Rockfax Description
The left-hand line of bolts up the attractive easy-angled face to a lower-off. Low in the grade. © Rockfax

FA. Steve Taylor 22/Feb/2005

Ticklists: Orange Spot Portland, 4 - 5 Grade Climbs Portland Westcoast.

Ebebbers 15/May Lead
Kate.orf 15/May Lead β
with Jamie
Jack Shewring 14/May Lead O/S
ainsleyemma 14/May Lead O/S
Tom F Harding 01/May Lead O/S
Anouk Spelt 01/May -
the ant hill mob 02/Apr Lead
Hidden 02/Apr Lead rpt
AndrewHeaton 25/Mar Lead rpt
with Alice
Hidden 24/Mar Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Mar TR
s1362083 19/Mar Lead dog
richardbyrom 15/Mar -
Charlie1653 15/Mar Lead
The Ivanator 13/Mar Lead O/S

Thin and technical central wall, didn't feel entirely in agreement with the guidebook's "low in the grade" comment. Suspect this might have lost some holds or possibly I was just weak and useless after a bout of flu.

with Toby
richardbyrom 13/Mar -
Hidden 29/Feb Lead rpt
Alex Hallam 10/Jan Lead O/S
with Rosie Hoare
Feast 17/Oct/15 Lead
Hidden 08/Sep/15 Lead O/S
Bob M 18/Aug/15 Lead
tomdawson4 12/Aug/15 Lead O/S


mattjson 22/Jul/15 -
with Maria
mackem9 22/Jul/15 -
dickie.evans 17/Jul/15 Lead
mjeffery 07/Jul/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Jul/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Jun/15 Lead dog
James12389 07/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Doug.Johnson 07/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Remyveness 07/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Connor Akroyd
Patrick Clissold 06/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Zoe Fyffe, Rory Fyffe, Eleri Clissold
CristinaB 05/Jun/15 Lead O/S
SamN ?/Jun/15 Lead O/S
tsyrett 23/May/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/May/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/May/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Apr/15 Lead rpt
David Staples 26/Apr/15 TR O/S
Hidden 19/Apr/15 Lead
Nick_Merriman 13/Apr/15 Lead
with Chris Beloe
Rickrick 11/Apr/15 -
Hidden 06/Apr/15 TR
sam_craddock 06/Apr/15 Lead O/S
kathrynr.bell 04/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Tim Harper 04/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with James Lewis, NTU
OliWoolland ?/Apr/15 2nd O/S
with Hanna, Steph
AdenCox 28/Feb/15 TR
greenerd 28/Feb/15 TR
Aidan13791 ??/2015 TR
Hidden ??/2015 -
Hidden 31/Dec/14 Lead
sajrf123 13/Dec/14 Lead O/S
with Rose
Romana Balle 30/Nov/14 2nd O/S
with Will
Hidden 29/Nov/14 TR
Hidden 19/Oct/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Sep/14 Lead rpt
Hidden 31/Aug/14 Lead
RobFlanders 31/Aug/14 Lead O/S

Alright. Traverse move made it a 5 - the rest was 3+.

Chris Sansum 23/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Ramsey Villanueva
Hidden 06/Aug/14 Lead O/S
shaunleonard 06/Aug/14 2nd O/S
with Kerri, Ian
Hidden 06/Aug/14 2nd O/S
hlburns ?/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Rob
Coops_13 09/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Matt Southgate
Hidden 04/Jul/14 Lead O/S
royle883 15/Jun/14 Lead β
Hidden 31/May/14 Lead O/S
steveprice.exmouth 25/May/14 Lead
with Silvia
silviac 25/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/May/14 Lead
londonoring 04/May/14 TR
perrinr 20/Apr/14 Lead

The bottom half of this route has now gone. Now higher in grade and has fewer staples.

