Rockfax Description
Start next to an old rusty ring. Make hard initial moves to gain the easier upper face. © Rockfax

FA. Steve Taylor 1995

Ticklists: 4 - 5 Grade Climbs at Cheyne Wears Area, Portland.

PhilyD 09/Sep Lead RP
marclloyd77 07/Sep Lead O/S

In approach shoes.

with Stu Bridger
Hidden 06/Sep Lead
Kasia Rzepka 06/Sep -
Rod Pullen 27/Aug Lead β
with Jim Athlans, Mick Ward
Hidden 26/Aug Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Aug Lead O/S
HollyLemon 03/Aug TR β
bingofuel 30/Jul Lead β
camara_p 30/Jul Lead O/S

The clipping position at the first bolt felt a bit sketchy to be. Fyi theres a jug immediately above the bolt which makes it better

with Ricki
mattx1123 29/Jul Lead O/S

Initial sequence tough, too direct?!

with Sara LRC, Georgina bough
Dugster 23/Jul Lead
with Rachel
Hidden 23/Jul Lead rpt
Paul Hicks 20/Jul Lead rpt
with Andy Schofield
ben1234 20/Jul -
with Rob Doyle
birthers 15/Jul Lead β
Hidden 24/Jun Lead β
brian watson 17/Jun Lead O/S
with Mike Hawkins
Ed Babs 17/Jun Lead O/S
with Hely
justinboynton 21/May Lead O/S
with Andy
AndySL 21/May Lead rpt
with Justin
fharnish13 18/May Lead rpt
with Zoe!
Luke_92 02/May Lead O/S
Dan_F 29/Apr Lead rpt
with Lou
Hidden 22/Apr Lead
davehope 15/Apr Lead
Steve Webster 15/Apr Lead
Kayface42 11/Apr Lead rpt
with Si
Linc 11/Apr Lead rpt
with Kay
Linc 02/Apr Lead O/S
with Kay
Kayface42 02/Apr TR β
with Si
guy127917 26/Mar Lead O/S
with Jen
Jen Jones 26/Mar Lead dog
Trippinjester 25/Mar Lead rpt
John1458 18/Mar Lead O/S
with UBMC
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 25/Feb Lead rpt
with Steph
Steph Roberts 25/Feb Lead rpt
with Sam
climbingrev 16/Feb TR rpt

Nice climb - a bit thin up to the first bolt though. After that, all great.

with Gri Gri
Hidden 28/Jan Lead O/S
martin one 06/Nov/16 Lead rpt
with Adam C
ssutton 06/Nov/16 Lead
with Ruth
cdpuk 05/Nov/16 Lead rpt
Hidden 05/Nov/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Oct/16 Lead O/S
Josh Hadley 23/Oct/16 Lead O/S
Paul Hicks 15/Oct/16 Lead O/S
with Ben Maskrey
s1362083 09/Oct/16 TR dog
sajrf123 02/Oct/16 Lead O/S
with ChrisCMB, Rose
Hidden 01/Oct/16 Lead
JGriffiths 24/Sep/16 Lead O/S
pete_fewings 28/Aug/16 Lead O/S
miriamclaire 27/Aug/16 Lead O/S
How easy 21/Aug/16 Lead
Hidden 21/Aug/16 Lead O/S
oodie72 31/Jul/16 Lead O/S
chancer 30/Jul/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Jul/16 TR O/S
Graham C 10/Jul/16 Lead O/S
with Derek
Hidden 09/Jul/16 Lead
Hidden 09/Jul/16 Lead
James_Fletcher 09/Jul/16 Lead O/S
Kerm 01/Jul/16 Lead
Kerm 01/Jul/16 Lead
How easy 27/Jun/16 Lead
with Naomi
CamK 26/Jun/16 TR O/S
HannahT 12/Jun/16 TR O/S
with Abi
Amy Hare 04/Jun/16 TR
Steven1993 04/Jun/16 Lead O/S
with James, Emily Mobley, Amy Hare
Hidden 01/May/16 Lead O/S
bryan61 01/May/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Apr/16 Lead rpt
dohart 21/Apr/16 Lead rpt
with Terry
Big_T 21/Apr/16 Lead O/S
ChristyCole 16/Apr/16 Lead O/S
Dan_F 02/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with Mlke
Nick Clement 29/Mar/16 Lead rpt
with mandy clement
Fatclimber 19/Mar/16 Lead rpt
with Lee
Huntlyfiddler 18/Feb/16 2nd
bpmclimb 18/Feb/16 Lead O/S
with Clare
Matt Smith 30/Jan/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Jan/16 2nd O/S
ihugrocks ??/2016 -
Hidden ??/2016 -
Hidden 29/Dec/15 Lead O/S
FlavioL1989 21/Nov/15 Lead O/S
rajeshwarbisht 21/Nov/15 Lead dog
with Flavio
Hidden ?/Nov/15 -
Feast 18/Oct/15 TR β
Shaky Dog 09/Oct/15 TR β
with Steve
Fatclimber 09/Oct/15 Lead rpt
with Kelwyn
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 05/Sep/15 Lead rpt
with Steph, Stu Ferguson
EJWest ?/Sep/15 TR O/S
EJWest ?/Sep/15 TR rpt
hlburns ?/Sep/15 -
with Maike
climbingrev 29/Aug/15 TR rpt

