Rockfax Description
Varied climbing starting up the slightly left-trending line on the lower wall and passing a tufa shield just above mid-height. © Rockfax

FA. Ailsa Newcombe 08/Apr/1999

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

dansimkin 20/Sep Lead O/S
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 02/Aug Lead rpt
with Steph
Steph Roberts 02/Aug TR O/S
with Sam
Hidden 25/Jul Lead O/S
Rupey 23/Jun Lead rpt
royle883 19/Jun Lead O/S
Hidden 23/May Lead O/S
Hidden 18/May Lead rpt
leoch01 01/Nov/14 Lead
with Scott Bradshaw
Lorčne ?/Nov/14 Lead
Hidden 27/Jul/14 2nd rpt
ConstaBern 18/May/14 Lead
Ian MK 04/May/14 Lead O/S
with Anna
Anna Maykova 04/May/14 Lead dog
with Ian
Hidden 01/Dec/13 Lead O/S
Big Lee 26/Oct/13 Lead rpt
annak 26/Oct/13 Lead dog
chris_woodsy 25/Oct/13 -
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 24/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with Steph
CurlyStevo ?/Sep/13 Lead
with Rob
DorsetGareth 18/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Aug/13 Lead O/S
philhaigh 03/Aug/13 Lead rpt
Clee 24/Jul/13 2nd
with Chris
RFWilkie 14/Jul/13 Lead rpt
redjerry 06/Jul/13 TR O/S
Rosyk 21/Jun/13 2nd O/S
Jay-Ast 21/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Rosyk
Hidden 02/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Jonathan Emett ?/Jun/13 Lead rpt
with barry, tomski, rupe
georgenvk 31/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/May/13 Lead O/S
Peter Lovell 25/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/May/13 Lead β
Hidden 05/May/13 Lead
Ian Bell 20/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Tania T
The Ivanator 01/Apr/13 Lead rpt
with Jez
jezb1 01/Apr/13 Lead
SamStokes 30/Mar/13 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Mar/13 -
kingborris 24/Feb/13 Lead dog

Cold! a little snow and icicles. rested to warm fingers back up

Hidden 01/Feb/13 Lead O/S
The Ivanator 18/Nov/12 Lead rpt
with Ric, Alan
wurzelinzummerset 18/Nov/12 Lead dog
with Ivan, Ric
bonelessivar 18/Nov/12 Lead β
with ivan, Alan
Hidden 06/Oct/12 Lead O/S
virgil 06/Oct/12 Lead
with the gimp
Hidden 16/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Vince 08/Sep/12 Lead rpt
with jon
Benjamin walton 01/Sep/12 TR O/S
Jon_Warner ?/Sep/12 Lead rpt
with Jenni
clukins 26/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Alice Browne
Paul Bowen 18/Aug/12 Lead O/S
matiamallia 18/Aug/12 Lead O/S
brew_guru 17/Aug/12 Lead O/S
rustyfishhook 17/Aug/12 TR dog

Fecking awkward start for me, but once balance is sorted very enjoyable! Not quite strong enough to lead just yet. Will return.

Trippinjester 17/Aug/12 TR O/S
with dan, polly, paul southgate, Jamie Knight
3 Names 16/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Richy Churcher
Hidden 22/Jul/12 Lead rpt
nataliehaigh 17/Jul/12 TR β
Hidden 15/Jul/12 Lead
popov86 05/Jul/12 Lead
philhaigh 28/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Jun/12 Lead β
freddy25 06/Jun/12 Lead β
with Simone, Luke, michael
Tru 05/Jun/12 Lead O/S
ASchwirtz 27/May/12 Lead O/S
pawelx 19/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/May/12 Lead O/S
francois 13/May/12 Lead O/S
with Chawn
Matt250 06/May/12 Lead O/S
bradfry ?/May/12 Lead O/S
james.pilbeam 08/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Vince 07/Apr/12 Lead rpt
with John Percy
joshchalke 06/Apr/12 Lead
The Ivanator 05/Apr/12 Lead rpt
with Lee
Big Lee 05/Apr/12 Lead O/S

Plenty of variety in the climbing. Low in the grade.

