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Mayday*** 6c

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[Cherry clipping lower-off on Mayday, 3 kb]18m. A superb route up the dramatic and sustained central groove. Well worth searching out. © ROCKFAX
FA. Andy Turner 1.5.86 01/May/1986

Ticklists: Torbryan Quarry, West Country Climbs.

Photo: Cherry clipping lower-off on Mayday © Justin T
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 271 logbooks, and on 12 wishlists.

gg4419 - Lead RP - 18/Apr/14 with Nick Stephens

Hidden - TR dog - 13/Apr/14

Wet
Cailean Harker - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/14 with Hannah

thedoctorisin - Lead rpt - 18/Mar/14

Hidden - Lead rpt - 15/Mar/14

Tomar - Lead rpt - 08/Dec/13 with Toby

tobydunford - Lead RP - 08/Dec/13 with Tomar

mikeshewring - Lead β - 23/Nov/13

Not that good. A couple of crimpy moves followed by a much easier climbing to the top.
guy xavier percival - Lead O/S - 13/Nov/13 with paul

Ellis Butler-Barker - Lead rpt - 21/Sep/13 with Nick, Charlotte Warner

will909 - Lead β - 21/Sep/13

chakrit - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead rpt - 31/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead RP - 26/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/13

Chappy - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/13

chrisscutt - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/13 with ro, oly

Annoying I didn't onsight, tired after magical mystery tour. Good route.
thedoctorisin - Lead RP - 25/Aug/13 with ro jones, chris scutt

Cool, pumpy
BenNorman - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/13

lovely
mountain_jay - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/13 with Pippa Froggatt

Jenny Seaborne - TR dog - 10/Aug/13

very definite and hard crux around the 2nd clip. Came off 1st go, practised the moves, then got it clean 2nd go. The rest of the route just needs fitness - it isn't hard at all.
hms - Lead RP - 10/Aug/13 with Jenny

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/13

quiffhanger - Lead rpt - 05/Aug/13 with Kate

Luverly
peteharrison06 - Lead O/S - Aug/13

Lovely route, nice layback to finish.
R2B - Lead RP - 25/Jul/13 with Justin

Hidden - Lead RP - 25/Jul/13

Fell failing to place the draw at bolt 4. Landed a couple meters off the ground & called it a day right there!
JackMac - Lead dnf - 25/Jun/13 with Pyjamas Tom

Tomar - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/13 with Joe Innes

2nd RP attempt
Ross.Cooper - Lead RP - 08/Jun/13 with Laurence Everitt

JackMac - Lead dog - 05/Jun/13 with EllisButlerBarker

metal arms - Lead O/S - 29/May/13

andy south devon - Lead rpt - 26/May/13

ambrooker - Lead RP - 26/May/13 with Tom

chiverstom - Lead O/S - 26/May/13 with Alice

karoo88 - Lead RP - 18/May/13

Hidden - Lead β - 18/May/13

Ellis Butler-Barker - Lead O/S - 06/May/13 with JackMac

Think i mucked up the sequence, felt like a 7a crux on a 6b+ route.
Ed morris - Lead O/S - 01/May/13 with Colin

Hidden - Lead - May/13

Lovely climb.
Mr Tickle - Lead β - 25/Apr/13 with Will

Fell trying to sort out move between second and third clip. Sorted it and climbed the rest. Great route.
Motown - Lead dog - 25/Apr/13 with Luke

misterb - Lead RP - 24/Apr/13 with nick

Dan 85 - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/13 with Jack

JackMac - 2nd dog - 06/Apr/13 with Dan 85

Hidden - Lead dog - 03/Apr/13

tim exley - Lead O/S - Mar/13 with elaine

kingholmesy - Lead O/S - 2013 with Colin

To receive draws, lots of the posckets were wet with seepage
Ross.Cooper - Lead dog - 17/Nov/12 with Laurence Everitt

needed a bit of a dry
Laurence Everitt - Lead RP - 17/Nov/12 with Ross Cooper

JackMac - 2nd dog - 22/Sep/12 with Andy H

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Sep/12

2nd go
Tom Seccombe - Lead RP - Sep/12 with tj murry

1st r.p
Rosea Day - Lead RP - 31/Aug/12 with Jerome Gill

andrew hammond - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/12

jiggerypokery - Lead RP - 31/Aug/12 with Rosea Day

Brian H - Lead rpt - 31/Aug/12 with Jack ?

