Rockfax Description
The grooved arete. There is a belay bolt at waist height. This is the upper section of the full version of the route Voices in the Bower which starts on the Bottom Deckio. © Rockfax

Mick Ward 24/Mar/2009

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Portland for the beginner (lead climbs), Portland, Easiest climbs in the UK - for my Dad, aged 62

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UserDateStyleNotes & Partners
TeenageMutantClimbingTurtle 27 May 2nd O/S
with Stroppy
with Stroppy
Stroppy 27 May Lead O/S
rachelfarley2002 13 May -
Darryll farley 11 May Lead O/S
frankindales 22 Apr Lead
Hidden 9 Apr Lead
Alex 74 7 Apr Lead O/S
Hidden 25 Mar Lead O/S
Bendb 23 Mar Lead O/S
jordanclimbs 26 Feb Lead O/S
RussB 24 Feb Lead O/S
Howard4348 24 Feb Lead O/S
with RussB
with RussB
Rachael88 23 Feb Lead
with BStar
with BStar
BStar 23 Feb Lead O/S
Tatarek 13 Jan Lead O/S
with David Cranton, Jon Coutts
with David Cranton, Jon Coutts
Ollie Smart 13 Jan Lead rpt
with Sally R
with Sally R
Ollie Wragg ?? Lead
Hidden 26 Nov, 2018 Lead
Jura86 15 Nov, 2018 Lead O/S
DFrank 3 Nov, 2018 Lead O/S
with USMC
with USMC
dannyboy83 21 Sep, 2018 Solo O/S
with katiep
with katiep
RoryMcManus 18 Sep, 2018 Lead O/S
jammo 11 Sep, 2018 Lead O/S
with Dawn
with Dawn
sarahlaight 9 Sep, 2018 2nd
with Tom Jarvis
with Tom Jarvis
will_of_fortune 9 Sep, 2018 Lead O/S Done for the tick.
Done for the tick.
MattL80 27 Aug, 2018 Lead O/S Continued up from Voices in the Bower.
Continued up from Voices in the Bower.
Hidden 4 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
Molly I 30 Jun, 2018 -
Jonikirk17 30 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
Ellis20 24 Jun, 2018 Lead rpt
with Dale
with Dale
Willbur 18 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
with Nathan Wrem
with Nathan Wrem
rdent 7 May, 2018 Lead
Jack Shewring 5 May, 2018 Lead rpt
Neil Williams 23 Apr, 2018 TR
nick244 23 Apr, 2018 Lead
iWoody5025 31 Mar, 2018 2nd
Matthoop91 31 Mar, 2018 -
bmda106 ??, 2018 Lead
Flynn_Simpson 5 Nov, 2017 Lead
Hidden 15 Oct, 2017 2nd
Fatclimber 15 Oct, 2017 Lead rpt
with Deako
with Deako
Hidden 13 Sep, 2017 Lead O/S
Ollie Smart 23 Aug, 2017 Lead O/S
Ellis20 24 Jun, 2017 Lead O/S
with Harriet
with Harriet
tobiasae3 17 Jun, 2017 Lead O/S
Hidden 11 Jun, 2017 TR
Ajhippo 6 May, 2017 Lead O/S
Hidden 21 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
derryclimbs 21 Apr, 2017 Lead
AshleyLong 17 Apr, 2017 Lead
with Joris
with Joris
mark harrap 9 Apr, 2017 Lead
Hidden 2 Apr, 2017 Lead rpt
Hidden 2 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
Hidden 2 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
summerse 1 Apr, 2017 Lead
Hidden 1 Apr, 2017 Lead
DreadyCraig 11 Mar, 2017 Lead rpt
Matt Smith 25 Feb, 2017 Lead O/S Combined with Voices in the Bower
Combined with Voices in the Bower
bbenwatts 25 Feb, 2017 Lead
climbingrev 15 Feb, 2017 Lead ... As end to 'voices' ... Would be amazing to have another 5 pitches like these!
... As end to 'voices' ... Would be amazing to have another 5 pitches like these!
