Technical Master*** V4 6b / f6B
[Technical Master on a cold April day, 2 kb]The arete is a classic boulder problem. The left-hand side is also 6b but worth V5. May just be the shortest three star route in the Peak! It has also been done one-handed, at V8! © 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.

Photo: Technical Master on a cold April day © John Lavelle
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This climb is in 315 logbooks, and on 35 wishlists.

Fragmod - Sent - 19/Oct/14

Stefan_Morris - Sent rpt - 19/Oct/14 with Laura G, Stuart Clark, AndrewJamesCherry

alice_loudon - Sent x - 05/Oct/14

Hidden - Sent O/S - 02/Oct/14

Hidden - Sent x - 28/Sep/14

paddyisidle - Sent - 28/Sep/14

adam 24 - Sent x - 27/Sep/14

Oddjob - Sent x - 27/Sep/14 with Rosie, Adam B

Jack Loftus - Sent x - 07/Sep/14 with James Cambell, John Weirs, Mat Brown

james Campbell - Sent x - 07/Sep/14

rpinto - Sent x - 22/Aug/14

lena.drapella - Sent dnf - 12/Aug/14 with dannyboy

jacobjlloyd - Sent x - 12/Aug/14 with Dan Barbour

KamilJ - Sent dnf - 03/Aug/14

JHC - 26/Jul/14

Very sweaty!
Calum Wadsworth - Sent x - 21/May/14 with Lawrence BP

Ed morris - Sent O/S - 17/May/14 with stefan

dan gibson - Lead rpt - 21/Apr/14

Brilliant problem, 2nd go
tgeh - Sent x - 09/Apr/14

Hidden - Sent - 01/Apr/14

First go having tried last year after a long day and bailing on the top out. Quality problem, technical and spicy. Hard Font 6b.
Ewano - Sent x - 01/Apr/14 with Pete Danson

Hidden - Sent - 09/Mar/14

Teappleby - Sent - 05/Mar/14 with Dom Beer

enjoyed it so much I did it again.
Teappleby - Sent - 05/Mar/14

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 05/Mar/14

amccann - Sent x - 05/Mar/14

dom94 - Sent - 05/Mar/14

Hidden - Sent x - 02/Feb/14

stephenhartley - Sent - 21/Jan/14

elliepygall - Sent - 12/Jan/14 with Toby

Gianthit - 2014

had been wanting to go and do this for ages! more polished/harder than I expected
PeteWilson - Sent - 17/Dec/13 with John R

Whealiebob - Sent x - 17/Dec/13 with Terry

Awesome!
spidermonkey09 - Sent - 30/Nov/13

kermit_uk - Sent x - 30/Nov/13 with Mark Rankine, Neil

rfdl100 - Sent dnf - 30/Nov/13

rockaddict - Sent - 30/Nov/13

owb106 - Sent x - 16/Nov/13 with Benjamin Corbey

Nay pads. Couldn't quite hold the barn door until I put the ronnies back on. There's something special in them. . .
Matthew Ferrier - Solo G/U - 15/Nov/13 with Alex McCann

ferdia - Sent O/S - 10/Oct/13 with Lundy, Andy

MischaHY - 05/Oct/13

amazing, top-out felt scary without a spotter and with only 1 mat (in the wrong place)!
Dan Geh - Sent x - 05/Oct/13

Ed Booth - Sent O/S - 24/Sep/13

It was damp but I had brand new boots on which allowed me to flash it- totally failed to get up it last year
morganator - Solo rpt - 21/Sep/13

David Kay - Sent dnf - 21/Sep/13

wolverine - Lead - 18/Aug/13 with Thunderthighsontheloose

al123 - Sent - 17/Aug/13

siwid - Sent - 13/Aug/13

Hidden - Sent dnf - 27/May/13

Hidden - Solo rpt - 27/May/13

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Lead rpt - 05/May/13

To the big flatty, tiny alpkit mat seemed far enough away from there
BenedictIEP - Sent x - 28/Apr/13 with James Swainston, Matt Marsh

