The Loneliness of the Long Distance Driller** 6b
18m. A very worthwhile climb that takes on a bouldery lower wall to a superb upper section of brilliant rock. © ROCKFAX
FA. Nic Hellyer 07/Dec/1996

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Dorset 2012: Graded Sport List.

PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 76 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Phil Belcher - Lead O/S - 16/Nov/13 with Dan

chris_woodsy - Lead O/S - 25/Oct/13

Fell on the 1st bolt, lowered off then climbed it clean.
sarpedon - Lead rpt - 22/Sep/13

BenL - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/13 with Dan Barbour

Bit stiff for 6b. Couple of fairly committing sections.
Sami Mandeel - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/13 with Shamina

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/13

Peter Lovell - Lead RP - 25/May/13

LucasHarazin - Lead O/S - 25/May/13

Hard start
lewiz - Lead O/S - 05/May/13 with Pete Gagie

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/May/13

pinged off the start, onsighted the rest.
Quiddity - Lead RP - 04/May/13 with Curious Yellow

Hidden - Lead dog - 16/Sep/12

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

Hidden - Lead - 15/Jul/12

Alex More - Lead - 18/Jun/12

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

richardashe - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/12 with ASchwirtz

ASchwirtz - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/12 with Richard Ashe

Hidden - Lead dog - 13/May/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/May/12

Calder - 2nd - 25/Mar/12 with Johnny

matthewjames - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/11 with Nick Jones, Sam Taylor

Probably 6b+
andybirtwistle - Lead - 25/Sep/11 with Ian Birtwistle

Jonathan Emett - Lead rpt - 23/Aug/11 with rupe

dswansonlow - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/11 with John Tanner

Joe Black - Lead rpt - 08/Aug/11 with will black

Hidden - Lead - 07/Aug/11

1 rest on first wall, will repeat when not so hot.
Jonathan Emett - Lead dog - 24/Apr/11 with stevegrape, dave, Lyndsay

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

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

Tricky start, but the crux is higher up
clipskipper - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/11 with Dave A

Somehow ended up upsidedown. Fail.
jamespilgrim - Lead dnf - 26/Mar/11 with Mark

Hidden - Lead rpt - 28/Aug/10

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

MarkRyder - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/10 with Rich

Better than I'd remembered. 3 tricky sections with rests inbetween.
vertigo - Lead RP - 08/Jul/10 with Mark Ryder

Hidden - TR O/S - 30/Jun/10

Hidden - TR dnf - 05/Jun/10

Chubbard - Lead O/S - 30/May/10 with Derek, J Robinson

Ed Babs - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/10 with Alex More

Hidden - Lead β - 10/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 10/Apr/10

Ben Harper - Lead O/S - 06/Mar/10 with Richard Dagan

keithpeck - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/09 with Dimitris Perdikou

brian watson - Lead dog - 31/May/09 with scott and anne marie

2 tricky moves
Jon_Warner - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/09 with Mark Glaister

Jane Weir - Lead - 2009

nealh - Lead - 2009

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 14/Dec/08 with Dave Moir

feilx - Lead O/S - 14/Dec/08 with Andy L

Loved this climb, toproped about a 2 months ago and didnt enjoy because my ability was'nt good enough! Took one small fall at second bolt and one rest 3/4 of way up! Will go back in near future to try and clean.
FrostyWebb - Lead dog - 19/Aug/08 with Hannes

good value - bouldery initial wall
ksjs - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/08 with goosebump

Hidden - Lead - 14/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead β - 18/May/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/May/08

Matt Bennett - Lead dog - 30/Mar/08

trev_f - TR β - 24/Oct/07 with Tom Thorpe

Richard Horn - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/07

bigie bob - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/07

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

Rob Kennard - 2007

Hidden - 2007

Lloyders - Lead O/S - 2007

La Mont - 2007

Hidden - Lead - 05/Aug/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/06

timharrison - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/06 with Trevor Macalonan

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

steve taylor - Lead - 2006

Marti999 - Lead - 2006

Hidden - 2006

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

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 04/May/03 with Ben Merryfield

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Mar/03

Richard White - 2003

Kevster - Lead - 1996

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
k_k, Aeneas

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