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Rogelio** 6a+

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[The lower pitches of Rogelio., 3 kb]300m. The easy-angled arete has several short pitches. Abseil back down the line to finish. © ROCKFAX
Much longer than described in the guidebook. It is 10 pitches long, belaying at each lower off chain. The last pitch is much harder than the rest of the route. About Fr3 upto pitch 9. Pitch 9 is about Fr4, the last pitch is an awkward Fr6a+.

Photo: The lower pitches of Rogelio. © JHiley
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This climb is in 123 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Good day out - like others, found top two pitches a bit steep (and loose) for a 4+. Take shoes for walk off.
Motown - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/14 with Jo Day

Full 300M multi-pitch
E30Adam - AltLd O/S - 22/Apr/14 with Angus Gillespie, Alex Dale, Connie Lampka, James Pymn, Kate Young

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/14

great expedition, rope got stuck on 1st ab had to prussik - grr - next time will walk off . 1 6a+ move which can be frigged if needed. mostly easy grade 3/4 with odd move of 5 thrown in until 'plateau' then 5, 5+, 6a+
lithos - Lead - 05/Apr/14 with karl c

Puma - AltLd - 04/Apr/14

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 31/Mar/14

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 08/Mar/14

first three pitches F4
vinspin - AltLd O/S - 08/Mar/14 with sammy

quickdrawmcraw - Lead - 04/Mar/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Mar/14

Done in four pitches in two hours. Last pitch feels steep.
dprctr - AltLd O/S - 03/Mar/14 with Ben

Excellent route. Did it in 6 pitches with an 80 metre rope. Last pitch significantly harder, but there are enough bolts there to step in slings and get over the crux easily. We scrambled up to the top of the mountain (great views) and then walked down (leftwards) easily and quickly. Didn't take food/water, just our walking shoes. Got up and down in about 2.5 hrs.
kp64zl - AltLd O/S - Jan/14

buddha1369 - Lead O/S - 30/Dec/13

Only the first 5 pitches as we ran out of daylight. Would recommend taking 2 ropes for the ab off but great fun and will go back and complete it at some stage.
Rob Griffiths - AltLd - 11/Dec/13 with Chris Griffiths

Fragmod - Lead - 09/Nov/13

1st pitch
philippotter - Lead O/S - 04/Nov/13 with Stuart Bardsley, Sophie Rolls

First 3 pitches only, to give James a multi pitch experience.
wilsers - Lead O/S - 04/Nov/13 with James Wilson

philippotter - 2nd - 30/Oct/13 with Stuart Bardsley, Sophie Rolls

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 24/Oct/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 20/Oct/13

tedious
tommy - AltLd - 12/Oct/13

Hidden - Oct/13

Fantastic climb although didn't know about the updates so was a bit of a surprise!! Last pitch was amazing and I'd definitely recommend the route purely for the views
JonnyW - AltLd O/S - 26/Mar/13 with Neil Burgess

what a fantastic route! :D
Rhi Rhi - AltLd O/S - 26/Mar/13 with Michelle

Matt88 - AltLd - 26/Mar/13 with Joe M

Meinertzhagen - AltLd - 26/Mar/13 with Christopher Lyus

nice easy climbing at the start was a little surprised when it just kept on going led pitches 1,2,(4&5),(6&7 partner led first part of 6),8,9,10. start abseiling when the sunset and really wished that i had a head torch.
CLyus - AltLd dog - 26/Mar/13 with Meinertzhagen

Zara_92 - AltLd - 26/Mar/13 with Henry

beakerburgess - AltLd - 26/Mar/13 with Jonny Webb

Henry Brown - AltLd - 26/Mar/13 with Zara_92

pitches 1, 3 & 5
dr_botnik - AltLd dnf - 20/Mar/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Mar/13

old_dijon - AltLd O/S - 01/Mar/13 with Koch, O'Toole

richardashe - Lead O/S - Mar/13 with Mark Jackson

kitch22 - AltLd O/S - 27/Feb/13 with John Proctor

Mutant_Tractor - AltLd O/S - 24/Feb/13 with Michael Campbell

Eireannach - AltLd O/S - Feb/13 with Mutant_Tractor

I really underestimated this after reading the Rockfax description. The move off the belay on the final pitch is really quite hard (UKC reckons 6a+ which sounds about right to me). There are loads of pitches. We abseiled off in the dark. But it was great fun ... just much more involved than expected ... glad I had a head torch with me!
givemetea - Lead O/S - 02/Jan/13 with Katusha Dali

dale 42 - AltLd O/S - Jan/13 with clare loughin

Charlie Zephyr Booth - 2013

Did the first 7 pitches. P1-5 were short (as suggested in the guidebook), P6 and 7 were about 35m long. The abseil is as bad as you expect
Nick Russell - AltLd dnf - 23/Dec/12 with Emily

