Rockfax Description
The first short line on the wall. Move up to the second bolt and using an undercut traverse up right to a lower-off. © Rockfax

Ticklists: Portland for the beginner (lead climbs), Portland.

emmafizzle 24/Dec/17 Lead β
samparsons 24/Dec/17 Lead β
Jim blackford 04/Nov/17 Solo O/S
nvalentine760 29/Oct/17 Lead O/S
Matt Smith 26/Oct/17 Lead O/S

Helping Roger get back into lead climbing.

Paul Hicks 30/Sep/17 Lead O/S
with Andy Schofield
andysdventures 16/Sep/17 Lead O/S
PanzerHanzler 12/Aug/17 TR rpt
with Sarah Belk
MattSW68 02/Aug/17 -
Seg 15/Jul/17 TR O/S
kmcmonagle 15/Jun/17 Lead O/S
with Nick Wood
Ellis20 12/Jun/17 Lead O/S

Polished! Not the warm up I was hoping for!

with Harriet, Lawrence
vertigo 13/May/17 Lead G/U

Almost seven and a half years after snapping a hold on this while soloing and breaking my heal bone. Lesson learned.

with Inese
Inesebaune 13/May/17 TR
with Richard
summerse 01/Apr/17 Lead
Hidden 01/Apr/17 Lead
evansliam 15/Mar/17 Lead O/S
Fatclimber 20/Nov/16 Solo
Jessica_Roberts 11/Sep/16 2nd
lewiswilson 11/Sep/16 Lead O/S
Wborrett 07/Sep/16 Lead
with Brian Borrett
Eddietheed 30/Jul/16 Lead O/S

Very polished, not enjoyable to climb at all.. just continue walking and go to the Bower instead..

SamSkulls 30/Jul/16 2nd
davehope 16/Jul/16 Lead O/S

Very polished. One to miss!

Oujmik 04/Jul/16 Lead

Not a 2, well not by the standard of any other venue I've been to. Very polished and sandy and much harder for the short.

with Jyoti
JKinsella 03/Jul/16 Lead O/S

Properly nails for 2, fricking sandbad. Easier in approach shoes I reckon.

with Eleanor
Maddi O'Brien 26/Jun/16 2nd
with Steve
katie93 26/Jun/16 Lead O/S
with Tom
Wallman 04/Jun/16 Solo O/S
with Asher, Luke
Craizen 30/May/16 Lead O/S

Craig lead - Polished Sezen seconded

sambosanquet101 25/May/16 Lead
with Lucas Fries
Hidden 01/May/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Apr/16 Lead O/S
daharro 27/Apr/16 Lead
with Rossy
newvena 14/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with jc
Séjeffery 05/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with Dad
mjeffery 05/Apr/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Mar/16 Lead O/S
RyanH 21/Mar/16 Lead O/S
rosso 19/Mar/16 Lead O/S
with Lydia K.
Hidden 19/Mar/16 Lead
tommylongfellow 16/Mar/16 Lead
PatrickEnglish 13/Mar/16 Lead O/S
LauraMorrissey 12/Mar/16 Lead dog

First outdoor lead!

with Frances, Jen Jones
Martin Bagshaw 05/Mar/16 Lead β
with Mullet, Jadey Lewis
Hidden ??/2016 -
jhobbs 03/Dec/15 Lead O/S
Harvdog 03/Dec/15 Lead β
Adam Perrett 31/Oct/15 Lead rpt
with Sarah Perrett, John Leonard
JayAsh 31/Oct/15 Lead O/S
with AJ
AJ007 31/Oct/15 Lead O/S
nicholsonharry 22/Oct/15 TR O/S
lewiz 26/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with Artur Malczuk
Adrian Daniels 21/Sep/15 Lead
Steve Webster 21/Sep/15 Lead
PhillS 05/Sep/15 Lead
with Clare, Mich, Jamie
Louise Brickell ?/Sep/15 TR

