Rockfax Description
The arete is a classic boulder problem and may be the shortest three star route in the Peak. Climbing it on the left-hand side is f6C. It has also been done one-handed! © Rockfax

FA. Keith Myhill late 1960s 1967

Ticklists: Full of Myself - Johnny's Book namecheck, Peak Bouldering - bold-star Eastern-Grit sub 7s, Peak Rock/18/A Boulder Primer, CUMC Ticklist, Font-esque dans la PEAK.

Gaz of Bath 22/Nov Sent
Hidden 23/Oct Sent x
Louishmouis 17/Oct Sent x
with Felix
kermit_uk 11/Oct Sent rpt
with Michelle, Andy Janezko
bigdrew 11/Oct Sent x
with Michelle, Cam
TimG 22/Sep Sent x

didnt top it out, because tiny testicles. nice climb

with John
hipyhop 20/Sep Sent dnf


dom94 17/Sep Sent rpt
with ben stoker
amccann 17/Sep Sent rpt
MichaelGallimore 13/Sep Sent x
with jon lawson
Hamish2322 ?/Sep -
mrteale 30/May Sent x
Bernie L 15/May Sent x
franhammond92 15/May Sent x
danJBA 12/May Sent x
Smelly Fox 14/Apr Sent x
GuyVG 14/Apr Sent rpt

Climbed it terribly then climbed it really well.

with Malcolm
MarcinGobczynski 26/Mar Sent x
Hidden 21/Mar Sent
Hidden 20/Feb Sent rpt
Maddie 20/Feb Sent x

Great. After a few goes

with Stu
theomoore 01/Feb Sent

2nd go

Hidden 25/Jan Sent O/S
Hidden ??/2015 Sent
marconi 24/Dec/14 Sent x
with Mackie
Fragmod 19/Oct/14 Sent
Stefan_Morris 19/Oct/14 Sent rpt
with Laura G, Stuart Clark, AndrewJamesCherry
alice_loudon 05/Oct/14 Sent x
Hidden 02/Oct/14 Sent O/S
Hidden 02/Oct/14 Sent dnf
bpclarke 28/Sep/14 Sent x
Hidden 28/Sep/14 Sent
adam 24 27/Sep/14 Sent x
Oddjob 27/Sep/14 Sent x
with Rosie, Adam B
Jack Loftus 07/Sep/14 Sent x
with James Cambell, John Weirs, Mat Brown
Hidden 07/Sep/14 Sent x
rpinto 22/Aug/14 Sent x
lena.drapella 12/Aug/14 Sent dnf
jacobjlloyd 12/Aug/14 Sent x
KamilJ 03/Aug/14 Sent dnf
JHC 26/Jul/14 -
Calum Wadsworth 21/May/14 Sent x

Very sweaty!

Lawrence Beesley-Peck 21/May/14 Sent
Ed morris 17/May/14 Sent O/S
with stefan
dan gibson 21/Apr/14 Lead rpt
tgeh 09/Apr/14 Sent x

Brilliant problem, 2nd go

Hidden 01/Apr/14 Sent
Ewano 01/Apr/14 Sent x

First go having tried last year after a long day and bailing on the top out. Quality problem, technical and spicy. Hard Font 6b.

Hidden 09/Mar/14 Sent
Teappleby 05/Mar/14 Sent
Teappleby 05/Mar/14 Sent

enjoyed it so much I did it again.

Hidden 05/Mar/14 2nd dnf
amccann 05/Mar/14 Sent x
dom94 05/Mar/14 Sent
Hidden 02/Feb/14 Sent x
stephenhartley 21/Jan/14 Sent
Hidden 12/Jan/14 Sent
Gianthit ??/2014 -
PeteWilson 17/Dec/13 Sent

had been wanting to go and do this for ages! more polished/harder than I expected

with John R
Whealiebob 17/Dec/13 Sent x
with Terry
Hidden ?/Dec/13 Sent x
spidermonkey09 30/Nov/13 Sent


kermit_uk 30/Nov/13 Sent x
with Mark Rankine, Neil
rfdl100 30/Nov/13 Sent dnf
rockaddict 30/Nov/13 Sent
owb106 16/Nov/13 Sent x
with Benjamin Corbey
Matthew Ferrier 15/Nov/13 Solo G/U

Nay pads. Couldn't quite hold the barn door until I put the ronnies back on. There's something special in them. . .

ferdia 10/Oct/13 Sent O/S
with Lundy, Andy
MischaHY 05/Oct/13 -
Dan Geh 05/Oct/13 Sent x

amazing, top-out felt scary without a spotter and with only 1 mat (in the wrong place)!

