Rockfax Description
Start between the two ground-level bushes. Climb to the left of the bolts all the way to the top and reach right to clip the lower-off. © Rockfax

Ticklists: Portland for the beginner (lead climbs).

Kevin Wood 02/Nov Lead O/S
with Alex Gower-Jackson
AJ007 31/Oct Lead O/S
JayAsh 31/Oct Lead O/S
with AJ
Hidden 18/Oct Lead
Adam Perrett 25/Aug Lead rpt


Paulus122 25/Aug Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Aug TR O/S
Hidden 09/Aug Lead O/S
steven703 11/Jul Lead
Rickrick 13/Jun -
Hidden 13/Jun Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jun Lead O/S
Ed Houghton 22/Apr Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Apr Lead O/S
acer2012 18/Apr Lead O/S
AshleyLong 06/Apr Lead
christina9689 04/Apr Lead β
with dkelly
OliWoolland ?/Apr Lead O/S
with Steph
Hidden 08/Feb AltLd O/S
Marcus 08/Feb AltLd
Hidden ??/2015 Lead
Abrockalypse 05/Oct/14 TR O/S
with Matt Bryant
Mattimeo 05/Oct/14 TR O/S
Hidden ?/Sep/14 2nd O/S
Jon Thorne 19/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Hairbear75 12/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Gemma Hope, Andy Hope
Hidden 31/May/14 Lead O/S
Patrick Clissold 10/May/14 Lead O/S
shane4747 30/Apr/14 Lead O/S
runwildjohn 26/Mar/14 Lead
with Alice Horton
Hidden 09/Mar/14 Lead O/S
kieranbowen 18/Feb/14 Lead O/S
with Ruth
Ruth Sankey 18/Feb/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Dec/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Dec/13 Lead
Shakti 23/Oct/13 -

Bottom rope

Jenben 28/Sep/13 -
Theeni 15/Sep/13 Lead O/S
LauraTejada ?/Sep/13 AltLd
Rhi Rhi 27/Aug/13 Lead
berry6717 25/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Hannah Berry
MGrock 15/Aug/13 Lead
mcrockett 04/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Nick Ashwood 21/Jul/13 Lead
Hidden 23/Jun/13 Lead O/S
swmackey 08/Jun/13 Lead O/S
professorcobra 20/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Christina, Anna, Sabine Wilkins
Gareth 06/Apr/13 Lead rpt
with Mark
montymoo 06/Apr/13 Lead
with Gareth
amy91 28/Mar/13 Lead
with Julia Hinchliffe
Jules_Julia 28/Mar/13 Lead β
will ??/2013 Lead O/S
beckybutcher91 ??/2013 Lead
with Emily Butcher
Hidden 18/Nov/12 Lead
the ant hill mob 06/Nov/12 Lead O/S
jennym32 13/Oct/12 TR O/S
pete1185 29/Sep/12 2nd O/S
with Dom Koole
Hidden 26/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Lewis201 04/Aug/12 Lead O/S
jhobbs ?/Aug/12 Lead O/S
r.greaves 21/Jul/12 Lead
Jordon Fleming 20/Jul/12 Lead O/S

nice warm up and done in flip flops

with matt
Hidden 20/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Iron Face 20/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Jul/12 Lead O/S
HairyBean 08/Jul/12 Lead O/S
SarahSumner 25/Jun/12 Lead
Chris Redding 07/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/12 Lead
oddessy_uk 26/May/12 Lead O/S
Hedley 16/May/12 Lead O/S
aldred 16/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/May/12 2nd
davenev 27/Apr/12 2nd O/S
with Russell
georgenvk 26/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Marcin78 10/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Basia
Hidden 06/Apr/12 TR
ewanjp 06/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Apr/12 Lead
Hidden 26/Mar/12 Lead O/S
finter22 24/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Mar/12 Lead β
Hidden 20/Mar/12 Lead
Hidden 18/Mar/12 Lead
klo1981 03/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Andrew White
sarahlizzy 21/Jan/12 Lead O/S
with Syv
Hidden ??/2012 Lead rpt
tommytom ??/2012 Lead O/S
petecox84 ??/2012 -
John Brayshaw 22/Nov/11 Lead O/S
with Erica
erica 22/Nov/11 Lead O/S
with John
Hidden 06/Nov/11 TR O/S
Hidden ?/Nov/11 TR O/S
tommy 07/Oct/11 Lead
Hidden 14/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Ed morris 31/Aug/11 Lead O/S
lewisea 19/Aug/11 TR O/S
with Emily Smith, Matt Smith
mad.moo 15/Aug/11 Lead
with Dean Merchant
Matt Smith 05/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Emily Smith 05/Aug/11 TR O/S
Hidden 04/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Aug/11 Lead
f.kav 02/Aug/11 Lead