pete_naylor 17/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Apr/14 Lead O/S
ldgarrison 13/Apr/14 Lead O/S
rustyfishhook 01/Mar/14 Lead O/S

nice outing! Sweet top rope by Michelle. :-)x

Steve Woollard 11/Jan/14 Lead
Hidden 11/Jan/14 Lead O/S
mishabruml ??/2014 Lead O/S
Joshpeel4 22/Nov/13 Lead O/S
mky77 21/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Sep/13 Lead
JP78 21/Sep/13 Lead
Phil_Hall_97 12/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with Phil Jones, Chris Haines
homing-penguin 11/Aug/13 Lead O/S
homing-penguin 11/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Aug/13 2nd
RioVista23 03/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Vaitehi
Matt Smyth 07/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Jul/13 2nd
garethm 07/Jul/13 Lead O/S
David Staples ?/Jul/13 Lead O/S
dodders 30/Jun/13 Lead
with Abi
Hidden 29/Jun/13 Lead
JenDurden 29/Jun/13 Lead
Tomasz Kawka 09/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Pawel
derryclimbs 02/Jun/13 Lead O/S
meltdown34 02/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Chris
jonnyblindsign 26/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/May/13 Lead O/S
timmyhobby 25/May/13 Lead O/S
the ant hill mob 24/May/13 Lead O/S
db79 05/May/13 2nd β

Longer than routes on the other slabs in the area. Nice climb, with few small hands for the last move.

lazMo 05/May/13 Lead β
AndrewHeaton 06/Apr/13 Lead
Christina Douka 31/Mar/13 Lead O/S

Climbed without using first 2 bolts. Shares first 2 bolts with Diamond Boulder

bsparky 30/Mar/13 Lead O/S
UnkArl 30/Mar/13 Lead rpt
with Debbie
Debs 30/Mar/13 2nd
with Karl
mattjson ??/2013 Lead G/U
BALD EAGLE 20/Oct/12 Lead
with Sarah Flint, Rob Horler
combatrock ?/Sep/12 Lead
buzzball101 ?/Sep/12 Lead
jwhereat 11/Aug/12 Lead O/S
alan.phobos 11/Aug/12 -
tom parsons 15/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Jacob White
Hidden 15/Jul/12 TR
Hidden 15/Jul/12 Lead
robbraby 01/Jul/12 Lead

nice climb very grippy rock

with Steveo
CurlyStevo ?/Jul/12 Lead

nice wee route, crux bolt looking a bit old on the lower leg and a small amount of resin missing.

with Rob
joshchalke 27/May/12 Lead O/S
srowlandx11 12/May/12 AltLd O/S
JonesA 01/May/12 Lead
Happy Haggis ?/May/12 2nd
musgravet 14/Apr/12 TR
Hidden 07/Apr/12 Lead O/S
mad.moo 06/Apr/12 2nd
Hidden 03/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Stroppy 02/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Alex Bichard
Hidden 02/Apr/12 Lead
Manchi 24/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Piskiepoop
Hidden 24/Mar/12 TR rpt
Trippinjester 11/Mar/12 Lead O/S
brew_guru 11/Mar/12 Lead rpt
thetradlad 03/Mar/12 Lead O/S
tom parsons 05/Feb/12 Lead O/S
with Alex Vincent
DreadyCraig 07/Jan/12 Lead O/S

Really nice climb, especially the tricker part in the middle

jamesleesaunders 07/Jan/12 -
Doug Wilkie ??/2012 -
petecox84 ??/2012 -
ian d f 16/Oct/11 Lead O/S
cdpuk 01/Oct/11 Lead O/S
KLucy 01/Oct/11 2nd
Hidden ?/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Mongoose 20/Aug/11 Lead O/S
benren 20/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Listed as a 5 but found it too easy. However, had an awesome sun set!

with Kate Bolton
UnkArl 17/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Slightly tricky patch in the middle, but otherwise quite straightforward.

flatcap 17/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Lovely climb. A bit of thought required for the blank slabby bit. Lovely grippy rock.

with Karl
Hidden 15/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Boogs 08/Aug/11 -
dmaldonado 07/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Sam Jones
nick hawkins 05/Aug/11 Lead
with steve
Steve27 05/Aug/11 Lead
Yanis Nayu 02/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Matt Stead
Dave Page 01/Aug/11 -
buddhaboy 31/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Started on small overhang to the left of the shared start with two adjacent routes.. Fun bouldering problem to start out on..

with Michael D'avignon, Christie Deli, Scott
edordead 24/Jul/11 Lead
James Moyle 14/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Gareth Bowen 14/Jul/11 Lead β
Louise Hall 09/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Danstephens 27/Jun/11 Lead
benscarter 26/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Simon Forman
Matt250 25/Jun/11 2nd O/S
enrogue 19/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Kamran Khalid, Seema Dhanjal
Hidden 19/Jun/11 Lead O/S
ardzeiem 19/Jun/11 Lead β
with Ralphus
TomBaker 19/Jun/11 Lead
Hidden 14/Jun/11 Lead O/S
j.hubbard 14/Jun/11 Lead O/S
scottjowett 11/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Phil
ameliface 11/Jun/11 2nd

loved it! The beginning is fun, and the top bit was great too as it grew more challenging! Amazing view!

