The Manta*** E3 6a
[Dom White on The Manta, E3 6a, Bowden Doors, Northumberland., 3 kb]The superb and elegant curving flake looks easy enough until you get on it, at which point it proves to be both strenuous and precarious at the same time. From the end of the flake, finish direct. Variation Starts - Left-hand - V7, Direct - V5, Right-hand - V5. © ROCKFAX

Photo: Dom White on The Manta, E3 6a, Bowden Doors, Northumberland. © John Lavelle
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This climb is in 41 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

Not half as bad as the guidebook made out. Sandy up top but on jugs by then.
stugreen75 - 2nd O/S - 24/Sep/14 with Ewan

David Stevens - Lead RP - 30/Aug/14

Thoroughly enjoyed
benj_d - 18/Jul/14

Hidden - Solo rpt - May/14

Matt Harle - Solo - 23/Mar/14 with Matt Gibbs

Sandy but good
Joe Lawson - Sent O/S - 2014 with Sam Lawson

Jumped/fell off a few times trying to work out the hideous undercut sequence, once committed it started to gently rain and it was a very rounded and sandy finish.
richiebongo - Solo RP - 20/Aug/13 with emily, will roper, topher

Dervey - Solo β - 20/Jul/13

Hidden - Solo - 20/Jul/13

le t - Sent x - 26/May/13

Thought gaining the flake was beyond me, once I had it had to finish it. With pads.
salix - Solo RP - 26/May/13

Flash with pads
GPN - Solo β - 06/Oct/12 with Annette

stout and commiting start
Ian Broome - 2nd - 05/May/12 with Dave West

barni - Solo O/S - 05/Mar/12 with Tapper

petegunn - Solo - 25/Sep/11 with Tom, Davina

gforce - Solo O/S - 28/May/11 with Emma, Dirk

Hidden - Solo O/S - 14/May/11

backpack - 2011

petegunn - Solo - 09/Sep/10 with Davina & Matt

scott gibson - 2010

burto - Sent x - 04/Nov/09

westaway - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/09

mshorter - Solo - 13/Jun/08

Greg Boswell - Solo rpt - 28/Jan/08

akhughes - Solo O/S - 28/Jan/08

Hidden - 2008

mgeek - Solo rpt - 09/Jul/07

French Erick - Sent β - 06/Jan/07 with Dave Kerr, Andy Sharpe

ali_robb - Lead - 2005

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Sent - Oct/02 with Nick Ashton

Hidden - Solo - Oct/02

Roget - Solo O/S - 18/Aug/02

gypsy3006 - Lead O/S - Sep/01

Hidden - Solo - May/01

Beardyman - 2000

whispering nic - Solo - Oct/99

Chris Reid - Solo O/S - 18/Sep/96

Jon Read - Solo O/S - Feb/93 with Richard Fielding

Tony Little - Solo O/S - 24/Jun/92 with DK and SG

The classic.
Evoman - Solo - Mar/92 with Alan Pettit

Paul Clarke - 1980 with NUMC

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Keith Swainson, duncman

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