Rockfax Description
10m. The centre of the buttress leads over an overhang to another that caps the wall, and is cleaved by an excellent flake. Finish up this with gusto. A classic E1 experience. © Rockfax

FA. John Allen 1975

Ticklists: The Roaches - Routes Graded List, ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, World Graded List, The Roaches Skyline 'E' challenge, Ultimate E1 ticklist, 3 Star Graded.

therat 15/May Lead O/S
dan_o_b 15/May 2nd O/S
UnkArl 14/May Lead O/S
with Dan, Des, Debbie
mBob8 09/May Lead O/S

Cool wee climb, tough reach for the short!

robertmichaeladams 08/May Lead
with Wanneys
Tim Rodgers 08/May Lead
jakenichol 08/May Lead O/S
Nick Rundall 03/May Lead rpt

much more straight forward than my last attempt.

Hidden 23/Apr Lead dog
Dogwood 31/Mar Lead dog

First E1 attempt.

Keith Swainson 25/Mar Lead G/U

Slipped off slimy start 1st go, otherwise clean onsite, bit annoying. Excellent route though.

with Georgie
Georgie25 25/Mar 2nd dog
MusicalMountaineer 19/Mar Lead

First attempt at an E1. Great route, just found it at the top end of my grade limit.

C May 13/Mar 2nd dog
with Tim
Longsufferingropeholder 13/Mar Lead O/S

Felt like I got more out of this than I put in. Great route.

with C May
ajk-log ??/2016 TR
thomas108 ??/2016 -
Gudge 15/Oct/15 Lead O/S
Lenny 15/Oct/15 2nd O/S
with Chris
Gudge 15/Oct/15 Lead rpt

Bottled out of Shortcomings so finished up this.

HB1 13/Oct/15 2nd dnf

DNS more like! But led it in '95!

with JS
Hidden 11/Oct/15 Lead dnf
AlexRenshaw 10/Oct/15 Lead
with Tim Raffle, Mike Dawes
Hidden 27/Sep/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Sep/15 2nd O/S
Hidden 19/Sep/15 2nd O/S
Hidden 19/Sep/15 Lead rpt
islandlynx 05/Sep/15 Lead β

On toms gear

TomRiddelsdell 05/Sep/15 Lead O/S
Horton 05/Sep/15 2nd dog
Matt77 05/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with Alex Horton, Tom Riddelsdell, Shane
R0bbie 09/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with Taba
Alex@home 09/Jun/15 Lead rpt
with The Doctor
Hidden 07/Jun/15 Lead O/S
bigdrew 07/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Eve
Hidden 30/May/15 2nd
FlavioL1989 30/May/15 Lead O/S

A great head-torch ending to a 16 E point day.

ben.phillips 30/May/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/May/15 Lead rpt
MichaelGallimore 30/May/15 2nd rpt
with Flavio
Hidden 30/May/15 2nd O/S
Chris_barr 10/May/15 2nd
with Gus
John Higgs 19/Mar/15 Lead dnf
with Caitlin Bell
abtibbs 07/Mar/15 2nd β
with Hugo
Hugobristol ?/Mar/15 Lead O/S

Great climbing. Boulder start, gear. Tricky step up, gear. Jam the roof, top out.

with Tibbs
sambeaumont 14/Feb/15 TR O/S
chrisbartlett 11/Feb/15 TR β
dan_o_b ??/2015 Lead O/S
mark s 11/Oct/14 Lead
with andi t
vigroovian 01/Oct/14 2nd O/S

One of the most wonderful climbs I've experienced. It's like 3 set pieces combined into one route. Fantastic.

wazzalad20 01/Oct/14 Lead O/S

Probably the finest climb I have done on grit, absolutely buzzing when I got to the top. Three quality boulder problems stacked on to of each other

with Will Weir
jkarran 28/Sep/14 2nd

Burly slap then hard to get stood up into balance, I guess there's a knack. All there after that.

with Aly
Hidden 28/Sep/14 2nd dog
Hidden 28/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Martin Bagshaw 28/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Neil Passmore
jamesgodwin64 21/Sep/14 Lead O/S

Done in strange September sun, greasy but bang on

with John Cooper
Hidden 14/Sep/14 Lead O/S
r_o_b_h2 13/Sep/14 Lead O/S


Stanners 12/Sep/14 Lead O/S

Last route of the trip. Brilliant moves, but struggled a bit after pulling up the crack!

with Andy G
David Stevens 04/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Christina Holmgrun
SGD 24/Aug/14 Lead O/S

Hard (5c) boulder problem off the deck then 5b all the way to the top. Great route nonetheless.

