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A clean pitch tackling the front face of the buttress. © Rockfax

FA. Mike Vaicaitis. 13.8.97 13/Aug/1997

Ticklists: Portland.

Hidden 26/Nov/17 Lead dnf
martin one 25/Nov/17 Lead O/S

Had to work the top

with ssutton
ssutton 25/Nov/17 Lead O/S
Andre Clarke 19/Nov/17 TR dog
Tommy Harris 19/Nov/17 Lead O/S
Linc 19/Aug/17 Lead O/S
with Kay
Kayface42 19/Aug/17 TR β

Too pooped to lead but should come back for it another time.

with Si
Dandan82 08/Jul/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Jul/17 Lead
Carnie Lisa 08/Jul/17 2nd β
with Kay
Tommy Harris ??/2017 Lead O/S
Yinners 06/Nov/16 2nd dog
with David
onlyfoddington 06/Nov/16 Lead O/S

Maybe the reach was helpful, but found this easier than the route to the left

with Yinners
Josh Hadley 23/Oct/16 Lead dog
Hidden 08/Oct/16 TR RP
bryan61 30/Jul/16 Lead O/S
with Mr Cess
Hidden 30/Jul/16 2nd
Kerm 01/Jul/16 Lead
Kerm 01/Jul/16 Lead
Iain_L_32 18/Jun/16 Lead dnf
Hidden 24/Apr/16 TR
ihugrocks ??/2016 -
hlburns ?/Sep/15 -
with Maike
louby 29/Nov/14 TR
brian watson 19/Oct/14 2nd rpt
Sophie Nunn 19/Oct/14 Lead O/S
with Brian
Hidden 18/Jul/14 Lead
richy85 09/May/14 Lead
cathymiller 12/Apr/14 Lead dog
with Martin
ConstaBern ?/Sep/13 TR
Huntlyfiddler 22/Aug/13 2nd
bpmclimb 22/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Clare
Shaky Dog 27/Jul/13 Lead dnf

Got to the third staple

with Steve
julesmckim 07/Jul/13 Lead dog

missed the good crimp, rest, then got it. Long reach

Dan_F 04/May/13 Lead RP

Fluffed the onsight but got it 2nd go.. Good route

Hidden 05/Jan/13 TR
mark schramm 08/Dec/12 Lead O/S
with Lyndsay
Hidden 08/Dec/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 30/Oct/12 TR O/S
Hidden 30/Oct/12 Lead
Hidden 28/Oct/12 Lead dog
rachelvlc 28/Oct/12 TR
tomB 15/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Anthony
Voltemands 21/Jul/12 Lead dog

Very reachy and bold move final move, but on high so can easily be worked.

lukerathmell 01/Jul/12 Lead
with Rachel Bennett
ali macphee 01/Jul/12 Lead
cdent 01/Jul/12 Lead β
Hidden 30/Jun/12 TR
SenorVivo 03/Jun/12 2nd
Hidden 03/Jun/12 Lead dog
Monkey_Alan 27/May/12 TR dog

Got hand in the wrong place at the crux and slipped trying to correct it.

with Matt
ASchwirtz 27/May/12 Lead O/S
lewiz 06/May/12 Lead rpt
climbingrev 16/Apr/12 TR O/S

Again, tricky top move. Quite steep, and quite balancey. Miss the top hold out left and it's off!

thelizard 25/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Dorset Climbing Group
Tony Adshead 25/Mar/12 TR O/S
martin one 11/Mar/12 TR dog

1 rest near top crux

with brendon
Hidden ?/Mar/12 TR dog
w-watson 02/Feb/12 Lead
afrosam ??/2012 Lead O/S
tomshanti 23/Oct/11 TR dog

tough!few goes to get top moves(crux)

with Henry Larden
matthewjames 01/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Nick Jones, Sam Taylor
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 27/Sep/11 Lead rpt
with Stu Ferguson
Jonathan Emett 17/Sep/11 Lead rpt
with darryl
gibsond 17/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Monkey_Alan 04/Sep/11 Lead dog

Got to the last bolt, had nothing left to make the last couple of moves. Escaped right, then threaded the loweroffs from the top!

sam.sam.sam.ferguson 01/Jul/11 Lead rpt
with Chris Rooke
danfunkman 24/May/11 Lead dnf

missed lower off

Shua1990 24/May/11 Lead dnf

did not reach lower off

Richard Horn 15/May/11 Lead O/S
fildac ?/May/11 Lead dog
el_Claudio 19/Apr/11 TR dog
Hidden 09/Apr/11 Lead RP
Kevster 02/Apr/11 Lead O/S
el_monty 27/Mar/11 Lead β

Really nice climb. Pumpy penultimate clip, had to climb back down for a rest before taking on the crux!

