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Grade Route Gear style Quality Climber
Wed 2nd Dec 2020 - Other Avon Crags
Sanford Quarry The Upper Lift The White Slab
HVS Encoulez Vous Sausisson - with deepstar Unknown Very Good
Tim Meehan
D 50 Shades Of Earl Grey - with Deepstar Trad Average
Tim Meehan
Thu 24th Sep 2020 - Swanage
Dancing Ledge Main Quarry
6c Slap Bang on a Hang

Did this ages ago. One move wonder

Sport
Ollie
Wed 23rd Sep 2020 - Swanage
Hedbury Quarry
6b Jumping the Gun

Quite enjoyed this traverse style route up the crack. Not going to lie though when I initially did it years ago, felt as if I was going to ping off multiple times for uncomfortable falls.

Sport 11m, 5 Good
Ollie
Wed 2nd Sep 2020 - Swanage
Subluminal
S 4a S 4a Second Corner

Nice start, exposed awkward crack at the top

Trad 10m
Jim Laurent
VD Pedestal Chimney

A ladder. beginners

Trad 16m
Jim Laurent
D Pedestal Crack

super easy/a ladder, good for a v. beginner

Trad 10m
Jim Laurent
VS 5a VS 5a Freda

Comfortable top rope, one to come back to

Trad 16m
Jim Laurent
Tue 1st Sep 2020 - Swanage
Subluminal
HS 4b HS 4b Station Road

nice warm up, probably an S

Trad 15m Very Good
Jim Laurent
VS 4b VS 4b Slip Road

Pumpy, but the hand holds are there, a couple of big exposed moves. Def a VS. fav Climb at Swange

Trad
Jim Laurent
Mon 31st Aug 2020 - Swanage
Subluminal
S 4b S 4b First Corner

Comfort start, runout awkward crack to finish, hard gear placement at the top

Trad 9m
Jim Laurent
VS 4c VS 4c Botany Bay

run out, thin crack climb, not one to start the day on

Trad Average
Jim Laurent
Sun 30th Aug 2020 - Swanage
Subluminal
S 4a S 4a Gangway Trad 15m
Jim Laurent
VS 5a VS 5a Joker Trad 15m Average
Jim Laurent
VS 5a VS 5a Spreadeagle Trad 10m Good
Jim Laurent
VS 4c VS 4c Back Street Trad
Jim Laurent
D High Street Trad 10m Good
Jim Laurent
HS 4b HS 4b Balcony Trad 10m Good
Jim Laurent
Sun 23rd Aug 2020 - Portland
Battleship Edge Battleship Back Cliff The Back Cliff
6c Always Have the Edge

Incredible route, deserves every bit of three stars

Sport Classic
Greg Emmett
Sat 22nd Aug 2020 - Portland
The Cuttings Main Cliff
6c+ The Cutting Edge

Excellent arete style climbing, only wish it was longer!

Sport Classic
Greg Emmett
Mon 10th Aug 2020 - Portland
Battleship Edge Battleship Back Cliff The Attic
6b High Flyer

Fun quick route

Sport 7m
Ollie
Mon 10th Aug 2020 - Swanage
Winspit South Face
6a+ Rampant Love Jugs Sport Good
Ollie
Fri 7th Aug 2020 - Avon Gorge
The Unkown Area Upper Walls
E2 5c E2 5c New Horizons 11

Felt really easy this time

Trad Classic
Gavin
Fri 7th Aug 2020 - Avon Gorge
The Unkown Area Exploding Galaxy Wall
E1 5b E1 5b M1

A nice and always interesting line with a little poor rock

Trad Very Good
Gavin
Sun 26th Jul 2020 - Wynd cliff
HS 4b HS 4b Papillon

There were some very interesting moves, marred by a confusing end

Trad Good
Gavin
E1 5b E1 5b The Don

Very nice bridging. My guide has it at e2, but e1 is probably fairer.

Trad Classic
Gavin
HVS 5a HVS 5a Sinew

Great line and consistently interesting

Trad Classic
Gavin
VS 4b VS 4b Questor

The mega classic for a reason, cool moves solid gear great position. Ukc might oversell it as one of the best vs in the country, but very worthwhile

Trad Mega Classic
Gavin
Fri 24th Jul 2020 - Goblin Combe
The Arkenstone
HS 4b HS 4b Esgaroth

Very nice moves through an immaculate crack

Trad 18m Classic
Gavin
Fri 24th Jul 2020 - Goblin Combe
Carpark bay
D Au Coin

Ellen's second lead!

Trad Good
Gavin
Fri 24th Jul 2020 - Goblin Combe
Owl Rock
E2 5c E2 5c Smaug the Dragon

Had to bail out Neil. Suckaaaa

Trad 20m Very Good
Gavin
E4 6a E4 6a Mithril/The Wargs

Topped it but not easily

Trad 20m Classic
Gavin
E4 6a E4 6a Mithril/The Wargs

Worked it again

Trad 20m Classic
Gavin
E4 6a E4 6a Mithril/The Wargs

Finally!

