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Kelly's Overhang (HVS 5b), Stanage
© Gordon Stainforth, 1995

Peak Rock/3/ A Decade of Expansion ticklist

contributed by Bloke on a Rope Jan/14

All the mentioned routes in chapter 3 of Peak Rock, climbed from just after World War 1 to the early 1930's. This decade saw the first use of twin ropes by Morley Wood on his ascent of Kelly's Overhang. The VS grade was firmly cemented by Fred Pigott,Jack Longland,Ivan Waller,Alf Bridge and Herbert Hartley. Also Harry Kelly,George Bower and others started explorations of the Chew Valley.

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Add Climb name Grade Ticks? Height Crag name
The Crab CrawlS 4a **90112mStanage North
Doctor's ChimneyS 4a **41918mStanage North
Manhattan ChimneyS 4a *986mStanage North
Twin Chimneys ButtressVS 4c **113218mStanage Popular
Balcony ButtressS 4a ***234520mStanage Popular
Inverted VVS 4b ***398922mStanage Popular
Tango ButtressHS 5a **209414mStanage North
The Green StreakVS 4c *91212mStanage North
Kelly's OverhangHVS 5b ***85916mStanage North
Christmas CrackHS 4a ***572616mStanage Popular
April CrackHS 4b ***404216mStanage Popular
Central TrinityVS 4c **383516mStanage Popular
Right-hand TrinityS 4b **322714mStanage Popular
Green CrackVS 4c *34810mStanage Popular
Hargreaves' OriginalVS 4c ***500718mStanage Popular
Cave Gully WallHVS 5a **15314mStanage Popular
Robin Hood's Cave InnominateVS 4c **105014mStanage Popular
Sand ButtressVS 4c ***36922mBlack Rocks
Lean Man's ClimbVS 5a ***25922mBlack Rocks
Black CrackVS 4c **4010mBlack Rocks
Birch Tree WallVS 4c ***55520m• 2Black Rocks
Lone Tree GrooveVS 5a **58918mBlack Rocks
Lean Man's SuperdirectVS 5a ***9120m• 2Black Rocks
Black and TansS 4a ***243030m• 2Roaches Upper Tier
Crack and CornerHS 4c ***97938m• 2Roaches Upper Tier
Bachelor's ButtressHVS 4c **52018mRoaches Upper Tier
The Giant's StaircaseHVS 5a *18318mCratcliffe Tor
Bower Route 1HS 4b *18010mCratcliffe Tor
PriscillaHVS 5a **1420mLaddow
Tower ArĂȘteHVS 5a **4118mLaddow
Wedgewood CrackVS 4c ***4824mThe Ravenstones
Nasal ButtressHS 4b ***32716mDovestones Edge
Pullman CrackVD 212mDovestones Edge
73 stars42,764572m• 37