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King lines of the UK
January 18, 2012, 04:44:05 pm
What are the best lines in the UK? The purest, proudest and most awe inspiring boulders? All grades.

Careless Torque
Malc's Arete
Zoo York

Please add your suggestions, but avoid making the list shgritstone-centric please, it trashes my skin.

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#1 Re: King lines of the UK
January 18, 2012, 04:53:39 pm
I think a more interesting question would be "what are the shittest looking lines in the UK that climb like dreams..?"

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#2 Re: King lines of the UK
January 18, 2012, 05:40:24 pm
Pock Block??

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#3 Re: King lines of the UK
January 18, 2012, 05:46:34 pm
Matterhorn Arete, Almscliff.

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#4 Re: King lines of the UK
January 18, 2012, 05:50:46 pm
The Essence @ Torridon
Matterhorn Arete @ Almscliff
Jason's roof @ Croorise
Horror Arete @ Bridestones
Fast car @ Porth Ysgo
Tetris @ Roaches
Red handed @ RITW
Storm @ Stanage
Poetry in Motion @ Rylstone
Cocoa Team @ Rylstone
Lanny Bassham (sp?) @ Rylstone
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#5 Re: King lines of the UK
January 18, 2012, 06:01:33 pm
far better lines at the ysgo than Fast Cars!

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#6 Re: King lines of the UK
January 18, 2012, 06:04:55 pm
I knew someone would be along to nitpick.

I've not done it, just think it looks like a cool line.

What do you suggest I should say then Doylo, please tell me what my opinion should be.
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#7 Re: King lines of the UK
January 18, 2012, 06:06:33 pm
What are the best lines in the UK? The purest, proudest and most awe inspiring boulders? All grades.

Careless Torque
Malc's Arete
Zoo York

Please add your suggestions, but avoid making the list shgritstone-centric please, it trashes my skin.

You've never been to nesscliffe have you?
He still owes me 38 quid you know...

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#8 Re: King lines of the UK
January 18, 2012, 06:10:42 pm
Suavito @ Gardoms

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#9 Re: King lines of the UK
January 18, 2012, 06:12:38 pm
Oh poo. You said boulders.
He still owes me 38 quid you know...

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#10 Re: King lines of the UK
January 18, 2012, 06:53:28 pm
Northern soul - hepburn
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#11 Re: King lines of the UK
January 18, 2012, 07:52:59 pm
Sing a rainbow - Carrock
Rouse's Wall - Carrock
Malc's Arete - Torridon

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#12 Re: King lines of the UK
January 18, 2012, 07:57:34 pm
Powerband
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#13 Re: King lines of the UK
January 18, 2012, 08:17:54 pm
Unsurprisingly there are lots of aretes in the list... including..

Cypher @ slipstones.
Fish Arete @ Wimberry

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#14 Re: King lines of the UK
January 18, 2012, 08:49:15 pm
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#15 Re: King lines of the UK
January 18, 2012, 09:18:16 pm
I knew someone would be along to nitpick.

I've not done it, just think it looks like a cool line.

What do you suggest I should say then Doylo, please tell me what my opinion should be.

i think your opinion should of been last rites, jack daniels connection, aint no party, the malteser, all king lines on pill box, mint as fuck  ;)

this is rather good for a newbie:
http://www.northwalesbouldering.com/newsitem.asp?nsid=548

Fast Cars is quite nice but not comparable to the others in your list

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#16 Re: King lines of the UK
January 18, 2012, 11:34:19 pm
Last rites
jack Daniels Connection
Ain't no party
The Malteser
Some shitty crimpfests on an uninspiring limestone wall :)
Mint as Fuck
Jim'll Fix It (I did see that report earlier and thought it looked like a great line)
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#17 Re: King lines of the UK
January 19, 2012, 06:42:59 am
High Fidelity, surely?

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#18 Re: King lines of the UK
January 19, 2012, 08:09:52 am
Does "King Line" now mean "quite good"? If so, I agree with most of the suggestions.

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#19 Re: King lines of the UK
January 19, 2012, 08:17:57 am
The full yorkshireman (i.e from sit) - kyloe in.

Powerband

can't believe noones mentioned bear claw either dave.
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#20 Re: King lines of the UK
January 19, 2012, 08:56:37 am
Good call, yorkshireman probably is the best problem in the uk.

Also zippy's sidepull.
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#21 Re: King lines of the UK
January 19, 2012, 09:30:51 am
Ones I have seen, tried or done

Torniquet (Kentmere)
Groove armada (Lad stones)
Lanny Bassham (Rylestone)
Jason Roof (Crookrise)
Rhythm (Flasby Fell)
Ben's Groove sit (Caley)
Zoo York (Caley)
Supercede (Hartland)
Colorado Dreaming (Tintagnel)
Careless Torque (Stanage)
Voyager (Burbage)
Sabotage (Dumby)
Pool of Bethesda (Pass)
Requiem for a dream (East coast)

Lets not forget...... Il Pirata (down a rabbit hole in Trowbarrow quarry)

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#22 Re: King lines of the UK
January 19, 2012, 09:33:40 am
Pool of Bethesda? really?
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#23 Re: King lines of the UK
January 19, 2012, 09:49:45 am
Carbide (Fair Head)
Triggers (Binnian North Tor)
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#24 Re: King lines of the UK
January 19, 2012, 09:52:17 am
Pool of Bethesda? really?

No? It's good, you're a man of height and strength you should do it!!