11m.

Rockfax Description
A fun route up the centre of the white wall via some tempting, but at times blind, breaks. © Rockfax

FA. Steve Taylor 23.5.90 23/May/1990

Ticklists: Dancing Ledge apprenticeship, Dancing Ledge Sport Climbs.


ClimberDateStyle
Matt Harle 18/Sep Lead
with Leo Knoertzer
Mike Weatherill 03/Sep Lead rpt
Mike Weatherill 27/Aug Lead rpt
ElArt 11/Aug Lead RP
Sam4242 11/Aug Lead O/S
RockThirsty 30/Jul Lead O/S

Crimpy compared to Empty Promises but I wouldn't say more difficult. Being tall could have helped on the first break!

Mike Weatherill 29/Jul Lead rpt
SandyB 24/Jul Lead O/S
with David Berlin
Mike Weatherill 16/Jul Lead rpt
Mike Weatherill 10/Jul Lead
Eleonora 10/Jul Lead dnf
with Angi
paultaylor 08/Jul Lead rpt
Julian Prieto 21/Jun Lead O/S
tscoobydoo 21/Jun Lead O/S
tomhull 19/Jun Lead O/S
nakedave 19/Jun Lead
Mike Weatherill 18/Jun Lead rpt
aiyer 04/Jun Lead β

Needed different beta to everyone else due to height issues. Made it work in the end! :)

with Gavin
Mike Weatherill 30/May Lead rpt
Mike Weatherill 15/May Lead rpt
AJM 01/May Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Apr Lead
Hidden 10/Apr TR
Hidden 03/Apr Lead dog
Hidden 01/Apr TR β
bedmaster_3000 01/Apr TR dog
with Jonny Logan, Robert Terry
hervenuttall ?/Apr Lead O/S
with Doug
Hidden 13/Mar Lead rpt
Eleonora ??/2016 Lead
with Angi
Alex Handley 01/Nov/15 Lead β

Good fun!

with Merlin
merlin138 01/Nov/15 Lead O/S
_m.cox_ 03/Oct/15 Lead O/S
Juan S 21/Sep/15 Lead
with Wei
Dan Hostford 31/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Aug/15 2nd
Hidden 19/Jul/15 Lead rpt
Ian Bell 11/Jul/15 Lead rpt

Didn't remember I'd done this before! tricky at the bottom.

with Ben Griffiths
Laurence Everitt 06/Jul/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Jul/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Jul/15 Lead β
Jan.Hrb 28/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Ales
MontyH 24/Jun/15 Lead rpt
john lynch 11/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Lewis Andrew
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 25/May/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/May/15 Lead rpt
rachelvlc 03/May/15 Lead
with mr_cf
Gloria ?/May/15 Lead β

with all the beta

AlexD 23/Apr/15 Lead rpt
with Sophie
Sophie Nunn 23/Apr/15 Lead rpt
with Dan brown, Alex
stujamac 23/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Dan Brown, Sophie Nunn
Sam Husband 06/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Ed
Stroppy 06/Apr/15 Lead rpt
najki_2000 04/Apr/15 Lead O/S

Liked this one, technical

with Chris Rose
Hidden 24/Jan/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Jan/15 Lead rpt
Hidden 19/Jan/15 Lead rpt
ian bryant ??/2015 -
MontyH 20/Dec/14 Lead
brian watson 20/Dec/14 Lead rpt
with Andy Hobbs, Pete Frost
Hidden 11/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Sep/14 Lead
Dandan82 06/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Rich
Ian MK 28/Aug/14 Lead dog
with Anna
Anna Maykova 28/Aug/14 Lead dog
with Ian
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 23/Aug/14 Lead O/S
maybe_si 10/Aug/14 Lead O/S
tiffanykate12 06/Aug/14 2nd O/S
Dan_Carroll 21/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Mateusz
paultaylor 16/Jul/14 Lead rpt
MoWalker3 09/Jul/14 Lead dog

