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100 Best Routes on Grit ticklist

contributed by Chris Craggs Jan/22

The list from the unpublished book I wrote in the early 1990s - still pretty happy with it as a 'Best Of'

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VDIFF
President's Slab VD *** 946 18m Rylstone
Hollybush Crack VD *** 6301 14m Stanage Popular
N.M.C. Crack HVD 4a *** 1340 18m Gardom's Edge
The ArĂȘte VD ** 770 26m • 2 Hen Cloud
Zig-zag VD *** 190 18m Kinder Downfall
Flying Buttress HVD 4a *** 7462 24m Stanage Popular
Pedestal Route HVD 4a *** 2199 28m • 2 Roaches Upper Tier
SEVERE
Heather Wall HVD 3b *** 5768 16m Froggatt Edge
Long Climb S 4a *** 328 35m • 2 Laddow
Bertie's Bugbear S 4a *** 228 18m Wimberry Rocks
Dental Slab S 4a *** 914 20m Rylstone
Black and Tans S 4a *** 2863 30m • 2 Roaches Upper Tier
Christmas Crack HS 4a *** 6918 16m Stanage Popular
HS
Robin Hood's Right-hand Buttress Direct HS 4a *** 3918 22m Stanage Popular
The Great Chimney HS 4b ** 51 18m Kinder Downfall
P.M.C.1 HS 4a *** 1982 15m Curbar Edge
Upper Tor Wall HS 4b *** 271 18m Kinder Southern...
Parson's Chimney HS 4b *** 598 17m Almscliff
Route I HS 4b *** 465 18m Wimberry Rocks
VS
Hargreaves' Original VS 4c *** 6025 18m Stanage Popular
Misty Wall VS 4b *** 166 14m Kinder Northern...
Inverted V VS 4b *** 4746 22m Stanage Popular
Byne's Crack VS 4b *** 805 14m Burbage South Edge
Central Climb VS 4c *** 1182 38m • 3 Hen Cloud
Via Dolorosa VS 4c *** 1591 32m Roaches Lower Tier
High Neb Buttress VS 4c *** 4003 20m Stanage North
Mississippi Buttress Direct VS 4c *** 4660 22m Stanage Popular
Birch Tree Wall VS 4c *** 1532 15m Brimham Rocks
Quien Sabe? VS 4c *** 1763 14m Bamford Edge
Phoenix Climb VS 4c *** 575 26m Shining Clough
Frankland's Green Crack VS 4c *** 722 18m Almscliff
Valkyrie VS 4c *** 3083 40m • 2 Roaches Lower Tier
Earl Crack VS 4c *** 194 17m Earl Crag
Walewska VS 4c *** 1103 16m Ilkley (Cow and...
Tower Face VS 5a *** 254 18m Laddow
The File VS 4c *** 1719 10m Higgar Tor
Fairy Nuff VS 4c *** 231 18m Standing Stones
HVS
Legacy HVS 5a *** 245 20m Kinder Northern...
Goliath's Groove HVS 5a *** 2220 22m Stanage Plantation
East Rib HVS 5a *** 372 14m Shining Clough
Valkyrie HVS 5a *** 2216 20m • 2 Froggatt Edge
Croton Oil HVS 5a *** 2592 20m Rivelin Edge
Pisa Super Direct HVS 5a *** 490 20m Shining Clough
Bull's Crack HVS 5a *** 448 24m Heptonstall Quarry
The Trident E1 5b *** 111 20m Wimberry Rocks
Great Western HVS 5a *** 1467 15m Almscliff
The Right Unconquerable HVS 5a *** 3130 16m Stanage Plantation
Great North Road HVS 5a *** 2494 32m Millstone Edge
Delstree HVS 5a *** 375 18m Hen Cloud
Suicide Wall HVS 5b *** 1280 30m • 2 Cratcliffe Tor
The Link E1 5b *** 1578 22m Stanage Popular
Bachelor's Left-hand HVS 5b *** 585 24m Hen Cloud
Twisted Smile HVS 5a *** 109 16m Kinder Northern...
The Peapod HVS 5b *** 1558 16m Curbar Edge
E1
The Sloth HVS 5a *** 2064 24m Roaches Upper Tier
Three Pebble Slab HVS 5a *** 4666 12m Froggatt Edge
Cameo E1 5a *** 897 18m Wilton 1
Great Buttress HVS 5a *** 435 20m Dovestone Tor
Promontory Traverse E1 5b *** 82 32m • 2 Black Rocks
The Left Unconquerable E1 5b *** 2549 16m Stanage Plantation
Central Route E1 5b *** 602 16m Wilton 1
Monument Crack E1 5b *** 148 16m Rylstone
Millsom's Minion E1 5b *** 1894 22m Stanage Plantation
Noonday Ridge E1 5b *** 184 ? Caley Crags
Moyer's Buttress E1 5b *** 801 21m Gardom's Edge
Thin Red Line E1 5b *** 388 20m Heptonstall Quarry
E2
Pillar Front E2 5b *** 241 20m Eastby Crag
Big Brother E2 5c *** 36 18m Kinder Northern...
Earl Buttress E2 5c *** 131 ? Earl Crag
The Big Crack E2 5b *** 703 15m Froggatt Edge
The Golden Tower E2 5c *** 386 20m Anglezarke Quarry
Hanging Crack E2 5b *** 66 16m Dovestones Edge
The Rasp E2 5b *** 727 14m Higgar Tor
Elder Crack E2 5b *** 636 18m Curbar Edge
Regent Street E2 5c *** 1475 22m Millstone Edge
The Shelf E2 5b *** 220 12m Crookrise
Billy Whizz E2 5c *** 726 18m Lawrencefield
Mandarin E2 5c *** 81 ? Hoghton Quarry
Elegy E2 5c *** 563 16m Roaches Lower Tier
Quietus E2 5c *** 600 14m Stanage North
Rhododendron Buttress E2 5c *** 53 ? Hoghton Quarry
Forked Lightning Crack E2 5c *** 182 24m Heptonstall Quarry
True Grit E3 5c *** 46 18m The Ravenstones
E3
Western Front E3 5c *** 421 13m Almscliff
Arabia E3 5c *** 27 20m Kinder Southern...
The Swan E3 5c *** 155 26m Roaches Lower Tier
The Wall of Horrors E3 6a *** 297 18m Almscliff
Great Slab E3 5b *** 530 18m Froggatt Edge
Requiem E3 6a *** 105 26m • 2 Cratcliffe Tor
Sentinel Crack E3 5c *** 83 17m Chatsworth Edge
Right Eliminate E3 5c *** 192 17m Curbar Edge
E4
Calvary E4 6a *** 336 18m Stanage Plantation
Old Friends E4 6a *** 218 18m Stanage North
Wellington Crack E4 5c *** 157 16m Ilkley (Cow and...
Renaissance E4 6a *** 17 20m Upperwood Quarry
Nectar E4 6b *** 47 16m • 2 Stanage North
E5
Track of the Cat E5 6a *** 125 12m Roaches Skyline
London Wall E5 6a *** 202 22m Millstone Edge
Hairless Heart E5 5c *** 179 15m Froggatt Edge
Milky Way E6 6b *** 18 20m Ilkley (Cow and...
111 e, 298 stars 123,827 1,884m 112
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