Mendipian Way** 7a+
[Tom Onsighting Mendipian Way, 4 kb]Climb up to and over the roof right of Instigate Emergency Closure. Lovely moves high up, with a hard final section.
Brilliant route.

Ticklists: Cheddar Sevens.

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This climb is in 95 logbooks, and on 19 wishlists.

So close! Didn't read the last (not very hard) move in time and had to have a rest.
Brian H - Lead dog - 04/Oct/15

Went balls out for the onsight but underestimated the top so ended up having to practice then just about did it first red point. NIIIIICE!
J1_TOV - Lead RP - 12/Sep/15

Didn't climb it well so felt awkward
tom106 - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/15 with Rich

k_k - Lead RP - 29/Jun/15

Finally - good to get the pre ban send. Worth 3 cheddar stars I think!
TomJ - Lead RP - 29/Jun/15 with Kuang

holister - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/15 with Si, andy

10 cm from the onsite! Very easy to onsite this one. All the holds are obvious and good. Found the crux to be just below the roof.
s0458892 - Lead RP - 24/Jun/15

DavidBarraclough - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/15 with Tristan

2nd go after getting the draws in.
bonelessivar - Lead RP - 22/Jun/15 with Alan

Great route, get on it! Essentially onsight, but I have tried to lead it a few years ago, so marking as RP.
DorsetGareth - Lead RP - 22/Jun/15 with Andy Wiseman

Cracking, not too hard and some nice varied moves.
Wise - Lead rpt - 22/Jun/15 with Gareth

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/15

James Marshall - Lead RP - 14/Jun/15 with sash

Beautiful climbing. Delighted to have finally got it clean :)
Trisha Murphy - Lead - 07/Jun/15 with Sam Robinson

Trisha Murphy - Lead dog - 06/Jun/15 with Sam Robinson

afrosam - Lead rpt - 22/May/15 with Si

Hidden - Lead rpt - 21/May/15

grp - Lead RP - 17/May/15

Tried this once start of the week... came back today... tried it and failed.... got it clean and smooth on the second attempt. My first 7a and it has a plus :-) OK... may be given low in the grade, but I'll take that!
DanHB - Lead RP - 17/May/15 with Geoff P

Dan0Me - Lead β - 11/May/15 with James S

came off at the top on the onsight missing a key hold, 2nd time all went fine after watching dan cruise through the flash!
James S - Lead RP - 11/May/15 with dan hb, dan

Got through the strenuous first section clean… got too stretched out higher up and took a rest.. then working out final moves took a 2nd rest… must come back and lead it clean as it's all doable for me!
DanHB - TR dog - 11/May/15 with James - RP, James and Dan - RP

Another Cheddar Classic, awesome evening in the sun and double send with Sadact!
derico - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/15 with Sadact

pezzerrr - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/15

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/15

Hidden - Lead - 11/Apr/15

Sport climbing is fun! First onsight at the grade. Took a few power grunts at the top to hang on. Must be soft in the grade, ~I got up it! 3 stars as sport climbing goes?
Stanners - Lead O/S - 18/Mar/15 with guy percivel

drewish - Lead RP - 15/Mar/15 with Marti H

My first onsight at the grade! I had to try pretty hard on a couple of sections, but it has good rests.
Nick Russell - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/14

Trisha Murphy - Lead dog - 29/Sep/14 with Sam Robinson

afrosam - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/14 with Trisha Murphy

Fantastic route - mainly technical face climbing and extremely well bolted. Clean to penultimate clip - will be back in near future!
TomJ - Lead dog - 14/Sep/14 with DanC

felt ridiculously long moves at the top, probably doing it wrong
Jim Brooke - Lead dog - 12/Jun/14 with Dan Webber

LucasHarazin - Lead O/S - 11/May/14

just one more - Lead O/S - 11/May/14 with lucas

tobydunford - Lead RP - 04/Sep/13 with Oli

Good route, lots of cheddar-esque climbing! 7a+ seemed right for me. 1RP
Jon_Warner - Lead RP - 30/Jun/13 with Jenni

Hidden - Lead dog - 30/Jun/13

Jay81 - Lead RP - 21/Jun/13 with Tomar

will909 - Lead RP - 20/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead β - 19/Jun/13

miss read on the onsight 2nd go fairly steady
brices - Lead RP - 19/Jun/13 with Sash

