UKC

Rockfax Description
Start in the corner at a block. Move up the corner - bolt on the left - and gain and climb the narrow left-facing corner to a lower-off. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
The initial corner of "The Bower". The left hand line starting from the block.

Ticklists: Portland for the beginner (lead climbs), Portland.


ClimberDateStyle
pfweller 05/Nov/17 Lead O/S
Flynn_Simpson 05/Nov/17 Lead
guy127917 20/Oct/17 Lead O/S
with Jen
Bones [:B 20/Oct/17 Lead O/S
will_of_fortune 08/Oct/17 Lead O/S
DJM 13/Sep/17 Lead
with Charlie
tommccluskey 10/Sep/17 Lead O/S
with Jess
GeneralFifi 26/Aug/17 Lead O/S

Tricky start for the grade

with Imi
Dave Marsden 19/Aug/17 Lead β
with Rowena Canning
Rod Pullen 05/Aug/17 Lead rpt
Hidden 23/Jul/17 Lead O/S
Andrew Norman 16/Jul/17 Lead O/S
with Charlie Noire, Emily Spence, Philippa Drage, Ian Clarke, Pete malpuss, Pete Lane, Rich Clarke
Seg 16/Jul/17 2nd O/S
Hidden 15/Jul/17 TR
Caveman_Dan 13/Jul/17 -
with Dolly
Ellis20 01/Jul/17 Lead rpt
with Harriet
eddbeale 25/Jun/17 Lead O/S
Ellis20 24/Jun/17 Lead O/S
with Harriet
Eddietheed 17/Jun/17 Lead rpt
SamSkulls 17/Jun/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Jun/17 TR
Steph Roberts 19/May/17 Lead O/S
with Sam
Hidden 13/May/17 Lead
Hidden ?/May/17 Lead
el_monty 24/Apr/17 Lead rpt
with Bex-asaurus-Rex
derryclimbs 21/Apr/17 Lead
deanhorsburgh 20/Apr/17 Lead O/S
lewiswilson 20/Apr/17 Lead rpt
aide454 16/Apr/17 Lead rpt
mark harrap 09/Apr/17 Lead
dmetcalfe 08/Apr/17 Lead rpt
Hidden 02/Apr/17 Lead O/S
PatrickEnglish 02/Apr/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Apr/17 Lead O/S
Lydaisy 01/Apr/17 Lead
Hidden 01/Apr/17 Lead
MD 26/Mar/17 Lead O/S
with Jo, Roger
Happy Wanderer 26/Mar/17 Lead
with Roger F, Mike D
duncanedgley 25/Mar/17 -
JGriffiths 24/Mar/17 Lead O/S
with twem
Dave ball 24/Mar/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Mar/17 Lead O/S
Will1713 18/Mar/17 Lead O/S
DreadyCraig 11/Mar/17 Lead rpt
lottiec ?/Mar/17 Lead O/S
with Mikey P
NeilHowarth 04/Feb/17 Lead O/S
with Tom Robiquet
col3 15/Oct/16 2nd O/S

A bit tricky

with Victoria and Ollie, Alice, Erin, Victoria and Alice , Paul
Paul1 15/Oct/16 2nd
with Nicole
Cheet 02/Oct/16 Lead
with Mary
Fentonio 24/Sep/16 Lead O/S
with Ben Brady
santoshr 17/Sep/16 Lead O/S
Jessica_Roberts 11/Sep/16 2nd
lewiswilson 11/Sep/16 Lead O/S
Wborrett 06/Sep/16 Lead
with Brian Borrett
martinthemountain 04/Sep/16 Lead
with Alicia
Alicia Barnett 04/Sep/16 Lead O/S
Natalie C ?/Sep/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Aug/16 TR O/S
MerryPerry 11/Aug/16 TR
Eddietheed 11/Aug/16 Lead rpt
RachL 05/Aug/16 TR
Eddietheed 15/Jul/16 Lead O/S
SamSkulls 15/Jul/16 2nd β
Potemkin 11/Jul/16 Lead O/S

