24m.

Rockfax Description
A well-named trip traversing 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

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

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Iain Thow 17 Mar, 2007 Show βeta
βeta: Scary, airy, friable & hard to protect. Even though it's technically easy it must be VS
βeta?
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βeta: Scary, airy, friable & hard to protect. Even though it's technically easy it must be VS
Dave Walker 27 Feb, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: Excellent for a Sunday afternoon saunter, even if the top out was under 3ft of snow!
βeta?
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βeta: Excellent for a Sunday afternoon saunter, even if the top out was under 3ft of snow!
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Arlo rogers 9 Oct, 2019 2nd O/S
WillRhodes 9 Oct, 2019 Lead O/S Adventurous. 4 ultra-extended runners on a single half rope for the entire route. Quite good fun really.
Adventurous. 4 ultra-extended runners on a single half rope for the entire route. Quite good fun really.
mrs milf 14 Jul, 2019 AltLd
planetmarshall 23 May, 2019 2nd
with Sharon
with Sharon
Tim Cooper 23 May, 2019 2nd A bit of an adventure. Went up the VDiff to the left to get to the start. Some interesting ropework required when traversing across.
with Seb PCC
A bit of an adventure. Went up the VDiff to the left to get to the start. Some interesting ropework required when traversing across.
with Seb PCC
Kovatsclimbing 22 Apr, 2019 Lead O/S I love exposed climbs, top part really great, annoying rope drag. If you want to avoid solo it up to the edge of the corner. top out is horrible gravely
I love exposed climbs, top part really great, annoying rope drag. If you want to avoid solo it up to the edge of the corner. top out is horrible gravely
Deezel65 24 Feb, 2019 2nd rpt
FaffmasterG 24 Feb, 2019 2nd
Rocknast ??, 2019 Lead O/S
quickdrawmcraw 10 Oct, 2018 2nd
with ShoaibA
with ShoaibA
Hidden 10 Oct, 2018 Lead O/S
Hidden 19 Jun, 2018 Lead rpt
gronbech 24 Nov, 2017 Lead O/S
with Tom
with Tom
melv 27 Aug, 2017 Lead O/S
with Fi
with Fi
quickdrawmcraw 8 Jul, 2017 AltLd
with Amy121
with Amy121
Amy121 8 Jul, 2017 Lead
OllyD ?Jun, 2017 Lead
fechtn 30 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
dr_botnik 19 Apr, 2017 AltLd O/S
with ken
with ken
slab_happy 9 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S In a freezing gale, which added to the experience.
with Ellie
In a freezing gale, which added to the experience.
with Ellie
jvarmstrong 8 Apr, 2017 2nd
with Chris
with Chris
Chris Manasseh 8 Apr, 2017 Lead
with John Armstrong
with John Armstrong
Mike Roger ??, 2016 -
Graeme Hammond 16 Jul, 2015 2nd rpt
max_chan 16 Jul, 2015 Lead O/S
elfin girl 4 Jul, 2015 2nd
with John Cook
with John Cook
mapperley samurai 4 Jul, 2015 2nd
superturbo 18 Jun, 2015 Lead
heywoodj 13 May, 2015 Lead O/S "but i dont want to go round there, this ledge is so lovely!"
"but i dont want to go round there, this ledge is so lovely!"
Hidden 10 May, 2015 Lead O/S
quickdrawmcraw 11 Apr, 2015 Lead
mapperley samurai 22 Mar, 2015 Lead O/S Fun stepping round the corner.
