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Rockfax Description
The groove left of Live by the Sword is a varied pitch. © Rockfax

FA. Tim Dunsby, Nigel Coe, Scott Titt 02/Nov/1991

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Feature Photo Routes from Dorset Rockfax 2012, Portland

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JorgeR 5 Apr Show βeta
βeta: I remember it was hard and nice... Not much more
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User Date Style Notes & Partners
DaveM14 7 Mar TR Nice route slightly trad feel after initial start, interesting finish.
with Jobbo
Nice route slightly trad feel after initial start, interesting finish.
with Jobbo
Lukechandler 7 Mar Lead O/S
with Jobbo
with Jobbo
Jobbo 7 Mar Lead O/S
GerryWall 6 Mar Lead dog Middle part of route damp/wet today but defo 2* route, just top a little confusing due to adjacent lower-off but left finish for me at 6b!
with Darren Northway
Middle part of route damp/wet today but defo 2* route, just top a little confusing due to adjacent lower-off but left finish for me at 6b!
with Darren Northway
NJaycock 25 Jan Lead O/S
with Jon Butters, Marwan
with Jon Butters, Marwan
TeenageMutantClimbingTurtle 5 Jan 2nd dog
with Stroppy
with Stroppy
Stroppy 5 Jan Lead rpt
Hidden ?? Lead
Hidden 7 Dec, 2019 Lead rpt
Hidden 19 Oct, 2019 Lead O/S
HannahC 28 Sep, 2019 Lead RP 2nd time. Remembered just enough from earlier in the year to get this
2nd time. Remembered just enough from earlier in the year to get this
Hidden 4 Sep, 2019 2nd
Qisheng Xie 31 Aug, 2019 Lead O/S
Yijing Li 31 Aug, 2019 Lead O/S
veronicajabronica 18 Aug, 2019 Lead dog Third time on this route and I'm getting worse. This is my nemesis, I will get you!
Third time on this route and I'm getting worse. This is my nemesis, I will get you!
Ignas Va 11 Aug, 2019 Lead β
with JorgeR
with JorgeR
JorgeR 11 Aug, 2019 Lead O/S
BestPractice 10 Aug, 2019 Lead O/S Really enjoyed this climb. Wanted something quick for a short afternoon sesh and this fit the bill perfectly. Def better than 1 star. 2* from me.
Really enjoyed this climb. Wanted something quick for a short afternoon sesh and this fit the bill perfectly. Def better than 1 star. 2* from me.
Will081195 13 Jul, 2019 Lead dog
embob 29 Jun, 2019 Lead dnf Could not commit to the move left off the ledge. Looks like loads of people now go up the tottering corner? Not for me!
with alik b
Could not commit to the move left off the ledge. Looks like loads of people now go up the tottering corner? Not for me!
with alik b
ArrMcC 8 Jun, 2019 Lead
with Chloe
with Chloe
Chloe 8 Jun, 2019 Lead β
with ArrMcC
with ArrMcC
PiotrekW 2 Jun, 2019 2nd dog First 6b outdoors... Toproped just as was getting rainy. Took really short fall /swing (wrong way) no rest though.
with annakh
First 6b outdoors... Toproped just as was getting rainy. Took really short fall /swing (wrong way) no rest though.
with annakh
annakh 2 Jun, 2019 Lead dog
diggory26 5 May, 2019 Lead β A good technical middle section, enjoyable climb!
with Liang Hong
A good technical middle section, enjoyable climb!
with Liang Hong
Matt Broadhurst 5 May, 2019 Lead O/S
Maynard 5 May, 2019 Lead β
peterbeaumont u 4 May, 2019 Lead
Hidden 22 Mar, 2019 Lead O/S
Hidden 22 Mar, 2019 Lead dog
sideshow84 19 Mar, 2019 Lead O/S
DanWeiss 17 Mar, 2019 -
afterthesend 17 Mar, 2019 Lead O/S
punchpidge 10 Mar, 2019 Lead β
poeter210 10 Mar, 2019 Lead RP
with HannahC
with HannahC
punchpidge 10 Mar, 2019 Lead β
Will Beaumont 10 Mar, 2019 Lead β Needed beta for the tricky top move.
with Si
Needed beta for the tricky top move.
with Si
HannahC 10 Mar, 2019 Lead dog 1 rest. Ran out of arms for the RP. Should go another day
1 rest. Ran out of arms for the RP. Should go another day
adamsriches 10 Mar, 2019 Lead rpt
john1 9 Mar, 2019 Lead RP
JKinsella 4 Mar, 2019 Lead β Not too shabby.
