/ Roaches and grit conditions next few days
Having researched further I can see this looks like a troll. Sorry wasn't meant to be.
OK Eastern Grit is buried but what problems will be experienced at the Roaches? Is it under snow? Will snow melt put many routes out of condition?
OK - the other thread seems to give the Roaches and Hen Cloud the ok so I think we'll head that way.
Thanks for that - Damascus Crack to Easy Gully are banned. Still plenty to go at.
This is Stanage currently, but plenty of snow-balling to do (or skiing)
That is a great photo. How much of the Eastern end of the Peak is in that sort of condition? I'm heading to Hathersage this weekend and was hoping to find some dry rock, will I need to pack a shovel and probe to get to Burbage or the Plantation?
Roaches is dry as a bone and lovely in the spring sun, do bear in mind the restrictions mentioned above!
Haven't been and looked, but the forecast is above zero so presumably at least some of the stuff on the eastern edges is going to be melting? On the other hand, I guess there's a big difference between melting and melted...
There are quite alot of dry routes at Stanage Popular now.
I'm guessing Curbar and Froggatt are pretty dry.
Also, I've built some snow platforms under Gullible's Travels, Rudolf Cheerleader, Desperation, Old Dragon, Plastic Dream, Pedlar's Slab & Trimming the Beard, all no more than V3, and with a pad or two on top they are all safe enough to fall off. Get there before it melts!
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