Bareback Rider* E4 6b
[Orrin Coley just about to top out on Bareback Rider., 3 kb]8m.

Rockfax Description
8m. Climb the rounded arete on its right-hand side by technical laying away to a grasping exit. Despite the name, an 'a cheval' approach is not a good idea, though a cavalier one might help! © ROCKFAX

FA. Dave Jones 1980

Ticklists: The Roaches - Routes Graded List, Peak Bouldering - bold-star Western-Grit sub 7s.

Photo: Orrin Coley just about to top out on Bareback Rider. © Orrin Coley
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This climb is in 19 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Got hands on the top after a lot of working out but didn't want to go any further. Pebble Pulling.
Tom.Priestley - Sent dnf - 20/Sep/14 with Scott Quinn

Will Murphy - Solo RP - 12/Jun/14

2nd attempt, it's the most amazing climb I've ever done. I would recommend it to anyone.
Orrin Coley - Sent x - 05/May/12

Never been able to work this out before but with quality beta it felt fine.
jacobjacob - Solo RP - 26/Feb/12

rikbattye - Solo β - 03/Mar/11

Superb micro route. Grit at it's best, technical and gripping!
Dave Musgrove Jnr - Solo O/S - 30/Aug/10

Ground up.
kingholmesy - Solo RP - 2010

Ebarnes - 2010

sketchy top. the boulder below plagued me abit
northy1983 - Solo - 2010

CBA - Oct/08

daveagriff - TR - 2008

Gus - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/05

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Solo - 2005

Hidden - 2005

Hidden - TR - 27/May/92

Hidden - TR - 08/May/91

Hidden - 2nd β - 27/Mar/89

Ground up
goi.ashmore - Solo RP - 04/Apr/88

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1983

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Andrew Abraham, Matt Harle, jamiemcd
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