Bloody hard crux, at least the way I did it.
quiffhanger - Lead rpt - 27/Aug/12 with Jacob

Oddjob - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/12 with Adam B

theotherpetehill - Lead β - 26/Aug/12 with Michelle

Ramon Marin - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/12

saet1a - Lead - 22/Aug/12

Getting easier!
saet1a - Lead - 24/Jul/12

Hard move past the second bolt, then easy but pumpy all the way to the belay.
Paul Robertson - Lead dog - 24/Jul/12 with Guy Percival

fall-line - Lead RP - 30/Jun/12

Laurence Cowton - TR - 30/Jun/12 with Vince, Donald

_m.cox_ - Lead rpt - 23/Jun/12 with Jason Williams

Hidden - Lead dog - 02/Jun/12

bolt to bolt no falls but pumped constantly.
misterb - Lead dog - 29/May/12 with wain

saet1a - Lead RP - 23/May/12

3star route! great climbing, felt harder than boogie on down, enjoyed the move into the under cling from the pocket and edge, pretty pumped by the top
rustaldo - Lead O/S - 15/May/12 with Eliott, Jordon Fleming

awsome climb
Jordon Fleming - Lead O/S - 15/May/12 with matt

Marti999 - Lead rpt - 07/May/12 with Alex Dennis

AlexD - 2nd dog - 07/May/12 with Marti

Hidden - TR rpt - 19/Apr/12

Hidden - Lead RP - 12/Apr/12

Rob Pitt - Lead rpt - 07/Apr/12 with Nick Saunders

Couldn't link the crux sequence for some reason didn't have time for another go
jiggerypokery - Lead dog - 17/Mar/12 with Prajak

highrepute - Lead β - 14/Mar/12

warmed up then did it first go
elliepygall - Lead - 14/Mar/12 with James

Dale Turrell - Lead RP - 12/Mar/12 with Finn

tedj234 - Lead - 11/Mar/12 with Kate, davidliu

davidliu - Lead β - 11/Mar/12 with Kate Cambell, Ed Jenner

andy_pemberton - Lead - Mar/12 with Steve Gibson

burto - Lead O/S - 16/Feb/12 with steve

Izzy Brinsden - TR - Jan/12 with Eddie Church

andy south devon - Lead RP - 2012

Michelle W - Lead β - 2012

Dale Turrell - 2nd O/S - 22/Oct/11 with Finn

Finally!!! :)
Elaine Budden - Lead RP - 16/Oct/11 with tom bunn

derico - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/11 with Sadact, Tom

Sophie Nunn - Lead dog - 10/Oct/11 with Toby

Brian H - Lead rpt - 03/Sep/11 with Steve Bell

Nasty fall before i could clip the third bolt, one to come back for.
Julia Chatterton - Lead dnf - 29/Aug/11 with Will

will6459 - Lead β - 27/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/11

Got to the second bolt about to clip but fell :-(
M Bryan - Lead dnf - 16/Aug/11 with Luke Horne

pearson9596 - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/11 with Jenni Stephens

Alex moore - Lead - 14/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead RP - Aug/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/11

Hidden - Lead - 30/Jul/11

quiffhanger - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/11

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/11 with Dad

Hidden - TR dnf - 26/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead β - 03/Jul/11

Retro Flash
Chris_barr - Lead β - 18/Jun/11 with Ted, Harry

wolverine - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/11 with Sarah Marks

Hidden - Lead rpt - 30/May/11

Hidden - Lead - 29/May/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 28/May/11

jbulger - Lead RP - 19/May/11 with Darren Russell

Hidden - TR dog - 18/May/11

Not fit enough to lead it yet. Things ease quite a bit after the crux.
francois - 2nd RP - 15/May/11 with Tammy, Chawn

Hidden - Lead rpt - 15/May/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 15/May/11

Hidden - Lead dog - 15/May/11

Snakes in the crack of this climb! No bites though.
Kevster - Lead O/S - 15/May/11

Very good climbing, low crux then pumpy to the top. Bird nesting at 3/4 height. May need to be avoided?
jakenichol - Lead O/S - 09/May/11

chris j - Lead rpt - 04/May/11

marcpontin - Lead O/S - May/11 with huw

Hidden - Lead rpt - 27/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead β - 18/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead dog - 11/Apr/11

