Rockfax Description
The best thing on Mother Cap. Thin moves above a good landing but most will need a mat. © Rockfax

Ticklists: Burbage, Millstone and Beyond Routes Graded List, Full of Myself - Johnny's Book namecheck, Peak Bouldering - bold-star Eastern-Grit sub 7s.

abathingjames 24/Feb Sent x
philipjames 21/Jan -
with tomhull
catt 21/Jan Sent x
Stingraypoindex 21/Jan Sent
Wilbur 21/Jan Sent x
andyman666999 14/Jan Sent

Snow on the ground but the crimps were greasy !! Went quickly after Beta figured out. V good problem.

with Phardy
anyamal mountaingoat 14/Jan Sent x

One sesh wonder

Adam Willison 14/Jan Sent β

With Mark

Marcus Wright 14/Jan Sent x
Hidden ?/Jan Sent β
FloTilley 20/Dec/16 Sent x
Hidden 20/Dec/16 Sent dnf
sammpratt 19/Dec/16 Sent
Adam Moroz 18/Dec/16 Sent x

Did first try today, excellent conditions. Failed lots on this in the past, although don't think i've been on it in winter before...

EdGS 17/Dec/16 Sent β
with Frankie Tucker
Frankie_Tucker 17/Dec/16 Sent β
with Ed
Hidden 04/Dec/16 Sent β
Alkis 04/Dec/16 Sent x

Bust pulley, had to open-hand all the crimps!

with Rob Mcsweeney, Jack Bradbrook
philipegwyther 04/Dec/16 Sent x
JamesTurnbull97 27/Nov/16 Sent x
Gaz McShee 27/Nov/16 Sent x

Top problem

with Zak, Steve, Eski, James, Rachel
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing 27/Nov/16 Sent
Andrew Jennings 20/Oct/16 Sent rpt
SDM 24/Sep/16 Sent
with Joe, Michael
joe bennett 24/Sep/16 Sent
with SDM
rpinto 11/Sep/16 Sent rpt
with George
GeorgeWoodward 11/Sep/16 Sent rpt
GeorgeWoodward 04/Sep/16 Sent dnf
rpinto 04/Sep/16 Sent dnf
with George
DanielleMarie 29/Aug/16 Sent x
danJBA 31/Jul/16 Sent x
ambigu0us 16/Jul/16 -
Jack93 12/Jul/16 Sent x
Andrew Jennings 26/May/16 Sent rpt
ralphio 15/May/16 Sent x
with John work
joese7en 15/May/16 -
Mattlamb90 14/May/16 Sent x

Hot mayte

with Luke
luke384 14/May/16 Sent x
with matty
xiangoh 24/Apr/16 Sent x
Hidden 19/Apr/16 Sent dnf
Dan 85 25/Mar/16 Sent O/S
with Joe H
jess bt 14/Mar/16 Sent rpt
johncoxmysteriously 12/Mar/16 Sent

Very good conditions, felt much easier than this grade.

Hidden 12/Mar/16 Sent dnf
Hidden 28/Feb/16 Sent x
Nick Sherring 28/Feb/16 Sent
Hidden 28/Feb/16 Sent rpt
Hidden 27/Feb/16 Sent x
Matt.c.Warner 25/Feb/16 Sent x
psborland 14/Feb/16 Sent x
raymondlinklater 23/Jan/16 Sent x
Andy Moles 20/Jan/16 Sent x
with James Oswald
dale__n 17/Jan/16 Sent
merlin138 17/Jan/16 Sent x
with Alice Hafer, slippyale
Alex Handley 17/Jan/16 Sent x

Cold and wet

fp219 17/Jan/16 Sent rpt
MrFantastic 17/Jan/16 Sent x
with Adam, Merlin, Alex Handley, Alice
ashtond6 10/Jan/16 Sent x
nathanlee 08/Jan/16 Sent rpt

So good!

with Laura Smitton
Harry Chaplin ??/2016 Sent x
Scott Anderson 29/Dec/15 Sent dnf

Will try harder!

