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Good moves on the lower wall lead to a surprisingly tricky groove. © Rockfax

FA. Adam Perrett 25/Oct/2010

Ticklists: Tea On The Veranda, Portland.

FatAz 29/Dec/16 Lead O/S
with Vince Ho
Rod Pullen 27/Dec/16 Lead rpt
with Sarah Perrett, Adam Perrett
Natalie C 15/Oct/16 2nd O/S

Luis lead.

littleluke 09/Oct/16 Lead O/S
Amy Horton 02/Oct/16 Lead
katiep 02/Oct/16 Lead rpt
with Connor, Tina Parsonage, Amy Horton
Connorolfe 02/Oct/16 Lead β
el_monty 21/Sep/16 Lead rpt
with Edward T, Emily B
derryclimbs 15/Sep/16 Lead rpt
Swifty36 15/Sep/16 Lead
with Rod Pullen
Hidden 11/Sep/16 Lead
Lyndsay Superclimber 31/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with Claudio, Andy
Felix Ottey 29/Aug/16 Lead O/S
Tru 13/Aug/16 Lead O/S
derryclimbs 11/Aug/16 Lead
Hidden 10/Aug/16 Lead O/S
The Ivanator 07/Aug/16 Lead rpt
with Alan
wurzelinzummerset 07/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with Ivan
ThomasB 30/Jul/16 Lead O/S
si_pro_83 24/Jul/16 Lead O/S

Fun route with some nice moves. As it says, the groove at the top is surprisingly tricky...but only because the rest of it is pretty soft for a 6a.

with Luisa
Harry Hall 26/Jun/16 -
EJWest 25/Jun/16 TR RP
Carl 08/Jun/16 Lead O/S
with Andy Parry
Hidden 08/Jun/16 Lead
Steven1993 05/Jun/16 Lead O/S
with James, Emily Mobley, Amy Hare
Amy Hare 05/Jun/16 TR
HannahT 04/Jun/16 TR O/S
with Martin
Hidden 29/May/16 Lead
Michael Hellyer 29/May/16 Lead rpt
with Giulia
Hidden 28/May/16 Lead O/S
Kate.orf 17/May/16 TR

Tricky last move requiring some fancy footwork.

with Emily
Flickster 17/May/16 TR
Ebebbers 17/May/16 Lead
Hejones 17/May/16 TR dnf
E30Adam 14/May/16 Lead O/S
with Raf Gruszczynski
E30Adam 14/May/16 Lead O/S
with Raf Gruszczynski
E30Adam 14/May/16 Lead O/S
with Raf Gruszczynski
RKirke 08/May/16 Lead O/S
mikespooner 08/May/16 Lead O/S
ali.scott 07/May/16 Lead O/S
with Soph
ThomN 07/May/16 Lead O/S
Soph Armshaw 07/May/16 2nd
Quitiweb 05/May/16 Lead O/S
with Russell Simmonds, Simon Fowler, Isaac Leonard, Madeleine Leonard, Esther Pullen, Rod Pullen, johnl, Adam Perrett
bryan61 30/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with karolina
Bob M 28/Apr/16 Lead
with Harry Cripps
David Sz 02/Apr/16 Lead O/S
Adrian Daniels 25/Mar/16 Lead O/S
with Steve Webster
Paul Hicks 25/Mar/16 Lead O/S
with Sarah Perret
bedmaster_3000 19/Mar/16 Lead O/S

Last climb of the day. Tired sore hands.

with Andy
Hidden 14/Mar/16 Lead rpt
Mattholland96 ??/2016 Lead
with Dad
derryclimbs ??/2016 Lead
katiep 20/Oct/15 Lead O/S

Nice side pull move

with Adal Mirza, Joe Premier
Hidden 20/Oct/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Oct/15 Lead
crag_whitelamb 17/Oct/15 Lead
Jack Shewring 11/Oct/15 Lead O/S

Hard to work out grove at the top.

hannesD 10/Oct/15 Lead

nice top technical bit

with martin
martin one 10/Oct/15 Lead rpt
with Adam C
Hidden 04/Oct/15 Lead O/S
andrewmc 04/Oct/15 Lead rpt
with Richard Ive
G Weatherley ?/Oct/15 TR β
rockafunked ?/Oct/15 Lead O/S
Michael Hellyer 06/Sep/15 TR O/S
Hidden 21/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Aug/15 Lead dnf
HazelMacLean 16/Aug/15 Lead O/S

Nifty little number, the crux is reaching the chains but its very fun.