BareBears 24/Aug/14 2nd

Fantastic climb. Found it pretty easy seconding. Need to lead it for the mind games...

with Joe Cresswell, Dale
Dale ?/Aug/14 Lead O/S

Brilliant defiantly deserves its three stars. Short but Sustained 5b all the way up with a variety of styles of climbing from powerful, slabby to jamming. Harder for the short

with Joe, Dan
rob 528 ?/Aug/14 Lead O/S

One of best E1's I've done

Hidden 27/Jul/14 Lead O/S
robman 26/Jul/14 Lead O/S
poigol5043 19/Jul/14 Lead
Hidden 15/Jul/14 -
Andrew Abraham 01/Jun/14 2nd rpt
with Sam Riley, Ceara
Hidden 31/May/14 TR dog
Chriswallis2 18/May/14 Lead O/S
with Paul Stoke, Andy Stoke
Andrew Abraham 18/May/14 2nd rpt
with Chris Wallis, Paul Sherman
Hidden 15/May/14 Lead O/S
ColinD 15/May/14 Lead
with Craig
Hidden 24/Apr/14 2nd rpt
Cake 24/Apr/14 Lead

Best E1 I've done at the Roaches

with Matt
Markheighton 09/Apr/14 2nd
riff156 30/Mar/14 Lead rpt
with Jo Smith
Calum Wadsworth 30/Mar/14 Lead O/S

Absolutely brilliant route!

with Alex
amccann 30/Mar/14 2nd O/S
Valentino 29/Mar/14 TR
with Jay
HumphreyJ20 29/Mar/14 TR dnf
Valentino 01/Mar/14 Lead dnf
with Jay
theomoore 02/Feb/14 Lead β
TobyA 02/Feb/14 2nd O/S
with Tony B
Ed carrigan 02/Feb/14 Lead O/S
TonyB 02/Feb/14 Lead O/S
with Toby
robertmctague ??/2014 Lead O/S
Tim Sparrow ??/2014 -
adie84 ??/2014 -
dig ??/2014 Lead dog
vinspin 29/Dec/13 Lead rpt
Kieran19 29/Dec/13 Lead O/S
with vinspin
simonfilson 25/Nov/13 Lead O/S
Alex Winter 23/Nov/13 2nd rpt

Climbed like a nob. Good lead by George.

with George
georgeevans88 23/Nov/13 Lead O/S

Great route. Thought provoking moving up to the roof.

bwestwood 10/Nov/13 Lead
Hidden 05/Oct/13 -
ChrisBrooke 05/Oct/13 Lead O/S
with Nick Barratt
mike lawrence? 26/Sep/13 Lead
with Ali, luca
Ali.B 26/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with mikelawrence
cem 14/Sep/13 Lead rpt
deacondeacon 26/Aug/13 Lead O/S

Great route, interesting and varied throughout. I dynoed the crux starting move.

Karl Wooffindin 26/Aug/13 2nd
with Andrew Deacon
yarrow 11/Aug/13 2nd O/S
with Meg, Jake Lodge
thetradlad 11/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Adrianw 10/Aug/13 Lead rpt

Worth every star - excellent!

with Matthew Westwood
kermit_uk 29/Jun/13 Lead O/S
timmyhobby 29/Jun/13 Lead O/S
WillDoyle 24/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Mike
augustus trout 21/Jun/13 Lead β

Top roped a month ago never practiced gear, haven't looked at it since so is that a retro flash?

Matt_L_Robinson 16/Jun/13 Lead O/S

fantastic moves throughout

scooba2cv 03/Jun/13 Lead RP

First E1, Awesome route.

Jordanh031 03/Jun/13 Lead β
scooba2cv 02/Jun/13 TR β

Will be back for the lead. Lovely moves to start and finish.

