Rockfax Description
16m. Delicate dancing, then a butch and bold finale. Trend rightwards up the slab following an undercut flake. Pull over this then tackle the centre of the overhang. Poorly protected and reachy. © Rockfax

FA. Jonny Woodward 1987

Ticklists: The Roaches - Routes Graded List, ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, The Roaches Skyline 'E' challenge.

JayAyBee 30/Aug Lead O/S
with Pat
Louishmouis 09/Aug Lead O/S
with Dad
Hidden 27/Jul/14 TR O/S
harold walmsley 08/Oct/13 TR dog

Had to rest before the last move to sort out how to do the press without hurting bad shoulder too much

with Colin Struthers
Hannes B 15/Jul/12 Lead

not had the right gear under the roof, bailed :(

with Tom
northy1983 ??/2012 Lead
with david h
OMSKB 17/May/11 TR

last holds too wet and green to top out, lowered off

with Richard Winfield
Boy 24/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Nige Kershaw
thrutch 16/May/10 Lead O/S
with nathan
cooper leek 02/May/10 TR dnf
with donk
cooper leek ??/2010 TR dnf
with donk
Ebarnes ??/2010 -
CharlieMack 17/Oct/09 2nd O/S

Being 5'5 i had to do the shortie variation 6b!! barely held on by the skin of my teeth, let alone hands! Nice climb though.

Shauna 24/Apr/09 2nd O/S
with Jules
daveagriff ??/2008 TR
Hidden 09/Nov/07 Solo O/S
Ram MkiV 18/Oct/07 Lead O/S

semi-sprinted to this with the sun rapidly dipping. we both got a lead just in time. Class route but the cool underlap/arch featurre thing didn't really climb as well or how i was expecting.

with reeve
Hidden 24/Jul/07 2nd
Hidden ??/2007 -
Silum ??/2007 Lead
Hidden 29/Jan/06 TR O/S
dominic lee 28/Jan/06 Lead
with simon nadin
ArnaudG ?/Jul/05 TR
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe ??/2005 -
Hidden ??/2005 Solo
Mark Collins 23/Jan/03 TR RP
Hidden 22/Feb/02 2nd O/S
Gus 15/Jul/01 Lead O/S


shark ??/1995 Lead O/S
with Pete Cole
OMSKB ??/1994 TR
Rich Kirby 29/Jun/91 Lead O/S
channinga ??/1991 -
andy gittins ??/1984 -
Hidden 10/May/82 TR
Hidden ??/1982 Lead
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