Red Rain*** 6c+
[Ben Sutton on Red Rain (F6c), Winspit Quarry, 2 kb]20m.

Rockfax Description
A great route - nicely sustained and varied - that features a tricky no-hands rest and, near the top, one of the best finger locks around. © ROCKFAX

FA. Pete Oxley 3.1.88 03/Jan/1988

Ticklists: Dorset Sport Climbs A-Z, ROCKFAX Dorset 2012: Graded Sport List, Winspit apprenticeship, SW Climbs - Swanage, Winspit Sport Climbs.

Photo: Ben Sutton on Red Rain (F6c), Winspit Quarry © Ben Sutton
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This climb is in 202 logbooks, and on 13 wishlists.

Have been up to third bolt previously, beta flash the rest today. Feels run out between 2nd and 3rd bolt, but rest is lovely.
sam.sam.sam.ferguson - Lead β - 23/Jul/15 with Sami Mandeel, Rich Fox

el_monty - Lead RP - 23/Jul/15 with Sami, sam ferguson

Awesome route, and great for learning a few technical tricks on! - I think if it wasn't for the no-hander (which is exactly where you need it!) it would definitely be a 7a...
TomJ - Lead RP - 19/Jul/15 with Kuan

Sami Mandeel - 2nd dog - 14/Jul/15 with el_monty

etrillaud - Lead dnf - 21/Jun/15

chris_woodsy - Lead RP - 20/Jun/15

Hidden - Lead RP - 20/Jun/15

Matt.c.Warner - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/15

Missed the mid-height rest, but it still wasn't too bad
ian d f - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/15 with Adam, Richard J

Hidden - Lead dog - 27/May/15

Hidden - Lead dog - 27/May/15

goi.ashmore - Lead RP - 27/May/15 with Alice Howe

Accidentally started this thinking it was So Naughty (5a), got to the first clip!
Jamie Everitt - Lead dnf - 10/May/15 with Ashley Long, Rob Edwards, Tessa Wiggens

Hidden - Lead dog - 03/May/15

Was a lot harder than I had remembered?
JUSTADUDE - Lead dog - 20/Apr/15 with Shane

paultaylor - Lead dog - 20/Apr/15 with Will I Am

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/15

Hidden - TR dnf - 12/Apr/15

Great route, the climbing is so varied, it's taken me a while to get this one and finally got it on my 4th attempt today which made it even better.
tsyrett - Lead RP - 06/Apr/15

rachelvlc - 2nd - 05/Apr/15

anthony henry - Lead rpt - 05/Apr/15 with Ali

mr_cf - Lead dog - 05/Apr/15

samparsons - Lead dog - 21/Mar/15

CristinaB - TR dog - 18/Jan/15

Hidden - Lead dog - 18/Jan/15

tsyrett - Lead dog - 06/Dec/14

Tricky to find a comfortable rest after the third bolt
tsyrett - TR RP - 06/Dec/14

Lots of rests, no one mega hard move, but full on.
jezb1 - 2nd - 05/Dec/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Nov/14

josh Bamsey - Lead RP - 20/Sep/14

jacobjlloyd - Lead RP - 14/Sep/14 with Peach

Hidden - Lead dog - 10/Sep/14

philhaigh - 2nd O/S - 05/Sep/14 with Mike Gubbins, Barry Kerslake, Mike Hawkins, Jane Weir, Gem Minihan, Natalie Haigh

philhaigh - Lead RP - 05/Sep/14 with Mike Gubbins, Barry Kerslake, Jane Weir, Gem Minihan, Natalie Haigh

Barry Kerslake - Lead RP - 05/Sep/14 with Gem

Gem Minihan - TR dog - 05/Sep/14 with Jane Weir, Mike Gubbins, Barry Kerslake, Nat Haigh, Phil Haigh

Gem Minihan - TR dnf - 30/Aug/14 with Barry Kerslake

robbo99 - Lead dog - 30/Aug/14 with Jonathan, Bertrand Liger, Tim Ellerton

Almost made it to the no hands rest. Hard climbing
robbo99 - TR dog - 30/Aug/14 with Jonathan, Bertrand Liger, Tim Ellerton

Acoustic_Olly - Lead RP - 18/Aug/14

Did it at the end of the day, took a fall the first time. Did it a second time and got it clean! Favorite route of the day, will come back and lead =]
JUSTADUDE - TR β - 20/Jul/14

Rory Bascombe - Lead RP - 16/Jul/14 with Dad

RFWilkie - Lead RP - 13/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead dog - 12/Jul/14

timharrison - TR dog - 07/Jul/14 with Matt Carwardine

Andy Smallwood - Lead β - 03/Jul/14

anthony henry - Lead RP - 02/Jul/14

Top route, the 'rest' is pretty killer for the left foot but think it will go when feeling stronger.
Alex Hallam - TR dog - 14/Jun/14 with Matt Rust

Really good route, fell off just short of the rest which was a shame. First half is probably tougher than the top, just need to make full use of the rest.
rustaldo - Lead RP - 14/Jun/14 with Alex

