Brixton Road** VD
[A fellow club member finishing up Brixton Road , 2 kb]24m. The best lower-grade route in the quarry - sadly its not THAT good. Climb the wide crack to ledges then the groove on the left to the unstable summit rubble-field. Helmets advised! © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: Burbage, Millstone and Beyond Routes Graded List, Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs.

Photo: A fellow club member finishing up Brixton Road © purplemonkeyelephant
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This climb is in 305 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

quickdrawmcraw - 2nd - 28/Sep/14 with liz osbourn

Hidden - Lead - 28/Sep/14

clams - 2nd - Sep/14 with Catherine

martinbettridge06 - AltLd - Sep/14 with david harvey

CatMc - Lead - Sep/14 with clams

Topout is very loose (helmets on)
david harvey - AltLd O/S - Sep/14 with martin

GermanAlex - Solo O/S - 16/Aug/14

mag_to_grid - Lead - 04/Jul/14 with Bungy

Hidden - Lead - 29/Jun/14

mrteale - Solo O/S - 21/Jun/14

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 17/Jun/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Jun/14

MikeDowsett - Lead - 14/May/14 with Tigger

Nice VD crack climbing in the lower section but the top section was a bit of a disapointment probably only 1 star. The top out was pretty dodgy due to the ridiculous amount of rubble/scree sitting at the top of the climb. Helmets definitely advised.
SuperLee1985 - 2nd O/S - 05/May/14 with simon gale, stevie lee

StevieLee - 2nd O/S - May/14 with Simon Gale, Lee Cammann

Jamie Everitt - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/14

riff156 - AltLd O/S - 13/Apr/14 with Jo Smith

bullybones - 29/Mar/14 with Linda F

MrFreekie - Lead O/S - 09/Mar/14 with Tom, Michelle

doroszenko - 2nd - 09/Mar/14 with Tom, Mark

went up to test the wind...................windy
the power - Lead O/S - 26/Feb/14 with Paul Hy

in trainers and it was effing windy
Paul Hy - 2nd O/S - 26/Feb/14 with Phil T

This climb is in definite need of some gardening! The initial crack was a bit harder than it looked. The final arete gives great views over the area. Deserving of its stars, if a bit green!
purplemonkeyelephant - 2nd O/S - 2014

IanGilbertJones - 2014

Woodseats flapjack eater - AltLd - 21/Sep/13 with Olly Cromford, JenEvans

Hidden - Lead - 07/Sep/13

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Aug/13

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Jun/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Jun/13

GStone - AltLd O/S - 14/Apr/13 with James Rose

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

a nice long climb (for peak grit). The arete at the top wasn't easily protected due to my lack of cams, but the protection below was good so it would have just been a fun fall
Slingsby - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/13

MarkCunnington - Solo O/S - 02/Feb/13 with Steve Moore

mky77 - Lead O/S - 02/Feb/13

mapperley samurai - Lead O/S - 10/Nov/12

Jones_d - 2nd O/S - 27/Oct/12 with Eddie James

Chris Hind - 2nd - 15/Sep/12 with Jem

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Aug/12

Nigel Bond - Lead - 03/Aug/12 with Bern Hardman

Hidden - Lead - Aug/12

gmilne - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/12 with Kaitlyn

Solid and safe, but short on belay gear at the top
clipskipper - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/12 with Sonia Robins

Deezel65 - Lead O/S - 28/May/12

rocktigger - Lead O/S - 26/May/12 with Clare

jwa - 2nd - 26/May/12 with Rob Smith

Saffers - 2nd O/S - 14/May/12 with Mike

jonberry791 - Lead O/S - 06/May/12 with Maria Martinez-Lopez

Robbiobaby - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/12 with Rich Andrews

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Apr/12

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

Nice climb, did the start bit the other day to access the Skywalk but the top bit is worth doing too.
Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/12 with Cleo

Clee - 2nd - 28/Mar/12 with Graeme

hippymagic - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/12 with Jessica

David Qualtrough - 2012

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Nov/11

phleppy - Lead - 16/Nov/11 with Mark

nathan2day - Lead O/S - 30/Oct/11 with Jorge

LJKing - 2nd - 24/Oct/11 with Piers Harley

God awful route. Top-out was a disaster, kept hosing my belayer down with loose rock!
Dave 88 - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/11 with Cousin Jamie

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Oct/11

gemmasimpson77 - TR rpt - 01/Oct/11 with Chris, Hannah, Joseph, Pete

2 pitch climb great fun
bushmanray - AltLd RP - 18/Sep/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Sep/11

