Rockfax Description
Good flowstone to finish via cleaned ledges. © Rockfax

FA Historical, cleaned and equiped by Tom Beaumont 2008

Ticklists: Portland for the beginner (lead climbs), 4 - 5 Grade Climbs Portland Westcoast, Portland.

Luke_92 11/Jan Lead O/S
with Holly
Francescaparratt 06/Jan Lead O/S
Bryn76 06/Jan Lead RP
Hidden 16/Dec/17 Lead
Stephanopoulos 19/Nov/17 Lead O/S
with Sharp94
Sharp94 19/Nov/17 Lead O/S
with Steph
adamsriches 04/Nov/17 Lead O/S
Paul1 28/Oct/17 Lead


Frontiers Edge 27/Oct/17 Lead
Fletch168 02/Oct/17 Lead O/S
with Dan
joe.wahab 23/Sep/17 Lead O/S

Nice flowstone holds.

TomWeeks 23/Sep/17 2nd
Rod Pullen 21/Sep/17 Lead rpt
with Mark Greensit
ben1234 14/Sep/17 Lead O/S
with Fi
Hidden 01/Sep/17 Lead O/S
craigfishwick 23/Aug/17 Lead
Dominika Kolarova 23/Aug/17 -
with Craig
FinlayE141 16/Aug/17 TR β
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.
ttunag 10/Aug/17 Lead O/S
with Dan D.
itslaurahill 10/Aug/17 Lead O/S
TeeKayeWun 15/Jul/17 2nd
Peteer3 09/Jul/17 Lead O/S

Not really a 4a grade as climbed the line to the right of the smooth flow stone.

ice bank mice elf 08/Jul/17 Lead O/S
toroakes 08/Jul/17 TR
with Lee
Ian Ford 07/Jul/17 Solo O/S
evansliam 06/Jul/17 Lead O/S
rocksound 18/Jun/17 Lead O/S

First outdoor climb

with Hamish
Remyveness 05/Jun/17 Lead
Remyveness 05/Jun/17 Lead
SophieAStanley 05/Jun/17 Lead O/S
with Toby
alex_richmond98 02/Jun/17 Lead O/S
short_boy_scout 02/Jun/17 2nd
with Alex
Hidden 02/Jun/17 Lead O/S
outdoors.nick 27/May/17 Lead
abigabfab 29/Apr/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Apr/17 Lead O/S
deanhorsburgh 19/Apr/17 Lead O/S
lewiswilson 19/Apr/17 Lead O/S
JoeFoster59 18/Apr/17 Solo O/S

Another cool line of flowstone done in approach shoes on the amazing descent to blacknor beach

BenG32 02/Apr/17 Lead rpt
with Rob
cindylmy 27/Mar/17 Lead
TomatoPro 27/Mar/17 Solo O/S

Really nice end to the trip, solid lead Cindy

with Cindy
Hidden 26/Mar/17 Lead
PEccleston 26/Mar/17 Lead
with Zoe Richmond
faye 24/Mar/17 Lead
rosso 24/Mar/17 Lead O/S
with Faye
njones102 12/Feb/17 Lead
Rod Pullen 03/Dec/16 Lead
with Rob Doyle
Ali Mortazavi 08/Oct/16 Lead O/S
with Rita
Hidden 08/Oct/16 Lead
n3ls0nm 24/Sep/16 Lead O/S
with Rich Adams
Hidden 18/Sep/16 Lead
Hidden 12/Sep/16 TR O/S
nicholsonharry 20/Aug/16 Lead rpt
trannumrahim 15/Aug/16 Lead
with Rich
mark harrap 12/Aug/16 Lead
hirving 21/Jul/16 Lead O/S
with Woody
Sam Woodward 21/Jul/16 Lead
with HenDog
Phwee 20/Jul/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Jul/16 Lead
eddbeale 10/Jul/16 2nd O/S
Trevor Allison ?/Jul/16 Lead
afterthesend 07/Jun/16 Solo O/S
Hidden 04/Jun/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Jun/16 2nd
th0ma5_ander50n 02/Jun/16 Lead O/S
LJC 28/May/16 -
with Meg
amcmitchell 14/May/16 -
sblakey 14/May/16 Lead
Flickster 14/May/16 Lead
with Sazzle
Kate.orf 14/May/16 Lead β
with Sazzle
Hidden 01/May/16 Lead
bethrwatts 30/Apr/16 2nd
jdprhodes 30/Apr/16 Lead
with Lu, Beth
Hidden 30/Apr/16 Lead O/S
Olly-tech 24/Apr/16 Lead rpt
Aidanrobinson1995 17/Apr/16 Lead rpt
with lilli
ms26g10 13/Apr/16 Lead O/S
martynangus 02/Apr/16 Lead G/U
Hidden 25/Mar/16 Lead
crater 25/Mar/16 Lead O/S
with nicky
Ana Broad 25/Mar/16 2nd
with Emma
Alex Wieczorek 20/Mar/16 Lead O/S
with Richard Culwick
YasRL 20/Mar/16 TR
joeramsay 19/Mar/16 2nd O/S
UBMC 19/Mar/16 Lead
maddywt 18/Mar/16 Lead
with Molly Macrae, Joe Ramsay
xlifes 12/Mar/16 TR
Sebastien Gastaud 12/Mar/16 Lead O/S
Jraven 03/Mar/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Jan/16 TR
Kevin Wood 02/Nov/15 Lead O/S
with Alex Gower-Jackson
nicholsonharry 23/Oct/15 TR O/S
Hidden 14/Oct/15 TR
RuthJ 26/Sep/15 TR β

