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Middy's Manoeuvre HS 4c

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6m. The left-hand crack is precarious though fat fists do help. © ROCKFAX

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lloydellis93 - Lead - Feb/14 with Jon Holmes

Entertaining struggle. Laybacked.
AndyPagett - 2nd O/S - 22/Sep/13 with Tom, Joe X

josephxtian - TR O/S - 22/Sep/13 with Padge

wolverine - Sent - 30/Jun/13

adam carless - Lead rpt - 09/Jun/13 with scc

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/13

ChrisBrooke - Solo rpt - 02/Mar/13

NIce fist jam, followed by a bit of off-widthing.
Dan Geh - Lead O/S - 02/Feb/13 with Freshers

Teappleby - Lead - 2013 with max

deacondeacon - Solo O/S - 13/Nov/12

Did this after failing to get over the bulge of 'Midway' without realising I've climbed it before. Completely different technique this time.
mullermn - TR O/S - 18/Aug/12 with Kylie Richards

ChrisBrooke - Solo rpt - 18/Aug/12

ianjdodd - TR O/S - 23/Jul/12

atom - Solo O/S - 21/Jul/12 with Richard Sharpe, Lee Parker

David Carpenter - 2nd dnf - 27/Jun/12 with C Howard

Hidden - 2nd RP - 06/May/12

Would have been more enjoyable in the dry no doubt!
Dave138 - Lead O/S - Apr/12

Hidden - Lead - 19/Mar/12

HKinsella - Lead dog - 19/Mar/12 with Charlotte Graves

Dan Vaj - Lead O/S - 19/Mar/12 with L Vajzovic

I'm not well versed in fist jams, good fun, but inflexible hips didnt help either!
Matthew Edwards - 2nd dog - 18/Mar/12 with Dave Sperring

davesperring - Lead O/S - 18/Mar/12 with Matthew Edwards

PAJames - 2012

Nordie_matt - Lead O/S - 28/Dec/11 with Matt JM Stevens

Matt JM Stevens - 2nd - 28/Dec/11 with Nordie_matt

4c if you like offwidth jamming
MD - Lead O/S - 30/Oct/11 with Mark H

tedburt - 2nd - 18/Sep/11 with Aaron Burdett

Gazleah - Solo O/S - 17/Sep/11 with serge

Hidden - Lead dog - 26/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/11

schristophersmith - 2nd dog - 19/Jun/11 with silas feaver

althesin - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/11 with schristophersmith

MarkCunnington - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11 with Anna Morris

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Apr/11

Thuggy problem, all over very quickly, ace pro
pebblespanker - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/11 with Rich Williams

ronmcdonald - TR O/S - Apr/11

lozowen - Solo - 11/Feb/11

mattwyles1 - Solo - 02/Oct/10 with Ellie, Joe

simeclimb68 - Solo rpt - 30/Aug/10

wolverine - Solo - 16/Aug/10 with Matt Sparkes

After many attempts over several years finally did it
popebenedictus - Solo RP - 06/Jul/10 with Soloed

Pilch - Solo - 31/Oct/09

disturbed_one51 - Solo - 31/Oct/09

tiga271 - 2nd - 05/Jul/09 with mark20

3 falls onto hex, desperate moves!
mark20 - Lead dog - 05/Jul/09

Hidden - Solo dnf - 17/Jun/09

sce8 - Lead dog - 05/Apr/09 with Gemma Fisher

Jeronimo - Solo O/S - 18/Mar/09 with Ben Johnson

liamoloughlin - Solo - 01/Mar/09

Hidden - 2009

Hidden - 2009

Not exactly dogged, but sucuumbed at third go with advice from CB
Andysomething - Lead β - 19/Oct/08 with Colin Binks

craig d - Solo - 12/Oct/08

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 31/Aug/08

One move wonder. Spent a long time finding the right move, but easy when the jam was right.
mullermn - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/08 with Kylie Richards

charley - TR O/S - 10/Aug/08 with Andy

andi taxi - TR - 10/Aug/08 with charly fell, laughterton

phil stubbs - Lead - 30/Mar/08 with Dave Short

howlingbaboon - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/08 with Chris FitzHugh

john lynch - Lead - 09/Mar/08 with rich armour, Bo Robertson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Jan/08

Jethro - 2nd - Jan/08 with Adam Lindley

atom - Lead - Jan/08 with Lee Parker

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Graeme Hammond - Solo O/S - 17/Oct/07

for such a short route, it's a big struggle.
adam carless - Solo O/S - 02/Sep/07

Clee - 2nd - 26/May/07 with Richard R

nasty lay back shuffle. Being tall would've helped!
natzim - TR O/S - 09/Apr/07 with Dan

Hidden - Lead dnf - 17/Feb/07

steve2006 - Lead O/S - 2007

Hidden - Solo - 10/Jul/06

Hidden - TR - 09/Jul/06

Iggy_B - Solo O/S - 29/Jun/06

Hidden - Solo O/S - 01/Jun/06

Hidden - 2nd dog - 21/May/06

Very Wet. Painful Jamming. Amazingly Short Route.
Oddjob - Lead - 21/May/06 with Nathan

Hidden - Solo - 14/Apr/06

ChrisBrooke - Solo O/S - 28/Jan/06

John Lisle - 2006

Hidden - Solo - 2006

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo O/S - 24/Sep/05

Nicos - Solo O/S - 17/Apr/05 with solo

Andrew Barker - Solo O/S - Oct/04

coffeepot - TR - 14/Aug/04 with Nienke

Rampikino - Lead - 21/Jun/03 with Liz Hay

Hidden - Solo O/S - 09/May/03

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 20/Mar/03 with Tim Stain

Rampikino - TR - 11/Mar/99

RobSimmo - TR O/S - 18/Oct/98 with Adult Ed course, Jon Berry

kato'sdad - TR - 18/Oct/98 with Rob Simpson

rocktigger - Lead O/S - 1998 with chopper

Laramadness - Lead O/S - 30/Sep/91

Roget - Solo O/S - 09/Jul/91

Iain Thow - Solo - 24/May/91

Hidden - 1987

1980's
CrashMat Rob - Lead O/S - 1980

Hammy - Solo - 26/Aug/77 with Jonathan Stacey

RichardMc - Solo - 25/Apr/76

petemeads - Solo - 1976

mikej - Solo - 25/Nov/73 with Janice Williams, E, Geoff Williams

mikej - Solo - 13/May/73

Andy Say - Solo - 1972

mikej - Lead - 21/Jan/67 with Nigel Sumner

mikej - Solo - 30/Apr/66 with Rosemary Lewis, Malcolm Eldridge, Mike Byles

mikej - Solo - 09/May/65 with Peter Hurst, Dave Williams

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Style of ascent

Soloed38 of 105 (36.2%)
Lead35 of 105 (33.3%)
Followed14 of 105 (13.3%)
Toproped12 of 105 (11.4%)
Bouldered1 of 105 (1.0%)
Unknown5 of 105 (4.8%)

'Climbed'47 of 105 (44.8%)
clean O/S40 of 105 (38.1%)
clean β1 of 105 (1.0%)
clean rpt4 of 105 (3.8%)
clean RP2 of 105 (1.9%)
dogged7 of 105 (6.7%)
dnf4 of 105 (3.8%)