Rockfax Description
5, S1. A line up the wall right of Freeborn Man is popular as a warm-up for the bigger challenges to the left. © Rockfax

FSA. Pete Oxley 15.7.85 15/Jul/1985

Ticklists: Orange Spot Swanage, SW Climbs - Swanage, Dorset weekender, Ultimate HVS ticklist.

burto 30/Aug DWS O/S
with ferdia, hertha
ferdia 30/Aug DWS O/S
with Hertha, Burton
Hidden 29/Aug DWS rpt
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 29/Aug DWS rpt
James Oakes 29/Aug DWS O/S
Hidden 29/Aug DWS O/S
Gus 29/Aug DWS
Mr Sparkle 29/Aug DWS O/S

Easy but enjoyable warmup for FBM

dswansonlow 29/Aug DWS RP
willsm11 19/Aug DWS O/S

Pretty good for a 5

with Frances
HaleAlex 11/Aug DWS β

First ever DWS, scary but awesome

Hidden ?/Aug DWS O/S
charley 20/Jul DWS O/S

First DWS...

with Ben, Mark
Claudia Harvey 19/Jul DWS
Ciderslider 19/Jul DWS O/S

First ever DWS - really straightforward with just one move from the crimpy wall to the jug

with charley
tsyrett 04/Jul DWS O/S
AlexD 04/Jul Solo rpt
Sophie Nunn 04/Jul DWS rpt
will black 04/Jul Solo β
Caspian Johnson 04/Jul DWS β
with brices
Albachoss 04/Jul DWS rpt
feilx 04/Jul DWS rpt
dswansonlow 04/Jul DWS rpt
with Alex Banks
onlyfoddington 17/Jun DWS dnf

I got to the easing just below the overhanging section where it got delicate and I could not find a way to the jugs. After much time spent contemplating I sloped off right.

ollie_e 16/Jun DWS β

Fun warm up, classic in its own right really.

with Charlie
Mark Chevassut 16/Jun DWS rpt
AaronBosley 10/Jun DWS β

First DWS route!

ian d f 07/Jun DWS rpt
BRoe ?/Apr Solo O/S

Back to try and on-sight the main event when the sea's warmer...

with Seamus, Will Lord, Millard, DanG
Alkis 29/Sep/14 Solo O/S
Mattoo 28/Sep/14 Solo β
with Britt, Marc, Alkis, Chris Edwards, Patrick Hill, Olly
Cheese Monkey 21/Sep/14 Solo rpt
with Charlie, Rich R
Stuart Johnston 21/Sep/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 13/Sep/14 DWS O/S
Stanners 03/Sep/14 Solo O/S

warm up for the conger. Nice crimps to start and juggy finish.

with Lads with the boat!, Andy G
KamilJ 24/Aug/14 Solo
Hidden 24/Aug/14 Solo rpt
Alex Hallam 24/Aug/14 Solo O/S
markalmack 24/Aug/14 Solo O/S
with gwen, james marjot
J.Wells 23/Aug/14 DWS O/S
with lots
Dan 85 23/Aug/14 Solo β
Albachoss 23/Aug/14 Solo rpt
Rachel Slater 23/Aug/14 Solo O/S
Duncan Campbell 23/Aug/14 Solo O/S


with Rach
Adam Booth 23/Aug/14 Solo O/S
Gus 23/Aug/14 Solo
with chris barr, bob hickish
Llinos C 23/Aug/14 Solo O/S
with Cailean Harker, Gav Simmons, Simon Brice
highrepute 23/Aug/14 Solo
GuyVG 23/Aug/14 Solo O/S
with Andre Heckler et al
lena.drapella 23/Aug/14 Solo O/S
with DWS Party
James Oswald 23/Aug/14 Solo O/S

Nice easy warm up, though it started to rain while I was on it.

alexjz 22/Aug/14 Solo O/S

good warm up

Laramadness 04/Aug/14 Lead β
with Mike F
Laramadness 04/Aug/14 Solo rpt
hervenuttall ?/Aug/14 Solo O/S
with calum
Hawkgirl ?/Aug/14 DWS β
theotherpetehill 27/Jul/14 Solo O/S
with Ross McKerchar
quiffhanger 27/Jul/14 Solo rpt
with Rachel, Peter Hill, Matt
Liamg20025 27/Jul/14 Solo O/S


