Rockfax Description
A much-praised pitch, one of the wall's best. The blank-looking lower wall has a few good pockets and edges that are hard to see. The upper section above the break is also excellent, and easier to read. © Rockfax

FA. Steve Taylor 02/May/1997

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

Hidden 04/Oct Lead O/S
Martin Bagshaw 27/Jun Lead O/S
with Ed Green
Rupey 23/Jun Lead rpt
royle883 19/Jun Lead O/S
philhaigh 13/Jun Lead rpt
with Shamina Kapadia
Hidden 23/May Lead β
jamie ward 21/Mar 2nd O/S

Fingery and sustained - very necky lead

with Marcus Harvey
Dawlish 02/Dec/14 Lead
Ian MK 04/May/14 Lead O/S
with Anna
Anna Maykova 04/May/14 Lead O/S
with Ian
Hidden 01/Dec/13 Lead O/S
Dan_F 07/Nov/13 Lead O/S
with philipb
chris_woodsy 25/Oct/13 Lead O/S
sarpedon 22/Sep/13 Lead O/S

First route of the day, sustained.

CurlyStevo ?/Sep/13 Lead
with Rob
Ali 26/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Aug/13 Lead rpt
Hidden 26/Aug/13 Lead rpt
DorsetGareth 18/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Aug/13 Lead O/S
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 08/Jun/13 Lead
Hidden 25/May/13 Lead dog
LucasHarazin 25/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/May/13 Lead
Hidden 04/May/13 TR O/S
Hidden 04/May/13 Lead O/S
BenL 27/Apr/13 Lead O/S
mattc 22/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Jobbo 22/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Alex, Matt Carwardine
Ian Bell 20/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Tania T
Hidden ?/Mar/13 -
Tommyads ??/2013 -
Hidden 06/Oct/12 Lead dnf
Hidden 16/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Sep/12 Lead O/S
DannyK 15/Sep/12 Lead rpt
with chrislgk, Katie
DannyK 13/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Katie
Hidden 09/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Vince 08/Sep/12 Lead rpt
with jon
Paul Bowen 18/Aug/12 Lead O/S
3 Names 16/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Richy Churcher
kateg2009 22/Jul/12 Lead O/S

Very enjoyable, preferred this to Paying it Forward, but similar climbing.

with John Barlow
philhaigh 17/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Tammy Pay, Barry Kerslake, Natalie Haigh
Hidden 15/Jul/12 Lead
tobydunford 01/Jul/12 Lead rpt
with Kirsty Kerr
ASchwirtz 17/Jun/12 Lead O/S
richardashe 17/Jun/12 Lead O/S
ASchwirtz 27/May/12 Lead O/S
pawelx 19/May/12 Lead O/S

not much harder than Escape from the Dwafee room next to it

Hidden 18/May/12 Lead O/S
francois 13/May/12 Lead O/S
with Chawn
adamjeffs 06/May/12 Lead O/S
bradfry ?/May/12 Lead O/S
alek 21/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Martin Cleaver 21/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Alek
james.pilbeam 08/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Vince 06/Apr/12 Lead rpt
with John Percy
Semtex 01/Apr/12 TR O/S

Great climb

Tony Adshead 01/Apr/12 TR O/S
Hidden 10/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Abi Chard 29/Feb/12 Lead rpt
mlg678 19/Nov/11 Lead O/S
with Dan_F
dan gibson 20/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with julie carroll
Hidden 08/Oct/11 Lead rpt
matthewjames 02/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Nick Jones, Sam Taylor
jbulger 21/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Aug/11 Lead
Hidden 05/Aug/11 Lead rpt
EmilyElouise 05/Aug/11 2nd O/S
patrickc ?/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Greg
embob 31/Jul/11 Lead

Loved it. Hauling over the large break on smears was fun, but not as much as the slab at top. Beautiful delicate moves to a steeper finish. AE.

with Alex
Hidden 31/Jul/11 2nd
Jonathan Emett 23/Jul/11 Lead rpt
with Lyndsay
Hidden 23/Jul/11 TR dnf
Lyndsay Superclimber 23/Jul/11 Lead RP
Hidden 09/Jul/11 Lead β
jonbwoy 07/Jul/11 -
Brian H 19/Jun/11 Lead rpt
nath_casper 21/May/11 Lead O/S
with adam, montse
Hidden 21/May/11 2nd
Hidden 21/May/11 -
Hidden 19/May/11 Lead O/S
tom106 19/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/May/11 2nd
lewiz 08/May/11 Lead O/S
with Owen John
Jonathan Emett 24/Apr/11 Lead rpt
Sophie Nunn 16/Apr/11 2nd dog
JonBrown 16/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Apr/11 Lead β
dale1968 15/Apr/11 Lead dnf
with Tom
Hidden 15/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Daniel ?/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/11 Lead O/S
clipskipper 27/Mar/11 Lead O/S

Tough for the grade, with a technical start

with Dave A
Hidden ?/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Qisheng Xie 24/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Scott Collier
Hidden 24/Oct/10 Lead
jamespilgrim 17/Oct/10 Lead RP

