Tide Rising** 7b+
[Adam Mulholland on 'Tide Rising' 7b+, Brean Down., 3 kb]

Rockfax Description
Hard and fingery wall-climbing that is at the top of the grade. Start just right of the diagonal crack of Chepito.
Take the wall to the break and the high first bolt. Make some fingery moves to larger holds and then climb with increasing difficulty to a final easing on the top wall. © ROCKFAX

UKC Logbook Description
Generally thought to be F7c now

F Haden, G A Jenkin, E Heslam 23/Apr/1995

Ticklists: The road to 8a, West Country Climbs.

Photo: Adam Mulholland on 'Tide Rising' 7b+, Brean Down. © _m.cox_
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This climb is in 222 logbooks, and on 17 wishlists.

Managed the lower section but can't piece together the upper section over on the slabby upper- hard! But good to try something well out of my comfort zone
vickydavies - 2nd - 01/Oct/15 with Helen Gardiner

Trisha Murphy - TR - 27/Aug/15 with Sam Robinson

2nd go. Good fun!
climbomaniac - Lead RP - 16/Aug/15

Dean177 - Lead dog - 18/Jul/15 with Ana

Laurence Everitt - Lead dog - 06/Jun/15 with Shaggy

With clipstick trying moves ... hard!
Dizz - TR dog - 23/May/15 with zof

Hidden - 2nd dog - May/15

Hidden - Lead RP - 12/Apr/15

Hidden - Lead dog - 22/Mar/15

Nathan Chrismas - TR dog - 08/Mar/15 with Lucas, Nancy Jones, Justin Timms

Hidden - Lead RP - 08/Mar/15

Love this route! Felt really good on last go, then my foot poped. Next time.
Ben Russell - Lead dnf - 04/Mar/15 with Jacob Straw

Hidden - Lead dnf - 04/Mar/15

Sarah Black - Lead dog - 21/Feb/15 with Paul Black

just one more - Lead dog - 20/Jan/15 with rich UKC vertigo

After many tries, still shut down trying to move up from the slippy unpositive left hand pinch on the crux to the high right hand sidepull. Maybe I am trying to do it the wrong way. Or maybe I just need to get better at that move.
ericinbristol - TR dnf - 11/Jan/15 with Adam (adlamixion)

Desperate. Hard, nasty moves.
shark - Lead dog - 02/Jan/15 with Tom

Hidden - Lead β - 28/Dec/14

rhoslynfrugtniet - Lead RP - 12/Dec/14 with gavla, dan dyson

7b+ on the nose for me. Really good route but could just as easily be a boulder problem.
lewiz - Lead RP - 06/Dec/14 with Radek

Hidden - Lead - Dec/14

got it! second go of the day after falling after the crux first
hankyc - Lead RP - 28/Nov/14

Hidden - Lead β - 22/Nov/14

Good route but harder than Chulilla
Sarah Black - Lead dog - 22/Nov/14 with Paul Black

pumpy. lovely stuff though
anthony henry - Lead RP - 16/Nov/14 with Andy, Ali

Andy Smallwood - Lead dnf - 16/Nov/14

Almost did it in two sections but pulled off a crux foothold moving right and up after the reachy right hand crux. It still goes but makes this ever so slightly more difficult. Pretty sure this is not 7c as I've seen in some places.
lewiz - Lead dog - 09/Nov/14 with Radek

Great power endurance route! The best route in brean
Llinos C - Lead RP - 18/Oct/14 with Simon Brice

Hidden - Lead dnf - 04/Oct/14

Found crux pretty hard, very hot today also but lovely time at the seaside
hankyc - Lead dog - 03/Oct/14

Joe Innes - Lead RP - 08/Aug/14

Crux causing some problems! Thumbs losing skin but getting there.
DrGav - TR dog - 07/Aug/14 with Wendy

Hidden - Lead dog - 11/Jul/14

3 attempts
alek - Lead dog - 10/Jul/14 with Dave Patterson, Adrian Perera, David Liu