Again, lovely climb. Has it all. Need to man up and gain some stamina. Will be back until I get this !
andyman666999 - Lead dog - Jun/14 with Cathryn Johnson

nath_casper - Lead RP - 18/May/14 with Montse Shelb

paultaylor - Lead rpt - 06/May/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/May/14

Edit 16/04/2015: Came back! Tried after a whole day of trad... rock was dry but I still couldn't do it. Got a bit further than last time though! *** Bit damp and at the end of the session meant I didn't reach the chains... great route though, will be coming back!
mishabruml - TR dnf - 22/Apr/14 with Matt King

Shane Willis - Lead O/S - 2014

Hidden - Lead dog - 2014

Grandmaster Flash - Lead RP - 2014

Hidden - Lead RP - 25/Nov/13

paultaylor - Lead rpt - 10/Nov/13 with Tom P

Tried for the o/s as a warmup. Reversed the start 3 times. 2nd attempt was pumped at the pinch prior to the rest. Felt a lot easier. Great, varied climbing will be back when daylight lasts longer.
andyman666999 - Lead dog - 09/Nov/13 with Martin

3 goes and nearly had it. Beaten by pump. Many ways to do the crux but none easy!
Cheese Monkey - Lead dog - 02/Nov/13 with Ian M

Jay81 - Lead RP - 20/Sep/13 with Paul

Second try tonight.
Monkey_Alan - Lead RP - 12/Sep/13 with Sophie Nunn

Really is the best finger-lock in the world - totally saved me when my foot slipped!
AlexD - Lead RP - 10/Sep/13 with Monkey Alan

Worked out the crux, then messed up clipping the third bolt. Much faffing led to being too pumped and had to rest on the bolts.
Monkey_Alan - Lead dog - 10/Sep/13 with Alex Dennis

AlexD - Lead dog - 30/Aug/13 with Ed

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead rpt - 06/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/13

Good route. One to come back to clean.
Jon_Warner - Lead dog - 03/Aug/13 with Jenni

Hidden - 2nd β - 03/Aug/13

LucasHarazin - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/13

First RP, tricky.
Tom Livingstone - Lead RP - 31/Jul/13 with Dan Lane

Didn't feel to hard, certainly doable with a couple more goes.
Dan Lane - TR dog - 31/Jul/13 with Tom Livingstone

Luxulyan - Lead RP - 19/Jul/13 with Martin, Sophie

chakrit - Lead rpt - 07/Jul/13

Luxulyan - Lead dog - 03/Jul/13 with Alan

marcb - TR dog - 30/Jun/13 with Ed Ratcliffe, Martin Evans

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/May/13

cymjt - 2013

Went back and put this to rest. Steady if you use the rest. Great route!
drewish - Lead RP - 06/Nov/12

martin one - TR dog - 27/Oct/12 with joel

Hidden - Lead rpt - 21/Oct/12

Hidden - Lead dog - 21/Oct/12

Hidden - Lead rpt - 21/Oct/12

Blew the o/s - flash pump ahoy! Got it clean straight after on top rope.
drewish - Lead dog - 13/Oct/12

Hidden - TR dog - 22/Sep/12

Hidden - Lead RP - 28/Aug/12

Need to get stronger to lead this route - don't feel comfortable at the start or the middle.
gibsond - TR dog - 28/Aug/12 with James Bisset

GPN - Lead - 25/Aug/12 with Annette

Dibdawg - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/12 with Wayne Gaudin, Dean Merchant

Dean177 - Lead dog - 08/Aug/12 with Wayne Gaudin, Alan Dibben

Curly Rich - TR dog - 28/Jul/12 with Carlos

2nd go. much easier when you know which holds are good!
Jonathan Emett - Lead RP - 01/Jul/12 with Paul

Hidden - TR dog - 01/Jul/12

Second go. Fab, technical climbing
cooperman - Lead RP - 26/Jun/12 with Greg Foster

Stuart Johnston - Lead dog - 24/Jun/12 with Ian, Daniel Tipton

Hidden - Lead dnf - 02/Jun/12

Hidden - Lead β - 31/May/12

Monkey_Alan - TR dog - 15/May/12 with James Bisset

best route of the lot!
matt_read - Lead dog - 13/May/12 with Edd Southwood

paultaylor - Lead β - 13/May/12 with maffer the faffer

3x. Still not worked out how to get through the crux.
Monkey_Alan - TR dog - 01/May/12 with Darrell Gibson, James Bisset

Last route of the night. Think I was pulled up lots of it, but did get to the top.
gibsond - TR dog - 01/May/12 with Alan Blanchflower

Really nice sustained and technical route!
Justin T - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/12

2nd attempt, 3rd bolt felt airy on OS.
Kevster - Lead RP - 15/Apr/12

Graham Westbrook - Lead RP - 13/Apr/12

Toby Dunn - Lead O/S - 18/Mar/12 with Alex Dennis, Sophie Nunn

nath_casper - Lead dog - 07/Jan/12 with Adam A Wheeler, Montse Shelb

Thinker01 - Lead dog - 03/Dec/11 with Kev Stott

Thinker01 - TR RP - 03/Dec/11 with Kev Stott

nath_casper - Lead dog - 20/Nov/11 with Montse Shelb

Hidden - TR dog - 29/Sep/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Sep/11

