Staffordshire > Roaches Upper Tier >
 
Black and Tans Variations* HVS 5a

Adjacent Climbs
<< Black and Tans
 
Black Velvet >>
No description has been contributed for this climb.
Submit a new photo of this climb.

PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 63 logbooks, and on no wishlists.

BareBears - 2nd β - 30/Mar/14 with Dale

Good route bit eliminate. Thought this was easy more like vs4c
Dale - Lead O/S - Mar/14 with Dan

tough start, marginal pro (grey Zero Friend in thin crack with not very good rock) for the crux move, not bad
Russ - 2nd β - 30/Sep/13 with Dave Saxby

brenzy83 - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/13 with Andrew "willy" Willson

vassy05 - Jul/13

liverpooldave - 2nd - 29/Jun/13

There was a raven nesting in the normal black and tans route. So tried this variation. Quite good.
CharlieMack - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/13 with Alice

Topped out in the snow
friendzone1234 - 2nd - 20/Feb/13 with matthew reynolds

Hidden - 2013

gooberman-hill - 2nd - 14/Oct/12 with adrian crofton

gripped01 - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/12 with Dave Tait

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Apr/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/12

krepel - 2nd RP - 15/Jan/12

PAJames - 2012

Hidden - 2012

Rich Malcolm - AltLd O/S - 03/Jun/11 with Matt Brennan

Double Knee Bar - 2nd β - 17/May/11 with Iain

phil.cheeseman - Lead O/S - 07/May/11

phil.cheeseman - Lead O/S - 07/May/11

phil.cheeseman - Lead O/S - 06/May/11

timatherton - Lead O/S - 06/May/11 with Phil Cheeseman

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/11

Hidden - Lead RP - 03/Mar/11

Dux - 2nd O/S - 03/Mar/11 with Andy Smith

John Mckeating - 2011

Hidden - 2nd - 2011

Olli-C - 2nd - 07/Nov/10 with Rachel Slater

Rachel Slater - Lead O/S - 07/Nov/10 with Olli Crudge

Quite a bold start, but I wasn't leading so hey. Fairly steady after that. One tricky move up onto top wall.
monsteratt - 2nd O/S - 25/Sep/10 with Andy Reyner, Andrew Abraham

Andrew Abraham - 2nd O/S - 25/Sep/10

steveP - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/10 with Joe Sacko

cooper leek - 2nd O/S - 16/Mar/10 with donk

donkster - Lead rpt - 16/Mar/10 with ben

Hidden - 2nd - Mar/10

Greener than a fresher in a brothel. Lower section, proper 'thinky climbing'. A fun second.
funsized - 2nd O/S - 06/Feb/10 with John Tanner

Hidden - Lead - 2010

donkster - Lead O/S - 23/Oct/09 with crooko

Mike W - Solo - 22/Aug/09

Becky E - 2nd O/S - 16/Aug/09 with Phil Lee

Hard start on a polished hold or two with rubbish gear. After that it's all over really - nice vs climbing above.
odox - 2nd β - 18/Jul/09 with Tom Pitchforth

koopa - 2009

keith leonard - 2009

Sean Kelly - 2008

Goose4 - Lead O/S - 2008

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/07

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Aug/07

derico - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/07 with Alex M

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/07

Charles - 2nd O/S - 20/Apr/07 with Tom Fox

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/06 with John Marsland

kendogcatchy - Lead - Aug/05 with stu bosley

mark s - 2005

Howard J - 2nd - 10/Aug/04 with Mark Ford

Chesh - 2nd - 04/Jul/04 with Duncan

Hidden - Lead - Jul/04

Hidden - 2003

FrankW - AltLd O/S - 20/Apr/02 with Joe

rocktigger - Lead O/S - 2000 with Clare

Hidden - Lead - 2000

Tarquin - 2nd - 1999

Roget - Solo O/S - 1991

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Solo - 1980

Voting
Total votes cast 19
hard E10 of 6
E10 of 6
easy E10 of 6
hard HVS0 of 6
HVS4 of 6
easy HVS1 of 6
hard VS1 of 6
VS0 of 6
easy VS0 of 6
hard 5b0 of 7
5b0 of 7
easy 5b1 of 7
hard 5a4 of 7
5a1 of 7
easy 5a0 of 7
hard 4c1 of 7
4c0 of 7
easy 4c0 of 7
3 Stars0 of 6
2 Stars4 of 6
1 Star2 of 6
0 Stars0 of 6
Bag of .....0 of 6
Please Login as Existing User to rate this climb.
Style of ascent

Soloed3 of 63 (4.8%)
Lead25 of 63 (39.7%)
Followed23 of 63 (36.5%)
Alt Leads2 of 63 (3.2%)
Unknown10 of 63 (15.9%)

'Climbed'26 of 63 (41.3%)
clean O/S30 of 63 (47.6%)
clean β4 of 63 (6.3%)
clean rpt1 of 63 (1.6%)
clean RP2 of 63 (3.2%)