Contributed by thetradlad Aug/19 - This public hilllist has been seen 12,243 times

The Lake District rock climbs in Ken Wilson's book, Classic Rock.
Linking all fifteen, on foot, unsupported, in under 24 hours is the ultimate challenge!

A grand day out on Troutdale Pinnacle  © NickK123
A grand day out on Troutdale Pinnacle
© NickK123, May 2007

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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

Distribution of grades - Trad

Top 12 photos of this hilllist

Chris Bonington still climbing at 78. Legend

Little Chamonix
Chris Bonington still climbing at 78. Legend
© Paluchi

great night on napes needle

The Wasdale Crack
great night on napes needle
© tjmillen

"Katie, can you climb Little Chamonix in a dinosaur suit?" "You bet Jurassican!"

Little Chamonix
"Katie, can you climb Little Chamonix in a dinosaur suit?" "You bet Jurassican!"
© Luke Briggs

The first 'climb to BASE' exit of Tophet Wall.

Tophet Wall
The first 'climb to BASE' exit of Tophet Wall.
© Tom McNally

The guidebook shot

Troutdale Pinnacle
The guidebook shot
© Adventuring With Mike

Troutdale pinnacle on a perfect autumn day

Troutdale Pinnacle
Troutdale pinnacle on a perfect autumn day
© Pterodactyl

Will Birkett races up the top pitch of Little Chamonix as night falls, the final route of The Lakes Classic Rock Round.

Little Chamonix
Will Birkett races up the top pitch of Little Chamonix as night falls, the final route of The Lakes Classic Rock Round.
© Tom McNally

Eliza and Matt moving together on the upper section of Needle Ridge.

Needle Ridge
Eliza and Matt moving together on the upper section of Needle Ridge.
© Tom McNally

Tophet wall pitch 1

Tophet Wall
Tophet wall pitch 1
© Brand

Ben enjoying the final section of Needle Ridge

Needle Ridge
Ben enjoying the final section of Needle Ridge
© henrygiles99

The first Base jump from Troutdale Pinnacle

Troutdale Pinnacle
The first Base jump from Troutdale Pinnacle
© Tom McNally

Lamplighter Folk Group . Little Chamonix 1965

Little Chamonix
Lamplighter Folk Group . Little Chamonix 1965
© USBRIT


Add Climb name Grade Ticks? Height Crag name
Murray's Route S 4a *** 1084 ? Dow Crag
Ash Tree Slabs VD *** 1717 ? Gimmer Crag
'C' Route S 4b *** 1008 ? Gimmer Crag
Bracket and Slab Climb VS 4b *** 1435 97m • 5 Gimmer Crag
Bowfell Buttress HS 4b *** 1144 110m • 4 Bowfell
Jone's Route Direct from Lord's Rake HS 4b *** 295 ? Scafell Crag
Moss Ghyll Grooves VS 4c *** 654 79m • 4 Scafell Crag
Tophet Wall HS 4b *** 1317 75m • 4 The Napes
Needle Ridge VD *** 1593 114m • 5 The Napes
The Wasdale Crack HS 4c *** 1201 17m • 2 The Napes
Rib and Slab Climb HS 4b *** 321 ? Pillar
New West Climb VD *** 438 ? Pillar
Gillercombe Buttress S 4a *** 1810 ? Gillercombe
Troutdale Pinnacle S *** 3718 105m • 6 Black Crag...
Little Chamonix VD *** 7749 70m • 4 Shepherd’s Crag
45 stars 25,484 667m 41
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