Greased off after not finding the best hold near the start. On the repeat to retrieve the clips, found it easy.

with Cormac
Hidden 06/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Jul/14 Lead rpt
Hidden 29/Jun/14 Lead rpt
Hidden 29/Jun/14 TR
nath_casper 08/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Greasy, greasy!!

robbo99 25/May/14 Lead O/S

Not so much as blind holds, just not many. Hard for the grade

Tru 17/May/14 Lead O/S
Sophie Nunn 16/May/14 Lead rpt
with Tom T
khalidq 05/May/14 TR O/S
Matt77 04/May/14 Lead β
with Shane
tsyrett 03/May/14 Lead O/S
islandlynx ?/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Apr/14 Lead dog
Hidden 13/Apr/14 TR dog
Hidden 13/Apr/14 TR rpt
ConstaBern 13/Apr/14 TR
TiffTiff 05/Apr/14 Lead β
with Sarp
sarpedon 05/Apr/14 Lead O/S
JLD 26/Mar/14 Lead rpt
Hidden 16/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Stroppy 15/Mar/14 Lead rpt
RKirke 15/Mar/14 Lead O/S
trev_f ?/Mar/14 Lead rpt
Hidden ?/Nov/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Sep/13 Lead rpt
gibsond 23/Jul/13 Lead rpt
with Martin Johnson
Sophie Nunn 23/Jul/13 Lead rpt
with Richard
Luxulyan 23/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Sophie
Jonathan Emett 16/Jul/13 Lead rpt
with iestyn
Hidden 31/May/13 Lead O/S
trev_f 18/May/13 Lead rpt
with Mars
derryclimbs 11/May/13 TR dog

tough for a shorty like me but loved it

Sophie Nunn 02/May/13 Lead rpt
with Drew
Jevans ?/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Apr/13 TR rpt
andrzej kierzek 14/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Tara
Stroppy 20/Mar/13 Lead dog

Kept slipping off wet holds

with Ollie Wilmot
gibsond 11/Nov/12 Lead rpt
with Drew Mulcahy, Steve Newman
Hidden 11/Nov/12 TR dog
Hidden 08/Nov/12 Lead rpt
Alex Norman 13/Oct/12 Lead β
Hidden 30/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Jobbo 16/Sep/12 Lead O/S
gibsond 16/Sep/12 Lead rpt

Clean on second attempt.

Hidden 11/Sep/12 Lead
Stuart Johnston 25/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Cat St. Claire
bpmclimb 15/Aug/12 Lead dog
with Clare
bpmclimb 15/Aug/12 TR rpt
with Clare
Huntlyfiddler 15/Aug/12 2nd
elliptic 12/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Stacy
gibsond 26/Jul/12 Lead rpt

Again took two attempts to get up. I find this difficult to read between 1st and 2nd bolts.

Hidden 21/Jul/12 Lead O/S
marcb 15/Jul/12 Lead O/S

First route of the day, it was very wet.

with Roly, James Ryan
cooperman 24/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Greg Foster
Dibdawg 16/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Dean177 16/Jun/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 31/May/12 TR
paultaylor 26/May/12 Lead O/S
with Paul R
Hidden 20/May/12 Lead O/S
pezzerrr 08/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Mar/12 Lead RP
drewish 21/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Dad
Hidden 03/Mar/12 Lead rpt
mike lawrence? 23/Feb/12 Lead
with James the Navigator
Gibbo 28/Jan/12 Lead
with Tom Gibbison
Ian Bell 22/Jan/12 Lead β
with Sean Kenny
IanMulvany 22/Jan/12 Lead β

Did it as a warm up, first route of 2012, but it was quite hard on the forearms, felt quite a pump after, it really is quite polished.

with Daniel Keller
Hidden 22/Jan/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Jan/12 Lead
PAJames ??/2012 -
RadekNowak ??/2012 Lead
ASchwirtz 25/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Gazleah 11/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with joey gilham
mrmoe17 10/Sep/11 2nd dog

scrappy start, nice finish

Hidden 28/Aug/11 Lead β
Hidden 30/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Julesthe1st 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Mike
BicepAndrews 10/Jul/11 Lead O/S
lewiz 25/Jun/11 Lead