1st ever route

josefft 18/Jul/15 Lead O/S
RebekkaB 18/Jul/15 Lead O/S
AshleyLong 18/Jul/15 Lead
Jordangask 17/Jul/15 Lead
Hidden 23/Jun/15 Lead
lkfitzgerald 19/Jun/15 -
Hidden 13/Jun/15 Lead
Kerm ?/Jun/15 Lead
zacloftus 16/May/15 -
vinspin 04/May/15 Lead O/S
with sammy
Hidden 02/May/15 Lead O/S
PatrickP ?/May/15 Lead
Hidden ?/May/15 Lead
Hidden ?/May/15 Lead
Kimmo 05/Apr/15 TR O/S
with Paddy
OliWoolland ?/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Steph
ThomasDunn 30/Mar/15 Lead O/S


R_W_M 14/Mar/15 -
with Rebs
Rebs 14/Mar/15 -
with Rob
M_Payne ?/Mar/15 Lead O/S
andrewmc 08/Feb/15 Lead rpt
with Alex Manaton
Marcus 08/Feb/15 AltLd
Hidden 08/Feb/15 AltLd O/S
Kingsjester 14/Sep/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 08/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Sep/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 20/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Aug/14 Lead
nacnud 26/Jul/14 Lead
with Laura Grifith
edmundro 22/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Jkellaway 21/Jul/14 Lead
Jon Thorne 19/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Loubylou 29/Jun/14 -
with Richard Fox
Hidden 15/Jun/14 Lead O/S
PerrinT 14/Jun/14 Lead
with Emma
Hidden 14/Jun/14 2nd
James12389 05/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Charlie Low 05/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/May/14 Lead rpt
Hidden 25/May/14 2nd
da_cox 25/May/14 Lead O/S

Josiah and Sophie's first climb!

with Miriam Overitt
clipskipper 25/May/14 2nd
timorme 21/May/14 Lead O/S
with David Orme
DaveB61 06/May/14 Lead
with Greg Jennings, John Harrison
Hidden 18/Apr/14 Lead
Philoosh 14/Apr/14 Lead rpt
Alice_Horton 26/Mar/14 2nd
runwildjohn 26/Mar/14 Lead
Jules_Julia ?/Mar/14 Lead O/S
max_dickens 02/Jan/14 Lead
minstrel nips,sean 05/Dec/13 Lead O/S
Philoosh 27/Oct/13 TR O/S
LauraTejada ?/Sep/13 AltLd
sam_craddock 31/Aug/13 Lead O/S
berry6717 25/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Hannah Berry
Jenben 25/Aug/13 -
col3 20/Aug/13 TR

Attempted to lead but was so polished and slippery that I gave up and let Erin have a go. On top-rope not particularly pleasant either. Don't bother with this one!

with Erin, Victoria and Alice
Hidden 18/Aug/13 Lead O/S
HelenWilson 18/Aug/13 Lead O/S

1st sport climb

Hidden 18/Aug/13 Lead
Tom K 10/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Dariusz B.
mcrockett 04/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Rokmunky 20/Jul/13 Lead O/S
trannumrahim 20/Jul/13 Lead
with Ewan Panter, Rich
ashley1_scott 10/Jul/13 Lead β

First lead outside.

with Les Tait, John Gould
Hidden 04/Jun/13 Lead β
Generalbirdy 02/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Hairbear75 26/May/13 2nd
with Andy Hope
andrewmc 10/May/13 Lead O/S

I've seen shinier things, but then I've been to Chudleigh.

Willbur 17/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Ben Lesworth
montymoo 06/Apr/13 Lead
with Gareth
Gareth 06/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Mark
dan tipper 03/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with tom neachel
Hidden 31/Mar/13 Lead dog
tombushell 18/Mar/13 Lead O/S
with Katy Green
Hidden 03/Mar/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Mar/13 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2013 -
will ??/2013 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2013 Lead O/S
mattc 09/Dec/12 Lead O/S
with Si
Jobbo 09/Dec/12 Lead O/S
Anastasia 30/Sep/12 Lead O/S
IanVB 12/Sep/12 2nd O/S
gb05 12/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Mandi Brading, Ian Brading
Bones [:B 08/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Scott
amorousbadger 30/Aug/12 Lead dnf

Horribly polished. was very excited to do my first outdoor lead but instead it made me lose confidence

