Amphitheatre Roofs

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Sport
Lots of sun!
15 mins
Up and Down
Abseil
Tidal
Restricted Access

This roof playground gives similar routes to those at Stair Hole, only shorter and steeper. The rock is good, containing many pockets and flakes. The routes lie to the west of the MOD fence. The world famous Fossil Forest ledge is just beyond the fence.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
The Lemon Express
Powerful moves on big holds. Pre-clip the first bolt in the roof on the next route then step left 2m to start.
 
1 Stars
Reachy
7b
2
Breathe the Pressure
Cross the central weakness. Full of variety.
 
2 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
7b+
3
Ramases Cubed
A powerful route that requires some inventive footwork to circumvent a blank section close to the lip of the roof.
 7b+
4
Granny Lifts Car
Climb to a hole in the roof. Difficult moves out of this gain better holds, from where a fierce sequence reaches the lip of the...
 
2 Stars
Strong
7b+
5
Let Ya Bones Hang
A good introduction to the steep roofs. Start at a bolt-belay in the grooved rib. Climb the easy groove to the roof. Ape out...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
7a
6
Rigor Mortise
Great fun on good holds (mostly). Climb to the roof, then move left and out through the roof direct past a small niche.
 
2 Stars
Strong
7a
7
A Storm in Heaven
A very hard route with an amazing inversion at the lip. Brilliant moves on a central line. Start up Rigor Mortise to the roof.
 
2 Stars
Reachy
Strong
7c
8
Eye of the Storm
A wild and acrobatic 10m roof. From the niche on Storm in Heaven, break right to an intermittent finger rail. Reach a big...
 
3 Stars
Technical
Strong
7b+
9
Language of Nature
The obvious challenge of the diagonal crack in the right side of the roof finishing up Eye of the Storm. The bolt on the lip...
 
1 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
7b
10
Weld's Mother
An escape pitch if your elbows blow out. Follow the left-slanting rib between two bays.
 4c
11
Monolith Monsters
A blank-looking line through the widest part of the ceiling. Worth seeking out.
 
2 Stars
Reachy
Strong
7b+
12
Mirrorball
Very powerful and graded for those with a big reach. Start up Monolith Monsters. Step right under the roof and make hard moves...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Reachy
Strong
7c
13
Shining Path
Almost at the end of the cliff before the MOD fence. For guerrillas only.
 
1 Stars
Strong
7a+
  • Latest Comments

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    Adrenochrome
    "Same start as Horny Lil Devil" 01/May

    The Maypole
    "This climb is really comfortable till you enter the cave. Once you enter the cav..." 13/Sep

    Lower than Whale Shit
    "Did this today starting from the 'window' i.e. the reverse of the description gi..." 28/Aug

    Gates of Greyskull
    "Helpful block at start of Gates has disappeared into sea, makes first move sligh..." 07/Jun

    Horny Lil' Devil
    "I thought it was on the other side of the arch....whoops" 29/Jun top50

    Gates of Greyskull
    "There is a great alternitive start that can be done, "Skullthugery" 7c..." 28/Jun

    Cheddar Direct
    "On reflection (looked at this on Sunday), you would probably miss the ledges in ..." 03/Jun

    Cheddar Direct
    "S1 I think not. Very Serious over large ledges, loose rock and the upper slab w..." 02/Jun

    Cheddar Direct
    "Water below? Surely some mistake - a fall would very probably land you on proje..." 25/Sep

    Adrenochrome
    "Sorry Rich, i thought i had read somewhere that you had, my mistake. It was a go..." 14/Sep

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