Rockfax Description
A very worthwhile climb that takes on a bouldery lower wall to a superb upper section of brilliant rock. © Rockfax

FA. Nic Hellyer 07/Dec/1996

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Dorset 2012: Graded Sport List, Portland sub 6b, Portland.

Hidden 15/Jun Lead O/S
emmafizzle 10/Jun Lead dnf

Scary! Quite exposed and strong, not my ting.

samparsons 10/Jun Lead O/S

Managed to tick every route up to here in a day. The next climbs have lost there path.

with Emmie
BarnDawg 28/May Lead O/S
imogen.fish 28/May Lead β
gem_stone12 ?/Jan Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2017 -
brian watson 22/Oct/16 Lead RP

Retro flash

with Mike Hawkins
chris_woodsy 18/Jun/16 Lead rpt

still climbable post-landslide, just. Found it well hard.

with Widdaz
Hidden 16/Nov/13 Lead O/S
chris_woodsy 25/Oct/13 Lead O/S
sarpedon 22/Sep/13 Lead rpt

Fell on the 1st bolt, lowered off then climbed it clean.

BenL 22/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Sami Mandeel 17/Jun/13 Lead O/S

Bit stiff for 6b. Couple of fairly committing sections.

with Shamina
Macca_7 02/Jun/13 Lead O/S

Needs a clean at the start good few moves at the top

LucasHarazin 25/May/13 Lead O/S
Peter Lovell 25/May/13 Lead RP
lewiz 05/May/13 Lead O/S

Hard start

Hidden 04/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/May/13 Lead RP
Hidden 16/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Sep/12 Lead dog
robajob 09/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Jul/12 Lead
philhaigh 18/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Alex More 18/Jun/12 Lead
richardashe 17/Jun/12 Lead O/S
ASchwirtz 17/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/May/12 Lead dog
duncan 13/May/12 Lead O/S
Calder 25/Mar/12 2nd
with Johnny
matthewjames 02/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Nick Jones, Sam Taylor
odox 25/Sep/11 2nd
andybirtwistle 25/Sep/11 Lead

Probably 6b+

Jonathan Emett 23/Aug/11 Lead rpt
with rupe
dswansonlow 09/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with John Tanner
Joe Black 08/Aug/11 Lead rpt
Hidden 07/Aug/11 Lead
Jonathan Emett 24/Apr/11 Lead dog

1 rest on first wall, will repeat when not so hot.

Hidden 24/Apr/11 2nd
Sophie Nunn 16/Apr/11 Lead dog
JonBrown 16/Apr/11 Lead O/S
clipskipper 27/Mar/11 Lead O/S

Tricky start, but the crux is higher up

with Dave A
jamespilgrim 26/Mar/11 Lead dnf

Somehow ended up upsidedown. Fail.

with Mark
Hidden 28/Aug/10 Lead rpt
RFWilkie 11/Jul/10 Lead O/S
MarkRyder 08/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Rich
vertigo 08/Jul/10 Lead RP

Better than I'd remembered. 3 tricky sections with rests inbetween.

Hidden 30/Jun/10 TR O/S
Hidden 05/Jun/10 TR dnf
Chubbard 30/May/10 Lead O/S
with Derek, J Robinson
Hidden 10/Apr/10 Lead β
Ed Babs 10/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Apr/10 Lead RP
Ben Harper 06/Mar/10 Lead O/S
dh4096 ?/Oct/09 TR
keithpeck 12/Sep/09 Lead O/S
brian watson 31/May/09 Lead dog
with scott and anne marie
Jon_Warner 29/Mar/09 Lead O/S

2 tricky moves

with Mark Glaister
Jane Weir ??/2009 Lead
nealh ??/2009 Lead
dannyboy83 14/Dec/08 Lead O/S
feilx 14/Dec/08 Lead O/S
with Andy L
FrostyWebb 19/Aug/08 Lead dog

Loved this climb, toproped about a 2 months ago and didnt enjoy because my ability was'nt good enough! Took one small fall at second bolt and one rest 3/4 of way up! Will go back in near future to try and clean.

with Hannes
ksjs 25/Jun/08 Lead O/S

good value - bouldery initial wall

Hidden 14/Jun/08 Lead
Hidden 18/May/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/May/08 Lead β
Matt Bennett 30/Mar/08 Lead dog
trev_f 24/Oct/07 TR β
with Tom Thorpe
bigie bob 27/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Richard Horn 27/Aug/07 Lead O/S
JPGR 17/Mar/07 Lead O/S
with Andy
Lloyders ??/2007 Lead O/S
Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
La Mont ??/2007 -
Hidden 05/Aug/06 Lead
Hidden 04/Jun/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Jun/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Apr/06 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2006 -
Marti999 ??/2006 Lead
steve taylor ??/2006 Lead
Marq 30/Jul/05 TR O/S
with Daniel Dennehy
goi.ashmore 04/May/03 Lead O/S
with Ben Merryfield
Hidden 26/Mar/03 Lead O/S
john1 15/Mar/03 Lead O/S
with simon
The Jazz Butcher ??/2003 -
Hidden 02/Jun/01 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2000 -
clark alston ?/Sep/98 Lead O/S
Kevster ??/1996 Lead
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