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Hardest Trad Routes

It is maybe too harsh to say that traditional climbing is leading a niche existence but it is certainly true if you look at it from the perspective of media coverage and compare it to sport climbing or bouldering. As a consequence, information on trad climbs and trad ascents only reaches the wider public in rare cases, making it difficult to have a consolidated overview of top achievements or just a simple list of the hardest trad climbs out there.

DefinitionBack to contents

Another challenge when it comes to “trad climbs” is their simple definition. While probably everyone agrees that trad routes require climbers to place removable protection against falls while ascending, there are several grey areas that we define here for the sake of a clear understanding of why some routes are listed here and some not and why some ascents are considered being trad ascents while others are not:

  1. Mixed trad climbs: many trad routes use bolts to protect parts of the climb. This is typically done to protect parts of a route that can not be protected by removable gear. It may be just one bolt on a whole pitch or multiple ones, making the climb closer to a sport route. As it is almost impossible to decide when these bolts change the character of a route we have included mixed trad routes in the list below. theCrag distinguishes between these 2 route styles and you can easily filter them off if you want to see only pure trad routes using the advanced search options.

  2. Greenpointing: while the gear style of a route may be sport, some climbers might decide to climb a route (e.g. a bolted crack) as a trad route, placing gear and not making use of the fixed protection thus essentially converting the sport route to a trad route. Actually some of the hardest trad ascents are greenpoints of sport routes (for example Gondo Crack climbed as greenpoint by Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher). This is why you will find some sport routes in the list of hardest trad routes.

  3. Pinkpointing a trad route: pinkpoiting a route means ascending it on pre-placed gear. While this also applies to sport routes (e.g. when draws are already put up) the difference for a trad route is even more significant as you do not have to carry and place the gear. This essentially converts a trad route to a sport route (see also Climber Performance Rating) and thus a pinkpoint ascent of a trad route is not considered a trad ascent. A famous example is the ascent of Privatvägen, 8c+ by Tomi Nytorp on pre-placed gear. Needless to say that this is still an impressive ascent but as Tomi Nytorp put it himself, next is to climb it while placing gear to make it a true trad ascent. The route however is of course a trad route and will thus show up in the list below.

  4. Multi-pitch climbs: multi-pitch climbs are really not that different from single-pitch climbs with the only difference that the issue of bolted sections is amplified by the number of pitches. For example the freed version of Dawn Wall is graded 5.14c/d, but the crux pitches are entirely protected by bolts. The hardest trad pitches of the Dawn Wall are graded at 5.14b. To extend the logic applied for single-pitch trad climbs, the Dawn Wall is here considered a mixed trad climb with a difficulty of 5.14c/d.

HistoryBack to contents

While there is a long and well documented history of sport climbs and the progression through ever harder grades (see also Hardest Routes), the same can not be said for trad climbing. One of the reasons being that the distinction between climbing in general and trad climbing is a relatively recent development. In the past climbing was or at least involved a lot of what is now considered trad climbing, only the advent and dominance of sport climbing resulted in the definition of trad climbing as we know it today and also draws a clear distinction from aid climbing.

Another big factor impacting the development of trad climbing was and is the development of ever better gear to be placed as protection. While all sorts of jamming devices are out there since the beginning of climbing (including wooden camming devices), trad climbing started to evolve dramatically with the invention of spring-loaded camming devices (also called friends, cams, SLCD’s) in the mid 1970’s.

Still, many of the great ascents of that early time fall under the category of aid climbing and it is more than difficult to draw a clear line. Some of the most notable ascents in trad climbing history are the following:

  • Schwager-Talseite (Sächsische Schweiz, Germany, VIIIc [5.11a]) climbed by Harry Rost in 1952. Just one of many ascents pushing the limits of climbing in the Sächsische Schweiz.

  • Crossbones (Malham Cove, UK, 5.11b, [E2 5c]), first free ascent by Pete Livesey in 1967. Livesey was pushing grades all over the UK for many years and was also famous for his strict training and diet regime.

  • Clink (Trow Gill, UK, 5.11d [E4 6a]) first free ascent by Pete Livesey in 1972.

  • Supercrack (Indian Creek, USA, 5.10, at that time called Luxury Liner) climbed by Earl Wiggins, Ed Webster & Bryan Becker in 1976. As Webster put it, this ascent opened “a new frontier of desert sandstone crack climbing” and put Indian Creek on the climber’s map.

  • Gaia (Peak District, UK, 5.13d [E8 6c]) freed by Johnny Dawes in 1986. Featured in the movie Hard Grit.

  • The Nose (Yosemite, USA, 5.14a/b) freed by Lynn Hill in 1993. A milestone for climbing in general.

  • The Dawn Wall (Yosemite, USA, 5.14c/d) freed by Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson in 2015. While certainly a mixed trad route, definitely a notable ascent and one that resulted in tremendous media interest.

  • Gondo Crack (Gondo, Switzerland, 5.14b R [8c]) climbed green point by Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher in 2017.

