Ruby Tuesday** E2 5b
18m, 2 pitches.

Rockfax Description
A mini-expedition, devious and with some excellent climbing. 1) 5b, 12m. Climb to the block overhang and pull over to the base of a short ramp. Exit rightwards from the top of this to join Black and Tans which is followed to its stance. 2) 4b, 6m. Climb out left then up the short rib to a small stance. Pull onto the right edge of the wall above and traverse left (gripping) to climb the exposed rounded rib. © ROCKFAX

FA. Mick Guilliard, John Yates (alts) 1970

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

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This climb is in 61 logbooks, and on 12 wishlists.

took the line described in the BMC guide. the traverse of the final pitch was run out and a fall would've meant a massive swing. e3 5c. led p1 and p3.
theomoore - AltLd - 12/Jul/14 with Roisin

2nd pitch
jimmatthews - AltLd O/S - 30/May/14 with Chris Andrews

1st pitch
chris687 - AltLd O/S - 30/May/14 with james matthews

Great first pitch. I found the top pitch line contrived - seemed more logical to wander up leftwards to the arete. Good position though.
switch - AltLd O/S - 29/Mar/14 with John S

jon22 - Lead - 29/Mar/14 with si witcher

Not 3 star or 5b... average route at best. i thought first pitch was bold near the top and a little tricky!
Alistair Corbett - AltLd O/S - 31/Aug/13 with Mike

Mike W - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 18/Nov/12

Whitters - 2nd O/S - 09/Sep/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/12

Haydn Jones - AltLd O/S - 01/Sep/12 with pep

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Jul/12

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/12

Chris Sansum - 2nd O/S - 24/Mar/12 with Ramsey Villanueva

Hidden - Lead - 23/Oct/11

tomparrott - 2nd O/S - 05/Jun/11 with DJ

deejmonkey - Lead - 05/Jun/11 with Tom

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead dnf - 08/Apr/11

Hannes B - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/10 with Shane

Never E2 5b for someone 5'4" tall !!! very strenuous pull up after the big reach right off the ramp with gear way below under the roof. Shaking like a dog sh*tting razor blades !
chris fox - Lead O/S - Aug/10

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

Adam Potter - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead - 2010

Tim M - Lead rpt - 18/Sep/09 with Emma

climbergg - 2nd - 18/Sep/09 with cheesesarnie

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/09

3 on the little ledge, cosy
D-Si - 2nd - 24/Jun/09 with Dominic Bridgwood, Peter Bridgwood

benkelsey - 2nd RP - 2009 with Remus Knowles

Had to get Rob to past me my Rp's up!
IanJackson - Lead O/S - 17/Mar/08 with Robeverybody

eric led 2nd pitch
sadams - AltLd - 09/Feb/08 with Eric Hildrew

Ian Parnell - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/07 with helen

AJ007 - 2nd - 11/Aug/07 with Dan

Hidden - AltLd - 03/Feb/07

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

climbingrick - 2nd dog - 01/Mar/06

May have been a hindsight rather than an onsight -had a distinct feeling of deja-vu at the top of the first pitch ie the move rightwards into Black & Tans with only an rp for protection.
shark - AltLd O/S - 28/Jan/06 with Mike Garton

jamesturnbull - 2006

Billg - Lead O/S - 2006 with Megan Beaumont

datoon - Lead dog - 04/Sep/05 with RT

Hidden - 2005

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/May/04

Hidden - AltLd - 08/Jun/03

awesome outing!!
Gus - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/02

ArnaudG - 2000

tuftynick - Lead - 1999 with ciaran troup

Hidden - Lead - 19/Sep/98

Excellent route. Felt like E25b to me, and I'm 5ft 4". For me, the crux was the thin pull in the groove near the top of pitch 1. Getting over the little roof on pitch 1 turned out to be easy. Best move is at the start of the hanging groove on pitch 2. Big pinch-grip pull-up, with solid gear. Recommended!
djones66 - Lead O/S - Jul/96 with Nick Evans

nige - 2nd - 1996 with john buckley

Easy for the grade.
Sean Kelly - Lead - Apr/93 with Pete Carmichael

whispering nic - 13/Oct/91 with slow hand nick

Tony Little - AltLd O/S - 13/Oct/91 with Sam

adi bryant - AltLd O/S - 06/Oct/91 with Clive

Roget - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/90

Hidden - Lead - 1988

Simon2005 - 2nd - 1984 with JimB

andy gittins - 1984

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Lead - 1982 with Bob Higginbotham

Mike Owen - 12/Sep/81 with Gavin Peat

Hidden - AltLd - 12/Jun/81

Mark Kemball - Lead - 1977

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