Hidden 02/Jun/13 Lead RP
mattgrange 01/Jun/13 Lead dnf

Overcomplicated the start and then wimped out, too out of practice for this

Tom Last 31/May/13 Lead O/S

Best E1 I've done on grit. The start is the easy bit surely? Outstanding.

with Chester
Hidden 25/May/13 Lead O/S
Louise Hall 25/May/13 2nd β

Hard start but feels good once you figure out the moves.

Laramadness 19/May/13 Lead β
2themax 05/May/13 2nd
bobpilgrem 30/Apr/13 Lead β

Steady and positive approach worked this time.

with Bob/Nic
thomaspomfrett 20/Apr/13 2nd β

Hard start, once I got that it was clean

with Pat Brien
Hidden 07/Apr/13 Lead O/S
sopaz 07/Apr/13 2nd
with Mackie
cem 07/Apr/13 2nd rpt
RichyBOYY 05/Mar/13 Lead
PeteWilson 27/Feb/13 Lead O/S
Hillson 27/Feb/13 Lead

On Pete's gear

MichaelGallimore 17/Feb/13 Lead O/S

French start. Spent a while wondering how on earth to get up the blank wall after the break but figured it out eventually. Caught the block with fingertips. My first E1 :)

with Seb, Andrew Erskine
Hidden 17/Feb/13 TR dog
Will Hunt 16/Feb/13 Lead O/S

Tricky to start but interesting throughout.

nepsoi999 16/Feb/13 Lead O/S
with nadeem
Guy Wilson ??/2013 Lead
with Gavin Moy
vinspin ??/2013 2nd
Pinky 10/Dec/12 Lead RP

Used fist jam in first crack rather than a dyno for second hold.

with alec thomas
Hidden 10/Nov/12 Lead O/S
EliotStephens 01/Nov/12 Lead rpt
joeflan 27/Oct/12 Lead O/S
Stone Muppet 20/Oct/12 Lead dog

Didn't want to hoist Ami in the air with a fall so took a (scarcely) honourable rest. Felt pretty sustained for E1 but then I don't climb a lot of grit these days. Hard start & hard finish!

with ah
riff156 14/Oct/12 2nd O/S
with Steve Barnet
julesmckim 06/Oct/12 2nd

Dave's fourth lead and first E1!

with dave lewis
Hidden 23/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Whitters 08/Sep/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 08/Sep/12 Lead O/S
john lynch 07/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Lewis Andrew
Alex Winter 22/Aug/12 Lead rpt
with Saul
Max Lowry 11/Aug/12 Lead O/S
sdi 11/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Tom K
Trevera 05/Aug/12 Lead
Adrianw 05/Aug/12 2nd dog

Took a while and a few attempts to figure out the start move. Transition to top layback flake required more conviction and better footwork than I provided.

Souljah 28/Jul/12 Lead

Didnt like the jam so chucked out left, well good

with Andi T
markblair 25/Jul/12 TR dog

Will be looking for a slightly easier route to lead for first E1!

with Alison Dixon
Brian Rodgers 21/Jul/12 Lead rpt
with Esther Bott
Hannes B 15/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Tom
Nick Russell 26/May/12 Lead O/S

Quality route, packs a lot of variety in with a tricky but well protected crux. That move off the ground is pretty tough - get your bouldering head on

SJS 26/May/12 2nd
with Nick
Alan100 13/May/12 Lead dnf

Annoyingly couldn't get to the interesting middle section due to a failure to get past the second hold! Couldn't find a way to start that didn't require a left arm lock.. oh well better do some pull-ups before i try again

Dean177 13/May/12 Lead dog

Not really sure how i fell off

mattshort 13/May/12 Lead O/S
Dibdawg 13/May/12 2nd O/S

Stiff start to get off the ground for me.

Neil Adams 12/May/12 2nd O/S
with Ross B
pie_eater_pete 06/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/May/12 Lead RP
The Dangler 03/May/12 2nd dog
Steve Waters, Mynydd 24/Apr/12 2nd

Great route - 5a climbing wall romping to get off the floor. 5a/5b to reach the roof. 5b finish with an awkward out of balance dyno transition from jam to layback for right hand for me. Packs a lot in and quality all the way. Take a big cam for the mid-break!

mtempest 24/Apr/12 Lead
saffy 15/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Dan Geh 15/Apr/12 2nd rpt
tgeh 15/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with dan geh
MarkRoe 05/Apr/12 Lead rpt

Top roped ages and ages ago, I didn't have a big enough cam to protect it then.

