Wolfgang Forever** 7a
[About to top-out on Wolfgang Forever, 3 kb]22m.

Rockfax Description
A good and popular climb. A sustained pitch that contains an array of perplexing sequences split by good shakeouts. © ROCKFAX

FA. Pete Oxley 04/Oct/1992

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Portland: Top 50, Feature Photo Routes from Dorset Rockfax 2012, ROCKFAX Dorset 2012: Graded Sport List, Classic Portland 7as (2* +).

Photo: About to top-out on Wolfgang Forever © MarkH
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This climb is in 233 logbooks, and on 24 wishlists.

Pleased to get this, 4th RP? Up to the third clip was really dusty but the rest was quality. Absolutely loving the gaston rock-over post crux. Great route.
ArrMcC - Lead RP - 02/Aug/15 with Chloe Davidson

Albachoss - TR dog - 06/Jul/15 with Lisa, Dougie

Hidden - 2nd dog - 21/Jun/15

philhaigh - 2nd rpt - 10/Jun/15 with Ed Babs

On a roll at this point, found it harder than Is Vic There but good shakeouts throughout. Top rockover off the gaston hard work for the short. Top dirty which is a shame.
spidermonkey09 - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/15 with Ellie Fuller

Greasy and dusty
tsyrett - Lead dog - 25/May/15

tsyrett - TR RP - 25/May/15

Hidden - Lead dog - 07/May/15

Nick Clement - AltLd rpt - 14/Apr/15 with mandy clement

chakrit - Lead rpt - 12/Apr/15 with Gary

TonyB - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/15 with Anni

keithpeck - Lead RP - 05/Apr/15

Javis - Lead RP - 02/Apr/15

tsyrett - Lead dog - 22/Mar/15

Retro flash
Pete Scott - Lead β - 22/Mar/15

chakrit - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/15 with Gary

Hidden - Lead RP - 07/Mar/15

Rgswarren - Lead dog - Mar/15

rjf106 - Lead RP - 2015 with D. Angland, Angus

An awesome route. After falling off on the onsight attempt I went bolt to bolt and managed to get it on my first redpoint!
dobby 200 - Lead RP - 27/Oct/14 with Joe Doherty

Benmay - Lead dog - 28/Sep/14 with Luca Celano

1st redpoint.
LJC - Lead RP - 25/Sep/14 with Ben May, Phill, George

Hidden - 21/Sep/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/14

Felt OK once the moves were dialled. Crux bolt is strangely placed. Good route.**
Jon_Warner - Lead RP - 29/Aug/14 with Jonny

RadekNowak - Lead RP - 26/Aug/14

Hidden - Lead rpt - 14/Jul/14

thomasmouse - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/14

After watching Andy work out the crux.
DorsetGareth - Lead β - 15/Jun/14 with Andy Wiseman

tskelhon - Lead β - 14/Jun/14 with Tom Jordan, John_Warner

got to last bolt from top on lead burnt out messed up a couple sequences. gotta clean it up and work some moves
pymn nice but dim - Lead dog - 08/Jun/14

valecoastclimber - Lead rpt - 01/Jun/14

first go
neitsroth - Lead rpt - Jun/14 with timothy ekins

Fell a couple of times, will be back for the redpoint.
sarpedon - Lead dog - 25/May/14

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Apr/14

philhaigh - 2nd dog - 18/Apr/14 with Aarron Schofield, Mike Gubbins, Shamina Kapadia, Mel Dodge, Natalie Haigh

Hidden - Lead - 29/Mar/14

need to revisit
neitsroth - Lead dog - 2014

BenL - Lead RP - 07/Dec/13 with Ryu

Hidden - Lead RP - 01/Sep/13

EmilyElouise - 2nd dog - 01/Sep/13

will rp next time
Mattlamb90 - Lead dog - 26/Aug/13 with Ryan, Luke Owens, Tibbett

My first 7a outdoor!
Leiko Miura - Lead RP - 18/Aug/13 with Steve Craig

philhaigh - Lead RP - 06/Aug/13 with Mimi, Rob Kennard

LucasHarazin - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/13

philhaigh - 2nd O/S - 01/Aug/13 with Mimi, Tom Adams, Shamina Kapadia

Rokmunky - 2nd rpt - 21/Jul/13 with Allan Evans

Sami Mandeel - Lead dog - 07/Jul/13 with Si

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

Ellis Butler-Barker - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/13 with JackMac

