24m.

Rockfax Description
A pleasant route taking a direct line up the wall to finish at a shallow groove. © Rockfax

FA. Gary Gibson 8.5.2003 08/May/2003

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Dorset 2012: Graded Sport List, Orange Spot Portland, Portland sub 6b, Portland.


ClimberDateStyle
freec 29/Sep Lead O/S
PaddyFreer 29/Sep 2nd O/S
with freec
Kayface42 26/Aug Lead RP
with Si
Linc 26/Aug Lead O/S
with Kay
abrooks 19/Aug Lead O/S
with dbrooks
dbrooks 19/Aug Lead O/S
with Portland crew
monkeytennis 19/Aug 2nd dog
Hidden 19/Aug Lead O/S
CraigPerl 15/Jul Lead O/S
derryclimbs 18/Apr -

Loved it. Nice crux

samparsons 26/Mar Lead O/S
Owen Davies 26/Mar Lead O/S
Ellis Bird ??/2017 Lead
cem 06/Aug/16 Lead O/S
ThomasB 31/Jul/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Jul/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Jul/16 Lead
simonsnake77 25/Jul/16 Lead rpt

Definitely harder than 'coming of age' or 'underage' slightly more run out.

Philoosh 17/Jul/16 Lead
leoch01 18/Jun/16 Lead
AlexD 08/Jun/16 Lead rpt
Hidden 02/Jun/16 Lead O/S
DanWeiss 02/Jun/16 2nd
with Langer
Graham Westbrook 24/May/16 Lead O/S
with Ed Ratcliffe
Jane Weir 15/May/16 Lead
Gem Minihan 15/May/16 2nd
philhaigh 15/May/16 Lead rpt
elliptic 08/May/16 Lead O/S
with Tash K.
tsyrett 30/Apr/16 Lead O/S
DorsetGareth 30/Apr/16 Lead β
Coops_13 19/Mar/16 Lead O/S

Crap and cold

with Joe Seymour, Angus
dansimkin 17/Oct/15 Lead O/S
with Rebecca Knill
tom_lewis89 03/Sep/15 Lead dog
with Katie Arnold
martin one 01/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with Chris day
MaryEC 18/Jul/15 Lead β
Hidden 04/Jul/15 -
simonsnake77 28/May/15 2nd β

I found this harder than 'coming of age'or 'underage' with a high left foot step to gain the finish at the belay.

Hidden 04/Apr/15 Lead O/S
chris_woodsy ?/Mar/15 Lead O/S
Lorène 21/Feb/15 Lead rpt
BenL ??/2015 Lead O/S
Tommyads ??/2015 -
Rockmonkey1977 14/Sep/14 Lead β

I found this very tough at the grade- the hardest of the four 6a's. Whoever bolted it has a sick sense of humour! Very satisfying to get to the top though.

Nick Clement 09/Aug/14 Lead
with mandy clement
BIgYeti86 03/Aug/14 Lead
Dizz 03/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Mick cook
Gem Minihan 17/Jul/14 TR O/S
with Shamina Kapadia, Barry Kerslake, Phil Haigh
Lorène ?/Jul/14 Lead
Pathological_Climber 15/Jun/14 Lead RP

Run out.

Julie Carroll 26/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Steve Gorton
Ian MK 20/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Wayne Murphy
trev_f 07/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Dorset gang
AlexD 02/May/13 Lead dnf

mudfest from second bolt

with Ed
Daniel Wicks 01/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Radek
Hidden 01/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Jul/12 Lead O/S
philhaigh 22/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Mike Hawkins, Mel Dodge, Rob Kennard
Hidden 21/Jul/12 Lead rpt
robajob 27/May/12 Lead O/S
Anastasia 27/May/12 TR O/S
katiep 14/Mar/12 Lead β

Felt hard compared to underage

with Tom Taylor
Hidden 14/Mar/12 Lead O/S
dannyboy83 14/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Martyn
RadekNowak ??/2012 Lead
Jonathan Emett 17/Jul/11 Lead O/S

scary bolting! super-high first bolt and then a bit run out to the next one.

with rupe
Dandan82 10/Jul/11 Lead O/S
The Ivanator 10/Apr/11 TR

Climbing is 6a, but bolting is spicy ...you want a grade in hand for the lead.

with Sean
Ben Harper 10/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Felix
feilx 10/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Ben Harper
Hidden 09/Apr/11 Lead O/S
EmilyElouise 09/Apr/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 15/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Didymus 08/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Marcus
nath_casper 25/Jul/10 Lead β
with Duncan
duncan 25/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Ceridwen 03/Jul/10 Lead O/S

Lots of the moves are above protection, and bolts are widely spaced. Good climbing, tough top section. I'd give it a plus.

with Heather
Hidden 03/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/May/10 Lead rpt
Richard Horn 18/Apr/10 Lead O/S
tobydunford 12/Sep/09 Lead O/S
LiLaMont 12/Sep/09 Lead O/S
dan gibson 11/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with jacquie robinson
Emma-Louise Anderson 08/Aug/09 Lead O/S
JPGR ?/Jun/09 AltLd O/S
with Paul
Ed Babs 23/May/09 Lead O/S
Jus 11/May/09 Lead O/S
steve taylor 09/May/09 -
with Steve Williams
Hidden 09/May/09 Lead rpt
Hidden 18/Apr/09 Lead β
Alex More ??/2009 Lead
Jane Weir ??/2009 Lead
nealh ??/2009 Lead
Kyle F ?/Sep/08 TR
Scott N ?/May/07 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2007 -
Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
Hidden 14/May/06 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/May/06 Lead O/S
feeko ??/2006 -
Marti999 ??/2006 Lead
jl 02/Sep/05 Lead O/S
with Rachel
Hidden ?/Aug/05 Lead O/S
Mark Stevenson 26/Jun/05 Lead O/S
clark alston ??/2003 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2002 -
Hidden ??/1996 -
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Voting
High 6a+
Mid 6a+
Low 6a+
High 6a
Mid 6a
Low 6a
High 5c
Mid 5c
Low 5c
Votes cast 14
Votes cast 14
Style of ascent
Lead
Followed
Toproped
Alt Leads
Not Set
Onsighted
Flashed (β)
Repeated
Redpoint
Dogged
DNF
Not Set