TM_Horton 28/Mar/12 Lead O/S

truly awesome climbing. fun bouledry start and a well protected crux. AWESOME.

ed woods 25/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Feb/12 TR
fletch540 ??/2012 Lead O/S
with joe flannagan
PAJames ??/2012 -
northy1983 ??/2012 Lead
with david h
Andrew Abraham ??/2012 Lead O/S

Great route, had done it once before but couldn't remember when. Lovely moves going through the roof, then suddenly your above your protection for the top out when getting a bit pumped

with Paul Sherman, Ceara
Hidden 06/Nov/11 Lead O/S
cat22 05/Nov/11 2nd
with Mike
Lunar25 01/Nov/11 2nd O/S
with Pete nurse climber
tebs 26/Oct/11 Lead O/S

Very nice, felt like I was going to come off swinging round from a jam to a layback on the flake before the gusto kicked in. I think the moves to get off the floor are 5c. Maybe I'm just weedy.

with Sam, Tim
James Oswald 26/Oct/11 Lead O/S

Beautiful, absolutely exquisite moves. A hard top section to cross the roof.

yarrow 22/Oct/11 TR O/S
with Dan Geh
Dan Geh 22/Oct/11 Lead O/S

powerful start, delicate middle and excellent finish up crack. get those jams!

with Freshers, yarrow, Steffen Cruz
Steffen Cruz 22/Oct/11 2nd β
Blurgy319 02/Oct/11 TR

Backed off the lead, the top roped it. Very nice climbing.

Alex Winter 30/Sep/11 Lead rpt
stephenhartley 27/Sep/11 2nd
with Burns
Hidden 24/Sep/11 Lead O/S
lukehodson 24/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Silum 24/Sep/11 Lead O/S

Awesome little bouldery number

with Lauren
nadeem 15/Sep/11 Lead O/S
mark20 04/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Aug/11 2nd rpt
Simon_Letman 21/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Jonny Nick 18/Aug/11 2nd β

A great climb! Strong boulder problem start with an interesting top section.

littleluke ?/Aug/11 Lead dog
Hidden 28/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Ali.B 28/Jul/11 2nd O/S
Ky 25/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Sam W 24/Jul/11 2nd
ross brinson 22/Jul/11 TR
benkelsey 21/Jul/11 Lead O/S

well good.

with Remus Knowles, Jack Kelsey
Hidden 20/Jul/11 2nd rpt
Marvino 07/Jul/11 Lead
with Martin
bullybones 02/Jun/11 -

Seconded ~25 years after leading it!

Jonathan Hall 31/May/11 Lead

Loved this route. Powerful then technical.

Stuart William 25/May/11 Lead RP

Messed up sequence after the roof, fell, lowered off, pulled ropes and did clean 2nd try.

with Dom Pauley
MD 21/May/11 Lead dog

Fell on top flake

with Ed
DavidR 21/May/11 Lead O/S
clive-greenwood 21/May/11 2nd O/S
with Dave Clarke
eduardo 21/May/11 2nd β

Repeated. Got it clean on sight ca. 2004

OMSKB 17/May/11 TR
with Richard Winfield
Harry Thorpe 01/May/11 Lead O/S

found it pretty steady, really good though!

with Louise Hall, Laurence Everitt
simonward 01/May/11 Lead O/S
galpinos 01/May/11 2nd
with Sam
iwebster59017 26/Apr/11 TR O/S
MarkRoe 26/Apr/11 TR O/S
mksmith35 26/Apr/11 TR dog
with Tom Kirby, Ian Webster, Mark Roe
thebullmaster 25/Apr/11 Lead
with Steve
sam corbett 23/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Alistair Corbett
Hidden 17/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Simon Holden (LCandCC) 17/Apr/11 TR dog
with Graham
Hidden 10/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Sam Simpson 10/Apr/11 Lead O/S
alias dave 10/Apr/11 2nd O/S
with Sam.EB
vanderz 26/Mar/11 Lead O/S
grp 19/Mar/11 Lead O/S
jon_ridley 19/Mar/11 2nd dog

Led by Geoff, 2nd by Jonny and I. Rest once.

