16m.

Rockfax Description
The wide, twisting crack is easier than it looks if you enjoy fat fist-jamming. Pull over the roof and sprint up the tricky crusty layback to finish. © Rockfax

FAA. Ted Howard early 1960s 1962

Ticklists

Burbage, Millstone and Beyond Routes Graded List, Millstone HVS's, Peak Gritstone S-HVS **+, Millstone * HVS In a day, 'The Quarrymen' Big Wall Training Route - Yosemite 5.9 ***, Eastern Grit 2 star plus (HVS/VS/HS), Michelle's crack ticklist, Millstone Edge

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JDDD 18 Sep, 2006 Show βeta
βeta: In reply to Simon Lee: I know what you mean. I borrowed a large hex and you can get a nut on the left of the big crack. Awsome route and gives you a real sense of achievement.
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βeta: In reply to Simon Lee: I know what you mean. I borrowed a large hex and you can get a nut on the left of the big crack. Awsome route and gives you a real sense of achievement.
UKB Shark 2 Sep, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: Too wide for my fists & difficult to protect
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βeta: Too wide for my fists & difficult to protect
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Hidden 21 Jul -
tylerc91 13 Jul Lead O/S
AdamFreeman 13 Jul 2nd O/S
mrteale 27 Jun Lead O/S
Hidden 22 May Lead rpt
Alex@home 16 May Lead rpt
with The Doctor
with The Doctor
Alexander_Metcalfe 12 May 2nd O/S
Tom Blake 12 May Lead O/S
crossleysm 28 Apr Lead O/S
robgixer 28 Apr 2nd
CharleyAnn 28 Apr 2nd
Andy Peak 1 19 Apr Lead O/S Lovely fat fisting
Lovely fat fisting
Samuel Vaughan 30 Mar 2nd
with pc1983
with pc1983
Hidden 30 Mar Lead O/S
kermit_uk 16 Feb Lead O/S
with Steve Woolass
with Steve Woolass
Rocknast ?? 2nd O/S
Olliebradbury 7 Oct, 2018 Lead rpt
with Gwain
with Gwain
Olliebradbury 7 Oct, 2018 Lead rpt
with Gwain
with Gwain
Olliebradbury 7 Oct, 2018 Lead rpt
with Gwain
with Gwain
Olliebradbury 7 Oct, 2018 Lead rpt
with Gwain
with Gwain
Olliebradbury 7 Oct, 2018 Lead rpt
with Gwain
with Gwain
Olliebradbury 7 Oct, 2018 Lead rpt
with Gwain
with Gwain
Olliebradbury 7 Oct, 2018 Lead rpt
with Gwain
with Gwain
Olliebradbury 7 Oct, 2018 Lead rpt
with Gwain
with Gwain
Olliebradbury 7 Oct, 2018 Lead rpt
with Gwain
with Gwain
Teappleby 22 Sep, 2018 2nd O/S Final route of the starred HVS's on the edge in the definitive.
Final route of the starred HVS's on the edge in the definitive.
Calum Wadsworth 22 Sep, 2018 Lead O/S Pretty harrowing ascent of the last route of our millstone definitive guide starred HVS challenge. In the dark and it felt very hard work and scary low down with no big cams.
Pretty harrowing ascent of the last route of our millstone definitive guide starred HVS challenge. In the dark and it felt very hard work and scary low down with no big cams.