Lovely

SophGreen 11/Jul/16 Lead O/S
JayAsh 09/Jul/16 Lead O/S
with AJ
HairyBean 09/Jul/16 Lead
with Tracy Stuart
Oujmik 04/Jul/16 Lead

Nicer rock down here, still very hard for the grade.

with Jyoti
Maddi O'Brien 24/Jun/16 2nd
with Steve
slinsley 18/Jun/16 Lead β
Jon Thorne 18/Jun/16 Lead β
Craizen 30/May/16 Lead O/S

Craig lead Sezen seconded

Hidden 05/May/16 Lead O/S
Olly-tech 17/Apr/16 Lead rpt
Alicia Barnett 10/Apr/16 TR
with baz, georgia
Hidden 10/Apr/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Apr/16 2nd O/S
cragray 03/Apr/16 2nd
maxtaylor 26/Mar/16 Lead O/S

Lead to set up top rope

Aidanrobinson1995 12/Mar/16 Lead O/S
with will
tobydunford 23/Jan/16 Lead O/S
with Kirsty Kerr
BethanPalfrey ??/2016 Lead
with Jon
td72 ??/2016 Lead O/S
with Katie
Olly-tech 29/Dec/15 TR O/S
tim.rose2 22/Nov/15 Lead
Fatclimber 11/Oct/15 Lead O/S
with Kelwyn
Shaky Dog 11/Oct/15 Lead
with Steve
Hidden 27/Sep/15 TR O/S
PhillS 05/Sep/15 Lead
with Clare, Mich, Jamie
DampRice 15/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Aug/15 Lead
jh305 05/Jul/15 Lead O/S
Dani Parker ?/Jul/15 -
Hidden 20/Jun/15 Lead O/S
martin one 20/Jun/15 Lead O/S
HakanT 14/Jun/15 Lead β
Hidden 06/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Jun/15 TR
Hidden 06/Jun/15 TR RP
Kerm ?/Jun/15 Lead
noddy.rhys 25/May/15 Lead O/S
Dpelliott 24/May/15 Lead O/S
Nick--Ball 04/May/15 Lead O/S
with Ian H
Hidden 02/May/15 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/May/15 Lead
Hidden 24/Apr/15 TR
Hidden 12/Apr/15 Lead
AshleyLong 06/Apr/15 Lead
Hidden 05/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Phil1587 ?/Apr/15 Lead
ThomasDunn 30/Mar/15 Lead O/S
alexcollins123 30/Mar/15 Lead O/S
with Anna Robson
Tim Harper 30/Mar/15 Lead O/S
Jlewis01 30/Mar/15 Lead O/S
Ana Broad 27/Mar/15 Lead
with Emma
Hidden 27/Mar/15 Lead
carlb0809 21/Mar/15 Lead β
Hidden 21/Mar/15 Lead β
Wildstyle 08/Mar/15 Lead
madguernseyboy 08/Mar/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Mar/15 Lead O/S
Patrick Clissold 07/Mar/15 Lead O/S
with Cameron Porteous
shaunstannard ?/Feb/15 Lead O/S
Brian H 11/Jan/15 Lead rpt
Hidden 11/Jan/15 Lead O/S
jeb3496 ??/2015 -
tim.rose2 ??/2015 Lead
Hidden 27/Dec/14 Lead O/S
aide454 07/Dec/14 Lead O/S
richardp2 25/Oct/14 Lead O/S
with Mark Charlton
welshnicci 05/Oct/14 Lead O/S
Mattimeo 05/Oct/14 TR O/S
Abrockalypse 05/Oct/14 Lead rpt
with Matt Bryant
Paulio 18/Sep/14 Lead O/S

First climb on "The Bower". Took a bit of effort and as with most other climbs here, one tricky section required upper body strength to compensate for polished foot holds.

