Rockfax Description
12m. 'Walk' up the diagonal break rightwards to access the arete and finish up this in a fine position. © Rockfax

Ticklists: The Roaches - Routes Graded List, Western Peak Grit 100 VD - VS.

LakesWinter 23/May Lead O/S
with Dave
Hidden 04/May Lead O/S
JimboWizbo 04/May 2nd
with Beth
Le Chevalier Mal Fet 02/Sep/13 Lead
DanChad 02/Sep/13 2nd O/S
Hillson 20/Jun/13 Lead O/S
PeteWilson 26/May/13 Lead O/S

nice route, shame its a bit dirty, did because I couldn't figure the start to original route!

with Andrew Graham
Hidden 20/Apr/13 Lead
Mike W 23/Dec/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 08/Oct/12 Lead
RichyBOYY 08/Oct/12 Lead
Slick 07/Jul/12 Lead
Egons Issy 07/Jul/12 2nd
Hidden ??/2011 Solo
Ketu 08/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Graeme Hammond 08/Aug/10 2nd O/S
with Rob
donkster 13/Mar/10 2nd rpt
with DaveNW
Hidden 13/Mar/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Oct/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 11/Oct/09 2nd O/S
benny_m 11/Oct/09 Lead O/S
victim of mathematics 30/Jul/09 Lead O/S
Cornish Merlin 30/Jul/09 2nd
Hidden 04/Jul/09 2nd rpt
donkster 13/Jun/09 2nd O/S
with crooko
rachaeldanks 24/May/09 Lead
with andi,jon,mark
Jon Read 24/May/09 Solo O/S
with Mark Sharrat & Andi Turner
Rob Davies ?/May/09 Lead
with Phil Ashton
jcurley 07/May/08 2nd
jimshrimp ??/2008 2nd
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
thrutch 14/Nov/07 -
with helen
ungracefulathlete 28/Aug/07 2nd rpt

After a clean go last year, i couldnt get off the ground. Ahh well, nice route

with Dave Stagg
Hidden 29/Jul/07 Lead O/S
Col Allott 23/May/07 Solo O/S
Peakphil 10/Apr/07 Lead O/S
ungracefulathlete 22/Aug/06 2nd O/S

very nice, but got a knee wobbler near the top, in the last 2-3 feet... o dear...

with Martin
rachelwheatcroft ?/Jun/06 2nd
with Marvino
Marvino ??/2006 Lead
with Rach
Ropeboy 30/Mar/03 Solo
Hidden ??/2003 -
Hidden ??/2003 Solo
Gus ??/2003 Solo
Hidden 29/Sep/02 Lead
Phil West 10/Jul/99 Solo O/S

Had to be rescued by my non-climbing girlfriend from the descent! She was reading a book @ the Newstones and wondered why I'd been so long, so walked over to check I was ok. I was sat like a gnome on the back of the boulder wondering how I was going to make the 5 feet back to the ground!

Marti999 ??/1998 Lead
alan moore ??/1996 -
icescrew ?/May/95 Lead
with Rich Hogan
brady ??/1995 -
with John Cameron
Duncan Bourne 14/Aug/94 Solo O/S
tlr 15/Aug/92 Solo
Iain Thow 22/Jul/92 Solo
Roget 20/Apr/91 Solo O/S
Rob Davies ?/Mar/91 Lead
with Mick Moss
Nigel Bond 14/Apr/84 Lead
with Charlie Leverton
rogerskews ?/Apr/77 TR
with Martin Coward
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