2 attempts
alek - Lead dog - 06/Jul/14 with David Liu

Rosea Day - Lead RP - 29/Jun/14 with Jerome Gill

Hidden - Lead RP - 07/Jun/14

Kevster - Lead rpt - 17/May/14 with P Ecton

Trisha Murphy - 2nd dnf - 05/May/14 with Sam Robinson

peaches69 - Lead rpt - 04/May/14 with luke

jonleighton - Lead RP - 16/Mar/14

2nd go
chakrit - Lead RP - 09/Mar/14

richiebongo - Lead dog - 01/Mar/14 with Ra, Nick Smith

_m.cox_ - Lead rpt - 16/Feb/14 with Al Sarhan, Ben West

First 7b+, first go after placing the draws, third overall. A wicked route with some great moves that suits my style nicely. Psyched for more Brean!
DJ Nelson - Lead RP - 07/Feb/14 with Rob Weatley

lukehodson - Lead rpt - 19/Jan/14 with Joe Innes

yan hawkins - Lead RP - 2014 with ollie benzie

oliverpcain - Lead RP - 2014

JM - Lead RP - 2014


Hidden - Lead RP - 02/Dec/13

Graham Westbrook - Lead RP - 02/Dec/13 with Gibbon

Worked hard for this. Nice route.
Bates - Lead RP - 30/Nov/13 with Chris holister, Andy Brice

Two full sessions - had to dig deep.
DorsetGareth - Lead RP - 23/Nov/13 with Andy Wiseman

Really nice route!
holister - Lead RP - 23/Nov/13 with andy, lee

Gibbo - TR dnf - 22/Nov/13 with Lee Bateman, Ollie Keynes

First 7b+! Second attempt of the day.
Nick Russell - Lead RP - 22/Nov/13 with Alex Winter

Third or fourth go of the day I think. Great weather, but a bit chilly. Key to success was a Rocky-style training montage down the beach to warm up.
Alex Winter - Lead RP - 22/Nov/13 with Nick

Hidden - Lead RP - 17/Nov/13

Nearly. Next session hopefully.
DorsetGareth - Lead dog - 17/Nov/13 with remus

One top-rope and then a modest lead attempt. Got it in two halves. Should go I reckon.
Alex Winter - Lead dog - 14/Nov/13 with Nick

Got it all figured out now. 5 goes on lead, of which the last 2 were serious redpoints. Came off the crux both times. Clip above the crux (bolt 4) is still problematic, may have to run it out.
Nick Russell - Lead dog - 14/Nov/13 with Alex Winter

Hidden - Lead rpt - 10/Nov/13

Wendy - Lead RP - 10/Nov/13 with James Marshall, Tom Ball, Mike Coles

Hidden - Nov/13

First go today. Feels like it will go soon
anthony henry - Lead dog - 26/Oct/13

Hidden - Lead - 19/Oct/13

drcorbasisgod - Lead RP - 20/Sep/13

Awesome, tried 3 years ago and had to project it hard, falling on the top section after the crux on two occasions. Went back and dogged it once, then cruised it first redpoint. Some gains have been made!
archiecb - Lead RP - 14/Sep/13 with Pete Wycislik

chrisscutt - Lead RP - 11/Aug/13 with ro

wi11 - Lead dnf - 18/Jun/13 with Nat

tobydunford - Lead RP - 11/May/13 with Harry Martin

Iskander - Lead RP - 06/May/13 with Kathia

tobydunford - Lead dog - 28/Apr/13 with Harry Martin

Hoped to get in a session but poor damp conditions only allowed working the moves which I got then linked easily enough. Looking forward to finishing next time.
tombeasley - Lead dog - 14/Apr/13

1st RP. Good route.
lukehodson - Lead RP - 07/Apr/13 with Charlotte

Hidden - Lead RP - 07/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead dog - 30/Mar/13

Sweet, first 7b+. Went first go of the day.
ollie_e - Lead RP - 17/Mar/13 with Jack Folland

