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Diamond Edge* 4a

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16m. Move out right and then back left to the lower-off. © ROCKFAX
Top bolts taped off as quite wobbly, traverse easily left to lower off on previous route.
FA. Steve Taylor 2005

Ticklists: Portland for the beginner (lead climbs).

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 291 logbooks, and on 5 wishlists.

Ross.Cooper - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/14 with Matt Southgate

francesfromedinburgh - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/14

youwillfindjimbo - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/14

teafairyjess - TR - 16/Jun/14 with Jimbo

the ant hill mob - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/14 with Jessica Crump

royle883 - Lead β - 15/Jun/14

Chris Redding - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/14 with Bethan Knott, Katie Proctor, David Redshaw

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/May/14

silviac - Lead O/S - 25/May/14 with Steve Price

londonoring - Lead O/S - 04/May/14 with Hannah Johnson

ldgarrison - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/14

mishabruml - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/14 with Liam Garrison

Jenben - 16/Mar/14

rustyfishhook - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/14 with Michelle

Steve Woollard - Lead - 11/Jan/14 with Samantha Roach

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Jan/14

mky77 - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead - 21/Sep/13

Hidden - 21/Sep/13

JP78 - Lead - 21/Sep/13

Phil_Hall_97 - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/13 with Phil Jones, Chris Haines

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead - 03/Aug/13

RioVista23 - 2nd O/S - 03/Aug/13 with Vaitehi

leagump - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/13 with bittenoffmore

Matt Smyth - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/13

2nd in order to retrieve draws easily
stranter - 2nd β - 06/Jul/13 with Neil, Rich Perrin

Will O' T'' North - Lead - 06/Jul/13 with D Staff

David Staples - Lead O/S - Jul/13

dodders - Lead - 30/Jun/13 with Abi

Dritz186 - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/13 with Si Warren

Alister123 - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/13

Tomasz Kawka - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/13 with Pawel

andrewmcleod - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/13 with David Amundsen

Chris Redding - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/13

derryclimbs - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/13

meltdown34 - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/13 with Chris

Had to re-climb the route to recover all my quickdraws, due to it not being possible to recover them on the way down
meltdown34 - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/13 with Chris

timmyhobby - Lead O/S - 25/May/13

Hairbear75 - 2nd - 25/May/13 with Andy Hope

the ant hill mob - Lead O/S - 24/May/13

KDW - Lead O/S - 10/May/13 with Mike

AndrewHeaton - TR O/S - 06/Apr/13 with Alice, Daniel

UnkArl - Lead rpt - 30/Mar/13 with Debbie

Motown - 2013

combatrock - Lead - Sep/12

buzzball101 - Lead - Sep/12

chubbyclimber - Lead - 26/Aug/12 with Lottie

Simon_Freeman - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/12 with James

lottiec - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/12 with Tim

marsden.d.paul - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/12 with Emma, James Whereat

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

homing-penguin - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/12

jwhereat - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/12

alan.phobos - 11/Aug/12

tom parsons - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/12 with Jacob White

Hidden - Lead dnf - 15/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead - 15/Jul/12

Really nice varied climb
dereke12000 - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/12 with Rich

stonemikey - Lead - 18/Jun/12 with Phil Dimech, John Horton

runwildjohn - Lead - 18/Jun/12 with Phil Dimech, Mike Silver

giles eperon - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/12 with jena meinecke

Jamescdykes - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/12

LilPhant25 - Lead rpt - 04/Jun/12 with Dave Cummings

Nice slab with movement out to right. Slightly tricky descending.
davemcummings - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/12

srowlandx11 - AltLd O/S - 12/May/12

hotfeet - 05/May/12 with David Hammond

Hidden - Lead - 15/Apr/12

musgravet - TR - 14/Apr/12

Hidden - Lead - 02/Apr/12

Hidden - Lead - 02/Apr/12

Jordan.round - TR O/S - 01/Apr/12

Bit hard for a 4 I thought, bit of a steep start but a good climb.
ElBarto - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/12 with Dave Potter

davepotter2011 - 2nd O/S - 24/Mar/12 with Neil Hand

Hidden - TR rpt - 24/Mar/12

popov86 - Lead - 18/Mar/12

Trippinjester - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/12 with paul southgate

brew_guru - Lead rpt - 11/Mar/12 with simon fowler

Laurence Everitt - Solo O/S - 03/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Mar/12

Fiona McFarlane - Lead O/S - Mar/12 with Monica

tom parsons - Lead O/S - 05/Feb/12 with Alex Vincent

Doug Wilkie - 2012

petecox84 - 2012

thomaspomfrett - Lead O/S - 12/Nov/11

cdpuk - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/11 with Lucy Evans

KLucy - 2nd - 01/Oct/11 with Chris Peka aka BF

Nice route.
UnkArl - Lead β - 17/Aug/11 with Rich Russon

Big move to start, straightforward climb. Very grippy rock.
flatcap - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/11 with Karl

