Xavier Zoo* 6a
24m. A pleasant route taking a direct line up the wall to finish at a shallow groove. © ROCKFAX
FA. Gary Gibson 8.5.2003 08/May/2003

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Dorset 2012: Graded Sport List, Orange Spot Portland.

PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 61 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

I found this very tough at the grade- the hardest of the four 6a's. Whoever bolted it has a sick sense of humour! Very satisfying to get to the top though.
Rockmonkey1977 - Lead β - 14/Sep/14

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

BIgYeti86 - Lead - 03/Aug/14

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

Lorčne - Lead - Jul/14

Run out.
Pathological_Climber - Lead RP - 15/Jun/14

Julie Carroll - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/13 with Steve Gorton

Ian MK - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/13 with Wayne Murphy

trev_f - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/13 with Dorset gang

mudfest from second bolt
AlexD - Lead dnf - 02/May/13 with Ed

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

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

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

philhaigh - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/12 with Mike Hawkins, Mel Dodge, Rob Kennard

Hidden - Lead rpt - 21/Jul/12

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

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/12 with Martyn

Felt hard compared to underage
katiep - Lead β - 14/Mar/12 with Tom Taylor

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/12

RadekNowak - Lead - 2012

scary bolting! super-high first bolt and then a bit run out to the next one.
Jonathan Emett - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/11 with rupe

Dandan82 - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/11 with Lisa Marsh

Climbing is 6a, but bolting is spicy ...you want a grade in hand for the lead.
The Ivanator - TR - 10/Apr/11 with Sean

Ben Harper - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/11 with Felix

feilx - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/11 with Ben Harper

EmilyElouise - 2nd O/S - 09/Apr/11

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

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

Jon Didymus - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/10 with Marcus

nath_casper - Lead β - 25/Jul/10 with Duncan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/10

Lots of the moves are above protection, and bolts are widely spaced. Good climbing, tough top section. I'd give it a plus.
Ceridwen - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/10 with Heather

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead rpt - 15/May/10

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

tobydunford - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/09 with Lisa Paling

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

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

Emma-Louise Anderson - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/09 with Chris Bailey

JPGR - AltLd O/S - Jun/09 with Paul

Ed Babs - Lead O/S - 23/May/09 with Lee Mercer

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

steve taylor - 09/May/09 with Steve Williams

Hidden - Lead rpt - 09/May/09

Hidden - Lead β - 18/Apr/09

Jane Weir - Lead - 2009

nealh - Lead - 2009

Alex More - Lead - 2009

Kyle F - TR - Sep/08

Scott N - Lead O/S - May/07

Rob Kennard - 2007

Hidden - 2007

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/May/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/06

feeko - 2006

Marti999 - Lead - 2006

jl - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/05 with Rachel

timharrison - Lead O/S - Aug/05

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

Richard White - 2002

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

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