Hidden 18/Sep/14 TR
el_monty 24/Aug/14 Lead rpt
with Peter Briant
Harvdog 24/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Hannah Evans
Hidden 23/Aug/14 Lead
Hidden 23/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Aug/14 Lead
Hidden 16/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Jenni Lees 09/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Jack McMullin, Paul Hyland
Hidden 09/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Aug/14 Lead O/S
emmafizzle 26/Jul/14 Lead
samparsons 26/Jul/14 Solo
with Emmie
dmetcalfe 16/Jul/14 Lead rpt
robajob 08/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Kt
magicmartin 01/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Perry Adams, Zane Butcher
Abrockalypse 22/Jun/14 Lead rpt
with Sarah Gore, Stef Maynard, Claire Powell
Hidden 15/Jun/14 Lead rpt
Hidden 25/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/May/14 Lead
Abrockalypse 18/May/14 Lead rpt
with Chris Harcombe, Sam Wheeler
Hidden 17/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/May/14 Lead O/S
Abrockalypse 13/May/14 Lead O/S
James Charatan 05/May/14 AltLd
Simon Gompertz 05/May/14 AltLd O/S
VFR Tom 18/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Nick205228 29/Mar/14 Lead
Hidden 29/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Mar/14 Lead O/S
cpoad 14/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with Vic O (CC)
shane4747 11/Mar/14 Lead O/S
JUSTADUDE 11/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Jules_Julia ?/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Laurenmacca ??/2014 -
richy85 ??/2014 -
Paul Hicks 29/Dec/13 Lead O/S
with Mick Ward
emmafizzle 30/Nov/13 Lead O/S
annak 27/Oct/13 Lead O/S
Philoosh 27/Oct/13 TR O/S
Jenben 27/Oct/13 -
Big Lee 27/Oct/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Oct/13 TR RP
magsb 28/Sep/13 2nd
sammycolon 02/Sep/13 Lead
ejellard 01/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with Tim
Hidden ?/Sep/13 Lead O/S
DavidRobertson 31/Aug/13 Lead O/S
netgull 31/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Paul Hy 09/Aug/13 Lead O/S
alcrosby 09/Aug/13 TR
Nick Ashwood 21/Jul/13 2nd
Paul Hicks 18/Jul/13 Lead

RP

HairyBean 14/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Tracy Stuart
Hidden 14/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Bob Black 11/Jul/13 Lead
with Hilary
Hidden 10/Jul/13 Lead
rotax123 10/Jul/13 Lead β
Hidden 07/Jul/13 Lead O/S
enrogue 29/Jun/13 Lead
with Mark Delaney
jason smeeth 29/Jun/13 Lead O/S
diamond rib 01/Jun/13 TR
with Dan Sanderson, Adam Wheeler
Hidden ?/Jun/13 Lead O/S
rig 27/May/13 Lead O/S
dpiddock 27/May/13 Lead O/S
Hairbear75 26/May/13 2nd
with Andy Hope
dknibb 25/May/13 Lead O/S

Led this last of the day as a quick one to recover the rope from Madding Crowd...

with Stew
Shaky Dog 11/May/13 Lead
with Mike
andrewmc 10/May/13 Lead O/S
homing-penguin 29/Apr/13 Lead O/S

Actually in the wrongfax as Sun Trap.

with Mike B, AJ
montymoo 27/Apr/13 Lead
with christian, Gareth
Gareth 27/Apr/13 Lead β
with Chris, Mark
Trippinjester 27/Apr/13 Lead rpt
with Jennie Fowler, paul southgate
The Nic Monk 21/Apr/13 Lead O/S
chubbyclimber 21/Apr/13 Lead
Rafal Malczyk 21/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Efe Tunc
bsparky 31/Mar/13 Lead O/S
johnl 11/Feb/13 Lead
with Tom, Mark
Hidden 04/Feb/13 TR β
Marcus 04/Feb/13 Lead
joshchalke 05/Jan/13 Lead
with bradfry
Hidden ??/2013 Lead O/S
riff156 09/Dec/12 Lead O/S
with Hannahc
Hidden 02/Dec/12 Lead O/S
lottiec 02/Dec/12 Lead
with Mikey P
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 11/Nov/12 Lead rpt
with Steph
duncan 10/Nov/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 10/Nov/12 -
Hidden 13/Oct/12 Lead rpt
laura wilson 22/Sep/12 Lead
matthewpwilson 22/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Laura
Craggyman 22/Sep/12 Lead O/S

