April Arête** HVS 4c
16m.

Rockfax Description
The upper arete is gained from the right. Pleasant though poorly protected, and featuring a huge chipped hold. The direct start up the groove to the left of February Fox is an overgrown 6b. © ROCKFAX


FA. Alan Clarke early 1960s 1962

Ticklists: Burbage, Millstone and Beyond Routes Graded List, Millstone HVS's.

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 156 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Wizzy - Lead O/S - 04/May/15

awesome
theomoore - Solo O/S - 09/Apr/15

protectable with cunning
Webster - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/15

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/14

jimbonfire - 03/Aug/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/14

ashtond6 - 2nd rpt - 05/Jul/14

did as finish to dexterity, easier than the moronic chippings and Covent garden, still very worthwhile
dr_botnik - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/14 with Andy

Hidden - Lead RP - 22/Sep/13

2nded it after one route then soloed it twice after 2 other routes
morganator - Solo rpt - 21/Sep/13 with Sophie Whyte

3 times!
soph - Solo rpt - 21/Sep/13 with jon morgan

More like VS 4c. That VS arÍte on gingerbread slab at lawrencefield is harder. Nice though.
deacondeacon - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead - 04/Jul/13

A week late really
Siderunner - Lead O/S - 06/May/13 with Andrew P

Put a side-nut in crack to the right, not that it protected the crux.
psychomansam - Lead - 05/May/13

Kevster - 2nd - 04/May/13

ashtond6 - 2nd - 21/Apr/13

ejected - 2013

climbingpixie - 2nd O/S - 20/Oct/12 with Andy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/12

Hidden - Solo rpt - 02/Sep/12

nice, but VERY windy, not sure I would have committed to the top move without the sneaky number 3 wire hiding in the heather (left side) at the crux.
JamieSparkes - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/12 with David Kirsfelds

David Kay - 2nd - 22/Jul/12 with Jamie Sparks

lovely
catblack - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/12 with Jack Symmons

Gambit - 2nd rpt - 15/Jul/12 with Barney

Graeme Hammond - 2nd rpt - 11/Jun/12 with Trevor Wilson

John Nuttall - 2nd - 13/May/12 with AndyG

Theeni - Lead O/S - 12/May/12 with Ian Sutcliffe

ianjfsutcliffe - 2nd - 12/May/12 with Henry

pauldr - 06/May/12

Daniel Heath - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/12 with Vernon

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/12

Jonathan Hall - 2nd - 24/Mar/12 with Rob Middleton

A bit of a scary way to start the day's climbing, but did a good job of waking me up.
monsteratt - Lead - 11/Mar/12 with Nick Whimster

nickwhimster - 2nd O/S - 11/Mar/12 with monsteratt

mike lawrence? - 2nd - 01/Mar/12 with luca

Andy Peak 1 - Lead - 2012 with Jone nuttal

Dan Mckinlay - 2012

Tony Kartawick - Solo - 2012

Tony Kartawick - 2012

Tony Kartawick - 2012

Ollie B - Solo O/S - 18/Sep/11 with S.Bennett

Hidden - Lead - 14/Jul/11

dan gibson - Lead rpt - 01/Jul/11 with helen gibson

exposed, fun
al123 - Solo O/S - 27/Jun/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/11

thomasadixon - 2nd O/S - 01/Jun/11 with Alan

Very pleasant
victim of mathematics - 2nd O/S - 19/May/11 with Sophie Whyte

amazing position!
jacobjacob - Solo O/S - 11/Mar/11

Good airy climbing to clear the mind
mark20 - Lead O/S - 08/Mar/11

Jonathan Hall - Lead - 18/Sep/10 with Mark Williams

disturbed_one51 - 2nd - 18/Sep/10 with Wee man

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Aug/10

climbed as second pitch after Dexterity. forgot about lack of gear and enjoyed the climbing -dont look down
Pilch - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/10 with Graham

harold walmsley - 2nd β - 15/Jun/10 with Colin Struthers

Pown - 2nd O/S - 06/May/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/May/10

Seymore Butt - 2010

TonyF - Lead - 2010

great route
itsgarb - 2nd - 2010

Good finish to february fox
dickie01 - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/09 with Dave Lister

roberto18 - AltLd O/S - Aug/09 with Tom Nickols

Excellent as a contrasting upper pitch to Dexterity, well worth 2 stars
Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 07/May/09 with Alan Saul

chris sm - 2nd rpt - 03/May/09 with Dom Goodridge

aspyrex - 2nd O/S - 02/May/09 with Martin Haworth

Martin Haworth - Lead rpt - 02/May/09 with Marek

After Supra Direct I followed Graeme up this, blowing a gale, and I was in a Tshirt absolutely freezing! Would have been a terrifying lead! Gear is poor for the crux move which I found a quite hard high left foot and rockover!
Reaver2k - 2nd O/S - 02/May/09 with Tom, Graeme, Michael, Andy

bridget143 - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/09 with Sion

Hidden - Solo O/S - 18/Apr/09

Dave Bond - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/09 with Tim Banton

