Rockfax Description
The slanting jamming-crack has hard moves left to the cave. Step right and climb the slab to runners and an earth cornice. © Rockfax

Ticklists: Burbage, Millstone and Beyond Routes Graded List.

Afell 09/Oct/16 2nd
marcus_goff ?/Sep/16 Lead O/S
with Andy
Hidden 17/May/16 Lead
ashtond6 08/Aug/15 Sent
djones66 24/Aug/14 2nd O/S

Getting to the top of the crack and then leaving it is a hard sequence - harder than I'd expect on a VS. Unfortunately not a pleasant or satisfying sequence. Dirty, too. A fine heather-pulling top-out, if you like that kind of thing.

with Stve mc D
dannyboy83 17/Jun/14 Solo O/S
uphillnow ??/2014 -
nigel pearson 21/Apr/13 2nd

lower section quite tough. 5a seems fair.

with Robin
Hidden 18/Aug/12 2nd
Cake 18/Aug/12 Lead O/S


with Matt
Gambit 14/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Barney
Hidden 15/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Jim Slater 26/Mar/12 2nd O/S
Graeme Hammond 26/Mar/12 Lead O/S

Hard move left into the cave especially in the balmy March heat wave. Top slab has a easy couple of pulls and then plenty of gear. mud bank at the top not as bad as expected. Worth doing.

with Jim
max_chan 25/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Steve Carty
RM199 24/Mar/12 Lead dog
Jonathan Hall 24/Mar/12 2nd
Tony Kartawick ??/2012 -
Hidden 05/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Jun/11 Lead rpt
victim of mathematics 19/May/11 Lead RP

Fell off like an idiot, lowered to the ground and did it second go. The jamming was fine, but the move left at the top felt hard for 5a

soph 19/May/11 2nd O/S
SteveJCox ?/May/11 Lead O/S
Tom Cox 17/Apr/11 2nd O/S
SteveJCox 17/Apr/11 Lead
with Tom Cox
Hidden 20/Apr/10 Lead
TonyF ??/2010 Lead
Hidden 22/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Rob Davies 25/Jul/09 Lead
with Phil Ashton
Hidden 04/Jun/09 Lead dog
Hidden 04/Jun/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 15/Jul/08 -
Martin Haworth ?/Nov/07 Lead O/S
with Andy
Hidden 21/Oct/07 2nd
Jon Greengrass ??/2006 Lead dnf

was not able to make the move from the cave to the slab

Phil West 05/Sep/04 Lead rpt
with Kiwi Jon
lukea 07/May/04 Lead O/S
with shannon
SteveM 27/Sep/03 2nd
with Tobs
Marq 21/Jun/03 Lead
DerwentDiluted 16/Jun/03 Lead
with Laurie Smith
Jonny M ?/Mar/03 2nd dog
mikej 01/Oct/02 Lead
with Rick Naylor
andybirtwistle 01/Jun/01 Lead
Hidden 06/May/01 2nd
Hidden 30/Apr/01 Solo O/S
Hidden 11/Mar/00 2nd
Hidden ??/2000 Lead
Hidden ??/2000 Lead
tlr ??/2000 2nd
Roget ??/2000 Lead O/S
nickcanute ??/2000 Lead O/S
nickcanute ??/2000 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Aug/99 Lead
ArnaudG ??/1999 -
Rog Wilko ?/Sep/98 Lead

If this is 5a, I think the poor gear on the first part of the slab might make it HVS.

with Alan Nuttall
Phil West 02/May/98 Lead O/S
with Steve Wild
Hidden 11/Mar/98 2nd
Scott McRae 18/May/97 Lead O/S

Hot day. Strawberries and ice-cream ferried in by Jenny and Mark.

with Steve Lucas
tracyclimber 06/May/95 Lead
adam carless ??/1993 Lead O/S
with Someone from YUMC
Hidden ??/1993 Solo
NorthernRock ?/Aug/92 Lead
craig d ??/1992 -
Hidden 26/Aug/91 2nd
Andy Say 07/Aug/90 Solo
NickJH ?/Jul/90 Lead O/S
with I Smith
beaumap ?/Oct/89 Lead
with Bernie Green
Rob Davies ?/Aug/89 -
with Brian Hannon, Mick Moss
babymoac 16/Jul/89 Lead
with Alan S
steve prior ?/May/89 Lead
with Chris S
BigHairyIan 13/Nov/88 Lead O/S
with Mike Gibbison (Hairy)
BRUCESTRAC ??/1988 -
with Chris Cracknell,Various
andy tetsill ?/Jun/87 Lead
Hidden 15/Aug/86 Solo O/S
Neil R 02/Jun/85 Lead
Hidden 18/Feb/85 TR
andy gittins ??/1985 -
tapley 17/Jun/84 Lead
with Malc Otter
Tom V ??/1984 -
mark-abz 15/Apr/83 Lead
with Andy W
Gordon Stainforth 11/Sep/82 2nd
with Matt Saunders
Ian Jones ??/1982 Lead
with John Mayers, Rich Lewis etc
John Marsland ?/May/81 AltLd

Led Slab

with Ian Stopforth
Rob Davies 10/May/80 2nd
with Martin Moran
Chris Craggs ??/1980 Lead
duncan ?/May/79 Lead
Andy Fielding ??/1979 Lead
Hidden 27/Jun/77 Lead
Hidden 27/Jun/77 2nd
Nigel Bond 26/May/77 Lead
with Tony Cuddy
Mark Kemball 20/Jul/75 AltLd
with Bill Wheeler
Jonathan Lagoe - UKC ?/Oct/74 -
with Phil Smith
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High HVS
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High HS
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Votes cast 9
High 5b
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High 5a
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High 4c
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