Rockfax Description
Climb the left arete of the slab and the leaning wall on spaced and hidden jugs. Graded VD for years and upgraded again! © Rockfax

FA. Ted Howard Et al. 1957

Ticklists: Burbage, Millstone and Beyond Routes Graded List, Eastern Grit 2 star plus (HVS/VS/HS).

royle883 29/Oct/17 Lead O/S
gar0cky 08/Jul/17 Lead O/S

Steep - Holds are there but hard work finding them..

with Mike
Nigel Coe 21/Jun/17 Lead
with Amnon
BarnDawg 17/Jun/17 2nd
with AlexCib
AlexCib 17/Jun/17 Lead O/S
jeremyftaylor 17/Jun/17 2nd
with jing
Joachim Abela 17/Jun/17 2nd

First Fall. A bit terrifying. A really difficult move midway up.

with Clare Martin, Philip Bateman
jing 17/Jun/17 Lead O/S

Massive hidden jug.

breadmonsterphil 17/Jun/17 Lead O/S
with Joachim, Clare Martin
danoflynn 04/Jun/17 Lead O/S
Andrew Barker 04/Jun/17 2nd rpt
planetmarshall 28/May/17 Lead O/S
with Steve Ashton, Clive Betteridge
jimmysdead 24/May/17 2nd

Nice route, finished at sunset

with DPC Rob
Sarah Bischoff 07/Apr/17 2nd
Keiran.A 07/Apr/17 Lead O/S
with Piggle
Keith Swainson 26/Nov/16 Solo O/S
Sam Woodward 21/Sep/16 2nd O/S
with HenDog
hirving 21/Sep/16 Lead O/S
with Woody
MrFantastic 20/Sep/16 Solo O/S
Jody 17/Sep/16 Lead β
with TobyA
TobyA 17/Sep/16 2nd β

Failed to lead this first. The crux felt desperate to me - harder than any of the moves on Route 1. Totally sandbagged by the BMC guide!

with Jody
Rob Gillespie 09/Sep/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Sep/16 Solo O/S
JasonK 17/Aug/16 2nd
with Alex H., Kieran W.
Christabel Goode 06/Aug/16 2nd
dbm 06/Aug/16 TR O/S
Hidden 06/Aug/16 TR
Hidden 23/Jul/16 2nd
Tony Kartawick 23/Jul/16 2nd
Fred Lazell 23/Jul/16 Lead O/S
Gentleman Joe 23/Jul/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Jul/16 Lead O/S
drolex 22/Jun/16 2nd
with AndyS
Hidden 22/Jun/16 2nd
Capricorn One 21/Jun/16 2nd
with John Howson
Hidden 21/Jun/16 Lead O/S
Clama 21/Jun/16 2nd O/S
hotfeet 05/Jun/16 Lead
with Bob
bobstones 05/Jun/16 2nd O/S
chancer 05/Jun/16 2nd
with Ed Wigmore
AlistairBerridge 29/May/16 Lead O/S
tiga271 28/May/16 Lead
with Dave
rich_hw 14/May/16 Lead O/S
with Nikki
Andrew Barker 16/Mar/16 Solo O/S

Really nice.

Hidden 08/Aug/15 Solo O/S
marconi 02/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Jul/15 Lead
Hidden 05/Jul/15 Lead O/S
tatz45 26/May/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 26/May/15 Solo O/S
fuzzysheep01 22/Mar/15 Lead O/S
MattKettle 22/Mar/15 2nd O/S
Derek Furze 05/Sep/14 Lead
with Paul Wheeler
Hidden 09/Aug/14 2nd O/S
fatbuoybazza 09/Aug/14 2nd rpt
with AnnB, TimG
Doug91 12/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Matt
meltdown34 12/Jul/14 2nd O/S
jon59 05/May/14 Lead
Johnny B Diggerman 05/May/14 2nd O/S

This was a good climb the moves were quite tricky. The leaning wall was a challenge. No way a VDiff

with John E, Paul G
daveagriff 18/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Dan Fisher
Longsufferingropeholder ?/Apr/14 2nd
with C May
C May ?/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Tim
AidanG ??/2014 -
Hidden 24/Sep/13 2nd
GermanAlex 24/Sep/13 Lead O/S

bit of a sandbag at HS, criminal as "stiff VDiff". done as a warmup climb

with Jes B.
ColinD 09/Jul/13 Lead
with Roger CC, Keith
Ade in Sheffield 07/Jul/13 Lead
with Adam Engineer
Griff1990 07/Jul/13 2nd O/S
with Adrian, Sub-Club
dprctr 06/Jul/13 Solo O/S
Half Pint Lizz 06/Jul/13 2nd dog

Failed to lead it and rested/descended for the first time on gear.

with Helen King
Hidden 06/Jul/13 Lead dog 06/Jul/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 30/Jun/13 -
Becky E 09/Jun/13 2nd O/S
with Maia
froglette 09/Jun/13 2nd
with John Proudfoot
Hidden 09/Jun/13 Lead O/S
JHiley 07/Jun/13 2nd