Hidden 29/Dec/15 Sent x
James Oakes 22/Nov/15 Sent x
Theo Moore - UKC and UKH 04/Nov/15 Sent x

in the foggy darkness

with Deacon
heywoodj 19/Oct/15 -
kermit_uk 11/Oct/15 Sent x

2nd go, should have flashed right hand popped moving up to finish jug. Class!

bigdrew 11/Oct/15 Sent β
Michelle_250 11/Oct/15 Sent O/S

with andy j, kermit_uk
Mick r 19/Sep/15 Sent dnf

got through the crux but failed to top out.

dave_middleton 19/Sep/15 Sent x
Andrew Jennings 08/Sep/15 Sent rpt
with Jamie Lilleman
RichyBOYY 26/Aug/15 Sent x

cool problem - v4 6b is about right i rate

hankyc 09/May/15 Sent x

have to get body position just right then goes pretty straightforwardly, classic route

kmaxwell 16/Apr/15 Sent β
amccann 22/Mar/15 Sent x

After a few goes.

with Matt G
Hidden 22/Mar/15 Sent
chudders1 21/Mar/15 Sent
Wizzy 21/Feb/15 Sent x

2nd go. Probably 6a+

Hidden 21/Feb/15 Sent x
Tom Keaveny 07/Feb/15 Sent
Robin Nichols 04/Feb/15 Sent O/S
with Jemma
Haydn Jones 03/Feb/15 Sent β
with Dickon Morris, will doyle, tom, ed morris
WillDoyle 03/Feb/15 Sent
icantthinkrightnow 04/Jan/15 Sent
bclifton ??/2015 -
OliverRoss 30/Dec/14 Sent x
with Andy Grey, Wil Treasure
KiaranR 30/Dec/14 Sent β
Hidden 30/Dec/14 Sent rpt
Hidden 30/Dec/14 Solo rpt
Dizz 30/Dec/14 Sent dnf

Next time :)

geddicakes 29/Dec/14 Sent x
with Jim Brownlow
Hidden 28/Dec/14 Sent
Sandy Moore 28/Dec/14 Sent
marconi 24/Dec/14 Sent x
with Mackie
Ian Broome 12/Dec/14 Sent rpt
with Laika
Gambit 06/Dec/14 Sent x

Great Great problem, glad to do it

with OlI
Somerset swede basher 06/Dec/14 Sent x
shaunhumphreys 25/Nov/14 Sent x


Teappleby 25/Nov/14 Sent

found it harder than I remember!

Tophe 09/Nov/14 Sent
AshWH 05/Nov/14 Sent x
with Jess, Dick
jess bt 05/Nov/14 Sent
with Ash
belay bunny turned bad 02/Nov/14 Sent
switch 01/Nov/14 -
Hidden 01/Nov/14 Sent x
sishaw 25/Oct/14 Sent x

Almost first go, this is so conditions dependant. Third go!

with Scot slim boy
psborland 26/Sep/14 Sent dnf
Calum Wadsworth 23/Sep/14 Sent x
Teappleby 23/Sep/14 Sent x

nearly flashed it! just dropped the final slap, got it soon after.

Nick1812P 23/Sep/14 Sent x

3rd go.

Matthew Ferrier 23/Sep/14 Sent x


Hidden ?/Sep/14 Sent
rpinto 22/Aug/14 Sent dnf
rpinto 20/Aug/14 Sent dnf
NickHobbs 16/Aug/14 Sent x
with Bill
TimG 12/Aug/14 Sent x
with John
jess bt 08/Jun/14 -

class problem

Ewano 19/May/14 Sent x

Had been doing it all wrong. Felt easy.

Ed morris 17/May/14 Sent x
with stefan
Jonesy_A 05/May/14 Sent x

Brilliant problem though slightly scary with only one mat... good send train in the end though! :-)

Hidden 02/May/14 Sent x
spidermonkey09 29/Mar/14 Sent
Dave Mayes 16/Mar/14 -
Jake Young 08/Mar/14 Solo RP

on my bill, no mats

Alex Norman 16/Feb/14 Sent x
Henry.Todman 26/Jan/14 Sent x
sishaw 20/Jan/14 Sent dnf

Not brilliant conditions but no excuses, had my hand on the top but didn't land it properly.

Jack.H.92 12/Jan/14 Sent
with Conor
Duncan Campbell 10/Jan/14 Sent

Tried in 2011, and didn't quite make it. Managed it today thanks to a brisk wind. A brilliant, technical wall climb with a tenuous crux move! Mega psyched!

with Bubbles
icantthinkrightnow ??/2014 Sent x
Gianthit ??/2014 -
David Kay 26/Dec/13 Sent dnf
al123 17/Dec/13 Sent β
Hidden 30/Nov/13 Sent
rfdl100 30/Nov/13 Sent dnf
rockaddict 30/Nov/13 Sent
rpinto 25/Nov/13 Sent dnf
TimG 08/Nov/13 Sent x

spend a good 2 hours working it. worth it!

with Jack
crazy crane 12/Aug/13 Sent
Arisdad 14/Jul/13 -
al123 28/Apr/13 Sent
benkelsey 16/Apr/13 Sent x

4th go. bit greasy.

with HPC
Laramadness 15/Apr/13 Sent x
JakeWShaw 15/Apr/13 Sent x
Hidden ?/Mar/13 Sent x
Hidden 16/Feb/13 Sent x
Garrouli 16/Feb/13 Sent x
with Ioanna
dood1 16/Feb/13 Sent β
masonwoods101 12/Feb/13 Sent rpt
al123 26/Jan/13 Sent
p_won 16/Jan/13 Sent dnf

Brilliant!.. couldn't top out though, hands on last slopers!

