Rockfax Description
Layback the seaward side of the southern arete. Exposed, photogenic and high in its grade. © Rockfax

FA. Mick Ward (Solo) 18/Apr/2009

Ticklists: 4 - 5 Grade Climbs Portland Westcoast, Portland.

Rgledable 29/Oct/17 Lead O/S

Hard for the grade! The arete is quite sharp in places.

with Carl H
Carl 29/Oct/17 Lead O/S


with Robin G, Andy Parry
Adam Perrett 22/Apr/17 Lead rpt
with Rob Doyle, Sarah Perrett, John Leonard
Hidden 22/Apr/17 Lead O/S
Rod Pullen 30/Dec/16 TR
ssutton 30/Oct/16 Lead
with Ruth
AC93 23/Oct/16 Lead O/S
BenG32 17/May/15 Lead dnf
with Jonny
dereke12000 12/Apr/15 Lead dnf

Fell going for lower offs, ended upside down, Ian then pulled off a flake from the left

with Ian
Andrew Duncan ??/2015 Lead RP
Hidden 16/Aug/14 2nd
Hidden 16/Aug/14 Lead O/S
samparsons 16/Nov/13 Lead RP
meltdown34 26/Aug/13 Lead dnf

Short route with high risk of decking out, lay back on the arete with limited feet reached the top of the arete but could not traverse across top to bolts

with Chris
ChrisPaines 26/Aug/13 Lead dnf
with Matt
David Walker 25/May/13 Lead dnf
Hidden 25/May/13 Lead dog
tomdadom 25/May/13 Lead
cpoad 25/May/13 Lead O/S
with Kerry W
dpiddock 25/May/13 Lead dnf
pymn nice but dim ?/May/13 Lead O/S
ColinVern 30/Apr/13 Lead RP
betathief 30/Apr/13 TR dnf
Ed Babs 27/Apr/13 Lead O/S
clipskipper 27/Apr/13 2nd
with Ed Babs
Montse Shelb 09/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Leona
joe hallam 08/Sep/12 Lead dog

hard for the grade

with Andrew Duncan
lauraT ?/Jul/12 Lead dog
JenDurden 27/May/12 Lead dnf
with Gramps
aldred 15/May/12 Lead dnf
eblackie21 03/Apr/12 TR O/S
Keendan 03/Apr/12 Lead O/S

thought it was very hard. Such a cool position.

Hidden 25/Mar/12 Lead O/S
mattjson ??/2012 Lead G/U
with DomCR
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 06/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Marti999 06/Jul/11 Lead O/S
vertigo 29/Apr/11 Lead RP

Would be great if only it were 10 times longer!

ScottPurdy ?/Mar/11 Lead

Much Harder if you go direct!

Emma-Louise Anderson 08/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Alex More ?/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with trev
Pete Sanger ?/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with chris
trev_f 29/May/09 Lead β
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