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/11

Boogs - 08/Aug/11

Steve27 - Lead - 05/Aug/11 with Nick Hawkins

Dave Page - 01/Aug/11

dan23584 - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/11 with Sarah

Higher Primate - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/11 with Oliver Cartwright, Aaron Ritchie, Matt Milsom

Matt250 - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 19/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/11

j.hubbard - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/11 with Dave Wheeler

Danny Crump - Lead O/S - 22/May/11 with John Andrews, Richard Vaughan, Sarah Pentelow

Jonathan Emett - Solo O/S - 30/Apr/11

MariaT - 2nd O/S - 27/Apr/11 with David Walker

David Walker - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/11 with Maria

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/11

It's longer than the guidebook says.
Andrew Bangs - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/11 with Ruth

tex.ryan - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/11 with jib jib

TomBaker - Apr/11

Another nice route done with Unclie jim on a hot March day - didn't necessarily use the outside edge of the slab which added a little more interest.
chrisrogers - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/11 with Uncle Jim

Jayne Jackson - 2nd - 27/Mar/11 with Fiona

Rhys Jones - Lead O/S - 17/Mar/11 with bonita

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Mar/11

j miller - Lead O/S - 27/Feb/11 with adal rohrich, dean merchant, luke johnson

rumc.
luckyluke - Lead O/S - Feb/11

brian watson - Lead rpt - 09/Jan/11 with anne marie sheppard

Louise Hall - Lead - 2011

thepeganator - Lead O/S - 2011

David Staples - 2nd O/S - 2011

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Nov/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/10

joshchalke - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/10

fizzychewitt - Lead - 28/Sep/10 with Mike Doyle

michael burrows - Lead rpt - 28/Sep/10 with margaret

Lallylandslider - 2nd - 28/Sep/10 with michael burrows

ali macphee - Lead - 26/Sep/10

Brian Dalrymple - Lead - 26/Sep/10

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Sep/10

enrogue - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/10 with Alan Matthew

DreadyCraig - Lead β - 07/Aug/10 with James Saunders, Mike Hicks

michael.burgess - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/10 with Will

davewsargent - Lead - Aug/10

johnl - Lead rpt - 25/Jul/10 with Sarah Perrett, Adam Perrett

A bit weird and twisty-turny, but not too hard. Keep to the arete and it's not bad.
flatcap - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/10 with Charles

Bisteris - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/10 with Jules Hargreaves

EllieWoods - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/10 with Jono

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/10

j.hubbard - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/10 with Adam

jaxxman - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/10 with Niko Matikes

Matt Smith - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/10 with Chris Wheeldon

Hidden - Jun/10

goddamm7 - Lead - 27/May/10 with karen hallam

WBroughton - Lead O/S - 23/May/10 with Josh Denton

minus273degrees - Lead - 23/May/10 with WBroughton

Michael Aylen - Lead - 17/May/10

theandthem - Lead O/S - 15/May/10

Probably the least interesting route on the Diamond Slab but still worthwhile
Big Lee - Lead O/S - 03/May/10 with Polly Gardiner

tomjh - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/10 with Tom Powell

dale1968 - Lead - 16/Apr/10 with johnny graham

Hidden - TR - 13/Apr/10

Hidden - TR O/S - 10/Apr/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 09/Apr/10

dale1968 - Lead - 09/Apr/10 with gorden benn

Matty - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/10 with Rachel Urban

IAmAStone - Lead O/S - Apr/10 with Tom Ramsden

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/10

Quickdraws in place
uncontrollable - Lead β - 28/Feb/10 with Sue

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Feb/10

LukeyG - Lead - 2010

TRFrost - Lead O/S - 2010

michael burrows - 2nd - 13/Sep/09 with margaret

Lallylandslider - Lead - 13/Sep/09 with michael burrows

DafSWMC - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/09 with Stu, Toby

pre-placed quickdraws
najki_2000 - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/09 with Chris Rose

trevor macalonan - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/09 with Ricky

jack99 - 08/Aug/09

Despite mixed views, A fun climb with some interesting moves, compensated by a good ledge in the middle for rest
Takacs - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/09 with Katy Madden

AlexDexter - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/09 with rachel tackas

First day out
scottjowett - 08/Aug/09

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Jun/09

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

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

carl_123 - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/09 with snape

Hidden - Lead - 21/Jun/09

bisc0 - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/09 with Tanya Gabriel

Trisha Murphy - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/09 with liv

Fatclimber - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/09 with Self Belayed

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/May/09

dpe - Lead - 30/May/09 with Rob M, Barny D

canis cibo - Lead rpt - 04/May/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/May/09

3 Names - Lead O/S - 03/May/09 with Sumee Holloway

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/May/09

tigertim - Lead O/S - 02/May/09 with Polly Withers

Jeremy Wilton - Lead - May/09 with Phil Leonardi

Hidden - TR - May/09

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

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

jamesleesaunders - 05/Apr/09 with Craig Hicks

DreadyCraig - 2nd O/S - 05/Apr/09 with James Saunders

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/09

rd20 - Lead - 21/Mar/09 with Brandon

Emma-Louise Anderson - Lead rpt - 21/Mar/09 with Chris Bienemann, Andrew Craig, Darren Roper

lukewilliams - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/09

existing debt - Lead - Mar/09 with Sam

thompson1000 - Lead - 2009

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2009

started as for Diamond Boulder
nikinko - Lead O/S - 16/Nov/08 with Maggie

NewLeaf - Lead - 16/Nov/08 with nikki

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 31/Oct/08 with Nicola Pettit

homing-penguin - 27/Oct/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/08

Using the spine to reach the penultimate bolt made it much easier...
Durbs - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/08

