Rockfax Description
14m. A classic frightener. Climb the blunt rib above the rhododendrons delicately to the bulges and make committing moves up and right to reach a crack, runners and easy ground - phew. © Rockfax

FA. John Yates 1970

Ticklists: The Roaches - Routes Graded List, ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, Peak Rock/11/Gritstone in the Seventies., 3 Star Graded, Ultimate E4 ticklist.

Andrew Abraham 26/Apr Lead RP
with Andi T, Pete Bridgewood, Ceara
jack 9895 13/Jul/14 2nd dog
WillDoyle ?/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Only E2 really as I used a side runner in the bush.

Hidden ??/2014 -
phil64 17/May/13 Lead β

awesome balancy climbing

Alex179 12/May/12 TR
Hidden ??/2012 -
pipof747 15/Oct/11 Lead O/S


nadeem 13/Nov/10 TR dog

Stupid slip. Wont ever lead this one.

CharlieMack 28/Oct/09 2nd O/S
Boy ?/Oct/09 -
neilpotter 24/Jun/09 TR dog
Shauna 24/Apr/09 2nd O/S
with Jules
daveagriff ??/2008 TR
Hidden 09/Nov/07 Solo O/S
Hidden 08/Apr/07 TR
fran04 ??/2007 TR
Hidden 22/Jul/06 2nd dog
Scottish78 05/Mar/05 Lead O/S

Not too hard, bad landing if you get it wrong!

with Fiona G
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe ??/2005 -
Hidden ??/2005 -
Hidden ??/2005 -
Gus 30/Jul/02 Lead O/S

scary, definitely thought about bailing into the rhodedendron bush at one point which would have been well sketchy!!

Gus 30/Jul/02 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Jun/00 TR
nige ??/2000 Lead β
with john buckley
tuftynick ??/1999 Lead
with ciaran troup
Hidden 21/Mar/98 Lead O/S
Dave Musgrove Jnr 14/Mar/98 Lead O/S

felt serious

with Al Willoner
Hidden 18/Jul/97 TR
robtrooper ??/1996 -
Hidden 23/Jun/93 TR
smudge ??/1993 TR
with matt
Rich Kirby 17/Sep/91 Lead O/S
with Andy Mackay
kp64zl ?/Jul/91 TR
Hidden 08/Aug/90 2nd
Hidden 01/Aug/90 TR
Babika 08/Jul/89 2nd O/S
with Mark Jones
uphillnow 29/Apr/89 TR

Moves fine but gear absent

Hidden 12/May/84 TR
Mark Kemball 01/Apr/84 Solo O/S
steve L 23/Oct/77 TR
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