benwhit ?/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Rich
Hidden 28/Jul/11 -
Hidden 28/Jul/11 2nd O/S
wi11 23/Jul/11 Lead O/S
The Norris 08/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Buddlia bush in the way at the start, but a nice climb. seemed easier than the grade 3's nearby.

with Gem
Hidden 08/Jul/11 2nd
Ross.Cooper 29/May/11 Lead O/S
with Tom Sturgeon
danfunkman 25/May/11 Lead O/S
Shua1990 25/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/May/11 Lead O/S
DreadyCraig 30/Apr/11 -
Hidden 30/Apr/11 Lead O/S
jamesleesaunders 30/Apr/11 -
jon_ridley 16/Apr/11 Lead O/S

sport w/ andrew whyte

Josh_West 16/Apr/11 2nd
Jonathan Emett 11/Apr/11 Solo O/S
John Lewis 03/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Maureen
Hidden 29/Mar/11 Lead
tom parsons 19/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with James Barry
Fatclimber 06/Feb/11 Lead O/S
with London Meet up Group
Hidden 09/Jan/11 Lead
j miller ??/2011 Lead
jamjambarwick ??/2011 Lead
Hidden ??/2011 -
combatrock ??/2011 TR
Psych ??/2011 Lead O/S
MarkyMark_7 ??/2011 Lead β
Hidden ?/Nov/10 Lead
Madd2731 20/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with Qi Xie
Hidden 29/Aug/10 Lead RP
Hidden 24/Aug/10 Lead dog
RiPomc 24/Aug/10 Lead

Top move seemed to be just a step across onto a block, but couldn't do it first time round. Gave it a second go and sort of made it.

tania 18/Aug/10 Lead
with Lisa
Oceanic 14/Aug/10 -
steven24584 11/Aug/10 Lead RP
taps323 ?/Aug/10 Lead
Hidden 31/Jul/10 Lead
hels86 31/Jul/10 2nd
with Tom
Wildman 24/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Gaijin 17/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Jul/10 2nd
Hidden 11/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Curly Rich 04/Jul/10 Lead rpt

warm up.

with Erik
Hidden ?/Jul/10 Lead rpt
Hidden 20/Jun/10 2nd O/S
Tom Seccombe 17/Jun/10 Lead dog
Tj murray 17/Jun/10 Lead O/S
dereke12000 13/Jun/10 Lead O/S

Last climb of the day, nice easy finish.

with Rich
Eike 23/May/10 Lead
Hidden 23/May/10 2nd
Kingsjester 17/May/10 Lead
stranter 20/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Kati
rovers777 20/Apr/10 Lead dog
pielander 19/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with keith
Hidden 17/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Graham Westbrook ?/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Feb/10 TR
Steve954 06/Feb/10 TR rpt

Great route, no problems, attack the bulge at the top straight on rather than the easy option to the left. Get the small hold round to the right of the bulge with your right hand and bring left over the top.

with Andy, Rich
Hidden ??/2010 Lead
nick jeans ??/2010 Lead
with tony adshead
Hidden 06/Dec/09 Lead
Curly Rich ?/Dec/09 Lead O/S

first ever sport climb nice and easy.

Hidden 10/Sep/09 Lead
Peterose 30/Aug/09 Lead O/S

Go to the top by the left, traverse to the final bolts.

with Susan
Howes 29/Aug/09 Lead
with Katie Elaine
Hidden 12/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Aug/09 2nd
Matt02003 ?/Aug/09 Lead
benthfc ?/Aug/09 Solo
robandian ?/Aug/09 Lead
Hidden 24/Jul/09 Lead
fordie77 01/Jul/09 2nd
AlastairB 01/Jul/09 Lead O/S
PerrinT ?/Jun/09 Lead
with Shaun Lowman
andrew549 30/May/09 Lead
pffft 28/May/09 Lead O/S
with Ben McDonald
Kylie 28/May/09 Lead O/S
with RUMC
Hidden 27/May/09 Lead
chili-d 23/May/09 TR O/S

lovely route - drifted to the left of the blunt arete to finish however as nothing to hold to the right...

