Rockfax Description
Climbs the slab just left of centre. © Rockfax

FA. Nigel Coe 15/Oct/1988

Ticklists: Portland for the beginner (lead climbs).

hannesD 04/Oct Lead O/S
with martin
martin one 04/Oct Lead rpt
with Lucy
Hidden 18/Aug Lead
daviesp2 16/Aug Lead
Hidden 12/Aug Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Aug Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Aug Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Aug Lead O/S
alijam42 01/Aug TR
Hidden ?/Jun Lead O/S
hzilla ?/Jun Lead O/S
Meinertzhagen 23/May TR
with Robin, Christopher Lyus
CLyus 23/May Lead
with Robin, Meinertzhagen
Rickrick 11/Apr -
Aidan13791 05/Apr Lead O/S
jtilney ??/2015 Lead
pdhammond 03/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Jul/14 Lead O/S
clams ?/Jul/14 Solo
GDS 29/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with mike
Hidden 27/Jun/14 Lead O/S
GeneralFifi 15/Jun/14 Lead
with Darren Burns
homing-penguin 11/Aug/13 Lead O/S
homing-penguin 11/Aug/13 Lead O/S

I was very wet cause I slightly fell into the sea. I thought it was knee deep but it was chest deep

Hidden 24/Jul/13 -
Dan_Staff 06/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Will Brown
Will O' T'' North 06/Jul/13 Lead
with D Staff
David Staples ?/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Jun/13 Lead
jonnyblindsign 26/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/May/13 Lead O/S
akhutton88 26/May/13 Lead
Hidden 18/May/13 Lead
j4kub 17/May/13 Lead O/S
with claire gibson
Christian_S85 27/Apr/13 Lead
Hidden 24/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Lauren Davies 24/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Max langham-lopez
Anthonybevis 24/Apr/13 Lead
with James
UnkArl 30/Mar/13 Solo O/S
ColinVern 08/Feb/13 Lead O/S
slugger5uk ??/2013 Lead O/S
missxandrabee 20/Sep/12 Lead O/S

(Pretty sure this is the right one)

with Aileen
gb05 13/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Craig Taylor, Zoe Taylor
Hidden 13/Sep/12 Lead O/S
razzorbuzz 09/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Alex.H, Andy Elliot
Hidden 09/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Steve954 22/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Richard
TerryLines 15/Jul/12 Lead O/S
popov86 30/May/12 Lead
Neil Watson 13/May/12 Lead O/S

Only giving a star because of its proximity to the sea

Chrissie Baylis 13/May/12 2nd
Hidden 08/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Apr/12 Lead
MariaT 01/Apr/12 Lead O/S
David Walker 01/Apr/12 Lead O/S
dpiddock 01/Apr/12 Lead O/S
martin one 24/Mar/12 Lead rpt
with HMA
steve hughes 20/Mar/12 Lead
tubbsy1 20/Mar/12 2nd
Thinker01 11/Mar/12 -
tom parsons 05/Feb/12 Lead O/S
with Alex Vincent
beckybutcher91 ??/2012 Lead
Hidden ??/2012 -
David Staples ??/2012 Lead O/S
Tom Campbell 16/Oct/11 Lead O/S
marcb 01/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Oct/11 Lead O/S
stranter 27/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Aug/11 Solo O/S
mad.moo 13/Aug/11 Lead
with Dean Merchant
nick hawkins 05/Aug/11 Lead
with steve
Steve27 05/Aug/11 Lead
Dean177 ?/Aug/11 Lead
Hidden 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S
wishicud climbHVS 11/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Steady climbing on brilliant holds

bigdan050 11/Jul/11 Lead
with Tosh
Hidden 02/Jul/11 Lead
Hidden 11/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Jun/11 Lead
pedro.silva 11/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Caz & Fred
Wil.Hooke 11/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Jun/11 Lead
Dawlish 04/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/May/11 Lead dog
MariaT 27/Apr/11 Lead O/S
David Walker 27/Apr/11 2nd O/S
with Maria
Alison2 21/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Apr/11 2nd
hels86 09/Apr/11 Lead
with Tom
tex.ryan 01/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with jib jib
Nick_Merriman ?/Apr/11 Lead O/S
TomBaker ??/2011 -
Psych ??/2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Nov/10 Lead O/S
goddamm7 26/Oct/10 Lead
with karen hallam
syv_k 15/Oct/10 Lead β

Large fish were swimming around the bottom of the boulder. They would have nibbled me if I'd taken a tumble.

