Rockfax Description
An enticing and subtle line starting near the top of the slope. Climb up a crack and then out leftwards to a groove and follow this to the top. Good climbing. © Rockfax

FA. Steve Taylor Jun/1996

Ticklists: Days of the Week, 4 - 5 Grade Climbs Portland Westcoast, Portland.

R2B 19/Oct/13 Lead O/S

Super muddy but some really nice moves. Felt v.high in the grade but possibly because of the mud. Top moves out of the pocket felt more like 6a to me.

with Charlotte
Hidden 15/Oct/13 Lead O/S
Adam Perrett 05/Oct/13 Lead RP

Cleaned a lot of mud off the holds, then lead redpoint.

with Sarah Perrett, John Leonard
Hidden 29/Sep/13 Lead
khalidq 01/Sep/13 Lead O/S

Done twice today!

Nick Clement 11/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with mandy clement
chriswood 13/Jul/13 Lead O/S
irishguyinlondon 26/May/13 TR dog

struggled on the first section

with phil brown
Hidden 20/Apr/13 2nd RP
tommy.henriksson78 20/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Marco, Mustafa Konca
SamStokes 03/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Nevil ??/2013 Lead
with Mike
Hidden ??/2013 2nd
gibsond 29/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Luxulyan ?/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Daph Brown, Kev Brown
L.miura 26/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Peter Dickinson
Hidden 18/Aug/12 Lead
Matt250 08/Jul/12 Lead O/S
JackMac 01/Jul/12 Lead dnf

Bailed on the last move!

with Jamie, Camwa
Hidden 01/Jul/12 TR RP
Hidden 01/Jul/12 Lead RP
Hidden 25/Jun/12 Lead O/S
burto 17/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with rozzy
popov86 23/May/12 Lead
Paul_southgate68 12/May/12 Lead O/S

Sketchy first bolt with good enjoyable climbing after!

Cailean Harker 12/May/12 -
Trippinjester 12/May/12 Lead dnf
KDhruev 06/May/12 Lead O/S
with Tom G
Hidden 06/May/12 Lead O/S
adamjeffs 04/May/12 Lead O/S
georgenvk 27/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Apr/12 Lead
The Ivanator 05/Apr/12 Lead rpt
with Lee
Big Lee 05/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Calder 25/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Johnny
JamesRich 11/Feb/12 Lead O/S

Quite hard for the grade but really fun especially the steeper top section.

with Paul Rich
Hinchrn 29/Jan/12 Lead O/S
rustaldo 29/Jan/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Jan/12 Lead
gilmourheid 15/Jan/12 Lead
with Steve27
Hidden ??/2012 -
David Staples ??/2012 Lead O/S
Jonathan Emett 20/Nov/11 Lead rpt

very wet

with Paul
The Ivanator 20/Nov/11 Lead O/S

Hmmm, surprised to read the other comments here, I thought this was easy/fair for the grade, some nice moves, all felt quite secure.

with Sean
tradguy 06/Nov/11 Lead O/S
with John Mitchener
Matt Smith 16/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Lawrence Butcher, Martin Scott
Delroyb 16/Oct/11 Lead O/S
el_monty 14/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Zo
JackHatton 07/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with richy mardell
Hidden 07/Oct/11 Lead dnf
natalietanzer 01/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with marcus
Hidden 30/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Jonathan Emett 19/Sep/11 Lead rpt
with daniel
Adamwillclimb 19/Sep/11 Lead RP
Rupey 15/Sep/11 Lead rpt
Jonathan Emett 15/Sep/11 Lead rpt
with rupe
Takacs 03/Sep/11 2nd
with Jack Brougham
Jonathan Emett 03/Sep/11 Lead rpt
with claudio
Rupey 01/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Jonathan Emett 01/Sep/11 Lead rpt
with rupe
Rossco78 ?/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Jonathan Emett 28/Aug/11 Lead rpt
Pete Scott 28/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Aug/11 -
ngreen 14/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Joe Black 09/Aug/11 Lead β
will black 07/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Alex Norman ?/Aug/11 Lead O/S
marcb 31/Jul/11 Lead rpt
John Tanner 31/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Richard Bingham
Hidden 31/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Jul/11 Lead O/S
chris sm 25/Jul/11 Lead rpt
with Laurel Bowler
Hidden 23/Jul/11 Lead
lozowen 07/Jul/11 Lead
with J T
Jonathan Emett 31/May/11 Lead rpt
Hidden 31/May/11 2nd
DafSWMC 28/May/11 Lead O/S
with Tomasz
Hidden 21/May/11 Lead O/S
Nexonen 20/May/11 -
with Gideon
gidmord 20/May/11 TR O/S
with Andy
Carnie Lisa 02/May/11 2nd O/S
with Dan Verge
Hidden 01/May/11 Lead O/S
tbs105 30/Apr/11 -
Jonathan Emett 29/Apr/11 Lead O/S