Hidden - TR RP - 11/Apr/11

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

Hidden - Lead rpt - 02/Apr/11

Bristoldave - Lead O/S - 26/Mar/11 with Cusco

Great route with really nice, flowing moves. Well worth the three stars
Ciro - Lead O/S - 26/Mar/11 with Ramon

Alex More - Lead dog - 02/Mar/11 with Jon Howell

jcook1980 - Lead RP - 2011 with Leo

leohl - 2nd - 2011 with Jonathon Cook

Alex moore - Lead - 2011

PeterDawson - Lead RP - 2011

TommityP - Lead dog - 27/Nov/10

Hidden - Oct/10

sam.sam.sam.ferguson - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/10 with Marti Hallett

2nd go.
Jonathan Emett - Lead RP - 25/Sep/10 with crispin

jacobjacob - Lead β - 14/Sep/10

Toby Dunn - Lead - 10/Sep/10 with Sophie Nunn

Sophie Nunn - Lead dog - 10/Sep/10 with Toby

Rock Lizard - Lead dog - Sep/10

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/10 with jacquie robinson

Hidden - Lead RP - 14/Aug/10

Wendy - Lead rpt - 07/Aug/10 with Tom Ball

Hidden - Lead rpt - 07/Aug/10

jbulger - Lead dog - 04/Aug/10 with Darren Russell

gg4419 - TR dog - Aug/10

2nd go
Wendy - Lead RP - 31/Jul/10 with Tom Ball

Hidden - Lead rpt - 31/Jul/10

gfoster - 2nd - 08/Jul/10 with Nick Blackbeard

James Mitchelmore - Lead RP - 08/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 02/Jul/10

bastian - Lead - 24/Jun/10

TR practice for future RP
JonHarvey - TR dog - 24/Jun/10 with James Langridge

Gingerdarren - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/10 with Nate Bastian

Sequencey crux followed by very pumpy climbing, ended up resting on a clip. Cant wait to get back to bag it clean.
Kemics - Lead dog - 15/Jun/10

Cool.. Very Hot. And Blinding.
El3ctroFuzz - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/10 with Elaine Budden

Hidden - Lead dog - Jun/10

really cool but reachy if short
Peterjuliandawson - Lead RP - 09/May/10

Luke Dawson - Lead O/S - 02/May/10

good climb :)
adam cooper*super* - Lead RP - 30/Apr/10 with jack folland

Jack_F - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/10 with adam cooper* super*, Adam copper *super*

alaan - Lead rpt - 28/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead dog - 16/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead β - 11/Apr/10

Ridiculous
ferret newman - 2nd - Apr/10 with Dart Rock crew

Ben Vieyra - Lead rpt - 07/Mar/10

Will_Murray - Lead - Mar/10

Hidden - 2010

Rjukan - 2010

jmhood - 2010

langar27 - Lead RP - 21/Sep/09 with dave moir

dmoir - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/09 with Canadian James

Hidden - Lead rpt - 13/Sep/09

beautiful route, wonderful climbing with gd holds and sequential moves. Best 6c ive ever been on.
John Henry Wynn - Lead β - 12/Sep/09 with Simon Downing

gfoster - 2nd dog - 12/Sep/09 with Nick Blackbeard

Joby - Lead RP - Sep/09 with Simon Downing

John Henry Wynn - Lead dog - 31/Aug/09 with Joby

Nice route but tricky as a warmup.
Morgan Woods - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/09 with Iain

Brilliant route. 2nd go.
catt - Lead RP - 29/Aug/09 with George, Morgan Woods

georgel - Lead RP - 29/Aug/09 with iain

natalietanzer - Lead RP - 29/Aug/09

Jillybean - 2nd - 13/Jul/09 with George

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/09

Hidden - Lead RP - 04/Jul/09

Finally got there!
Phil79 - Lead RP - 04/Jul/09 with Pete

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/09

Hidden - Lead RP - 03/Jul/09

eugeneth - Lead rpt - 27/Jun/09 with Ben Vieyra

RP attempt.
Phil79 - Lead dog - 25/Jun/09 with Pete

did it twice. pumpy!
henbot - TR dog - 16/Jun/09 with Ben Bradford

tom169 - Lead RP - 11/Jun/09 with Chris Rampling

Steerpike - Lead dog - 10/May/09 with Bruce

thomb - Lead dog - 08/May/09 with Tom Grant

classic. i love flowstone!trickier moves low down, got a sneaky egyption in there.
w.pettet-smith - Lead O/S - May/09 with josh

