Favourite Climbs

A Selection of Favourite Climbs and Mountain Days from the last 30 years.

It would be great to do some of them again with you!

Lake District

  • Gimmer String (E1) – Langdale
  • Arcturus/Golden Slipper (HVS) – Langdale
  • Eliminate A (VS) – Dow Crag
  • The Cayman (E2) – Great Gable
  • Botterill’s Slab (VS) – Scafell
  • Bowfell Buttress (V Diff) – Langdale

Peak District

  • Right Unconquerable (HVS) – Stanage
  • Heaven Crack (V Diff) – Stanage
  • Hargreaves Original (VS) – Stanage
  • Chequer’s Buttress (HVS) – Froggatt Edge
  • Suicide Wall (HVS) – Cratcliffe Tor
  • Debauchary (E1) – High Tor
  • Valkyrie (VS) – Roaches

Wales

  • The Grooves (E1) – Cryn Las
  • Main Wall (HS) – Cryn Las
  • Cemetery Gates (E1) – Dinas Cromlech
  • Left Wall (E2) – Dinas Cromlech
  • Vector (E2) – Tremadog
  • One Step in the Clouds (VS) –Tremadog
  • A Dream of White Horses (HVS) – Gogarth
  • Chimes of Freedom (E2) – Pembroke
  • Rock Idol (E1) – Pembroke
  • Blue Sky (VS) – Pembroke

Scotland

  • Cioch West/Intregrity (HS) – Skye
  • Cuillin Ridge Traverse (Scramble/ Severe) Skye
  • Diabaig Pillar (E2) – Torridon
  • Sula (E2) – Mingulay, Outer Hebrides

Winter

  • Liathach Traverse, Torridon
  • Aonach Eagach Ridge (II/III) Glencoe
  • Crowberry Gully (IV) – Glencoe
  • Point Five Gully (V) – Ben Nevis
  • Orion Face Direct (V) – Ben Nevis
  • Minus Two Gully (V) – Ben Nevis
  • Tower Ridge (IV) – Ben Nevis
  • Ledge Route (II) – Ben Nevis
  • Captain Hook (VI) – Beinn Udlaidh
  • Peter Pan Direct (V) – Beinn Udlaidh
  • Deep Cut Chimney (IV) – Cairngorms
  • Polyphemus Gully (V) – Lochnagar

Climbs Abroad

  • Crimson Chrysalis (5.8+) Red Rocks, Nevada
  • Super Crack of the Desert (5.10+) Indian Creek, Utah
  • Incredible Hand Crack (5.10+) Indian Creek, Utah
  • Solid Gold (5.10) Joshua Tree, California
  • Central Pillar of Frenzy (5.10) Yosemite, California
  • Cathedral Peak (5.7) Sierra Mountains, California
  • She’s the Bosch (5.11c) City of Rocks, Idaho
  • The Diedre (5.8) Squamish Chief, Canada
  • Mt Victoria Traverse(AD) Rocky Mountains, Canada
  • Exum Ridge Direct (5.7) Grand Teton, Wyoming
  • East Ridge, Wolf’s Head (5.6) Wind River Range, Wyoming
  • North East Face, Pingora (5.9) Wind River Range, Wyoming
  • Cordier Pillar (TD) Grand Charmoz, French Alps
  • Mittellegi Ridge (D) Eiger, Swiss Alps
  • North Ridge (D) Piz Badile, Swiss Alps
  • Graue Wand (VI) Central Swiss Alps
  • Patri de gauche (WI 4) Cogne, Italy
  • Sabotorfossen (WI5) Rjukan, Norway
  • Nye Vemorkfoss (WI5) Rjukan, Norway