Rockfax Description
12m. Climb the leaning wall on the right to ledges then balance out to the arete and climb this, first right then left. Superb. © Rockfax

Ticklists: The Roaches - Routes Graded List, ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, The Peak: Past and Present, Peak Rock/14/Gritstone After the Gold Rush.

Rob Davies 25/Aug/17 Lead dnf

Arrived with determination but didn't get properly started due to midges! Bring a bouldering mat next time, as start feels like it's escaped from Frodsham.

with Phil Ashton
Hidden 31/Jul/16 Solo O/S
Hidden 19/Apr/16 Lead
Hidden 19/Apr/16 Lead
tom bre 19/Apr/16 2nd O/S
DanChad 24/Jun/15 Lead O/S

Really nice and steady route. Very run out but easy climbing.

with Paul Deane
Hidden 23/May/15 Lead O/S
mark s 01/Jun/14 Solo
Andrew Abraham 06/May/14 Lead O/S
with Ky
Hillson 10/Dec/13 Lead O/S
with John, Pete Wilson
PeteWilson 10/Dec/13 2nd O/S

great route, will be back to solo this one

with Matt
nige 30/Nov/13 -
with mark hounslea
Jonathan Hall 15/Nov/13 2nd
RM199 15/Nov/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Aug/13 -
Stuart_Burbidge 07/Jul/13 Solo O/S
Rich Kirby 20/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Bob M 20/Apr/13 TR
Hidden 20/Apr/13 2nd
Mike W 23/Dec/12 Solo O/S
RichyBOYY 08/Oct/12 Lead

Great Climb! keep your mind strong, puff on that bong

Hidden 04/Oct/12 Lead
Souljah 12/Jul/12 Solo
Dan Geh 11/Jul/12 2nd O/S
tgeh 11/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with dan geh
odox 04/Jun/12 Lead
andybirtwistle 04/Jun/12 2nd
eel 20/May/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 02/Feb/12 Sent O/S
Hidden ??/2012 Solo
Hidden 26/Jul/11 Solo O/S
keith Lonsdale ?/Apr/11 2nd
andybirtwistle ?/Apr/11 Lead
Ketu 08/Aug/10 2nd O/S
Graeme Hammond 08/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Rob
grubes 03/Apr/10 2nd

Fntastic. I need to go back and lead/solo this now.

with Nick
cooper leek 19/Mar/10 Lead RP


with donk
donkster 19/Mar/10 2nd rpt
with ben
Hidden 12/Oct/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Oct/09 2nd O/S
Andrew Barker 08/Jul/09 Solo O/S
donkster 13/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with crooko
rachaeldanks 24/May/09 2nd
with andi,jon,mark
Jon Read 24/May/09 Solo O/S
with Mark Sharrat & Andi Turner
DavidEvans 05/Apr/09 Lead O/S

Very good route. The E2 to the right looks bad!

with Helen Garrett
Hidden ??/2009 -
gradbachmark 18/Sep/08 2nd
with peakphil
Souljah 13/Sep/08 Lead O/S


with Phill
SGD 28/Jun/08 Lead

Great climb - very bold at the grade like sunset slab

with Ash
dsh 08/Jun/08 Lead O/S


with Chris Wood
jcurley 07/May/08 Lead O/S


Sankey 07/May/08 2nd
with Jon
CBA ?/May/08 -
Coel Hellier 28/Feb/08 Lead
jimshrimp ??/2008 Lead
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
thrutch 14/Nov/07 -
with helen
Col Allott 23/May/07 Solo O/S
Peakphil 10/Apr/07 Lead O/S
goi.ashmore 09/Aug/06 Lead O/S
with Marek Piekarski, John Haslam
Sankey 25/Jul/06 2nd O/S
with Clare, Reuben + Chris
Chris Davids 25/Jul/06 Lead O/S
with Reuben, Clare and Steve
Hidden ??/2006 Solo
Hidden 14/Mar/05 TR
Andy Clarke 11/Sep/04 Lead O/S
with Rob
Mark Riley ?/Jul/03 Lead
with Stuart Greenall
nige pacer 05/May/03 Lead O/S
Ropeboy 30/Mar/03 Lead
Hidden 29/Sep/02 Lead
Mark Davies PK ?/Jul/02 Lead O/S
with Fiend
Gus ??/2002 Lead
mark s ??/2001 Solo O/S
The Reaper 26/Aug/00 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Aug/99 Solo
Chris Murray ?/May/99 Lead
with Richard Bower
Hidden 05/Mar/98 2nd
Marti999 ??/1998 Lead
alan moore ??/1996 -

Like some gigantic, moorland precious stone. Magic.

Gordon Stainforth 03/Aug/95 2nd
with Steve Dean, John Lumb
brady ??/1995 2nd
with John Cameron
Duncan Bourne 14/Aug/94 2nd
with Tim
tlr 18/May/91 Solo
Roget 20/Apr/91 Solo O/S
Stoney Boy ?/Apr/87 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/May/84 Solo
Nigel Bond 14/Apr/84 Lead
with Charlie Leverton
Hidden ??/1984 TR
rogerskews ?/Apr/77 TR
with Martin Coward
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