Auto da Fe*** E4 6a
[johnny trying hard, 3 kb]10m. Rivelinís second classic E4 arete is technically harder than The Brush Off but has better gear. Climb the short crack to the break, arrange a few wires and Friends, then sprint for the top. © ROCKFAX
FA. Andy Parkin 1976

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

Photo: johnny trying hard © mwatson
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This climb is in 109 logbooks, and on 27 wishlists.

very sweaty crack, colder connies needed for us punters
benkelsey - Lead dnf - 22/Sep/14 with Shaun Humphreys

nick ferro - TR O/S - 13/Sep/14 with Andrew Edwards, Oli Birkill

C May - TR dnf - 13/Sep/14

Cool, slipped off the start, did the rest fine.
Olli-C - 2nd β - 03/Aug/14 with Swanny

ianjfsutcliffe - TR dnf - 29/Apr/14 with Jonny

Matt Cooke - Lead rpt - 22/Mar/14 with Jack, Sam Taylor

Great climb, hard!
theomoore - Lead β - 08/Mar/14

WillDoyle - Lead O/S - 07/Mar/14

Brian Rodgers - Lead RP - 01/Mar/14 with Mike Todd

Fell when trying the lead - end of the day and too tired. Coming back for this one. Exhausting for a short route.
toddm - TR RP - 01/Mar/14 with Brian Rodgers

Hidden - 2nd - Mar/14

ground up. Crux took a few gans. Safe but 'ard.
robertmctague - Lead G/U - 2014

Pleased to get the onsight. So much potential for barn-dooring all the way up.
Matthew Ferrier - Lead O/S - 11/Dec/13 with Tom Appleby

Great moves but really pumpy. Had to rest a few times on it.
Teappleby - 2nd dog - 11/Dec/13 with Matt Ferrier

jacobjacob - Lead O/S - 24/Nov/13

Foot slipped just as I reached up for the first break, then couldn't hold the arete for long enough to stand up in the same break (3 or 4 rests) Managed it in the end.
amccann - Lead dog - 13/Nov/13

So close to the onsite. Nailed second go.
marcduhig - Lead rpt - 01/Sep/13 with Iain G

really good. took a few tries!
Sam Simpson - Lead RP - 27/May/13 with Tom Doldon

mshorter - Lead RP - 17/May/13

sparkass - Lead O/S - 16/May/13 with Mike Shorter

Hidden - 23/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead RP - 11/Apr/13

Hannes B - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/13 with Debbie B

Hidden - 2nd dog - 08/Apr/13

so close to the o/s! amazing route.
john lynch - Lead - 04/Feb/13 with Lewis Andrew

Hidden - Lead RP - 01/Feb/13

Lead on Remus' gear. Much easier when you don't have to place it! Lot's of interesting moves packed in a short space.
Daniel Heath - Lead β - 01/Feb/13 with Remus

shaunhumphreys - Lead dnf - 10/Nov/12 with JRae, mwatson

mwatson - Lead rpt - 10/Nov/12

Last move! Not been on proper grit for a while so felt pretty tough.
JRae - Lead dnf - 10/Nov/12 with Shaun Humphreys, M Watson

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/12

Pleased to do this. A few tenuous moments.
Ian Broome - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/12 with Grant

GrantB - 2nd - 28/Apr/12 with Broom Dog

adi bryant - Lead dnf - 15/Apr/12 with Liz

drcorbasisgod - Lead O/S - 09/Mar/12

w.pettet-smith - Lead - Dec/11 with ben

2 wires then grey alien
davesykes - 2nd - 20/Nov/11 with Stan

pie_eater_pete - Lead rpt - 24/Oct/11 with Dave Sargent

davewsargent - 2nd dog - 24/Oct/11 with peter sargent

sammo247 - Lead dnf - 03/Sep/11 with chiverstom

BeccaSnowden - 2nd dog - 15/Jun/11 with Tom

Annoyingly fell on the crux, will have to come back!
thomasadixon - Lead - 15/Jun/11 with Becca, Ollie

Barndoor'd off lay back at bottom stupidly. Lowered did rest first go.
rob.s22 - Lead - Jun/11 with M.G

