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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.

User Percentage Latest Log
1 Martin Bennett 71% 9 May, 2017
2 Steve Lenartowicz 69% 8 Feb, 2018
3 Hidden 68% 29 Aug, 2014
4 Graeme Hammond 66% 28 Sep
5 alan moore 65% 17 Oct, 2019
6 Bob M 61% 27 Apr, 2018
7 Hidden 56% 5 Aug, 2018
8 Graham Westbrook 56% 15 Jun
9 mattkemp70 56% 28 Jul, 2019
10 babymoac 55% 6 Apr, 2011

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Add Climb name Grade Ticks? Height Crag name
Benny A1 *** 143 50m • 3 The Promenade
Little Brown Jug VS 5a *** 2216 66m • 3 Bosigran
Anvil Chorus VS 4c *** 1526 54m • 5 Bosigran
Diocese VS 5a *** 826 56m • 4 Chair Ladder
South Face Direct VS 4c *** 1085 59m • 4 Chair Ladder
Wreckers' Slab VS 4b ** 640 115m • 3 Cornakey Cliff
Lost Horizon VS 5a *** 1345 40m Baggy Point
Kinkyboots VS 4c * 828 61m • 2 Baggy Point
Albion VS 4c *** 722 107m • 4 Lundy
Diamond Solitaire VS 4c ** 534 40m • 2 Lundy
Inkerman Groove VS 4c *** 1108 35m Chudleigh Rocks -...
Whitt VS 4c *** 940 37m • 2 Symonds Yat
The Angel's Girdle VS 5a *** 226 110m • 4 Wintour's Leap
Piton Route VS 4c ** 983 58m • 3 Avon Gorge (Main...
Climbers' Club Ordinary VS 4b ** 957 52m • 3 The Dewerstone
Osiris VS 4c *** 745 36m Fall Bay to Mewslade
Blue Sky VS 4b *** 1164 56m • 2 Saddle Head
Armorican VS 4c *** 1643 36m Caerfai Bay
Curving Crack VS 4c ** 264 66m • 3 Clogwyn Du'r Arddu...
Longland's Climb VS 4c ** 319 126m • 5 Clogwyn Du'r Arddu...
Sabre Cut VS 4c *** 1397 55m • 2 Dinas Cromlech
Direct Route VS 5b *** 1513 74m • 4 Dinas Mot
Belle Vue Bastion VS 4c ** 480 48m • 2 Tryfan
Kirkus's Route VS 4c ** 456 ? Craig Yr Ogof (Cwm...
Doom VS 4c *** 87 ? Craig Cywarch (aka...
Mur y Niwl VS 4c *** 403 ? Craig Yr Ysfa
Oxine VS 4c *** 455 ? Clogwyn y Wenallt
One Step in the Clouds VS 4c *** 4168 69m • 4 Craig Bwlch y Moch...
Green Light VS 4c *** 19 ? Smurf Zawn
Kinberg VS 4c *** 184 18m Pinfold Area
Nea VS 4b ** 1737 75m • 4 Clogwyn y Grochan
Grey Slab VS 4b *** 352 81m • 2 Glyder Fawr
Mississippi Buttress Direct VS 4c *** 4467 22m Stanage Popular
Valkyrie VS 4c *** 2997 40m • 2 Roaches Lower Tier
Tower Face VS 5a *** 249 18m Laddow
The Mall VS 4c *** 2638 22m Millstone Edge
Ten Craters of Wisdom VS 5a *** 440 32m • 2 Dovedale
Bachelor's Climb VS 4c *** 494 28m Hen Cloud
Phoenix Climb VS 4c *** 569 26m Shining Clough
Fairy Nuff VS 4c *** 228 18m Standing Stones
The File VS 4c *** 1640 10m Higgar Tor
Topsail VS 4c ** 3543 12m Birchen Edge
Central Climb VS 4c *** 1134 38m • 3 Hen Cloud
Via Dolorosa VS 4c *** 1517 32m Roaches Lower Tier
Hargreaves' Original VS 4c *** 5800 18m Stanage Popular
Chee Tor Girdle VS 5a *** 529 ? • 4 Chee Dale Lower
Eliminate 'A' VS 4c *** 1120 ? • 6 Dow Crag
Murray's Direct VS 4c *** 552 ? Dow Crag
North West Arete VS 4b *** 1078 ? Gimmer Crag
'F' Route VS 4c *** 1000 ? Gimmer Crag
Haste Not VS 4c *** 697 ? White Ghyll
Botterill's Slab VS 4c *** 633 87m • 3 Scafell Crag
Mickledore Grooves VS 5a *** 276 67m • 2 Scafell East...
