ROACHES - THE FIVE CLOUDS


The bumpy ridge to the south west of the Roaches has a small collection of quality climbs and is usually quieter then the other cliffs in the immediate area.

Routes

40 trad routes (D...E7)
6 boulder problems (?...?)
Graded List of Routes
List of First Ascents
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Buttress (click for routes) No. of Routes Route Type Sunshine
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Approach walk Other Page
Fourth Cloud
The Fourth Cloud is not as good as its bigger neighbour number Three but still has a few short...
16
Trad
Sun from mid-morning
Uphill

15 mins

59
Third Cloud
The best climbing on the Clouds is on the third lump. Rubberneck and Appaloosa Sunset are the best...
19
Trad
Sun from mid-morning
Uphill

15 mins

60
Second Cloud
The first significant reached from the parking climbing is on the Second Cloud. The routes are...
11
Trad
Sun from mid-morning
Uphill

15 mins

62
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    Laguna Sunrise
    "One 6c move which you would/do deck out from at around fifteen feet and only E5?..." 18/Dec

    Cloudbusting
    ""Is this do-able if you're less than 6 feet tall"? Well I'm less than ..." 15/Nov

    Laguna Sunrise
    "only one 6c move but very insecure.i decked after ripping the gear.hard e5 botto..." 14/Nov

    Icarus Allsorts
    "I followed the WG line, which seemed fine - lovely route. Good pro tricky but av..." 27/Apr

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    "Oh how things change!" 02/Jan

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