Not too shabby.
Kris suriyo 27 Feb, 2019 Lead O/S
Longsufferingropeholder 27 Feb, 2019 Lead O/S
katiep 25 Feb, 2019 Lead O/S
with Joe K
with Joe K
Hidden 21 Feb, 2019 Lead rpt
Hidden 9 Feb, 2019 Lead dnf
john1 9 Feb, 2019 Lead dog Enjoyed some of the moves on this route awesome
Enjoyed some of the moves on this route awesome
julesmckim 27 Jan, 2019 Lead O/S Pleasant, varied route. Quite steep at the top with a tricky rock up
with Paolo Peirini
Pleasant, varied route. Quite steep at the top with a tricky rock up
with Paolo Peirini
David Staples 27 Jan, 2019 Lead O/S
derryclimbs 27 Jan, 2019 Lead β just my style, crux/rest crux/rest crux/rest. preferred it to life is life next door
just my style, crux/rest crux/rest crux/rest. preferred it to life is life next door
Hidden 20 Jan, 2019 Lead rpt
Hidden 13 Jan, 2019 Lead O/S
Stroppy 13 Jan, 2019 Lead O/S Not sure if i went too far left at the top - felt incongruous?
Not sure if i went too far left at the top - felt incongruous?
TeenageMutantClimbingTurtle 13 Jan, 2019 2nd dog
with Stroppy
with Stroppy
ThomasB 12 Jan, 2019 Lead O/S
Francescaparratt 12 Jan, 2019 Lead O/S L then R at end for final move
L then R at end for final move
Paul Hicks 22 Dec, 2018 Lead RP Yay!
with Ben Maskrey
Yay!
with Ben Maskrey
ben1234 22 Dec, 2018 TR RP
AlexD 14 Nov, 2018 Lead rpt
Paul Hicks 27 Oct, 2018 Lead dog fluffed the last move. went great till then
fluffed the last move. went great till then
emmafizzle 27 Oct, 2018 Lead O/S
Adam Perrett 20 Oct, 2018 TR RP
with Paul Hicks, Sarah Perrett
with Paul Hicks, Sarah Perrett
Paul Hicks 20 Oct, 2018 TR rpt
with Adam Perrett, Sarah Perret
with Adam Perrett, Sarah Perret
Paul Hicks 23 Sep, 2018 TR rpt Think I have the final move in my head now.
with Matt Saunders
Think I have the final move in my head now.
with Matt Saunders
Hidden 27 Aug, 2018 Lead rpt
Paul Hicks 23 Aug, 2018 TR RP TR clean twice
with Ben Maskrey
TR clean twice
with Ben Maskrey
Hidden 14 Aug, 2018 Lead rpt
Paul Hicks 11 Aug, 2018 TR dog Red pointing. Enjoyable. Well bolted
with Ben Maskrey
Red pointing. Enjoyable. Well bolted
with Ben Maskrey
Kayface42 4 Aug, 2018 Lead rpt Amnesia Flash?
with Linc
Amnesia Flash?
with Linc
Hidden 4 Aug, 2018 Lead rpt
Hidden 3 Jun, 2018 Lead dnf
Hidden 3 Jun, 2018 Lead RP
adamsriches 21 Apr, 2018 Lead rpt
with Tibbinator
with Tibbinator
Philoosh 1 Apr, 2018 Lead dog
jjdaly 18 Feb, 2018 Lead O/S
with tsyrett
with tsyrett
hfotheri 17 Feb, 2018 Lead O/S
Andre Clarke 4 Feb, 2018 Lead dog
AlexD 25 Nov, 2017 Lead rpt
guy127917 20 Oct, 2017 Lead RP
Bones [:B 20 Oct, 2017 TR β
Chops 13 Aug, 2017 Lead O/S
adamsriches 30 Jul, 2017 Lead O/S
with Elodie
with Elodie
Charlie Zephyr Booth 3 Jul, 2017 Lead
with lisa wharton
with lisa wharton
jakecollins 1 Jul, 2017 Lead O/S
rachelvlc 24 Jun, 2017 Lead
with mattb42
with mattb42
mattb42 24 Jun, 2017 Lead O/S
TomJ 21 May, 2017 Lead O/S
with afrosam
with afrosam
Hidden 21 May, 2017 Lead O/S
samparsons 21 May, 2017 Lead O/S
Andre Clarke 6 May, 2017 Lead dog Great route . . . . . . very pumpy so repeated accent just as poor as original. Get it done on 1st attempt if I were you!
