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A tough little number up the narrow groove. © Rockfax

FA. Nic Hellyer 05/Apr/1997

Ticklists: Portland.

Pete Scott 11/Oct/17 Lead β
The Screaming Finn 08/Oct/17 Lead dog

Quite nice, very cruxy though. Need to come back for this one.

rocksound 17/Sep/17 Lead dnf
with Hamish
Kinge 27/Aug/17 TR dog


with Rob
Dan Hostford 14/Aug/17 Lead O/S
Brian H 23/Apr/17 Lead rpt
with Martin Slater
adamsriches 23/Apr/17 Lead RP

Took a few goes - hard through the groove.

artmal 01/Apr/17 Lead β
with Christa
alice fuller ?/Apr/17 Lead RP
Hidden 25/Mar/17 2nd
Roland stopps 25/Mar/17 Lead O/S
cdpuk 02/Oct/16 Lead RP

Second attempt successful. Just two hard moves really.

AJM 01/Oct/16 Lead β
Hidden 17/Sep/16 -
Lee_Meaden 08/May/16 Lead O/S
James_L88 12/Mar/16 Lead dog
crossleysm 14/Feb/16 Lead RP

Nice route on a very cold day!

Rembrandt 14/Feb/16 TR dog
Hidden ??/2016 TR dnf
Hidden ??/2016 Lead
Hidden 18/Aug/15 TR dnf
Hidden 14/Aug/15 TR dnf
pezzerrr 01/Aug/15 Lead O/S
ewanjp 25/Jul/15 TR dog

Dogged on top rope - nice but a two move wonder!

richardashe 25/Jul/15 TR
with ewanjp
Hidden 18/Jul/15 Lead RP
jez_palmer 13/Jun/15 TR dnf
drifterjoe ?/May/15 Lead dog
Hidden 04/Mar/15 Lead dog
Hidden ??/2015 Lead
kennythescot 22/Sep/14 2nd O/S
with Mark Wilson, Luke Robinson
RadekNowak 31/May/14 Lead O/S
kirtus86 12/Apr/14 Lead β
Josh Hadley ?/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Kerm ??/2014 Lead
BenL 07/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Pathological_Climber 01/Sep/13 Lead O/S

Nice to get this. Interesting bridging.

nacnud 16/Sep/12 2nd
Rokmunky 16/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Duncan
tobydunford 28/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Kirsty Kerr
Brian H 19/Aug/12 Lead rpt
with Martin Slater
Matt250 08/Jul/12 Lead dog
tedj234 01/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Kate
LeahJamie 24/Jun/12 Lead dog

Tough in the groove. Is the arête in?

with mrtom
Hidden 19/May/12 Lead O/S
Danny Crump 12/May/12 Lead
cameronmcloughlin 06/May/12 Lead dog
waynem1985 06/May/12 Lead O/S
Keendan 03/Apr/12 TR O/S

Awesome moves in the groove.

Hidden 25/Mar/12 TR RP
Alex More 25/Feb/12 Lead β

Good route one tough move in the layback groove where it's easy to get wrong handed but easier once you suss which foot holds go

pawelx 13/Nov/11 Lead dnf

hard around the groove

burto 23/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with steve, hertha
clukins 22/Oct/11 Lead dog
Hidden 16/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Jonathan Emett 15/Oct/11 Lead rpt
with rupe
dan gibson 14/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with julie carroll
julesmckim 08/Oct/11 Lead dog
with dave lewis, Mickie Streule
jon_gill1 24/Sep/11 Lead dnf
with Soph
allydonald ?/Sep/11 -
gibsond 14/Aug/11 Lead dog

Have worked sequence in the groove. Should be able to lead it clean next time.

Jonathan Emett 14/Aug/11 TR O/S

least appropriate warm-up ever!

with darryl
Hidden 30/Jul/11 Lead dog
Hidden 26/Jun/11 Lead O/S
lewiz 04/Jun/11 Lead O/S

First F6b+ onsight? Or did I cheat by using a right hand arete during a rest before the groove crux?

PeterDawson 04/Jun/11 Lead O/S
james.pilbeam 29/May/11 Lead O/S
Mr Sparkle 21/May/11 Lead O/S
Mike_Hayes 21/May/11 Lead O/S
with Sarah Marks, Matt Sparkes
Hidden 22/Apr/11 Lead
Sami Mandeel 20/Mar/11 Lead rpt

First outdoor fall. Liberating.

Hidden 12/Mar/11 Lead RP
Danhan 19/Feb/11 TR O/S
Dan_Carroll 19/Feb/11 Lead O/S
with Dan Hancock
Ed Babs 06/Nov/10 Lead O/S
with Harry
sonic46 16/Oct/10 TR dnf
Richard G Wilkinson 28/Aug/10 Lead dog

One rest at the crux

with Storme Biggs, Dimitris Perdikou
Tom Heslam ?/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Rosea
Hidden 18/Jul/10 Lead dog
Hidden 18/Jul/10 Lead RP
AlexD 11/Jul/10 Lead dog

much harder than Shed Head - polished footholds and sustained reachiness!

Hidden 20/Jun/10 Lead rpt
sparkass 01/May/10 Lead O/S
with Mel Jarret
ASchwirtz 21/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with Tommy
MarkRyder 13/Mar/10 Lead RP
with James P
jamespilgrim 13/Mar/10 2nd dog

Felt hard, some of the area just before the belay is a little loose

with Mark
sam_cox 07/Mar/10 Lead β
Tommy Harris ?/Mar/10 Lead O/S
Jane Weir ??/2010 -
Dizz 02/Aug/09 TR dog
with Jon
Ceridwen 12/Jul/09 Lead dog
with Heather
Matt Bennett 21/Jun/09 Lead O/S
lukea 05/May/09 Lead O/S
with Olaf
vertigo 18/Apr/09 Lead RP

Nothing like a 6b+ to crush your confidence! ;)

trev_f 11/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Mike H
Dandan82 ?/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Rich
nealh ??/2009 Lead
Hidden 26/Jul/08 Lead O/S
garburn 18/May/08 Lead dog
with Mike
Sophie Nunn 27/Nov/07 Lead
dobby 200 15/Oct/07 Lead dnf

felt harder than shed head

with lloyders
Lloyders ?/Oct/07 Lead
with Dobby
Stephen Roberts 05/Apr/07 -
with Les Jennings and Pete Trewin
Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 -
bigie bob 01/Jun/06 Lead O/S
dannyboy83 ?/May/06 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2006 -
Marti999 ??/2006 Lead
Richard Horn ??/2006 Lead RP
steve taylor ??/2006 Lead
goi.ashmore 27/Mar/03 Lead O/S
with Duncan Powell
Rock Fairy ?/Jun/02 2nd
with david
Hidden 24/Aug/01 Lead RP
duncan 01/May/00 Lead RP
with Rei Kozaki
Hidden ??/2000 -
Hidden ??/2000 -
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