Ed Booth 24/Sep/13 Sent O/S
morganator 21/Sep/13 Solo rpt

It was damp but I had brand new boots on which allowed me to flash it- totally failed to get up it last year

David Kay 21/Sep/13 Sent dnf
Hidden 18/Aug/13 Lead
al123 17/Aug/13 Sent
siwid 13/Aug/13 Sent
Hidden 27/May/13 Sent dnf
Hidden 27/May/13 Solo rpt
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 05/May/13 Lead rpt
BenedictIEP 28/Apr/13 Sent x

To the big flatty, tiny alpkit mat seemed far enough away from there

with James Swainston, Matt Marsh
JakeWShaw 15/Apr/13 Sent x

Again to prove it wasn't a fluke!

with Shaun, Pete
benkelsey 10/Apr/13 Sent rpt

first go. but did it a few months before too.

Hidden 30/Mar/13 Sent
Stefan_Morris 17/Mar/13 Sent x
Nick1812P 14/Mar/13 Sent x
benkelsey 14/Mar/13 Sent x

5th go? numb hands

JakeWShaw 14/Mar/13 Sent x

Wasn't really getting anyway then suddenly was at the top! About 10 goes.

Hidden 02/Mar/13 Sent
angus 13/Jan/13 Sent

2nd go

with Philbert, rich sawyer
Duck Egg 06/Jan/13 Sent x

A long standing nemesis falls....hardest V4 in the peak?

with Jamie Moss
John Gale ??/2013 Solo
bclifton ??/2013 Sent O/S
ejected ??/2013 -
MartinWilliams87 18/Nov/12 Sent x
Matt Cooke 14/Oct/12 Sent x
Hidden 04/Oct/12 Sent rpt
sonnyss 04/Oct/12 Sent x
Somerset swede basher 29/Sep/12 Sent x
dominic lee 29/Sep/12 Sent
Andy Peak 1 10/Sep/12 Sent
BRoe 14/Aug/12 Sent x

It's like climbing on glass! So polished!

ciaran1999 03/Aug/12 Sent
danjimwill 28/Jul/12 -
Webster 05/Jun/12 Sent dnf

got half way up, can see how to do it, just need longer to work it

RFWilkie 26/May/12 Sent dnf

A number of attempts but too hard on a very hot day. One for a future visit.

with Mark
Morwood 17/May/12 Sent x
Haydn Jones 17/May/12 Sent x
with tonanf
GuyVG 12/May/12 Sent


with chris
Stuart Johnston 06/May/12 Sent
Alex Thompson 06/Apr/12 Sent dnf

Mind wasn't in the game for this one.

vix 06/Apr/12 Sent dnf
with Ben, Alex
Jake Young 30/Mar/12 Sent x
andrew sandercock 30/Mar/12 Sent

Nice wee repeat to finish the day. So good.

al123 28/Mar/12 Sent

nice, tricky but good

Harry Holmes 24/Mar/12 Sent x
with Joanna
john lynch 19/Mar/12 Sent rpt
with adam harrison, Lewis Andrew
joe1joe1joe2 18/Mar/12 Sent x

Took a few goes, an absolute classic.

Andy Moles 11/Mar/12 Sent x
with various
rich_hw 06/Mar/12 Sent x
Graeme Hammond 06/Mar/12 Sent x
mhawk 25/Feb/12 Sent O/S
willoates 22/Jan/12 Sent x
Hidden 22/Jan/12 Sent dnf
adie84 ??/2012 -
maddy.c ??/2012 Lead
Richard Hall 27/Nov/11 Solo
with Tom Brookes, Ollie Benzie
kiks 24/Oct/11 -
clairey 15/Sep/11 Sent x


with Drew, tom dixon
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe 28/Jun/11 Sent
with Nic Sellers
Yong_Welsh 28/May/11 Sent β
Hidden 06/May/11 Sent
pie_eater_pete 25/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Apr/11 Sent
i_a_coops 22/Mar/11 Sent
with Jacob
jonb23 20/Mar/11 Sent x
with Ben Wilson
Roberto 20/Mar/11 Sent x
eazyclimbing 11/Mar/11 Sent
jacobjacob 11/Mar/11 Sent rpt
Mike Goldthorp 02/Mar/11 Sent x

