Contributed by AlexKendall Dec/21 - This public hilllist has been seen 4,094 times

A list of the best scrambles from all over Britain. Still quite a few from Scotland (especially Skye) to add. Any suggestions please feel free to message!

Chris Walker leading a client up the amazing Pinnacle Ridge, Lake District.  © cwalker
Chris Walker leading a client up the amazing Pinnacle Ridge, Lake District.
© cwalker

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Map of routes in this ticklist

Least routes Most routes

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

Distribution of grades - Trad

Top 12 photos of this hilllist

Pinnacle Ridge, St Sunday Crag, Lakes

Pinnacle Ridge
Pinnacle Ridge, St Sunday Crag, Lakes
© Sean Kelly

Sunrise on Bristly Ridge

Bristly Ridge
Sunrise on Bristly Ridge
© jethro kiernan

Bristly Ridge a different view

Bristly Ridge
Bristly Ridge a different view
© jethro kiernan

Pinnacle Ridge, St Sunday Crag, Lakes

Pinnacle Ridge
Pinnacle Ridge, St Sunday Crag, Lakes
© Sean Kelly

Nant Ffrancon from Cneifion Arete

Cneifion Arete
Nant Ffrancon from Cneifion Arete
© osh

Martha on Bristly Ridge, Glyder Fach

Bristly Ridge
Martha on Bristly Ridge, Glyder Fach
© Si Witcher

Tryfan North Ridge, early start leaving a spring time frosty Ogwen  valley

The North Ridge (Summer)
Tryfan North Ridge, early start leaving a spring time frosty Ogwen valley
© jethro kiernan

Dawn on Sharp Edge

Sharp Edge (Summer)
Dawn on Sharp Edge
© Tom McNally

Too busy looking where to put your feet to admire the amazing view behind.

The North Ridge (Summer)
Too busy looking where to put your feet to admire the amazing view behind.
© Jake Webb

The North West at its best!

