Rockfax Description
14m. The wall (with tricky mantelshelf) and the hanging crack above and right are altogether a pleasanter affair.
The route should move left into the chimney above the bulge. The direct finish shown on the topo is much harder. © Rockfax

FA. Bob Hassall 1962

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

Stanners 11/Oct 2nd dnf

fell off the stupid mantel shelf at the start- but was so tired and hungry and dehydrated that I couldn't care less so pulled up on the rope and managed to do the rest with some very angry grunts. SO WEAK…but mostly blame the hunger.

with Giles
Julesthe1st 27/Jun Lead O/S
with Robin
Robin Brooke ?/Jun -

got a bomber hand jam in just before the traverse left to finish. learning...

with Julian Woodward
James Oakes 26/May 2nd O/S
Ram MkiV 26/May Lead O/S
with noaks
LRob 05/Sep/14 Lead O/S
msoldn 01/Dec/13 Lead O/S

Damp and dirty, traverse before off-width felt sketchy, and off-width was a huge battle. Reserve a large cam to protect the off-width section at top.

with Richard Nadin
Alistair Corbett 01/Aug/13 2nd O/S

quite tricky good route tho...

with Mike
sputnik 26/May/13 Lead dog
Andy Peak 1 04/Jun/12 2nd
with lee mercer
clipskipper 04/Jun/12 Lead O/S

Nice route up to where the holds run out. Off-width finish and no belay are a shame.

with Andy Gardner
keith leonard ??/2011 -
Dave Rumney 18/Jul/09 Lead dog

bolder, dirtier and harder than hen cloud eliminate. crux is at the top, no mantel involved.

with Tanya Milner
dan gibson 11/Apr/09 Lead rpt
Hidden 05/Apr/09 2nd
cem 31/May/08 Lead O/S
with Mark O'Neill
Hidden 07/Nov/06 Lead
Hidden ??/2005 -
Hidden ??/2003 Lead dnf
Gus ??/2002 -
Hidden 30/Aug/98 2nd
Dave Musgrove 20/Jun/92 Lead

Escape from Corinthian!

with Pete Finklaire
Roget 02/Sep/90 Lead O/S
with colin
uphillnow ??/1982 Lead
Hidden ??/1980 Lead O/S
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