Lightning Strike*** f7A+ / V7
[Lightning Strike, V7, 3 kb]

Rockfax Description
The fine undercut prow above the cave is the classic of the Boulderfield. Start with both hands on a good handrail at the back of the cave. Steep moves on weird jugs lead to a hard pull around the lip. Finish up the nose. © ROCKFAX

FA. Gavin Symonds 11/2002 Nov/2002

Ticklists: 3 Star Portland, Spring/Summer 2014.

Photo: Lightning Strike, V7 © Gaz of Bath
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This climb is in 60 logbooks, and on 20 wishlists.

2nd go.
zombie_pat - Sent x - 23/May/15

Few goes to work out beta moving to best undercut. Sent 4th try.
Spillers - Sent - 23/May/15

vinspin - Sent dnf - 05/May/15 with sammy

Evening flash by the calm blue sea and warm sun - awesome.
Beastly Squirrel - Sent β - 14/Apr/15 with Crowd, Dad

marcb - Sent dnf - 18/Mar/15

PeterDawson - Sent β - 17/Feb/15

Hidden - Sent dnf - 15/Feb/15

Hidden - Sent - 17/Jan/15

Great moves, good start to the year
Si dH - Sent x - 02/Jan/15 with Andy, Alex Gaastra

Hidden - Sent x - 2015

steve1234 - 19/Dec/14

Pete Scott - 13/Dec/14

Ainsi - Sent - 18/Jul/14

Could have flashed if I had beta. Bottom of the grade, not really harder than Relativity?
EdGS - Sent x - 08/Jun/14

ksteadman88 - Sent - Jun/14 with Ed mills dilkes

Tombauer - Sent dnf - 25/May/14 with James Gomez

Done before 8yrs ago according to my guidebook
lx - Sent - 25/May/14

Hidden - Sent x - 04/May/14

Jordan4D - Sent - Apr/14

oliverpcain - Sent O/S - 16/Mar/14

Hidden - Sent x - 11/Jan/14

Nice to do this after taking two months off for a finger. Classic tick
drewish - Sent - 17/Nov/13

Awesome Route! Love it!
Gaz of Bath - Sent x - 15/Nov/13

sam.sam.sam.ferguson - Sent dnf - 13/Nov/13 with Steph

Hidden - Sent x - 22/Sep/13

An unexpected flash followed by a swim on a baking hot day, the perfect end to an amazing trip
kieranrex - 26/Aug/13 with Boosh Crew

ChrisPaines - Sent dnf - 19/Aug/13 with Matt

Lukedavidalden - Sent x - 04/Jul/13

Loved this.. had a bit of everything! First V7!
NelsonJ - Sent - 30/Jun/13

oliver.ghill91 - 27/May/13

Good problem - everyone has different beta for it...and mine was different to what I received. Very fun!!!
rubben - Sent x - 12/May/13 with Marcus O'Leary

Hidden - Sent x - 31/Mar/13

So close now. So, so close. Skin became too sore.
Bisset - Sent dnf - 20/Mar/13

andy south devon - Sent x - 16/Feb/13

sam_cox - Sent x - 18/Nov/12

pawelgregorczyk - Sent x - 29/Sep/12 with matiamallia

Tried very briefly 2 years ago. Got some great double heel beta for the moves around the lip. Properly skin-of-teeth, cutloose getting the good RH, could barely close hands on the top holds.
Alex Mason - Sent β - 06/Apr/12 with Laura Perry

Bargate_Champ - Sent - 26/Feb/12

MarkRyder - Sent x - 29/Jan/12

Tophe - Sent x - 22/Jan/12

tom106 - Sent x - 21/Jan/12 with chris

stokes beta
La Mont - Sent - 13/Nov/10

archiecb - Sent x - 30/Oct/10

artua - Sent dnf - 28/Aug/10

Really warm conditions, left hand sloper felt awful! but got a sweet sequence and nailed it after a few tries, wicked problem!
Mike Goldthorp - Sent x - 03/Aug/10 with Laura Perry, alex mason

schof - Sent x - 06/Apr/10 with rob kennard

Hidden - Sent x - 27/Mar/10

Hidden - Sent x - 13/Mar/10

nipcrimper - Sent - Feb/10

hippo99 - Sent x - Feb/10 with joe

theellis - Sent - 31/Jan/10

dannyboy83 - Sent x - 21/Apr/09

Very good.
Richard Hession - Sent x - 21/Feb/09

Lloyders - Sent - 2009

Dan Savory - Sent - 21/Jan/07

Rob Kennard - 2007

Hidden - 2007

bigie bob - Sent - 09/Apr/06

feeko - 2006

Hidden - Sent - Dec/02

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
serby, georgesharp, Denzil Guy, WillRobertson, DaveX, jammy4536, Steve nevers, Bisset, olidea, tscoobydoo, andybfreeman, Ezy Ryder, Anthony Allsopp

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Style of ascent
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Clean β
Clean RP