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Contributed by C Witter Apr/21 - This public ticklist has been seen 910 times

15 routes in the Lakes up to VS that are an alternative to the well-worn Classic Rock list. And they're not even esoteric.

Raven Crag Buttress wall  © Gonzalo Villegas Curulla and Andrew Merry
Raven Crag Buttress wall
gonzalo.villegas, May 2019
© Gonzalo Villegas Curulla and Andrew Merry

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Map of routes in this ticklist

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Distribution of grades - Trad

Top 12 photos of this ticklist

Lake District cloud inversion

Grooved Arete
Lake District cloud inversion
© milus

'D' Route, Gimmer

'D' Route
'D' Route, Gimmer
© Steve Broadbent

Summer days at Gimmer

North West Arete
Summer days at Gimmer
© davelongbottom

Evening Light on Gimmer. Sean B sneaks one last route in.

North West Arete
Evening Light on Gimmer. Sean B sneaks one last route in.
© neil the weak

Oxford & Cambridge Direct

Oxford and Cambridge Direct Route
Oxford & Cambridge Direct
© Steve Broadbent

As good as it gets for a VS!

Haste Not
As good as it gets for a VS!
© bowlingj

Eagle Front

Eagle Front
© salancaster

Classic.

Eliminate 'A'
Classic.
© HelenW85

the Mike Psyche!

Eliminate 'A'
the Mike Psyche!
© DougieC

The loneliness of the long distant leader

North West Arete
The loneliness of the long distant leader
© Blimey

Tom on Grooved Arete

Grooved Arete
Tom on Grooved Arete
© milus

Dan perched on the awesomely exposed North West Arete

North West Arete
Dan perched on the awesomely exposed North West Arete
© DMOB


Add Climb name Grade Ticks? Height Crag name
North West Arete VS 4b *** 1295 ? Gimmer Crag
'D' Route S 4a *** 1324 ? Gimmer Crag
Haste Not VS 4c *** 833 ? White Ghyll
Giant's Crawl (Summer) D *** 1092 ? Dow Crag
Eliminate 'A' VS 4c *** 1317 110m • 6 Dow Crag
Square Chimney/Medusa Wall Combination VS 4c *** 186 ? Esk Buttress (Dow...
Grooved Arete HVD *** 370 ? Pikes Crag
Moss Ledge Direct and Jones' Arete VS 4c *** 194 ? Scafell Crag
Eagle's Nest Ridge Direct VS 4b *** 330 45m The Napes
Engineer's Slabs VS 4c *** 442 60m • 2 Gable Crag
North-West Climb VS 4b *** 152 ? Pillar
Raven Crag Buttress VD *** 476 ? Raven Crag, Combe...
Eagle Front VS 4c *** 316 150m • 8 Eagle Crag...
Oxford and Cambridge Direct Route S 4a *** 855 ? Grey Crag...
Thomas S 4a *** 1859 ? • 3 Wallowbarrow Crag
45 stars 11,041 365m 30
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