First outdoor climb!

Hidden 13/Sep/15 Lead O/S
DaveGoodie 13/Sep/15 TR
with Alex Parker, Laura Parker
Olly-tech 12/Sep/15 TR
Fionawhite 12/Sep/15 TR
Peter Ballantine 07/Sep/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Aug/15 Lead O/S
hannesD 15/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with eugine
JHiley 08/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with Sarah
sdixon 08/Aug/15 2nd
Paul Hicks 30/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Sarah Perret
Adam Perrett 30/Jul/15 Lead rpt
with Simon Fowler, Paulus122, Sarah Perrett, John Leonard
pdhammond 09/Jul/15 Lead rpt
Hidden 06/Jul/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Jul/15 Lead
Fatclimber 22/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Self Belayed
Hidden 14/Jun/15 -
Hidden 14/Jun/15 Lead O/S
NatashavG 14/Jun/15 2nd
with Mvg
aide454 08/Jun/15 Lead rpt
with Dad
JohnReid 30/May/15 Lead
with mocoso
mocoso 30/May/15 Lead O/S

Suprisingly easy, made us wonder whether we'd done it wrong.

ainsleyemma 25/May/15 Lead RP
with Jack
Simon_Freeman 24/May/15 Lead O/S
with James
Cristal Escalade 16/May/15 Lead O/S
with Carl Os
kate tarrant ?/May/15 Lead
with Matt Smith
BenG32 26/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Jack Shewring 25/Apr/15 Lead O/S
sajrf123 08/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Derek, Andy
Hidden 08/Apr/15 Lead O/S
James Urmston 04/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Theo
John Harrison 22/Mar/15 Lead O/S

Easy climb, no real challenge.

jrccrosby 15/Mar/15 Lead O/S
Theeni 15/Mar/15 Lead O/S
with Joseph
carlb0809 14/Mar/15 Lead β
Hidden 14/Mar/15 Lead β
Hidden 02/Jan/15 TR O/S
tim.rose2 ??/2015 Lead
Andrew Duncan ??/2015 Lead
Rob Owen 07/Dec/14 2nd
Wendy Watthews 07/Dec/14 Lead O/S
sam.sam.sam.ferguson 16/Sep/14 Solo O/S
with Steph
Hidden 29/Aug/14 Lead O/S
CraigPerl 29/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Aug/14 Lead
Jimmy Xie 31/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Qisheng Xie, Graham Giles
el_monty 28/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Rachel
Hidden 26/Jul/14 Lead
martynangus 21/Jul/14 Lead dog

practiced installing top rope

TiffTiff 14/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Tom
Hidden 12/Jul/14 Lead O/S
firebuoy ?/Jul/14 Lead O/S

Dad hadn't climb for 6 months!

