Rockfax Description
Climb the first line of flowstone encountered on the approach. © Rockfax

FA Historical, cleaned and equiped by John Leonard 2008

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

Hidden 16/Dec/17 Lead
Stephanopoulos 19/Nov/17 Lead O/S
with Sharp94
Sharp94 19/Nov/17 Lead β
Jim blackford 05/Nov/17 Solo O/S
col3 28/Oct/17 Lead O/S

Lovely, not very polished!

with Victoria and Ollie, Paul
Paul1 28/Oct/17 Lead

Very nice. Not 2!

Frontiers Edge 27/Oct/17 Lead
Frontiers Edge 12/Oct/17 TR
Hidden 16/Sep/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Aug/17 Lead O/S
PanzerHanzler 13/Aug/17 Lead O/S
with Sarah Belk, R1234
DanielDean 10/Aug/17 Lead O/S
with Tuna G.
itslaurahill 10/Aug/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Jul/17 TR O/S
alex_richmond98 02/Jun/17 2nd

Kate's first outdoor sport lead!

short_boy_scout 02/Jun/17 Lead
with Alex
vertigo 12/May/17 Lead O/S
with Inese
Inesebaune 12/May/17 TR
with Richard
Hidden 29/Apr/17 Lead
Hidden 23/Apr/17 -
David j blakeman 15/Apr/17 -
BenG32 02/Apr/17 Lead O/S
with Rob
unicycleboy 02/Apr/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Mar/17 Lead O/S
rd20 25/Mar/17 Solo O/S
Hidden 24/Feb/17 Lead
Hidden 19/Feb/17 Lead O/S
sarahkate 19/Nov/16 Lead
with Nicola Bemister
n3ls0nm 24/Sep/16 Solo O/S
with Rich Adams, Lars Paton
Fentonio 23/Sep/16 Lead O/S
with Ben Brady
claire90 04/Sep/16 Lead rpt
with rich
claire90 03/Sep/16 Lead O/S

first full lead and clean

with rich
rich88 03/Sep/16 2nd
with Claire
TommyKips 17/Aug/16 Lead O/S
trannumrahim 15/Aug/16 Lead
with Rich
Rokmunky 15/Aug/16 Lead
with Trannum
The Ivanator 10/Aug/16 Solo O/S

Soloed to set up Top Rope for the boys. Quite long gaps between the jugs for little folk.

with Raffy , Noah, Renchi
Wborrett 15/Jul/16 Lead

Sam completed TR

with Samantha Borrett
Hidden 14/Jul/16 Lead
Nick Biven 03/Jun/16 Lead
with Whole family
Hidden 02/Jun/16 2nd
th0ma5_ander50n 02/Jun/16 Lead O/S
Ebebbers 19/May/16 Solo

Damsel in distress- Princess Hayles

Hejones 19/May/16 Lead
bethrwatts 30/Apr/16 2nd
jdprhodes 30/Apr/16 Lead
with Lu, Beth
martynangus 02/Apr/16 Lead G/U
crater 25/Mar/16 Lead O/S
with nicky
RuthJ 26/Sep/15 Lead O/S
DaveGoodie 13/Sep/15 TR
with Alex Parker, Laura Parker
Peter Ballantine 07/Sep/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Aug/15 Lead O/S
alijam42 01/Aug/15 Lead
Paul Hicks 30/Jul/15 Lead O/S
Adam Perrett 30/Jul/15 Lead rpt
with Simon Fowler, Paulus122, Sarah Perrett, John Leonard
Tru 28/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Jun/15 Lead
aide454 08/Jun/15 Lead rpt
with Dad
mocoso 30/May/15 Lead O/S

Very first outdoor sport climb. W00t!

JohnReid 30/May/15 Lead

First outdoor sport climb!

with mocoso
ainsleyemma 25/May/15 Lead O/S
with Jack
tsyrett 24/May/15 Solo O/S
kate tarrant ?/May/15 Lead
with Matt Smith
Jamdahll 20/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Apr/15 Solo
Hidden 08/Apr/15 Lead O/S
sajrf123 08/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Derek, Andy
James Urmston 04/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Theo
Hidden 14/Mar/15 Lead β
carlb0809 14/Mar/15 Lead β
Hidden 22/Feb/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Feb/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Jan/15 TR O/S
tim.rose2 ??/2015 Lead
Marktrin 13/Sep/14 Lead
with Phil
phil456 13/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with Mark G
Jimmy Xie 31/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Qisheng Xie, Graham Giles
Hidden 26/Jul/14 Lead
TiffTiff 14/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Tom
Hidden 21/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/14 Lead O/S
aide454 13/Apr/14 Lead rpt
mcrockett 12/Apr/14 Lead O/S
aide454 08/Mar/14 Lead rpt
Hidden ??/2014 -
powelli ??/2014 Lead O/S
DreadyCraig 30/Dec/13 -

The only route which was dry

Fatclimber 05/Dec/13 Lead O/S
with Self Belayed
JP78 21/Sep/13 Solo RP
spacecadetjake ?/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with Andrea, Jay
aide454 31/Aug/13 Lead O/S
sam_craddock 31/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Aug/13 Lead O/S
jessbinx 27/Aug/13 2nd β
with Tom <3
tommccluskey 27/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Jess
Hidden 25/Aug/13 Lead O/S
WSHart 11/Aug/13 Lead O/S
kirsty52 09/Aug/13 2nd
with Ian
Paul Hy 08/Aug/13 Lead O/S
alcrosby 08/Aug/13 TR
saalty 23/Jul/13 Solo O/S

In trainers, fantastic fun.

