Rockfax Description
The well-defined rib in the upper wall has good climbing and plenty of exposure. Climb the lower wall past a bulge to a rest below the upper wall. Make difficult moves through a larger bulge above, then climb the arete on its right-hand side. © Rockfax

FA. Pete Oxley 16/Apr/1993

Ticklists: West Country Climbs, ROCKFAX Dorset 2012: Graded Sport List, Portland.

Linc 08/Oct/17 Lead RP
with Kay
Linc 23/Sep/17 Lead dog

Crux at second roof. Layback off obvious side pull Rf smeared on wall, LH mono to thr right of more obvious sharp mono. Rf down, RH to pocket, inch up then go for better shelf. Smear feet LH to obvious flake and match, clip. Move right following foot holds. Clip Back on face using obvious pockets. RH 2 finger stack LH out to small crimp, smear feet, pull hard to get LF up into pocket and reach to the break.

with Kay
Hidden 13/Aug/17 Lead dog
ian bryant 05/Aug/17 Lead dog

Long reach off decent righthand sidepull with very high feet to poor pocket for LH then up to better pocket for rh. More monos and pockets above

samparsons 15/Jul/17 Lead RP

First tried 14 Jun 2017

with Emmie
Dale Comley 18/Jun/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Jun/17 Lead RP
Hidden 11/Jun/17 Lead dog
tobydunford 11/Jun/17 Lead RP
with Oli
Stroppy 28/Dec/16 Lead dnf

Stopped at the crux

artmal 29/May/16 Lead RP
Hidden ??/2016 -
Hidden 21/Jul/15 Lead dog
Hidden 11/Jul/15 Lead O/S
jonleighton 04/May/15 Lead dog

Got spanked!

Hidden 20/Sep/14 Lead RP
Haydn Jones 08/Sep/14 Lead O/S
RadekNowak 07/Jun/14 Lead RP

1st RP attempt, however, after working all the moves on top rope several times

lewiz 07/Jun/14 Lead RP

2nd go

redjerry 06/Sep/13 TR O/S
Cailean Harker 31/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Gav Symonds
quiffhanger 31/Aug/13 Lead RP

Tricky to work out the beta. Second go...

innes 25/May/13 Lead

Completely blind if not chalked. Tried up left of arête, straight for next bolt and took several falls. I'm missing something?

with Ruth
Hidden 13/May/13 Lead RP
pezzerrr 13/Jan/13 Lead O/S
Tommyads ??/2013 -
Alex Mason 10/Jul/12 Lead O/S

Awesome climbing up the arete. Placed draws from NMIAI but tried not too look... too much.

with Laura Perry
Justin T 01/Jul/12 Lead dnf

Well I came looking in the logbook hoping others had found this hard but apparently not... got onsight up to the upper arete but couldn't figure out how to get started on it. Seemed to be chalk on holds right and left but nothing that really worked. Eventually committed up left but holds seemed to run out (or off left to the other route). After hanging on the rope I still couldn't figure out how to do the move which was a bit disappointing as the climbing above looked good.

Hidden 23/Jun/12 Lead β
Ed Babs 23/Jun/12 Lead RP

Previously with Harry 06Nov10

with Eddie Young, Iain Moodie
Jeronimo 26/May/12 Lead O/S

first 7b o/s in UK

Hidden 19/May/12 Lead O/S
Tom Heslam 08/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Si Brice
Hidden 01/Mar/12 Lead RP
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 01/Mar/12 TR dog
Marti999 01/Mar/12 Lead dog
tom106 06/Nov/11 Lead RP
Tophe 06/Nov/11 -
dan gibson 15/Sep/11 Lead RP
with roslyn mckendry
givemetea 15/Sep/11 TR dog

Could quite execute crux moves off the ledge

La Mont 13/Aug/11 Lead rpt
Richard Horn 13/Aug/11 Lead RP
Gus 07/Aug/11 -
feilx 29/Jun/11 Lead dog
Kevster 11/Jun/11 Lead dog
Kevster 09/Apr/11 Lead dog
Hidden 20/Aug/10 Lead dnf
Rob Kennard 20/Apr/10 -
with Jane Weir
Cowflinger 18/Apr/10 TR dog
with Pete Lewis
schof 15/Apr/10 Lead RP
with rob kennard
dannyboy83 04/Oct/09 Lead RP
with Sion
w.pettet-smith 14/Jun/09 Lead dnf

way too hard for me, especially in the sun. got up to the arrete. got stumped. hit the ledge a few times then deicided to try something else.

with sporty simon
nealh ??/2009 Lead
robyn1 ??/2008 -
Mark Stevenson 06/Oct/07 TR RP
with Sarah
Martin Krasnansky 20/May/07 Lead RP
bigie bob 18/Feb/07 Lead RP
feeko ?/Feb/07 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2007 -
Paul Clarke ??/2000 Lead
with Not Sure, Paul Farish
Hidden ??/2000 -
Roget 10/May/96 Lead O/S
with jon
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