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FA Historical, cleaned and equiped by Tom Beaumont 2008

Ticklists: Portland for the beginner (lead climbs).

Kevin Wood 02/Nov -
with Alex Gower-Jackson
Hidden 14/Oct Lead dnf
RuthJ 26/Sep TR β
Hidden 13/Sep TR 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
Abrockalypse 01/Sep TR O/S
with Claire Powell
Andrew Duncan ?/Sep Lead O/S
with james france, joe hallam
Hidden 28/Aug Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Aug Lead O/S
josefft 09/Aug Lead O/S
AshleyLong 09/Aug Lead
alijam42 01/Aug Lead
Hidden 01/Aug Lead O/S
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 2nd rpt
with Guy Miller
Hidden 06/Jul Lead O/S
Steve27 02/Jul Lead
Fatclimber 22/Jun Lead rpt
with Self Belayed
Hidden 14/Jun Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Jun Lead rpt
mocoso 30/May Lead O/S
Simon_Freeman 24/May Lead O/S
with James
kate tarrant ?/May 2nd
with Matt Smith
Jamdahll 20/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
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 22/Feb Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Feb Lead dog
klo1981 21/Feb 2nd O/S
with Chris Billington
Hidden ??/2015 Lead
Aaron.D 08/Dec/14 Lead O/S
with Reptile Oli
Aimee Louise 07/Dec/14 Lead

Fun :)

Wendy Watthews 07/Dec/14 Lead O/S
JoeCoxson 07/Dec/14 Lead O/S

First route on flowrock, nice moves on jugs.

s1362083 06/Dec/14 2nd
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 16/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Steph
Kingsjester 14/Sep/14 2nd O/S
phil456 13/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Mark G
Marktrin 13/Sep/14 Lead
with Phil
Hidden 29/Aug/14 Lead
Hidden 29/Aug/14 Lead O/S
CraigPerl 29/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Corinne Shaw
kieranbowen 16/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Ruth
el_monty 28/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Rachel
Hidden 26/Jul/14 Lead
TiffTiff 14/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Tom
Hidden 12/Jul/14 Lead O/S
firebuoy ?/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Dad
BarrySW19 15/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Nice short bouldery style route.

HendrikTBB 14/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with John W, Rasa, Julian, Dan
Hidden 14/Jun/14 Lead O/S
LeeFolkes 26/May/14 Lead O/S
ajack 25/May/14 -
with guy127917, Andrew Bannister
pdhammond 16/May/14 Lead rpt

In approach boots

with Ian Miller
jayyaj 04/May/14 Lead
Hidden 27/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Fishmate 19/Apr/14 TR
with Bogdan & Emelia
Hidden 13/Apr/14 Lead rpt
mcrockett 12/Apr/14 Lead O/S
guy127917 ?/Apr/14 -
tomaca12 30/Mar/14 Lead O/S
AndrewHeaton 09/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with Alice
Hidden 08/Mar/14 Lead rpt
Jules_Julia ?/Mar/14 Lead O/S
kieranbowen 19/Feb/14 Lead dog
with Ruth
Ruth Sankey 18/Feb/14 Lead O/S
Charlotteking 20/Nov/13 Lead O/S
with Tom
Steve27 29/Sep/13 Lead
Hidden 31/Aug/13 TR β
sam_craddock 31/Aug/13 Lead O/S
tommccluskey 27/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Jess
jessbinx 27/Aug/13 2nd β
with Tom <3
mattc 26/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Aug/13 Lead
Philoosh 19/Aug/13 Lead O/S
gotthebug 19/Aug/13 Lead
Hidden 18/Aug/13 Lead O/S
meltdown34 12/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Chris
ChrisPaines 12/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Matt
Sarah Brookes 09/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with milne
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
magicmartin 18/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Rob
ElBarto 13/Jul/13 Lead O/S
martin one 13/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Lucy
garethm 07/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Maxim2023 ?/Jul/13 Solo O/S
with Kate Tarrant
Hidden 30/Jun/13 Solo
JenDurden 30/Jun/13 Solo
Christina Douka 28/Jun/13 Lead rpt
with Alyssa
dereke12000 16/Jun/13 Lead O/S

Interesting when wet

with Rich
Jenben 16/Jun/13 -
Albachoss 07/Jun/13 Lead β
with Mike's friend John
Hidden 02/Jun/13 TR rpt
Hidden ?/Jun/13 Lead O/S
magik_bob 27/May/13 Lead
AlexHerbert79 27/May/13 Lead
the ant hill mob 24/May/13 Lead O/S
matthewpwilson 06/May/13 -
with Simon T, Neil T
stranter 06/May/13 Lead rpt
with Matt Wilson, Neil
Hidden 05/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/May/13 2nd
swmackey 01/May/13 Lead
AndySL 28/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Deano
dale1968 03/Apr/13 2nd O/S
with leon
SamStokes 31/Mar/13 Lead O/S
air 26/Mar/13 Lead O/S
with Lloyd
@ChrisBeloe 25/Mar/13 Lead O/S

Climbed in trainers, went upside down.