with Tommy Harris
Great route . . . . . . very pumpy so repeated accent just as poor as original. Get it done on 1st attempt if I were you!
with Tommy Harris
Tommy Harris 6 May, 2017 Lead O/S
FabioM ? May, 2017 Lead O/S all good
all good
Tim Ford 1 Apr, 2017 Lead β
with owen williams
with owen williams
dryvita 1 Apr, 2017 Lead RP took some doing
with John Hanley
took some doing
with John Hanley
johnhan310 1 Apr, 2017 Lead RP
with dryvita
with dryvita
MarcinK 1 Apr, 2017 Lead rpt
with Charel Wohl
with Charel Wohl
MarcinK 27 Mar, 2017 TR O/S
with comaoka
with comaoka
tsyrett 11 Mar, 2017 Lead rpt
Hidden 11 Mar, 2017 Lead
Pete Scott 11 Mar, 2017 Lead O/S
with tsyrett
with tsyrett
artmal 4 Mar, 2017 Lead O/S
with Beata
with Beata
Hidden 18 Feb, 2017 Lead RP
Hidden 18 Feb, 2017 Lead rpt
Tom Hudson 18 Feb, 2017 Lead
Martin Bagshaw 18 Feb, 2017 Lead O/S
Hidden 28 Jan, 2017 Lead dog
Hidden 21 Jan, 2017 Lead O/S
Ellis Bird ??, 2017 Lead
eoinb 4 Dec, 2016 Lead
Hidden 19 Nov, 2016 Lead O/S
George Killaspy 8 Oct, 2016 Lead O/S
Daniel 25 Sep, 2016 2nd
with Pino
with Pino
Hidden 25 Sep, 2016 Lead dnf
Hidden 4 Sep, 2016 Lead
Vince 28 Aug, 2016 Lead O/S
with Chris Nathan / Guy Matmon
with Chris Nathan / Guy Matmon
Hidden 25 Jul, 2016 Lead RP
Hidden 9 Jul, 2016 Lead rpt
td72 2 Jul, 2016 Lead O/S
Kayface42 11 Jun, 2016 TR RP
with Linc
with Linc
Hidden 11 Jun, 2016 Lead rpt
Hidden 22 May, 2016 Lead rpt
Hidden 6 May, 2016 Lead rpt
philhaigh 27 Apr, 2016 Lead O/S
with Steve Hau
with Steve Hau
Hidden 24 Apr, 2016 Lead rpt
Thinker01 24 Apr, 2016 Lead O/S
Hidden 17 Apr, 2016 Lead rpt
Hidden 22 Nov, 2015 Lead O/S
brian watson 31 Oct, 2015 Lead rpt
with Mike
with Mike
Hidden 17 Oct, 2015 Lead rpt
Graham Westbrook 14 Oct, 2015 Lead O/S
Sam Head 14 Oct, 2015 Lead O/S
Hidden 27 Sep, 2015 -
Hidden 26 Sep, 2015 Lead rpt
Hidden 13 Jun, 2015 Lead rpt
Kerm ? Jun, 2015 Lead
afrosam 31 May, 2015 Lead O/S
Smurf-cat 31 May, 2015 Lead O/S
with afrosam
with afrosam
Chickenking 3 May, 2015 TR
Hidden 26 Apr, 2015 Lead RP
leglesslizard 11 Apr, 2015 Lead β
Hidden ? Mar, 2015 Lead O/S
Hidden 15 Feb, 2015 Lead O/S
Hidden 15 Feb, 2015 Lead rpt
shaunstannard ? Feb, 2015 Lead O/S
Barry Kerslake 11 Jan, 2015 Lead
with Steve H
with Steve H
Jack Wallace ??, 2015 TR Get onto first ledge by laying back right off ivy crack, Travers ledge left and work way up and right, finish around the left side of protrusion.
