25m.

Rockfax Description
The centre of the leaning face, joining Waves Become Wings at half-height. Another high calibre line that again needs the sun on it for the best conditions. High in the grade. © Rockfax

FA. Pete Oxley 08/Oct/1986

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West Country Climbs, ROCKFAX Dorset 2012: Graded Sport List

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steve taylor 23 Mar, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: Should be called "Birth Pains of New Nations"
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User Date Style Notes & Partners
Hidden 2 Aug, 2018 Lead RP
Hidden 21 Jul, 2018 Lead dog
brian watson 20 Jul, 2018 Lead RP Boom! First go after putting clips in, lot of goes but I really enjoyed this route! https://youtu.be/iPfKk6k4jxM
with Mike Hawkins
Boom! First go after putting clips in, lot of goes but I really enjoyed this route! https://youtu.be/iPfKk6k4jxM
with Mike Hawkins
Hidden 18 Jul, 2018 Lead dog
brian watson 18 Jul, 2018 Lead dog Getting closer, put clips in and then one proper go, fell making the crux move.
with Mike Hawkins
Getting closer, put clips in and then one proper go, fell making the crux move.
with Mike Hawkins
Ed Babs 8 Jul, 2018 Lead RP The crux took some working out. Many ways to do it. 28 Jun 18 with Dan W - Excellent. Thought I was going to get this on the 2nd go. And the 3rd. And the 4th. Next time!
The crux took some working out. Many ways to do it. 28 Jun 18 with Dan W - Excellent. Thought I was going to get this on the 2nd go. And the 3rd. And the 4th. Next time!
brian watson 8 Jul, 2018 Lead dog 4 goes today, got some crux beta that works (thanks Ed), new high point crux clip but stamina . . . . . . .
with Ed Babs
4 goes today, got some crux beta that works (thanks Ed), new high point crux clip but stamina . . . . . . .
with Ed Babs
Hidden 30 Jun, 2018 Lead RP
brian watson 29 Jun, 2018 Lead dog 2 goes, a little progress, crux still not 100%
with John Anthony
2 goes, a little progress, crux still not 100%
with John Anthony
brian watson 25 Jun, 2018 Lead dog Amazing route, need to put some work in for a redpoint.
with Drew
Amazing route, need to put some work in for a redpoint.
with Drew
JHM 5 May, 2018 Lead β
with David Pickford
with David Pickford
pymn nice but dim ??, 2018 -
Hidden 14 Apr, 2017 Lead RP
dan gibson 14 Apr, 2017 Lead β Perfect beta from the Porter machine.
with julie carroll, Michael Porter
Perfect beta from the Porter machine.
with julie carroll, Michael Porter
Ellis Bird ??, 2017 Lead RP
feilx 7 Aug, 2013 Lead dog
with La Mont
with La Mont
quiffhanger 2 Jun, 2013 Lead RP Went for an on-sight buoyed by success on Total Seizure. Properly shot down - 4 attempts later! Amazing route with some great positions. Rewards trickery.
with Matt W
Went for an on-sight buoyed by success on Total Seizure. Properly shot down - 4 attempts later! Amazing route with some great positions. Rewards trickery.
with Matt W
Alex Mason 7 Sep, 2012 Lead dog O/S attempt. Got onto the vertical and the difficulties really kicked in.
O/S attempt. Got onto the vertical and the difficulties really kicked in.
Martin Krasnansky 29 Sep, 2009 Lead β
Rob Kennard 29 Sep, 2009 - Very top-end 7b!
Very top-end 7b!
bigie bob 5 May, 2007 Lead RP
feeko 5 May, 2007 Lead β
The Jazz Butcher ??, 2000 -
UKB Shark ??, 1995 Lead dog
with John Codling
with John Codling
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