Rockfax Description
20m. Start up West's Wallaby then from the right-hand edge of the jammed block climb leftwards on small flakes to difficult moves around the lip and easy terrain. © Rockfax

FA. Mike Simpkins 1960

Ticklists: The Roaches - Routes Graded List, Peak Rock/9/Gritstone in the Sixties.

Tim_C7 02/Sep/17 Lead O/S

Bit of a one move wonder, but good all the same.

with Luke Williams
beni 23/Apr/17 Lead
Jake Young 26/Mar/17 Lead rpt
with Alex M, Nick
lucybradbury 26/Mar/17 2nd
amccann 26/Mar/17 Lead O/S
James Oakes 25/Mar/17 Lead O/S
Nick1812P 25/Mar/17 Lead O/S
with Jake
Jake Young 25/Mar/17 2nd O/S
with Nick
Ids1165 ??/2017 Lead
Andrew Abraham 23/Apr/16 2nd O/S
Graeme Hammond 17/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with Chris Hindley
thomas108 ??/2016 -
Hidden 25/Sep/15 Lead O/S
lee1234 13/May/15 2nd dnf

Need to get stronger and more brave

oread 18/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Mike W 12/Apr/15 Lead
PeteWilson 08/Jun/14 Lead

a fingery little bugger! rather greasy today. cool route

WillDoyle ?/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Mark Warnett ?/Jun/14 Lead O/S
saffy 16/Apr/14 Lead β
chris fox 05/Oct/13 Lead β

Rapped down to clean the holds and led it first attempt placing gear on lead

Mike W 12/Jul/13 2nd O/S
Alistair Corbett 12/Jul/13 Lead O/S

just one hard/pumpy move bit of a broken route really but fun!

with Mike
Nick Russell 06/Jul/13 Lead O/S

Way too much faffing up and down at the crux but worked it out and got it in the end. I think it requires quite a specific sequence. Could do with a bit of a clean!

saffy ??/2013 -
Alex Winter 22/Aug/12 Lead O/S

Essentially one stiff pull above a hands off rest, followed by a path to the top. Enjoyed it.

with Saul
mattorford 24/Mar/12 Lead dnf

fell from the crux, one for another day

Si dH 22/Oct/11 Lead dnf

Fell from the crux, went up again and fell from the crux again. One to go back to!

with Neil Furniss
Andrew Barker 26/Sep/11 2nd
with Si
Speeddemonsi 26/Sep/11 Lead O/S
robman 30/Jul/11 Lead O/S
rikbattye 01/Jul/11 Lead O/S
MNA123 24/Jul/10 Lead

Led clean on pre-placed gear after lowering off and having a rest. Its quite a hard pull to reach easier ground, be a nice safe fall if ya muffed it tho. Definately wud be easier with a long reach.

with john (Krank)
Hidden 09/Jul/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 06/Jul/10 Lead O/S
mark s 03/Jul/10 Lead
with gus
andi turner 22/Apr/10 Lead O/S

Perhaps reach helps a little on this one.

with Mark Sharratt
Hidden ??/2010 Lead
Hidden 05/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Jun/09 2nd
Hidden 03/Jun/09 Lead
Hidden 13/Apr/09 2nd O/S
dan gibson 13/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with michael porter
Hidden ?/Mar/05 Lead O/S
mark s ??/2005 -
Gus 06/Oct/02 Lead O/S
tlr ??/2000 2nd
with Pom
crossleysm ?/Aug/95 Lead O/S
pete johnson 09/Jul/94 2nd
with Steve Findlay
andrew300169 07/Mar/93 Lead dog

Took a good fall then TR'd after Gary cooper lked it

with Jason
Rich Kirby 06/Apr/92 -
with Andy Mackay
nai ??/1992 Lead
Roget 08/Jul/90 Lead O/S
with jim
andy gittins ??/1984 -
Steve Lewis 31/Jul/83 Lead O/S
with Alan Dance
Mark Kemball 02/Apr/82 Lead
with Steve Finch, Bill McKee
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