Hidden 1 Aug, 2018 Lead O/S
Q.Estelles 15 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
with adam088
with adam088
adam088 15 Jul, 2018 2nd dog
Hidden ?Jul, 2018 Lead
Olliebradbury 26 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
with Trevor
with Trevor
Olliebradbury 26 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
with Trevor
with Trevor
Olliebradbury 26 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
with Trevor
with Trevor
Olliebradbury 26 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
with Trevor
with Trevor
Olliebradbury 26 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
with Trevor
with Trevor
Olliebradbury 26 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
with Trevor
with Trevor
Olliebradbury 26 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
with Trevor
with Trevor
Olliebradbury 26 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
with Trevor
with Trevor
Olliebradbury 26 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
with Trevor
with Trevor
Jim Walton 6 Jun, 2018 2nd O/S I thought this was tough for the grade. BD 3 not big enough
I thought this was tough for the grade. BD 3 not big enough
Hidden 6 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
Hidden 3 Jun, 2018 2nd
HollyP 3 Jun, 2018 2nd
Brown 27 May, 2018 Lead
Bernie L 27 May, 2018 2nd O/S
with Brown
with Brown
Deezel65 12 May, 2018 2nd O/S Bloody awkward
with jim182
Bloody awkward
with jim182
jim182 12 May, 2018 Lead O/S
Hidden 25 Mar, 2018 2nd rpt
poeter210 25 Mar, 2018 Lead rpt
with druss
with druss
FaffmasterG 25 Mar, 2018 Lead dog Stupidly went for a hold out left near top of wide lower crack...came away in my hand so I fell. Silly and avoidable mistake. The upper section was nice but the very top felt pretty sketchy and loose
with James
Stupidly went for a hold out left near top of wide lower crack...came away in my hand so I fell. Silly and avoidable mistake. The upper section was nice but the very top felt pretty sketchy and loose
with James
HenryMeier 21 Feb, 2018 2nd β Fun route - feels steeper when on it!
Fun route - feels steeper when on it!
mrphilipoldham 21 Feb, 2018 Lead O/S Awkward jamming (how big are some folks fists?!) to a lovely layback from under the small roof. Good stuff.
Awkward jamming (how big are some folks fists?!) to a lovely layback from under the small roof. Good stuff.
clanger ??, 2018 Lead
Jamesontherocks ??, 2018 2nd O/S
joeramsay 14 Oct, 2017 Lead O/S
with Steven Ramsay
with Steven Ramsay
Andy Moles 26 Sep, 2017 Solo
Hidden 24 Sep, 2017 Lead
Hidden 15 Aug, 2017 Lead O/S
prcleary 25 Jul, 2017 Lead O/S
with Nick Allsop
with Nick Allsop
steveb2006 2 May, 2017 Lead
Hidden 9 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
Kirill 2 Oct, 2016 Lead
with GrahamD
with GrahamD
Hidden 2 Sep, 2016 Lead
Andrew Barker 1 Sep, 2016 2nd
with Chris M
with Chris M
Chris Sansum 24 Jul, 2016 Lead O/S
with Colin Milton
with Colin Milton
Hidden 24 Jul, 2016 2nd O/S
colin milton 24 Jul, 2016 2nd
with chris sansum
with chris sansum
Andrew Sloan 30 Jun, 2016 2nd rpt
with pete
with pete
Dohnny_Jawes 29 May, 2016 Lead O/S
Hidden 29 May, 2016 2nd O/S
Paul ablitt 14 May, 2016 Lead rpt
Txitxar ??, 2016 Lead
Hidden 10 Sep, 2015 Lead O/S
eel 2 Aug, 2015 Lead O/S
with Al
with Al
cragsman9000 19 Jul, 2015 Lead dnf First climb of the day. Didn't get far. Removed gear and downclimbed.
with bob_cbr
First climb of the day. Didn't get far. Removed gear and downclimbed.
with bob_cbr
jimxxx 18 Jul, 2015 2nd
adi bryant 18 Jul, 2015 Lead O/S
KeenClimber 18 Jul, 2015 Lead O/S
with jimxxx
with jimxxx
ian Wignall 18 Jul, 2015 2nd β
AnneMarie 24 May, 2015 2nd O/S Excellent climb!!
with Nic Fleming
Excellent climb!!
with Nic Fleming
Hidden 17 May, 2015 2nd dog
poeter210 16 May, 2015 Lead dog
with druss
with druss
robgixer 13 Sep, 2014 2nd
Hidden 5 Sep, 2014 2nd
Cake 5 Sep, 2014 Lead O/S Found the fist crack difficult for obvious reasons. It's easy to forget the 2 star routes at millstone are worth doing too.
Found the fist crack difficult for obvious reasons. It's easy to forget the 2 star routes at millstone are worth doing too.
KamilJ 19 Aug, 2014 Lead O/S
with Endrju, dannyboy83
with Endrju, dannyboy83
Hidden 4 Aug, 2014 Lead
dannyboy83 24 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S Got soaked in the rain
with Stuart
Got soaked in the rain
with Stuart
Brannock 24 Jun, 2014 Lead rpt Great!
Great!
