pleasure Dome E3 5c *** 466 45m Stennis Head
Think Pink E3 6a *** 160 69m • 3 Avon Gorge (Main...
Face Route E3 6a *** 181 47m • 2 Gordale Scar
New Dimensions E4 6a *** 105 52m • 2 Castell y Gwynt
Ladder of Desire E3 5c *** 202 33m Avon Gorge (Sea...
Them E3 6a *** 217 27m Avon Gorge (Sea...
Trevallen Pillar - Original Finish E4 6a *** 56 45m • 2 Trevallen Cliff
Central Wall E4 6a *** 146 ? Kilnsey
Star Wars E4 5c *** 307 39m Bosherston Head
Flaky Wall E4 6a *** 284 35m High Tor
Pan E4 6a *** 75 40m Lydstep Cavern Bay
Amanita Muscarina E4 6a *** 96 75m • 3 Avon Gorge (Sea...
Oliver E4 6a *** 109 20m Stoney Middleton
Mortlock's Arete E4 6a *** 159 ? • 2 Chee Dale Lower
Wall of the Worlds E5 6a *** 104 45m Boulder Ruckle
Atmospheres 7a *** 40 12m Pinfold Area
Tales of the Riverbank E5 6a *** 31 28m Dovedale
The Minotaur E5 6a *** 254 ? Huntsman's Leap
Axle Attack 7a+ *** 553 20m Pen Trwyn
Get Some In E5 6a *** 251 30m St. Govan's Head
Bastille E6 6b *** 49 37m High Tor
Cave Route Right (pre 2018) E6 6b *** 65 32m Gordale Scar
The Prow 8a *** 51 50m Raven Tor (Miller's...
Main Overhang 8a ** 66 17m Malham Cove
Totally Free II 8b *** 4 70m Malham Cove
Mandela 8a+ *** 25 ? Kilnsey
179 e, 281 stars 42,779 3,705m 168
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