dodgy start for a 5

with Lyndsay
Lyndsay Superclimber 29/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Jonathan, Claudio, Andy
RFWilkie 25/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Sarah
Anastasia 23/Apr/11 TR
Alison2 20/Apr/11 2nd O/S
Mr Tumness 18/Apr/11 Lead dog
IanMulvany 16/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Shona H 09/Apr/11 TR
with Charlie Moore
marcb 03/Apr/11 Lead rpt
with Sophie Skellern, Kyle Goslan
marcb 03/Apr/11 TR rpt
with Sophie Skellern, Kyle Goslan
JenDurden 02/Apr/11 Lead dog
with Paddy
mrstarwarsman 02/Apr/11 2nd
robandian ?/Apr/11 -
drewclimber 27/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with tim h, paul
timharrison 27/Mar/11 Lead rpt
with Drew Searle
marcb 27/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Scott Lewis, Kyle Goslan, Michael Moore
Paul Eckton 13/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with steve read
Tony Adshead 06/Mar/11 TR β
with Dan 'Sicknote' Jones
mrtall 06/Mar/11 TR O/S

Beautiful! Ghost of Saturday Night banished by the end of Sunday!

with Nathan, Tony
Nathan Adshead 06/Mar/11 Lead
with Jammin
Hidden 16/Feb/11 Lead O/S
jtree03 12/Feb/11 Lead
with dazza
Hidden 22/Jan/11 Lead O/S
Dan_F 22/Jan/11 Lead β

first route since november due to injury not a bad route really was ok

with philipb
mlg678 ?/Jan/11 2nd O/S
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden 24/Oct/10 Lead β
Hidden 24/Oct/10 Lead β
michael burrows 30/Sep/10 2nd rpt
Hidden 26/Sep/10 Lead O/S
John 1804 19/Sep/10 Lead rpt
with Chan
alan rosier 16/Aug/10 Lead O/S
dashitboarder 09/Aug/10 Lead
with Jess
Hidden 08/Aug/10 2nd
pebbles 04/Aug/10 Lead

used clipstick once

with rachel, ali
John 1804 24/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Mr Tumness 16/Jul/10 TR rpt
Ceridwen 12/Jul/10 Lead O/S


with Andy
Hidden 07/Jul/10 Lead O/S
robajob 07/Jul/10 Lead O/S
pete_fewings ?/Jul/10 Lead O/S
timharrison 20/Jun/10 Lead rpt
with Jo Chia
Michael Aylen 17/Jun/10 Lead RP
mattparratt 05/Jun/10 Lead
will9911 ?/Jun/10 -
with Harriet
jas128 31/May/10 TR dog

clipping line off from where supposed to climb and if lead would have been very exposed at bottom

danleyden 23/May/10 2nd dog
Barry Kerslake 15/May/10 Lead O/S
with Jo F
J5Kay 27/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Apr/10 2nd β
Steve954 17/Apr/10 TR dog

First Climb of the day, bloody cold rock. Not bad considering but needed some assistance from a very tight rope. This time finshed going to the left of the bulge which worked ok

with Rich
The_Boy_ODwyer 11/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Tom
Steve954 27/Mar/10 AltLd dnf

Again we were rubbish with Andy getting to 4th bolt, I could not even get past the second. The start go up to the right of the bolt and then with the bolt at chest height, hands on the break line and right foot in the large hole take a long step left to the gurly foothold and traverse

with Andy
Jane Weir ??/2010 -
Ben Harper 04/Oct/09 Lead β
with Dougie, Gideon Mordecai
dswansonlow 04/Oct/09 Lead O/S
with Ben Harper, Gideon Mordecai
Hidden 12/Sep/09 Lead O/S
eddie coughlin 12/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with dave cross
mynameisjen 24/Aug/09 Lead β
breed 04/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with Dave Giles
Dave Giles 04/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with Jack Earl
Dan Lane 04/Jul/09 Lead dnf

only got to 1st bolt and feel WAY harder that 5+ and 6A+ for that matter!

with Dad
nigel pearson 21/Jun/09 Lead O/S

nice balancy moves, but it is hard to the first clip

with Yoko
Hidden 05/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Somerset swede basher 05/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Dan Wicks
Hidden 10/May/09 Lead β
Hidden 10/May/09 Lead O/S
leigh 09/May/09 Lead O/S
with Ed
Hidden 04/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/May/09 TR β
3 Names 03/May/09 Lead O/S
bbrowne 02/May/09 Lead O/S
with Kelly Atkin
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 02/May/09 Lead
with Matt Taylerson
JimR 13/Apr/09 -
Mr Tickle 02/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with davenev
Hidden 01/Apr/09 Lead rpt
andy jennings 15/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Momber
Ed Babs 07/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Trevor
trev_f 07/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Ed
Hidden 28/Feb/09 Lead O/S
FrostyWebb 15/Feb/09 Lead O/S

tricky start

with Rich D
thompson1000 ??/2009 Lead
nealh ??/2009 Lead
Alex More ??/2009 Lead
cymjt ??/2009 -
bpmclimb 29/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with Clare
gfoster 24/Aug/08 2nd O/S

NOT NICE for a 5. I guess at 6a it would be nicer just for being more prepared. VERY balancey

Hidden 24/Aug/08 Lead O/S
roberts1234567890 11/Aug/08 Lead
MarkRyder 02/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with Lee
London Luke ?/Jul/08 Lead O/S
Macca_7 28/Jun/08 Lead O/S

Nice easy start to the day with some interesting moves!

