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The 100 Best UK VS routes? ticklist

contributed by The Ivanator Feb/11

Includes all 16 VS ticks from Classic and Hard Rock and adds another 84 to make a round 100. List compiled and selected from a wealth of contributions from UKC regulars via the Forums. Enjoy!

A few are not graded VS in the UKC logbooks, but are generally accepted as VS.

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Add Climb name Grade Ticks? Height Crag name
BennyA1 ***11250m• 3The Promenade
Little Brown JugVS 5a ***181365m• 3Bosigran
Anvil ChorusVS 4c ***126160m• 4Bosigran
DioceseVS 5a ***708?Chair Ladder
South Face DirectVS 4c ***868?Chair Ladder
Wreckers' SlabVS 4b **538115m• 3Cornakey Cliff
Lost HorizonVS 5a ***1040?Baggy Point
KinkybootsVS 4c *705?Baggy Point
AlbionVS 4c ***588107m• 4Lundy
Diamond SolitaireVS 4c **428?• 2Lundy
Inkerman GrooveVS 4c ***87336mChudleigh Rocks
WhittVS 4c ***78537m• 2Symonds Yat
The Angel's GirdleVS 5a ***179110m• 4Wintour's Leap
Piton RouteVS 4c **77958m• 3Avon Gorge (Main...
Climbers' Club OrdinaryVS 4b **765?• 3The Dewerstone
OsirisVS 4c ***74736mFall Bay to Mewslade
Blue SkyVS 4b ***91254m• 2Saddle Head
ArmoricanVS 4c ***128636mCaerfai Bay
Curving CrackVS 4c **24066m• 3Clogwyn Du'r Arddu...
Longland's ClimbVS 4c **285126m• 5Clogwyn Du'r Arddu...
Sabre CutVS 4c ***120655m• 2Dinas Cromlech
Direct RouteVS 5b ***123774m• 4Dinas Mot
Belle Vue BastionVS 4c **40648m• 2Tryfan
Kirkus's RouteVS 4c **388?Craig Yr Ogof (Cwm...
DoomVS 4c ***62?Craig Cywarch (aka...
Mur y NiwlVS 4c ***309?Craig Yr Ysfa
OxineVS 4c ***359?Clogwyn y Wenallt
One Step in the CloudsVS 4c ***362169m• 4Craig Bwlch y Moch...
Green LightVS 4c ***15?Smurf Zawn
KinbergVS 4c ***16518mPinfold Area
NeaVS 4b **151275m• 4Clogwyn y Grochan
Grey SlabVS 4b ***30481m• 2Glyder Fawr
Mississippi Buttress DirectVS 4c ***387122mStanage Popular
ValkyrieVS 4c ***259740m• 2Roaches Lower Tier
Tower FaceVS 5a ***18018mLaddow Rocks
The MallVS 4c ***221822mMillstone Edge
Ten Craters of WisdomVS 5a ***36532m• 2Dovedale
Bachelor's ClimbVS 4c ***40128mHen Cloud
Phoenix ClimbVS 4c ***42726mShining Clough Rocks
Fairy NuffVS 4c ***19518mStanding Stones
The FileVS 4c ***129810mHiggar Tor
TopsailVS 4c **303412mBirchen Edge
Central ClimbVS 4c ***98938m• 3Hen Cloud
Via DolorosaVS 4c ***128132mRoaches Lower Tier
Hargreaves' OriginalVS 4c ***501218mStanage Popular
Chee Tor GirdleVS 5a ***388?• 4Chee Dale Lower
Eliminate 'A'VS 4c ***900?• 6Dow Crag
Murray's DirectVS 4c ***441?Dow Crag
North West AreteVS 4b ***848?Gimmer Crag
'F' RouteVS 4c ***819?Gimmer Crag
Haste NotVS 4c ***560?White Ghyll
Botterill's SlabVS 4c ***49787m• 3Scafell Crag
Mickledore GroovesVS 4c ***20867m• 2Scafell East...
North-West ClimbMVS 4b ***90?Pillar
AdamVS 5a ***1418?Shepherd’s Crag
Eagle FrontVS 4c ***210150m• 8Eagle Crag...
Overhanging BastionVS 5a ***724?Castle Rock of...
Square Chimney/Medusa Wall CombinationVS ***116?Esk Buttress (Dow...
Jean JeanieVS 4c ***140925mTrowbarrow
The CrackVS 4c ***796?Gimmer Crag
Engineer's SlabsVS 4c ***25660m• 2Gable Crag
The Night WatchVS 4b ***288?Whitestone Cliffe
Frankland's Green CrackVS 4c ***58218mAlmscliff
Arête DirectVS 4c ***130?Simons Seat
Birch Tree WallVS 4c ***132715mBrimham Rocks
TacitationVS 5a ***1033?Kyloe Crag (Kyloe...
Pinnacle FaceVS 4c ***385?Crag Lough
Marcher LordVS 5a ***283?Berryhill
Original RouteVS 5a ***57470m• 4Old Man of Stoer
The EdgeVS 4c ***23345m• 2Loudoun Hill
Proud CornerVS 4c ***527?Red Craig (Glen...
Grooved ArêteVS 4b **13090m• 3Buachaille Etive Mor
The Mousetrap (Summer)VS 4c ***133?Broad Cairn - Creag...
Scabbard (Summer)VS 4c ***93105m• 3Ben Macdui -...
King BeeVS 5a ***363?Creag Dubh...
Fallout Corner (Summer)VS 4b **154?Cairn Gorm - Cairn...
Phantom SlabVS 4c ***27060m• 3Polldubh Crags,...
DamnationVS 4c ***46930mPolldubh Crags,...
Spartan SlabVS 4c **730?Beinn Trilleachan...
Sword of GideonVS 4c **300125m• 4Sgurr a' Chaorachain
Black PigVS 4c ***92?Reiff - Roinn a'...
Black GoldVS 4c ***163?Reiff - Roinn a'...
Pain PillarVS 4c ***138325mHawkcraig
Fionn ButtressVS 4c ***93240m• 11Carnmore Crag
Whether WallVS 4c **157?The Cobbler (Ben...
Whither WhetherVS 4b ***21440mThe Cobbler (Ben...
Jamie JampotVS 4c ***289?Suidhe Biorach
Shangri-LaVS 4c ***54?Sron na Ciche
Grand DiedreVS 4c ***37?Thearlaich-Dubh...
Perfect GrooveVS 4c ***1845mEshaness Lighthouse
The GrooveVS 5a ***76930mPolney Crag (Craig...
The Long ClimbVS ***91420m• 11Ben Nevis
The Chasm (Summer)VS ***157450m• 16Buachaille Etive Mor
The Clean SweepVS 4c ***243185m• 4Hell's Lum
South Ridge DirectVS 5a ***479?• 13Cir Mhor
The Great ProwHVS 5a *5285m• 5Bla Bheinn
Groove ArmadaVS 4c ***4435mSarclet
The FenceVS 4c ***344?Fair Head
GironaVS 5a ***334?Fair Head
Agag's WallVS 4b ***119?Lower Cove
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