Rockfax Description
A very nice climb. The long flake and groove with a juggy finish over a roof to a lower-off 3m above. © Rockfax

FA. Helen Heanes Sep/1996

Hidden 16/Oct Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Oct Lead
Hidden 06/Sep -
Hidden 12/Aug Lead dog
Hidden 28/Jul Lead O/S
dandry 28/Jul Lead O/S
with Jonny Dry
chancer 18/Jul Lead O/S
oodie72 18/Jul Lead O/S
AlexBush 11/Jul Lead O/S
with Carl S T
robfir 05/Jul -
Vespa63 05/Jul Lead O/S
Robmwatt ?/Jul Lead
Hidden 07/May Lead O/S
David Staples 07/May Lead dog
Hidden 21/Mar Lead O/S
AJ007 21/Mar Lead O/S
mariannekhoo 07/Mar Lead O/S
with Nick Pike
RFWilkie 20/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Sep/14 Lead O/S
snook 06/Sep/14 Lead O/S

Great climb - good hold through the roof section - just get the feet up!

with Auguste
Charlie Zephyr Booth ?/Sep/14 -
with martin broadhurst
philhaigh 24/Aug/14 Lead O/S
CurlyStevo 23/Aug/14 Lead
with Mick Ward
RadekNowak 16/Aug/14 Lead O/S
stonemikey 30/Sep/13 Lead
with Mark Ward
Hidden 21/Sep/13 Lead β
Ian Bell 21/Sep/13 Lead dog

Got confused and thought it ended pre roof, should read the book. Finished it off. Nice.

cathymiller 21/Sep/13 Lead dog
with Andrea
fraserbarrett 21/Sep/13 Lead O/S
goddamm7 01/Sep/13 Lead O/S

excellent climb threw roof

98%monkey 10/Aug/13 Lead rpt
with Bryoni Thiele, Lewis Wilson
Dawlish 26/Jul/13 Lead

loved this one. Much better that the one next door

with new boots
New boots 26/Jul/13 Lead
with Kelvin
chriswood 11/Jul/13 Lead O/S
tobydunford 30/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Kirsty Kerr
Hidden 29/Sep/12 TR
brew_guru 15/Sep/12 Lead O/S

Route of the day for me ***

Rupey 10/Sep/12 Lead O/S
pawelx 11/Aug/12 Lead dog

clipped into the 2 bolts in the roof, then realized it goes on for another 2 meters. Finish is pumpy.

langirl 27/Jul/12 2nd β
r.greaves 21/Jul/12 Lead
Hidden 01/Jul/12 TR dog
Jaime Mitchell 26/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/May/12 TR O/S
Jonathan Emett 19/May/12 Lead rpt
Radical-G 19/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/May/12 Lead
Hidden 24/Mar/12 Lead O/S
rd20 24/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Martin
iClimber ??/2012 Lead O/S

Nice, you get to go over a roof too. Not pumpy

Danny Crump 22/Oct/11 Lead
Ben Harper 01/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Mark Kemball 25/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with Rob Keough, Nic Dill
bobtheclimber 25/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Spacetourist ?/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Rosea
Rosea Day ?/Apr/11 Lead β
robandian ?/Apr/11 Lead
Hidden 12/Oct/10 Lead O/S
givemetea 27/Sep/10 Lead O/S

Lovely - pretty easy moves over the roof

with Dyrla, Hannah Heywood
gfoster 26/Sep/10 Lead β

nice nice :)

Hidden 01/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Aug/10 Lead O/S
dashitboarder 12/Aug/10 Lead
Vince 07/Aug/10 Lead rpt
with John Percy
mikeconway 04/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Apr/10 Lead β
Ed Babs 27/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with John Vet
Dave Rumney 10/Oct/09 Lead O/S
with Tanya Milner
Hidden 02/Oct/09 Lead RP
Hidden 02/Oct/09 Lead O/S
chris sm 15/Aug/09 Lead rpt
with Pippa Froggatt
timharrison 11/Aug/09 Lead dnf
mjeffery 27/Jul/09 Lead
mloskot 25/Jul/09 Lead dnf

It was my first climb in Portland. I reached the two bolts in the roof, but failed climb on it. As a randomly met guy was shouting to another climber: "keep going and the holds will keep coming" and that's very truth seeing that guy climbing. Just don't forget the solid hold above the two bolts. BTW, is the thin vertical crack below the roof solid? Looks so fragile.

