12m.

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Stylish moves up a shallow, leaning groove at the left-hand end of a low roof. © Rockfax

FA. Damian Cook 14/May/1991

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ROCKFAX Dorset 2012: Graded Sport List, Dancing Ledge apprenticeship, Jurassic 7a, Dancing Ledge Sport Climbs

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UserDateStyleNotes & Partners
Jeff Armstrong 9 Jun Lead RP A nice series of moves, some quite throwy. Keep moving, no rests, and know that the difficulty tails off.
with Hamstar
A nice series of moves, some quite throwy. Keep moving, no rests, and know that the difficulty tails off.
with Hamstar
Mike Weatherill 9 Jun - 4 laps
with Vicky Weatherill
4 laps
with Vicky Weatherill
ilikemonkys 26 May -
will6459 26 May Lead O/S
Mike Weatherill 6 May - 4 laps
with Vicky Weatherill
4 laps
with Vicky Weatherill
paultaylor 3 Apr Lead rpt
paultaylor 30 Mar Lead dog Tired
with TomE
Tired
with TomE
Mike Weatherill 30 Mar - 4 Laps
with Vicky Weatherill
4 Laps
with Vicky Weatherill
Katia McCrudden ?Jan Lead
with Paul Jackson
with Paul Jackson
Hidden ?Dec, 2018 Lead dnf
Hidden 28 Oct, 2018 Lead O/S
Mike Weatherill 15 Sep, 2018 Lead rpt
with Vicky Weatherill
with Vicky Weatherill
Hidden 13 Sep, 2018 TR dnf
Dan Hostford 2 Sep, 2018 Lead dog
with Tranter, LSMC
with Tranter, LSMC
WillAndrew 27 Aug, 2018 Lead RP
ali.scott 27 Aug, 2018 Lead dog
Maynard 18 Aug, 2018 Lead rpt Twice, to put the clips in and to strip it.
Twice, to put the clips in and to strip it.
Mike Weatherill 8 Aug, 2018 - 4 laps
with Vicky Weatherill
4 laps
with Vicky Weatherill
Lukas_F 28 Jul, 2018 Lead dog crux: right hand in pocket, high left foot
with Rebecca
crux: right hand in pocket, high left foot
with Rebecca
Mike Weatherill 21 Jul, 2018 Lead rpt
with Vicky Weatherill
with Vicky Weatherill
S.Kew 25 Apr, 2018 Lead RP
Spatchcock 25 Apr, 2018 Lead
Paperclip 1 Apr, 2018 Lead β Very very soft (even though I had expert guidance up the route)
Very very soft (even though I had expert guidance up the route)
Pia Bager 1 Apr, 2018 Lead RP
Rhys Conlon 10 Mar, 2018 Lead RP Tricky pinch at 2nd clip for the small
Tricky pinch at 2nd clip for the small
Hidden 7 Feb, 2018 TR dnf
rackamthered ??, 2018 Lead β
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 5 Nov, 2017 Lead rpt
katiep 5 Nov, 2017 Lead RP 3rd go. No stopper moves, just sustained
with James S, Sue Hazel
3rd go. No stopper moves, just sustained
with James S, Sue Hazel
EveC995 17 Sep, 2017 Lead RP
Hidden 8 Sep, 2017 Lead dog
Chops 12 Aug, 2017 Lead dog
Hidden 31 Jul, 2017 Lead O/S
Hidden 20 Jul, 2017 Lead rpt
SaraAlassam 3 Jun, 2017 Lead dog
with Simon Bennett
with Simon Bennett
Montse Shelb 28 May, 2017 Lead RP Really nice climb, one of the easier 7as in dancing ledge. Not yet polished. Got on my second attempt, sustained climb.
with Chris Edwards, nath_casper
Really nice climb, one of the easier 7as in dancing ledge. Not yet polished. Got on my second attempt, sustained climb.
with Chris Edwards, nath_casper
Widda 25 May, 2017 2nd rpt Managed to drag Chris down for a belay.. 4th RP of the day? I think end of the day panic got me up in the end. Surprisingly sustained for a 12m climb! First UK 7a..!... although on 2nd... and definitely soft.