Rod Pullen 29 Dec, 2016 Lead O/S
Fentonio 24 Sep, 2016 Lead O/S
with Ben Brady
with Ben Brady
nathan2day 17 Sep, 2016 Lead O/S ascend.fit
ascend.fit
santoshr 17 Sep, 2016 Lead O/S
martinthemountain 4 Sep, 2016 Lead
Alicia Barnett 4 Sep, 2016 Lead O/S
Natalie C ?Aug, 2016 Lead O/S
Natalie C ?Aug, 2016 Lead O/S
Jon Thorne 31 Jul, 2016 Lead O/S
Eddietheed 15 Jul, 2016 Lead O/S
SamSkulls 15 Jul, 2016 2nd
dohart 3 May, 2016 Lead O/S
with Toby
with Toby
trevor macalonan 14 Apr, 2016 Lead O/S
with Jamie H
with Jamie H
Hidden 10 Apr, 2016 AltLd O/S
Hidden 10 Apr, 2016 AltLd O/S
Alicia Barnett 10 Apr, 2016 TR
Jraven 3 Mar, 2016 Lead O/S
BethanPalfrey ??, 2016 Lead
TashaZ 18 Oct, 2015 Lead O/S First part of Voices in the Bower, some loose rock, but a really nice traverse to the left at the top.
First part of Voices in the Bower, some loose rock, but a really nice traverse to the left at the top.
cescofry 18 Oct, 2015 2nd
with TashaZ
with TashaZ
Juan S 13 Sep, 2015 Lead
with Wei
with Wei
climbingrev 1 Sep, 2015 Lead O/S Nice top pitch of "Voices". Exposed climbing for the grade
Nice top pitch of "Voices". Exposed climbing for the grade
TomWeeks 17 Aug, 2015 Lead O/S First lead connected to Voices on the bower.
First lead connected to Voices on the bower.
josefft 9 Aug, 2015 Lead O/S
mrmoe17 5 Jul, 2015 Lead O/S
curly19sue 20 Jun, 2015 Lead O/S
with sam hepplewhite
with sam hepplewhite
Hidden 20 Jun, 2015 Lead
Kerm ?Jun, 2015 Lead
dansimkin 9 May, 2015 Lead O/S
with Kira Roberts
with Kira Roberts
Juan S 9 May, 2015 Lead O/S Climbed to set up absail for our group. With hindsight, it might have been faster to walk around and down... Lovely climb with an airy section.
with Wei
Climbed to set up absail for our group. With hindsight, it might have been faster to walk around and down... Lovely climb with an airy section.
with Wei
Hidden ?May, 2015 Lead
zacloftus 18 Apr, 2015 Lead O/S
Patrick Clissold 7 Mar, 2015 Lead O/S
with Cameron Porteous
with Cameron Porteous
wurzelinzummerset 1 Feb, 2015 Lead O/S As extension to Voices in the Bower
As extension to Voices in the Bower
shaunstannard ?Feb, 2015 Lead O/S
Brian H 11 Jan, 2015 Lead rpt
Hidden 11 Jan, 2015 Lead O/S
Hidden 27 Dec, 2014 Lead O/S
Paulio 18 Sep, 2014 Lead O/S Great route, a little exposed on a slightly tricky start but very straight forward after that.
with Lettyr6
Great route, a little exposed on a slightly tricky start but very straight forward after that.
with Lettyr6
Hidden 18 Sep, 2014 TR
Fatclimber 10 Sep, 2014 Lead O/S As a continuation of voices in the bower
with Dan63
As a continuation of voices in the bower
with Dan63
Dan63 10 Sep, 2014 Lead
Hidden 31 Aug, 2014 Lead
Hidden 23 Aug, 2014 Lead O/S
Hidden 22 Aug, 2014 Lead O/S
Hidden 17 Aug, 2014 Lead
Hidden 3 Aug, 2014 Lead O/S
Hidden 8 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
Chunk 5 Jul, 2014 -
David Walker 25 May, 2014 Lead O/S
with Stefan
with Stefan
MariaT 25 May, 2014 Lead O/S As a continuation of Voices in the Bower
As a continuation of Voices in the Bower
David Staples 11 May, 2014 Lead O/S
Simon Gompertz 5 May, 2014 AltLd O/S
James Charatan 5 May, 2014 AltLd
Philoosh 14 Apr, 2014 Lead O/S
EmilyElouise 9 Apr, 2014 Lead O/S
Hidden ?Apr, 2014 Lead O/S
Laurenmacca ??, 2014 -
Gentleman Joe 14 Dec, 2013 Lead O/S First sport lead
First sport lead
RichardN 14 Dec, 2013 2nd
Jenben 1 Nov, 2013 -
Mrframpton 24 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S
Paul Hicks 18 Jul, 2013 TR
with John Leonard
with John Leonard
jason smeeth 29 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S
derryclimbs 13 Jun, 2013 Solo rpt topped out over the loose debris.
topped out over the loose debris.
