Twikker*** E3 5c
[Twikker - VS, A2 - 1969  (Note hammer and etriers), 2 kb]28m.

Rockfax Description
The right-hand side of the cave leads to the lip of the roof which is passed with difficulty (stepping in from the ledge on the right is taboo at the grade) to gain the upper slab. Pass the cave (occasional raven's nest) to the final crack which gives tenuous finger-jamming to a sandy exit. © ROCKFAX


FA. Dave Johnson 1956. FFA.Tom Proctor 1975

Ticklists: Burbage, Millstone and Beyond Routes Graded List, Full of Myself - Johnny's Book namecheck, 50 cracks to Squamish, Peak Rock/12/The New Golden Age, Cracks And Corners To Greatness, Ultimate E3 ticklist.

Photo: Twikker - VS, A2 - 1969 (Note hammer and etriers) © Martyn Maltby
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 150 logbooks, and on 22 wishlists.

Had to aid a couple of moves.
thomas.veness - 2nd - 11/Jul/15 with pearson9596

ian d f - 2nd O/S - 11/Jul/15 with Mark S

pearson9596 - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/15 with Tom Veness

tim newton - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/15 with rachel slater

Rachel Slater - 2nd rpt - 21/Jun/15 with Tim Newton

dom94 - Lead O/S - 11/May/15 with Tom Appleby

Teappleby - 2nd O/S - 11/May/15 with Dom Beer

Brannock - Lead - 26/Apr/15

Hidden - 2nd dog - 26/Apr/15

Louishmouis - Lead O/S - Apr/15 with Felix

DubyaJamesDubya - 2015

Have to come back, no power through roofs. Felt solid 6a to me!
ashtond6 - Lead dog - 01/Nov/14

i don't like pin scars
WB - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/14 with Guy

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

Brannock - 2nd - 28/Jul/14

mrteale - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/14

Hidden - 13/Jun/14

Hidden - 2nd dog - 12/Jun/14

Had to pull on a wire to get into crack above cave - pretty reachy! Very good.
Duncan Campbell - 2nd - 11/Jun/14 with Robbie

Rachel Slater - 2nd rpt - 11/Jun/14 with James Oswald

Really tough. Got through the first crux, trying to get onto the jug to the right of the crack. Very tough. After the cave (sit down rest) I struggled to get over the bulge and ended up resting on the gear. I was always too pumped when I arrived at the pull over the lip. I then lowered off.. One to come back for, amazing route.
James Oswald - Lead dnf - 11/Jun/14 with Rachel Slater

Hidden - 2nd dog - 21/Apr/14

Nick Sillem - Lead rpt - 21/Apr/14

bwestwood - 2nd - 19/Apr/14

pie_eater_pete - Lead - 19/Apr/14

uphillnow - 2014

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/13

A bit dirty in some breaks. Great climbing, but combination of dew and not enough warm up saw me pretty pumped, then my ropes got stuck in the crack! Had to get top rope rescue.
drysori - Lead dog - 06/Oct/13 with Andy Gray

Nice to finaly get up this in good style, moves are not hard but reqwire you to be acurate when you go for them!
Andy Peak 1 - Lead RP - 29/Sep/13

Dan Bates - 29/Sep/13

Andy Moles - 2nd - 24/Sep/13 with Ferdia, Malc

ferdia - 2nd - 24/Sep/13 with Malc, Andy

Hidden - Lead RP - 14/Sep/13

Great route, really varied climbing and some awesome moves. This is definitely a tough E3 though, there's a lot of hard moves and you really have to work for it!
Joughton - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead dnf - 31/Aug/13

Hidden - 2nd dog - 31/Aug/13

Tom Livingstone - Lead dog - 20/Aug/13 with Dan Lane

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/May/13

To much for me today but glad i got on it but complete shut down at the top lay back rock over,this shod of bean my second route of the day not fifth!
Andy Peak 1 - Lead - 06/May/13 with Tom Martin

really nice route. cruxy getting in to the first crack system.
henry peter jenkins - Lead O/S - 05/May/13 with jake mcmanus, robbie jenkins

ejected - 2013

Hidden - 2nd - 2013

esther - Lead - Oct/12

dominic lee - Lead rpt - 16/Sep/12 with nathan lee

the climbing isn't as hard as it looks, but placing the gear looked to be the crux.
Olli-C - 2nd β - 07/Sep/12 with Nige S, Rachel Slater

Rachel Slater - 2nd O/S - 07/Sep/12 with Nigel Slater, Olli Crudge

Second time on this one after failing to do the crux (went round it) and the top overlap back in March 2009. Almost got the crux on the first go. Wasn't even that hard on the second go - should have had a rest before committing on the first go. Great sequence. Spent a long time at the overlap before I got it sussed - another nice sequence. Horrendous rope drag from the overlap as both ropes got stuck in the crack on the lip of the overhang, should have extended them further. Mark didn't follow. Abbing down for the gear was a bit of a pain as didn't get the ab line quite right.
Misha - Lead dog - 11/Aug/12 with Mark

Chickened out by hanging on the peg at the first overhang and being lowered down to the cave (then moved to Erb). I should have placed my own gear around there, really.
masa-alpin - Lead dnf - 22/Jul/12 with Lee P

