26m.

Rockfax Description
A friendly climb. Start below a cave at 3m, and climb up past it. Follow the steep wall above on crimps and pockets. © Rockfax

FA. Mike Robertson 01/Dec/1995

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Red Spot Portland 2016, Portland, CC GUIDE (2008): Portland - 1-3 Star Classic & Hard Rock

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Ben Stokes 23 Aug, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: As indicated in the Dorset Rockfax Update, this route is now graded 6c.
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βeta: As indicated in the Dorset Rockfax Update, this route is now graded 6c.
John Alcock 6 Oct, 2003 Show βeta
βeta: The route immediately right is well worth doing. I found it more pumpy than Babelacious and less obvious, but I may have been tired. It's still a bit friable at present but should clean up well. 6C plus and 1/2 stars?
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βeta: The route immediately right is well worth doing. I found it more pumpy than Babelacious and less obvious, but I may have been tired. It's still a bit friable at present but should clean up well. 6C plus and 1/2 stars?
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Ricki 22 Jun Lead RP Got it after one rehearsal. Great route, one of my absolute favs, and my first (?) Portland 6c.
Got it after one rehearsal. Great route, one of my absolute favs, and my first (?) Portland 6c.
john1 11 Apr Lead dog CLose to onsight losing my way on those small holds
CLose to onsight losing my way on those small holds
Hidden 11 Apr Lead O/S
will_of_fortune 7 Apr Lead RP
with Abi
with Abi
Hidden 6 Apr Lead RP
Hidden 6 Apr Lead RP
MadVlad 19 Mar TR dog Struggled to find the right sequence in the middle section.
with Khalil
Struggled to find the right sequence in the middle section.
with Khalil
Richard Kendrick 24 Feb Lead O/S
with Pete
with Pete
julesmckim 24 Feb Lead O/S Better than expected...and fairly steady until a bulge. A finger-by-finger hand swap needed with failing end-of-the-day arms.
with Rado
Better than expected...and fairly steady until a bulge. A finger-by-finger hand swap needed with failing end-of-the-day arms.
with Rado
Michael Bortoluzzi 23 Feb Lead O/S
TwofoZeus 23 Feb Lead O/S Really good, went left at the crux and had to climb tiny pinches... still great route. First 6c O/S in a long time, felt good.
Really good, went left at the crux and had to climb tiny pinches... still great route. First 6c O/S in a long time, felt good.
Ignas Va 17 Feb Lead O/S
ben1234 20 Jan TR dog
Paul Hicks 20 Jan TR dog Good RP session. Getting some sequences together.
with Ben Maskrey, Gaz Fry
Good RP session. Getting some sequences together.
with Ben Maskrey, Gaz Fry
ben1234 5 Jan TR rpt
with Gaz Fry
with Gaz Fry
Paul Hicks 5 Jan TR dog
with Ben Maskrey, Gaz Fry
with Ben Maskrey, Gaz Fry
billabonggaz ?Jan Lead 26m
26m
billabonggaz ?Jan Lead 28m
28m
ben1234 27 Dec, 2018 TR dog
brian watson 2 Nov, 2018 Lead O/S
with Mike Hawkins
with Mike Hawkins
guy127917 20 Oct, 2018 Lead dog
with Alex
with Alex
Carnie Lisa 5 Oct, 2018 2nd RP
with Dan Verge
with Dan Verge
Kayface42 29 Sep, 2018 Lead dog
with Linc
with Linc
Hidden 29 Sep, 2018 Lead rpt
KDhruev 26 Sep, 2018 Lead O/S
Hidden 14 Sep, 2018 Lead O/S
Paul Hicks 13 Sep, 2018 TR dog Two TRs. Working the crux ( bulge). Making progress, move right then left .
with Ben Maskrey, Gaz Fry
Two TRs. Working the crux ( bulge). Making progress, move right then left .
with Ben Maskrey, Gaz Fry
DavidR 15 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
tonevert 13 Jul, 2018 Lead rpt
with Paloma
with Paloma
Ricki 23 Jun, 2018 Lead dog My second attempt at this one. Pocket sequence in the middle is tricky - really need to work out if I'm going to get this clean. Struggled a bit at the end too.
My second attempt at this one. Pocket sequence in the middle is tricky - really need to work out if I'm going to get this clean. Struggled a bit at the end too.
Phil Davidson 5 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S
with Steve Challoner
with Steve Challoner
Tutu 20 May, 2018 Lead β nice and friendly 6c! flashed after Adam onsighted it.
nice and friendly 6c! flashed after Adam onsighted it.
adamsriches 20 May, 2018 Lead O/S
with Tutu
with Tutu
afterthesend 18 May, 2018 Lead β
emmafizzle 18 May, 2018 Lead RP
Ricki 22 Apr, 2018 Lead dog Very nice - my first 6c attempt in Portland. Couple of rests - will come back for the redpoint.