with Heather Mungin
pagey 16/Aug/15 2nd
emmahanlon 16/Aug/15 2nd dog
with lizzie berg
BenG32 19/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Nat
Hidden 04/Jul/15 Lead O/S
ewanjp 04/Jul/15 Lead O/S

Punchy top move.

with alicec
mrmoe17 04/Jul/15 Lead O/S
Phil Layton 04/Jul/15 Lead
with Mick Ward
jamespilgrim 27/Jun/15 Lead O/S
How easy 27/Jun/15 Lead
bobstones 13/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Rod Pullen 11/Jun/15 TR

difficult section at 2nd bolt

Charlie Low 08/Jun/15 Lead G/U
Remyveness 07/Jun/15 Lead G/U
Hidden 24/May/15 Lead β
afrosam 23/May/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/May/15 TR
Shaky Dog 07/May/15 Lead

Clipped the lower off with an extender to finish

with Mike
Hidden 04/May/15 Lead O/S
alexspurling 19/Apr/15 Lead O/S
David Staples 16/Apr/15 Lead rpt
rachelvlc 12/Apr/15 Lead
Hidden 04/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Apr/15 Lead
Hidden 04/Apr/15 Lead rpt
Chickenking 03/Apr/15 Lead dog
ThomasDunn 01/Apr/15 Lead β
kathrynr.bell 01/Apr/15 Lead dog
tomaca12 01/Apr/15 TR
hcarlens 08/Mar/15 Lead O/S
dantheoptimist 08/Mar/15 Lead O/S
Whipinator 08/Mar/15 Lead O/S
bsparky 08/Mar/15 2nd
Hidden 17/Feb/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Jan/15 Lead O/S
Jack Wallace ??/2015 Lead dog
callumbtaylor ??/2015 Lead O/S
andrewmc 01/Nov/14 Lead RP

Did the groove properly this time; good fun :)

martin one 28/Sep/14 Lead rpt
with Sharon
sam_craddock 14/Sep/14 Lead O/S
aide454 14/Sep/14 TR
NickSayers 14/Sep/14 Lead
Fatclimber 08/Sep/14 Lead rpt
with Kelwyn
Shaky Dog 08/Sep/14 Lead dog
with Steve
Hidden 07/Sep/14 Lead
hlburns ?/Sep/14 -
with mjc1010, Jon Lawrence
timjamesmedley ?/Sep/14 Lead O/S
netgull 24/Aug/14 Lead β

Interesting top out. Went straight up the groove using tension but lay back with high left foot is the correct beta.

Patu 24/Aug/14 Lead O/S
DavidRobertson 24/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Trace 22/Aug/14 2nd
Paul Hy 06/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Jenni L, Jack M
Burty21 30/Jul/14 Lead O/S
jaffshols 15/Jul/14 2nd O/S
firebuoy 15/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Jen
alaster tonge 04/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Assad Lahlou
JUSTADUDE 01/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Richard Horn 21/Jun/14 Lead O/S
tobydunford 17/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Kirsty Kerr
wave1art 16/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Jun/14 2nd dog
Hidden 01/Jun/14 TR O/S
ChrisPaines 01/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/May/14 Lead rpt
Hidden 25/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/May/14 Lead β
Robnort 05/May/14 Lead dog

clean to the top move !

with ellie Bromage
pc1983 04/May/14 Lead O/S

A nice climb, that is not particularly tough at the grade...

kieranbowen 04/May/14 Lead O/S
with Ruth
Hidden 03/May/14 Lead O/S
Serena Lambre 03/May/14 Lead O/S
DerwentDiluted 24/Apr/14 Lead
with Nicola Pettit
steve taylor 21/Apr/14 Lead
with Barry Clarke
richy85 21/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Suzi 19/Apr/14 2nd rpt
with Alex
Pleb 19/Apr/14 Lead dog
with Suzi
Hidden 17/Apr/14 -
Fatclimber 17/Apr/14 Lead rpt
with Russell
csd23 12/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Jlewis01 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
mike.rigby 16/Mar/14 -
with Rob Edwards
emmafizzle 15/Mar/14 Lead RP

struggled with the layback into rockover top out at first but managed to get it clean on the second attempt

sam.sam.sam.ferguson 16/Feb/14 Lead rpt
with Steph
Steph Roberts 16/Feb/14 Lead RP

1st go.

