Mistaken Identity** VS 4c
[Best weather in the country, 3 kb]A nice little route on good rock and with a relatively solid finish. Climb up the left side of the black overhang and continue up the vertical, cracked wall with interest to finish on a good ledge on the right. © ROCKFAX
FA. Pete Finklaire, B.Etheridge 1976

Ticklists: Swanage A-Z, Orange Spot Swanage, SW Climbs - Swanage.

Photo: Best weather in the country © risby

PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 188 logbooks, and on 5 wishlists.

mike lawrence? - Lead - 02/Oct/14 with Metal

jasonpm - Lead - 27/Sep/14 with Simon Hockin

Mike Turner - 2nd O/S - 27/Sep/14 with Steve Culverhouse

Really good!
Cheese Monkey - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/14 with Ian M

Ian Miller - 2nd O/S - 26/Sep/14 with Ben Darby

hotfeet - 2nd - 21/Sep/14 with Jason Smeeth

joeallen28 - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/14 with Sam4242

LaMentalist - AltLd dog - 05/Sep/14 with Ed

Hidden - Lead - 31/Jul/14

Buccaneerbilly - 2nd - 24/Jul/14 with Michael Henesy

Sophie Nunn - 2nd rpt - 17/Jul/14 with Julian P

Julian Prieto - Lead rpt - 17/Jul/14 with Sophie Nunn

Luke Davies - Lead - 16/Jul/14

A great route - good holds, loads of opportunities to rest and great gear.
sonic46 - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/14 with Lee Mercer

Monkey_Alan - Lead rpt - 05/Jul/14 with James Bridger

Followed Hannah up after Lee lead. Nice route, good gear too. Did the bouldery start as opposed to stepping off the boulder.
mikehenesy - 2nd O/S - 22/Jun/14 with Lee

Dave Thompson - 2nd - 03/Jun/14 with Mark Lee

Pero - 2nd - 31/May/14

Bryan Maloney - 30/May/14

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 18/May/14

Geoffers - Lead rpt - 17/May/14 with Lauren

Headjamm - 2nd - 17/May/14 with Geoffers

Bry - Lead O/S - 04/May/14 with Caroline Ashman

Quality route for the grade. Good holds, good gear and great setting. Belay is rubbish!
clipskipper - Lead β - 04/May/14 with Davey Boy

brian watson - Lead rpt - 03/May/14 with Pete Frost

Luxulyan - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/14 with Dan Browne

Another Good route. Steep and sustained but with loads of gear and big holds. Small protruding loose block at mid-height. My partner tried to kick it off on second but it is more attached than it looks.
Big Lee - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/14 with Anna Kennedy

annak - 2nd O/S - 13/Apr/14 with Lee Harrison

Monkey_Alan - Lead rpt - 25/Jan/14 with Lawrence Dudley

nice route, good line and quite sustained climbing
CurlyStevo - Lead - 11/Jan/14 with clipskipper

kenneM - 2nd - 05/Oct/13

Hidden - Lead - 29/Sep/13

My leader found a rock to throw off. Nice climbing though the belay is a bit fo a ways back
Martin Bagshaw - 2nd O/S - 22/Sep/13 with Ian Pegg

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Sep/13

Pulled off a large block, fortunately my second had an overhang to hide under. Had to be creative with the belay as the rock was very loose.
mr random - 21/Sep/13 with Teri chan

Pulled off a large block, fortunately my second had an overhang to hide under. Had to be creative with the belay as the rock was very loose.
mr random - 21/Sep/13 with Teri chan

Hidden - Lead rpt - 11/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/13

francois - 2nd - 08/Sep/13 with Chawn

Wevcore - 2nd O/S - 27/Jul/13

WalnutHorse - 2nd - 30/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/13

Tightsgirl - Lead - 20/Apr/13 with Clare Francis

Monkey_Alan - 2nd - 26/Jan/13 with Lawrence Dudley

Lawrence Dudley - Lead - 26/Jan/13 with Alan Blanchflower

ianto - 2013

Hidden - 2013

Monkey_Alan - 2nd rpt - 07/Oct/12 with Nadine

Had major major epic after overshooting the finish and almost failing numerous times and dislodging so much rock :s my own doing! Good line and good climbing otherwise!
saz_b - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/12 with Rollo

Nearly killed by blocks from the chossy finish!
Rollo - 2nd rpt - 22/Sep/12 with Saz

