Rockfax Description
12m. Follow the previous route but stay with the diagonal crack all the way to reach the wide fissure and an easy finish. © Rockfax

Ticklists: The Roaches - Routes Graded List, Western Peak Grit 100 VD - VS, 100 Western Grit Stars, Peak Rock/2/ The Search For Difficulty Begins..

tsl42 27/Sep 2nd O/S
Hidden 24/Sep Lead O/S
Harry Thorpe 17/Sep Lead O/S
with Anushka
devious wally 31/Aug 2nd O/S
mrphilipoldham 31/Aug Lead O/S
mikestr555 27/Aug 2nd
MusicalMountaineer 06/Aug 2nd
with Nik
jon_gill1 05/Aug 2nd O/S
with becky chadwick, martin johnson
Hidden 29/Jul Lead
rohai545 01/Jul 2nd
with Lance Baker
Stroppy 10/May Solo O/S
strongy13 07/May 2nd
with Ruth
Hidden 07/May Lead O/S
Dacky 07/May Lead O/S
Rob Moorcroft 22/Apr Lead
with Kris Hook
James Worthington 08/Apr Lead
with Emma
Hidden 25/Mar 2nd O/S
Ciaran Mullan 25/Mar Lead O/S
with Malte Vesper
Ciaran Mullan 25/Mar Lead O/S
with Malte Vesper
Wizzy 25/Mar Solo O/S
jshields 12/Mar 2nd


David Henchliffe 12/Mar Lead
ryry ??/2017 -
Hidden 20/Nov/16 2nd
Hidden 20/Nov/16 Lead
Rory_Cummings_NI 04/Oct/16 Solo O/S
smoreda 03/Oct/16 Lead
D.botts87 30/Sep/16 Lead O/S
with Minty
Hidden 11/Sep/16 2nd O/S
garethb 11/Sep/16 Lead
with cheque
DanChad 23/Jun/16 2nd O/S
Chris Murray 23/Jun/16 Lead
Ron 21/Jun/16 Lead rpt
with Clive, Steve A
Duncan Zerafa 05/Jun/16 2nd

Nice climb, Ryan started Nozag but ended up doing Zigzag crack instead.

with George Williams, Ryan
buxtoncoffeelover 03/Jun/16 Solo
will484 27/May/16 Lead O/S
with jaynie blake
Jaynie 27/May/16 2nd
gpcomps 12/May/16 Lead O/S
Stoff 12/May/16 2nd
with gpcomps
Sime64 08/May/16 Lead O/S
with Julian - PCC, Adina - PCC
Hidden 06/May/16 2nd
Droyd 20/Apr/16 Solo O/S
gavster 20/Apr/16 2nd
with Ad
Stotty_88 20/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with gav
louisr23 10/Apr/16 2nd O/S
FlavioL1989 25/Mar/16 Solo O/S
Jweden2 ??/2016 2nd
Hidden 17/Oct/15 2nd O/S
stacey73 10/Oct/15 Lead
with OLLIE
Roget 03/Oct/15 Solo O/S
with robin, jim
Robin Nichols 03/Oct/15 Solo O/S
with Jim, Roger
Hidden 26/Sep/15 Solo
Hidden 25/Sep/15 Solo
Hidden 29/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Jenny Monkey 23/Aug/15 Lead
Clay C 15/Jul/15 2nd O/S
with KMC
stratandrew 15/Jul/15 Lead rpt
with Rob Mills
Matt Bill Platypus 05/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Judy
fuzzysheep01 28/Jun/15 Solo O/S
Ron 23/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Mike
DeanD 17/Jun/15 -
stev1e.wilso 30/May/15 Lead O/S
with Rosie
Rozzlarr1992 30/May/15 2nd
with Dad
paulwaterhouse 25/May/15 Lead
Hidden 26/Apr/15 Lead
John Higgs 19/Apr/15 2nd
Andy Morley 19/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Bullybones 06/Apr/15 2nd
with Neil
dan_o_b ??/2015 Lead
Hidden ??/2015 Lead
adie84 ??/2015 -
thetradlad 19/Oct/14 2nd O/S

Really very windy

yarrow 19/Oct/14 Lead O/S

Bloody windy

buxtoncoffeelover 02/Oct/14 Lead
tom_lewis89 02/Oct/14 2nd
Hidden 30/Sep/14 TR
Hidden 09/Aug/14 Lead
tom bre 30/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Lizzie
Hidden 30/Jul/14 2nd
Patrick Green 29/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Andy Deans
mevanssmith 25/Jul/14 Lead
angus 20/Jul/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 09/Jul/14 Lead
dsgarner 21/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Was going to do Nozag bailed. Maybe next time.

