Praying Mantle HVS 5b
[Newstones bouldering, 2 kb]6m.

Rockfax Description
6m. Swarm on to the nose and finish warily through the shelving scoop above. Used to be good value at 4c! © ROCKFAX

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 33 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

Lloyders - Sent - 09/Jul/15

After seeing Chris back off the lead, I top roped with a rest or two before working out a top slap was required, great route
gpcomps - TR dog - 21/May/15 with Chris Bridgland

Easier when you know how, maybe a lead next time but still pretty bold
gpcomps - TR rpt - 21/May/15 with Chris Bridgland

Backed out of final move
Stoff - Lead dnf - 21/May/15 with gpcomps

Worked it with Greg - it's all about the last move !
Stoff - TR dog - 21/May/15 with gpcomps

Stoff - TR rpt - 21/May/15 with gpcomps

Hidden - Solo O/S - 09/Apr/15

Felt surprisingly easy.
Monk - Sent O/S - 07/Sep/14

Andrew Abraham - Solo rpt - 14/May/14 with Ky

Andrew Abraham - Solo rpt - 30/Apr/14

Good fun, fud the holds and it's all there
Andrew Abraham - Solo O/S - Jun/13 with Steve Hammond

PeteWilson - Solo O/S - 05/Mar/13 with Ric Elliot

Hidden - Solo dnf - 11/Aug/12

Hidden - Solo O/S - 04/Oct/11

Tried to solo - top move was too scary.
mike4563 - TR RP - 24/Oct/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 06/May/10

sgl0jd - Solo O/S - 08/Mar/10

Hidden - Solo - 2010

Hidden - Solo - 2010

wow, everyones soloed this great. This was my first ever HVS lead, and i fell on my 1st attempted, luklie a hex stopped me decking out. I jumped straight back on and owned this climb.
Mitch1990 - Lead dog - 18/Sep/09

Evidently I need to work on my rounded top-outs...
PeteH - Solo dnf - 06/Aug/09

Andrew Barker - Solo O/S - 08/Jul/09

Jon Read - Sent - 22/Nov/08 with Turner, Shaz, Tom, Ian & Dave

Mike W - Solo O/S - May/08

daveagriff - TR - 2008

S/S
Souljah - Solo - 05/Aug/07 with Chris

Pythonist - Solo O/S - 23/May/07

John Eley - Lead O/S - Sep/04

Hidden - 2004

marcoleptic - Solo - 2000

craig h - Solo O/S - 25/Sep/98

Roget - Solo O/S - 20/Apr/91

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 02/Oct/88

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