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10m.

Rockfax Description
The flake-crack is a slick favourite. Good footwork and technique on the polished holds are required. © Rockfax

FA. Steve Taylor, Mark Williams 18/Sep/1993.

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Portland for the beginner (lead climbs) , ULMC Classics , 4 - 5 Grade Climbs Portland Westcoast , Portland , The Dorset Sub 7a Silly Name Game

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danm 6 Sep, 2023 Show βeta
βeta: BMC Incident Report submitted indicating a failure of one of the two lower off anchors. Route should be avoided until the lower off is replaced.
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βeta: BMC Incident Report submitted indicating a failure of one of the two lower off anchors. Route should be avoided until the lower off is replaced.
SmellyEllie 4 Apr, 2023 Show βeta
βeta: Went up with trad gear, polished af, definitely '4' climbing but polish makes it feel a lot harder than the grade committing to feet you don't know will hold
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βeta: Went up with trad gear, polished af, definitely '4' climbing but polish makes it feel a lot harder than the grade committing to feet you don't know will hold
Quintinia 1 May, 2022 Show βeta
βeta: I would not send a beginner up this route, the slab requires locating tiny footholds and being confident enough to trust them.
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βeta: I would not send a beginner up this route, the slab requires locating tiny footholds and being confident enough to trust them.
vb308 13 Aug, 2020 Show βeta
βeta: A good route for trad too!
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βeta: A good route for trad too!
omniscient_penguin 2 Sep, 2007 Show βeta
βeta: Any idea what the route to the right up the arete is? The arete climb was very nice with some good exposure stepping round onto the other face. Felt about a 4 for me, but I happily reached some jugs from the ledges and scampered up whilst the sub 6foot climbers in my group found this a bit more hairy and strenuous.
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βeta: Any idea what the route to the right up the arete is? The arete climb was very nice with some good exposure stepping round onto the other face. Felt about a 4 for me, but I happily reached some jugs from the ledges and scampered up whilst the sub 6foot climbers in my group found this a bit more hairy and strenuous.
airbournegrapefruit 23 Mar, 2006 Show βeta
βeta: crazy route. but polish is getting to much. but it is still a nice short flake climb.
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βeta: crazy route. but polish is getting to much. but it is still a nice short flake climb.
Ben Thorne 29 Jul, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: The polish makes no difference. Solo it and see how much your feet stick when they have to! (it's a remarkable solo but remember you WILL break things, if not lots of things if you fall off).
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βeta: The polish makes no difference. Solo it and see how much your feet stick when they have to! (it's a remarkable solo but remember you WILL break things, if not lots of things if you fall off).
jl 21 Feb, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: I agree with Dave, the polish made this route more interesting, still very climable.
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βeta: I agree with Dave, the polish made this route more interesting, still very climable.
Monk 30 Jun, 2003 Show βeta
βeta: The polish doesn't really affect the good climbing just make sure you place your feet carefully.
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βeta: The polish doesn't really affect the good climbing just make sure you place your feet carefully.

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