Hidden 16/Jan/13 Sent
angus 07/Jan/13 Sent x
with Philbert
Hidden 06/Jan/13 Sent x
nai 05/Jan/13 Sent x
belay bunny turned bad 04/Jan/13 Sent
with nicky
Hidden ??/2013 -
bjackelman ??/2013 Sent
DaveFidler 26/Dec/12 Sent x


Gus 11/Dec/12 Solo
with sam whittaker
Hidden 10/Nov/12 Sent x
cheesequestion 10/Nov/12 Sent x
with Jon Street, Beige Dave
The Grist 10/Nov/12 Sent β
Hidden 04/Nov/12 Sent x
Hidden 12/Oct/12 Sent dnf
Adam Booth 12/Oct/12 Sent dnf

Too windy! Did all the moves up to the top slopers...

JLS 09/Oct/12 Sent x

2nd go, scarpered off along ledge without doing true top out.

with Jacqui
Climbster 08/Sep/12 Sent dnf

Touched the finishing hold x 2. V. pissed off not to finish. Should have tackled it earlier in the day.

with Ian
Bloke on a Rope 08/Sep/12 Sent x

Nice! Technical and crimpy

with Matt
Kelly D 28/Jul/12 Sent dnf


PowerPigtails 28/Jul/12 Sent x
Hidden 04/Jun/12 Sent x
Hidden 12/May/12 Sent
adi bryant 17/Apr/12 Sent x

A few goes and then tapped the jug instead of grabbing it. Next go caught it, "..yeh! I've done a Johnny Dawes route..oh hold on, doesn't the original route go overrr.. that. Ok then, time to humbly scurry away..for now..

Hidden 06/Apr/12 Sent dnf
AielSavage 29/Mar/12 Sent
joe.91 21/Mar/12 Sent x
Chi Cheng 21/Mar/12 Sent rpt
john lynch 19/Mar/12 Sent rpt
with adam harrison, Lewis Andrew
Jeromecooper 17/Mar/12 -
Hidden 10/Mar/12 Sent
tebs 26/Feb/12 Sent x

Pretty terrifying finish on my own

rich_hw 19/Feb/12 Sent x
MartinWilliams87 19/Feb/12 Sent x
Sam The Gecko 15/Feb/12 Sent x

Brilliant climb,but i was scary near the top

eazyclimbing 14/Feb/12 Sent
with cliff
cliffrad 14/Feb/12 Sent rpt
with eazy
Pete Sanger 12/Feb/12 Sent x
J.Wells 08/Feb/12 Sent x

2nd go, topped out capstone

Dave Foster 29/Jan/12 Sent x

Pretty steady if you can reach the top sloper off the undercuts! No way you'd catch me going over that capping stone though.

with Si 2
Hidden 15/Jan/12 Sent x
Hidden 15/Jan/12 Sent x
greenclimb 15/Jan/12 Sent x
Hidden 14/Jan/12 Solo RP
danjimwill 12/Jan/12 -
john lynch 09/Jan/12 Sent rpt
with fred prall, Lewis Andrew
fp219 09/Jan/12 -
tomsmartacus 08/Jan/12 Sent dnf
Tony Kartawick ??/2012 -
deacondeacon ??/2012 Sent

Year is a guess

Hidden 01/Dec/11 Sent O/S
Dan Lane 24/Oct/11 Sent dnf

So close, would be much easier on a cold day but still got to the 2nd slopey crimp, couldn't hold it though.

with Ruth Taylor, Andy Turner
petellis 15/Oct/11 Sent dnf

Too hot and sweaty but would be fine on a cold day

Dave Heaton 07/Oct/11 Sent
with Kate Menadue, Martin Cathrow, James Forbes
matty7891 07/Oct/11 Sent dnf
paddyisidle 12/Jul/11 Sent

One of the best V4s, balancy and nervy with brilliant tenuous crimpy moves. Millstone bouldering is a revelation!

