Contributed by Graeme Hammond Feb/11 - This public hilllist has been seen 14,309 times

The Top 50 from the ROCKFAX Western Grit guidebook, by Chris Craggs 2009
(note there are actually more than 50 climbs)

Moorland Grit: Modern Day Esoterica? ... John Perry on "Flash Wall" Nether Tor, Kinder  © PeteWilson
Moorland Grit: Modern Day Esoterica? ... John Perry on "Flash Wall" Nether Tor, Kinder
© PeteWilson, Oct 2015

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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

The famous crux dyno, Wings of Unreason.

Wings of Unreason
The famous crux dyno, Wings of Unreason.
© Jon Read

The Sloth, Roaches

The Sloth
The Sloth, Roaches
© Gordon Stainforth

Callum eyeing up the dyno on wings

Wings of Unreason
Callum eyeing up the dyno on wings
© Harry Chaplin

Jim Lear on Barriers in Time E6 6b at the roaches

Barriers in Time
Jim Lear on Barriers in Time E6 6b at the roaches
© Mike Hutton

Will hanging around on The Sloth, The Roaches.

The Sloth
Will hanging around on The Sloth, The Roaches.
© Jack jk

Sam savouring True Grit, The Ravenstones.

True Grit
Sam savouring True Grit, The Ravenstones.
© davidj

The Wings dyno -- Turner's turn.

Wings of Unreason
The Wings dyno -- Turner's turn.
© Jon Read

Dave on "Elegy", Roaches Classic (E2 5c)

Elegy
Dave on "Elegy", Roaches Classic (E2 5c)
© PeteWilson

Meilee enjoying the exposure of the classic Valkyrie (VS 4c) at the Roaches

Valkyrie
Meilee enjoying the exposure of the classic Valkyrie (VS 4c) at the Roaches
© http://Climbers.net

crux on valkyrie

Valkyrie
crux on valkyrie
© ewan russell

No-hands rest on The Sloth ? Matt Culley exploring a new beta for the climb...

The Sloth
No-hands rest on The Sloth ? Matt Culley exploring a new beta for the climb...
© JacobIsaac772

Valkyrie in Autumn

Valkyrie
Valkyrie in Autumn
© andi turner


Add Climb name Grade Ticks? Height Crag name
Appointment with Fear E7 6b *** 8 24m Wimberry Rocks
Dangerous Crocodile Snogging E7 6b *** 21 10m Ramshaw Rocks
Wristcutter's Lullaby E6 6c *** 1 22m Wimberry Rocks
Painted Rumour E6 6a *** 19 24m Roaches Upper Tier
Barriers in Time E6 6b *** 34 16m Roaches Lower Tier
Track of the Cat E5 6a *** 134 12m Roaches Skyline
Bob Hope E4 6a *** 36 15m Dovestones Quarry
Ramshaw Crack E4 6a *** 106 12m Ramshaw Rocks
Master Spy Direct E4 6a *** 80 18m Wilton 1
Wings of Unreason E4 6a *** 562 10m Roaches Skyline
True Grit E3 5c *** 57 18m The Ravenstones
Arabia E3 5c *** 27 20m Kinder Southern...
Mandarin E2 5c *** 84 ? Hoghton Quarry
Rhododendron Buttress E2 5c *** 53 ? Hoghton Quarry
Elegy E2 5c *** 615 16m Roaches Lower Tier
Blasphemy E2 5c *** 146 14m Wimberry Rocks
Hanging Crack E2 5b *** 77 16m Dovestones Edge
Wombat E2 5b *** 420 20m Roaches Upper Tier
The Arête E2 5c *** 142 22m Tintwistle Knarr
The Golden Tower E2 5c *** 489 20m Anglezarke Quarry
Ocean Wall E1 5b *** 153 16m Standing Stones
Central Route E1 5b *** 727 16m Wilton 1
Eliminate 1 E1 5b *** 281 16m Helsby
The Trident E1 5b *** 134 20m Wimberry Rocks
Freddie's Finale HVS 5b *** 169 14m Wimberry Rocks
Twisted Smile HVS 5a *** 129 16m Kinder Northern...
Bachelor's Left-hand HVS 5b *** 660 24m Hen Cloud
The Sloth HVS 5a *** 2339 24m Roaches Upper Tier
Delstree HVS 5a *** 437 18m Hen Cloud
Rubberneck HVS 5a *** 572 14m The Five Clouds
Central Crack HVS 5a *** 751 12m Wilton 3
Pisa Super Direct HVS 5a *** 573 20m Shining Clough
Parker's Eliminate HVS 5a *** 1386 14m Hobson Moor Quarry
Scoop Face HVS 5a *** 1614 12m Castle Naze
Legacy HVS 5a *** 282 20m Kinder Northern...
Flash Wall VS 5a *** 109 22m Kinder Southern...
Valkyrie VS 4c *** 3446 40m • 2 Roaches Lower Tier
Phoenix Climb VS 4c *** 685 26m Shining Clough
Eureka VS 4c *** 134 18m Kinder Northern...
Tower Face VS 5a *** 294 18m Laddow
Nozag VS 4c *** 2006 14m Castle Naze
Plumb Line VS 4c *** 420 14m Running Hill Pits
Flake Crack VS 4c *** 738 14m Helsby
Misty Wall VS 4b *** 199 14m Kinder Northern...
Mohammed the Mad Monk of Moorside Home for Mental Misfits VS 4c *** 998 16m Denham Quarry
Twin Crack Corner VS 4b *** 394 16m Standing Stones
Via Dolorosa VS 4c *** 1824 32m Roaches Lower Tier
Central Climb VS 4c *** 1406 38m • 3 Hen Cloud
Upper Tor Wall HS 4b *** 303 18m Kinder Southern...
Route I HS 4b *** 518 18m Wimberry Rocks
The Left Monolith HS 4b *** 171 12m The Ravenstones
999 HS 4b *** 1064 18m Wilton 1
Great Chimney S 4a *** 1173 18m Hen Cloud
Black and Tans S 4a *** 3375 30m • 2 Roaches Upper Tier
Long Climb S 4a *** 384 35m • 2 Laddow
Pedestal Route HVD 4a *** 2533 28m • 2 Roaches Upper Tier
Answer Crack HVD *** 511 12m Dovestones Edge
Zig-zag VD *** 215 18m Kinder Downfall
Boomerang VD *** 1026 16m Ramshaw Rocks
Inverted Staircase D *** 2823 22m • 2 Roaches Upper Tier
High Buttress Arête D *** 4120 12m Windgather Rocks
79 e, 183 stars 44,187 1,104m 68
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