Rich Clague 11/Jun/11 Lead O/S
OllieArnold 11/Jun/11 TR O/S
buddhaboy 11/Jun/11 Lead
with Scott
Danny Crump 22/May/11 Lead O/S
with John Andrews, Richard Vaughan, Sarah Pentelow
Jonathan Emett 30/Apr/11 Solo O/S
MariaT 27/Apr/11 Lead O/S
David Walker 27/Apr/11 2nd O/S
with Maria
Hidden 26/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Apr/11 Lead O/S
grimpeuse 24/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Andrew Bangs 10/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Ruth
Hidden 09/Apr/11 2nd
Gabe Oliver 08/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Fun first few moves, then like a step ladder

Hidden 08/Apr/11 Lead
TomBaker ?/Apr/11 -
chrisrogers 27/Mar/11 Lead O/S

Very pleasant route, nice starting moves in a niche past a small overhang and then on to a delicate slab. Done with Uncle Jim on a scorching March day !

with Uncle Jim
Rhys Jones 17/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with bonita
Leonie 12/Mar/11 TR O/S
j miller 27/Feb/11 Lead O/S
with adal rohrich, dean merchant, luke johnson
luckyluke ?/Feb/11 Lead O/S


brian watson 09/Jan/11 Lead rpt
with anne marie sheppard
thepeganator ??/2011 Lead O/S
David Staples ??/2011 2nd O/S
Kylie 21/Nov/10 Lead O/S

graded 5 in guidebook

with Ben Oliver
Dean177 21/Nov/10 Lead O/S
phildavies84 20/Nov/10 Lead O/S
with Craig
clukins 20/Nov/10 Lead β
Hidden 10/Nov/10 Lead O/S
ilch 08/Nov/10 Lead β
lee2k1 21/Oct/10 Sent x
Hidden 12/Oct/10 Lead O/S
fizzychewitt 28/Sep/10 Lead
with Mike Doyle
michael burrows 28/Sep/10 Lead rpt
Lallylandslider 28/Sep/10 2nd
Dean177 ?/Sep/10 -
Nexonen 28/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Jake
enrogue 15/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Naomi Bourne
davewsargent ?/Aug/10 Lead
Montecore ?/Aug/10 Lead O/S
robandian ?/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Gaijin 31/Jul/10 Lead O/S

Seemed a bit easy for the grade, very enjoyable and in a fantastic location! :)

johnl 25/Jul/10 Lead rpt
with Sarah Perrett, Adam Perrett
Luke Dawson 18/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Neil_Tristram 17/Jul/10 Lead dog
freemanTom 17/Jul/10 Lead
with Jo Farrelly
flatcap 11/Jul/10 Lead O/S

Not too bad. A couple of blank sections made me stop and think.

with Charles
Hidden 10/Jul/10 2nd O/S
mikehay 10/Jul/10 Lead
Bisteris 28/Jun/10 Lead O/S
cbonner 26/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Saurus 20/Jun/10 Lead O/S

Lovely setting right next to the ocean but a bit of a trek to get to, quite easy for the grade, crux is the slightly overhanging start but an enjoyable route nonetheless

Tom Seccombe 19/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Tj murray 19/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Jun/10 2nd
Matt Smith 05/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Chris Wheeldon
Hidden ?/Jun/10 -
pffft 31/May/10 Lead O/S
PerrinT 31/May/10 2nd
Hidden 30/May/10 Lead
nath_casper 30/May/10 Lead O/S
jez_springall 30/May/10 Lead O/S
AndyJBooth 30/May/10 Lead O/S
goddamm7 27/May/10 Lead
with karen hallam
barfani chita 20/May/10 2nd O/S
with Saurus
Michael Aylen 17/May/10 Lead
theandthem 15/May/10 Lead O/S
MikeB1 14/May/10 Lead
martin one 08/May/10 Lead O/S
with Eric
Big Lee 03/May/10 Lead O/S

