20m.

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/May/1989

Ticklists

ROCKFAX Dorset 2012: Graded Sport List, Classic Portland 7as (2* +), Portland, The Portland Olympian Challenge (Pete and Butters's routes), Portland 7a/+

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Rin C 8 Oct, 2006 Show βeta
βeta: A brilliant route with definite crux moves on the nose...sit on the ledge at the top and munch on your celebratory chocolate bar!
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βeta: A brilliant route with definite crux moves on the nose...sit on the ledge at the top and munch on your celebratory chocolate bar!
Ben Stokes 18 Apr, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: Total class - one of the best routes I have done on Portland and certainly the best 7a.
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βeta: Total class - one of the best routes I have done on Portland and certainly the best 7a.
Chris Shorter 11 Mar, 2000 Show βeta
βeta: Prepare for the "on/off" feeling to persist for about 30 feet!!!
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βeta: Prepare for the "on/off" feeling to persist for about 30 feet!!!
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Logged Ascents

User Date Style Notes & Partners
Emmett Arthur 5 Oct, 2019 Lead RP Went second go. None of the moves too difficult but lots of left and right and heel hooks to keep tension. Glad to tick just as the rain came in.
with Henry
Went second go. None of the moves too difficult but lots of left and right and heel hooks to keep tension. Glad to tick just as the rain came in.
with Henry
Francescaparratt 7 Sep, 2019 TR dog 2 hangs, 1st try at a 7.
2 hangs, 1st try at a 7.
Hidden 7 Sep, 2019 Lead O/S
Emmett Arthur 1 Sep, 2019 Lead dog gave it 2 burns before hitting the road. will go, just need some fresher skin. terrific moves on a stunning arete. rock quality is high.
gave it 2 burns before hitting the road. will go, just need some fresher skin. terrific moves on a stunning arete. rock quality is high.
Tomar 23 Jun, 2019 Lead O/S Cool route.
with Alex
Cool route.
with Alex
brices 26 May, 2019 Lead O/S Nice
Nice
Stroppy 13 Apr, 2019 Lead O/S Happy to OS this
Happy to OS this
Joe W-O 13 Apr, 2019 Lead O/S
afterthesend 20 Jan, 2019 Lead β
samparsons 20 Jan, 2019 Lead RP I'll take the retro flash, never made it to the top on 16th July 2017. Brilliant route.
I'll take the retro flash, never made it to the top on 16th July 2017. Brilliant route.
ian bryant 3 Aug, 2018 Lead dog
Hidden 24 Jun, 2018 Lead dog
ThomasB 20 May, 2018 AltLd RP
Hidden 5 Aug, 2017 Lead dnf
GraMc 24 Jun, 2017 Lead RP 1st RP went left and mucked it up on the O/S
1st RP went left and mucked it up on the O/S
JackMac 16 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S Cool route. Shame it's not longer.
with Nikki_C
Cool route. Shame it's not longer.
with Nikki_C
brian watson 11 Apr, 2017 Lead RP Felt i could have onsighted this, good climbing.
with Ed Babs, Mike Hawkins
Felt i could have onsighted this, good climbing.
with Ed Babs, Mike Hawkins
Hidden 6 Aug, 2016 Lead
Sophie Nunn 25 Jul, 2015 Lead O/S
AlexD 25 Jul, 2015 Lead β
Helen Gibson 14 Jun, 2015 2nd
Hidden 14 Jun, 2015 Lead dnf
Hidden 24 May, 2015 Lead β
Julie Carroll 10 Jun, 2014 Lead RP
with Dan Gibson
with Dan Gibson
Hidden 1 Jun, 2014 Lead RP
Hidden 1 Jun, 2014 Lead RP
Jonathan Emett 25 May, 2014 Lead RP 3rd go. Really enjoyed working this one out.
with Paul
3rd go. Really enjoyed working this one out.
with Paul
Hidden 25 May, 2014 Lead dog
tobydunford 19 Sep, 2013 Lead RP
with Oli
with Oli
Hidden 18 Aug, 2013 Lead RP
Marcus 13 Aug, 2013 Lead RP
with rubben
with rubben
rubben ?Aug, 2013 Lead RP Missed a hold on the top for onsight -2nd go then lapped it three times
with Marcus
Missed a hold on the top for onsight -2nd go then lapped it three times
with Marcus
tt85 23 Jul, 2012 Lead dog
dannyboy83 23 Jul, 2012 Lead O/S
with tt85
with tt85
Hidden 20 Apr, 2012 Lead O/S
dan gibson 23 Mar, 2012 Lead O/S
with nat tanzer
with nat tanzer
natalietanzer 23 Mar, 2012 Lead RP
with Dan Gibson
with Dan Gibson
Toby Dunn 3 Sep, 2011 Lead O/S
with Jon Emmet
with Jon Emmet
Jonathan Emett 3 Sep, 2011 Lead dnf pathetic.
pathetic.
cooperman 12 Aug, 2011 Lead RP bit of TR practice but not linked. Led following morning putting clips in.
with Greg Foster
bit of TR practice but not linked. Led following morning putting clips in.
with Greg Foster
Billg 10 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S
mlg678 4 Jun, 2011 Lead RP 1st redpoint, messed up onsight! only 1 star though
1st redpoint, messed up onsight! only 1 star though
Hidden 23 Apr, 2011 Lead dnf
feilx 20 Mar, 2011 Lead RP
with Tim F, La Mont
with Tim F, La Mont
La Mont 20 Mar, 2011 -
with feilx
with feilx
J5Kay 18 Sep, 2010 Lead dog
with JIMBO
with JIMBO
Hidden 18 Sep, 2010 Lead RP
MarkRyder 31 Jul, 2010 Lead RP
with La Mont
with La Mont
La Mont 31 Jul, 2010 Lead rpt
Ed Babs 3 May, 2010 Lead RP
with Magnus
with Magnus
Pete Scott ??, 2010 -
Martin Krasnansky 8 May, 2009 Lead O/S
nealh ??, 2009 Lead
feilx 8 Nov, 2008 Lead dog cold and dark
with Crazy Tom
cold and dark
with Crazy Tom
eddieclimb ?May, 2008 Lead O/S Nice!!!
with Rebecca Edwards
Nice!!!
with Rebecca Edwards
Richard Horn 30 Mar, 2008 Lead RP
Rob Kennard ??, 2007 -
Hidden 13 May, 2006 Lead O/S
bigie bob 1 May, 2006 Lead RP
feeko ??, 2006 -
Marti999 ??, 2006 Lead
steve taylor ??, 2006 Lead
The Jazz Butcher ??, 2005 -
Kev Little ??, 2004 Lead RP
John Southworth ??, 2001 -
buzby78 6 Jul, 1997 Lead O/S
Hidden ?Jun, 1997 Lead O/S
Hidden 15 Apr, 1995 Lead
UKB Shark ??, 1995 Lead O/S
with John Codling
with John Codling
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Style of Ascent
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