Rockfax Description
Mantelshelf onto the ledge from the 'Flintstone's spare-wheel' then climb the well-positioned left arete which has good runners and holds. Swing around left for an exposed finish - rather neat. © Rockfax

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Eastern Grit (2006): Top 500, Burbage, Millstone and Beyond Routes Graded List, Northern Grit 100 VD - VS, Peak Gritstone S-HVS **+, Chatsworth to Bamford.

MrFantastic 22/Oct/16 Solo O/S

wanted to do this for ages. iconic

Rory_Cummings_NI 29/Sep/16 Solo O/S
Hidden 17/Sep/16 Lead
Hidden 08/Sep/16 2nd O/S
Hidden 31/Jul/16 Lead O/S
Blod 27/Jul/16 Lead rpt
with Charley
Hidden 26/Jul/16 Lead
cragtyke 26/Jul/16 2nd
with Chris
MYox 26/Jul/16 Lead O/S
with Basia
buxtoncoffeelover 12/Jul/16 Lead

Delicate, exposed, good gear, reachy move. Lovely!

with Silve
smoreda 12/Jul/16 2nd
pingora 19/Jun/16 2nd rpt
with Celso
lusonavigator 19/Jun/16 Lead

Proved easy and safe in the end but started trembling after bailing out on David. Thanks Ian for insisting on me to get it done.

with pingora
Hidden 05/Jun/16 Lead O/S
Natalie Berry - UKC 05/Jun/16 2nd
Robin Nichols 17/May/16 Solo O/S
with Jemma
pingora 15/May/16 Lead O/S
Ian Saxton 12/May/16 Lead O/S
with dave
david harvey 12/May/16 2nd O/S
with Ian
th0ma5_ander50n 07/May/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/May/16 2nd O/S
pearson9596 07/May/16 2nd O/S
ian d f 07/May/16 Lead O/S
Andy Moles 04/May/16 Solo
laurashaw 28/Nov/15 Lead O/S
rajeshwarbisht 26/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with Flavio
FlavioL1989 26/Sep/15 Solo O/S
Felix la shat 25/Sep/15 Solo O/S
Louishmouis 06/Sep/15 Solo rpt
djones66 06/Sep/15 Lead O/S

Good fun. Easier and better protected than it looks. Shame there isn't more of it.

with Stve mc D
Hidden 03/Aug/15 Lead rpt
Hidden 27/Jun/15 2nd
Hidden 16/Jun/15 Lead O/S
jonhowson 16/Jun/15 2nd rpt
with Maia
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe 11/Jun/15 Lead
with Rachel Briggs
amccann 11/Jun/15 Solo O/S
JasonK 17/May/15 Lead
with Dan Shacklock
Hidden 15/May/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Apr/15 2nd
jonhowson 18/Apr/15 2nd O/S

Great stuff! Feels exposed but the holds are good. Belaying from round the corner to the left of the mantleshelf seems sensible to stop nuts popping out.

with Chris
shaunhumphreys 13/Apr/15 Lead rpt

Seconded a while back! pretty nice

with Dawn
Dawn_K_B 13/Apr/15 2nd
ptc1 18/Mar/15 2nd
Sam McCarthy 12/Mar/15 Lead O/S
MrBIond 11/Mar/15 2nd
mrteale 10/Mar/15 Lead O/S
with MrBlond
Louishmouis ?/Mar/15 Solo
Teappleby 03/Dec/14 Lead

in the dark

Hidden 03/Dec/14 2nd
Rachel Slater 03/Oct/14 Solo O/S
with Simon, Sophie Whyte
soph 03/Oct/14 Solo O/S
with Rachel Slater, Kook newstead
Andypeak 14/Sep/14 2nd
Hidden 13/Sep/14 Solo rpt
Alex_Derbyshire 11/Sep/14 Lead

Really enjoyed this after eyeing it up in the guide book!