with Natalie Williams
Hidden 23/Mar/13 Lead O/S
JDG2428 ??/2013 Lead
Hidden ??/2013 -
callans 18/Nov/12 Lead O/S
katiep 18/Nov/12 Lead O/S
with Callan
Offtrack 14/Oct/12 TR
joe hallam 07/Sep/12 Lead 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 TR O/S
Hidden 30/Aug/12 Lead
the_liquorice_man 30/Aug/12 Lead O/S
amorousbadger 30/Aug/12 TR O/S
ranga 25/Aug/12 Lead
Ejminee 14/Aug/12 Lead
Hidden 11/Aug/12 Lead
Hidden 11/Aug/12 2nd O/S
combatrock ?/Aug/12 Lead
Alex Parker 22/Jul/12 2nd
Laura Parker 22/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Iron Face 21/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Jordon Fleming 19/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with matt
Hidden 13/Jul/12 Lead
Giles Eperon 17/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with jena meinecke
edordead 12/Jun/12 Lead
MichaelAzzopardi 29/May/12 Lead O/S
with Gary Steib
pdhammond 26/May/12 TR
Radical-G 20/May/12 Lead O/S
Jonathan Emett 20/May/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 13/May/12 Lead O/S
oodie72 05/May/12 Lead O/S
with James Lee
djk_105 ?/May/12 Lead
with Nat
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
laura wilson 24/Mar/12 Lead
matthewpwilson 24/Mar/12 2nd
with Laura
Westcorkman 16/Mar/12 2nd 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 TR
stranter 25/Feb/12 Lead β
rustyfishhook 13/Feb/12 Lead


Doug Wilkie ??/2012 Lead
David Staples ??/2012 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Sep/11 Lead O/S
sammycolon 25/Sep/11 Lead
RachelEm 25/Sep/11 2nd
popov86 ?/Sep/11 Lead
philhaigh 14/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Matt250 26/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Jun/11 Lead O/S
j.hubbard 13/Jun/11 Lead O/S
adambettiss 03/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Helen Alborough
Hidden 24/Apr/11 Lead O/S
TomBaker 24/Apr/11 Lead
MontyH 23/Apr/11 Lead
with Lee Lander
Hidden 23/Apr/11 Lead
Ducks Rock 16/Apr/11 TR
Linc ?/Apr/11 Lead O/S
katherinesydney 20/Feb/11 Lead O/S
Marq 20/Feb/11 2nd
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
JamesRich 31/Aug/10 Lead O/S
armand_dude 29/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
Marti999 04/Apr/10 Solo O/S
Ben Thorne 13/Feb/10 Lead O/S
with John Pullin
Lyndsay Superclimber 01/Jan/10 Lead O/S
with Andy
johnl 02/Oct/09 Lead
with Monika
Hidden 27/Sep/09 Lead O/S
el_Claudio 27/Sep/09 Lead O/S

on the quarry at the top.... where the stone block are

jack99 23/Aug/09 Lead O/S
ukphil 02/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Geraldine
Ade7 05/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with Jackie
fordie77 02/Jul/09 2nd
AlastairB 02/Jul/09 Lead O/S
nmwr 06/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with John, Nik
Hidden 29/May/09 Lead
Matty 15/Apr/09 Lead O/S
MaddieT 15/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Matt
Hidden 12/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Mar/09 Lead O/S
leemaybr05 19/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Beckie Bale
climbingrev 15/Feb/09 Lead rpt

Easy, but interesting flowstone

candicegallab ??/2009 TR O/S
mark_wellin ??/2009 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2009 TR
homing-penguin ??/2009 Lead O/S
adambettiss 30/Dec/08 TR
with Lizzy Boston
DerwentDiluted 31/Oct/08 Solo
chiragshah5001 ?/Sep/08 Lead O/S
nick hawkins ?/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with dave
climbingrev 12/Jul/08 Lead O/S

Brilliant flowstone. Don't ignore or miss the best holds.

wonderwoman 12/Jul/08 2nd
with climbingrev
Darren_R 15/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Tony keith and roger
Bex Atkinson 06/Jun/08 TR O/S

Good flowstone fun at the end of a hot dehydrated day!

with Dave Shaw
Hidden ?/Jun/08 Lead
Hidden 03/May/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/May/08 Lead β
Hidden 16/Apr/08 -
Hidden 10/Apr/08 Lead
Norman_P_W 10/Apr/08 2nd
with Bob M
Hidden 05/Apr/08 Lead 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
MontyH 23/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with Lee Lander
Hidden 23/Feb/08 TR
Hidden 20/Feb/08 Solo
jl 17/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with Penny
pennyb 17/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with Jon
timharrison 14/Feb/08 Lead
with Jo Chia
Hidden 10/Feb/08 -
sam coward 09/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with Helen
Hidden 26/Jan/08 -
tobydunford 26/Jan/08 Lead O/S
LiLaMont 26/Jan/08 Lead
Moodo 20/Jan/08 Lead O/S
with Mart rich
Hidden ??/2008 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2008 Lead O/S
trevor macalonan 30/Dec/07 Lead O/S
with Graham Burton
Peter Swift 30/Dec/07 Lead
with debbie
Hidden 22/Dec/07 -
trevor macalonan 20/Dec/07 Lead O/S
with Graham Burton
Lloyders 16/Dec/07 Lead O/S
Jonathan Emett 16/Dec/07 Lead O/S
with Matt, Tom
Tom Beaumont ?/Nov/07 -

A topo of this area can be seen at

Alex More ??/2006 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2002 -
Hidden ?/Jun/01 Solo
steve taylor ?/Aug/88 Solo
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