Rockfax Description
The left-hand line on the smaller Diamond Slab. © Rockfax

FA. Steve Taylor 1996

Ticklists: Portland for the beginner (lead climbs).

Hidden 06/Jul Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Jun Lead O/S
Meinertzhagen 23/May Lead
with Robin, Christopher Lyus
CLyus 23/May Lead
with Robin, Meinertzhagen
PatrickP ?/May Lead
Aidan13791 05/Apr Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Dec/14 Lead
Fatclimber 09/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Self Belayed
purplemonkeyelephant 06/Sep/14 Lead O/S

Nice short climb up millions of razor sharp pockets

Hidden 24/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Aug/14 Lead O/S
shaunleonard 06/Aug/14 Lead
with Kerri, Ian
Hidden 06/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Ross.Cooper 09/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Matt Southgate
the ant hill mob 15/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Chris Redding 09/Jun/14 Lead rpt
with Bethan Knott, Katie Proctor, David Redshaw
Gemma_Penny 26/May/14 Lead
Swampy167 03/May/14 Lead O/S
Saoirse 03/May/14 TR O/S
Patrick Clissold 13/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Eleri Clissold
Jenben 16/Mar/14 -
Hidden 11/Jan/14 Lead
Hidden 11/Jan/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Sep/13 Lead
JP78 21/Sep/13 Lead
herrettscott 18/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with lisa, Emily Taylor
THETWIG007 20/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Matt Smyth 07/Jul/13 Solo
Hidden 07/Jul/13 Solo
Hidden 04/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Dritz186 29/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Motown 29/Jun/13 Solo O/S
andrewmcleod 08/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Paul Wilson, David Amundsen
Amy Hare 08/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Tom Garwood
meltdown34 02/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Chris
Hairbear75 25/May/13 Lead β
with Andy Hope
philhaigh 05/Sep/12 Lead O/S
nataliehaigh 05/Sep/12 Lead RP
combatrock ?/Sep/12 Lead
buzzball101 ?/Sep/12 Lead
homing-penguin 11/Aug/12 Lead O/S
homing-penguin 11/Aug/12 Lead O/S
LilPhant25 04/Jun/12 Lead rpt
with Dave Cummings
davemcummings 04/Jun/12 Lead O/S


AndrewHeaton 19/May/12 TR O/S
hotfeet 05/May/12 -
with David Hammond
Hidden 02/Apr/12 Lead
Hidden 24/Mar/12 TR rpt
popov86 18/Mar/12 Lead
rustyfishhook 01/Mar/12 Lead O/S
tom parsons 05/Feb/12 Lead O/S
with Alex Vincent
DreadyCraig 07/Jan/12 Lead O/S
jamesleesaunders 07/Jan/12 -
petecox84 ??/2012 -
David Staples ??/2012 AltLd O/S
Gecko2k 20/Oct/11 Lead O/S
ian d f 16/Oct/11 Lead O/S
cdpuk 01/Oct/11 Lead O/S
KLucy 01/Oct/11 2nd
Hidden 10/Aug/11 TR
buddhaboy 31/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Michael D'avignon, Christie Deli, Scott
edordead 24/Jul/11 Lead
Higher Primate 14/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Oliver Cartwright, Aaron Ritchie, Matt Milsom
Hidden 19/Jun/11 Lead O/S
torsok 19/Jun/11 2nd 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 Lead
Chris Redding 11/Jun/11 Lead O/S
buddhaboy 11/Jun/11 Lead
with Scott
Danny Crump 22/May/11 Lead O/S
with John Andrews, Richard Vaughan, Sarah Pentelow
Hidden 21/May/11 Lead
Jonathan Emett 30/Apr/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 30/Apr/11 2nd
Hidden 30/Apr/11 Lead
Hidden 08/Apr/11 Lead
TomBaker ?/Apr/11 -
chrisrogers 27/Mar/11 Lead O/S

Very grippy slab - foot placements didn't really matter. Climb with Phil B, just above crashing waves on a hot March day.

with Phil Baptie
runwildjohn 26/Mar/11 Lead
with Keith Stone
Rhys Jones 17/Mar/11 Solo
with bonita
Hidden 14/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Dean177 21/Nov/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Nov/10 Lead O/S
michael burrows 28/Sep/10 Lead rpt
goddamm7 08/Aug/10 Lead
with karen hallam
Gaijin 31/Jul/10 Lead O/S
johnl 25/Jul/10 Lead rpt
with Sarah Perrett, Adam Perrett
Luke Dawson 18/Jul/10 Lead O/S
flatcap 11/Jul/10 Lead O/S

Big step to start. Millions of tiny pockets. All too small for my fat fingers. Not too hard, though.

