24m.

Rockfax Description
The black wall gives a good pitch with an awkward start. © Rockfax

FA. Jan Rostron, Pete Oxley, Mark Higgs (all led) 8.9.96 08/Sep/1996

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ROCKFAX Dorset 2012: Graded Sport List, Orange Spot Portland, The best 50 UK "Orange Spot" Sports Routes?, Portland sub 6b, Portland, Portland Sendathon

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βeta: An enjoyable climb, especially the exposed step right towards the top.
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Logged Ascents

User Date Style Notes & Partners
katiep 14 Sep Lead O/S
Hidden 7 Sep Lead O/S
slowmotion 31 Aug Lead O/S
with Caroline
with Caroline
Intrepidsteve 9 Aug -
bn09whg 15 Jul Lead β
Rockmonkey1977 15 Jul Lead rpt Mileage day.
with Will
Mileage day.
with Will
oliver_tippett 6 Jul Lead β Great climb, as good as the top 50s either side of it.
Great climb, as good as the top 50s either side of it.
cad1999 6 Jul Lead β Mistakenly started this instead of Xavier’s wall. Glad I did. Enjoyed the juggy holds and good rests most of the way up. A bit trickier as the climb moved right towards anchor but some nice footwork allowed me to find favourable hands to obtain the last clip before the anchor.
Mistakenly started this instead of Xavier’s wall. Glad I did. Enjoyed the juggy holds and good rests most of the way up. A bit trickier as the climb moved right towards anchor but some nice footwork allowed me to find favourable hands to obtain the last clip before the anchor.
gem_stone12 29 Jun Lead O/S
Hidden 22 Jun Lead rpt
robburgundy 22 Jun Lead β
Andrew Sloan 6 Jun Lead O/S
with pete
with pete
billabonggaz 1 Jun - 24m
24m
Daina Leigh 25 May Lead O/S Boom.
Boom.
AJ007 11 May Lead O/S
billabonggaz 1 May - 24m
24m
Hidden 22 Apr Lead rpt
brian watson 11 Apr Lead rpt
with Callum
with Callum
Rupey ?Apr Lead rpt
Francescaparratt 16 Sep, 2018 Lead O/S W/C
W/C
Edpepper 9 Sep, 2018 Lead β
Alexey 8 Sep, 2018 Lead O/S
with Anna
with Anna
Yijing Li 1 Sep, 2018 Lead RP
DarwinMundy 4 Aug, 2018 Lead O/S
with Jacqui
with Jacqui
Emmett Arthur 22 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
tjwalker 22 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S
Elodie 24 Jun, 2018 Lead β
David Dickinson 24 Jun, 2018 2nd Love this crag
with Elodie
Love this crag
with Elodie
Sam Head 23 May, 2018 Lead O/S
with Dad
with Dad
tsyrett 19 May, 2018 Lead rpt
Hidden 19 May, 2018 Lead O/S
Pete Scott 19 May, 2018 Lead O/S
Tommy Harris 7 May, 2018 Lead O/S
mohausler 6 May, 2018 Lead β
freec 29 Sep, 2017 Lead O/S the best of the five 6as here in my opinion
the best of the five 6as here in my opinion
PaddyFreer 29 Sep, 2017 2nd O/S
with freec
with freec
dryvita 26 Aug, 2017 Lead O/S
with Ed Bot
with Ed Bot
abrooks 19 Aug, 2017 Lead RP
with dbrooks
with dbrooks
dbrooks 19 Aug, 2017 Lead rpt
with Portland crew
with Portland crew
Hidden 15 Aug, 2017 Lead O/S
Kayface42 15 Aug, 2017 Lead O/S
with Linc
with Linc
Andrew Telford 8 Jul, 2017 Lead O/S
JackMac 23 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S
with Nikki_C
with Nikki_C
afterthesend 26 Mar, 2017 Lead O/S
Hidden 26 Mar, 2017 TR dog
samparsons 26 Mar, 2017 Lead O/S
Owen Davies 26 Mar, 2017 Lead O/S
Ellis Bird ??, 2017 Lead
Hidden 31 Oct, 2016 Lead
Hidden 3 Sep, 2016 Lead O/S
simonsnake77 25 Jul, 2016 Lead rpt The top most move I found trickier than ,'underage' you must move right before going up!
The top most move I found trickier than ,'underage' you must move right before going up!
sam_craddock 17 Jul, 2016 2nd
Philoosh 17 Jul, 2016 Lead O/S
leoch01 18 Jun, 2016 Lead Something broke off on me, not sure if it was a vital hold or not. Managed to hold on and claim the onsight!
Something broke off on me, not sure if it was a vital hold or not. Managed to hold on and claim the onsight!