Get onto first ledge by laying back right off ivy crack, Travers ledge left and work way up and right, finish around the left side of protrusion.
Dandan 28 Dec, 2014 Lead rpt
lewiz 30 Nov, 2014 Lead O/S Confused by the top.
Confused by the top.
Hidden 25 Oct, 2014 Lead O/S
Hidden 18 Oct, 2014 Lead O/S
innes 10 Aug, 2014 Lead O/S
with Ruth
with Ruth
bryan61 20 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
with SaltPig
with SaltPig
whiteexplorer 14 Jul, 2014 2nd dnf
Heightseeker 14 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
Dandan 28 Jun, 2014 Lead rpt
el_monty 28 Jun, 2014 Lead rpt
with Dandan, Si
with Dandan, Si
Hidden 21 Jun, 2014 Lead rpt
wave1art 14 Jun, 2014 Lead O/S
with Allan, Adam Taylor, sakerjen
with Allan, Adam Taylor, sakerjen
Hidden 14 Jun, 2014 Lead β
pymn nice but dim 12 Jun, 2014 Lead β Got to the top questioned the two sets of top outs, direct defo felt way harder than 6b the left hand top out seemed questionable?
Got to the top questioned the two sets of top outs, direct defo felt way harder than 6b the left hand top out seemed questionable?
Hooo 19 Apr, 2014 Lead
Dandan 8 Mar, 2014 Lead rpt
Carnie Lisa 1 Mar, 2014 2nd RP
with Dan Verge
with Dan Verge
Dandan 1 Mar, 2014 Lead O/S
Dizz 2 Feb, 2014 Lead rpt Didn't remember doing this before - retro flash ;-) Gets 6b in Rockfax - more realistic.
with Martin
Didn't remember doing this before - retro flash ;-) Gets 6b in Rockfax - more realistic.
with Martin
duncan 2 Feb, 2014 Lead O/S
Hidden 2 Feb, 2014 Lead
brices 11 Jan, 2014 -
BenL 6 Dec, 2013 Lead O/S
with James Doc
with James Doc
DorsetGareth 10 Nov, 2013 Lead O/S
Hidden 1 Sep, 2013 Lead dog
Rokmunky 1 Sep, 2013 Lead O/S
Antwhitehead 8 Jun, 2013 Lead dog
Julesthe1st 28 Apr, 2013 Lead O/S
with Tania
with Tania
Alex N-R 27 Jan, 2013 Lead β
Anthony Dixon 4 Jan, 2013 -
with Edd
with Edd
Hidden 1 Dec, 2012 Lead O/S
mikeconway 22 Sep, 2012 Lead O/S
Dizz 16 Sep, 2012 Lead Good 6b climbing
with Richard S
Good 6b climbing
with Richard S
Hidden 10 Aug, 2012 Lead O/S
Jeromeg 22 Jul, 2012 Lead dog
with Joe Day, Rosea Day
with Joe Day, Rosea Day
Jonathan Emett 5 Jul, 2012 Lead rpt felt hard! top is a bit confusing now there is a separate lower-off for the new route on the left.
with Paul
felt hard! top is a bit confusing now there is a separate lower-off for the new route on the left.
with Paul
Stuart Johnston 23 Jun, 2012 Lead O/S
with Ian, Daniel Tipton
with Ian, Daniel Tipton
Hidden 3 Jun, 2012 Lead O/S
Kevster 15 May, 2012 Lead rpt
Hidden 15 May, 2012 Lead rpt
3 Names 15 May, 2012 Lead O/S
Chappy 13 May, 2012 Lead O/S
bunn.aroundthebloc 13 May, 2012 Lead O/S Defo 6b!
with Alex Chapman
Defo 6b!
with Alex Chapman
Paul Eckton 6 May, 2012 Lead O/S
with steve read
with steve read
Hidden 18 Mar, 2012 Lead O/S
Brian H 18 Mar, 2012 Lead rpt
_m.cox_ 26 Feb, 2012 Lead O/S
Hidden 22 Jan, 2012 Lead rpt
trev_f 17 Dec, 2011 Lead rpt
Marti999 u 12 Dec, 2011 Lead rpt
Hidden ? Dec, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 26 Nov, 2011 Lead O/S
Sophie Nunn 26 Nov, 2011 Lead O/S
Cyan 18 Sep, 2011 TR O/S Nice.