Very nice - my first 6c attempt in Portland. Couple of rests - will come back for the redpoint.
Kipper-Phil Smith 19 Apr, 2018 Lead
with Denis
with Denis
ben1234 14 Apr, 2018 TR dog
Paul Hicks 14 Apr, 2018 TR dog
with Ben Maskrey
with Ben Maskrey
David Staples 14 Apr, 2018 TR RP Felt strong on the crux. Will lead next time
Felt strong on the crux. Will lead next time
Hidden 25 Feb, 2018 Lead dog
Hidden 25 Feb, 2018 Lead dnf
Hidden 25 Feb, 2018 Lead dog
Hidden 24 Feb, 2018 Lead O/S
camara_p ??, 2018 2nd dog Rickis project. seconded with difficulty
Rickis project. seconded with difficulty
Hidden 14 Oct, 2017 TR dog
emmafizzle 14 Oct, 2017 Lead dog Ahhh so hard! Will try again with better conditions ;)
Ahhh so hard! Will try again with better conditions ;)
ben1234 8 Oct, 2017 TR dog
derryclimbs 8 Oct, 2017 Lead dog Excellent route. Must come back to do it clean whilst I still remember the moves
with Ben M, Mick Ward
Excellent route. Must come back to do it clean whilst I still remember the moves
with Ben M, Mick Ward
Ian Bell 2 Sep, 2017 Lead rpt
PawelP 6 Aug, 2017 TR dnf the rock around the crux was too spikey for my already trashed fingers - should have gone to the cuttings :-)
with Vince
the rock around the crux was too spikey for my already trashed fingers - should have gone to the cuttings :-)
with Vince
Vince 6 Aug, 2017 Lead β
with PawelP
with PawelP
hervenuttall ?Jul, 2017 Lead O/S
with Marcus & The Ellis Brigham Crew
with Marcus & The Ellis Brigham Crew
rocksound 18 Jun, 2017 Lead O/S
with Hamish
with Hamish
JB Vendeville 4 Jun, 2017 TR dog
littleluke 19 May, 2017 Lead O/S
rachelvlc 19 May, 2017 Lead
Ian Bell 13 May, 2017 Lead O/S Not bad. Hard bit is shortlived.
Not bad. Hard bit is shortlived.
nimajneb ?May, 2017 Lead O/S
gem_stone12 ?May, 2017 Lead O/S
MarcinK 22 Apr, 2017 Lead dog to be done
with Ivan Alvarez
to be done
with Ivan Alvarez
WillAndrew 17 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
with KatePG
with KatePG
KatePG 17 Apr, 2017 Lead dnf Took quite a big fall at the crux and twisted ankle. Shame, seemed like a nice route, will be back!
Took quite a big fall at the crux and twisted ankle. Shame, seemed like a nice route, will be back!
TomJ 15 Apr, 2017 Lead β
with derico
with derico
derico 15 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
with Tom Jordan
with Tom Jordan
Tristan.Stricker 15 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S Nice. Tricky section in the middle is short lived but crimpy & balancey
Nice. Tricky section in the middle is short lived but crimpy & balancey
Hidden 9 Apr, 2017 Lead RP
Hidden 2 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
Marti999 31 Mar, 2017 Lead rpt
with Marwan
with Marwan
Marti999 31 Mar, 2017 Lead rpt
with Marwan
with Marwan
Roland stopps 11 Mar, 2017 Lead β
Hidden 19 Feb, 2017 Lead O/S
Hidden 9 Oct, 2016 -
BenL 29 May, 2016 Lead O/S
with Lisa
with Lisa
RKirke 29 May, 2016 Lead O/S
Hidden 29 May, 2016 Lead rpt
L.miura 16 May, 2016 Lead RP On 2nd attempt
with Julie Carroll
On 2nd attempt
with Julie Carroll
professorcobra 8 May, 2016 Lead dog
Dandan 23 Apr, 2016 Lead O/S
Carnie Lisa 23 Apr, 2016 2nd dog
with Dan Verge
with Dan Verge
artmal 3 Apr, 2016 Lead rpt
Livia 3 Apr, 2016 Lead RP 4th attempt
with Artur M
4th attempt
with Artur M
Hidden 22 Mar, 2016 TR O/S
tommccluskey 22 Mar, 2016 Lead O/S
Hidden 13 Mar, 2016 TR dnf
Julie Carroll 13 Mar, 2016 Lead RP
with Richard, Tristan Graham
with Richard, Tristan Graham
Martin Bagshaw 12 Mar, 2016 Lead O/S Felt quite easy for the grade
with Tim
Felt quite easy for the grade
with Tim
Rupey 12 Mar, 2016 Lead O/S
with Al
with Al
Hidden 14 Feb, 2016 Lead dog
Hidden 14 Feb, 2016 Lead dog
Gloria 30 Aug, 2015 Lead O/S Lovely climb, worth more stars
with Bekah Ryder, Tim Beeston
Lovely climb, worth more stars
with Bekah Ryder, Tim Beeston
Nick Sherring 29 Aug, 2015 Lead dog really nice, shame the rain came in half way up. Woudl do again.