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 17/Mar/13

Skipped uni thinking I'd work the moves and see what happened...dropped it at the very top, took a monster fall! 3 attempts, 2nd the closest, will definitely go soon!
ollie_e - Lead dnf - 14/Mar/13 with Jack Folland

Got the moves down, just need to finish it off now!
ollie_e - TR dog - 09/Mar/13 with chris scutt

Hidden - Lead RP - 09/Mar/13

Such a cool route, psyched to get the onsight!
Ellis Butler-Barker - Lead O/S - 06/Mar/13 with JackMac

Hidden - Lead RP - 03/Mar/13

Jay81 - Lead RP - 02/Mar/13 with Tomar

Hidden - Mar/13

drcorbasisgod - Lead dog - 19/Feb/13 with Marc Weisner

Hidden - Lead RP - 17/Feb/13

EmilyElouise - 2nd dog - 17/Feb/13

Hidden - Lead dog - 15/Feb/13

EmilyElouise - 2nd dog - 15/Feb/13

Complicated... First look
Tom Brierley Gore - Lead dog - 02/Feb/13 with Nick Eaton, Shijing Hu

James Marshall - Lead rpt - Feb/13 with wendy

Hidden - Lead rpt - 30/Jan/13

tobydunford - Lead dog - 28/Jan/13 with Harry Martin

Tried to flash, fell on move after sidepull. Did second go. Basically wet.
Ed Booth - Lead RP - 04/Jan/13 with Edwin Mitchell, Adam Booth

2nd RP today (and quick play on TR few days ago). Piss wet today and bloody cold!
Adam Booth - Lead RP - 04/Jan/13 with Ed Booth

Hidden - Lead dog - 01/Jan/13

Quick top rope. Will definitely go.
Adam Booth - TR dog - 01/Jan/13 with Ellen Cobby

2nd go, watched someone try it before me and tried their (wrong) beta, worked out the sequence and it went smoothly, great start to 2013!
Mike Goldthorp - Lead RP - 01/Jan/13 with Alex Harper

1st go today, great route. Took me longer than I hoped it would
tommytuffa - Lead RP - 02/Dec/12 with ollie b

4th go today, with 2 of those falls being on the easier moves getting feet over the top bulge. Had tried previously. Steady 7b+.
AJM - Lead RP - 18/Nov/12 with Simon Hann

Hidden - Lead dog - 18/Nov/12

Hidden - Lead RP - 11/Nov/12

Luuuuuke - Lead RP - 05/Nov/12 with Si

Hidden - Lead RP - 30/Oct/12

Hidden - Lead rpt - 25/Oct/12

Dan_Carroll - Lead dog - 23/Oct/12

One flash attempt a few days ago, got close then it rained. 1st go today, so 2nd attenot. Cool route!
Tris.w - Lead RP - 16/Oct/12 with Jo stunt

The Brean classic. Steep and powerful. Better than Chulilla
Tomar - Lead RP - 14/Oct/12 with brices

brices - Lead rpt - 13/Oct/12 with Tomar

Hidden - Lead dog - 28/Sep/12

Very good climbing with a distinct crux, slight shame that you seem to go on to Pearl Harbour almost low down. Ill so not up for the lead this time, will need to come back for this.
thomasadixon - TR - 22/Sep/12

alek - Lead dog - 05/Sep/12 with Martin Cleaver

natalietanzer - Lead dnf - 02/Sep/12 with nacnud

Hidden - Lead dog - 26/Aug/12

Bristoldave - Lead RP - 15/Jul/12 with Cusco

Repeat attempt.
Kevster - Lead dnf - 26/Jun/12

Hidden - Lead dog - 24/Jun/12

iforwms - TR dnf - 09/Jun/12 with Warner

Jon_Warner - Lead dog - 09/Jun/12

Hidden - Lead dog - 09/Jun/12

Pretty cool feels hard as a warm up took about 4 goes
con321 - Lead RP - 20/May/12 with simon crisp

