Rockfax Description
S1. One of the best 7cs around. Good moves on large holds leading to a powerful crux at the lip. It is a popular route to attempt to solo. © Rockfax

FA. Pete Oxley 23.10.87 23/Oct/1987

Ticklists: Classic UK F7s, ROCKFAX Dorset 2012: Graded Sport List, Hard water, Dorset weekender, A lifetimes worth of inspiration.

willsm11 18/Aug DWS O/S

Bottom third felt scary at low tide!

with Frances
feilx 04/Jul DWS dnf
feilx 03/Jul DWS dnf
brices 24/Aug/14 DWS dnf
BenNorman 24/Aug/14 Solo dnf

Came off 3 moves from the top on the flash, amazing route, if only I had a little fitness. Back for this soon!! 4*

westyb3 23/Aug/14 Solo β
with Cailean Harker, Gav Symonds
NDD 23/Aug/14 Solo β
with Mike Watson, sam harvie
brices 23/Aug/14 DWS dnf
Perryman 26/Jul/14 Solo dnf
feilx 09/Apr/14 Solo dnf
quiffhanger 01/Sep/13 Solo RP

Woooohooooo! So psyched to finally get on this after a few false starts. 2nd "proper go" after dropping the top crux first time round. Scary S3 middle section tamed a little by Gav's beta.

_m.cox_ 01/Sep/13 Solo dnf

2 attempts, fell from the top on my best go.

Cailean Harker 01/Jun/13 Solo β

Happy to flash this. Team psych was so high with such a strong team. 8 ascents in under an hour, many of them flashes. Big holds all the way tot he last move then a stern pull to finish.

Gus 01/Jun/13 Solo

Totally amazing, fell off the last move 2 years ago, smashed it in first try this time with amazing strong team psyche! Waddage!

with bob hickish, simon "the horse" wilson
feeko ??/2013 -
rustaldo 01/Jul/12 Solo dnf


alaan 02/Aug/11 Solo dnf

Phew. Took 6 falls getting to and from the crux - no chalked holds whatsoever made this an entertaining, somewhat draining series of attempts. Absolutely amazing climbing. Will be back.

feilx 03/Jun/11 Solo dnf
feilx 18/Aug/10 Solo rpt
feilx 11/Aug/10 Solo dnf
Mike Goldthorp 04/Aug/10 Solo RP

2nd go, awesome! Got loads of good beta from Felix and fell from the very top moves on the flash, WILD! Had a look at the top holds from the top and jusssst made it next go. So psyched for DWS!

feilx 04/Aug/10 Solo RP
feilx 28/Jul/10 Solo dnf
feilx 26/Jun/10 Solo dnf
feilx 25/Jun/10 Solo dnf
feilx 23/Jun/10 Solo dnf
La Mont 19/Jun/10 Solo β
feilx 17/Jun/10 Solo dnf

2 more moves

feilx 15/Jun/10 Solo dnf
feilx 08/Jul/09 Solo dnf
bigie bob 26/Jun/08 Solo RP
Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
Boy ??/2006 -
Hidden ?/Aug/05 Lead RP
shark 07/May/05 Lead dnf

Due to a short rope and combined inexperience (50yrs?) ended up being lowered into the drink

Mike Owen 31/May/95 Lead O/S
with Elaine Owen
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