Rockfax Description
Good flowstone to finish via cleaned ledges. © Rockfax

FA Historical, cleaned and equiped by Tom Beaumont 2008

Ticklists: Portland for the beginner (lead climbs).

Kevin Wood 02/Nov Lead O/S
with Alex Gower-Jackson
Hidden 14/Oct TR
RuthJ 26/Sep TR β

First outdoor climb!

Hidden 13/Sep Lead O/S
DaveGoodie 13/Sep TR
with Alex Parker, Laura Parker
Olly-tech 12/Sep TR
Fionawhite 12/Sep TR
Hidden 07/Sep Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Aug Lead O/S
hannesD 15/Aug Lead O/S
with eugine, martin
JHiley 08/Aug Lead O/S
with Sarah
sdixon 08/Aug 2nd
Adam Perrett 30/Jul Lead rpt
with Simon Fowler, Paulus122, Sarah Perrett, John Leonard
Paulus122 30/Jul Lead O/S
with Sarah Perret
pdhammond 09/Jul Lead rpt
Hidden 06/Jul Lead O/S
Steve27 02/Jul Lead
Fatclimber 22/Jun Lead O/S
with Self Belayed
Rickrick 14/Jun -
Hidden 14/Jun Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Jun Lead rpt
mocoso 30/May Lead O/S

Suprisingly easy, made us wonder whether we'd done it wrong.

Simon_Freeman 24/May Lead O/S
with James
Cristal Escalade 16/May Lead O/S
with Carl Os
kate tarrant ?/May Lead
with Matt Smith
BenG32 26/Apr Lead O/S
sajrf123 08/Apr Lead O/S
with Derek, Andy
Hidden 08/Apr Lead O/S
James Urmston 04/Apr Lead O/S
with Theo
John Harrison 22/Mar Lead O/S

Easy climb, no real challenge.

Theeni 15/Mar Lead O/S
with Joseph
jrccrosby 15/Mar Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Mar Lead β
carlb0809 14/Mar Lead β
Hidden 02/Jan TR O/S
Andrew Duncan ??/2015 Lead
Hidden ??/2015 Lead
Wendy Watthews 07/Dec/14 Lead O/S
with Rob
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 16/Sep/14 Solo O/S
with Steph
Hidden 29/Aug/14 Lead
Hidden 29/Aug/14 Lead O/S
CraigPerl 29/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Corinne Shaw
Jimmy Xie 31/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Qisheng Xie, Graham Giles
el_monty 28/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Rachel
Hidden 26/Jul/14 Lead
martynangus 21/Jul/14 Lead dog

practiced installing top rope

TiffTiff 14/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Tom
Hidden 12/Jul/14 Lead O/S
firebuoy ?/Jul/14 Lead O/S

Dad hadn't climb for 6 months!

with Dad
tomdawson4 30/Jun/14 Lead O/S
HendrikTBB 14/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with John W, Rasa, Julian, Dan
Hidden 14/Jun/14 Lead O/S
beckybutcher91 11/Jun/14 Lead
with Emily Butcher
LeeFolkes 26/May/14 Lead O/S
ajack 25/May/14 -
with guy127917, Andrew Bannister
jayyaj 04/May/14 Lead
dereke12000 27/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Ian
Hidden 27/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/14 Lead O/S
guy127917 ?/Apr/14 -
Kellison 30/Mar/14 Lead
tomaca12 30/Mar/14 Lead O/S
AndrewHeaton 09/Mar/14 Lead O/S
daniel heaton 09/Mar/14 Lead
with Dad
Jules_Julia ?/Mar/14 Lead O/S
DreadyCraig 30/Dec/13 -
Steve27 29/Sep/13 Lead
MoWalker3 22/Sep/13 TR
spacecadetjake ?/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with Andrea, Jay
Hidden 31/Aug/13 TR β
sam_craddock 31/Aug/13 Lead O/S
tommccluskey 27/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Jess
mattc 26/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Aug/13 Lead
Philoosh 19/Aug/13 Lead O/S
gotthebug 19/Aug/13 -
SHONAJONES 18/Aug/13 Lead O/S
meltdown34 12/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Chris
ChrisPaines 12/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Matt
Paul Hy 08/Aug/13 Lead O/S
alcrosby 08/Aug/13 TR
amyrosemason 08/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Howett
Hidden 08/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Aug/13 Lead O/S
saalty 22/Jul/13 2nd O/S
ian2707 20/Jul/13 Lead β
with Kyle, Pete
gr0c0 20/Jul/13 2nd
with Ian
magicmartin 19/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Rob
Kaby42 14/Jul/13 TR β