really nice, shame the rain came in half way up. Woudl do again.
Hidden 4 Aug, 2015 Lead dog
Sam4242 9 Jul, 2015 Lead O/S
with msyea
with msyea
Billg 4 Jul, 2015 Lead O/S
with Megan Beaumont
with Megan Beaumont
Viki Claudia Harvey 4 Jul, 2015 Lead
with Rachel Keys
with Rachel Keys
AJM 7 Jun, 2015 Lead O/S
with mrchewy
with mrchewy
Hidden 25 May, 2015 Lead O/S
JUSTADUDE 22 May, 2015 Lead dog Misread the crux
Misread the crux
JUSTADUDE 22 May, 2015 Lead RP
JackMac 9 May, 2015 Lead O/S
with BC
with BC
BC 9 May, 2015 Lead
marcb 16 Feb, 2015 Lead dog
with Ben
with Ben
Hidden 29 Dec, 2014 Lead rpt
Hidden 28 Dec, 2014 2nd rpt
lewiz 29 Nov, 2014 Lead O/S
Hidden 9 Nov, 2014 Lead rpt
Hidden 4 Oct, 2014 Lead β
Graham Westbrook 31 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
robajob 12 Jul, 2014 Lead RP
pymn nice but dim 6 Jun, 2014 Lead rpt messed up the on sight, got stuck in irreversible sequence on middle section. tried clipping under crimping arm 5 times. lost my nerve and fell. Breezed it after fall and got clean second attempt
messed up the on sight, got stuck in irreversible sequence on middle section. tried clipping under crimping arm 5 times. lost my nerve and fell. Breezed it after fall and got clean second attempt
JUSTADUDE 6 Jun, 2014 Lead RP Worked out the moves, got it done clean! Happy days =]
Worked out the moves, got it done clean! Happy days =]
samparsons 3 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S Great climb, not so keen on the start but moves on to some nice balance work.
Great climb, not so keen on the start but moves on to some nice balance work.
JUSTADUDE 3 Jun, 2014 Lead dog Came off on the crux a few times until I discovered a nice side pull on the left.
Came off on the crux a few times until I discovered a nice side pull on the left.
philhaigh 1 Jun, 2014 Lead dog
with Aarron Schofield, Barry Kerslake, melD, nataliehaigh
with Aarron Schofield, Barry Kerslake, melD, nataliehaigh
Hidden 1 Jun, 2014 Lead rpt
Hidden 19 Apr, 2014 Lead β
philhaigh 19 Apr, 2014 Lead O/S
with Aarron Schofield, Vicki Hau, Mike Gubbins, Mike Hawkins, melD, EddyYoung
with Aarron Schofield, Vicki Hau, Mike Gubbins, Mike Hawkins, melD, EddyYoung
Hidden 19 Apr, 2014 2nd rpt
Barry Kerslake 19 Apr, 2014 Lead O/S
with Alan Betts
with Alan Betts
Hidden 23 Mar, 2014 Lead O/S
Abi Chard 16 Mar, 2014 Lead O/S
Hidden 16 Mar, 2014 Lead O/S
Shamina ??, 2014 Lead RP
louby 23 Nov, 2013 Lead RP Yey! First 6c!
with chris_B
Yey! First 6c!