Hidden 19/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Lewis201 04/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Iron Face 20/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Jun/12 Lead
Hidden 12/May/12 2nd
georgenvk 26/Apr/12 Lead O/S
jamiemcdonald 07/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Michelle Taylor
petecox84 ??/2012 -
Marcin78 ??/2012 Lead
with Basia
Hidden ??/2012 Lead rpt
tommytom ??/2012 Lead O/S
erica 22/Nov/11 Lead O/S
with John
John Brayshaw 22/Nov/11 2nd O/S
with Erica
Hidden ?/Nov/11 TR O/S
Chris Ellis 22/Oct/11 Lead
with Rachel Ellis, Kathryn Ellis, Louise Pellett
trevor macalonan 02/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Pen
Hidden 02/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Cat1983 21/Aug/11 TR β
with Tim
Maddi O'Brien 15/Aug/11 Lead dnf
with Dean Merchant
Hidden 04/Aug/11 Lead O/S
ilch 03/Aug/11 Lead O/S
benwhit ?/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Rich
Hidden 28/Jul/11 -
Hidden 28/Jul/11 Lead O/S
dan23584 17/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Sars99 11/Jul/11 Lead O/S
samfayers 11/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with sars
ardzeiem 19/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Ralphus
Chris Redding 13/Jun/11 Lead O/S
ameliface 12/Jun/11 2nd O/S
steveblackett 07/Jun/11 Lead O/S
cragfox ?/Jun/11 TR
Hidden 21/May/11 Lead O/S
Gecko2k 13/May/11 Lead O/S
LA Bradders 29/Apr/11 2nd
Jonathan Emett 11/Apr/11 Solo O/S
Fraser hill-casey 26/Mar/11 Lead O/S
tom parsons 19/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with James Barry
Hidden 12/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Feb/11 Lead
Fatclimber 06/Feb/11 Lead O/S
with Self Belayed
Hidden ??/2011 Lead
Psych ??/2011 Lead O/S
jamjambarwick ??/2011 Lead
MarkyMark_7 ??/2011 Lead β
Tom87 20/Nov/10 Lead O/S
mattshort 20/Nov/10 Lead O/S
alpboy57 ?/Oct/10 Lead
with Tom
lindyrockjim ?/Oct/10 TR
Marktrin 26/Sep/10 Lead
with Harry
Madd2731 20/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with Qi Xie
rfdl100 19/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with Tanya
KateBolton 12/Sep/10 Lead O/S
JCookie 24/Aug/10 Lead O/S

I know this'll make me sound like a whiner, but this climb is just not very nice. Thumbs down to The Cuttings, too shiny!

with Richard Plater
Binder 24/Aug/10 2nd
RiPomc 24/Aug/10 Lead
michael.burgess 06/Aug/10 2nd RP
with Will
Hidden 18/Jul/10 TR O/S
Gaijin 17/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Blackgoby 15/Jul/10 Lead rpt
with Nick, Tracey
Hidden ?/Jun/10 Lead
Hidden ?/Jun/10 2nd
TheLiz ?/Jun/10 2nd
with Josh, Gemma
Luke Dawson 30/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/May/10 Solo O/S
dgreen 23/Apr/10 Lead RP
lottiec 17/Apr/10 TR dog
with Mikey P
Hidden 17/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Apr/10 Lead rpt
Burt ?/Apr/10 Lead
ilch ?/Apr/10 Lead O/S
JimBee ?/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Mesh Kuszyk, Andy Kuszyk, Ian Burt
KDhruev 21/Mar/10 Solo O/S
with rohan
Luke d 06/Mar/10 Solo O/S
Anna Riley ??/2010 Lead
nick jeans ??/2010 Lead
with tony adshead
Hidden 27/Dec/09 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Oct/09 Lead
Dawlish 26/Sep/09 2nd O/S
Aaron Phillips 26/Sep/09 Lead O/S

blaergh. not very nice climb.

Hidden 12/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Daniel Wicks 06/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Marcus
dereke12000 31/Aug/09 Lead β

first sport climb, after failing to start the one to the right.

