Rockfax Description
Climb direct to a good break below the final wall. Climb the wall with difficulty, right of the bolts and reach left to clip the lower-off. © Rockfax

Ticklists: 4 - 5 Grade Climbs at The Cuttings, Portland.

Jim blackford 04/Nov/17 Lead dog

Grabbed the bolts as the last move was nails

guy127917 15/Oct/17 Lead RP
with Jen
Linc 15/Oct/17 Lead O/S
with Kay
Bones [:B 15/Oct/17 Lead RP
Hidden 08/Oct/17 Lead O/S
Adzz 10/Sep/17 Lead O/S
pennyhale 10/Sep/17 TR O/S
timorme 04/Jun/17 TR dog
with Kieran Evemy
sblakey 03/May/17 TR
Kate.orf 03/May/17 Lead
Flickster 03/May/17 TR
with Jess
Rokmunky 09/Apr/17 Lead O/S
with Trannum
Andrew89 01/Apr/17 Lead O/S
with Drew Blunt
harrypayne ??/2017 Lead O/S
Fatclimber 20/Nov/16 2nd
with Self Belayed
Hidden 26/Oct/16 Lead
Hidden 18/Sep/16 Lead
jobangles 27/Aug/16 TR dnf
with James Hood, Rupert, Asher
Wallman 27/Aug/16 TR RP

Nice last move up to the undercut. Still need to do it on lead.

with Johannes, Asher, James
steveliput 16/Jul/16 Lead dnf
Wallman 04/Jun/16 Lead dnf

Read the guidebook wrong and thought this was a 3. Not a great one for me to start on. Chickened out to the left in the end. Got to the top but claiming this one.

with Asher, Luke
Hidden 05/May/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/May/16 Lead O/S
acer2012 30/Apr/16 Lead rpt
Hidden 25/Mar/16 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2016 -
maxtaylor 21/Nov/15 Lead β
JayAsh 31/Oct/15 Lead O/S
with AJ
AJ007 31/Oct/15 Lead O/S
lewiz 26/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with Artur Malczuk
Adam Perrett 29/Aug/15 Lead RP
with Sarah Perrett
mattjson 22/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Maria
mackem9 22/Jul/15 2nd
alexcummings95 17/Jul/15 TR O/S
charley 08/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Kev
Tithe Technique 08/Jul/15 2nd dog
HumphreyJ20 29/Jun/15 2nd
Valentino 29/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Jay
Hidden 13/Jun/15 -
Technoguile 13/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Jun/15 2nd
Kerm ?/Jun/15 Lead
David Alldis ?/Jun/15 AltLd dog
with thomas dixon
acer2012 18/Apr/15 Lead O/S
christina9689 04/Apr/15 TR dog
with dkelly
Hidden ?/Mar/15 -
Marcus 08/Feb/15 AltLd
Hidden 08/Feb/15 AltLd O/S
Samuel P 11/Jan/15 Lead O/S
with Tommy
Hidden 11/Jan/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Sep/14 Lead β
Kinge 15/Aug/14 Lead RP
with Joe Harris
Steven1993 05/Jun/14 Lead dog
Hidden 05/May/14 Lead dog
JUSTADUDE 30/Apr/14 Lead O/S

Was more difficult than expected!

Penfold Merton 12/Apr/14 Lead dog

Tried a direct approach to the final bolt, but struggled to find anything except smooth rock.

UBMC 09/Mar/14 2nd
Hidden 09/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Patrick Clissold 22/Feb/14 Lead
with Eleri Clissold
RobScarisbrick 11/Jan/14 -
with Hammond
Hidden 11/Jan/14 Lead O/S
Bernie L 11/Jan/14 Lead O/S
derryclimbs ??/2014 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Dec/13 Lead O/S
Jenben 28/Sep/13 -
Theeni 15/Sep/13 Lead O/S
LauraTejada ?/Sep/13 AltLd
Rhi Rhi 27/Aug/13 Lead
jakeclimber 10/Aug/13 AltLd O/S
with Tom Wright
mcrockett 04/Aug/13 TR dog
jsmcfarland ?/Aug/13 Lead O/S