Managed to drag Chris down for a belay.. 4th RP of the day? I think end of the day panic got me up in the end. Surprisingly sustained for a 12m climb! First UK 7a..!... although on 2nd... and definitely soft.
Ed.Laver 21 May, 2017 Lead RP Worthy of both stars!! Great power endurance test. Crux crimp felt slimy in the hot weather (couldn't make the side pull work). Great route!
Worthy of both stars!! Great power endurance test. Crux crimp felt slimy in the hot weather (couldn't make the side pull work). Great route!
rachelvlc 20 May, 2017 Lead
Widda 14 May, 2017 2nd dog 1. from the bottom to the last move of the crux. 2. from pre-crux to post-crux 3. from mid-crux to the top. Choo choo tire me choo.
1. from the bottom to the last move of the crux. 2. from pre-crux to post-crux 3. from mid-crux to the top. Choo choo tire me choo.
chris_woodsy 14 May, 2017 Lead β
with Widda
with Widda
StrongDan 13 May, 2017 Lead β
treesrockice 13 May, 2017 Lead G/U 2nd go (...and relevant to me not ukc: this topped off my friday+saturday in Swanage, live band and local cider, with dancing Friday night; meadows fully in flower walking in, lizards sunbathing and scampering about the crag and a pod of dolphins swam past around lunch time. Barley need to climb when the environment is that great)
2nd go (...and relevant to me not ukc: this topped off my friday+saturday in Swanage, live band and local cider, with dancing Friday night; meadows fully in flower walking in, lizards sunbathing and scampering about the crag and a pod of dolphins swam past around lunch time. Barley need to climb when the environment is that great)
Widda 13 May, 2017 2nd dog slept most of the afternoon then had 3 half-hearted goes up.. should try harder tomorrow or never get up it.
slept most of the afternoon then had 3 half-hearted goes up.. should try harder tomorrow or never get up it.
powelli 29 Apr, 2017 TR dog Stylish moves indeed and thought-provoking. Dogged top-rope but still managed all the moves individually, first outdoor 7a - pretty satisfied.
with Abi M
Stylish moves indeed and thought-provoking. Dogged top-rope but still managed all the moves individually, first outdoor 7a - pretty satisfied.
with Abi M
Petethemeat 16 Apr, 2017 Lead RP
with Maynard
with Maynard
Maynard 16 Apr, 2017 Lead RP
Oliver Smaje 15 Apr, 2017 Lead dnf
Conor Nally 15 Apr, 2017 Lead dnf
RFWilkie 14 Apr, 2017 Lead RP
davidrblakeman 14 Apr, 2017 Lead RP Third attempt on lead
with Ralph wilkinson
Third attempt on lead
with Ralph wilkinson
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 14 Apr, 2017 Lead rpt
samparsons 7 Apr, 2017 Lead β
haribotheclimber 2 Apr, 2017 Lead G/U
Mike Weatherill 2 Apr, 2017 Lead
dom_joyce265 26 Mar, 2017 Lead RP 3rd go
3rd go
joe1joe1joe2 26 Mar, 2017 Lead β Flassssssh. Nice route, not too bad if you know the moves. Some of the big flat holds are a bit slippy/low friction stuff.
Flassssssh. Nice route, not too bad if you know the moves. Some of the big flat holds are a bit slippy/low friction stuff.
The Grist 25 Feb, 2017 Lead RP
with Dan Metcalfe
with Dan Metcalfe
manwithacam 25 Feb, 2017 Lead RP 5 minutes practice on top rope, then led it. Pretty chuffed, nice moves
with Mark Grist
5 minutes practice on top rope, then led it. Pretty chuffed, nice moves
with Mark Grist
Ellis Bird ??, 2017 Lead
Mike Weatherill 3 Sep, 2016 Lead rpt
ian d f 15 Aug, 2016 Lead rpt
with Richard
with Richard
ian d f 9 Aug, 2016 TR rpt
with shunt
with shunt
Mike Weatherill 24 Jul, 2016 Lead rpt
Mike Weatherill 21 Jul, 2016 Lead rpt
Mike Weatherill 16 Jul, 2016 Lead rpt
brian watson 16 Jul, 2016 Lead RP
with Pete Frost
with Pete Frost
Adam Willison 10 Jul, 2016 Lead Second go
Second go
Mike Weatherill 9 Jul, 2016 Lead rpt
Ian Bell 25 Jun, 2016 Lead dog Another 3 goes a year later but still no luck. Just stamina really, but knackered today.
