Rockfax Description
Climb the crack, trending leftwards before making some big moves up the flake above to finish. © Rockfax

FA. Phil Bache 28/Apr/1990

Ticklists: Portland for the beginner (lead climbs), Tea On The Veranda, ULMC Classics, 4 - 5 Grade Climbs Portland Westcoast, Portland.

Hidden 14/Jan Lead O/S
ladempsey 12/Nov/17 Lead
with Lee
Hidden 28/Oct/17 Lead
kingborris 28/Oct/17 Lead O/S
with Lindsey
Hidden 28/Oct/17 Lead O/S
tony ball 07/Oct/17 Lead O/S
Alan1952 20/Aug/17 Lead O/S
EdC 19/Aug/17 Lead O/S
dobby 200 19/Aug/17 Lead O/S
Sp101297 17/Aug/17 Lead O/S
with Hannah
Linc 16/Aug/17 Lead O/S
with Kay
Kayface42 16/Aug/17 Lead O/S
with Si
Rod Pullen 16/Aug/17 Lead rpt
with Hannah Pullen
joe.wahab 10/Aug/17 Lead rpt

Warm up.

with Joe Gilbert
joe.wahab 07/Aug/17 Lead rpt

Nice moves again.

TomWeeks 07/Aug/17 TR
powelli 06/Aug/17 Lead
with Sarah Whitehouse, Jon B
mytornado84 05/Aug/17 Lead O/S
TeeKayeWun 17/Jul/17 TR
with Aiden Kerr, Steve vincent
Fentonio 01/Jul/17 Lead
with Ted, Ben Brady
mytornado84 01/Jul/17 Lead
Ted Stewart 30/Jun/17 Lead
with Deem
Ruth O'Brien 25/Jun/17 Lead O/S
with Lea
Hidden 17/Jun/17 Lead O/S
lottiec 17/Jun/17 Lead
with Mikey P
Hidden 11/Jun/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Jun/17 Lead O/S
Ozzman136 10/Jun/17 Lead O/S
TeenageMutantClimbingTurtle 08/Jun/17 2nd
with Luke
LukeWS 08/Jun/17 Lead O/S
with Cathy
alex_richmond98 04/Jun/17 Lead O/S
NatalieB96 04/Jun/17 Lead O/S
Remyveness 04/Jun/17 2nd O/S
pennyhale 21/May/17 Lead dog

1st proper lead! Portland grading is harsh!

Hidden 21/May/17 Lead β
Adzz 21/May/17 Lead O/S
clemmiethompson 14/May/17 Lead rpt
with Anna
Alex 74 13/May/17 Lead O/S
with Francesca
clemmiethompson 10/May/17 Lead O/S
with Dave
David Staples 10/May/17 Lead rpt
with Clemmie
Gill Bramley 06/May/17 Lead
OG ?/May/17 Lead
Hidden 29/Apr/17 Lead
roxyred 26/Apr/17 2nd
powelli 23/Apr/17 Lead O/S
with Abi M
Jack Turner 10/Apr/17 2nd O/S

May have strayed from the crack by accident ....