Setting top rope for others in the party

IanVB 12/Sep/12 2nd O/S
gb05 12/Sep/12 Lead O/S
chubbyclimber 25/Aug/12 Lead
with Lottie
The Nic Monk 25/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Richard Vaughan
lottiec 25/Aug/12 TR O/S
with Tim
Hidden 25/Aug/12 Lead O/S
el_monty 23/Aug/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 11/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Beren 07/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Trippinjester 04/Aug/12 Lead rpt
with dan
Dave Page 28/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Lenaya Page
tom parsons 20/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Hannah Townley
cathymiller 15/Jul/12 Lead O/S
PeteArcher 15/Jul/12 2nd
with Cathy
AndrewHeaton 01/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Amber, Alice, Daniel
daniel heaton 01/Jul/12 2nd
with Dad
SarahSumner 28/Jun/12 Lead
Pike 25/Jun/12 Lead dog

Nice route, failed on route next to it so crossed over and finished this one.

with Lou
Hidden 24/Jun/12 Lead O/S
dmetcalfe 13/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Mike P
Mpaynter 13/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Jun/12 Lead rpt
Humm1985 03/Jun/12 Lead
Sami Mandeel 23/May/12 Lead rpt
with Mike Davies
Alex Bryant ?/May/12 Lead O/S
Matt Smith 07/Apr/12 Lead O/S
lewisea 07/Apr/12 TR rpt
Hidden 06/Apr/12 Lead
steven24584 ?/Apr/12 Lead
musgravet 25/Mar/12 TR
Tamsin12 24/Mar/12 TR O/S
with Martyn
Hidden 24/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Martyn Trev 24/Mar/12 TR
pollyanna 01/Feb/12 Lead

Really crapped myself getting past first bolt, then cruising...

pollyanna 31/Jan/12 Lead
Trippinjester 29/Jan/12 Lead O/S
with Jennie Fowler
sarahlizzy 22/Jan/12 Lead O/S
with Syv
el_monty 16/Jan/12 Lead O/S
with Ashley, Ali, Zo
Ducks Rock 16/Jan/12 TR β
with Fox
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 10/Jan/12 Lead O/S
with Steph
Steph Roberts 10/Jan/12 TR
with Sam
Hidden 07/Jan/12 2nd
Hidden 07/Jan/12 Lead O/S
rustyfishhook ??/2012 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2012 Lead O/S
Doug Wilkie ??/2012 -
thin bob ??/2012 2nd
with Leon
tommytom ??/2012 -
Neil Watson 07/Dec/11 Lead β

Beautiful day, sheltered from the wind and a warm sun

philhaigh 06/Nov/11 Lead O/S
nataliehaigh 06/Nov/11 Lead O/S
laura wilson 29/Oct/11 Lead O/S
matthewpwilson 29/Oct/11 2nd O/S
with Laura
Ducks Rock 20/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Gemma
climbingchica 03/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with leon
dereke12000 25/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with Rich
gilmourheid 17/Sep/11 Lead
with Steve27
Hidden 17/Sep/11 Lead
edordead ?/Sep/11 Lead
cdpuk 14/Aug/11 Lead O/S
KLucy 14/Aug/11 2nd
Hidden 12/Aug/11 TR rpt
ilch 05/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Ben
Doey ?/Aug/11 -
risby 27/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Dave 88 09/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Jun/11 Lead O/S
sarahkate 21/Jun/11 Lead
with Nicola Bemister, Sara Trunecka
Mr Tumness 13/May/11 Lead O/S
Richard Horn 08/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/May/11 TR
DrJon 24/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Dan
Wildman 22/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Beanie
Hidden 11/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Jonathan Emett 11/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with dave
pdhammond 09/Apr/11 Lead O/S
LaMentalist 24/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Andy 'Arf Scargill" Caldswell
Hidden 18/Feb/11 Lead rpt
Hidden 23/Jan/11 Lead
Hidden 23/Jan/11 2nd O/S
MarkyMark_7 ??/2011 Lead O/S
Boogs ??/2011 Lead β
Hidden ??/2011 -
mike.rigby ??/2011 Lead O/S
jas128 29/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Sparky!!!3 28/Jul/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 19/Jul/10 Lead
Hidden 17/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Blackgoby 14/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Nick, Tracey
sarahkate ?/Jul/10 Lead
with Matt Whitely
Hidden 20/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Jun/10 Lead
Hidden 31/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/May/10 Lead rpt
Ben Sidsaph 23/May/10 Lead O/S
with Megan Belcher
Emma-Louise Anderson 22/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/May/10 Lead O/S
mattparratt 01/May/10 Lead
Sami Mandeel 23/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Amy Kilpin 22/Apr/10 Lead
Ade7 22/Apr/10 Lead rpt
with Amy
stranter 20/Apr/10 Lead rpt
with Kati
Hidden 14/Apr/10 TR
Brendon ?/Apr/10 2nd
with nicola, bob
Hidden 27/Mar/10 Lead rpt
duncan 27/Mar/10 Lead O/S
stranter 17/Mar/10 Lead O/S