Reedymc - 2nd O/S - 17/Sep/11 with Mark Hammonds

Found one of the early moves quite awkward. Lots of dangerous loose rocks at the top.
markhammonds - Lead O/S - 17/Sep/11 with Tom Reed

gemmasimpson77 - 2nd O/S - 03/Sep/11 with Pete

pete_81 - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/11 with Gemma

Palindrome - Lead O/S - Aug/11

Gazleah - Solo O/S - 23/Jul/11 with Daniel Gemmel

Splodge - Lead - 10/Jul/11

Bisteris - AltLd O/S - 03/Jul/11 with Jules Hargreaves

cheeky monkey77 - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/11

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Jun/11

leglesslizard - TR O/S - Jun/11

easy start. big belay ledge.finnekey finish.
wishicud climbHVS - Lead O/S - 01/May/11 with Big Fat Dan, my wife, she is nice.

jack robinson - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/11 with James Dowsett

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Apr/11

shafiq lalloo - Solo O/S - 19/Apr/11

RiverRoam - Lead O/S - 06/Mar/11 with John

highfivekrissy - 2nd - Mar/11 with Andy Waring

notclive - 2nd O/S - 06/Feb/11 with Owen

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Feb/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2011

PAJames - 2011

mwatson - 2011

pbuggy91 - Lead O/S - 2011

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

edmitchell - Lead - 17/Oct/10 with charlotte goedvolk

simon mitchie - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/10

Roger Cruse - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/10 with Kris & Trevor

Straight forward climb. Did it with a novice, who couldn't finish it. I think the loose rock at the top scared him.
Chris Perry - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/10

Hidden - Lead - 25/Jul/10

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Jul/10

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 12/Jul/10

Jonathan Hall - Solo - 30/Jun/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/Jun/10

Nice lower down, dusty and green near the top and a pile of choss ON the top: Don't knock any down onto your mates! Belay well back to the concete fence.
jmr - Lead - 19/Jun/10 with Kevin Kilmartin

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Jun/10

JRigby - Solo - Jun/10

Dan_S - Lead - 09/May/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/May/10

Great 'adventure' as long as you tread carefully to avoid showering your belayer with house brick sized rocks
Neil Rodgers (PCC) - Lead O/S - 06/May/10 with Marilyn

Hidden - 24/Apr/10

outtathaway - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/10 with jambojim

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/10

this one played mind games with us both, after ian lowered off i tried ant the sheer heigh and loose roack was daunting, anchor at top looks like its going to fall off and make a mess of the belayers.
scrat - Lead - 09/Apr/10

Easy, nice ledges everywhere. Horrible belay point: not much gear and very loose sloping rubble - watch out.
stevetheleg - 14/Mar/10 with Mark Challoner

fatbuoybazza - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/10 with liv_the_div

sce8 - Lead O/S - 07/Mar/10 with Helen Savage

Ollie B - Solo O/S - 05/Mar/10

Ken Taylor - 2010

Hidden - Lead - 2010

lots of lose stuff at the top glad I did the first pitch
chumleywarner - AltLd O/S - 21/Oct/09 with Kevin Tithe

Tithe Technique - AltLd - 21/Oct/09 with Steve Fletcher

jdgaventa - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/09 with katy

Ander - Lead - 03/Oct/09 with Jimb0

Jimb0 - 2nd - 03/Oct/09 with Ander

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/09

Chossy gale force windy top out. Jonny tried to kill me with several stone dislodgments.
Novelty - 2nd O/S - 15/Aug/09 with Jonny

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Jun/09

Hidden - Lead - 21/Jun/09

Managed to get my ropes wrapped around a large clump of heather growing off the ledge at half-height. Add to that the horrible, chossy top-out, and the heavens opening up on my second as she followed me up the route, and you'll forgive me for not agreeing with the number of stars this route gets in the guide book!
graphiclunarkid - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/09 with arctic jen

arctic_jen - 2nd - 17/Jun/09 with Rich

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Jun/09

Keith Jones - 2nd - 01/Jun/09 with ali

Ivan Muckle - Lead - 02/May/09

newvena - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/09 with rik

In the snow...
charley - 2nd - 01/Feb/09 with Andy

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Jan/09

Andy_B39 - Lead O/S - 08/Jan/09 with Sam Edwards

nice climb. bit of a problem with rope-drag. a few dicey moves to finish
aberSam - 2nd - Jan/09 with Andrew Barnes