Nice.
Hidden 17 Sep, 2011 Lead O/S
Luke Dawson 27 Aug, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 25 Aug, 2011 Lead rpt
mattc 11 Aug, 2011 Lead dog
Hidden 11 Aug, 2011 Lead rpt
Hidden 29 Jul, 2011 Lead O/S
Sparky!!!3 31 May, 2011 Lead RP
Alex More 31 May, 2011 Lead O/S
with Sparky
with Sparky
Hidden 14 May, 2011 Lead rpt
ekaterina sigida 19 Apr, 2011 2nd two crack tricky bit, needed help getting over
with rob daughtery
two crack tricky bit, needed help getting over
with rob daughtery
MarkRyder 20 Feb, 2011 Lead O/S
with Ivan M
with Ivan M
Marti999 u 26 Dec, 2010 Lead rpt
Hidden 11 Dec, 2010 Lead O/S
scott titt 13 Nov, 2010 2nd
brian watson 13 Nov, 2010 Lead O/S
Jonathan Emett 5 Sep, 2010 Lead O/S
with Cusco
with Cusco
el_monty 11 Jul, 2010 Lead β
Hidden 11 Jul, 2010 2nd
Daniel Wicks 4 Jun, 2010 Lead O/S
La benya 28 May, 2010 Lead O/S
bbrowne 15 May, 2010 Lead RP
with Kelly Atkin
with Kelly Atkin
Peterjuliandawson 4 Apr, 2010 TR β a nice climb
a nice climb
Luke d 4 Apr, 2010 Lead O/S fun
fun
garywong 27 Mar, 2010 Lead O/S
Mark Shale 27 Mar, 2010 TR dog
givemetea 27 Mar, 2010 Lead rpt
Ed Babs 17 Jan, 2010 Lead O/S
with Harry
with Harry
Jane Weir ??, 2010 -
dan gibson ??, 2010 Lead O/S
with kyle rance
with kyle rance
vertigo 15 Nov, 2009 Lead O/S
Hidden 25 Oct, 2009 Lead rpt
Hidden 14 Aug, 2009 Lead rpt
trevor macalonan 14 Aug, 2009 Lead β
Hidden 19 Apr, 2009 Lead O/S
trev_f 14 Mar, 2009 Lead O/S
with Mike H
with Mike H
tobydunford 24 Jan, 2009 Lead O/S
JimR 17 Jan, 2009 -
Peter Swift 25 Sep, 2008 TR dog
with tim
with tim
Hidden 25 Sep, 2008 Lead rpt
CosmosKey 20 Sep, 2008 TR dog
with Fabrizio
with Fabrizio
Hidden 10 Aug, 2008 Lead O/S
Matt Bennett 12 Apr, 2008 Lead rpt
Hidden 22 Mar, 2008 Lead O/S
Rob Kennard 1 Mar, 2008 -
with Rich White, Harry Massey
with Rich White, Harry Massey
Tom Heslam ??, 2008 Lead O/S
with Ed Heslam
with Ed Heslam
AlexD 29 Apr, 2007 Lead O/S
Hidden 22 Apr, 2007 Lead
steve taylor u 30 Dec, 2006 Lead rpt
Wilbur 27 May, 2006 Lead O/S V difficult to get established in the groove for the short (above a nasty smash onto the ledge). Solid 6B.
V difficult to get established in the groove for the short (above a nasty smash onto the ledge). Solid 6B.
Hidden 2 Apr, 2006 Lead O/S
Hidden 22 Jan, 2006 Lead O/S
Marti999 u ??, 2006 Lead
steve taylor u 12 Nov, 2005 Lead β Steep start followed by pleasant climbing in the grrove above. Bolted to take the challenge of the hanging boulder finish!
with Joff Cook
Steep start followed by pleasant climbing in the grrove above. Bolted to take the challenge of the hanging boulder finish!
with Joff Cook
Hidden 12 Nov, 2005 -
Richard Horn ??, 2005 Lead O/S
Nigel Coe 2 Nov, 1991 2nd
with scott titt, Tim Dunsby
with scott titt, Tim Dunsby
scott titt 2 Nov, 1991 Lead
scott titt ??, 1991 -
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