  • Magic Line (Yosemite, USA, 5.14c) climbed by Ron Kauk in 1996 as a pink point ascent, freed as red point ascent only In 2018 by Lonnie Kauk, his son.

  • Tribe (Cadarese, Italy, 8c+/9a?) climbed by Jacopo Larcher in March 2019 but not graded yet.

Hardest Traditional RoutesBack to contents

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Grade Route Gear style Popularity
5.14d
North America United States California Sierra Nevada Yosemite National Park Yosemite Valley El Capitan Southeast Face
5.14d The Dawn Wall
1 5.12b
2 5.13a
3 5.13c
4 5.12b
5 5.12d
6 5.13c
7 5.14a
8 5.13d
9 5.13c
10 5.14a
11 5.13c
12 5.14b
13 5.13b
14 5.14d
15 5.14d
16 5.14a
17 5.14c
18 5.14a
19 5.13c
20 5.13b
21 5.13d
22 5.13d
23 5.10
24 5.11
25 5.11
26 5.11d
27 5.11c
28 5.12c
29 5.12b
30 5.12b
31 5.13a
32 5.12b

FFA: Tommy Caldwell & Kevin Jorgeson, 14 Jan 2015

Mixed trad 920m, 32, 35
9a
Europe Italy Piemonte Val d'Ossola Cadarese
9a Tribe

Set by Jacopo Larcher, 2013

FFA: Jacopo Larcher, 21 Mar 2019

Trad 25m
E10 7b
Europe United Kingdom England Peak District Eastern Gritstone Froggatt Edge Brown's Eliminate Area
E10 7b Blind Vision Trad 16m
E9 7b
Europe United Kingdom England Peak District Eastern Gritstone Cratcliffe Tor Owl Gully
E9 7b The Groove

FA: James Pearson, 2008

Trad 18m
E8 7b
Europe United Kingdom England Peak District Eastern Gritstone Burbage Valley Burbage North Ash Tree Wall
E8 7b Superstition Trad 8m
Europe United Kingdom England Peak District Eastern Gritstone Bamford Edge Salmon Slab
E8 7b Smoked Salmon Trad
E2 7b
Europe United Kingdom England Peak District Eastern Gritstone Curbar Edge Elder Crack
E2 7b The New Statesman Trad 18m
5.14
North America United States Wyoming Sweetwater River Cranner Rock
5.14 The Five Fourteen Crack Trad 18m
North America United States Utah Moab Castle Valley Pariott Mesa
5.14 Voodoo Child

FA: Jay Smith, 2008

Trad 150m, 4
XIIb
Europe Germany Sächsische Schweiz Gebiet der Steine Pfaffenstein Steinerne Scheune
XIIb Trance Trad
Europe Germany Sächsische Schweiz Gebiet der Steine Pfaffenstein Klamotte
XIIb Fly and smile Trad
Europe Germany Sächsische Schweiz Wildenstein Neuer Wildenstein Blasketurm
XIIb Mutation (RP) Trad
Europe Germany Sächsische Schweiz Schrammsteine Falkenstein Knabe
XIIb Snowboarding in the sun Trad
Europe Germany Sächsische Schweiz Schrammsteine Falkenstein Falkenstein
XIIb No cheating stone please Trad
Europe Germany Sächsische Schweiz Brand Tiefer Grund Hafersackkrone
XIIb End of an Affair Trad
Europe Germany Sächsische Schweiz Brand Dickhäuter Schluchtturm
XIIb Rata Yaga Trad
Europe Germany Sächsische Schweiz Brand Halben - Hockstein Riesenechse
XIIb Break your Bridges down Trad
Europe Germany Sächsische Schweiz Brand Halben - Hockstein Kleiner Halben
XIIb Acces Sky Trad
Europe Germany Sächsische Schweiz Brand Halben - Hockstein Großer Halben
XIIb Yin Yan Trad
XIIb Beginners Mind Trad
Europe Germany Sächsische Schweiz Rathen Bastei Mönch
XIIb Meditation Trad
YDS_ALT:5.11 UIAA:11
Europe United Kingdom Scotland West coast and highlands Ben Nevis Garadh na Ciste The Comb
YDS_ALT:5.11 UIAA:11 Don't Die of Ignorance Trad
34
Australia Victoria North West Grampians North Grampians Mt Stapylton Amphitheatre Taipan Wall
34 Askleipos

FA: Alex Megos, 2015

Trad 25m
5.14c
North America United States California Sierra Nevada Yosemite National Park Yosemite Valley North Lower Merced Canyon Cascade Falls Upper
5.14c Meltdown

FA: Beth Rodden, 2008

Trad 21m
North America United States California Northern California Redwood Coast Promontory Main Wall
5.14c Blackbeard's Tears

FA: Matthias Holladay, 1991

FFA: Ethan Pringle, 2016

Trad 46m
5.14c R
North America United States California Sierra Nevada Yosemite National Park Yosemite Valley Glacier Point Vernal Falls
5.14c R Magic Line

