Black Wall S 4a
[Found a pair and got moving again, 1 kb]8m. The north-facing wall is climbed by a trio of tricky mantelshelves - even harder for the short. © ROCKFAX

Photo: Found a pair and got moving again © Shandy
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sbattams - TR - 03/Aug/14 with sarah davies

menocar - Lead O/S - Aug/14 with Isabel Smales

MTL - 2nd O/S - 04/Jul/14 with Donnie

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/14

fatbuoybazza - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/14 with deborah

Hidden - Lead dnf - 14/Jun/14

Hidden - Solo O/S - 18/May/14

GregBristol - Lead - 22/Sep/13

grubes - Solo O/S - 03/Jul/13

Approach shoes. Cool move x3
deacondeacon - Solo O/S - 21/Jun/13

gavinpeach - Solo O/S - 21/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead - 01/Jun/13

Deezel65 - Solo O/S - 31/May/13

JakeWShaw - Solo O/S - 06/Apr/13

JFORDE - Lead O/S - 2013

mikestr555 - 2nd - 27/Oct/12

Ron - TR - 19/Aug/12 with Steve G

Hidden - Solo O/S - 28/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead rpt - 11/Jul/12

Roget - Solo O/S - 07/Jul/12 with robin, jim

dannygiblin - Jul/12

Clemmo - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/12

mikestr555 - 2nd - 04/Jun/12

MarkCunnington - Lead O/S - 27/May/12 with Chris Haynes

pog100 - 2nd - 06/Jul/11 with Duncan

adi bryant - Solo - 07/Apr/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2011

jshields - Solo - 25/Sep/10 with Ed James

mark20 - Solo O/S - 02/Sep/10

TerryB - 2nd O/S - 11/Jul/10

Hoobyhooby - 2nd O/S - 28/Apr/10

Tithe Technique - TR - 11/Apr/10 with Clare Jennings, Geoff Burrows, Steve Fletcher, Charley Fell

Enjoyed it so much I done it twice
Tithe Technique - TR - 11/Apr/10 with Clare Jennings, Geoff Burrows, Steve Fletcher, Charley Fell

Kind of missed the first mantel-shelve, went more up the face instead. Took a *few* minutes to talk myself into the final move but was actually straight forward once committed...
charley - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/10 with Clare, Steve Fletcher, Ange, Geoff, Kev

loved this climb...not brave enough to lead it tho, but fantastic climb and no problem with it at all even though I'm short! :-)
valentinesbabe - 2nd O/S - 11/Apr/10 with Charley Fell

chumleywarner - TR O/S - 11/Apr/10 with Kevin Tithe, Charley Fell

nick ferro - 21/Mar/10

betamonkey - 2nd O/S - 02/Oct/09 with Dave Wynne

David Wynne - Lead - 02/Oct/09 with Betamonkey

Profile Removed 22 - Solo O/S - 19/Aug/09

Hidden - 2nd - Aug/09

Hidden - Lead - 20/Jun/09

Ben.hopkinson - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/09 with Pam Rozniakowski

ayuplass - 2nd O/S - 16/Jun/09 with miles

Hedley - 2nd O/S - 10/Jun/09 with Aldred Durham

pboniface - 2nd O/S - 10/Jun/09 with Aldred Durham

aldred - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/09 with peter boniface

There was no avoiding the mantelshelf this time! Nice route, but I think HS as in the guidebook?
iceicebaby - 2nd O/S - 24/May/09 with Sam Wood

danrhodes1987 - Lead - 11/May/09 with Tom Sherrif

PaulGreenhead - Lead - 26/Apr/09 with Kirsty

Kirsty - 2nd - 26/Apr/09 with PaulGreenhead

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Apr/09

Lordcarr - Lead O/S - 20/Mar/09 with Spencer

Shandy - Lead O/S - 24/Feb/09 with Dave Robinson

Kate Mason - TR O/S - 24/Feb/09 with Shandy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Oct/08

Great fun - the second mantel looks easy from the bottom, but seemed slightly less straightforward when I was trying to use my mouth to suck on to the smooth wall behind it!
Shandy - 2nd O/S - 23/Sep/08 with Ed Staton

howlingbaboon - Solo O/S - 21/Aug/08

tinyali - TR β - 10/Aug/08 with Mike Soulby

Mike Soulby - 10/Aug/08 with Alisa

Reaver2k - Solo O/S - Aug/08 with Matt Marshall

matthewjames - Solo O/S - Aug/08 with Alan Saul

RedFox - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/08 with Maria

The top-out involved utilising my partner's leg loop as a hand hold and some very undignified beached whale impressions... bad day. But then I'll count myself as short and can't mantleshelf for anything
maria85 - 2nd dog - 26/Jul/08 with Stef

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/Jul/08

Hidden - Lead - 15/Jun/08

Reachy
popebenedictus - Lead O/S - 09/Feb/08 with Phil (redsulike)

Hidden - Solo - 11/Aug/07

janbutternutsquash - 2nd - 08/Aug/07 with crazy cockney

Chris Ellis - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/07 with Helen Odwell

edd rab - 2nd O/S - 19/Jun/07 with Stephen Harding

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/07

Graeme Hammond - Solo O/S - 21/Apr/07

phill bentham - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/07

Hidden - 2007

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2007

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2007

Brown - Solo O/S - 12/Oct/06 with John

Hidden - Solo O/S - 27/Sep/06

Hidden - Solo rpt - 23/Jun/06

Nicos - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/06 with solo

tobydunford - Solo O/S - 25/Feb/06

gonzo_ls9 - Lead O/S - 2006 with d

gonzo_ls9 - 2006

madaxeman - 2nd - 16/Aug/05 with Dave Potts

lithos - Solo - 07/Jun/05

Hidden - 2nd - 11/May/05

Hidden - Solo O/S - 25/Mar/05

baldcoder - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/04 with Little Old Lady

Hidden - Solo O/S - 20/Jul/04

Rampikino - Lead - 06/Jun/04 with Ian, Claire & Jo

Tim W - Solo - 06/Oct/02

Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 2002 with Carmen

stevo smith - Solo - 27/Oct/01

Hidden - Solo - Aug/01

martroberts - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/98

DerwentDiluted - Solo - 1996

DanEm - TR - 1995

Hidden - Solo - 13/May/94

ill_bill - Lead - Aug/91

Iain Thow - Solo - 17/Jan/89

Andy Say - Solo O/S - 22/May/87

John Marsland - Solo - 09/Aug/84

Hidden - Solo O/S - Aug/74

mikej - Solo - 27/Sep/70 with E

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