Rockfax Description
A good pitch that features a couple of technical moves - beware this line sees a significant number of failures. Climb straight up past a flake to a tricky mantel finish. This line includes sections of an old trad line Commander Cody and the Lost Planet Airmen. © Rockfax

FA. Brian Tilley 7.1.88. This line includes sections of Commander Cody and the Lost Planet Airmen. 07/Jan/1988

Ticklists: Dancing Ledge Sport Climbs.

merlin138 31/Oct Lead β
CRiddiford 27/Aug Lead O/S
with Jem
Marti999 05/Aug Lead rpt
with Ben Hallett
Ranaz 02/Aug Lead β
Hidden 19/Jul Lead rpt
bede.west 10/Jul Lead G/U

er how about 6b even if only one move of 6b.... hrmph!

sam.sam.sam.ferguson 05/Jul Lead rpt
with Steph
RKirke 05/Jul Lead O/S
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 09/Jun Lead rpt
with Alan, Sophie, Chris Weedon, Drew, Steph
hervenuttall ?/Jun Lead O/S
with calum
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 24/May Lead rpt
el_monty 24/May Lead rpt
with Steph, sam ferguson
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 21/May Lead rpt
with Steph
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 20/May Lead rpt
with Jerome
Hidden 20/May Lead dnf
Ian Bell 17/May Lead dog

tricky at the top

with Tania T
Ian Bell 17/May TR β

2nd time for warm up

Hidden 03/May Lead O/S
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 13/Apr Lead rpt
Hidden 13/Apr TR O/S
tsyrett 11/Apr Lead RP

Couldn't find the crimps for the mantel on the first attempt. sent it second go

BRoe ?/Apr Lead O/S
with Seamus, Will Lord, Millard, DanG
MontyH 21/Feb Lead dog
with lee lander and Paul Milton
suds_01 ??/2015 -
brian watson 04/Oct/14 Lead rpt
with Pete Frost
Scotsken 19/Aug/14 -
with Jamie Evans
Hidden 23/Jul/14 TR rpt
Javis 23/Jul/14 Lead O/S

If you use the piton, it helps psychologically.

Javis 23/Jul/14 Lead O/S
will_benfold 15/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Caroline Culwick
ASchwirtz 06/Jul/14 Lead O/S
richardashe 06/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Jun/14 Lead O/S
RobRocks 25/May/14 Lead dnf
with Alex Chestnutt
khalidq 05/May/14 TR dog
Matt77 04/May/14 Lead RP
with Shane
Hidden 03/May/14 Lead RP
islandlynx ?/May/14 Lead β
Hidden 16/Mar/14 Lead dog
Hidden 08/Mar/14 TR O/S
lday 08/Mar/14 Lead O/S
TiffTiff 22/Feb/14 Lead rpt
with Jen Durden, Phil
brian watson 28/Dec/13 Lead dog
with Pete Frost
MontyH 28/Dec/13 TR
with Paul Milton
dmoir 23/Aug/13 Lead RP
with Oli
Oli 23/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with D-Dawg
Luxulyan 15/Aug/13 Lead rpt
with Sophie
Sophie Nunn 15/Aug/13 TR dog
with Richard
Hidden 09/Jul/13 Lead O/S
jrccrosby 15/Jun/13 Lead

had to take

Theeni 15/Jun/13 Lead
with Joseph
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 31/Mar/13 Lead O/S
with Steph
Steph Roberts 31/Mar/13 Lead dog
with Sam
DorsetGareth 02/Feb/13 Lead dog

Came off complete with block. Note to self - don't flake rope beneath route!

with Chris S
Hidden 11/Nov/12 TR dog
drewish 13/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Sep/12 Lead rpt
Tangerine_Kingdom 01/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Witold
gibsond 30/Aug/12 Lead rpt
saraguti 25/Aug/12 Lead dog

hard reading the moves and pumpy for a first route. Good technical and exciting top.

with chris, ania
bpmclimb 12/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Clare
Dibdawg 11/Aug/12 Lead β
joedoherty 19/Jul/12 Lead dnf

Got to last hold fell off!

with Rosemary Harrison
mattprince 19/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Luxulyan ?/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Kev Brown, Tom Murrell
Andy Peak 1 17/Jun/12 Lead
Dean177 16/Jun/12 -
gibsond 14/Jun/12 Lead RP

Poor route finding at the top meant I hung around too long and blew my arms. As soon at I clipped the piton and hung on the rope I found the hold at the top. Got it clean second go and felt fairly easy.

Hidden 14/Jun/12 Lead RP
TiffTiff 23/May/12 Lead O/S
with Tom
marcb 20/May/12 Lead O/S

Fun climbing (5+/6a) to the piton. The top isn't as bad, you jut really have to trust it!