FFA: Ron Kauk, 1996

FFA: Lonnie Kauk, 14 Nov 2018

Trad 35m
8c+
Europe Italy Piemonte Torino - Susa Valli di Lanzo Valle Orco Rosone
8c+ Pura Pura

FA: Tom Randall, 28 Jun 2014

Trad 25m
Europe France Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Gap (Hautes Alpes) Céüse Face de Rat
8c+ Mon ami le coyote Trad
Europe Finland Antbyvägen
FR:8c+ Privatvägen

FFA: Tomi Nytorp, 14 May 2019

Mixed trad 25m, 1
9+
Europe Norway Western Norway Rogaland Dalane Jøssingfjord Profilveggen
9+ The Recovery Drink

FA: Nicolas Favresse, 2013

Trad 35m
XIIa
Europe Germany Sächsische Schweiz Gebiet der Steine Nikolsdorfer Wände Frosch
XIIa Hitchcock Trad
Europe Germany Sächsische Schweiz Wildenstein Neuer Wildenstein Zyklopenmauer
XIIa Ride the Snake (RP) Mixed trad 2
Europe Germany Sächsische Schweiz Affensteine Langes Horn Nonnengärtner
XIIa Vertreibung der letzten Idealisten (RP)
1 Xc 15m
2 XIIa 45m

Set by Bernd Arnold

FA: Robert Leistner, 2005

FFA: Robert Leistner, 10 Jul 2019

Mixed trad 60m, 2, 11
Europe Germany Sächsische Schweiz Brand Halben - Hockstein Großer Halben
XIIa Vairagya Trad
Europe Germany Sächsische Schweiz Rathen Honigstein - Talwächter - Feldsteine Honigstein
XIIa Votex Dynamics (RP) Mixed trad 3
Europe Bulgaria Belogradtschik Belogradtschik Magd
XIIa Die letzten ihrer Art

FA: Thomas Willenberg vug., 7 May 2015

Mixed trad 7
E10 FR:8c
Europe United Kingdom Scotland West coast and highlands Ben Nevis Tower Ridge Area Tower Ridge, East Flank
E10 FR:8c Echo Wall

FA: Dave Macleod, 2008

Trad 70m
33
Australia South Australia Adelaide Onkaparinga Top Cliff Riesling Sector
33 Beavis Descent Route

FA: Peter Beavis (solo)

Trad 100m
Australia Victoria North West Grampians North Grampians Hollow Mountain (N & NE side of Mt. Stapylton) Sandinista Cliffs Sandinista Wall
33 Sparticus

FA: Nathan Hoette, 2002

Trad 25m
Australia Victoria North West Grampians North Grampians Mt Stapylton Amphitheatre Taipan Wall
33 The Great Affair

Set by Malcolm Matheson (and DS added by Nalle 2017), 1993

FFA: Dave Jones freed pitch 3 ~2000, Nalle Hukkatival p1 & p2 Oct 2017, Oct 2017

Mixed trad 60m, 3, 8
5.14b
North America Canada British Columbia Pacific Ranges Squamish The Chief The Backside The Cirque of the Uncrackables
5.14b Cobra Crack

Set by Sonnie Trotter

FFA: Sonnie Trotter, 2006

Trad 45m
North America Canada British Columbia Skaha
5.14b Family Man

FFA: Sonnie Trotter, 21 Oct 2014

Trad
North America Canada British Columbia Bugaboos Snowpatch Spire
5.14b Tom Egan Memorial

FA: Will Stanhope, Aug 2015

Trad 13
North America United States Vermont Groton State Park Marshfield Ledge High Grade Ledge
5.14b Stoning the Fascist Trad 21m
North America United States Utah Canyonlands Area Island in the Sky Mesa
5.14b Century Crack

FA: Steve "Crusher" Bartlett, 2001

FFA: Tom Randall & Pete Whittaker, 5 Oct 2011

Trad 40m
North America United States New York Shawangunks The Trapps Guides' Wall
5.14b Brozone

FFA: Andy Salo

Mixed trad 30m, 1
8c
Europe Spain Asturias Picos de Europa Naranjo de Bulnes West Face
8c Orbayu
1 8a+ 38m
2 8a 25m
3 8a 25m
4 7a 25m
5 8c 37m
6 8a+ 30m
7 6b+ 55m
8 6a+ 40m
9 5 45m
10 5 50m
11 5+ 60m
12 5 35m
13 5 45m

FFA: Iker Pou & Eneko Pou, 2009

Trad 510m, 13
Europe Italy Piemonte Val d'Ossola Osso
8c Lapoterapia

FFA: Alessandro Manini, 2012

Sport
Europe France Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Gap (Hautes Alpes) Céüse Biographie
8c L'écaille Trad 60m
8c PROT:R
Europe Switzerland Alpen Wallis Oberwallis Simplon II Cippo
8c PROT:R Gondo Crack

Set by Allesandro Manini & Maurizio Pellizzon

FFA: Barbara Zangerl, Mar 2017

Sport 17m
5.14a/b
North America United States Wyoming Grand Teton National Park Teton Canyon Waterfall Wall
5.14a/b The Almighty