Easy fun climb.

ElBarto 13/Jul/13 Lead β

Caroline lead first.

martin one 13/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Lucy
JJunoir 08/Jul/13 2nd dog
garethm 07/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Maxim2023 ?/Jul/13 Solo O/S
with Kate Tarrant
kate tarrant ?/Jul/13 Solo O/S
Peterb23 ?/Jul/13 -
Hidden 30/Jun/13 Solo
JenDurden 30/Jun/13 Solo
davemcummings 28/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Rob
Christina Douka 28/Jun/13 Lead rpt
with Alyssa
Jenben 16/Jun/13 -
spidermonkey09 08/Jun/13 Solo
Albachoss 07/Jun/13 Lead O/S

Great rock

with Mike's friend John
Hidden ?/Jun/13 Lead O/S
magik_bob 27/May/13 Lead
AlexHerbert79 27/May/13 Lead O/S

Nice intro to flowstone. Easy but good sheltered spot

the ant hill mob 24/May/13 Lead O/S
wurzelinzummerset 18/May/13 Lead O/S
with Nick
stoneback 18/May/13 Lead O/S
with Alan
cathymiller 18/May/13 Lead O/S
matthewpwilson 06/May/13 Lead β
with Simon T, Neil T
trannumrahim 06/May/13 Lead
with Ewan Panter
ewanjp 06/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/May/13 2nd
swmackey 01/May/13 Lead
homing-penguin 29/Apr/13 Lead β
with Mike B, AJ
dale1968 03/Apr/13 2nd O/S
with leon
SamStokes 31/Mar/13 Lead O/S
Lloyders 26/Mar/13 Lead O/S
with Air
air 26/Mar/13 Lead O/S
with Lloyd
hannahmmt 25/Mar/13 Lead O/S
with Eleanor
amy91 25/Mar/13 Lead
with Julia Hinchliffe
Hidden 23/Mar/13 Lead O/S
JDG2428 ??/2013 Lead
Hidden ??/2013 -
callans 18/Nov/12 TR

Lovely moves. Also, much easier than F4.

katiep 18/Nov/12 Lead O/S
with Callan
teh_mark 29/Sep/12 TR O/S
joe hallam 07/Sep/12 2nd O/S
with Andrew Duncan
berry6717 01/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Hannah Berry
CurlyStevo ?/Sep/12 Lead

Done in trainers

with Rob
Hidden 30/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Aug/12 -
jwhereat 28/Aug/12 Lead O/S
ranga 25/Aug/12 Lead
LovelyMrTom 14/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Ejminee 14/Aug/12 Lead
Hidden 11/Aug/12 Lead
Hidden 11/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Alex Parker 22/Jul/12 Lead

fun little route in Portland!

Laura Parker 22/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Iron Face 21/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Jul/12 Lead
edordead 12/Jun/12 Lead
MichaelAzzopardi 29/May/12 Lead O/S
with Gary Steib
GDS 29/May/12 Lead O/S
pdhammond 26/May/12 Lead O/S
Jonathan Emett 20/May/12 Lead O/S
oodie72 05/May/12 Lead O/S
with James Lee
Martyn Trev 14/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Tamsin12 14/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Martyn
climbhannahclimb 02/Apr/12 Lead
with Lee Renshaw
MariaT 01/Apr/12 Lead O/S
David Walker 01/Apr/12 Lead O/S
dpiddock 01/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Mar/12 Lead dog
Westcorkman 16/Mar/12 Lead O/S
chers 16/Mar/12 Lead
Cullio G 11/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Zoe
Ducks Rock 11/Mar/12 TR β
with The Stu
Hidden ?/Mar/12 Lead
stranter 25/Feb/12 Lead dog
rustyfishhook 13/Feb/12 Lead

Good old Flowstone.

