Rockfax Description
The fine arete has a slightly broken start, but improves dramatically higher up. The arete is climbed mainly on its right-hand side. © Rockfax

FA. Martin Crocker 20.5.89 20/May/1989

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Dorset 2012: Graded Sport List, Classic Portland 7as (2* +), Portland, Portland 15 (7's).

tim.fairhall 05/Aug/17 Lead dnf

Found this hard work. Worth noting that it's not possible to clip-stick to the chains

with Sachi
samparsons 16/Jul/17 Lead dnf

I hate aretes and after having a go on some loose climb to the left, this just freaked me out.

GraMc 24/Jun/17 Lead RP

1st RP went left and mucked it up on the O/S

JackMac 16/Apr/17 Lead O/S

Cool route. Shame it's not longer.

with Nikki_C
brian watson 11/Apr/17 Lead RP

Felt i could have onsighted this, good climbing.

with Ed Babs, Mike Hawkins
Hidden 06/Aug/16 Lead
Sophie Nunn 25/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Alan, Alex
AlexD 25/Jul/15 Lead β
Hidden 14/Jun/15 Lead dnf
Hidden 24/May/15 Lead β
Julie Carroll 10/Jun/14 Lead RP
with Dan Gibson
Hidden 01/Jun/14 Lead RP
Hidden 01/Jun/14 Lead RP
Jonathan Emett 25/May/14 Lead RP

3rd go. Really enjoyed working this one out.

with Paul
Hidden 25/May/14 Lead dog
tobydunford 19/Sep/13 Lead RP
with Oli
Hidden 18/Aug/13 Lead RP
Marcus 13/Aug/13 Lead RP
rubben ?/Aug/13 Lead RP

Missed a hold on the top for onsight -2nd go then lapped it three times

Hidden 23/Jul/12 Lead dog
dannyboy83 23/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Tommy T
Hidden 20/Apr/12 Lead O/S
dan gibson 23/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with nat tanzer
natalietanzer 23/Mar/12 Lead RP
with Dan Gibson
Toby Dunn 03/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with Jon Emmet
Jonathan Emett 03/Sep/11 Lead dnf


with toby
cooperman 12/Aug/11 Lead RP

bit of TR practice but not linked. Led following morning putting clips in.

with Greg Foster
Billg 10/Jul/11 Lead O/S
mlg678 04/Jun/11 Lead RP

1st redpoint, messed up onsight! only 1 star though

Hidden 23/Apr/11 Lead dnf
feilx 20/Mar/11 Lead RP
with Tim F, Andy L
La Mont 20/Mar/11 -
with Felix
J5Kay 18/Sep/10 Lead dog
with Jimbo
Hidden 18/Sep/10 Lead RP
MarkRyder 31/Jul/10 Lead RP
with Andy
La Mont 31/Jul/10 Lead rpt
Ed Babs 03/May/10 Lead RP
with Magnus
Pete Scott ??/2010 -
Martin Krasnansky 08/May/09 Lead O/S
nealh ??/2009 Lead
feilx 08/Nov/08 Lead dog

cold and dark

with Crazy Tom
eddieclimb ?/May/08 Lead O/S


with Rebecca Edwards
Richard Horn 30/Mar/08 Lead RP
Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
Hidden 13/May/06 Lead O/S
bigie bob 01/May/06 Lead RP
feeko ??/2006 -
Marti999 ??/2006 Lead
steve taylor ??/2006 Lead
Hidden ??/2005 -
Kev Little ??/2004 Lead RP
John Southworth ??/2001 -
buzby78 06/Jul/97 Lead O/S
clark alston ?/Jun/97 Lead O/S

Another great Sportland arete.

with Steven Martin
Hidden 15/Apr/95 Lead
ukb & bmc shark ??/1995 Lead O/S
with John Codling
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