with Sam
risesir ??/2014 Lead O/S
Fatclimber 06/Dec/13 Lead O/S
with Jim Bailey
the ant hill mob 21/Nov/13 Lead O/S
Jessicacrump 21/Nov/13 2nd
magsb 30/Sep/13 TR
Steph Roberts 24/Sep/13 Lead dog
with Sam
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 24/Sep/13 2nd
with Steph
nataliehaigh 26/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Mike Gubbins, Mel Dodge
Hidden 25/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Aug/13 Lead O/S
homing-penguin 24/Aug/13 2nd rpt
Hidden 24/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Ed Babs 21/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Mike Hawkins
Rich153 15/Aug/13 Lead dog
with Benjumin Tyekiff
E30Adam 07/Aug/13 Lead RP
with Rob Stokes, Stephanie Critchell, Darryll Forward
masterofdisaster 07/Aug/13 Lead dog

Awkward clip to last bolt, worked out in the end but shame I didnt use the moves first off!

with Rob stokes, Adam, Steph Critchell
E30Adam 06/Aug/13 Lead dog
with Simon Chadney
E30Adam 06/Aug/13 TR RP
with Simon Chadney
buzzball101 ?/Aug/13 Lead
meltdown34 22/Jul/13 Lead RP

Good 6a first major one lead outside, only had to sit in harness once to work out the move and no falls. threaded rope through top elephants but could not climb so hands were over the top of the route. to be tried again when no fog so rock is dry and so can be done cleanly

with Chris
Hidden 13/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Maxim2023 ?/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Kate Tarrant
kate tarrant ?/Jul/13 Lead O/S
dereke12000 29/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Ian
jesstx 20/Jun/13 TR
dhavenhand 20/Jun/13 Lead O/S
gringo1804 17/Jun/13 TR O/S
patrickc 16/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Sue
Hidden 09/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Giles Eperon 09/Jun/13 AltLd O/S
with tim king
Jack93 07/Jun/13 Lead O/S
cpt_crunch 07/Jun/13 Lead O/S
carl_123 05/Jun/13 TR O/S
rustyfishhook 05/Jun/13 Lead dnf

alright route shit finish move again.

Trippinjester 05/Jun/13 Lead
Pike 03/Jun/13 Lead O/S

Interesting ending

with Marc
jennifers87 03/Jun/13 Lead O/S

Climbed as a group of four, interestingly we did the end three different ways. There is a block missing at the end. I managed to precariously palm of a low mini ledge to get to the top. Lou managed to find a tiny crimp and the boys layed back the left hand side

with Louise Duncan
minstrel nips,sean 01/Jun/13 Lead dog
with adam perrett
johnl 31/May/13 -

Loose blocks now safely removed, don't think it will affect the grade.

Tom Brierley Gore 27/May/13 Lead O/S
David Walker 26/May/13 TR β

Layback to finish using the crack on the left rather than the loose block.

MariaT 26/May/13 TR β
with Kerry Williamson
Hidden 26/May/13 Lead O/S
alan.phobos 26/May/13 Lead O/S
dpiddock 26/May/13 Lead O/S
with James C
whiting.jp 26/May/13 Lead
DanTT 26/May/13 TR β
with Katie Coffield, Mel Silcock (nee Madgin), Col Silcock, Sarah Tattersall, Alan Campbell
cpoad 26/May/13 Lead O/S
with Clare F
philhaigh 21/May/13 Lead rpt
Hidden 18/May/13 Lead rpt
Hidden 18/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/May/13 Lead O/S
dobby 200 18/May/13 Lead rpt

There is a very loose block in the groove at the top of this route, the block is the only obvious hold around this area. The block below this is very loose as well

with Ros
Laura Parker 06/May/13 Lead
Hidden 04/May/13 Lead O/S
kingborris 28/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Apr/13 2nd
Hidden 20/Apr/13 2nd
pdhammond 19/Apr/13 Lead dog
Gavdee1 06/Apr/13 Lead O/S
bsparky 29/Mar/13 Lead O/S
Nick205228 26/Mar/13 Lead O/S
Fraser hill-casey 26/Mar/13 Lead O/S
Stefan_Morris 26/Mar/13 2nd
el_monty 20/Feb/13 Lead O/S
with Phillip opprmman
Bob M 19/Feb/13 Lead
Hidden 13/Jan/13 Lead
Marcin78 ??/2013 Lead
with Chris
timharrison 05/Nov/12 Lead O/S
with Matt Carwardine
mattc 05/Nov/12 Lead RP
with tim
shim ?/Nov/12 -
dobby 200 14/Oct/12 Lead O/S
Jim Malo 14/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with Mikael
andrewmc 06/Oct/12 Lead dnf

in retrospect, probably cheated around the groove.

