Marathon Man** E3 6a
[Brian leading Marathon Man at Shining Cliff (E3 6a)with Mike belaying, 3 kb]

Rockfax Description
The wall left of the arete via crucial moves onto the flexi-flake and a reachy finish up the blunt rib above. © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List.

Photo: Brian leading Marathon Man at Shining Cliff (E3 6a)with Mike belaying © eduardo
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This climb is in 28 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

Brilliant. A bit reachy at the crux, but no real excuse for shortys...
Matt Fry - Lead O/S - 25/Jan/15 with Merlin

Hoping to lead next visit.
merlin138 - 2nd - 25/Jan/15 with Matt Fry

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Apr/14

Smelly Fox - Lead dog - 06/Dec/13 with Matt Thompson

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Lead - 07/Apr/13 with Nic Sellars

MD - 2nd dog - 23/Oct/11 with Brian R, Ed

Brian Rodgers - Lead O/S - 23/Oct/11 with Mike Dennis, Eddie Shaw

3rd up after Brian lead and Mike stripped the gear. Pleased to get it clean, but not having to strip gear helped.
eduardo - TR O/S - 23/Oct/11 with Brian R, Mike Den

Hidden - Lead - 09/Aug/11

lovely route, big flake at the top gives a worrying noise!
Milne - Lead RP - 31/Jul/11 with Ned

Two cartwheel falls. Escaped to the right. Just a bit, but crucially, too reachy for me.
masa-alpin - Lead dnf - 09/Jun/11 with Lee P

brilliant climb.
Sarah Brookes - TR dog - 06/Jun/11

bit annoyed i top roped this now, gear looks ok, will lead shortly, superb route.
Milne - TR O/S - 06/Jun/11 with sarah.

nige - Lead - 15/May/11 with mark hounslea

davewsargent - 2nd dog - 11/May/11 with paul

mic_b - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/11 with Kallie

harold walmsley - 2nd dog - 03/Apr/11 with Colin Struthers

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Mar/11

Mr Sparkle - 2nd O/S - 09/Jan/11 with Jim Brownlow, Mike Hayes

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Jan/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Oct/10

dts - 2nd - 25/Oct/10 with Andy Taylor

multiple falls on the crux (bit exciting for the poor belayer), then desperately pulling over the top!
nickdonohue - Lead G/U - 2004 with Richard Hopkinson

Hidden - Lead - 03/Apr/03

Dave Bond - Lead O/S - 18/May/02 with Adrian Whitehall

Hidden - Lead - 31/Mar/98

Hidden - Lead - 29/Jun/96

Roget - Lead RP - 1991 with mark turnbull

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Total votes cast 29
hard E40 of 10
E40 of 10
easy E42 of 10
hard E30 of 10
E36 of 10
easy E30 of 10
hard E21 of 10
E21 of 10
easy E20 of 10
hard 6b0 of 10
6b0 of 10
easy 6b2 of 10
hard 6a0 of 10
6a3 of 10
easy 6a3 of 10
hard 5c2 of 10
5c0 of 10
easy 5c0 of 10
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2 Stars6 of 9
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