Muscleman*** 7b
[Dan on-sighting Muscleman, 2 kb]24m.

Rockfax Description
The overhanging groove and juggy pockets with a tough sequence just below easy ground is superb. © ROCKFAX

FA. Chiri Ros, Isabel Pagan 1991

Photo: Dan on-sighting Muscleman © ginger
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This climb is in 74 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

afrosam - Lead dog - 08/Jan/15 with Trisha Murphy

Tried to OS but fell off at crux. Clip sticked to top then worked crux and got clean second go.
MichaelGallimore - Lead RP - 06/Jan/15 with Ben Philips

Hidden - 2015

MrBIond - Lead RP - 11/Apr/14

MrBIond - Lead dog - 09/Apr/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Feb/14

mark20 - Lead RP - 03/Jan/14

second go
natalietanzer - Lead RP - 21/Dec/13 with tom, marcus

Hidden - Lead rpt - 07/Nov/13

My first 7b! took me 5 attempts over two days but it felt easy for the grade after perfecting the beta. Great route!
GrahamGiles - Lead RP - 09/Oct/13 with pav low

James Marshall - Lead β - Oct/13

Aaron.Clifford - Lead β - Oct/13 with Qisheng Xie

Ace climbing, lots of big holds through the steepness. First RP.
Callum_Johnson - Lead RP - 28/Sep/13 with Amanda

Would be hard to onsight due to 5 crimps, only one of which is good. Cool little route.
Daniel Heath - Lead β - 08/Apr/13 with Jimmy Kay

Hidden - Lead RP - 05/Apr/13

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 24/Dec/12 with Little Chris

DaveTrain - Lead dog - 14/Dec/12

MartyJ - Lead RP - Dec/12

One rest on the rope, at the shake-out below the crux.
Stuart S - TR dog - 30/Oct/12 with Amanda Lyons

Qisheng Xie - Lead RP - 16/Oct/12 with Graham Giles

1st RP by the skin of my teeth...ACE!
ANC - Lead RP - 19/Sep/12 with Jules

julesp - Lead RP - 26/Apr/12 with Iain

i really need to get back on the overhanging wall!
julesp - TR dog - 25/Apr/12 with Iain

Rachel Somerville - TR dog - 09/Apr/12 with Daryl Cavanagh

Hidden - Lead - 09/Apr/12

3rd redpoint
Stig - Lead RP - 12/Mar/12 with Nik

thebigfriendlymoose - Lead RP - 11/Mar/12

harvie - Lead - 02/Mar/12 with Dan

Hidden - Lead dog - Mar/12

Luke Dawson - Lead O/S - 24/Feb/12

PeterDawson - Lead O/S - 24/Feb/12

Hidden - Lead dog - 05/Jan/12

JamesBrowning - Lead dog - 20/Oct/11

Twice, nice.
Nik Jennings - Lead rpt - 18/Oct/11

JamesBrowning - TR dog - 18/Oct/11

Nik Jennings - Lead RP - 16/Jun/11 with Duncan

got past the crux but burned out! very polished but nice route.
tom.ireson - Lead dnf - 07/Jun/11 with Charlotte Latter

Gazleah - Lead β - 06/Jun/11 with kris zuraw

Tophe - Lead O/S - May/11 with Steve Le F

Hidden - Lead RP - 30/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/11

Bargate_Champ - Lead RP - Apr/11 with iamchris

Stuart S - TR dog - 29/Mar/11 with Jules Pearson, Amanda Lyons

Fell off red point attempt at crux. Fantastic route got to come back here. Totally amazing crag!
julesp - Lead dog - 29/Mar/11 with Stuart S, amanda

Hidden - Lead RP - 25/Mar/11

Andrew1 - Lead - 25/Mar/11 with Chris Fisher

Glyn - Lead RP - 19/Mar/11 with John

keefe - Lead O/S - 20/Nov/10 with Tansy

keefe - Lead O/S - 20/Nov/10 with Tansy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/10

steep but seems very reasonable for the grade. will get it next time.
Dan_Carroll - Lead dog - 01/Apr/10

Toby Dunn - Lead O/S - Apr/10 with Lee Rodgers

Hidden - 2010

RD - Lead O/S - 2010

Great route - STEEP! but mostly juggy holds
eddieclimb - Lead RP - 29/Dec/09 with Rebecca Edwards

Hidden - Lead dog - 04/Dec/09

Should have on-sighted it really - got it second go, thin crux, rest is super juggy...very pumped at the top though!
Chad123 - AltLd RP - 24/Oct/09 with Paul T

matt green(uni) - Lead dnf - 11/Jun/09

chris_j_s - TR dnf - 21/Apr/09 with Will Carroll, James McCartan

redpoint. Awesome route in a awesome setting
Noodles - 03/Apr/09 with Rob Lawrence

in hindsight, easy for the grade, miss the 3rd(?) bolt to avoid some drag.
mark_wellin - Lead dog - 2009

Hidden - Lead RP - 03/Mar/08

andi turner - Lead - Mar/08 with Dad

Hidden - Lead RP - Jul/07

Mega steep on big buckets and short wall on smalledges to finish
skygodley - Lead O/S - 03/Jan/07 with SarahM

Gus - Lead RP - Feb/06 with grimer, mark sharratt, andi elizabeth turner

Hidden - Apr/05

Hidden - Mar/05

lx - Lead - Mar/04

Jon Read - Lead O/S - Apr/02 with Debs

Hidden - Lead RP - 06/Apr/99

Hidden - Lead RP - 28/Aug/98

Mike Owen - 23/Dec/96 with Elaine Owen

Pedro50 - Lead O/S - Jan/95 with A. Belayer

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
fraserbarrett, Jay.Carr, owain86, wilso1977, Stuart S, A Downing

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