Again to prove it wasn't a fluke!
JakeWShaw - Sent x - 15/Apr/13 with Shaun, Pete

first go. but did it a few months before too.
benkelsey - Sent rpt - 10/Apr/13 with Jake Shaw

Hidden - Sent - 30/Mar/13

Stefan_Morris - Sent x - 17/Mar/13

Nick1812P - Sent x - 14/Mar/13 with Jake Shaw, Pete

5th go? numb hands
benkelsey - Sent x - 14/Mar/13 with Pete Briggs, Nick Priestley

Wasn't really getting anyway then suddenly was at the top! About 10 goes.
JakeWShaw - Sent x - 14/Mar/13 with Anna, Ben Kelsey, Pete, Nick

Hidden - Sent - 02/Mar/13

2nd go
angus - Sent - 13/Jan/13 with Philbert, rich sawyer

A long standing nemesis falls....hardest V4 in the peak?
Duck Egg - Sent x - 06/Jan/13 with Jamie Moss

John Gale - Solo - 2013

bclifton - Sent O/S - 2013

ejected - 2013

MartinWilliams87 - Sent x - 18/Nov/12 with Richard Williams

Matt Cooke - Sent x - 14/Oct/12 with Tom Jagger

Hidden - Sent rpt - 04/Oct/12

sonnyss - Sent x - 04/Oct/12

Somerset swede basher - Sent x - 29/Sep/12

dominic lee - Sent - 29/Sep/12 with nathan lee

Andy Peak 1 - Sent - 10/Sep/12

It's like climbing on glass! So polished!
BRoe - Sent x - 14/Aug/12 with Mark Roe

ciaran1999 - Sent - 03/Aug/12

danjimwill - 28/Jul/12 with masonwoods101

got half way up, can see how to do it, just need longer to work it
Webster - Sent dnf - 05/Jun/12

A number of attempts but too hard on a very hot day. One for a future visit.
RFWilkie - Sent dnf - 26/May/12 with Mark

Morwood - Sent x - 17/May/12

Haydn Jones - Sent x - 17/May/12 with tonanf

YYFY
GuyVG - Sent - 12/May/12 with chris

Stuart Johnston - Sent - 06/May/12

Mind wasn't in the game for this one.
Alex Thompson - Sent dnf - 06/Apr/12

vix - Sent dnf - 06/Apr/12 with Ben, Alex

Jake Young - Sent x - 30/Mar/12

Nice wee repeat to finish the day. So good.
andrew sandercock - Sent - 30/Mar/12

nice, tricky but good
al123 - Sent - 28/Mar/12

Harry Holmes - Sent x - 24/Mar/12 with Joanna

john lynch - Sent rpt - 19/Mar/12 with adam harrison, Lewis Andrew

Took a few goes, an absolute classic.
joe1joe1joe2 - Sent x - 18/Mar/12

Andy Moles - Sent x - 11/Mar/12 with various

rich_hw - Sent x - 06/Mar/12 with Graeme Hammond

Graeme Hammond - Sent x - 06/Mar/12 with Richard Williams

mhawk - Sent O/S - 25/Feb/12 with Kai Ren Ong

willoates - Sent x - 22/Jan/12

Hidden - Sent dnf - 22/Jan/12

adie84 - 2012

maddy.c - Lead - 2012

Richard Hall - Solo - 27/Nov/11 with Tom Brookes, Ollie Benzie

kiks - 24/Oct/11

Classic!
clairey - Sent x - 15/Sep/11 with Drew, tom dixon

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Sent - 28/Jun/11 with Nic Sellers

Yong_Welsh - Sent β - 28/May/11

Hidden - Sent - 06/May/11

pie_eater_pete - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/11 with Dave Sargent