Markheighton 11/Sep/14 2nd
ralphio 02/Sep/14 Lead O/S

Lead with pre placed gear in the first half. Easy but exposed moves around the arÍte. Not difficult at any point. Gear is great but you still need a cool head.

with Steve
cem 19/Aug/14 Lead rpt


Kirill 19/Aug/14 2nd O/S
stevelismore 19/Aug/14 Lead O/S

Once around the arete its a long reach for the jug but once you get both hands on it the hard bit is done.

with Jenny
andork123 04/Aug/14 2nd O/S

awesome route, jugs where you need them

charley 04/Aug/14 2nd rpt
with Alex, JackD
Jackwd 04/Aug/14 Lead
Blod 30/Jul/14 Lead O/S

Seemed easy for vs.

runestone 30/Jul/14 2nd
with jeff
Chris Craggs 28/Jul/14 2nd

Did the arete atart - 5a? The rest is just lovely

with Graham Parkes
Hidden 27/Jul/14 Lead
Tubs 26/Jul/14 2nd rpt
with Simon P
si_pro_83 26/Jul/14 Lead O/S

Shame it isn't longer!

with Tubs
lena.drapella 22/Jul/14 2nd O/S
RKirke 22/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Lena
Hidden 12/Jul/14 Lead rpt
Hidden 12/Jul/14 Lead O/S
pimpy 12/Jul/14 2nd
Hidden 10/Jul/14 Solo rpt
Hidden 09/Jul/14 Solo O/S
DaveB61 09/Jul/14 Lead
with Greg Jennings
jshields 09/Jul/14 Lead

Lovely climb, good but spaced gear.

bendevonport 09/Jul/14 Lead
MrBIond 07/Jul/14 Solo
Hidden 06/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Jul/14 2nd
Hidden ?/Jul/14 Solo
Hidden ?/Jul/14 Lead
Albachoss 19/Jun/14 Solo β
with Ben
nimajneb 19/Jun/14 Solo
Sidekick 08/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Matt Marsh 05/Jun/14 2nd
with Aiden Gandy
Oliver Houston 18/May/14 Lead O/S
Teappleby 26/Apr/14 Solo
Goodstuff 16/Apr/14 Lead rpt

Seconded this one a few months back, forgot how nice it is. Great swing around the arÍte.

WillDoyle 16/Apr/14 2nd
Hidden 15/Apr/14 2nd
will randall 30/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with sarah
ffdalton 15/Mar/14 Lead O/S

Windy and very cold day

with Dean Dalton
hlegge 22/Feb/14 Lead O/S

First route of 2014 and it was nice!

with Aidan Rooney
KamilJ ??/2014 2nd
Hidden ??/2014 Solo O/S
richyp 29/Sep/13 2nd
with Andy
Calum Wadsworth 28/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with Ben T
Jackwd 01/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Sep/13 2nd
charley 01/Sep/13 2nd O/S
with JackD, Ange, Kev
Tithe Technique 01/Sep/13 TR O/S
Hidden 27/Aug/13 2nd O/S
ERH 27/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Dan M
Tom Dent 18/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Chalky Cat 09/Aug/13 2nd O/S
with Dom
DaveHall246 01/Aug/13 Lead
with Pete Hall
Hidden 20/Jul/13 2nd
jamie ward 20/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Robbie
jamie ward 20/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Robbie
mapperley samurai 17/Jul/13 2nd

Nice climb. Took the direct start.

Hidden 17/Jul/13 Lead O/S
davidalcock 17/Jul/13 Lead

Fun going around the arete.

Hidden 14/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Dom Cordner 13/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Sam Wimpenny
David Kay 09/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Mynydd C.C.
DavidPC 08/Jul/13 Lead O/S
DeanWilsonn 08/Jul/13 2nd O/S
with Dave
Hidden 07/Jul/13 2nd O/S
treg 07/Jul/13 2nd
with Patrick
Hardcore Pat 07/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Matt Tregellas
chili-d 07/Jul/13 2nd

Did Millwheel Wall start (very delicate and enjoyable)

with Poz
Hidden 06/Jul/13 Lead
oddtoast 06/Jul/13 2nd

Shiny! Needed a leg up to get to the start of route though :p

with Gav
Hidden 04/Jul/13 Lead
tomwright1509 ?/Jul/13 Lead O/S
cragtyke 19/Jun/13 Lead
with Mark B
Hidden 17/Jun/13 2nd
Deezel65 05/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Mark Bell
Hidden 04/Jun/13 2nd
Hidden 01/Jun/13 2nd
cherad 01/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Louise Bell
Goose4 26/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/May/13 Lead
tebs 11/May/13 Solo O/S
Alistair Corbett 19/Apr/13 Solo rpt
bclifton ??/2013 Lead
samt ??/2013 -
SamWimpenny ??/2013 Solo
kabutsu ??/2013 Lead
SteveHi 10/Nov/12 2nd O/S
with Sam Cooke
Sam Cooke 10/Nov/12 Lead O/S
lawlolly 04/Nov/12 2nd O/S

Lovely climb - freezing hands though..

