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All the *, ** and *** VS routes, 36 in total, from the 1989 definitive Stanage guide. Best done in a day, or over a weekend. No specific rules but traditionally all routes led and seconded as a partner team. Allow 10 hours for an average team.

Read about it here: http://bit.ly/vs-challenge

Andy on a rope!  © LJ
Andy on a rope!
© LJ

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Map of routes in this ticklist

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Distribution of grades - Trad

Top 12 photos of this ticklist

Wall End Slab at Stanage. Mike James (aged 20, 1955), Alan James (aged 20, 1984), Sam James-Louwerse (aged 24, 2021)

Wall End Slab
Wall End Slab at Stanage. Mike James (aged 20, 1955), Alan James (aged 20, 1984), Sam James-Louwerse (aged 24, 2021)
© Alan James - Rockfax

Pete leading Fairy Steps (VS 4a), Stanage Plantation

Fairy Steps
Pete leading Fairy Steps (VS 4a), Stanage Plantation
© http://Climbers.net

High Neb Buttress - gritstone VS's don't get much better.

High Neb Buttress
High Neb Buttress - gritstone VS's don't get much better.
© Simon Richardson

Debbie on Gargoyle Buttress

Gargoyle Buttress
Debbie on Gargoyle Buttress
© Joe_Killick

Best Feeling in the World. Thank God Jugs on Narrow Buttress, Stanage.

Narrow Buttress
Best Feeling in the World. Thank God Jugs on Narrow Buttress, Stanage.
© ChrisJD

Paraglider over Narrow Buttress, Stanage

Narrow Buttress
Paraglider over Narrow Buttress, Stanage
© Graham Withers

Mike James climbing Wall End Slab in 1955

Wall End Slab
Mike James climbing Wall End Slab in 1955
© Mike James

Ann S on Inverted V at sunset

Inverted V
Ann S on Inverted V at sunset
© just wanna climb

Autumn Evening

High Neb Buttress
Autumn Evening
© lena.drapella

Martin enjoying the twin cracks of Paradise Wall

Paradise Wall
Martin enjoying the twin cracks of Paradise Wall
© ssutton

Ruth Smitton enjoys a Spring evening on High Neb Buttress (VS 4c), Stanage.

High Neb Buttress
Ruth Smitton enjoys a Spring evening on High Neb Buttress (VS 4c), Stanage.
© Simon Richardson

Phil topping out on Narrow Buttress, Stanage

Narrow Buttress
Phil topping out on Narrow Buttress, Stanage
© Chris Tan


Add Climb name Grade Ticks? Height Crag name
Heather Wall VS 4c ** 5916 14m Stanage Popular
Gargoyle Buttress VS 4b ** 4198 14m Stanage Popular
Narrow Buttress VS 4c ** 3244 14m Stanage Popular
Via Media VS 4c ** 4847 10m Stanage Popular
Central Trinity VS 4c ** 5373 16m Stanage Popular
Hargreaves' Original VS 4c *** 6996 18m Stanage Popular
Inverted V VS 4b *** 5409 22m Stanage Popular
Ellis's Eliminate VS 4c *** 2125 20m Stanage Popular
Rubber Band VS 4b ** 890 20m Stanage Popular
Robin Hood's Cave Innominate VS 5a ** 1525 14m Stanage Popular
Twin Chimneys Buttress VS 4c ** 1534 18m Stanage Popular
Via Roof Route HVS 5b * 359 18m Stanage Popular
Mississippi Buttress Direct VS 4c *** 5303 22m Stanage Popular
The Louisiana Rib VS 4c ** 2196 18m Stanage Popular
Hell Crack VS 4c *** 2288 14m Stanage Popular
Step-ladder Crack VS 5a ** 1528 14m Stanage Popular
The Nose VS 4c * 959 12m Stanage Popular
The Punk VS 4c * 344 10m Stanage Popular
Cleft Wing Superdirect VS 4c * 416 12m Stanage Popular
Cleft Wing VS 5b ** 497 12m Stanage Popular
Wall Buttress HVS 5a ** 1038 12m Stanage Plantation
Paradise Wall HS 4b *** 4808 14m Stanage Plantation
Pegasus Wall VS 4c * 1856 12m Stanage Plantation
Valhalla VS 4c * 1034 10m Stanage Plantation
Seesaw VS 4c * 415 14m Stanage Plantation
Fairy Steps VS 4a ** 1492 16m Stanage Plantation
Wall End Slab VS 5a *** 2155 22m Stanage Plantation
Fern Crack VS 5a *** 1613 16m Stanage Plantation
Count's Crack VS 4c ** 660 12m Stanage Plantation
Central Buttress VS 5a ** 421 16m Stanage North
Titanic VS 4c *** 842 12m Stanage North
High Neb Buttress VS 4c *** 4521 20m Stanage North
Inaccessible Crack VS 4c *** 2860 16m Stanage North
Cosmic Crack VS 4c ** 1668 10m Stanage North
First Sister VS 5a ** 882 12m Stanage North
Crab Crawl Arete VS 4c ** 1022 12m Stanage North
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