Not top 2 pitches 4/5+
fooforever - AltLd O/S - 09/Nov/12

In the dripping wet, missed out last two pitches
thedatastream - AltLd O/S - 09/Nov/12 with Nick Boone

BenedictIEP - AltLd dnf - 05/Nov/12 with Rowan Leech, James Pawson

Fun
thedatastream - AltLd O/S - 05/Nov/12 with Ben, Rowan Leech

ChrisB.19 - TR - 23/Oct/12 with Allan

Hidden - 2nd - 01/May/12

jmr - AltLd - 19/Mar/12 with Ian Atkins, Paul Greenhow

Did up to the top pitch
johnmctighe - Lead dnf - 17/Mar/12 with Austin

pat2car - AltLd O/S - 11/Mar/12

TimHarwood - Mar/12

Led all the odd numbered pitches. Backed off on pitch 10 as we thought there was another 3 pitches to go and it was getting late. Abbed off the last few pitches in the dark. Excellent day out, hope to get back to finish it someday.
tim91 - AltLd O/S - 25/Feb/12 with Kevin Cheung

Did the odd numbered leads. Backed off 9th pitch as we thought 3 or 4 pitches to go. Night abs are fun.
Eireannach - AltLd O/S - 25/Feb/12 with Jordan Miles

Crowley6969 - Lead O/S - 08/Feb/12 with Chris easthall

will909 - Lead O/S - Feb/12

Rich Clague - AltLd - 04/Jan/12

Jordan-Miles - AltLd O/S - 2012 with Michael Campbell

Did over 130m of it. Shame the abseil is such a faff as its not steep enough for quick and easy.
Kevster - Solo O/S - 31/Dec/11

RachelEm - 2nd - 31/Dec/11

mwatson - Lead O/S - Dec/11

Running_Board - Lead - Nov/11

A great route right to the top - then scrambling along the ridge to the top
igneouscarl - AltLd - 01/May/11 with Robert Jones

Hidden - AltLd - 26/Apr/11

Did about 5 pitches before abbing off due to time constraints - would love to go back and complete it though!
tallphil - AltLd O/S - 24/Apr/11 with Pete Robinson

pete1185 - Lead - 24/Apr/11 with Phil Ewels

joe=1st and 3rd pitch, gabi=2nd
CRiddiford - 2nd - 16/Apr/11 with Joe, Mirithiar

lead 1st and 3rd Pitch. Stopped after 3rd.
JHiley - AltLd - 16/Apr/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 16/Apr/11

Didn't know it had been extended. Got bored (and it was getting late) after pitch 7
richw2k2 - AltLd O/S - 28/Mar/11 with Monika

Moniawl - AltLd O/S - 28/Mar/11 with rich

grubes - AltLd O/S - 18/Feb/11 with Chris

willworkforfoodjnr - AltLd rpt - 18/Feb/11 with grubes

Peter Metcalfe - AltLd - 02/Jan/11 with Cath Sullivan

Ian Campbell - Lead O/S - Jan/11

Matthew Scott-Chalmers - 2011

10 Pitches 240m (a couple with 60m ropes abseiled down in 4 goes). Easy going until the last few pitches. Take water, much longer than the book suggests, if there are others on the route, think 4/6 hours up and down.
Stuart Wildman - AltLd O/S - 11/Nov/10 with Steve Boxwell

4+ in guide 120m. Did up to last pitch where it got very loose, pulled of large flake undercut hand hold :S retreated
vix - Lead - 08/Nov/10 with chris

willworkforfoodjnr - AltLd O/S - 08/Nov/10 with Vicky

brilliant expedition,very well bolted all the way with the last three pitches going at 5/5+/6a - the 6a pitch consisting of a couple of strenous moves then easier
auld al - AltLd O/S - 20/Oct/10

