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[Busy day at the Bower!, 4 kb]6m. The first line of bolts encountered on the descent path. Climb on good holds to a final steepening that is climbed using some stuck-on blobs. © ROCKFAX
The first route as you enter The Bower, starting from the steps.
Michele Ireland 27/Jan/2009

Ticklists: Portland for the beginner (lead climbs).

Photo: Busy day at the Bower! © Adam Perrett
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 180 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Harvdog - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/14 with Hannah Evans

el_monty - Lead rpt - 24/Aug/14 with Peter Briant

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

Hidden - Lead - 17/Aug/14

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

Jenni Lees - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/14 with Jack McMullin, Paul Hyland

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/14

samparsons - Solo - 26/Jul/14 with Emmie

dmetcalfe - Lead rpt - 17/Jul/14

Abrockalypse - Lead rpt - 22/Jun/14 with Sarah Gore, Stef Maynard, Claire Powell

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/May/14

Hidden - Lead - 25/May/14

Abrockalypse - Lead rpt - 18/May/14 with Chris Harcombe, Sam Wheeler

Abrockalypse - Solo O/S - 13/May/14

Gompertz - AltLd O/S - 05/May/14 with James Charatan

Philoosh - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/14

gavin.smith - 13/Apr/14

WillRobertson - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/14

Hidden - Lead - 11/Apr/14

Climbed up to rig a top rope for Robs first outdoor climb.
JUSTADUDE - Solo O/S - 11/Mar/14

shane4747 - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/14 with JUSTADUDE

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

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

richy85 - 2014

MrsKnight - 29/Dec/13 with Jamie Knight

Jenben - 27/Oct/13

Nic959 - Lead O/S - 19/Oct/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - Sep/13

alcrosby - TR - 09/Aug/13 with Paul Hyland

alcrosby - Lead - 09/Aug/13 with Paul Hyland

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/13

RP
Paulus122 - Lead - 18/Jul/13 with Adam Perret

HairyBean - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/13 with Tracy Stuart

Bob Black - Lead - 11/Jul/13 with Hilary

rotax123 - Lead β - 10/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/13

enrogue - Lead - 29/Jun/13 with Mark Delaney

jason smeeth - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/13

KDW - Lead - 11/May/13 with Mike

andrewmcleod - Lead O/S - 10/May/13 with David Amundsen

Gareth - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/13 with Chris, Mark

montymoo - Lead - 27/Apr/13 with christian, Gareth

The Nic Monk - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/13 with Tim Simpkins

chubbyclimber - Lead - 21/Apr/13 with The Nic Monk

Rafal Malczyk - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/13 with Efe Tunc

hannahmmt - Lead O/S - 2013 with Joe

sam.sam.sam.ferguson - Lead rpt - 11/Nov/12 with Steph

Steph Roberts - Lead rpt - 11/Nov/12 with Sam

Hidden - Lead rpt - 10/Nov/12

IanVB - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/12 with Mandi Brading, Gareth Brading

gb05 - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/12 with Mandi Brading, Ian Brading

lottiec - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/12 with Tim

The Nic Monk - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/12 with Richard Vaughan

chubbyclimber - Lead - 25/Aug/12 with Lottie

el_monty - Lead rpt - 23/Aug/12

Dave Page - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/12 with Lenaya Page

tom parsons - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/12 with Hannah Townley

TheaSmea - 2nd O/S - Jul/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/12

dmetcalfe - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/12 with Mike P

Mpaynter - 2nd O/S - 13/Jun/12 with Danny Metcalfe

pete_naylor - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/12 with David Humm

Humm1985 - Lead - 03/Jun/12

Alex Bryant - Lead O/S - 27/May/12

Sami Mandeel - Lead rpt - 23/May/12 with Mike Davies

Hidden - Lead - 06/Apr/12

steven24584 - Lead - Apr/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/12

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

Gem Minihan - TR β - 28/Feb/12 with Phil Haigh, Stew Ward

wardstewart - Lead O/S - 28/Feb/12 with Gem Minihan, Phil Haigh

rustyfishhook - Lead O/S - 31/Jan/12

pollyanna - Lead - 31/Jan/12

Trippinjester - Lead O/S - 29/Jan/12 with Jennie Fowler

One move wonder
sarahlizzy - Lead O/S - 22/Jan/12 with Syv

el_monty - Lead O/S - 16/Jan/12 with Ashley, Ali, Zo

Ducks Rock - TR β - 16/Jan/12 with Fox

sam.sam.sam.ferguson - Solo O/S - 10/Jan/12 with Steph

Steph Roberts - TR - 10/Jan/12 with Sam

tommytom - 2012

Becca Holmes - Lead - 2012

Beautiful day, sheltered from the wind and a warm sun
Neil Watson - Lead rpt - 07/Dec/11

philhaigh - Lead O/S - 19/Nov/11 with Natalie Haigh

laura wilson - Lead O/S - 29/Oct/11 with matthewpwilson

matthewpwilson - 2nd O/S - 29/Oct/11 with Laura

Ducks Rock - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/11 with Gemma

climbingchica - Lead O/S - 03/Oct/11 with leon

Hidden - Solo O/S - Oct/11

dereke12000 - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/11 with Rich

edordead - Lead - Sep/11

cdpuk - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/11 with Lucy Evans

KLucy - 2nd - 14/Aug/11 with Chris Peka aka BF

massive ledges; a pretty unexposed solo.
omniscient_penguin - Solo β - 12/Aug/11 with Claudio

ilch - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/11 with Ben

Doey - Aug/11

risby - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/11 with Paul Jackson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/11

