Xavier's Wall** 6a
[Xavier's wall area on Portland last weekend, 2 kb]24m. Superb climbing. Follow a crack and groove left of an arete. There is a tricky move near the top. © ROCKFAX
FA. Pete Oxley 21.9.94. Named after a young American boy whose father started ROCKFAX many years ago. 21/Sep/1994

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

Photo: Xavier's wall area on Portland last weekend © tony4433

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This climb is in 139 logbooks, and on 5 wishlists.

Not a true onsight as i'd seen the photo in Rockfax but i'm taking it anyway! Awesome climbing, I found it the easiest of the 4 but i thats mainly as it suits my style...
Rockmonkey1977 - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/14

philhaigh - Lead rpt - 31/Aug/14 with Fi Marlow, Mike Gubbins, Natalie Haigh

Sam4242 - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/14 with Simon Mayes

Jackwd - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/14 with Tom Robertson, Stuart Webster, Scott

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/14

Montecore - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/14 with Matt Ray

Nick Clement - Lead - 09/Aug/14 with mandy clement

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/14

BIgYeti86 - Lead - 03/Aug/14

Martin Bagshaw - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/14 with Ed Green

Dizz - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/14 with Mick cook

Gem Minihan - TR O/S - 17/Jul/14 with Shamina Kapadia, Barry Kerslake, Phil Haigh

Sustained and varied, overall a pretty good route. Shame the first clip is hard, and it's a bit sandy in places.
Nick Russell - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/14 with Emily

Good climbing but definitely not a warm-up for me. Fell off a lot, started to manage to string a few moves together somewhere near the top!
Emily - 2nd dog - 12/Jul/14 with Nick

Bisset - Lead rpt - 21/Jun/14 with Betrand

great route, worth the walk
robbo99 - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/14 with James Bisset, Bertrand Liger

drcorbasisgod - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/14

Not as good as i'd hoped
pymn nice but dim - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/14 with Connie Lampka

ConstaBern - Lead - 17/Jun/14

Nice 6a.
JUSTADUDE - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/14

shane4747 - TR dog - 17/Jun/14 with JUSTADUDE

skippington - Lead O/S - 25/May/14

Hidden - Lead RP - 22/May/14

Hidden - Lead dog - 20/May/14

First bolt seems rather high - perhaps some of the ledge had fallen away? First half of route nothing special - second half is lovely.
jopayne1988 - Lead dog - 18/May/14

Bottom half really greasy, but top section shows why this is a top50 in the Dorset Rockfax!
Tom Penrose - Lead dog - 18/May/14 with jopayne1988

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/14

dbrooks - Lead O/S - 23/Nov/13 with John

Slipped right at the top mantling on bird crap.
Matt Smith - Lead dog - 23/Nov/13 with Derwood Brooks, John Tanner

John Tanner - Lead O/S - 23/Nov/13 with Derwood Brooks, Matt Smith

Graham Westbrook - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/13

richardashe - Lead β - 17/Oct/13

dobby 200 - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/13 with Gyles, Jo

tiffanykate12 - 2nd - 06/Oct/13

jopayne1988 - 06/Oct/13

Steve27 - TR - 07/Sep/13 with Ian Handscomb

tomB - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/13 with Juliette

BenL - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/13 with Angus Webb

bobstones - TR dog - 20/Aug/13 with Lydia Farley-Hulse

Bern - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/13 with Andy, Kev

Ian MK - Lead rpt - 20/Jul/13 with Wayne Murphy

chancer - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/13

farley-hulse89 - Lead dog - 20/Jul/13 with bob stone

philhaigh - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/13 with Mat Affourtit, Trev Ford, Rob Gates, Vicki Hau, Murray Freestone, Gem Minihan, Matt Ridgway, Natalie Haigh

trev_f - Lead rpt - 07/Jul/13 with Dorset gang

Bisset - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/13 with Vera

Ellen Cobby - 2nd dog - 25/May/13 with Adam Booth

Adam Booth - Lead O/S - 25/May/13 with Ellen Cobby

Hands were so cold I had to come down and warmup before finishing! A nice climb but nothing special IMO.
JackMac - Lead - 27/Oct/12 with andy south devon