Dan Lane 04/Jul/09 Lead O/S

Didnt realise where the lower off was, i lowwered from the pair of bolts just above the roof, even though one was very rusty.

with Dad
Hidden 13/Jun/09 Lead O/S
markfairbank 23/May/09 Lead O/S
with SteveyM
Hidden 13/Apr/09 Lead β
Hidden 12/Apr/09 Lead
nblackbeard 05/Apr/09 Lead rpt
with Tom Grant & Eva
Jane Weir 17/Mar/09 Lead
Jane Weir 17/Mar/09 Lead
thompson1000 ??/2009 Lead
nealh ??/2009 Lead
Alex More ??/2009 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2009 -
cymjt ??/2009 -
Hidden 16/Nov/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Sep/08 Lead O/S
timharrison 17/Sep/08 Lead rpt
with Jo Chia
Jonathan Emett 10/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Matt, Paul
AndyM-LVB 30/Aug/08 Lead O/S

Absolutely great climb, my favourite on Portland so far. Couple of technical moves, not too sustained, well bolted, good finish.

richardhopton 30/Aug/08 Lead
Hidden 23/Aug/08 Lead O/S
jw231 26/Jul/08 Lead O/S
nblackbeard 26/Jul/08 Lead O/S
MarkRyder 12/Jul/08 Lead RP
with Rich
vertigo 12/Jul/08 Lead β
LC ?/Jul/08 Lead O/S
trev_f 25/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Steve Taylor
steve taylor 25/Jun/08 Lead rpt
with Trev Ford
nevostevo 13/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with andy
Matt Bennett 12/Jun/08 Lead O/S
98%monkey 01/Jun/08 Lead O/S

Last climb of the day, needed a breather under the roof but rested on my arms and legs, not the rope.

with Flatcap
Hidden 12/Apr/08 2nd
Siderunner 12/Apr/08 Lead O/S
with Kirsten
nicktr ??/2008 -
Hidden 04/Aug/07 Lead dog
Owen W-G 08/Jul/07 Lead O/S
with Max
markju 09/Jun/07 Lead O/S

My First experience of sport climbing,, had a good weekend, thanks to Roger

with Roger
Hidden 28/Apr/07 Lead O/S
Dorset ?/Apr/07 2nd
Richard Horn 17/Mar/07 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2007 -
Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
Ian Broome 04/Nov/06 Lead O/S
with Simon
timharrison 21/Oct/06 Lead rpt
with Suse
viking ?/Aug/06 Lead
with vinny
Abi Chard ?/Jul/06 Lead O/S
with Ian
Hidden 31/May/06 Lead
Wilbur 28/May/06 Lead O/S
with Morgan
Hidden 13/May/06 2nd O/S
Morgan Woods ?/May/06 Lead O/S
with Wilbur
Hidden 30/Apr/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Apr/06 Lead β
trevor macalonan 20/Mar/06 Lead O/S
with Tim
timharrison 19/Mar/06 Lead O/S
tobydunford 05/Mar/06 Lead O/S

A wonderful climb, truly amazing, why only the one star?

steve taylor ??/2006 Lead
Marti999 ??/2006 Lead
Hidden ??/2006 -
Sparky!!!3 21/Dec/05 Lead
jl 29/Oct/05 Lead O/S
with Julia
michael burrows 05/Oct/05 Lead O/S
viking ?/Aug/05 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/May/05 -
Vince 07/May/05 Lead O/S
with Morgan Woods
dannyboy83 ?/Mar/05 Lead O/S
chrisbevins ??/2004 -
furry 28/Aug/02 Lead O/S
with Phil B
shoulders 04/Jun/02 Lead
with tanya, dai
Hidden 03/Sep/01 Lead O/S
Mark A Humphries 03/Sep/01 Lead β
with dean howard
Hidden 30/Jun/01 Lead O/S
AlexD 19/May/01 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2000 -
Hidden 04/Jul/98 Lead O/S
Kevster ??/1996 -
Hidden ??/0000 Lead
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