Rockfax Description
Climb the corner - bolt on the right - to where it fades. Continue up the wall to a lower-off. © Rockfax

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

Ticklists: Portland for the beginner (lead climbs), 4 - 5 Grade Climbs at The Cuttings, Portland.


ClimberDateStyle
derryclimbs 21/Apr Lead
lewiswilson 20/Apr Lead O/S
aide454 16/Apr Lead rpt
mocoso 15/Apr Lead
JohnReid 15/Apr Lead
with mocoso
Hidden 02/Apr Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Apr Lead O/S
MD 26/Mar Lead O/S
with Jo, Roger
Happy Wanderer 26/Mar Lead

Bolts not great for shorties so glad the clips were already in.

with Roger F, Mike D
Dave ball 24/Mar Lead O/S
Matt Smith 25/Feb Lead O/S
bbenwatts 25/Feb Lead
Fentonio 24/Sep/16 Lead O/S
with Ben Brady
santoshr 17/Sep/16 Lead O/S
Wborrett 06/Sep/16 TR
with Brian Borrett
pdhammond 29/Aug/16 Lead rpt
with Ian Miller, Max shepherd
Hidden 05/Aug/16 -
Jon Thorne 01/Aug/16 Lead O/S
Natalie C ?/Aug/16 Lead O/S
Natalie C ?/Aug/16 Lead O/S
SamSkulls 30/Jul/16 2nd
steveliput 17/Jul/16 Lead O/S
Eddietheed 15/Jul/16 Lead O/S
Potemkin 11/Jul/16 Lead O/S

Think I finished this on the wrong line.

JayAsh 09/Jul/16 Lead O/S
with AJ
HairyBean 09/Jul/16 Lead
with Tracy Stuart
richy85 05/Jun/16 Lead rpt
with George
RyanH 04/Jun/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Jun/16 Lead
Craizen 30/May/16 Lead

Craig lead - Cheated a bit Sezen seconded

Hidden 17/May/16 Lead
Hidden 05/May/16 Lead O/S
Robrossmills 21/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with Katie - SUMC
Tubb93 21/Apr/16 Lead O/S
Olly-tech 17/Apr/16 Lead rpt
Alicia Barnett 10/Apr/16 TR
with baz, georgia
Hidden 10/Apr/16 2nd O/S
Hidden 10/Apr/16 Lead O/S
cragray 03/Apr/16 2nd
Aidanrobinson1995 12/Mar/16 Lead O/S
with will
tobydunford 23/Jan/16 Lead O/S
with Kirsty Kerr
ihugrocks ??/2016 -
Olly-tech 29/Dec/15 TR O/S
Hidden 05/Dec/15 Lead O/S
Lizard Ollie 05/Dec/15 Lead O/S
tim.rose2 22/Nov/15 Lead
Hidden 22/Nov/15 TR O/S
Hidden 15/Nov/15 Lead
PhillS 05/Sep/15 Lead
with Clare
Hidden 16/Aug/15 TR
DampRice 15/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Pat Sollom 18/Jul/15 Lead dog
mrmoe17 05/Jul/15 Lead O/S
jh305 05/Jul/15 Lead O/S
Dani Parker ?/Jul/15 -
Hidden 20/Jun/15 TR O/S
martin one 20/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Jun/15 TR dnf
s1362083 06/Jun/15 TR O/S
ewanjp 23/May/15 Lead O/S
with alicec
alicec 23/May/15 Lead dog
Cheet 10/May/15 Lead O/S
with David
Juan S 09/May/15 Lead O/S
with Wei
Nick--Ball 04/May/15 Lead O/S
with Ian H
Nick--Ball 04/May/15 Lead O/S
with Ian H
PatrickP ?/May/15 Lead
Hidden ?/May/15 Lead
Bob M 28/Apr/15 Lead
with Nick Foot, Carolyn Lyness
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
tomaca12 30/Mar/15 Lead O/S
Ana Broad 27/Mar/15 Lead
with Emma
Hidden 27/Mar/15 2nd
carlb0809 21/Mar/15 Lead RP
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
sajrf123 15/Feb/15 Lead O/S
with Ian
Jack Shewring 07/Feb/15 Lead O/S
wurzelinzummerset 01/Feb/15 Lead rpt
with Tom C
Felix Ottey 01/Feb/15 Lead O/S
shaunstannard ?/Feb/15 Lead O/S
Brian H 11/Jan/15 Lead rpt
Hidden 11/Jan/15 Lead O/S
noddy.rhys ??/2015 Lead O/S
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

