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Man of Straw* E1 5b

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Ticklists: Victim Of Mathematics' Ticklist of Extreme Justice, Allan Austin Classics.

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 149 logbooks, and on 11 wishlists.

martrin - 2nd - 15/Apr/14 with Paul Wood

MFB - 2nd - 15/Apr/14

MDowson - 2nd O/S - 29/Sep/13 with joe spoor

esther - Lead - Sep/13

Rob Rocket - 2nd - 20/Aug/13 with Scott Young

Very thin on the slab. Nice moves nr the top.
DubyaJamesDubya - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/13

tmawer - Lead rpt - 07/Jul/13 with Bram

jon22 - 2nd - 07/Jul/13 with manxclare

manxclare - Lead - 07/Jul/13 with jon22

BTphonehome - 2nd O/S - 07/Jul/13 with Tony

Justin Shiels - Lead - 06/Jun/13 with Chris

Hidden - Lead - 02/Jun/13

parker5 - Lead O/S - 02/May/13 with Dad

Cool, balancy and technical.
Olli-C - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/13 with Rachel Slater

Tricky slab.
Rachel Slater - 2nd O/S - 13/Apr/13 with Olli Crudge

Hidden - Apr/13

Ryan M Wilson - Lead O/S - 27/Feb/13

6aPunter - 2013

Lee Sheard - 2nd O/S - 30/Aug/12 with cliff shasby

Lakesben - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/12

Hidden - Lead - 13/Jun/12

Delicate and quite exposed stepping round arete
Hanky - 2nd O/S - Jun/12 with Simon

tatz45 - Lead O/S - 27/May/12 with Katy Vose

Hidden - Lead - 20/May/12

Hidden - Lead - 12/May/12

Very nice, and reasonably straightforward
oliverk - Lead O/S - 12/May/12 with Marty

Hidden - 2nd - 12/May/12

climbingpixie - 2nd O/S - 07/Apr/12 with Andy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/12

I bloody love/hate this climb. Insecure!
greenroom - 2nd O/S - 04/Apr/12 with Colin

Brilliant. Tenuous, slightly run out climbing up the groove, then a delightful move out to the arete above.
victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/12 with Frith

The groove is definitely the crux; quite thin and the only bit which is away from gear. Overall a good short climb and very reasonable at the grade.
DaveAtkinson - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/12 with P.Cannon

daWalt - 2nd dog - 25/Mar/12 with Eddie

Bob Windsor - 2nd - 2012 with Ted Rodgers

JonG - 2012

Narked4fun - 2012

Stone Idol - 2012

Bob Windsor - 2nd - 15/Oct/11 with Rick Graham

greenroom - 2nd O/S - 23/Jul/11 with Matt Foot

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Jul/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead - 14/Jul/11

martrin - Lead - 10/Jul/11 with Sarah Kekus

dpe - 2nd - 04/Jul/11

tjmillen - Jun/11 with vicky

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Apr/11

Excellent route and gear not bad either
Ken Taylor - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/11 with Chris Michalak

Hidden - Lead rpt - 25/Apr/11

middlevern - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/11 with Mike Blood

It helps if you don't stray onto the adjacent 6a. Very good.
Ian Jones - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/11 with John Mcdonald

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Apr/11

Hidden - 2011

tim newton - 2nd O/S - 25/Sep/10 with nia fletcher

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

Little B - 2nd O/S - 24/Sep/10 with Harry

nia - Lead O/S - Sep/10

bigbobbyking - 2nd - 03/Jul/10 with Peter Hill

theotherpetehill - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/10 with Robert King

Hidden - Lead rpt - 19/Jun/10

cem - Lead rpt - 23/May/10 with Mark O'Neill

had also done in 1980s
David Smith - Lead rpt - 18/May/10 with trever Good

Cold by the time I got to follow. Good lead by R. after several attmpts.
Tony Holdsworth - 2nd O/S - 15/May/10 with Richard White

neil0968 - Lead - 15/May/10

Hidden - Lead dnf - 03/May/10

cat22 - 2nd O/S - 02/May/10 with Mike

j_turner023 - 2nd - 29/Apr/10 with Ed Luke

Brilliant route, tenuous groove.
Dave Warburton - Lead O/S - 07/Mar/10 with Timmy

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Sep/09

spicy, with great moves
tomhull - 2nd O/S - 11/Sep/09 with dave thornley

nakedave - Lead rpt - 11/Sep/09 with Tom Hull

Hidden - 27/Jun/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/09

Seymore Butt - 2009

Fun route, smeary corner and some nice airy moves above this. A guy on Laugh Knot took an enormous gear ripping fall which made our ascent that bit more exciting!
Chad123 - AltLd O/S - 23/Aug/08 with Jo