Not that impressed
brew_guru - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/12 with simon fowler

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/12

Helen Gibson - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/12 with dan

Rupey - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/12 with alan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead - 23/Jul/12

AlexD - Lead rpt - 23/Jul/12 with Ed

Hidden - Lead β - 22/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/12

Julie Carroll - Lead O/S - 19/Jul/12 with Dan Gibson

Anastasia - TR O/S - 27/May/12

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

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

RadekNowak - Lead - 2012

Marti999 - Lead rpt - 01/Sep/11 with Fiona Marlow

plilley - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/11 with Ian Rao

tom106 - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/11 with laura

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/11

Jonathan Emett - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/11 with rupe

dogged
Ducks Rock - TR - 10/Jul/11 with Harry

Tim M - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/11 with Phil T

el_monty - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/11 with Harry

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/11

Ed Babs - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11 with Iain Moodie

The Ivanator - TR - 10/Apr/11 with Sean

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

jon_gill1 - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/10 with john beardmore

Fantastic.
JWB - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/10 with Jon Gill

ripper - Lead - 26/Sep/10 with Chris Warby

Hidden - Lead - Sep/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/10

Spanked by the warm up!
Jon Didymus - Lead dog - 08/Aug/10 with Marcus

Hidden - Lead rpt - 18/Jul/10

feilx - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/10 with jon biddle

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/May/10

Richard Horn - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/10

really interesting, varied route - start was a bit spicy though
ripper - Lead - 2010 with Chris Warby

lisapaling - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/09 with Toby Dunford

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - Sep/09 with Ivan

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/09 with jacquie robinson

AlexD - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/09 with joeurwin

nice line.don't think these are 'the best midgrade climbs on portland' or whatever rockfax say though.
w.pettet-smith - Lead - 08/Aug/09

vertigo - Lead O/S - 31/May/09 with Andy Lamont

Dandan82 - Lead O/S - 23/May/09 with Chris

Jus - Lead O/S - 11/May/09

Hidden - Lead rpt - 10/May/09

steve taylor - 09/May/09 with Steve Williams

davewing - TR - 11/Apr/09 with Lee

Lovely climb, even though I missed the massive RH hold!
clipskipper - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/09 with Dave Wing

Jane Weir - Lead - 2009

nealh - Lead - 2009

Alex More - Lead - 2009

Hidden - Lead - 25/Jul/08

trev_f - Lead O/S - 30/May/08 with Alex M

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Apr/08

Hidden - 18/Sep/07

Scott N - Lead O/S - May/07

Rob Kennard - 2007

Hidden - 2007

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/06

shoulders - Lead - 14/Jul/06 with mart

bigie bob - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/06

Owen W-G - Lead O/S - 07/May/06 with Tony Seale

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/06

Wilbur - Lead RP - 30/Apr/06 with Morgan

steve taylor - Lead - 2006

feeko - 2006

Marti999 - Lead - 2006

Bux - Lead O/S - Aug/05 with Rupert Bassadone

timharrison - Lead O/S - Jul/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/05

MikeC59 - Lead - 28/May/05

Bargate_Champ - Lead O/S - 2005

aged_ape - Lead O/S - Aug/04 with Rob B

jl - Lead RP - 07/Apr/04 with Rachel

rob.grafton - Lead - 17/Aug/03 with Bruce

_m.cox_ - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/03 with Adam Mulholland

Hidden - Lead β - 21/Mar/03

Mark A Humphries - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/03 with dean howard

furry - TR - 05/Oct/02 with Phil B

John Southworth - Lead O/S - Aug/02

Rock Fairy - 2nd - Jun/02 with david

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/02 with Duncan Powell

phardman - Lead O/S - 30/Mar/02

Richard White - 2002

Mark Kemball - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/01 with Nic Dill

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/00

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/00

Approx date
Nigel Coe - Lead - 1995

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
chris_woodsy, joshchalke, Daniel Wrightson, Warren Earle

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