Hidden 13/Oct/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 09/Oct/12 Lead
Nick1812P 04/Oct/12 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Oct/12 Lead O/S
Milnes 09/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Rich Malcolm 08/Sep/12 Lead β
auld al 07/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Fragmod 25/Jun/12 Lead
Dave89 05/Jun/12 Lead O/S

Easy VS, but nice exposure.

with Dave C
sopaz 26/May/12 2nd
birthers 26/May/12 Lead O/S
caroline256 26/May/12 2nd
with Tom B
Palmer 26/May/12 Lead
the power 12/May/12 2nd
Hidden 12/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/May/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 05/May/12 Solo
benkelsey 23/Mar/12 Solo O/S

nicely exposed but jugs everywhere

Hidden 02/Mar/12 Solo O/S
mark20 02/Mar/12 Solo rpt
Hidden 14/Jan/12 Lead β
Rhythm24 14/Jan/12 Lead dnf
Rhythm24 14/Jan/12 2nd β
Tony Kartawick ??/2012 -
DanC1985 04/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Colin
al123 24/Sep/11 2nd rpt
allyrocke 26/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Lizzie Wastnedge, Phil Jennings
Jack Whiteley 23/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Really nice climb, hard footwork just after the mantle onto the ledge. Good bit of run out above good gear, got to place my first micro nut(not really necessary but was fun).

Hidden 21/Jul/11 Lead O/S
belay bunny turned bad 21/Jul/11 2nd O/S
with loundsy
Marti999 10/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Anna
rich_hw 28/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Graeme Hammond 28/Jun/11 2nd rpt
tompilgrem 03/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Dad
john_ni 03/Jun/11 Lead O/S

good wires, lovely route, all there. Useful belay stake at the top.

with Simon Birch
bobpilgrem 03/Jun/11 2nd

Lead by Tom- lovely route with bomber wires.

with Bob/Tom
Hidden 03/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Pythonist 02/Jun/11 Solo O/S
Chris Craggs 02/May/11 2nd

Delicate step/foot-change early on then easy.

with Graham Parkes
lrandall 21/Apr/11 Solo O/S

Another route here which I'd give 3 stars! A brilliant solo.

Hidden 21/Apr/11 Solo rpt
Hidden 17/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Apr/11 2nd
cem 17/Apr/11 2nd rpt
al123 10/Apr/11 Solo O/S


Sgt. Vest 21/Mar/11 Solo O/S
mwatson ??/2011 -
PAJames ??/2011 -
Mr Sparkle 24/Oct/10 Lead O/S
richardashe 17/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Sep/10 Lead O/S
jwpil 03/Sep/10 2nd O/S
with Gordon
gordonday 03/Sep/10 Lead rpt
with Jack
Jamesb55 15/Aug/10 Lead O/S
geddicakes 08/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Fraser
Mr. K 07/Aug/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 07/Aug/10 Lead
Hidden 27/Jul/10 Lead
ojp 25/Jul/10 2nd
with Andy
Dave Foster 25/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Sandra
Chumpatus 24/Jul/10 2nd O/S
with dave
James Oswald 09/Jul/10 Lead dog

Easy for VS. But very good. Lovely exposed finishing moves

nathanlee 04/Jul/10 Solo O/S
gordonday 26/Jun/10 2nd rpt
with clive
mark20 24/Jun/10 Lead O/S
tiga271 24/Jun/10 2nd
with mark20
Hidden 17/Jun/10 Lead O/S
willson 17/Jun/10 Lead
with chris
Creep_pea 16/Jun/10 2nd O/S
with Rob
Hidden 11/Jun/10 2nd
9fingerjon 11/Jun/10 Lead
with Matt
Tony Holdsworth 05/Jun/10 Lead rpt
with Martin Haworth
disturbed_one51 31/May/10 2nd
Jonathan Hall 31/May/10 2nd
John Tourle 31/May/10 Lead


with Mark Williams
Hidden 29/May/10 2nd
victim of mathematics 24/May/10 2nd rpt
with Jaime
radioactivekid 23/May/10 Lead O/S
with Katherine
Alistair Corbett 23/May/10 Lead O/S

easy vs

Hidden 23/May/10 Lead rpt
psychomansam 23/May/10 Lead

what a lovely climb. Soft too, what more could you want!