Wildman - Lead O/S - 29/May/11 with Beanie

Richard Horn - Lead O/S - 08/May/11

combatrock - Lead - May/11

DrJon - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/11 with Dan

dale1968 - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/11 with fo

dale1968 - 2nd O/S - 12/Apr/11 with fo

fo - 2nd O/S - 12/Apr/11 with dale1968

Jonathan Emett - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/11 with dave

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/11

The rock is a little less polished in this area.
Neil Watson - Lead O/S - 12/Mar/11

Chrissie Baylis - 2nd - 12/Mar/11 with neil watson

Boogs - Lead β - 2011

mike.rigby - Lead O/S - 2011

Rockfax says it's a 2 and I agree.
homing-penguin - Lead - 2011

homing-penguin - Lead O/S - 2011

David Staples - Lead O/S - 2011

MarkyMark_7 - Lead O/S - 2011

trevor macalonan - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/10 with Graham Burton

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/10

KDhruev - Solo O/S - 28/Jul/10 with sparky

Sparky!!!3 - Solo O/S - 28/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead - 19/Jul/10

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

jaxxman - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/10 with Dave Wheeler

Blackgoby - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/10 with Nick, Tracey

sarahkate - Lead - Jul/10 with Matt Whitely

Hidden - Lead - 20/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/May/10

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

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

Sami Mandeel - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/10 with silhouette

Ade7 - Lead rpt - 22/Apr/10 with Amy

Amy Kilpin - Lead - 22/Apr/10

Hidden - TR - 14/Apr/10

Brendon - 2nd - Apr/10 with nicola, bob

Hidden - Lead rpt - 27/Mar/10

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

stranter - Lead β - 17/Mar/10

benwhit - Solo O/S - 07/Mar/10

Hidden - TR - 10/Feb/10

trev_f - Solo O/S - 06/Feb/10

Alex More - Solo O/S - 06/Feb/10 with trev

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Jan/10

timharrison - Lead O/S - 31/Jan/10 with Sue Hazel

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

Hidden - 2010

Jane Weir - 2010

LukeyG - Lead - 2010

LukeyG - Solo - 2010

Hidden - Lead - 17/Oct/09

bazzag - Lead - 26/Sep/09 with alison,reece,ollie,ryan & ashley

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/09

Ade7 - Lead rpt - 11/Sep/09 with Liz

waterbaby - Lead - 31/Aug/09 with Steph

Zygoticgema - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/09 with Jon Belt

climber smurf - Lead - 30/Aug/09 with Vik (Waterbaby)

Ade7 - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/09 with Liz

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/09

omniscient_penguin - Lead β - 25/Jul/09 with Jeff

Hidden - Lead - 28/Jun/09

Climbed with Jim and Mike
DreadyCraig - TR rpt - 28/Jun/09 with Mike Hicks

jamesleesaunders - 28/Jun/09 with Mike Hicks, Craig Hicks

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/09

First lead placing draws myself and sorting out lower off
ukphil - Lead rpt - 26/May/09 with Geraldine

Hidden - Lead - 25/May/09

vertigo - Solo β - 23/May/09 with John Imeson

Marti999 - Solo - 17/May/09

gav - Lead O/S - 09/May/09 with Kat

katsharp - 2nd - 09/May/09 with Gav

julian allen - Lead O/S - 06/May/09

Matty - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/09 with Maddie Tulloch

MaddieT - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/09 with Matt

Hidden - Solo O/S - 13/Apr/09

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 12/Apr/09 with Nicola Pettit

DreadyCraig - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/09 with Sarah Hicks

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/09

leemaybr05 - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/09 with Beckie Bale

alexrp - Lead - 21/Mar/09 with Lee R

Adam Perrett - Lead O/S - 07/Feb/09 with Mick Ward, Sarah Perrett, John Leonard

candicegallab - Lead O/S - 2009

mark_wellin - Solo - 2009

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2009

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
davem05, MichaelAzzopardi

Voting
Total votes cast 26
hard 3+0 of 14
3+0 of 14
easy 3+0 of 14
hard 30 of 14
31 of 14
easy 34 of 14
hard 2+8 of 14
2+1 of 14
easy 2+0 of 14
3 Stars0 of 12
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1 Star1 of 12
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Style of ascent

Soloed16 of 180 (8.9%)
Lead138 of 180 (76.7%)
Followed9 of 180 (5.0%)
Toproped7 of 180 (3.9%)
Alt Leads1 of 180 (0.6%)
Unknown9 of 180 (5.0%)

'Climbed'54 of 180 (30.0%)
clean O/S103 of 180 (57.2%)
clean β8 of 180 (4.4%)
clean rpt15 of 180 (8.3%)