EliotStephens 17/Feb/11 Lead

took a while committing to that crux move going up to the overhang.

Hidden 12/Feb/11 Lead β
Pete Graham 19/Jan/11 2nd
Rory Shaw ??/2011 -
RM199 ??/2011 2nd dog
Stitch ??/2011 Lead dog
Hidden ??/2011 Lead
Climbfool_88 ??/2011 2nd O/S
djking1983 14/Dec/10 Lead dog
Hidden 14/Dec/10 2nd rpt
donkster 12/Dec/10 2nd rpt
with mark
Mark Dennison 12/Dec/10 Lead rpt

Not a great climb to warm up on - fell of the first move at first attempt but after that cruised it - not perfect conditions but ok

Andrew Abraham 25/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with ruthyb, Chris
Hidden 25/Oct/10 2nd
matthomas79 24/Oct/10 2nd dog
marclloyd77 24/Oct/10 Lead rpt
Coel Hellier 24/Oct/10 Lead
wave1art 24/Oct/10 2nd O/S
with Adrian Botting
JamieSparkes 16/Oct/10 Lead O/S

an excellent route, first solid E1 I've done in a while, which was a bonus :)

with Nick
Nick1812P 16/Oct/10 2nd O/S
with Jamie
Ky 02/Oct/10 2nd O/S

With trigg and malc also

with Donk
donkster 02/Oct/10 2nd rpt
with malc, ki, trigg
Cragrat Rich 21/Sep/10 Lead O/S

Start proved a taxing warm up but the main event of the flake higher up went steady and was sweeet climbing

Hidden 21/Sep/10 Lead O/S
marclloyd77 12/Sep/10 Lead rpt
Alex Winter 08/Sep/10 2nd rpt
tigertim 08/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Aug/10 Lead rpt
Dux 31/Aug/10 Lead dnf

Flew up first section, eventually got middle but then fell twice above layback crack onto no 1.5 friend. Inverted on 2nd fall

Dux 31/Aug/10 2nd dog

followed Andy after retreating from the lead.

saalty 27/Aug/10 2nd rpt
with colin
Hidden 27/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Aug/10 Lead O/S
drewish 01/Aug/10 2nd β
with SteveE9
juza 15/Jul/10 Lead dog
with Dan Brown
toasted 11/Jul/10 Lead
with Dean Bucknall
jak.kelly 04/Jun/10 Lead dnf

Out perplexed by the perplexing bit

with Lynnette Evans
jowgli 26/May/10 Lead O/S
with Dan Smith
Hidden 23/May/10 Lead dnf
Laurence Everitt 19/May/10 Lead rpt
with Mark D
Mark D 19/May/10 2nd O/S
Alistair Corbett 15/May/10 Lead RP

first E1!! quite a bold move to the top crack but a pretty safe end

with ben peake
philhilo 09/May/10 Lead O/S
with Ian Bruce
tatz45 03/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/May/10 2nd rpt
saalty ?/May/10 Lead O/S
with eddy
gnc760 28/Apr/10 Lead O/S

What would Jerry do?

with James Kay
Hidden 28/Apr/10 Lead β
zerocool_jj2000 23/Apr/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/10 2nd
drcorbasisgod 18/Apr/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/10 2nd
JGW ?/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Matt Tilley
dean79 21/Mar/10 2nd

need to lead this, not as awkward as it may appear

marclloyd77 21/Mar/10 Lead β

Fell near the top so started again and led the route clean. Loved the move up to the overhang. First E1 lead.

