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Contributed by Puppythedog Aug/15 - This public ticklist has been seen 2,791 times

A list of recommended (by UKC veterans) Southern Sandstone. Some climbs bellow 5a tech but most above that. Remember to check out BMC guide to rigging top ropes on Southern sandstone and always follow the sandstone code.

Heal to the break on the classic 6a Sossblitz  © Nina Rogers
Heal to the break on the classic 6a Sossblitz
© Nina Rogers, Apr 2017

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Map of routes in this ticklist

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Distribution of grades

Top 12 photos of this ticklist

brixton climber in south sandstone

The Flakes
brixton climber in south sandstone
© brixton climber

David Jones on Devaluation, Bowles Rocks, 1988

Devaluation
David Jones on Devaluation, Bowles Rocks, 1988
© Gordon Stainforth

Hell Wall. Quite a grand title for a short top ropped afair..

Hell Wall
Hell Wall. Quite a grand title for a short top ropped afair..
© rrrock!

Nigh Climbing, a long exposure at night with my self climbing a route with a head torch to expose the line.

West Wall
Nigh Climbing, a long exposure at night with my self climbing a route with a head torch to expose the line.
© neal grundy

Banana (6a), Bowles Rocks, Kent (or E. Sussex)

Banana
Banana (6a), Bowles Rocks, Kent (or E. Sussex)
© John2

This photograph was taken at night. Whilst exposing I have climbed a route with a head torch on, to show the line of the climb.

Key Wall
This photograph was taken at night. Whilst exposing I have climbed a route with a head torch on, to show the line of the climb.
© neal grundy

'The summer of '68' - John Stainforth on Slim Finger Crack at Harrison's

Slim Finger Crack
'The summer of '68' - John Stainforth on Slim Finger Crack at Harrison's
© Gordon Stainforth

Gordon soloing Pig's Nose, Bowles

Pig's Nose
Gordon soloing Pig's Nose, Bowles
© John Stainforth

Southern Sandstoners on Niblick

The Niblick
Southern Sandstoners on Niblick
© Jamdahll

Gordon on Slim Finger Crack, Harrison's Rocks, 1968

Slim Finger Crack
Gordon on Slim Finger Crack, Harrison's Rocks, 1968
© Gordon Stainforth

Nigh Climbing, a long exposure at night with my self climbing a route with a head torch to expose the line.

Sossblitz
Nigh Climbing, a long exposure at night with my self climbing a route with a head torch to expose the line.
© neal grundy

brixton climber in south sandstone.

The Flakes
brixton climber in south sandstone.
© mario dos reiss


Add Climb name Grade Ticks? Height Crag name
Bow Window 4a 4a *** 1033 6m Harrison's...
Eyelet 4b 4b *** 346 ? Harrison's...
Isolated Buttress Climb 4c 4c *** 614 ? Harrison's...
Long Layback 6a+ 5a *** 1106 ? Harrison's...
Zig-Zag Wall 6a 5a *** 875 ? Harrison's...
Hell Wall 5a 4c ** 889 ? Harrison's...
The Niblick 6b 5b *** 919 7m Harrison's...
Unclimbed Wall 6b 5b *** 1037 ? Harrison's...
Birchden Wall 6b 5b *** 525 ? Harrison's...
West Wall 6a+ 5b *** 273 ? Harrison's...
Crowborough Corner 6b+ 5c ** 263 ? Harrison's...
The Scoop f5+ ** 245 7m Harrison's...
Birchden Corner 6b 5c *** 365 ? Harrison's...
Slim Finger Crack 6c 5c *** 305 ? Harrison's...
Hangover 2 6c 6a *** 36 ? Harrison's...
The Flakes 7a 6a *** 274 ? Harrison's...
Sossblitz 7a 6a *** 135 ? Harrison's...
Sapper 5b 5a *** 580 ? Bowles Rocks
Abracadabra 6b 5b *** 168 ? Bowles Rocks
Pig's Nose 5c 5a *** 1088 ? Bowles Rocks
Larchant 6a+ 5a ** 574 ? Bowles Rocks
Burlap 6a+ 5b *** 395 ? Bowles Rocks
Devaluation 6a+ 5b *** 726 ? Bowles Rocks
Hennessy Heights 6b 5b *** 448 ? Bowles Rocks
Pig's Ear 6b+ 5c *** 526 ? Bowles Rocks
Yo Yo - Slab 6b 5c * 40 15m Bowles Rocks
Hate 6c+ 6a *** 308 ? Bowles Rocks
Banana 6c 6a *** 344 ? Bowles Rocks
Serenade Arete 6c+ 6a *** 150 ? Bowles Rocks
Key Wall 6a+ 5a *** 271 ? Stone Farm
Pinnacle Buttress Arete 6b 5b ** 111 ? Stone Farm
Cat Wall 6b+ 5c ** 191 ? Stone Farm
Thin 6b+ 5c ** 96 ? Stone Farm
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