European Flavour** 6b
[starting out on the boulder problem, 4 kb]17m. An fantastic route that features a lot of varied and tough climbing. The start is a powerful boulder problem at V2. © ROCKFAX
FA. Pete Oxley, Barry Clarke 2.10.96 02/Oct/1996

Ticklists: West Country Climbs, Feature Photo Routes from Dorset Rockfax 2012, ROCKFAX Dorset 2012: Graded Sport List.

Photo: starting out on the boulder problem © robbo99
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This climb is in 270 logbooks, and on 14 wishlists.

Really nice moves. Faffed a bit pulling over the final overhang. Very very good as sport goes - shame about the tricky start which is a bit dodgy without a stick clip,
Stanners - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/14 with Andy G

Graham Westbrook - Lead β - 10/Sep/14

RadekNowak - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/14

Qisheng Xie - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/14 with Aaron Clifford

Seems a bit harsh for 6b, especially if you have no upper body strength...
GrahamGiles - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/14 with Renna Clifford

Hidden - Lead - 23/Aug/14

Neil1986 - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/14

bigdrew - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/14 with Eve

ian d f - Lead rpt - 11/Aug/14 with Paul K

Phil1587 - Aug/14

Phil1587 - Lead - Aug/14

stepped off a couple of time at the start, hard!
Tom Seccombe - Lead RP - 25/Jul/14 with Ben Woods

Hidden - 2nd dog - 25/Jun/14

Hidden - 22/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead RP - 15/Jun/14

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

chrisscutt - Lead O/S - 11/May/14 with chris, oly

Bristoldave - Lead O/S - 11/May/14 with LukeW, Caroline

holister - Lead O/S - 11/May/14 with oly, chris

thedoctorisin - Lead O/S - 11/May/14 with anthony, chris scutt

nutallovertheface - Lead O/S - May/14 with Marcus & The Ellis Brigham Crew

Rupey - TR - 26/Apr/14

Hidden - Lead RP - 22/Mar/14

lewiz - Lead rpt - 16/Mar/14 with Artur Malczuk

ian caton - Lead β - 14/Mar/14 with Abi

Abi Chard - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/14 with Ian

Claiming the onsight, but feel a bit cheeky as I jumped off a couple of times before managing to clip the first bolt.
bonelessivar - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/14 with Alan

Hidden - Lead dog - 01/Mar/14

Ed Booth - Lead O/S - 28/Dec/13 with Angus Kille, Adam Booth

Adam Booth - Lead rpt - 28/Dec/13 with Angus Kille, Ed Booth

anguskille - Lead O/S - 28/Dec/13 with Adam Booth, Ed Booth

Luxulyan - Lead O/S - 07/Dec/13 with Tom Murrell

Somerset swede basher - Lead O/S - 31/Oct/13 with Katharine

dom94 - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/13 with Sam Huguet

Clip sticked and dogged past first bolt. Nails start V5+. Block to the right of the lower off felt a bit loose.
dprctr - Lead dog - 01/Sep/13 with Robbie Jenkins

Actually had to aid the 4th bolt and had many falls, not sure I can say I climbed the route but I got to the anchor so????
spacecadetjake - Lead dog - Sep/13 with tom ireson, Robbie, Henry, Jay

tomB - Lead dog - 31/Aug/13 with Jody

Luke Dawson - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/13 with Peter Dawson

didn't spot hold 3 or 4th bolt
ian d f - Lead dog - 22/Aug/13 with Pete H

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/13

Dibdawg - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/13 with Pete Clark

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/13

alice_loudon - 2nd dog - 14/Jun/13 with Geoff

Bit of a beast for 6b but it is Portland'!
Graham Booth - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/13 with Natalie Treadgold

Hidden - Lead dog - 09/Jun/13

Warren Earle - Lead dog - 27/May/13 with Nev

AlexD - Lead RP - 12/May/13 with Ed

tonevert - Lead O/S - 10/May/13 with Kevin Faux

nath_casper - Lead O/S - 05/May/13 with Montse Shelb

Montse Shelbourne - 2nd O/S - 05/May/13 with Nathan

littleluke - Lead - 04/May/13

Hidden - 2nd - 04/May/13

BenL - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/13

No major problems flashing the start even though I did pop off when my foot cut loose. Face climbing is delicate & super. Couldn't see the sequence going from the thin layback to the big jug and foot popped off the smear. Loved the route, need to RP clean.
budchawla - Lead dog - 20/Apr/13 with Stefan Ghinescu