Laurence Everitt 22/May/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 22/May/10 2nd O/S
Phil West 22/May/10 Lead rpt
with Shaun Walby
shaun walby 22/May/10 Lead O/S
with Phil West
gazfellows 20/May/10 Lead
Steve Waters, Mynydd 17/May/10 2nd

Hugely enjoyable with positive holds. Great exposed move left over the quarry.

mtempest 17/May/10 Lead
with Steve Waters, Mynydd
jmjw 02/May/10 Lead O/S

Nice climb, great step out round the arete, slightly ruined by the large number of dead lambs in the quarry, pretty strange really.

with Tim R, Will L
timrowland 02/May/10 2nd
with jmjw
Pete Graham 16/Apr/10 Solo
Hidden 13/Apr/10 -
TonyF ??/2010 Lead
mattorford ??/2010 2nd
RM199 ??/2010 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2010 2nd
pembrc ??/2010 Lead O/S
nickcanute ??/2010 Solo O/S
Conor1 01/Oct/09 Lead O/S

Great route, really enjoyable. Started up the lower arete, which is stiff 4c, but after that quite steady with hidden hand and footholds.

with Richard Simpson
Hidden 27/Sep/09 -
Chris Craggs 25/Sep/09 2nd

Pretty soft for 4c

with Dave Spencer
chrisallan 18/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Aug/09 2nd O/S
Si dH 08/Aug/09 Lead rpt
with Neil Furniss/Tom Lambert
jkarran 02/Aug/09 Lead

Nice little route.

with Aly
Hidden 02/Jul/09 2nd
sgl0jd 01/Jul/09 Lead
with Luke
Hidden 01/Jul/09 2nd β
Hidden 27/Jun/09 2nd O/S
Adam Potter 23/Jun/09 2nd
Hidden 22/Jun/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 22/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Becky E 20/Jun/09 2nd O/S
barrylong 18/Jun/09 Lead rpt
with Andy PCC
Si dH 31/May/09 2nd O/S
with Marco
pebbles 26/Apr/09 2nd

lovely route.

Hidden 25/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Apr/09 Solo
Hidden 20/Apr/09 Solo rpt
Jim Slater 19/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Mark Mercer
Hidden 29/Oct/08 Solo
Hidden 02/Aug/08 Lead O/S
mr bounce 30/Jul/08 Lead O/S
Ardo 30/Jul/08 2nd O/S
with Tim
Tommy G 27/Jul/08 2nd O/S
with Bri Mac
duncan 23/Jul/08 Lead
with Hugo Glover
teflonpete 20/Jul/08 2nd β

Great exposure when you step left round the arrete. On my list to lead.

with Pete C
Guy Wilson 02/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Jenny Calvert
adam carless 24/May/08 Lead O/S
with Jon_nz
gibbo38 18/May/08 2nd O/S
with Phil
naughtybadboy 18/May/08 2nd
Hidden 08/May/08 Lead O/S
jamiev 05/May/08 Solo rpt
craig matheson ?/Apr/08 Solo
Hidden 14/Mar/08 Lead O/S
Owdham 02/Mar/08 Lead O/S

Excellent climb. Plenty of places for good gear. Really nice move onto the arete.

with Sam
mattwyles1 ??/2008 -
alaan 09/Nov/07 Solo O/S
Hidden 18/Oct/07 Solo rpt
Nicos 18/Oct/07 Solo O/S
Hidden 05/Oct/07 Lead O/S
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 22/Sep/07 Lead O/S
EllieJ 22/Sep/07 2nd O/S
Hidden 20/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Graeme Hammond 10/Aug/07 Lead O/S
with luke, Lauren Foster/Keeler
lithos 04/Aug/07 Lead
Simon Caldwell 04/Aug/07 Lead O/S

Not sure where the 4c bit was, felt like a good HS 4b to me. Nice climbing, a shame it's not a bit longer.