Hidden 03/Mar/12 Lead rpt
mike lawrence? 23/Feb/12 2nd
with James the Navigator
givemetea 02/Oct/11 Lead RP


BicepAndrews 24/Sep/11 Lead rpt
Hidden 07/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Monkey_Alan 06/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Aug/11 Lead β
Hidden 30/Jul/11 Lead O/S
BicepAndrews 01/Jul/11 Lead O/S
lewiz 25/Jun/11 Lead dog

Freaky run out at top. Rested then committed to the move. Hard F6a+ for runout.

mishtu 25/Jun/11 2nd
with lewiz
Sami Mandeel 24/Jun/11 Lead O/S
el_monty 24/Jun/11 Lead β
with Sami
bigie bob 22/Jun/11 Lead O/S
lozowen 10/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Justin Field
jcook1980 08/Jun/11 Lead
Hidden 22/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/May/11 TR
jchenoweth 10/Apr/11 Lead rpt
with Marc
Marc-G 10/Apr/11 2nd dog

Top move still evades me, can't reach the niceish crimp...

Hidden 26/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Marcin78 ?/Oct/10 Lead
with Paul Ingate
sammycolon 27/Sep/10 -
monsteratt 28/Aug/10 Lead O/S

tricky reachy moves between breaks

with Jess and Guy
Chris J Houston 20/Jul/10 Lead β
with martha
Chris J Houston 20/Jul/10 Lead β
with martha
Chris J Houston 20/Jul/10 Lead β
with martha
Chris J Houston 20/Jul/10 Lead β
with martha
Hidden 06/Jul/10 Lead
riddle 04/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Yasmina
jamespilgrim 22/Jun/10 Lead dog

Much easier when you know where the little flake is near the lower off...

with Mark
Laurence Everitt 20/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Lawrence Bird 20/Jun/10 2nd
katiep 19/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Ceri, Robin Head
Ceridwen 19/Jun/10 Lead rpt
with Robin Head, Katy Preston
Robin Head 19/Jun/10 Lead dnf
with Katie
Hidden 12/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Jun/10 2nd
Hidden ?/Jun/10 Lead
sam_cox 20/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Apr/10 Lead dog
Jack Hooley 24/Apr/10 Lead
brian watson 02/Jan/10 Lead rpt
Jane Weir ??/2010 Lead
funsized 26/Sep/09 Lead O/S

Thin but fun finish

garywong 04/Jul/09 Lead β

Struggled with the last move and came down. Did it cleanly without much trouble after advice from Patrick.

mark89 16/Jun/09 Lead RP
SGD 22/May/09 Lead
with Tom Relf
Hidden 03/May/09 Lead O/S
andy dunn 03/May/09 Lead RP

cleaned after backing off the 1st attempt...

with J
Hidden 25/Mar/09 Lead rpt
jacobjlloyd ?/Feb/09 Lead β
Alex More ??/2009 Lead O/S
trev_f 29/Dec/08 Lead RP

was a complete wuss reaching the lower off and took a couple of falls onto the old peg - seemed bomber

with John Godding
MarkRyder 14/Dec/08 Lead RP
with Rich
vertigo 14/Dec/08 Lead RP
Hidden 21/Jun/08 Lead dnf
marceli 16/Jun/08 Lead RP
with majkel
garburn 10/May/08 Lead RP

the top out is definitely the hardest part

with Neil Abraham
Hidden 02/Mar/08 Lead O/S
mark_wellin ??/2008 Lead
chris sm 15/Sep/07 Lead dnf
with Pippa Froggatt
sgl0jd ?/Aug/07 Lead
Hidden 14/Jul/07 Lead dog
Richard Horn 19/May/07 Lead O/S
MontyH 12/May/07 Lead O/S
with brian and lee
Hidden 12/May/07 TR
clipskipper 09/Apr/07 Lead β

Mantle not as intimidating as I remember it, I didn't have the nerve for it last time.

with armchair climbing
tobydunford 04/Feb/07 Lead O/S
Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 -
Rebecca Buckenham 29/Oct/06 TR dog
with Andre
jchenoweth 29/Oct/06 2nd O/S
with James and Matt
Hidden 10/Sep/06 Lead dog
timharrison 30/Aug/06 Lead dnf

Exhausted, (genuinely)

with Abi Marchent
timharrison 30/Aug/06 TR dnf

completely exhausted

with Abi Marchent
JonBray 25/Aug/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Jun/06 TR
Hidden 11/Jun/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Jun/06 2nd dog
Hidden 26/Apr/06 Lead RP
Ed Babs ?/Apr/06 Lead O/S
feeko ??/2006 -
Marti999 ??/2006 Lead
Dorset ??/2006 TR
Rokmunky ?/Jul/05 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2005 -
chrisbevins ??/2005 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Apr/04 Lead O/S
dannyboy83 ?/Jun/03 Lead O/S
with Chris Havill
lost.arrow 26/May/01 Lead
with Paul Palfreyman
andybenham ??/2001 -
Hidden 29/Dec/99 Lead O/S
Roget 28/Jul/98 Lead O/S
with jon
Mark Kemball 22/Aug/96 Lead O/S
with Lee Bartrop
Scott McRae 15/Jul/95 Lead dog
with Steve Lucas
Didymus 12/Jan/95 Lead dog
with Marcus
Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hidden, jamespilgrim, nublet, Warren Earle
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Style of ascent
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