Rockfax Description
A good, and quite stiff, line. Ascend the crack to the overhang, then pull through it with difficulty. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
In The Bower on the lower tier. Climbs the crack and overhang left of Godbeams. Portlands version of the Cratcliffe classic.

John Leonard 07/Feb/2009

Hidden 22/Nov TR
WilliamD 24/Oct Lead O/S

Great short route, but probably easier than the grade suggests

Tru 19/Sep Lead RP
Juan S 13/Sep Lead
with Wei
tomdawson4 11/Aug TR

top roped relatively easily and then fell from the crucial hold after the crux on my redpoint attempt. nice and bouldery, i will be back.

Hidden 09/Aug Lead dog
hlburns ?/Aug -
jh305 05/Jul Lead dog
Giles Eperon 21/Jun Lead O/S
Charlie Eperon 21/Jun 2nd
Hidden 20/Jun Lead dnf
martin one 20/Jun Lead dog
Hidden 20/Jun TR O/S
dereke12000 25/May Lead RP


with Aidan
sajrf123 25/May TR
with Derek
afrosam 24/May Lead O/S
ChristyCole 24/May Lead dog
Hidden 09/May Lead dog
Juan S 09/May TR dog

A few sharp holds!

with Wei
Hidden 12/Apr Lead dog
Hidden 27/Mar TR dog
Ana Broad 27/Mar TR
with Emma
shaunstannard ?/Feb Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Jan Lead O/S
Brian H 11/Jan Lead rpt
Hidden 07/Dec/14 TR
Harvdog 24/Aug/14 Lead RP
el_monty 24/Aug/14 Lead rpt
with Peter Briant
Hidden 23/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Mike.Kinge 16/Aug/14 Lead dog
with Joe Harris
Hidden 09/Aug/14 TR
Hidden 09/Aug/14 TR
samparsons 26/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Emmie
Douglas ?/Jul/14 Lead rpt
with Martin Smith
Laramadness 26/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/May/14 Lead dog
Hidden 25/May/14 Lead dog
Hidden 17/May/14 Lead RP
mcondon ?/May/14 Lead
Jlewis01 29/Mar/14 Lead O/S

Rowan tried but pulled off hold and got scared

Retro Rowan 29/Mar/14 2nd
RichardN ??/2014 Lead dog
Dandan82 08/Dec/13 Lead rpt
emmafizzle 30/Nov/13 Lead dog

first 6b+. did it clean on top rope then struggled with the sequence getting over the overhang while on lead.

dereke12000 16/Nov/13 Lead

Cut finger exercise, small sharp holds, but managed it after a brief rest

Jenben 27/Oct/13 -
Hidden 12/Oct/13 TR dog
Ade7 04/Aug/13 Lead rpt
with Sam C
Hidden 01/Jun/13 TR dog
Hidden ?/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/May/13 TR dog
tomdadom 27/May/13 TR
rustyfishhook 18/May/13 TR dnf
with sean
Trippinjester 18/May/13 TR dog
with Jennie Fowler, Jamie Knight
minstrel nips,sean 18/May/13 TR β

nice rout bit fingery

Jim Malo 12/May/13 TR dnf
with Mikael
Gareth 27/Apr/13 TR
with Chris, Mark
Martin Bagshaw 21/Apr/13 TR O/S
with Rafal Malczyk
Rafal Malczyk 21/Apr/13 TR
with Efe Tunc
UnkArl 31/Mar/13 Lead β

Bit slippy/slopey to get under the roof then one hard pull to get over it.

with Stef, Tim
Alex More 24/Feb/13 Lead rpt
Nick205228 ??/2013 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Dec/12 Lead dog
Hidden 02/Dec/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Nov/12 Lead O/S
gb05 12/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Rob Laird 25/Aug/12 Lead dog

Tough near the top...

mr random 25/Aug/12 Lead dog
el_monty 23/Aug/12 Lead rpt
jwhereat 11/Aug/12 Lead dog
HAJ Francis ?/Jul/12 Lead O/S
clipskipper 16/Jun/12 Lead dog

Crux is fairly tough - need to sort out your foot placement (he says in hindsight).

with Sue Hazel
Hidden 16/Jun/12 Lead rpt
Sami Mandeel 23/May/12 Lead rpt
with Mike Davies
Hidden ?/May/12 2nd β
Hidden 08/Apr/12 Lead RP
Hidden 08/Apr/12 2nd dnf
Viks 08/Apr/12 2nd dnf

couldn't pull through the crux

Matt Smith 07/Apr/12 Lead β
lewisea 07/Apr/12 TR dnf

on the crux my climbing partner z clipped in panic. I told them and he chose to correct it and continue

steven24584 ?/Apr/12 Lead
Stefan_Morris 29/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Fraser hill-casey 29/Mar/12 Lead
musgravet 25/Mar/12 TR
Hidden 25/Mar/12 TR dog
finter22 24/Mar/12 Lead O/S
el_monty 16/Jan/12 Lead O/S
with Ashley, Ali, Zo
Ducks Rock 16/Jan/12 TR dog
with Fox
Monkey_Alan 07/Jan/12 Lead dog

Didn't get the crux clean.

