Rockfax Description
The technically-awkward direct line up the slabby wall and overhang to finish. © Rockfax

FA. Steve Taylor 10/Jun/1995

Ticklists: Red Spot Portland 2016, Portland.

Hidden 13/Jan Lead O/S
poeter210 13/Jan Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Oct/17 Lead RP
Rockmonkey1977 25/Sep/17 Lead O/S

A very cool route with unlikely moves made possible via good route reading. Felt a bit spicy at the top as the hand holds felt slippy (dirty or wet?)

Kayface42 28/Aug/17 TR β


with Si
Linc 28/Aug/17 Lead rpt
with Kay
MaryEC 27/Aug/17 Lead RP

sent 2nd try

with Sara, Ben, Miguel
dryvita 27/Aug/17 Lead O/S

actually found this quite desperate at the topic. got wrong handed into everything, had to properly scrap for it

with Ed Bot
Tommy Harris 06/Aug/17 Lead O/S
with Hannah
Hidden 05/Aug/17 Lead dog
Hidden 02/Jul/17 Lead O/S
OliverRoss 01/Jul/17 Lead β
Alkis 01/Jul/17 Lead O/S
with Tom Bradley
mila.and 01/Jul/17 Lead

2nd go

Cara 25/Jun/17 2nd dog

Lead up to crux and fell multiple times attempting to complete move. Bambi led and I seconded, had to rest on rope after crux. Very enjoyable route.

with Bambi
adamsriches 08/Apr/17 Lead O/S
Steven1993 06/Apr/17 Lead β
with James, Emily Mobley, Amy Hare
Hidden 01/Apr/17 Lead β
MD 25/Mar/17 2nd
with Mark H
philhilo 25/Mar/17 Lead O/S
with ian wyatt
Hidden 07/Jan/17 Lead dog
Hidden 07/Jan/17 Lead dog
josefft 29/Jul/16 TR dog
with Chris Nathan
Trent T 03/Jul/16 Lead dog
RobSamuel 03/Jul/16 Lead dog

Loved climbing this technical slab. Got to the last two bolts at my limit and didn't have the juice to get through the overhang.

with Trent
cdpuk 11/Jun/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Jun/16 TR dog
Hidden 11/Jun/16 Lead O/S
Linc 28/May/16 Lead O/S
with Kay
katiep 28/May/16 Lead O/S

Tricky section at the top

with Roger, Matt Smith
RKirke 28/May/16 Lead O/S
Matt Smith 28/May/16 Lead O/S

Pleased to have got this clean :-)

robajob 14/May/16 Lead O/S
with Kt
Hidden 14/May/16 2nd dog
bede.west 01/May/16 Lead O/S
Flavio 30/Apr/16 Lead O/S
Thinker01 30/Apr/16 Lead O/S
ben.phillips 30/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with Flavio
CraigPerl 23/Apr/16 Lead O/S
Martin Bagshaw 10/Apr/16 Lead O/S

Just before the rain settled in.

with Ed Green
ThomasB 02/Apr/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Aug/15 Lead O/S
dohart 25/Jul/15 2nd dog
with herve
hervenuttall ?/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Doug
Hidden 26/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Takacs 26/Jun/15 2nd
rjf106 21/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Angus
Adamwillclimb 20/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/May/15 Lead O/S
Rupey 28/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with alan
RFWilkie 19/Apr/15 Lead rpt
lewiz 14/Mar/15 Lead rpt
with Beata
Hidden 07/Mar/15 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2015 Lead
bryan61 27/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with bogden
Hidden 27/Sep/14 -
georgel 23/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with anthony
ewanjp 17/Aug/14 Lead dog
Hidden 06/Jul/14 Lead O/S
thomasmouse 14/Jun/14 Lead O/S
sarpedon 25/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/May/14 Lead O/S
richy85 03/May/14 Lead dog
rwestcott 12/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Tomar 12/Apr/14 Lead O/S
jrccrosby 11/Aug/13 Lead dog

One fall as got too pumped for the finish, was a simple fiish after a short rets

with Elsie
Hidden 04/Aug/13 Lead O/S
EmilyElouise 04/Aug/13 2nd dog
psborland 08/Jul/13 Lead

Lovely but hard

with Nick
Nick Sherring 08/Jul/13 Lead O/S

Really nice techical climb with the crux about 2/3 up. Note that although the final bolt is in the middle of the overhang, the route does go up the crack no the left, which allows a nice pull up and layback to clip the belay.