Rockwarrior - Apr/13 with JRennie

tom169 - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/13 with Amy

paultaylor - Lead - 02/Feb/13 with Will I Am

RKirke - Lead dog - 02/Feb/13 with Tiff

TiffTiff - Lead RP - 02/Feb/13 with Roger

will moy - Lead RP - 02/Feb/13 with paul taylor

Hidden - Lead - 06/Jan/13

Anthony Dixon - 04/Jan/13 with Edd

Hidden - TR dog - 01/Dec/12

el_monty - Lead RP - 28/Nov/12 with Sami

Bisset - Lead O/S - 10/Nov/12 with Vera

edmitchell - Lead dog - 20/Oct/12 with adam booth, Steve Hillier

brutal start and tricky upper section. typical tough cuttings route
nigel pearson - Lead O/S - 30/Sep/12 with Yoko

Jobbo - Lead RP - 29/Sep/12 with Leon. D, shaws

Dan Jenkin - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/12 with James Witty, Emma, John, Rebecca Partridge, Rich Jenkin

Hidden - TR dog - 12/Aug/12

redjerry - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/12 with Danny

The start is surprisingly awkward, but the rest was enjoyable.
Nathaniel Larsson - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/12 with Harry Yarrow

al99 - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/12 with Jen Crook

mountain_jay - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/12 with Pippa Froggatt

Adam Booth - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/12 with Ellen Cobby

wow, felt hard today! harder than europe endless last week anyway...
Jonathan Emett - Lead rpt - 20/Jun/12 with oli

afrosam - Lead O/S - 15/May/12

philhaigh - Lead RP - 12/May/12 with Tobbe Helsing, Murray Freestone, Gem Minihan, Natalie Haigh

rxmac - Lead O/S - 06/May/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/12

Awesome route, mixture of everything - bouldering moves, juggy overhang, crimps and cracks!! ;)
Jenn Porter - Lead - Apr/12 with Ross Tomsen

philhaigh - Lead dog - 28/Feb/12 with Gem Minihan, Stew Ward

_m.cox_ - Lead O/S - 25/Feb/12 with Tom Harrison

Six or seven attempts to get to the first bolt. Otherwise it would have been OS
lewiz - Lead RP - 08/Jan/12 with Kirsten Donovan, Owen John

kirsten - 2nd dnf - 08/Jan/12 with Owen, lewis thompson

pezzerrr - Lead O/S - 24/Dec/11

Alex More - Lead O/S - 18/Dec/11 with trev

Hidden - Lead O/S - Dec/11

Toby Dunn - Lead O/S - 26/Nov/11 with Sophie Nunn

Sophie Nunn - Lead O/S - 26/Nov/11 with Toby

sam.sam.sam.ferguson - Lead O/S - 20/Nov/11 with Steve Hau

RFWilkie - Lead RP - 16/Oct/11

philhaigh - Lead dog - 09/Oct/11 with Lora Townsend, Matt Ridgway, Natalie Haigh

dan gibson - Lead rpt - 05/Oct/11 with julie carroll

ASchwirtz - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/11 with Ben Harper

shoulders - Lead - 25/Sep/11 with mikeshewring

Outstanding! Has everything and really should be 3 stars!
wild_nomad - 2nd O/S - 07/Sep/11 with Paul Day, Kevin

Sami Mandeel - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/11 with Si

Linc - Lead rpt - 26/Jun/11

Kopinski - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/11

Linc - Lead rpt - 29/May/11

Hidden - Lead - 16/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/11

Luke90 - Lead O/S - 26/Mar/11

Hidden - TR rpt - 20/Mar/11

Tough for the grade, and hard to read
clipskipper - Lead RP - 20/Mar/11 with Sue Hazel

Laurence Everitt - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/11 with Ruth Buckberry

Tough start, very enjoyable afterwards
Harry Thorpe - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/11 with JimmyKay