Polished. Crap

Hidden ?/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Chomp 22/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Laura Meleleu, Jo Panter
montymoo 06/Apr/13 Lead
with Gareth
Gareth 06/Apr/13 Lead rpt
with Mark
amy91 24/Mar/13 TR
with Julia Hinchliffe
Jules_Julia 24/Mar/13 TR dog
Hidden 02/Mar/13 Lead dog
will ??/2013 Lead O/S
Psych ?/Sep/12 Lead RP
Hidden 20/Aug/12 Lead dog
Hidden 17/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Dax 05/Aug/12 Lead dog

Hard at the top

with RhysP
Lewis201 04/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Psych ?/Aug/12 Lead dog
Jordon Fleming 20/Jul/12 Lead O/S

nice warm up and done in flip flops

with matt
Hidden 20/Jul/12 2nd O/S
HairyBean 08/Jul/12 TR dnf
kierandm 27/May/12 TR
Hidden 27/May/12 Lead dnf
Hidden 27/May/12 TR rpt
oddessy_uk 26/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Legs 18/Mar/12 Lead
Hidden 18/Mar/12 2nd
Marcin78 ??/2012 Lead
with Basia
petecox84 ??/2012 -
slugger5uk ??/2012 Lead
tommytom ??/2012 Lead O/S
HarryB 20/Nov/11 Lead
with Al
Hidden 06/Nov/11 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Nov/11 TR O/S
Hidden 08/Oct/11 Lead O/S
JackHatton 08/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with richy mardell
tommy 07/Oct/11 TR
marcb 01/Oct/11 Lead O/S
simon.roberts 27/Sep/11 Lead
garth paterson 27/Sep/11 Lead
mattc 25/Sep/11 Lead O/S
edordead 10/Sep/11 Lead
Hidden 04/Sep/11 Lead dog
Hidden 02/Aug/11 Lead
Hidden 28/Jul/11 -
Hidden 28/Jul/11 Lead O/S
eckleysam 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Robert
rd20 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Frostie 17/Jul/11 Lead O/S
martin clarke 17/Jul/11 Lead
stephen ashworth 16/Jul/11 Lead
Hidden 16/Jul/11 Lead
edordead 18/Jun/11 Lead
Chris Redding 13/Jun/11 Lead O/S
ameliface 12/Jun/11 2nd O/S
WLNesfield 05/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with David Goodman
Emma birchenough ?/Jun/11 2nd dog
cragfox ?/Jun/11 TR
Shua1990 25/May/11 Lead O/S
danfunkman 25/May/11 Lead
Hidden 21/May/11 TR
Hidden ?/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/May/11 Lead O/S
jon_ridley 16/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Josh_West 16/Apr/11 2nd
John Lewis 03/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Maureen
Hidden 03/Apr/11 2nd
tex.ryan 02/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with jib jib
lecko ?/Apr/11 Lead dog
Daniel Wicks 29/Mar/11 Lead
with Radek
Binder 26/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Chris L
LaMentalist 24/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Andy 'Arf Scargill" Caldswell
tom parsons 19/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with James Barry
MarkyMark_7 ??/2011 Lead β
Boogs ??/2011 Lead β
jamjambarwick ??/2011 Lead
lee2k1 ??/2011 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Nov/10 Lead
Tony Adshead 24/Oct/10 TR O/S
Hidden 24/Aug/10 Lead dog
Hidden 16/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Aug/10 Lead O/S
taps323 ?/Aug/10 Lead
Mr-Cowdrey 22/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Lorcan O'Brien
matt_read 21/Jul/10 Lead O/S

Short climb, more routes to the right where the ivy has been removed.

