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One of the better 6a+ climbs at Dancing Ledge. © Rockfax

FA. Tim Dunsby 28.2.88 28/Feb/1988

Ticklists: Orange Spot Swanage, Dancing Ledge Sport Climbs.

MontyH 16/Dec/17 Lead rpt
with pete frost
jungle 29/Oct/17 Lead dog
Hidden 22/Oct/17 Lead rpt
MontyH 16/Sep/17 Lead
with lee lander and Paul Milton
Hidden 16/Sep/17 TR
Hidden 12/Aug/17 Lead RP
haribotheclimber 05/Aug/17 Lead β
Hidden 29/Jul/17 TR
MontyH 29/Jul/17 Lead
with Lee Lander
Yaz Abbas 05/Jul/17 Lead RP
with Ed Babs
Douglas ?/Jun/17 Lead
with Doug Lindo
Ed.Laver 13/May/17 Lead β
with bede
bede.west 13/May/17 Lead β
crabby2009 01/May/17 Lead O/S
dom_joyce265 30/Apr/17 Lead β
joe1joe1joe2 30/Apr/17 Lead O/S

Cleaned the route for Gemma. Nice route.

Hidden 19/Apr/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Apr/17 Lead β
MontyH 15/Apr/17 Lead
ethanstoddart 14/Apr/17 -
RFWilkie 14/Apr/17 Lead O/S
samparsons 07/Apr/17 Lead β
Mike Weatherill 02/Apr/17 -
simonsnake77 19/Mar/17 Lead rpt
Hidden 19/Mar/17 TR
tomballantine ?/Mar/17 Lead O/S
Mike Weatherill 19/Feb/17 Lead rpt
Hidden 05/Feb/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Jan/17 TR dnf
MontyH 28/Jan/17 Lead
with Lee Lander
Ellis Bird ??/2017 Lead
mop449 30/Sep/16 Lead O/S
with Sara Sha'ath, Sam Garland
ssutton 25/Sep/16 Lead
with Nick O, Adam
MontyH 21/Sep/16 Lead rpt
with Brian
helkay 18/Sep/16 Lead O/S

Good route easy in the grade

Euge401 18/Sep/16 Lead
with mattski
Mike Weatherill 24/Jul/16 Lead rpt
RangerMcFreindly 26/Jun/16 Lead O/S
MontyH 08/Jun/16 Lead rpt
with Pete Frost and Paul Milton
Climber1806 29/May/16 Lead O/S

Crux at the top

Mike Weatherill 28/May/16 Lead rpt
alexspurling 01/May/16 Lead O/S
JGriffiths 16/Apr/16 Lead dog
Hidden 16/Apr/16 Lead O/S
roryferris 02/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with emily
gemmaT 19/Mar/16 Lead G/U
Kipper-Phil Smith 19/Mar/16 Lead O/S
with Shaun
jennysknight 19/Mar/16 2nd
with Gemma
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 12/Mar/16 Lead rpt
with Luke, Hannah, Chris Weedon, Drew, Steph
MontyH 16/Jan/16 Lead
with brian and Pete
amontgomery1 ??/2016 TR dog
MontyH 28/Dec/15 Lead
with brian and Pete
MontyH 21/Nov/15 Lead
with Pete Frost and Paul Milton
Stevosnow88 12/Sep/15 Lead RP
brian watson 12/Sep/15 2nd
with Hobbsey
MontyH 12/Sep/15 Lead rpt
with Brian
katiep 30/Aug/15 TR RP

Couldn't figure out how to do the reach on lead, much easier on top rope knowing about the holds out left