with chris_B
louby 6 Oct, 2013 Lead dog ran out of energy/time to finish
with chris_B
ran out of energy/time to finish
with chris_B
artmal 25 Aug, 2013 Lead β
RFWilkie 13 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S
Hidden 20 Apr, 2013 Lead O/S
Anastasia 20 Apr, 2013 TR dog
Joe Innes 30 Mar, 2013 Lead O/S
with brices
with brices
brices 30 Mar, 2013 Lead O/S
tonevert 29 Mar, 2013 Lead O/S
with Kevin Faux
with Kevin Faux
RadekNowak ??, 2013 Lead RP
dannyboy83 3 Aug, 2012 Lead O/S
with tt85
with tt85
Hidden 3 Aug, 2012 Lead β
Jay81 22 Jul, 2012 Lead O/S
with Kelly
with Kelly
Tomar 22 Jul, 2012 Lead β
with Kelly
with Kelly
Ali.B 25 Jun, 2012 Lead dog
Hidden 17 Jun, 2012 Lead O/S
Hidden 17 Jun, 2012 -
Alex More 6 Jun, 2012 Lead O/S
with Steve Hau
with Steve Hau
Hidden 13 May, 2012 Lead O/S
La Mont 25 Mar, 2012 Lead rpt
Hidden 24 Mar, 2012 Lead RP
Hidden 18 Mar, 2012 Lead
yarrow 3 Mar, 2012 Lead RP
with Jack B
with Jack B
Brian H 26 Feb, 2012 Lead rpt
Hidden 20 Nov, 2011 Lead O/S
mlg678 25 Sep, 2011 Lead tried this about a year and a half ago and failed, first go today. hard to read in places which makes it pumpy. Great route
tried this about a year and a half ago and failed, first go today. hard to read in places which makes it pumpy. Great route
Hidden 25 Sep, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 20 Aug, 2011 Lead rpt
Hidden 19 Aug, 2011 Lead RP
Jonathan Emett 28 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S
Jus 26 Jun, 2011 Lead O/S
Ben Harper 1 May, 2011 Lead O/S
with vertigo
with vertigo
givemetea 27 Mar, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 27 Mar, 2011 Lead dog
jgustafsson 13 Mar, 2011 Lead O/S Warmup. Nice route, I was almost off at one point!
with Pino
Warmup. Nice route, I was almost off at one point!
with Pino
Hidden 13 Mar, 2011 TR RP
Luke Dawson 12 Feb, 2011 Lead O/S
MarkRyder 29 Jan, 2011 Lead RP
with Ivan M
with Ivan M
Hawkscry ??, 2011 -
dan gibson 9 Oct, 2010 Lead O/S
Hidden 18 Sep, 2010 Lead rpt
Joe Grondowski 5 Sep, 2010 Lead
with Andy Grondowski
with Andy Grondowski
Hidden 21 Aug, 2010 TR rpt
Hidden 21 Aug, 2010 Lead dog
Hidden 1 Aug, 2010 Lead O/S
3 Names 3 Jul, 2010 Lead O/S
Hidden 3 Jul, 2010 Lead
Hidden 3 Jul, 2010 Lead O/S
ThomasB ?Jun, 2010 Lead O/S
Hidden 30 May, 2010 Lead O/S
Hidden 11 May, 2010 Lead dog
nacnud 17 Apr, 2010 Lead O/S
natalietanzer 17 Apr, 2010 Lead O/S
with Duncan
with Duncan
Hidden 6 Apr, 2010 2nd dog
vertigo 4 Apr, 2010 Lead O/S Pretty good. Trickiest in the little niche.
Pretty good. Trickiest in the little niche.
feilx 17 Oct, 2009 Lead O/S
Ed Babs 15 Jul, 2009 Lead O/S
with Mike Hawkins
with Mike Hawkins
Hidden 24 May, 2009 Lead
nige pacer ?May, 2009 Lead O/S
Hidden 19 Apr, 2009 Lead RP
nealh ??, 2009 Lead
Hidden ??, 2009 Lead O/S
tobydunford 27 Sep, 2008 Lead O/S
trevor macalonan 29 Aug, 2008 TR dog
schof 29 Jun, 2008 Lead O/S
with joel perry
with joel perry
Hidden ??, 2008 Lead O/S
Rob Kennard ??, 2007 -
Hidden ??, 2007 -
Hidden 26 Nov, 2006 2nd dog
Hidden ?Mar, 2006 Lead O/S
steve taylor ??, 2006 Lead
Richard Horn ??, 2006 Lead RP
Marti999 ??, 2006 Lead
Hidden 27 Aug, 2005 Lead O/S
Jane Weir 27 Feb, 2005 Lead O/S
Hidden 7 May, 2004 Lead β
just one more 3 Aug, 2003 Lead
with tim b, Svenn G
with tim b, Svenn G
just one more 6 Jul, 2003 Lead
with Svenn G
with Svenn G
AlexD 19 Apr, 2003 Lead RP
Mark Stevenson 22 Mar, 2003 2nd O/S
with Geraldine Taylor
with Geraldine Taylor
John Southworth 13 Jul, 2002 Lead O/S
Robmwatt ??, 2000 -
Hidden ??, 2000 -
Hidden ??, 2000 -
Kevster ??, 1996 Lead
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High 6c
Mid 6c
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Style of ascent
Lead
Toproped
Followed
Not Set
Onsighted
Dogged
Redpoint
Repeated
Flashed (β)
DNF
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