Alex's Roof** f7A / V6
[mid move, 3 kb]An amazing looking problem out from the back of a 45 degree roof. Follow edges, pockets and one big quartz pebble via long reaches to get to the break on the
lip. Bring a spotter!

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This climb is in 51 logbooks, and on 5 wishlists.

End of session and shoulder feeling tweaky. Need to get back on it. Tom and Ross reckoned that the new 'pebble not pebble' move will be 'ard but doable - let's 'ave it!
Joyce - Sent dnf - 01/Mar/15 with cha1n

Hidden - Sent dnf - 28/Feb/15

Post hold break. Felt like hard 7A+ to me. Still great problem.
Beastly Squirrel - Sent x - 19/Dec/14 with Tommy Mathews, Hamish Potokar

Harder and better
grey wolf - Sent rpt - 19/Dec/14

First ascent i think since pebble was pulled off. Never tried the line before so went for the onsight. Not sure on grade 7a+??
RightTouch11 - Sent O/S - 15/May/14

Hidden - Sent dnf - 21/Apr/14

Really sharp! Be ready for uncomfortable hands, and beware of flappers. Unfortunately the climb is no more however. Got the last ascent before someone snapped the main large pebble used for the big move to the slopey pocket. Climbs may still be possible, but at harder grades for sure. Anyone with this in mind, just be aware you may be dissapointed
jammy4536 - Sent x - 01/Mar/14

Pajamas Tom - Sent β - 01/Mar/14 with andy south devon

gordy767 - Sent x - 01/Mar/14 with Simon, Andy Haley, Dan 85, PJs Tom

so good!! ripped huge flapper on it last week, first go second session!
hankyc - Sent x - 22/Feb/14

Second session (first was a couple of years ago). Second go. Stoked.
Joyce - Sent x - Feb/14

Hidden - Sent - 11/Jan/14

DaveX - Sent - 14/Dec/13 with Afrosam

afrosam - Sent x - 14/Dec/13 with DaveX

brilliant problem. seem to be slightly too many ways of doing essentially the same thing on here though…..all with different names / grades…….
tom106 - Sent β - 14/Dec/13 with tom

Hidden - Sent dnf - 05/Dec/13

Off the hook!
kieranrex - 11/Oct/13 with Boosh Crew

ultra classic.
Timothy Graham Peck - Sent x - 11/Oct/13 with Lewis, kieran

afrosam - Sent x - 08/Sep/13

john lynch - Sent - 28/Aug/13 with Lewis Andrew

EliotStephens - Sent - 20/Aug/13

AshWH - Sent x - 20/Aug/13 with Eliot, Roz F

Hidden - Sent x - 06/Aug/13

MarkRyder - Sent x - 28/Jun/13

Flashed, world class problem but no way V6 - more like V4/5.
Beastly Squirrel - Sent O/S - 08/Jun/13 with Dad

brices - Sent β - 31/May/13 with Ross Atkinson, duma

Tom92 - Sent - 26/May/13

Paulos - Sent - May/13

Hidden - Sent β - 18/Nov/12

Hidden - Sent - 09/Sep/12

valecoastclimber - Sent x - 27/Jun/12

Nice line. But soft for v6 never mind v7
fyfee8a - 27/Jun/12

lukeh - Sent - 10/Jun/12

Gareth Bowen - Sent dnf - 10/Jun/12

Hidden - Sent - May/12

Flashed, continued into the top out. Sweet
Cailean Harker - Sent O/S - 03/Feb/12

Badass problem, cut looses, body tension, big moves, perfect roof climbing. Took a wild swing off the final jug and just dodged landing on the tree but figured it out after that
Mike Goldthorp - Sent x - 14/Nov/11 with Alex Harper

Hidden - Sent dnf - 11/Jul/11

fell on very last move! 3 rd try. got huge flapper on 6th attempt and gave up
jack1996 - Sent dnf - 03/Jul/11

Hidden - Sent x - 20/Jun/11

felt soft for V6 definately not V7. Also the pebble may have snapped slightly but not sure
AlexDexter - Sent - 20/Jun/11

Adam Clifford - Sent x - Jun/11

was fun if your fresh for it!!!!
con321 - Sent x - 22/May/11

Hidden - Sent x - 20/May/11

amazing climb, rock is a bit pebbly but moves are amazing. defiantly recommended!
grey wolf - Sent O/S - 15/May/11

2nd go, fell of crux when cut loose an slipped out of pocket. 2nd go static the crux an kept feet on. not done any roof probs outdoors so can't really comment on the grade a great deal, but wasn't too bad font7a/V6
peaches69 - Sent x - 12/May/11

Great problem more like V6 I thought
tedj234 - Sent - 03/Feb/11

Climbed many times during various visits, original grade v6 which is the grade which should stick, who made this v7?
BenNorman - Feb/11

tombeasley - Sent x - 30/Jan/11

Only had two goes tore myself a big flapper on the second so had to give up.
monsteratt - Sent dnf - 09/Jan/11 with Andy Abraham, Morgan Preece

Did this last year! just noticed its getting a popular problem! 3star problem up there with the best of them! make sure your crimpings good for the crux pebble! amazing move!
MorganPreece - Sent x - 19/Jul/10 with christopher gregory

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
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