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Close Shave* S 4a

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[Top pitch of Close Shave (S 4a) Millstone, Cioch Bay area, 2 kb]24m. Climb cracks to the right of the Cioch, trending left to reach the ledge and a belay. Finish up the deep groove at the back of the ledge. © ROCKFAX
FA. Alan Clarke 1956

Ticklists: Burbage, Millstone and Beyond Routes Graded List.

Photo: Top pitch of Close Shave (S 4a) Millstone, Cioch Bay area © Dominion
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Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/Aug/14

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 24/Aug/14

royle883 - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/14

KamilJ - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/14 with Endrju, Dan

Vanessa Simmons - 2nd - 06/Aug/14 with Pete

sam26051 - Lead - 14/Jun/14 with AlexFletcher

AlexFletcher - 2nd - 14/Jun/14 with Sam Hinson

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

zzee83 - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/14 with Arron Fisk, Andy Hind

Dogbury - 2nd - 01/Jun/14 with Andrew Korteling

Finished up the arete on Cioch Corner as this seemed more natural and interesting.
cragsman9000 - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/14 with Neil

bob_cbr - 2nd O/S - 27/Apr/14 with cragsman9000

Hidden - Lead rpt - 21/Apr/14

Got flustered by a stuck bit of gear near the top and had to be lowered down. Sigh.
fillerbunny - 2nd dnf - 16/Apr/14 with Patrick

Finished up Cioch corner by mistake...
Ly-Cilph - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/14 with Korin K

benny_m - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/14 with James

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/14

OliverRoss - 2nd β - 12/Apr/14 with Adam Ptretlak

dazwan - 2nd - 30/Mar/14

Soloed pretty much to the ledge whilst Will sorted out the belay. Top corner is a disappointment after the bottom section which is lovely.
ebf - 2nd O/S - 30/Mar/14 with Will Poulter

Wevcore - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/14 with Jen Gilbert, James

JB-Rock - 2nd - 29/Mar/14

FriendlyTom - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/14

AdamPrzeslak - 2nd O/S - 09/Mar/14 with Pete Webb

petewebb - Lead - 09/Mar/14 with Adam Przeslak

Hidden - 2014

Hidden - TR - 01/Dec/13

hirving - TR O/S - 01/Dec/13 with sam giles

LukeRobinson - TR - 01/Dec/13

Hidden - TR - 01/Dec/13

lewiswilson - TR - 01/Dec/13

jordangolding - TR - 01/Dec/13

deanhorsburgh - TR - 01/Dec/13

SJohnson - TR - 01/Dec/13

Hidden - TR β - 01/Dec/13

quinn sorabjee - TR O/S - 01/Dec/13 with Henry Irving

taff raymond - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/13

ricky6386 - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/13

Climbster - 2nd β - 21/Sep/13 with Julia

Palindrome - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Sep/13

Hidden - 2nd - 31/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead - 25/Aug/13

rockman - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/13 with Tim Edwards

timcedwards - 2nd - 13/Aug/13 with Geoff Mee

ChrisHarris1981 - 2nd O/S - 27/Jul/13 with Jase

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/13

riff156 - 2nd O/S - 22/Jun/13 with Jo Smith

quickdrawmcraw - Lead - 22/Jun/13

00B4YLI5500 - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/13

Mike Turner - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/13 with Bob Butcher

akhutton88 - Lead - 01/Jun/13 with alex h

john max - 2nd - 18/May/13 with John Bayliss

finished up top part Cioch Corner - on the arete
john_ni - Lead O/S - 18/May/13 with John Maxfield (PCC)

Did in two pitches to make it abit more adventurous
yorkshiresherpa - AltLd O/S - 05/May/13 with Tommaso D'Odorico

Multi-pitched to add a bit of an adventure feel to it.
tom.dodo - AltLd O/S - 04/May/13 with John

GStone - 2nd O/S - 14/Apr/13 with James Rose

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead - 10/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/13

mapperley samurai - 2nd rpt - 10/Nov/12

Jones_d - Lead O/S - 27/Oct/12 with Eddie James

Nice start, rubbish finish
vertigo714 - Solo O/S - 20/Oct/12

slacky - Lead O/S - 13/Oct/12 with Mel

BenjyM - 2nd O/S - 15/Sep/12 with Liam

BenjyM - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/12 with Liam

mapperley samurai - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/12 with John Cook

Hidden - Lead rpt - 26/Aug/12

goddamm7 - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/12 with tim green