Fun stepping round the corner.
mrs milf ??, 2015 AltLd Led to ledge then Cookie did top bit
Led to ledge then Cookie did top bit
amccann 4 Nov, 2014 Lead O/S
Ardo 25 Sep, 2014 Lead O/S
with milky
with milky
Hidden 26 Jun, 2014 Lead dnf
dannyboy83 17 Jun, 2014 Solo O/S
Davidchatterton 7 Jun, 2014 AltLd O/S
with heyhoot
with heyhoot
Hidden 6 Jun, 2014 AltLd O/S
ashtond6 1 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S
Hidden 8 Mar, 2014 Lead O/S
IanGilbertJones ??, 2014 -
adi bryant 2 Sep, 2013 2nd
with Chris, leegodson1989
with Chris, leegodson1989
alicelarkin 30 Jun, 2013 2nd O/S
John sealey 29 Jun, 2013 2nd
with Peter morgan
with Peter morgan
Hidden 31 Mar, 2013 Lead rpt
ejected ??, 2013 -
Hidden 15 Sep, 2012 AltLd
Hannah Moulton 1 Sep, 2012 Lead
Hannah Moulton 1 Sep, 2012 Lead
disturbed_one51 1 Sep, 2012 2nd
Binder 18 Aug, 2012 Lead O/S
with khalidq
with khalidq
khalidq 18 Aug, 2012 2nd O/S
with Binder
with Binder
Gambit 14 Aug, 2012 2nd O/S Simul climbed on a 25m rope. That was interesting!
with barney1
Simul climbed on a 25m rope. That was interesting!
with barney1
Nigel Bond 3 Aug, 2012 Lead
with Bern Hardman
with Bern Hardman
SteveJCox ?Jul, 2012 Lead O/S
with Tom Cox
with Tom Cox
Deezel65 28 May, 2012 Lead O/S Bold bold traverse on little gear!!
Bold bold traverse on little gear!!
Hidden 16 May, 2012 Lead
Hidden 6 May, 2012 2nd dnf
Hidden 6 May, 2012 2nd O/S
Hidden 6 May, 2012 2nd O/S
Mike Lee 16 Apr, 2012 Lead Great climb - 2nd'd first pitch, then superb exposed 2nd pitch stepping around the arĂȘte and above the Keyhole! Did this last in 2006
with Nicola
Great climb - 2nd'd first pitch, then superb exposed 2nd pitch stepping around the arĂȘte and above the Keyhole! Did this last in 2006
with Nicola
Graeme Hammond 20 Mar, 2012 Lead O/S led as one pitch, exposed airy finish.
with rich_hw
led as one pitch, exposed airy finish.
with rich_hw
mary 23 Oct, 2011 2nd
with Dale Gautrey
with Dale Gautrey
Pilch 15 Oct, 2011 2nd O/S
with Jo, Graham
with Jo, Graham
Cake 8 Sep, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 8 Sep, 2011 2nd
WillDoyle 20 Aug, 2011 2nd
tonanf ?Aug, 2011 Lead
Hidden 15 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 1 Jun, 2011 2nd O/S
Hidden 1 Jun, 2011 Lead
Hidden 1 May, 2011 2nd O/S
AndyMcCoy 10 Apr, 2011 2nd
Fred_Richard 10 Apr, 2011 Lead
Hidden 6 Mar, 2011 Lead O/S
PAJames ??, 2011 -
Hidden 17 Oct, 2010 Lead O/S
bigphil 5 Aug, 2010 Lead O/S
with Mark
with Mark
Hidden 4 Jul, 2010 Lead O/S
Jonathan Hall 30 Jun, 2010 2nd
with JRigby
with JRigby
JRigby ?Jun, 2010 Lead
Hidden 8 Oct, 2009 Lead O/S
donkster 20 Aug, 2009 2nd O/S
cooper leek 19 Aug, 2009 Lead O/S Great climb especially for donk climbing in the dark.
with donk
Great climb especially for donk climbing in the dark.
with donk
Neil Rodgers (PCC) 9 Jul, 2009 2nd O/S Possibly the worst climb ever ?? falling rocks beware. Very last exposed section was good
with Phil (bald)
Possibly the worst climb ever ?? falling rocks beware. Very last exposed section was good
with Phil (bald)
jubolo 19 Jun, 2009 2nd O/S
with mark
with mark
Jules Lane 30 May, 2009 2nd
with Dan
with Dan
highrepute 23 Apr, 2009 Lead O/S
marccb6 29 Mar, 2009 Lead O/S Exposed!