2nd go, good fall from crux on 1st. how can the majority vote on ukc get f7c, hard f7b/soft f7b+
peaches69 - Lead rpt - 20/May/12 with connor

2nd redpoint,happy with that.
Marti999 - Lead RP - 14/May/12 with Dr Steve

_m.cox_ - Lead rpt - 13/May/12 with Robyn Nelson

_m.cox_ - Lead rpt - 13/May/12 with stevewinslow

_m.cox_ - Lead rpt - 12/May/12 with stevewinslow

Hidden - Lead dog - 08/May/12

Hidden - Lead - May/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/12

Hidden - Lead RP - 24/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead β - 11/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead dog - 10/Mar/12

Jon_Warner - Lead dnf - 10/Mar/12 with Ivor

good route, hard to onsight. but really good moves! 2 stars
adam cooper*super* - Lead RP - 03/Mar/12 with jack folland

brices - Lead RP - 16/Feb/12

Had a quick go yesterday and today put the draws in and got it third red point. Local guy reckon 7c for it. Fairly good route but went without too much pain
sam.sam.sam.ferguson - Lead RP - 13/Feb/12 with Rich Fox

sam.sam.sam.ferguson - Lead dog - 12/Feb/12 with Rich Fox

Nearly onsighted, sketched out above 4th bolt, got it second go.
Justin T - Lead RP - 11/Feb/12

Hidden - Lead dog - 11/Feb/12

iforwms - Lead dnf - 15/Jan/12 with Skelhon, Warner

jason82 - Lead RP - 13/Jan/12

maddy.c - Lead - 2012

Cailean Harker - 28/Nov/11

Glyn - Lead RP - 06/Nov/11 with John

davidliu - Lead RP - 24/Sep/11 with Martin Cleaver

drcorbasisgod - Lead dnf - 10/Sep/11 with Tom Gibbison

dan gibson - Lead RP - 15/Jul/11 with alley

Hidden - Lead RP - 03/Jul/11

Fantastic line - took three weekends of hard projecting, and felt hard in the grade, but then again bouldery routes isn't exactly my strong suit
Ciro - Lead RP - 11/Jun/11 with Ramon

Ramon Marin - Lead RP - 11/Jun/11 with ciaran tracey

dmaldonado - 2nd dog - 08/Jun/11 with Gemma Foster, Nick Blackbeard

very much dogged :-p
nblackbeard - Lead dog - 08/Jun/11 with Dan Maldonado, Gemma Foster

thomb - 04/Jun/11

Garrouli - Lead RP - 08/May/11 with Pete

Hidden - Lead dog - 09/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead dnf - 09/Apr/11

quiffhanger - Lead RP - Apr/11

Hidden - TR dog - 31/Mar/11

probably get 7b in Spain
Martin Cleaver - Lead RP - 27/Mar/11

2nd go today, 1st go (puttin QD's in) fell off almost at 4th clip, got clean on the redpoint
peaches69 - Lead RP - 16/Mar/11 with connor

dogged up it 1st go moves felt pretty easy, had a go on top rope and made a mess of it! foot popped on the redpoint after crux section just before 5th clip! will go next time
peaches69 - Lead dog - 13/Mar/11 with jack

Last chance before Spain.. Very Happy!
Jon_Warner - Lead RP - 12/Mar/11 with Tom (Bristol Uni), Duncan

Nice moves
TomPR - Lead - 12/Mar/11

sam.sam.sam.ferguson - Lead dnf - 06/Mar/11 with Rich Fox

Hidden - Lead RP - Mar/11

did 3 laps on it possibly even soft 7b+
Luke Dawson - Lead rpt - 22/Feb/11

Oh so close. 1 rest.
Jon_Warner - Lead dog - 20/Feb/11 with Tom

Jon_Warner - Lead dnf - 19/Feb/11 with Will Goldsmith

Every move, TR, not linked. Need to get on the lead!
Jon_Warner - Lead dog - 06/Feb/11 with Tom

