13m.

Rockfax Description
A popular route that can be made harder by climbing direct past the first bolt at 6b. © Rockfax

FA. Mike Vaicaitis 20.9.97 20/Sep/1997

Ticklists: Portland.


ClimberDateStyle
tonevert 25/Sep Lead O/S
with Paloma
Chops 24/Sep Lead O/S
with Derryn
Hidden 18/Sep Lead O/S
bobstones 14/Aug Lead O/S
owenhancock22 14/Aug Lead β
chancer 31/Jul Lead O/S
oodie72 31/Jul Lead O/S
Philoosh 17/Jul Lead dog
Steve954 16/Jul Lead dog

Loved the bottom section of this route but needed the clip stick get the last bolt and final lower of point

with Richard, Rich
Michael Hellyer 09/Jul Lead dog
with Paulin
Hidden 03/Jul Lead RP
Matthew Davies 25/Jun Lead O/S
with Andrew Cardy
Steph Hands 25/Jun TR dog
with Andrew Cardy
tsyrett 30/Apr Lead O/S

Direct start

Martin Bagshaw 06/Mar Lead O/S
with Mullet, Jadey Lewis
Hidden ??/2016 -
Mattholland96 ??/2016 Lead
with Dad
Hidden 09/Dec/15 Lead O/S
Tom Baird 26/Nov/15 Lead dnf

Hard in the drizzle

with Harry Cripps
Andy_Gale469 24/Oct/15 TR β
Hidden 24/Oct/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Oct/15 Lead rpt
Robmwatt ?/Sep/15 -
BeckyS 25/Jul/15 TR dog
with Hannah
Hidden 04/Jul/15 Lead rpt
JayAsh 27/Jun/15 2nd
with AJ
Jim Malo 15/Jun/15 TR
with Tim
Gloria 13/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Paloma Salazar
garda006 09/Jun/15 Lead β
MrJoshua 09/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Andy Gardiner
James12389 06/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Doug.Johnson 06/Jun/15 Lead O/S
chris sm 24/May/15 Lead rpt
with Damien ?
andrewmcleod 09/May/15 Lead β

Climbing somewhat to the right of the bolts throughout...

with Lilo Henke
Hinchrn 25/Apr/15 Lead O/S
mikehenesy 25/Apr/15 2nd
with Hinchrn
ardzeiem 19/Apr/15 Lead O/S
HaleAlex ?/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Jlewis01 31/Mar/15 Lead
louby 30/Nov/14 Lead O/S
Stanners 19/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Andy G
Charlie Zephyr Booth ?/Sep/14 -
with martin broadhurst
Russtygibbons 13/Jul/14 Lead β
richardashe 13/Jul/14 Lead rpt

Think it was this one I ballsed up on near the top just motoring away and ended up getting into a terrible position and popping off!

richardashe 13/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jul/14 2nd O/S
Eoinparker 21/Jun/14 Lead O/S
HassenBali 21/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Tony Noble, Eoin Parker
Mr Noble 20/Jun/14 -
gav 01/Jun/14 Lead β

Really nice climbing. Did the direct start on top rope after lowering.

dknibb 01/Jun/14 Lead dnf

Big fall (~8m?) from penultimate bolt.

JDG2428 31/May/14 Lead
with Andrew Eveling
mattgrange 25/May/14 Lead O/S
Laramadness 25/May/14 Lead O/S
hervenuttall ?/May/14 Lead RP
with Marcus & The Ellis Brigham Crew
harry godman-dorington 18/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Felix Ottey 18/Apr/14 Lead rpt
rd20 15/Mar/14 Lead dog
with Ian Caton, Abi Chard
Hidden 15/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Abi Chard 15/Mar/14 Lead rpt
with Robert D, Ian
Chloe 15/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Oct/13 2nd O/S
will_benfold 26/Oct/13 Lead O/S
with JCoS
Hidden 26/Oct/13 Lead O/S
Steve954 22/Sep/13 TR O/S

Enjoyed this hard but rewarding

with Alex
Hidden 18/Aug/13 Lead
Hidden 18/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Uberpussy 10/Aug/13 Lead O/S
alexspurling 10/Aug/13 Lead β
blu 10/Aug/13 Lead dog

First lead fall! 6m drop and nearly hit the ledge..

with Alex
trannumrahim 04/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Rich
richy85 ?/Aug/13 Lead
Hidden 20/Jul/13 Lead O/S
whereismymind321 20/Jul/13 AltLd
Hidden 14/Jul/13 Lead O/S
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 30/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Sami Mandeel 30/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Steph, Sam Ferguson
Jack93 09/Jun/13 Lead dog
spidermonkey09 09/Jun/13 Lead O/S
drewish 27/May/13 Lead O/S

Direct start, supposed to make it 6b.. not really

gibsond 27/May/13 Lead dog

Direct start, then got to last bolt and and after clipping was chalking up and hand slipped off hold.....doh!!!!