Only did first 5 pitches as it was raining a bit and didnt fancy ab'ing on a wetter than already rope. Didnt realise it keeps on going or that it develops into a 6a. Guidebook v v misleading! Good fun though...
jules699 - AltLd - 23/Sep/10 with Rich

fireman_al - Lead O/S - Jun/10 with Paul McDonald

RachubAndy - Lead O/S - 03/Apr/10 with Dan, Martin, Ollie and Phil

Only went past first 4 chains, not so good so came down. apprentlyt the climbing only gets good after this!
JonathanJones - 2nd O/S - 03/Apr/10 with Freddie, Joe

Hidden - Lead dnf - 31/Mar/10

Went to top, much longer route than guidebook states. Climbing starts off simple and gets harder on the final pitch/2 half pitches.
Ben ski - AltLd O/S - 31/Mar/10 with Melissa Ng, Xiaoye Chen

lindsam - 30/Mar/10 with Jos Style, Michael Gee

Did the first 6 pitches and had another 4 to go but time was getting on so abseiled down - guidebook says its 120m - more like 300!
greenmonkey - Lead dnf - 30/Mar/10 with Kate

tallthinmonkey - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/10 with Rob Leuhman

Did 9 pitches.
Liam Ingram - AltLd O/S - 29/Mar/10 with Fergus Cuthill

ccraigg22 - AltLd O/S - 27/Mar/10 with Peter Hill

Hidden - AltLd - Mar/10

Hidden - AltLd - Mar/10

benthfc - AltLd O/S - Mar/10 with Tim

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 20/Feb/10 with Roy Thomas

tobydunford - AltLd O/S - 16/Feb/10 with Harry Martin

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Feb/10

Did 8 pitches up to belay before going back down - looked harder than 4+ and wasn't sure if turned to trad. Excellent fun but 60m rope meant lots of abseils.
igneouscarl - AltLd dnf - 08/Feb/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Jan/10

RKernan - AltLd O/S - Jan/10 with Owen

Hidden - Lead - 2010

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 19/Dec/09

adamlevs - AltLd O/S - 17/Dec/09 with Iain Gill

Ed Westwood - AltLd O/S - 15/Dec/09 with davis.pete

Led first 2 pitches, then scrambled the rest - abseiled off after about 7 pitches
Jo Davison - 15/Dec/09 with Dougie

dswansonlow - Solo O/S - 15/Dec/09 with Jo Davison

katiep - AltLd O/S - 14/Dec/09 with Jit

mrstarwarsman - Lead O/S - 14/Dec/09 with ruben, oli brend

owb106 - 14/Dec/09 with Reuben, Paddy Williams

davis.pete - AltLd - Dec/09 with Edward Westwood

razorfin - 2nd O/S - 28/Nov/09

timcedwards - 2nd - 25/Nov/09 with Andrew Edwards

Luke Gilbert - Lead - Nov/09 with Sara Gilbert, Tom McCulloch

double pitches each to end of pitch 4, then led p5 and abbed off since p6 now 40m long
JamieSparkes - AltLd O/S - 25/Apr/09 with Gustavo

Hidden - AltLd dnf - 23/Apr/09

Hidden - AltLd - 07/Apr/09

The Rockfax guide says 120m but it's more like 300m! Looks like it's recently been extended, it goes right to the top of the cliff and the top two pitches are a bit harder, last one's maybe 6a? There's a superb scramble to the summit after the bolts run out, really worth while.
Brendan - AltLd O/S - 08/Jan/09 with Paul

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 29/Dec/08

wheelo - AltLd - 23/Dec/08 with cas

great climb, 10 pitches. Easy start but harder on the last 2 pitches.
cas smerdon - AltLd - 23/Dec/08 with john wheeler

First 3 pitches only, we didn't realise that the route continued until after we'd abbed off!
timjones - Lead dnf - 29/Oct/08 with Adeline Jones

First multipitch lead.
Snorfalorpagus - 2008 with Thom Gornall

whispering nic - Jan/00

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Style of ascent

Soloed2 of 123 (1.6%)
Lead32 of 123 (26.0%)
Followed8 of 123 (6.5%)
Toproped1 of 123 (0.8%)
Alt Leads71 of 123 (57.7%)
Unknown9 of 123 (7.3%)

'Climbed'44 of 123 (35.8%)
clean O/S68 of 123 (55.3%)
clean rpt1 of 123 (0.8%)
dogged1 of 123 (0.8%)
dnf9 of 123 (7.3%)