6m. Enter the groove by frustrating moves and balance up it delicately. Pretty much all over after the first couple of moves, though oddly the starting moves would get 6a were they at the top! © Rockfax
FA. Andrew Woodward 1977
|Climber||Date||Style||Notes & Partners|
Roaches HVS Challenge #28
Part of the Roaches HVS challenge. We got the silver medal, then it went dark on us after skyline. All routes attempted on-sight. Fun day! Thanks Dan and Flavio!
|Andy Peak 1||06/Apr||Lead O/S||
Find the start hard
Supersport on Andys gear
|Tom McCabe||24/Mar||Lead G/U||
Bouldered through the start after a couple of attempts, and unexpectedly found myself on the slab above so had a rope and some wires passed up. After that fairly pleasant.
Rob Law, Joe Jones
|Will Hunt||06/Dec/14||Sent O/S|
|Ed morris||18/May/14||2nd O/S||
Really hard (reachy) 1st move. Top groove is great and really steady. If you are tall first move is 5c but for shorties, maybe 6a?
|Ed Booth||22/Feb/14||Solo β|
E1 without the wire
Climbed it by myself in the rain - what an idiot.
Probably one of best climbs I have done! Felt great topping out after commiting to the top moves :-)
Took me lots of attempts to get threw the roof had to dino. Was happy when I finally got to the top great route.
More like 5b.
|rob 528||?/Aug/13||Solo O/S|
E1 i think... really good moves and pretty scary
fell off soloing this a long time ago! committed to trying it again and it was easy! gotta be E1.
|CSI Will||08/Apr/13||2nd rpt|
While tied on to the working rope for jaws
|Bloke on a Rope||21/Mar/13||Lead O/S|
|C coldwell-storry||17/Feb/13||Solo β||
Dan Mcmanus, Andy Reeve
|Mike W||12/Jan/13||Solo RP|
What a line!
Dan Perrot, Jon Didymus
|Dan Geh||09/Aug/12||Solo O/S||
Did the start dynamically, didn't feel too hard for 5c. Still a few precarious moves up the groove, probably E1 without a pile of mats and spotters.
alex minshall, Ben Finlay
|Ian Broome||14/Jan/12||Sent O/S|
|Matt Harle||30/Dec/11||Lead O/S||
Got 2nd go as i bailed trying to whale up of the jug and crimp at start!
No way HVS. Hard 5c move, then another tricky one after the gear. It took me 4 or 5 tries on the crux. Great route though
|will randall||27/Nov/11||Lead O/S|
the start ruins the last move which was fun
fun, deserves E1 i think as there isnt much gear to place and a 5a/b move left after the start.
|shafiq lalloo||10/Apr/11||Lead dnf||
|ed woods||16/Mar/11||Lead β|
|James Oakes||29/Jan/11||Solo O/S|
|Ram MkiV||29/Jan/11||Solo O/S||
Guy & Oaks
steve had gone first
noaks and stephen
|Mr Wild||14/Nov/10||Solo O/S|
John, Tom, Adam
|Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe||24/Oct/10||Solo rpt||
|Richard Hall||24/Oct/10||Solo O/S|
caught the start but couldnt pull through as a bit too pumped. Powerful start!!
|dominic lee||25/Sep/10||Solo rpt|
pete buswell, crooko
Grit is really grippy, so smearing is bomber!
|Glyn Davidson||23/May/10||Solo dnf||
Second time and found the right crimp to be useless. I found I had more power this year and latched the far left hold with ease but still couldn't move. Unfinished business!
Great climbing, shame it's so short
|Graeme Hammond||21/Mar/10||Lead O/S||
found the start easy, thought the rock up on the pocket to reach the holds was the crux, Jools belayed and Lauren followed comically with the aid of a shoulder!
had to use a 'mobile climbing hold' for the start
|Glyn Davidson||10/May/09||Solo dnf||
E1? Wouldn't this be better with a V grade? Beta: Tried going from the large pocket up to the high crimp on the left. Managed to consistently stick it but couldn't do anything from there. I'm told the way to do it is an easy reach to a crimp on the right which I hadn't noticed :S Next time! :)
|Alex Winter||11/Apr/09||Solo O/S|
Done as a highball above mats.
hvs more like i, but still goes for e1 in the guide
On Dave's gear.
|Mike W||03/Nov/08||Lead O/S||
|Jon Read||12/Jan/08||Solo rpt|
|Somerset swede basher||10/Mar/07||Solo O/S|
|Steve Banham||04/Feb/07||Solo rpt||
It's aright. Just do it when it's dry
|Owen W-G||04/Nov/06||Solo O/S||
|Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe||??/2005||-|
|Andrew Abraham||16/Feb/03||Solo O/S|
|Dave Musgrove Jnr||20/Sep/98||Solo||
Quite shocked to get up a 5c move. Ultimate rock quality.
Given E1 5c at the time.