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View from The Laughing Cavaliers, Shorn Cliff, Wye Valley
© Oliver Buxton, Aug 2005

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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Add Climb name Grade Ticks? Height Crag name
WogsHVD ***1045?• 3Chudleigh Rocks
Central Rib Route IIIVD ***382?Wintour's Leap
East RidgeVD 3c **53773m• 4Tor Bay and Great...
NightmareS 4a **114850m• 3Avon Gorge (Sea...
Bow-Shaped SlabHS 4a ***71642mFlimston Bay
Diedre SudHS 4a ***57142mMowingword
GarrotterVS 4c **43335m• 2Willersley Castle...
MedusaVS 4b ***42744m• 2Ravensdale
The Night WatchVS 4b ***307?Whitestone Cliffe
Giant's Cave ButtressVS 4c ***95580mAvon Gorge...
Jam with SamVS 4b *81?Peak Scar
CrithmumVS 5a *15340mMother Carey's...
Jean JeanieVS 4c ***145625mTrowbarrow
QuestorVS 4b ***86434mWynd Cliff
The RussianHVS 5a **417?Symonds Yat
SkylightVS 4c ***46142m• 2High Tor
Blue SkyVS 4b ***95456m• 2Saddle Head
Chee Tor GirdleVS 5a ***401?• 4Chee Dale Lower
AventuraHVS 4c **30330m• 2Boulder Ruckle
Front LineHVS 5a **97233mSt. Govan's Head
Finale GrooveHVS 4c ***70435mBoulder Ruckle
The Laughing CavaliersHVS 5a ***147328mShorn Cliff
The ThornHVS 5a ***55848m• 2Beeston Tor
Mike's MistakeE1 5b **26053m• 2Avon Gorge (Main...
Pink Wall TraverseHVS 5a **16747m• 3Avon Gorge (Main...
Beeston EliminateHVS 5a ***10474m• 3Beeston Tor
MoonrakerHVS 5a ***50375m• 3Berry Head (The Old...
MalbogiesHVS 5a ***66957m• 2Avon Gorge (Main...
PinnochioHVS 4c ***76?Ogmore (Main)
Original RouteHVS 5a ***79135mHigh Tor
Kirkby WallHVS 5b **16927m• 2Malham Cove
King KongE1 5b ***516?Wintour's Leap
Rock IdolE1 5a ***86945mMother Carey's...
The ArrowE1 5b ***155639mSt. Govan's Head
SirplumE1 5b ***45550m• 2Chee Dale Upper
SealhuntE1 5b ***27536mMowingword
The Earl of PerthE1 5b ***37446m• 2Avon Gorge...
GeorgeE1 5b ***26738mDovedale
Surprise AttackE1 5c ***19147m• 2Mewsford Point
Machete WallE2 5c **278?Chudleigh Rocks
Coronation Street (WW)E1 5b ***455?Cheddar Gorge South
Great Central RouteE2 5c **183?• 2Chee Dale Lower
ManzokuE1 5b ***125936mStennis Head
LightE2 5c **6635m• 2Gordale Scar
Shape-UpE1 5b **52939mHuntsman's Leap
A Touch of ClassE2 5b **2346m• 3Craig Arthur
Chimes of FreedomE2 5b ***26642mMowingword
Cracked ActorE2 5c ***55327mTrowbarrow
XimenesE2 5c ***8136m• 2Boulder Ruckle
Deep SpaceE2 5b ***23140m• 2Mother Carey's...
CarnageE2 5b ***23942m• 2Malham Cove
The DiedreE2 5b ***149?• 2Kilnsey
Lucky StrikeE1 5b ***48439mRusty Walls
First BloodE2 5c ***58736mSt. Govan's East
Heaven's DoorE3 5c ***8135m• 2Stackpole Head
Kangaroo WallE2 6a ***19990m• 4Wintour's Leap
AlcasanE2 5c ***181102m• 5Stoney Middleton
Deep ThroatE3 5c **3350m• 2Triple Overhang...
MysteriesE3 5c ***23545m• 2Stennis Ford
DariusE2 5c ***54450mHigh Tor
Scoop WallE2 5c ***46525mStoney Middleton
WombatE2 5c ***27123mMalham Cove
Mythical MonsterE2 5c **16450m• 2Huntsman's Leap
Last SlipE3 5c ***9240m• 2Avon Gorge (Sea...
Ocean BoulevardE3 5b ***28445mBoulder Ruckle
Star GateE3 5c ***20439mMother Carey's...
TransformerE3 6a ***2048mFall Bay to Mewslade
MoonchildE4 6a **4520mChapel Head Scar
LunaticE3 5c **2325m• 2Chapel Head Scar
Black GrubE3 5c ***18228mBeeston Tor
Adjudicator WallE3 5c ***20340mDovedale
Yellow WallE3 5c ***4545m• 2Fall Bay to Mewslade
Brave New WorldE4 6a ***10136mSt. Govan's East
SunloverE3 5c ***39930mTrevallen Cliff
DreadnoughtE3 5c ***11380m• 3Berry Head (The Old...
Pleasure DomeE3 5c ***38445mStennis Head
Think PinkE3 6a ***12269m• 3Avon Gorge (Main...
Face RouteE3 6a ***15347m• 2Gordale Scar
New DimensionsE4 6a ***8937m• 2Castell y Gwynt
Ladder of DesireE3 5c ***17433mAvon Gorge (Sea...
ThemE3 6a ***17727mAvon Gorge (Sea...
Trevallen Pillar - Original FinishE4 6a ***4845m• 2Trevallen Cliff
Central WallE4 6a ***125?Kilnsey
Star WarsE4 5c ***24639mBosherston Head
Flaky WallE4 6a ***24035mHigh Tor
PanE4 6a ***5740mLydstep Cavern Bay
Amanita MuscarinaE4 6a ***8275m• 3Avon Gorge (Sea...
OliverE4 6a ***7920mStoney Middleton
Mortlock's AreteE4 6a ***135?• 2Chee Dale Lower
Wall of the WorldsE5 6a ***9245mBoulder Ruckle
Atmospheres7a ***2812mPinfold Area
Tales of the RiverbankE5 6a ***2828mDovedale
The MinotaurE5 6a ***214?Huntsman's Leap
Axle Attack7a+ ***457?Pen Trwyn
Get Some InE5 6a ***20430mSt. Govan's Head
BastilleE6 6b ***3537mHigh Tor
Cave Route Right (pre 2018)E6 6b ***5732mGordale Scar
The Prow8a ***4150mRaven Tor (Miller's...
Main Overhang8a **4817mMalham Cove
Totally Free II8b ***370mMalham Cove
Mandela8a+ ***19?Kilnsey
177 e, 280 stars35,1643,603m• 161