8m.

Rockfax Description
8m. The left edge of the jutting buttress is climbed past a roof early on an the jutting (and loose?) block of the bollard. Finish up the left-hand side of the final overhang. Steep! © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
"A must-do" Steep, committing climbing, but with good gear, and in a brilliant position.
Place good gear, then commit to the crux sequence, and from there either finish gracefully, or wobble up the juggy arete. [Please avoid placing cams behind the bollard]

Ticklists

The Roaches - Routes Graded List, Western Peak Grit 100 VD - VS, 100 Western Grit Stars, Consolidation and developmental path to VS

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Logged Ascents

User Date Style Notes & Partners
Andy Hardy 14 Jul Lead O/S
jimmysdead 22 Jun 2nd Roaches Romp
with Paul O'Shea
Roaches Romp
with Paul O'Shea
Hidden 23 May Lead O/S
Hidden 23 May 2nd
JimboWizbo 11 May Lead
with Kieran
with Kieran
Hidden 11 May Lead
Hidden 20 Oct, 2018 Lead O/S
dantheoptimist 4 Aug, 2018 2nd
with Reuben
with Reuben
Darron 15 Jul, 2018 -
with Marion
with Marion
sn 10 May, 2018 Lead O/S Steep climbing - 'proper' VS 4b, being sustained with good gear but also steep.
with Denise
Steep climbing - 'proper' VS 4b, being sustained with good gear but also steep.
with Denise
Greg manimal tolson ??, 2018 -
Rob Gillespie 24 Sep, 2017 Lead rpt
PanzerHanzler 16 Sep, 2017 Lead O/S
with R1234
with R1234
Hidden 16 Sep, 2017 2nd
brolte 29 Aug, 2017 Lead O/S
with Brid BuxMC
with Brid BuxMC
Hidden 22 Jul, 2017 Lead O/S
Stephen3005 9 Jul, 2017 Lead O/S
stvey 2 Jul, 2017 Lead O/S
Ben_Bullbridge 28 May, 2017 Lead O/S
Whealiebob 28 May, 2017 2nd β
Paul16 11 Mar, 2017 2nd
with Ian
with Ian
youwillfindjimbo 8 Oct, 2016 Lead O/S
Chris Ellis 2 Oct, 2016 Lead
with Rachel Ellis, Louise Pellett1, Helen Odwell
with Rachel Ellis, Louise Pellett1, Helen Odwell
FeargalR 29 Aug, 2016 Lead
Becks87 29 Aug, 2016 2nd O/S Really enjoyed this.
with atom
Really enjoyed this.
with atom
atom 29 Aug, 2016 Lead
with Becks87
with Becks87
HB1 6 Aug, 2016 Solo
Hidden 30 Jul, 2016 TR O/S
musicl3e 30 Jul, 2016 TR
with Tony Etherington, Sarah Brookes, John Brookes
with Tony Etherington, Sarah Brookes, John Brookes
Prof. Outdoors 24 Jul, 2016 TR
with Jane
with Jane
laurence orchard 7 Jun, 2016 Solo O/S
RyanR 5 Jun, 2016 Lead O/S
rich_hw 8 May, 2016 Lead O/S
with Nikki
with Nikki
TJ Mather 7 May, 2016 2nd O/S
Joecartmell 7 May, 2016 Lead
Rob Gillespie 20 Apr, 2016 Lead O/S
Hidden 30 Sep, 2015 Solo
andybirtwistle 23 Jul, 2015 2nd
Cheese Monkey 4 Jul, 2015 Lead O/S
with Vienna
with Vienna
HumphreyJ20 6 Jun, 2015 2nd
Valentino 6 Jun, 2015 Lead
kez1 ?Jun, 2015 Solo
with dale tomkinson
with dale tomkinson
Hidden 4 May, 2015 Lead O/S
DMC 22 Mar, 2015 Lead O/S
Chris Murray 22 Mar, 2015 2nd repeat.
with DMC
repeat.
with DMC
tom bre 15 Mar, 2015 Lead rpt Nice moves, OK got a bit pumped for top bit.
Nice moves, OK got a bit pumped for top bit.
JimboWizbo 5 Oct, 2014 Lead O/S Great.
with BCT
Great.
with BCT
Hidden 5 Oct, 2014 2nd O/S
LP 13 Sep, 2014 Lead O/S Determined to get to the top without falling after being dropped on the first climb of the day... Lovely climb, with just a little echo of Elvis' foot...
with Gib lip
Determined to get to the top without falling after being dropped on the first climb of the day... Lovely climb, with just a little echo of Elvis' foot...
with Gib lip
Ruthie 7 Sep, 2014 2nd
with gavster
with gavster
gavster 7 Sep, 2014 Lead
with ruth
with ruth
mattgrange 16 Aug, 2014 Lead O/S
Jordanh031 20 Jul, 2014 Solo O/S
Andrew Abraham 12 Jul, 2014 Lead rpt
monsteratt 12 Jul, 2014 AltLd O/S
rockman 20 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S
timcedwards 20 Jun, 2014 2nd
with rockman
with rockman
HB1 12 Jun, 2014 Solo
Hidden 31 May, 2014 2nd
