Ben's Roof** f7C+ / V10
[Ben's Roof, 3 kb]The classic cave problem.
Ben Moon

Ticklists: The Stick It Tick List, Peak Bouldering - Limestone bold star sub 8 problems, Peak Rock/18/A Boulder Primer, Escaping Norfolk.

Photo: Ben's Roof © Fergus Carmichael
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This climb is in 86 logbooks, and on 31 wishlists.

Hidden - Sent - 29/Sep/15

Hidden - Sent rpt - 21/Jun/15

Epic battle over. Felt piss when it went.
stevedude888 - Sent x - 05/May/15 with Charlie

Luke Dawson - Sent x - 29/Apr/15 with Alberte1996

lx - Sent - 25/Apr/15

Finally! Nemesis problem for me, stupid sharp crimps.
BillyRidal - Sent x - 18/Apr/15 with Orrin Coley

Second go on the link, somehow managed to drop the last move on my first attempt...
Sam Lawson - Sent x - 05/Apr/15 with Joe Lawson

Joe Lawson - Sent x - 19/Jan/15

Jordanh031 - Sent - Jan/15

Hidden - 06/Dec/14

Hidden - Sent x - Oct/14

Don't usually log climbs that i repeat but psyched to be climbing stuff like this now after so long injured! :)
gcarmichael - Sent rpt - 10/Sep/14 with Becki Hall

I am taking 7c because I use a knee bar for the crux.
JFORDE - Sent x - 02/Sep/14

Hidden - Sent dnf - 18/Aug/14

Hidden - Sent dnf - 29/May/14

PeterDawson - Sent x - 27/May/14

5 sessions, definitely feels like the hardest thing I've climbed to date. Mental and physical battle, really good.
AlistairB - Sent x - 27/Apr/14

Hidden - Sent x - 26/Apr/14

Hidden - Sent x - 22/Apr/14

Hidden - Sent dnf - 20/Apr/14

peewee2008 - Sent x - 12/Apr/14 with Ben Freeman, EllaRus

First go today. Didn't fall in the roof at all but fell off the 6C at the end quite a lot but was quite wet a couple of days ago
Ellis Butler-Barker - Sent x - 07/Apr/14 with Haydn Jones

Hidden - Sent - 29/Mar/14

Finally, so many sessions but felt easy now, easier with kneebar beta. Painful but great moves
BenNorman - Sent x - 22/Mar/14

Hidden - Sent rpt - 14/Mar/14

Bout half dozen goes, proper right hand finish
peaches69 - Sent rpt - 11/Mar/14 with connor

Not as painful and more fun than expected! 2nd session. Sans kneebar.
willsm11 - Sent x - 27/Feb/14

Hidden - Sent x - 07/Feb/14

Cailean Harker - Sent - 27/Oct/13 with Ben Norman

Hidden - Sent x - 05/Oct/13

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Sent rpt - 25/Aug/13

highrepute - Sent - 24/Aug/13

1st try after having a play on all the moves 7C
Haydn Jones - Sent x - 12/Aug/13 with ian fidd

Painful as sin. You do it because its there.
EliotStephens - Sent x - 24/Jun/13 with Ashwh

Matt Reid - Sent x - 17/Jun/13

Hidden - Sent - 15/Jun/13

Spent so long working it, felt amazing to finally do it. Training is paying off
Orrin Coley - Sent - 14/Jun/13

Hidden - Sent x - 25/May/13

fyfee8a - May/13 with alexmannionclimbing

First go today great conditions at the tor. First of the grade winter training paid off. Psyched!
con321 - Sent x - 08/Mar/13

Hidden - Sent - 05/Mar/13

Hidden - Sent x - 19/Feb/13

blaza1 - Sent x - 09/Feb/13

barni - Sent dnf - 29/Jan/13

mic_b - Sent x - 22/Jan/13 with Ian Fidd

jussyrockstar - 01/Dec/12

Simon Davis - Sent rpt - 28/Nov/12

Tophe - Sent - 27/Nov/12

Hidden - Sent rpt - 12/Nov/12

AshWH - Sent x - 28/Oct/12 with Jake H, Adam J

Somerset swede basher - Sent x - 17/Oct/12 with Adam

marijus - Oct/12

dav - Sent rpt - 23/Sep/12 with Tor folk

1st go 2day
peaches69 - Sent rpt - 18/Sep/12

Quality problem even with the power scream i surprised everyone with (including myself) at the end!
EllaRus - Sent x - 08/Sep/12

bout time.......weakened to the kneebar method. 3rd session since March
peaches69 - Sent x - 06/Sep/12

Hidden - Sent x - 19/Jul/12

First working session, floor to move to pocket in side wall and knee bar to top. Next Sunday!
BenNorman - Sent dnf - 01/Jul/12

bfreeman - Sent x - 07/May/12 with Tom Newberry, Jon Freeman

jfreeman - Sent x - 07/May/12 with Ben Freeman, Tom Newberry

The right hand version to Ben's Roof - original and harder variation, a step up from the normal way for sure, staminaband next!
gcarmichael - Sent rpt - 14/Apr/12 with Adam and Pete

Apharri - Sent x - 01/Apr/12

first go on it, nice route, something to try next time
jack1996 - Sent dnf - 01/Apr/12

alaan - Sent x - 28/Mar/12

Ethan - Sent - 08/Mar/12 with Zips, Dave, Ed

Nice to get something done today. Felt heavy!
Richard Hession - Sent x - 01/Jan/12 with Skyner Weeks, Fatneck, Mike Hoppo, Mike Psyche

Yeh! psyched to get this done while still 17 and just before my summer exams start! knee bar was more painful than the sharp holds. awesome problem!
gcarmichael - Sent x - 10/Jun/11

dav - Sent rpt - 26/Feb/11 with Si Davis

glad to get this done!!! second session but conditions were bad ( had to use a J cloth to dry the holds!) by the end the crux was bearing the pain of the knee bar!
grey wolf - Sent x - 25/Feb/11

Hidden - Sent x - 08/Nov/10

J_Clark - Sent - 04/Aug/10

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Sent - 08/Jul/10

northerntommy - Sent - 14/Jun/10

dav - Sent x - 08/Apr/10

Onsighted on perfect day
charlescooper - Sent O/S - Jan/10

JM - Sent - 26/Nov/09

Hidden - Sent - 01/Nov/09

Hidden - Sent - 31/Oct/09

TomHaigh - Sent x - 20/Aug/09 with Drew Withey

Nik Jennings - Sent x - 21/May/09

Hidden - Sent - 16/Apr/09

kristian - 2008

mbutton - Sent x - 2008 with John Cooke

Hidden - Sent x - 11/Jul/07

Boy - 2006

Hidden - Sent - Jun/01

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