Xavier's Wall

3 Stars

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Superb climbing. Follow a crack and groove left of an arete. There is a tricky move near the top.
FA. Pete Oxley 21.9.1994


So over-rated. Horrible flint climbing to start, followed by a sandy upper section.
ben stokes - 09/Jun/00

One of the best easy routes on Portland
Goi Ashmore - 26/Apr/02

Sorry Ben, its great.
Al - 05/Jun/02

Got to agree with Ben. Disgustingly greasy start followed by a rockover and wall so sandy you might as well be rolling aroung on the beach. Don't know why it gets any stars at all!
BenThorne - 07/Feb/03

Awfully high first clip when greasy (typical before 1500). Pleasant above
John Alcock - 16/Sep/03

Easily the best route in this quartet. Quality climbing throughout. Yes, the first clip is a long way off the deck - particularly if damp. I had no problem with the 'sandy' rock - all the holds are very positive.
Gav McGrath - 30/Jan/05

Good route BUT very greasy and sandy holds. And very high first bolt.
Filou - 20/Jun/05

Tis fine
The Pylon King - 19/Mar/06

great route but probably 6a+.. Or maybe it was really greasy at the start and i got freaked by the high bolt...?
Wilbur - 02/May/06

cool and varied route, pretty 'out there' climbing for the grade, much harder if slick so whole wall best left for later in the day.
Alex - 01/Jun/08

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