with Dad
tomdawson4 30/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Jun/14 Lead O/S
HendrikTBB 14/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with John W, Rasa, Julian, Dan
beckybutcher91 11/Jun/14 Lead
with Emily Butcher
LeeFolkes 26/May/14 Lead O/S
ajack 25/May/14 -
with Andrew Bannister
jayyaj 04/May/14 Lead
cbonner 27/Apr/14 Lead O/S
dereke12000 27/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Ian
Hidden 18/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Aidanrobinson1995 18/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with will
guy127917 ?/Apr/14 -
tomaca12 30/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Kellison 30/Mar/14 Lead
AndrewHeaton 09/Mar/14 Lead O/S
daniel heaton 09/Mar/14 Lead
with Dad
Jules_Julia ?/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2014 -
DreadyCraig 30/Dec/13 -
Hidden 29/Sep/13 Lead
MoWalker3 22/Sep/13 TR
spacecadetjake ?/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with Andrea, Jay
aide454 31/Aug/13 TR β
sam_craddock 31/Aug/13 Lead O/S
tommccluskey 27/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Jess
Hidden 26/Aug/13 Lead
mattc 26/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Philoosh 19/Aug/13 Lead O/S
gotthebug 19/Aug/13 -
SHONAJONES 18/Aug/13 Lead O/S
meltdown34 12/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Chris
ChrisPaines 12/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Matt
Paul Hy 08/Aug/13 Lead O/S
alcrosby 08/Aug/13 TR
Hidden 08/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Aug/13 Lead O/S
amyrosemason 08/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Howett
saalty 22/Jul/13 2nd O/S
ian2707 20/Jul/13 Lead β
with Kyle, Pete
gr0c0 20/Jul/13 2nd
with Ian
magicmartin 19/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Rob
Kaby42 14/Jul/13 TR β

Easy fun climb.

martin one 13/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Lucy
ElBarto 13/Jul/13 Lead β

Caroline lead first.

JJunoir 08/Jul/13 2nd dog
garethm 07/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Peterb23 ?/Jul/13 -
Maxim2023 ?/Jul/13 Solo O/S
with Kate Tarrant
kate tarrant ?/Jul/13 Solo O/S
JenDurden 30/Jun/13 Solo
Hidden 30/Jun/13 Solo
davemcummings 28/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Rob
Christina Douka 28/Jun/13 Lead rpt
with Alyssa
Jenben 16/Jun/13 -
spidermonkey09 08/Jun/13 Solo
Albachoss 07/Jun/13 Lead O/S

Great rock

with Mike's friend John
Hidden ?/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Iain_L_32 27/May/13 Lead
AlexHerbert79 27/May/13 Lead O/S

Nice intro to flowstone. Easy but good sheltered spot

betathief 24/May/13 Lead O/S
cathymiller 18/May/13 Lead O/S
wurzelinzummerset 18/May/13 Lead O/S
with Nick
stoneback 18/May/13 Lead O/S
with Alan
matthewpwilson 06/May/13 Lead β
with Simon T, Neil T
trannumrahim 06/May/13 Lead
with Ewan Panter
ewanjp 06/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/May/13 2nd
swmackey 01/May/13 Lead
homing-penguin 29/Apr/13 Lead β
with Mike B, AJ
dale1968 03/Apr/13 2nd O/S
with leon
SamStokes 31/Mar/13 Lead O/S
Lloyders 26/Mar/13 Lead O/S
with Air
air 26/Mar/13 Lead O/S
with Lloyd
hannahmmt 25/Mar/13 Lead O/S
with Eleanor
amy91 25/Mar/13 Lead
with Julia Hinchliffe
riff156 23/Mar/13 Lead O/S
with Hannahc
Hidden ??/2013 -
JDG2428 ??/2013 Lead
callans 18/Nov/12 TR

Lovely moves. Also, much easier than F4.

katiep 18/Nov/12 Lead O/S
with Callan
Hidden 29/Sep/12 TR O/S
joe hallam 07/Sep/12 2nd O/S
with Andrew Duncan
berry6717 01/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Hannah Berry
CurlyStevo ?/Sep/12 Lead

Done in trainers

with Rob
Hidden 30/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Aug/12 -
Hidden 30/Aug/12 Lead O/S
jwhereat 28/Aug/12 Lead O/S
ranga 25/Aug/12 Lead
Ejminee 14/Aug/12 Lead
LovelyMrTom 14/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Aug/12 Lead
Hidden 11/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Laura Parker 22/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Alex Parker 22/Jul/12 Lead

fun little route in Portland!