Clean this time!!! Phew...Hold loss (Jimmy) is just at first crux - apparently just after heel hook...? Great climb which deserves more attention in my opinion! Jan 2 degrees everywhere - felt more like 25 degrees at Brean - awesome sun trap!
rubben - Lead RP - 30/Jan/11 with Marcus O'Leary

Hidden - Lead RP - 29/Jan/11

2 hard sections. Doable.
Jon_Warner - TR dog - 09/Jan/11 with Antony

Jon_Warner - Lead dog - 2011 with Rich P

good route
PeterDawson - Lead RP - 2011

Hidden - Lead dog - 12/Dec/10

Pippa - Lead RP - 12/Dec/10 with Jon

tskelhon - Lead RP - 06/Jun/10 with skeen

Cool route. Got it second go after working out a sequence on on the way back down from the os attempt.
colesy - Lead RP - 31/May/10

tobydunford - Lead dog - 16/May/10

Really pleased to get this, top route, great sequences. Today was 5th day on it, 3rd of RPing, and it went 1st go on the day after a quick warm up! Chuffed.
catt - Lead RP - 09/May/10 with Richie

grey wolf - Lead RP - 03/May/10

Hidden - TR dog - 28/Feb/10

1st redpoint today. Have tried in the past but today was the first time I tried it with a mind of actually doing it. Felt pretty easy for 7c. Probably top end 7b+. Don't think the quality is outstanding, bit too close to the 7a on the left.
Richard Hall - Lead RP - 14/Feb/10 with Anais

Hidden - Lead RP - 08/Feb/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 30/Jan/10

definatly 3 stars and 7c first route in my 5.10 dragons brilliant moves
Luke d - Lead RP - 01/Jan/10

better than chulilla
Luke Dawson - Lead RP - 01/Jan/10

Spacetourist - Lead RP - 2010 with Dan Jenkin, james Marshall

Hidden - 2010

tom harrison - 2010

Hidden - Lead RP - 22/Nov/09

Hidden - Lead RP - 15/Nov/09

eddieclimb - Lead RP - 20/Sep/09 with Tom Harrison

James Marshall - Lead RP - Jul/09

Dan Jenkin - Lead RP - Jun/09 with James Marshall, Tom Heslam

billb - Lead - Jun/09 with Rich Smith

good route. Better than some of the other 2 star routes here. Hard for 7b+, 7c? (much harder than bull worker).
lx - Lead β - 10/May/09 with Neil Edmunds

A little boulder problem to a reasonable rest, then two other boulder problems linked without a real break.. making a quality route with really fun moves!
derico - Lead RP - 18/Apr/09 with Sadact

Hidden - Lead RP - 15/Apr/09

1st RP. Great sequences... pumpy
Billg - Lead RP - 11/Apr/09 with Susanne Richards

Hidden - Lead RP - 07/Mar/09

Paul Robertson - Lead dog - 28/Feb/09 with Dave Turnbull

One very powerful move and lots of hard bits either side
Jon_Warner - TR dog - 16/Feb/09 with Jonny

pezzerrr - Lead RP - 24/Jan/09

gazhbo - Lead RP - 2009

Hidden - Lead dog - 08/May/08

Kev Little - Lead RP - 2008

Jake Shaw - Lead RP - 2007

Paul Robertson - Lead RP - 24/Mar/06 with Mark Courtiour

Paul Robertson - Lead dog - 25/Feb/06 with Paz

Paul Robertson - TR dog - 21/Feb/06 with Guy Percival

Hidden - 2006

Hidden - Lead RP - 2006

guy xavier percival - Lead RP - 30/Jun/05 with paul

Dan Savory - Lead RP - 14/May/05

Paz - Lead RP - May/05 with PE

_m.cox_ - Lead RP - Sep/03 with Adam Mulholland

John Southworth - Jul/03 with Bruno Marks

westyb3 - Lead RP - 2003

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