Rockfax Description
Another fine outing at the grade. Start from a boulder. © Rockfax

FA. M.Bateman 1995

Ticklists: Portland for the beginner (lead climbs).

martin one 04/Oct Lead rpt
with Lucy
Hidden 29/Aug Lead O/S
CraigPerl 29/Aug Lead O/S
with Corinne Shaw
Steve27 27/Aug Lead
daviesp2 16/Aug Lead
Hidden 12/Aug Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Aug Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Jun -
James12389 07/Jun Lead O/S
Doug.Johnson 07/Jun Lead O/S
Rory Fyffe 06/Jun 2nd
with Zoe Fyffe, Eleri Clissold, Patrick Clissold
Patrick Clissold 06/Jun Lead O/S
with Zoe Fyffe, Rory Fyffe, Eleri Clissold
Meinertzhagen 23/May TR
with Robin, Christopher Lyus
CLyus 23/May Lead
with Robin, Meinertzhagen
rumblesan 16/May Lead O/S
Joshthomas 04/May Lead O/S
Rickrick 11/Apr -
Aidan13791 05/Apr Lead O/S
dynodean 04/Apr Lead O/S
with Jon, Paul
Stanners 07/Mar Lead O/S

another nice bimble

with Andy G
CreepingExcellence. 07/Mar Lead
klo1981 21/Feb 2nd O/S
with Chris Billington
jennysknight 18/Feb Lead
with Roly
Hidden 29/Nov/14 TR
Matt Smith 26/Oct/14 Lead O/S
with Lloyd Robinson, Rosie Napier, Zoe Taylor
Hidden 26/Oct/14 2nd O/S
cameron_hall 25/Oct/14 Lead rpt

Putting up a rope on the OUMC Freshers' Trip.

with Ariel Dempsey
Kingsjester 13/Sep/14 TR rpt
Hidden 31/Aug/14 Lead
hlburns ?/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Rob
Hidden 27/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Philoosh 26/Jul/14 Lead O/S
welshnicci 26/Jul/14 Lead

Similar to Slabtastic - a good easy lead for a beginner like me!

Ross.Cooper 09/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Matt Southgate
clams ?/Jul/14 Solo
Hidden 27/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Wildman 21/Jun/14 TR
with Beanie
Hidden 08/Jun/14 Lead rpt
Hidden 31/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/May/14 Lead O/S
DaveB61 04/May/14 Lead
with Greg Jennings, John Harrison
Gompertz 04/May/14 -
James Charatan 04/May/14 -
mcrockett 12/Apr/14 Lead O/S
drifterjoe ?/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Jan/14 Lead
Hidden 11/Jan/14 Lead O/S
NickSayers ??/2014 Lead
Hidden 13/Oct/13 Lead O/S
Jenben 13/Oct/13 -
Hidden 06/Oct/13 Lead rpt
mky77 21/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Nic959 04/Aug/13 TR
Hidden 03/Aug/13 Lead
Hidden 20/Jul/13 TR
Hidden 17/Jul/13 Lead O/S
JJunoir 08/Jul/13 2nd dog
garethm 07/Jul/13 Lead O/S
kate tarrant ?/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Jun/13 Lead
andrewmcleod 08/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Alex Pettitt, Katrina Alaimo, Paul Wilson, David Amundsen
Amy Hare 08/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/13 Lead O/S
AlexHerbert79 27/May/13 -


akhutton88 26/May/13 Lead
Hidden 10/May/13 Lead O/S
db79 05/May/13 Lead O/S
lazMo 05/May/13 Lead β
Hidden 24/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Anthonybevis 24/Apr/13 Lead
with James
bsparky 30/Mar/13 Lead O/S
the ant hill mob 08/Feb/13 Lead rpt
ColinVern 08/Feb/13 Lead O/S
mattjson ??/2013 Lead G/U
Hidden 28/Sep/12 Lead O/S
missxandrabee 20/Sep/12 Lead

(Pretty sure this is the right one) A fun start to get off the ground.

with Stephen
gb05 13/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Craig Taylor, Zoe Taylor
Hidden 13/Sep/12 Lead O/S
The Nic Monk 26/Aug/12 Lead O/S
chubbyclimber 26/Aug/12 Lead
with Lottie
lottiec 26/Aug/12 Lead dog