MontyH 26/Jul/14 Solo O/S
with brian and Pete
brian watson 26/Jul/14 Solo rpt
Hidden 23/Jul/14 Solo O/S
Sophie Nunn 21/Jul/14 Solo rpt
with Matt W
Sophie Nunn 20/Jul/14 Solo rpt
Rupey 12/Jul/14 Solo rpt
Ross.Cooper 12/Jul/14 DWS O/S
Sophie Nunn 10/Jul/14 Solo rpt
with Ed B, Alex
adam 24 06/Jul/14 Solo β
khalidq 06/Jul/14 Solo β
Hidden 21/Jun/14 Solo rpt
ian d f 17/Jun/14 Solo rpt
with Paul K
Ezra_Byrne ?/Jun/14 DWS O/S
sarpedon 16/May/14 Solo rpt
BenL 15/May/14 Solo O/S
with Sarp
Sophie Nunn 15/May/14 Solo rpt
Alex More 16/Apr/14 Solo
Tom Livingstone 11/Apr/14 Solo rpt
Angus12345 ??/2014 Solo β
mileshill540 ??/2014 DWS
Sophie Nunn 05/Sep/13 Solo rpt
gibsond 05/Sep/13 Solo rpt

Climbed twice using different holds for some variety.

with Martin Johnson, Sophie Nunn, Alan Blanchflower
Monkey_Alan 05/Sep/13 Solo rpt
KDhruev 27/Aug/13 Solo β
kieranrex 25/Aug/13 -
with Boosh Crew
Mattlamb90 25/Aug/13 Solo β
Luke Owens 25/Aug/13 Solo β


with Boosh Crew
spidey 25/Aug/13 Solo β
with mark reily, mat lamb, luke clarke, luke owens
Luxulyan 11/Aug/13 Solo rpt
with Alex
AlexD 11/Aug/13 Solo rpt
with Richard
Hidden 04/Aug/13 Solo
Tom Livingstone 01/Aug/13 Solo rpt
theloringharvey 28/Jul/13 Solo O/S
with Chris Gravestock, Andy Lavender, Katie Unwin, Jon Castell
quiffhanger 27/Jul/13 Solo rpt
Tom Livingstone 24/Jul/13 Solo rpt
quiffhanger 21/Jul/13 Solo rpt
Oddjob 21/Jul/13 DWS β
with Rosie
Perryman 20/Jul/13 Solo O/S
with Paolita
Luxulyan 20/Jul/13 Solo rpt
with Tom Murrell
Cheese Monkey 18/Jul/13 Solo O/S

Well good!

nathanlee 13/Jul/13 Solo O/S
with DWS Crew
Tom Livingstone 12/Jul/13 Solo O/S
bede.west 12/Jul/13 Solo O/S
BenNorman 11/Jul/13 Solo O/S


brices 11/Jul/13 DWS O/S
Mike Goldthorp 11/Jul/13 Solo O/S

Perfection in a 5+, as good as any other route here, the holds are small on the slab and HUGE on the steepness!

with Simon, Ben Norman
phardy 07/Jul/13 -

First DWS - good fun! Technical start with juggy finish - pleasant easy climbing

Luxulyan 06/Jul/13 Solo O/S
with Sophie
Sophie Nunn 06/Jul/13 Solo rpt
jonleighton 06/Jul/13 Solo rpt
Hidden ?/Jul/13 Solo β
pearson9596 11/Jun/13 Solo O/S
with Pete Hiscox, Ian Faulkner
ian d f 11/Jun/13 Solo rpt
with Michael P, Pete H
Matt Smith 08/Jun/13 DWS rpt
Sam Husband 03/Jun/13 Solo O/S
Gus 02/Jun/13 Solo
with simon "the horse" wilson
Hidden 02/Jun/13 DWS β
katiep 01/Jun/13 Solo β
Sophie Nunn 01/Jun/13 Solo rpt
Stroppy 01/Jun/13 Solo O/S
JustLukeJohnson 01/Jun/13 Solo β
Albachoss 01/Jun/13 Solo rpt
ianto ??/2013 -
Rupey 22/Sep/12 Solo O/S
with alan
Dan_Carroll 20/Sep/12 Solo O/S
Bristoldave 15/Sep/12 Solo O/S
with LukeW
Hidden 08/Sep/12 Solo O/S
lukeh 08/Sep/12 Solo O/S


with simon brice, jack folkes
oliver.ghill91 07/Sep/12 Solo O/S
Sophie Nunn 07/Sep/12 Solo rpt
Patrick Hill 07/Sep/12 Solo O/S
with Mark Chevassut
Sophie Nunn 06/Sep/12 Solo rpt
Hidden 06/Sep/12 Solo rpt
AlexD 06/Sep/12 Solo rpt
gibsond 06/Sep/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 05/Sep/12 Solo O/S
quiffhanger 01/Sep/12 Solo rpt
with Dan
Alex the Alex ?/Sep/12 Solo O/S
London Luke ?/Sep/12 DWS O/S
AlexD 26/Aug/12 Solo rpt
with Sophie
Sophie Nunn 26/Aug/12 Solo rpt
GPN 24/Aug/12 Solo
with Annette
TimPerkin 15/Aug/12 Solo