Sleeping Cat - 2nd - 13/Sep/08 with Bryan

andy jennings - Lead O/S - Sep/08 with Momber

jamespilgrim - Lead O/S - Aug/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/08

Luke d - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/08

jamespilgrim - Lead O/S - Jul/08 with Dan

c.gawthorpe - Lead - Jul/08

Hidden - Lead - 28/Jun/08

nevostevo - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/08 with andy

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 16/Jun/08

omniscient_penguin - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/08 with Steve

Hidden - Lead - 01/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead - 31/May/08

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Apr/08

Zoomer - 2nd - 25/Apr/08 with Julia Bloomer

Jules 210681 - Lead - 25/Apr/08 with glenn bloomer

Marq - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/08 with Ruth Creamer

canis cibo - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/08

chadrads - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/08 with sean veal

sean72 - TR - 21/Mar/08 with Chadrads

leemaybr05 - Lead O/S - 16/Mar/08 with Carlos

jw231 - Solo O/S - 09/Feb/08

nblackbeard - Solo - 09/Feb/08

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2008

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2008

joshwales - Lead O/S - 2008

ttam - 2008

intersection996 - Lead - 15/Sep/07 with Jo

Hidden - Lead - 09/Sep/07

julian allen - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/07

phil stubbs - Lead - 15/Aug/07 with Dave Short

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Aug/07

Hidden - Jul/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/07

sce8 - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/07 with Livy

fivestar - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/07 with James Pilgrim

PeteLoveless - Lead O/S - Jun/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/May/07

Rob Kennard - 18/May/07 with Rich White, James Orlebar

PhilWragg - Lead - 21/Apr/07

daviesp2 - Lead - 21/Apr/07

Emma-Louise Anderson - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/07 with Mark Titchener, Laura Titchener, Phil Wragg, Chris Bailey, Hannah Westwood

jl - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/07 with Penny

pennyb - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/07 with Jon

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/07

toasted - Lead - 24/Mar/07 with Ian Atkins

Slightly more scary than the adjacent route due to the proximity to the edge of the slab.
alexrp - Lead - 03/Mar/07 with Lee R

NickD - Lead - 31/Jan/07 with Scott Collier

Hidden - 2007

Richard White - 2007

Scott N - Lead O/S - 2007

Phil Belcher - 2007

scoops - Lead O/S - 08/Oct/06 with Geoff

jifwally - Oct/06 with scoops

KarlH - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/06 with Neil Williams

bazzag - 08/Jul/06 with reece

hallex - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/06 with Steve and Dom

annakyn - Lead - Jun/06

adambettiss - Lead O/S - 28/May/06 with Pete Alborough

MagnusL - 2nd O/S - 28/May/06 with My mate Paul

Hidden - Lead - 23/May/06

D Berry - Lead O/S - 16/May/06 with Claire Berry

magnus hussey - Lead O/S - 19/Mar/06 with Ian Baker, Dave Gage

TRNovice - Lead O/S - 05/Mar/06 with Jenn

Unusual route for Portland
mart rich - Lead O/S - 02/Jan/06 with Steve Moody, Steve Cox

steve taylor - Lead - 2006

sam coward - Lead O/S - 2006 with Helen

Marti999 - Lead - 2006

Hidden - 2nd - 2006

Alex More - Lead O/S - 2006

michael burrows - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/05 with geoff halliwell

aged_ape - Lead - Sep/05 with Simon Oliver

davewing - Lead - 16/Aug/05

Somerset swede basher - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/05 with Toby Dunford

tobydunford - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/05 with Dom Sellers

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Aug/05

Darrell Read - Lead - 06/May/05 with Ian Johnson

First ascent
steve taylor - Lead β - 27/Feb/05 with Ben Stokes

Hidden - 27/Feb/05

Peter Swift - Lead O/S - 2005 with Rebeun

Spacetourist - Lead O/S - 2005 with Ed Heslam

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 2003

Richard White - 2000

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Voting
Total votes cast 32
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4c0 of 16
easy 4c1 of 16
hard 4a0 of 16
4a7 of 16
easy 4a7 of 16
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easy 3+0 of 16
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2 Stars5 of 16
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Style of ascent

Soloed5 of 291 (1.7%)
Lead227 of 291 (78.0%)
Followed22 of 291 (7.6%)
Toproped9 of 291 (3.1%)
Alt Leads3 of 291 (1.0%)
Unknown25 of 291 (8.6%)

'Climbed'101 of 291 (34.7%)
clean O/S173 of 291 (59.5%)
clean β6 of 291 (2.1%)
clean rpt10 of 291 (3.4%)
dnf1 of 291 (0.3%)