Contributed by WhipperSnapper May/15 - This public hilllist has been seen 3,687 times

A List inspired by Sam Wainwright's article of the same name. Includes all climbs that were mentioned in text or photo in both articles, as well as some additions. The mankier and nastier the better!

Great Gully_Craig Yr Ysfa_approach  © climber_Ken
Great Gully_Craig Yr Ysfa_approach
© climber_Ken, Sep 2021

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User Percentage Latest Log
1st Chris Pearson 43% 15 May, 1993
2nd Hidden 34% 18 Aug, 2022
2nd babymoac 34% 7 Sep, 2022
3rd Ian Archer 30% 31 May, 2008
4th mrphilipoldham 26% 17 Apr, 2019
4th Heather Osborne 26% 24 Apr, 2021
4th JoeCoxson 26% 24 Apr, 2022
5th Samuel Wainwright 21% 22 Feb, 2015
5th Harri777 21% 19 Jul, 2014
5th Pete_Frost 21% 4 Jun, 2017

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

Cave pitch, Great Gully, Craig yr Ysfa

Great Gully
Cave pitch, Great Gully, Craig yr Ysfa
© Tim Sparrow

Sunrise illuminates Tom topping out the Great Cave pitch.

Great Gully
Sunrise illuminates Tom topping out the Great Cave pitch.
© iainJ

Alex sits atop the outer chockstone on the (fantastic!) Cave Pitch.

Great Gully
Alex sits atop the outer chockstone on the (fantastic!) Cave Pitch.
© BenedictIEP

The infamous Great Cave pitch of Great Gully, Craig yr Ysfa

Great Gully
The infamous Great Cave pitch of Great Gully, Craig yr Ysfa
© Colin Wells

Chimney thrutching at its finest.

Just Fits
Chimney thrutching at its finest.
© funsized

Hiding from the baking spring sun in Just Fits (HVS 4c)

Just Fits
Hiding from the baking spring sun in Just Fits (HVS 4c)
© Rob Hartley

Remy Veness leading Raven Rock Gully Left-hand as the sun sets on the Roaches.

Raven Rock Gully Left-hand
Remy Veness leading Raven Rock Gully Left-hand as the sun sets on the Roaches.
© SamN

Crowded pedestal on Monolith Crack

Monolith Crack
Crowded pedestal on Monolith Crack
© Joss

A shady climb for a heatwave but expect Summer growth!

Great Gully
A shady climb for a heatwave but expect Summer growth!
© steveboote

The Chimney pitch - the world's hardest VDiff

Great Gully
The Chimney pitch - the world's hardest VDiff
© Carmen Elphick

Comes the night, as by torchlight Phil prepares to continue climbing

Great Gully
Comes the night, as by torchlight Phil prepares to continue climbing
© Alistair Jones

Tower chimney

Tower Chimney
Tower chimney
© JRae


Add Climb name Grade Ticks? Height Crag name
Lockwood's Chimney VD *** 1052 ? • 4 Clogwyn y Bustach
Fat Man's Chimney D *** 142 18m Black Rocks
Great Gully S *** 245 267m • 11 Craig Yr Ysfa
Chasm Route VD ** 202 85m Glyder Fach
Torpedo Tube HVD 4a * 335 6m Birchen Edge
Chockstone Chimney HVD 4a ** 397 18m Stanage Plantation
Monolith Crack HS ** 416 ? Clogwyn y Tarw (The...
Wall Chimney S 4a * 201 8m Burbage North
Lucas Chimney S 4a * 333 10m Roaches Lower Tier
Squirmer's Chimney S 4a *** 36 12m Wimberry Rocks
Boomerang Chimney S 4a 100 6m Stanage North
Raven Rock Gully Left-hand VS 4b * 353 20m Roaches Lower Tier
Optimist's Chimney VS 4c 32 ? Cambusbarron West...
Shadrach VS 4c ** 1755 ? • 2 Craig Bwlch y Moch...
Bloody Chimney HVS 4c ** 132 55m • 3 Gogarth North Stack...
Just Fits HVS 4c ** 68 18m Carreg-y-Barcud Area
The Trap E1 5a ** 36 40m • 2 Gogarth North Stack...
Raven's Gully (Summer) HVS *** 52 ? Buachaille Etive Mor
Strapiombo HVS 5b *** 136 ? Craig Pant Ifan...
Nifl-Heim HVS 5a ** 374 64m • 4 Craig Bwlch y Moch...
White Horse E2 5b * 18 42m • 2 Boulder Ruckle
The Dover and Ellis Chimney E1 5b * 10 16m Burbage South...
Tower Chimney E1 5b *** 231 20m Stanage Plantation
5 e, 43 stars 6,656 705m 44
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