Rockfax Description
A tight, but inescapable line. Start up Fighting Torque and continue direct with some hard moves over the bulge and up the arete. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
The blunt arete to the right of "Fighting Torque". Start up "Fighting.." then continue straight up with some hard moves over the bulge and then the arete using the broken flowstone for your left hand and crimps and pinches for the right. Finish at the belay of "Shiver me Timbers". A tight line but inescapable, one of the best hard routes at the Cuttings.

Bob Hickish 14/Sep/2010

Ticklists: The Cuttings Sport Climbing Apprenticeship, ROCKFAX Dorset 2012: Graded Sport List, Portland.

_m.cox_ 14/Nov/17 Lead dog

Seems harder than Fighting Torque, worked the moves out but was wet the next day.

brices 12/Nov/17 Lead RP

4th go, good route. Ended up crimping my way up the scoop without using the flowstone much. Similar in style and difficulty to fighting torque

with Llinos
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 12/Sep/17 Lead RP

2nd go. might do this again.

with Maddy, Drew, Steph
Hidden 15/Feb/15 Lead RP
3 Names 22/Mar/14 Lead dog
jonleighton 08/Dec/13 Lead dog

Felt really very hard, I can't even do all the moves although I can just about see how it can be climbed. Certainly a hell of a lot harder than any 7c I've tried.

with Nick
Hidden 08/Dec/13 Lead dog
Hidden 30/Nov/13 Lead dnf
Hidden 02/Mar/13 Lead dog
dannyboy83 07/Feb/13 Lead RP
Hidden 30/Dec/12 Lead dog
Hidden 01/Dec/12 Lead dog
3 Names 27/Sep/12 Lead dog
with Dan Craig
Hidden 20/Sep/12 Lead dog
3 Names 20/Sep/12 Lead dnf
with Nick
Linc 19/Aug/12 Lead dog
Hidden 05/Apr/12 TR dog
Hidden 11/Mar/12 Lead dog
La benya 22/Jan/12 Lead RP

Stoked! Took too many sessions but got it quick today. Much harder than the others I've done of this grade... One of which was an 8a till recently. Probably borderline.

with sam_cox
sam_cox 25/Sep/11 Lead RP
with Mark
Linc 17/Aug/11 Lead dog
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 17/Aug/11 Lead dog
Linc 14/Aug/11 2nd dog
Dandan82 14/Aug/11 Lead RP

Simply stunning, 3 star all the way, and hard as nails! Hardest climb i've done yet so i'm not sure how qualified I am to comment but i think this is hard 7c+ or higher, took me considerably longer than any 7c. It has lost a hold while I have been working it (wasn't me!) which could explain the difficulty. awesome.

Linc 31/Jul/11 Lead dog
Dandan82 17/Jul/11 Lead dog
Linc 17/Jul/11 2nd dnf
bigie bob 14/Sep/10 Lead RP
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