Graham Atkins - Lead - 18/Jun/13

Billg - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/12 with Nik Goile

2nd go
ian d f - Lead RP - 28/Mar/12 with Michael P

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/11

Hidden - TR dog - 22/Oct/11

burto - Lead RP - 15/Oct/11 with steve

tom harrison - 03/Oct/11

LC - Lead O/S - Sep/11

Lovely route - wish I'd got it clean. Will come back for this one.
DorsetGareth - Lead dog - 19/Jun/11 with Richard Popp

Bit eliminate at the start, otherwise good route. A few tricky sections with good rests in between. Easy 7a+.
Richard Hall - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/11 with Gaz

explodingsprouts - Lead RP - 06/Jun/11 with Eric

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/May/11

EmilyElouise - 2nd dog - 15/May/11

2nd go today
Chubbard - Lead RP - 15/May/11 with J Robinson

ericinbristol - Lead RP - 03/May/11 with James G

Should go next session?!?!
explodingsprouts - TR dog - 07/Apr/11 with Eric

2nd go. Loose little hold above roof gives cause for thought. Easier for the tall I reckon.
Stone Muppet - Lead RP - 02/Apr/11 with ts

2 goes couldn't do last move.
Chubbard - Lead dog - 27/Mar/11 with J Robinson

2nd Go. 2nd 7a+. Psyched!!
Tomar - Lead RP - 17/Oct/10 with "Brosky"

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/10

Yet another great route on Burmese wall. Worked out and linked all the hard moves at the top. It's definetely going to happen. I'll be back in September!
Tomar - Lead dog - 30/Jun/10 with "Brosky"

Awesome route. Worthy of more stars. Not too polished. Great technical moves going over the roof.
Glyn - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/10 with Bez

Very nice indeed. 1st RP after fluffing the on-sight.
Stefan Kruger - Lead RP - 22/Jun/10 with Sarah Kruger

2nd go
Wendy - Lead RP - 17/Jun/10 with Ian Tsang

richiebongo - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/10 with Nick Smith

eddy-on-the-rocks - Lead β - 15/Jun/10 with Aaron

2nd go
tommytuffa - Lead RP - 15/Jun/10 with Aaron, edd

A-dog - Lead RP - 15/Jun/10 with ed

Sophie Nunn - 2nd dog - 13/Jun/10 with Emma

Luke Dawson - Lead O/S - 22/May/10

Garrouli - Lead O/S - 2010

Hidden - Lead β - 10/Oct/09

Hidden - Lead dog - 10/Oct/09

Ricky Rocks - Lead O/S - Oct/09

Tim M - Lead RP - 24/Jun/09 with Steve W

JimR - Lead dog - 19/Jun/09

didn't make the final move
Tim M - Lead dog - 12/Jun/09 with Steve W

Dan Jenkin - Lead RP - 2009 with Tom Heslam

Kev Little - Lead O/S - 2009

Marti999 - Lead RP - 16/Oct/08 with Mark Glaister

Hidden - Lead β - 26/Jun/08

Paul Robertson - Lead dog - 26/Jun/08 with Mark Stevenson

eddieclimb - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/08 with Jason Parker

John Southworth - Lead RP - 23/May/08 with Jason Parker

Paul Robertson - Lead dnf - 20/May/08 with Matt Ward

Dan Savory - Sent - 18/May/08 with Jason Parker, Paul Edwards

_m.cox_ - Lead O/S - Feb/08 with Tom Harrison

Spacetourist - Lead O/S - 2008 with Dan Jenkin

Paz - Lead RP - 17/Nov/07 with MT

Also grabbed the last draw, and slapped to the wrong place in the dark at the same place on the redpoint attempt. Awesome route.
Paz - Lead dog - 11/Nov/07 with TS2

Grabbed the last quick-draw.
Paul Robertson - Lead dog - 02/Feb/07 with Guy Percival

guy xavier percival - Lead O/S - 02/Feb/07 with paul

Hidden - Lead RP - 2007

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bonelessivar, k_k, Hawkgirl, Lee_Meaden, jamie_m, Zeb, Jim Brooke, pearson9596, explodingsprouts, dan23584, Chubbard

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