Lead all except first clip.

with Tim
Alex 74 23/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Gareth
Gareth Waite 23/Aug/12 TR
alan.phobos 11/Aug/12 -
Alex Parker 21/Jul/12 2nd
Laura Parker 21/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Iron Face 20/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Jun/12 TR O/S
birthers 23/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Jun/12 Lead β
Hidden 23/Jun/12 Lead
caroline256 23/Jun/12 Lead β
with Tom B
dereke12000 18/Jun/12 Lead O/S

Now missing a hold as I pulled off a head-sized piece of rock near the start... (which luckily missed my belayer)

with Rich
TiffTiff 31/May/12 Lead O/S
with Sam Leach
tian 27/May/12 Lead O/S

Used clipstick on first bolt.

with Laura, Anthony Edmonds, Eric Carter
surfer38 26/May/12 Lead O/S
rustyfishhook 08/May/12 Lead
hotfeet 05/May/12 -
with David Hammond
djk_105 ?/May/12 Lead
with Nat
Hidden 07/Apr/12 Lead O/S
philhaigh 04/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Gem Minihan 04/Apr/12 TR O/S
nataliehaigh 04/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Tobbie Hellsing, Gem Minihan, Phil Haigh
Tobbsie 04/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Apr/12 Lead
Daniel Heath 01/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Jordan.round 01/Apr/12 TR O/S
eblackie21 01/Apr/12 TR O/S
ElBarto 31/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Esme Havill
ElBarto 31/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Esme Havill
Hidden 25/Mar/12 Lead O/S
martin one 24/Mar/12 Lead rpt
with HMA
the ant hill mob 11/Mar/12 Lead O/S

learn to lead day

Hidden 29/Feb/12 Lead O/S
Semtex 11/Feb/12 Lead O/S
tom parsons 05/Feb/12 Lead O/S
with Alex Vincent
tiffanykate12 28/Jan/12 Lead
zachbassett10 13/Jan/12 Lead O/S

very easy done as practice

harrison Dyett 12/Jan/12 Lead O/S
petecox84 ??/2012 -
David Staples ??/2012 2nd O/S
Adam_42 19/Nov/11 Lead O/S
with Chris Clarke
robblowen 22/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Chris, Jules
Hidden 22/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Tom Campbell 16/Oct/11 Lead O/S
stranter 27/Sep/11 Lead β
thomaspomfrett 28/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Mongoose 20/Aug/11 Lead O/S
cdpuk 19/Aug/11 Lead O/S
KLucy 19/Aug/11 2nd
Hidden 14/Aug/11 Solo O/S
davenev 08/Aug/11 Solo O/S
Felix Ottey 07/Aug/11 Lead
Dean177 ?/Aug/11 -
Hidden 26/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Theeni 22/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Jo
samfayers 14/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with sars, sutty
ianjfsutcliffe 14/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Sars99 14/Jul/11 TR O/S

Enjoyed the start a lot

Hidden 10/Jul/11 Lead O/S
The Norris 09/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Difficult pull through the roof to start, then another easy climb to the finish.

with Gem
Hidden 09/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Jul/11 2nd
j miller ?/Jul/11 Lead
Hidden 26/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Jun/11 Lead rpt
TomBaker 19/Jun/11 Lead
Chris Redding 11/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Dawlish 04/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Danny Crump 22/May/11 Lead O/S
with John Andrews, Richard Vaughan, Sarah Pentelow
Gaijin 08/May/11 Solo O/S

Typical easy slab, great views from the top!

Hidden ?/May/11 Lead dog
Duncan Turner 28/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with stu
Hidden 28/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Alison2 21/Apr/11 -

like steep walking...