FA: Ty Mack, Oct 2011

Mixed trad 3
32
Australia Queensland South East Scenic Rim crags Frog Buttress East of the access track
32 Whistling Kite

FA: Paul Smith, 1988

Mixed trad 30m, 3
Australia New South Wales and ACT Australian Capital Territory Orroral area Orroral Ridge Tower Rocks
32 Vertigo

FA: Norm Booth & Lincoln Hall, 1972

FFA: Daniel Fisher, Sep 2019

Trad 36m
Australia Victoria North West Arapiles Northern Group Mysteries Wall
32 Project Trad 12m
Australia Victoria North West Arapiles The Pharos and Surrounds The Pharos Uncle Charlie
32 Punks in the Gym Mixed trad 25m, 7
32 Pretty In Punk

FA: Stuart Wyithe, 1994

Mixed trad 20m, 4
32 R
Australia Victoria North West Grampians Victoria Range Buandik Area Closed Millennium Caves
32 R Dual Fuel

FA: Nathan Hoette, 2000

Trad 20m
32 R Fire in da Belly

FA: Nathan Hoette, 2000

Trad 25m
5.14a
North America Canada Québec Laurentides Val-David Mont King Zébrée
5.14a Zebrée

FA: Alain Henault, 1972

FFA: Jeff Beaulieu, 2004

Trad
North America Canada British Columbia Pacific Ranges Squamish Murrin Park Nightmare Rock
5.14a Sugar Daddy

FA: Sonnie Trotter, 2010

Trad
North America Canada Alberta Lake Louise Outhouse Area
5.14a The Path

FFA: Sonnie "Superman" Trotter

Trad 45m
North America United States New York Adirondacks Moss Cliff
5.14a Ill Fire

FA: Pete Kamitses, 2008

Trad
North America United States New York Adirondacks Silver Lake Tsunami Wall
5.14a Oppositional Defiance Disorder

FA: Peter Kamitses, Sep 2011

Trad 30m
North America United States New York Shawangunks Lost City
5.14a Planet Claire

FA: Scott Franklin, 1987

Mixed trad 3
North America United States New Hampshire White Mountains Kancamagus Highway Crags Sundown Ledge Main Cliff
5.14a Sewer Rat

FA: Dave Sharratt

Trad 24m
North America United States New Hampshire White Mountains Conway Cathedral Ledge Mordor Wall
5.14a Difficulties be Damned

FFA: Jay Conway, 22 Jun 2013

Mixed trad 24m, 5
North America United States Idaho The Fins Yellow Cake Wall
5.14a Legend of the brown dog Mixed trad 9
North America United States Colorado Boulder Eldorado Canyon State Park Eldorado Canyon North The West Ridge Kloof Alcove Area
5.14a Iron Monkey

FA: Matt Segal

Trad
North America United States Colorado Fort Collins Lyons Button Rock Dam Area River Wall
5.14a Lost Horizon Trad
North America United States California Eastern California Joshua Tree National Park Wonderland of Rocks South The Freak Brothers Dome Area Pea Brain
5.14a Dihedron

FA: Randy leavitt, 1997

Trad 18m
North America United States California Sierra Nevada Yosemite National Park Yosemite Valley Washington Column South Face
5.14a South Face (free)

FFA: Matt Wilder, 2002

Trad 370m, 10
North America United States California Sierra Nevada Yosemite National Park Yosemite Valley El Capitan Southwest Face
5.14a Magic Mushroom (free)

FFA: Tommy Caldwell & Justen Sjong, May 2012

Trad 880m, 30
North America United States California Sierra Nevada Northern Sierra Nevada Lake Tahoe, California Side Donner Summit Star Walls South Star Wall
5.14a Father's Day

FA: Tom Herbert, 1997

Trad 24m
North America United States Arizona Flagstaff Sedona Oak Creek Canyon The Waterfall Right Wall
5.14a East Coast Fist bump

FA: Joel Unema

Trad
5.14a R
North America Canada British Columbia Pacific Ranges Squamish Murrin Park Lakeside-in-the-Woods & Commonwealth
5.14a R The Bull

FA: Jeremy Smith, 2013

Trad 20m
North America United States New York Shawangunks The Trapps Guides' Wall
5.14a R Ozone

FFA: Cody Sims, 2010

Mixed trad 30m, 1
North America United States Idaho The Fins Solstice Wall
5.14a R Enter the dragon

FA: Jonathan Siegrist, Sep 2012

Mixed trad 35m, 4
FR:8b+
Africa São Tomé and Príncipe Pico Cão Grande
FR:8b+ Leve Leve

FFA: Iker Pou & Eneko Pou, Jul 2018

Trad 450m
Europe Sweden Bohuslän Bovallstrand Keberget
FR:8b+ Monogami

FFA: Aleksej Jaruta, Jul 2018

Trad
Europe Spain Aragon Aragonese Pyrenees Vadiello
8b+ La Fuerza de la Gravedad