Clee - 2nd - 20/Aug/12 with Matt

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/12

rich_greeny - 2nd O/S - 30/Jul/12 with Alastair Dixon

Pero - Lead - 28/Jul/12

Morwood - 2nd - 17/Jul/12 with gillywillyhoo

gillywillyhoo - Lead - 17/Jul/12 with James Morwood

Marcin78 - 2nd rpt - 05/Jun/12 with Rafal

jwa - Lead - 26/May/12 with Rob Smith

Mhairi G - 2nd - 13/May/12 with Patrick

Pat-H - Lead O/S - 13/May/12 with tamsin, don, mhairi

Hidden - 13/May/12

JezzaCat - Lead O/S - May/12 with Richard

Daniel Heath - 2nd O/S - 07/Apr/12 with Vernon

Graeme Hammond - Solo O/S - 28/Mar/12

3rd
the power - 2nd - 17/Mar/12 with paul29uk

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Mar/12

nrhardy - Lead O/S - 17/Mar/12 with paul29uk

stefie c - 2nd - 14/Mar/12 with Matt Harmon

Hidden - Lead β - 12/Mar/12

JulesV - Solo O/S - 11/Mar/12

Matt Harmon - Lead O/S - Mar/12 with Stefie Cray

Climbed traverse to set up top rope for Dextricity
Robbiobaby - Lead O/S - 25/Feb/12 with Rich Andrews

Chris wilson - 2nd - 15/Jan/12 with Ross

RossT - Lead - 15/Jan/12 with Chris

Sean Kelly - 2012

Matt Bill Platypus - Lead O/S - 06/Nov/11 with John Lewis

Marcin78 - 2nd - Oct/11 with Paul Ingate

Not bad...steep, loose top out!
Nicholas Livesey - Lead - 29/Aug/11 with Lucie Sedlarova

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Aug/11

TRFrost - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/11 with T. Bullock, L. Nedevska

Deezel65 - AltLd O/S - 02/Jun/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 28/May/11

Hidden - Lead - 21/May/11

Ben Taggart-Ryan - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead - 30/Apr/11

rockaddict - Lead - Apr/11

nice climb
Tom Redmond - Lead O/S - 20/Mar/11 with jake young

Jake Young - 2nd O/S - 20/Mar/11 with Tom Redmond

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Feb/11

peter myers - 2nd - 2011 with Alex May

Hidden - 2011

Bottom half great, top half not so good
Neil Rodgers (PCC) - 2nd O/S - 14/Oct/10 with Claire PCC

LukeP LCC - 2nd - 14/Oct/10 with shkinitrep

shkinitrep - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/10 with luke preston

JLS - 2nd O/S - 12/Oct/10 with Jacqui

howlingbaboon - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/10 with Scott

mattgrange - 2nd - 02/Oct/10 with heist182

Brannock - Solo O/S - 16/Sep/10

Finished up the arete instead of in the corner
Guy Atkinson - 2nd O/S - 07/Aug/10 with Matt Tregellas, Ben Silvestre

Started up Close Shave then switched to the arete finish of Cioch Corner. A good combo.
treg - 2nd - 07/Aug/10 with Ben, Guy Atkinson

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Jul/10

Climbed the start of this followed by end of Cioch Corner. Lovely exposed moves out onto the arete and back into the crack. Good pro.
Duncan Beard - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/10 with Pete Hewson

cloneragan - AltLd O/S - 17/Jul/10

lead first pitch ,decent climbing , chris lead , 2nd pitch, not so good ,grubby loose but easier climbing better to take arete as for cioch corner. new route suggestion . 1st pitch close shave 2nd pitch cioch corner to make solid route which maintains interest all the way
glennofsheff - AltLd O/S - 17/Jul/10

Jonathan Hall - 2nd - 30/Jun/10 with Jane Rigby

newvena - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/10 with ben

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/10

ajc - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/10

Left Back - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/10 with Tim (Chubby)

Guidebook shows the start as a walk up the ramp, so I ignored that and did a direct start to get a few more moves in.
Andrew Bangs - 2nd O/S - 12/Jun/10 with Simon

welshie - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/10 with Andrew Bangs

leebates - Lead - 05/Jun/10

gcandlin - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/10 with Dan

adstapleton - 2nd - 05/Jun/10 with Gareth Candlin

JRigby - Lead - Jun/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/10

Different Steve - 2nd rpt - 10/Apr/10 with Emma Hawkins, Martin Hore

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Apr/10

LukeP LCC - 2nd - 28/Mar/10 with pete pounds

Brannock - Solo O/S - 27/Mar/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/Mar/10

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Mar/10

Hidden - AltLd β - 27/Mar/10

Hidden - Lead - 27/Mar/10

bottom section good, top is shit.
Webster - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/10

nadeem - Solo O/S - 13/Mar/10

tjhare1 - 2010

easy warm up
valentinesbabe - 2nd O/S - 31/Oct/09 with Charley Fell, Peter Ziak, Steven Fletcher