AlexD 27/May/13 Lead RP
with Darrell
lewiz 25/May/13 Lead O/S
trannumrahim 06/May/13 TR
with Rich
Hidden 06/May/13 Lead β
Rokmunky 06/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Oct/12 -
brices 06/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with duma
Abi Chard 30/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Ian
Hidden 30/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Aug/12 TR O/S
robbo99 ?/Aug/12 Lead O/S

awesome, 1st 6b lead, very pumpy trying to hold the overhang to clip the lower-off, on-sighted

Julie Carroll 25/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Evie Cotrulia
Evie 25/Jul/12 Lead O/S
mattwyles1 29/Jun/12 Lead O/S
LeahJamie 23/Jun/12 Lead
with mrtom
Hidden 23/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Jun/12 Lead β
madasten 04/Jun/12 2nd
with Miquel, Gaz
gazfellows 04/Jun/12 Lead dog

another class tachnical route, portland was built by the Gods!!fell on the crux, but again a brilliant route !! Wicked ....

with Lara, Miquel, Anna, Billy nic, steff
ellmang 26/May/12 2nd
philhaigh 12/Apr/12 Lead O/S
paultaylor 08/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Little John
nath_casper 22/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Oct/11 Lead O/S
felixthelion 30/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Dan craig
tom.ireson 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with George Newham
Hidden 12/Jul/11 Lead
Hidden 12/Jul/11 TR
elCapitano 12/Jul/11 TR
MikeC59 02/Jul/11 -
fildac 02/Jun/11 Lead dog
Sophie Nunn 26/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Ben
Ben Harper 26/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Joe Premier
Hidden ??/2011 -
Rob Grant 30/Oct/10 Lead
with rob davies
wi11 25/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Chris Gee
Ed Babs 25/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Magnus
givemetea 26/Sep/10 Lead O/S

Yuk. Tenuous and harrowing and not very nice! I didn't use the left-hand flowstone layback in the top crack as feet looked too slippery. Instead I moved left and did a different and quite harrowing sequence. Felt hard for 6b.

mikeconway 01/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Sep/10 Lead
Jonathan Emett 15/Aug/10 Lead dnf
with Lyndsay
Barry Kerslake 08/Aug/10 Lead rpt

side-pull out left, pop to left facing flake with R hand

with Fi
duncan 30/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Jan Zapal
tew105 27/Jun/10 Lead O/S
freakeystyley34 15/May/10 Lead β
Hidden 08/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Apr/10 Lead O/S
MarkRyder 04/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Rich
matthewjames 14/Mar/10 Lead dog
with Mike Byrne
keithpeck 12/Sep/09 Lead RP
chris sm 15/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Pippa Froggatt
Hidden 25/Jul/09 Lead RP
BicepAndrews 23/Jun/09 Lead rpt
Hidden 23/Jun/09 Lead
keithpeck 23/Jun/09 Lead dog
vertigo 18/Jun/09 Lead RP
with Grace Bird
jl 14/Jun/09 Lead dnf
with Brad, Penny
Hidden 23/May/09 Lead
Jane Weir 17/Mar/09 Lead
Jane Weir 17/Mar/09 Lead
nealh ??/2009 Lead
BicepAndrews 25/Oct/08 Lead
with Jacky Tyrie
shoulders 28/Sep/08 Lead
with dai
Hidden 27/Sep/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Sep/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Sep/08 2nd
Jonathan Emett 10/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Matt, Paul
Matt Bennett 10/Sep/08 Lead O/S
Andrew Barker 11/Aug/08 Lead β

Very good climbing.

with Chunk
Hidden ?/Aug/08 Lead
Reeges 07/Jun/08 Lead O/S

Tricky last section before the roof.

flatcap 01/Jun/08 TR dog

A great climb, some great moves. But there's no way I'm ready to lead it, yet. Several falls, but I made it.

with Phil
Hidden 01/Jun/08 Lead dog
Hidden 31/May/08 TR dog
Marq 11/May/08 Lead dog

2 rests

tobydunford 03/Nov/07 Lead O/S
with Harry Martin
Richard Horn 03/Jun/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/May/07 Lead O/S
Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
onlytovey ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 Lead dog
Hidden ??/2007 -
dannyboy83 ?/Sep/06 Lead O/S
with Floris
steve taylor ??/2006 Lead
Marti999 ??/2006 Lead
lukea 16/Nov/05 Lead O/S
with dan
Hidden ?/Nov/05 TR
ASchwirtz 16/Jul/05 Lead O/S
phsharpy ??/2005 Lead RP
with Pete Phillips
chrisbevins ??/2005 -
bigie bob ?/Sep/04 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/May/04 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Nov/03 Lead O/S
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 19/Jul/02 Lead O/S
with Jon Box
goi.ashmore 10/Apr/02 Lead O/S
with Andy Howe
clark alston ??/2001 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2000 -
brian watson ??/1999 Lead RP
uphillnow ??/1999 Lead
John Southworth ?/May/97 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/1997 Lead
Kevster ??/1996 -
Hidden ??/1996 Lead dog
Hidden ??/1996 -
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