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Ralph's Mantelshelves S 4a

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8m. From the right toe of the buttress mantel-a-way up the face heading leftwards. A more direct version is the same grade. © ROCKFAX
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This climb is in 100 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Dale - Solo - Aug/14

Andrew Abraham - 2nd O/S - 15/Jul/14 with Ky

HumphreyJ20 - Solo - 25/Jun/14

Valentino - Solo - 25/Jun/14

dpiddock - Solo O/S - 22/Jun/14

Hidden - 2nd - 17/May/14

Hidden - Lead - 17/May/14

Probably went the wrong way
ClareG - 2nd O/S - 17/May/14

alcrosby - 2nd - 17/May/14 with Nick Owens, Becky Crosby

simeclimb68 - Lead O/S - 04/May/14 with Pwdr (Paul)

Hidden - 2nd - 04/May/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 22/Sep/13

Jordanh031 - 27/Jun/13

curly steve - TR - 27/Jun/13

Dan Geh - Solo O/S - 26/May/13

Paul Hy - Lead rpt - 13/Apr/13 with Dave S, Umer, Dave W

Paul Hy - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/13 with Umer

Hillson - Solo - 27/Feb/13

lukebowman551 - 2nd O/S - 22/Sep/12 with Craig Shelley

Hidden - Lead O/S - Sep/12

bullybones - Solo - 18/Aug/12

UnkArl - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/12 with Dave Cummings, Caroline, Debbie

Failed start, very tricky move. Moved left and climbed rest of route clean.
davemcummings - TR - 05/Aug/12 with Caroline Barker, Karl Gregory, Deborah Hoskins

Debs - 2nd - 05/Aug/12 with Karl

LiniebarClimb - 2nd - 05/Aug/12 with UnkArl

first route in the rain, super easy though
PeteWilson - Lead O/S - 30/May/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/May/12

Hidden - Solo O/S - 20/May/12

Rhythm24 - Solo O/S - 20/May/12

Hidden - 2012

mark20 - Solo O/S - 06/Nov/11

Hidden - Solo - 06/Nov/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Nov/11

Hmmmm...tricky start!
valentinesbabe - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/11 with Kevin Tithe

Tithe Technique - 2nd O/S - 04/Sep/11 with Angela Paul

not much protection points but the climbing was quite easy
ragabond007 - Lead - 14/Aug/11

Ky - 2nd O/S - 25/Jul/11 with Dan Timmis

BB95 - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/11 with Soph Flowers

sophiex3 - 2nd rpt - 04/Jul/11 with James Birks

hazeysunshine - 2nd - 23/Jun/11 with GT

MarkRoe - Solo rpt - 26/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead dnf - 17/Apr/11

Sam Simpson - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/11 with Christian Turford

alias dave - 2nd O/S - 10/Apr/11 with Sam.EB

pondered up it at the end of the day, awesome little route
Killianmurphy - Solo O/S - 02/Apr/11

Guy Neal - Lead - 28/Mar/11

Stitch - Solo rpt - 2011

pretty bad protection but it isn't needed
scotty h - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/10

donkster - Lead rpt - 02/Oct/10 with malc, trigg

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/10

Ky - 2nd O/S - 02/Sep/10 with Tim

Stuart William - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/10

Gashworth - Lead O/S - 12/Mar/10

Looked easy from the bottom but made a complete hash of the mantel of the first big ledge.
AlastairB - Lead dnf - 22/Aug/09 with Sarah Ford

SGD - Lead - 02/Aug/09 with Vicky Holmes

Hidden - Lead - May/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Feb/09

donkster - 2nd rpt - 14/Feb/09 with DaveNW

Jim Malo - 2nd - 26/Oct/08

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

SteveM - Solo O/S - 11/Oct/08 with Kat

kitkat78 - Solo O/S - 11/Oct/08 with SteveM

Monk - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/08 with Matthew Burton, Matt and Debbie

siah - Lead - 08/Jun/08 with hissi, joe and rv

Ian's Lead
DanT - 2nd O/S - 10/May/08 with Jake Hickenbotham, Ian Silvester

Alternate Finish
DanT - Solo O/S - 10/May/08 with Ian Silvester

Hidden - Solo O/S - 08/May/08

PaulGreenhead - Solo - 19/Apr/08 with Kirsty

Kirsty - 2nd - 19/Apr/08 with PaulGreenhead

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 09/Mar/08

Mike W - Solo O/S - 11/Feb/08

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

naughtybadboy - Lead - 07/Oct/07

dan gibson - Solo O/S - 07/Oct/06

First mantleshelf move is a bit stiff, but the rest of the route is fun.
adam carless - Solo O/S - 17/Sep/06

eonuk - Solo - 26/Aug/06

gibbo38 - 2nd - 25/Jun/06 with Dayo

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/06

Hidden - Lead - 24/Jun/06

chri55ie - 2nd - 29/Aug/05 with Rob Wilson

ArnaudG - Solo - Jul/05

Stig - Solo - 25/May/05 with Charlie Reade-Jahn

Carl Smethurst - Solo O/S - 04/Sep/04

donkster - Lead O/S - Sep/04 with trigg

Simon Caldwell - 2nd O/S - 19/Oct/03 with Dave E

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/03

DerwentDiluted - Solo - 04/Jun/03

craig h - Solo O/S - 08/Oct/98 with Jamie Lillieman

Hidden - Solo - 15/Aug/98

Hidden - Solo O/S - 1998

David Smith - Solo - 1997

smudge - Solo O/S - 1993

Andy Say - Solo - 20/Aug/91

andrew300169 - 1990

Iain Thow - Solo - 17/May/89

Roget - Solo O/S - 1989 with jim

tapley - Solo - 18/Sep/87

JohnHutch - Lead - Aug/83

rogerskews - Solo - 1974

mikej - Solo - 24/Jun/70 with Nick Taylor, Rosemary Lewis, Pete Williams, Malcolm Eldridge

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
reckless_rat, Hidden, Kamikaze Badger, Rob Messenger

Voting
Total votes cast 24
hard HS0 of 9
HS0 of 9
easy HS2 of 9
hard S0 of 9
S4 of 9
easy S3 of 9
hard HVD0 of 9
HVD0 of 9
easy HVD0 of 9
hard 4b0 of 8
4b0 of 8
easy 4b2 of 8
hard 4a0 of 8
4a2 of 8
easy 4a4 of 8
hard 3c0 of 8
3c0 of 8
easy 3c0 of 8
3 Stars0 of 7
2 Stars0 of 7
1 Star4 of 7
0 Stars3 of 7
Bag of .....0 of 7
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Style of ascent

Soloed39 of 100 (39.0%)
Lead33 of 100 (33.0%)
Followed23 of 100 (23.0%)
Toproped2 of 100 (2.0%)
Unknown3 of 100 (3.0%)

'Climbed'43 of 100 (43.0%)
clean O/S49 of 100 (49.0%)
clean rpt6 of 100 (6.0%)
dnf2 of 100 (2.0%)