Hidden - 2nd dog - 31/May/11

Brown - Lead - 31/May/11 with Gabriel

Hidden - Lead - 24/May/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/May/11

Going onto right side of the arete ok at the top? Tough crux between the middle breaks!
thomasadixon - 2nd O/S - 19/May/11 with Mike, Alan

TomPR - Lead - 12/Apr/11

akhughes - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/11

Dave Gilling - TR - 05/Apr/11 with Jamie Lilleman

mwatson - Lead dog - 2011

pie_eater_pete - Lead - 23/Nov/10 with bwestwood

bwestwood - 2nd - 23/Nov/10 with pete sargeant

Pretty lame attempt, not feeling great but decided to give it a go anyhow. Didn't have the beans to get up the inital crack despite it feeling about E2 for the crack section.
petellis - Lead dnf - 26/Sep/10 with Bex

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/10

wolverine - Lead β - 03/Apr/10 with Steve Pritchard

westaway - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/10

sean0409 - 2010

Hidden - Lead dog - 03/Oct/09

disturbed_one51 - TR - 30/Aug/09 with Wee man

Climb was great, shame about the wasps nest at the top!!
Jonathan Hall - TR - 30/Aug/09 with Mark Williams

Hidden - TR dog - 29/Aug/09

Dan 85 - Lead RP - 12/May/09 with Rich

Gear in place. Felt ok.
MONKEY78 - Lead rpt - 11/May/09 with Nige, adam ellwood

steve_biczyk - Lead - 28/Dec/08 with Emma Curry, Chris Thackray

Wanted to do this for ages. Very glad i waited to onsight it :)
Matt Fry - Lead O/S - 19/Oct/08 with Dafydd Roberts

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Lead RP - 12/Oct/08 with John Nightingale

Boy - Oct/08 with Nige Kershaw

Hidden - Lead dnf - 04/Jun/08

Second go - pulled the ropes after fairly rubbish first attempt, moved some gear to reveal a hold and then went swimmingly.
alaan - Lead - 02/Mar/08 with Aly

fall, pulled ropes through. moved some gear to leave the biggest hold free then went well, in the hale!
jamesturnbull - Lead - Mar/08 with paul winder

Hidden - Solo O/S - 02/Nov/07

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Apr/07

Toby Dunn - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/07 with Ruth

bronsonite - Lead - 03/Feb/07 with Nathan Lawrence

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/06 with Eric Hildrew

Hidden - TR O/S - 19/Feb/06

Mark Riley - Lead O/S - Sep/05

Hidden - Lead β - Sep/05

Jim Gayler - Lead O/S - May/05 with Nick Patrick, Ben Waller

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/04

shark - Lead - 24/Feb/04 with Karl Walton

Hidden - Lead O/S - Oct/03

Hidden - Lead dnf - Sep/03

bigphil - 2nd dog - 20/Jul/03 with Toby

One fall in first crack
Obi-Wan is lost... - Lead dog - 20/Jul/03 with Phil

1st e4
lx - Lead - Mar/02

David Smith - 2nd - 14/Sep/01

tlr - 2nd - 2000 with Dave

tuftynick - Lead - 2000

ellie macpherson - TR - Jul/99 with Ian Holmes

Rich Kirby - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/99 with Paul Tanton

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/97 with Viv

mikedelderfield - Lead dog - 01/Jun/95 with Steven Delderfield

ste_d - 2nd O/S - 01/Jun/95 with mik

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 08/May/95 with Roy Thomas

rob.grafton - Lead - 10/Apr/94 with jim h, chris pugh, Bruce

mattnuttall - Lead O/S - Mar/94 with Adrian Berry

sadams - Lead - 02/Mar/91 with Kev Mellieu

Dave Musgrove - TR - 16/Feb/90 with Kim Greenald

Billg - Lead rpt - 20/Sep/89

Hidden - TR - 13/Aug/89

dominic lee - Solo rpt - 28/Jul/89

Hidden - Lead - 05/Jul/89

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/89

Mark Kemball - Lead dnf - 12/Mar/84

Around this time?
Paul Clarke - Lead - 1977 with Others, Andy Parkin, John Whittock

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