with Claire, Charles
Bisteris 28/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Jun/10 Lead O/S
j.hubbard 19/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Adam
Hidden 19/Jun/10 Lead O/S
laithwaited 04/Jun/10 Lead O/S
pffft 31/May/10 Lead O/S
PerrinT 31/May/10 Lead
dale1968 16/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with johnny graham
dale1968 16/Apr/10 Lead
with johnny graham
Hidden 13/Apr/10 TR
Hidden 09/Apr/10 AltLd O/S
uncontrollable 28/Feb/10 Lead β

Quickdraws in place, started and belayed from hanging stance on the lower bolts while being washed by waves. descended over the top

with Sue
Hidden 28/Feb/10 Lead O/S
Burt ??/2010 Lead
michael burrows 13/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Lallylandslider 13/Sep/09 Lead O/S
trevor macalonan 08/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Ricky
jack99 08/Aug/09 -
Takacs 08/Aug/09 Lead O/S

Good easy climbing, good holds and great slab climbing with a view

with Katy Madden
scottjowett 08/Aug/09 -

First day out, various partners

carl_123 23/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with snape
Hidden 06/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/May/09 Lead rpt
Hidden 30/May/09 Lead O/S
dpe 30/May/09 Lead
with Rob M, Barny D
Hidden 24/May/09 Lead O/S
adam.wheeler 24/May/09 2nd
with Jacob Wheeler, Dave Wheeler
krikoman 23/May/09 Lead rpt
with Magda Bichajlo, Rick Gibbs
ag_hind 23/May/09 Lead O/S
with Lindsay
Ceridwen 02/Apr/09 Solo O/S
nicki_2712 21/Mar/09 Lead
with Tom Baines
Hidden 27/Feb/09 2nd O/S
thompson1000 ??/2009 Lead
Jane Weir ??/2009 Solo
Hidden ??/2009 TR
DerwentDiluted 31/Oct/08 Solo
Sparky!!!3 11/Oct/08 Lead
Durbs 20/Sep/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 28/Jul/08 Lead O/S
Luke d 20/Jul/08 Lead O/S
jamespilgrim ?/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with Dan
Hidden 16/Jun/08 AltLd O/S
leemaybr05 15/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Carlos
Ant Mace 07/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Lloyd Cowdry
Marq 23/Apr/08 Lead O/S
with Ruth Creamer
theone 15/Apr/08 Solo

nice warm up.easy

with bryan
canis cibo 05/Apr/08 Lead O/S
chadrads 21/Mar/08 2nd O/S
sean72 21/Mar/08 Lead
with Chadrads
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
Hidden ??/2008 Lead O/S
joshwales ??/2008 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2008 Lead O/S
peas 10/Oct/07 Lead O/S

A nice warm up for the day.

with Fraz
CarolineH 22/Sep/07 Lead
intersection996 15/Sep/07 Lead
with Jo
Hidden 09/Sep/07 Lead
Hidden ?/Sep/07 Lead O/S
Darrell Read 30/Aug/07 Lead
with Ian Baker
Darrell Read 30/Aug/07 -
phil stubbs 15/Aug/07 Lead
with Dave Short
dobby 200 11/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Aug/07 Lead O/S
julian allen 24/Jun/07 Lead O/S
vertigo 12/Jun/07 Solo O/S
Somerset swede basher 08/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with Jim Keeley
sce8 08/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with Livy
PeteLoveless ?/Jun/07 Lead O/S
tobydunford 29/May/07 Lead O/S
LiLaMont 29/May/07 Lead O/S
jl 14/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Penny
pennyb 14/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Jon
adambettiss 02/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Pete Coceani
Hidden 03/Feb/07 Lead
alexrp 03/Feb/07 Lead

First ever lead! A good choice!

with Lee R
NickD 31/Jan/07 Lead
with Scott Collier
Hidden ??/2007 -
Scott N ??/2007 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2007 -
boynamedsue 23/Sep/06 Lead O/S
bazzag 08/Jul/06 -
with reece
rhino_bill 19/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Kate Elliott
steve taylor ??/2006 Lead
magnus hussey ??/2006 Solo O/S
with Damien Turner, Keath Gould
sam coward ??/2006 Lead O/S
with Helen
Marti999 ??/2006 Lead
Alex More ??/2006 Lead O/S
davewing 16/Aug/05 Lead
Hidden ?/Aug/05 2nd O/S
RebekahD 20/Jul/05 Lead O/S
with Mum
Spacetourist ??/2005 Lead O/S
with Ed Heslam
dannyboy83 ??/2003 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2000 -
brew_guru ??/1999 Lead
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Style of ascent
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