CharlieMack 11/Mar/10 Solo O/S
rikbattye ?/Mar/10 Solo
peaches69 16/Feb/10 Lead O/S

really nice climb, liked the move up 2 the small overhang

with sarah
Ebarnes ??/2010 -
gingerwolf 13/Dec/09 AltLd O/S

lead with gear in

Hidden 25/Oct/09 Lead
Hidden 23/Oct/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Sep/09 2nd dog
Graeme Hammond 27/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with luke, Rayan
nige pacer 20/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Bill Lawrence 19/Sep/09 Lead O/S

awesome climb, first climb of the day for me yesterday, shame everything went a bit downhill soon after this...

with andy lawrence
Tim M 19/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Emma
chris sm 19/Sep/09 2nd rpt
with Pippa Froggatt
climbergg 19/Sep/09 2nd
PeteH 16/Sep/09 2nd O/S
ndp 15/Sep/09 Lead
Russell Lovett 23/Aug/09 TR RP

came off first go, lowered to ground did clean second go.

with alan taylor
spacey 18/Aug/09 Lead O/S
adamscottthomas 08/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Ellen Taylor and Darrell Read
Darrell Read 08/Aug/09 2nd dog
Mike_Hayes 02/Aug/09 -
Birdo 11/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with Ed Whitehead
Hidden 13/Jun/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 13/Jun/09 Lead dog
Diggler 23/May/09 Lead O/S
with jonah
craig d 26/Apr/09 -
with Simon Kincaid
Hidden 19/Apr/09 2nd
mulletcocktail2000 06/Apr/09 Lead O/S

first e1 lead on grit...quality!

with john
Alex Winter 05/Apr/09 Lead O/S
jiles 05/Apr/09 Lead β
Hidden 05/Apr/09 2nd dnf
hailtryfan ?/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Martin
jored ?/Apr/09 -
with Ryan
Dan 85 29/Mar/09 2nd O/S
with Mark
Hidden 29/Mar/09 Lead O/S
robin steels ??/2009 -
with daniel
Nick Rundall ??/2009 Lead dnf
Hidden ?/Dec/08 2nd rpt
lowersharpnose 28/Nov/08 Lead O/S

A bloody good route.

with PeakDJ, Nick
Hidden 28/Nov/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Oct/08 2nd rpt
metal arms 20/Sep/08 Lead O/S
gaz.marshall 15/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Jones
RocknRoll 26/Aug/08 Lead O/S

Interesting boulder start, big reachy step up in middle section but almost didn't make it through the top crux, was fumbling around for a hold, through desperation I found one with much relief.

with David Kettle
Bristoldave 16/Aug/08 Lead O/S
CarolineH 16/Aug/08 2nd dog

I always think it's unfair saying you 'dogged' something if you just had 1 rest, but this was definitely a true dogging.

with Dave
dannyboy83 13/Jul/08 2nd O/S
Ben Harper 13/Jul/08 Lead O/S
matthewjc 20/Jun/08 Lead
with Nigel
AndyM-LVB 15/Jun/08 Lead RP

Great climb, with bit of everything... Bouldery start, technical middle, and a powerful finish! 1st E1!

richardhopton 15/Jun/08 Lead RP
bullwinkle 26/Apr/08 2nd rpt
with Paul
A Downing 26/Apr/08 Lead O/S
with Ben Monkton
Hidden ?/Mar/08 2nd O/S
feilx 23/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with Steve Mayer
Steve Banham 09/Feb/08 Lead rpt

Still the Best!

with Will
Hidden ?/Feb/08 -
The old James turnbull ?/Feb/08 Lead
with aiden
Hidden ?/Feb/08 TR dog
Ed Booth 27/Jan/08 Lead O/S

Nice route. first E grade of '08

with David Quatermain
kingholmesy ??/2008 2nd O/S
with Brian
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
Hidden ??/2008 -
Hidden ??/2008 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Nov/07 Solo O/S
donkster 20/Oct/07 Lead rpt
with ben
cooper leek 20/Oct/07 2nd O/S
with donk
Jack Symmons 16/Sep/07 2nd
with Chris T
TGreen 04/Sep/07 TR O/S
Laurence Everitt 04/Sep/07 TR O/S
Monk 11/Aug/07 Lead O/S
mullermn 11/Aug/07 2nd
with Monkey
Hidden ?/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Mike W 25/Jul/07 Lead O/S
with Martin
Dave Richards 08/Jul/07 2nd β
bullwinkle 07/Jul/07 Lead O/S
with John
Jon_Warner 08/Jun/07 Lead dnf

Boulder problem start got the better of me. Powerful.