Pleasant.
Sam Husband - 2nd O/S - 16/Sep/12 with Ed

Stroppy - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/12 with Sam Husband

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/Aug/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/12

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 11/Aug/12

therat - Lead - 04/Aug/12

Monkey_Alan - Lead rpt - 29/Jul/12 with Frodo Stickel

uncontrollable - 2nd rpt - 29/Jul/12 with Alan B

Julian Prieto - Lead rpt - 28/Jul/12 with Andy Combes, Ollie Dorrell

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/Jul/12

tradguy - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/12 with Rob Munday

Bisset - 2nd rpt - 05/Jul/12 with Alan Blanchflower

Monkey_Alan - Lead rpt - 05/Jul/12 with James Bisset

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Jul/12

paultaylor - Lead O/S - 21/May/12 with Stu

Geoffers - 2nd rpt - 25/Mar/12 with Jo, Tim

Ali.B - Lead O/S - 22/Mar/12 with PeterRobers

Tough
LukeyG - 20/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead rpt - 11/Mar/12

Monkey_Alan - 2nd rpt - 11/Mar/12 with Tom Thorne

Hidden - Mar/12

louby - Lead - 28/Jan/12 with Chris Burn

Second time I've done this and it still feels tough.
chris_B - 2nd - 28/Jan/12 with Lou Atkin

nice little VS but horrible belay options at top, best bet to go back to the fence posts.
manwithacam - AltLd - 21/Jan/12 with Mike R

Ian JL - 2012

Kirill - Lead O/S - 13/Nov/11 with Charles Moreton

cem - 2nd rpt - 13/Nov/11 with Kirill Spiridonov

Monkey_Alan - Lead rpt - 06/Nov/11 with Phil Belcher

Amy Kilpin - 2nd - 05/Nov/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 05/Nov/11

AlexD - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/11 with Darren

Glad I had some big gear to protect the top crack !
Ciderslider - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/11 with Rich

Briliant line. Essier than Zo Zo.
eroica64 - 2nd O/S - 24/Sep/11

jasonpm - 2nd - 31/Jul/11 with Simon Chandler

Good value for VS, or maybe I was having a bad day.
chris_B - Lead - 19/Jun/11 with Lou Atkin

matt.jj - 2nd O/S - 30/May/11

Bisset - 2nd O/S - 08/May/11 with Riz, Alan Blanchflower

Monkey_Alan - 2nd rpt - 08/May/11 with Ris Wright, James Bisset

risby - Lead rpt - 08/May/11 with James Bisset, Alan Blanchflower

Leiko Miura - 2nd - 06/May/11 with Ali Bahar

Ali.B - Lead O/S - May/11

Dave Mahon - Lead O/S - May/11 with Matt Jackson

chris ebbutt - Lead - 27/Apr/11 with Dave R.

Tightsgirl - 2nd - 09/Apr/11 with DAJ

Ali.B - Lead O/S - Apr/11

Nice route. Good big solid holds all the way.
jezb1 - 2nd - 10/Mar/11

Fun, great holds all the way, steep exit is a cheeky sting in the tail.
The Ivanator - Lead rpt - 10/Mar/11 with Jez

a very good climb
steve taylor - Lead - 06/Mar/11 with Mick Cooke, marti hallett

Marti999 - 2nd rpt - 06/Mar/11 with Steve Taylor, Mick Cooke

risby - Lead rpt - 30/Jan/11 with Alan Blanchflower, Tom Thorne

Monkey_Alan - 2nd - 30/Jan/11 with Tom Thorne, Ris Wright

Monkey_Alan - Lead rpt - 07/Nov/10 with Mark James

risby - 2nd rpt - 18/Sep/10 with Neil Weymouth, Tom Thorne

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/10

Thought this was easy for the grade. Nothing too technical, lots of gear and plenty of big jugs.
gibsond - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/10 with Andre Clarke

Another cracking route
riddle - Lead - 29/Aug/10 with Yasmina

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Aug/10

Mr Tickle - Lead rpt - 16/Aug/10 with Neal Burton

Hidden - Lead - 05/Aug/10

Tightsgirl - 2nd - 03/Jul/10 with DAJ, Clare Francis

jamespilgrim - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/10 with Mark

Phil Belcher - Lead O/S - 23/May/10 with tommy

risby - 2nd O/S - 23/May/10 with Alan Blanchflower, Anne-Marie Shepherd

Monkey_Alan - Lead rpt - 23/May/10 with Anne-Marie Shepherd, Ris Wright

tscoobydoo - 2nd - May/10 with phillip belcher

Graham Westbrook - Lead - Mar/10

couple of large wobbly blocks...take care. Nice route though
Mr Tickle - Lead O/S - 17/Jan/10 with davenev

davenev - 2nd O/S - 17/Jan/10 with luke

Monkey_Alan - 2nd rpt - 18/Oct/09 with Frodo Stickel

uncontrollable - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/09 with Alan B