Crux is the top of the slab section - easier if you use the obvious pocket...

with Mark
JWB 25/Sep/10 Lead O/S
jon_gill1 25/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Aug/10 Lead rpt
el_monty 19/Aug/10 Lead rpt
with vanessa
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 18/Aug/10 Lead β
with Harry Massey
Hidden 16/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Aug/10 Lead RP
Hidden 09/Aug/10 Lead O/S
RFWilkie 11/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Jun/10 Lead rpt
timharrison 13/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Tom, Iain Moodie, Suse
Hidden 13/Jun/10 Lead O/S
mark_wellin 05/Jun/10 Lead O/S
jan.prostrednik 31/May/10 Lead dog
with Lukas Marcin
Chubbard 30/May/10 Lead O/S
with Derek, J Robinson
Alexandre Buisse 23/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/May/10 Lead O/S
JKay 18/May/10 Lead O/S
Sami Mandeel 23/Apr/10 Lead O/S
trev_f 10/Apr/10 Lead rpt
with Ben
Hidden 10/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Apr/10 2nd
The Ivanator 13/Sep/09 TR
with Sean
Perryman 13/Sep/09 Lead
tedj234 03/Sep/09 Lead
with Kate Campbell
mjeffery 28/Jul/09 Lead
Matt Bennett 02/Jul/09 Lead O/S
steve taylor 27/Jun/09 -
jacobjlloyd 20/Jun/09 Lead β
Didymus ?/Jun/09 Lead dog
with Marcus
brian watson 31/May/09 Lead O/S
with scott and anne marie
nigel pearson 31/May/09 Lead O/S
with Yoko
AlexD 24/May/09 Lead rpt
Gingerdarren 23/May/09 Lead dog

Really enjoyed this but I unfortunatley took a left very early on instead of a right. fell on the rope but cleaned it from then on.

with Wendy Coles
Ed Babs 20/May/09 Lead O/S
with Harry
Hidden 10/May/09 TR β
MarkRyder 09/May/09 Lead O/S
with Lee
martyp 04/May/09 -
bigbobbyking 03/May/09 Lead O/S
with Caroline
Hidden 26/Apr/09 Lead O/S
feilx 26/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Tim F
Ben Harper 25/Apr/09 Lead O/S
vertigo 25/Apr/09 Lead β
briar4012 23/Apr/09 TR dog

Bit reachy!

with Marti
Hidden 12/Apr/09 2nd O/S
steve taylor 03/Apr/09 -
Jon_Warner 29/Mar/09 Lead O/S

Very good

with Mark Glaister
Hidden 21/Mar/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Mar/09 Lead
Jane Weir ??/2009 Lead
nealh ??/2009 Lead
Alex More ??/2009 Lead
Hidden ??/2009 Lead O/S
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
superturbo 01/Nov/08 2nd
Ceridwen ?/Nov/08 TR
with Martin
DrGav 20/Sep/08 Lead O/S

very enjoyable (and Wendy flashed on TR)

with Wendy
Jonathan Emett 07/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Mike
Hidden 14/Jun/08 Lead
Theeni 14/Jun/08 Lead O/S
steve taylor 01/Jun/08 Lead rpt
with Trev Ford
trev_f 01/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Steve Taylor
Hidden 18/May/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/May/08 Lead O/S
georgel 20/Apr/08 Lead O/S
with will
Wilbur 20/Apr/08 Lead RP

Another climb that i failed on 2-3 years ago and ran up first time today

with George
bpmclimb 02/Apr/08 Lead O/S

Some thin moves

with Mark
Hidden ??/2008 -
Hidden 01/Sep/07 Lead O/S
Richard Horn 27/Aug/07 Lead O/S
bigie bob 27/Aug/07 Lead O/S
tobydunford 24/Aug/07 Lead O/S
with Ben Smith
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 dog
Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 -
La Mont ??/2007 -
EG 07/Oct/06 Lead RP
with Kristy
Abi Chard ?/Jul/06 Lead O/S
with Ian
trevor macalonan 05/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Tim
givemetea 04/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Ann Chong
timharrison 03/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 2nd
Hidden 29/Apr/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Apr/06 Lead O/S
Marq 04/Mar/06 Lead O/S
with Daniel Dennehy
steve taylor ??/2006 Lead
Marti999 ??/2006 Lead
Marq 30/Jul/05 Lead O/S
with Daniel Dennehy
Vince 10/Jul/05 Lead O/S
with Morgan Woods
Owen W-G 16/Apr/05 Lead O/S
with Dan & Tony
Hidden ?/Apr/05 -
Robmwatt ??/2005 Lead
furry 19/Sep/04 TR
with Phil B
aged_ape ?/Sep/04 Lead O/S
goi.ashmore 29/Jun/04 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 07/Jul/00 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/May/00 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/May/00 Lead O/S
steve taylor ?/Apr/97 Lead β
with Guy Dixon, Mark Campbell
Ben Thorne ??/1997 Lead RP
with John Pullin
Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
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Style of ascent
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