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Delicate arete climbing. Keep out of the groove. © Rockfax

FA. Martin Crocker 15.4.90 15/Apr/1990

Ticklists: The Cuttings Sport Climbing Apprenticeship, Portland.

samparsons 27/Dec/17 Lead O/S
gem_stone12 25/Nov/17 Lead O/S
katiep 22/Oct/17 Lead RP

1st go today. Rained at the top

with Sophie, Phil, Fiona Adie, Caroline H, Jacob Lloyd
Hidden 15/Sep/17 2nd
manbat 15/Sep/17 TR dog

Tried to lead in an ambitious effort that rapidly got me shot down. Rigged up a top rope and managed to get up it. Bloody hard though, would be a tenuous lead!

with Laura Packford
Carl 02/Sep/17 Lead dog

Felt very off-balance!

with Katie P
katiep 01/Sep/17 Lead dog
Hidden 15/Aug/17 2nd RP
Roland stopps 06/Aug/17 Lead
Paul Hicks 22/Jun/17 TR dog

Not bad. Just held on to mount the Arette. My best effort on it so far.

with Gaz Fry
julesmckim 18/Jun/17 Lead O/S

A bit frantic towards the top - pleased to get the onsight. Felt harder than Cutting Edge. Not obvious at all and probably a variety of methods.

with Antonina Lach
soundboy 18/Jun/17 Lead RP
with willu47
soundboy 17/Jun/17 Lead dog
with willu47
Hidden 14/May/17 Lead dnf
Hidden 23/Apr/17 Lead dog
ngreen 23/Apr/17 Lead RP
ethanstoddart 16/Apr/17 Lead dog
MD 26/Mar/17 TR dnf

Not a good choice with a sore left shoulder

with Ed
eduardo 26/Mar/17 Lead dog

Worked out the moves OK, tough to clip on lead, TR attempt afterwards was a bit better, one to go back to

Martin Bagshaw 19/Feb/17 Lead O/S
with Tom Hudson
Hidden 05/Feb/17 Lead O/S
takaczapka ??/2017 Lead dog
Ellis Bird ??/2017 Lead
will black 03/Dec/16 Lead β

Fun but tenuous route

Alex N-R 03/Dec/16 Lead O/S
dom94 05/Nov/16 Lead

Amnesia flash, tried it about a year ago but couldnt remeber any moves

with Eloise
Pete Scott 11/Sep/16 Lead O/S
Owen Johnson 05/Sep/16 Lead dog
Hidden 04/Sep/16 -
nickt 30/Jul/16 Lead dnf
Ed Houghton 30/Jul/16 Lead dog
Rembrandt 09/Jul/16 Lead dog

One rest

WSHart 08/Jul/16 Lead dog
Haimireich ?/Jul/16 Lead dog
Tall Gecko Hands 13/Jun/16 Lead dnf

Damn, you need some bloody good arete technique for this !

brian watson 30/Apr/16 Lead RP
hfotheri 27/Mar/16 Lead dog

aided the 4th bolt. Scary move up the arete

with arjun
Sebastien Gastaud 13/Mar/16 -
roryferris 05/Mar/16 2nd
with Sam4242
Sam4242 05/Mar/16 Lead rpt
with Rory Ferris, Dan Richards
Doug miller 18/Feb/16 Lead dog
s.thursz 18/Feb/16 2nd
GouldHarry ??/2016 Lead O/S
AJ007 18/Jul/15 Lead RP
leglesslizard ?/Jun/15 Lead RP
RFWilkie 03/May/15 Lead RP

Tricky balancy climbing

Swamp murphy ?/May/15 Lead RP
with Beth, Yosh89
Elizabeth Noyes ?/May/15 2nd
RadekNowak 04/Apr/15 Lead RP
Hidden 24/Jan/15 Lead RP
Sam4242 23/Jan/15 Lead β
Hidden 23/Jan/15 Lead RP
Sam4242 18/Jan/15 Lead dog
Hidden 11/Jan/15 Lead dog
shaunstannard ??/2015 TR O/S
Marti999 30/Nov/14 Lead rpt
with Debbie
JPGR 02/Nov/14 Lead rpt
with Yvette
bryan61 29/Sep/14 Lead RP
with bogden
Hidden 26/Sep/14 Lead RP
Laramadness 21/Sep/14 Lead RP
Hidden 23/Aug/14 Lead
elyben 20/Aug/14 Lead RP
Hidden 07/Aug/14 Lead rpt
EmilyElouise 07/Aug/14 Lead RP
with Tom
nacnud 12/Jul/14 Lead rpt
ewanjp 12/Jul/14 2nd