Enjoyable climb but felt easy for a 5 given that the only difficulty was in the middle.

with Polly Gardiner
Danh89 23/Apr/10 Lead O/S
tomjh 16/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Tom Powell
dale1968 16/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with johnny graham
Hidden 13/Apr/10 TR
Hidden 13/Apr/10 TR
cbonner 10/Apr/10 TR O/S
Hidden 09/Apr/10 AltLd O/S
dale1968 09/Apr/10 Lead
with gorden benn, Tom
IAmAStone ?/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Tom Ramsden
Dawlish 13/Mar/10 Lead O/S
Aaron Phillips 13/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with my dad
uncontrollable 28/Feb/10 Lead β

Quickdraws in place

with Sue
Hidden 28/Feb/10 Lead O/S
LukeyG ??/2010 Lead O/S
TRFrost ??/2010 Lead O/S
Ybot Htulk ?/Dec/09 Lead
with Richard
shepman 11/Oct/09 Lead O/S
johnl 27/Sep/09 Lead rpt
with Andy Dunford
max64 26/Sep/09 2nd O/S
with Ade
michael burrows 13/Sep/09 Lead rpt
Lallylandslider 13/Sep/09 Lead O/S
DafSWMC 12/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Stu, Toby
Andy White 16/Aug/09 Lead O/S
jack99 08/Aug/09 -

Rita lead

with Jack, Rita lead
Takacs 08/Aug/09 Lead O/S

Good route, first of the group to climb this after the two to the right, more difficult, especially in the middle, with a bold move to the ledge. Good achievement for me

with Katy Madden
benparratt ?/Aug/09 Lead rpt
julian allen 12/Jul/09 Lead O/S
yellowjersey 05/Jul/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Jun/09 2nd
Hidden 27/Jun/09 Lead O/S
gaz_jones 27/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with James Bench
Hidden 27/Jun/09 Lead O/S
bisc0 19/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Tanya Gabriel
Trisha Murphy 17/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with liv
Fatclimber 14/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Self Belayed
Hidden 06/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Katharine.eaton 06/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Rich Siddle
krikoman 23/May/09 Lead rpt
with Rick Gibbs
ag_hind 23/May/09 Lead RP
with Lindsay
nick hawkins 10/May/09 Solo O/S
canis cibo 04/May/09 2nd O/S
DrJon 02/May/09 Lead O/S
with Dan & Pete
Hidden ?/May/09 TR
nicki_2712 26/Apr/09 Lead

Great lead, a little more tricky than the route to the right

with Tom Baines
Hidden 25/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Apr/09 Lead O/S
freemanTom 04/Apr/09 Lead
with Paul Davies
daviesp2 04/Apr/09 Lead
Hidden 21/Mar/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Mar/09 Lead O/S
Emma-Louise Anderson 21/Mar/09 Lead rpt
with Chris Bienemann, Andrew Craig, Darren Roper
Hidden 21/Mar/09 -
krikoman 15/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Sally Strawberry, Rick Gibbs
brian watson 15/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with scott and alan
lukewilliams 11/Mar/09 Lead O/S
existing debt ?/Mar/09 Lead
with Sam
Hidden 27/Feb/09 Lead O/S
thompson1000 ??/2009 Lead
DerwentDiluted 31/Oct/08 Lead
with Nicola Pettit
Mark Stitson (ULGMC) 19/Oct/08 Lead O/S
with Kim Anh Pham
ellypryce 12/Oct/08 TR
with matttshort
Sparky!!!3 11/Oct/08 Lead
Hidden ?/Sep/08 Lead O/S
kylieo 23/Aug/08 Lead
with Phil
Hidden 23/Aug/08 -
jamespilgrim ?/Aug/08 Lead O/S
jamespilgrim ?/Aug/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Jul/08 Lead O/S
FrostyWebb 25/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with Pete
Luke d 20/Jul/08 Lead O/S
Andy_OM 17/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with Barnsey + Kris
alexbarnes ?/Jul/08 TR dog
Hidden 28/Jun/08 Lead
Hidden 16/Jun/08 AltLd O/S
The Mountain Goat 07/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Laurence Davis
r@bag 07/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Jun/08 TR
nick hawkins ?/May/08 2nd
with matt
Ugly Kid Jo 27/Apr/08 Lead O/S
with Skinny
Zoomer 25/Apr/08 2nd
Jules 210681 25/Apr/08 2nd
Marq 23/Apr/08 Lead O/S
with Ruth Creamer
theone 15/Apr/08 Solo

