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YDS: 5.3 French: 3+ Ewbanks: 10 UIAA: III ZA: 9 British: VD 3a PG13

Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 125'
Original:  YDS: 5.3 French: 3+ Ewbanks: 10 UIAA: III ZA: 9 British: VD 3a PG13 [details]
FA: Roddy Miller and Jim Andress (1958)
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Submitted By: Tim Schafstall on Apr 9, 2008

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BETA PHOTO: First bit of P1 of Roddey. cam in corner to prote...


P1 - Climb the corner (#4 Camalot at top) then exit left at the left side of the large overhang and up to a ledge. Up the face to a nice ledge and oak tree belay/rap station.

P2 - Go left about 10 feet, then climb up and right past several old pins to join Belly Roll to a large pine tree at the top, or follow a corner above the belay to the top. The former version has nicer climbing and is a great lead for the beginning leader to get some exposure. The latter is the original P2.

Descend via Radcliffe (closer and faster and a fun little downclimb, but more obscure) or the Uberfall Descent. Please do not rap off the top of the cliff in this area on a busy day.


At a tree just right of the obvious Belly Roll chimney, and below a large overhang 20 feet up.


PG. #4 camalot nice at the P1 crux if 5.3 is near your limit.

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By Alicia Sokolowski
From: Brooklyn, NY
Apr 10, 2011

When I climbed Roddey in April, it was very dirty, and seemed like it had not been climbed in some time.
By TheIceManCometh
From: Albany, NY
Nov 19, 2011

Not a bad route, but agree that it doesn't get a lot of traffic. Finishing with the 2nd pitch of Belly Roll is best, very nice pitch.

On P1, you can exit left well before getting to the top of the roof, but there's no pro, so you'll ground if you fall.
By CraigM
Apr 30, 2012

I didn't think the 2nd pitch was worth it. Finish on Belly Roll P2, but don't use the oak for anchor, because a rope drag monster will come to get you. Create a gear anchor at the bottom of the block below P2 of Belly Roll.
From: NEPA
Aug 30, 2013

If I recall correctly, the first pitch "crux" can be protected by nut on lip of over-hang -- in case you don't own a big cam.

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