Hidden 29/Jun/14 Lead RP
db1010 18/Jun/14 Lead dnf
Hidden ?/Jun/14 Lead O/S
brices 26/May/14 Lead rpt
with Llinos, Gav
stp 23/May/14 Lead β

Bolts in the wrong place - the route goes up the arete while bolts are on the face to the right.

with Lyndsey
sarpedon 09/May/14 Lead RP

Took a few attempts to figure out, after that it went fine.

elyben 04/May/14 Lead dog
robajob 13/Apr/14 Lead RP
with Kt
Hidden 13/Apr/14 Lead RP
SandyJJS 13/Apr/14 Lead dog
Gabe Oliver 22/Mar/14 Lead
Hidden 08/Mar/14 Lead rpt
AlexD 05/Mar/14 TR rpt

then failed to lead it again!

with mattc
mattc 05/Mar/14 TR dnf
Luxulyan 16/Feb/14 Lead O/S
with Tim
tim.fairhall 16/Feb/14 Lead dog
with Richard
duncan 16/Feb/14 Lead rpt
JLD 16/Feb/14 Lead O/S
with Hannah Fyfe
paultaylor 10/Feb/14 Lead RP
sarpedon 02/Feb/14 TR dog

Found it quite trick as a lead then failed to toprope it as well.

RKirke 02/Feb/14 Lead RP
with Sarp
Tommyads ??/2014 -
Adam Perrett 14/Dec/13 Lead RP

Done! Extended the fourth clip.

with Sarah Perrett, John Leonard
johnl 07/Dec/13 Lead RP

Extended the fourth and fifth clips to make clipping safer.

with Adam Perrett
Adam Perrett 07/Dec/13 TR RP

Got it now. Will be back to lead it soon.

Trippinjester 07/Dec/13 TR dnf

working on the crux moves

BenL 06/Dec/13 Lead O/S
with James Doc
TiffTiff 10/Nov/13 TR dog
with Brian
brian watson 10/Nov/13 Lead dog
with Tiff
Sophie Nunn 10/Nov/13 Lead RP
with Alex
AlexD 10/Nov/13 2nd β
with Sophie
Hidden 10/Nov/13 Lead RP
Nick Clement 27/Oct/13 Lead
with mandy clement
JHC 26/Oct/13 TR
leeoftroy ?/Oct/13 Lead dog
johnl 05/Sep/13 TR

Sussed it first go on top rope but it's going to be tricky to clip. Will be back to lead it.

with Andy Dunford
PeterDawson 26/Aug/13 Lead RP
orcnys ?/Jul/13 -
knighty 23/Jun/13 2nd dog
with Andy Gardner
Russtygibbons 02/Jun/13 2nd dog
with Ant
LucasHarazin 01/Jun/13 Lead RP
oliver.ghill91 06/May/13 Lead RP
asmith37 04/May/13 Lead dog
mattc 21/Apr/13 Lead dog
Jobbo 21/Apr/13 Lead rpt
danp 27/Oct/12 Lead O/S

if you end up climbing it on the left of the arete (but not in the grove) then i think it's the 4th clip is very hard to reach to clip as it's on the right hand wall.

Didymus 27/Oct/12 Lead dog

2 tries, no cigar

with Dan
Dan 85 13/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with Dave
Jonnie Watkins 14/Sep/12 Lead
philhaigh 22/Aug/12 Lead RP
philhaigh 20/Aug/12 2nd rpt
ThomasB ?/Aug/12 Lead O/S
olllie26 22/Jul/12 TR dog

almost NOT today

with Carlos
Dandan82 21/Jul/12 Lead O/S

Good fun

Linc 21/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Jul/12 Lead dog
Julesthe1st 15/Jul/12 Lead dog
with Guy
Thinker01 08/Jul/12 Lead β