JemG 29/Aug/15 2nd
Jake Young 29/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with Jem
CRiddiford 27/Aug/15 Lead rpt
with Jem
Marti999 05/Aug/15 Lead rpt
with Ben Hallett
duncan 19/Jul/15 Lead rpt
with Sean Smith
Joris.Roulleau 19/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Hamish Rose
Monkey_Alan 07/Jul/15 Lead rpt
with Ed Babs
Jan.Hrb 28/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Ales
MontyH 10/Jun/15 Lead
with Pete Frost and Paul Milton
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 09/Jun/15 Lead rpt
with Alan, Sophie, Chris Weedon, Drew, Steph
AndyF 30/May/15 2nd
with Echna
Hidden 30/May/15 Lead
Echna 30/May/15 Lead rpt
with Rich, Andy
el_monty 24/May/15 Lead rpt
with Steph, sam ferguson
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 24/May/15 Lead rpt
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 21/May/15 Lead rpt
with Steph
Hidden 20/May/15 Lead rpt
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 20/May/15 Lead rpt
with Jerome
Hidden 19/May/15 Lead β
Hidden 03/May/15 Lead O/S
Shane Willis 30/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Sophie Nunn 20/Apr/15 Lead rpt
with Ed B
aide454 19/Apr/15 TR
sam_craddock 19/Apr/15 Lead RP
tsyrett 18/Apr/15 Lead rpt
Hidden 13/Apr/15 TR O/S
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 13/Apr/15 Lead rpt
simonsnake77 06/Apr/15 Lead O/S

Great climb, good jug and or positive holds all the way with some big rock overs and high step moves. Best route of the day.

Philoosh 05/Apr/15 Lead dog
Javis 02/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Olivier
BRoe ?/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Seamus, Will Lord, Millard, DanG
CRiddiford 07/Mar/15 Lead RP
with Chris
chrism225 07/Mar/15 Lead RP
brian watson 21/Feb/15 TR rpt
with Andy Hobbs, Paul Milton
MontyH 21/Feb/15 Lead rpt
with Paul Milton
Hidden 21/Feb/15 TR
Hidden 19/Feb/15 Lead rpt
brian watson 04/Oct/14 Lead rpt
with Pete Frost
MontyH 04/Oct/14 Lead
with brian and Pete
Hidden 13/Sep/14 Lead rpt
davidjm ?/Sep/14 Lead
with Pete, Louis
Echna 03/Aug/14 Lead rpt
with Dalinda, Rich
Hidden 03/Aug/14 Lead rpt
Murilo Lessa 03/Aug/14 Lead dog
with Daniel James
Murilo Lessa 03/Aug/14 Lead RP
with Daniel James
Hidden 01/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Jul/14 Lead rpt
paultaylor 17/Jul/14 Lead O/S
cameron_hall 15/Jul/14 Lead β
MontyH 05/Jul/14 Lead
with Brian, Pete Frost and Paul Milton
khalidq 05/Jul/14 Lead RP
brian watson 05/Jul/14 TR
with Steve Newman
Hidden ?/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Sophie Nunn 16/Jun/14 Lead dog
with Ed B
BenL 31/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/May/14 Lead RP
Echna 31/May/14 Lead dog
with Alex, Rich
Martin Haworth 26/May/14 Lead O/S
with Andy
Andrew Sloan 26/May/14 TR dog
robbo99 25/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/May/14 Lead RP
Pete Scott 03/May/14 Lead
tsyrett 03/May/14 Lead O/S
Al Mondz 03/May/14 Lead RP


mishabruml 16/Apr/14 Lead RP

Worked the dyno crux going over bulge on TR then when I had the balls to go for the lead I found another hold for the left hand slightly higher up and did the move static and cruised the rest of the problem. Nice rest finger jamming in the horizontal cracks