with Carmen
victim of mathematics 03/Jun/07 2nd O/S
Jim Vach 02/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with S
Hidden ?/Jun/07 Lead
Pilch 24/May/07 Lead O/S
with Ed
EdShep 24/May/07 2nd O/S
with Pilch
Rob Davies 19/May/07 Lead rpt
with Phil Ashton
Apharri ?/May/07 Solo O/S
with Andre Hedger
dannyboy83 10/Apr/07 2nd O/S
with Sion
Hidden ??/2007 Solo O/S
cat22 ??/2007 Lead O/S
with Megan
Hidden 08/Sep/06 Solo O/S
Hidden 30/Jul/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Jul/06 2nd
Hidden 28/Jul/06 Lead O/S
SecretSquirrel 28/Jul/06 2nd
with andy
philboy 26/Jul/06 2nd
OffshoreAndy 21/Jul/06 Lead O/S
with NCC Nic
colin milton 20/Jul/06 Lead

more like 4b

with fenclimb
Hidden 20/Jul/06 2nd O/S
uphillnow 18/Jun/06 Lead

placed first gear and downclimbed, rest and then struggled through to top.

Joe Costello ?/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Liam
Hidden 28/May/06 Lead
Andrew Barker ?/Apr/06 Solo O/S

My first route after moving to Sheffield

Hidden 13/Jul/05 2nd
Budge 23/Jun/05 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Jun/05 Lead RP
mikej 08/Jun/04 Lead
with Rick Naylor
BrianT 02/Jun/04 Lead O/S

Excellent exposure. Good wires.

with Steve Bostock
PenJD 25/Sep/03 Lead O/S
with Dave E and Oli
cem 03/Aug/03 2nd
with Liam Mark
samwelli 22/Jun/03 Lead O/S
with Reuben Brown
Hidden 21/Jun/03 2nd O/S
Hidden 14/Jun/03 Solo O/S
Howard J 03/Jun/03 2nd
with John Turner
Hidden 30/May/03 Solo O/S
Monk ??/2003 Solo O/S
Hidden 28/Sep/02 Lead
Hidden 18/Aug/02 2nd
Hidden 17/Aug/02 Lead
DerwentDiluted 28/Jul/02 Lead
with A. Murray
chris sm 27/Jul/02 2nd O/S
reg_measures 16/Apr/02 2nd O/S
Hidden 28/Jul/01 2nd
jamiev 18/Jul/00 Solo O/S
with Adrian Berry and John Arran
tlr ??/2000 Solo
Hidden ??/2000 Lead O/S
marcoleptic ??/2000 Lead
Dave Musgrove Jnr 29/Aug/99 Lead
with Jenny Ibbotson
Hidden 01/Aug/99 Lead O/S
Rich Malcolm 04/Jul/99 Lead O/S
with Dave Draycott
clive-greenwood 17/Sep/98 Lead
with HUMC
Phil West 02/Aug/98 2nd rpt
with Steve Wild
Ropeboy 27/Jul/98 Solo
Phil West 18/Jul/98 Lead rpt
with David Atherton
bigphil 18/Mar/98 Lead
with Adam L
Hidden 15/Aug/97 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/May/97 Lead
Rog Wilko ?/Jun/96 Lead
with Debbie Wilkinson
leadmat ??/1995 Lead
Laramadness 03/Jul/94 Lead O/S
charlesmfrench 31/Jul/93 Lead O/S
with Richard Wayte
John Marsland 01/May/93 Lead
with Allen Newby
IanD353 ?/Apr/93 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/1993 Lead
Roget 05/Jul/91 Solo O/S
Hidden 14/Oct/90 TR
NickJH ?/Jun/90 Lead
with I Smith, D Townsend
Hidden ?/Sep/89 Solo O/S
stp 22/May/89 Solo O/S
Hidden 19/May/89 Solo
Hidden 17/Nov/88 2nd
babymoac 30/May/88 Lead
goi.ashmore 24/Apr/88 Solo O/S
Chris the Tall ?/Apr/87 Lead O/S
with Dave Gurney
Dave Musgrove 14/Jul/85 Solo
Billg 03/Jul/85 Lead O/S
with Dave Gregory
malc 29/Aug/84 Solo O/S
John Marsland 29/Apr/84 Lead
with Dave Cousins
mark-abz 28/Mar/82 2nd
with Andy W
Hammy 18/Apr/81 Lead
with Jonathon Stacey
Rob Davies 24/May/80 Lead
with Graham Wilson
Mark Kemball 08/Dec/79 Solo
duncan ?/Apr/79 Solo O/S
Andy Fielding ??/1979 TR
Andy Say 01/Aug/78 Lead
Hidden 02/Jun/76 Lead
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