Skywalk* VS 4b
[Matt On Skywalk (VS 4b), Millstone, 2 kb]24m. A well named route that traverses above the exposed lip of the Keyhole Cave. It is most easily reached via Brixton Road and protection is only adequate. Watch for friable holds. © ROCKFAX
FA. John Loy early 1960s

Ticklists: Burbage, Millstone and Beyond Routes Graded List, Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs.

Photo: Matt On Skywalk (VS 4b), Millstone © RoCkStAr
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 149 logbooks, and on 7 wishlists.

nrhardy - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/14 with milky

Rested on gear, gear came out, fell, swung out on the rightwards traverse, other gear held (thank god), screamed, lost my bottle after that. Jonathan finished it.
SarahJ - Lead dnf - 26/Jun/14 with Jonathan

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 17/Jun/14

Davidchatterton - AltLd O/S - 07/Jun/14 with Neil partridge

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 06/Jun/14

ashtond6 - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Mar/14

IanGilbertJones - 2014

adi bryant - 2nd - 02/Sep/13 with Chris, Lee

alicelarkin - 2nd O/S - 30/Jun/13

jon22 - 2nd - 29/Jun/13 with Peter morgan

ejected - 2013

Chris Hind - AltLd - 15/Sep/12 with Jem

disturbed_one51 - 2nd - 01/Sep/12 with Hannah Moulton

Binder - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/12 with Khalid Q

khalidq - 2nd O/S - 18/Aug/12 with George Margesson

Simul climbed on a 25m rope. That was interesting!
Gambit - 2nd O/S - 14/Aug/12 with Barney

Nigel Bond - Lead - 03/Aug/12 with Bern Hardman

SteveJCox - Lead O/S - Jul/12 with Tom Cox

Bold bold traverse on little gear!!
Deezel65 - Lead O/S - 28/May/12

Hidden - Lead - 16/May/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/May/12

No way was I stepping out round that corner.... I'll come back when it's warmer and not as scary
Babika - 2nd dnf - 06/May/12 with Charles Leek

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/May/12

Great climb - 2nd'd first pitch, then superb exposed 2nd pitch stepping around the arÍte and above the Keyhole! Did this last in 2006
Mike Lee - Lead - 16/Apr/12 with Nicola

led as one pitch, exposed airy finish.
Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 20/Mar/12 with Richard Williams

mary - 2nd - 23/Oct/11 with Dale Gautrey

Pilch - 2nd O/S - 15/Oct/11 with Jo, Graham

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Sep/11

Cake - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/11 with Matt

WillDoyle - 2nd - 20/Aug/11

tonanf - Lead - Aug/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead - 01/Jun/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/May/11

Fred_Richard - Lead - 10/Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Mar/11

PAJames - 2011

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/10

bigphil - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/10 with Mark

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/10

Jonathan Hall - 2nd - 30/Jun/10 with Jane Rigby

JRigby - Lead - Jun/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Oct/09

donkster - 2nd O/S - 20/Aug/09 with ben

Great climb especially for donk climbing in the dark.
cooper leek - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/09 with donk

Possibly the worst climb ever ?? falling rocks beware. Very last exposed section was good
Neil Rodgers (PCC) - 2nd O/S - 09/Jul/09 with Phil (bald)

jubolo - 2nd O/S - 19/Jun/09 with mark

Jules Lane - 2nd - 30/May/09 with Dan

highrepute - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/09

Exposed!
marccb6 - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/09 with Will

victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/09 with Simon

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Mar/09

Hidden - 2009

Great exposure when first peeking onto the finish
Sankey - Lead O/S - 16/Nov/08 with andyebbens

andyebbens - 2nd - 16/Nov/08 with Steve E

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/08

Phil Jennings - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/08 with Tom Locka, Anna Jennings, Kieran Smith

superb exposure-potential for great photos!
gb83 - Lead O/S - 09/Feb/08 with I.Killey

pete did the 2nd pitch. good but felt very short.
duzinga - AltLd O/S - 20/Oct/07 with Pete

