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Ocean Drive** 6a+

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[Ocean Drive 2, 2 kb]19m. A superb sustained line with a stiff finish if taken direct. © ROCKFAX
FA. Helen Heanes 4.98 Apr/1998

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Portland: Top 50, Feature Photo Routes from Dorset Rockfax 2012, ROCKFAX Dorset 2012: Graded Sport List, Orange Spot Portland.

Photo: Ocean Drive 2 © Wilbur
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 245 logbooks, and on 10 wishlists.

wet
lewiz - Lead dog - 22/Sep/13 with Marek Pietrasz

rest before last move
dbrooks - Lead dog - 29/Aug/13

Ali - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/13 with Alain, Curious Yellow

3 Names - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/13 with Sumee Holloway

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/13

Remove the clips.
Jackwd - TR O/S - 18/Aug/13 with Rob Smith

DorsetGareth - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/13 with Andy Wiseman

dr_botnik - Lead dog - 18/Aug/13 with Jack D, Chris Daly-Roy, Justin Reid

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead dog - 03/Aug/13

Clee - 2nd - 24/Jul/13 with Chris

redjerry - TR O/S - 01/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead β - 29/Jun/13

rubben - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/13 with Marcus O'Leary, Roland O'Leary

Rosyk - 2nd dog - 21/Jun/13 with Jay astbury

Jay-Ast - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/13 with Rosyk

Hidden - Lead - 08/Jun/13

Jonathan Emett - Lead rpt - Jun/13 with barry, tomski, rupe

couldnt make finish moves, lobbed off & DNFed... ewcellent to that point....
Phil Murray - Lead dnf - 27/May/13 with Steve Wright

tomB - Lead dog - 25/May/13 with Andy Gardiner

John Postlethwaite - Lead O/S - 13/May/13 with liam

mjeffery - Lead O/S - 07/May/13 with Ando

Great climb!
Doughnut - TR dog - 05/May/13

philhaigh - Lead rpt - 03/May/13 with Vicki Hau, Rob Kennard, Natalie Haigh

brices - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/13 with Lisa, Gav

Nice climbing, I really enjoyed the flowstone bit in the middle. I went left at the tip for a rest before making the last moves. It would be at least a grade harder to go direct.
Nick Russell - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/13 with Steve Shenton, Emily

Dandan82 - Lead O/S - 17/Feb/13 with si lincoln

Tommyads - 2013

desperate at the top. not helped by my weakness though.
virgil - Lead dog - 06/Oct/12 with the gimp

mattgrange - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/12

LardClimber - Lead - 16/Sep/12 with matt grange

DannyK - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/12 with Katie

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

ian caton - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/12 with Abi

Graham Westbrook - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/12

tobydunford - Lead rpt - 01/Jul/12 with Kirsty Kerr

RyMole - 23/Jun/12 with Martin Howson, John Puddephatt

philhaigh - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/12 with Rob Kennard

freddy25 - Lead dog - 06/Jun/12 with Simone, Luke, michael

Hidden - Lead rpt - 13/May/12

Too tired after a month long lay-off to complete it on lead. Went ok on second.
francois - 2nd RP - 13/May/12 with Chawn

Matt250 - Lead dog - 08/May/12

james.pilbeam - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/12

jonleighton - Lead dnf - 07/Apr/12

E30Adam - Lead dnf - 06/Apr/12 with Milly Bones

Marti999 - Lead rpt - 02/Mar/12 with Dr Steve

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

pezzerrr - Lead O/S - 03/Feb/12

Sami Mandeel - Lead O/S - 15/Jan/12 with Sam Ferguson

sam.sam.sam.ferguson - Lead O/S - 15/Jan/12 with Sami Mandeel

matt perks - 2012

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Dec/11

andrew549 - Lead dog - 19/Nov/11

Toby Dunn - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/11 with Sophie Nunn

Sophie Nunn - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/11 with Toby

Jonathan Emett - Lead rpt - 22/Oct/11 with toby

will black - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/11 with joe black

Hidden - Lead β - 09/Oct/11

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/11 with sam read

patrickc - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/11

tscoobydoo - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/11

Hidden - Lead dnf - 25/Sep/11

JPGR - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/11

completely missed the hold to clip from and grabbed hold of the draw at the anchor :(
jbulger - Lead dog - 21/Aug/11 with john kay

Hidden - TR - 21/Aug/11

MarkRyder - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/11 with Ivan M

Kopinski - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead RP - 23/Jul/11

retroflash. Brilliant. Like the 6a+ version of England's Dreaming. thin at the top!
Quiddity - Lead rpt - 23/Jul/11 with Curious Yellow

