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Right-Hand Man 8a

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[James on Right-hand Man, 3 kb]The Remnant. Climb into the cave and bridge up to the tufa and a thread. Make moves up and right across the bulge using the large sidepulls to crimps on the face. More big moves on positive holds up and left lead to a jug on the right. Finish more easily.
M Crocker

Ticklists: Cheddar Eight's, West Country projects.

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This climb is in 48 logbooks, and on 25 wishlists.

tom106 - Lead RP - 21/Jun/14 with charlotte, Luke H

Tried the moves, came down and then did it first go. Found it pretty hard, although I imagine better conditions would've made it easier.
Ellis Butler-Barker - Lead RP - 20/Jun/14 with JackMac

Made some useful links but those crimps are so damn sharp!
Garrouli - Lead dog - 03/Jun/14 with Matt Williams

Managed all the moves, need to link them now.
Garrouli - Lead dog - 23/May/14 with Matt Williams

Chipping away
Tomar - Lead dog - 09/Mar/14 with Toby

Hidden - Lead dnf - 07/Oct/13

an epic siege
cornishben - Lead RP - 25/Sep/13 with Gareth Pratt

In the rain! Only took 14 sessions!!!
DorsetGareth - Lead RP - 11/Sep/13

Taken a couple of sessions! Great route!
Jack_F - Lead RP - 04/Sep/13 with Pez

pezzerrr - Lead RP - 22/Aug/13

tobydunford - TR dog - 11/Jul/13 with Tomar

Done in two sections
Tomar - Lead dog - 22/May/13 with Toby

bolt to bolt all moves done.
brices - Lead dog - 21/May/13 with Tomar

Hidden - Lead dog - 23/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead dog - 20/Apr/13

DorsetGareth - Lead dnf - 17/Apr/13 with Ben Sutton

Hidden - 2nd dog - 07/Oct/12

Hidden - Lead dnf - 03/Aug/12

Hidden - TR dnf - 25/Jul/12

2nd redpoint of the day. Just as well: not sure if my fingers would have handled any more abuse on those filthy crimps.
quiffhanger - Lead RP - 19/May/12

Felt hard working it but on the redpoint it felt ok
PeterDawson - Lead RP - 12/May/12

Will def go when it's dry. Figured the moves and linked all the way through the crux to the easy top. V nice tech sequences.
quiffhanger - Lead dog - 06/May/12

had a couple of burns on this. refined beta will help.
Martin Cleaver - Lead dog - 31/Mar/12 with Dan Gibson

pure crimpy evil.
Quiddity - TR dnf - 03/Mar/12 with AJM

More talent, beta or strength required. Probably all three.
quiffhanger - TR dnf - 06/Nov/11

Hidden - Lead - 16/Oct/11

_m.cox_ - Lead RP - 26/Sep/11 with Steve Winslow

Jake Shaw - Lead RP - 18/Sep/11 with Iain

Rick hard Rock - Lead RP - 25/Jul/11 with james marshall

1st redpoint of 2nd session. been on my list for a while and it didn't disappoint, great route with really varied moves.
Dan Jenkin - Lead RP - 15/Jul/11 with James Marshall

First time on the route - project time. First clip is stupidly high - clip-stick! Quite hard immediately after bridging beginning - will be hard to clip 4th bolt - 2 goes on first 3 bolts...and so it begins!
rubben - Lead dog - 20/May/11

Spacetourist - Lead RP - Apr/11 with Rosea

Hidden - Lead dog - 11/Sep/10

JPGR - Lead - 01/Sep/10

Hidden - Lead dog - 21/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 20/Aug/10

First 8a after about 4 / 5 sessions on it. Happy days!
billb - Lead RP - 19/Aug/10 with Rich Smith

Hidden - Lead RP - 19/Jun/10

westyb3 - Lead - Jun/10 with Alan Sarhan

James Marshall - Lead RP - Jun/10

gazhbo - Lead - Jun/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 19/May/10

Gavinsymonds - 12/May/10

Some people seem to think this is easy. Felt like proper 8a to me. Wildly different sequences possible depending on how tall you are.
Ged Desforges - Lead RP - 2010

Cailean Harker - Lead β - 2010

steve_yo - Lead RP - Sep/09

First 8a.
Ally Smith - Lead RP - Mar/07

marric - Lead RP - Nov/06 with Andy Sharp

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Style of ascent

Lead42 of 48 (87.5%)
Followed1 of 48 (2.1%)
Toproped4 of 48 (8.3%)
Unknown1 of 48 (2.1%)

'Climbed'5 of 48 (10.4%)
clean β1 of 48 (2.1%)
clean RP22 of 48 (45.8%)
dogged14 of 48 (29.2%)
dnf6 of 48 (12.5%)