Nice moves

with Kev Stott
Stuart Johnston 23/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Ian, Daniel Tipton
gazfellows 03/Jun/12 TR
with Lara, Miquel, Anna, Billy nic, steff
Hidden 03/Jun/12 Lead RP
lewiz 19/May/12 Lead O/S
S.Kew 10/May/12 Lead dog
3 Names 06/May/12 Lead RP
with Nick
Alex More 01/Apr/12 Lead RP

felt harder than the cutting edge with some really precarious moves high on the arete

freddy25 20/Mar/12 TR RP
with Olaf, Luke, Simone
Qisheng Xie 10/Mar/12 Lead RP
with Sue Su, Graham Giles
pezzerrr 25/Feb/12 Lead O/S
katiep 23/Feb/12 TR dnf

Used a top rope from Amen Corner, didn't want to try the top as I would have swung

with Callan
Brian H 19/Feb/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 19/Feb/12 Lead RP
Hidden ?/Jan/12 Lead RP
matt perks ??/2012 -
Sophie Nunn 26/Nov/11 Lead dnf
with Toby
Toby Dunn 26/Nov/11 Lead O/S
with Sophie Nunn
Mike Green 20/Nov/11 Lead dnf
philhaigh 19/Nov/11 Lead dnf
trevor macalonan 28/Oct/11 TR RP
mattcyp88 16/Oct/11 Lead dog
with Rosie
Hidden 17/Sep/11 Lead O/S
ASchwirtz 10/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with Ben Harper
Thinker01 04/Sep/11 Lead dog
Ed morris 31/Aug/11 Lead RP
Hidden 23/Jul/11 Lead dnf
Tim M 03/Jul/11 Lead dnf
with Phil T
Lloyders ?/Jul/11 Lead β
JPGR 25/Jun/11 Lead rpt
BicepAndrews 24/Jun/11 Lead dog
with Rupert, Jonathan Emett
adrianj 19/Jun/11 TR O/S
with Pep Perrini
ChrisBrooke 22/May/11 Lead dog
with Andy Houseman
tedj234 10/May/11 Lead O/S

Hard and escapable, not great.

with Kate Campbell
Jonathan Emett 06/May/11 Lead RP

2nd go. Man, that was a long time coming! Quite windy, and it felt like I was about to be blown into a barndoor at the last clip - sketchy!

with rupe
fildac ?/May/11 Lead dog
J.Wells 15/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Jonathan Emett 11/Apr/11 Lead dog
with dave
dan gibson 06/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with sam read
Hidden 13/Mar/11 Lead dog
matthewjames 12/Mar/11 Lead dnf
with Katie Keeley
Hidden 24/Feb/11 Lead rpt
Hidden 06/Feb/11 Lead β
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 22/Jan/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Nov/10 Lead O/S
brices 13/Nov/10 Lead O/S
Gareth 30/Oct/10 TR dog
with Mark
Sebastien Gastaud 16/Oct/10 TR dog
with Hannes Arnold
Jonathan Emett 16/Oct/10 Lead dog

foot kept slipping off the crux. next time.

with stuart
gejones 18/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Christian Reynish 18/Sep/10 2nd dog
with Gareth
Hidden 15/Aug/10 Lead RP
Bates 01/Aug/10 Lead RP

For a steak dinner bet!

Kevster 18/Jul/10 Lead
Luke Dawson 30/May/10 Lead O/S
andy jennings 22/May/10 2nd dog
with keith
joese7en 20/May/10 Lead β
Hidden 16/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/May/10 Lead O/S
MarkRyder 08/May/10 Lead RP
with Lee
Hidden 24/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Mark Shale 09/Apr/10 TR dnf
with Roslyn
givemetea 09/Apr/10 Lead RP
with Hazel
Hidden 09/Apr/10 Lead RP
lukea 08/Apr/10 Lead O/S
garywong 08/Apr/10 Lead rpt
Peterjuliandawson 04/Apr/10 TR RP

good want to lead it next time

natalietanzer 04/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Ed
mynameisjen 13/Mar/10 TR dog
with Jack Lawson
mattcyp88 27/Feb/10 Lead RP

Barn-doored off annoyingly.