Tricky little bugger. Did to try n re-warm up for Edge lane but didnt inspire me with confidence. Another day

Sam Carr ?/Mar/11 -
Rob1988 25/Feb/11 Sent x
with Sam, Cal
harvie 20/Jan/11 Sent
masonwoods101 ??/2011 -
infected mushroom ??/2011 -
soph ??/2011 Sent
Steeve 11/Dec/10 Sent x

really nice, awkward getting down in the wet!

James Oswald 18/Nov/10 Sent O/S

So so good! Tried it last year. It went 3rd go this time. Brilliant.

mark20 16/Nov/10 Sent x
Hidden 13/Nov/10 Sent x
Simon_Letman 13/Nov/10 Sent
tim newton 06/Nov/10 Sent x
james999 ?/Nov/10 Sent O/S
roberto18 29/Oct/10 Solo RP

A toe cruncher, was slightly damp and did this as every other route at millstone was wet. awesome boulder problem though, and harder than it looks to finish.

Daniel_Boocock 16/Oct/10 Sent x
Qisheng Xie 16/Oct/10 Sent x
with Cheehan Weereratne, Mike Jones
Mark Warnett 09/Oct/10 Sent

cool problem, nice moves grabing hadfulls of arete on top

Chris_barr 17/Sep/10 Sent β
with Dan, Sarah Moran
Dan Jenkin 17/Sep/10 Sent x
akhughes 03/Sep/10 Sent rpt
Rhythm24 07/Aug/10 Sent dnf
nadeem 01/Aug/10 Sent x
FlorianCastagne ?/Aug/10 Sent β
nathanlee 19/Jul/10 Sent x
with Dom Lee
highrepute 17/Jul/10 Sent
dominic lee 11/Jul/10 Sent

been a while.

Gazleah ?/Jul/10 Sent x
with adam radcliff
Paulos 23/Jun/10 Sent
vanderz 07/Jun/10 Sent O/S
sgl0jd 03/Jun/10 -
Mr Sparkle 28/May/10 Sent O/S
Mr Sparkle 28/May/10 Solo O/S
HamishD 16/May/10 Sent x
Hidden 13/May/10 Sent x
Hidden 09/May/10 Sent x
dj_brigham05 02/May/10 Sent x
John 'B' Hutchinson 14/Apr/10 Sent x

Very nice. Longest descent off a boulder problem ever though as I didn't fancy the downclimb!

with Mammut team
DaveFidler 10/Apr/10 Sent x

3rd go

andrew sandercock 15/Mar/10 Sent x

awesome, tried it last time i was there when i was knackered, got it second go when i tried next day.

Hidden 14/Mar/10 Sent x
wilchivs 14/Mar/10 Sent x
Hidden 13/Mar/10 Sent x
Hidden 20/Feb/10 Sent
simon cox 31/Jan/10 Sent
Hidden 23/Jan/10 Sent x
Hidden ??/2010 Sent x
TonyF ??/2010 Lead
birdie1989 ??/2010 -
AlistairB 15/Nov/09 Sent x
Hidden 11/Nov/09 Sent x
CharlieMack 05/Oct/09 Sent x
Hidden 04/Oct/09 Solo
Matt Bennett 25/Sep/09 Sent x
Hidden 25/Sep/09 Sent O/S
jkarran 05/Sep/09 Sent dnf

Think I have the sequence figured out, just need to do it sometime.

with Matt, Grant
Andrew Jennings 05/Sep/09 Sent
with Jamie Lilleman
tomthecoolperson 16/Aug/09 Sent x
with Louise
smallerrich 09/Jul/09 Sent