North-West Climb VS 4b *** 124 ? Pillar
Adam VS 5a *** 1657 ? Shepherd’s Crag
Eagle Front VS 4c *** 262 150m • 8 Eagle Crag...
Overhanging Bastion HVS 5a *** 844 ? Castle Rock of...
Square Chimney/Medusa Wall Combination VS 4c *** 154 ? Esk Buttress (Dow...
Jean Jeanie VS 4c *** 1682 25m Trowbarrow
The Crack VS 4c *** 1027 ? Gimmer Crag
Engineer's Slabs VS 4c *** 348 60m • 2 Gable Crag
The Night Watch VS 4b *** 357 ? Whitestone Cliffe
Frankland's Green Crack VS 4c *** 702 18m Almscliff
Arête Direct VS 4c *** 157 ? Simon’s Seat
Birch Tree Wall VS 4c *** 1497 15m Brimham Rocks
Tacitation VS 5a *** 1197 ? Kyloe Crag (Kyloe...
Pinnacle Face VS 4c *** 464 ? Crag Lough
Marcher Lord VS 5a *** 340 ? Berryhill
Original Route VS 5a *** 779 70m • 4 Old Man of Stoer
The Edge VS 4c *** 266 45m • 2 Loudoun Hill
Proud Corner VS 4c *** 659 ? Red Craig (Glen...
Grooved Arête VS 4b ** 161 90m • 3 Buachaille Etive Mor
The Mousetrap (Summer) VS 4c *** 175 ? Broad Cairn - Creag...
Scabbard (Summer) VS 4c *** 126 105m • 3 Ben Macdui -...
King Bee VS 5a *** 465 ? Creag Dubh...
Fallout Corner (Summer) VS 4b ** 253 ? Cairn Gorm - Cairn...
Phantom Slab VS 4c *** 362 60m • 3 Polldubh Crags,...
Damnation VS 4c ** 601 30m Polldubh Crags,...
Spartan Slab VS 4c *** 878 ? Beinn Trilleachan...
Sword of Gideon VS 4c ** 380 125m • 4 Sgurr a' Chaorachain
Black Pig VS 4c *** 124 ? Reiff - Roinn a'...
Black Gold VS 4c *** 235 ? Reiff - Roinn a'...
Pain Pillar VS 4c *** 1692 25m Hawkcraig
Fionn Buttress VS 4c *** 120 240m • 11 Carnmore Crag
Whether Wall VS 4c ** 215 ? The Cobbler
Whither Whether VS 4b *** 293 40m The Cobbler
Jamie Jampot VS 4c *** 420 ? Suidhe Biorach
Shangri-La VS 4c *** 73 ? Sron na Ciche
Grand Diedre VS 4c *** 54 ? Thearlaich-Dubh...
Perfect Groove VS 4c *** 24 45m Eshaness Lighthouse
The Groove VS 5a *** 967 30m Polney Crag (Craig...
The Long Climb VS *** 110 420m • 11 Ben Nevis
The Chasm (Summer) VS *** 193 450m • 16 Buachaille Etive Mor
The Clean Sweep VS 4c *** 342 185m • 4 Hell's Lum
South Ridge Direct VS 5a *** 613 ? • 13 Cir Mhor
The Great Prow HVS 5a * 73 85m • 5 Bla Bheinn
Groove Armada VS 4c *** 88 35m Sarclet
The Fence VS 4c *** 430 ? Fair Head
Girona VS 5a *** 429 ? • 2 Fair Head
Agag's Wall VS 4b *** 146 ? Lower Cove
281 stars 83,624 4,498m 239
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