stevethomas 31 May, 2014 Lead O/S
with Lizzie, Heather
with Lizzie, Heather
kermit_uk 26 May, 2014 2nd O/S
Hidden 19 Apr, 2014 Lead
HB1 30 Mar, 2014 Solo
gazzij 31 Aug, 2013 Lead
HB1 27 Aug, 2013 Solo
HB1 27 Aug, 2013 Solo
PeteWilson 16 Jul, 2013 Lead rpt seconded this a few years ago, nice easy route
with Andrew Graham
seconded this a few years ago, nice easy route
with Andrew Graham
HB1 14 Jul, 2013 Solo x2
x2
Rob Wardle 29 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S
with Darren Ives
with Darren Ives
HB1 25 Jun, 2013 Solo rpt
HB1 25 Jun, 2013 Solo rpt
terri mc 9 Jun, 2013 2nd rpt
with Andy Shardlow
with Andy Shardlow
Hexman 2 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S
with Carole
with Carole
Hidden 31 May, 2013 Lead
Jamie Skelton 29 May, 2013 Lead RP First vs, very slippery holds after lots of rain.
First vs, very slippery holds after lots of rain.
HB1 6 May, 2013 Solo rpt
Andrew Abraham ?May, 2013 Lead O/S Rally good route, good holds but quite steep so makes you work for it a little.
with Ceara
Rally good route, good holds but quite steep so makes you work for it a little.
with Ceara
HB1 5 Mar, 2013 Solo rpt
HB1 18 Nov, 2012 Solo rpt
Milne 13 Oct, 2012 Lead O/S excellent.
excellent.
Hidden 13 Oct, 2012 2nd O/S
Hannes B 23 Sep, 2012 Solo O/S
Dale ?Jul, 2012 Lead O/S thought this was hard for 4b more like 4c good fun not sure about 3 stars
with Anna
thought this was hard for 4b more like 4c good fun not sure about 3 stars
with Anna
Will Caesar 19 Jun, 2012 2nd O/S
with BossHog
with BossHog
Hidden 19 Jun, 2012 Lead
markblair 28 May, 2012 Lead O/S Great route well worth doing.
with Alison Dixon
Great route well worth doing.
with Alison Dixon
rockwing 25 May, 2012 Lead O/S
HB1 21 May, 2012 Solo rpt
HB1 28 Mar, 2012 Solo rpt
HB1 28 Mar, 2012 Solo rpt
Souljah 25 Mar, 2012 Solo
with Dave and Andi
with Dave and Andi
neilmackie 24 Mar, 2012 Lead O/S
HB1 13 Mar, 2012 Solo rpt
HB1 13 Mar, 2012 Solo rpt
Paul Hy 1 Mar, 2012 Lead O/S it was committing as said in book! as well as a must do.
with Thrudge
it was committing as said in book! as well as a must do.
with Thrudge
terri mc 26 Jul, 2011 Lead β
with Lynsey Margarine Eve, Andy Shardlow, saalty
with Lynsey Margarine Eve, Andy Shardlow, saalty
keith Lonsdale 21 Jul, 2011 Lead
andybirtwistle 21 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S
Jack.Beech 7 Jul, 2011 Lead Amazing route
Amazing route
Peakpdr 29 Jun, 2011 2nd
Alistair Corbett 19 Jun, 2011 Solo O/S
with john corbett, sam corbett
with john corbett, sam corbett
Nick Rundall 9 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
with Adam Youd
with Adam Youd
ben47h 29 Mar, 2011 Lead
PeteWilson 27 Mar, 2011 2nd
Graeme Hammond 12 Feb, 2011 Solo O/S
Smudge03 8 Feb, 2011 2nd rpt
with Claudia
with Claudia
Hidden 8 Feb, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 2011 Solo
Mark Dennison 31 Dec, 2010 Lead rpt cold fingers green-sier than toe rail - :)
cold fingers green-sier than toe rail - :)
donkster 31 Dec, 2010 2nd rpt
donkster 21 Nov, 2010 2nd rpt
with trigg, cooper leek
with trigg, cooper leek
Peakpdr 27 Oct, 2010 Lead O/S
Josh Maye 9 Oct, 2010 Lead
Hidden 15 Aug, 2010 TR O/S
babymoac 17 Jul, 2010 2nd
with GrahamD
with GrahamD
Josh Maye 10 Jul, 2010 TR
Emma-Louise Anderson 25 Jun, 2010 Lead O/S A really beautiful route and all the soloing meant it felt steady
with Wez Inskip
A really beautiful route and all the soloing meant it felt steady
with Wez Inskip
Chris Murray ?Jun, 2010 Lead
John Eley ?Jun, 2010 Lead O/S
Hidden 5 May, 2010 2nd O/S
donkster 5 May, 2010 Lead rpt
with tdg1986, paul, dennis
with tdg1986, paul, dennis
Hidden ?May, 2010 Lead O/S
Andy Clarke 24 Apr, 2010 Lead O/S
with Ralph
with Ralph
Marvino 10 Apr, 2010 Lead
with Rach
with Rach
Hillseeker 21 Mar, 2010 2nd
GF ??, 2010 -
ozbaker ??, 2010 Lead rpt Fantastic!
Fantastic!