Not happy blowing the flash of this, thought I could do this in my knackered rock shoes with my toe poking out the end as Johnny does it in trainers.. needless to say turns out Johnny's REALLY GOOD

with Ollie Wragg
joese7en 23/Jun/09 Sent x

very swetty

Milnes 19/Jun/09 Sent x
with Ed, Harry
Hidden 25/May/09 Sent dnf
James Moyle 16/Apr/09 Sent

nice problem - what are you suppose to do from the top jugs?

mic_b 13/Apr/09 Sent
Hidden 31/Mar/09 Sent x
Graeme Hammond 24/Mar/09 Sent x
Hidden 22/Mar/09 Solo
Hidden 21/Mar/09 Sent rpt
Oli 18/Mar/09 Sent rpt
thomasadixon 12/Mar/09 Sent x
Harald 27/Feb/09 Sent O/S
Hidden 22/Feb/09 -
Dan 85 20/Feb/09 Sent x
with Pete
Oli 17/Feb/09 Sent rpt
with Dave
Hidden 14/Feb/09 Sent x
highrepute 07/Feb/09 Sent
john lynch 03/Dec/08 Sent
Lev 19/Oct/08 Sent O/S
Hidden 17/Oct/08 Sent x
marceli 16/Oct/08 Lead RP
with majkel
Hidden 25/Sep/08 Sent x
Mr Wild 25/Aug/08 Sent x
mshorter 24/Aug/08 Sent
Hidden 10/Aug/08 Sent dnf
sparkass 19/Jul/08 Sent x
morganator 05/Jun/08 Solo
Hidden 29/May/08 Sent
gregoritos 17/May/08 Sent x
with unknown
Andrew Barker 01/May/08 Sent x

Also done previously but I can'r remember the date.

Nicos 01/Apr/08 Sent
TomHaigh 25/Mar/08 Sent x
with Fraser
NHensman 10/Mar/08 Sent x

Ground up, great problem loved it.

with John Reed
mattyork2 17/Feb/08 Sent x
andy gravestock 09/Feb/08 Sent x

ace, a classic tick

with steve
tommytuffa ??/2008 Sent x

Longest descent off a boulder problem in the peak

kingholmesy ??/2008 Sent O/S

Quasi-flashed - tried this a couple of years ago without success but went first time today.

Sean Kelly ??/2008 -
Will Hunt 18/Dec/07 Solo O/S

Yay for the onsight. No pads.

with Jamie Goodwin
felixthelion ?/Nov/07 Sent
Mattyk 22/Sep/07 Sent x

Got it on my second go... so close to the onsight its irritating looking back now!! absolutely wonderful problem, lovely delicate moves!!

Oliver Sherman 08/Sep/07 Sent

Goes on longer than it looks! Wonderful problem.

Siderunner 08/Sep/07 Sent dnf
with Oli
Karl Wooffindin 03/Sep/07 Sent x
Joe Costello 02/Aug/07 Sent β
with Matt and Ben
lukea ?/Aug/07 Sent O/S
with Rich
lukea 28/Jul/07 Sent O/S
with Rich
alaan 17/Jun/07 Sent x
Chriswallis2 17/Jun/07 Sent dnf

Got to the jug- top of the arete. Didnt top out for some reason.

with Al
tlr 25/May/07 Sent
with Pom
tatz45 18/May/07 Sent x
with Will Harris
Pythonist 05/May/07 Sent rpt

And again... Beautiful Problem

Oceanic ?/May/07 -
Hidden ?/May/07 Sent
dan gibson 26/Apr/07 Solo rpt
with AJ
feilx 09/Apr/07 Sent x
Hidden ?/Apr/07 Solo RP
fizzy_elephant 10/Mar/07 Sent x
with Lloyd Betsworth
Hidden 18/Feb/07 Sent
Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 -
Peakpdr ??/2007 -
Sidekick ??/2007 Sent O/S
Hidden 20/Dec/06 Solo dnf
Gustav 04/Nov/06 Sent x
Chad123 ?/Nov/06 Sent x

Great fun - balancy moves requiring good footwork lead to some nice jugs.

with James Humble
tumbling wizard 17/Sep/06 Sent x
Pythonist 17/Sep/06 Sent x

Just great.