Hidden - Sent - 06/Apr/11

i_a_coops - Sent - 22/Mar/11 with Jacob

jonb23 - Sent x - 20/Mar/11 with Ben Wilson

Roberto - Sent x - 20/Mar/11

eazyclimbing - Sent - 11/Mar/11

jacobjacob - Sent rpt - 11/Mar/11

Tricky little bugger. Did to try n re-warm up for Edge lane but didnt inspire me with confidence. Another day
Mike Goldthorp - Sent x - 02/Mar/11 with Steve Ramsden

Sam Carr - Mar/11

Rob1988 - Sent x - 25/Feb/11 with Sam, Cal

harvie - Sent - 20/Jan/11

masonwoods101 - 2011

infected mushroom - 2011

soph - Sent - 2011

really nice, awkward getting down in the wet!
Steeve - Sent x - 11/Dec/10

So so good! Tried it last year. It went 3rd go this time. Brilliant.
James Oswald - Sent O/S - 18/Nov/10 with Mark Rankine

mark20 - Sent x - 16/Nov/10

Hidden - Sent x - 13/Nov/10

Simon_Letman - Sent - 13/Nov/10

Hidden - Sent x - 06/Nov/10

james999 - Sent O/S - Nov/10

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.
roberto18 - Solo RP - 29/Oct/10

Daniel_Boocock - Sent x - 16/Oct/10

Qisheng Xie - Sent x - 16/Oct/10 with Cheehan Weereratne, Mike Jones

cool problem, nice moves grabing hadfulls of arete on top
Mark Warnett - Sent - 09/Oct/10

Chris_barr - Sent β - 17/Sep/10 with Dan, Sarah Moran

Dan Jenkin - Sent x - 17/Sep/10 with Chris Barr

akhughes - Sent rpt - 03/Sep/10

Rhythm24 - Sent dnf - 07/Aug/10

nadeem - Sent x - 01/Aug/10

FlorianCastagne - Sent β - Aug/10

nathanlee - Sent x - 19/Jul/10 with Dom Lee

highrepute - Sent - 17/Jul/10

been a while.
dominic lee - Sent - 11/Jul/10 with nathan lee

Gazleah - Sent x - Jul/10 with adam radcliff

Paulos - Sent - 23/Jun/10

vanderz - Sent O/S - 07/Jun/10 with patrick dawson

sgl0jd - 03/Jun/10

Mr Sparkle - Sent O/S - 28/May/10 with Alex Dalton, Liam O'Loughlin

Mr Sparkle - Solo O/S - 28/May/10 with Liam O'Loughlin

HamishD - Sent x - 16/May/10

Hidden - Sent x - 13/May/10

Hidden - Sent x - 09/May/10

dj_brigham05 - Sent x - 02/May/10 with Don Macrae

Very nice. Longest descent off a boulder problem ever though as I didn't fancy the downclimb!
John 'B' Hutchinson - Sent x - 14/Apr/10 with Mammut team

3rd go
DaveFidler - Sent x - 10/Apr/10

awesome, tried it last time i was there when i was knackered, got it second go when i tried next day.
andrew sandercock - Sent x - 15/Mar/10

Hidden - Sent x - 14/Mar/10

wilchivs - Sent x - 14/Mar/10

Hidden - Sent x - 13/Mar/10

Hidden - Sent - 20/Feb/10

simon cox - Sent - 31/Jan/10

Hidden - Sent x - 23/Jan/10

Hidden - Sent x - 2010

TonyF - Lead - 2010

birdie1989 - 2010

AlistairB - Sent x - 15/Nov/09

Hidden - Sent x - 11/Nov/09

CharlieMack - Sent x - 05/Oct/09 with Rik Battye

Hidden - Solo - 04/Oct/09

Matt Bennett - Sent x - 25/Sep/09 with Nathan Sharp

Hidden - Sent O/S - 25/Sep/09

Think I have the sequence figured out, just need to do it sometime.
jkarran - Sent dnf - 05/Sep/09 with Matt, Grant

