Rockfax Description
16m. The elegant arete is superb but slightly harder for shorties. Make a tricky start to reach the first break then tackle the arete above by some hard laybacking. Cams in the second break may permit a long scraping fall to be taken. The last reach will remain in your memory for a long time! Said to be low in the grade. © Rockfax

FA. Simon Nadin 1983

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Western Grit: Top 50, The Roaches - Routes Graded List, ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, Full of Myself - Johnny's Book namecheck, Peak Rock/16/Eighties Gritstone :The Shape of Things to Come, 100 or so good E6s - aye Caff, The best the UK has to offer for beasts (apart from the lakes cos its always wet), The Roaches 3 Star Extravaganza, Definitive *** Peak Grit.

Andy Peak 1 27/Mar Lead dnf

Ha ha took the fall from the beginning of the hard section at the top! utterly brilliant heels toes pockets pebbles aret what Moore could you want from grit stone

lcullum7 13/Mar/16 TR dnf
kyaizawa 13/Mar/16 TR dnf
Tom McCabe 13/Mar/16 TR dog

Several falls and some tension on the upper arete... that'd be some fall!

Andrew Abraham 07/Mar/15 TR dnf

Glad I didn't try and on sight this one. Some intense moves on the upper section which is longer than it looks from the ground

with Ky
Hidden 02/Jan/15 TR dog
Hidden 13/Apr/14 Lead RP
jack1996 06/Nov/11 TR dnf

Tried on bottom rope as mate was working it, not my idea of fun! sharp pebbles and hand slapping up the arete, Still a decent route though :L

with tom s, craig
pipof747 05/Jun/11 Lead RP
dominic lee 28/Nov/10 Lead dnf

onsight. fell from last move. close but no cigar.

jacobjacob 15/Nov/10 Lead O/S


will randall ?/Aug/10 TR dog

sod leading it

with tom
Gus 26/Apr/03 Lead RP
mark s ??/2003 Lead RP
adamwesthead 17/Sep/01 TR dnf

Ricks mate.

with Gus
northy1983 ??/2001 Lead RP

in the bubble. didnt fall on the lead. quality route

with david h
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe ??/2001 Lead O/S
with Steve Adams
TBowell nee Holdsworth ??/1999 -
switch ??/1997 Lead O/S
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