My first ever outdoor climb!

johnl 19/Feb/10 Lead rpt
with Andy Dunford
Hidden 10/Feb/10 TR
trev_f 06/Feb/10 Solo O/S
Alex More 06/Feb/10 Solo O/S
with trev
Hidden 31/Jan/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Jan/10 Lead O/S
brian watson 24/Jan/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Jan/10 2nd
DreadyCraig 02/Jan/10 TR O/S
with James Saunders, Mike Hicks
Ed Babs 02/Jan/10 Lead O/S
with Mike Hawkins
LukeyG ??/2010 Lead
Hidden ??/2010 -
Jane Weir ??/2010 -
Bob M 11/Dec/09 Lead
sarahkate ?/Nov/09 Lead
with Nicola Bemister
ukphil 31/Oct/09 Lead O/S

first climb for nearly 3 months, warm up

with Geraldine
Hidden 17/Oct/09 Lead
LeahJamie 03/Oct/09 Lead O/S
with Aidan Taub
Hidden 26/Sep/09 Lead O/S
waterbaby 31/Aug/09 2nd
with Steph
Zygoticgema 30/Aug/09 2nd O/S
with KarlH
climber smurf 30/Aug/09 2nd
with Vik (Waterbaby)
KarlH 30/Aug/09 Lead O/S

Trickier than expected.

with Portland Party Group
Ade7 24/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Liz
Hidden 23/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Bob M 12/Aug/09 2nd
with Mike Giddens
Hidden 09/Aug/09 Lead rpt
nick hawkins 30/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with Ian
Hidden 25/Jul/09 Lead β
Hidden 28/Jun/09 Lead
jamesleesaunders 28/Jun/09 -
with Mike Hicks, Craig Hicks
DreadyCraig 28/Jun/09 Lead O/S

Climbed with Jim and Mike

Hidden 28/Jun/09 Lead
Hidden 27/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Jun/09 Lead rpt
ukphil 31/May/09 Lead rpt
with Geraldine
Hidden 24/May/09 Lead rpt
Hidden 23/May/09 Lead O/S
vertigo 23/May/09 Lead O/S
with John Imeson
Marti999 17/May/09 Solo
dknibb 09/May/09 2nd
with Gavin
gav 09/May/09 Lead O/S
with Dave, Kat
Hidden 09/May/09 Lead rpt
Hidden 09/May/09 Lead rpt
julian allen 05/May/09 Lead O/S
MaddieT 18/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Matt
Matty 18/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Apr/09 Solo O/S
DerwentDiluted 12/Apr/09 Lead
with Nicola Pettit
Hidden 05/Apr/09 Lead rpt
Hidden 05/Apr/09 Lead rpt
candicegallab ?/Apr/09 Lead
Hidden 29/Mar/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Mar/09 Lead O/S
leemaybr05 28/Mar/09 Lead β
with Beckie Bale
alexrp 21/Mar/09 Lead
with Lee R
Hidden 14/Feb/09 Lead
Adam Perrett 07/Feb/09 Lead
with Mick Ward, Sarah Perrett, John Leonard
trevor macalonan 31/Jan/09 Lead β
with Richy
Hidden 31/Jan/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Jan/09 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2009 Lead O/S
La benya ??/2009 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2009 -
Hidden ?/Oct/07 2nd O/S
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