Another 3 goes a year later but still no luck. Just stamina really, but knackered today.
Tommy Harris 20 Jun, 2016 Lead RP
nakedave 19 Jun, 2016 2nd dnf
with tomhull
with tomhull
tomhull 19 Jun, 2016 Lead dnf Started raining. Slipped off on the flash attempt
Started raining. Slipped off on the flash attempt
Mike Weatherill 18 Jun, 2016 Lead rpt
Alex N-R 14 Jun, 2016 Lead O/S
Mike Weatherill 30 May, 2016 Lead rpt
bencoope 7 May, 2016 Lead RP
roryferris 30 Apr, 2016 2nd
with Sam4242
with Sam4242
Sam4242 30 Apr, 2016 Lead dog
matt1024 24 Apr, 2016 2nd dog
Hidden 1 Nov, 2015 Lead RP
merlin138 1 Nov, 2015 Lead dog Work soooo hard and then came off, next time it'll go when fresh.
Work soooo hard and then came off, next time it'll go when fresh.
Ian Bell 11 Jul, 2015 Lead dog 3 goes but didn't quite manage it. Nice routes with no individual move that hard. Will blame failure on the heat!
with Ben Griffiths
3 goes but didn't quite manage it. Nice routes with no individual move that hard. Will blame failure on the heat!
with Ben Griffiths
GPN 4 Jul, 2015 Lead
with net
with net
Hidden 4 Jul, 2015 TR dog
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 9 Jun, 2015 Lead rpt
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 25 May, 2015 Lead rpt
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 24 May, 2015 Lead rpt Retroflash.
Retroflash.
Hidden 20 May, 2015 Lead dog
Hidden 20 May, 2015 Lead RP
Hidden 19 May, 2015 Lead dog
Hidden 11 May, 2015 Lead dog
AlexD 23 Apr, 2015 Lead dog
Sophie Nunn 23 Apr, 2015 TR dog
with AlexD
with AlexD
kennythescot 12 Apr, 2015 Lead dog
5210Hill 12 Apr, 2015 Lead dog
Lee_Meaden 12 Apr, 2015 TR dog Last climb of long weekend. Fun route that flows nicely. Would like try it again fresh
Last climb of long weekend. Fun route that flows nicely. Would like try it again fresh
najki_2000 4 Apr, 2015 Lead RP Unsure about what I climbed - I was on the first route right of the 6b+ but that doesn't seem right according to the picture here. Still a nice route but felt about 6c?
with Chris Rose
Unsure about what I climbed - I was on the first route right of the 6b+ but that doesn't seem right according to the picture here. Still a nice route but felt about 6c?
with Chris Rose
Shane Willis ?Mar, 2015 Lead RP Second go, so nearly got the onsight
Second go, so nearly got the onsight
ian bryant ??, 2015 -
Dandan 6 Sep, 2014 Lead dog
with Rich
with Rich
JM 29 Aug, 2014 Lead O/S
ASchwirtz 6 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
richardashe 6 Jul, 2014 Lead RP Should have had it on the repoint but it went after a few goes. Very nice once one knows the moves.
Should have had it on the repoint but it went after a few goes. Very nice once one knows the moves.
Ed Babs 16 Jun, 2014 Lead RP 2nd go.
2nd go.
