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Charles below the crux of Lone Tree Groove
© DanChad, May 2014

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 **79812mStanage North
Doctor's ChimneyS 4a **37118mStanage North
Manhattan ChimneyS 4a *836mStanage North
Twin Chimneys ButtressVS 4c **89018mStanage Popular
Balcony ButtressS 4a ***199220mStanage Popular
Inverted VVS 4b ***331722mStanage Popular
Tango ButtressHS 5a **176314mStanage North
The Green StreakVS 4c *81612mStanage North
Kelly's OverhangHVS 5b ***81316mStanage North
Christmas CrackHS 4a ***464716mStanage Popular
April CrackHS 4b ***334116mStanage Popular
Central TrinityVS 4c **311216mStanage Popular
Right-hand TrinityS 4b **257014mStanage Popular
Green CrackVS 4c *27910mStanage Popular
Hargreaves' Original RouteVS 4c ***420818mStanage Popular
Cave Gully WallHVS 5a **14714mStanage Popular
Robin Hood's Cave InnominateVS 4c **85714mStanage Popular
Sand ButtressVS 4c ***32422mBlack Rocks
Lean Man's ClimbVS 5a ***24522mBlack Rocks
Black CrackVS 4c **3410mBlack Rocks
Birch Tree WallVS 4c ***51420m• 2Black Rocks
Lone Tree GrooveVS 5a **52318mBlack Rocks
Lean Man's SuperdirectVS 5a ***7820m• 2Black Rocks
Black and TansS 4a ***215330m• 2Roaches Upper Tier
Crack and CornerHS 4c ***94638m• 2Roaches Upper Tier
Bachelor's ButtressHVS 4c **48418mRoaches Upper Tier
The Giant's StaircaseHVS 5a *15318mCratcliffe Tor
Bower Route 1HS 4b *16210mCratcliffe Tor
PriscillaHVS 5a *918mLaddow Rocks
Tower AreteHVS 5a **3218mLaddow Rocks
Wedgewood CrackVS 4c **4524mThe Ravenstones
Nasal ButtressHS 4b ***32116mDovestones Edge
Pullman CrackVD 1?Dovestones Edge
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