Andrew Jennings - Sent - 05/Sep/09 with Jamie Lillyman

tomthecoolperson - Sent x - 16/Aug/09 with Louise

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
smallerrich - Sent - 09/Jul/09 with Ollie Wragg

very swetty
joese7en - Sent x - 23/Jun/09

Milnes - Sent x - 19/Jun/09 with Ed, Harry

Hidden - Sent dnf - 25/May/09

nice problem - what are you suppose to do from the top jugs?
James Moyle - Sent - 16/Apr/09

mic_b - Sent - 13/Apr/09

sweet, hadn't tried it for over 5 yeas. Got it 4th go
Jim Walton - Sent x - 31/Mar/09 with Penny Longstaff

Graeme Hammond - Sent x - 24/Mar/09

Hidden - Solo - 22/Mar/09

Hidden - Sent rpt - 21/Mar/09

Hidden - Sent rpt - 18/Mar/09

thomasadixon - Sent x - 12/Mar/09

Harald - Sent O/S - 27/Feb/09

Hidden - 22/Feb/09

Dan 85 - Sent x - 20/Feb/09 with Pete

Hidden - Sent rpt - 17/Feb/09

Hidden - Sent x - 14/Feb/09

highrepute - Sent - 07/Feb/09

john lynch - Sent - 03/Dec/08

Lev - Sent O/S - 19/Oct/08

Hidden - Sent x - 17/Oct/08

marceli - Lead RP - 16/Oct/08 with majkel

Hidden - Sent x - 25/Sep/08

Mr Wild - Sent x - 25/Aug/08

mshorter - Sent - 24/Aug/08

Hidden - Sent dnf - 10/Aug/08

sparkass - Sent x - 19/Jul/08

morganator - Solo - 05/Jun/08

Hidden - Sent - 29/May/08

gregoritos - Sent x - 17/May/08 with unknown

Also done previously but I can'r remember the date.
Andrew Barker - Sent x - 01/May/08

Nicos - Sent - 01/Apr/08 with james tunbull

TomHaigh - Sent x - 25/Mar/08 with Fraser

Ground up, great problem loved it.
NHensman - Sent x - 10/Mar/08 with John Reed

mattyork2 - Sent x - 17/Feb/08

ace, a classic tick
andy gravestock - Sent x - 09/Feb/08 with steve

Longest descent off a boulder problem in the peak
tommytuffa - Sent x - 2008

Quasi-flashed - tried this a couple of years ago without success but went first time today.
kingholmesy - Sent O/S - 2008

Sean Kelly - 2008

Yay for the onsight. No pads.
Will Hunt - Solo O/S - 18/Dec/07 with Jamie Goodwin

felixthelion - Sent - Nov/07

Got it on my second go... so close to the onsight its irritating looking back now!! absolutely wonderful problem, lovely delicate moves!!
Mattyk - Sent x - 22/Sep/07

Goes on longer than it looks! Wonderful problem.
Oliver Sherman - Sent - 08/Sep/07 with Andy Sinclair

Siderunner - Sent dnf - 08/Sep/07 with Oli

Karl Wooffindin - Sent x - 03/Sep/07

Joe Costello - Sent β - 02/Aug/07 with Matt and Ben

lukea - Sent O/S - Aug/07 with Rich

lukea - Sent O/S - 28/Jul/07 with Rich

alaan - Sent x - 17/Jun/07

Got to the jug- top of the arete. Didnt top out for some reason.
Chriswallis2 - Sent dnf - 17/Jun/07 with Al

tlr - Sent - 25/May/07 with Pom

tatz45 - Sent x - 18/May/07 with Will Harris

And again... Beautiful Problem
Pythonist - Sent rpt - 05/May/07

Oceanic - May/07

Hidden - Sent - May/07

dan gibson - Solo rpt - 26/Apr/07 with AJ

feilx - Sent x - 09/Apr/07

Hidden - Solo RP - Apr/07

fizzy_elephant - Sent x - 10/Mar/07 with Lloyd Betsworth

Hidden - Sent - 18/Feb/07

Rob Kennard - 2007

Hidden - 2007

Richard White - 2007

pauldr - 2007

Sidekick - Sent O/S - 2007

Hidden - Solo dnf - 20/Dec/06

Gustav - Sent x - 04/Nov/06

Great fun - balancy moves requiring good footwork lead to some nice jugs.
Chad123 - Sent x - Nov/06 with James Humble

