Rockfax Description
Thin cracks lead to good runners in the second break. The gritty and gripping exit is too far above them for comfort. © Rockfax

FA. Steve Bancroft 1975

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Eastern Grit (2006): Top 500, Burbage, Millstone and Beyond Routes Graded List.

jonhowson 17/Oct TR O/S

Seemed very straightforward for 5c. Will be back when it's not soaking wet for the lead.

with Krzysztof
Gudge 14/Oct Lead G/U
AsleepOnBelay 10/Sep Lead

pulled on as boulder problem a couple of times, then led to break and put wrong size cams in (other on the Rasp). Finally had a proper go with the right size cams and it went fine. Easier to fiddle gear from above on the flake. Nice rockover and top out not that bad. Maybe I was a bit to the left. Harder than the Rasp? err, no :)

with ian
CharlieMack 30/May 2nd O/S

Exciting top out.

with Hannes
Wizzy 14/May 2nd O/S

Really nice little route

Calum Wadsworth 14/May Lead O/S

Good route, steeper than it looks! Feel it is worthy of the grade because its touch and go if you would deck from the top out (which is probably the crux). Worth doing though!

with Wizzy
OliverRoss 08/Apr Lead O/S
with Ryan Baird
Nick1812P 13/Sep/14 Lead O/S

very straight forward, felt more like E1 5c.

with Calum harvey
Budge 21/Aug/14 2nd dog
with Ade
Matt Cooke 30/Jul/14 Lead O/S
deacondeacon 08/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Very good although quite short. Felt bouldery. The top-out wasn't too bad.

James Oswald ?/Jun/14 2nd dog

Fell off seconding the start. Hard. Nice route

with deacon
petekeron 04/Sep/13 2nd O/S
with Barry Scott
Hidden 01/May/13 Lead β
Graeme Hammond 13/Sep/12 Lead rpt

Blew the O/S having a rest after getting pumped after placing the gear. Abseiled for gear after lowering off but realised the rest probably wouldn't have been too hard. Was dark by this stage but couldn't wait so led by head torch.

with Andy Jobling, Jim
Joughton 08/Sep/12 Lead O/S

I found this route surprisingly nice, lots of interesting holds and good moves. Sketchy top out though.

dannyboy83 23/Aug/12 Solo O/S
Pythonist 27/Jun/12 -
kermit_uk 17/Jun/12 Lead dog

Had to rest just before top move. First trad in nearly a year and placing gear destroyed me! Good route though will go back and clean it.

with Steve Woolass
Lewis Stewart 21/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Mar/12 TR
Andy Moles 11/Mar/12 2nd
with Malc
Tony Kartawick ??/2012 -
Tony Kartawick ??/2012 -
tom.ireson 04/Sep/11 Lead β

Brilliant top out! loved it!

with Emilio Bachini, Henry Jenkins
henry peter jenkins 04/Sep/11 Lead O/S
gregoritos 07/Aug/11 Lead O/S
w.pettet-smith ?/Aug/11 Lead


with greg
Ollie B 29/Mar/11 Lead O/S

under-rated! really good.

with P.Murdy
pmurdy 29/Mar/11 2nd O/S
FlorianCastagne ?/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Chris M 01/May/10 Lead β
with Tommy B
Hidden 01/May/10 2nd dog
Dave Musgrove Jnr 27/Apr/10 Lead rpt
with Nic Sellars
Hidden 17/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Ram MkiV 27/Sep/09 Lead O/S

not done a top out like that for a while, felt pretty grim

with noaks
Tony Little 19/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Ed Brown
Boy ?/Sep/09 -
with Fiona Fullwood
Hidden 14/Aug/09 Sent O/S
tlr 20/May/08 2nd
Hidden 17/Jun/07 Lead O/S
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 28/Aug/06 Lead O/S
alicia 31/Mar/06 2nd
with Fiend
Hidden ?/Oct/05 Lead O/S
Chris M ??/2005 -
Hidden 01/Sep/04 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/04 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/03 2nd
Ropeboy 08/May/03 Lead
shoulders 05/Apr/03 2nd
with AL
Jon Greengrass ??/2003 2nd β
with reeeve
Hidden ?/Aug/01 TR
Strong Steve 22/Jul/01 Lead G/U
CrashMat Rob 12/Aug/00 TR
with Miles, Martin Whelan, Nicky
Jon Read ?/Aug/99 Lead O/S
DavidEvans 12/Apr/99 Lead O/S
with Oliver Forrest
Dave Musgrove Jnr 19/Sep/98 Lead
with Al Willoner
Chris Reid 28/Mar/98 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Jul/97 Lead RP
migs493 03/May/97 2nd β
with Steve Blake
Hidden 09/Jul/93 Lead O/S
Roget 04/Jul/93 Lead O/S
with jon
Billg ?/Sep/91 Lead O/S
with Dave Gregory
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