Would be hard for shorties

mishtu 25/Jun/11 2nd
with lewiz
Sparky!!!3 21/Jun/11 Lead O/S
el_monty 19/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Sami
Sami Mandeel 19/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Col Dawg, el_monty
suds_01 17/Jun/11 AltLd
with Jackson
Monkey_Alan 16/Jun/11 Lead RP

2nd go. Slipped off first time, much easier when you know where the holds aren't.

Sophie Nunn 16/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Darrel, Alan
gibsond 16/Jun/11 Lead RP

Made a bit of a mess on the first go, but got it on the second attempt.

lozowen 10/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Justin Field
davewing 29/May/11 Lead
with Andy H
andyhurford 29/May/11 TR dog
jcook1980 24/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/May/11 Lead O/S
Jonathan Emett 21/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/May/11 TR
J5Kay 21/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/May/11 Lead O/S
L.miura 06/May/11 Lead dog
with Ali Bahar
Ali.B ?/May/11 Lead O/S
fildac ?/May/11 Lead O/S
MontyH 09/Apr/11 Lead
with Brian, pete frost
ben51234 19/Mar/11 2nd O/S
ardzeiem 13/Mar/11 Lead O/S

0.0.0

with Juian
jld579 ?/Mar/11 Lead
Sam1991 03/Feb/11 2nd β

Beta from andre. nice route.

with Dave, Tom and Andre
Hidden 30/Jan/11 Lead
Hidden 29/Jan/11 Lead dog
ian d f 15/Jan/11 Lead O/S
stevorobs3 ??/2011 Lead dog
Marcin78 ??/2011 Lead
with Matt
brian watson 24/Oct/10 Lead rpt
Gambit 26/Sep/10 Lead RP

Fell while using it as my warmup route, never very good on the warm up. Clean next time.

with James
Hidden 18/Sep/10 Lead RP
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
conorjclarke 16/Jul/10 Lead RP

first RP. very reachy crux

riddle 04/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Yasmina
Stuart Johnston ?/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Helen White
ollie1 26/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Alaina 20/Jun/10 Lead dog
with Lawrence Bird
Hidden 13/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Jun/10 Lead dog
Hidden 12/Jun/10 Lead dog
SGD 17/May/10 Lead
with Adam Fletcher
sonic46 16/May/10 TR
Hidden 03/May/10 Lead rpt
Hidden 03/May/10 Lead rpt
Ben Vieyra ??/2010 Lead O/S
Phil PBC ??/2010 -
Jane Weir ??/2010 Lead
JGW ?/Oct/09 Lead
with Tall John
Dunx 29/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Adam
eugeneth 09/Aug/09 Lead O/S

nice! Pity it was so short

with Ian
Hidden 28/Jul/09 Lead O/S
crobinson 28/Jul/09 TR
davespider ?/Jul/09 Lead
with Laura Barclay
dmoir 16/Jun/09 Lead O/S
strapless 13/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Ben
AlistairB 16/May/09 Lead O/S
with Andy Parsons
bigbobbyking 02/May/09 Lead
AndyM-LVB 04/Apr/09 Lead RP
with Nicolas Tardy
Alex More ??/2009 Lead O/S
trev_f 29/Dec/08 Lead O/S
with John Godding
metal arms 28/Dec/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Dec/08 Lead O/S
vertigo 22/Nov/08 Lead β
MarkRyder 22/Nov/08 Lead RP
with Rich
nickwhimster 25/Oct/08 Lead O/S
Matt Shepherd 16/Oct/08 Lead RP
London Luke ?/Jul/08 Lead O/S
Monk 25/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Mandy
marceli 16/Jun/08 Lead dog
with majkel
Marti999 18/May/08 Lead rpt
with Harry Massey
superturbo 04/Apr/08 2nd
Ugly Kid Jo 22/Mar/08 2nd
with Skinny
Hidden 22/Mar/08 Lead
MontyH 01/Mar/08 Lead
with pete frost
Neil Adams 27/Jan/08 Lead dog
with Andy N
Hidden ??/2008 Lead β
Ed Babs 30/Dec/07 Lead O/S
with Kate
rubben 04/Nov/07 Lead O/S
Jon_Warner 23/Sep/07 Lead RP