with Jonny
Luke Brooks 15/Apr/07 Lead O/S
galpinos 01/Apr/07 2nd O/S
with John
Somerset swede basher 11/Mar/07 Lead O/S
with John Sargeant
mattyork2 04/Feb/07 Lead O/S
Steve Banham ??/2007 Lead rpt

Best E1 in the Universe

with Tim P
Brian Rodgers ??/2007 Lead O/S
Birdo ??/2007 -
with Dave Bird
John Sergeant ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 Lead
Stig 18/Nov/06 Lead rpt
with Maciek
Si dH 04/Nov/06 2nd rpt

Not quite so hard as I found it originally. Good route.

with Neil Furniss
Rob Laird 08/Oct/06 Lead O/S

First E1!!

dan gibson 07/Oct/06 Lead O/S
with AJ
Hidden 07/Oct/06 Lead O/S
AJ007 07/Oct/06 2nd
with Dan
adam carless 17/Sep/06 2nd O/S

thuggy start, delicate middle, thuggy finish, good route.

with Steve Mead
Climb Rox 09/Sep/06 TR
Hidden 01/Sep/06 Lead O/S
gregoritos ?/Sep/06 Lead O/S
GPN ?/Sep/06 Lead O/S
with Sam Clifford
IOAN D 30/Aug/06 Lead O/S
with andrew (Tony)
Mr Wild 16/Aug/06 Lead O/S

Soon as i worked out the right sequence it just flowed, brilliant climb

with pep
Hidden 12/Aug/06 2nd O/S
Rob Davies 09/Jul/06 Lead rpt
with Angus McLean
Rampikino 02/Jul/06 Lead
with Ian & Liam
Owen W-G 01/Jun/06 Lead O/S
maffujones 13/May/06 Lead O/S
with Adam Quinn
Steve Banham 01/May/06 Lead rpt

My favourite

with Tim P
Hidden 30/Apr/06 Lead rpt
steveb2006 22/Apr/06 Lead

Rob ? belays only

Ram MkiV 15/Apr/06 Lead

Alex led it first - pulled ropes through and I led it on his runners.

with Alex
Alex Mason 14/Apr/06 Lead O/S

An absolutely quality route every move is at least 5a and when you reach the hanging layback theres no stopping.

Boy ??/2006 -
Shaun G ??/2006 TR

headless climber

with nick and skinner
SteveM ??/2006 Lead
chrishedgehog 27/Oct/05 Lead O/S
with Mark Gill
Si dH 15/Oct/05 Lead dog
with Gerhard
leon ?/Sep/05 Lead O/S

the start is really hard. i was cream crackered at the top

Dave Bond 17/Aug/05 Lead O/S
with christian
FrankW 11/Aug/05 TR O/S
with My Shunt
just one more 04/Aug/05 Lead O/S
with chris nunn
lost.arrow 22/Jul/05 -
ArnaudG ?/Jun/05 Lead
with Dunc
Stig 25/May/05 Lead O/S
with Charlie Reade-Jahn
Rachael Barlow 01/May/05 2nd
with Pete Robins
Hidden ?/Mar/05 Lead O/S
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe ??/2005 -
Hidden ??/2005 Lead O/S
mark s ??/2005 Solo
Jon Read ?/Aug/04 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Jul/04 TR
chris sm 11/Jun/04 Lead O/S
with Pippa Froggatt
Hidden 05/Jun/04 Lead O/S
cem 23/May/04 Lead rpt
with Liam Mark, Graham Dolman
Hidden ?/May/04 Lead RP
Apharri ?/May/04 Lead O/S
with Dave Wharton
The Reaper 15/Apr/04 Lead rpt
Hidden 28/Mar/04 Lead rpt
Hidden ??/2004 2nd O/S
Coel Hellier ??/2004 Lead
Hidden ??/2004 Lead
Hidden 22/Nov/03 Lead O/S
Chris the Tall ?/Oct/03 Lead dog

Eventually managed to do the start by going well left, then fell off near the top

rob wmc 14/Sep/03 2nd O/S

Would make a good first E1.

with Alan & Jonny & Dave
lost.arrow 20/Jul/03 -
cem 14/Jun/03 2nd rpt
with Rob Smithies, Rod Strachan
Rob Davies 01/Jun/03 TR