Howard Lawledge - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/12 with Jack

pmurdy - 2nd - 14/Jun/12 with Mike W

mwatson - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/12

Wish I'd led it
Apharri - 2nd β - 29/Mar/12 with Lewis Andrew

pie_eater_pete - Lead dog - 21/Mar/12

Dan Mckinlay - 2012

maddy.c - Lead - 2012

Tony Kartawick - 2012

Hidden - Lead - 29/Oct/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 10/Sep/11

chrism225 - 2nd dog - 08/Sep/11 with pete

1 fall at crux - found it hard to reach the holds
BeccaSnowden - 2nd dog - 21/Jul/11 with Mike

Sadly dirty, would be brilliant if clean.
thomasadixon - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/11 with Mike, Becca

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/May/11

Brown - Lead - 17/May/11 with Gabrial

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/May/11

Found this again quite a battle, despite just seconding. great route
Ian Broome - 2nd rpt - 02/May/11 with Tim

steve_yo - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/11 with smacks

mwatson - 2011

Speeddemonsi - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/10

Hidden - Lead dnf - 21/Aug/10

Gave up too easily
melonmike - 2nd dog - 07/Aug/10 with Jack Metcalfe

Hidden - Lead rpt - 07/Aug/10

drcorbasisgod - Lead RP - 06/Aug/10 with Mark O'Neill

Dogmusher - 2nd - 06/Aug/10 with chris parson

Definitely a couple of 6a moves on this, if you ask me! Great climb though.
PeteH - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/10 with Chris Fox

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/10 with Anna

dj_brigham05 - Lead O/S - 02/May/10 with Rob Tyler

Hidden - Lead - 16/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Mar/10

TonyF - Lead - 2010

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Nov/09

Luke Brooks - Lead O/S - 09/Nov/09

Hidden - Lead - 31/Oct/09

lukea - Lead - Oct/09 with felix

Hidden - Lead dog - 19/Aug/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Apr/09

Hidden - 05/Apr/09

Feel off at first bit. Got 2nd go. Dodgy peg and old tat. Sat in cave for a rest.
Dan 85 - Lead RP - 03/Apr/09 with Tim

Boy - Apr/09 with Nige Kershaw

Best E3 on the crag? Brilliant.
Adam Long - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/08 with Pete Robins

Loved this route, a neo-favourite. Two great cruxes with susained interest all the way.
Alex Mason - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/08 with Steve Ramsden

jamesturnbull - Lead - Jun/08 with aiden

alaan - Lead O/S - 08/May/08 with Ian

hard technical butchness! Millstone seems to kick me up the arse! good effort by Al.
Ian Broome - 2nd dog - 08/May/08 with Al

Some cool cranking on solid finger locks.
Ram MkiV - Lead O/S - 06/May/08 with Tommy M

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Lead - 05/May/08 with Rachel Hassall

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/07

Toby Dunn - 2nd - 17/Aug/07 with JulesV

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/07 with john singleton

Toby Dunn - Lead O/S - 22/May/07 with dave evans

Rob Kennard - 2007

Stepped right onto the ledge
feilx - Lead O/S - 17/Sep/06 with Dan Barbour

dannyboy83 - 2nd O/S - 17/Sep/06 with Felix Coxwell

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - 2005

Rich Kirby - 2nd rpt - Aug/02 with Chris Read

Hidden - 2002

Tim M - Lead O/S - 2000

Hidden - Lead - 29/Mar/98

ChrisJD - Lead - 05/Oct/97 with rc

Hidden - Lead O/S - Oct/96

Hidden - Lead - 07/Aug/96

Good value!
Dave Musgrove - 07/May/96 with Paul Dawson

Hidden - 2nd - 1996

D Tempest - 2nd - 18/May/95 with Rick

ste_d - 2nd O/S - 23/May/94 with mik

nai - Lead - 1994

Roget - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/93

NickJH - Lead O/S - Aug/93 with AGrieve

mattnuttall - 2nd O/S - 13/Jul/93 with Alan Holden

Steve Crowe - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/93 with SimonGee

mikedelderfield - Lead O/S - 12/May/93 with Steven Delderfield

Hidden - Lead - 1993

Hidden - AltLd - Sep/92

Hidden - Lead - 28/Jul/92

Cowflinger - TR - 12/Apr/92 with Andy Sharp

mik1miller - Lead O/S - 1992

sadams - 2nd - 21/Jun/91 with Kev Mellieu

Great climbing and not as hard as expected. Was psyched up to do it on a day years earlier but witnessed Keith Myhill fall off Green Death and decided to pack up for the day.
KRB - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/90 with Neil Gregory

phil64 - Lead O/S - 1990

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/May/89

Rich Kirby - Lead - 1989 with Will (S. Williamson)

Hidden - Lead dog - 24/May/87

Billg - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/87 with Dave Gregory

Hidden - 1987

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 1986

Alan James - UKC and UKH - Lead - 29/Sep/85 with Brian Harley

shark - Lead rpt - 18/Jun/85 with Charlie Stripp

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Jun/85

andy gittins - 1985

shark - 2nd dog - 15/Jun/84 with Unknown Cambs Uni student

Gezzer - Lead O/S - 1983 with Merv Dudley

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

Hidden - Lead - 1981

Mike Owen - 02/Oct/80 with Al Stewart

Mark Kemball - Lead - 16/Aug/80 with John Jefferies

Hidden - Lead β - May/80

Chris Craggs - Lead - 1980

jasper11 - 1980

jasper11 - 1980

Al Evans - 1976

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