sarahlizzy 15/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Syv
joshchalke 10/Oct/10 Lead O/S
goddamm7 08/Aug/10 Lead
with karen hallam
riddle 01/Aug/10 Solo O/S
Blackgoby 12/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Tracey
flatcap 11/Jul/10 Lead O/S

Handholds seem small, but feet are solid. Lots of both to choose from.

with Claire, Charles
Bisteris 28/Jun/10 Lead O/S
razzorbuzz 19/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Darren Tracey
Hidden 19/Jun/10 Lead
Hidden 13/Jun/10 Solo O/S
ElBarto 12/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Mike Kean, Sonia Marsh
laithwaited 04/Jun/10 Lead O/S
martin one 08/May/10 Lead O/S
with Eric
Danh89 23/Apr/10 TR O/S
Hidden 17/Apr/10 Lead rpt
michael burrows 10/Apr/10 Lead rpt
with ryan cassidy
andy jennings 13/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with Momber
DCIGadget 13/Feb/10 Lead O/S
with Roger, Si
LukeyG ??/2010 Lead
danieleaston ??/2010 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Oct/09 Lead
Hidden 27/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Chris the Tall 26/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Liz
IggyLiz 26/Sep/09 Lead β
with Chris
Mark Batey 13/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Alys Rook
michael burrows 13/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Lallylandslider 13/Sep/09 Lead O/S
sonic46 06/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Danny Harrow
Peterose 23/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Susan
Peterose 23/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Susan
Andy White 16/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Sarah Everitt 16/Aug/09 TR O/S
najki_2000 16/Aug/09 Lead O/S

pre-placed quickdraws

with Chris Rose
Theguyp 14/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Takacs 09/Aug/09 Lead O/S

Great surroundings, gutsy first move with spotter reccommended but overall fun climbing

with Katy Madden
AlexDexter 09/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with rachel tackas
jack99 08/Aug/09 -
benparratt ?/Aug/09 Lead rpt
Hidden 27/Jun/09 Lead
Hidden 27/Jun/09 Lead O/S
pffft 13/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Ali Gabriel
Hidden 06/Jun/09 Lead
PerrinT ?/Jun/09 Lead
with Ben Oliver
Hidden 29/May/09 Lead
loonyclimber 25/May/09 Lead O/S
with Jen Poz & Trish
chili-d 25/May/09 Lead O/S
with Poz/Rob Lonsdale
freemanTom 04/Apr/09 Lead
with Paul Davies
daviesp2 04/Apr/09 Lead
Hidden 21/Mar/09 -
Emma-Louise Anderson 21/Mar/09 Lead rpt
with Chris Bienemann, Andrew Craig, Darren Roper
Hidden 21/Mar/09 -
brian watson 15/Mar/09 Solo
existing debt ?/Mar/09 Lead
with Sam
Hidden 08/Jan/09 Lead O/S
rdi1v07 07/Jan/09 Lead
thompson1000 ??/2009 Lead
Ed morris 29/Dec/08 Lead O/S
with stefan
Hidden 26/Dec/08 Lead O/S
leigh 28/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Ed
Hidden 27/Sep/08 Lead O/S
LeighAdams 16/Sep/08 Lead
with Eddie Banks
breed 15/Sep/08 Lead O/S
andy jennings ?/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Momber
Ade7 20/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with Rob
jamespilgrim ?/Aug/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Jul/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Jul/08 Solo
jamespilgrim ?/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with Dan
Hidden 28/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Humpty Dangler 08/Jun/08 2nd

Big pockets and super-grippy rock made this slab seem very straightforward.

The Mountain Goat 07/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Laurence Davis
Hidden 01/Jun/08 Lead O/S
SamStokes 25/May/08 Lead O/S
emilyj 25/May/08 Lead O/S
nevostevo 20/May/08 Lead O/S
with andy
Hidden 03/May/08 Lead O/S
Jeremy Wilton ?/May/08 Lead O/S
with Magda Bichajou
krikoman 16/Apr/08 Lead O/S
with Sally Strawberry, Rick Gibbs
Hidden 05/Apr/08 Lead O/S
canis cibo 05/Apr/08 Lead O/S
DerwentDiluted 22/Mar/08 Lead
with Nicola Pettit
Darren_R ?/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with Tom Hobbs
Hidden ??/2008 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2008 2nd
Dave Searle ??/2008 Lead
daveagriff ??/2008 Lead
Hidden ??/2008 Lead O/S
joeurwin 14/Oct/07 Lead O/S
with alex
El3ctroFuzz ?/Oct/07 Lead O/S
with Duchy College Session
worklessclimbmore ?/Oct/07 Lead O/S
with tom bunn, duchy
Jonathan Emett 30/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with Peter Weston
Hidden 08/Sep/07 2nd O/S
Oli 08/Sep/07 Lead rpt
with Becky
Hidden 27/Aug/07 Lead O/S
jonathannewth 26/Aug/07 Lead
with Chris W
Hidden 03/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Rob Kennard ?/Aug/07 -
alexrp 30/Jul/07 Lead