Emily Y 18 Jun, 2016 Lead O/S
with Ralitsa Ivanova
with Ralitsa Ivanova
Hidden 11 Jun, 2016 Lead rpt
Jane Weir 15 May, 2016 Lead
Gem Minihan 15 May, 2016 2nd
Quitiweb 15 May, 2016 Lead RP
elliptic 8 May, 2016 Lead O/S
with Tash K.
with Tash K.
ewanjp 8 May, 2016 Lead O/S Lovely climb, really steady with a exciting bit across the flow stone.
with alicec
Lovely climb, really steady with a exciting bit across the flow stone.
with alicec
duncan 7 May, 2016 Lead rpt
DorsetGareth 30 Apr, 2016 Lead β
Youngmre 23 Apr, 2016 Lead O/S
tsyrett 25 Mar, 2016 Lead O/S
Honey badger 93 25 Mar, 2016 Lead O/S
Bruise Apprentice 12 Mar, 2016 Lead O/S Climbed it a second time later to get the quickdraws back
Climbed it a second time later to get the quickdraws back
Hidden ??, 2016 -
dansimkin 17 Oct, 2015 Lead O/S
with Rebecca Knill
with Rebecca Knill
tom_lewis89 3 Sep, 2015 Lead O/S
with Katie Arnold
with Katie Arnold
Hidden 21 Aug, 2015 Lead
Ekoby 18 Aug, 2015 2nd dog
with Nataliehaigh, philhaigh
with Nataliehaigh, philhaigh
Hidden 4 Jul, 2015 -
The Ivanator 6 Jun, 2015 Lead rpt
simonsnake77 28 May, 2015 Lead β Really great climb, loved the traverse rightwards across the flowstone.
Really great climb, loved the traverse rightwards across the flowstone.
hankyc 4 May, 2015 Lead O/S Really good climbing flowstone section is just great! Just a a good as xaviers if not better!
Really good climbing flowstone section is just great! Just a a good as xaviers if not better!
Saz 19 Apr, 2015 Lead dog Really enjoyable route with varied climbing, top section caught me out unfortunately. Next time clean!
Really enjoyable route with varied climbing, top section caught me out unfortunately. Next time clean!
Hidden 19 Apr, 2015 Lead rpt
Ben J 19 Apr, 2015 Lead O/S Lovely route. Definitely wouldn't mind putting the clips in for friends' attempts in future, stunning!!
with Johnny Evans, Sam Gill
Lovely route. Definitely wouldn't mind putting the clips in for friends' attempts in future, stunning!!
with Johnny Evans, Sam Gill
Hidden 4 Apr, 2015 Lead O/S
Dohnny_Jawes 4 Apr, 2015 Lead O/S
chris_woodsy ?Apr, 2015 Lead O/S
Hidden 7 Mar, 2015 Lead O/S
Lorène 21 Feb, 2015 Lead rpt
kingborris ??, 2015 Lead O/S
Rockmonkey1977 14 Sep, 2014 Lead O/S Had done the top on Underage so not entirely onsight... Very nice climbing with the usual hidden Portland holds...
Had done the top on Underage so not entirely onsight... Very nice climbing with the usual hidden Portland holds...
Jackwd 18 Aug, 2014 Lead O/S
with Tom Robertson, Stuart Webster, scoth
with Tom Robertson, Stuart Webster, scoth
scoth 18 Aug, 2014 Lead O/S
brices 9 Aug, 2014 Lead O/S
Dizz 3 Aug, 2014 Lead O/S
with Mick cook
with Mick cook
Gem Minihan 17 Jul, 2014 TR O/S
with Shamina Kapadia, Barry Kerslake, philhaigh
with Shamina Kapadia, Barry Kerslake, philhaigh
Nick Russell 12 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S Nice crimpy section on flowstone near the top.
with Emily
Nice crimpy section on flowstone near the top.
with Emily
Emily 12 Jul, 2014 2nd RP Not so much "after practice" as after a very abortive attempt to lead. It was fun but giving up on the lead was definitely the right call.
Not so much "after practice" as after a very abortive attempt to lead. It was fun but giving up on the lead was definitely the right call.
emmafizzle 29 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S Very pleasing climb.
Very pleasing climb.
Remi Richards 27 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S
with Maddie
with Maddie
Danstephens 26 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S
with lola, remi richards, maddie sweetman
with lola, remi richards, maddie sweetman
Maddie 25 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S Felt hard for the grade
with Lola, Remi Richards, Dan S
Felt hard for the grade
with Lola, Remi Richards, Dan S
robbo99 21 Jun, 2014 Lead dog warm up. couldnt figure the final bulge and pulled on the draw. great knee-bar potential
warm up. couldnt figure the final bulge and pulled on the draw. great knee-bar potential
Hidden 21 Jun, 2014 Lead β
JUSTADUDE 17 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S
shane4747 17 Jun, 2014 TR dog
louby 1 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S
with chris_B
with chris_B
RFWilkie 1 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S
Hidden 26 May, 2014 Lead O/S
Tom Penrose 18 May, 2014 Lead dog
jopayne1988 18 May, 2014 Lead dog Screwed up between first and second bolts. Got it clean after that. Lovely and technical in the middle.
