UKC

17m.

Rockfax Description
Roche Rock's finest climb. Start at a wide crack which curves to the left at mid-height.
Climb the crack to a corner where the rock steepens. Bridge up the corner and pull steeply up right, using good holds into a niche. Move up the crack on the right to easier ground and finish leftwards. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
Currently (12.07.17) a bees nest in the niche on Porky's - beware!

The direct variation of Moping Owl. Start as for Moping Owl, and climb the crack directly for 15ft, then the short corner and overhang above by pulling directly into the groove. Follow this and the short slab to the top of the buttress.

R Lambourne & M Dunning 27/Jun/1974.

Ticklists

West Country Climbs , CUC Climbing Club, Part 1: The Classics , South West Classic VS's , Target Routes 2019/2020

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Fraser kid 30 Oct, 2021 Show βeta
βeta: Fantastic route and so much better than it looks. There’s a difference between a committing route and a bold one. Thanks to the great gear and the fact you can place above your head on the crux, this is NOT a bold route, but it definitely has a committing move.
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βeta: Fantastic route and so much better than it looks. There’s a difference between a committing route and a bold one. Thanks to the great gear and the fact you can place above your head on the crux, this is NOT a bold route, but it definitely has a committing move.
BuzyG 4 Sep, 2021 Show βeta
βeta: Superb route.
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βeta: Superb route.

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C Land Super

Grade: VS 4c ***
(Cligga Head)
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