with Esther Pullen
Hidden 09/Apr/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Mar/17 Lead
lucyvass 26/Mar/17 Lead dog
nickwhittley 15/Feb/17 -
with Pete Souness (Kim)
David Staples 22/Jan/17 Lead rpt
Trippinjester 22/Jan/17 2nd
IngoBoegemann ??/2017 Lead O/S
FatAz 29/Dec/16 Lead O/S
with Vince Ho
Rod Pullen 27/Dec/16 Lead rpt
Torp 27/Dec/16 TR
Oliver Haworth 30/Oct/16 Lead O/S
with Adam
jdprhodes 22/Oct/16 Lead rpt
steveliput 15/Oct/16 Lead O/S
littleluke 09/Oct/16 Lead O/S
rachelvlc 09/Oct/16 Lead
with Luke
Amy Horton 02/Oct/16 Lead
Caveman_Dan 30/Sep/16 Lead O/S
with Dolly
pdhammond 25/Sep/16 Lead rpt
with Max shepherd, Ian Miller
el_monty 21/Sep/16 Lead rpt
with Edward T, Emily B
Greeny9510 18/Sep/16 Lead O/S
with matt
Swifty36 15/Sep/16 Lead
with Rod Pullen
aide454 12/Sep/16 Lead rpt
with Dad
Hidden 11/Sep/16 Lead
Hidden 29/Aug/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Aug/16 Lead
jdprhodes 14/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with Beth
Hidden 03/Aug/16 Lead O/S
dereke12000 03/Aug/16 Lead rpt
ThomasB 30/Jul/16 Lead O/S
si_pro_83 24/Jul/16 Lead O/S
with Luisa
Spillers 22/Jul/16 Lead
Shaky Dog 10/Jul/16 Lead
with Mike
mikemc 10/Jul/16 Lead β
with Kelwyn
Olly-tech 06/Jul/16 Lead O/S
Harry Hall 26/Jun/16 -
EJWest 25/Jun/16 TR O/S
davehope 11/Jun/16 Lead
Hidden 08/Jun/16 Lead
Hidden 05/Jun/16 Lead O/S
davehope 04/Jun/16 Lead
eyates 03/Jun/16 Lead
with Maddy, Adam
SophieAStanley 03/Jun/16 Lead O/S
with Callum
Hidden 28/May/16 Lead O/S
SixOne 24/May/16 AltLd O/S
with ilch
ilch 24/May/16 Lead
with Tim
Neil Williams 20/May/16 Lead
with Nick
nick244 20/May/16 2nd
Roonix 14/May/16 Lead
E30Adam 30/Apr/16 TR O/S
with Raf Gruszczynski, Adriana Martin
Bob M 28/Apr/16 Lead
with Harry Cripps
betathief 28/Apr/16 Lead rpt
Hidden 08/Apr/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Apr/16 2nd O/S
T-Vo 08/Apr/16 Lead O/S
rumblesan 02/Apr/16 Lead O/S
ainsleyemma 02/Apr/16 Lead dnf
with Jack
Hidden 25/Mar/16 2nd
Ana Broad 25/Mar/16 Lead
with Emma
Quitiweb 25/Mar/16 Lead O/S
with Rod Pullen, Paul Hicks, Esther Pullen, Sarah Perrett, Adam Perrett
Hidden 20/Mar/16 Lead O/S
adawson 20/Mar/16 Lead O/S
duncanedgley 20/Mar/16 2nd
with adawson
Hidden 20/Mar/16 TR
DavidWilby 20/Mar/16 Lead O/S
Aidanrobinson1995 20/Mar/16 Lead O/S
with lilli
Hidden 19/Mar/16 Lead
Kenhard 19/Mar/16 Lead O/S

Lovely crack climb. 2nd bolt is very awkward.

with Luke (Emma's friend)
Youngmre 19/Mar/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Mar/16 Lead rpt
Hidden ??/2016 Lead O/S
joe.wahab 23/Dec/15 Lead O/S

Fair climbing, nice move up the flake on big jugs at the end.

TomWeeks 23/Dec/15 2nd
Guy Lowndes 20/Dec/15 2nd
with davej17
Hidden 20/Dec/15 Lead O/S
katiep 20/Oct/15 Lead O/S
with Adal Mirza, Joe Premier
Hidden 20/Oct/15 Lead O/S
alisonlea75 17/Oct/15 TR
with Stu
Hidden 17/Oct/15 Lead
Jack Shewring 11/Oct/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Oct/15 Lead O/S
Peter Ballantine 08/Sep/15 Lead O/S
Michael Hellyer 06/Sep/15 TR O/S
two_tapirs 06/Sep/15 Lead O/S

Great climb for practicing your cracks

with m00
Paul Hicks 03/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with Russel Simmons
pagey 16/Aug/15 Lead
with Emma Hanlon, Lizzie Berg
emmahanlon 16/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with lizzie berg
Hidden 15/Aug/15 TR
Hidden 15/Aug/15 Lead O/S
TashaZ 15/Aug/15 Lead β

Nice route with a tricky last move for the short.