summo - 2009

sylwia - Lead - 2009

Tamati - Lead - 2009

Dan3266 - TR O/S - 22/Nov/08 with Simon Gladstone

adam06 - 2nd - 25/Oct/08 with Hilary Theaker

hils theaker - Lead - 25/Oct/08 with Adam

Chossy and pretty horrible. Though did have a fun end up the arrete
dzlhodgson - Lead O/S - 19/Oct/08 with Cate Muir

catemuir - 2nd - 19/Oct/08 with David Hodgson

alias dave - 2nd O/S - 12/Oct/08 with Zara Bloomfeild

alias dave - 2nd O/S - 12/Oct/08 with Zara Bloomfeild

Hidden - Solo O/S - 28/Sep/08

psronan - 2nd O/S - 26/Sep/08

Enjoyable climb, especially the exposed mini-arete to the top. Not so keen on the tottering pile of choss at the top-out...
CathS - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/08 with Ian (lmc)

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/08

charley - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/08 with Scott, Steve, Kev

cannotfindaname - 2nd - 13/Aug/08 with charley ,scott, kev

Tithe Technique - TR - 13/Aug/08 with Charley, Steve, Scott

GStone - TR O/S - 03/Aug/08 with Dan Bennett

Dan3266 - TR - 03/Aug/08 with GStone

chrism225 - Lead O/S - Aug/08 with Spiros

Tez339 - Lead O/S - Aug/08

smargerison - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/08 with Stewart

A nice route even if the people climbing it after us were taking there little children up it!
si_green99 - Lead O/S - 11/May/08 with Greg Spicer

very loose at top
atom - Lead - 11/May/08 with Lee Parker

Phil1967 - 2nd O/S - 06/May/08 with Dan

Jethro - 2nd - May/08 with Adam Lindley

Hidden - Lead - 26/Apr/08

dts - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/08 with Andy Taylor

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Apr/08

Hidden - Lead - 21/Apr/08

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Apr/08

Timothy Greenhalgh - Lead O/S - 10/Feb/08 with Chico

used to access sky walk
gb83 - Lead O/S - 09/Feb/08 with I.Killey

crag_hopper_Jay - Lead - 06/Jan/08

AndrewJenkins - 2008

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/07

Hidden - Lead - 23/Sep/07

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Sep/07

First climb of the day. Big stone nearly fell of on Mario
pelvoux - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/07 with Mario

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Sep/07

joe larner - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/07

Andy DB - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/07

Fantastic (easy) VD solo, even the little lady (Bex) popped her solo cherry up Brixton Road
rdoug1as - Solo O/S - 05/Aug/07 with Bex P

c_s_hawkins - 2nd - 04/Aug/07 with max

Scary top. To set up a belay you have to walk around the massive boulder at the top. Try not to knock scree down off the top, like me.
jugglingeek - Lead rpt - 28/Jul/07

Somerset swede basher - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/07 with Jim & Amanda

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/07

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

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

mr bounce - Lead O/S - 10/May/07 with Shona

Excellent climb. I recommend this to anyone wanting a nice high VDiff
jugglingeek - 2nd - 03/May/07

Used to access Sky Walk
sasmojo - Lead O/S - May/07 with Ananay, Nikki

Jim Vach - 2nd - 28/Apr/07

danrhodes1987 - TR O/S - 04/Apr/07 with Paul Scott

David Robinson - Lead - Apr/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/07

rob wmc - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/07 with Alan & Pete

Gravelley, barely placed any gear
davek - Lead O/S - 02/Mar/07 with Shaun L

Hidden - 2007

Hidden - Lead - 2007

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2007

Hidden - Lead - 16/Dec/06

Climbed at 23:00 by head torch
jchenoweth - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/06 with Hazel

Climbed at 0030.... pretty good gear realy, night climbing here we come!! not so sure about the onsight bit.... could barely see a thing!
ebunick - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/06 with Alex

Seconded at 00:45 with no headtorch, on Bob's recommendation. So much fun.
Oddjob - 2nd O/S - 14/Oct/06 with Nick

rob k - Lead O/S - 23/Sep/06 with N Smeeton

OK, not a bad route, not great either.
peas - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/06 with Chris Ford

Mike Lee - Solo - 10/Aug/06

Hidden - 2nd - Jul/06

Hidden - Lead dog - 30/Jun/06

victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/06 with crossdressingrodney

crossdressingrodney - 2nd O/S - 29/Jun/06 with Jaime, victim of mathematics

Rebecca Buckenham - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/06 with Andre