Not keen on the upper section & not my style. Can't be bothered to try and RP!
JackMac - 2nd dog - 08/Jun/13 with EllisButlerBarker

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/13

maybe_si - Lead RP - 02/Jun/13

2 sessions.
RFWilkie - Lead RP - 01/Jun/13

couldn't clip 3rd bolt. v dusty.
AlexD - Lead dnf - 26/May/13 with Darrell

Gave up after drawing blood! Really enjoyed the moves so will have to come back.
JackMac - Lead dnf - 26/May/13 with Ro as in Rose

Rowena Clare - Lead dnf - 26/May/13

Not a good attempt as came off before second bolt. Bottom is currently very dusty and dirty - needs a bit of traffic. In the end decided to bail after the second bolt.
gibsond - Lead dnf - 26/May/13 with Alex Dennis

fell off crossing the roof then lost all psyche :(
Jonathan Emett - Lead dog - 26/May/13 with dan

lewiz - Lead O/S - 25/May/13 with Pete Gagie

adam 24 - Lead β - May/13

TR Flash. Nice climbing, but so cold! Had (mild) hotaches afterwards, was glad I wasn't leading.
Monkey_Alan - TR - 28/Apr/13 with Sophie Nunn

Sophie Nunn - Lead dog - 28/Apr/13 with Alan, Martin

Sophie Nunn - Lead dog - 28/Apr/13 with Alan, Martin

Julie Carroll - Lead RP - 24/Apr/13 with Sol Fernandez

ASchwirtz - Lead RP - 14/Apr/13 with Richard Ashe

Lovely moves and sequences starting from about a third up but I wasn't too keen on the start to it. Glad to have got it clean after a few tries.
richardashe - Lead RP - 14/Apr/13 with ASchwirtz

Jack J Keogan - Lead dnf - 15/Mar/13 with Doug Miller

Good technical climbing. Really pleased to get this. A well balanced route.
Ed morris - Lead O/S - 17/Feb/13 with Ian

Tommyads - 2013

Beefy Bert - Lead RP - 2013

Hidden - Lead RP - 14/Oct/12

Flash after crispo had been on it - seemed vaguely familiar in places wondered if I'd been on it before, possibly retro-flash.
Justin T - Lead β - 06/Oct/12

Hidden - Lead dog - 06/Oct/12

brices - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/12 with duma

Seemed to miss a hold for the move around the arete and beasted myself trying. Will have ago another time.
gibsond - Lead dnf - 06/Oct/12 with Tim Ellerton, Vera Cady

Hidden - Lead dnf - 22/Sep/12

Hard to on sight....maybe next time....
Thinker01 - Lead dog - 15/Sep/12 with Ralph Wilkinson

Seemed to have a really tricky move. Maybe I was doing it wrong!
Jon_Warner - Lead dog - Sep/12 with Jenni

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

Dan_Carroll - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/12

Graham Westbrook - Lead β - 01/Aug/12

Evie - Lead β - 25/Jul/12 with Jack

Hidden - Lead dog - 21/Jul/12

Hidden - TR β - 21/Jul/12

2nd go
DJ Nelson - Lead RP - 21/Jul/12 with Paul Jackson

Hidden - Lead RP - 15/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead dog - 15/Jul/12

All these routes were climbed between 15th-22nd June 2012. Fantastic climb. Should have onsighted it, but fell halfway up trying to climb out of the roof, got my feet muddled and the wrong sequence.
joe1joe1joe2 - Lead RP - 20/Jun/12

burto - Lead RP - 06/Jun/12 with ferdia

mwatson - Lead O/S - Jun/12

Jeronimo - Lead β - 23/May/12

1st RP
paultaylor - Lead RP - 08/Apr/12 with Little John

dan ely - Lead RP - 27/Mar/12 with rtwilli4

EmilyElouise - 2nd dog - 25/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead dog - 25/Mar/12

alek - Lead dnf - 24/Mar/12 with Martin Cleaver, David Liu

Martin Cleaver - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/12

davidliu - Lead β - 24/Mar/12 with Martin Cleaver, Alek Kumar

Perryman - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/12 with GUY DAVENPORT