Wendy - Lead O/S - 12/Mar/11 with Tom Ball

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Mar/11

thomasmouse - Lead β - 05/Mar/11

6b+
Dan_Carroll - Lead O/S - 19/Feb/11 with Dan Hancock

Danhan - 2nd dog - 19/Feb/11 with Dan Carroll

Great route, very varied climbing. One fall at the midway crux - hard to read onsight - though had flailed up it on a toprope years ago. One to come back for.
Siderunner - Lead dog - 17/Feb/11 with Kirsten

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Feb/11

"warmup" - I got perhaps a little warmer than I wanted, even!
jgustafsson - Lead O/S - 22/Jan/11 with Ivan

MarkRyder - Lead O/S - 16/Jan/11 with Ivan M

patsaunders - Lead - 2011

clukins - Lead RP - 21/Nov/10 with Phil Davies

hard start
feilx - Lead rpt - 20/Nov/10 with Andy L

La Mont - Lead rpt - 31/Oct/10 with Angus Edwards

brilliant route but with an extremely hard start which greatly detracts from the enjoyment
hms - Lead dog - 27/Oct/10 with Jenny

Jenny Seaborne - TR dog - 27/Oct/10

ian d f - Lead O/S - 23/Oct/10 with M Erwin

Jonathan Emett - Lead rpt - 16/Oct/10 with stuart

Fell from first bolt. Hard start.
clukins - Lead dnf - 19/Sep/10 with Steve Holland

Cool bouldery start but fell afterwards, one to work on.
Steve13 - Lead dnf - 19/Sep/10 with Craig Lukins

Christian Reynish - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/10 with Gareth

gejones - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/10 with Christian Reynish

tommytuffa - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/10 with Felix

felixthelion - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/10 with T. Brookes

Spence22 - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/10 with Charlie

Kyle Rance - Lead rpt - 31/Aug/10 with Ben Watts

Shocking display of inability to climb
steve taylor - TR dog - 29/Aug/10 with Mick Cooke

Hidden - Lead dog - 28/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead dog - 26/Aug/10

Bates - Lead RP - 01/Aug/10

chiverstom - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/10 with Alice

brices - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/10

Hidden - 2nd dog - 05/Jul/10

ilikemonkys - Lead dog - 03/Jul/10

Took a few goes to get off the ground.
matthewjames - Lead rpt - 15/Jun/10 with Fabian Pilgram

dominic lee - Lead O/S - 16/May/10 with andy elliot

Dandan82 - Lead O/S - 08/May/10 with jason darke

benwhit - Lead - May/10

natalietanzer - Lead β - 04/Apr/10 with Ed

JPGR - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/10 with Duncan O'Sullivan

Hidden - Lead RP - 14/Mar/10

Ground up - took a couple of goes to get the boulder problem start (which is totally desperate, by the way, for 6b)
Quiddity - Lead RP - 14/Mar/10 with Curious Yellow

Bouldery start but very good after that.
mattcyp88 - Lead O/S - 27/Feb/10 with Jacob Cook

jacobjacob - Lead O/S - 27/Feb/10

trev_f - Lead rpt - 14/Feb/10 with Jon, Ben

London Luke - Lead - Feb/10

dswansonlow - Lead O/S - 31/Jan/10 with Johnny Pearson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jan/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 24/Jan/10

Hidden - Lead rpt - 24/Jan/10

Jane Weir - 2010

Hidden - Lead β - 2010

bouldery start, short crimpy bit, lay back bit, steep bit, arm bar. varied indeed. very nice, top bit a tad awkward though.
w.pettet-smith - Lead rpt - 20/Dec/09 with jo

jbulger - Lead RP - 20/Dec/09 with Will Pettet Smith

Hidden - Lead rpt - 25/Oct/09

Mowglee - Lead RP - 25/Oct/09 with Mark

dale1968 - TR - 23/Oct/09 with Tom

1 rest after doing crux :(
Kyle Rance - Lead dog - 03/Oct/09 with Ben Watts

tomB - Lead dog - 19/Sep/09 with Jody

Start took it out of me so ended up dogging the rest. Not one i want to try again
Jack R-N - Lead dog - 12/Sep/09

DaveaGiles - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/09 with Brad Reed

