Winter Sun 6a
[The roof move., 3 kb]17m. A little gem. Climb up through the low bulge, and follow the open corner to the final, short wall. © ROCKFAX
On the Lower Tier. The central groove to the right of Round the Bend. Fun moves and generously bolted.
John Leonard 14/Dec/2008

Ticklists: Orange Spot Portland.

Photo: The roof move. © pauljackson
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 270 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead - 19/Oct/14

Philoosh - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/14

RKirke - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/14 with Phil

Hidden - Lead - 31/Aug/14

Hidden - TR O/S - 31/Aug/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/14

CurlyStevo - Lead - 23/Aug/14 with Mick Ward

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/14

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Jul/14

WillRobertson - Lead β - 03/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead - 03/Jul/14

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

George Killaspy - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/14 with Milo

mattgrange - Lead - 14/Jun/14

Absolutely great, went wrong way on the mini roof.
Ian Bell - Lead dog - 08/Jun/14 with Tania T

Pretty straightforward
gav - Lead O/S - 31/May/14 with Dave

Hidden - Lead rpt - 31/May/14

pdhammond - Lead dnf - 26/May/14

David Walker - TR O/S - 25/May/14 with Stefan

dpiddock - Lead O/S - 25/May/14 with Chris P

Hidden - Lead dog - 25/May/14

MariaT - TR O/S - 25/May/14 with David Walker

oli25 - Lead O/S - 16/May/14

Skorchio - Lead O/S - 14/May/14

Gareth - Lead β - 10/May/14 with Mark

montymoo - Lead - 10/May/14 with Gareth

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/May/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/14

JUSTADUDE - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/14

Hooo - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/14 with Charlie B

davemcummings - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/14 with Alyssa

Hidden - Lead β - 23/Mar/14

rd20 - Lead O/S - 22/Mar/14 with Patrick

Took a few attempts to conquer the overhang - not easy for the short.
mariannekhoo - Lead dog - 22/Mar/14 with Denise Morgan

ian caton - Lead O/S - 17/Mar/14 with Abi

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Mar/14

brian watson - Lead rpt - 09/Mar/14 with Pilar Martinez

Adrian Daniels - Lead - 08/Mar/14 with Steve Webster

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Feb/14

Didn't clip the last 2 clips, got a bit scared - Next time!!! :-)
lgp81 - Lead dnf - 16/Feb/14 with Brendan Gill

madguernseyboy - Lead O/S - 16/Feb/14 with Lucy Plowman

Hidden - Lead - 10/Feb/14

Hidden - Lead rpt - 02/Feb/14

Very nice route, was a little damp over the bulge but what can you expect in January first thing in the morning.
JUSTADUDE - Lead O/S - 25/Jan/14

Dan_F - Lead rpt - 02/Jan/14 with philipb

smooth leading
emmafizzle - Lead O/S - 26/Dec/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Dec/13

Dandan82 - Lead rpt - 01/Dec/13 with Lisa Marsh

drewish - Lead O/S - 01/Dec/13

Hidden - 14/Nov/13

carolyn lyness - TR - 14/Nov/13 with Robert Mott

Jenben - 01/Nov/13

Dan_F - Lead rpt - 26/Oct/13 with philipb

gorgeous route touch easy for the grade. But always a pleasure!
rustyfishhook - Lead O/S - 25/Oct/13

Ade7 - Lead rpt - 06/Oct/13 with Sam C

Hidden - Lead dog - 06/Oct/13

magsb - TR - 03/Oct/13 with Mike Doyle

spacecadetjake - Lead O/S - Sep/13 with jay mcmanus, henry peter jenkins

CurlyStevo - Lead - Sep/13 with Rob

Paul Hy - TR O/S - 09/Aug/13 with Becky

amyrosemason - TR dog - 09/Aug/13 with Howett

combatrock - TR - Aug/13

buzzball101 - Lead - Aug/13

Marcin78 - 2nd β - 16/Jul/13 with Chris

great moves through the bulge
derryclimbs - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/13

benscarter - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/13 with Jack

jwpil - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/13 with Ben

Always a pleasure, 6th time on this route.
The Ivanator - Lead rpt - 15/Jun/13 with Sean