Nice, fairly easy for grade. Raining by the top!

with Gri Gri
SarahElizabethMoran 29/Aug/15 Lead
Chomp 15/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Aug/15 TR O/S
Hidden 10/Aug/15 TR O/S
dohart 26/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with herve
Robmwatt ?/Jul/15 Lead
Hidden 27/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Fatclimber 24/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Sara
Hidden 20/Jun/15 Lead O/S
bobstones 13/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Gavdee1 13/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Amy
Hidden 13/Jun/15 TR
ArrMcC 06/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Jun/15 Lead
Hidden 06/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Chloe 06/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Arran
lukerathmell 25/May/15 Lead
Robnort 23/May/15 -
with andy burns, paul clauston
Robnort 23/May/15 -
with andy burns, paul clauston
Hidden 23/May/15 2nd
leglesslizard 17/May/15 Lead β
Hidden 19/Apr/15 Lead
mikespooner 19/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Jonathan Terry
katiep 19/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Matt C
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 12/Apr/15 Lead rpt
with Dan, Pat, Rob Gates, Steph
Steph Roberts 12/Apr/15 Lead rpt
with Rob Gates, Sam
dynodean 06/Apr/15 Lead O/S

Commiting move near the start

with Matt
Jack Shewring 19/Mar/15 Lead O/S
Theeni 14/Mar/15 Lead
with Joseph
jrccrosby 14/Mar/15 Lead O/S
shaunstannard ??/2015 Lead RP
The Ivanator 20/Dec/14 Lead rpt
with Sue
Hidden 20/Dec/14 Lead rpt
s1362083 06/Dec/14 Lead
The Ivanator 29/Nov/14 Lead O/S
with Jez
jezb1 29/Nov/14 Lead
Hidden 05/Oct/14 Lead rpt
CurlyStevo 07/Sep/14 Lead
with Mick Ward
matt_read 30/Aug/14 Lead O/S


with Derek
dereke12000 30/Aug/14 Lead RP

A rude awakening as a first climb of the morning, but good!

Keith11 23/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Trisha
JillEccles ?/Aug/14 Lead
surfede 20/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with ale
Federico Sher 16/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Ali Mulroy, Maho Kameda
max_dickens 07/Jul/14 Lead O/S
tallginge ?/Jul/14 TR O/S
Philoosh 29/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Jun/14 Lead β
underitall 16/Jun/14 Solo RP

Had a slip to start off with and the first part was a bit difficult but overall a pleasant climb. Top rope solo using ATC in guide mode.