Hidden 27/May/13 Lead rpt
Hidden 25/May/13 TR O/S
jayyaj 25/May/13 Lead
dereke12000 06/May/13 Lead dnf

Sadly bottled penultimate clip, saved for later

mariannekhoo 09/Mar/13 Lead dog

Last move is very, very reachy for me! Had two goes at leading this clean and then gave up.

paddygoodwinlondon 09/Mar/13 Lead RP
with Marianne Khoo
chrisclimber ??/2013 -
Hidden 29/Sep/12 Lead O/S
robajob 29/Sep/12 Lead O/S
musgravet 27/Sep/12 Lead O/S
garethm 01/Sep/12 TR O/S
jopayne1988 01/Sep/12 Lead dog
Katie S ?/Sep/12 Lead
g1m147 28/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Diane, Samuel
Infinite Granite 26/Aug/12 Lead RP
Paul Bowen 19/Aug/12 Lead O/S
srowlandx11 28/Jul/12 TR dog
Hidden 08/Jul/12 Lead β
Hidden 27/May/12 Lead
bradfry ?/May/12 Lead dog
Hidden ?/May/12 -
Fatclimber 21/Apr/12 Lead dog
with London Meet up Group
Matt77 21/Apr/12 Lead dog
saz_b 08/Apr/12 Lead O/S

Great move at the top!

Hidden 07/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Apr/12 Lead β
Viks 07/Apr/12 Lead O/S
danieleaston 07/Apr/12 Lead O/S
elCapitano 02/Apr/12 Lead
with Dave
Fraser hill-casey 26/Mar/12 Lead O/S
kcollender 29/Jan/12 Lead
AndrewJamesCherry ??/2012 Lead dog
PAJames ??/2012 -
RadekNowak ??/2012 Lead
Adam_42 20/Nov/11 Lead O/S

Nice little route. Found getting established on the final blank section was the toughest bit, then the rock over move's not too bad.

with Chris Clarke
JackHatton 09/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with richy mardell
Hidden 09/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Boogs 16/Sep/11 Lead
Monkey_Alan 04/Sep/11 Lead O/S
georgeous 30/Aug/11 Lead O/S
joedoherty 22/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Josh Rigby
chris_B 13/Aug/11 Lead
Hidden 11/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Aug/11 Lead dog
dswansonlow 27/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Keith Jackson
Tom Livingstone 25/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Will Grill
Hidden 22/Jul/11 Lead O/S
georgeous 29/Jun/11 AltLd
matiamallia 19/Jun/11 Lead O/S
MariaT 19/Jun/11 TR dog

Took a rest while trying to puzzle out the crux

Wil.Hooke 10/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/May/11 Lead dog
fildac ?/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/May/11 -
Kyle F 30/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Lyndsay Superclimber 24/Apr/11 Lead RP
with Steve M, Dave, Jonathan
Hidden 24/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Apr/11 2nd
Ciro 09/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Tia
Gabe Oliver 07/Apr/11 Lead dog

LOVE this route!

Hidden 12/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Abi Chard 12/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Feb/11 TR O/S
jtree03 12/Feb/11 Lead
with dazza
Kopinski 05/Feb/11 Lead O/S
Caspian Johnson 24/Oct/10 Lead O/S
matt_read 16/Oct/10 Lead O/S

nice

Hidden 16/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Oct/10 Lead
paultaylor 16/Oct/10 2nd
Hidden 05/Aug/10 Lead
Rachel S 05/Aug/10 Lead O/S
pebbles 05/Aug/10 2nd
with rachel
Hidden 31/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Jul/10 Lead
ahaynes 22/Jul/10 Lead O/S

This is not the direct route

with Eddie Goodey
toby2000 ?/Jul/10 Lead
Hidden ?/Jul/10 Lead O/S
The Ivanator 26/Jun/10 TR
with Stewart
hardoreVdiffBen 25/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Tom Seccombe 19/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Tj murray 18/Jun/10 Lead O/S
sam_cox 30/May/10 Lead β
Hidden 29/May/10 -
Tom_Harding 16/May/10 2nd dog
with Gordy
Hidden 16/May/10 Lead dog
RFWilkie 01/May/10 Lead O/S
becster 01/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Apr/10 Lead RP
givemetea 21/Mar/10 Lead rpt
with Mark Shale
Lukas Stanczuk 21/Mar/10 TR
Jane Weir ??/2010 -
Chris the Tall 27/Sep/09 Lead O/S
sdmi123 27/Sep/09 Lead
Hidden 10/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Mattzx6r ?/Sep/09 Lead RP
with Declan Hillier
Hidden 23/Aug/09 Lead dog
Hidden 23/Aug/09 Lead dog
sara n 22/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Clare Tanton
Hidden 22/Aug/09 Lead RP
mynameisjen 22/Aug/09 Lead β
Ade7 22/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Liz
FrostyWebb 01/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Julia
nxmas ?/Jul/09 TR dog
Hidden 14/Jun/09 TR
Hidden 13/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Hardcore Howlett ?/Jun/09 Lead dog
with Ashleigh Binnie
Alex More 28/May/09 Lead O/S
with Martin Cracknell
Hidden 03/May/09 Lead O/S
andy dunn 02/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/May/09 Lead O/S
ThomasB ?/May/09 Lead O/S
al99 25/Apr/09 Lead O/S
martinazando 25/Apr/09 Lead O/S
wigofshame 12/Apr/09 Lead dog
with Sandrine
Sandrine 12/Apr/09 Lead
with Ivan
tommyzero 12/Apr/09 Lead

