Start Ben's Roof from the very back of the cave, matched on a large open handed undercut. Adds 8 moves. Graded for the original method (no kneebar "rest", direct exit).7c+ with the kneebar (rest) and the left hand finish. Maybe better graded as an 8b+ route.

Kristian Clemmow

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βeta: Great conditions today, especially considering recent rain. Big bits of the crag are dry.
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βeta: Great conditions today, especially considering recent rain. Big bits of the crag are dry.
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Owen Diba 21 Nov Sent x Left hand finish and kneebar rest. Best go got to rh razor crimp without kneebars.
Left hand finish and kneebar rest. Best go got to rh razor crimp without kneebars.
Hidden 12 Nov Sent x
Owen Diba 8 Nov Sent dnf Best go got to the crimps before swing to left wall
Best go got to the crimps before swing to left wall
Hidden 5 Nov Sent dnf
Hidden 28 Oct Sent dnf
Hidden 1 Oct Sent dnf
Hidden 26 Sep Sent dnf
TravisDean 24 May Sent x
MathewWright1998 5 May Sent x
Hidden 6 Feb, 2018 Sent dnf
Patrick Hill 18 Jan, 2018 Sent dnf Tring no knee bars. Least its dry
Tring no knee bars. Least its dry
DaveAGiles 12 Oct, 2017 Sent x Right exit, no kneebar. First Uk 8A.
Right exit, no kneebar. First Uk 8A.
DaveAGiles 9 Oct, 2017 Sent dnf Fell off the last move. Rest and I hope it will go.
with nicolat
Fell off the last move. Rest and I hope it will go.
with nicolat
Patrick Hill 20 Sep, 2017 Sent x Many Kneebars
Many Kneebars
Ally Smith 18 Sep, 2017 Sent x 7C+ with the knee and RH exit. https://vimeo.com/234913977
7C+ with the knee and RH exit. https://vimeo.com/234913977
NDD 3 Sep, 2017 Sent Knee bars
Knee bars
DaveAGiles 19 May, 2017 Sent dnf Uh oh. Done all the moves and can do Ben's without the kneebar first time, most times. Question is, how long will it take to actually do...
with nicolat
Uh oh. Done all the moves and can do Ben's without the kneebar first time, most times. Question is, how long will it take to actually do...
with nicolat
oliver.ghill91 17 Mar, 2017 -
Tophe 7 Mar, 2017 Sent Did it with the 7c+ rules
Did it with the 7c+ rules
Holly R 27 Jul, 2016 -
Dale Comley 6 Apr, 2016 Sent x LH finish with knees. 7c+
LH finish with knees. 7c+
will smith11 13 Mar, 2016 Sent rpt Right hand finish with knees
with Jonny Kydd, Frances Bensley
Right hand finish with knees
with Jonny Kydd, Frances Bensley
will smith11 5 Mar, 2016 Sent x Left hand finish and used technique so 7C+ or 8b route?
with amccann
Left hand finish and used technique so 7C+ or 8b route?
with amccann
Joe Lawson 13 Dec, 2015 Sent x 7C+ method
7C+ method
Hidden 29 Sep, 2015 Sent
Luke Dawson 27 May, 2015 Sent x RH finish with knees 7c+/8a ish don't really care was very fun to climb
RH finish with knees 7c+/8a ish don't really care was very fun to climb
Hidden 9 May, 2015 Sent rpt
Haydn Jones 18 Nov, 2014 Sent x No Kneebar this time! Fell off the right exit 3 times in a row yesterday. Came back tonight and fell off going for the jug on first attempt the did it second go
with NOBODY
No Kneebar this time! Fell off the right exit 3 times in a row yesterday. Came back tonight and fell off going for the jug on first attempt the did it second go
with NOBODY
EllaRus 11 Oct, 2014 Sent x Used knee bar so not sure on grade. Either way at 26 moves it's long!
with j_duds
Used knee bar so not sure on grade. Either way at 26 moves it's long!
with j_duds
Hidden 16 Sep, 2014 Sent x
Hidden 19 Aug, 2014 Sent
Haydn Jones 22 May, 2014 Sent x Oops forgot to take the kneepad with me when I went for it! Oh well suck the pain up! www.youtube.com/watch?v=VuT8vMnBV2g
Oops forgot to take the kneepad with me when I went for it! Oh well suck the pain up! www.youtube.com/watch?v=VuT8vMnBV2g
Hidden 27 Apr, 2014 Sent x
Hidden 7 Apr, 2014 Sent x
Orrin Coley 9 Aug, 2013 Sent x Pretty chuffed to get this done. First 8a. Keen Roof next aye?
Pretty chuffed to get this done. First 8a. Keen Roof next aye?
gcarmichael 16 Apr, 2013 Sent x Drop knee and right hand finish. Soft 8A, could barely see the holds it was so dark!
Drop knee and right hand finish. Soft 8A, could barely see the holds it was so dark!
Simon Davis 16 Mar, 2013 - 7c+ with knee bar.
with dav
7c+ with knee bar.
with dav
Hidden 9 Mar, 2013 Sent x
Ethan 14 Nov, 2012 Sent
with Don Walker
with Don Walker
peaches69 6 Nov, 2012 Sent dnf All moves done, hopefully send next time
All moves done, hopefully send next time
Hidden 16 Apr, 2011 Sent x
kristian 18 Feb, 2011 Sent A split second unpadded knee bar was used to reach the crimp only!
A split second unpadded knee bar was used to reach the crimp only!
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High f7C+
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