Rockfax Description
The shothole line at the right-hand side of the wall. Climb to the break and sidestep the bulge by stepping onto the huge, seemingly-detached flake. The name commemorates a great line from one of the old Portland quarrymen. © Rockfax

Mick Ward 18/Aug/2010

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Portland Unwishlist, 4 - 5 Grade Climbs at Cheyne Wears Area, Portland

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UserDateStyleNotes & Partners
Hidden 18 Nov, 2018 Lead
Tatarek 18 Nov, 2018 Lead O/S
with Jon Coutts
with Jon Coutts
Hidden 3 Nov, 2018 Lead dnf
dannyboy83 9 Oct, 2018 Solo O/S
G3org383 7 Jul, 2018 2nd
Hidden 7 Jul, 2018 Lead
Robbie-Fleming 17 Feb, 2018 2nd
will_of_fortune 17 Feb, 2018 Lead O/S
Jura86 ??, 2018 TR dnf
Hidden 31 Oct, 2017 Lead
Hidden 28 Oct, 2017 Lead O/S
cols1982 28 Oct, 2017 2nd
with cbonner
with cbonner
David Staples 20 Jun, 2017 Lead dog
with Matt CS
with Matt CS
Rod Pullen 20 Jun, 2017 TR
with Matt Saunders, David Staples
with Matt Saunders, David Staples
dereke12000 9 Oct, 2016 Lead RP Bold traverse at the top is not as bad as it looked
Bold traverse at the top is not as bad as it looked
Adam Perrett 12 Mar, 2016 Lead rpt
with Trippinjester, Sarah Perrett
with Trippinjester, Sarah Perrett
dereke12000 3 Oct, 2015 Lead dog Had another go, much easier to go straight up from the shot hole than venturing right. Ominous ledge lurking below penultimate clip.
Had another go, much easier to go straight up from the shot hole than venturing right. Ominous ledge lurking below penultimate clip.
sajrf123 3 Oct, 2015 Lead O/S Tough climb very sketchy top don't want to fall clipping bolts
Tough climb very sketchy top don't want to fall clipping bolts
andrewere 6 Apr, 2015 Lead dnf
johnl 11 Feb, 2015 - It has always shared a lower-off with Return of the Gecko, so no it's not lost it.
It has always shared a lower-off with Return of the Gecko, so no it's not lost it.
dereke12000 23 Aug, 2014 Lead dnf Thought (wrongly) it was missing a lower off (Rockfax shows 4 separate lower offs, only 3 to be seen) but need to move right then traverse left to finish
Thought (wrongly) it was missing a lower off (Rockfax shows 4 separate lower offs, only 3 to be seen) but need to move right then traverse left to finish
brian watson 16 Feb, 2014 Lead O/S
with anne marie sheppard
with anne marie sheppard
Hidden 16 Nov, 2013 Lead O/S
Hidden ?Sep, 2013 Lead O/S
andrewmc 25 Aug, 2013 Lead β
Dronz 12 Jul, 2013 Solo O/S
Hidden 15 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S
Steph Roberts 30 Dec, 2012 Lead O/S
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 30 Dec, 2012 Lead O/S
tom parsons 14 Apr, 2012 Lead O/S
with James Barry
with James Barry
Hidden 11 Sep, 2010 Lead
johnl 4 Sep, 2010 Lead O/S
with Andy Dunford
with Andy Dunford
Hidden ??, 2008 -
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