moguy 13/Jun/14 2nd O/S

night climb

meltdown34 08/Jun/14 Lead O/S

difficult and sketchy start when below clip and with current landing, but nice climb after

mattparratt 01/Jun/14 Lead

With Liz Wakelin

Dawlish 25/May/14 2nd

a pleasant climb

with neil
richy85 09/May/14 Lead
Semtex 05/May/14 TR rpt
with Matt
Mouse Matt 05/May/14 Lead O/S
mattc 21/Apr/14 Lead O/S
emmafizzle 17/Apr/14 Lead O/S

bit of a head game but nice techy climb

cathymiller 12/Apr/14 Lead rpt
with Martin
martin one 09/Mar/14 Lead rpt
with Lea
Hidden 08/Mar/14 Lead O/S
cdpuk 08/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Bernie L 08/Mar/14 Lead dog
Jamie Everitt 01/Mar/14 Lead
Hidden 22/Feb/14 Lead
markfromstoke 22/Feb/14 -
with Ian
JDG2428 10/Nov/13 Lead O/S
with Andrew Eveling
Nick Clement 31/Oct/13 Lead O/S
with mandy clement
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 08/Oct/13 Lead rpt
with Steph
Steph Roberts 08/Oct/13 Lead rpt
with Sam
cathymiller 22/Sep/13 Lead O/S
JP78 22/Sep/13 Lead
Hidden 14/Sep/13 Lead
ConstaBern ?/Sep/13 TR
Hidden 22/Aug/13 Lead rpt
eckleysam 09/Aug/13 Lead rpt
with Robert
rd20 09/Aug/13 Lead O/S
AndySL 25/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Deano
ConstaBern 21/Jul/13 Lead
Hidden 20/Jul/13 Lead β
Adam Perrett 20/Jul/13 Lead RP
with Sarah Perrett, John Leonard
Rokmunky 14/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Trannum
trannumrahim 14/Jul/13 Lead
with Rich
johnl 14/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Andy Dunford
ben.phillips 14/Jul/13 Lead O/S
mike.rigby 14/Jul/13 Lead
rustyfishhook 28/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Trippinjester 28/Jun/13 Lead O/S
jwpil 23/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Ben
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 20/Jun/13 Lead rpt
with Steph
Steph Roberts 20/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Sam
Hidden 15/Jun/13 Lead
matthewpwilson 08/Jun/13 -
with Matt L, Rich
ed251 27/May/13 Lead dog
diamond rib 25/May/13 TR
with Gary Wheeler, Dan Sanderson, Adam Wheeler, George Attard
Hidden 25/May/13 TR β
stonemikey 22/May/13 Lead
with Mark Ward
elcward 01/May/13 Lead O/S
m.alexander ?/May/13 -
joshchalke 28/Apr/13 Lead
with bradfry
gibsond 15/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Monkey_Alan 14/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Sami Mandeel 19/Feb/13 Lead O/S
el_monty 19/Feb/13 Lead rpt
with Sami
will ??/2013 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Oct/12 Lead O/S
kim.mulji 13/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with Dave T
sambosanquet101 16/Sep/12 Lead
with Chris Rushe
Dave Page 25/Aug/12 Lead
with Lenaya Page
onlyfoddington 20/Aug/12 TR O/S
GF ?/Aug/12 -
Hidden 17/Jul/12 Lead
Hidden 17/Jul/12 TR
Hidden 01/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Jun/12 Lead O/S
w-watson 23/Jun/12 Lead
clipskipper 23/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Will W
LeahJamie 22/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with mrtom
UnkArl 09/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Uncle Bill, Dad
Connorsgrandad 09/Jun/12 Lead β

He to use rock to get started.