An Teallach Ridge (Summer)
The North West at its best!
© thompsettjack

Finishing Cneifion Arête as the sun sets

Cneifion Arete
Finishing Cneifion Arête as the sun sets
© jethro kiernan

Lone scrambler on Bristly Ridge

Bristly Ridge
Lone scrambler on Bristly Ridge
© jethro kiernan


Add Climb name Grade Ticks? Height Crag name
WALES
Crib Lem Spur (Llech Ddu Spur) Grade-1 *** 864 ? Llech Ddu (Black...
Bastow Buttress Variant Grade-3 *** 622 ? Tryfan
Nor' Nor' Buttress Variant Grade-3 *** 258 200m Tryfan
The North Ridge (Summer) Grade-1 *** 3756 ? Tryfan
Wrinkled Tower M *** 347 ? Tryfan
Notch Arete Grade-3 *** 428 127m Tryfan
Pinnacle Rib Variant M *** 142 165m Tryfan
Bristly Ridge Grade-2 *** 2432 ? Glyder Fach
The Chasm Face Grade-3 *** 287 ? Glyder Fach
Main Gully Ridge Grade-3 *** 127 70m Glyder Fach
Shark Buttress Grade-3 *** 246 ? Glyder Fach
Dolmen Ridge Grade-3 *** 944 ? Glyder Fach
Dolmen Ridge Direct Start Grade-3 *** 102 ? • 4 Glyder Fach
Y Gribin Grade-1 *** 1212 ? Y Gribin
Cneifion Arete D *** 3896 140m Cwm Cneifion
Idwal Staircase/Continuation Grade-3 *** 765 ? Idwal Slabs (aka...
Bryant's Gully Grade-2 *** 275 ? Glyder Fawr
Atlantic Slab Grade-3 *** 333 240m Carnedd Y Filiast...
The Snowdon Horseshoe (Summer) Grade-1 *** 1512 ? Crib Goch
Clogwyn y Person Arete Grade-3 *** 1146 ? Clogwyn y Ddysgl
The Bilberry Terrace M *** 111 305m Y Lliwedd
Nantlle Ridge Grade-1 *** 347 ? Nantlle
Sentries Ridge Grade-3 *** 353 ? Craig y Bera
East Gully Ridge M *** 44 ? Glyder Fach
Porcupine Ridge Grade-3 *** 52 ? • 4 Craig Braich Ty Du...
Cyfrwy Arete Variation Grade-3 *** 39 ? Cadair Idris -...
ENGLAND
The Esk Gorge Grade-2 *** 50 ? Esk Buttress (Dow...
Easy Terrace and its continuation Grade-3 *** 42 130m Dow Crag
South East Face Grade-3 *** 67 ? Ill Crag
Jack's Rake Grade-1 *** 2150 ? Pavey Ark
Long Crag Buttress Grade-1 *** 155 160m Long Crag Coniston
Main Face Grade-3 *** 97 240m Pike of Stickle
Thor's Buttress and Pen Grade-3 *** 41 ? Esk Buttress (Dow...
Ashness Ghyll Scramble 3S *** 20 ? Ashness Gill
Ill Gill 3S *** 12 ? Kirk Fell
Link Cove Gill (summer) Grade-3 *** 39 ? Link Cove Becks
Lorton Gully Grade-3 *** 74 ? Grasmoor
Sandbed Gill Scramble 3S *** 22 ? Sandbed Gill
Sourmilk Gill Grade-2 *** 79 350m Sourmilk Gill
Cam Crag Ridge M *** 572 ? Cam Crags Borrowdale
Mill Gill (summer) 3S *** 8 ? Mill Gill
Pillar Rock, The Old West Route M *** 134 ? Pillar
Pinnacle Ridge Grade-3 *** 1602 ? St. Sunday Crag
Sharp Edge (Summer) Grade-1 *** 960 ? Blencathra
Pillar Rock by Slab and Notch Grade-3 *** 52 ? Pillar
Striding Edge (Summer) Grade-1 *** 1986 863m Helvellyn
Wistow Crags Scramble Grade-2 *** 53 250m Wistow Crags
Arpeggio Gully (Summer) Grade-3 *** 85 90m Kinder Downfall
Strans Gill Grade-2 *** 101 300m Strans gill
SCOTLAND
Forcan Ridge (Summer) Grade-2 *** 457 ? The Saddle
Ledge Route Grade-2 *** 859 450m Ben Nevis
The Round Of Glen Sannox Grade-2 *** 105 ? Caisteal Abhail
An Teallach Ridge (Summer) Grade-3 *** 401 ? An Teallach -...
Curved Ridge (Summer) M *** 2023 240m Buachaille Etive Mor
Rum Cuillin Traverse M *** 84 ? Askival
Carn Mor Dearg Arete Grade-1 792 ? Ben Nevis
Castle Ridge M *** 579 ? Ben Nevis
A' Chir Ridge Traverse M *** 499 ? A'Chir
Afterthought Arete M *** 788 150m Stag Rocks
The Dubh Ridge M 490 920m The Dubh Slabs
Right Hand Slabs Grade-3 *** 49 ? An Groban
Barn Wall Route M *** 64 ? Aonach Dubh
Aonach Eagach Ridge (Summer) Grade-2 *** 1866 ? Aonach Eagach -...
Broad Buttress Grade-3 *** 4 120m Barkeval
Narnia Arête M *** 7 105m • 2 Barkeval
Cnoc Duail North Face Grade-3 *** 16 500m Foinaven - Ganu Mor
Ganu Mor Slabs Grade-3 *** 11 ? Foinaven - Ganu Mor
Eagles Nest Slabs Grade-3 *** 21 ? Garbh Bheinn
C Buttress Grade-3 *** 11 250m Gillaval Dubh
D Buttress M *** 3 250m Gillaval Dubh
Am Fasarinen Traverse [Main Ridge Traverse (summer)] Grade-2 *** 51 ? Liathach - Spidean...
Long Stroll Slab Grade-3 *** 22 100m Ruadh-stac Beag
West End Grade-3 *** 15 ? Stac Pollaidh
South to North Traverse Grade-3 *** 34 ? The Cobbler
Lurgainn Edge Grade-3 *** 12 ? Cul Beag West face
219 stars 38,304 6,715m 82
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