Rockfax Description
Make very difficult moves onto a ledge at 3m. Move up and right past a large pocket to finish. © Rockfax

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

Jim blackford 04/Nov/17 Solo O/S
watersah 15/Oct/17 Lead β

Used first bolt on next route (On Manoeuvres). Polished

with Bethan
prwalker 09/Sep/17 Lead
with Stephen Paulger, Rhys Williams
Hidden 01/Sep/17 Lead O/S
timorme 21/Aug/17 Lead O/S
with Tarkwin
Hidden 30/Jul/17 Lead
TeeKayeWun 18/Jul/17 TR
with Aiden Kerr, Steve vincent
andysdventures 18/Jun/17 Lead
mbotwood 29/May/17 Lead
dereke12000 28/May/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/May/17 Lead
vertigo 13/May/17 Lead O/S
with Inese
natehd9 13/May/17 Lead β
with Stu
Inesebaune 13/May/17 TR
with Richard
Ajhippo 06/May/17 Lead O/S
stonejumper 15/Apr/17 -
with Stan
wderham 27/Mar/17 Lead O/S
Will1713 18/Mar/17 Lead O/S
evansliam 15/Mar/17 Lead O/S
Fatclimber 20/Nov/16 Solo
carlb0809 14/Sep/16 Lead
Wborrett 07/Sep/16 Lead
with Brian Borrett
MerryPerry 24/Aug/16 2nd
Eddietheed 24/Aug/16 Lead O/S
SamSkulls 24/Aug/16 TR
Marie357 03/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with Megan
Megan.richardson1 03/Aug/16 2nd
with Marie
Craig Hiscock 23/Jul/16 Lead
Hidden 23/Jul/16 TR O/S
Sam Woodward 20/Jul/16 Lead
with HenDog
hirving 20/Jul/16 Lead β
with Woody
Maddi O'Brien 26/Jun/16 2nd
with Steve
sambosanquet101 25/May/16 Lead
with Lucas Fries
acer2012 30/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with Salem
Maddie1991 05/Apr/16 TR β
PatrickEnglish 05/Apr/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Mar/16 2nd
duncanedgley 19/Mar/16 Lead
with adawson
DavidWilby 19/Mar/16 Lead O/S
with Anna
adawson 19/Mar/16 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2016 -
JayAsh 31/Oct/15 Lead O/S
with AJ
AJ007 31/Oct/15 Lead O/S
beakerburgess 03/Oct/15 Lead O/S
with Nigel bird, ollie
lewiz 26/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with Artur Malczuk
Hidden 26/Aug/15 Lead dog
Adam Perrett 25/Aug/15 Lead rpt


Paul Hicks 25/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Papa J Love 19/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Lisa Cockle
Hidden 23/Jun/15 Lead
Kerm ?/Jun/15 Lead
PatrickP ?/May/15 Lead
Hidden ?/May/15 Lead
AshleyLong 06/Apr/15 Lead
OliWoolland ?/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Steph
R_W_M 14/Mar/15 -
with Rebs
Rebs 14/Mar/15 -
with Rob
Marcus 08/Feb/15 AltLd
Hidden 08/Feb/15 AltLd O/S
Romana Balle 01/Feb/15 2nd O/S
Romana Balle 01/Feb/15 2nd O/S
Romana Balle 25/Oct/14 2nd O/S
with Will
Chris dyer 02/Sep/14 2nd O/S
with Ash Murrell, Jack Hunter, Jodie pointer
Hidden ?/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Birdz ?/Aug/14 Lead O/S
MarieOTaylor 26/Jul/14 Lead O/S
edmundro 22/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Jkellaway 21/Jul/14 Lead
Hairbear75 12/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Gemma Hope, Andy Hope
Patrick Clissold 26/May/14 Lead O/S
with Zoe Fyffe, Rory Fyffe, Eleri Clissold
Rory Fyffe 26/May/14 2nd
with Zoe Fyffe, Eleri Clissold, Patrick Clissold
AndrewHeaton 04/May/14 Lead rpt