tumbling wizard - Sent x - 17/Sep/06

Just great.
Pythonist - Sent x - 17/Sep/06

Hidden - Sent rpt - 17/Sep/06

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Sent x - 14/Jul/06

Ram MkiV - Sent - 21/Jun/06 with Alex

Hidden - Sent x - 08/Apr/06

Hidden - Sent x - 07/Apr/06

bigphil - Sent x - 25/Mar/06

Jack Symmons - Solo - Mar/06 with Matt B

Boy - 2006

dan gibson - 2006

Hidden - 2006

willackers - Sent β - 2006 with M.Stott

dannyboy83 - Sent x - Dec/05

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...
Pythonist - Sent rpt - 29/Oct/05

Hidden - Sent O/S - Sep/05

Apharri - Sent x - May/05 with Dave Wharton

Mark Riley - Sent x - Apr/05

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - 2005

Hidden - 2005

Mord - Solo RP - 27/Dec/04

Laura Hudson - 06/Jul/04

lukea - Sent O/S - 16/May/04 with shannon

Hidden - Sent x - Mar/04

Hidden - Sent x - Mar/04

Fire Marshall - Sent - 2004 with Salamanda, John Cooke, Andy Higginson

Monk - Sent - 2003

RossG - 2003

Hidden - Sent - 08/Aug/02

Obi-Wan is lost... - Sent - 01/May/01

tommytwotone - Sent x - 18/Feb/01

Hidden - Sent - Sep/00

cornishben - Sent x - 2000

Hidden - Sent - 2000

tlr - Sent - 2000

tuftynick - Lead - 2000

Hidden - Sent - 2000

Hidden - Sent rpt - 1999

CrashMat Rob - Solo - 26/Oct/97 with Paul Kerr

Hidden - Solo - 1997

Hidden - Solo - 07/Aug/96

ChrisJD - Sent - 1995

John Southworth - 1995

Laramadness - Sent - 1995

on left
mattnuttall - Sent rpt - 28/Apr/94 with Adrian Berry

Hidden - Sent - 1994

mattnuttall - Solo O/S - 13/Jul/93

mikedelderfield - Sent O/S - 12/May/93

Roget - Sent - 1993

ste_d - Sent O/S - 17/Jun/92

craig d - 1992

Cowflinger - Solo - 1992

Hidden - Nov/91

leathers - Sent x - 16/Jul/91

sadams - Sent - 21/Jun/91 with Kev Mellieu

climbed Blind Bat as the 2nd pitch coz that's what it said/shows in the old paul nunn book of fairy tales
adi bryant - AltLd O/S - Apr/91 with Tim

BRUCESTRAC - 1988 with Chris Cracknell,Various

Did a few times back in the 1980s
Chris Craggs - Solo RP - 1988

goi.ashmore - Sent x - 06/Oct/87

mark-abz - Solo - 02/Sep/87 with Andy W

Dave Musgrove - AltLd - 17/Jun/87 with Kim Greenald

Billg - Solo - 25/Apr/87 with Dave Gregory

Hidden - 1987

Alan James - UKC and UKH - 15/Jun/85

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Solo - 1985

GordonHart - Sent x - Nov/84

Hammy - Solo - 09/Oct/84 with Colin Struthers, Ian Cooksey

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

ewar woowar - 1982

Hammy - Solo - 11/Jun/81 with Simon Cardy

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

Mike Owen - Sent - 02/Oct/80 with Al Stewart

Hidden - Solo - Jun/80

KRB - Solo O/S - 26/Mar/80

jasper11 - 1980

jasper11 - 1980

Jonathan Lagoe - UKC - Sent x - May/77

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!
petemeads - Sent - 1977

Al Evans - 1976

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