Bit slow because I wasn't willing to commit

with Ant Brown
Harvdog 24/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Hannah Evans
Hidden 23/Aug/14 Lead
Hidden 23/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Kinge 16/Aug/14 Lead
with Joe Harris
Hidden 16/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Jenni Lees 09/Aug/14 2nd
with Jack McMullin, Paul Hyland
Paul Hy 09/Aug/14 Lead rpt
with Jenni L, Jack M
Hidden 03/Aug/14 Lead O/S
hlburns ?/Aug/14 AltLd
with Maike
samparsons 26/Jul/14 Solo
with Emmie
Hidden 08/Jul/14 Lead O/S
robajob 08/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Kt
Hidden 06/Jul/14 TR
Kap 03/Jul/14 Lead O/S
magicmartin 01/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Perry Adams, Zane Butcher
Hidden 15/Jun/14 TR rpt
Laramadness 26/May/14 Lead β
mattgrange 26/May/14 -
Patrick Clissold 26/May/14 Lead O/S
with Zoe Fyffe, Rory Fyffe, Eleri Clissold
Rory Fyffe 26/May/14 2nd
with Zoe Fyffe, Eleri Clissold, Patrick Clissold
David Walker 25/May/14 TR RP
with Stefan
Hidden 25/May/14 Lead
David Walker 25/May/14 Lead dnf
with Stefan
MariaT 25/May/14 TR RP

Tried it on lead but struggled at the crux. Was persuaded to try it again later on top rope and the move I'd been trying worked. Stupidly bolted, though.

Hidden 17/May/14 Lead O/S
Abrockalypse 13/May/14 Lead O/S
VFR Tom 18/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Mar/14 Lead O/S
cpoad 14/Mar/14 Lead rpt
with Vic O (CC)
shane4747 11/Mar/14 Lead O/S
JUSTADUDE 11/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Jules_Julia ?/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Feb/14 Lead
Laurenmacca ??/2014 -
richy85 ??/2014 -
Paul Hicks 29/Dec/13 Lead O/S
Charlotteking 20/Dec/13 Lead RP
with Vic, Tom
emmafizzle 30/Nov/13 Lead O/S
annak 27/Oct/13 Lead O/S
Philoosh 27/Oct/13 Lead O/S
Jenben 27/Oct/13 -
Big Lee 27/Oct/13 Lead O/S
Charlotteking 04/Oct/13 TR dog
with Tom
magsb 28/Sep/13 2nd
sammycolon 02/Sep/13 Lead
ejellard 01/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with Tim
spacecadetjake ?/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with jay mcmanus
Hidden ?/Sep/13 Lead O/S
netgull 31/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Paul Hy 09/Aug/13 Lead O/S
amyrosemason 09/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Howett
Hidden 09/Aug/13 Lead dog
alcrosby 09/Aug/13 TR
Hidden 09/Aug/13 Lead O/S
meltdown34 15/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Chris
ChrisPaines 15/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Matt
HairyBean 14/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Tracy Stuart
Hidden 14/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Jul/13 Lead
Hidden 07/Jul/13 Lead O/S
jason smeeth 29/Jun/13 Lead O/S
enrogue 29/Jun/13 Lead
with Mark Delaney
Hidden 01/Jun/13 Lead O/S
diamond rib 01/Jun/13 TR
with Dan Sanderson, Adam Wheeler
The Jazz Butcher ?/Jun/13 Lead O/S
cpoad 27/May/13 Lead O/S
with Clare F
Hidden 27/May/13 Lead O/S
rig 27/May/13 TR O/S
tomdadom 27/May/13 Lead
dpiddock 27/May/13 Lead dog
Hairbear75 26/May/13 2nd
with Andy Hope
dknibb 25/May/13 2nd

Stew's first lead!

with Stew
Jim Malo 12/May/13 TR
with Mark
Shaky Dog 11/May/13 Lead
with Mike
Hidden 05/May/13 Lead O/S
homing-penguin 29/Apr/13 Lead O/S
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
andrewmc 26/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Julien Thibault
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
dereke12000 20/Apr/13 Lead O/S