Hidden - Lead RP - 11/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Feb/12

matt perks - 2012

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Nov/11

Hidden - Lead RP - 01/Oct/11

Vince - Lead RP - 29/Aug/11 with John Percy

Vince - TR dog - 28/Aug/11 with John Percy

timharrison - Lead dog - 10/Aug/11 with Matt Carwardine

Hidden - Lead RP - 30/Jul/11

Really nice climbing, varied. Maybe a little soft
felixthelion - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/11 with Dan craig

Lloyders - Lead β - 24/Jul/11

mark_wellin - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/11

Hidden - 23/Jul/11

Really nice climb. Try RP next time.
Wayne.Gaudin - TR dog - 30/Jun/11 with Adrian Berry

Hidden - TR dog - 26/Jun/11

Hidden - 2nd dog - 26/Jun/11

mikeyjbs - Lead RP - 20/May/11 with Kris Mazurek

willbatho - Lead rpt - 08/May/11

xiangoh - Lead β - May/11

J.Wells - Lead RP - 16/Apr/11 with Jasmine Taplin

JasTaplin - Lead RP - 16/Apr/11 with Jonathan Wells

Billg - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/11 with Will Calvert

Hawkscry - Lead O/S - Apr/11

Laurence Everitt - Lead RP - 13/Mar/11 with Hallie (Ahklam), Jay Kay

first 7a onsite in months felt quite soft
Luke Dawson - Lead O/S - 24/Feb/11

Hidden - Lead RP - 20/Feb/11

this is never the same grade as sacred angel!! a lot harder but awesome route, 3 stars for me!
mlg678 - Lead RP - 19/Feb/11

Spacetourist - Lead O/S - Sep/10 with Rosea

dav - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/10 with Gill B

jacobjacob - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/10

tom106 - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/10 with tomsmartacus

2nd go. Super route!
Tomar - Lead RP - 01/Aug/10 with "Brosky"

3 Names - Lead dog - 04/Jul/10

sam.sam.sam.ferguson - Lead dog - 13/Jun/10 with Sam Tucker

Dandan82 - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/10 with Zoe

Ian Broome - Lead O/S - 31/May/10 with Matt

Wendy - Lead O/S - 16/May/10 with Mike Coles

Hidden - TR dnf - 24/Apr/10

ian caton - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/10 with Andy

2nd go. great route
tommytuffa - Lead RP - 18/Apr/10 with tomar

Leeds - Lead RP - 18/Apr/10

natalietanzer - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/10 with Duncan

nacnud - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/10 with Marcus Boal, Natalie Tanzer

Hidden - TR - 16/Apr/10

First route of the day...warmed-up bolt to bolt then sent it... GREAT climbing and really varied. For me, the crux was stamina and controlling pump...with the bottom 3 clips getting me the most. There are some great rests throughout the route though...really lovely climbing from going left over the bulge...brilliant!
rubben - Lead RP - 11/Apr/10

MarkRyder - Lead RP - 04/Apr/10 with Rich

Hidden - Lead RP - Apr/10

billb - Lead O/S - Apr/10 with Lee

Hidden - Lead RP - 27/Mar/10

quick redpoint - one go on toprope then led it
givemetea - Lead RP - 02/Oct/09 with Nick Sexton

Hidden - Lead RP - 02/Oct/09

Hidden - Lead RP - 02/Oct/09

Flash after watching Marc doing the crux.
steve_biczyk - Lead β - 19/Sep/09 with Huw, Marc, Emma Curry

Pete Scott - Lead RP - 08/Sep/09

Had 4 progressively worse RP attempts on the Sat but never got further than mucking up the move around the arete after 6th bolt due to overpump. A frustrating tick-free day. Could do all the moves in my sleep, went back and cruised it first RP on the Sunday after a decent warmup with much relief.
Owen W-G - Lead RP - 06/Sep/09 with Gav