Chris_barr - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/11 with Theo, Bob

Hidden - Lead RP - 07/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/11

Sophie Nunn - TR rpt - 26/Jul/11 with James Bisset

Sophie Nunn - Lead RP - 26/Jul/11 with James Bisset

keithpeck - Lead RP - 12/Jul/11 with James Andrews

BicepAndrews - Lead RP - 12/Jul/11 with Keith Peck

Linc - Lead rpt - 03/Jul/11

j miller - Lead - Jul/11

Sophie Nunn - Lead dog - 14/Jun/11 with Brian

brian watson - TR dog - 14/Jun/11 with Sophie Nunn

Linc - Lead RP - 01/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead RP - 29/May/11

ASchwirtz - Lead dog - 29/May/11 with Claire Duffield

Got cold before and did not get started really.
gibsond - TR dnf - 10/May/11 with James Bisset

Hidden - Lead dog - 10/May/11

Hidden - TR RP - 10/May/11

Hidden - TR dnf - 05/May/11

Monkey_Alan - TR dog - 05/May/11 with James Bisset

Sophie Nunn - TR dog - 05/May/11 with Alex

AlexD - Lead dog - 05/May/11 with Sophie

JonBrown - Lead dog - 09/Apr/11 with Murray

Hidden - Lead RP - 06/Apr/11

a poss red point one day when i'm stronger - did all the moves but not enough stamina to link them
cayteye - TR dog - 02/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead dog - 25/Mar/11

Hidden - TR rpt - 25/Mar/11

London Luke - Lead - 26/Sep/10

Hidden - TR dog - 12/Sep/10

Dandan82 - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/10 with si lincoln

timharrison - Lead RP - 06/Jul/10 with Jo Chia

timharrison - Lead dog - 30/Jun/10 with Rob Tearle

thomasmouse - Lead dog - 25/Jun/10

timharrison - Lead dnf - 12/Jun/10 with Jo Chia

sam.sam.sam.ferguson - Lead dnf - 25/May/10

i didn't manage to find the no hands rest or the bloody fingerlock... i was excited too. easy climbing, just pumpy and must get your hands in the right order through the crux
mark_wellin - Lead rpt - 14/May/10

uncontrollable - TR dog - 13/May/10 with roped solo

Hidden - Lead rpt - 09/May/10

tom106 - Lead - 26/Apr/10 with mike robbins

crispygts - 2010

JonS - Lead RP - 22/Dec/09

dswansonlow - Lead dnf - 28/Nov/09 with John Brown

timharrison - TR dog - 31/Oct/09 with Richy, Iain Moodie, Seb, Trevor Macalonan

timharrison - Lead dog - 31/Oct/09 with Richy, Iain Moodie, Seb, Trevor Macalonan

Hidden - Lead rpt - 31/Oct/09

tobydunford - Lead rpt - 18/Oct/09 with Charlie

Warren Earle - TR dog - 17/Sep/09 with Javi

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/09

Hidden - Lead rpt - 16/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead dog - 04/Jul/09

dmoir - Lead RP - 06/Jun/09 with Andy Lamont

tobydunford - Lead dog - 10/May/09 with Charlie

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/09

Hidden - 2009

riddle - Lead dog - 16/Nov/08

trevor macalonan - Lead dnf - 31/Oct/08 with Richy

sam_cox - Lead β - Oct/08

Ed Babs - Lead RP - 08/Aug/08 with Harry

brian watson - Lead RP - Aug/08 with scott titt

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/08

tobydunford - Lead dog - 26/May/08 with Lisa Paling

JPGR - Lead O/S - 08/May/08 with Steve

Richard Horn - Lead RP - 20/Apr/08

Hidden - Lead rpt - 30/Mar/08

Docent - Lead O/S - 12/Jan/08 with stecu

Hidden - Lead rpt - 04/Nov/07

Oliver Sherman - Lead RP - 07/Oct/07 with Dave Thompson

jchenoweth - TR dog - 30/Sep/07 with Alfie

Hidden - Lead dog - 04/Aug/07

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/07 with Dave Moir

nice route
hippo99 - Lead RP - May/07

Hidden - 2007

Hidden - 2007

bigie bob - Lead RP - 16/Sep/06

Hidden - 2nd dog - 10/Jun/06

dan gibson - Lead O/S - Feb/06 with eddie church

Rob Kennard - 2006

feeko - 2006

Marti999 - Lead - 2006

Hidden - Lead dnf - 2006

Hidden - 2005

shoulders - Lead - 11/Apr/04 with maria, mart, chrisevans, dai

Roget - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/98 with jon

kp64zl - TR - Mar/97

rob.grafton - 2nd dnf - 10/Jun/96 with Bruce

Mark Kemball - Lead dog - 23/Jul/95 with Lee Bartrop

Bruce Kerr - Lead - 12/Apr/95 with Perric Crellin

steve taylor - Lead - 1995

FA, trad, 2 rest points
Nigel Coe - 2nd dog - 03/Jan/88 with Tim Dunsby

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