Backed off lead

with David Kinniburgh
Hidden ?/Jun/03 2nd
Mark A Humphries 05/Apr/03 Lead O/S
with Andy
BruceW ??/2003 Lead O/S
with Becca
Hidden 16/Aug/02 Lead
akhughes ?/Apr/02 2nd
Urgles ??/2002 Lead O/S
Gus ??/2002 -
cem 23/Sep/01 2nd dog
petekeron ??/2001 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Aug/00 Lead
kato'sdad 08/Aug/00 Lead
RobSimmo 08/Aug/00 2nd
Strong Steve 02/Jul/00 Lead O/S
Rich Malcolm 13/May/00 Lead O/S
with Paul Brennan
Hidden ?/May/00 Lead dog
tlr ??/2000 Lead
jonka ??/2000 Lead
marcoleptic ??/2000 Lead O/S
antroy 10/May/99 2nd
Jim Brooke 08/May/99 Lead O/S
with Rich
Hidden 08/May/99 2nd
Paul-Michael ?/Aug/98 Lead O/S
with Paul Nurse
lost.arrow 12/Jul/98 -
Billg 27/May/98 Lead O/S
with Alisdair Pettifer
Hidden 15/May/98 Lead
Hidden 21/Mar/98 Lead
Hidden ?/Feb/98 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/1998 Lead O/S
Le Chevalier Mal Fet ?/Jul/97 Lead
with Richard Bower
charlesmfrench 24/May/97 Lead O/S
with Ann Fooks, Dave Fooks
r0b 19/Apr/97 2nd
with Ian Huyton
Hidden 12/Apr/97 Lead
Martin Bennett 08/Mar/97 -
with MT, MD
craig h 15/Feb/97 2nd O/S
with Phil B
Bruce Kerr 12/May/96 Lead
with Graham Stein
smudge 11/May/96 Lead rpt
with Rich
Hidden ?/Apr/96 Lead O/S
NeilGriffiths ??/1996 -
with paula
nige ??/1996 Lead
with john buckley
WB ??/1996 Lead O/S
with Guy
robtrooper ??/1996 -
Gordon Stainforth 01/Aug/95 2nd
with Pete Sutton
ste_d 18/May/95 Lead O/S
with mik
Scott McRae 30/Apr/95 Lead O/S
with Steve Lucas
nai ??/1995 Lead
Nigel Coe ??/1995 Lead
with Ian Birch
John Southworth ?/Nov/94 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Oct/94 Lead
smudge 16/Jul/94 Lead O/S
with Ian
Hidden 21/Aug/93 Lead
Chris Reid ?/May/93 Lead O/S
The Reaper 14/Apr/93 TR O/S


steve taylor ??/1993 -
Hidden ?/Aug/92 Lead O/S
daprince ??/1992 Lead
whispering nic ?/Oct/91 Solo O/S
Gary Coggon 21/Jul/91 Lead O/S

Fell flat on back laughing (as in not concentrating) on boulder prob start...

with Mike Block
Hidden 20/Apr/91 Lead O/S
channinga ??/1991 -
Roget ??/1991 Lead rpt
with colin
NickJH ??/1991 -
sadams 31/Aug/90 Lead
with Mark Bonham
Rich Kirby 24/Apr/90 Lead
with Joanne Jowett
OMSKB ?/Apr/90 TR
with John Roberts
goi.ashmore 11/Mar/90 Lead O/S
with Richard France, Andy Joyce
Hidden 13/Jan/90 Lead O/S
andrew300169 ??/1990 -
Roget 16/Jul/89 2nd O/S
with jim
Hidden 20/May/89 2nd
steveb2006 07/May/89 Lead
with Simon Mee
Babika 01/Aug/88 2nd O/S
with Mark Jones
Hidden 26/May/87 2nd O/S
Stoney Boy ?/Sep/86 Lead O/S
with Phil Cundy, Steve Wigmore
Michael Hood 28/Sep/85 Lead
Hidden 25/Apr/84 Lead
andy gittins ??/1984 -
Nigel Bond 18/Sep/83 2nd
with Charlie Leverton
Hidden 10/May/82 Lead
Hidden ??/1982 Lead
Hidden 01/Jul/69 Lead
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