UKC

Contributed by slab_happy Dec/16 - This public ticklist has been seen 2,231 times

Routes recommended as preparation for Goliath's Groove -- and follow-ups, and the usual UKC sandbags. Suggestions mostly taken from this thread: http://www.ukclimbing.com/forums/t.php?n=651239

Low ankle shoes on an offwidth? Getting blood on the rock at Curbar.  © Sam B
Low ankle shoes on an offwidth? Getting blood on the rock at Curbar.
© Sam B, Jul 2018

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In condition? Leaving the axes at home for a winter ascent of Embankment 2...the way it should be done.

Embankment 2
In condition? Leaving the axes at home for a winter ascent of Embankment 2...the way it should be done.
© Alex Messenger

Jesse Dufton on The Mincer at the Roaches

The Mincer
Jesse Dufton on The Mincer at the Roaches
© Molly Dufton

Nick Mattia enjoying climbing into the golden sunlight on Excalibur. Ryan Jones belayer.

Excalibur
Nick Mattia enjoying climbing into the golden sunlight on Excalibur. Ryan Jones belayer.
© nickmattia

Grant on surgeon's saunter.

Surgeon's Saunter
Grant on surgeon's saunter.
© Dave Emms

Not being sacrificed...

Altar Crack
Not being sacrificed...
© PontiusPirate

Bridging up to a rest

Goliath's Groove
Bridging up to a rest
© greg_may_

Embankment Race 2 & 3

Embankment 2
Embankment Race 2 & 3
© ChrisJD

Running it out !

Embankment 2
Running it out !
© ipfreely

Connor Read finishing up on Goliath's Groove, HVS 5a.

Goliath's Groove
Connor Read finishing up on Goliath's Groove, HVS 5a.
© www.samtaylorphoto.co.uk

Mike Lee, VERY glad to be at the top of Excalibur (VS 4c), Lawrencefield

Excalibur
Mike Lee, VERY glad to be at the top of Excalibur (VS 4c), Lawrencefield
© TN

Dan contemplating what to do next on Goliaths Groove, HVS 5a

Goliath's Groove
Dan contemplating what to do next on Goliaths Groove, HVS 5a
© Oliver Buxton

The original way of doing Goliaths

Goliath's Groove
The original way of doing Goliaths
© Seymore Butt


Add Climb name Grade Ticks? Height Crag name
Goliath's Groove HVS 5a *** 2500 22m Stanage Plantation
Fern Crack VS 5a *** 1583 16m Stanage Plantation
Corner Crack HVS 5a 64 10m Stanage Plantation
Kestrel Crack VS 4b ** 986 20m Roaches Lower Tier
The Bulger VS 4c * 560 14m Roaches Lower Tier
Jonathan's Chimney VS 4c ** 1331 11m Rivelin Edge
Scarlett's Chimney VS 4b * 443 10m Rivelin Edge
Great Harry VS 4c *** 2756 22m Lawrencefield
Excalibur VS 4c ** 1188 20m Lawrencefield
Cannonball Crack S 3c 147 8m Birchen Edge
The Mincer HVS 5b *** 777 24m Roaches Lower Tier
Hercules E1 5a * 112 11m Curbar Edge
Great North Road HVS 5a *** 2896 32m Millstone Edge
Embankment 2 VS 4c ** 3573 24m • 2 Millstone Edge
Fat Man's Misery S 3c * 73 ? Burbage South Edge
Hawk's Nest Crack VS 4c *** 2242 12m Froggatt Edge
Count's Crack VS 4c ** 654 12m Stanage Plantation
Surgeon's Saunter HVS 5b *** 598 18m Stanage North
Altar Crack VS 4c *** 1389 9m Rivelin Edge
Roof Route VS 4c ** 727 8m Burbage South Edge
The Grogan HVS 5c * 423 8m Burbage North
The Crack HS 4a 157 6m Burbage North
Kremlin Krack HVS 5a ** 504 11m Rivelin Edge
1 e, 43 stars 25,683 328m 24
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