RKirke 12 Jun, 2014 Lead RP
with AaronBosley, Liam Day
with AaronBosley, Liam Day
Matt.c.Warner ?Jun, 2014 -
Stroppy 31 May, 2014 Lead RP First clean 7a!
with BenL, RKirke
First clean 7a!
with BenL, RKirke
BenL 31 May, 2014 Lead RP
with RKirke
with RKirke
Hidden 26 May, 2014 Lead β
Pathological_Climber 26 May, 2014 Lead dnf
Hidden 5 May, 2014 Lead RP
paultaylor 15 Apr, 2014 Lead β
JLD 26 Mar, 2014 Lead RP
with Di Drayton
with Di Drayton
Hidden 29 Aug, 2013 Lead dog
Hidden 24 Aug, 2013 Lead RP
Graham Westbrook 22 Aug, 2013 Lead RP 2nd go
2nd go
Jon_Warner 5 Aug, 2013 Lead RP Nice balanced route. Friendly at the grade.
Nice balanced route. Friendly at the grade.
karoo88 5 Aug, 2013 Lead β
Michelle W 5 Aug, 2013 Lead β
with karoo88
with karoo88
Jonny_86 4 Aug, 2013 Lead β Fun warmup route.
Fun warmup route.
Hidden 4 Aug, 2013 Lead β
Sophie Nunn 23 Jul, 2013 Lead RP
gibsond 23 Jul, 2013 TR dog Took a few goes to work out a sequence to get up on the main wall, but finally got something that worked. Will try to lead clean next time.
with Martin Johnson, Rich, Sophie Nunn
Took a few goes to work out a sequence to get up on the main wall, but finally got something that worked. Will try to lead clean next time.
with Martin Johnson, Rich, Sophie Nunn
Luxulyan 23 Jul, 2013 Lead RP
with Darryl, Sophie Nunn
with Darryl, Sophie Nunn
Hidden 15 Jun, 2013 Lead RP
Hidden 15 Jun, 2013 Lead RP
Hidden 26 May, 2013 Lead dog
DorsetGareth 2 Feb, 2013 Lead RP Quite a lot of seepage for the first third (although one of the driest on the crag). Took a fair few goes. Nice sequence.
with Chris S
Quite a lot of seepage for the first third (although one of the driest on the crag). Took a fair few goes. Nice sequence.
with Chris S
Hidden 11 Nov, 2012 TR dnf
Hidden 24 Aug, 2012 Lead dog
JKinsella 4 Aug, 2012 Lead RP My choice for the warm up.
My choice for the warm up.
quiffhanger 4 Aug, 2012 Lead RP 2nd go. Not a good choice for the warm-up.
with Joe
2nd go. Not a good choice for the warm-up.
with Joe
alek 29 Jul, 2012 Lead RP RP3
RP3
Hidden 29 Jul, 2012 Lead RP
Jonathan Emett 17 Jun, 2012 Lead RP 3rd go.
with Paul
3rd go.
with Paul
Hidden 11 Mar, 2012 Lead RP
Hidden 26 Feb, 2012 Lead RP
Ciro 26 Feb, 2012 Lead RP Seemed desperate at first, but once you work out the sequence pretty straightforward
Seemed desperate at first, but once you work out the sequence pretty straightforward
Hidden 5 Jan, 2012 Lead RP
Jonathan Emett 24 Dec, 2011 Lead dog 3 attempts.
with Bisset
3 attempts.
with Bisset
Hidden 9 Dec, 2011 Lead dog
Hidden 7 Dec, 2011 TR dnf
Hidden 7 Dec, 2011 Lead RP
ASchwirtz 25 Sep, 2011 Lead dog Very greasy. Best attempt ground up 2 falls. Clean on top rope.
Very greasy. Best attempt ground up 2 falls. Clean on top rope.
Gazleah 17 Aug, 2011 Lead RP 2nd try
with linda ford
2nd try
with linda ford
Sami Mandeel 5 Aug, 2011 Lead RP
el_monty 5 Aug, 2011 Lead RP
Sami Mandeel 31 Jul, 2011 Lead dog Shouldn've had it 3rd try but blew it. Out of juice by 4th attempt.
Shouldn've had it 3rd try but blew it. Out of juice by 4th attempt.