SusanH 31/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Disco
Disco 31/Aug/09 2nd
thelizard 30/Aug/09 Lead β
with Jude Adshead, Nathan adshead, Tony Adshead
Tony Adshead 30/Aug/09 TR O/S
Nathan Adshead 30/Aug/09 Lead
with Hazard
Peterose 30/Aug/09 Lead O/S

A bolt at the top would improve largely this unaesthetic climb.

with Susan
drewclimber 28/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with paul, gordon
ptcmbk 28/Aug/09 2nd
Hidden 28/Aug/09 Lead O/S
jack99 23/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Bisteris 13/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Takacs 03/Aug/09 Lead O/S

Very polished holds in this area due to frequent top roping

with Katy Madden
robandian ?/Aug/09 Lead
benthfc ?/Aug/09 Solo
Matt02003 ?/Aug/09 Lead
Hidden 24/Jul/09 Lead
fordie77 01/Jul/09 2nd
AlastairB 01/Jul/09 Lead O/S
minus273degrees ?/Jun/09 Lead O/S
pffft 28/May/09 Lead O/S
ali macphee 08/May/09 -
Brian Dalrymple 08/May/09 Lead
PanzerHanzler 05/May/09 Lead O/S
carl_123 01/May/09 Lead O/S
with ali mac
Jeronimo 18/Apr/09 Solo O/S
with sam8oy
MaddieT 13/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Matt
Matty 13/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Apr/09 TR O/S
Nexonen 28/Mar/09 TR O/S
with RL
Hidden 21/Mar/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Mar/09 Lead dog
jamesleesaunders 07/Mar/09 Lead dog

Out for first sport climb session!

DreadyCraig 07/Mar/09 Lead O/S

Very Polished.

jifwally 22/Feb/09 -
La benya ??/2009 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2009 -
thompson1000 ??/2009 -
Hidden 22/Oct/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Oct/08 Lead O/S
Boe Jailey 27/Aug/08 Lead
with Jhonny
trev_f 26/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with ezet
Warren Earle 24/Aug/08 Solo O/S
Mad Man in a Mini 23/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with judy
chrisrogers 10/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with Daniel R
benparratt ?/Aug/08 Lead O/S
FrostyWebb 25/Jul/08 Lead O/S

Very Polished

with Julie
FrostyWebb 25/Jul/08 Lead O/S

Very easy climb, only climbed because julie wanted to top rope an easy climb.

with Julie
Hidden 24/Jul/08 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/08 Lead O/S
krikoman 23/May/08 Lead rpt
with Sally Strawberry
Shelli Abrook 17/May/08 2nd O/S
with Bob Randall
joshwales ?/May/08 Lead rpt
goi.ashmore 24/Apr/08 Solo O/S
alexsharp 10/Apr/08 Lead O/S
with Steve Beckwith
Dave Searle 09/Apr/08 -
Bobby Pearson 07/Apr/08 Lead O/S
nicksdavies17 07/Apr/08 2nd
Hidden 03/Apr/08 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Mar/08 Lead O/S
freemanTom ?/Mar/08 Lead
sihillier ??/2008 Lead O/S
with Ian Wilson
Alex More ??/2008 Lead
sharmawho? ??/2008 Solo O/S

wwith flip flops

daza 26/Dec/07 Lead rpt
with Philip
minaturechris 03/Dec/07 Solo
staceyjg 03/Dec/07 Lead O/S
nikinko 11/Nov/07 Lead

ridiculous falling just level with first bolt on several occassions!

with Steve GOC
worklessclimbmore ?/Oct/07 Lead O/S
with tom bunn, duchy
bumpkinberry ?/Oct/07 TR
with Phil Freeman, Emma Roddis
El3ctroFuzz ?/Oct/07 Lead O/S
gravity 22/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with Joff
Somerset swede basher 18/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with Sarah Stirling
flytzen 19/Aug/07 Lead β

Climbed it after Rachelle, pretty straight.

rachellegoff 19/Aug/07 Lead

Second lead. Stupidly got scared but looking forward to a good clean ascent next time round.