Hidden 1 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S
diamond rib 1 Jun, 2013 TR
with Dan Sanderson, Adam Wheeler
with Dan Sanderson, Adam Wheeler
Hidden ?Jun, 2013 Lead O/S
cpoad 27 May, 2013 Lead O/S
with Clare F
with Clare F
Hairbear75 26 May, 2013 2nd Continued up from Voices in the Bower
with Andy Hope
Continued up from Voices in the Bower
with Andy Hope
Harvdog 26 May, 2013 Lead O/S
with Hannah Evans, Elliot Clark
with Hannah Evans, Elliot Clark
Hidden 5 May, 2013 Lead O/S
montymoo 27 Apr, 2013 Lead
with christian, Gareth
with christian, Gareth
Gareth 27 Apr, 2013 Lead O/S
with Chris, montymoo
with Chris, montymoo
andrewmc 26 Apr, 2013 Lead O/S
with Julien Thibault
with Julien Thibault
The Nic Monk 21 Apr, 2013 Lead O/S
chubbyclimber 21 Apr, 2013 Lead
Wildman 5 Apr, 2013 2nd β Lead by Dan
with Dan
Lead by Dan
with Dan
johnl 11 Feb, 2013 Lead
with Tom, Mark
with Tom, Mark
Paul Hicks ??, 2013 Lead O/S
Hidden 2 Dec, 2012 Lead O/S
lottiec 2 Dec, 2012 Lead
Hidden 22 Sep, 2012 Lead O/S
chubbyclimber 25 Aug, 2012 Lead Good fun, very exposed!
with Lottie
Good fun, very exposed!
with Lottie
The Nic Monk 25 Aug, 2012 Lead O/S
with Richard Vaughan
with Richard Vaughan
lottiec 25 Aug, 2012 TR O/S
el_monty 23 Aug, 2012 Lead rpt
GF ?Aug, 2012 -
Dave Page 28 Jul, 2012 Lead O/S
with Lenaya Page
with Lenaya Page
AndrewHeaton 1 Jul, 2012 Lead O/S
daniel heaton 1 Jul, 2012 Lead
Mpaynter 18 Jun, 2012 -
dmetcalfe 18 Jun, 2012 Lead O/S Continued from Voices in the Bower
Continued from Voices in the Bower
Hidden 8 Apr, 2012 Lead rpt
Hidden 8 Apr, 2012 Lead O/S
jamiemcdonald 7 Apr, 2012 Lead O/S Continued from Voices in the Bower.
with Michelle Taylor
Continued from Voices in the Bower.
with Michelle Taylor
Hidden 25 Mar, 2012 TR rpt
Ralphus 24 Mar, 2012 Lead O/S
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 20 Mar, 2012 Lead O/S
with David Fuller, el_monty
with David Fuller, el_monty
Paul_southgate68 16 Feb, 2012 Solo O/S Only took rope up to lower off!!
Only took rope up to lower off!!
Trippinjester 5 Feb, 2012 Lead O/S
rustyfishhook 5 Feb, 2012 Lead O/S easy easy easy! but feels epic as its over a large void.
easy easy easy! but feels epic as its over a large void.
sarahlizzy 22 Jan, 2012 Lead O/S Terrifying start - step out into space above a ten metre drop round a buttress. Have faith that the foothold is there!
with syv_k
Terrifying start - step out into space above a ten metre drop round a buttress. Have faith that the foothold is there!
with syv_k
Max Streeton 7 Jan, 2012 2nd
Monkey_Alan 7 Jan, 2012 Lead O/S As an extension to Voices in the Bower.
As an extension to Voices in the Bower.
tommytom ??, 2012 -
popov86 ?Dec, 2011 Lead
philhaigh 19 Nov, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 13 Sep, 2011 TR O/S
edordead ?Sep, 2011 Lead
Hidden 11 Aug, 2011 Lead rpt
Hidden 9 Aug, 2011 Lead O/S
dereke12000 7 Aug, 2011 Lead O/S Continued up the arete from Voices in the Bower.
Continued up the arete from Voices in the Bower.