Hidden 24 Jul, 2011 Lead rpt
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 13 Jul, 2011 Lead RP Second go
Second go
keithpeck 10 Jul, 2011 Lead RP
BicepAndrews 9 Jul, 2011 Lead rpt
BicepAndrews 1 Jul, 2011 Lead RP
Bonkers Dog 15 May, 2011 Lead dog
Hidden 14 May, 2011 Lead O/S
Dandan 14 May, 2011 Lead O/S
with Linc
with Linc
ian d f 8 May, 2011 Lead RP Should have flashed it!
with Joe Kinsella, stevorobs3
Should have flashed it!
with Joe Kinsella, stevorobs3
Hidden 13 Mar, 2011 Lead dog
ardzeiem 13 Mar, 2011 TR 0.0.6
with Sean
0.0.6
with Sean
andyjirvin 8 Mar, 2011 TR dnf Sheri's project again, which he led clean today... thoguht I'd top rope to see what it was like. First couple of goes were horrific; came back later after finish the 6b+ and it felt a bit better got more easily through the first few moves past first bolt... but then one hard 'stopper' move with horrible crimp. Hope to come back and work some more.
Sheri's project again, which he led clean today... thoguht I'd top rope to see what it was like. First couple of goes were horrific; came back later after finish the 6b+ and it felt a bit better got more easily through the first few moves past first bolt... but then one hard 'stopper' move with horrible crimp. Hope to come back and work some more.
duncan 5 Mar, 2011 Lead RP
riddle 27 Feb, 2011 Lead dog Tried this twice today, got stopped by the same move.
with plilley
Tried this twice today, got stopped by the same move.
with plilley
Hidden 26 Feb, 2011 Lead
duncan 23 Jan, 2011 Lead dog
hippo99 29 Aug, 2010 Lead RP
with rache
with rache
Chris J Houston 20 Jul, 2010 Lead β
with martha
with martha
Chris J Houston 20 Jul, 2010 Lead β
with martha
with martha
Chris J Houston 20 Jul, 2010 Lead β
with martha
with martha
Chris J Houston 20 Jul, 2010 Lead β
with martha
with martha
Wendy 18 Jul, 2010 Lead β
Hidden 6 Jul, 2010 2nd
riddle 4 Jul, 2010 Lead dog
with miku979
with miku979
Leeds 31 May, 2010 Lead RP
Hidden 8 May, 2010 Lead O/S
Hidden 3 May, 2010 Lead rpt
Hidden 3 May, 2010 Lead rpt
feilx 9 Jul, 2009 Lead O/S
with Joe
with Joe
dmoir 16 Jun, 2009 Lead β
with garburn
with garburn
breed 9 Jan, 2009 TR RP top roped today hope to lead in future
top roped today hope to lead in future
Hidden 15 Aug, 2008 Lead RP
adrianjenner 1 Aug, 2008 Lead dog
Hidden 23 Jul, 2008 Lead β
Hidden 24 May, 2008 Lead RP
dan gibson 15 Feb, 2008 Lead O/S
with simon chevis
with simon chevis
dannyboy83 27 Jan, 2008 Lead O/S
with dmoir
with dmoir
Martin Krasnansky 16 Aug, 2007 Lead O/S
JPGR 8 Jul, 2007 Lead O/S
with Yvette
with Yvette
Richard Horn 19 May, 2007 Lead RP
Hidden 25 Mar, 2007 Lead dog
MontyH 27 Jan, 2007 TR Fell about five times
with pete and Brian
Fell about five times
with pete and Brian
Rob Kennard ??, 2007 -
Hidden ??, 2007 -
bigie bob 30 Jun, 2006 Lead RP
Hidden 26 Apr, 2006 Lead RP
Marti999 ??, 2006 Lead
feeko ??, 2006 -
pezzerrr ??, 2004 Lead O/S
Hidden 7 May, 1999 Lead O/S
Roget 28 Jul, 1998 Lead rpt
with jon
with jon
migs493 22 Mar, 1998 Lead O/S
Hidden 19 Jan, 1998 Lead RP
steve taylor ??, 1995 Lead
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Style of ascent
Lead
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