FFA: Carlos Logroño, 19 Sep 2017

Trad
Europe Norway Eastern Norway Telemark Gygrestolen Gamla
FR:8b+ Telemarksuiten DF

FFA: Aleksej Jaruta, Aug 2018

Trad 40m
Europe Italy Veneto Cortina d'Ampezzo Area Tre Cime di Lavaredo Cima Ovest
8b+ Bellavista
1 7b 35m
2 6c+ 25m
3 6a+ 15m
4 7a+ 30m
5 7b 18m
6 8b+ 55m
7 7c+/8a 15m
8 7a 25m
9 6c 35m
10 6b 30m

FFA: Alexander Huber, 2001

Trad 280m, 10
Europe Italy Piemonte Torino - Susa Valli di Lanzo Valle Orco Rosone
8b+ Greenspit

Set by Marco Pedrini, Roberto Perrucca & Gianmario Bellini, 1980

FFA: Didier Berthod, 2003

Trad 12m
Europe France Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Gap (Hautes Alpes) Céüse Nitshapa
8b+ Ta-ratata
1 8a
2 8b+
3 6b

FA: S Millet, 2012

Trad 3
Europe Austria West Kaisergebirge Wilder Kaiser Maukspitze
FR:8b+ Koasabluad
1 7a
2 7c+
3 7a+
4 8b+
5 7a
6 8a
7 6a

FA: Alex Huber & Guido Unterwurzacher, 2013

FFA: Alex Huber & Guido Unterwurzacher, 15 Oct 2019

Trad 7
Europe Austria West Lechquellengebirge Rote Wand Südverschneidung
FR:8b+ Sangre de Toro
1 7c 50m
2 7a 20m
3 7b+ 35m
4 8b+ 35m
5 8a 20m
6 6b+ 35m
7 2 35m

FA: Alex Luger, Günther Winkel, Robert Natter & Konrad Mathis, Jul 2012

FFA: Alex Luger, 29 Aug 2012

Mixed trad 230m, 7, 7
South America Argentina Chubut Piedra Parada Mordor
{FR} 8b+ Balroc Trad 150m, 6
South America Argentina Chubut Piedra Parada La Piedra Parada
{FR} 8b+ El Milagro de la Piedra Trad 50m, 2
10+
Europe Germany Westpfalz Edenkoben
10+ Das grosse Knübbeln

FA: Julius Westphal, 1999

Mixed trad 6
VI.6+
Europe Poland Jura Jura środkowa Skały Zegarowe Jaskinia Jasna
VI.6+ Bariera wdzięku 2

Set by W. Podhajny, 2006

Mixed trad 14m, 3
XIc
Europe Germany Sächsische Schweiz Affensteine Brosinnadel - Drillinge Brosinnadel
XIc Ikarus direkt Trad
Europe Germany Sächsische Schweiz Brand Halben - Hockstein Kleiner Halben
XIc Alhambra Trad
9
Europe Sweden Bohuslän Dingle Buråsen Övre Väggen
9 Kärlek Trad 22m
Europe Sweden Bohuslän Brodalen Vrångarö
9 Crassostrea gigas

FA: Erik Heyman

Trad 10m
9 Cox Orange

FFA: Aleksej Jaruta, Jun 2018

Trad
9 PROT:R
Europe Sweden Bohuslän Brodalen Häller Stora Väggen
9 PROT:R Doktor Snuggles

FA: Erik Heyman, 2010

Trad 45m
9 PROT:R - X
Europe Sweden Bohuslän Brodalen Häller Mallorolväggen
9 PROT:R - X Swedenborska rummet

FFA: Erik Grandelius, 3 Apr 2018

Trad
9
Europe Norway Northern Norway Troms Kvaløya Blåmannen
9 Arctandria
1 8
2 9-/9
3 8/8+
4 9-
5 8-
6 8+
7 8
8 7+
9 7-
10 7
Trad 400m, 12
Europe Norway Northern Norway Nordland Lofoten Austvågøy Vågakallen Nordsiden Storpillaren
9 Genus Locy Trad
Europe Norway Western Norway Rogaland Dalane Jøssingfjord Profilveggen
9 Flying Vikings

FA: Robert Caspersen, 1995

FFA: Daniel Jung, 2013

Trad
9 Ronny Medelsvensson

FA: Christer Jansson & Erik Massih, 1 Jan 2014

FFA: Crister Jansson & Erik Massih, Jul 2014

Trad
9 PROT:R
Europe Norway Eastern Norway Telemark Gygrestolen Gamla
9 PROT:R Telemarksuiten

FA: Øyvind Moss & Gunnar Austreheim, 1985

FFA: Martin Skaar Olslund, 3 Oct 2015

Trad 40m
E10 7a
Europe United Kingdom Scotland Central and Southern Scotland Dumbarton Rock Northwest Face
E10 7a Direquiem

FA: Sonnie Trotter

Trad 35m
Europe United Kingdom Scotland West coast and highlands Binnein Shuas
E10 7a Mind Riot