2nd clip bit too high for my liking

with Rich
Hidden ?/Mar/13 Lead O/S
johnl 11/Feb/13 Lead
with Tom, Mark
wurzelinzummerset 02/Feb/13 Lead O/S
with Nick
stoneback 02/Feb/13 Lead O/S
with Alan
hannahmmt ??/2013 Lead dog
with Jess Swift
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 O/S
with Steph
duncan 10/Nov/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 10/Nov/12 -
Hidden 13/Oct/12 Lead rpt
Craggyman 22/Sep/12 Lead O/S
mike.rigby 15/Sep/12 2nd O/S
with Rob Edwards
gb05 12/Sep/12 Lead O/S
DreadyCraig 08/Sep/12 TR rpt

climbed again

chubbyclimber 25/Aug/12 TR
with Lottie
GrahamHP 25/Aug/12 Lead dog
lottiec 25/Aug/12 TR O/S
with Tim
Hidden 25/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Dave Page 23/Aug/12 Lead rpt
with Lenaya Page
el_monty 23/Aug/12 Lead rpt
Mouse5 19/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Aug/12 TR
jwhereat 11/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/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
sammycolon 30/Jun/12 -
Hidden 24/Jun/12 Lead O/S
wibb20 17/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Jun/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 03/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Humm1985 03/Jun/12 Lead
Alex Bryant 28/May/12 Lead O/S
Sami Mandeel 23/May/12 Lead rpt
with Mike Davies
Hidden 21/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Apr/12 2nd
Hidden 21/Apr/12 TR
Hidden 08/Apr/12 Lead
MBano 08/Apr/12 Lead
saz_b 06/Apr/12 Lead O/S

Nice moves

with ian gambon
Hidden 06/Apr/12 Lead
Fraser hill-casey 29/Mar/12 Lead O/S
musgravet 25/Mar/12 TR
Tamsin12 24/Mar/12 TR O/S
with Martyn
Martyn Trev 24/Mar/12 TR
thin bob ?/Mar/12 2nd

Really nice, great fun!

with Leon
pollyanna 01/Feb/12 Lead
with Jamie knight
rustyfishhook 31/Jan/12 Lead O/S

Crazy Flake at top! looks brittle but is bomb proof.

Trippinjester 29/Jan/12 Lead O/S
with Jennie Fowler
sarahlizzy 22/Jan/12 Lead O/S

Amazing juggy airy traverse to finish

with Syv
el_monty 16/Jan/12 Lead O/S
with Ashley, Ali, Zo
Ducks Rock 16/Jan/12 TR β
with Fox
Hidden 07/Jan/12 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2012 Lead O/S
Doug Wilkie ??/2012 -
tommytom ??/2012 -
Neil Watson 07/Dec/11 Lead β

Beautiful day, sheltered from the wind and a warm sun

popov86 ?/Dec/11 Lead
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
sarahkate 22/Oct/11 Lead
with Nicola Bemister, Sara Trunecka
Ducks Rock 20/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Gemma
climbingchica 03/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with leon
simon.roberts 26/Sep/11 Lead
garth paterson 26/Sep/11 Lead
gilmourheid 17/Sep/11 Lead
with Steve27
Hidden 17/Sep/11 Lead
edordead ?/Sep/11 Lead
KLucy 14/Aug/11 2nd
Dandan82 14/Aug/11 Lead O/S
cdpuk 14/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Aug/11 TR rpt
ilch 05/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Ben
Doey ?/Aug/11 -
Linc 31/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Carnie Lisa 31/Jul/11 2nd β
with Dan Verge
risby 27/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Mike Parks 16/Jul/11 TR O/S
pdhammond 10/Jul/11 Lead dog
Dave 88 09/Jul/11 Lead O/S
manosand 19/Jun/11 Lead
Hidden 19/Jun/11 Lead O/S
nathan2day 19/Jun/11 2nd
Hidden 09/Jun/11 -
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 dog
with Beanie
Mr Tumness 16/Apr/11 Lead β
dale1968 12/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with fo
fo 12/Apr/11 TR dnf
with dale1968
Hidden 11/Apr/11 Lead O/S
pdhammond 09/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/11 Lead
LaMentalist 24/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Andy 'Arf Scargill" Caldswell
Jonathan Emett 13/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with mike pinney
Hidden 12/Mar/11 Lead O/S
RockaJo 06/Feb/11 Lead β

On the crag nearest the coast with a few extra climbs separate to the main area. Looked tricky for a 4.

