Pebble Mill*** E5 6b
[Richard Armour, Pebble Mill E5 6b, 2 kb]12m.

Rockfax Description
Layback the lower arete precariously on its left-hand side to a ledge on the right. Teeter up to better holds (the crux for shorties) and a romp to the top. Easier for the tall. © ROCKFAX

FA. John Allen 1976

Ticklists: Burbage, Millstone and Beyond Routes Graded List, Full of Myself - Johnny's Book namecheck, Ron Fawcetts 100 extremes in a day, World Graded List, Peak Rock/12/The New Golden Age, Pete's 150 Peak Extremes.

Photo: Richard Armour, Pebble Mill E5 6b © Richard Armour
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This climb is in 93 logbooks, and on 45 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead RP - 01/Nov/14

Hidden - TR O/S - 27/Oct/14

petegunn - TR - 27/Oct/14 with Davina

Hidden - Solo β - 11/Apr/14

Tenuous and damp...
Ross.Cooper - TR dog - 29/Mar/14 with Patrick Hill

Gus - Solo - 01/Mar/14 with ben rouse

Top rope to get it sorted, fine route with some tenuous moves!
atapper21 - Lead RP - 30/Nov/13

pie_eater_pete - Lead rpt - 30/Nov/13 with bwestwood

bwestwood - Lead RP - 30/Nov/13

Top roped to get warmed up. Climbing is pretty steady
Bennykr - Lead RP - 30/Nov/13 with Andy tappa

much easier than the hvs I fell off later
admackie - Lead rpt - 05/Oct/13

Epic. Fell on the bottom bit a few times...
sopaz - 2nd dog - 05/Oct/13 with Mackie

Rob Greenwood - UKC - Solo - Sep/13 with Dan McManus

fell off low down first time. found thumb sprag move rather ominous, had to have a word with myself beforehand at that ledge.oh my days. very exciting. first grit e5
w.pettet-smith - Lead - 05/Mar/13 with sean

Sidekick - Sent - 02/Mar/13

mark20 - Sent β - 02/Mar/13

Worked it on a top rope, then lead. Awesome route.
Jay C - Lead - 02/Mar/13 with Josh T, LUMC

kingholmesy - Solo β - 2013

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Nov/12

J.Wells - Solo β - 15/Nov/12 with Liam Postlethwaite

Ground up, second go after coming off boulder problem once, felt real smooth apart from slight wobble on big reach at the top, tip toe stuff, buzzing.
BenNorman - Solo - 11/Nov/12

Couple of goes on top rope just to make sure, then went for the lead. Perfect conditions
pie_eater_pete - Lead RP - 27/Oct/12 with bwestwood

Fourth attempt, two of which on top rope
Harry Chaplin - Lead RP - 07/Sep/12

Hidden - TR - 05/May/12

Hidden - Sent dnf - 01/Apr/12

Ethan - Lead - 17/Mar/12 with Ted, Don Walker

Brilliant and a wee bit scary - longer arms would have been reeeally nice!
alaan - Solo O/S - 02/Mar/12

Hidden - 2012

pipof747 - Lead RP - 26/Sep/11

ground up. got a rope lowered by some passing climbers as i was on the ledge when it started raining and i wasnt sure of the next move (cheers to who ever that was). left it for a while then came back and soloed it without much trouble, amazing route, first E5.
al123 - Solo - 16/Jun/11

Lewis Andrew - Solo rpt - 16/Apr/11

Ground up. Fell off the boulder problem start then sorted it out second go. Placed about 5 bits of gear less than Ian!
jacobjacob - Lead RP - 20/Mar/11