Hidden 23 Jun, 2014 Lead
treg 11 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S Been waiting to borrow some big cams to get this done. Well worth the wait. Amazing fist jams that are pain free due to smoothness of the rock inside the crack.
with Dan Osbaldeston
Been waiting to borrow some big cams to get this done. Well worth the wait. Amazing fist jams that are pain free due to smoothness of the rock inside the crack.
with Dan Osbaldeston
uphillnow ??, 2014 -
AidanMorris 16 Nov, 2013 2nd
robgixer 16 Nov, 2013 Lead O/S
bendevonport 6 Oct, 2013 2nd dog
Hidden 6 Oct, 2013 Lead
tonevert 5 Oct, 2013 Lead O/S
with Dave
with Dave
Hidden 28 Sep, 2013 Lead O/S
eduardo 8 Sep, 2013 2nd O/S
with Misha
with Misha
Ramon Marin 2 Sep, 2013 2nd
with ciaran tracey
with ciaran tracey
Ciro 1 Sep, 2013 Lead O/S The guide book said it's easier than it looks if you like fat fist jamming... I'd never done fat fist jamming before so it was not. Brilliant but absolutely terrifying.
The guide book said it's easier than it looks if you like fat fist jamming... I'd never done fat fist jamming before so it was not. Brilliant but absolutely terrifying.
masa-alpin 1 Sep, 2013 2nd β Attractive looking crack, and fun route.
with Tony H
Attractive looking crack, and fun route.
with Tony H
john lynch 9 Aug, 2013 Lead O/S
with Ant King
with Ant King
aking12 9 Aug, 2013 2nd O/S
Hidden 6 Jul, 2013 2nd O/S
Brannock 6 Jul, 2013 Lead Finished up Gimbels, crack a bit of a tussle.
Finished up Gimbels, crack a bit of a tussle.
Hidden 30 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S
Hidden 16 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S
DeanD 21 Apr, 2013 Lead rpt
Hidden 31 Mar, 2013 Lead rpt
James Oswald 7 Oct, 2012 2nd
with Mr. K
with Mr. K
adam carless 7 Oct, 2012 2nd O/S a bit of awkward offwidth fun and some traditional grovelling, but very enjoyable anyway.
a bit of awkward offwidth fun and some traditional grovelling, but very enjoyable anyway.
Mr. K 7 Oct, 2012 Lead dnf
victim of mathematics 7 Oct, 2012 Lead O/S Not too bad once I'd worked out how to use the crack. Not sure how the HVS to the right is very independent, given that I had at least one limb in it most of the time.
Not too bad once I'd worked out how to use the crack. Not sure how the HVS to the right is very independent, given that I had at least one limb in it most of the time.
The Reaper 18 Jun, 2012 2nd O/S
Graeme Hammond 22 May, 2012 Lead O/S
with rich_hw
with rich_hw
Tony Kartawick ??, 2012 -
Tony Kartawick ??, 2012 -
Tony Kartawick ??, 2012 -
Coel Hellier 19 Aug, 2011 Lead
ste_d 19 Aug, 2011 Lead O/S
Mike_d78 19 Aug, 2011 2nd
with ste_d
with ste_d
Hidden 14 Jun, 2011 2nd O/S
nickmattia 9 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
with bartshaw
with bartshaw
Hidden 9 Apr, 2011 2nd O/S
Hidden 9 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
DJayB 9 Apr, 2011 2nd O/S
Hidden 8 Apr, 2011 2nd O/S
Hidden ?Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
Dan Mckinlay ??, 2011 -
saul cashmore ??, 2011 -
ewen 22 Sep, 2010 -
with neil stabbs
with neil stabbs
Hidden 11 Jul, 2010 2nd O/S
JulesV 11 Jul, 2010 Lead O/S
with Shauna Cunningham
with Shauna Cunningham
Dale ?Jul, 2010 Lead O/S good fun more yosmite training ony just got the jug at the top of the big curving crack the top I found easier the climbing keeps coming though
good fun more yosmite training ony just got the jug at the top of the big curving crack the top I found easier the climbing keeps coming though
Jonathan Hall 25 Jun, 2010 Lead
disturbed_one51 25 Jun, 2010 2nd
chrisbussell 2 Jun, 2010 2nd
with Tim O'Neill
with Tim O'Neill
Hidden 18 May, 2010 2nd O/S
Pown 18 May, 2010 Lead O/S
Seymore Butt ??, 2010 -
katyvose1 ??, 2010 -
James Oakes 13 Sep, 2009 Lead O/S
with Andy Lawrence, Bill Lawrence
with Andy Lawrence, Bill Lawrence
GrantB 5 Sep, 2009 2nd
with jkarran
with jkarran
mattyork2 5 Sep, 2009 Lead O/S
with James Karran and Grante!