Chi Cheng 12/Jul/11 Sent rpt
with Mike Borg-Costanzi
Hidden 12/Jul/11 Sent x
al123 01/Jun/11 Sent
maybe_si 07/Apr/11 Sent x
Hidden 27/Mar/11 Sent
Hidden 20/Mar/11 Sent
Chi Cheng 19/Mar/11 Sent x
with Mike Borg-Costanzi
dmoir 12/Mar/11 Sent
with Oli
Hidden 12/Mar/11 Sent rpt
cliffrad 11/Mar/11 Sent β
jacobjacob 11/Mar/11 Sent rpt
henryjepson ?/Mar/11 Sent
john lynch 28/Jan/11 Sent


with kela, ed, Tom, Lewis Andrew
Hidden 09/Jan/11 Sent x
Hidden 09/Jan/11 Sent
Chris_barr 09/Jan/11 Sent x
with Mike
belay bunny turned bad 03/Jan/11 Sent x
with loundsy
Hidden 02/Jan/11 Sent x
masonwoods101 ??/2011 -

dead good this, hard v4?

infected mushroom ??/2011 -
birdie1989 ??/2011 -
cymjt ??/2011 -
thefuturesmiles ?/Dec/10 Sent x
highrepute 27/Nov/10 Sent
Hidden 27/Nov/10 Sent
mark20 16/Nov/10 Sent x

Easy in the cold

Hidden 14/Nov/10 Sent x
Hidden 14/Nov/10 Sent x
dominic lee 13/Nov/10 Sent
Simon_Letman 13/Nov/10 Sent
Hidden 07/Nov/10 Sent O/S
metal arms 07/Nov/10 Sent

5th go. Didn't fancy the topout so strolled off right in the break.

Hidden 07/Nov/10 Sent x
RiverRoam 07/Nov/10 Sent x
with Wing & Keith
tim newton 06/Nov/10 Sent x
Daniel_Boocock 16/Oct/10 Sent x
Ben Harper 16/Oct/10 Sent rpt
with shane, Baby A
Qisheng Xie 16/Oct/10 Sent x
with Mike Jones, Joe Prinold
Hidden 16/Oct/10 Sent x
andy jennings 16/Oct/10 Sent x
with ben
jakk 16/Oct/10 -
Hidden 10/Oct/10 Sent x
Hidden 30/Sep/10 Sent
Hidden 30/Sep/10 Sent rpt
Hidden 03/Sep/10 Sent
Pown 09/Aug/10 Sent x
Kelly D 25/Jul/10 Sent dnf

Got both hands on the first rail, and started the move up to the next but couldn't hang on. Not strong enough or brave enough! One to practice :D

PowerPigtails 25/Jul/10 Sent x
Hidden 16/May/10 Sent x
climberjames 15/May/10 Sent x

Truly highball! Precarious last move before the optional traverse, stab for the rainwater groove and you are done - 6 Attempts.

disturbed_one51 05/Apr/10 Sent
Jonathan Hall 05/Apr/10 Sent

Finally, been wanting to do this for ages!

tebs 01/Apr/10 Sent dnf

Another shut down at this grade, about 15/20 goes before the rain. Delicate and difficult to commit.

Hidden 14/Mar/10 Sent x
Graeme Hammond 02/Mar/10 Sent x

ACE - feels much better when you've done it, had a few pathetic attempts previously, a true highball.

with Rob
nathanlee 13/Feb/10 Sent x


simon cox 31/Jan/10 Sent
sishaw 03/Jan/10 Sent
with peakdj
James Oswald ??/2010 -

Done to break after lots of tries last year. Completely and utterly awesome. One of the best Font6bs I've done! :)

stella1 ??/2010 Sent x
Sidekick ??/2010 Sent O/S
fp219 ??/2010 -
Whealiebob 13/Dec/09 Sent x

Nice problem!

with Stee, Terry
jowgli 10/Dec/09 Sent x
Hidden 01/Dec/09 Sent
peewee2008 01/Dec/09 Sent x

5 attempts ace problem

with Caleb
Hidden 30/Nov/09 Sent
Hidden 11/Nov/09 Sent x
Duck Egg 31/Oct/09 Sent x

Finally,after a siege to rival Leningrad. What a gem of a problem.

Jonathan Hall 20/Oct/09 Sent dnf

Grrr, did the moves to get to the ledge then strayed left and found myself groping for slopers! Needless to say its a long way to fall from!!

siwid 14/Oct/09 -
SecretSquirrel 04/Oct/09 Sent dnf

work in progress...