Rupey 21/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Jonathan Emett 19/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with rupe
Richard Horn 17/Apr/11 Lead O/S
NeilJC60 17/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Stupid walk in down scree and goat paths looking after Nathan, not fun at all. Climbing was easy and a bit of a waste of time - wish we'd gone somewhere else. Not mad keen on the rock on the slab, very sharp and pitted.

with Stuart Watchorn
Hidden 16/Apr/11 Lead O/S
TomBaker 16/Apr/11 Lead
KDhruev 11/Apr/11 Solo O/S
with george
Hidden 10/Apr/11 Lead
Hidden 09/Apr/11 Solo
thepeganator ?/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Nick_Merriman ?/Apr/11 Lead O/S
runwildjohn 26/Mar/11 Lead
with Keith Stone
Rhys Jones 17/Mar/11 Solo
with bonita
stoneback ?/Mar/11 TR
j miller 27/Feb/11 Lead O/S
with adal rohrich, dean merchant, luke johnson
Hidden 26/Feb/11 Lead O/S
TomBaker ??/2011 -
Rob in a Field ??/2011 -
Psych ??/2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Nov/10 Lead O/S
goddamm7 26/Oct/10 Lead
with karen hallam
joshchalke 10/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Sep/10 Lead
Hidden ?/Sep/10 -
OllieArnold ?/Sep/10 Lead O/S

Climbed as Sarah's first climbing trip

dan23584 30/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Nexonen 28/Aug/10 Lead rpt
with Jake
JCookie 23/Aug/10 2nd
with Richard Plater
RiPomc 23/Aug/10 Lead
dpe 15/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Chris W
MH123 12/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Will Hodges 12/Aug/10 2nd O/S
goddamm7 08/Aug/10 Lead
with karen hallam
DreadyCraig 07/Aug/10 Lead β
michael.burgess 05/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Will
riddle 01/Aug/10 Solo O/S

it's all in the start.

davewsargent ?/Aug/10 Lead
silverpim 25/Jul/10 Lead O/S
freemanTom 17/Jul/10 Lead
with Jo Farrelly
Blackgoby 12/Jul/10 Lead rpt
with Nick, Tracey
flatcap 11/Jul/10 Lead O/S

Big move to start, but there are some hidden jugs. Nice and easy.

with Claire, Charles
luke2442 ?/Jul/10 -
Hidden 26/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Jun/10 Lead
lottiec 13/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Mikey P
Hidden 13/Jun/10 Lead O/S
laithwaited 04/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/10 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/10 -
peterbrett 30/May/10 Lead O/S
Kingsjester 27/May/10 TR O/S
ali macphee 23/May/10 Lead
Brian Dalrymple 23/May/10 Lead
barfani chita 15/May/10 Lead O/S
with Saurus
Bex Atkinson 04/May/10 Lead O/S
with Philip Durrant
Hidden ?/May/10 TR
Danh89 23/Apr/10 TR O/S
Hidden 10/Apr/10 Lead O/S
ceriantrevan 10/Apr/10 2nd
JimBee ?/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Andy Kuszyk, Ian Burt
Burt ?/Apr/10 Lead
Simon_Freeman 13/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with Stephen
Where is my shoe? 20/Feb/10 TR O/S
Hidden 03/Jan/10 Lead O/S
LukeyG ??/2010 Lead
ilch ??/2010 Lead β
ilch ??/2010 Lead O/S
Chris the Tall 26/Sep/09 Solo O/S
DafSWMC 13/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Maria, Siwan
Peterose 23/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Susan
jon bradley 22/Aug/09 Solo O/S
najki_2000 16/Aug/09 Lead O/S

pre-placed quickdraws

with Chris Rose
enrogue 15/Aug/09 Lead
with Kirsty Kay
benparratt ?/Aug/09 Lead rpt
jack99 25/Jul/09 -
Hidden 28/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Jun/09 2nd
Hidden 27/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Trisha Murphy 17/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with liv
Fatclimber 14/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Self Belayed
pffft 13/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Ben Oliver
carl_123 11/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with ali mac
PerrinT ?/Jun/09 2nd
dpe 30/May/09 Lead
with Rob M, Barny D
Hidden 29/May/09 Lead
loonyclimber 25/May/09 Lead O/S
with Jen Poz & Trish
chili-d 25/May/09 Lead O/S

lovely little climb - ideal for lead newbies like me!