Really good fun but felt considerably overgraded, as did the climb to the right.

with Mark R
daviesp2 07/Jul/07 -
Hidden 11/Jun/07 Lead O/S
Merlin 10/Jun/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Jun/07 -
fivestar 01/Jun/07 Lead O/S
jamespilgrim 01/Jun/07 2nd
nmwr ?/Jun/07 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/07 Lead
PeteLoveless ?/Jun/07 Lead O/S
tobydunford 29/May/07 Lead O/S
poey50 29/May/07 Lead O/S
with Rowan15
LiLaMont 29/May/07 Lead O/S
NickD 29/Apr/07 Lead
with Eva Glasrud
PhilWragg 21/Apr/07 Lead
Damon482 21/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Joel
jh5638 15/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with James Ackroyd
Mr Powly 04/Apr/07 Lead O/S
Rjukan 03/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Tom P
Hidden 01/Apr/07 Lead O/S
pete.hutchings ?/Apr/07 Lead
Hidden 20/Mar/07 Lead O/S
phil stubbs 15/Mar/07 Lead O/S
with Neil Williams
jw231 ?/Mar/07 Solo O/S
with gfoster
NickD 31/Jan/07 Lead
with Scott Collier
Hidden ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 -
Hidden 15/Oct/06 Lead O/S
sam coward 15/Oct/06 Lead rpt
with Helen
Hidden 04/Sep/06 Lead
oooaaah 28/Aug/06 Lead O/S
jrhallen 28/Aug/06 Lead β
trevor macalonan 12/Aug/06 Lead O/S
with Tim
Hedley 12/Aug/06 Lead O/S
with Peter Swift
timharrison 12/Aug/06 2nd
bazzag 08/Jul/06 -
with reece
JDSwain 02/Jul/06 Lead O/S
with Ben Candlin
broc 02/Jul/06 Lead O/S
with John
Oli 28/Jun/06 Solo rpt
with Jon
jifwally 25/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with scoops
MontyH 24/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Paul Milton
Hidden 24/Jun/06 -
Hidden 10/Jun/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Jun/06 Lead O/S
scoops 09/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Geoff
adambettiss 09/Jun/06 TR O/S
with Guy Thompson, Pete Alborough
Somerset swede basher 09/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Steve Elliff
hallex 09/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Steve and Dom
sce8 09/Jun/06 Lead O/S
Cardi ?/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Matt Moss
Hidden 18/Mar/06 Lead O/S
steve taylor ??/2006 Lead
magnus hussey ??/2006 Solo O/S
with Damien Turner, Keath Gould
Garyx ??/2006 -
Marti999 ??/2006 Lead
Alex More ??/2006 Lead O/S
Derek Furze ??/2006 Lead
Hidden ?/Aug/05 2nd O/S
davewing 18/May/05 2nd
krikoman 01/May/05 Lead O/S
dannyboy83 ??/2005 Lead O/S
DonkeyKong ??/2005 Lead O/S
Oli 14/Apr/04 Lead O/S
with James Spencer
Hidden ??/2004 Lead O/S
Spacetourist ??/2004 Lead O/S
with Ed Heslam
Spacetourist ??/2004 Lead O/S
with Ed Heslam
ASchwirtz 14/Jul/03 Lead O/S
Marq 12/Jul/03 Lead O/S
with Daniel Dennehy
Owen W-G 29/Jun/03 Lead O/S
with Dan & Juan
Hidden 29/May/03 2nd
Rob Oram 06/Apr/03 Lead O/S
with Richard Frewin
Alaric 30/Mar/03 Lead O/S
with Neil
PWEI_fan ??/2003 -
sam coward ??/2003 Lead O/S
with Helen
furry 28/Aug/02 Lead O/S
with Phil B
FrankW 06/Apr/02 Lead rpt
with Laura
FrankW 12/Jan/02 Lead O/S
with Bernard K
jonberry791 ??/2001 Lead
brew_guru ??/2000 Lead
Stone Muppet ??/2000 -
Hidden ?/Aug/99 Lead
Nigel Coe 15/Oct/88 Solo


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