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/13

Graham Booth - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/13 with Natalie Treadgold

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/13

Nice
Phil Murray - Lead rpt - 27/May/13 with Lynne Williams

tomdadom - Lead O/S - 27/May/13 with ChrisP

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/May/13

alan.phobos - Lead O/S - 25/May/13

DanTT - 2nd O/S - 25/May/13 with Col Silcock, Alan Campbell

DanTT - 2nd O/S - 25/May/13 with Col Silcock, Alan Campbell

DanTT - Lead O/S - 25/May/13 with Col Silcock

johnl - Lead rpt - 18/May/13 with Sarah Perrett

Hidden - Lead - 10/May/13

andrewmcleod - Lead dog - 10/May/13 with David Amundsen

Pete Dangerous - Lead O/S - 04/May/13 with lewiz

Really nice climb!
Doughnut - Lead dog - 04/May/13

Hidden - 2nd dog - May/13

Trippinjester - Lead rpt - 28/Apr/13 with Jamie Knight

really enjoyable route a touch easy do dere pet for the grade!
rustyfishhook - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/13 with Simon Fowler

brew_guru - Lead rpt - 27/Apr/13 with simon fowler

Trippinjester - Lead rpt - 27/Apr/13 with Jennie Fowler, paul southgate

Adam Perrett - Lead RP - 22/Apr/13 with Sarah Perrett, John Leonard

johnl - Lead rpt - 22/Apr/13 with Sean, Sarah Perrett, Adam Perrett

Martin Bagshaw - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/13 with efe tunc

Rafal Malczyk - TR O/S - 21/Apr/13 with Efe Tunc, Martin Bagshaw

Came back to this after 18 months and lead it no problem. Nice holds over the overhang.
dereke12000 - Lead rpt - 20/Apr/13 with Rich

Hidden - 20/Apr/13

Interesting climbing after a heavy downpour ... Not bad climbing though...
Dan_F - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/13 with Markmclimby

bsparky - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/13 with Ralph Ranford

Brilliant climb bit scechy on the lege
minstrel nips,sean - Lead RP - 11/Mar/13

Binder - Lead O/S - 17/Feb/13 with Naomi B, Harri K

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Feb/13

Harri777 - Lead - 17/Feb/13 with George M

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Feb/13

AlexD - Lead rpt - 06/Feb/13 with nick foot

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Feb/13

Lawrence Dudley - Lead - 05/Jan/13

Jobbo - Lead O/S - 04/Jan/13 with Alex

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2013

Alex More - Lead - 27/Dec/12 with Sparky

Hidden - Lead dog - 25/Nov/12

The Ivanator - Lead rpt - 18/Nov/12 with Ric, Alan

bonelessivar - Lead O/S - 18/Nov/12 with Alan

el_monty - Lead O/S - 15/Nov/12 with Sami

Hidden - Lead - 01/Nov/12

kim.mulji - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/12 with Dave T

First clean o/s 6a climb. Was
richy85 - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/12 with Paul

jonbwoy - Lead - 14/Sep/12

Trippinjester - Lead rpt - 09/Sep/12 with polly, paul southgate

Dave Page - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/12 with Lenaya Page

Hidden - Lead β - 26/Aug/12

3 Names - Lead rpt - 17/Aug/12 with Richy Churcher

Trippinjester - Lead rpt - 04/Aug/12 with dan

kateg2009 - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/12 with Dave Robinson

Alex Norman - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/12

sam.sam.sam.ferguson - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/12 with Steph, Sami Mandeel, Si Lincoln

Sami Mandeel - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/12 with Sam Ferguson, Si

Steve27 - Lead - 30/Jun/12 with Luke Rathmell

I went the wrong way on the overhang near the beginning of the route. Instead of heading to the flake at the left of the bolt I was shuffling my hands right looking for better holds!
leeds_belle - Lead dog - 30/Jun/12