with Perry Adams, Cat Smith
Steeve 06/Jun/14 Solo rpt
Hidden 06/Jun/14 Solo
jon_Str 27/May/14 2nd O/S
AdamPrzeslak 01/Mar/14 2nd O/S
Robbiobaby 01/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2014 -
disturbed_one51 20/Oct/13 Solo
Jonathan Hall 20/Oct/13 Solo
stratandrew 28/Aug/13 2nd
with Mark Ashley
Hidden 10/Jun/13 Lead
MD 19/May/13 2nd
with Jo
Happy Wanderer 19/May/13 Lead O/S
with Mike D
sputnik 04/May/13 TR rpt
Hidden 27/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Apr/13 Lead
skittles 03/Mar/13 Lead O/S
with Hannah 'Commando' Godden
HannahGo ?/Mar/13 2nd O/S
with Sam Crab
Hidden 24/Feb/13 Lead O/S
Rob Gillespie ??/2013 Lead O/S
kasha_gregson 07/Oct/12 2nd
BTphonehome 07/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with Kasha
Duncan 88 04/Sep/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 04/Sep/12 Lead O/S
cpoad 28/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Darryl C
petekeron 24/Aug/12 Solo O/S
with Solo
Hidden 05/Aug/12 Lead rpt
Albachoss 25/Jul/12 2nd

bA pleasant journey to a Brilliant offwidth

with Hatham
sputnik 25/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Mrs Z
c00kie 25/Jul/12 2nd
with Gavin
marclloyd77 22/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Martin Wilkes, Will Randall
LesserTrochanter 12/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Anne Boardman
RichyBOYY 12/Jun/12 Lead
Stuart William 20/May/12 Lead O/S
with Lewis M
Paul Hy 29/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Tony
Somerset swede basher 28/Mar/12 Solo O/S
Leonhamnett 28/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Mar/12 2nd O/S
Hidden ??/2012 -
PAJames ??/2012 -
neillkelly 28/Nov/11 AltLd
Hidden 15/Oct/11 Lead O/S
neillkelly 27/Jul/11 Lead
staceyjg 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Bit scared on the upper section of this one.

John Lewis 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Maureen
Hidden 24/Jul/11 2nd O/S
fatbuoybazza 09/Jul/11 2nd rpt
Hidden 04/Jul/11 Lead
WillCass 11/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Jun/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 03/Jun/11 Lead
Rampikino 08/May/11 Lead
with Cat
Hidden 04/May/11 2nd
Hidden 04/May/11 2nd
Hidden 27/Apr/11 2nd
trish1968 27/Apr/11 Lead

Nice took me a while to sort my head out and step across

deklan 26/Apr/11 Solo
reubensampson 19/Apr/11 2nd
with Antony Grayson
jo86 09/Apr/11 2nd
ElBarto 09/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Great lead, thought the moves were a bit easy for a 4b though.

Goose4 ??/2011 Lead
Hidden ??/2011 Solo
Jack.Beech 20/Oct/10 2nd
hapymike 17/Oct/10 Lead
Ben Hollands 30/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Wendy Anderson
pldarch 29/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Isabel
Yanis Nayu 22/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Phil & Andy
tanssop 22/Aug/10 2nd
with Andy & Wayne
steveth 05/Aug/10 Lead O/S
ml706 24/Jul/10 Lead
Howard J 13/Jul/10 Lead rpt
Hidden 08/Jul/10 2nd rpt
Hidden ?/Jul/10 Lead
mmmhumous 27/Jun/10 Lead dog

Started out on nozag, but bailed out onto this one after a fall.

Hidden 25/Jun/10 Lead β
wrapped in bacon 17/Jun/10 2nd O/S
with Rob
Graeme Hammond 13/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Pete aka Dad
Hidden 27/May/10 2nd
Andy Fielding 23/May/10 2nd
with Pete Milton
Goody 20/May/10 Lead O/S
with Andy Crawley
Hidden 20/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/May/10 Lead
arctic_jen 28/Apr/10 2nd
with Dan
dpmUK 28/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Jen
Hidden 23/Apr/10 Lead
heavy Belay 23/Apr/10 Lead O/S

Fun with a committed start, easy to go off route nearer the top

with Fisher
Irn Bruce 23/Apr/10 2nd
trish1968 23/Apr/10 2nd

enjoyed this thought some of the other severes were harder

Hidden 18/Apr/10 Solo O/S
robin heath 18/Apr/10 2nd O/S
with andrew waring
Ander 10/Apr/10 Lead
with Deadahead
highfivekrissy ?/Apr/10 2nd
with Andy Waring
andrea83 21/Mar/10 Lead