FFA: Dave MacLeod, 5 Oct 2019

Trad
Europe United Kingdom Scotland Northwest and Islands Orkney Isles St. John's Head
E10 7a Longhope Direct
1 5c 55m
2 6a 45m
3 4b 70m
4 5b 55m
5 6a 40m
6 5c 40m
7 5a 40m
8 60m
9 7a 65m

FA: Dave MacLeod, Jun 2011

Trad 470m, 9
Europe United Kingdom England Midlands Shropshire Nesscliffe
E10 7a GreatNess Wall

FFA: Steve McClure, 28 May 2019

Trad 18m
Europe United Kingdom England Peak District Eastern Gritstone Curbar Edge Avalanche Wall
E10 7a Doctor Dolittle Trad 15m
Europe United Kingdom England Peak District Eastern Gritstone Burbage Valley Burbage South The Boggart
E10 7a Equilibrium Trad 14m
E9 7a
Europe United Kingdom England Midlands Shropshire Nesscliffe
E9 7a A Thousand Setting Suns Trad
Europe United Kingdom England Northern England Cumbria Lake District Scafell, Wasdale & Eskdale Scafell Scafell East Buttress
E9 7a Welcome to the Cruel World

FA: Dave Birkett

Trad
Europe United Kingdom England Peak District Eastern Gritstone Burbage Valley Burbage South Byne's Crack Area
E9 7a Dynamics of Change

FA: Pete Whittaker

Trad
E8 7a
Europe United Kingdom England Peak District Eastern Gritstone Stanage Stanage North Marble Wall
E8 7a Marbellous Trad 12m
E8 7a Mother of Pearl Trad 12m
Europe United Kingdom England Peak District Eastern Gritstone Curbar Edge The Eliminates Wall
E8 7a The Grey Area Trad 24m
E7 7a
Europe United Kingdom Wales North Wales Tremadog Area Craig Bwlch y Moch Vector Buttress
E7 7a Dream Topping Trad
Europe United Kingdom Wales North Wales Llanberis Valley Area Dinorwic Quarries Rainbow Slab
E7 7a The Cure for a Sick Mind Trad 28m
Europe United Kingdom England Midlands Shropshire Nesscliffe
E7 7a Time For Tea Trad
Europe United Kingdom England Peak District Eastern Gritstone Stanage Apparent North
E7 7a Groove is in the Heart Trad 8m
E7 7a Little Women Trad 10m
Europe United Kingdom England Peak District Eastern Gritstone Stanage Stanage Plantation Pegasus Wall and the Mangler Area The Mangler Area
E7 7a Dreadnought Trad 10m
Europe United Kingdom England Peak District Eastern Gritstone Stanage Stanage Plantation Tower Face to Spur Slab Tower Face
E7 7a Flight of Ideas Trad 22m
Europe United Kingdom England Peak District Eastern Gritstone Froggatt Edge Great Slab
E7 7a Toy Boy Trad 15m
Europe United Kingdom England Peak District Eastern Gritstone Froggatt Edge Strapiombo Buttress
E7 7a Strappotente Trad 10m
Europe United Kingdom England Peak District Eastern Gritstone Froggatt Edge Brookside Buttress & Screaming Dream
E7 7a The Screaming Dream Trad 7m
Europe United Kingdom England Peak District Eastern Gritstone Curbar Edge The Eliminates Wall
E7 7a Happy Heart Trad 18m
Europe United Kingdom England Peak District Eastern Gritstone Curbar Edge Moon Buttress
E7 7a Crack & Slab Trad 12m
Europe United Kingdom England Peak District Eastern Gritstone Burbage Valley Burbage North Ash Tree Wall
E7 7a Living in Oxford Trad 10m
E6 7a
Europe United Kingdom England Midlands Staffordshire The Roaches Lower Tier Mincer area
E6 7a Thing on a spring Trad
E6 7a Against the grain Trad
Europe United Kingdom England Peak District Eastern Gritstone Stanage Apparent North
E6 7a Warmlove Trad
Europe United Kingdom England Peak District Eastern Gritstone Stanage Stanage Plantation Pegasus Wall and the Mangler Area Pegasus Wall
E6 7a Klingon Trad 10m
Europe United Kingdom England Peak District Eastern Gritstone Froggatt Edge The Pinnacle & Sickle Buttress
E6 7a Neon Dust Trad
Europe United Kingdom England Peak District Eastern Gritstone Froggatt Edge Three Pebble Slab Area
E6 7a Dogs Die in Hot Cars Trad 8m
Europe United Kingdom England Peak District Eastern Gritstone Froggatt Edge Strapiombo Buttress
E6 7a Cock Robin Trad 10m
E5 7a
Europe United Kingdom England Northern England Yorkshire Yorkshire Gritstone Caley Crags Roadside Buttress Adrenaline Rush Boulders Boulder 19 Rabbit Paw Wall
E5 7a Waite Trad
Europe United Kingdom England Northern England Yorkshire Yorkshire Gritstone Almscliff Almscliff High Man
E5 7a China Syndrome Trad 12m
Europe United Kingdom England Peak District Eastern Gritstone Stanage Stanage North The Wobbler
E5 7a The Iain Farrar Experience Trad
E4 7a
Europe United Kingdom England Peak District Eastern Gritstone Burbage Valley Burbage North Remergence Buttress
E4 7a Blind Date Trad 12m
E11 7a
Europe United Kingdom Scotland Central and Southern Scotland Dumbarton Rock Northwest Face
E11 7a Rhapsody