A nice warm up route. Didn't go up the final green corner, decided to abb off the tree instead to save walking back down...
charley - Lead O/S - 31/Oct/09 with Steve Fletcher, Ange, Peter

second time up 1st pitch, a great warm up lovely climb
chumleywarner - TR O/S - 31/Oct/09 with Charley Fell, Angela Paul

one did first pitch and abbed off to do another climb, very nice climb though even in the wet
chumleywarner - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/09 with Kevin Tithe

Tithe Technique - 2nd - 21/Oct/09 with Steve Fletcher

staceyjg - 2nd O/S - 20/Sep/09 with Michelle

aurore - 2nd O/S - 19/Jul/09 with Alan

dpmUK - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/09 with Jen

arctic_jen - 2nd - 11/Jul/09 with Dan

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Jun/09

vvanhinsbergh - 2nd O/S - 13/Jun/09 with Adam Shackleton

adamlives - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/09 with vvanhinsbergh

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/09

Hetty - 24/May/09

bridget143 - Solo O/S - 26/Apr/09

Hidden - Solo rpt - 24/Apr/09

Lewis Andrew - Solo O/S - 18/Mar/09

jsrous - 2009

summo - 2009

matsavage - 2nd O/S - 08/Nov/08

Deako - 2nd - 27/Oct/08 with peteJ23

peteJ23 - Lead O/S - 26/Oct/08 with John Whyte

Went up the awesomely exposed arete instead of up the minging chimney.
MagnusL - Lead O/S - 19/Oct/08 with Pete and Joe

nicki_2712 - 2nd O/S - 19/Oct/08 with Rob Horton

Little AndyH - 2nd O/S - 12/Oct/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/Sep/08

paulstrutt01 - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/08 with AntiGrav

mikej - Lead - 16/Sep/08 with Rick Naylor

kitkat78 - 2nd O/S - 13/Sep/08 with SteveM

Hidden - 2nd - Sep/08

brill!
justjump - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/08 with Nick Shaw

First Trad Lead
Seraph - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/08 with Ben Cunnington

trigger118 - AltLd O/S - 27/Jul/08 with Ian Gunn

Adderbury Climber - AltLd O/S - 27/Jul/08 with Jonathan Gunn

Split into 2 pitches to avoid rope drag
victim of mathematics - 2nd O/S - 14/Jul/08 with Jaime

Mike Hall - 2nd - 13/Jul/08 with Ken T

Joe Costello - Solo O/S - 13/Jul/08

PanzerHanzler - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/08 with Martin Stevens

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead - Jun/08

tom - Lead - 21/May/08

Hidden - 2nd - 11/May/08

Phil1967 - Lead O/S - 06/May/08 with Dan

yan - 2nd - May/08

Martin Haworth - Solo O/S - 28/Apr/08

Karlos - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/08 with Sarah Mac, Tom

stuckonarock - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/08 with Matthew

tontopink - Lead - 05/Mar/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Feb/08

Stu Smith - 2nd O/S - 16/Feb/08 with Oli

tomthecoolperson - 2nd O/S - 17/Nov/07 with Ben

mogatron - Lead O/S - 17/Nov/07 with tom

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Sep/07

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 08/Jul/07

ill_bill - Lead - 17/Jun/07

spbond - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/07 with Bobby K

roberto18 - Lead - 30/May/07 with Helen Kennedy

phill bentham - Lead O/S - 21/May/07

Climbed top from Mayday, took lead from Paul
coffeepot - Lead - 05/May/07 with jelaby

leonjones - Lead - 14/Apr/07 with Phil Barley

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Apr/07

A somewhat uninspiring severe to start the day. All very routine
Mark_RMC - Lead - 31/Mar/07 with Claire Smart

Hidden - Lead - 2007

Hidden - Lead - Nov/06

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Oct/06

Epic Ebdon - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/06 with Nick Lambert

kevinknights - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/06 with Matt "Bill" Jones, Jester

Mark Collins - AltLd O/S - 26/Aug/06 with Neil Henson

Neil Henson - 2nd β - 26/Aug/06 with Mark Collins

Hidden - Lead - 29/Jul/06

Hidden - Solo O/S - 16/Jul/06

chrisclimber_1986 - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/06 with William Kelsall

The final arete (called very confusingly a "corner" in On Peak Rock and the Paul Nunn guide) is excellent and has a relatively tricky move for the grade.
TobyA - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/06 with Matthew Higginson

