Rockfax Description
Start at the large flake under the overhanging left edge of the slab. Use this to gain the slab and climb direct to a lower-off. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
Start at the large flake under the overhanging left edge of the slab. Use this to gain the slab and climb direct to a lower-off.

FA. John Leonard 18/Apr/2008

Ticklists: Portland for the beginner (lead climbs).

Feast 17/Oct Lead
Hidden 19/Sep Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Sep Lead O/S
mattjson 22/Jul -
with Maria
mackem9 22/Jul -
Hidden 13/Jun Lead O/S
Wallman 13/Jun 2nd O/S

Surprising lack of good footholds 2/3 up. Lots of small sharp edges. Trod on a Bolt - whoops!

Remyveness 07/Jun Lead O/S
with Connor Akroyd
tsyrett 23/May Lead O/S
Hidden 17/May Lead O/S
rumblesan 16/May Lead O/S
Hidden 08/May Lead
PatrickP ?/May Lead
Hidden 26/Apr Lead rpt
David Staples 26/Apr Lead rpt
sheelba 19/Apr Lead

Wasn't in our book, not as hard as it looked

Nick_Merriman 13/Apr Lead
with Chris Beloe
Jules_Julia 13/Apr Lead β
Rickrick 11/Apr -
Hidden 06/Apr Lead rpt
purplemonkeyelephant 06/Apr TR O/S

Foot slipped but held it on the powerful first move, nice and sustained thin climbing above.

sam_craddock 06/Apr Lead O/S
Aidan13791 05/Apr Lead O/S
tomaca12 04/Apr Lead O/S
alexcollins123 04/Apr Lead O/S
with Anna Robson
Tim Harper 04/Apr Lead O/S
with James Lewis, NTU
AdenCox 28/Feb TR
greenerd 28/Feb TR
Hidden 31/Dec/14 Lead O/S
sajrf123 13/Dec/14 Lead O/S

Beautiful sunny day in December!

with Rose
Hidden 29/Nov/14 TR
Hidden 19/Oct/14 Lead O/S
Chris Huntington 14/Sep/14 Lead β
Kate Hallam 14/Sep/14 Lead β
Fatclimber 09/Sep/14 TR O/S
with Kelwyn
Hidden 09/Sep/14 Lead
Hidden 06/Sep/14 Lead rpt
Hidden 31/Aug/14 Lead
RobFlanders 31/Aug/14 Lead O/S

With Helen, Jon, Mieka and Matt. Not bad.

Hidden 24/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Chris Sansum 23/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Ramsey Villanueva
Hidden 06/Aug/14 Lead O/S
shaunleonard 06/Aug/14 2nd O/S
with Kerri, Ian
Hidden 06/Aug/14 2nd O/S
hlburns ?/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Rob
Hidden 27/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Ross.Cooper 09/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Matt Southgate
Hidden 04/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Kap 29/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Jun/14 Lead rpt
Hidden 31/May/14 Lead O/S
silviac 25/May/14 Lead O/S
londonoring 04/May/14 Lead O/S
perrinr 20/Apr/14 Lead β

A significant rock fall has removed the roof and raised the ground level making the start much easier. Unfortunately the second bolt has gone and the first is only a few feet above the ground.

Patrick Clissold 13/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Eleri Clissold
Jenben 16/Mar/14 -
Hidden 11/Jan/14 Lead
Hidden 11/Jan/14 Lead O/S
mky77 21/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Sep/13 Lead
Hidden 21/Sep/13 -
JP78 21/Sep/13 Lead
RioVista23 03/Aug/13 -
with Vaitehi
Hidden 03/Aug/13 2nd
leagump 20/Jul/13 2nd O/S

Tough start and middle

with bittenoffmore
ivebittenoffmorethanicanstu 20/Jul/13 Lead β
JJunoir 08/Jul/13 2nd dog
Matt Smyth 07/Jul/13 Lead O/S
garethm 07/Jul/13 Lead O/S
stranter 06/Jul/13 Lead dog
with Neil, Rich Perrin
Hidden 29/Jun/13 Lead
JenDurden 29/Jun/13 Lead
andrewmcleod 08/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Paul Wilson, David Amundsen
meltdown34 02/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Chris
timmyhobby 25/May/13 Lead O/S
magik_bob 25/May/13 Lead
the ant hill mob 24/May/13 Lead O/S
Christina Douka 31/Mar/13 Lead O/S
bsparky 30/Mar/13 Lead O/S
UnkArl 30/Mar/13 Lead rpt
with Debbie
Debs 30/Mar/13 2nd
with Karl
HairyBean 14/Feb/13 2nd O/S
*girl 14/Feb/13 Lead O/S

My first lead!!!

