Rockfax Description
Another gem. Climb through the low overhangs with difficulty, then continue up the sustained wall above to a wide corner. Follow this to a steep finish past a pocket. © Rockfax

FA. Pete Oxley 10/Jul/1990

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

adamsriches 19/Nov/17 Lead G/U

Hard committing start over a small roof moving into pleasantly absorbing technical climbing until a hard pumpy finish through another roof.

blaza1 15/Oct/17 Lead O/S
with Lizzy
Fara_petale 17/Sep/17 TR dnf
samparsons 20/Aug/17 Lead O/S
hankyc 11/Jun/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Jun/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/May/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Apr/17 Lead RP
Brian H 23/Apr/17 Lead rpt
Jay-Ast 15/Apr/17 Lead O/S
gem_stone12 ?/Apr/17 Lead dog
alice fuller ?/Apr/17 Lead β

lovely route. had beta from P and B some of which i used:)

nimajneb ?/Apr/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Mar/17 Lead O/S
Ellis Bird ??/2017 -
Ellis Bird ??/2017 Lead
martin one 30/Oct/16 TR dog
with Markus
ssutton 30/Oct/16 TR dog
hervenuttall ?/Oct/16 Lead O/S
with Sean
Xelif 24/Sep/16 Lead dog
Hidden 17/Sep/16 -
Dave Cale 11/Sep/16 Lead O/S

Worth 3 stars

Hidden 11/Sep/16 Lead O/S
will black 28/Jul/16 Lead G/U

better than no man is an island broke off a crimp after first bolt, stolen flash :/

Alex N-R 28/Jul/16 Lead O/S
Tomas P 25/Jun/16 Lead O/S

Just as good as the No Man is an Island

with Aelita
evans859 14/Jun/16 Lead dnf

Got confused on this as I thought I was originally on No Man Is An Island to the left, but got on this by mistake! Climbed 1st half to the ledge then traversed left onto the correct route.

with Mondane Fouqueray
Hidden 08/Jun/16 Lead rpt
Mike_Hayes 30/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with Ben Meakin
Hidden 03/Apr/16 Lead
Kipper-Phil Smith 21/Mar/16 Lead

Top quality route worth 3 stars

with Shaun
Graham Westbrook 14/Mar/16 Lead β
Hidden 16/Aug/15 Lead dog
Hidden 06/Aug/15 Lead dog
EmilyElouise 21/Jul/15 Lead RP
Hidden 21/Jul/15 Lead rpt
Hidden 19/Jul/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Jul/15 Lead rpt
EmilyElouise 06/Jul/15 Lead dog
Rockmonkey1977 06/Jun/15 Lead β

Warm up climb, clip stocked first 2 bolts.

Constant Solo 06/Jun/15 Lead dog
Linc 10/May/15 Lead O/S
with louis
RFWilkie 05/Apr/15 Lead O/S
pezzerrr 04/Apr/15 Lead O/S
afrosam 22/Mar/15 Lead O/S
Luxulyan 22/Mar/15 Lead O/S
with Abi
Hidden 22/Mar/15 TR rpt
Trisha Murphy 21/Mar/15 Lead β

Had way to many clips in for this to be a real lead. Had rope in for the hard bit at the start

TomJ 21/Mar/15 Lead RP
with TomS, Jonny_86
Toby Dunn ??/2015 -
Tommyads ??/2015 -
Murilo Lessa 20/Jul/14 Lead dnf
with Daniel James
Murilo Lessa 20/Jul/14 Lead dnf
with Daniel James
Murilo Lessa 20/Jul/14 Lead dnf
with Daniel James
BenL 26/May/14 Lead O/S
with Emma
adam 24 25/May/14 Lead O/S
RadekNowak 25/May/14 Lead RP

tried first time year ago, now did it first go

stp 23/May/14 Lead O/S

Crux of the route by far is the move to get a hold that you clip the second bolt from with the wrong hand. This makes the route contrived and it would probably be a grade easier if the bolt was moved so as to allow sensible clipping.

with Alan
tobydunford 17/May/14 Lead O/S
with Kirsty Kerr
philhaigh 21/Apr/14 Lead RP

TR O/S warm-up first

with Aarron Schofield, Mike Gubbins, Mel Dodge, Natalie Haigh
Hidden 21/Apr/14 2nd rpt
trev_f 29/Sep/13 Lead β
Hidden 22/Sep/13 Lead RP
Pathological_Climber 31/Aug/13 Lead O/S
quiffhanger 31/Aug/13 Lead O/S

Good, better than it's left neighbor.