Hidden - 2nd - Jun/06

Jenny Clarke - Lead O/S - 28/May/06 with Chriswallis2

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/May/06

just wanna climb - Lead O/S - 10/Feb/06 with Liz in Sheffield

maybe_si - Lead O/S - Jan/06

mr bounce - 2006

Hidden - 2nd - 2006

Simon Caldwell - 2nd O/S - 11/Dec/05 with Carmen

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Jul/05

This was down as Severe in my guide book when I did it, and was at that point my first Severe Onsight lead and only 2nd lead at Severe
Dominion - Lead O/S - Jul/05 with Allie Griffiths

Sam and will - Lead O/S - 15/May/05 with Anthony Bennett + Ben Bennett

My first trad lead :0)
SecretSquirrel - Lead O/S - May/05 with Philip

Mark Riley - Lead O/S - Apr/05

mel holmes - Lead O/S - Apr/05 with Nancy Maitland

Hidden - Lead - 2005

Hidden - 2005

Dave Mason - Lead O/S - Nov/04 with Trev Tatler

Jon Wickham - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/04 with Alison Stockwell

loose85 - Lead rpt - 13/Jul/04

Chris Ellis - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/04 with Helen Odwell

loose85 - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/04

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2004

DorsetGareth - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/03

Hidden - Lead - 11/May/03

Hidden - 2nd - 04/May/03

Ander - Lead - 12/Mar/03 with Kev

Sankey - Lead - 01/Sep/02 with Andy E

GrahamHP - Lead - Jun/02

Hidden - 2002

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/01

chrishedgehog - Lead - 21/Jul/01 with Sandra and M. Gill

Sam and will - 2nd - 05/Jun/01 with Anthony Bennett

loonyclimber - Lead - May/01

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 06/Aug/00 with Laurie Smith

Hidden - 14/May/00

Hidden - Lead - 2000

tlr - 2nd - 2000

rlrs - 2nd - 2000

Hidden - Lead - 12/Sep/99

DafSWMC - 2nd O/S - May/99

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/98

Hidden - Solo - 04/May/98

babymoac - 13/Oct/97 with Manda, James Crampton

lesson learned: don't climb when hung over!
nickdonohue - Lead - 16/Mar/97 with Veronica Bailey

Adrian Daniels - 2nd - 08/Mar/97 with John Parrott

Sometime in the 90's
BruceW - Lead O/S - 1996

r0b - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/95 with Richard Smith

andybrown114 - Lead - Jun/95 with Austen Worth

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/May/95

Finished up arete on right, 4b, 8/10/00 + Dan Tovey. Led jam crack R of start, 4b, 22/4/01 + Dan Tovey.
Iain Thow - Solo - 02/Apr/95

Phil West - AltLd O/S - Apr/94 with Steve Wild

astrecks - Lead O/S - Mar/94 with Rod

Chris the Tall - Solo - Jun/93

IanD353 - Lead O/S - Jun/93

andy tetsill - Solo - Aug/91

adi bryant - Solo O/S - 23/Mar/91

GordonHart - Lead O/S - 1986

tapley - Lead - 07/Jul/85

John Marsland - Solo - 10/Jun/84

Hidden - Lead - 23/May/84

Hidden - Lead - 05/May/84

Tom V - 1984

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

andy tetsill - Solo - Jul/83

malc - Lead O/S - 24/Oct/82 with RL

Dave Musgrove - Lead - 03/Oct/82 with David

Mark Kemball - Solo - 22/Feb/82

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

beaumap - Lead - Apr/81 with Bernie Green

Hammy - Solo - 02/Nov/80 with Rob Lawson

Hidden - Solo - May/79

Nigel Bond - Lead - 19/Apr/78 with Tony Cuddy

Hidden - Solo O/S - 1978

Hidden - Solo - 09/Jun/77

Hidden - Solo - 09/Jun/77

Rog Wilko - Lead - Jun/76 with Debbie Wilkinson

Al Evans - 1976

Jonathan Lagoe - UKC - 1973

rogerskews - 1972 with Neil Hawkesworth

mikej - Solo - 05/Jul/66 with Mike Priest, Frank Chester

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Voting
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hard HS0 of 34
HS0 of 34
easy HS2 of 34
hard S0 of 34
S27 of 34
easy S3 of 34
hard HVD0 of 34
HVD1 of 34
easy HVD1 of 34
hard 4b0 of 32
4b0 of 32
easy 4b0 of 32
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4a25 of 32
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Style of ascent

Soloed27 of 300 (9.0%)
Lead147 of 300 (49.0%)
Followed88 of 300 (29.3%)
Toproped11 of 300 (3.7%)
Alt Leads10 of 300 (3.3%)
Unknown17 of 300 (5.7%)

'Climbed'128 of 300 (42.7%)
clean O/S157 of 300 (52.3%)
clean β6 of 300 (2.0%)
clean rpt8 of 300 (2.7%)
dnf1 of 300 (0.3%)