Felt soft for the grade to me.

with Dave Lee
davenev 05/Mar/09 Lead dog

Worked hard through the mid section but got too pumped and then had a bit of a mare the rest of the way!!!

jl 01/Mar/09 Lead rpt
with A School Group
breed 27/Jan/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Jan/09 TR O/S
thompson1000 ??/2009 -
Alex More ??/2009 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Nov/08 Lead O/S
Bob M 18/Oct/08 Lead
with Lesley Markie
Hidden 21/Sep/08 Lead
Hidden 21/Sep/08 Lead O/S
ASchwirtz 31/Aug/08 Lead O/S
Marq 31/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with Tim (Craggy)
Julie Carroll 16/Aug/08 Lead
with kathie, jan
Karlos 03/Aug/08 Lead
climbingrev 13/Jul/08 TR O/S

Sustained. Headwall tricky when tired

Bob M 29/Jun/08 Lead
with Stewart Walker
Hidden 20/Jun/08 2nd dog
Anthony Allsopp 07/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/08 TR
Hidden ?/Jun/08 Lead dog
mattshort 16/May/08 Lead dog
with Matt Wake
nicktr ??/2008 -
harryt 29/Sep/07 2nd O/S
with Craig
dobby 200 09/Sep/07 Lead rpt
Hidden 01/Sep/07 Lead dog
dobby 200 11/Jun/07 Lead dog

had to use the draw a couple of times to get to the loweroff, but after trying the 6b start a few times on toprope i got it, then fell at the top again :(

Neil Tucker ?/Jun/07 Lead
with Javier Ruiz, Andras Pinter
Hidden 22/Apr/07 Lead RP
vertigo 11/Apr/07 Lead RP
rhino_bill 11/Apr/07 Lead dog
Mr Powly 05/Apr/07 Lead β
Rjukan 05/Apr/07 Lead
with Tom P
JPGR 10/Mar/07 Lead O/S
with Andy
Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
fybcorp ??/2007 Lead

decent climb not too hard

with mike hayes
Hidden ??/2007 Lead O/S
Jon_Warner 06/Sep/06 Lead dnf
with Jonny
Hidden 06/Sep/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Sep/06 Lead
MontyH 26/Aug/06 Lead O/S
with Paul Milton
chris sm 04/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Pippa Froggatt
annakyn ?/Jun/06 Lead
tobydunford 29/May/06 Lead β
Rokmunky 14/May/06 Lead O/S
Rebecca Buckenham 13/May/06 TR dog
with Andre
Oddjob 01/May/06 Lead O/S

Fingers popped on 6b start. Annoyed. Nailed it then did the top section clean.

dannyboy83 ?/May/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Apr/06 Lead RP
givemetea 14/Apr/06 Lead O/S
with Damien Sanfillipo
steve taylor ??/2006 Lead
Marti999 ??/2006 Lead
Scott N ??/2006 Lead O/S
michael burrows 03/Oct/05 Lead O/S
with mike hammill
jl 09/Aug/05 Lead dog
with Rachel
Somerset swede basher 08/Aug/05 Lead dog
with Toby Dunford
timharrison ?/Jul/05 Lead

Did the 6b option too.

with Abi Marchent
Marq 07/May/05 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/May/05 Lead
Bruce Kerr 15/Feb/04 Lead
Richard Horn ??/2004 Lead O/S
goi.ashmore 04/May/03 Lead O/S
with Ben Merryfield
Hidden 21/Apr/03 Lead O/S
just one more 27/Jul/02 Lead
with Svenn G
Hidden 07/Aug/01 Lead β
Mark A Humphries 07/Aug/01 Lead O/S
with dean howard
Hidden ??/2000 -
Kevster ??/1996 -
Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Adam Perrett, georgel, Hidden, dereke12000, rhino_bill, tom parsons, joshchalke, Hidden
Voting
High 6a+
Mid 6a+
Low 6a+
High 6a
Mid 6a
Low 6a
High 5c
Mid 5c
Low 5c
Votes cast 40
Votes cast 34
Style of ascent
Lead
Toproped
Followed
Alt Leads
Not Set
Onsighted
Dogged
Flashed (β)
Redpoint
Repeated
DNF
Not Set