with Danny
RebekkaB 08/Aug/15 Lead O/S
rockafunked ?/Aug/15 Lead O/S
bobstones 19/Jul/15 Lead O/S
BenG32 19/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Nat
PaddyAdams 18/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with John K
Hidden 10/Jul/15 Lead β
carlb0809 10/Jul/15 Lead β
Phil Layton 04/Jul/15 2nd O/S
with Mick Ward
ewanjp 04/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with alicec
alicec 04/Jul/15 TR O/S
Bob M 02/Jul/15 Lead
Hidden 16/Jun/15 Lead β
Hidden 13/Jun/15 Lead
Rod Pullen 11/Jun/15 -
derryclimbs 11/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Remyveness 05/Jun/15 Lead O/S
callumbtaylor 05/Jun/15 2nd
Charlie Low 05/Jun/15 Lead rpt
David Alldis ?/Jun/15 AltLd dog
with thomas dixon
leglesslizard ?/Jun/15 Lead
ChristyCole 25/May/15 Lead O/S
sbattams 24/May/15 TR
bryan61 17/May/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 10/May/15 Lead
Shaky Dog 07/May/15 Lead
with Mike
madguernseyboy 21/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Wildstyle 21/Apr/15 Lead rpt
Hidden 18/Apr/15 -
Jules_Julia 16/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Natalie Williams
Hidden 04/Apr/15 Lead rpt
Hidden 04/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Apr/15 Lead
Tim Harper 01/Apr/15 Lead O/S
tobydunford 22/Mar/15 Lead O/S
with Kirsty Kerr
joeurwin 21/Mar/15 Lead O/S
with Matt
Alex Bryant 20/Mar/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Feb/15 Lead O/S
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 15/Feb/15 Lead rpt
with Steph
Steph Roberts 15/Feb/15 Lead O/S
with Sam
Hidden 24/Jan/15 Lead O/S
tim.rose2 ??/2015 Lead
Hidden 30/Dec/14 TR O/S
Chloe 26/Oct/14 Lead O/S
with Arran
ArrMcC 26/Oct/14 Lead O/S
with Chloe
aide454 28/Sep/14 Lead rpt
martin one 28/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Sharon
sam_craddock 14/Sep/14 Lead O/S
NickSayers 14/Sep/14 Lead
aide454 14/Sep/14 TR
Fatclimber 08/Sep/14 Lead rpt
with Kelwyn
Shaky Dog 08/Sep/14 Lead
with Steve
Hidden 07/Sep/14 Lead
hlburns ?/Sep/14 Lead
with mjc1010, Jon Lawrence
Patu 24/Aug/14 Lead O/S
rustyfishhook 11/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Paul Hy 06/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Jenni L, Jack M
Jenni Lees 06/Aug/14 2nd
with Jack McMullin, Paul Hyland
Hidden 06/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Swampy167 01/Aug/14 Lead

In trainers as a warm down.

Trace ?/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Jul/14 Lead O/S
firebuoy 15/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Jen
jaffshols 15/Jul/14 Lead
Hidden 16/Jun/14 2nd
wave1art 16/Jun/14 Lead O/S
el_monty 14/Jun/14 Lead rpt
with Peter Briant
Hidden 14/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Jun/14 Lead O/S
James12389 06/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Steven1993 06/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Charlie Low 06/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Shaggy42 26/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/May/14 Lead O/S
Echna 18/May/14 Lead O/S
with Rich
jayyaj 04/May/14 Lead
pc1983 04/May/14 Lead O/S
Serena Lambre 03/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/14 Lead O/S
csd23 12/Apr/14 Lead O/S
tomaca12 01/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Retro Rowan 01/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Nick_Merriman 01/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Chris Beloe
Jlewis01 01/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Trippinjester 16/Mar/14 Lead rpt
with J.P, Jensoir
Jensoir ?/Mar/14 TR O/S
el_monty 26/Feb/14 Lead rpt
with Merryn James
kieranbowen 20/Feb/14 Lead O/S
with Ruth
Ruth Sankey 20/Feb/14 Lead dog
Jenben 11/Jan/14 -
MrsKnight 11/Jan/14 TR
Hidden ??/2014 Lead O/S
Kerm ??/2014 Lead
Trace ??/2014 2nd
Fatclimber 02/Dec/13 Lead O/S
mattc 02/Dec/13 Lead rpt
Hidden 30/Nov/13 Lead rpt
joshchalke 24/Nov/13 Lead
with bradfry
emmafizzle 06/Oct/13 Lead O/S

not a fan of laybacking!