with Karl gregory, William Jackson
Hidden 06/Jun/12 TR O/S
Will Gordon 06/Jun/12 Lead O/S
stevorobs3 03/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Jun/12 Lead O/S
philhaigh 16/May/12 Lead O/S
with Murray Freestone
martin one 13/May/12 Lead rpt
with Chris day
Hidden 12/May/12 Lead O/S
georgenvk 30/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Ducks Rock 24/Mar/12 TR O/S
with Rob G
Hidden 18/Mar/12 TR rpt
Nick Russell 02/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Emily
Tony Adshead 12/Feb/12 TR O/S
Semtex 12/Feb/12 Lead O/S
with lizzard
bencoope 04/Feb/12 -
kirsten 21/Jan/12 2nd
with Vlad Vishnyakov, lewis thompson
lewiz 21/Jan/12 Lead O/S
el_monty 02/Jan/12 Lead O/S
with Steph, Jenny Fox, sam ferguson
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 02/Jan/12 Lead O/S
with Jenny Fox, Steph, Rich Fox
Steph Roberts 02/Jan/12 TR
with Sam
tom parsons 18/Dec/11 Lead O/S
with James Barry
agallimore 18/Dec/11 TR
La benya 27/Nov/11 Lead O/S

about as hard as the others on this wall... does that make this undergraded, or the others overgraded?

Carnie Lisa 12/Nov/11 2nd β
with Dan Verge
Dandan82 12/Nov/11 Lead O/S
will black 15/Oct/11 Lead rpt
Montse Shelb 15/Oct/11 Lead O/S

Nice and easy warm up

martin one 15/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Tim, Neil Nand
ElBarto 15/Oct/11 2nd O/S

Nice route that I should come back and lead.

with Tim Warner, Martin Lennon
nath_casper 15/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with adam, montse
Hidden 15/Oct/11 Lead
Rossco78 ?/Sep/11 Lead dnf
Ian Bell 29/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Sebastian, Jasmina
Jonathan Emett 25/Aug/11 Lead rpt

there is a large hold in the chert, 2/3 up, which is moving. watch out! (we tried to kick it off but it wouldn't shift)

with rupe
jtree03 24/Jul/11 Lead
with dazza
David Staples ?/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Felix Ottey ?/Jul/11 Lead
LA Bradders 01/May/11 TR
trevor macalonan 23/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Marti999 13/Apr/11 Lead rpt
Jonathan Emett 09/Apr/11 Lead rpt
with Lyndsay
Lyndsay Superclimber 09/Apr/11 Lead rpt
with Dave, Jonathan
sammycolon 02/Apr/11 Lead
Hidden ?/Mar/11 Lead
benscarter 13/Nov/10 Lead O/S
Jonathan Emett 13/Nov/10 Lead rpt
with richard, simon, ben
dereke12000 31/Oct/10 TR β

this was the 5 we were looking for earlier

with Rich
Lyndsay Superclimber 26/Sep/10 Lead rpt
with Dave
Hidden 26/Sep/10 Lead rpt
Hidden 25/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Wildman 30/Aug/10 Lead dog
Jock Strap 21/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Jock Strap 21/Aug/10 Lead O/S
pebbles 08/Aug/10 Lead
with ali
jezb1 30/Jul/10 Lead

Good little route. 5+ ?

Lyndsay Superclimber 12/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Andy
JonBrown 31/May/10 Lead O/S
with Grace
Hidden 22/May/10 TR rpt
el_Claudio 22/May/10 Lead RP

very hard 5 just down from the accelerator

Hidden 04/Apr/10 Lead O/S
LukeyG ??/2010 Lead
michael burrows 16/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with steve
sara n 30/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Karl Blanchet
Hidden 23/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Ade7 22/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Liz
Hidden 22/Aug/09 Lead RP
LozM 15/Aug/09 Lead
with Andy 1
Hidden 09/Aug/09 Lead dnf
dannyboy83 30/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with Alice
Chris Sansum 20/Jun/09 Lead dog

1 rest (first time sport climbing for a while, and wasn't feeling bold!)

with Gary Lewin, Paola
Hidden 04/Jun/09 -
Daniel Wicks 04/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Linus and Kine
clgladiator 30/May/09 Lead O/S
with Ducky
lukewilliams 25/May/09 Lead
Ben Harper 10/May/09 Lead O/S
andy jennings 10/May/09 2nd rpt
Bella 04/May/09 2nd O/S
with Claire W
Hidden 03/May/09 Lead β
Hidden 03/May/09 Lead O/S
Pete Sanger ?/May/09 Lead O/S
with chris
Hidden ?/May/09 Lead
cpoad 12/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Clare F
Harphead 29/Mar/09 -
with Spicerman
Hidden ?/Mar/09 Lead O/S
rdi1v07 08/Jan/09 Lead
thompson1000 ??/2009 -
Alex More ??/2009 Lead O/S
pnorth 27/Oct/08 Lead