Great sustained moves, the hardest bit is reading the line.

with Jonny
Hidden 22/Sep/07 Lead O/S
chris sm 15/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with Pippa Froggatt
djking1983 12/Sep/07 Lead
with Barry Rood
AJ007 ?/Sep/07 Lead
Hidden 12/Aug/07 Lead
sgl0jd ?/Aug/07 Lead
JPGR 08/Jul/07 Lead O/S
with Yvette
Hidden 19/May/07 Lead O/S
MontyH 07/May/07 Lead rpt
with Paul Milton
Hidden 25/Mar/07 Lead O/S
tobydunford 11/Mar/07 Lead rpt
tobydunford 21/Jan/07 Lead dog
Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 Lead
bigie bob 16/Dec/06 Lead O/S
feeko ?/Dec/06 Lead O/S
MontyH 04/Sep/06 Lead dog
with Paul Milton
Hidden 21/Aug/06 Lead O/S
Richard Horn 11/Jun/06 Lead O/S
dan gibson 27/May/06 Lead O/S
with eddie church
maybe_si 09/Apr/06 Lead dog
with Alex
Oddjob 09/Apr/06 Lead dog
with Simon
aged_ape ?/Apr/06 Lead β
with Nige T
clipskipper ??/2006 Lead rpt
with armchair climbing
Marti999 ??/2006 Lead
Scott N ??/2006 Lead O/S
petebale2000 13/Aug/05 Lead RP
chrisbevins ??/2005 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Apr/04 Lead rpt
clive-greenwood 30/Oct/03 Lead O/S
with CMC
dannyboy83 ?/Jun/03 Lead O/S
with Chris Havill
mikeshewring 17/Apr/03 Lead
cem 03/Aug/02 Lead dog
Hidden 05/Jun/02 Lead O/S
lost.arrow 26/May/01 Lead
with Paul Palfreyman
Rockclimber67 01/Feb/01 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Apr/00 Lead O/S
NickP ??/2000 -
Hidden 07/May/99 Lead O/S
migs493 22/Mar/98 Lead O/S
Guy ??/1998 -
Mark Kemball 22/Aug/96 Lead O/S
with Lee Bartrop
Scott McRae 13/Jul/96 Lead rpt
with Steve Lucas
Hidden ??/1996 Lead
Scott McRae 15/Jul/95 2nd O/S
with Steve Lucas
Bruce Kerr 08/Apr/95 Lead
with George MacIntyre, Keith Turton
Roget 02/Apr/95 Lead O/S
with jon
Hidden 18/Mar/95 Lead O/S
rob.grafton 04/Mar/95 2nd
with Bruce
steve taylor ??/1995 Lead
Nigel Coe ??/1995 -

Approx date

tracyclimber 04/Dec/94 TR

First bolted climb, first time at Swanage. With Martin McCloughlin

r0b 27/Nov/94 Lead O/S
with Andy Jefferies
Hidden 27/Jul/94 Lead
Ezy Ryder ??/1993 Lead RP
Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Matthew Davies, lukepearce, Hidden, Warren Earle
Voting
High 6b
Mid 6b
Low 6b
High 6a+
Mid 6a+
Low 6a+
High 6a
Mid 6a
Low 6a
Votes cast 40
Votes cast 27
Style of ascent
Lead
Toproped
Followed
Alt Leads
Not Set
Onsighted
Repeated
Dogged
Flashed (β)
Redpoint
DNF
Not Set