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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 103 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/14

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

John Eley - Lead O/S - 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

Hidden - 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 27
hard HS0 of 10
HS0 of 10
easy HS2 of 10
hard S0 of 10
S4 of 10
easy S3 of 10
hard HVD1 of 10
HVD0 of 10
easy HVD0 of 10
hard 4b0 of 9
4b0 of 9
easy 4b2 of 9
hard 4a1 of 9
4a2 of 9
easy 4a4 of 9
hard 3c0 of 9
3c0 of 9
easy 3c0 of 9
3 Stars0 of 8
2 Stars0 of 8
1 Star4 of 8
0 Stars4 of 8
Bag of .....0 of 8
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Style of ascent

Soloed40 of 103 (38.8%)
Lead35 of 103 (34.0%)
Followed23 of 103 (22.3%)
Toproped2 of 103 (1.9%)
Unknown3 of 103 (2.9%)

'Climbed'43 of 103 (41.7%)
clean O/S52 of 103 (50.5%)
clean rpt6 of 103 (5.8%)
dnf2 of 103 (1.9%)