nice solo easy start, heart pumping in the middle

with bryan
Hidden 05/Apr/08 Lead O/S
chadrads 21/Mar/08 2nd O/S
sean72 21/Mar/08 Lead
with Chadrads
leemaybr05 16/Mar/08 TR rpt
with Carlos
csd23 17/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with Mark Bunyard
breed 17/Feb/08 Lead O/S
gfoster 09/Feb/08 Lead O/S

nice lil climb :-)

Marti999 24/Jan/08 Lead O/S
with stu topp
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
Hidden ??/2008 Lead O/S
joshwales ??/2008 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2008 Lead O/S
CarolineH 22/Sep/07 Lead
intersection996 15/Sep/07 Lead
with Jo
Hidden 09/Sep/07 Lead
Hidden ?/Sep/07 Lead O/S
jonathannewth 26/Aug/07 Lead
with Chris W
phil stubbs 15/Aug/07 Lead
with Dave Short
dobby 200 11/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Jul/07 Lead O/S
vertigo 12/Jun/07 Lead β
Hidden 09/Jun/07 Lead O/S
markju 08/Jun/07 Lead O/S

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

with Roger
sce8 08/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with Gemma Fisher
alexrp 06/Jun/07 Lead
with Roger H
PeteLoveless ?/Jun/07 Lead O/S
Neilfrherts 26/May/07 Lead O/S
with Sean
Hidden 26/May/07 Lead O/S
Neil Tucker ?/May/07 Lead
with Javier Ruiz, Andras Pinter
PhilWragg 21/Apr/07 Lead
daviesp2 21/Apr/07 Lead
Emma-Louise Anderson 19/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Mark Titchener, Laura Titchener, Phil Wragg, Chris Bailey, Hannah Westwood
jh5638 15/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with James Ackroyd
jl 14/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Penny
pennyb 14/Apr/07 2nd O/S
with Jon
Rjukan 05/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Tom P
Mr Powly 04/Apr/07 Lead O/S
RANGITOTO 01/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Steve Thompson
Allan Watson 24/Mar/07 Lead
with Ian Atkins
Wilbur 11/Mar/07 Lead O/S
with Iain
Hidden ??/2007 -
Scott N ??/2007 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2007 -
scoops 08/Oct/06 Lead O/S
with Geoff
jifwally ?/Oct/06 -
with scoops
boynamedsue 23/Sep/06 Lead O/S
alexsharp 09/Sep/06 Lead
with Steve Beckwith
KarlH 21/Jul/06 Lead O/S
with Neil Williams
bazzag 08/Jul/06 -
with reece
Hidden 01/Jul/06 Lead O/S
Somerset swede basher 09/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Steve Elliff
sce8 09/Jun/06 Lead O/S
annakyn ?/Jun/06 Lead
Bob M 23/May/06 Lead
aturner99 29/Apr/06 Lead
tobydunford 21/Apr/06 Lead O/S
LiLaMont 21/Apr/06 Lead O/S
mart rich 02/Jan/06 Lead O/S

More varied than general at Portland

with Steve Moody, Steve Cox
steve taylor ??/2006 Lead
magnus hussey ??/2006 Solo O/S
with Damien Turner, Keath Gould
sam coward ??/2006 Lead O/S
with Helen
Alex More ??/2006 Lead O/S
trevor macalonan 08/Oct/05 Lead O/S
michael burrows 04/Oct/05 Lead O/S
with geoff halliwell
aged_ape ?/Sep/05 Lead
davewing 17/Aug/05 Lead

Enjoyable and varied, seemed easy for F5

Darrell Read 06/May/05 Lead
steve taylor 27/Feb/05 Lead β

First Ascent

Peter Swift ??/2005 Lead O/S
with Rebeun
Spacetourist ??/2005 Lead O/S
with Ed Heslam
dannyboy83 ??/2003 Solo O/S
The Jazz Butcher ??/2000 -
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