Mindmeld Area

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Sport
Morning sun
5 mins
Level
Sheltered

A popular section of the cliff with a range of grades and a couple of the most attempted routes on Portland.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Little Sod
Climb up the right side of the arete, between Little Chef and The Sod. Do not start as for The Sod but start on the arete to...
 
1 Stars
Technical
6b
2
The Sod
The big corner at the base of the track that runs down under this section of the crag has some long reaches. Although it has...
25 user comments
 
1 Stars
Reachy
5c
3
Lup Dup
Climb to the first bolt on Mindmeld, then traverse left to the second bolt on The Sod. From here, trend up and left using the...
 
1 Stars
6a+
4
Mindmeld
Direct up the arete, keeping out of the corner all the way to the ledge. At the top, head left to join The Sod.
19 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
7a+
5
Sign of the Vulcan Top 50
A thin crux with a split pocket gives a terrific test-piece.
13 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
7b+
6
Hillman The Hunter
Pass the brickwall with one peculiar hard move. Watch your leg behind the rope.
8 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
6b+
7
Flying Peach
Follow the clean wall to the right of Hillman the Hunter.
 
1 Stars
6b
8
Grapefruit takes a Whipper
Start right of Flying Peach and climb above the rift via some good moves up the wall.
 
1 Stars
6a+
9
Princess and the Pea
The wall just right of the corner.
 6b+
10
Pillow Talk
The wall just left of the arete.
 6c
  • Latest Comments

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    Levitation by Proxy
    "A one move wonder, but at least its an interesting one!" 28/May

    Rusty Chubblock Seeks Oil of Lubrication
    "Broke the crux crimp. Sorry. It only crumbled a tiny bit and for a hold on any o..." 28/May

    The Mouth Waters
    "Blind moves (as described above) in damp conditions last week - no onsight but s..." 29/Apr

    Infernal Din
    "The wording seems to have got lost in the latest edition but IMHO the last guide..." 29/Apr

    Under Duress
    "The first of the two crimps on the bulge, (the crystal one,) has broken off. It'..." 31/Dec

    Mindmeld
    "Lost a hold, making the moves past the first bolt slightly harder. Definitely wo..." 04/Jul

    Want Out
    "Agreed Iain, the sequence is hard to work out but there is one there but some wh..." 31/May

    Three Fingers
    "Good to read the other comments, thought route pretty tough n exposed for a 4" 04/May

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