ardzeiem 30/Sep/12 2nd O/S
with Tim
Hidden 21/Sep/12 Lead
Hidden 21/Sep/12 TR
Cheet 08/Sep/12 Lead dnf

I just can't get over the top boulder, arggggh... Next time!

with Cedric
Twisty 08/Sep/12 -
with Greg Slee
JenDurden 19/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Phil Davis
Paul_southgate68 14/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Trippinjester 14/Aug/12 Lead
Hidden 10/Aug/12 Lead
Jobbo 10/Aug/12 Lead O/S
homing-penguin 22/Jul/12 TR RP
AndySL 22/Jul/12 TR O/S
with Deano
Monkey_Alan 10/Jul/12 Lead O/S
David Staples ?/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Bob M 28/Jun/12 Lead
spragglerocks 23/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Lumbering Oaf 23/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Matt250 23/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Humm1985 04/Jun/12 Lead
AlexD 04/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Jess
joshchalke 02/Jun/12 Lead
bradfry 02/Jun/12 Lead O/S

Last move is interesting - very easy apert from that

philhaigh 24/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/May/12 Lead O/S
Mr Tumness 17/May/12 Lead O/S
with Shaun Williamson
Hidden 12/May/12 Lead O/S
gsmith14 06/May/12 TR O/S
with martin lennon, davepotter2011
davepotter2011 06/May/12 TR O/S

What a beauty of a climb, now done a 6a outdoors( ok it was on a top rope) yipee. This newly bolted cliff is going to be very popular just glad we have the new book.

martin one 06/May/12 Lead O/S
with Chris day, HMA
Trippinjester 01/May/12 Lead rpt
with polly
The Ivanator 12/Apr/12 Lead rpt
with Sean
The Ivanator 05/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Lee
Big Lee 05/Apr/12 Lead O/S

Easy for the garde although the top took some figuring out.

elCapitano 02/Apr/12 Lead
with Dave
SamStokes 02/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Louise Hall 01/Apr/12 TR O/S
steven24584 ?/Apr/12 Lead
Stefan_Morris 30/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with jenny
rustyfishhook 24/Mar/12 Lead dog

First complete 6a, had 2 falls and rests. will return. But felt amazing getting back in the 6's. Oh yeah! I'm back baby!

Trippinjester 24/Mar/12 Lead dog
with polly, Jamie Knight
samparsons 10/Mar/12 Lead O/S
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 08/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Rob
robajob 08/Mar/12 Lead O/S
SteWatkins ?/Mar/12 -
John Bish ?/Mar/12 Lead
Hidden ??/2012 TR O/S
Pegleg 20/Oct/11 Lead dog

My first F6a - Chuffed doesn't even come close

with Paul Jackson
Hidden 20/Oct/11 Lead rpt
Hidden 24/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Pete Scott 24/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with Jimbo
Dan_F 21/Aug/11 Lead O/S

First 6a onsight maybe a little soft but I'll take the tick as im back from injury rest period..

Jonathan Emett 14/Aug/11 Lead rpt
with darryl
tscoobydoo 06/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Shona H 31/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Jane Weir
mlg678 31/Jul/11 Lead O/S
KDhruev 25/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S
risby 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S
pdhammond 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Tony Adshead 10/Jul/11 Lead β
Nathan Adshead 10/Jul/11 TR O/S
with Hazard
Jonathan Emett 11/Jun/11 Lead rpt
with dave
Hidden 11/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Uberpussy 01/May/11 Lead O/S
with Neil Tucker
Neil Tucker ?/May/11 Lead
with Richard Reynolds
Hidden 25/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Jonathan Emett 17/Apr/11 Lead rpt
Bob M 07/Apr/11 Lead
Norman_P_W 07/Apr/11 2nd
with Bob M
mattc 06/Apr/11 Lead
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
timharrison 26/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Drew Searle
Hidden 22/Mar/11 Lead RP
Ducks Rock 20/Mar/11 TR β
with Gemma
Dandan82 20/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Carnie Lisa 20/Mar/11 Lead dog
with Dan Verge
Jonathan Emett 12/Mar/11 Lead rpt
with mike pinney
Jonathan Emett 20/Feb/11 Lead O/S

I reckon 5+ if you just clip the lower-off, 6a/6a+ if you make the last move to the top of the crag.

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
Marti999 08/Dec/10 Lead O/S
johnl ?/Nov/10 Lead O/S
with Mick Ward
Adam Perrett 25/Oct/10 Lead RP
with Mick Ward, Sarah Perrett, John Leonard
Hidden ??/2000 -
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