FFA: Dave MacLeod, 2006

Trad 35m
10/10+
Europe Austria West Walgau Bürs Bürser Platte
10/10+ Psychogramm

FFA: Alex Luger, 26 Sep 2014

Trad 20m
10/10+
Europe Czechia Střední Čechy Brdy Babka Strop
10/10+ Volný projekt Trad
Europe Austria West Walgau Bürs Bürser Platte
10/10+ Prinzip Hoffnung

FFA: Beat Kammerlander, 1997

FFA: Beat Kammerlander, 2008

Trad 35m
7a
Europe United Kingdom Wales South Wales Pembroke Range East Bosherston Head
7a Fairytales Trad
Europe United Kingdom England Northern England Yorkshire Yorkshire Gritstone Almscliff Almscliff High Man
7a Jess's Roof Trad 8m
9-/9
Europe Sweden Bohuslän Nordens Ark Furuberget
9-/9 Puss på morfar

FA: Magnus Lindstedt, 2000

Trad 13m
Europe Sweden Bohuslän Hallinden Hallinden Terassväggen
9-/9 Beauty School Drop Out Trad 22m
Europe Sweden Bohuslän Hallinden Hallinden Branta väggen
9-/9 Dubbelt Trubbel Trad 40m
Europe Sweden Bohuslän Lyse & Brastad Skälefjäll
9-/9 Kungsgatan Trad 30m
9-/9
Europe Sweden Göteborg Lexby Lexby rope climbing
9-/9 Kölhalad

FA: Petter Restorp & Erik Heyman, 2005

Trad
5.10+ C0 - 1 V10
North America United States Wyoming Grand Teton National Park Death Canyon Omega Buttress
5.10+ C0 - 1 V10 Guardian Of Death Trad 99m, 4
5.14-
North America United States Utah San Juan County Indian Creek Canyon Along Road 211 4x4 Wall
5.14- Carbondale Short Bus

FA: Hayden Kennedy, 21 Mar 2012

Trad
North America United States Utah Canyonlands Area Bartlett Wash
5.14- Stranger Than Fiction

FA: Mason Earle, Mar 2015

Trad 34m
North America United States Kentucky Red River Gorge Eastern Gorge Region Eastern Skybridge Ridge
5.14- Silently Does the Sun Shine

FA: Andrew Gearing

Trad 30m
North America United States Colorado Western Slope Escalante Canyon Cabin Wall
5.14- Pure Pressure

FA: Ben Rueck

Mixed trad 21m, 1
North America United States Colorado Rocky Mountain National Park Longs Peak Area Longs Peak The Diamond Green Pillar
5.14- Full Dunn-Westbay

FA: Tommy Caldwell & Joe Mills, 2013

Trad 300m, 4
FR_ALT:8
Europe Czechia Východní Čechy Broumovsko Suchý vrch Mops
FR_ALT:8 Saská cesta

FA: Ralph Dietrich, M.Ehrig, J.Kott, A.Gündel & Heide Dietrich, 1992

Mixed trad 2
Europe Czechia Severní Čechy Lužické hory Střední vrch Kamzičí latrina
{SX} FR_ALT:8 Vaše hovno naše radost