Had a bit of an epic on this route, which is disappointing. Had a panic attack mid climb as I was shuffling along on the right of the initial bulge and couldn't find a decent hold etc. Tried to do the same move about 4-5 times, where I also fell off. Ended up bawling through the rest of the climb. Haven't had an experience like that before, as I'm generally a pretty calm climber and try to sort through what I can't do straight away
jennifers87 - Lead dog - 30/Jun/12 with Mike Morgan

Techinical, delicate and balancy - beautiful route. First outdoor 6a onsight.
Pike - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/12 with Jenny

martin one - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/12 with Tim

A great route with a number of different challenges - although the top RH staple was so far into the rock I could not get the rope through...
wibb20 - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/12

Jonathan Emett - Lead rpt - 10/Jun/12 with ben

Really nice route with varied climbing. Finished it in the rain and lowered off in a downpour...
UnkArl - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/12

Hidden - Lead rpt - 13/May/12

Hidden - Lead - 12/May/12

Hidden - May/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/12

Interesting overhang start
RioVista23 - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/12 with Alistair Baxter

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/12

Hidden - Lead rpt - 08/Apr/12

Viks - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/12 with erc1

Matt Smith - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/12 with Lewis Aburrow

it began to rain lightly about half way up, making the rock less favourable
lewisea - TR dog - 07/Apr/12 with Matt Smith

Bisset - Lead rpt - 06/Apr/12 with Phil B

Variety of good moves
saz_b - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/12 with Dan Easton, ian gambon

danieleaston - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/12

Trippinjester - Lead rpt - 05/Apr/12 with polly, Jennie Fowler

SamStokes - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/12 with Emily Stokes

Stefan_Morris - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/12 with AndrewJamesCherry

musgravet - TR - 25/Mar/12

Ralphus - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/12

Watched a first timer top rope it with some trouble so I thought "I'll have that". First 6a lead - nice little ledge just below the threading bolts made my day while checking out the view.
JonesA - Lead - 24/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead RP - 16/Mar/12

Quiddity - Lead rpt - 16/Mar/12 with Curious Yellow

3 Names - Lead O/S - 25/Feb/12 with Nick

the best 6a at the cuttings
Quiddity - Lead O/S - 25/Feb/12 with Mac and Ally

loved it.
rustyfishhook - TR - 19/Feb/12

Nice route with some good moves, really enjoyed!
brew_guru - Lead O/S - 19/Feb/12 with simon fowler

Hidden - Lead rpt - 05/Feb/12

Appropriate name - climbing in a T-shirt in January!
Monkey_Alan - Lead O/S - 07/Jan/12 with Max Streeton

Hidden - Lead rpt - 07/Jan/12

Ybot Htulk - Lead - 02/Jan/12 with Ivan

The Ivanator - Lead rpt - 02/Jan/12 with Omar, Toby

Hidden - 2nd dog - 02/Jan/12

RadekNowak - Lead - 2012

Doug Wilkie - 2012

tommytom - 2012

slugger5uk - Lead - 2012

The Ivanator - Lead rpt - 10/Dec/11 with Jez

Straight forward, lots of bolts
jezb1 - Lead - 10/Dec/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Dec/11

popov86 - Lead - Dec/11

Hidden - Lead - 13/Nov/11

markfromstoke - Lead - 13/Nov/11

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Nov/11

garth paterson - Lead - 26/Sep/11 with simon.roberts

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/11

Nice, but soft for 6a.
The Ivanator - Lead rpt - 20/Aug/11 with Sean

Dandan82 - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/11 with Lisa Marsh

Took a nice fall at the slight overhang, return another time...
dereke12000 - Lead dnf - 07/Aug/11 with Rich

Doey - Aug/11

Beautiful climb, holds where u need them! Lead it too but cheated and had first 4 bolts in... will return!
Carnie Lisa - 2nd β - 31/Jul/11 with si lincoln

Linc - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/11

Jonathan Emett - Lead rpt - 15/Jul/11 with tomski

Should have led this, softish 6a with some nice moves.
The Ivanator - TR - 10/Jul/11 with Sean

Very nice route. Loved the moves up the corner. No polish either!....on second thoughts, it was rubbish; stay away...
Dave 88 - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/11 with silhouette

