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Start up the narrow groove right of Chicken Boy and left of a shattered groove. © Rockfax

Steve Taylor 11/Apr/2008

Ticklists: Portland for the beginner (lead climbs), Portland.

jammo 09/Oct/18 Lead O/S
with Dawn
fatchild 30/Sep/18 Lead dog
apwebber 15/Jul/18 Lead
LanceSolf 08/Jul/18 Lead dog
Molly I 30/Jun/18 -
Hannahmach 26/Jun/18 Lead
DMitch 23/Jun/18 Lead O/S
with Lottie
chris cockbain 21/Jun/18 Lead O/S
will_of_fortune 18/Jun/18 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/May/18 Lead O/S
Jennie Derham 06/May/18 2nd
with wderham
ainsleyemma 06/May/18 Lead dnf
gsavell 05/May/18 Lead
elishabell 25/Mar/18 TR
with Megan Clarke
lucy.mather97 05/Nov/17 2nd
ClimbingWolf 05/Nov/17 Lead O/S
Jim blackford 04/Nov/17 Lead O/S


nvalentine760 28/Oct/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Oct/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Aug/17 Lead
Alex 74 24/Aug/17 Lead O/S
with Dave m
itslaurahill 16/Aug/17 Lead O/S
tom 12/Aug/17 Lead O/S
craig.england1 12/Aug/17 Lead
with tom
TeeKayeWun 18/Jul/17 TR
with Aiden Kerr, Steve Vincent
Steve Vincent 18/Jul/17 TR
andysdventures 03/Jul/17 AltLd
Hidden 30/Jun/17 Lead O/S
alex_richmond98 01/Jun/17 Lead O/S
jesse.stuck ?/Jun/17 AltLd O/S
AliceJS 04/May/17 Lead
with Alec
pagey 21/Apr/17 Lead rpt

I need to stop going to The Cuttings. It is polished and awful, like everyone says...

James McLoughlin 15/Apr/17 Lead dog
with Sharon Achtsam
rhino_bill 08/Apr/17 Lead dog

Missing a hold - not 3+ anymore!

FiFiHill 08/Apr/17 TR dnf

Missing a hold - definitely not 3+ anymore!

PatrickEnglish 02/Apr/17 Lead O/S
Andrew89 01/Apr/17 Lead O/S
with Drew Blunt
Andrew89 01/Apr/17 Lead O/S
Happy Wanderer 26/Mar/17 Lead O/S

Oh my god. Hardest 3+ in the world? Not for the feint hearted.

with Roger F
harrypayne ??/2017 Lead O/S
nathan2day 17/Sep/16 Lead O/S

Hidden 14/Sep/16 Lead
jobangles 27/Aug/16 TR O/S
with James Hood, Wallman, AsherTwoSlings
Megan.richardson1 03/Aug/16 2nd
Marie357 03/Aug/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Jul/16 Lead O/S
notclive 11/Jun/16 Lead O/S
dereke12000 05/Jun/16 Lead dog

Absolutely horrible in every way. Both under graded and over polished. One of the worst climbs on the whole of Portland..

Wallman 04/Jun/16 Lead dog
with AsherTwoSlings, Luke
pagey 04/Jun/16 Lead
DampRice 30/May/16 Lead O/S

Felt much harder than 3+ possibly in the high 4's?? Either the wrong line or broken holds

Sol of Swindon 08/May/16 2nd
with Claudio
Steph Hands 07/May/16 Lead β
Hidden 30/Apr/16 Lead rpt
NatashavG 30/Apr/16 2nd
with Mvg
acer2012 30/Apr/16 Lead O/S
drew_t 29/Apr/16 TR β
Hidden 09/Apr/16 Lead RP
Hidden 09/Apr/16 2nd O/S
Hidden 18/Dec/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 10/Oct/15 Lead dog
lewiz 26/Sep/15 Lead O/S


with Artur Malczuk
Adam Perrett 29/Aug/15 Lead
with Sarah Perrett
Hidden 22/Aug/15 TR O/S
Hidden 09/Aug/15 Lead O/S
mattjson 22/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with mackem9
mackem9 22/Jul/15 2nd
alexcummings95 17/Jul/15 TR O/S
crimpsoplenty 11/Jul/15 TR
charley 08/Jul/15 Lead O/S

horribly polished...