sam.sam.sam.ferguson 27/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Rob
samtucker 27/Mar/11 Lead β
tobydunford 20/Mar/11 Lead rpt
with Kirsty Kerr
Abi Chard 14/Mar/11 Lead dog
Jonathan Emett 14/Mar/11 Lead rpt
with CC meet
TiffTiff 08/Jan/11 Lead dnf
with Tom
lewiz 17/Oct/10 Lead dog

one take :( still not managed F6b onsight

Jonathan Emett 18/Sep/10 Lead rpt
with Lyndsay
Hidden 18/Sep/10 Lead RP
Steve Woollard 07/Sep/10 2nd
Jonathan Emett 07/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Sep/10 Lead RP
tania 29/Aug/10 TR
with ian
TerryLines 29/Aug/10 Lead dog

pumped out after crux on last move

Hidden 27/Aug/10 Lead RP
Hidden 27/Aug/10 Lead RP
nath_casper 08/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with kylie
RFWilkie 31/Jul/10 Lead rpt

2nd attempt

JonBrown 31/May/10 Lead O/S
with Grace
Alex More 30/May/10 Lead
with KDhruev
Hidden 20/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/May/10 Lead RP
tomjh 14/May/10 Lead dog
with Gordon Benn
dale1968 14/May/10 Lead rpt
with Tom
Hidden 14/May/10 TR RP
Ed Babs 03/May/10 Lead O/S
with Magnus
Mowglee 02/Apr/10 Lead RP
with Ali
dale1968 26/Feb/10 Lead
with Tom
chris sm 30/Jan/10 Lead O/S
with Ian Butterworth
JonBrown ?/Jan/10 TR
JonBrown ?/Jan/10 TR
Hidden ?/Jan/10 TR dog
Jane Weir ??/2010 -
brian watson 15/Nov/09 Lead β
Kingsjester 15/Aug/09 TR

Difficult final move as quite reachy.

with Alex Smith
asmith37 15/Aug/09 TR dnf

Left a lot of blood on this route!! Nice and easy up and till the last 2/3 reachy moves and just couldn't manage to get there.

with Martin & Andy
hervenuttall ?/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Doug
jacobjlloyd 30/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with Ed Shaw
Hidden 04/Jun/09 -
Daniel Wicks 04/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Linus and Kine
keithpeck 24/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Jeronimo 23/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Dave Thompson, Pete & Mark
AndyM-LVB 03/Apr/09 Lead O/S

Great climb! Reachy.

with Nicolas Tardy
Puk24 ?/Apr/09 TR dog
Hidden 22/Mar/09 2nd dog
AsleepOnBelay 22/Mar/09 Lead RP

Missed a hold at the crux on the onsight. Good short route.

with Sarah Davis
MarkRyder 07/Mar/09 Lead RP
with Lee
Hidden 01/Nov/08 TR
Emma-Louise Anderson 19/Oct/08 TR

Pulled through the crux... to be led one day!

with Darren Roper, Chris Bailey, Hannah Westwood
vertigo 03/Oct/08 Lead RP
Kyle F ?/Sep/08 TR
Bob M 10/Aug/08 TR
ian-rad 24/Jul/08 Lead dog

finished after rest at last bolt, scary last move

Aston mountaineers ?/Jul/08 Lead O/S
Rokmunky 29/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Hannah
Hidden 28/Jun/08 Lead
Hidden 28/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Jun/08 Lead
deacondeacon 08/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Paul
ian-rad 07/Jun/08 Lead dnf

failed at last bolt

Sandy Holford 07/Jun/08 Lead rpt
Anthony Allsopp 06/Jun/08 Lead rpt
goi.ashmore 25/Apr/08 Lead O/S
with John Marsland
John Marsland 25/Apr/08 2nd dog
with Goi
nevostevo 11/Mar/08 TR dnf
with andy
Hidden 09/Mar/08 TR dog
hamish2016 11/Nov/07 Lead O/S
with sergei
Neil Adams 16/Apr/07 Lead dog
with Elizabeth
jl 27/Jan/07 Lead RP
with Penny
dmoir 21/Jan/07 Lead O/S
with Heather Rogers
dohart ??/2007 Lead RP
with callum
Chris(cface!) ??/2007 Lead
Lloyders ??/2007 Lead rpt
jonnyboy 11/Sep/06 Lead dog

One rest

aged_ape ?/Aug/06 Lead rpt
with Rob B
fybcorp 15/Jun/06 -

easy up to the bit near the top then obvious moves but quite small

with Mike Hawkins
dannyboy83 ?/May/06 Lead O/S
tobydunford 21/Apr/06 Lead dog

Missed a crucial foothold on the top reachy move and off i went, down the wall.

Hidden 02/Apr/06 Lead rpt
mc1105 ?/Apr/06 Lead
Marq 05/Mar/06 2nd O/S
with Daniel Dennehy
Hidden ??/2006 -
steve taylor ??/2006 Lead
Marti999 ??/2006 Lead
Bruce Kerr 15/Feb/04 Lead
furry 03/May/03 Lead O/S
with Phil B
Hidden 22/Apr/02 Lead β
Mark A Humphries 22/Apr/02 Lead O/S
with dean howard
Hidden 12/Jun/01 Lead RP
Ben Thorne ?/Aug/97 Lead O/S

Ripped many holds off not long after the FA. Left loads of blood on it too!

with John Pullin
Hidden ??/1995 -
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