Rockfax Description
18m. Bridge through the slot as for Delstree and then follow the slab and the curving corner by mild laybacking to a juggy exit. © Rockfax

FA. Joe Brown late 1950s 1957

Ticklists: The Roaches - Routes Graded List, Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs, Western Peak Grit 100 VD - VS, ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, Staffordshire Grit Challenge - Brown-Whillans Day Out.

Francois R 09/Oct/16 Lead
with Will, Pok
w-watson 09/Oct/16 2nd
AndrewP 29/Sep/16 Lead O/S
with Charlie
Hidden 29/Sep/16 2nd
MichaelGallimore 25/Sep/16 Lead O/S
FlavioL1989 25/Sep/16 Lead O/S
Lenny 24/Sep/16 2nd rpt
with James. D
Andrew Abraham 18/Sep/16 Lead O/S
Hillson 13/Sep/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Sep/16 Lead O/S
rob 528 31/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with M60OON
M60OON 31/Aug/16 2nd
with rob 528
Hidden 03/Oct/15 2nd
Monkey_Alan 03/Oct/15 Lead O/S
StefanP ?/Oct/15 Lead
DanChad 11/Sep/15 2nd O/S
Le Chevalier Mal Fet 11/Sep/15 Lead

Really good route! The top crack goes more easily than it would appear. It deserves a lot more traffic.

Robin Nichols 15/Aug/15 2nd O/S
with Roger
Dan Geh 15/Aug/15 2nd O/S
Roget 15/Aug/15 Lead rpt
with robin
tgeh 15/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with dan geh
Hidden 10/Nov/14 Lead
Radical-G 28/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Lenny 28/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Phil .N
brian watson 27/Sep/14 2nd
PeteWilson 27/Aug/14 2nd O/S

nice route, about Severe after the first few moves through the roof

with Ric Elliot
RichyBOYY 27/Aug/14 Lead O/S
keith Lonsdale 29/Jul/14 2nd
andybirtwistle 29/Jul/14 Lead
soph 23/Jul/14 2nd
with Lindy Smith
Nick Russell 21/Jul/14 2nd

29/31. Short and sharp. Another gem that I may well have overlooked

Alex Winter 21/Jul/14 Lead O/S

29 on Staffordshire nose. Good route. Really hot.

with Nick
soph 15/Jul/14 2nd O/S
with Lindy Smith
Hoyes 13/Jul/14 2nd rpt
Jules Lane 13/Jul/14 Lead O/S

Really nice route, VS 5a in newer book, not too tough although start is well awkward and layback is a bit goey. Easier and better climbing than Central Climb.

Hidden 29/Jun/14 Lead O/S
dan gibson 29/Jun/14 -
with michael porter
monsteratt 07/Dec/13 Lead O/S

Rope jammed behind cam leading to a roped solo of top crack - exciting stuff.

with Nick Whimster
chrisallan 25/Sep/13 2nd O/S
Climbster 31/Aug/13 2nd β
with Ian
Bloke on a Rope 31/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Matt
andi turner 22/Jul/13 AltLd
with pete bridgwood
galpinos 03/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Sam
Hidden 09/Jun/13 2nd O/S
HassenBali 09/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Chris C
Hidden ??/2013 -
demarcation86 10/Nov/12 Lead dnf
with Elbish, Paul
Brown 22/Sep/12 Lead
with Andy R
Batt 15/Sep/12 Lead O/S

Really good. Good feet by the crack. Not as hard as I was expecting.

Hoyes 15/Sep/12 2nd O/S
spragglerocks 15/Sep/12 2nd O/S
Rich Kirby 12/Jul/12 2nd
with Ruth
Hidden 12/Jul/12 Lead O/S
WillDoyle 26/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Jun/12 2nd O/S
Hidden ??/2012 -
marcoleptic 24/Sep/11 2nd O/S
with max
Graeme Hammond 18/Sep/11 Lead rpt
with Becky E
Hidden 26/Jul/11 Solo O/S
Laurence Everitt 09/Jul/11 2nd O/S
with Mark D
Mark D 09/Jul/11 Lead O/S
uphillnow ??/2011 -
PAJames ??/2011 -
keith leonard ??/2011 -
Hidden 09/Oct/10 2nd O/S
jon_gill1 17/Jul/10 Lead O/S

This climb was one of my faverite climbs ever!i think its worth 3 stars!!!

PanzerHanzler 17/Jul/10 Lead O/S

Nicely technical and never the thug route it threatens to be.

JWB 17/Jul/10 2nd
Hidden 03/Jul/10 2nd
joe1979 26/Jun/10 Lead
djking1983 10/Apr/10 2nd
Bram 10/Apr/10 Lead
Hidden ??/2010 Lead
Ken Taylor ??/2010 -
Hidden ??/2010 -
mattyork2 26/Sep/09 2nd
with Johnny Richard
remus 26/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Zoe Wright
Graeme Hammond 20/Sep/09 2nd O/S

really nice flake puts a smile on your face in the sunshine :)

with Phil Baxter
Hidden 20/Sep/09 Lead
jonka ?/Aug/09 Lead
with sean
HIGHTOWER 19/Jun/08 Lead
with Ben Thynne
Pete Horn 31/May/08 -
with Gerard
cem 31/May/08 Lead O/S
with Mark O'Neill
Hidden ??/2008 Lead
Hidden 04/Nov/07 2nd O/S
Hidden 07/Oct/07 Lead dnf
Hidden 06/Oct/07 2nd
Different Steve 09/Sep/07 Lead O/S

Not so mild laybacking...

with Clio
Clee 09/Sep/07 2nd
with Steve
Karl Wooffindin 08/Sep/07 Lead O/S
dangerousoldfool ?/Sep/07 2nd O/S
with Brian M
davek 29/May/07 Lead O/S
with Shaun L
Hidden ??/2007 2nd
Hidden 10/Sep/06 2nd O/S
dan gibson 02/Jun/06 Solo rpt
Gus ??/2006 Lead
AngelaC 28/Aug/05 Lead
andybirtwistle 17/Aug/05 Lead
with Sue Birtwistle
Rob Davies 07/Aug/05 2nd
with Phil Ashton
OffshoreAndy 28/May/05 Lead O/S
with Steve Mount
jimshrimp 27/May/04 Lead O/S

What a route! High on my return list.

charlesmfrench 25/Apr/04 Lead O/S
with Ian _Haigh
fellgazelle 25/Apr/04 2nd
Hidden ?/Jul/03 2nd
shoulders 12/Oct/02 Lead
with claire
FrankW 14/Apr/02 2nd O/S
with Joe
Nigel Coe 01/Oct/00 2nd
with Dick Hanson
nickcanute ??/2000 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Aug/96 Lead O/S
dan gibson ??/1995 Lead O/S
with helen gibson
Hidden 17/Jul/92 2nd
sadams 16/Sep/90 2nd
with Mark Bonham
Roget 06/May/90 2nd O/S
with jim
OMSKB ?/Aug/89 Lead
with John Roberts
steve prior ?/Aug/89 Lead
with Rob W
Nigel Bond 03/Nov/85 Lead
with Bryn Roberts
Chris Terrey ??/1979 Lead
with Ken Taylor
tapley 28/Aug/74 AltLd
with Dave Shepherd
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