with Will
Exposed!
with Will
Hidden 15 Mar, 2009 2nd O/S
victim of mathematics 15 Mar, 2009 Lead O/S
with SCC
with SCC
RM199 ??, 2009 -
andyebbens 16 Nov, 2008 2nd
with Steve E
with Steve E
Sankey 16 Nov, 2008 Lead O/S Great exposure when first peeking onto the finish
Great exposure when first peeking onto the finish
Phil Jennings 4 Jul, 2008 Lead O/S
with Tom Locka, Anna Jennings, Atticus Finch
with Tom Locka, Anna Jennings, Atticus Finch
Hidden 4 Jul, 2008 Lead O/S
gb83 9 Feb, 2008 Lead O/S superb exposure-potential for great photos!
with I.Killey
superb exposure-potential for great photos!
with I.Killey
Hidden ??, 2008 Lead
Hidden 20 Oct, 2007 AltLd
duzinga 20 Oct, 2007 AltLd O/S pete did the 2nd pitch. good but felt very short.
with pjm116
pete did the 2nd pitch. good but felt very short.
with pjm116
Hidden 22 Sep, 2007 AltLd O/S
Hidden 22 Sep, 2007 AltLd O/S
Hidden 20 May, 2007 Lead O/S
Hidden ?May, 2007 -
sasmojo ?May, 2007 Lead
with Nikki
with Nikki
sasmojo ?May, 2007 Lead O/S Nicely exposed and exciting climbing on the traverse above the Keyhole.
with Ananay, Nikki
Nicely exposed and exciting climbing on the traverse above the Keyhole.
with Ananay, Nikki
Hidden ??, 2007 -
Hidden 9 Sep, 2006 Lead O/S
Mike Lee 10 Aug, 2006 Lead Great climb - easy first pitch, then superb exposed 2nd pitch stepping around the arete and above the Keyhole!
with Jim
Great climb - easy first pitch, then superb exposed 2nd pitch stepping around the arete and above the Keyhole!
with Jim
Ben1983 ?Jun, 2006 Lead O/S
Hidden 28 May, 2006 Lead O/S
sdht ??, 2006 -
Jay1403 18 Sep, 2005 2nd Excellent route, Although the second pitch around the arete provides a gasp as you step around and can't help looking down.
with James Frogatt
Excellent route, Although the second pitch around the arete provides a gasp as you step around and can't help looking down.
with James Frogatt
Hidden 14 Aug, 2005 Lead
BruceW ?Aug, 2005 Lead rpt
with Becca, Al D.
with Becca, Al D.
Hidden ??, 2005 -
Phil West 5 Sep, 2004 AltLd O/S I led 2nd, airy pitch.
with Kiwi Jon
I led 2nd, airy pitch.
with Kiwi Jon
mikej 13 Jul, 2004 Lead
with Rick Naylor
with Rick Naylor
DerwentDiluted 6 Aug, 2003 Lead
with Laurie Smith
with Laurie Smith
chrishedgehog 21 Mar, 2003 Lead O/S
with Clare Wilkie
with Clare Wilkie
Laramadness 20 Mar, 2003 2nd β
with ST
with ST
Howard J 25 Jun, 2002 Lead O/S
with Christine Farmer
with Christine Farmer
Paul-Michael 20 Apr, 2002 Lead O/S
with Paul Nurse
with Paul Nurse
Hidden ??, 2002 -
Mutl3y ??, 2002 2nd First ever proper climb since kids club
with Fletch
First ever proper climb since kids club
with Fletch
DubyaJamesDubya ?Jul, 2001 Lead O/S
Hidden 25 Jun, 2001 Lead O/S
Hidden 20 May, 2001 Lead O/S
adam carless ??, 2001 Lead O/S
JohnHutch ?May, 2000 -
with L
with L
Rock Fairy ??, 2000 2nd
simonharpham ??, 2000 Lead O/S
Marti999 ??, 2000 Lead
marcoleptic ??, 2000 Lead O/S
with Banjo
with Banjo
tlr ??, 2000 Lead
Hidden 3 Apr, 1999 2nd O/S
Different Steve ?Jun, 1997 Lead O/S
Iain Thow 27 May, 1997 AltLd Led corner
with Alex Doherty
Led corner
with Alex Doherty
Scott McRae 18 May, 1997 2nd O/S Lovely exposure
with Steve Lucas
Lovely exposure
with Steve Lucas
Roget 3 Aug, 1996 Solo O/S
Hidden ??, 1996 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 1996 Lead O/S
Hidden 1 Jul, 1995 Lead O/S
runestone 1 Jan, 1995 -
Hidden 9 Oct, 1994 2nd
Budge ?Aug, 1994 Lead O/S
with Gill, Jan, Petra
with Gill, Jan, Petra
Chris Ellis 24 Jul, 1993 Lead
with Ashley Collins
with Ashley Collins
Rog Wilko ?May, 1993 2nd We thought this was worthy of 4b.
