Rockfax Description
The central arete gives a fine route, climbed on its left-hand side throughout. A distant side-runner is often used at E5, though the upper section remains bold. © Rockfax

FA. Terry Hirst (with side runner) 1978 Simon Jones (solo) 1992

Ticklists: Burbage, Millstone and Beyond Routes Graded List.

Teappleby 22/Apr Lead RP

Quick evening smash. E6? Quite reachy. Just cool arÍte climbing.

benkelsey 22/Apr TR RP

Flashed to big jug, one move before break but was a spanner and thought the heel was on the undercut, not e obvious sidepull. Did with outrageous right then right again sequence. then properly. Did not fancy the lead! Strong clean dispatch from tom.

Andy Peak 1 09/Feb Lead RP


with J Doors, dr_botnik
dr_botnik 09/Feb TR RP
with Andy
Wizzy 24/Sep/15 Lead RP

Awesome route, great crux sequence! One of the best e6's I've done for sure. Gear placed on lead. Extra E point for a post corp send?

simes303 ??/2015 -


ashtond6 20/Dec/14 TR

felt solid on it, but didnt fancy the barndoor leg pinching with a groundfall

john lynch 25/Oct/14 TR
with Bethan D
Hidden 14/Sep/14 Lead
mark20 21/Aug/14 Lead β
deacondeacon 21/Aug/14 Lead RP

First E6. First headpoint. Preplaced gear and no side runner. Probably soft. Lovely moves though.

jwpil 10/Jul/14 TR RP

One miss read move then had it second go. A superb sequence. Would be a very committing crux on lead, maybe 6a?

tedswag 29/Mar/14 TR dnf
BillyRidal ?/Jul/13 Lead RP

Super cool line and good climbing, first of the grade.

Brown 12/Feb/11 Lead RP
with Henry
mwatson ??/2011 TR RP
nathanlee 07/Nov/10 Lead RP

Great moves - Soft 6b but regular E6.

with Dom Lee
dominic lee 07/Nov/10 Lead RP
BeccaSnowden 25/Sep/10 TR RP

Got it clean on 3rd try

liamoloughlin 26/Apr/09 Lead RP

Probably worth 6a.

Hidden 17/Sep/08 Lead RP
Ram MkiV 15/Apr/08 Lead β

Had belayed Barrows on this last year. Got warmed up, did it and then got rained/hailed off. Brilliant route, really enjoyed it. Some quality arete thigh pinching after the crux stretch.

with Tommy M
Hidden 24/Jan/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 15/Dec/07 TR RP
Hidden 17/Oct/07 Lead O/S
Jus 25/Feb/07 TR
Gus ??/2004 Solo
Grimny-lyn - the merry dwarf ?/Jul/02 Lead RP

Did it after one toprope attempt - without the side runners. What fun!

with Mike Stacey
Jon Read ?/May/00 Lead RP

Same night as On The Air. Single low runner, en route.

with Kate Cox
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