with Poz/Rob Lonsdale
D Berry 22/May/09 Lead O/S
with Claire Berry
Nexonen 02/May/09 Lead O/S
with Huw
Hidden 02/May/09 Lead O/S
tigertim 02/May/09 Lead O/S
with Polly Withers
dswansonlow 26/Apr/09 Solo O/S
with John Scarrot
jamesleesaunders 05/Apr/09 -
DreadyCraig 05/Apr/09 Lead O/S

The first move is a little tricky, made worse by the dodgy landing if one were to slip.

freemanTom 04/Apr/09 Lead
with Paul Davies
cksrealm 04/Apr/09 Lead O/S
cksrealm 04/Apr/09 Lead O/S
cksrealm 04/Apr/09 Lead O/S
jchenoweth 22/Mar/09 Lead O/S
existing debt ?/Mar/09 Lead
with Sam
rdi1v07 07/Jan/09 Lead
thompson1000 ??/2009 Lead
Jane Weir ??/2009 Lead
brian watson ??/2009 Lead
candicegallab ??/2009 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2009 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Dec/08 Lead O/S
Adrian Daniels 07/Dec/08 Lead
with Steve Webster
MagnusL 16/Nov/08 Lead rpt
with Joe
tdudley 25/Oct/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 27/Sep/08 Lead O/S
Outdoorfun37 17/Sep/08 Lead
LeighAdams 16/Sep/08 Lead
with Eddie Banks
jamespilgrim ?/Aug/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Jul/08 Lead O/S
FrostyWebb 15/Jul/08 Lead O/S

Very nice for using crimps

with Pete
Hidden ?/Jul/08 Lead O/S
alexbarnes ?/Jul/08 TR O/S
c.gawthorpe ?/Jul/08 Lead
Hidden 29/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Jun/08 Lead
Hidden 28/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Jun/08 Lead O/S
jamie ward 17/Jun/08 Solo
leemaybr05 15/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Carlos
Humpty Dangler 08/Jun/08 Lead

Getting onto the slab was he only challenge, (Kath had to stand on me to get started). A small lay back allowed the left foot onto the rock and after that it was a pleasant stroll to the top.

