The sister route to Atlas is climbed via the thin crack upto the worlds largest bolts which used to support a large canopy for those waiting on the old 'rock walk'. Clip the bolts if you want, then tread carefully through the loosish band of pebbles and summount the upper overhanging crack by generally massive face holds and bridge to victory.

Ticklists: The Roaches - Routes Graded List.

benw681 09/Apr/17 Lead O/S

So good and reasonable at E1 I thought

with Yuki
PeteWilson 23/Oct/15 2nd O/S
with John P, Dave
Dave Turnbull, BMC 27/Jul/14 Lead
Hidden 27/Jul/14 2nd O/S
Stoney Boy 22/Apr/14 2nd O/S
with Nick Conway
Nickc ?/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Rich Kirby 25/May/13 Lead O/S

Tip top

Hidden 25/May/13 2nd
Brown 25/May/13 Lead
with Lilifa
Hidden 08/Jul/08 Lead O/S
Pythonist 19/Apr/07 Lead O/S

Not a pushover, but all there once you get going. Watch out for birds' nests in the upper crack!

dominic lee ?/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with daniel lee
Charles ??/2007 Solo RP

Roped Solo

Gus ??/2002 -
Roget 17/Mar/90 Lead O/S

Maybe the best E1 in Staffordshire?

with jim
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