Wild Rover* 6a
[Nicodemus Knob, Portland., 1 kb]10m.

Rockfax Description
Another worthwhile line, but once again its benign appearance will catch out the unwary. © ROCKFAX

UKC Logbook Description
On the pinnacle of Nicodemus Knob about 1km north of The Cuttings. The right hand (southerly) route. A good reach helps.

John Leonard 08/Nov/2008

Ticklists: Orange Spot Portland.

Photo: Nicodemus Knob, Portland. © Tom Beaumont
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This climb is in 89 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

tom_lewis89 - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/15 with Katie Arnold

Nice climb, I went second so had the beta. Just one fingery move for the third clip. Easiest of the four routes.
simonsnake77 - Lead - 21/Jul/15

FlavioL1989 - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/15 with Rob Edwards

bobstones - Lead - 14/Jun/15 with Sophie Gibbens

Bit hard for 6a, but a good route
WilliamD - Lead O/S - 27/May/15 with Alex Haddon

HakanT - Lead O/S - 25/May/15

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/May/15

Sian Carter - TR - 14/Apr/15 with Rhys Mence

rhys mence - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/15 with Sian Carter

TR with Shunt, did it before but dogged, this time clean, Nice climb, really like the Knob, out the way but gets some good sun, feels higher than what it is too.
underitall - TR β - 25/Mar/15

Slipped off first time then lead clean no dramas. Cold and very misty!!
sajrf123 - Lead O/S - 08/Mar/15 with Ian

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Mar/15

Hidden - Mar/15

Hidden - Lead - 12/Jan/15

Hidden - TR - 12/Jan/15

Gibbo - Lead - 25/Oct/14 with Tom Gibbison

max_dickens - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/14

Dave Page - Lead dog - 22/Jun/14 with Lenaya Page

2nd time round, no falls or rests, top rope solo with ATC in guide mode.
underitall - Solo rpt - 14/Jun/14

Skorchio - Lead dog - 14/Jun/14

ConstaBern - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/14

Had my ATC in Guide Mode on top anchors (Tied into my harness and as I climbed up kept pulling the slack through, There was no way down other than to continue going up). Didn't stick to the route exactly, strayed to the right after the first bit then over to the left then back on route again. Had a rest about half way too, but no falls.
underitall - TR dog - 08/Jun/14

Trippinjester - TR rpt - 05/Jun/14 with johnl, Adam Perrett, Jennie Fowler

Adam Perrett - Lead RP - 27/May/14 with Paulus122

Paulus122 - Lead RP - 27/May/14 with Adam Perret

Hidden - TR - 03/May/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/14

Paul Eckton - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/14 with steve read

mattc - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/14

Hidden - Lead RP - 11/Apr/14

Nick_Merriman - Lead - 04/Apr/14 with Chris Beloe

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/14

David Staples - TR O/S - 21/Mar/14 with Glorious

mike.rigby - 15/Mar/14 with Rob Edwards

Tough, overhang section felt like easy 6a then the technical middle felt harder. Lots of tiny crimps. Really enjoyable. Scrambled up side to set up top-rope so we could have a go.
col3 - TR - 24/Aug/13 with Erin, Victoria and Alice

Matt_Hardy - Aug/13

Georgia H - Lead - Aug/13

Hidden - Lead β - 21/Jul/13

Dan_F - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/13 with Ben jones

Easiest of the four, although still no pushover with some technical care needed. Beware loose rock higher up as with all these here.
Nick Sherring - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/13 with Paul Borland

psborland - Lead - 07/Jul/13 with Nick

Cheeky thin crux move
jezb1 - Lead - 03/Jul/13

Maxim2023 - Lead O/S - Jul/13 with Kate Tarrant

kate tarrant - TR β - Jul/13

rustyfishhook - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/13 with sean

Last route of the trip heading back to weymouth. Nice with a techincal mid height sequence. But too hot and tired to properly enjoy it
Stanners - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/13 with Alex Rhodes

minstrel nips,sean - TR dog - 01/Jun/13

Mouse Matt - Lead β - Apr/13

Cheesy rock!
bsparky - Lead dog - 31/Mar/13 with Ralph Ranford

A lot more technical than it looks. All the routes on the "knob" are good but seriously need more traffic as they are quite dirty/dusty and there is a lot of loose rock in the band of "cheese" that runs across at 2/3 height.
UnkArl - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/13 with Dan, Stef, Tim, Ben, Ralph, Debbie

dantheoptimist - 2nd - 31/Mar/13 with Karl Gregory

Debs - 2nd - 31/Mar/13 with Karl

Jobbo - Lead O/S - 13/Jan/13 with Leon. D

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jan/13

Trippinjester - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/12 with Jennie Fowler, paul southgate

brew_guru - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/12 with simon fowler

skhill - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/12

Ade7 - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/12 with Stewart

Alex Norman - Lead O/S - 19/Jul/12

Marti999 - Lead rpt - 09/Jul/12 with Debbie

el_monty - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/12 with marti

philhaigh - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/12 with Mike Hawkins, Natalie Haigh

Barry Kerslake - Lead β - 08/Jul/12 with Tammy

nataliehaigh - TR RP - 08/Jul/12 with Tammy Pay, Barry Kerslake, Mike Hawkins, Phil Haigh

Jonathan Emett - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/12 with oli

Pete Scott - Lead O/S - 27/May/12 with John kay

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/May/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/May/12

Hidden - Lead RP - 06/May/12

climbhannahclimb - TR dog - 03/Apr/12 with Lee Renshaw

Sparky!!!3 - Lead β - 04/Dec/11 with alex more

Alex More - Lead β - 03/Dec/11 with Sparky

PilarMartinez - 08/Jul/11 with TheCherokee

PilarMartinez - 08/Jul/11

Nice slab climbing
AlexD - Lead O/S - 20/Mar/11 with Scott

dale1968 - Lead dog - 26/Nov/10 with Tom

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Nov/10

Lyndsay Superclimber - Lead RP - 18/Jul/10 with Andy

Hidden - TR rpt - 18/Jul/10

Hidden - TR O/S - 17/Jul/10

el_Claudio - Lead RP - 17/Jul/10 with Andy Richmond

Climbed in sunny, buy -1C conditions on New Year's Day. Thought it was the 6b and it certainly felt it! Just like Steve, numb fingers made it harder, but I'd say this was more like 6a+.
Ben Thorne - Lead dog - 01/Jan/10 with John Pullin

johnl - Lead rpt - 20/Sep/09 with Andy Dunford

Hidden - 2nd - 07/May/09

trevor macalonan - Lead - 21/Mar/09 with Richy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/09

Hidden - Lead - 17/Dec/08

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 29/Nov/08 with Steve Taylor

Desperate in the cold weather (2 degrees) Might feel 6a in the dry/warm - more like 6a+/6b today.
steve taylor - Lead O/S - 29/Nov/08 with marti hallett

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
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