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14m.

Rockfax Description
Climb the desperately slippery layback crack to a ledge, step right and pull through the overhang by the crack. An easier right-hand start is a cop-out. © Rockfax

FA. Lindlay Henshaw 1924.

Ticklists

The Roaches - Routes Graded List, Western Peak Grit 100 VD - VS, ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, 100 Western Grit Stars

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Iain Thow 19 Mar, 2007 Show βeta
βeta: Good gear I agree, but it stays hard most of the way up.
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βeta: Good gear I agree, but it stays hard most of the way up.
Paul at work 27 Jul, 2006 Show βeta
βeta: This is not HS, it just two or three well protected moves. S 4b
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βeta: This is not HS, it just two or three well protected moves. S 4b
jackie 28 Jul, 2003 Show βeta
βeta: A tough lead for the grade that starts off hard and doesn't get much easier.
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βeta: A tough lead for the grade that starts off hard and doesn't get much easier.

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Grade: HS 4a ***
(Roaches Upper Tier)