Tithe Technique 08/Jul/15 Lead dog
Hidden 13/Jun/15 -
Kerm ?/Jun/15 Lead
Hidden 30/May/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/May/15 Lead
AshleyLong 06/Apr/15 Lead
RebekkaB 04/Apr/15 Lead O/S
OliWoolland ?/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with HVDiva
peg ?/Apr/15 Lead O/S
brrrake ?/Apr/15 Lead
Marcus 08/Feb/15 AltLd
Hidden 08/Feb/15 AltLd O/S
eastonator 06/Dec/14 Lead dog

Very polished, much harder than 3+

with Alex Hunt
AndrewHeaton 30/Aug/14 Lead dnf
daniel heaton 30/Aug/14 2nd
Kinge 15/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Joe Harris
londonoring 22/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Iain second

londonoring 07/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/14 Lead
tomaca12 29/Mar/14 TR O/S
tomaca12 29/Mar/14 Lead dnf
Alice_Horton 26/Mar/14 2nd
runwildjohn 26/Mar/14 Lead
Joshpeel4 09/Mar/14 Lead O/S

Again not a bad climb, again quite polished

firebuoy 16/Nov/13 Lead O/S
ejellard 01/Sep/13 Lead dog

Not a 3+ - horrible handholds!

with Tim
LauraTejada ?/Sep/13 AltLd
PilarMartinez 31/Aug/13 Lead rpt
with The Ghost
Patrick Clissold 03/Aug/13 -
Hidden ?/Aug/13 Lead O/S
AndySL 23/Jul/13 Lead rpt
with Deano
Nick Ashwood 21/Jul/13 Lead
Hidden 20/Jul/13 Lead O/S
enrogue 29/Jun/13 Lead
with Mark Delaney
Jenben 29/Jun/13 -
swmackey 08/Jun/13 Lead O/S
johnl 13/May/13 Lead
with Tom, Mark
Hidden 05/May/13 TR RP
will ??/2013 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2013 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2013 Lead O/S
jennym32 13/Oct/12 Lead O/S
shaws 29/Sep/12 Lead O/S
AndySL 29/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Deano
Hidden 19/Sep/12 Lead dnf
Psych ?/Sep/12 Lead O/S
the_liquorice_man 30/Aug/12 Lead dog


Hidden 26/Aug/12 Lead O/S
el_monty 23/Aug/12 Lead O/S
paul reah 19/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Lewis201 04/Aug/12 Lead O/S
r.greaves 21/Jul/12 Lead
Chomp 30/Jun/12 Lead O/S

Nasty climb - much harder as polished

with Jo Panter
aldred 16/May/12 Lead O/S
with Hedley
Hedley 16/May/12 Lead O/S
with aldred
mike_hough_uk 06/May/12 Lead dnf

Must be the hardest 3+ in the world!

mike_hough_uk 06/May/12 TR
georgenvk 26/Apr/12 Lead O/S
HendrikTBB 06/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with SteveC, Julian
Hidden 03/Apr/12 Lead
Hidden 25/Mar/12 Lead rpt
collywob 25/Mar/12 Lead O/S

polished as hell. nearly slipped on massive, but sketchily slippy ledge...

Hidden ?/Mar/12 Lead dog
tommytom ??/2012 -
Hidden ?/Nov/11 TR O/S
trevor macalonan 28/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Semtex 16/Oct/11 Lead O/S
tommy 07/Oct/11 Lead
Mongoose 21/Aug/11 Lead O/S
popov86 ?/Aug/11 Lead
jimecallaw 30/Jul/11 -
adrianchandler 30/Jul/11 TR O/S
Hidden 28/Jul/11 -
edordead 18/Jun/11 Lead
Danny Crump 21/May/11 Lead
with John Andrews, Richard Vaughan, LiL Saz
Hidden 30/Apr/11 Lead
dancurrie 30/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Kirsty Musk
Hidden 12/Feb/11 TR O/S
mrtall 12/Feb/11 TR O/S
Nathan Adshead 12/Feb/11 TR O/S
Dannywallcrawler ??/2011 TR O/S
with David, jimecallaw
MarkyMark_7 ??/2011 Lead β
Hidden ??/2011 Lead
jamjambarwick ??/2011 Lead
David Staples ??/2011 2nd O/S
mattshort 20/Nov/10 Lead O/S
with Rich Price
Rokmunky 20/Nov/10 Lead O/S
Tony Adshead 24/Oct/10 TR O/S
olllie26 17/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with scott
Dan_F 10/Oct/10 Lead O/S

good little route for the start of the day!!