HannyHancock - Lead O/S - Jun/06

Hidden - 2nd - Jun/06

Hidden - Lead β - Jun/06

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/May/06

Jon Wickham - 2nd O/S - 14/May/06 with Oliver Bennet

2shortplanks - Lead O/S - 12/May/06

AJ007 - Lead - 14/Apr/06 with Ali

Mutl3y - Lead - 08/Jan/06 with Clog

Clog - 2nd - 08/Jan/06 with Mutl3y

maybe_si - Lead O/S - Jan/06

Bry - Solo - 2006

RachyH - Lead O/S - 2006 with Dave

JohnHutch - Lead - 23/Dec/05 with L

Paul Tomo - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/05 with Justin

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 27/Sep/05 with Nicola Pettit

leerthorp - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/05 with kathryn

Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/05 with Carmen

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/05

LoopyLou - Lead O/S - Jun/05 with Helen Lear

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Jan/05

Martin Haworth - Lead O/S - 2005 with Henry Haworth

Hidden - 2005

reg_measures - 2nd O/S - 09/Oct/04 with Ralph

With Tim... Belayers NEED to look out and wear helmet. Nearly took my partners head off setting up belay.
Harry The Owl - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/04 with Jools

Hidden - Solo O/S - Jul/04

peter myers - 2nd - Jul/04

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Sep/03

Chris Davids - Lead O/S - Aug/03 with Will

loose85 - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/03

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

Hidden - 2nd - 04/May/03

chrishedgehog - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/03 with Clare Wilkie

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Sep/02

Roget - Solo O/S - 11/Aug/02

Hidden - 2nd - Aug/02

Sankey - Lead - 06/Apr/02 with Rich

Hidden - 2002

loonyclimber - Lead - Sep/01

chris warner - Lead - Sep/01

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/01

Hedley - AltLd O/S - 20/Jul/01 with John Handley

thetourist - Lead O/S - 09/May/01

Hidden - 2nd - 06/May/01

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/01

cem - 2nd - 23/Sep/00 with Miles Butteriss

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/00 with Craig Cambell

jamiev - Lead O/S - Jun/00 with Nilima Patwardhan

JohnHutch - 29/May/00

marcoleptic - Lead O/S - 2000 with Banjo

Brown - Lead O/S - Jul/99

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/99

Hidden - May/99

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/98

ajc - 2nd O/S - 14/Dec/97

Howard J - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/97 with Keith

Adrian Daniels - Solo - 08/Mar/97

Matt Tranter - Feb/97

iskra2000 - 2nd - 19/May/96 with Adrian Heather

Phil West - 2nd O/S - 27/Apr/96 with David Atherton

Budge - Lead O/S - Aug/94 with Gill, Jan, Petra

Craig fell near top,loose
StevePr - Lead O/S - 1994 with Craig

Phil1967 - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/93 with Bruv

andrewbooth1000 - 2nd - 05/Sep/93 with Bruv

Hidden - Lead - 13/Mar/93

IanGilbertJones - 2nd O/S - 22/Nov/92

craig d - 1992

Hidden - Solo - 1992

Hidden - Solo O/S - 16/Mar/90

steve prior - Lead - Aug/89 with Claire P

BigHairyIan - Solo O/S - 13/Nov/88

Chris Ellis - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/88 with Dave Battye

SPD224 - Lead - 03/Jul/88

Iain Thow - Solo - 11/Sep/87

Hidden - Solo - 29/Aug/86

andy gittins - 1985

In gumboots in the rain
Richard Weller - Lead - 17/Nov/84 with Pollyanna Kellett

Pete Pozman - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/84 with Mick Murphy

Hidden - Lead - 07/May/84

Hidden - 2nd - 05/May/84

Tom V - 1984

Dave Musgrove - Lead - 23/Oct/83 with David

andy tetsill - Solo - Jul/83

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

Rog Wilko - Lead - Jun/80 with Debbie Wilkinson

mark-abz - Lead - 09/Apr/80 with Olly C

Chris Craggs - Solo - 1980

dangerdave - Lead - 1980

jasper11 - 1980

jasper11 - 1980

Hidden - Solo O/S - 17/Jun/79

MikeDowsett - Lead - 1978

Al Evans - 1976

rogerskews - 1976 with Martin Coward

Mark Kemball - Lead - Nov/74

Hidden - Lead - 19/Feb/74

Andy Say - Lead - 1973

Alan James - UKC and UKH - 2nd - 1972 with Mike James

Jonathan Lagoe - UKC - Lead - 1972

Snow assisted!
bob@daysmill - Solo - Mar/69

mikej - Solo - 02/Jul/66 with Ted Markham, Nigel Sumner

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