with Poz
Hidden 16/May/09 Lead O/S
nikinko 10/May/09 Lead O/S
with craggy ladies
ali macphee 08/May/09 -
Brian Dalrymple 08/May/09 2nd O/S
razzorbuzz 03/May/09 Lead O/S
with Vicki
funsize 03/May/09 TR dnf

Got stuck on the first part of the slab under the patch of grass.

carl_123 01/May/09 Lead O/S
with ali mac
Hidden 19/Apr/09 Lead
Hidden 18/Apr/09 Lead
Rokmunky 07/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Hannah
Hidden ?/Apr/09 Lead O/S
El3ctroFuzz 31/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Adam West
cmsg 29/Mar/09 Lead O/S
Rob Laird 28/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Andy
Hidden 22/Mar/09 Lead O/S
DreadyCraig 07/Mar/09 Lead dog
jamesleesaunders 07/Mar/09 Lead dog

Out for first sport climb session!

Sandrine 28/Feb/09 Lead
with Ivan
wigofshame 28/Feb/09 Lead O/S
with Sandrine
jifwally 22/Feb/09 -
thompson1000 ??/2009 -
mark_wellin ??/2009 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Nov/08 Lead O/S
jayne-bravo 15/Nov/08 2nd
with Nikki (nst)
00nip 18/Oct/08 Lead O/S
with David Clarke
Hidden 13/Oct/08 Lead O/S
vertigo 02/Oct/08 Lead O/S
rhino_bill 02/Oct/08 Lead β
Hidden 06/Sep/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Sep/08 TR dnf
benparratt ?/Aug/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Jul/08 Lead O/S
FrostyWebb 01/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with Josh King
Hidden 14/Jun/08 Lead β
Hidden 14/Jun/08 2nd
gav 08/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Tim
argyle_dude 07/Jun/08 Lead O/S
sihillier 01/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Ian Wilson
nadeem ?/Jun/08 Lead
Hidden ?/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Marti999 24/May/08 Lead O/S
with Jemma
briar4012 17/May/08 2nd dog
Hidden 17/May/08 Lead O/S
joshwales ?/May/08 Lead rpt
Hidden ?/May/08 Lead
quantized 22/Mar/08 Lead O/S
with Emma Bowles
Hidden ?/Mar/08 Lead O/S
freemanTom ?/Mar/08 Lead
smargerison 17/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with Sam
nienke 26/Jan/08 2nd
with Adam Young
Alex More ??/2008 Lead
daza 30/Dec/07 Lead O/S
with Ceara
james.f.williamson 21/Dec/07 Lead O/S
jesscooney 21/Dec/07 2nd
staceyjg 03/Dec/07 2nd O/S
Steve954 27/Oct/07 2nd

A bit tricky especially the finish as the top bolts are difficult to reach around the head stone

bumpkinberry ?/Oct/07 TR
with Phil Freeman, Emma Roddis
chriswitts1 23/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with Ash Edwards
Hidden 23/Sep/07 Lead O/S
whiting.jp 23/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with jamesca and chris poad
CarolineH 23/Sep/07 2nd
ElvisLeg 23/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with Christopher Witts
Somerset swede basher 18/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with Sarah Stirling
Hidden 09/Sep/07 Lead O/S
julian allen 02/Sep/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Aug/07 Lead O/S
martin one 26/Aug/07 2nd
with pete
Zoomer 19/Aug/07 2nd
Jules 210681 19/Aug/07 Lead
Sandy Holford ?/Aug/07 Solo
pete.hutchings ?/Aug/07 Lead O/S
joe_alexander 16/Jul/07 Lead O/S
with Emma
crazydaisy 16/Jul/07 2nd
fivestar 07/Jul/07 Lead
Herron 20/Jun/07 Lead O/S
hallex 11/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with BEx Atkinson and Neil Harrison
Bex Atkinson 11/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with Neil Harrison
sce8 09/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with Livy
dobby 200 07/Jun/07 Lead rpt
Hidden ?/Jun/07 Lead
Darren_R ?/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with Alice Missions
AsleepOnBelay 06/May/07 Lead O/S
with Sarah Davis
Hidden 05/May/07 2nd
Hidden 05/May/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Apr/07 Lead O/S
leemaybr05 06/Apr/07 Lead O/S