Still a bit of a sandbag at HS. Good lead by Zuzana

with Zuzana
Martin Bennett 03/May/13 -
with AlanB
keith leonard ??/2013 -
Wyrdwired ??/2013 Lead O/S
Marq 01/Sep/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 01/Sep/12 Lead
deacondeacon 11/Aug/12 Solo O/S
katyc 22/Jul/12 Lead
Gary A S 19/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Anna
nameless_rob 04/Jun/12 Lead β
with Johanna
Hidden 04/Jun/12 2nd
Gambit 22/May/12 Solo O/S
with Alone
PAJames ??/2012 -
mtempest 15/Oct/11 2nd
with Steve Waters, Mynydd
Steve Waters, Mynydd 15/Oct/11 Lead
alexyoung 21/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Ali
Hidden 21/Aug/11 Solo O/S
Jack Whiteley 31/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Paul
Hidden 30/Jul/11 Lead O/S
sting 30/Jul/11 Lead O/S


lozowen 04/Jul/11 Solo O/S
g1m147 26/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Diane
pebbles 26/Jun/11 2nd

al's lead. a bit of a sandbag at HS

with anna, alastair, dave shield
si_pro_83 01/May/11 2nd
with GBM
Binder 01/May/11 Lead O/S
with Simon P
Hidden 01/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Apr/11 TR O/S
smeaton 18/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with dusty
andrew549 10/Apr/11 Lead β
with Greame
Graeme Hammond 10/Apr/11 2nd rpt
with Andrew
Hidden 09/Apr/11 Lead O/S
mark20 24/Jul/10 Lead O/S
tiga271 24/Jul/10 2nd
with mark20
Hidden 10/Jul/10 Lead O/S
fatbuoybazza 03/Jul/10 2nd O/S
with deborah
Hidden 03/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Jun/10 Lead
alisonsmigova 20/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Jun/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 13/Jun/10 Lead O/S
liamoloughlin 05/May/10 Lead O/S
Richard G Wilkinson 24/Apr/10 2nd O/S
with Alex Hunt
Hidden 26/Sep/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 26/Sep/09 Solo O/S
boulderholder 19/Sep/09 Lead O/S

Nice little route. Big jugs are great!

with Helen R
stuckonarock 19/Sep/09 2nd O/S
with Phil M
Hidden 16/Sep/09 Lead O/S
markytaylor 16/Sep/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 12/Sep/09 AltLd
JonathanJones 08/Aug/09 2nd O/S
cpoad 08/Aug/09 Lead O/S

May have gone too far to the left at the crux, although probably the same difficulty

with Paul R
Clee 08/Aug/09 2nd
with Emma
tradguy 08/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with John Mitchener
abreen 08/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Dan Breen
paulerussell 08/Aug/09 2nd O/S
Mark_RMC 02/Aug/09 Lead

Started this as a warm up. A nice route but difficult midway when there groves are rounded.

with Colin & Maude
Russell Lovett 28/Jul/09 Solo O/S
with alone
RalphC 27/Jul/09 Lead
with Caroline
Mike Bayley 05/Jul/09 2nd dog
with John Sellars & Cathy Burgess
Hidden 01/Jun/09 Solo O/S
James_D 12/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Tim
Hidden 20/Mar/09 2nd
SGD 28/Sep/08 Solo
Yanis Nayu 20/Sep/08 Lead dnf

Fell from near top. First lead fall.

with Phil Lucas
practicalcat 30/Jul/08 2nd
with Amanda Newham
Hidden 30/Jul/08 Solo O/S
Graeme Hammond 20/Jul/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Jul/08 2nd O/S
tobydunford 13/Jul/08 2nd β
with Harry Martin
Hidden 03/May/08 2nd O/S
catblack ?/May/08 2nd
with rob
Hidden ??/2008 -
BenedictIEP 04/Nov/07 2nd β
with Karl Walton
howlingbaboon 08/Sep/07 2nd O/S
with Chris Fitzhugh & Jim
Hidden 08/Sep/07 Lead O/S
Brown 18/Jul/07 Solo O/S
jrk2673 09/Jun/07 Lead
duncan 31/Mar/07 2nd O/S
with Hugo Glover
Hidden 01/Jul/06 Lead
Hidden ?/Jun/06 -
gonzo_ls9 ??/2006 Lead O/S
with d
Hidden ??/2006 Lead O/S
GPN ?/Apr/05 Solo
Hidden 31/Jul/04 2nd O/S
Hidden 31/Jul/04 Lead
Hidden 23/Jul/04 Lead
darren1 02/May/04 -
Tim W 02/May/04 Lead
Roget ??/2004 Solo O/S
Simon Caldwell 20/Jul/03 Lead O/S
with Carmen
Chris the Tall ?/Jun/02 Lead O/S
with Paul
RobSimmo ?/Apr/00 Lead O/S
with Steve Goodens, Jon Berry
kato'sdad ?/Apr/00 2nd
Hidden 22/Apr/90 Solo
Ena ?/Aug/81 Lead O/S

Desperate. VD at the time!

with Laurie Keys
Tom V ??/1980 -
Hidden 24/Jun/76 Solo
mikej 27/Oct/73 Solo
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