Found it a bit desperate first time, straightforward the second - start on the right using the huge flake rather than the left (which looks the more obvious start)

with Tim Ewington
jl 12/Oct/08 Lead rpt
with Penny
LiLaMont 30/Aug/08 Lead O/S
tobydunford 30/Aug/08 Lead rpt
Bob M 10/Aug/08 Lead
FrostyWebb 01/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with Steve T
theone 24/Jul/08 -
with bryan
ian-rad 24/Jul/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Jul/08 Lead β
Hidden 21/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Jun/08 Lead
Anthony Allsopp 07/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Richard G Wilkinson 07/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Steve954 27/Apr/08 Lead O/S
nevostevo 20/Apr/08 Lead RP
with andy
Hidden 20/Apr/08 Lead RP
MarkRyder 13/Apr/08 Lead O/S
with Alex
Monk 05/Apr/08 Lead O/S
with Mandy
andy jennings ?/Apr/08 Lead O/S
nicktr ??/2008 -
rhino_bill 30/Dec/07 Lead rpt
vertigo 29/Dec/07 Lead O/S
rhino_bill 29/Dec/07 Lead β
Jonathan Emett 29/Dec/07 Lead O/S
with Matt
Matt Bennett ?/Dec/07 Lead
leemaybr05 20/Oct/07 TR rpt
with Dee
Hidden 22/Sep/07 TR O/S
Hidden 27/Aug/07 TR
Hidden 04/Aug/07 Lead β
Hidden 22/Jul/07 -
jimjimmyjimjim 08/Jul/07 Lead β
Hidden 08/Jul/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Jul/07 2nd β
Neil Tucker ?/Jun/07 Lead
with Javier Ruiz, Andras Pinter
Hidden 26/May/07 Lead
phil stubbs 22/Mar/07 Lead
with Neil Williams
MontyH 10/Mar/07 Lead O/S
with Paul Milton
Lloyders ??/2007 -
dobby 200 06/Nov/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Nov/06 Lead O/S
tobydunford 08/Oct/06 Lead O/S
AR 20/Aug/06 Lead O/S
with James
bobboulderer ?/Aug/06 TR dog
with Lloyd Eyers
davewing 04/Jun/06 Lead
with Si
BobbyH 27/May/06 Lead O/S
with ML
magnus hussey 16/Apr/06 Lead O/S
with Damien Turner, Keath Gould
ellie macpherson ?/Jan/06 Lead
with Gaz Wilson
Scott N ??/2006 Lead O/S
steve taylor ??/2006 Lead
JDSwain ??/2006 Lead dnf

This climb is not a 5

Marti999 ??/2006 Lead
Richard Horn ??/2005 Lead O/S
Bob M 26/Aug/04 -
homing-penguin 05/Aug/04 Lead O/S
Gareth 04/Feb/04 Lead O/S
lazza 04/Feb/04 Lead
with Gareth
climbingrev 02/Dec/03 Lead O/S

No Problems here

jl 27/Oct/03 Lead
with Barry
Hidden 20/Jun/03 Lead O/S
Rob Oram 11/May/03 Lead O/S
with Richard Frewin
Hidden ?/Apr/03 Lead rpt
jonberry791 ??/2003 Lead O/S
mikeshewring ??/2003 Lead
just one more 27/Jul/02 Lead
with Svenn G
Hidden 22/Apr/02 Lead RP
Mark A Humphries 22/Apr/02 Lead O/S
with dean howard
Hidden 31/Dec/01 Lead O/S
CrashMat Rob 31/Jul/01 Lead O/S
with Nicky
Hidden 16/Sep/00 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Jul/00 Lead
Jacob Ram 28/May/00 Lead
with elisa shub
Hidden ??/2000 Lead O/S
The Jazz Butcher ??/1995 -
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