Motown ??/2013 -
mattjson ??/2013 Lead G/U
BALD EAGLE 20/Oct/12 Lead
with Sarah Flint
gb05 11/Sep/12 Lead O/S
IanVB 11/Sep/12 TR O/S
combatrock ?/Sep/12 Lead
buzzball101 ?/Sep/12 Lead
chubbyclimber 26/Aug/12 Lead
with Lottie
lottiec 26/Aug/12 TR dnf

Had a close look and a little test of it, but top-roping caused the rope to run over some rock. Would like to go back.

with Tim
jwhereat 12/Aug/12 Lead O/S
homing-penguin 11/Aug/12 Lead O/S
marsden.d.paul 11/Aug/12 Lead O/S
dereke12000 25/Jun/12 Lead O/S

First 4 QDs in place.

with Rich
stonemikey 18/Jun/12 Lead
with Phil Dimech, John Horton
runwildjohn 18/Jun/12 Lead
with Phil Dimech, Mike Silver
Jamescdykes 16/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Alister123 11/Jun/12 Lead O/S
spidermonkey09 09/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Chris Redding 09/Jun/12 Lead rpt
joshchalke 27/May/12 Lead O/S
tomshanti 27/May/12 Lead rpt
with Becky, Brad Fry, Josh Chalke
bradfry ?/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Apr/12 Lead
musgravet 14/Apr/12 TR
Hidden 03/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Apr/12 Lead
Daniel Heath 01/Apr/12 Lead O/S

Lead for the group top rope. They all enjoyed it because it's easy but feel steep at the start.

eblackie21 01/Apr/12 TR O/S
Hidden 03/Mar/12 Lead O/S
rustyfishhook 01/Mar/12 Lead O/S
tom parsons 05/Feb/12 Lead O/S
with Alex Vincent
DreadyCraig 07/Jan/12 TR O/S

Top roped due to time constraints. Gonna lead it next time

jamesleesaunders 07/Jan/12 -
Doug Wilkie ??/2012 -
petecox84 ??/2012 -
David Staples ??/2012 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Mongoose 20/Aug/11 Lead O/S
UnkArl 17/Aug/11 Lead β

Good and fairly committing moves off the ground then just romp to the top.

flatcap 17/Aug/11 Lead O/S

After a strenuous first move, the rest of the climb's straightforward.

with Karl
Hidden 13/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Boogs 08/Aug/11 -
nick hawkins 05/Aug/11 Lead
with steve
Hidden 04/Jul/11 Lead β
Matt250 25/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Jun/11 Lead O/S
j.hubbard 14/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Chris Redding 11/Jun/11 Lead O/S
cpt_crunch 11/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Danny Crump 22/May/11 Lead O/S
with John Andrews, Richard Vaughan, Sarah Pentelow
Jonathan Emett 30/Apr/11 Solo O/S
MariaT 27/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Apr/11 Lead rpt
Hidden 09/Apr/11 -
hels86 09/Apr/11 2nd
with Tom
Hidden 08/Apr/11 Lead
Hidden 14/Mar/11 2nd
Takacs 13/Mar/11 2nd
with James Woodman
josh_smith_90 12/Mar/11 Lead
luckyluke ?/Feb/11 Lead O/S

rumc. Big pull up at beginning.

brian watson 09/Jan/11 Lead rpt
with anne marie sheppard
David Staples ??/2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Nov/10 Lead O/S
ilch 08/Nov/10 Lead β
michael burrows 28/Sep/10 Lead rpt
enrogue 15/Aug/10 TR O/S
with Kate Gardner
Alex More 10/Aug/10 Solo O/S
with Josh
goddamm7 08/Aug/10 Lead
with karen hallam
davewsargent ?/Aug/10 Lead
robandian ?/Aug/10 Lead O/S
johnl 25/Jul/10 Lead rpt
with Sarah Perrett, Adam Perrett
Luke Dawson 18/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Neil_Tristram 17/Jul/10 Lead dog
flatcap 11/Jul/10 Lead O/S

Exciting start, ok middle, blank top. Was too tired to think. Hard start for a grade 4.

with Charles
Bisteris 28/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/10 -
Hidden 30/May/10 TR
nath_casper 30/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/May/10 2nd
MikeB1 14/May/10 Lead
Hidden 11/Apr/10 TR O/S
dale1968 09/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with gorden benn, Tom
Dawlish 13/Mar/10 Lead O/S

best climb on the slab

Aaron Phillips 13/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with my dad
uncontrollable 28/Feb/10 Lead β

quickdraws in place

with Sue
Hidden 28/Feb/10 Lead O/S
LukeyG ??/2010 -
Marti999 18/Oct/09 Lead
briar4012 18/Oct/09 TR O/S
with Marti
michael burrows 13/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Lallylandslider 13/Sep/09 2nd O/S
DafSWMC 12/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Stu, Toby
jack99 23/Aug/09 Lead O/S
julian allen 12/Jul/09 Lead O/S
gaz_jones 27/Jun/09 Lead O/S


Hidden 21/Jun/09 Lead
Trisha Murphy 17/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with liv
andy dunn 14/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Alan
krikoman 23/May/09 Lead rpt
with Rick Gibbs
Hidden 03/May/09 Lead O/S
3 Names 03/May/09 Lead O/S
Jeremy Wilton ?/May/09 Lead
with Phil Leonardi
asmith37 12/Apr/09 Lead O/S

Tried to follow the line for diamond geezer but couldn't see the bolts, but this line looked far more interesting. The first few moves onto the slab are excellent. Despite the good holds i thought the start deserves more than F4.

freemanTom 04/Apr/09 Lead
with Paul Davies
daviesp2 04/Apr/09 TR
Hidden 21/Mar/09 -
Hidden 21/Mar/09 -
krikoman 15/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Rick Gibbs
brian watson 15/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with scott and alan
mattshort 12/Oct/08 Lead O/S
ellypryce 12/Oct/08 2nd
with matttshort
Durbs 20/Sep/08 2nd O/S
Hidden ??/2008 Lead O/S
Alex More ??/2006 Lead O/S
Spacetourist ??/2005 Lead O/S
with Ed Heslam
dannyboy83 ??/2003 Solo O/S
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Style of ascent
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