with Matt King
ConstaBern 13/Apr/14 TR
E30Adam 23/Mar/14 TR dog
with Roberto Isasa, Miles Gillespie, Adam Cook
Hidden 16/Mar/14 Lead O/S
TiffTiff 22/Feb/14 Lead rpt
with Jen Durden, Phil
Hidden 18/Jan/14 2nd O/S
lday ??/2014 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2014 -
MontyH 07/Dec/13 Lead
with brian and Pete
brian watson 07/Dec/13 Lead rpt
with Pete Frost
Hidden 25/Aug/13 Lead rpt
Luxulyan 08/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Dan Browne
Hidden 09/Jul/13 Lead O/S
MontyH 06/Jul/13 Lead
with Andy Young
Luxulyan 18/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Darryl
gibsond 18/Jun/13 Lead rpt
with Rich
Hidden 09/Jun/13 Lead rpt
trev_f 01/Jun/13 Lead rpt
with Al
Alex More 01/Jun/13 Lead
with trev
Hidden 13/May/13 Lead rpt
khalidq 05/May/13 Lead dog
gibsond 18/Apr/13 Lead rpt
Monkey_Alan 18/Apr/13 AltLd rpt
RKirke 20/Mar/13 Lead O/S
with Jack W
brian watson ??/2013 -
Hidden 08/Dec/12 Lead RP
MontyH 01/Dec/12 Lead
with Lee Lander
Hidden 01/Dec/12 TR
Dizz 11/Nov/12 Lead
with Ali
gibsond 11/Nov/12 Lead dog

Tired and a bit greasy :-(

Hidden 11/Nov/12 Lead β
Hidden 02/Nov/12 Lead rpt
Jobbo 16/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Sep/12 TR rpt
Hidden 09/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Stuart Johnston 25/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Cat St. Claire
Hidden 24/Aug/12 Lead RP
Vince 19/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Mick Duffield
bpmclimb 15/Aug/12 Lead RP

Tough move - couldn't quite reach it static, had to do little dyno. Failed on first attempt of this and burnt my leg on the rope.

with Clare
Huntlyfiddler 15/Aug/12 2nd
Dibdawg 11/Aug/12 Lead β
Dean177 07/Aug/12 Lead O/S
cooperman 24/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Greg Foster
marcb 17/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/May/12 TR
TiffTiff 23/May/12 Lead O/S
with Tom
chrisrogers 06/May/12 Lead O/S

Onsighted with no problems - woohoo ! Nice rest at half height as I got good finger jams in the horizontal break.

with Daniel Rogers
Alex More 28/Apr/12 Lead
with KDhruev
Hidden 13/Apr/12 Lead β
gibsond 13/Apr/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 03/Mar/12 Lead rpt
Stroppy ?/Feb/12 2nd
tombushell ?/Feb/12 Lead
with Ed
tombushell ??/2012 Lead
with Ed Hastrop
RadekNowak ??/2012 Lead
KDhruev 27/Dec/11 Lead O/S
Alex More 27/Dec/11 Lead
with KDhruev
MontyH 17/Dec/11 Lead
with Lee Lander
givemetea 02/Oct/11 TR RP

spanked again!

MontyH 14/Sep/11 Lead
with Paul Milton
trevor macalonan 24/Aug/11 Lead β
Didymus 13/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Marcus
brian watson 07/Aug/11 Lead rpt
Sami Mandeel 31/Jul/11 Lead O/S
nath_casper 30/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with stephen, montse
AlexD 28/Jul/11 Lead dog

tough dyno round the bulge

with Sophie
Sophie Nunn 28/Jul/11 Lead dnf
with Alex
Sophie Nunn 28/Jul/11 2nd RP
with Alex
Julesthe1st 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Mike
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 13/Jul/11 Lead O/S
el_monty 13/Jul/11 Lead O/S

A really nice climb! The cruxs is easy for the tall!