Tim M - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/11 with Phil T

Hidden - Lead dog - 26/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead RP - 24/Jun/11

fildac - Lead dog - 01/Jun/11

polished bag of shit!
mlg678 - Lead O/S - 27/May/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/May/11

tom106 - Lead β - 19/May/11

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

Hidden - Lead - 12/May/11

can't remember it....
ekaterina sigida - 2nd - 20/Apr/11 with rob daughtery

Hidden - Lead dog - 17/Apr/11

Sophie Nunn - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/11 with Jon brown, heather rogers

JonBrown - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/11 with heather rogers, Sophie Nunn

JPGR - Lead rpt - 09/Apr/11

Daniel - Lead O/S - Apr/11

jackappleby - Lead dnf - 27/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Mar/11

kenyajc - TR - 12/Mar/11 with David, Ed Jenner

davidliu - Lead O/S - 12/Mar/11 with Kate Cambell, Ed Jenner, Adrian Perera

Jonathan Emett - Lead dog - 05/Mar/11 with Paul

Hidden - Lead O/S - Mar/11

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

jacobjlloyd - Lead β - 10/Nov/10 with Dougie

Luke Dawson - Lead O/S - 25/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 16/Oct/10

hippo99 - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/10 with rache

tired
Jonathan Emett - Lead dog - 09/Oct/10 with simon

jon_gill1 - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/10 with john beardmore

Made the lower off and fell when trying to clip.
JWB - Lead - 25/Sep/10 with Jon Gill

Hidden - Lead dnf - 22/Sep/10

Joe Grondowski - Lead - 04/Sep/10 with Andy Grondowski

JHC - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/10

bigie bob - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead - 09/Aug/10

mikeconway - Lead β - 09/Aug/10

mikeconway - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/10

Stefan Kruger - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/10 with Sarah Kruger

Ran out of steam - not a suprise, boot camp yeaterday!
becster - Lead dog - 11/Jul/10 with Ralph Wilkinson

RFWilkie - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/10

Kap - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/10

matthewjames - Lead dog - 16/Jun/10 with James Chapman, Fabian Pilgram

no hands rest knee bar
John Kay - Lead - 15/Jun/10 with Lyndsay Hilton

timharrison - Lead dog - 13/Jun/10 with Tom, Iain Moodie, Suse

SMc - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/10

decs - AltLd - 05/Jun/10 with Dave Potter

Hidden - TR dnf - 05/Jun/10

Pinged off the last move.
Chubbard - Lead dog - 30/May/10 with Derek, J Robinson

Don Jebus - Lead O/S - 19/May/10 with joese7en

joese7en - Lead O/S - 19/May/10

jan.prostrednik - Lead dog - 15/May/10 with Runkasova Jana

Will Homoky - Lead dog - 09/May/10 with Werenfrid Wimmer

mark_wellin - Lead β - 24/Apr/10

Bob - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/10 with G. Macauley

Hidden - Lead rpt - 11/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/10

ian d f - Lead dog - 14/Feb/10

clipskipper - Lead β - 17/Oct/09 with Mel

tomB - Lead dog - 20/Sep/09 with Jody

Arrgh! Still pumped from FYB! Fell at the moves trying to go direct over the roof - my first big lead fall :-) Al finished the route for me.
embob - Lead dnf - 18/Sep/09 with Alex

Hidden - Lead - 18/Sep/09

Hidden - 2nd β - 13/Sep/09

Hidden - Lead β - 13/Sep/09

michael burrows - 2nd - 12/Sep/09 with mike doyle

tedj234 - Lead - 03/Sep/09 with Kate Campbell

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/09

Tim M - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/09 with Steve W

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/09

mynameisjen - Lead β - 17/Aug/09 with Jonny Aylwin

JonBrown - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/09 with Tiff

TiffTiff - Lead dog - 26/Jul/09 with Jon Brown

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/09

Nearly clean, used aid to reach the lower off.
bpmclimb - Lead dog - 08/Jun/09 with Clare

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/09

Nice climing until the top, took to the left as the direct looked stupid.
Gingerdarren - Lead O/S - 23/May/09 with Wendy Coles

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

Hidden - Lead rpt - 25/Apr/09

danm - 2nd - 13/Apr/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/09

Vince - Lead rpt - 06/Apr/09 with Gareth Chapman

sam_cox - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/09

robandian - 2nd - Apr/09

chris sm - Lead rpt - 29/Mar/09 with Pippa Froggatt

Go left at finish for 6a+, harder otherwise
Jon_Warner - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/09 with Mark Glaister