with James Karran and Grante!
sadams 22 Aug, 2009 2nd
with Es Tresidder
with Es Tresidder
Hardcore Pat 1 Jun, 2009 Lead O/S
with Chris Vanderz
with Chris Vanderz
Hidden ?Jun, 2009 -
simonp ?May, 2009 Lead O/S
with Ivan Green
with Ivan Green
debsb ?May, 2009 2nd O/S
with Ian Renshaw
with Ian Renshaw
Hidden 22 Apr, 2009 Lead
mel holmes 20 Apr, 2009 Lead O/S
with John Nutall
with John Nutall
Hidden ?Apr, 2009 Lead
RM199 ??, 2009 -
Slarti B 27 Sep, 2008 2nd β Fantastic and a bit scary, even as second. Getting up overhang was challenging but a nice mix of techniques needed.
Fantastic and a bit scary, even as second. Getting up overhang was challenging but a nice mix of techniques needed.
Different Steve 14 Jun, 2008 Lead rpt
with Simon Chandler
with Simon Chandler
Hidden 8 May, 2008 Lead O/S
Jim Slater 8 May, 2008 2nd O/S
nofx ??, 2008 -
daveagriff ??, 2008 2nd
pelvoux 9 Sep, 2007 Lead O/S First route of the day. Struggle up to the top of the crack
with Mario
First route of the day. Struggle up to the top of the crack
with Mario
Andrew Sloan 17 Jun, 2007 2nd O/S
Martin Haworth ?Jun, 2007 Lead O/S
with Richard
with Richard
dan gibson 26 Apr, 2007 2nd O/S
with AJ
with AJ
AJ007 26 Apr, 2007 Lead
Ropeboy 6 Aug, 2006 Lead
Andrew Sloan 5 Aug, 2006 Lead O/S
with scott
with scott
Different Steve 2 Jul, 2006 2nd O/S
Chesh 3 Jun, 2006 Lead O/S Lawrence and Scots Paul also seconded
with Mash
Lawrence and Scots Paul also seconded
with Mash
cem 11 Sep, 2005 Lead O/S
with David T
with David T
Hidden ??, 2005 -
UKB Shark 1 Sep, 2004 Lead
with Jon Winter
with Jon Winter
Hidden 1 Jun, 2003 2nd
Hidden ?Oct, 2002 Lead O/S
Hidden ?Jun, 2002 Lead O/S
Hidden 12 Apr, 2002 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 2002 -
skygodley 20 May, 2001 Lead O/S
Trobbo 7 May, 2001 2nd
with andy hartley
with andy hartley
Roget 28 May, 2000 Lead O/S
Martin Bennett 2 Jun, 1996 -
with Jerry Evans, Simno
with Jerry Evans, Simno
Neil McA 1 Jul, 1995 2nd O/S
with pete barrass
with pete barrass
babymoac 29 Jun, 1986 2nd
with MTW
with MTW
John Marsland 9 Dec, 1984 Lead
with George Shaw
with George Shaw
Neil R 29 Jul, 1984 2nd
with Mark
with Mark
Tom V ??, 1984 -
DonnyDave 10 Aug, 1983 Lead
with Ian Freebie
with Ian Freebie
charlesmfrench 10 Oct, 1982 2nd O/S
Mark Kemball 26 Jun, 1982 Lead
with Jim Paxman
with Jim Paxman
Ian Jones ??, 1982 Lead
with John Mayers, Rich Lewis etc
with John Mayers, Rich Lewis etc
Andy Fielding ??, 1982 Lead
with Mike Gilbert
with Mike Gilbert
mark-abz ??, 1982 2nd
with ?
with ?
Paula Hamilton-Gibson ??, 1980 Lead
with Dorothy Bogg
with Dorothy Bogg
Mark Kemball 25 Nov, 1979 2nd
with Mark Brewster
with Mark Brewster
Rob Davies ??, 1979 2nd
with John Tout, Angus McLean
with John Tout, Angus McLean
Al Evans ??, 1976 -
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