Long weekend climbing at the Roaches, near Leek in Derbyshire for climbers of mixed ability. The group also included people who walked and cycled off road.
Vicky and Sally climbed at Ramshaw and Windgather x2.
FRIDAY ROUTES AT UPPER ROACHES
Right route – All.
Black n Tans – Matt, Kev and Paul.
Pedestal Route – All climbed but Kev got scared on Sloth 🙂
Jelly Roll/Crack and Corner – Antonio and Damien followed arrow to top after meeting soloist Andy Turner/Spider Man on the way.
Right hand route – Paul, Kevin and Matt.
SATURDAY AT LOWER TIER
Siftas Quid/Obsession Fatal – Kev! and Antonio 1 meter and half. E8
Chalkstorm – Matt on top rope.
Raven Rock Gully Left Hand – Antonio, Mike and Paul. Vicky half way. VS 4b
Valkyrie – Matt and Kevin.
SUNDAY AT UPPER ROACHES
Inverted Staircase – Matt first lead.
Wallerby Direct – Excellent show.
Mauds Garden – Beginners dream.
Rooster/Chicken Run/Fern Crack – Damien lead. Flirty symbol.
Damascus Crack – Got up there much better than Paul 🙂
MONDAY MORNING AT UPPER – Relaxing day. Kev and Matt did Jelly Roll/Crack and Corner and said it was quite hard actually. The rest of us climbed a couple of routes when not relaxing in the sun and enjoying the fabulous view.
Posted by : Victoria Rings. 26th Apr 2011 17:10.Posted by: Laszlo. March 30, 2014