FA: 2010

Mixed trad 2
South America Chile Region de Maule Valle de los Cóndores La Cárcel
{FR} 8 Silla Eléctrica
1 6
2 8
Trad 2
FR_ALT:8 NCCS:VII
Europe United Kingdom Scotland West coast and highlands Ben Nevis Garadh na Ciste Creag Coire na Ciste
FR_ALT:8 NCCS:VII The Sorcerer Trad
FR_ALT:8 NCCS:VII Darth Vader Trad
Europe United Kingdom Scotland West coast and highlands Ben Nevis Garadh na Ciste South Trident Buttress
FR_ALT:8 NCCS:VII Devastation (Winter) Trad
FR_ALT:8 NCCS:VII String Vest Theory Trad
FR_ALT:8 NCCS:VII Tangerine Dreams Trad
FR_ALT:8 NCCS:VII The Minge Trad
Europe United Kingdom Scotland West coast and highlands Ben Nevis Garadh na Ciste Number Three Gully Buttress
FR_ALT:8 NCCS:VII Hanging Garden Trad
FR_ALT:8 NCCS:VII Babylon Trad
Europe United Kingdom Scotland West coast and highlands Ben Nevis Tower Ridge Area Tower Ridge, East Flank
FR_ALT:8 NCCS:VII The Brass Monkey Trad
Europe United Kingdom Scotland West coast and highlands Ben Nevis Tower Ridge Area Douglas Boulder
FR_ALT:8 NCCS:VII Rutless Trad
Europe United Kingdom Scotland West coast and highlands Ben Nevis Càrn Dearg Cousin's Buttress
FR_ALT:8 NCCS:VII Cousinade Trad
FR_ALT:8 UIAA:9
Europe United Kingdom Scotland West coast and highlands Ben Nevis Tower Ridge Area Secondary Tower Ridge
FR_ALT:8 UIAA:9 No Success Like Failure Trad
Europe United Kingdom Scotland West coast and highlands Ben Nevis Garadh na Ciste Creag Coire na Ciste
UIAA:8 Avenging Angel Direct Trad
UIAA:8 Storm Trooper Trad
UIAA:8 Catriona Trad
Europe United Kingdom Scotland West coast and highlands Ben Nevis Garadh na Ciste Central Trident Buttress
UIAA:8 Heidbanger (Winter) Trad
Europe United Kingdom Scotland West coast and highlands Ben Nevis Garadh na Ciste Moonlight Gully Buttress
UIAA:8 The Big Cheese Trad
Europe United Kingdom Scotland West coast and highlands Ben Nevis Garadh na Ciste Number Three Gully Buttress
UIAA:8 Snuff Wall Trad
UIAA:8 Apache Trad
UIAA:8 Sioux Wall Trad
UIAA:8 Curly's Arete Trad
UIAA:8 Arthur Trad
Europe United Kingdom Scotland West coast and highlands Ben Nevis Tower Ridge Area Tower Ridge, East Flank
UIAA:8 Frosty's Vigil Trad
Europe United Kingdom Scotland West coast and highlands Ben Nevis Càrn Dearg Carn Dearg Buttress
UIAA:8 Centurion (Winter) Trad
5.13+
Asia China 北京 Beijing Baihe 精灵谷 世外桃源
5.13+ unnamed

Set by 何川, Aug 2019

Mixed trad 13m, 2
North America Canada British Columbia Pemberton Green River Bastion
5.13+ The Reaper's Seam

FA: Stu Smith, Jul 2019

Trad 30m
North America United States Wyoming Laramie Vedauwoo Coyote Rocks Home On The Range Rock
5.13+ Home On The Range Trad 15m
North America United States Wisconsin Devil's Lake State Park The East Bluff The Eastern Rampart D'Arcy's Buttress
5.13+ Zschiesche's Roof Trad 8m
North America United States Virginia Guest River Gorge Mile Two Mile Two Routes Alpha Wall
5.13+ Mark Of Cain Trad 24m
North America United States Utah Moab Potash Road Long Canyon
5.13+ Mexican Snow Fairy

FFA: Jean-Pierre Ouellet, 2012

Trad 45m
North America United States South Dakota Needles Sylvan Lake Outlets Vertigo
5.13+ Housing The Sin Trad 43m
North America United States North Carolina Hanging Rock State Park Cooks Wall Lower Wall Supercharger Area
5.13+ Supercharger Trad 24m
North America United States Colorado Western Slope Unaweep Canyon Sunday Wall
5.13+ Smear Campaign Trad 46m
North America United States Colorado North Central Mountains Aspen Independence Pass Classy Cliff
5.13+ Orangutan Overhang

FFA: Matt Seagal

Trad
5.13+ PG13
North America United States South Dakota Needles Sylvan Lake Outlets Stonehenge
5.13+ PG13 The Phoenix Trad 37m
North America United States Colorado Western Slope Escalante Canyon Zappa Wall
5.13+ PG13 The Frank Zappa Appreciation Society Trad 18m
31
Australia New South Wales and ACT Southern Tablelands Bungonia Gorge North Wall - Main
31 Teflon

FA: Lee Cossey, 2001

Trad 23m
Australia New South Wales and ACT Central Tablelands Blue Mountains Katoomba Area Narrow Neck Rhum Dhu
31 Cul De Sac

FA: Ewbank 18 M4

FFA: Zac Vertrees & Macciza, 1 Sep 2012

Trad 30m
Australia Victoria North West Grampians North Grampians Mt Stapylton Amphitheatre Lower Taipan Lower Taipan Wall
31 Gilgamesh
1 12
2

FA: David Mudie & Stephen Due. Malcolm Matheson (One point) 90's, 1974

FFA: Ben Cossey, 2008

Trad 67m, 2
Australia Victoria North West Grampians North Grampians Mt Stapylton Amphitheatre Afterglow Wall
31 Bossanova

FA: Julian Saunders

Trad
Australia Victoria North West Grampians North Grampians Mt Stapylton Amphitheatre Taipan Wall
31 Cardigan Street

FA: Pitch 2: Stuart Wyithe (late) & Pitch 1: Garth Miller (2nd shot!), 1995

Mixed trad 60m, 3, 11
Australia Victoria North West Grampians North Grampians Mt Stapylton Amphitheatre Northern Wall
31 Agent of Cool

FFA: Lee Cossey, Nov 2015

Trad 25m

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