AndrewJamesCherry ??/2012 Solo O/S
Doug Wilkie ??/2012 Lead
Hidden ??/2012 Lead
David Staples ??/2012 Lead O/S
sammycolon 25/Sep/11 Lead
RachelEm 25/Sep/11 2nd
popov86 ?/Sep/11 Lead
philhaigh 14/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Jun/11 Lead O/S
j.hubbard 13/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Pete Sanger 28/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Apr/11 Lead O/S
TomBaker 24/Apr/11 Lead
Hidden 23/Apr/11 Lead
Ducks Rock 16/Apr/11 TR
Linc ?/Apr/11 Lead O/S
tom parsons ??/2011 Lead O/S
with James Barry
Rokmunky 21/Nov/10 Lead O/S
with Matt
mattshort 21/Nov/10 Lead O/S
with Rich Price
DrJon 07/Nov/10 Lead O/S
with Dan
Hidden 31/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Oct/10 Lead O/S
climbingrev 07/Sep/10 TR rpt

At last, a climb in Sharbutts that is maybe graded about right!

with Shunt
JamesRich 31/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Phippsy 17/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Blackgoby 11/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Nick, Tracey
Hidden 06/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Jun/10 Lead
Gaijin 18/May/10 Solo O/S

Done barefooted as I forgot one of my shoes!

Bex Atkinson 04/May/10 Lead O/S
with Philip Durrant
Marti999 04/Apr/10 Solo O/S
Ben Thorne 13/Feb/10 Lead O/S
with John Pullin
johnl 02/Oct/09 Lead

Staff training session.

with Monika
jack99 23/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Rita Lead
ukphil 08/Aug/09 Lead rpt
with Geraldine
Ade7 05/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with Jackie
LeahJamie 05/Jul/09 Lead O/S
Fatclimber 05/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with London Meet up Group
fordie77 02/Jul/09 2nd
AlastairB 02/Jul/09 Lead O/S
nmwr 06/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with John, Nik
DrJon 03/May/09 Lead O/S
with Pete
Matty 15/Apr/09 Lead O/S
MaddieT 15/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Matt
DerwentDiluted 14/Apr/09 Lead
with Nicola Pettit
leemaybr05 19/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Beckie Bale
climbingrev 15/Feb/09 Lead rpt

Did this last year - easiest of this little bunch of flowstone puzzles. It would be nice if they all sat on top of each other!

homing-penguin ??/2009 Lead O/S
adambettiss 30/Dec/08 Lead β
with Lizzy Boston
nick hawkins ?/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with dave
climbingrev 12/Jul/08 Lead O/S

Nice little climb - easier than Sunny Delight.

wonderwoman 12/Jul/08 2nd
with climbingrev
Darren_R 15/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Tony keith and roger
Hidden ?/Jun/08 Lead
Hidden 03/May/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/May/08 Lead β
Hidden 16/Apr/08 -
Hidden 05/Apr/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 05/Apr/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Apr/08 -
Hidden 02/Mar/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Mar/08 -
Hidden 01/Mar/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Feb/08 Solo
jl 17/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with Penny
pennyb 17/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with Jon
Hidden 10/Feb/08 -
sam coward 09/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with Helen
Tom Beaumont 02/Feb/08 -

A topo of this area can be seen at

Hidden ??/2008 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2008 Lead O/S
Alex More ??/2006 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/01 Solo
steve taylor ?/Jul/88 Solo
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