Semtex 01/Apr/12 TR O/S

Went right at the top by mistake, not recomended

with Jester
Tony Adshead 01/Apr/12 TR O/S
lewiz 11/Mar/12 Lead rpt
kirsten 11/Mar/12 Lead

First 6a lead, not exactly clean and rather scary but done!

with Liz Wakelin, Vlad Vishnyakov, lewis thompson
Liz Wakelin 11/Mar/12 TR
with Kirsten Donovan
Hidden 10/Mar/12 Lead rpt
Gambit 03/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Barney
Abi Chard 29/Feb/12 Lead rpt
MarkyMark_7 ??/2012 Lead β
The Ivanator 20/Nov/11 Lead rpt

Flowed nicely today, good route, low in the grade.

with Sean
Delroyb 19/Nov/11 Lead O/S
Matt Smith 18/Nov/11 TR O/S
Dan_F 05/Nov/11 Lead RP

Really fun route got it clean second go..

with mlg678
mlg678 05/Nov/11 Lead O/S
with Dan_F
Hidden 23/Oct/11 Lead rpt
dan gibson 20/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with julie carroll
matthewjames 02/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Nick Jones, Sam Taylor
SMc 01/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Anne
risby 17/Aug/11 TR

Couldn't make headway even on top-rope. No strength left at end of day and small holds felt too greasy. Pfft.

gibsond 17/Aug/11 Lead O/S

The rib at the top felt slightly awkward, but maybe I missed something.

Hidden 12/Aug/11 Lead O/S
The Ivanator 08/Aug/11 Lead
with Sean
patrickc ?/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Greg
embob 31/Jul/11 Lead

Another really good route. Quite fingery at the bottom for a 6a. I went the wrong way at the top by mistake - up the short groove instead of over the roof. Was in the zone! EA.

with Alex
Hidden 31/Jul/11 Lead
Hidden 25/Jul/11 Lead
Hidden 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Jul/11 TR rpt
Jonathan Emett 23/Jul/11 Lead rpt
with Lyndsay
Lyndsay Superclimber 23/Jul/11 Lead rpt
oodie72 16/Jul/11 Lead O/S
jonbwoy 07/Jul/11 -
Brian H 19/Jun/11 Lead rpt
Will_Maxwell 11/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Rafael Pena
Hidden 15/May/11 Lead O/S
Emma-Louise Anderson 15/May/11 Lead O/S

Awkward route, almost slid off!

with Phil Wragg, Darren Roper, Chris Bailey
Hidden 09/May/11 2nd
lewiz 08/May/11 Lead O/S
with Owen John
Hidden 30/Apr/11 Lead dog
RFWilkie 23/Apr/11 Lead O/S
ekaterina sigida 20/Apr/11 Lead

again really enjoyable rout, bottom half is really good.

with rob daughtery
Eike 17/Apr/11 Lead
Hidden 17/Apr/11 Lead O/S
hels86 17/Apr/11 2nd
with Tom
JonBrown 16/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Apr/11 Lead β
Hidden 15/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Daniel ?/Apr/11 Lead dog
clipskipper 27/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Dave A
jamespilgrim 26/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Mark
kenyajc 12/Mar/11 Lead
Hidden ?/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2011 -
Lyndsay Superclimber 24/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Karen
Hidden 24/Oct/10 Lead
Curly Rich 17/Oct/10 Lead dnf