Adam Perrett ??/2012 Lead RP
with Sarah Perrett
lewiz 19/Nov/11 Lead RP


philhaigh 06/Nov/11 Lead RP
Ducks Rock 20/Oct/11 TR dog

Superb climbing, positive all the way, best route at The Bower. Top moves are lush.

with Gemma
Hidden 15/Oct/11 Lead RP
trevor macalonan 02/Oct/11 Lead RP
with Pen
Hidden ?/Oct/11 Lead dog
GuitarGenius92 20/Aug/11 Lead dnf

Not in guide book. Looked easy. Harder than I have ever climbed before. Failed Epically at the lip.

JasTaplin 19/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Linc 14/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Dandan82 14/Aug/11 Lead O/S

6c? did someone pick that grade out of a hat?! 6a+ tops due to it's short length, not a bad climb as it goes though.

Hidden 11/Aug/11 TR
Doey ?/Aug/11 -
risby 27/Jul/11 Lead dnf

did not get past overhang

Hidden 27/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Jun/11 Lead dog
MichaelGallimore ?/Jun/11 TR O/S
with MikeR
Richard Horn 08/May/11 Lead O/S
combatrock ?/May/11 TR
buzzball101 ?/May/11 Lead
Mr Tumness 16/Apr/11 Lead dog
Jonathan Emett 13/Mar/11 Lead O/S

6c?! never. 6b.

with mike pinney
Hidden 12/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Ceridwen 12/Feb/11 TR dog

One hard move, which feels 6c but over all probably 6b+

with Andy Waller
Boogs ??/2011 Lead β
Hidden ??/2011 Lead O/S
mike.rigby ??/2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Nov/10 Lead O/S
Monkey_Alan 13/Nov/10 Lead O/S
gibsond 13/Nov/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Aug/10 Lead β
KDhruev 28/Jul/10 Lead RP
with sparky
Hidden 18/Jul/10 TR dog
Hidden 18/Jun/10 Lead
Hidden 12/Jun/10 Lead RP
Ade7 12/Jun/10 Lead rpt
with Liz
Luke Dawson 30/May/10 Lead O/S
Emma-Louise Anderson 22/May/10 Lead RP
Hidden 22/May/10 Lead O/S
mattparratt 01/May/10 Lead
ChrisBrooke 01/May/10 Lead O/S
with Nick Barratt
Sami Mandeel 23/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Ade7 22/Apr/10 Lead rpt
with Amy
Amy Kilpin 22/Apr/10 TR
AlexD 18/Apr/10 Lead RP
Hidden 14/Apr/10 TR
MontyH 14/Mar/10 Lead
with lee
johnl 19/Feb/10 Lead rpt
with Andy Dunford
trev_f 06/Feb/10 Lead β
with Alex M, Bungle
benwhit 31/Jan/10 Lead RP
Hidden 31/Jan/10 Lead O/S
timharrison 31/Jan/10 Lead O/S
with Sue Hazel
brian watson 24/Jan/10 Lead dog
with scott titt
Hidden ??/2010 -
Jane Weir ??/2010 -
LukeyG ??/2010 Lead
Ed Babs 27/Dec/09 Lead O/S
with Marti
Marti999 27/Dec/09 Lead O/S
Alex More 11/Oct/09 Lead β
with keiha
LeahJamie 03/Oct/09 Lead dog
with Aidan Taub
Hidden 11/Sep/09 Lead dog
Ade7 11/Sep/09 Lead RP

Short and sweet, bit of a one move wonder

with Liz
Ade7 30/Aug/09 Lead dog
with Jon
KarlH 30/Aug/09 Lead dog
with Portland Party Group
KarlH 30/Aug/09 Lead RP
with Portland Party Group
timharrison 24/Aug/09 Lead dog
with Johan Aukerstrom
timharrison 14/Aug/09 Lead dog
vertigo 23/May/09 Lead O/S
with John Imeson
mark_wellin 24/Apr/09 Lead O/S
leemaybr05 14/Apr/09 TR RP
with Beckie Bale
Hidden 13/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Mar/09 TR rpt
jl 14/Mar/09 Lead RP
with Penny
Hidden 14/Feb/09 Lead
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