TobyA 21/Jul/10 Lead O/S

Think it was this one - it had a very bouldery move at the end anyway to clip the lower off.

with Olli
tania 18/Jul/10 TR
with Charles
Hidden 03/Jul/10 Lead
Hidden ?/Jul/10 Lead O/S
k2col 20/Jun/10 Lead rpt

The ivy has gone now and there are new routes to the right. Tricky finish.

Sami Mandeel 20/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Saurus 19/Jun/10 Lead

That is one cheeky little sting at the end of the route, had to find some love on Bonsai at the top...

Tj murray 17/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Tom Seccombe 17/Jun/10 Lead O/S
dereke12000 13/Jun/10 Lead O/S

Nice climb, no impossible bits!!

with Rich
AndyJBooth 31/May/10 Lead O/S

The top is tricky

peterbrett 29/May/10 Lead dnf
erbridger 24/May/10 Lead
Eike 23/May/10 Lead
Hidden 23/May/10 2nd
barfani chita 19/May/10 Lead dnf

Aaaah! That end stung me!

with Saurus
Kingsjester 17/May/10 TR O/S

Tricky middle section with very little for your hands.

Michael Aylen 15/May/10 Lead
benwhit ?/May/10 Lead
rovers777 20/Apr/10 Lead dog
pielander 19/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with keith
jack36987 09/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Alex Saunders
spamcan29 09/Apr/10 2nd β

only one of my group who managed it without a bodged knee or two on the day

with Alex Saunders
Hidden 07/Apr/10 TR
SJFox86 07/Apr/10 TR O/S
Graham Westbrook ?/Apr/10 Lead O/S
steven24584 ?/Mar/10 Lead O/S
Steve954 06/Feb/10 TR dog

Great route, had to go off piste onto Bonsai towards the top but then back across just before the finish. Tiny finger tip holds

with Andy, Rich
nick jeans ??/2010 Lead
with tony adshead
Hidden 06/Dec/09 Lead
Hidden ?/Dec/09 Lead
mattshort 27/Sep/09 Lead dog
Hidden 12/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Sep/09 Lead
Hidden 04/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Peterose 30/Aug/09 TR dog

Interesting beginning. The last move to grab the edge is a good 6. The bolts at the top should be changed (2/3 is gone).

with Susan
thelizard 30/Aug/09 Lead β
with Jude Adshead, Nathan adshead, Tony Adshead
ptcmbk 28/Aug/09 2nd
drewclimber 28/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with paul, gordon
enrogue 14/Aug/09 Lead
with Alex Popescu
Hidden 12/Aug/09 2nd
karly54 12/Aug/09 Lead RP

Bitch of a finish. Some 5+!

with Maxine
robandian ?/Aug/09 Lead
lemon 04/Jul/09 2nd

In B3s.

with Tim Rogers
AlastairB 01/Jul/09 Lead dnf

Too knackered!

Hidden 29/Jun/09 Lead O/S
givemetea 21/Jun/09 Lead dnf

what a desparate finish for a 5+! fell off going for the anchor ... and I don't remember falling off a f5+ before. wouldn't 6a+ be more accurate grade for that last move??

with Craig Jenkins
Simon Bowyer 14/Jun/09 Lead
with Lydia
Chris Harding 13/Jun/09 Lead dog
with Dave Stevenson
olmo 06/Jun/09 -
with Johannes
PerrinT ?/Jun/09 TR
with Shaun Lowman
andrew549 30/May/09 Lead
djking1983 26/May/09 Lead O/S
with Rich Brimelow
Hidden 04/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Apr/09 Lead
El3ctroFuzz 31/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Adam West
cmsg 29/Mar/09 Lead dnf
Hidden 28/Mar/09 Lead dog
Hidden 07/Mar/09 Lead O/S
La benya ??/2009 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2009 -
thompson1000 ??/2009 -
Hidden 21/Nov/08 Lead O/S
jayne-bravo 15/Nov/08 2nd dnf

Unable to do the Sting section - detoured left onto Bonsai to reach the lower-off.