Matt Bennett - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/09

Hidden - Lead RP - 15/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/09

Luke d - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/09

Hidden - Lead - 23/Jun/09

tough start, a bit reachy above. nice route though.
w.pettet-smith - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/09

trev_f - Lead rpt - 06/May/09 with Chris L

Many falls on start.
clgladiator - TR dog - 06/May/09 with trev_f

Justin T - Lead - 04/May/09

sam_cox - Lead - 03/May/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/09

matt green(uni) - Lead O/S - Apr/09

vertigo - Lead β - 21/Feb/09 with Ben Harper

Ben Harper - Lead RP - 21/Feb/09 with Richard Dagan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Feb/09

1 rest
dave657 - Lead dog - 15/Feb/09

Tim W - Lead O/S - 15/Feb/09 with Ben Merrifield, Dave Ripley

schof - Feb/09

chris sm - Lead O/S - 24/Jan/09 with Pippa Froggatt

tobydunford - Lead O/S - 24/Jan/09 with Angus

JimR - 17/Jan/09

Hidden - 2009

Hidden - 2009

Hidden - 2009

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2009

Nigel Coe - 2nd - 25/Oct/08 with Simon Cardy

TiffTiff - TR dog - 04/Oct/08

Jonathan Emett - Lead dog - 26/Sep/08 with andy ross

CosmosKey - TR dog - 20/Sep/08 with Fabrizio

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/08

Phil Belcher - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - Sep/08

Very hard move mid way up! Fell 3-4 times on this bit, nice crowd motivated me and i eventually made it, Recommend the route to friends!
FrostyWebb - Lead RP - 10/Aug/08 with Steve T

Hidden - Lead - 27/Jul/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/08

Aston mountaineers - Lead O/S - Jul/08

trev_f - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/08 with Joel

Ed Babs - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/08 with Lee Mercer

Had some trouble with the start, and took far too long to work out the sequence on the crux, but cleaned it in the end.
clipskipper - Lead RP - 14/Jun/08 with Ed Babington

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Jun/08

Hidden - Lead - 12/Apr/08

Hidden - Lead rpt - 12/Apr/08

Brian Rodgers - Lead - 02/Mar/08 with Ian Bruce

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 12/Jan/08 with Dave Moir

dmoir - Lead O/S - 12/Jan/08 with Dan Barbour

OliBoyes - Lead dnf - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - TR dnf - 27/Oct/07

nice climbing, hard sequence for onsight.
timo.t - Lead O/S - 30/Sep/07 with julius

Hidden - Lead - 11/Aug/07

feeko - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/07

mm mmmmmm
hippo99 - Lead O/S - Jun/07

Hidden - Lead dog - 22/Apr/07

Hidden - Lead dog - 22/Apr/07

Vince - Lead RP - 08/Apr/07 with John Percy

Packed a punch! I cursed my way through the 4 different sections. Then loved it afterwards, obviously.
DrGav - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/07 with Loic

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Mar/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Jan/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jan/07

Rob Kennard - 2007

Hidden - 2007

onlytovey - 2007

chrisbevins - Lead O/S - 2007

Hidden - 2007

Jus - Lead O/S - 2007

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Nov/06

Morgan Woods - Lead RP - 07/Oct/06 with Steve G

JPGR - Lead - 24/Aug/06 with Yvette

bigie bob - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/06

a_radiohead_fan - Aug/06

mrblue - Lead O/S - Jul/06 with James

chris j - Lead RP - 20/Jun/06 with Nick Strange

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

givemetea - 2nd dog - 16/Apr/06 with Damien Sanfillipo

timharrison - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/06 with Trevor Macalonan

trevor macalonan - TR dog - 15/Apr/06 with Tim

Hidden - Lead dog - 01/Apr/06

Billg - Lead O/S - 19/Mar/06 with Paul Bowen

steve taylor - Lead - 2006

Richard Horn - Lead RP - 2006

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2006

Marti999 - Lead - 2006

Lloyders - Lead β - 2006

feilx - Lead - 2006

lukea - Lead O/S - 28/Dec/05 with Olaf

Greg Pittam - 2nd - Nov/05 with James Byrne

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Oct/05

givemetea - Lead O/S - Aug/05 with Tony Yates

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/04

Hidden - 18/May/03

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 15/May/02 with Duncan Powell

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/02

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/01

FrankW - Lead O/S - 04/Nov/00 with Rob K

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/May/00

Richard White - 2000

Kevster - Lead - 1999

Hidden - Lead - 1998

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