with Jacob Cook
jacobjacob 27/Feb/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Jan/10 Lead RP
Hidden ??/2010 Lead O/S
jld579 ??/2010 Lead O/S
Jane Weir ??/2010 -
brian watson 08/Nov/09 Lead dog

clean on top rope

Hidden 08/Nov/09 2nd
Rollo 27/Sep/09 TR dog

Not ready for this one yet!

with Mike
mike.moss 27/Sep/09 TR
drewclimber 19/Sep/09 Lead dog

I really need to work on my route finding skills, I thought i was going up too many cooks 6a+,After completing it with rests ,pumped and doubting my ability with convidence shattered lol, some freindly nearby climbers pointed out it was mousefolk 6c, so i am angry with myself for not looking at the guide book properly but also relieved that i finished it , A definate return project

with paul
Daniel Wicks 06/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Marcus
Hidden 31/Aug/09 Lead RP
Hidden 31/Aug/09 Lead RP
dale1968 31/Jul/09 2nd
with Tom
Hidden 24/Jul/09 Lead RP
derico 24/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Oli
w.pettet-smith 01/Jun/09 Lead RP

3rd try- suprisingly tricky at first

JPGR ?/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Paul
Ben Tyrrell 30/May/09 Lead O/S
Luke d 20/May/09 Lead O/S
Marti999 05/May/09 Lead rpt
sam8oy 19/Apr/09 Lead dog
with Jay
matt green(uni) ?/Apr/09 Lead O/S
GarethHall 22/Mar/09 Lead dnf
garywong 22/Mar/09 Lead dog

2nd attempt. Fell at the lower end of the arete.

Jus 21/Mar/09 Lead O/S
dmoir 15/Feb/09 Lead β
with Gid
Ed Babs 14/Feb/09 Lead RP
with Harry
chris sm 24/Jan/09 Lead O/S
with Pippa Froggatt
TiffTiff 11/Jan/09 Lead RP
with Felix
feilx 11/Jan/09 Lead O/S
with Tiff
Hawkscry ??/2009 -
sam_cox ?/Dec/08 Lead
rhino_bill 25/Oct/08 2nd dog
Martin Davies 27/Sep/08 Lead dnf
Hidden 12/Aug/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Aug/08 Lead β
Aston mountaineers ?/Jul/08 Lead O/S
Somerset swede basher 07/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with George, Adam, Jim and Wysling.
vertigo 03/May/08 Lead RP

2nd go today

with Cat Higgs
Matt Bennett 02/Mar/08 Lead rpt
Matt Bennett 06/Jan/08 Lead dog
Castleclimber ??/2008 Lead O/S

In the Rain

nawface ??/2008 -
John Southworth ??/2008 -
Rik Dawes ??/2008 Lead O/S
hippo99 ?/Jun/07 Lead RP

second try again ... shouldent have fallen fooool

tom.e 26/May/07 Lead dnf

Too hard

with Charlie Everett
Mark Stevenson 12/Apr/07 Lead RP
with Geoff YMC
dannyboy83 ?/Jan/07 Lead O/S
Billg ??/2007 Lead O/S
with Bob Brewer
Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
Richard Horn 05/Nov/06 Lead RP
Hidden 28/Oct/06 Lead dnf
jimjimmyjimjim 16/Sep/06 Lead dog
chris j 21/Jun/06 Lead RP
with Nick Strange
Rokmunky ?/Jun/06 Lead rpt
Morgan Woods ?/Apr/06 Lead dog

return project!

with Jenn
feeko ??/2006 -
Marti999 ??/2006 Lead
Hidden ?/Apr/05 Lead dog
Hidden 03/Jan/05 TR dog
Robmwatt ??/2005 -
Hidden 07/Sep/02 Lead
Hidden 18/May/02 -
duncan 29/May/00 Lead O/S
with David Proughton
Hidden ??/2000 -
Tim M ??/2000 Lead O/S
Mark Kemball 11/Apr/98 Lead O/S
with Jason Lloyd
Hidden ??/1997 Lead dog
Hidden 13/Aug/96 Lead O/S
Roget 10/May/96 Lead O/S
with jon
clark alston ?/Oct/95 Lead O/S
Dave Musgrove ?/Jul/95 Lead RP
with Lyn
Hidden 14/Apr/95 Lead
goi.ashmore 13/Mar/95 Lead O/S
with Simon Coles, Eugene Travers-Jones
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