Rockfax Description
8m. Slap and flap over the flat roof as for Wild Thing. Step up to a good wire slot, then head left to the arete and sprint up this.
A Direct Start up the undercut arete is 6b. © Rockfax

FA. Jonny Woodward 1982

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ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, The Roaches Skyline 'E' challenge

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User Date Style Notes & Partners
WillRhodes 22 Mar Lead O/S Great bit of fun. Probably better than wild thing.
Great bit of fun. Probably better than wild thing.
Lewis Perrin Williams 22 Mar 2nd O/S
grady 5 Jun, 2018 Solo O/S couple of laps
couple of laps
James rogers86 12 Apr, 2018 Sent O/S Great fun
Great fun
themattyshep 2 Feb, 2018 Solo rpt
Hidden 8 Nov, 2017 Lead O/S
jenslater 8 Nov, 2017 2nd
themattyshep 30 Aug, 2017 Solo O/S Amazing moves for the solo
Amazing moves for the solo
jimlear ??, 2017 Lead β
Graeme Hammond 2 Nov, 2016 Lead G/U Had done the start before but didn't find that bit easy this time and took a few goes to get the boulder problem start.
Had done the start before but didn't find that bit easy this time and took a few goes to get the boulder problem start.
Rob Gillespie 31 Oct, 2016 Solo O/S
Robin Nichols 28 Feb, 2016 Solo O/S
with John P, Mark E, Roget
with John P, Mark E, Roget
Andy Peak 1 6 Apr, 2015 Lead Easy aret felt the same as wild thing
with Andrew Deckon
Easy aret felt the same as wild thing
with Andrew Deckon
deacondeacon 6 Apr, 2015 Lead
Will Hunt 6 Dec, 2014 Sent O/S Scarier than Track!
with The Nichols Roaches Gathering 2014, conorcussell, Mowglee, footwork, Bert Bridges
Scarier than Track!
with The Nichols Roaches Gathering 2014, conorcussell, Mowglee, footwork, Bert Bridges
al123 3 Aug, 2014 Solo
with Henry
with Henry
Andrew Abraham 14 May, 2014 Lead O/S Nice route up the arete
with Ky
Nice route up the arete
with Ky
amccann 30 Mar, 2014 2nd O/S
Calum Wadsworth 30 Mar, 2014 Lead O/S Looked like a better way to finish after the start of wild thing.
with amccann
Looked like a better way to finish after the start of wild thing.
with amccann
Hidden 22 Feb, 2014 Solo
Jonathan Hall 30 Nov, 2013 Lead
with RM199
with RM199
Alistair Corbett 19 Aug, 2013 Solo O/S
with Mike
with Mike
PeteWilson 9 Jul, 2013 Solo O/S Had a right old wobbler on this! not so good on the balancy aretes
with Ceasar, Ric Elliot
Had a right old wobbler on this! not so good on the balancy aretes
with Ceasar, Ric Elliot
Stoney Boy 26 May, 2013 Lead O/S
Ky 8 Apr, 2013 Lead O/S
with Will Davies
with Will Davies
Darcy Turner 5 Apr, 2013 Solo
Bloke on a Rope 21 Mar, 2013 Lead O/S
Climbster 21 Mar, 2013 Lead O/S
C coldwell-storry 17 Feb, 2013 Solo O/S
with rob lay
with rob lay
Andrew Jennings 2 Feb, 2013 Sent
with Dan Mcmanus, Andy Reeve
with Dan Mcmanus, Andy Reeve
Mike W 12 Jan, 2013 Solo O/S
Ky 9 Jan, 2013 Lead O/S
with Danny T
with Danny T
danp 29 Sep, 2012 Lead O/S
with Didymus
with Didymus
richiebongo 29 Sep, 2012 Lead O/S
with Dan Perrot, Jon Didymus
with Dan Perrot, Jon Didymus