ScottPurdy ?/Oct/10 Lead β
Gaijin 28/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Aug/10 Lead dog
steven24584 11/Aug/10 Lead RP
Hidden 31/Jul/10 Lead
hels86 31/Jul/10 2nd
with tommoe
tania 18/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Anne
Bisteris 27/Jun/10 Lead dog
Hidden 20/Jun/10 Lead O/S
jhubb 20/Jun/10 Lead
with Adrian Jones
Hidden 20/Jun/10 Lead O/S
pwilkie 07/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Eike 23/May/10 Lead
with tommoe
Hidden 23/May/10 2nd
bengillies 25/Apr/10 2nd
Hidden 01/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Apr/10 2nd
Sleeping Cat 01/Apr/10 2nd
Tj murray 07/Mar/10 Lead
TheLegoMan 07/Mar/10 Lead dog
with mtom91
mtom91 07/Mar/10 Lead
Stippa65 ?/Mar/10 Lead
risby 14/Feb/10 2nd dog
Hidden 14/Feb/10 Lead O/S
Rich M 10/Feb/10 TR
Steve954 06/Feb/10 Lead β

Easy route, no drama

with Andy, Rich
nick jeans ??/2010 Lead
with tony adshead
Hidden 04/Sep/09 Lead O/S
drewclimber 28/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with paul, gjmission
robandian ?/Aug/09 Lead
Hidden 04/Jul/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Jun/09 Lead
rrrock! 30/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/May/09 Lead O/S
coffeepot 09/May/09 Lead
with jelaby
jelaby 09/May/09 Lead β

Lead after CoffeePot to confirm that the lower off needs to be approached from the right, and not from directly below.

julian allen 05/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/May/09 Lead O/S
andycash 03/May/09 Lead O/S

easy climb with good movements and easy gear placements.

with paul brackston
Powder Puff Girl 02/May/09 2nd O/S
popebenedictus 02/May/09 Lead O/S
jimjimmyjimjim 26/Apr/09 Lead β
wigofshame 19/Apr/09 Lead
with Sandrine
DerwentDiluted 13/Apr/09 Lead
with Nicola Pettit
cmsg 29/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Euterpe
Rob Laird 28/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Andy
tradguy 15/Mar/09 Lead O/S
wigofshame 28/Feb/09 Lead O/S
with Sandrine
Sandrine 28/Feb/09 Lead
with Ivan
jifwally 22/Feb/09 -
Hidden ??/2009 -
thompson1000 ??/2009 -
Hidden ??/2009 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Nov/08 Lead O/S
FiFiHill 29/Nov/08 2nd
Monk 25/Oct/08 Lead
with RUMC
daveyji ?/Sep/08 -
climbingrev 16/Jul/08 Lead O/S

A bit slopey for limestone

jifwally ?/Jun/08 -
Hidden 27/May/08 Lead O/S
Steve954 24/May/08 Lead rpt

Lead to top, easy...

Marti999 10/May/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 05/May/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/May/08 Lead O/S
phil_freeman ?/May/08 Lead O/S
with Josh Wales
vertigo 26/Apr/08 Lead β
leemaybr05 22/Apr/08 Lead O/S
with Carlos
steve taylor 11/Apr/08 Solo β
jamie ward 12/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with Michelle Baker
Alex More ??/2008 Lead
hutchay ??/2007 Lead O/S
dannyboy83 ??/2007 Lead O/S
with dmoir
Phil PBC ??/2006 -
Wayne S ??/2005 -
aged_ape ?/Jun/02 Lead O/S
with Ian G
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