first intrduction to the cuttings. dodgy last section with a right reach to the lower off

adambettiss 02/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Pete Coceani
John-Luke Casey ?/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Kev Nash
toasted 25/Mar/07 Lead
with Ian Atkins
CharlieC 11/Feb/07 Lead O/S
with Bob
Hidden 04/Feb/07 Lead O/S
dannyboy83 ?/Jan/07 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 TR
Scott N ??/2007 -
PerrinT ??/2007 TR
phil_freeman ??/2007 Lead
with dave spence
hutchay ??/2007 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Nov/06 Lead O/S
sprocket90 23/Sep/06 Lead O/S

Not a problem, slightly tricky top around the overhanging chunk of rock to finish. 3 bolts.

with Hannah
Hidden 10/Sep/06 Lead
Chris Sansum 22/Jul/06 Lead O/S
with Weilin Wang, Darren Garlish
Tony Adshead 13/Jul/06 TR O/S
thelizard 13/Jul/06 Lead β
with Tony Adshead
Oli 12/Jul/06 Solo O/S
maddogmac 15/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with munky
chrisw88 05/Jun/06 Lead
Hidden ?/Jun/06 Lead O/S
ebunick 13/May/06 Lead O/S
with Lou
Hidden 04/May/06 Lead O/S
BennyBoy ?/May/06 Lead O/S
with Dylan Burgess
jonathan watt 08/Apr/06 Lead
DerwentDiluted ?/Apr/06 Lead
with Nicola Pettit
bazzag 22/Jan/06 Lead
with reece
steve taylor ??/2006 Lead
Hidden ??/2006 Lead O/S
freelancer_85 ??/2006 Lead RP

Fun, the hardest bit being the move out over the bulge.

with Megan
Lloyders ??/2006 -
Phil PBC ??/2006 -
Hidden ?/Nov/05 Lead O/S
Crabby 15/Oct/05 TR dnf
with cheeky
davewing 18/Aug/05 Lead
trevor macalonan 02/Jul/05 Lead O/S
with Stuart
Rob Laird ?/May/05 Lead O/S
PWEI_fan ??/2005 -
Rob Kennard ??/2005 -
Wayne S ??/2005 -
chrisrogers ?/Sep/04 Lead O/S
with David ?
Hidden 01/Aug/04 Lead O/S
Wilbur ?/Aug/04 Lead O/S
with Coops
Hidden 15/Jul/04 Lead O/S
Rob Oram 06/Aug/03 Lead O/S
with Richard Frewin
JonHarvey 22/Apr/03 Lead O/S
with Michael Maben
chris murnin 21/Mar/03 Lead
homing-penguin 03/Mar/03 Lead
timharrison ?/Jan/03 Lead
sam coward ??/2003 Lead O/S
with Helen
Richard Horn ??/2003 Lead O/S
ASchwirtz ??/2003 Lead O/S
jl 22/Jun/02 Lead
with Barry
aged_ape ?/Jun/02 Lead O/S
with Ian G
MontyH 29/Mar/02 Lead O/S
with Paul Milton
jonberry791 ??/2002 Lead O/S
Allan Young 07/Jul/01 Lead O/S
with Michelle Ryan
Gareth 05/May/01 Lead O/S
with Graeme
FrankW 16/Sep/00 Lead O/S
with Levi
rocktigger ?/Aug/00 2nd O/S
with Ian, Clare
gripped01 ?/Feb/00 Lead O/S
with Bobby G
Hidden ??/2000 -
Hidden 25/Oct/99 Lead O/S
climbingrev 27/Aug/98 Lead O/S

Nice Warm Up. Bit Tricky for 3+ though, especially final move. 3B's to lower off

Steve Mcc 26/Jul/98 Lead O/S
with Ben Booth, Nick Hinton
brew_guru ?/Jul/98 Lead O/S
with chris williams/jon ratcliffe
Hidden ??/1998 -
Hidden 14/Sep/96 Lead dog
Hidden 14/Sep/96 Lead O/S
simon kimber ??/1996 Lead
simon kimber ??/1996 Lead
Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
davem05, Chris dyer, MichaelAzzopardi, ukphil
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Style of ascent
Alt Leads
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Flashed (β)
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