Screwed up between first and second bolts. Got it clean after that. Lovely and technical in the middle.
John Tanner 23 Nov, 2013 Lead O/S
Matt Smith 23 Nov, 2013 Lead O/S
dbrooks 23 Nov, 2013 Lead O/S
mattc 22 Sep, 2013 Lead dnf
Hidden 7 Sep, 2013 Lead
tomB 1 Sep, 2013 Lead O/S
with Juliette
with Juliette
bobstones 20 Aug, 2013 TR dog
Ian MK 20 Jul, 2013 Lead rpt
with Wayne Murphy
with Wayne Murphy
chancer 20 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S
farley-hulse89 20 Jul, 2013 Lead dog
Gem Minihan 7 Jul, 2013 2nd
philhaigh 7 Jul, 2013 Lead O/S
with Mat Affourtit, trev_f, phattnoodle, Vicki Hau, Murray Freestone, Gem Minihan, matt.ridgway, nataliehaigh
with Mat Affourtit, trev_f, phattnoodle, Vicki Hau, Murray Freestone, Gem Minihan, matt.ridgway, nataliehaigh
Hidden 7 Jul, 2013 Lead rpt
trev_f 7 Jul, 2013 Lead rpt
with Dorset gang
with Dorset gang
Hidden 2 Jun, 2013 Lead rpt
jezb1 1 Apr, 2013 2nd
The Ivanator 1 Apr, 2013 Lead Very muddy finish after winter rains.
with jezb1
Very muddy finish after winter rains.
with jezb1
Hidden 7 Oct, 2012 Lead rpt
The Ivanator 7 Oct, 2012 Lead rpt
wurzelinzummerset 7 Oct, 2012 2nd Great climb. Best sport route I've done to date.
Great climb. Best sport route I've done to date.
Paul_southgate68 15 Sep, 2012 Lead O/S Sweet techy moves in the middle **
Sweet techy moves in the middle **
Trippinjester 15 Sep, 2012 TR
Daniel Wicks 1 Sep, 2012 Lead O/S
with Radek
with Radek
Helen Gibson 30 Aug, 2012 Lead O/S
with dan
with dan
dan gibson ?Aug, 2012 Lead O/S
with helen gibson
with helen gibson
Rupey 26 Jul, 2012 Lead O/S
with alan
with alan
Hidden 23 Jul, 2012 Lead O/S
Hidden 21 Jul, 2012 Lead rpt
Julie Carroll 5 Jul, 2012 Lead O/S
with Dan Gibson
with Dan Gibson
Ian MK 27 May, 2012 Lead O/S
robajob 27 May, 2012 Lead β
Hidden 8 Apr, 2012 Lead O/S
dannyboy83 14 Mar, 2012 Lead O/S
with Martyn
with Martyn
RadekNowak ??, 2012 Lead
Danny Crump 15 Oct, 2011 Lead
with LiL Saz
with LiL Saz
julesmckim 8 Oct, 2011 Lead O/S
with dave lewis, GeoMike
with dave lewis, GeoMike
ASchwirtz 1 Oct, 2011 Lead O/S
richardashe 1 Oct, 2011 2nd
plilley 28 Aug, 2011 Lead O/S
with ian-rad
with ian-rad
Hidden 30 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 30 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S
Sami Mandeel 14 Jul, 2011 Lead β
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 14 Jul, 2011 Lead β
Ducks Rock 10 Jul, 2011 TR superb route, worth the walk in and getting stranded for a few hours!
with Harry
superb route, worth the walk in and getting stranded for a few hours!
with Harry
The Ivanator 10 Jul, 2011 Lead rpt Probably the best 6a I've done on Portland. Varied with good moves.
Probably the best 6a I've done on Portland. Varied with good moves.
Carnie Lisa 10 Jul, 2011 2nd β
with Dan Verge
with Dan Verge
Dandan 10 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S
Tim M 3 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S
with Phil T
with Phil T
Hidden 25 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
Ed Babs 17 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
with IainAM
with IainAM
The Ivanator 10 Apr, 2011 TR Took a big whipper pulling up the rope to clip the last draw on an attempted lead, climbed easily enough on TR afterwards.
Took a big whipper pulling up the rope to clip the last draw on an attempted lead, climbed easily enough on TR afterwards.
Antony87 9 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
noelj ?Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
with Mal
with Mal
Hidden ??, 2011 Lead O/S
ripper 26 Sep, 2010 Lead
with Chris Warby
with Chris Warby
jon_gill1 26 Sep, 2010 Lead O/S
with JWB
with JWB
JWB 26 Sep, 2010 Lead O/S Interesting top section........
