Cave Arete* S 4a
[Cave Arete on a cold january day., 2 kb]12m. Climb the arete throughout or with a short excursion left at mid-height. © ROCKFAX

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

Photo: Cave Arete on a cold january day. © mrdigitaljedi
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 83 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Paul Hy - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/14 with Lee W

lee1234 - 2nd O/S - 22/Sep/14 with Paul Hy

TJ Mather - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/14

terri mc - 2nd O/S - 18/Apr/14 with Andy Shardlow

HannahC - Lead - 30/Mar/14 with Julie Carlisle

mrdigitaljedi - Lead O/S - 19/Jan/14 with stokienomad

Very green and slimey cracks
stokienomad - 2nd - 19/Jan/14 with Chris Kent

ZClegg - 2nd - 17/Dec/13

Very easy for Severe. The BMC grade of HVD is more on the money. Easier than Karabiner Chimney and better pro than Lighthouse. Nice climb though.
Le Chevalier Mal Fet - Lead - 14/Aug/13 with Dan Chadfield

DanChad - 2nd O/S - 14/Aug/13 with Chris Murray

A bit wandering down low, but good and quite exposed at the top.
Nick Russell - 2nd - 06/Jul/13 with Simon

BALD EAGLE - Lead - 08/Jul/12 with Nick Eaton

Hidden - Lead - 06/May/12

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - Solo - 2012

nice enjoyable easy route
PeteWilson - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/11 with Matt Wilson

Graeme Hammond - 2nd O/S - 26/Jun/11 with Becky E

Becky E - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/11 with Graeme Hammond

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Nov/10

gingerwolf - Lead O/S - 31/Oct/10

Spoons - 2nd - Sep/10 with smokeyj

Double Knee Bar - Lead O/S - 20/May/10 with Iain

cooper leek - Lead O/S - 16/May/10 with dawn

Felt rather easier than Joiner. Also think current BMC grade of HVD is more correct.
D Berry - Solo O/S - 09/May/10

Great climb, undeserving of the encoaching vegetation. Another awkward start though!
Alex Thompson - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/10 with Danish Anne, Liz, Mayeul

GF - 2010

LP - 2010

tradguy - Lead O/S - 02/May/09 with katy dartford

donkster - Solo rpt - 10/Apr/09

Ewan Russell - Solo O/S - 15/Mar/09 with Peter Drake

Peter Drake - Solo O/S - 15/Mar/09 with Ewan Russel

did direct finish...didn't actually know what I was climbing
SGD - Lead O/S - 24/Jan/09 with Carol Umarova

took fran up
cayteye - 2nd - 2009 with Paul Highams

Hidden - 2009

Hidden - Lead - 2009

Martyn - Lead - 2009

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Dec/08

masa-alpin - Lead O/S - 08/Nov/08 with Adam W

MattT88 - 2nd - 27/Jul/08 with Becca Snowden

Tops out onto flying ants nest and prepare to be bitten at the bottom. Best not attempted on a hot summer evening!
BeccaSnowden - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/08 with Matt Turner

Hidden - Solo O/S - 14/Jul/08

dja - Solo O/S - 14/Jul/08 with Andy Smith

The Last Dance
Retroman3 - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/08 with Yan, Dan

DanT - 2nd O/S - 05/Jul/08 with James Brierley

donkster - 2nd rpt - 2008 with DaveNW

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

derby john - 2nd - 2008 with Michael Bate

mic_b - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/07 with Jon

bobpilgrem - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/07 with Bob/Nic

daza - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/07 with Ash

Rachel's first full lead.
Marvino - 2nd - 15/Apr/07 with Rach

Not great protection but really enjoyed this lead.
rachelwheatcroft - Lead - 15/Apr/07 with Marvino

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Apr/07

FrankW - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/06 with Joe

John Lisle - 2006

Hidden - Lead - 16/Oct/05

John Eley - Lead O/S - Jul/05

Stig - Solo - 25/May/05 with Charlie Reade-Jahn

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Dec/04

SteveM - 2nd - 28/Mar/04 with Roger

Chesh - 2nd - 2004 with Sparky

Hidden - 2004

mark s - Solo - 2003

Hidden - Lead - Aug/02

tlr - Solo - 2000

craig h - Solo O/S - 08/Oct/98 with Jamie Lillieman

Hidden - Lead - 08/Aug/98

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/96

Ian Archer - Solo O/S - 15/Oct/95

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Jun/95

stokienomad - Lead - 20/May/95

Hidden - Solo - 18/Apr/95

Hidden - 1995

alan moore - 1995

babymoac - 2nd - 18/Aug/91 with Chris B

Roget - Solo O/S - 13/Apr/90

andrew300169 - 1990

Iain Thow - Solo - 17/May/89

tapley - Solo - 18/Sep/87

Nigel Bond - Lead - 09/Jan/83 with Charlie Leverton

rogerskews - Solo - 1974

Rog Wilko - Lead - Mar/71 with Debbie Wilkinson

mikej - Solo - 26/Aug/70 with Stewart Grant

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Voting
Total votes cast 33
hard HS0 of 12
HS0 of 12
easy HS0 of 12
hard S1 of 12
S3 of 12
easy S4 of 12
hard HVD3 of 12
HVD1 of 12
easy HVD0 of 12
hard 4b0 of 11
4b0 of 11
easy 4b0 of 11
hard 4a0 of 11
4a2 of 11
easy 4a7 of 11
hard 3c2 of 11
3c0 of 11
easy 3c0 of 11
3 Stars0 of 10
2 Stars3 of 10
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