Rhys Jones 29 Nov, 2009 -
Rhys Jones 29 Nov, 2009 -
djking1983 29 Nov, 2009 Lead O/S Excellent if a lot damp
Excellent if a lot damp
Bram 29 Nov, 2009 Lead
with Rhys Jones
with Rhys Jones
Smudge03 29 Nov, 2009 2nd dog One rest, very slimey today!
One rest, very slimey today!
donkster 8 Nov, 2009 2nd rpt
cooper leek 8 Nov, 2009 Lead dog
with donk
with donk
Hidden 31 Oct, 2009 Lead O/S
donkster 25 Oct, 2009 2nd rpt
with DaveNW
with DaveNW
Hidden 25 Oct, 2009 Lead RP
Rob Davies 18 Sep, 2009 2nd
with Phil A
with Phil A
SGD 6 Sep, 2009 Solo
Dux 28 Aug, 2009 2nd O/S
Smudge03 28 Aug, 2009 Lead O/S
with Dux
with Dux
DerwentDiluted 11 Jul, 2009 Lead
with Nicola Pettit
with Nicola Pettit
dknibb 25 May, 2009 Lead
with gav
with gav
gav 25 May, 2009 2nd O/S
with dknibb
with dknibb
RichT 5 Apr, 2009 Solo
Hidden 15 Mar, 2009 2nd
Hidden ??, 2009 -
john lynch 3 Jul, 2008 Lead
with mike lynch, bo robertson
with mike lynch, bo robertson
gradbachmark 23 Jun, 2008 2nd O/S
martin one 14 Jun, 2008 Lead
with Sue
with Sue
thrutch 10 Jun, 2008 Solo
hapymike 27 May, 2008 Lead
Hidden 10 May, 2008 2nd dog
donkster 10 May, 2008 Lead rpt
with DaveNW
with DaveNW
dsh 10 Feb, 2008 Lead O/S Great!
with Laura Cain
Great!
with Laura Cain
daveagriff ??, 2008 Lead
Alfredo ?Nov, 2007 2nd
Barry D 4 Sep, 2007 AltLd
with Chris M
with Chris M
Rock Fairy 10 Jun, 2007 2nd Great climbing
with david
Great climbing
with david
Peakphil 9 Jun, 2007 Lead O/S Steve seconded this pretty comfortably
Steve seconded this pretty comfortably
Col Allott 24 May, 2007 Solo O/S
FrankW 20 May, 2007 2nd rpt
with Joe
with Joe
Alex@home 5 May, 2007 Lead O/S one of the best vs's around. a fantastic sequence of well protected moves on steep rock in a great position
with neil
one of the best vs's around. a fantastic sequence of well protected moves on steep rock in a great position
with neil
pottsworth 14 Apr, 2007 Lead First onsite VS A couple of brown trouser moments, would probably have been fine if I thought it was HS. Made one more move upwards before going across for the crux, which i found a lot easier, the top is easy, i just got a bit un-nerved!
First onsite VS A couple of brown trouser moments, would probably have been fine if I thought it was HS. Made one more move upwards before going across for the crux, which i found a lot easier, the top is easy, i just got a bit un-nerved!
goi.ashmore 26 Jul, 2006 Solo O/S
FrankW 25 Jun, 2006 Lead rpt
with Rob K
with Rob K
Rampikino 10 May, 2005 Lead
with Liz Hay
with Liz Hay
John H Bull (tcfka Bullybones) ??, 2004 Solo
Becca_itd 26 May, 2003 2nd
Hidden 26 May, 2003 Lead
Neil McA 15 Mar, 2003 Solo
with Simon Nadin
with Simon Nadin
mark s ??, 2003 Solo
Gus 11 Apr, 2002 Solo
fellgazelle ??, 2002 2nd O/S
with Charles French
with Charles French
FrankW 17 Jun, 2000 Lead O/S
with Mark L
with Mark L
The Pulsing Motorik of Neu! 18 Mar, 2000 Lead Athrolls
with John Buckley
Athrolls
with John Buckley
alan moore ??, 1995 -
andrew300169 20 Jun, 1992 Solo
tlr 30 Jun, 1991 Lead
Roget 4 May, 1991 Solo rpt
andrew300169 ??, 1990 -
Roget 17 Jun, 1989 Lead O/S
with jim
with jim
mikej 4 Dec, 1983 Lead
with Mike Mason
with Mike Mason
rogerskews ?Sep, 1974 Solo
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High HVS
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Low HVS
High VS
Mid VS
Low VS
High MVS
Mid MVS
Low MVS
High HS
Mid HS
Low HS
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High 4c
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High 4b
Mid 4b
Low 4b
High 4a
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Votes cast 31
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Style of ascent
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Followed
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Alt Leads
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