with Kath Peach
The Mountain Goat 07/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Laurence Davis
nmwr 07/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Jun/08 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/08 Lead
SamStokes 25/May/08 Lead O/S
emilyj 25/May/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/May/08 Lead O/S
Jeremy Wilton ?/May/08 Lead O/S
with Magda Bichajou
nick hawkins ?/May/08 Lead O/S
with matt
fordie77 27/Apr/08 2nd
AlastairB 27/Apr/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Apr/08 Lead O/S
krikoman 16/Apr/08 Lead O/S
with Sally Strawberry, Rick Gibbs
Hidden 05/Apr/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Apr/08 Lead
canis cibo 05/Apr/08 Lead O/S
petegunn 28/Mar/08 Lead
with Davina
Hidden 28/Mar/08 Lead O/S
DerwentDiluted 22/Mar/08 Lead
with Nicola Pettit
chadrads 21/Mar/08 2nd O/S
sean72 21/Mar/08 Lead
with Chadrads
MontyH 23/Feb/08 Lead rpt
with Lee Lander
Hidden 23/Feb/08 Lead
jamie ward 12/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with Michelle Baker
kylieo 10/Feb/08 Lead
with Russell
Darren_R ?/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with Tom Hobbs
eldre070 14/Jan/08 TR O/S
with Laura Eldred
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
Hidden ??/2008 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2008 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Nov/07 Lead O/S
dobby 200 19/Oct/07 Solo rpt
El3ctroFuzz ?/Oct/07 Lead O/S
with Duchy College Session
worklessclimbmore ?/Oct/07 Lead O/S
with tom bunn, duchy
Hidden ?/Sep/07 Lead O/S
jonathannewth 26/Aug/07 Lead
with Chris W
Jack R-N ?/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Jul/07 -
PhilWragg 18/Jul/07 Lead
daviesp2 07/Jul/07 -
Herron 22/Jun/07 Lead O/S
Jules 210681 12/Jun/07 Lead
Merlin 10/Jun/07 2nd O/S
hallex 08/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with Bex Atkinson
sce8 08/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with Livy
Marq 02/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with Shona Wildman
Hidden ?/Jun/07 Lead
PeteLoveless ?/Jun/07 Lead O/S
poey50 29/May/07 Lead O/S
with Rowan15
Neilfrherts 26/May/07 Lead O/S
with Sean
Hidden 26/May/07 Lead O/S
Damon482 21/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Joel
daviesp2 21/Apr/07 Lead
dobby 200 08/Apr/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Apr/07 Lead O/S
pete.hutchings ?/Apr/07 Lead
CarolineH 25/Mar/07 Lead
with Chris and Neil
Hidden 20/Mar/07 Lead O/S
alexrp 03/Mar/07 Lead
with Lee R
NickD 31/Jan/07 Lead
with Scott Collier
Hidden ??/2007 -
Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 -
Scott N ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 -
homing-penguin 27/Dec/06 Lead
homing-penguin 06/Dec/06 Lead O/S
MagnusL 19/Nov/06 2nd O/S
sam coward 15/Oct/06 Lead rpt
with Helen
boynamedsue 23/Sep/06 Lead O/S
Nix Ward 23/Sep/06 TR
alexsharp 09/Sep/06 Lead
with Steve Beckwith
Hidden 04/Sep/06 Lead
Sarah Bough 08/Jul/06 Lead O/S
with Ian Johnson
bazzag 08/Jul/06 -
with reece
Darrell Read ?/Jul/06 Lead
adamscottthomas ?/Jul/06 Lead
Oli 28/Jun/06 Solo O/S
with Jon
jifwally 25/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with scoops
vertigo 19/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Liz Hart
rhino_bill 19/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Kate Elliott
Hidden 04/Jun/06 Lead
Cardi ?/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Matt Moss
shim ?/Jun/06 2nd O/S
aturner99 29/Apr/06 Lead
Hidden 16/Apr/06 Solo
Hidden 18/Mar/06 Lead O/S
steve taylor ??/2006 Lead
Hidden ??/2006 Lead O/S
magnus hussey ??/2006 Solo O/S
with Damien Turner, Keath Gould
Garyx ??/2006 -
Marti999 ??/2006 Lead
Hidden ??/2006 2nd
Lloyders ??/2006 Lead O/S
Alex More ??/2006 Lead O/S
maddogmac 24/Nov/05 Lead O/S
with munky
Neil Henson 20/Aug/05 Lead
with Mark Collins
Somerset swede basher 15/Aug/05 Lead O/S
with Toby Dunford
tobydunford 15/Aug/05 Lead O/S
with Dom Sellers
Reds 03/Aug/05 Solo
Hidden ?/Aug/05 Lead dnf
trevor macalonan 02/Jul/05 Lead O/S
with Stuart
jimjimmyjimjim 28/May/05 Lead O/S
Marq 07/May/05 Lead O/S
with Becca Smith
davewing 06/May/05 Lead
krikoman 01/May/05 Lead O/S
Wilbur ?/Apr/05 Lead O/S
with Padge
dannyboy83 ??/2005 Lead O/S
DonkeyKong ??/2005 Lead O/S
davewing 05/Oct/04 Lead

Easy enough once past the start.

Hidden ?/Oct/04 Lead
broc 30/Aug/04 Lead O/S
with Rik
TRNovice 22/Aug/04 Lead
with Jenn
Jenn 22/Aug/04 2nd
petebale2000 05/Jul/04 TR O/S
Hidden ??/2004 Lead O/S
ASchwirtz 14/Jul/03 Lead O/S
Owen W-G 29/Jun/03 Lead O/S
with Dan & Juan
chris murnin 09/May/03 Lead
Hidden 07/Apr/03 Lead O/S
PWEI_fan ??/2003 -
sam coward ??/2003 Lead O/S
with Helen
JBlackford97 ??/2003 TR O/S
furry 28/Aug/02 Lead O/S
with Phil B
FrankW 12/Jan/02 Lead O/S
with Bernard K
Hidden 10/Oct/01 -
steve prior ?/May/01 Lead O/S
with Roz C
jonberry791 ??/2001 Lead O/S
brew_guru ??/2000 Lead
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