The Rasp Direct*** E3 6a

Rockfax Description
A sharp finger-crack and tough layback lead rapidly to the crux of the regular route and then its poor rest in the niche. Once recovered, pull straight over the roof to a belly-flop landing of the highest calibre. Action packed and high in the grade. © ROCKFAX

FA. Steve Bancroft 1975

Ticklists: Burbage, Millstone and Beyond Routes Graded List.

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This climb is in 35 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead G/U - Apr/15

Andy Peak 1 - Lead dnf - 04/Dec/14 with Hayden Jones

Had gear in on The Rasp itself but had to place the gear on the crux, don't think it helped much because its so juggy. I DID A FINGER CRACK!
BillyRidal - Lead β - 19/Oct/14

Hidden - Lead β - 05/Jul/14

bigie bob - Lead O/S - 30/Mar/14

barni - Lead O/S - 23/Nov/13 with Ami

On Peter's gear for the first half. Direct finish (awesome, see Peter's attempt here: but not direct start.
quiffhanger - Lead β - 22/Sep/13 with Peter Hill

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Lead - 03/Mar/13 with Rennie

Hidden - 2nd dog - 06/Jan/13

dav - Lead O/S - 15/Nov/12 with Gill B

Hidden - Lead dnf - 22/Sep/12

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/12

Tony Kartawick - 2012

gregoritos - Lead rpt - 07/Aug/11

Bottled top moves so not E4. 25 degrees is too hot for grit!
Dan Mckinlay - Lead O/S - Aug/11

TomPR - Lead - 02/Oct/10

Epic top out, wouldn't fancy soloing it like Bransby.
Oli - Lead β - 02/Oct/10 with Nick Willis, TomPR

Fell on initial crack which was pretty hard for me.
gregoritos - Lead - 15/Aug/10

regular finish
Mr Wild - Lead - 15/Aug/10

Adam Long - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/10 with Neil 'Nige' Kershaw

Boy - Sep/09 with Fiona Fullwood

Awesome, as good as the original, thought start was pretty hard and made a bit of a pigs ear of it. Top out proved taxing too, but did it more gracefully than the guide suggests.
Alex Mason - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/08 with Andrew Barker

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/08

stupidly failed on the intitial crack having not planned a sequence and attempting retreat. ripped a 'what looked good' wire and decked! sore arse now. Lucky I didn't hit my head on the boulders. Eddie led it then i did it on his gear - steady enough when i'd found a decent sequence....again, brilliant route.
Ram MkiV - Lead - 03/Nov/07 with Barrows & Eddie B

Hidden - Lead RP - 30/Oct/07

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - 2nd O/S - 12/Aug/07 with John Nightingale

onsight, scary finish!
lx - Lead O/S - Jun/05

Hidden - 2005

shark - Lead O/S - 2004 with Paul Newman

Jon Read - Lead O/S - May/02 with Pete Squires

Roget - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/00

sadams - Lead - 24/Jul/99 with Hugh Cottom

Billg - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/95 with Keith Sharples

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/91

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