suds_01 17/Jun/11 AltLd
with Jackson
davewing 11/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Andy H
lozowen 10/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Justin Field
jcook1980 08/Jun/11 Lead
gibsond 07/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Linc 07/Jun/11 Lead rpt
simonjkinsella 28/May/11 Lead O/S
leonjones 22/May/11 2nd dog
Hidden 22/May/11 Lead rpt
Monkey_Alan 22/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/May/11 TR
Linc 14/May/11 Lead O/S
will_benfold 08/May/11 Lead dog
with Jess
ian d f 08/May/11 Lead O/S
with Joe Kinsella
Daniel ?/May/11 Lead O/S
IanMulvany 14/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Daniel Keller
tania 13/Mar/11 TR
with gergana
Hidden 12/Mar/11 TR
MontyH 12/Mar/11 Lead
with pete frost
Hidden 07/Mar/11 TR dog
Hidden 07/Mar/11 TR dog
Hidden 05/Feb/11 Lead O/S
duncan 29/Jan/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Jan/11 Lead rpt
stevorobs3 ??/2011 Lead O/S
Marcin78 ??/2011 Lead
with Matt
Hidden 12/Dec/10 Lead RP
Hidden 11/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Sep/10 TR rpt
MontyH 28/Jul/10 Lead
with Paul Milton
Chris J Houston 20/Jul/10 Lead β
with martha
Chris J Houston 20/Jul/10 Lead β
with martha
Chris J Houston 20/Jul/10 Lead β
with martha
Chris J Houston 20/Jul/10 Lead β
with martha
Hidden 11/Jul/10 Lead O/S
jamespilgrim 22/Jun/10 Lead β
with Mark
Hidden 12/Jun/10 TR
Hidden 12/Jun/10 TR RP
Hidden 24/Apr/10 Lead rpt
trev_f 01/Apr/10 Lead rpt
with Ed
MontyH 06/Feb/10 Lead
with brian and lee
jamespilgrim 31/Jan/10 2nd RP

Tricky move over the bulge, easier when you know where the holds are.

with Mark
Hidden 02/Jan/10 Lead O/S
Jane Weir ??/2010 Lead
Alex More 18/Aug/09 Lead rpt
with keiha
Hidden 16/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Alex More 15/Aug/09 Lead rpt
AlistairB 20/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with Fred
MontyH 01/Jul/09 Lead rpt
with Pete Frost and Paul Milton
Alex More ?/May/09 Lead rpt
with bob
jezb1 02/Feb/09 2nd dog
Alex More ??/2009 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2009 Lead O/S
steve taylor 27/Dec/08 Lead
Sparky!!!3 21/Dec/08 Lead
trev_f 21/Aug/08 Lead β
with Ed
MarkRyder 04/Jul/08 Lead RP

Fully bolted. Very nice line too.

with Rich
vertigo 04/Jul/08 Lead β
Hidden 20/Jun/08 2nd dog
marceli 16/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with majkel
Ed Babs 15/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Harry
Hidden 24/May/08 Lead rpt
Kyle F ?/Apr/08 Lead
Hidden 22/Mar/08 Lead
Ugly Kid Jo 22/Mar/08 2nd
with Skinny
Hidden 02/Mar/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Dec/07 Lead O/S
clipskipper 21/Oct/07 Lead O/S

Re-bolted now. High crux under the lower-off with fingery holds.

with Kevin Knight
kevinknights 21/Oct/07 TR dog
with Lee
Hidden 20/Oct/07 Lead O/S
MontyH 06/Oct/07 Lead rpt
with pete frost
sgl0jd ?/Aug/07 Lead
Hidden ?/Aug/07 TR
Hidden 26/May/07 Lead O/S
Richard Horn 19/May/07 Lead O/S
jl 06/May/07 Lead dog
with Penny
pennyb 06/May/07 2nd
with Jon
MontyH 05/May/07 Lead rpt
with Brian and Paul
MontyH 24/Mar/07 Lead rpt
with pete frost
tobydunford 11/Mar/07 Lead O/S
Marti999 31/Jan/07 Lead
MontyH 27/Jan/07 Lead O/S
with pete and Brian
Scott N ??/2007 Lead O/S
Rob Kennard ??/2007 -
Hidden ??/2007 -
Hidden 17/Jun/06 Lead rpt
dannyboy83 ?/Jun/03 Lead O/S
with Chris Havill
Hidden 27/Mar/95 Lead O/S
Dringo ??/1995 -
Nigel Coe 28/Feb/88 2nd

FA, trad

with Tim Dunsby, Gordon Jenkin
cayteye ??/0000 Lead RP

one reachy move made it v hard for me

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