Hidden 22/Sep/09 Sent x
Hidden 29/Aug/09 Sent
mbutton ?/Aug/09 Sent O/S
with Alex Adgar
Tony Little 27/Jul/09 Sent x

shuffled off right at the top

with Claire
Ollie B 27/May/09 Sent
Hidden 25/May/09 Sent dnf
matsavage 01/Apr/09 Sent dnf

Tried quite a few times, was solid on the first crimp quite a few times, but not able to move to the final break to finish.

tlr 31/Mar/09 Sent
Hidden 29/Mar/09 Sent rpt
Don Jebus 23/Mar/09 Sent x
with frazer
Hidden 16/Mar/09 Sent rpt
nai 25/Feb/09 Sent
OffshoreAndy 14/Feb/09 Sent O/S
Hidden 14/Feb/09 Sent O/S
Hidden 10/Feb/09 Sent rpt
ukb shark 24/Jan/09 -
with Nic, Pif & Dolly
The Reaper 17/Jan/09 Sent dnf
kingholmesy ??/2009 Sent x


Lewis Stewart ??/2009 Sent O/S
with Harry and Sarah
Hidden ??/2009 Sent
Toby ??/2009 -
PenJD 30/Nov/08 Sent x
Lex Wilkinson 16/Nov/08 -
Hidden 01/Nov/08 Sent
Hidden 01/Nov/08 Sent
Hidden 26/Oct/08 Sent
tlr 05/Oct/08 Sent
with Andy B
Zephian 25/Sep/08 Sent dnf

Really enjoyable, about two moves from completing but a hard choice and definitely pushing my grade!

with Dan Wicks, Tom Bullock
Hidden 03/Aug/08 Sent
Hidden 04/Jul/08 Sent x
Hidden 14/Apr/08 Sent x
Matthallinan 14/Apr/08 Sent
craig d 21/Mar/08 Sent x
alaan 01/Mar/08 Sent O/S
mattyork2 01/Mar/08 Sent x
Hidden 17/Feb/08 Sent rpt
Alex Mason 30/Jan/08 Sent x

Good problem had to slap at the top, little bit highball.

Tim W 05/Jan/08 Sent x
hebson ??/2008 -
RossG ??/2008 -
Andrew Barker ??/2008 Sent x

Ground up including top-out. One pad. Year a guess.

Hidden 11/Dec/07 Sent
Hidden 25/Nov/07 Sent x
felixthelion ?/Nov/07 Sent
Hidden 20/Oct/07 Sent
peterbull 10/Oct/07 Sent
TomHaigh ?/Oct/07 Sent x


Hidden 13/Aug/07 Sent
Peakpdr 13/Aug/07 Sent
with PeakDJ
Hidden 31/Jul/07 Sent x
Hidden 23/Jun/07 Sent x
Hidden 18/May/07 Sent x
Ropeboy 22/Apr/07 Lead

Done as a route, topped it out, E3 6b.

dannyboy83 ?/Apr/07 Sent O/S
tatz45 26/Mar/07 Sent x
with Ian Hook
Hidden 21/Mar/07 -
Hidden 21/Mar/07 -
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 10/Mar/07 Sent x
TRNovice 20/Jan/07 Sent dnf
with Jenn and endless winter
bigphil 04/Nov/06 Sent rpt
TRNovice 09/Sep/06 Sent dnf
with Jenn
Paul Leader 30/Apr/06 Sent dnf
Hidden 07/Apr/06 Sent x
mattnuttall ?/Jan/06 Sent x

snow on the ground, felt hard.

with Alan Holden
Boy ??/2006 -
Joe Costello ??/2006 Sent x
with Liam
Hidden ??/2006 -
Hidden ?/Oct/05 Sent x
Ian Broome 21/Mar/05 Sent

just to break!

Mark A Humphries 08/Mar/05 Sent x
clairey ??/2005 Sent
RossG123 ??/2005 Sent
Ram MkiV ??/2004 Sent

at least 5 digits taped I believe from previous day's rasping

with Mick Radcliffe
Peakpdr ??/2004 Sent O/S
with john
Smelly Fox ??/2004 Sent x
Mick r ??/2004 Sent x
Hidden 02/Mar/03 Sent
Hidden 04/Jan/03 Sent
Luke Gilbert ??/2002 -

jumped off i'm afraid

Hidden ?/Jan/01 Sent
sadams 30/Mar/00 Sent
with unseconded
Hidden 27/Feb/99 Solo
Andrew Jennings ??/1998 Sent
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