Hidden - Lead dog - May/09

WillMclennan - Lead RP - 08/Apr/09 with nblackbeard

Lovely Climbing. One cruxy move low down.
nblackbeard - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/09 with James Whitlock

jw231 - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/09 with nblackbeard

jld579 - Lead RP - 2009

thomb - Lead - 2009

richiebongo - Lead O/S - 2009 with Gwen Thomson

i_a_coops - Lead O/S - 2009

Great route. As said before one hard section then a pumpy race to the top.
Reeges - Lead RP - 28/Dec/08 with Nick Saunders

One hard sequence.. rest is straightforward if not a bit pumpy
Jon_Warner - Lead RP - 27/Dec/08 with Mark Glaister

shark - Lead rpt - 27/Dec/08 with Sonia + family

Richard Horn - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/08

Hidden - Lead dog - 29/Jul/08

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/08 with Dave Ferguson

bigie bob - Lead O/S - 19/Jul/08

Justin T - Lead RP - 12/Jul/08

sharmawho? - TR - 08/Jun/08 with Dave

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/08

Matt Bennett - Lead rpt - 07/Jun/08

feilx - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/08 with Phil Davis

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

_m.cox_ - Lead O/S - May/08 with Prajak

Hidden - TR dog - 02/Mar/08

Jake Shaw - Lead O/S - 2008 with Iain

sebrider - Lead RP - 2008

alice stanbury - Lead - 2008

hippo99 - Lead O/S - Sep/07 with roby rudolf, seb ryder, alice stanbury

chris j - Lead RP - 21/Aug/07 with Ben Bradford

Second time lucky...
alaan - Lead rpt - 06/Aug/07 with Rich

richardr - Lead RP - Aug/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/07

Hidden - Lead rpt - 07/Jul/07

wicked route
Dave Searle - Lead - 03/Jun/07 with mark

nutcracker - May/07

eugeneth - Lead RP - 26/Mar/07 with Alex D

Rob Kennard - 2007

Richard White - Lead O/S - 2007 with Rob Kennard

monster jake - 2007

climber sim - 2007

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2007

JeromeT - Lead RP - 2007

Hidden - Lead dog - 20/Dec/06

Jon_Warner - Lead dnf - 19/Dec/06 with Jonny

Hidden - Lead dog - 17/Dec/06

chris sm - 2nd β - 24/Jun/06 with Ben Sutton

cornishben - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/06 with Chris Sims

Crapped my pants on video
eddy-on-the-rocks - Lead rpt - 19/Mar/06 with Ben

Hidden - Lead β - 04/Mar/06

Hidden - Lead RP - 2006

DDDD - Lead O/S - May/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/04

Hidden - Lead RP - 22/May/04

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/03 with Roy Thomas

westyb3 - Lead O/S - 2003 with Andy long

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/02

Hidden - Lead O/S - Nov/01

John Southworth - Lead O/S - Jul/00

CraigMac1 - 2000

Marti999 - Lead - 2000

Dringo - 2000

andy_pemberton - Lead - 2000

sadams - Lead - 20/Jun/98 with Andy Long

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/98

Hidden - Lead - 1998

Mark Kemball - Lead - 13/Jul/97 with Matt Vigg, Rob Galley

Roget - Lead O/S - 07/May/96 with jon

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/95

pmot - TR O/S - 1995

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1995

mattnuttall - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/93 with Ian Vickers, Alan Holden

keefe - 30/Aug/92 with Glenn Sutcliffe

Glenn Sutcliffe - 30/Aug/92 with keefe

Nick Biven - Lead - 09/Sep/91

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/91

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/87

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Voting
Total votes cast 123
hard 6c+0 of 63
6c+0 of 63
easy 6c+14 of 63
hard 6c25 of 63
6c17 of 63
easy 6c7 of 63
hard 6b+0 of 63
6b+0 of 63
easy 6b+0 of 63
3 Stars54 of 60
2 Stars6 of 60
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Style of ascent

Lead233 of 271 (86.0%)
Followed12 of 271 (4.4%)
Toproped14 of 271 (5.2%)
Unknown12 of 271 (4.4%)

'Climbed'42 of 271 (15.5%)
clean O/S81 of 271 (29.9%)
clean β17 of 271 (6.3%)
clean rpt33 of 271 (12.2%)
clean RP55 of 271 (20.3%)
dogged38 of 271 (14.0%)
dnf5 of 271 (1.8%)