The tricky bit is the bit to the first ledge

daniel heaton 04/May/14 Lead
with Dad
Philoosh 14/Apr/14 Lead O/S
gavin.smith 13/Apr/14 -
AdamH 13/Apr/14 Lead
jimecallaw 12/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Claudia, Adam, David
richy85 ?/Apr/14 Lead
slugger5uk 26/Mar/14 Lead O/S
lukimotaka 16/Mar/14 Lead O/S
UBMC 09/Mar/14 2nd
Hidden 09/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Coops_13 09/Mar/14 Lead O/S


Lizzie B 08/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with UBMC
VFR Tom ??/2014 Lead O/S

Early April 2014 climbed.

Jenben 25/Aug/13 -
Tom K 10/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Dariusz B.
mcrockett 04/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Jul/13 Lead O/S
swmackey 08/Jun/13 Lead O/S
strudles 20/Apr/13 Lead O/S
montymoo 06/Apr/13 Lead
with Gareth
Gareth 06/Apr/13 Lead rpt
with Mark
Hidden 28/Mar/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Mar/13 Lead O/S
will ??/2013 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2013 Lead O/S
Jobbo 09/Dec/12 Lead O/S
homing-penguin 18/Nov/12 Lead O/S
with Maz
solo-penguin 18/Nov/12 2nd O/S
betathief 06/Nov/12 Lead O/S
KittyKat 13/Oct/12 Lead O/S
devilesslover 07/Oct/12 Lead O/S

Didn't bother top roping as final climb of the day, climbed to top then down climbed to previous anchor.

amorousbadger 30/Aug/12 TR dog

highly polished yet again

the_liquorice_man 30/Aug/12 Lead O/S

Polished, ok above ledge

Lewis201 04/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Psych ?/Aug/12 Lead rpt
SarahSumner 19/Jun/12 Lead
Hidden 16/Jun/12 Lead
munch88 20/May/12 Lead O/S
with rob
robblowen 20/May/12 Lead O/S
with Munch
jamiemcdonald 07/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Michelle Taylor
klo1981 03/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Andrew White
Gary K Duke ?/Mar/12 Solo
with Loris Benzo, Ben aldersey, Graham Giles
GrahamGiles 29/Feb/12 Solo O/S

1st solo route :) easiest route ever?

petecox84 ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 Lead rpt
tommytom ??/2012 Lead O/S
erica 22/Nov/11 TR
with John
John Brayshaw 22/Nov/11 Lead O/S
with Erica
Martyn Trev 06/Nov/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Nov/11 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Nov/11 TR O/S
Semtex 16/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Cat1983 21/Aug/11 TR β
with Tim
Hidden 04/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Jul/11 -
Hidden 28/Jul/11 Lead O/S
The Norris 08/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Banged out loads of easy routes here, cant remember which ones were which! Not as polished as i was expecting.

with Gem
Dvr69 28/Jun/11 Lead O/S

First time at setting up a climb this way led the climb using three quick draws then used a cow line while I threaded the climbing rope through the anchor point. Good climb.

with Luke Nesfield
WLNesfield 09/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with David Goodman
steveblackett 01/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/11 TR O/S
Shua1990 25/May/11 Lead O/S
danfunkman 25/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Apr/11 Lead
jamesleesaunders 30/Apr/11 -
with Sarah Hicks, Craig Hicks
DreadyCraig 30/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Sarah Hicks, James Saunders
Josh_West 16/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Jonathan Emett 11/Apr/11 Solo O/S
John Lewis 03/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Maureen
Hidden 03/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Nick_Merriman ?/Apr/11 Lead
alexcollins123 ?/Apr/11 2nd
alexcollins123 27/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
Hidden 12/Feb/11 Lead O/S
Nathan Adshead 12/Feb/11 TR O/S
with Stretch
Fatclimber 06/Feb/11 Lead O/S
with Self Belayed
Hidden ??/2011 TR
Psych ??/2011 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2011 Lead
MarkyMark_7 ??/2011 Lead β
lindyrockjim ?/Oct/10 TR
rfdl100 19/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with Tanya
karly54 09/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with Mark England, Gary Becket
Binder 24/Aug/10 Lead
RiPomc 24/Aug/10 Lead
Hidden 21/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Andrew Bangs 08/Aug/10 Lead RP