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

Hidden - Lead - 11/Jun/11

Sparky!!!3 - Lead O/S - 31/May/11 with alex more

Hidden - Lead - 29/May/11

Jonathan Emett - Lead rpt - 28/May/11 with ben

Jonathan Emett - Lead rpt - 16/May/11 with simon c

Aided past 2 crux moves - good climb to judge improvement.
Simon Cahill - TR dog - 16/May/11 with Jonathon Emett (Dorchester)

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/May/11

Lyndsay Superclimber - Lead RP - 19/Apr/11 with Dave, Steve

Hidden - Lead RP - 19/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead - 27/Mar/11

Hidden - 24/Mar/11

Jonathan Emett - Lead rpt - 13/Mar/11 with mike pinney

Hidden - Lead - 13/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - Mar/11

Hidden - TR - Jan/11

MarkyMark_7 - Lead dog - 2011

Hidden - Lead β - 21/Nov/10

gibsond - Lead rpt - 13/Nov/10 with Andre Clarke

gibsond - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/10 with Pilar Martinez

Jonathan Emett - Lead rpt - 28/Aug/10 with stuart

Jonathan Emett - Lead rpt - 26/Aug/10 with Steve Woollard

Steve Woollard - Lead - 26/Aug/10 with Jonathan Emett

tobydunford - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/10 with Jon Emmett

Jonathan Emett - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/10 with toby dunford

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/10

KDhruev - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/10 with sparky, Alex More

Hidden - Lead - 19/Jul/10

Bisset - Lead - 18/Jul/10 with Kelvin Vockins

brian watson - Lead rpt - 04/Jul/10 with neil weymouth

nick hawkins - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/10

First UK 6A lead :)
Viks - Lead RP - 12/Jun/10 with erc1

Emma-Louise Anderson - Lead O/S - 22/May/10 with Chris Bailey

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/May/10

Hidden - Lead - 19/May/10

trev_f - Lead rpt - 03/May/10 with Natalie

johnl - Lead rpt - 28/Apr/10 with Josh Leonard

mattparratt - Lead - 06/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Mar/10

Alex More - Lead O/S - 19/Feb/10 with Jon Howell

Bisset - 14/Feb/10

benwhit - Lead - 30/Jan/10

brian watson - Lead O/S - 24/Jan/10 with scott titt

RandomHero - Lead - 24/Jan/10

Nice climb, generously bolted and interest all the way. Very easy 6a, if not 5+.
Ben Thorne - Lead O/S - 01/Jan/10 with John Pullin

olliedenton - Lead O/S - Jan/10

Hidden - 2010

Jane Weir - 2010

LukeyG - Lead - 2010

Hidden - Lead - 11/Dec/09

Richard Horn - Lead O/S - 06/Dec/09

Hidden - Lead - 08/Nov/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Oct/09

bazzag - Lead - 17/Oct/09 with reece & ollie

asmith37 - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/09 with Bex Leigh

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/09

Ade7 - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/09 with Phil

Nice climb with continued interest.
KarlH - Lead - 30/Aug/09 with Portland Party Group

trevor macalonan - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/09 with Tim

timharrison - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/09 with Trevor Macalonan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/09

Sophie Nunn - Lead - 10/Aug/09

Luke d - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/09

Pete Sanger - Lead RP - 07/Jun/09 with chris

joeurwin - Lead RP - 31/May/09 with alex

AlexD - Lead β - 10/May/09 with joeurwin

clgladiator - Lead O/S - 06/May/09 with trev_f

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/May/09

MarkRyder - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/09 with Rich

vertigo - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/09 with Mark Ryder

jl - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/09 with Penny

Phil Belcher - Lead β - 31/Jan/09 with Trev

Ed Babs - Lead O/S - 17/Jan/09 with Marti

trev_f - Lead O/S - 17/Jan/09 with Alex M

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 17/Jan/09 with Ed Babington

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Jan/09

Rob Kennard - 2009 with Jon Howell

Alex More - Lead - 2009

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Dec/08

Hidden - TR O/S - 22/Dec/08

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