Doey ?Aug, 2011 -
risby 27 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 27 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 19 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S
laura wilson 30 May, 2011 -
diamond rib 29 May, 2011 2nd
with Dan Sanderson, Adam Wheeler
with Dan Sanderson, Adam Wheeler
Hidden ?May, 2011 Lead O/S
Wildman 22 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
with Beanie
with Beanie
Hidden 19 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 19 Apr, 2011 Lead RP
LaMentalist 6 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
with Andy 'Arf Scargill" Caldswell
with Andy 'Arf Scargill" Caldswell
LaMentalist 24 Mar, 2011 Lead O/S
with Andy 'Arf Scargill" Caldswell
with Andy 'Arf Scargill" Caldswell
Jonathan Emett 13 Mar, 2011 Lead O/S
with mike pinney
with mike pinney
MarkyMark_7 ??, 2011 Lead β
Boogs ??, 2011 Lead β
mike.rigby ??, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 21 Nov, 2010 Lead β
Sparky!!!3 28 Jul, 2010 Lead O/S
Luke Dawson 20 Jul, 2010 Lead O/S
with Chas
with Chas
Hidden 19 Jul, 2010 Lead
Hidden 17 Jul, 2010 Lead O/S
Blackgoby 14 Jul, 2010 Lead O/S
with Nick, Tracey
with Nick, Tracey
Danh89 ?Jul, 2010 Lead O/S
Hidden 20 Jun, 2010 Lead β
Hidden 20 Jun, 2010 Lead O/S
Ben Sidsaph 23 May, 2010 Lead O/S
with Megan Belcher
with Megan Belcher
Hidden 19 May, 2010 Lead
mattparratt 1 May, 2010 Lead
Sami Mandeel 23 Apr, 2010 Lead O/S
Amy Kilpin 22 Apr, 2010 Lead
Ade7 22 Apr, 2010 Lead rpt
Hidden 14 Apr, 2010 TR
Hidden 27 Mar, 2010 Lead O/S
duncan 27 Mar, 2010 Lead O/S
Hidden 10 Feb, 2010 TR
trev_f 6 Feb, 2010 Lead O/S
with Bungle
with Bungle
Pete Sanger 30 Jan, 2010 Lead O/S
with ben
with ben
DreadyCraig 2 Jan, 2010 Lead β
with jamesleesaunders, Mike Hicks
with jamesleesaunders, Mike Hicks
Pete Sanger ?Jan, 2010 Lead O/S
with benwhit
with benwhit
benwhit ??, 2010 Lead
LukeyG ??, 2010 -
scott titt ??, 2010 -
Jane Weir ??, 2010 -
Ed Babs 27 Dec, 2009 Lead O/S
Marti999 27 Dec, 2009 Lead O/S
with Ed Babs
with Ed Babs
Hidden 10 Oct, 2009 TR O/S
el_Claudio 10 Oct, 2009 TR O/S over the wall but going down to the bottom
over the wall but going down to the bottom
Hidden 26 Sep, 2009 Lead O/S
bazzag 26 Sep, 2009 Lead
with alison,reece,ollie,ryan & ashley
with alison,reece,ollie,ryan & ashley
Ade7 11 Sep, 2009 Lead rpt
with erc1
with erc1
Hidden 11 Sep, 2009 Lead O/S
waterbaby 31 Aug, 2009 Lead
Ade7 30 Aug, 2009 Lead O/S
with KarlH
with KarlH
Zygoticgema 30 Aug, 2009 Lead O/S
with Ade7
with Ade7
climber smurf 30 Aug, 2009 2nd
with Ade7
with Ade7
KarlH 30 Aug, 2009 Lead Tricky step around the arete.
with Portland Party Group
Tricky step around the arete.
with Portland Party Group
Bob M 12 Aug, 2009 Lead
with Mike Giddens
with Mike Giddens
julian allen 9 Jul, 2009 Lead O/S
jamesleesaunders 28 Jun, 2009 -
with Mike Hicks, DreadyCraig
with Mike Hicks, DreadyCraig
DreadyCraig 28 Jun, 2009 Lead O/S Climbed with Jim and Mike
Climbed with Jim and Mike
Luke d 27 Jun, 2009 Lead O/S
Hidden 27 Jun, 2009 Lead O/S
katsharp 9 May, 2009 2nd
with gav
with gav
gav 9 May, 2009 Lead O/S
Hidden 15 Apr, 2009 Lead O/S
leemaybr05 14 Apr, 2009 Lead β
with Beckie Bale
with Beckie Bale
DerwentDiluted 12 Apr, 2009 Lead
with Nicola Pettit
with Nicola Pettit
Adam Perrett ?Feb, 2009 Lead O/S
with Mick Ward, Sarah Perrett, johnl
with Mick Ward, Sarah Perrett, johnl
Hidden ??, 2009 -
Alex More ??, 2009 Lead
Hidden ??, 2009 -
aged_ape ?Sep, 2003 Lead β
with Ian G
with Ian G
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Voting
High 3b
Mid 3b
Low 3b
High 3a
Mid 3a
Low 3a
High 2c
Mid 2c
Low 2c
Votes cast 13
Votes cast 9
Style of ascent
Lead
Followed
Toproped
Alt Leads
Soloed
Not Set
Onsighted
Repeated
Flashed (β)
Redpoint
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