Second HS of the year, had to reverse couple of moves until happy with my normal abundance of gear. Once had about ten pieces every few cms able to proceed on with not too much difficulty.

with Hamish
Hamish777 21/Mar/10 2nd

Hard work.

with Andrea
pie_eater_pete ??/2010 -
Derek Furze ??/2010 -
Gh1 30/Oct/09 2nd
Carl Hanaghan 30/Oct/09 Lead
with Grant
staceated 17/Oct/09 2nd
with ben
BennoC 17/Oct/09 Lead O/S
with Stace
Hidden 09/Oct/09 Lead
birbeck 27/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Austin
BobPorter 26/Sep/09 2nd O/S
with Simon
WillCass 16/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Sianny 16/Sep/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 13/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Ann S 13/Sep/09 2nd
with Jim Hall
Richard Gamble 12/Sep/09 Lead
Hidden 22/Aug/09 Lead O/S
greggyboy 05/Aug/09 2nd O/S
with Martin Heaton
Jay J 03/Aug/09 Lead O/S
MontyH 31/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with Mandy hobbs
Hidden 25/Jul/09 2nd
Hidden 27/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Jun/09 2nd
Hidden 11/May/09 Lead O/S
nic42 22/Apr/09 2nd O/S
Em66 22/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with MUMC
ChuckstarUK 22/Apr/09 Lead
with Alison Dixon
mr random 09/Apr/09 Lead
with Mike H
Hidden ?/Apr/09 -
nathanroberts89 ?/Mar/09 2nd O/S
sonaf ?/Jan/09 Lead
with Chopper
summo ??/2009 -
PanzerHanzler 12/Oct/08 2nd O/S
Jimbo C 27/Sep/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Sep/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 20/Sep/08 Lead
fatbuoybazza 20/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with olivia
dashitboarder 17/Aug/08 2nd
with Dad
bobpilgrem 15/Aug/08 Lead O/S

the wide crack looks intimadating-but is fairly straightforward. Nice route.

with Bob/Nic
naughtybadboy 27/Jul/08 2nd
camilla 10/Jun/08 2nd
Little AndyH 10/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Camilla West
AsleepOnBelay 08/Jun/08 Lead dnf

Did everything apart from the final wide crack, where I bailed onto the diff on the right.

with Sarah Davis
Hidden 08/Jun/08 -
Hidden 04/Jun/08 2nd
Hidden 04/Jun/08 Lead O/S
thefuturesmiles ?/Jun/08 Lead O/S
sadams 03/May/08 Lead
with Catherine Adams
edXander ?/May/08 Lead
Hidden 02/Apr/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Feb/08 Lead O/S
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
innesmac ??/2008 -
Hidden 06/Oct/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Sep/07 Solo O/S
HeatherF 11/Aug/07 Lead
with My mum and dad
alj 30/Jul/07 Lead dog

First climb post-fall. V scared. Sat on gear lots to test it.

with hannah and anna
poofish 01/Jun/07 2nd
with Gary
gazbonutter 01/Jun/07 Lead O/S

Was great till I left the Nozag part, found the traverse right unprotected and the finish not worth it. Wish I had had the balls to take on Nozag!!

with Jo Kennedy + Luke
Hidden ?/May/07 Lead O/S
Howard J 17/Apr/07 Lead rpt
markhammonds 17/Apr/07 2nd
Hidden 21/Aug/06 Lead
Alfredo ?/Aug/06 Lead
with Ben R
Cameron13 04/Jul/06 Lead O/S
d80f0u 02/Jun/06 2nd
with Alex
Shad ?/May/06 Lead
Dux 29/Apr/06 Lead O/S
with Premal
Hidden 03/Oct/05 2nd
Simon Caldwell 24/Sep/05 2nd O/S
with Carmen
goi.ashmore 11/Aug/05 Solo O/S
Hidden 10/Aug/05 2nd
victim of mathematics 23/Jul/05 2nd O/S
with Jon
Jonny M 23/Jul/05 Lead O/S
cem 02/Jul/05 Solo O/S
kato'sdad 21/Sep/03 Solo
Iain Thow 30/Aug/99 Solo
Chris Murray ?/Jul/97 Lead
with Richard Bower
John Eley ?/Jun/96 Lead O/S
robtrooper ??/1996 -
astrecks 11/Jun/95 2nd O/S
with Rod
Andy Say 08/Sep/91 Solo O/S
Hidden 27/Aug/80 Solo
Hidden 08/Jun/76 Solo
Hidden 01/Apr/65 Lead
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