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Penny at the crux moves of The Crow's Nest (VS 4c) at Birchen
© Nick Smith, Jul 2003

Peak Rock/4/ Universities,Teams and Clubs in the 1930's ticklist

contributed by Bloke on a Rope Jan/14

All the routes in chapter 4 of Peak Rock. This ticklist is routes put up and repeated by the Sheffield CC, Sheffield Uni MC, Nottingham MC and the Manchester Uni MC. A couple of major achievements from that time were Colin Kirkus' ascent of Kirkus corner which went unrepeated for 10 years and Elliott's Wall End Slab Direct which is now graded E25b! Also climbing specific training became more popular, with Frank Burgess being able to perform 1 arm pull ups! GRRR!

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Add Climb name Grade Ticks? Height Crag name
Hollyash CrackVS 4b **160314mBurbage North
Knight's MoveHVS 5a ***326216mBurbage North
Great CrackVS 5a **73714mBurbage North
Dover's ProgressHVS 5a *40114mBurbage North
The Dover and Ellis ChimneyE1 5b *416mBurbage South...
Fox House FlakeVS 4b **67114mBurbage South...
Brooks' CrackHVS 5a ***22214mBurbage South Edge
Byne's CrackVS 4b ***63714mBurbage South Edge
The Crow's NestVS 4c **113214mBirchen Edge
Victory CrackHS 4b *88214mBirchen Edge
Sail ChimneyS 4a **131114mBirchen Edge
Cannonball CrackS 3c 1228mBirchen Edge
Emma's DilemmaS 4a *165414mBirchen Edge
Trafalgar CrackVD 4a *299814mBirchen Edge
Wall End Slab DirectE2 5b **20714mStanage Plantation
Doncaster's RouteHVS 5a *6924mStanage Plantation
The Kirkus OriginalVS 5a *22412mStanage Popular
Elliott's UnconquerableHVS 5a *1189mCratcliffe Tor
The Blue DefileVS 4b **84?Wharncliffe Crags
Upper Tor WallHS 4b ***21818mKinder Southern...
Priscilla RidgeHVS 5a ***6420mLaddow Rocks
Elliott's Buttress IndirectVS 4b **10914mGardom's Edge
Birtwistle's CrackVS 4c *41?Widdop
AuroraVS 4c **38450m• 2Stoney Middleton
Kirkus's CornerE1 5b **70214mStanage Popular
4 e, 44 stars17,856369m• 26