with Tom Perkin
Alex More 11/Aug/12 Solo
Laurence Everitt 11/Aug/12 DWS O/S
Alex More 09/Aug/12 Solo
jwhp 05/Aug/12 Solo O/S

great varied climbing for a short pitch. nearly lost it at the top! great first solo. dont bother with the down climb, just jump off from the approx above the conger crux - amazing 20m of free fall (keep your arms in)

with james hall
therat 05/Aug/12 Solo O/S
Alex Norman 26/Jul/12 Solo β
BeccaSnowden 26/Jul/12 Solo O/S

Bit disapointing, felt like escaping at the top.

CRiddiford 26/Jul/12 Solo dnf

absolute wuss the entire day... didnt even beleive there'd be jugs at the top on this one!

Jake Young 26/Jul/12 Solo O/S
steve taylor 22/Jul/12 Solo rpt


Albachoss 02/Jun/12 Solo β

Fantastic first DWS, starts good and just gets better and better.

mc fifi 02/Jun/12 Solo β
funsized ?/Jun/12 Solo rpt
paultaylor 22/May/12 Solo O/S
will moy 22/May/12 Solo O/S
with paul taylor
jacobjlloyd 28/Jan/12 Solo rpt
feilx 28/Jan/12 Solo rpt
kateb-oxf 15/Oct/11 Solo β
quiffhanger 15/Oct/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 07/Oct/11 Solo
nickevens 02/Oct/11 Solo O/S
marcb 02/Oct/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 02/Oct/11 Solo O/S
halfdan 02/Oct/11 Solo O/S
with Marc Baldwin
rustaldo 01/Oct/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 01/Oct/11 Solo rpt
Hidden 04/Sep/11 Solo β
Hidden 04/Sep/11 Solo
Ed Westwood 02/Sep/11 Solo rpt
tim newton 28/Aug/11 DWS O/S
Ed Westwood 28/Aug/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 28/Aug/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 20/Aug/11 Solo β
Alex More 10/Aug/11 Solo O/S
Souljah 07/Aug/11 Solo O/S


with AndiT, Gus, Simon Wilson, Smitton, Pickles
jacobjlloyd 06/Aug/11 Solo rpt
with Joe Kinsella, Jon Leighton, Harry Martin
jonleighton 06/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Aug/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 01/Aug/11 Solo O/S
Stone Muppet 31/Jul/11 Solo O/S

twice after taking wrong finish first time

Hidden 30/Jul/11 Solo O/S
AJM 30/Jul/11 Solo β

Down climbed first time, wuss that I am

La Mont 13/Jul/11 -
madasten 10/Jul/11 Solo

My first ever DWS - awesome! Immediately went down for another go :)

with Miquel
sarpedon 02/Jul/11 Solo rpt
Hidden 02/Jul/11 Solo O/S
Matt Smith 01/Jul/11 DWS O/S

At least there was something I could climb without getting a dunking.

Monkey_Alan 23/Jun/11 Solo β

First DWS. Top half only due to swell.

Sophie Nunn 23/Jun/11 Solo rpt
Sophie Nunn 23/Jun/11 Solo rpt
AlexD 23/Jun/11 Solo β
with Sophie
Amy Horton 04/Jun/11 Solo
jacobjlloyd 04/Jun/11 Solo rpt
with amy horton
dswansonlow 04/Jun/11 Solo rpt
Will Fuller 03/Jun/11 Solo β
dswansonlow 03/Jun/11 Solo rpt
feilx 26/May/11 Solo rpt
Sophie Nunn 25/May/11 Solo rpt
funsized 25/May/11 Solo rpt
tom106 25/May/11 Solo rpt
loz901 25/May/11 Solo β
sarpedon 25/May/11 Solo O/S

Warm-up climb.

La Mont 21/May/11 -
feilx 18/May/11 Solo rpt
funsized 18/May/11 Solo O/S
tom106 18/May/11 Solo O/S
jacobjlloyd 01/May/11 Solo rpt
tallginge ?/May/11 Solo
with gunny
Ben Harper 09/Apr/11 Solo β
with Felix
feilx 09/Apr/11 Solo rpt
ian d f 19/Mar/11 Solo O/S

First DWS, quite easy

with Emmanuel
Hidden ??/2011 -
Tophe ??/2011 Solo O/S

This route is incredible, I can't believe it only gets 1 star in the guidebook.