Fell on OS got next go.
tedj234 - Lead RP - 04/Sep/09 with Martino, Kate Campbell

marcpontin - Lead O/S - Sep/09 with huw

Felt quite easy for 7a.
chris sm - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/09 with Pippa Froggatt

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

celoisa - TR dog - 25/Jul/09 with Nic

Ciro - Lead RP - Jul/09

Ed Babs - Lead RP - 11/Jun/09 with Mike Hawkins

Hidden - Lead RP - 11/Jun/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/09

trev_f - Lead RP - 25/May/09 with Bungle

riddle - Lead dnf - 24/May/09 with Dan Gibson

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 24/May/09

Hidden - Lead β - 03/May/09

hippo99 - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/09 with sam cox

sam_cox - Lead β - 22/Apr/09

tobydunford - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/09 with Lisa Paling

Jus - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/09

Hidden - Lead RP - 12/Apr/09

Felt tough but great sequence throughout. Should go back and lead.
DrGav - TR dog - 11/Apr/09 with Wendy

Quite sustained throughout with no one stoper move. Agree with comment below regarding conflicting bolts in the top 1/3rd. Stick slightly to the left which uses the same type of bolt. (the right hand line looks insanely hard)
Jeff25 - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/09 with DrGav

Jane Weir - Lead - 17/Mar/09

SeanyC - Lead dog - Mar/09 with tim

vertigo - Lead RP - 28/Feb/09 with Tiff

TiffTiff - Lead RP - 28/Feb/09 with Rich Dagnan

adrianjenner - Lead - Jan/09

nealh - Lead - 2009

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2009

garburn - Lead dog - 28/Sep/08 with Ivan

I didn't rate this as much as I thought I might - disliked the quality of the rock on the lower wall. The rock and the climbing got better higher up though.
Andrew Barker - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/08 with Chunk

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/08

Fell off last year.
dannyboy83 - Lead RP - 29/Jun/08 with Dave Moir

dmoir - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/08 with Dan Barbour

schof - Lead RP - 29/Jun/08 with joel perry

A few conflicting bolts at top was a bit confusing but excellent route with a fairly stiff crux, strenuous groove and bulge.
Morgan Woods - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/08 with David S

dominic lee - Lead - Jun/08 with neil foster, andy elliot

nawface - Lead - 2008

Hidden - Lead RP - 2008

Hidden - TR dnf - 11/Nov/07

Martin Krasnansky - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/07

guyblackwood - TR dog - 07/Apr/07 with Mark Glaister

feilx - Lead O/S - 17/Mar/07 with Richard Horn

Richard Horn - Lead RP - 17/Mar/07

LC - Lead O/S - Mar/07

bigie bob - Lead O/S - 23/Feb/07

Rob Kennard - 2007

onlytovey - 2007

Hidden - Lead - 16/Apr/06

eddieclimb - Lead O/S - Apr/06 with Jason Parker

lukea - Lead dog - 31/Jan/06 with dan

lukea - Lead dog - Jan/06 with dan

steve taylor - Lead - 2006

Boy - 2006

feeko - 2006

Marti999 - Lead - 2006

lukea - Lead dog - Oct/05 with Joe WM

Jane Weir - Lead - 12/May/05

Hidden - Lead RP - 05/Apr/04

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/03 with Andy Howe

just one more - Lead - 07/Jun/03 with Svenn G

Jake Shaw - Lead O/S - 2003

pezzerrr - Lead O/S - 2003

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/02

Dave Musgrove - Lead RP - Apr/02 with Nigel Baker

lx - Lead - 2002

shoulders - Lead dog - 08/Oct/00 with pete lewis

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Feb/00

Hidden - 2000

Hidden - Lead - 2000

Roget - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/98 with jon

Mark Kemball - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/98 with Jason Lloyd

innes - Lead O/S - Jun/97

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/97

John Southworth - Lead O/S - Nov/96 with Vicky Munn

Mike Owen - 28/May/95 with Elaine Owen

Hidden - Lead - 14/Apr/95

shark - Lead O/S - Apr/95 with John Codling

kristian - Lead - 1995

Approx date
Nigel Coe - 2nd - 1994

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