Trad 20m Classic
Gavin
E1 5c E2 5c Shagrat

Quite chill and lovely, need to check the grade, Neil suggests hvs i think soft e1, but here is e2

Trad 20m Very Good
Gavin
Sat 18th Jul 2020 - Portland
Cheyne Weares Dungecroft Quarry Wall Lizard
5a We Apologise for the Inconvenience Sport
Mira
4a Make Cookies Not War Sport Good
Mira
Sat 18th Jul 2020 - Portland
Cheyne Weares Dungecroft Quarry Covert Strike
3+ The Alpha and The Omega Sport
Mira
Sat 18th Jul 2020 - Avon Gorge
The Unkown Area Upper Walls
E2 5c E2 5c New Horizons 11

unfortunately got pumped and called take, should have pushed through, lovely climb

Trad Classic
Gavin
Sat 18th Jul 2020 - Avon Gorge
Sea Walls
E2 Foegs Folly

Lovely laybacking

Trad Classic
Gavin
Thu 16th Jul 2020 - Goblin Combe
Owl Rock
E4 6a E4 6a Mithril/The Wargs

Whipped out of the roof and pulled a cam. Not ideal. But i came to try hard and i tried hard.

Trad 20m Classic
Gavin
VS 4b VS 4b Gondolin

another lap to get to the top

Trad 20m Very Good
Gavin
Wed 15th Jul 2020 - Cheddar
North Side Landslip Quarry The Wave
6b Toxic Shock

Looks like the best line here, but not quite as good as it looks, and very polished.

Sport 7m, 6 Very Good
Gavin
7a Raw Deal

no technique here! throw and pull up, repeat. But sometimes thats fun ...

Sport Very Good
Gavin
Tue 14th Jul 2020 - Cheddar
South Side Horseshoe Bend Buttress
6b+ British Summer Time

Honestly all the routes here feel very similar

Sport 15m Good
Gavin
6b 12000 Miles

Honestly all the routes here feel very similar

Sport Good
Gavin
6a Smooth Operator

Honestly all the routes here feel very similar

Sport Good
Gavin
6b Speaking to a Dead Man

Honestly all the routes here feel very similar

Sport Good
Gavin
Sun 12th Jul 2020 - Anstey's Cove
Ferocity Wall
8a The Cider Soak

Frustrating barn door move. Hopefully will be back in cooler temps

Unknown Mega Classic
Sean
Sun 12th Jul 2020 - Symonds Yat
Hollow Stone Area
VD Snoozin' Suzie

Total classic, some loose rock but is a really fun must do! 30m

Trad Very Good
Cualann
Sat 11th Jul 2020 - Anstey's Cove
Empire of the Sun Wall
6c+ Might and Main Sport Classic
Sean
Sat 11th Jul 2020 - Anstey's Cove
Ferocity Wall
8a The Cider Soak Unknown Mega Classic
Sean
Sun 5th Jul 2020 - Portland
The Cuttings Main Cliff
3a 100 Sunny Days Sport
Mira
3a Bonsai Sport Good
Mira
Sat 4th Jul 2020 - Portland
Cheyne Weares Godnor Far North
3+ Tombstone Sport Good
Mira
3 Valerie's Patio Sport
Mira
Wed 1st Jul 2020 - Wintour's Leap
E1 5b E1 5b King Kong

A great line with some great movement, seperated by some choss and vegetation. I still think the crux is the one stopper move in the second pitch

Trad 90m Classic
Gavin
E3 6a E3 6a Kangaroo Wall

A great line with some great movement, seperated by some choss and vegetation

Trad 90m Classic
Gavin
Sun 28th Jun 2020 - Anstey's Cove
Empire of the Sun Wall
7b Empire of the Sun

Nice to work hard things, but this is above my pay grade.

Sport Mega Classic
Gavin
6c 6c+ Might and Main

Very nice arete, made much easier by frequent rests in niches just off right of the route.

Sport Very Good
Gavin
Wed 24th Jun 2020 - Lower Sharpnose Point
North Fin - South face
E2 5c E2 5c Last Laugh

Wow this was strenuous, I was already pooped, but it was a slog. An excellent line, cool moves, need to go back for it.

Trad
Gavin
E3 5b E2 5b Out of the Blue

Luckily i decided to get daphne to rap clean so i could also lead it. So worth it. Great moves, great position, brilliant.

Trad Mega Classic
Gavin
Tue 23rd Jun 2020 - Carn Barra-Pordenack
HVS 5a HVS 5a Ra

Really nice crack line, but much wetter and poorer rock than expected.

Trad Very Good
Gavin
E2 5b E2 5b Illustrated man

Hard roof crux, and lovely moves.