with Frans Lytzen
Hidden 19/Aug/07 Lead
Hidden 12/Aug/07 Lead dnf
cpoad 12/Aug/07 Lead rpt
with Clare F
Lady Lou Lou ?/Aug/07 TR
homing-penguin 09/Jul/07 Sent O/S
homing-penguin 09/Jul/07 Lead O/S
dcomeau 08/Jul/07 Lead O/S
with Vicky Swain
Herron 20/Jun/07 Lead O/S
Protheroe 10/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with Dave C
hallex 09/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with Bex Atkinson
Bex Atkinson 09/Jun/07 Lead O/S
nublet 03/Jun/07 Lead O/S
Neilfrherts 03/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with Sean
Hidden 17/May/07 Lead O/S
phosphojesus 11/Apr/07 Lead O/S

fun, with the big undercling from below

leemaybr05 09/Apr/07 Solo O/S
with Carlos
ASchwirtz 31/Mar/07 Lead O/S
with Hanna Wride
CarolineH 24/Mar/07 Lead
with Chris
phil stubbs 22/Mar/07 Lead
with Neil Williams
John-Luke Casey ?/Mar/07 Lead O/S
with Josh Jones
Becky C 11/Feb/07 Lead O/S

My first Sport lead

with James
Marti999 04/Feb/07 Lead
with Mick Cooke
fivestar ?/Feb/07 Lead O/S
dannyboy83 ?/Jan/07 Solo O/S
hutchay ??/2007 Lead O/S
PerrinT ??/2007 2nd
phil_freeman ??/2007 Lead
with Laura Mclemon
phil_freeman ??/2007 Lead
with Laura Mclemon
Hidden ??/2007 TR
Hidden ??/2007 -
Scott N ??/2007 -
chiverstom 11/Nov/06 Solo O/S
with None
Moniawl 26/Oct/06 2nd
with rich
Rich A-Wilkes 26/Oct/06 Lead O/S
with Monika
freelancer_85 30/Sep/06 Solo O/S

'orrible little climb with a nastyish top out.

Rebecca Buckenham 16/Sep/06 Lead O/S
with Lou
Hidden 10/Sep/06 Lead
Sandy Holford ?/Sep/06 Solo
Hidden 24/Jul/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Jul/06 Solo O/S
dobby 200 02/Jul/06 Solo rpt
maddogmac 15/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with munky
sce8 10/Jun/06 Lead O/S
chrisw88 05/Jun/06 Lead
Rebecca North 28/May/06 Lead O/S
with Gaithaa
ebunick 13/May/06 Lead O/S
with Lou
Hidden 24/Apr/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Apr/06 2nd
cpoad 15/Apr/06 Lead O/S
with Clare F
DerwentDiluted ?/Apr/06 Lead
with Nicola Pettit
Lloyders ??/2006 -
steve taylor ??/2006 Lead
Hidden ??/2006 Lead O/S
Phil PBC ??/2006 -
Hidden ??/2006 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Aug/05 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Aug/05 Lead O/S
tobydunford 30/Jul/05 Solo O/S
krikoman 30/Apr/05 Lead O/S
with Rick Gibbs
davewing 04/Feb/05 Lead

Polished. Avoid

broc 09/Jan/05 Lead O/S
with Rik
Wayne S ??/2005 -
PWEI_fan ??/2005 -
Hidden 01/Aug/04 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Apr/04 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Sep/03 Lead O/S
Jacob Ram 04/Aug/03 Lead
with elisa best
sam coward ??/2003 Lead O/S
with Helen
Richard Horn ??/2003 Lead O/S
aged_ape ?/Jun/02 Lead O/S
with Ian G
MontyH 29/Mar/02 Lead O/S
with Mandy hobbs
jonberry791 ??/2002 Lead O/S
FrankW 09/Dec/01 Lead rpt
with Rob K
EllieWoods 18/Oct/01 Solo O/S
Hidden 04/Sep/01 Lead O/S
shoulders 26/Jul/01 Lead
Allan Young 07/Jul/01 Lead β
with Ann Rees
Rob Oram 16/Jun/01 Lead O/S

Introducing Richard to climbing.

with John Hardy & Richard Frewin
Hidden ??/2000 -
Strong Steve 07/Aug/98 Solo O/S
Steve Mcc 26/Jul/98 Lead O/S
with Ben Booth, Nick Hinton
Paul_southgate68 ?/Jul/98 Lead O/S
with chris williams/jon ratcliffe
Hidden ??/1998 -
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Style of ascent
Alt Leads
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Flashed (β)
Ground Up
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