with Debbie Wilkinson
We thought this was worthy of 4b.
with Debbie Wilkinson
steveb2006 10 May, 1992 2nd
with Brian Hamilton
with Brian Hamilton
charlesmfrench ??, 1992 Lead O/S
craig d ??, 1992 -
andy tetsill ?Aug, 1991 Solo
Martin Bennett 30 Jun, 1991 -
with Tim
with Tim
The Pulsing Motorik of Neu! 30 Mar, 1991 2nd O/S
with Swotson
with Swotson
Hidden 5 May, 1990 Lead O/S
SimonN ?Apr, 1990 Lead
Hidden ??, 1990 2nd
thinair48 ??, 1990 -
babymoac 8 Aug, 1987 Lead
with Chris B
with Chris B
freeheel47 ??, 1987 -
steveb2006 28 Jun, 1986 Lead Instructing
Instructing
Ian Clare ??, 1986 -
steveb2006 26 Aug, 1985 Lead Liz seconds too
with Max Rock
Liz seconds too
with Max Rock
Alan James - UKC and UKH 18 Apr, 1985 Lead
GordonHart ??, 1985 Lead O/S
andy gittins ??, 1985 -
Pete Pozman 9 Jun, 1984 Lead O/S
with Jeremy
with Jeremy
Tom V ??, 1984 -
Ian Clare ??, 1984 -
Mark Kemball 9 Oct, 1983 Lead
with Chris Calow
with Chris Calow
andy tetsill ?Sep, 1983 Lead
with Joy
with Joy
sadams 29 Aug, 1983 Lead
with Collin Lennox
with Collin Lennox
andy tetsill ?Jul, 1983 Lead
with Joy
with Joy
Martin Haworth ??, 1983 Solo O/S
mark-abz 25 Mar, 1982 Lead
with Dave K
with Dave K
Mark Kemball 7 Feb, 1982 2nd
with Sian Hughes
with Sian Hughes
Ian Jones ??, 1982 Lead
with John Mayers, Rich Lewis etc
with John Mayers, Rich Lewis etc
johnny20whales 15 Jun, 1981 2nd
John Marsland ?May, 1981 2nd
with Ian Stopforth
with Ian Stopforth
Ghastly Rubberfeet ??, 1980 Lead
Hidden ??, 1980 Solo O/S
Darron ??, 1980 -
DonnyDave 20 Jul, 1979 2nd
with Steve Holgarth
with Steve Holgarth
Neil McA 18 Jun, 1979 2nd O/S
with Jimmy Joel
with Jimmy Joel
duncan ?May, 1979 Lead
Rob Davies ?Nov, 1978 2nd
with Brian - Cambridge
with Brian - Cambridge
Brian Wilderspin ?Aug, 1977 AltLd O/S
Hidden 27 Jun, 1977 Lead
Hidden 27 Jun, 1977 2nd
Al Evans ??, 1976 -
Jonathan Lagoe - UKC ??, 1976 -
Andy Say ??, 1974 Lead
Hidden ??, 1967 Lead
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