magsb 30/Sep/13 Lead
with Arwel Roberts
Hidden 29/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Sep/13 TR O/S
Hidden 08/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Willbur 04/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with James Bridger
strudles 31/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Leo choi
nataliehaigh 26/Aug/13 Lead rpt
with Mike Gubbins, Mel Dodge
Hidden 25/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Aug/13 TR
Rich153 09/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Amanda Johns
E30Adam 06/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Simon Chadney
mattc 04/Aug/13 Lead rpt
buzzball101 ?/Aug/13 Lead
Samuel P 29/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Tommy
Hidden 29/Jul/13 Lead O/S
meltdown34 22/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Chris
lukerathmell 22/Jul/13 Lead
with Anthony Rathmell, Niki Rathmell, Rachel Bennett
ChrisPaines 22/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Matt
dereke12000 21/Jul/13 Lead rpt

First ever trad lead!

with Rob
kate tarrant ?/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Trippinjester 25/Jun/13 Lead rpt
with spiderman sean, Jennie Fowler
johnl 24/Jun/13 -
with Mark
Paul_Fryer 21/Jun/13 TR O/S
dhavenhand 17/Jun/13 Lead
gringo1804 17/Jun/13 Lead O/S
trev_f 14/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Becca
Chris Redding 10/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Amy Hare 10/Jun/13 Lead O/S
mutly 09/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Andy G
carl_123 06/Jun/13 Lead O/S
devilesslover 03/Jun/13 Lead O/S
georgenvk 02/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/13 TR
MariaT 26/May/13 Lead O/S
with Kerry Williamson
David Walker 26/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/May/13 Lead O/S
rig 26/May/13 Lead O/S
cpoad 26/May/13 Lead O/S
with David W, Clare F
dpiddock 26/May/13 Lead O/S
with James C
Harvdog 26/May/13 Lead O/S
with Hannah Evans, Elliot Clark
philhaigh 21/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/May/13 Lead rpt
Laura Parker 06/May/13 Lead
Alex Parker 06/May/13 Lead
dhavenhand 06/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/May/13 Lead O/S
ColinVern 30/Apr/13 Lead O/S
betathief 30/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Apr/13 Lead O/S
AndrewHeaton 07/Apr/13 Lead O/S
daniel heaton 07/Apr/13 Lead
with Dad
Gavdee1 06/Apr/13 Lead O/S
madguernseyboy 02/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Wildstyle 02/Apr/13 Lead O/S
swmackey ?/Apr/13 Lead
UnkArl 29/Mar/13 Lead O/S
with Debbie
Debs 29/Mar/13 2nd
with Karl
minstrel nips,sean 22/Mar/13 Lead β
minstrel nips,sean 22/Mar/13 Lead rpt

Thought I tried my best that day

Trippinjester 24/Feb/13 Lead rpt
Paul_southgate68 24/Feb/13 Lead O/S

Climbed the crack trad style at h/s 4b

johnl 16/Feb/13 Lead rpt
ali macphee 13/Jan/13 Lead
Hidden 11/Nov/12 Lead O/S
akhutton88 10/Nov/12 Lead
mattc 05/Nov/12 Lead O/S
with tim
Hidden 05/Nov/12 2nd
Ducks Rock 07/Oct/12 TR β
Anastasia 07/Oct/12 Lead O/S
Offtrack 06/Oct/12 Lead O/S
lucyc ?/Oct/12 Lead

Still some loose rock on this climb

Hidden 21/Sep/12 Lead
Twisty 08/Sep/12 -
with Greg Slee
Kathryn.Edwards ?/Sep/12 TR RP
Jobbo 19/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with shaws
shaws 19/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Aug/12 2nd
extremejim 08/Aug/12 Lead O/S
AndySL 22/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Deano
dereke12000 22/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Rich
Wildstyle 15/Jul/12 2nd
ElBarto 15/Jul/12 Lead O/S

Nice top move.

