Rockfax Description
The right-hand arete is tackled via a thin crack. A bit dirty low down, but better than it looks. The top crack and arete are exciting. Start up the right-hand side of the arete. © Rockfax

FA. Damian Cook. Includes bits of the trad route The Prow. 11/Jun/1995

Ticklists: Portland.

ThomasB 30/Apr/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Nov/16 Lead O/S
kcichy 09/Oct/16 Lead RP
Chops 25/Sep/16 TR O/S
with Derryn
ihugrocks ??/2016 -
FatAz 09/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Natalia Binczycka
Paul Eckton 12/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with steve read
Jonnie Watkins ??/2013 -
taro 30/Sep/12 Lead dog


nigel pearson 29/Sep/12 Lead O/S

I did this thinking it was pregnant pause. I thought it was a bit hard for 6a+. Brilliant and memorable climb

with Yoko
lucachitara 04/Jun/12 Lead dog

amazing bit of crack climbing halfway up!

Paul Bowen 12/May/12 Lead O/S
conorjclarke 16/Oct/11 Lead O/S

long, varied, wandering and engaging -- such a pleasure to onsight

with Rhona Barr
Hidden 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S
samfayers 14/Jul/11 2nd O/S

had one rest but longest climb i have ever done...

with sutty
elCapitano 14/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Jonathan Emett 12/Jul/11 Lead O/S

lovely top 2/3rds make up for the loose-feeling start. Looks really unlikely for the grade! Fantastic moves up the crack and arete.

with Lyndsay
Sophie Nunn 15/May/11 Lead O/S
with Ben
Tom Heslam ?/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Rosea
Rosea Day ?/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Jun/10 Lead O/S
RFWilkie 15/May/10 Lead dog
LC ?/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Mar/10 Lead rpt
MarkRyder 14/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with Rich
vertigo 14/Mar/10 Lead O/S

Really good. Not cheesy at all!

clipskipper 13/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with Sue Hazel
Ed Babs 25/Oct/09 Lead O/S
with Harry
Jane Weir ??/2009 Lead
Richard Horn 06/Dec/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Oct/08 Lead dog
Hidden 28/Sep/08 Lead
tobydunford 24/May/08 Lead O/S
Gingerdarren 09/Feb/08 Lead dog

Dirty start with loose rock at the first 10m pulled around the arete onto the face. Really cool climbing but around 3/4 the way up face become very bare, felt well exposed. Managed to rest and pull back onto the arete to complete the climb.

with Nick Blackbeard, Gemma Foster
Docent 27/Jan/08 Lead β
with stecu
ASchwirtz 21/Oct/07 Lead O/S

Excellent climb

with Nikki
nblackbeard 20/Oct/07 Lead dog

took 2 falls, will hopefully get it clean next attempt.

gfoster ?/Jun/07 2nd dog
with Tim Holloway
jw231 ?/May/07 Lead O/S
with gfoster
dannyboy83 ?/Apr/07 Lead O/S
keefe 31/Mar/07 Lead
with Tansy
gfoster ?/Feb/07 2nd dnf
with Tim Holloway
Hidden ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 -
Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
Hidden 24/Jun/06 Lead O/S
Tim W 24/Jun/06 Lead
Billg 19/Mar/06 Lead O/S
with Paul Bowen
Hidden ?/Mar/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Feb/06 TR
trevor macalonan 11/Feb/06 TR dog
with Tim
Marti999 ??/2006 Lead
Hidden 25/May/05 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Apr/04 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/May/01 Lead
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