Slipped off on the start. Climbed back, removed first quickdraw, climbed down and started again. Got it right the second time.

with Ben Morgan
Hidden 03/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Where is my shoe? 18/Jul/10 TR RP
Hidden ?/Jul/10 Lead rpt
Tj murray 17/Jun/10 Lead O/S
pdhammond 02/Jun/10 Lead O/S
julian allen 29/Apr/10 Lead O/S
ilch 18/Apr/10 TR β
Hidden 11/Apr/10 Lead rpt
philgeorge999 10/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Gareth
Matty 05/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Burt ?/Apr/10 Lead
JimBee ?/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Mesh Kuszyk, Andy Kuszyk, Ian Burt
KDhruev 21/Mar/10 Solo O/S

not sure whether i climbed this or "on manoeuvres"

with rohan
Stippa65 ?/Mar/10 2nd
nick jeans ??/2010 Lead
with tony adshead
Hidden ?/Oct/09 Lead
Peterose 30/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Susan
drewclimber 28/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with paul, gordon
robandian ?/Aug/09 Lead
benthfc ?/Aug/09 Solo
fordie77 01/Jul/09 2nd
AlastairB 01/Jul/09 Lead O/S
gaz_jones 28/Jun/09 Lead O/S
John-Luke Casey 17/Jun/09 Lead
chili-d 23/May/09 TR O/S

very nice route :)

with Poz
carl_123 13/May/09 Lead O/S
with foy
funsize 03/May/09 TR dog
razzorbuzz 03/May/09 Lead O/S
with Vicki
Rob Laird 28/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Andy
Hidden 22/Mar/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Mar/09 TR
cayteye 15/Mar/09 Lead
with Paul Highams
tradguy 15/Mar/09 Lead O/S
DreadyCraig 07/Mar/09 Lead
jamesleesaunders 07/Mar/09 Lead dog
Hidden 24/Jan/09 Lead O/S
La benya ??/2009 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2009 -
thompson1000 ??/2009 -
Adrian Daniels 07/Dec/08 Lead
Steve Webster 07/Dec/08 Lead
richardadventurecafe 23/Nov/08 Solo

Investigating The Cuttings as a single pitch venue... - looked good...

NewLeaf 15/Nov/08 -
with nikki
nikinko 15/Nov/08 Lead rpt
with Maggie
maresia 28/Sep/08 Lead O/S

Had to climb it as Billy didn't strip the quickdraws

with Billy
Shonkhor 28/Sep/08 -

Apparently I didn't strip the quickdraws.... Must've been tired?

griff90 14/Sep/08 Solo O/S
Mad Man in a Mini 23/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with judy
cherad 06/Aug/08 Lead O/S
FrostyWebb 01/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with Josh King
Hidden 30/Jun/08 Lead
nicksdavies17 14/Jun/08 2nd
Bobby Pearson 14/Jun/08 Lead
gav 08/Jun/08 2nd O/S
with Tim
Hidden ?/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Marti999 10/May/08 Solo O/S
joshwales ?/May/08 Lead rpt
leemaybr05 04/Apr/08 Solo rpt
Hidden ?/Mar/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Feb/08 Lead
Hidden 23/Feb/08 Lead dog
smargerison 17/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with Sam
sihillier ??/2008 Lead O/S
with Ian Wilson
Alex More ??/2008 Lead
daza 26/Dec/07 Lead O/S
with Philip
nikinko 11/Nov/07 2nd β
with Steve GOC
gravity 22/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with Joff
Hidden 26/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Aug/07 TR O/S
flytzen 19/Aug/07 Lead β

Climbed it after Rachelle, pretty straight.