Iron Face 21/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Jul/12 Lead
edordead 12/Jun/12 Lead
GDS 29/May/12 Lead O/S
MichaelAzzopardi 29/May/12 Lead O/S
with Gary Steib
pdhammond 26/May/12 Lead O/S
Jonathan Emett 20/May/12 Lead O/S
oodie72 05/May/12 Lead O/S
with James Lee
Tamsin12 14/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Martyn
Martyn Trev 14/Apr/12 Lead O/S
climbhannahclimb 02/Apr/12 Lead
with Lee Renshaw
David Walker 01/Apr/12 Lead O/S
dpiddock 01/Apr/12 Lead O/S
MariaT 01/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Mar/12 Lead dog
Westcorkman 16/Mar/12 Lead O/S
chers 16/Mar/12 Lead
Cullio G 11/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Zoe
Ducks Rock 11/Mar/12 TR β
with The Stu
Hidden ?/Mar/12 Lead
stranter 25/Feb/12 Lead dog
rustyfishhook 13/Feb/12 Lead

Good old Flowstone.

Hidden ??/2012 Lead
Doug Wilkie ??/2012 Lead
AndrewJamesCherry ??/2012 Solo O/S
David Staples ??/2012 Lead O/S
RachelEm 25/Sep/11 2nd
sammycolon 25/Sep/11 Lead
popov86 ?/Sep/11 Lead
philhaigh 14/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Aug/11 Lead O/S
j.hubbard 13/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Pete Sanger 28/Apr/11 Lead O/S
TomBaker 24/Apr/11 Lead
Hidden 24/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Apr/11 Lead
Ducks Rock 16/Apr/11 TR
Linc ?/Apr/11 Lead O/S
tom parsons ??/2011 Lead O/S
with James Barry
mattshort 21/Nov/10 Lead O/S
with Rich Price
Rokmunky 21/Nov/10 Lead O/S
with Matt
DrJon 07/Nov/10 Lead O/S
with Dan
Hidden 31/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Oct/10 Lead O/S
climbingrev 07/Sep/10 TR rpt

At last, a climb in Sharbutts that is maybe graded about right!

with Shunt
JamesRich 31/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Phippsy 17/Aug/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
Gaijin 18/May/10 Solo O/S

Done barefooted as I forgot one of my shoes!

Bex Atkinson 04/May/10 Lead O/S
with Philip Durrant
Marti999 04/Apr/10 Solo O/S
Ben Thorne 13/Feb/10 Lead O/S
with John Pullin
johnl 02/Oct/09 Lead

Staff training session.

with Monika
jack99 23/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Rita Lead
ukphil 08/Aug/09 Lead rpt
with Geraldine
Fatclimber 05/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with London Meet up Group
Ade7 05/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with Jackie
LeahJamie 05/Jul/09 Lead O/S
fordie77 02/Jul/09 2nd
AlastairB 02/Jul/09 Lead O/S
nmwr 06/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with John, Nik
DrJon 03/May/09 Lead O/S
with Pete
MaddieT 15/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Matt
Matty 15/Apr/09 Lead O/S
DerwentDiluted 14/Apr/09 Lead
with Nicola Pettit
cpoad 11/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Clare F
leemaybr05 19/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Beckie Bale
climbingrev 15/Feb/09 Lead rpt

Did this last year - easiest of this little bunch of flowstone puzzles. It would be nice if they all sat on top of each other!

homing-penguin ??/2009 Lead O/S
adambettiss 30/Dec/08 Lead β
with Lizzy Boston
nick hawkins ?/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with dave
climbingrev 12/Jul/08 Lead O/S

Nice little climb - easier than Sunny Delight.

wonderwoman 12/Jul/08 2nd
with climbingrev
Darren_R 15/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Tony keith and roger
Hidden ?/Jun/08 Lead
Hidden 03/May/08 Lead β
Hidden 03/May/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Apr/08 -
Hidden 05/Apr/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 05/Apr/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Apr/08 -
Hidden 02/Mar/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Mar/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Mar/08 -
Hidden 20/Feb/08 Solo
jl 17/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with Penny
pennyb 17/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with Jon
Hidden 10/Feb/08 -
sam coward 09/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with Helen
Tom Beaumont 02/Feb/08 -

A topo of this area can be seen at

Hidden ??/2008 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2008 Lead O/S
Alex More ??/2006 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/01 Solo
steve taylor ?/Jul/88 Solo
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