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Peak Rock/9/Gritstone in the Sixties ticklist

contributed by Bloke on a Rope Jan/14

This is all the routes from chapter 9 of Peak Rock. At the start of the 60s John Loy and Alan Clarke continued the tradition of pegging routes at Millstone but they also started to free them with Great Portland St HVS5b and Satan's Slit E15b. Next up are routes from Peter Crew, Martin Boysen, Al Parker and the Alpha Club, during this time the first nuts became available and were sometimes used for aid as well as pro on routes like Orang Outang E25c, The Arete E25c. Also wire brushing became more acceptable on routes like The Brush Off E45c which relies heavily on friction. Allen Austin came on the scene in this time and he can't be mentioned without talking about Western Front E35c and The Wall of Horrors E36a one of the most important leads of the day. In the mid 6os the Black and Tans made their mark with Elegy E25c, Sinn Fein E35c, Usurper E46a and Nectar E46b, again some of these used minimal aid from nuts and slings but it makes for a much better list. Finally right at the end of the 6os Tom Proctor put up Oedipus Ring Your Mother E46b and Green Death E56b, the only E5 on the list.

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Add Climb name Grade Ticks? Height Crag name
Bond StreetHVS 5a ***292420mMillstone Edge
LubricHVS 5b *2428mMillstone Edge
CrewcutVS 4c **30522mMillstone Edge
Great Portland StreetHVS 5b ***229720mMillstone Edge
Satan's SlitHVS 5b *7614mMillstone Edge
Regent StreetE2 5c ***137122mMillstone Edge
Green DeathE5 5c ***6018mMillstone Edge
The BlurterHVS 5b ***70222mStanage North
Anniversary ArĂȘteE1 5b **249?Stanage North
DesperationE1 6a ***80412mStanage Popular
SurpriseE1 5c *4316mStanage Plantation
Count's Buttress DirectE3 6a *1714mStanage Plantation
DaydreamerE2 6b ***1048mStanage Plantation
Millsom's MinionE1 5b ***177422mStanage Plantation
The TipplerE1 5b ***114518mStanage Popular
Fern GrooveE2 5c **16216mStanage Plantation
QueersvilleHVS 5a ***310216mStanage Popular
EliminatorHVS 5b ***250614mStanage Popular
Yosemite WallE2 5b **67816mStanage Popular
CensorE3 5c ***12316mStanage Popular
CalvaryE4 6a ***31318mStanage Plantation
NectarE4 6b ***4416m• 2Stanage North
Blizzard RidgeHVS 5a ***173714mRivelin Edge
The Brush OffE4 5c ***36310mRivelin Edge
Sinn FeinE3 5c **622mTintwistle Knarr
The ArĂȘteE2 5c ***11422mTintwistle Knarr
PoteenE1 5b **2020mTintwistle Knarr
Millwheel WallE1 5b ***31012mBurbage South...
BoggartE2 6b **9214mBurbage South Edge
Long Tall SallyE1 5b ***208910mBurbage North
Pot BellyE2 5c *514mKinder Northern...
Brother's EliminateE1 5b **1318mKinder Northern...
Little Boy BlueE1 6a *216mKinder Northern...
LegacyHVS 5a ***22920mKinder Northern...
Mustard WallsE2 5c **1916mKinder Northern...
Mummy CrackE1 5b *68mKinder Northern...
Extinguisher ChimneyVS 4c ***1318mKinder Downfall
Ocean WallE1 5b ***13516mStanding Stones
Wall and BulgeE2 5b **1010mWimberry Rocks
GalileoE1 5c **18318mShining Clough
East RibHVS 5a ***33914mShining Clough
Pisa Super DirectHVS 5a ***45320mShining Clough
YerthE2 5c *2915mShining Clough
NaadenE1 5b *4812mShining Clough
The Big WallE3 6a **3320mShining Clough
Western FrontE3 5c ***38513mAlmscliff
The Wall of HorrorsE3 6a ***27618mAlmscliff
Left-hand Pillar CrackE1 5b **8610mGardom's Edge
Vaya Con DiosE2 5c **3120mGardom's Edge
Undercut CrackE2 5c **668mBamford Edge
MoglichkeitHS 4b 1348mBamford Edge
Quien Sabe?VS 4c ***160414mBamford Edge
Chequers ButtressHVS 5a ***359914mFroggatt Edge
Long John's SlabE3 5c **79714mFroggatt Edge
Oedipus Ring Your MotherE4 6b **1878mFroggatt Edge
ScroachE2 5c **11021mCurbar Edge
UsurperE4 6a ***12812mCurbar Edge
L'HorlaE1 5b ***103310mCurbar Edge
EncouragementE1 5b ***18128m• 2Hen Cloud
The Long and ShortE1 5b *1725m• 2Hen Cloud
WombatE2 5b ***35820mRoaches Upper Tier
WallerooE2 5c **6820mRoaches Upper Tier
West's WallabyVS 4c *31024mRoaches Upper Tier
ElegyE2 5c ***52716mRoaches Lower Tier
The SwanE3 5c ***14326mRoaches Lower Tier
Great West RoadE3 5b ***27934m• 2Millstone Edge
Orang-outangE2 5c ***39412mStanage North
104 e, 157 stars35,7841,102m• 71
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