Hidden - 05/Apr/09

Em66 - 2nd - 21/Mar/09 with Mat

summo - 2009

Hidden - Lead - Oct/08

Claire Taylor - 2nd O/S - 13/Aug/08 with Chris Vanderhoven

A nice and exposed edge. Easy seconding.
dave_middleton - 2nd O/S - 11/Jun/08 with Martin

Martin Haworth - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/08 with dave

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/May/08

dannyboy83 - 2nd O/S - 25/May/08 with Cat Higgs

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/May/08

Jim Slater - 2nd O/S - 03/May/08 with Phil Lee

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Sean Kelly - 2008

tlr - Lead - 22/May/07 with Jez Portman

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/May/07

thrutch - Lead O/S - May/07 with helen

AJ007 - Lead - 26/Apr/07 with Dan

dan gibson - 2nd O/S - 26/Apr/07 with AJ

Ewan Russell - 2nd O/S - 02/Nov/06 with Jim Fraser

Hidden - Lead - Nov/06

Good route and more difficult than it looks - top move I found quite unusual and very exposed.
Si dH - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/06 with Tom Lambert

Hidden - Lead RP - 16/Sep/06

Hidden - Lead - Jun/06

Hidden - 2006

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/05

Hidden - Lead rpt - 03/Jun/05

cake but nice.
Alex Mason - Lead O/S - Mar/05 with tony holdsworth

Hidden - 2nd - 2005

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo O/S - 25/Aug/04

Phil West - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/04 with Shaun Walby

chrishedgehog - Lead dog - 15/May/04 with Mark Gill

Hidden - Solo O/S - 30/May/03

Hidden - Lead - 11/May/03

shoulders - Lead - 22/Mar/03 with paul

Hidden - TR RP - 01/Sep/02

Hidden - 2002

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 26/Apr/01 with Laurie Smith

Hidden - Lead - 11/Apr/01

tlr - Lead - 2000

tuftynick - Lead - 2000

marcoleptic - Lead O/S - 2000 with Dave

Pylon King Against Capit@lism - Lead O/S - 2000

Gambit - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/99 with Paula

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1999

Hidden - Lead rpt - 04/May/98

skygodley - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/97

Budge - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/97 with Brian Ottewell

chris sm - Lead O/S - May/97 with Andy Gill

ChrisJD - 2nd - 1997 with rc

Sometime in the 90's
BruceW - Lead O/S - 1997

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1996

Hidden - TR - 12/Feb/95

John Southworth - 1995

Rog Wilko - Lead - Oct/94 with Debbie Wilkinson

Hidden - 2nd - 1994

James Moyle - 2nd - 1994

Chris the Tall - Lead O/S - Jun/93 with Colin

Tony Little - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/92 with Sam

Roget - Solo O/S - 25/Apr/92

neilh - Solo - 08/Apr/92

adi bryant - AltLd O/S - Apr/91 with Tim

NeilGriffiths - 1990

Nick Rundall - 2nd O/S - 1990 with Andy Levitt

phil64 - Lead O/S - 1990

Hidden - Solo - 17/Apr/88

Billg - 2nd - 25/Apr/87 with Dave Gregory

steve taylor - Lead - 1987

Hidden - 1987

babymoac - Lead - 19/Jul/86 with Jon Stone

GordonHart - Solo O/S - 1986

andy gittins - 1985

Hidden - Lead - 04/Apr/84

Andy Fielding - 2nd - 1984 with Steve Hartland

Tom V - 1984

Nigel Bond - Lead - 13/Nov/83 with Charlie Leverton

Ian Jones - Lead - 1982 with John Mayers, Rich Lewis etc

nbotting - 1982

mark-abz - Lead - 18/Sep/81 with Richard O

jasper11 - 1980

jasper11 - 1980

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/79

Mark Kemball - Lead - 02/Feb/79 with Martin Berzins

Dave Musgrove - AltLd - 23/Jun/77

Al Evans - 1976

RichardMc - 09/Jun/75

Jonathan Lagoe - UKC - Lead O/S - Aug/74

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Voting
Total votes cast 82
hard E10 of 30
E10 of 30
easy E10 of 30
hard HVS0 of 30
HVS10 of 30
easy HVS14 of 30
hard VS6 of 30
VS0 of 30
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hard 5a0 of 29
5a0 of 29
easy 5a2 of 29
hard 4c3 of 29
4c21 of 29
easy 4c2 of 29
hard 4b0 of 29
4b1 of 29
easy 4b0 of 29
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