Gambit 24/Sep/10 Solo O/S
with James
Mowglee 18/Sep/10 Solo rpt
SiW 18/Sep/10 Solo
with And
Sophie Nunn 31/Aug/10 Solo
brian watson 31/Aug/10 Solo
pawelx 28/Aug/10 Solo O/S

continue up the gentle overhang on jugs, rather than escape left to join the Fr 3 route (Helix)

jelaby 28/Aug/10 Solo β
Hidden 28/Aug/10 Solo rpt
morganator 28/Aug/10 Solo O/S
with Tom Bridgeland, Blonde Tom, Andy Benson
Hidden 08/Aug/10 Solo O/S
jacobjacob 08/Aug/10 Solo O/S
felixthelion 08/Aug/10 Solo O/S

first DWS

littleluke ?/Aug/10 Solo O/S
tobydunford 31/Jul/10 Solo rpt
trev_f 28/Jul/10 Solo O/S
with Harry
staceyjg 25/Jul/10 Solo dnf

First DWS, bottled out at the side when I found some easy holds!

minaturechris 25/Jul/10 Solo O/S
staceyjgsolo 25/Jul/10 Solo dnf
RobRock84 12/Jul/10 Solo O/S
adrianjenner 11/Jul/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 10/Jul/10 Solo O/S
Ally Baba 08/Jul/10 Solo O/S

Good warm up for that area

with Tony Stone, Mcgeek
LiLaMont 03/Jul/10 Solo O/S
Ed Booth 29/Jun/10 Solo rpt
Hidden 28/Jun/10 Solo O/S
Ceridwen 27/Jun/10 Solo rpt
al99 27/Jun/10 DWS rpt
Ceridwen 26/Jun/10 Solo O/S
nutcracker 26/Jun/10 Solo
al99 26/Jun/10 DWS O/S
Hidden 13/Jun/10 Solo O/S
gnc760 05/Jun/10 Solo rpt
with James Kay
Hidden 05/Jun/10 Solo rpt
Hidden 23/May/10 Solo rpt
Hidden 23/May/10 Solo O/S
Jane Weir ??/2010 Solo O/S
dprctr 17/Oct/09 Solo O/S


Hidden 26/Sep/09 Solo O/S
tobydunford 26/Sep/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 13/Sep/09 Solo
brian watson 13/Sep/09 Solo rpt
gnc760 06/Sep/09 Solo rpt
Rose Williams 06/Sep/09 Solo O/S
Rob Laird 31/Aug/09 DWS O/S
metal arms 31/Aug/09 Solo O/S
pelvoux 31/Aug/09 Solo O/S
mr random 31/Aug/09 TR O/S
dan gibson 31/Aug/09 Solo rpt
with AJ, michael porter
liamoloughlin 29/Aug/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 23/Aug/09 Solo rpt
sparkass 22/Aug/09 Solo O/S
langar27 19/Aug/09 Solo O/S
tsyrett 19/Aug/09 Solo rpt
Hidden 16/Aug/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 09/Aug/09 Solo
Bern 08/Aug/09 Solo
Hidden 01/Aug/09 Solo rpt
Jus 04/Jul/09 Solo rpt
Hidden 21/Jun/09 Solo rpt
Hidden 21/Jun/09 Solo O/S
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 20/Jun/09 DWS rpt
Hidden 20/Jun/09 Solo
Jeronimo 16/Jun/09 Solo O/S
with Rob Canavan
jacobjlloyd 06/Jun/09 Solo O/S
with Dougie
tbs105 06/Jun/09 Solo O/S
with jake
dswansonlow 06/Jun/09 Solo O/S
with Megan Hall
gnc760 03/Jun/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 03/Jun/09 Solo RP
Tom Gadsden 14/Sep/08 TR
with Mike
Chris the Tall 13/Sep/08 Solo β

First non-traverse DWS, and then did it again

with Iain and Dave
Ed Babs 30/Aug/08 Solo O/S
clipskipper 30/Aug/08 Solo O/S

First DWS - took some time to get started, but after that no problem

dan gibson 23/Aug/08 Solo rpt
Ed Booth 17/Aug/08 Solo O/S
adrianjenner 01/Aug/08 Solo O/S
Bern 27/Jul/08 Solo rpt
Hidden 26/Jul/08 Solo O/S
richtea21 ?/Jul/08 Solo
Hidden 17/Jun/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 14/Jun/08 Solo O/S
Tom Last 14/Jun/08 Solo

Great stuff. Easy, but a bit fluttery. Bottled it onto the half height ledge on first go. Got it easily on the second. First proper high DWS.