Hidden 25/Jun/08 Lead O/S
nevostevo 11/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with andy
Hidden 11/Jun/08 Lead RP
TiffTiff 17/May/08 Lead rpt
dannyboy83 ?/May/08 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/May/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Apr/08 Lead O/S
bigbobbyking 09/Apr/08 Lead O/S
with Mark Tomlinson
MontyH 27/Dec/07 Lead O/S
with Pete Frost and Paul Milton
Lloyders 12/Nov/07 Lead O/S
vertigo 07/Oct/07 Lead O/S
rhino_bill 07/Oct/07 Lead β
Hidden 09/Sep/07 Lead
phil stubbs 27/Aug/07 Lead
with Neil Williams
Hidden 11/Aug/07 Lead
Hidden 10/Jun/07 Lead dog
Hidden 10/Jun/07 Lead rpt
Hidden 04/Jun/07 Lead dog
deanster01 02/Jun/07 Lead O/S

Horrible climb for its grade, start on a higher grade in the future

with Tom Ansell
richardr ?/Jun/07 -
bigie bob 29/May/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/May/07 Lead rpt
Bargate_Champ 19/May/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/May/07 Lead O/S
_m.cox_ ?/May/07 Lead O/S
with Jo Stadden
chris sm 24/Mar/07 Lead O/S
with Pippa Froggatt
Hidden 16/Mar/07 Lead O/S
ASchwirtz 11/Mar/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Feb/07 Lead O/S
fybcorp 02/Feb/07 Lead O/S

nice climb easy going. start right of the first bolt traverse left

with mike hayes
timharrison 14/Jan/07 Lead O/S
with Johan Aukerstrom
Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 Lead
Hidden 14/Oct/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Aug/06 Lead dog
paulash 05/Aug/06 2nd dog
with Padge
Bry ?/Aug/06 -
with Tom Brittain
Hidden 29/Jul/06 Lead β
AlexD 16/Jul/06 Lead rpt
Abi Chard ?/Jul/06 Lead O/S
with Ian
MikeC59 07/May/06 -
sprocket90 06/May/06 Lead β

Well bolted, swings off to the left at the start. A really nice enjoyable route.

with Eric
lost.arrow 06/May/06 Lead
with Richard Ball, Emma Veitch
givemetea 15/Apr/06 Lead O/S
with Damien Sanfillipo
nienke 01/Apr/06 TR
with Adam Young
Hidden 01/Apr/06 Lead O/S
steve taylor ??/2006 Lead
Marti999 ??/2006 Lead
Hidden ??/2006 -
Mickdenali ??/2006 Lead O/S
with Jim Forty
tobydunford 12/Nov/05 Lead O/S
with Ben Smith
Bob M 16/Sep/05 Lead
petebale2000 24/Jul/05 Lead rpt
Stefan Kruger 23/Jul/05 Lead O/S
with Sarah Porter
bobboulderer ?/Jul/05 TR dnf
with Rob Shoosmith
Bob M 12/Jun/05 Lead
Norman_P_W 12/Jun/05 2nd
with Bob M
Wilbur 05/Jun/05 Lead O/S
with Caine
Richard Horn ??/2005 Lead O/S
PWEI_fan ?/Aug/04 -
jl 18/Feb/04 Lead
with Barry
Hidden 05/Oct/03 Lead O/S
Nigel Coe 15/Sep/03 -
with Tim Dunsby
rob.grafton 16/Aug/03 Lead
with Simon Wood, Jim, Bruce
EllieWoods 05/Jul/03 2nd O/S
with Ian Denton
timharrison ?/Jun/03 Lead rpt
furry 03/May/03 Lead O/S
with Phil B
Al Evans ?/Jan/03 2nd
Al Evans ?/Jan/03 2nd
Al Evans ?/Jan/03 2nd
Al Evans ?/Jan/03 2nd
Jon Greengrass ??/2003 Lead O/S
The Jazz Butcher ??/2003 -
Hidden 22/Sep/02 Lead O/S
goi.ashmore 18/Aug/02 Lead O/S
with Tom Starke
timreynolds 21/Sep/01 Lead
with Jamie Chestnut
Hidden 04/Aug/01 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Jun/01 Lead O/S
Rock Fairy ?/Jun/01 Lead
with david
AlexD 26/May/01 Lead
Scott McRae 04/Jun/00 Lead O/S
with Jay Ashraf
duncan 01/May/00 Lead O/S
with Rei Kozaki
Robmwatt ??/2000 -
Hidden ??/2000 -
Ben Thorne ??/1996 Lead O/S

Not sure what the fuss is about. Absolute path, with a nice finish.

with Rich Howard
Dringo ??/1995 -
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