Interesting top section........
Jonathan Emett 4 Sep, 2010 Lead rpt damp.
with mike pinney
damp.
with mike pinney
Hidden ?Sep, 2010 Lead
Hidden 15 Aug, 2010 Lead O/S
Didymus 8 Aug, 2010 Lead O/S
with Marcus
with Marcus
duncan 18 Jul, 2010 Lead rpt
Ceridwen 3 Jul, 2010 2nd rpt Climbed it again to retrieve clips, and because I enjoyed it so much the first time!
with Heather
Climbed it again to retrieve clips, and because I enjoyed it so much the first time!
with Heather
Ceridwen 3 Jul, 2010 Lead O/S Great route!
with Heather
Great route!
with Heather
RandomHero 23 Jun, 2010 Lead O/S
with Chris Malin
with Chris Malin
ThomasB ?Jun, 2010 Lead O/S
dominic lee 15 May, 2010 Lead O/S
with andy elliot
with andy elliot
ripper ??, 2010 Lead
with Chris Warby
with Chris Warby
tobydunford 12 Sep, 2009 Lead rpt
LiLaMont 12 Sep, 2009 Lead O/S
Richard Horn 12 Sep, 2009 Lead O/S
Matt Bennett 8 Sep, 2009 Lead O/S
Jonathan Emett 8 Sep, 2009 Lead O/S
Mr Tickle 28 Jul, 2009 Lead O/S
with davenev
with davenev
davenev 28 Jul, 2009 TR O/S
Hidden 13 Jun, 2009 Lead O/S
JPGR ?Jun, 2009 AltLd O/S
with Paul
with Paul
Jus 11 May, 2009 Lead O/S
Hidden 10 May, 2009 Lead rpt
steve taylor 9 May, 2009 -
with Steve Williams
with Steve Williams
trev_f 9 May, 2009 Lead O/S
with John S
with John S
Hidden 25 Apr, 2009 Lead dog
Hidden 18 Apr, 2009 Lead β
trevor macalonan 18 Apr, 2009 Lead O/S
davewing 11 Apr, 2009 Lead
with Lee
with Lee
clipskipper 11 Apr, 2009 Lead O/S Another cracking route for the grade
with Dave Wing
Another cracking route for the grade
with Dave Wing
Alex More ??, 2009 Lead
Jane Weir ??, 2009 Lead
nealh ??, 2009 Lead
Vince 28 Jul, 2007 Lead O/S
with John Percy
with John Percy
bigie bob 19 Jun, 2007 Lead O/S
jl 2 Jun, 2007 Lead rpt
with pennyb
with pennyb
pennyb 2 Jun, 2007 2nd O/S
with jl
with jl
Scott N ?May, 2007 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 2007 -
Rob Kennard ??, 2007 -
tobydunford 10 Sep, 2006 Lead O/S Wonderful, loved the top moves going right on the crimpy flowstone - yes!
Wonderful, loved the top moves going right on the crimpy flowstone - yes!
Hidden 30 Jul, 2006 Lead O/S
Hidden ?May, 2006 Lead O/S
Wilbur 30 Apr, 2006 Lead O/S
viking ?Apr, 2006 Lead O/S
steve taylor ??, 2006 Lead
Hidden ??, 2006 -
feeko ??, 2006 -
Marti999 ??, 2006 Lead
pete johnson 18 Sep, 2005 Lead O/S
with Rob
with Rob
jl 2 Sep, 2005 Lead RP
with Rachel
with Rachel
Hidden ?Jul, 2005 Lead O/S
Mark Stevenson 26 Jun, 2005 Lead O/S
MikeC59 28 May, 2005 Lead
Bargate_Champ ??, 2005 Lead O/S
aged_ape ?Aug, 2004 Lead O/S
with Rob B
with Rob B
rob.grafton 17 Aug, 2003 Lead
with Bruce
with Bruce
Hidden 21 Mar, 2003 Lead β
Mark A Humphries 21 Mar, 2003 Lead O/S
with dean howard
with dean howard
Hidden ??, 2003 Lead O/S
John Southworth ?Aug, 2002 Lead O/S
Hidden 23 Jun, 2002 Lead O/S
Rock Fairy ?Jun, 2002 2nd
with david
with david
goi.ashmore 25 Apr, 2002 Lead O/S
with Duncan Powell
with Duncan Powell
Hidden ??, 2002 -
Mark Kemball 14 Oct, 2001 Lead O/S
with Nic Dill
with Nic Dill
Hidden 7 Jul, 2000 Lead O/S
duncan 3 Jun, 2000 Lead O/S
with David Proughton
with David Proughton
Hidden ??, 1997 Lead O/S
bruce ??, 1996 -
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