Trad Classic
Gavin
HVS 5b HVS 5b Dialectic

Guidebook gives this E1, but honestly its softer than other HVS in the area.

Trad Good
Gavin
VS 5a VS 5a Axis Trad Good
Gavin
Mon 22nd Jun 2020 - Symonds Yat
Hollow Stone Area
VD Snoozin' Suzie

First trad lead!!

Trad
Ollie Price
HS 4b HS 4b Brief Encounter Trad
Ollie Price
HS 4b HS 4b Bull in a Gateway Trad
Ollie Price
HS 4b HS 4b A Right Carry On Trad
Ollie Price
VS 4c VS 4c Exchange Trad
Ollie Price
HVS 5a HVS 5a Scooby Doo Trad
Ollie Price
HVS 5a HVS 5a The Russian Trad
Ollie Price
Sun 21st Jun 2020 - Lower Sharpnose Point
North Fin - South face
E1 5b E1 5b Smile

What a line! Pumpy but no hard moves. Mega.

Trad Mega Classic
Gavin
Sat 20th Jun 2020 - Portland
The Cuttings Main Cliff
6b European Flavour

Great route with a fun bouldery intro

Sport Very Good
Greg Emmett
6a Hidden Treasure Sport 18m Very Good
Greg Emmett
6b Brief Encounter Sport Good
Greg Emmett
Sun 14th Jun 2020 - Swanage
Boulder Ruckle
E1 5b E1 5b Elysium

Came back for the tick after falling at the peg first go. A nice route of varying style.

Trad 37m Classic
Gavin
HVS 4c HVS 4c Finale Groove

A beautiful line. Great movement most of the way, but be wary of the topout.

Trad 42m Classic
Gavin
Sat 13th Jun 2020 - Cheddar
North Side Arch Rock
5b 6b Off the Wall Sport 15m, 8
RKouidri
6c Breezes Sport
RKouidri
Mon 8th Jun 2020 - Cheddar
North Side Arch Rock
6c Galena Colada Sport 12m, 9
RKouidri
7b All Hands to the Pump

Cool route. Did the crux both by the shoulder-y method (horrible) and by a gaston, which was much better.

Sport 12m, 7
RKouidri
7b+ Playboys

Really spicy! Struggled just getting to the top

Sport 12m, 7
RKouidri
Mon 8th Jun 2020 - Other Avon Crags
Portishead Quarry
E2 E2 5b Approaching Maturity

This would be touchy on lead. Low unprotected crux. All gear is average, but if you're solid on slab its not tecnically difficult

Trad Good
Gavin
E1 5b E1 5b The Badest

Just keep moving, not too hard but gear is a bit poor.

Trad Good
Gavin
E4 6a E4 6a Highway One

Some of the worst rock ive been on. Pulled off lots of rock, exfoliating face through most of the climb and took a solid fall when a foot blew. Not sure why its considered a classic. Got up it in an 'alpine style'

Trad 45m Don't Bother
Gavin
HVS 5a HVS 5a Brink of Solarity

Nice, chill slab crack

Trad 36m Very Good
Gavin
HVS 5a HVS 5a Pickpocket

Slightly more insecure slab crack.

Trad 23m Good
Gavin
Sun 7th Jun 2020 - Cheddar
South Side Horseshoe Bend Buttress
6a+ 6b Speaking to a Dead Man

Great climb, deserves the stars

Sport
Greg Emmett
5b+ 5 Tourist Distraction

Nice corner style climbing

Sport
Greg Emmett
5a+ 5 Reunion at Nightfall

Great for beginners

Sport
Greg Emmett
Sun 7th Jun 2020 - Goblin Combe
Owl Rock
S 4a S 4a Bard the Bowman

Supprisingly good quality little route

Trad 15m Very Good
Gavin
E1 5b E1 5b Gollum

Always a pleasure

Trad 20m Classic
Gavin
E2 5c E2 5c The Goblin King

Neil smashed this on the lead, I swung anothger lap.

Trad 20m Classic
Gavin
E4 6a E4 6a Mithril/The Wargs

Just as I set the rope practiced and was ready for the lead the bloody rain came. soon

Trad 20m Classic
Gavin
Wed 3rd Jun 2020 - Goblin Combe
Eagle Rock
E1 5b E1 5b Black Riders

Took a fall from the last hard moves, felt difficult with the footwork, will be back

Trad 30m Very Good
Gavin
E4 6a E4 6a The White Tower

Well this is polished to hell. Delicate moves at the bottom require great footwork

Trad 25m Very Good
Gavin
HS 4b HS 4b The Gnome King

Good value for the grade

Trad 18m
Gavin
Wed 3rd Jun 2020 - Goblin Combe
The Arkenstone
HVS 5a HVS 5a Disaster area

Nice little finger crack, then nervy topout.

Trad 18m Very Good
Gavin

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