Steep, sustained, delightful.
eroica64 - 2nd - 18/Oct/09

silhouette - 2nd - 15/Oct/09 with tonanf

The Ivanator - 2nd O/S - 04/Oct/09 with Stewart

DaNo123 - 2nd - 26/Sep/09 with martin

Monkey_Alan - Lead rpt - 12/Sep/09 with Max Streeton

leonjones - 2nd - 24/Aug/09 with Phil Barley

Dizz - 2nd - 09/Aug/09 with hugh

timharrison - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/09 with Jo Chia

cayteye - 2nd O/S - 02/Aug/09 with Brian Mead

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/09 with helen gibson

Monkey_Alan - 2nd rpt - 18/Jul/09 with Des Jerman

Lovely route, deserves 2 stars
Indy Nile - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/09 with Alan Blanchflower

Different Steve - Lead rpt - 12/Jul/09 with Clare

PilarMartinez - Lead β - 04/Jul/09 with MungoE2

Rollo - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/09 with Mike

MarkRyder - Lead O/S - 30/May/09 with Lee

Ceridwen - 2nd O/S - 20/May/09 with Sophie Nunn

Sophie Nunn - Lead O/S - 20/May/09

Monkey_Alan - 2nd rpt - 26/Apr/09 with Paul Stevens, Jill Stevens

TiffTiff - 2nd O/S - 10/Jan/09 with Heather

Hidden - 2009

Hidden - Lead - 28/Sep/08

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Sep/08

Tom Gadsden - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/08 with Ben Williams

Monkey_Alan - 2nd - 24/Aug/08

tobydunford - Lead rpt - 23/Aug/08 with Lisa Paling

lisapaling - 2nd β - 23/Aug/08 with Toby Dunford

mikehenesy - 2nd O/S - 30/Jul/08 with Chris Lodge

Felt alot better than the first time I climbed it.
MontyH - Lead - 11/Jun/08 with Paul Milton

JDSwain - 2nd O/S - 11/May/08 with Julian Prieto

Julian Prieto - Lead O/S - 11/May/08 with John Swain

Lloyders - Lead O/S - 10/Feb/08 with Merlin

Merlin - 2nd O/S - 10/Feb/08 with Lloyd Ayres

Hidden - 2008

Ed Babs - Lead O/S - Aug/07 with Kate

Different Steve - 2nd rpt - 05/May/07 with Simon Curtis

trevor macalonan - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/07 with Tim

Hidden - Lead - 02/Apr/07

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Apr/07

timharrison - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/07 with Seb

Had to do it again to get the gear out which Seb couldn't get first time
timharrison - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/07 with Seb

Seemed steep for entire route. Easy moves but the sustained steepness made it a little tricky
winter_burn - Lead O/S - 04/Feb/07 with andy

tobydunford - Lead O/S - 04/Feb/07 with Lisa Paling

lisapaling - 2nd - 04/Feb/07 with Toby Dunford

Andre Clarke - 2nd - 2007 with Weagie

Hidden - Lead - 05/Nov/06

Felt pretty steep, good route though.
MontyH - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/06 with Mandy and Paul

Jugtastic!
Different Steve - 2nd rpt - 23/Sep/06 with Martin Hore

Hidden - Lead - 11/Sep/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/06

givemetea - 2nd O/S - 09/Oct/05 with Craig Jenkins

feilx - 2005

Geoffers - AltLd O/S - 2005 with Simon, Tim

Hidden - 2nd - 16/May/04

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 2004

cem - 2nd - 28/Sep/03 with Rod Strachan

Hidden - Lead - 30/Aug/02

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/02

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Apr/00

Marti999 - Lead - 2000

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Jun/99

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/May/99

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Jul/98

Hidden - Lead - 10/May/98

Budge - Lead - 13/Apr/97 with Mike Oates

pezzerrr - Lead O/S - Apr/97

kp64zl - 2nd - Mar/97 with Kirsten

Approx date
Nigel Coe - Lead - 1985

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
mattprince, Simon Cahill, andyfeds, Tom Gadsden

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