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The Untouchable** E1 5b

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[Frank Connell leading, 1 kb]12m. The steep crack in the left wall of the angular groove is reached via an 'expando-flake' and gives quality (though tough and painful) jamming. The route is always in the shade. © ROCKFAX
FA. Colin Foord 1968

Ticklists: The Roaches - Routes Graded List, ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List.

Photo: Frank Connell leading © Ray Shaw
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 44 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

jon22 - Lead - 27/Sep/14 with manxclare

Hidden - Lead - 11/Jul/14

Mike W - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/13

augustus trout - 2nd O/S - 11/Jun/13 with Mike Whitehurst

dominic lee - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/12 with nathan lee

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 12/Oct/12

Jammng practice, although didn't really do any jamming as much easier without. Think I got a forearm jam at the very top.
Adam Booth - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/12 with Ed Booth

Steady on wide fists, would be hard with smaller hands
Daniel Heath - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/12 with Eszter

Tougher than it looked, classic Ramshaw fight.
Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/12 with Richard Williams

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/11

bomber jams - solid fists and hands. flake is distinctly hollow
benkelsey - 2nd O/S - 23/Jul/11 with Remus Knowles

Hidden - 26/Jun/11

switch - Lead O/S - 24/Oct/10 with Nickie

dav - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/10 with Gill B

irish paul - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/10 with Sarah Joyce

edinbed - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead - 2010

nickcanute - Lead O/S - 2010

just could not get any good jams and resorted to really off balance laybacking
sgl0jd - Lead - 09/Jul/09

HamishD - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/09 with Luke Lindsay

areeves - TR RP - Jul/08 with Andy

Pete Graham - Lead - 05/Jun/08 with Malcolm Scott

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 31/May/08

Rich Kirby - Lead O/S - 03/May/08 with Ash

Hidden - 2nd - 03/May/08

simoncov - 2nd dog - 08/Sep/07 with Simon Chetwynd

Amazing climb. Back off the first time because i wasn't commited to the horrific jamming above. My hands are too small and i forearmed jammed my way to the top. Stunning route. 3*
Karl Wooffindin - Lead RP - 27/Aug/07 with Scott Mclellan

Hidden - 2nd dog - Aug/06

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - 2005

mark s - 2005

Hidden - Lead - 01/Aug/04

Hidden - 2nd - 2004

Hidden - 2003

Jon Read - Aug/01

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Jul/01

Peakology - TR β - 2000 with cat

Chalky Cat - 2nd O/S - 1999 with Dom

ste_d - 2nd O/S - 01/Sep/97 with mik

Fell from top, gear ripped, broken shoulder, head injury, 6 weeks off. Came back to do it in 2000.
Peakology - Lead dnf - 1996 with mod

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/May/95

ian caton - 1995 with Martin

Roget - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/92 with baccy

Fell off 3 times before getting up.
Michael Hood - Lead - 02/Nov/85

Mark Kemball - 30/Oct/83 with Johnny Dawes

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
SuperLee1985, Hidden, Michael Hood

Voting
Total votes cast 44
hard E20 of 14
E20 of 14
easy E20 of 14
hard E112 of 14
E12 of 14
easy E10 of 14
hard HVS0 of 14
HVS0 of 14
easy HVS0 of 14
hard 5c0 of 15
5c0 of 15
easy 5c0 of 15
hard 5b12 of 15
5b3 of 15
easy 5b0 of 15
hard 5a0 of 15
5a0 of 15
easy 5a0 of 15
3 Stars3 of 15
2 Stars11 of 15
1 Star1 of 15
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Style of ascent

Soloed1 of 44 (2.3%)
Lead24 of 44 (54.5%)
Followed10 of 44 (22.7%)
Toproped2 of 44 (4.5%)
Unknown7 of 44 (15.9%)

'Climbed'17 of 44 (38.6%)
clean O/S21 of 44 (47.7%)
clean β1 of 44 (2.3%)
clean RP2 of 44 (4.5%)
dogged2 of 44 (4.5%)
dnf1 of 44 (2.3%)