Nigel Coe - Lead - 26/Jul/08 with Alan Walmsley

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/08

Ed Babs - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/08 with Ed Luke

andrew sandercock - 2nd β - 15/Jun/08 with jon armstrong

sustained ,polished,recommended
rayash - 2nd - 09/May/08 with martinlancaster

ewen - 2nd - 06/May/08 with the kettle

John Kettle - 06/May/08

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 2008

As it says in the book "you're ok unless you lose confidence in your feet", this went through my head like a mantra as I tiptoed through the undercut fearing I would lose my footing.
RocknRoll - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/07 with Alastair Hampshire

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/07

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Aug/07

cem - 2nd O/S - 25/Aug/07 with David T

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Jun/07

DavidR - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/07 with Holly Adamthwaite

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Jun/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/07

PanzerHanzler - 2nd dog - 27/May/07 with Simon Chandler

Tony Little - Lead O/S - 05/May/07 with Daniel Stevenson

Shaw Brown - Lead - 15/Apr/07 with David Jones

simon kimber - Lead O/S - 2007

C coldwell-storry - Lead O/S - 2007 with Si Kimber

Dan 85 - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/06 with Tim

Tom Phillips - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/06 with mick

danm - 2nd - 01/Jun/06 with Dan Robinson

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Apr/06

jim robertson - 2006

stewart murray - 2006

John Pickles - Lead O/S - 2006 with Kieran Hodgson/Neil Mackay

GPN - Lead - May/05 with Jamie Moss

Hidden - Lead - 31/Mar/05

Hidden - Lead - 30/Mar/05

Hidden - Lead - 25/Apr/04

Dave Kerr - Lead - 22/Mar/03 with Jill Kerr

NickJH - 2002

Hidden - 2000

Hidden - Lead - 03/Oct/98

mikej - Lead - 28/Aug/98 with Nick Salmon

icescrew - AltLd - Aug/97 with Faz Faraday

Dave Westby - Lead - 1997 with Rob Lewis

Can't remember the date. Just remember the top being thin. Felt like a man of straw!
Le Chevalier Mal Fet - Lead O/S - 1997 with Richard Bower

Hidden - Lead - 31/Aug/96

biggianthead - 18/Aug/96 with HT

Hidden - Lead - Aug/96

Hammy - Lead - 16/Sep/95 with Pete Robinson

rob.grafton - 1995 with Bruce

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/93

Rich Kirby - Lead O/S - May/93 with Ian Kirby

Andy Say - Lead - 28/Aug/92

Hidden - Lead β - 16/Sep/90

mikej - 2nd - 29/Jun/90 with Mike Byles

Hidden - Lead - 27/May/89

steve taylor - Lead - Jul/86 with Nicky Beresford

Assisted in rescue (fatality)
Pete Pozman - 2nd O/S - 24/Jun/86 with Mark Gray

PeteCheung - 2nd - 1986 with Alan

johnny20whales - Lead - 03/Jul/85

John Marsland - Lead - 27/Aug/84 with Dave Mould

Hammy - Lead - 21/May/84 with Jack Roberts

mark-abz - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/83 with Walter P

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Lead - 1983

ewar woowar - Lead - 1983

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Jul/82

Hidden - 2nd - 29/May/82

Hidden - Lead - 29/May/82

Bruce Kerr - 2nd - 18/Apr/82 with Rab Young

Hammy - AltLd - 13/Sep/81 with Rob Lawson

My first E1 lead
Bob - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/81 with Roger Grimshaw

Hidden - Lead - 03/May/80

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1980

robinsi197 - 1980 with Barbara

Mike Owen - 12/Sep/78 with Elaine Watson

Hidden - Jun/78

ian caton - Lead O/S - 1978

Hidden - 1976

Dave Musgrove - AltLd O/S - 23/Jun/75 with Andy Wild

Al Evans - Lead - 1975

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
BGoodman, JonmapDL, Owen W-G, Hidden, JanBella, Hidden, Timo Austino, Hidden, Ian Jones, Hidden, Andy S

Voting
Total votes cast 95
hard E20 of 32
E20 of 32
easy E20 of 32
hard E14 of 32
E125 of 32
easy E13 of 32
hard HVS0 of 32
HVS0 of 32
easy HVS0 of 32
hard 5c0 of 32
5c0 of 32
easy 5c0 of 32
hard 5b5 of 32
5b27 of 32
easy 5b0 of 32
hard 5a0 of 32
5a0 of 32
easy 5a0 of 32
3 Stars10 of 31
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Style of ascent

Lead79 of 149 (53.0%)
Followed45 of 149 (30.2%)
Alt Leads5 of 149 (3.4%)
Unknown20 of 149 (13.4%)

'Climbed'82 of 149 (55.0%)
clean O/S56 of 149 (37.6%)
clean β2 of 149 (1.3%)
clean rpt6 of 149 (4.0%)
dogged2 of 149 (1.3%)
dnf1 of 149 (0.7%)