Ground up. Thank god for Jacob's gear!
i_a_coops - Lead - 20/Mar/11 with Jacob

harvie - Lead β - 18/Mar/11 with "mad" max the guy from the guide

C coldwell-storry - Lead O/S - 07/Mar/11 with Phil Vickers

Guy Wilson - TR - 03/Nov/10 with Rick Cotgreave & Gavin Moy

A touch worrying...
nathanlee - Solo O/S - 04/Oct/10 with Dom Lee

jamesturnbull - Lead O/S - Oct/10

Ground up ascent after 4 tries in the boulder start before placing the first gear.
FlorianCastagne - Lead dog - 25/Sep/10 with Nathan Rosenfeld

Hidden - TR dog - Apr/10

bigie bob - Solo O/S - 07/Mar/10

A Downing - TR RP - 31/Jan/10 with Ben Monkton

Hidden - Lead - 2010

nathanmanc - Lead RP - 29/Oct/09 with Dave Morse

dannyboy83 - Lead RP - 11/Oct/09 with Alice

Excellent route. Difficulties low down and probably only 6a. A good route for the on sight or flash. could easily become ruined with top roping.
akhughes - Lead β - 24/Sep/09 with Tony Stone

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/09

Boy - Sep/09 with Nige Kershaw

Hidden - TR dog - 24/Jul/09

Hidden - TR - 25/Apr/09

Hidden - Solo RP - 15/Mar/09

good few attempts on tope rope. got psyched up and went for it. awesome route. glad i did it.
Lewis Andrew - Solo RP - 15/Mar/09 with Rich Armour

Dan 85 - TR - 15/Mar/09 with Lewi & Rich

amazing! would love to solo it someday.
john lynch - TR - 13/Mar/09 with Lewis Andrew, rich armour

Clean first go on a rope. Fell off first move on lead! Got it second go...
liamoloughlin - Solo RP - Mar/09

Hidden - TR O/S - 21/Feb/09

Hidden - Lead RP - 21/Feb/09

Headpoint. Cleaned on top rope first time.
mattcyp88 - Lead RP - 21/Feb/09 with Dave Spencer

Hidden - Solo - 11/Apr/08

Hidden - Sent O/S - 11/Apr/08

As the sun set. Sticky grit day it would seem!
drysori - Solo RP - 13/Feb/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - 01/Nov/07

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo RP - 20/Oct/07

superb moves right from leaving the deck. Was very disappointed to not be able to reach the break having stood up off the ledge. moved feet around and used every mm of reach to piano play into the break whilst battling panic. scary.
Ram MkiV - Solo O/S - 02/Oct/07

Dave Bond - Solo O/S - 14/Mar/07

Hidden - Solo β - 11/Mar/07

fantastic climb must go back and do agin love to lead
BoulderMonster - TR RP - 30/Jun/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - Nov/05

Ian Broome - Lead - 15/Jun/05 with Spence

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Solo β - 2005

Chris Reid - Solo O/S - 24/Apr/04

Hidden - 2003

tuftynick - Solo O/S - 2001 with Aide Jebb

Hidden - TR - 21/Oct/00

Vince Smedley - Solo β - 09/Oct/00 with Anton

sadams - Solo O/S - 08/Jun/99

Dave Musgrove Jnr - 2nd - 18/Apr/99 with Mike Weeks

r0b - Solo RP - 14/Apr/99

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/98 with tim russon, James Ibbertson

Laramadness - Solo - 15/Apr/97

switch - Solo O/S - 1996

marconi - Lead RP - 1996 with Darren T

Davros the Psyched - Solo O/S - 1996

Laramadness - 2nd - 27/Apr/95

robyn1 - 1995

Cowflinger - TR - May/92 with Andy Sharp

innes - Lead O/S - Feb/92

Hidden - TR - 1992

Pedro50 - Solo - 07/Jul/87

Top roped several times, eventually on a slack rope then soloed it.
Chris Craggs - Solo RP - 1985

Hidden - Lead - 1983

mark-abz - TR - 28/Mar/82 with Andy W

Put all my trust into my EBs and suprised myself this day. Subsequently soloed in a pac-a mac (as you did in those days!
KRB - Solo O/S - 01/Apr/80

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