Hidden 17/Sep/06 Sent rpt
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 14/Jul/06 Sent x
Ram MkiV 21/Jun/06 Sent
with Alex
Hidden 08/Apr/06 Sent x
Oli 07/Apr/06 Sent x
with Tim Randall
bigphil 25/Mar/06 Sent x
Jack Symmons ?/Mar/06 Solo
with Matt B
Boy ??/2006 -
dan gibson ??/2006 -
Hidden ??/2006 -
willackers ??/2006 Sent β
with M.Stott
dannyboy83 ?/Dec/05 Sent x
Pythonist 29/Oct/05 Sent rpt

One-handed? Or perhaps in trainers? Not quite yet, but the V5 left side will soon go.. Jeez - 6b? Only just noticed that. Cool! Somehow Font 6b feels harder than V4...

Hidden ?/Sep/05 Sent O/S
Apharri ?/May/05 Sent x
with Dave Wharton
Mark Riley ?/Apr/05 Sent x
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe ??/2005 -
Hidden ??/2005 -
Mord 27/Dec/04 Solo RP
Laura Hudson 06/Jul/04 -
lukea 16/May/04 Sent O/S
with shannon
Hidden ?/Mar/04 Sent x
Hidden ?/Mar/04 Sent x
Monk ??/2003 Sent
RossG ??/2003 -
Hidden 08/Aug/02 Sent
Obi-Wan is lost... 01/May/01 Sent
tommytwotone 18/Feb/01 Sent x
Hidden ?/Sep/00 Sent
cornishben ??/2000 Sent x
Hidden ??/2000 Sent
tlr ??/2000 Sent
tuftynick ??/2000 Lead
Hidden ??/2000 Sent
Hidden ??/1999 Sent rpt
CrashMat Rob 26/Oct/97 Solo
with Paul Kerr
Hidden ??/1997 Solo
Hidden 07/Aug/96 Solo
Hidden ??/1995 Sent
John Southworth ??/1995 -
Laramadness ??/1995 Sent
mattnuttall 28/Apr/94 Sent rpt

on left

with Adrian Berry
nai ??/1994 Sent
mattnuttall 13/Jul/93 Solo O/S
mikedelderfield 12/May/93 Sent O/S
Roget ??/1993 Sent
Hidden ??/1993 Lead
ste_d 17/Jun/92 Sent O/S
craig d ??/1992 -
Cowflinger ??/1992 Solo
Hidden ?/Nov/91 -
leathers 16/Jul/91 Sent x
sadams 21/Jun/91 Sent
with Kev Mellieu
adi bryant ?/Apr/91 AltLd O/S

climbed Blind Bat as the 2nd pitch coz that's what it said/shows in the old paul nunn book of fairy tales

with Tim
Hidden ??/1990 Sent
BRUCESTRAC ??/1988 -
with Chris Cracknell,Various
Chris Craggs ??/1988 Solo RP

Did a few times back in the 1980s

goi.ashmore 06/Oct/87 Sent x
mark-abz 02/Sep/87 Solo
with Andy W
Dave Musgrove 17/Jun/87 AltLd
with Kim Greenald
Billg 25/Apr/87 Solo
with Dave Gregory
Hidden ??/1987 -
Alan James - UKC and UKH 15/Jun/85 -
TonyF 10/May/85 Solo RP
Ghastly Rubberfeet ??/1985 Solo
GordonHart ?/Nov/84 Sent x
Hammy 09/Oct/84 Solo
with Colin Struthers, Ian Cooksey
steve L 14/Apr/84 Sent
Ian Jones ??/1982 Lead
with John Mayers, Rich Lewis etc
ewar woowar ??/1982 -
Hammy 11/Jun/81 Solo
with Simon Cardy
Hammy 02/Nov/80 Solo
with Rob Lawson
Mike Owen 02/Oct/80 Sent
with Al Stewart
Hidden ?/Jun/80 Solo
KRB 26/Mar/80 Solo O/S
Robmwatt ??/1980 -
Robmwatt ??/1980 -
Andy Edgar ??/1979 Lead
with Mick Hardwick
Jonathan Lagoe - UKC ?/May/77 Sent x
petemeads ??/1977 Sent

Couldn't get the sequence until Alan showed me how he attacked it. It was easy then... He could not complete it due to having no bottle!

Al Evans ??/1976 -
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Style of ascent
Alt Leads
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Flashed (β)
Ground Up
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