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The finger-crack. Loose at the bottom, painful at the top. © Rockfax

FA. Pete Oxley 7.12.85 07/Dec/1985

Ticklists: The Cuttings Sport Climbing Apprenticeship, West Country Climbs, Portland.

jakecollins 01/Jul Lead RP
katy_abra 19/Mar Lead RP
Hidden 30/Apr/16 Lead RP
Hidden ??/2016 -
BRoe 26/Aug/15 Lead β
with Pimnalishous
samparsons 31/Jan/15 Lead dog

Great climb cant wait to get it clean!

RadekNowak 30/Aug/14 Lead RP

keep your core mussels tensed:)

richardashe 15/Jun/14 Lead
ASchwirtz 15/Jun/14 2nd dog

one fall. Don't fancy red pointing it.

lewiz 15/Mar/14 Lead RP
with Artur Malczuk
lewiz 16/Feb/14 Lead dog

Quite nice moves but very continuous climbing. One to come back to.

with Kamil Winczek
jonleighton 08/Dec/13 Lead O/S

Very physical!

innes 24/May/13 Lead O/S

Snappy holds low down but the crack is excellent. Not painful at all.

with Ruth
Kevster 06/Jan/13 Lead dog
eddy-on-the-rocks 04/Jan/13 Lead O/S
with Anthony
Hidden 04/Jan/13 TR dog
pezzerrr 06/Dec/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Dec/12 Lead
Hidden 24/Jun/12 Lead RP
rustaldo 19/Jun/12 Lead dnf

felt hard. gave it two solid efforts. got it all wrong on the onsight attempt. a bit of a tame RP effort, didn't have the crack sequence figured. not as bad as the loose start suggests.

with Alex
Hidden 16/Jun/12 Lead dog
John Mcshea 09/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Mar/12 Lead RP
Brian H 18/Mar/12 Lead RP
Hidden 11/Mar/12 Lead RP
3 Names 25/Feb/12 Lead β
with Nick
_m.cox_ 25/Feb/12 Lead β
Hidden 19/Feb/12 Lead RP
LJC 17/Feb/12 Lead dog

Greasy conditions, clean next time.

with Jack, Tom
Ed morris 06/Feb/12 Lead dog

a few falls, otherwise very nice route. Will go with a little work.

with Theo
matt perks ??/2012 -
Billg 31/Dec/11 Lead O/S

would be about 5.10d maybe 5.11a in the states (6b / 6b+ according to conversion tables !!)

with Ollie
Hidden 18/Dec/11 Lead RP
Jack_F 29/Oct/11 Lead O/S

Pretty brutal first moves through not alot but a good quality "hang in there crack"

jiggerypokery 29/Oct/11 2nd dog

First 7a, didnt get it clean yet though

sam_cox 18/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with Mark
jfreeman 13/Aug/11 Lead β
simonr 13/Aug/11 Lead dog

Very crumbly low down

Ed Babs 17/Jul/11 Lead RP
with Mike Hawkins, Rob Kennard
Dandan82 19/Jun/11 Lead O/S

bit touch and go in the middle, the feet are terrible, tough onsight so well pleased i managed that but i think it could go really smoothly with practice

Wendy 10/Apr/11 Lead RP

I thought it was quite nice!

Hidden 09/Apr/11 Lead dog
dan gibson 11/Mar/11 Lead RP
with sam read
Tom Heslam ?/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Rosea
Hidden 06/Feb/11 TR dog
Hidden 30/Jan/11 TR dog
Hawkscry ??/2011 -
Rosea Day ??/2011 -
La benya ??/2011 Lead

very good

dominic lee 16/May/10 Lead O/S
with andy elliot
Hidden 16/May/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Mar/10 Lead RP
dannyboy83 ?/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Alice
feilx 15/Nov/08 Lead dog
Richard Horn 12/Apr/08 Lead RP
Docent 04/Nov/07 Lead β
with pudel
Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
bigie bob 17/Sep/06 Lead RP
Hidden 18/Apr/06 Lead
steve taylor ??/2006 Lead
Marti999 ??/2006 Lead
goi.ashmore 25/Jul/04 Lead RP

More like E5,6a in old money! Horrorshow!

with Alice Howe
Hidden 30/Mar/03 Lead RP
Paul Clarke ??/2000 Lead
The Jazz Butcher ??/2000 -
Mark Kemball 05/Apr/99 Lead dog
clark alston ?/Jan/99 Lead RP
Hidden ??/1999 Lead dog
Ben Thorne ??/1999 Lead dog

Absolute death-on-a-stick.

with John Pullin
John Southworth ?/Nov/96 Lead O/S
with Vicky Munn
Roget 09/May/96 Lead O/S
with jon
Mike Owen 01/Jun/95 Lead O/S
with Steve Tonks, Elaine Owen
Hidden 16/Apr/95 Lead
Nigel Coe 07/Dec/85 2nd

Trad. I aided part of it. And Pete rested on it.

with Pete Oxley
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