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david(13) about to head squeeze into the cave.
© steve2006, Aug 2011

Type 2 Fun ticklist

contributed by andrewmc Jul/16

There are many classic routes around the country which provide enjoyment and fun to many. There are many classic ticklists listing these routes. Those who travel the country ticking away happily will have much merriment and laughter as they collect star after star.

I propose a different sort of ticklist... one for the dark deviants among us who prefer a bit of suffering. There should a moment of reflection at the bottom of each route ('oh god, why are we even here'). The route itself should pass as a slow, possibly never-ending horror. It is not enough that the climbing is unpleasant, or difficult, but there should be additional factors - a lengthy walk in, diving into and out of the bowels of the Earth, wetness and general disgustingness, the possibiility of being attacked by the native wildlife etc...

It should also take ideally many hours to complete; easy escape should not be an option, as you slowly contemplate all your bad choices that have led you to this place. The climbing itself should be of a fairly low grade, although being a massive sandbag is all part of the fun.

Finally, once completed, you should immediately realise that the adventure was fantastic. Extra points are awarded if none of your companions agree (permanent mental scarring is encouraged).

Rules:
UK only!
Generally sub-E1 routes.
No sport routes.

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Map of routes in this ticklist

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Note: Only showing summits, scrambles, winter routes, and low grade climbs

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Add Climb name Grade Ticks? Height Crag name
WETNESS
Great Gully S *** 198 267m • 11 Craig Yr Ysfa
Great Gully HS - 292m • 9 Cadair Idris -...
Segeant's Crag Gully (summer) S *** 47 170m • 4 Sergeant Crag
Clachaig Gully (Summer) S *** 145 520m Aonach Eagach -...
The Chasm (Summer) VS *** 193 450m • 16 Buachaille Etive Mor
Raven's Gully (Summer) HVS *** 46 ? Buachaille Etive Mor
TIGHTNESS
Dodger's Chimney D 26 30m • 2 Chair Ladder
Just Fits HVS 4c * 63 18m Carreg-y-Barcud Area
Monolith Crack HS ** 374 ? Clogwyn y Tarw (The...
The Elephant's Arse S 4b * 354 24m • 2 Holyhead Mountain
Helfenstein's Struggle HVD 4a ** 514 16m Stanage Plantation
Starvation Chimney S 3c ** 42 18m Wimberry Rocks
Crypt Route VD *** 163 ? Bidean nam Bian
DARKNESS
Avernus S 4a *** 580 20m Subluminal and...
Benny A1 *** 143 50m • 3 The Promenade
Labyrinth 5b S3 ** 13 18m Berry Head Quarry
Shelob HS 4b * 134 ? Third Sister to...
Under Milk Wood VS 4a * 269 21m Three Cliffs Bay
Preposterous Tales E2 5b *** 263 50m • 3 Bosherston Head
Inner Space HVS 4c *** 230 45m • 2 Mother Carey's...
The Chasm Face Grade-3 *** 196 ? Glyder Fach
Lockwood's Chimney VD *** 839 ? Clogwyn y Bustach
The Inside Route VD 57 ? • 4 Dove Nest Crag,...
LOOSENESS
Mam Tor Gully (Summer) Grade-3 37 70m Mam Tor
High Tor Gully VD 18 ? High Tor
Chocolate Blancmange Gully none 7 40m Horseshoe Quarry
OTHER
Pointless walk to the boulders at the bottom of the crag summit 170 ? • 3 Cairn Gorm - Stob...
2 e, 48 stars 5,121 2,119m 75
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