with Adam (nst)
Hidden 08/Nov/08 Lead
Hidden 02/Nov/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Oct/08 Lead O/S
vertigo 02/Oct/08 Lead RP
Poco Loco 28/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Lawrie Skinner
maresia 28/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Billy
LeighAdams 11/Sep/08 Lead
with Eddie Banks
daveyji ?/Sep/08 Lead
Boe Jailey 27/Aug/08 Lead
with Jhonny
robblowen 27/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with wessels
Karlos 02/Aug/08 Lead
FrostyWebb 07/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with Julie
Hidden 28/Jun/08 Lead O/S
budoghost 11/Jun/08 Lead O/S
sihillier 01/Jun/08 Lead dnf
with Ian Wilson
jifwally ?/Jun/08 -
with Sarah
nadeem ?/Jun/08 Lead
Marti999 24/May/08 Lead O/S
with Jemma
joshwales ?/May/08 Lead rpt
poey50 ?/May/08 Lead RP
with Rowan15
Hidden ?/May/08 Lead
Hidden 13/Apr/08 Lead
tobydunford 09/Apr/08 Lead O/S
with Gerraint
Hidden 24/Feb/08 2nd
theone 02/Feb/08 Lead O/S

very nice climb !!!tricky towards the top one hard thinking move to solve

with liam
Hidden 26/Jan/08 Lead O/S
Alex More ??/2008 Lead
sharmawho? ??/2008 Lead O/S
with oli, chris
Hidden ??/2008 Lead O/S
daza 30/Dec/07 Lead
with Ceara
Jonathan Emett 24/Dec/07 Lead O/S
with Peter Weston
james.f.williamson 21/Dec/07 Lead O/S
jesscooney 21/Dec/07 2nd
Steve954 27/Oct/07 2nd dnf

Crap, could not get past the half way mark.

Monk 21/Oct/07 Lead rpt
with RUMC
dobby 200 21/Oct/07 Lead O/S

feels closer to 6a at the top

bumpkinberry ?/Oct/07 TR
with Phil Freeman, Emma Roddis
james.f.williamson 29/Sep/07 Lead dog

1 fall just above last bolt before top

with Nathan Wallace
Somerset swede basher 18/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with Sarah Stirling
Hidden 26/Aug/07 Lead O/S
martin one 26/Aug/07 TR
with pete
Hidden 26/Aug/07 TR O/S
Jules 210681 19/Aug/07 2nd
Zoomer 19/Aug/07 Lead dog
Hidden 09/Aug/07 -
Wayne.Gaudin 09/Aug/07 TR dog

The tricky move at the top was ok. Wish I had tried it lead.

with David Turland, Phil Renwick
pete.hutchings ?/Aug/07 Lead O/S
bluepoppy 29/Jul/07 TR
with Ian
fivestar 07/Jul/07 Lead
leemaybr05 29/Jun/07 TR rpt

i always end up top roping this, need to grow the balls to lead it. i know the moves, just need to man-up!

with emma
Herron 20/Jun/07 Lead O/S
Darren_R ?/Jun/07 TR
with Alice Missions
Hidden ?/Jun/07 Lead RP
AsleepOnBelay 06/May/07 Lead O/S
with Sarah Davis
Hidden 05/May/07 2nd
adambettiss 02/Apr/07 TR dog
with Pete Coceani
John-Luke Casey ?/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Kev Nash
Allan Watson 24/Mar/07 Lead
with Paul Greenhow
Hidden 17/Mar/07 TR
Hidden 17/Mar/07 TR O/S
Sleeping Cat 17/Mar/07 TR
with Andy
MontyH 03/Mar/07 Lead rpt

what a load a crap, 6a+ move at the top.

with pete frost
freakeystyley34 10/Feb/07 Lead
Hidden 03/Feb/07 Lead dnf
jchenoweth 01/Feb/07 Lead O/S
dannyboy83 ?/Jan/07 Solo O/S
hutchay ??/2007 Lead O/S
Sandy Holford ??/2007 Lead
PerrinT ??/2007 2nd
Hidden ??/2007 TR
Hidden ??/2007 -
Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
Scott N ??/2007 -
Monk 18/Nov/06 Lead dog