Fatclimber 06/Feb/11 Lead dog
with Jo MUP
Hidden 23/Jan/11 Lead
nick hawkins 23/Jan/11 Lead
with steve
Hidden 23/Jan/11 Lead
Hidden 23/Jan/11 2nd O/S
homing-penguin ??/2011 Lead
MarkyMark_7 ??/2011 Lead O/S
Boogs ??/2011 Lead β
Hidden ??/2011 -
mike.rigby ??/2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Oct/10 Lead β
Hidden 30/Aug/10 Lead O/S
steven24584 11/Aug/10 Lead RP
GilesD ?/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Sparky!!!3 28/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Luke Dawson 20/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Jul/10 Lead
Blackgoby 14/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Nick, Tracey
Hidden 20/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/May/10 Lead rpt
Emma-Louise Anderson 22/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/May/10 Lead O/S
Bob M 19/May/10 Lead
ChrisBrooke 01/May/10 Lead O/S
with Nick Barratt
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
AlexD 18/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Apr/10 TR
Hidden 27/Mar/10 TR rpt
duncan 27/Mar/10 Lead O/S
stranter 17/Mar/10 Lead O/S
MontyH 14/Mar/10 Lead
with lee
andy jennings 14/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with Momber
benwhit 07/Mar/10 Lead
pirate9 07/Mar/10 Lead O/S
johnl 19/Feb/10 Lead rpt
with Andy Dunford
trev_f 06/Feb/10 Lead O/S
with Alex M, Bungle
timharrison 31/Jan/10 Lead O/S
with Sue Hazel
Hidden 31/Jan/10 Lead O/S
brian watson 24/Jan/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Jan/10 2nd
Ed Babs 02/Jan/10 Lead O/S
with Mike Hawkins
LukeyG ??/2010 Lead
Hidden ??/2010 -
Jane Weir ??/2010 -
Marti999 27/Dec/09 Lead O/S
Bob M 11/Dec/09 Lead
ukphil 07/Nov/09 Lead dnf

got to second bolt but was a bit tired and bashed elbow so gave up for the day!

with Geraldine
sarahkate ?/Nov/09 Lead
with Nicola Bemister
LeahJamie 03/Oct/09 -
with Aidan Taub
Hidden 26/Sep/09 2nd O/S
bazzag 26/Sep/09 Lead
with alison,reece,ollie,ryan & ashley
olliegray96 26/Sep/09 2nd
with dad,alison,reece,ryan & ashley
Zygoticgema 30/Aug/09 2nd
with KarlH
KarlH 30/Aug/09 Lead
with Portland Party Group
Ade7 24/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Liz
Hidden 23/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Aug/09 Lead rpt
Hidden 25/Jul/09 Lead β
jamesleesaunders 28/Jun/09 -
with Mike Hicks, Craig Hicks
DreadyCraig 28/Jun/09 Lead O/S

Climbed with Jim and Mike

with Mike Hicks
Hidden 27/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Jun/09 Lead rpt
Hidden 24/May/09 Lead rpt
Hidden 23/May/09 TR O/S
Hidden 09/May/09 Lead rpt
Hidden 09/May/09 Lead dog
julian allen 05/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Apr/09 Lead O/S
DerwentDiluted 12/Apr/09 Lead
with Nicola Pettit
Hidden 05/Apr/09 Lead dog
Hidden 05/Apr/09 TR dog
Hidden 29/Mar/09 Lead RP
Hidden 29/Mar/09 Lead dnf
leemaybr05 28/Mar/09 TR RP

hardest F4 i have done, tricky moves towards the end

with Beckie Bale
alexrp 21/Mar/09 Lead

Seemed to be quite a hard move half way up.

with Lee R
jl 14/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Penny
Hidden ?/Mar/09 Lead RP
Hidden 14/Feb/09 Lead
Adam Perrett ?/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
Alex More ??/2009 -
Adam Perrett ??/2009 Lead RP
with Mick Ward, Sarah Perrett, John Leonard
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