Eight-Bar Blues** 6c+

Rockfax Description
An excellent face of perfect blue rock. There is a handy belay-bolt at the base of the line. © ROCKFAX

FA. Joff Cook 1995

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Dorset 2012: Graded Sport List.

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This climb is in 36 logbooks, and on 7 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead dnf - 02/Jun/15

So much better than it looks from the bottom.
JackMac - Lead dog - 27/May/15 with Ben Russell

So gutted my foot slipped going to the big shallow pocket! What an immaculate line, quality.
Ben Russell - Lead dog - 27/May/15 with JackMac, Jacob Straw

Top wall is immaculate, great route.
drewish - Lead β - 01/Jun/14 with Phil Belcher

Hidden - Lead RP - 01/Jun/14

Need to get this clean! Really cool climb.
samparsons - Lead dog - 2014 with James Pymn

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/12

La Mont - Lead rpt - 09/Jun/12 with Steve Gay

tired. fell off near end of cruxy bit. go back n do it clean.
natalietanzer - Lead dog - 23/Mar/12 with Dan Gibson

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 23/Mar/12 with nat tanzer

Toby Dunn - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/11 with Jon Emmet

Jonathan Emett - Lead dnf - 03/Sep/11 with toby

Kopinski - Lead RP - 03/Aug/11

Billg - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/11 with Alan Rosier

Fell at bolt 6
jamespilgrim - Lead dog - 21/May/11 with Mark

feilx - Lead O/S - 20/Mar/11 with Tim F, Andy L

This is the best 6c+ I've done on Portland. The start is a bit scrappy but the top wall is wonderful with a brilliant flowing sequence of moves. Hard 6c+.
vertigo - Lead RP - 31/Jul/10 with Andy Lamont

Ed Babs - Lead O/S - 03/May/10 with Magnus

trev_f - Lead RP - 26/May/09 with Martin Krasnansky

Jane Weir - 2009

nealh - Lead - 2009

bigie bob - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/08

Hidden - Lead RP - 12/Jul/08

Hidden - Lead - 12/Jul/08

John Marsland - 2nd dog - 26/Apr/08 with Goi

Richard Horn - Lead O/S - 30/Mar/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/07

Rob Kennard - 2007

Hidden - 2007

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - Jun/06 with Ben Harper

steve taylor - Lead - 2006

Marti999 - Lead - 2006

Southern Mark Smith - 2005

John Southworth - 2001

Easier for the short?! Jesus, I can't be short enough. It's great, but nearer 7a? Also, I can't sort out a sequence!
Ben Thorne - Lead dog - 2001 with Jimbo

Hidden - TR - 2000

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
James.Burnett, mop449, samparsons, vix, jameswhitty, Vince

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