I fell off the top moves! I haven't failed on a 5 for years!!!!

with RUMC
Rich A-Wilkes 26/Oct/06 Lead O/S
with Monika
Moniawl 26/Oct/06 2nd
with rich
Hidden 10/Sep/06 Lead
Hidden 27/Aug/06 TR rpt
Hidden 27/Aug/06 TR
KevB 17/Aug/06 Lead
Greg Pittam ?/Aug/06 Lead
Ugly Kid Jo 30/Jul/06 2nd
with Skinny
jonathan watt 15/Jul/06 Lead
thelizard 13/Jul/06 Lead β

The last move is the crux

with Tony Adshead
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 09/Jul/06 Lead O/S
maddogmac 15/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with munky
annakyn ?/Jun/06 Lead
Hidden ?/Jun/06 Lead RP
jimjimmyjimjim 13/May/06 Lead rpt
ebunick 13/May/06 Lead O/S
with Lou
BennyBoy ?/May/06 Lead O/S
with Dylan Burgess
Noodles ?/Apr/06 Lead
with James Andrews, Simon Downing
Hidden 11/Feb/06 TR
Hidden ??/2006 Lead O/S
Lloyders ??/2006 -
steve taylor ??/2006 Lead
freelancer_85 ??/2006 Lead dnf

Can't get the move above the second bolt. Tried it on lead and toprope several times. Anyone got any hints?

with Megan
Hidden ??/2006 Lead O/S
Philip de-Beger ??/2006 -
Phil PBC ??/2006 -
mart rich 11/Dec/05 TR dog

The sting is half way down the tail

with Steve Moody, David Clark
Hidden 23/Oct/05 Lead O/S
cheeky 15/Sep/05 Lead O/S

No Finish to climb due to broken hold.

with Cat Payne
sasmojo ?/Sep/05 Lead O/S
with kate farley
Hidden 02/Jul/05 Lead dog
Rob Laird ?/May/05 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/05 Lead
Wayne S ??/2005 -
PWEI_fan ??/2005 -
Hidden 01/Aug/04 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Jul/04 Lead O/S
Martin ??/2004 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2004 Lead
Rob Oram 06/Aug/03 Lead O/S
with Richard Frewin
chris murnin 14/Jun/03 Lead
chris murnin 12/Jun/03 TR
homing-penguin 03/Mar/03 Lead
Hidden ?/Feb/03 Lead RP
sam coward ??/2003 Lead O/S
with Helen
Richard Horn ??/2003 Lead O/S
furry 06/Oct/02 TR
with Phil B
jl 22/Jun/02 Lead
with Barry
Hidden 03/Jun/02 Lead β
aged_ape ?/Jun/02 Lead O/S
with Ian G
Hidden 21/Apr/02 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/02 Lead O/S
MontyH 29/Mar/02 Lead O/S
with Paul Milton
jonberry791 ??/2002 Lead O/S
Mark Stevenson 27/Oct/01 Lead O/S
rrrock! ?/Jun/01 2nd
Hidden 27/May/01 Lead dog
Gareth 05/May/01 Lead RP
with Graeme
FrankW 16/Sep/00 Lead O/S
with Levi
gripped01 ?/Feb/00 Lead O/S
with Bobby G
Hidden ??/2000 -
Hidden 25/Oct/99 Lead O/S
climbingrev 10/Sep/99 TR rpt

Nice 5+with some quite long reaches. Approx. 4B to lower off. Final move is the crux; hence the name! I WILL LEAD THIS ONE DAY!

Hidden 26/Oct/98 2nd
Strong Steve 07/Aug/98 Lead O/S
Paul_southgate68 ?/Jul/98 Lead O/S
with chris williams/jon ratcliffe
Steve Mcc 30/Jun/98 Lead dnf

2 moves from the top

with Ben Booth
Hidden ??/1998 -
Hidden 14/Sep/96 Lead dnf
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