Kaby42 14/Jul/13 Lead β

Small route confident I could lead without falling.

JJunoir 08/Jul/13 2nd dog
Hidden 21/Jun/13 Lead O/S
dereke12000 16/Jun/13 Lead O/S

Interesting when wet

with Rob
Jenben 16/Jun/13 -
Albachoss 06/Jun/13 Lead O/S

Worlds best 2+ hands down

with Jack and Will
Hidden 02/Jun/13 TR rpt
Hidden ?/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/May/13 TR rpt
betathief 24/May/13 Lead O/S
Marti999 07/May/13 Solo O/S
swmackey 01/May/13 2nd
Hidden 01/May/13 Lead dog
Willbur 01/May/13 Lead O/S

Easy, fun warm up

with Matt Head
homing-penguin 29/Apr/13 Lead β
with Mike B, AJ
SamStokes 04/Apr/13 Lead O/S
dale1968 03/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with leon
Hidden 29/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Sep/12 Lead O/S
amorousbadger 30/Aug/12 TR O/S

lovely climb, flow stone is weird

Hidden 30/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Aug/12 Lead
the_liquorice_man 30/Aug/12 Lead O/S
the_liquorice_man 30/Aug/12 TR rpt

Repeat ascent to remove top-rope

ranga 25/Aug/12 Lead
Hidden 11/Aug/12 Lead
Hidden 11/Aug/12 2nd O/S
Laura Parker 22/Jul/12 2nd
Alex Parker 22/Jul/12 Lead

I needed reminding that falling off a 2 will hurt as much as falling off a 6. a close call!

Hidden 13/Jul/12 Lead
alekto ?/Jun/12 2nd rpt

Clean on second attempt.

MichaelAzzopardi 29/May/12 Lead O/S
with Fi Azzopardi, Gary Steib
solo-penguin 23/May/12 2nd O/S
homing-penguin 23/May/12 Lead O/S
Radical-G 20/May/12 Solo O/S
Jonathan Emett 20/May/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 13/May/12 Lead O/S
musgravet 14/Apr/12 Solo
with Olly P
Hidden 14/Apr/12 Solo O/S
Tamsin12 14/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Martyn
Martyn Trev 14/Apr/12 Lead O/S
E30Adam 06/Apr/12 Lead O/S
millybones 06/Apr/12 Lead
with E30Adam
Gary K Duke 31/Mar/12 -
with Su Chang, Qisheng Xei, Graham Giles
Hidden 25/Mar/12 Lead dog
laura wilson 24/Mar/12 Lead O/S
matthewpwilson 24/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Laura
Cullio G 11/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Zoe
Ducks Rock 11/Mar/12 TR β
with The Stu
rustyfishhook 13/Feb/12 Lead

easy route on Yellowstone. Arse lower off.

climbingrev 08/Jan/12 Solo O/S

Teaching myself to lead roped solo. All a bit out of control. Not a great climbing experience!

alooker ??/2012 Lead
Hidden ??/2012 Lead
Doug Wilkie ??/2012 Lead
philhaigh 14/Aug/11 Lead O/S
steveblackett 31/May/11 Lead O/S
Ducks Rock 16/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Linc ?/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Oct/10 Lead O/S
karly54 09/Sep/10 Solo
with Mark England, Gary Becket
Phippsy 17/Aug/10 Solo O/S

good for beginers to lead. (barely a lead, more a high ball problem)

KDhruev 30/Jul/10 Solo O/S
Luke Dawson 18/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Blackgoby 11/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Nick, Tracey
Hidden 06/Jun/10 Lead
Hidden 06/Jun/10 Lead O/S
TRFrost ??/2010 Lead O/S
Alex More ??/2010 Lead O/S
ukphil 02/Aug/09 TR
with Geraldine
fordie77 02/Jul/09 2nd
AlastairB 02/Jul/09 Lead O/S
MaddieT 15/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Matt
Matty 15/Apr/09 Lead O/S
cpoad 11/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Clare F
candicegallab ?/Apr/09 Lead
Hidden 21/Mar/09 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2009 TR
DerwentDiluted 31/Oct/08 Solo
Hidden 28/Jul/08 TR O/S
Luke d 20/Jul/08 Lead O/S
climbingrev 12/Jul/08 Lead O/S

Short and sweet - a bit harder than F2 though; it would have presented an interesting V0 boulder problem

wonderwoman 12/Jul/08 2nd
with climbingrev
gfoster 17/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/May/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 05/Apr/08 -
Hidden 01/Mar/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Mar/08 -
Hidden 20/Feb/08 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2008 Lead O/S
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