Rockfax Description
A superbly positioned girdle of the buttress. There is a crucial stride onto the jug of Ontos, then head for the arete. © Rockfax

FA. John Allen 1973

Ticklists: Burbage, Millstone and Beyond Routes Graded List.

bryan61 24/Sep/16 2nd O/S
with andy
Hidden 18/Sep/16 Lead
Hidden 23/Jun/16 2nd rpt
Neal Jobling 23/Jun/16 Lead O/S
with Mowglee
MarkRoe 14/May/16 Lead O/S
Sophie Nunn 10/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with Mike K, Floris
Sarah Jenkins 10/Apr/16 2nd
with Mat Jones
btalbot 05/Apr/16 Lead O/S
BenedictIEP 03/Apr/16 Lead dnf

Down climbed. Couldn't muster the courage for the step.

JasonK 20/Mar/16 Lead
with Antonio
Antonio Ferra ?/Mar/16 2nd rpt
App Test Profile 15/Feb/16 Lead
jamesb101 17/Oct/15 Lead O/S
with lucy
jshields 04/Oct/15 Lead
Hidden 19/Sep/15 2nd
Hidden 26/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Antonio Ferra ?/Jun/15 2nd O/S
with Gareth
Mr Wild 05/Apr/15 2nd
craig.england1 ??/2015 2nd
Albachoss 02/Nov/14 2nd O/S
with Ed
Stroppy 02/Nov/14 Lead O/S

So much fun, 3 star route for me

Jack93 25/Oct/14 Lead dnf

Didn't have the guts to commit to the stride across

DavidR 13/Sep/14 Lead rpt
froglette 31/May/14 2nd dog


with John Proudfoot
ashtond6 03/May/14 Lead O/S

Wow great route! Solid 5b though!

David Kay 10/Apr/14 Lead O/S

E1? Felt committing committing and precarious...maybe my grit head isn't on yet?

Moritz L 10/Apr/14 2nd O/S

great route!

max_chan 22/Sep/13 Lead O/S
psychicbread 08/Sep/13 2nd O/S
with Max
Gudge 01/Aug/13 2nd O/S

Excellent climb - best route of the day & deserves 2 stars.

Coel Hellier 01/Aug/13 Lead
ig248 16/Jun/13 Lead
with Kirill
Kirill 16/Jun/13 2nd O/S
with Igor
Neil D 02/Feb/13 Lead O/S
with Nadeem Rahim
Gambit 12/Jan/13 Lead β
with Barney
deacondeacon 07/Oct/12 Lead O/S

Great route, Stride across to the Ontos jug was tricky but the rest of the traverse was pretty steady. Probably my favourite route of the day.

jwpil 07/Oct/12 2nd O/S
with Deacon
Martin Cooper 07/Oct/12 Lead

Nice long stride

with Andrew
ipegg 15/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Sep/12 2nd O/S
treg 09/Sep/12 Lead O/S

Took a few looks to commit to the big step over. Worked fine once committed. The traverse is steady and well protected.

with Dan Osbaldeston
Jeronimo 21/Aug/12 Solo O/S
MoWalker3 01/Jul/12 -
with CJ
adam carless 20/May/12 Lead O/S

first route of the day, this is one to wake up the fear glands. Gibbered my way along the first part of the traverse until I calmed down a bit. The guidebook mentions standing on "the good hold on Ontos". I hope it didn't mean the one right on the lip, but the higher break line. Looks like I may be wrong though :-(

with barra
Hidden 05/May/12 2nd O/S
Oliver Houston 05/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2012 Lead
Hidden 01/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Graeme Hammond 03/Aug/11 Lead O/S

excellent, a tough move to start the girdle (5b), made slightly harder by hot conditions. Think it is worth 2 stars.

SteWatkins ?/Jul/11 -
Jim Slater 30/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Dave Musgrove 01/Jun/11 Lead O/S

Probably the best pitch of the day. Certainly worth more than one star.

with Pete Finklaire
Hidden 09/Apr/11 2nd O/S
DavidR 09/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Marcin78 ??/2011 Lead
with Tomek
disturbed_one51 07/Nov/10 2nd
Flash29 17/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Rob
Martin Haworth 15/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Tony
harold walmsley 29/Jun/10 2nd O/S

An excellent route

with Colin Struthers
Hidden 24/Jun/10 2nd O/S
Duck Egg 15/May/10 Lead O/S
with Jamie Moss
Andy Peak 1 09/May/10 Lead
with pabage
RM199 ??/2010 Lead dog
Dom Whillans 26/Sep/09 -

failed on the lead :o( went back and did crux on toprope... it's never 5a in a month of sundays, but it is a lovely move... finished straight up, not the traverse.

with a.crook
Jonathan Hall 09/Aug/09 2nd
Hidden 23/Apr/09 2nd O/S
Alfredo 19/Apr/09 Lead O/S


with Ben H
b.hayley 19/Apr/09 2nd O/S
with alfredo
Adam1973 21/Mar/09 2nd O/S
with Alex
keith leonard ??/2009 -
Hidden ??/2009 -
daveagriff ??/2008 2nd
BallsofBritishSteel 04/Aug/07 2nd O/S
with Charles
cem 04/Aug/07 Lead O/S
jonnyboy 17/Jun/07 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2007 -
ChrisBrooke 08/Oct/06 2nd
with John Inkpen
Nicos 02/Jun/06 Lead O/S
dannyboy83 ?/Apr/06 Solo O/S
Roget ??/2003 2nd O/S
with baccy
Hidden ??/2002 -
Tom V ??/1985 -
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