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The Roofs

  • Grade context: AU
  • Approach time: 10min
  • Ascents: 30

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Description

The area to the right of a bushy gully. Parts of the cliff have been destroyed in the 2011 earthquakes.

Routes

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Obvious, short crack left of The Lonely Sea And The Sky.

FA: Kieran Parsons, Dec 2013

A couple of metres left of the arete. Originally soloed, so probably has no pro.

FA: Lindsay Main, 1980

On the arete at the left end of the wall.

FA: Lindsay Main, 2000

Just left of Scott Free, climb the right side of the arete to a shared anchor.

FA: Tony Burnell

Just right of the arete, about 5m left of the fence. Climb through the roof and finish up the face.

FA: Tony Burnell, 2000

Right-leaning crack about 5m left of the fence. Pull through two roofs and then trend right to a crack.

FA: Tony Burnell, 2000

Start on right side of rubble pile, up the right side of the quake scar.

FA: Grant Piper, 2016

Climb through a small roof on the right side of the wall.

FA: Lindsay Main, 2002

Right side of grassy gully, up a cracked wall.

Start at the left side of a vegetated corner.

FA: Calum Hudson, 1997

Start at the bulging prow on the right of the gully.

FA: Dave Shotwell, 2000

Just right of Kerry's Climb, and shares anchors with it.

FA: Calum Hudson, 1997

Climb the face, up a thin crack and over the overhang on the right.

FA: John Entwisle

Start in the centre of the wall beside a bush, and follow a thin crack curving up to a round pod. Trend left, past a small roof and bolts to a double bolt anchor.

FA: Calum Hudson, 1997

Just right of In You Endo.

FA: Calum Hudson, 1997

Bolted line right of Hippocratic Oaf.

FA: Lindsay Main, 2000

Grooved arête between The Vertical Limit and Michael Is Janet.

FA: John Entwisle

Start 3m right of Hippocratic Oaf, on the right end of the wall.

FA: Calum Hudson, 1995

Right of Michael Is Janet.

FA: John Entwisle

Start up a black slab on the left side of the small buttress. Shares anchor with 98 All Out.

FA: Grant Piper, 2015

Climb up the centre of the buttress.

FA: John Entwisle

Climb up the arete to a shared anchor with 98 All Out. Direct start to first bolt is 15.

FA: John Entwisle

Destroyed during the earthquakes.

FA: Andy Cockburn, 2000

Destroyed during the earthquakes.

FA: Tony Burnell, 2000

Destroyed during the earthquakes.

FA: Tony Burnell, 2000

Destroyed during the earthquakes.

FA: Tony Burnell, 2000

Destroyed during the earthquakes.

FA: Marcus Thomas, 2003

Destroyed during the earthquakes.

FA: Lindsay Main, 1973

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