rachellegoff 19/Aug/07 Lead

My first lead - was s***ing myself! Took me a looooong time but I got there. Well proud.

with Frans Lytzen
trevor macalonan 13/Aug/07 Lead O/S
homing-penguin 09/Jul/07 Lead
homing-penguin 09/Jul/07 Lead O/S
Herron 20/Jun/07 Lead O/S
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
Hidden 17/May/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/May/07 Lead O/S
Somerset swede basher 23/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Lucy Benson
dobby 200 17/Apr/07 Lead rpt
Allan Watson 25/Mar/07 Lead
with Ian Atkins
CarolineH 24/Mar/07 Lead
with Chris
Hidden 17/Mar/07 2nd
Hidden 17/Mar/07 Lead O/S
Sleeping Cat 17/Mar/07 2nd
with Andy
Hidden 03/Feb/07 Lead O/S
dannyboy83 ?/Jan/07 Solo O/S
hutchay ??/2007 Lead O/S
Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
PerrinT ??/2007 2nd
phil_freeman ??/2007 Lead
with dave spence
Hidden ??/2007 TR
Hidden ??/2007 -
Scott N ??/2007 -
eldre070 29/Nov/06 Lead O/S
with Paul Rigg
maddogmac 12/Nov/06 Solo O/S

lil bit to easy climbed to the bolts and down climbed it aswell

Hidden 29/Oct/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Oct/06 Lead O/S
Ugly Kid Jo 16/Sep/06 Lead O/S

Almost soloed there are so few bolts!

with Skinny
Hidden 10/Sep/06 Lead
Sandy Holford ?/Sep/06 Solo
Tony Adshead 13/Jul/06 TR O/S
thelizard 13/Jul/06 TR

I led, then Tony Led, then I top roped

with Tony Adshead
Hidden 12/Jul/06 Solo O/S
Ian_gozer 11/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Tim
sce8 10/Jun/06 Lead O/S
The Mountain Goat 10/Jun/06 -
with steve elliff
cpoad 15/Apr/06 Lead O/S
with Clare F
jonathan watt 08/Apr/06 Lead
DerwentDiluted ?/Apr/06 Lead
with Nicola Pettit
Lloyders ??/2006 -
steve taylor ??/2006 Lead
freelancer_85 ??/2006 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2006 Lead O/S
goingupintheworld ??/2006 -
with RUMC
Phil PBC ??/2006 -
Hidden ??/2006 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Nov/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
davewing 04/Feb/05 Lead

Forgettable. Not the worst on this section though.

Wayne S ??/2005 -
PWEI_fan ??/2005 -
Hidden ?/Oct/04 Lead
Hidden 01/Aug/04 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2004 Lead
Hidden ?/Sep/03 Lead O/S
Jacob Ram 04/Aug/03 Lead
with elisa best
furry 18/Jul/03 Lead O/S
with Phil B
JonHarvey 22/Apr/03 Lead O/S
with Michael Maben
chris murnin 21/Mar/03 Lead
Hidden ?/Feb/03 Lead O/S
sam coward ??/2003 Lead O/S
with Helen
Richard Horn ??/2003 Lead O/S
aged_ape ?/Jun/02 Lead O/S
with Ian G
Peter Swift ?/May/02 2nd O/S
with Rebeun
MontyH 29/Mar/02 Lead O/S
with Paul Milton
FrankW 09/Dec/01 Lead rpt
with Rob K
EllieWoods 18/Oct/01 Solo O/S
shoulders 31/Jul/01 Lead
Allan Young 07/Jul/01 Lead O/S
with Ann Rees
Gareth 05/May/01 Lead O/S
with Graeme
Peter Swift ??/2001 -
rocktigger ?/Aug/00 Lead O/S
with Ian, Clare
Hidden ??/2000 -
climbingrev 06/Sep/99 Lead O/S

Quite a good diff. Would be a real challenge to solo. 3B to BB

Paul_southgate68 ?/Jul/98 Lead O/S
with chris williams/jon ratcliffe
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