Rockfax Description
14m. Climb the easy lower rib to the break (large gear) then the poorly-protected upper arete, stepping right above the bulge for the maximum exposure. © Rockfax

FA. Jonny Woodward 1976

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, Roaches HVS Challenge.

rob 528 14/Jul Lead O/S


FlavioL1989 07/Jun 2nd O/S

Roaches HVS Challenge #21

MichaelGallimore 07/Jun Lead O/S

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!

with Flavio
John Higgs 19/Mar Solo O/S
with Caitlin Bell
Andrew Abraham 31/Oct/14 2nd rpt
with Paul Deane
friendzone1234 04/Oct/14 Lead O/S
saffy ??/2013 -
Hidden 07/Oct/12 TR dnf
PeteWilson 24/Jul/12 2nd O/S
Hillson 24/Jul/12 Lead dog
Double Knee Bar 12/Jul/12 Lead O/S

Very bold. Crux is in a fantastic position. Just don't fall off.

with TomBond
gingerwolf 12/Jul/12 2nd O/S
with Glenn
Hidden ??/2012 Solo
Rob84 22/Oct/11 2nd rpt
with Chris James
Hidden 22/Oct/11 2nd rpt
s.c.white 22/Oct/11 Lead O/S
crispyboy 22/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with denzel
jtree03 03/Apr/11 Lead
with Tony
Peakology 04/Mar/11 Lead O/S

Superb balancy powerfulmmoves

with cat
Chalky Cat 04/Mar/11 2nd O/S

Hard to get on first foothold.

with Dom
donkster 25/Nov/10 Lead rpt
with dennis
donkster 06/Nov/10 Lead rpt
with ben, dennis
Andrew Abraham 25/Oct/10 2nd
with ruthyb, Chris
Hidden 25/Oct/10 Lead O/S
RamblingRyan 24/Jul/10 2nd
with Col
bobpilgrem 24/May/10 TR O/S

balancy/insecure climbing with little gear

with Bob/Nic
Hidden 17/Apr/10 Lead RP
bavarianGaz 26/Sep/09 2nd dog
with Andy
A Downing 26/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Gaz
cooper leek 22/Sep/09 2nd RP
with matt
Graeme Hammond 30/May/09 Lead O/S
with Sarah New
Diggler 23/May/09 Lead O/S
with jonah
dannyboy83 11/May/09 Solo O/S
daveagriff ??/2008 TR
Hidden 19/Jul/07 TR
Birdo ??/2007 -
with Dave Bird
MazElden ??/2006 -
FrankW 16/Aug/05 TR O/S
with None
Hidden ??/2005 Solo
ASchwirtz 07/Sep/04 Lead O/S
donkster ?/Sep/04 Lead O/S
with devonlads
jimshrimp 28/Jul/04 2nd
Retroman3 14/Jun/04 TR O/S
with Yan
Andy Clarke 04/May/03 Lead O/S
with RobS
Gus 28/Jun/02 Solo
Le Chevalier Mal Fet ?/Jun/02 -

Did this, but can't remember now if I led it or seconded.

nige pacer 19/May/02 Lead O/S
petekeron ??/2001 Lead O/S
Ropeboy 30/Sep/00 Solo
kato'sdad 08/Aug/00 Lead
RobSimmo 08/Aug/00 2nd
Hidden 10/Jun/00 2nd
Hidden ?/May/00 2nd
antroy 10/May/99 Lead
Billg 27/May/98 Solo
with Alisdair Pettifer
stokienomad 17/Jul/91 Lead
Roget 08/Apr/90 Solo O/S
andrew300169 ??/1990 -
Hidden ?/Aug/89 TR O/S
Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
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