nugski 14/Jun/08 Solo O/S

first uk deep water solo

georgecutter 14/Jun/08 Solo O/S

My first climb outdoors and it was a deep water solo ;)

with Nugget, Sash, Gilbert, Grant, Peps
Mr Tickle ?/Jun/08 Solo O/S
davenev ?/Jun/08 Solo β

Watched Luke do it first, then bottled - came back and did it :)

JonBrown ?/Jun/08 Solo O/S
with Felix
Hidden 03/May/08 Solo rpt
Castleclimber 01/Sep/07 Solo O/S
with Justin
Hidden 01/Sep/07 Solo O/S
Ram MkiV 24/Aug/07 Solo O/S
with Dan
cmsg 12/Aug/07 Solo O/S
Hidden 11/Aug/07 Solo
JDSwain 01/Aug/07 Solo O/S

First DWS

sgl0jd ?/Aug/07 Solo
btc 19/Jul/07 Solo O/S
with keith daly
Brown 16/Jul/07 Solo O/S
with Alex
Hidden ?/Jul/07 Solo
dan gibson 10/Jun/07 Solo rpt
Somerset swede basher 09/Jun/07 Solo O/S
with George, Linus and Kine
Hidden 09/Jun/07 Solo O/S
Hidden 09/Jun/07 Solo O/S
Hidden 09/Jun/07 Solo O/S
dmoir 24/May/07 Solo O/S
Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 Solo O/S
Mowglee ??/2007 Solo β
dan gibson 14/Oct/06 Solo O/S
AJ007 ?/Oct/06 Solo
Hidden 15/Sep/06 Solo O/S
Hidden 10/Sep/06 Solo
Andrew Barker ?/Sep/06 Solo O/S
with Dave Pattinson, Mike McClean
jl 29/Aug/06 Solo rpt
Hidden 26/Aug/06 Solo
Benjones45_99 24/Aug/06 Solo O/S
Hidden 23/Aug/06 Solo O/S
Hidden 08/Aug/06 Solo O/S
phsharpy 08/Aug/06 Solo O/S
with Alex, Paz, Bethan
Hidden 08/Aug/06 Solo O/S
derico ?/Aug/06 Solo β
with Bandy
dannyboy83 ?/Aug/06 Solo O/S
Hidden 30/Jul/06 Solo O/S
Dave Kerr 25/Jul/06 Solo
with Jill Kerr
whispering nic 24/Jul/06 Solo O/S
JPGR 02/Jul/06 Solo
steve taylor 02/Jul/06 Solo rpt
Hidden ?/Jul/06 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Jul/06 Solo O/S
Mowglee 11/Jun/06 Solo
Bern ??/2006 Solo O/S
feeko ??/2006 -
Neil Adams ??/2006 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2006 Solo
Bargate_Champ 26/Aug/05 Solo O/S
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 20/Aug/05 DWS O/S
Owen W-G 07/Aug/05 Solo O/S
with Max
Hidden ?/Aug/05 Solo O/S
bigie bob ?/Aug/05 Solo O/S
Mark Riley ?/Aug/05 Solo β
Bux ?/Aug/05 Solo O/S


feilx ??/2005 -
Will Gordon ?/Aug/04 Solo O/S
Will Gordon ?/Aug/04 Solo O/S

variation start with rising traverse from L to R under the overhang.

chris murnin 22/Jul/04 Solo
jl 07/Jun/04 Solo O/S
with Rachel
Richard Horn ?/Jun/04 Solo O/S
Boxy 27/Sep/03 Solo O/S
spidey 09/Aug/03 Solo
John Southworth ?/Aug/03 Solo O/S
tuftynick ?/Aug/03 Solo O/S
with Aide Jebb
simon kimber ?/Jul/03 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Jul/03 Solo
Smelly Fox 04/May/03 DWS O/S

Deep water solo.

Hidden ??/2003 -
Hidden ??/2003 Solo O/S
Hidden 01/Sep/02 Solo O/S
Hidden 26/Jul/02 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/02 Solo rpt
pezzerrr 27/Aug/01 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Jul/00 Solo
Marti999 ??/2000 Solo
Hidden ??/2000 Solo
Roget 26/Jul/98 Solo O/S
westaway ??/1998 Solo O/S
Just Another Dave ??/1997 DWS O/S
kp64zl ?/Sep/95 Solo
Cowflinger ?/Jun/95 Solo O/S
MoWalker3 14/Aug/93 Solo
Nigel Coe ??/1991 Solo
steve taylor ?/Aug/90 Solo
with Joff Cook
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