Choka* E1 5c
[Gus checking out Choka (E1 6a) at The Roaches Lower Tier, 3 kb]12m.

Rockfax Description
12m. Pull through the roof using the thin crack and continue up its wider extension. © ROCKFAX


FA. Joe Brown (1 point of aid) 1958

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, Staffordshire Grit Challenge - Brown-Whillans Day Out.

Photo: Gus checking out Choka (E1 6a) at The Roaches Lower Tier © Gus
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 66 logbooks, and on 5 wishlists.

Will Murphy - Lead - 10/Jun/15 with Cal, Andy

A bit green but really awesome, probably should have learnt how to jam first though.
Callum van Werkhoven - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/15 with Will Murphy

James Oakes - Lead O/S - 26/May/15 with Steve Ramsden

mercifully soft touch
Ram MkiV - 2nd O/S - 26/May/15 with noaks

Cool route, a hard well protected move before some fun crack action
Andrew Abraham - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/15 with Andi T

Hidden - Lead - 10/Nov/14

soph - Lead rpt - 23/Jul/14 with Lindy Smith

20/31. Better than it looks. Another lesser-travelled gem.
Nick Russell - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/14 with Alex Winter

20 on Staffordshire nose. Stiff move to start.
Alex Winter - 2nd O/S - 21/Jul/14 with Nick

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 29/Jun/14

dan gibson - 29/Jun/14 with michael porter

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/May/14

jimmatthews - Lead O/S - 30/May/14 with Chris Andrews

morganator - Lead O/S - 26/May/14 with Sophie Whyte

1 fall at the start.
Ky - 2nd dog - 21/May/14 with Pete Bridgewood

soph - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/14 with Lindy Smith

Think I fell off this 10 years ago, felt quite easy now!
dannyboy83 - 2nd RP - 08/Mar/14 with Little Chris

Tophe - Lead O/S - 08/Mar/14 with Dan

Stefan_Morris - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/14 with AndrewJamesCherry

Taped up hands - seemed fine!
AndrewJamesCherry - 2nd O/S - 01/Mar/14 with stef morris

andi turner - AltLd - 22/Jul/13 with pete bridgwood

Hidden - Lead - 26/Apr/13

hard first moves, good jamming
Sam Melville - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/12

Brown - 2nd - 22/Sep/12 with Andy R

Andy Moles - 2nd - 14/Mar/12 with Malc

Pete Graham - 2nd - 05/Mar/12 with Howard Lawledge

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/11

Peakphil - Lead - 01/Jul/11 with Rik

rikbattye - 2nd rpt - 01/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/11

belay bunny turned bad - 2nd O/S - 03/Jun/11 with loundsy

annoying as i fell of after the crux because of my hand jam slipping out because of slime in the crack, super annoying.
Kyle Rance - Lead dog - 08/Aug/10 with Tom Evans

Did the start no probs but couldn't fight my way up the initial crack. Had to pull on the rope. Fantastic fist crack to finish.
freemanTom - 2nd dog - 08/Aug/10 with Kyle Rance

The definition of gritstone crappiness. But strangely enjoyable in a hedonistic type way. Like having a bad tooth taken out.
andrea83 - 2nd β - 17/May/10 with Dan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/10

Hidden - 2010

datoon - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/09 with MJ

Tom Eagle - Lead dog - 24/Apr/09 with Dave Greenald

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Apr/09

Took a couple of falls before I could do the pull over the roof at the start.
Martin Haworth - Lead - 19/Apr/09 with Andy

Andrew Sloan - 2nd dog - 19/Apr/09

First E1, having only one large cam made it a fair bit more run out...
willoates - Lead O/S - Mar/09

jhawton - Lead O/S - 18/May/08

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Hidden - Lead - 29/Sep/07

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/07 with Arnaud Garcon

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 08/Oct/06 with AJ

AJ007 - 2nd - 07/Oct/06 with Dan

DavidR - Lead dnf - 24/Jun/06 with Steve Mead

Hidden - 2005

Apharri - Lead - Apr/04 with Dave Wharton

Gus - Lead - 14/Aug/02

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Aug/00

tlr - 2nd - 2000

nige - Lead - 1996 with john buckley

robtrooper - 1996

nai - Lead - 1995

Roget - Lead rpt - 22/Apr/93 with baccy

charlesmfrench - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/91

Roget - 2nd O/S - 16/Jul/89 with jim

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/89

stp - Solo O/S - 08/Jun/83

Hidden - Lead - 1982

Andy Fielding - 2nd - 1980 with Mike Gilbert

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
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