Hidden - AltLd - 20/Oct/07

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 22/Sep/07

led p1 (brixton road) to the ledge. Hazel led p2 (Sky Walk)
Quiddity - AltLd O/S - 22/Sep/07 with Curious Yellow

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/May/07

Nicely exposed and exciting climbing on the traverse above the Keyhole.
sasmojo - Lead O/S - May/07 with Ananay, Nikki

sasmojo - Lead - May/07 with Nikki

Hidden - May/07

Hidden - 2007

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/06

Great climb - easy first pitch, then superb exposed 2nd pitch stepping around the arete and above the Keyhole!
Mike Lee - Lead - 10/Aug/06 with Jim

Ben1983 - Lead O/S - Jun/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/May/06

sdht - 2006

Excellent route, Although the second pitch around the arete provides a gasp as you step around and can't help looking down.
Jay1403 - 2nd - 18/Sep/05 with James Frogatt

Hidden - Lead - 14/Aug/05

BruceW - Lead rpt - Aug/05 with Becca, Al D.

Hidden - 2005

I led 2nd, airy pitch.
Phil West - AltLd O/S - 05/Sep/04 with Kiwi Jon

mikej - Lead - 13/Jul/04 with Rick Naylor

mikej - Lead - 13/Jul/04 with Rick Naylor

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 06/Aug/03 with Laurie Smith

chrishedgehog - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/03 with Clare Wilkie

Laramadness - 2nd β - 20/Mar/03 with ST

Howard J - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/02 with Christine Farmer

Paul-Michael - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/02 with Paul Nurse

First ever proper climb since kids club
Mutl3y - 2nd - 2002 with Fletch

Hidden - 2002

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/May/01

adam carless - Lead O/S - 2001

JohnHutch - May/00 with L

Marti999 - Lead - 2000

tlr - Lead - 2000

Rock Fairy - 2nd - 2000

marcoleptic - Lead O/S - 2000 with Banjo

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Apr/99

Different Steve - Lead O/S - Jun/97 with Martin Hore

Led corner
Iain Thow - AltLd - 27/May/97 with Alex Doherty

Lovely exposure
Scott McRae - 2nd O/S - 18/May/97 with Steve Lucas

Roget - Solo O/S - 03/Aug/96

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1996

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1996

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/95

iskra2000 - 2nd - 09/Oct/94 with Paul Woodcock

Budge - Lead O/S - Aug/94 with Gill, Jan, Petra

Chris Ellis - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/93 with Ashley Collins

We thought this was worthy of 4b.
Rog Wilko - 2nd - May/93 with Debbie Wilkinson

Hidden - 2nd - 10/May/92

craig d - 1992

charlesmfrench - Lead O/S - 1992

andy tetsill - Solo - Aug/91

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/Mar/91

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/May/90

SimonN - Lead - Apr/90

Hidden - 2nd - 1990

thinair48 - 1990

babymoac - Lead - 08/Aug/87 with Chris B

Hidden - Lead - 28/Jun/86

Ian Clare - 1986

Hidden - Lead - 26/Aug/85

Alan James - UKC and UKH - Lead - 18/Apr/85

GordonHart - Lead O/S - 1985

andy gittins - 1985

Pete Pozman - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/84 with Jeremy

Ian Clare - 1984

Tom V - 1984

Mark Kemball - Lead - 09/Oct/83 with Chris Calow

andy tetsill - Lead - Sep/83 with Joy

sadams - Lead - 29/Aug/83 with Collin Lennox

andy tetsill - Lead - Jul/83 with Joy

Martin Haworth - Solo O/S - 1983

mark-abz - Lead - 25/Mar/82 with Dave K

Mark Kemball - 2nd - 07/Feb/82 with Sian Hughes

Ian Jones - Lead - 1982 with John Mayers, Rich Lewis etc

johnny20whales - 2nd - 15/Jun/81

John Marsland - 2nd - May/81 with Ian Stopforth

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Lead - 1980

Chris Craggs - Solo O/S - 1980

Hidden - Lead - May/79

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Jun/77

Hidden - Lead - 27/Jun/77

Al Evans - 1976

Jonathan Lagoe - UKC - 1976

Andy Say - Lead - 1974

Hidden - Lead - 1967

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