Didymus 29 Sep, 2012 Lead O/S 3 or 4 false starts on bottom move despite soloing Wild Things immediately before probably due to low blood sugar. Went easily after 5 mins rest and some food - called it an o/s, though maybe a RP?
with danp
3 or 4 false starts on bottom move despite soloing Wild Things immediately before probably due to low blood sugar. Went easily after 5 mins rest and some food - called it an o/s, though maybe a RP?
with danp
Hidden 26 May, 2012 Lead O/S
Hidden 2 Mar, 2012 Solo O/S
jacobjacob 26 Feb, 2012 Solo O/S
Hidden 26 Feb, 2012 Solo O/S
mark20 30 Nov, 2011 Lead O/S
al123 11 Jun, 2011 Solo O/S fun
fun
Hidden 10 Apr, 2011 Lead rpt
nickwhimster 1 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
Andrew Abraham 1 Apr, 2011 2nd O/S Some great moves up the arete, a little balancy and makes you concentrate, kind of wish I'd saved it for the lead
Some great moves up the arete, a little balancy and makes you concentrate, kind of wish I'd saved it for the lead
gaz.marshall 16 Mar, 2011 Solo O/S
Ram MkiV 29 Jan, 2011 Solo O/S
with Guy & Oaks
with Guy & Oaks
Hidden 29 Jan, 2011 Solo O/S
Mr Wild 14 Nov, 2010 Solo O/S
Richard Hall 24 Oct, 2010 Solo O/S Direct start, after doing the other 2 routes here. One hand on arete on left for one move which is probably out. Don't care, just fun after the slab.
Direct start, after doing the other 2 routes here. One hand on arete on left for one move which is probably out. Don't care, just fun after the slab.
nathanlee 25 Sep, 2010 Solo O/S
Hidden 21 Sep, 2010 2nd
Alex Winter 21 Sep, 2010 Lead O/S Hurried ascent at the end of a long day. Some lovely moves.
Hurried ascent at the end of a long day. Some lovely moves.
simeclimb68 1 Sep, 2010 2nd O/S
sgl0jd 1 Sep, 2010 Lead O/S
mark s 3 Jul, 2010 Solo
with andi t gus
with andi t gus
jowgli 26 May, 2010 Solo O/S
with Dan Smith
with Dan Smith
northy1983 ??, 2010 Solo better than wild thing
better than wild thing
dmoir 12 Oct, 2009 Solo O/S
Lloyders 29 Aug, 2009 Solo O/S
with Paddy
with Paddy
dannyboy83 11 May, 2009 Solo O/S
garburn 25 Apr, 2009 Solo O/S
NDD 4 Apr, 2009 Solo
MNA123 31 Jan, 2009 Solo Flashed highball above mats.
Flashed highball above mats.
Hidden 28 Nov, 2008 Lead O/S
mark s 17 Sep, 2008 Solo
Birdo 9 Feb, 2008 Solo O/S
daveagriff ??, 2008 Lead
Jack Symmons 16 Sep, 2007 Lead
with Chris T
with Chris T
nige 24 Mar, 2007 Lead
with sven rowan
with sven rowan
Somerset swede basher 10 Mar, 2007 Lead O/S
Jus 18 Feb, 2007 Lead O/S
Steve Banham 7 Feb, 2007 Lead O/S Smeary
with Sam D
Smeary
with Sam D
mattyork2 5 Feb, 2007 Lead O/S
with alaan
with alaan
Hidden 29 Jan, 2006 TR O/S
Boy ??, 2006 -
mark s ??, 2005 Solo
Hidden 22 Feb, 2003 Solo O/S
Gus 3 Jul, 2001 Lead
tlr ??, 2000 Lead
goi.ashmore 12 Mar, 1995 Solo O/S
nai ??, 1995 Lead
D Tempest 9 Oct, 1994 Solo
with Rick
with Rick
The Reaper 14 Apr, 1993 TR O/S Shunt
Shunt
Hidden 4 Nov, 1990 Solo
Roget 21 Apr, 1990 Solo O/S
Hidden 23 Jul, 1987 Solo
John H Bull (tcfka Bullybones) ??, 1987 -
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