Monkey_Alan 10/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Matt250 08/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Adrian Daniels 01/Jul/12 Lead
Steve Webster 01/Jul/12 Lead
stranter 30/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Bob M 28/Jun/12 Lead
homing-penguin 16/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Humm1985 04/Jun/12 Lead
LilPhant25 02/Jun/12 Lead dog


with Dave Cummings
davemcummings 02/Jun/12 Lead O/S
nataliehaigh 24/May/12 TR O/S
Mr Tumness 17/May/12 Lead O/S
with Shaun Williamson
aldred 15/May/12 Lead O/S
Hedley 15/May/12 Lead O/S
LiniebarClimb 12/May/12 TR
Hidden 12/May/12 Lead
mishtu 05/May/12 Lead
SixOne 05/May/12 -
ilch 05/May/12 Lead O/S
with Tim
Hidden 01/Apr/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 01/Apr/12 Lead
beckybutcher91 01/Apr/12 2nd
TomBaker 01/Apr/12 Lead β
with Jessica Jackson, Tim Culmer
Hidden 01/Apr/12 Lead
Louise Hall 01/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Stefan_Morris 30/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with jenny
amy91 30/Mar/12 Lead
with Emily Stapleton-Jefferis
Emma-Louise Anderson 24/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Duncan Grist
Hidden 23/Mar/12 Lead O/S
bsparky 23/Mar/12 Lead O/S
dantheoptimist 23/Mar/12 Lead
JonesA 23/Mar/12 Lead O/S
rustyfishhook 23/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Tom Fitzhenry 19/Mar/12 Lead O/S
el_monty 19/Mar/12 Lead O/S
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 08/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Rob
robajob 08/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Tom Gale 28/Jan/12 Lead O/S
with Joe, Keiha
Hidden ??/2012 Lead O/S
David Staples ??/2012 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Oct/11 Lead rpt
Pegleg 20/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Paul Jackson
Hidden 15/Oct/11 2nd
Hidden 15/Oct/11 Lead O/S
MarkRyder 02/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Ivan M
AlexD 25/Sep/11 Lead
with Darren
Hidden 24/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Pete Scott 24/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with Jimbo
mlg678 13/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Shona H 31/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Jane Weir
Sparky!!!3 25/Jul/11 2nd
with Kyle F
Kyle F 25/Jul/11 Lead O/S
pdhammond 24/Jul/11 Lead rpt
Hidden 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S
risby 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S
pdhammond 13/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Jonathan Emett 11/Jun/11 Lead rpt
with dave
Hidden 11/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Nathan Adshead 05/Jun/11 -
Tony Adshead 05/Jun/11 TR O/S
Elvis Nipples Ells 05/Jun/11 TR dog
rev01ver 05/Jun/11 TR O/S
with Elliott Branscombe
Hidden ?/Jun/11 2nd
Neil Tucker ?/May/11 2nd
with Richard Reynolds
Hidden 28/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Apr/11 Lead O/S
DerwentDiluted 24/Apr/11 Lead
with Nicola Pettit
Ben Thorne 22/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with John Pullin
Bob M 19/Apr/11 Lead
Hidden 17/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Bob M 07/Apr/11 Lead
Norman_P_W 07/Apr/11 2nd
with Bob M
Hidden 27/Mar/11 Lead O/S
trevor macalonan 26/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Craig
drewclimber 26/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with paul
Carnie Lisa 20/Mar/11 Lead β
with Dan Verge
Dandan82 20/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Ducks Rock 20/Mar/11 TR β
with Gemma
Hidden 19/Mar/11 Lead β
Marti999 12/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Zoe
Jonathan Emett 12/Mar/11 Lead rpt
with mike pinney
Ducks Rock 12/Mar/11 -
Marti999 12/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Jonathan Emett 20/Feb/11 Lead O/S
with Ash
nick hawkins 02/Jan/11 Lead
with steve
Hidden 02/Jan/11 Lead
Alex More 22/Dec/10 Lead O/S
with Richie B
johnl ?/Nov/10 Lead rpt
with Adam Perrett
Adam Perrett 25/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with Mick Ward, Sarah Perrett, John Leonard
Hidden ??/2000 -
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