to hard for me got to 2nd clip

with Dave F
JWB 25/Sep/10 Lead O/S
jon_gill1 25/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Sep/10 Lead
Hidden 22/Sep/10 Lead
Jonathan Emett 21/Sep/10 Lead rpt
Hidden 21/Sep/10 Lead
LiLaMont 12/Sep/10 Lead rpt
Hidden 05/Sep/10 Lead O/S
mark_wellin 04/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Saurus 15/Aug/10 TR O/S
andy jennings 24/Jul/10 Lead β
with ben
John 1804 24/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Jul/10 TR dog
James Mitchelmore 10/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Jun/10 Lead rpt
el_monty 19/Jun/10 Lead β
with louis
JKay 15/Jun/10 Lead
jan.prostrednik 31/May/10 Lead O/S
with Lukas Marcin
Vince 31/May/10 Lead rpt
with John Percy
Chubbard 30/May/10 Lead O/S
with Derek, J Robinson
Hidden 22/May/10 Lead O/S
Don Jebus 21/May/10 Lead O/S
adamscottthomas 17/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/May/10 TR rpt
JKay 15/May/10 Lead O/S
with Sam Hardy, Lyndsay Hilton, Andy Richmond
LardClimber 03/May/10 Lead O/S
Bob 24/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with G. Macauley
Sami Mandeel 23/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Apr/10 Lead RP
Hidden 13/Sep/09 Lead
michael burrows 12/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Lallylandslider 12/Sep/09 2nd O/S
tedj234 03/Sep/09 Lead
with Kate Campbell
Ade7 23/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Andrew
Hidden 18/Aug/09 Lead RP
Hidden 08/Aug/09 Lead
joeurwin 02/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with alex
Matt Bennett 02/Jul/09 Lead O/S
JPGR ?/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with Yvette
Didymus ?/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Marcus
brian watson 31/May/09 Lead O/S
with scott and anne marie
MarkRyder 21/May/09 Lead O/S
with Lee
Ed Babs 20/May/09 Lead O/S
with Harry
littleluke 20/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/May/09 Lead O/S
LeahJamie 09/May/09 Lead O/S
with Kwan
Hidden 09/May/09 Lead
leigh 09/May/09 Lead O/S
with Ed
Hidden 03/May/09 Lead O/S
bigbobbyking 03/May/09 Lead O/S
with Caroline
Hidden 26/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Ben Harper 25/Apr/09 Lead O/S
vertigo 25/Apr/09 Lead β
Hidden 25/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Vince 24/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Gareth Chapman
briar4012 21/Apr/09 TR O/S
with Rob
Hidden 12/Apr/09 2nd dog
steve taylor 03/Apr/09 -
robandian ?/Apr/09 2nd
Jon_Warner 29/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Mark Glaister
AsleepOnBelay 21/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Sarah Davis
Hidden 21/Mar/09 Lead β
Hidden 21/Mar/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Mar/09 2nd
Hidden 20/Mar/09 Lead
Hidden 15/Mar/09 Lead β
Hidden 15/Mar/09 Lead O/S
AndyM-LVB 28/Feb/09 Lead β
with Nicolas Tardy
Jane Weir ??/2009 Lead
nealh ??/2009 Lead
Alex More ??/2009 Lead
Hidden ??/2009 Lead O/S
jl 30/Dec/08 Lead O/S
with Penny
chris sm 16/Nov/08 Lead rpt
with Steve Wright
Tim M 16/Nov/08 Lead O/S
with Emma
climbergg 16/Nov/08 2nd
Ceridwen ?/Nov/08 TR O/S
with Martin
Hidden ?/Oct/08 TR dog
Jonathan Emett 07/Sep/08 Lead rpt
with Mike
Hidden 25/Jun/08 Lead dog
Hidden 14/Jun/08 Lead
Theeni 14/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Jun/08 Lead O/S
onlytovey 07/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Hannah Williams
HannahW 07/Jun/08 2nd O/S
with Robin Tovey
steve taylor 01/Jun/08 Lead rpt
with Mick Ward
trev_f 01/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Steve Taylor
nevostevo 21/May/08 Lead O/S
with andy
Hidden 21/May/08 Lead β
Hidden 18/May/08 Lead O/S
Urgles 02/Apr/08 Lead O/S
with Brian (bpm climb)
cdent 01/Mar/08 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2008 -
Jonathan Emett 11/Oct/07 TR
givemetea 08/Oct/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Oct/07 Lead
Hidden 08/Oct/07 Lead
Hidden 28/Aug/07 Lead O/S
lukea 16/Aug/07 Lead O/S
with Olaf
ecowaller 11/Aug/07 -
with Paula
ecowaller 11/Aug/07 Lead O/S
with Paula
Hidden 20/Jun/07 Lead O/S
Graham Westbrook ?/Mar/07 Lead O/S
jl 21/Jan/07 Lead dog
with Penny
tobydunford 20/Jan/07 Lead O/S
Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 -
Lloyders ??/2007 Lead O/S
La Mont ??/2007 -
EG 07/Oct/06 Lead rpt
with Kristy
Abi Chard ?/Jul/06 Lead O/S
with Ian
Hidden 11/Jun/06 Lead β
Hidden 04/Jun/06 Lead O/S
chris sm 03/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Pippa Froggatt
dannyboy83 ?/May/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Apr/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Apr/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Mar/06 2nd
Marq 04/Mar/06 Lead O/S
with Daniel Dennehy
steve taylor ??/2006 Lead
Jon Greengrass ??/2006 -
Marti999 ??/2006 Lead
Hidden ??/2006 -
Somerset swede basher 08/Aug/05 Lead O/S
with Toby Dunford
Marq 30/Jul/05 Lead O/S
with Daniel Dennehy
Wilbur 02/May/05 Lead O/S
with Caine
Hidden ?/Apr/05 -
Richard Horn ??/2005 Lead O/S
Robmwatt ??/2005 Lead
furry 19/Sep/04 Lead O/S
with Phil B
aged_ape ?/Sep/04 Lead O/S
Owen W-G 25/Apr/04 Lead O/S
with Colin
Bruce Kerr 14/Feb/04 Lead
goi.ashmore 04/May/03 Lead O/S
with Ben Merryfield
Hidden 15/Dec/01 Lead O/S
Mark A Humphries 15/Dec/01 Lead β
with dean howard
Hidden 21/Jul/01 Lead
Hidden 07/Jul/00 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Jun/00 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/May/00 Lead O/S
Ben Thorne ??/1999 Lead O/S

Classic route. Beautiful sequence through the crimps, then flow bulges, flow slab, tufa pipes and wonderful arm-jam-cum-rockover. All for 6a. Superb.

with John Pullin
Kevster ??/1996 Lead
Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
dsefton1403, AshleyLong, georgel, Hidden, Jeremy Crampin, Hidden, Warren Earle
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Style of ascent
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