Vince - Lead rpt - 21/Mar/09 with Nic Hellyer

Direct finish this time, better and harder
trev_f - Lead rpt - 15/Mar/09 with Ed

Ed Babs - Lead RP - 15/Mar/09 with Trevor

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2009

Jane Weir - Lead - 2009

nealh - Lead - 2009

Alex More - Lead - 2009

got to the lower off but couldn't clip it
jl - Lead O/S - 30/Dec/08 with Penny

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

Ben Harper - Lead O/S - 22/Nov/08

TiffTiff - Lead O/S - 22/Nov/08

tobydunford - Lead rpt - 02/Nov/08 with Harry Martin

dmoir - Lead O/S - 25/Oct/08 with Dan Barbour

A certain lack of smarts at the lower off... Nice route.
vertigo - Lead RP - 18/Oct/08 with Robin Hill

rhino_bill - Lead β - 18/Oct/08 with Richard Dagnan

Jonathan Emett - Lead dnf - 07/Sep/08 with Mike

al99 - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/08 with Martina Zandonella

martinazando - TR - 23/Aug/08 with Al Benson

Andrew Barker - Lead β - 14/Aug/08 with Matt Booth

omniscient_penguin - TR RP - 27/Jul/08 with Steve

Hidden - Lead rpt - 13/Jul/08

Fine up until the final, direct finish, very not fine for that!
whiting.jp - Lead dnf - 29/Jun/08 with Dom

Vince - Lead RP - 28/Jun/08 with Sonia

Matt Bennett - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead rpt - 12/Jun/08

onlytovey - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/08 with Hannah Williams

HannahW - 2nd O/S - 07/Jun/08 with Robin Tovey

steve taylor - Lead rpt - 04/Jun/08 with Jon Howell

steve taylor - Lead rpt - 01/Jun/08 with Trev Ford

trev_f - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/08 with Steve Taylor

richardr - Lead O/S - Apr/08

nawface - 2008

jw231 - Lead dog - 27/Oct/07 with nblackbeard

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Oct/07

Hidden - Lead dog - 01/Sep/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - Sep/07

ecowaller - 11/Aug/07 with Paula

ecowaller - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/07 with Paula

should have made better use of the no-hands rest. as it was I needed to rest before the direct finish, which was desperate, frankly. should go next time.
Quiddity - Lead dog - 14/Jul/07 with Sarah, Curious Yellow

jl - Lead dog - 07/Jul/07 with Penny

pennyb - 2nd - 07/Jul/07 with Jon

Hidden - Lead RP - 20/Jun/07

Hidden - Lead RP - 20/Jun/07

chris sm - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/07 with Pippa Froggatt

steve taylor - Lead rpt - 14/Apr/07 with Ben Stokes

Stephen Roberts - 06/Apr/07 with Les Jennings and Pete Trewin

JPGR - Lead O/S - 17/Mar/07 with Andy

AlexD - Lead rpt - 11/Mar/07

thomb - Lead O/S - Feb/07 with Harry

Rob Kennard - 2007

Hidden - 2007

La Mont - 2007

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Nov/06

fell off the top move earlier this year..
Wilbur - Lead RP - 05/Aug/06 with Caine

viking - Lead O/S - Jun/06 with gareth

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - May/06

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Apr/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/06

Morgan Woods - Lead O/S - 19/Mar/06 with Caine

tobydunford - Lead O/S - 04/Mar/06 with Ben Smith, Lisa Paling

Marq - Lead O/S - 04/Mar/06 with Daniel Dennehy

steve taylor - Lead - 2006

feeko - 2006

Marti999 - Lead - 2006

Hidden - 2006

Marq - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/05 with Daniel Dennehy

Owen W-G - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/05 with Leo & Tony

Hidden - Apr/05

Richard Horn - Lead O/S - 2005

Bruce Kerr - Lead - 14/Feb/04 with George MacIntyre

Nigel Coe - 2nd dog - 15/Sep/03 with Tim Dunsby

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/03 with Alice Howe

Richard White - 2003

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/02

Hidden - Lead β - 24/Apr/02

Mark A Humphries - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/02 with dean howard

phardman - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/02

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Jan/02

Rock Fairy - Lead - Aug/01 with david

shoulders - Lead - 31/Jul/01 with SUZANNE

Hidden - 26/May/01

AlexD - Lead - 27/Aug/00

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/00

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/May/00

John Southworth - Lead O/S - Aug/99

Hidden - Lead - 02/Apr/99

sadams - Lead - 18/Jun/98 with Andy Long

Hidden - Lead - 1998

Hard last move/clip.
Ben Thorne - Lead O/S - 1998 with John Pullin

Kevster - Lead - 1996

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Style of ascent

Lead208 of 245 (84.9%)
Followed14 of 245 (5.7%)
Toproped8 of 245 (3.3%)
Alt Leads1 of 245 (0.4%)
Unknown14 of 245 (5.7%)

'Climbed'49 of 245 (20.0%)
clean O/S109 of 245 (44.5%)
clean β13 of 245 (5.3%)
clean rpt21 of 245 (8.6%)
clean RP11 of 245 (4.5%)
dogged32 of 245 (13.1%)
dnf10 of 245 (4.1%)