Dibdawg 28/Jul/13 Lead β
with Tom Vassen, Pete Clark
Hidden 28/Jul/13 Lead RP
paultaylor 12/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Luke Dawson 18/May/13 Lead O/S
PeterDawson 18/May/13 Lead β
drcorbasisgod 27/Apr/13 Lead O/S
brices 21/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Lisa, Gav
burto 01/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with hertha
Max Lowry ??/2013 Lead RP

Second Go.

Macca_7 30/Sep/12 Lead β

Excellent finish to the day! Steep start with a couple of good pulls. Some good rests and lovely climbing lead to a steep finish. Great route

jonleighton 29/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Aug/12 Lead RP
Hidden 28/Jul/12 Lead O/S
tedj234 01/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Kate
ThomasB ?/Jul/12 Lead RP
lewiz 26/May/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 13/May/12 Lead O/S
Jonathan Emett 13/May/12 Lead RP

2nd go. foot slimed off the first move.

Hidden 13/May/12 Lead β
Hidden 13/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Feb/12 Lead O/S
BicepAndrews 25/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Sami Mandeel 25/Sep/11 Lead rpt

2nd try. Slightly overambitious as a warmup.

with Rob
Dandan82 24/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Sep/11 Lead β
dan gibson 15/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with roslyn mckendry
givemetea 15/Sep/11 TR dog

Fluffed up the move to the anchor jug. there is a great hand jam which I totally missed and pumped out trying to figure out a different sequence.

Hidden 03/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Daniel Wicks 24/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Radek
lewiz 21/Aug/11 Lead dog

So close! Had to rest about half way just before the epic break & rest. If I'd known I'd have run out as the clip was tricky. Book said F6c+ but easier

mishtu 21/Aug/11 2nd
with lewiz
natalietanzer 06/Aug/11 Lead dog

Tried this after pump hitler - start felt desperate!

with will
dswansonlow 01/Aug/11 Lead dog
with John Tanner
jgustafsson 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Warmup, though felt fairly tough around the second bolt.

with Jen
tuftynick 29/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/May/11 Lead
Rob Grant 17/Apr/11 Lead
Hidden 09/Apr/11 Lead β
robajob 26/Mar/11 Lead RP
Hidden ??/2011 -
Brian H 10/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Jul/10 Lead
colkurtz 11/Jul/10 2nd
with Robb
London Luke 11/Jul/10 Lead
with Si
Hidden 05/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2010 Lead RP
Jane Weir ??/2010 -
dannyboy83 12/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with Alice
Hidden 28/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Ed Babs 13/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Mike Hawkins
Hidden 09/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/May/09 Lead dog
Hidden 14/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Apr/09 Lead dog
Hidden 01/Apr/09 Lead dog
Hidden 07/Mar/09 Lead dnf
tobydunford 20/Feb/09 Lead dog
with Angus
nealh ??/2009 Lead
Matt Bennett 05/May/08 Lead dog

was wet

La Mont ??/2008 -
rubben 21/Oct/07 Lead dog
Docent 02/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with pudel
lukea 26/May/07 Lead O/S
with Fred
Richard Horn 15/Apr/07 Lead RP
feilx 31/Mar/07 Lead O/S
with Steve P
Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 -
guyblackwood 05/Aug/06 Lead dog
with David, Ricardo, Olga
bigie bob 03/Jun/06 Lead O/S
feeko ??/2006 -
Marti999 ??/2006 Lead
steve taylor ??/2006 Lead
goi.ashmore 27/Apr/04 Lead RP
with Ben Merryfield
Mark Stevenson 23/Mar/03 2nd dog
with Geraldine Taylor
Hidden 07/Sep/02 Lead
Hidden ??/2002 -
Hidden 27/May/01 Lead
Paul Clarke ??/2000 Lead
with Unsure
Hidden ??/2000 -
Hidden ??/1996 -
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