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Chinon*** HVS 5a

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[Eddie on Chinon HVS5a, 2 kb]14m. Exposed, highly enjoyable arete climbing. Pull rightwards from the start of Shiraz to gain the arete, and follow it to the top; belay on blocks. Itís also possible to start to the right of the arete at a short crack at the same grade. © ROCKFAX
on the Velvet Wall 5 mins walk from main crag

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Photo: Eddie on Chinon HVS5a © Swirly
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 80 logbooks, and on 5 wishlists.

Andrew1 - 2nd - 09/Apr/14 with Hulda

Hidden - Lead - 09/Apr/14

Tom Hutton - 2nd - 21/Nov/13 with dAN, Huw Gilbert

Steve Lenartowicz - Lead - 14/Sep/13 with Clare

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/13

Wilbur - 2nd O/S - 07/Sep/13 with Paul Winder

rd20 - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/13 with Loic

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Aug/13

Incredible, great position and some good moves!
vertigo714 - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/13 with Will Molyneaux

mikecollins - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/13 with Laura D

scott quinn - 2nd - 07/Jun/13

Tom.Priestley - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/13 with Scott Quinn

RachelP - 2nd - 06/Jun/13

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

Hardcore Pat - Lead O/S - 06/May/13 with Chris Vanderz

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/May/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Oct/12

Martin Davies - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/12 with Alice du Preez

hazeysunshine - 2nd O/S - 12/Aug/12 with Lionel

Rachel Somerville - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/12 with Alex

LukeyG - Lead - 08/Jul/12

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Jul/12

Chriswallis2 - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/12 with Anna

gw3285 - 2nd - 04/Jun/12

Anthony Dixon - 02/Jun/12

Mark Salter - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/12

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Apr/12

Struggled
Jams Crwca - Lead rpt - 12/Apr/12 with themadbrown

Becky E - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/12 with Matt Fennelow

max_chan - 2nd O/S - 08/Apr/12 with Becky PCC

stevelismore - 2nd O/S - 08/Apr/12 with Becky PCC

Jim Slater - 2nd O/S - 07/Apr/12 with Gavin

asmith37 - 2nd rpt - 07/Apr/12

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

Different Steve - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/12 with Emma Hawkins

superb micro route
Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/12 with Dick

hutchay - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/12 with Tom

TommityP - 2nd O/S - 06/Apr/12

Helnorris - 2nd - 14/Mar/12 with Steve Redmond

Easy more like vs4c. Quality though on some excellent rough rock
stvredmond - Lead - 12/Mar/12 with Helen Norris

paul horabin - Lead - 2012

mandy - Lead O/S - Oct/11 with elf

Lovely. Most of Jake's gear fell out as usual.
Alex Winter - 2nd O/S - 07/Sep/11 with J. Iles-Smith

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/11

givemetea - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/11 with Hannah Heywood

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Aug/11

Really nice, but only VS.
broc - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/11 with Paul, Luke

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 28/Aug/11

Awesome climb. Would've loved to try the Lead but was on a time limit.
Voltemands - 2nd O/S - 28/Aug/11 with Carlene HIll

WalnutHorse - 2nd - 27/Aug/11

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead - 27/Aug/11

scorpia97 - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/11 with Caspian

tim newton - 2nd O/S - 30/Jul/11 with john crook

AlexRenshaw - 2nd - 26/Jul/11 with Ted Lister, Thomas Renshaw

asmith37 - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/11 with Martin Cleever

nice little route
Martin Cleaver - 2nd - 24/Jun/11 with alex smith

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/May/11

mjeffery - Lead O/S - 20/May/11 with Steve

Edd Reed - 2nd rpt - 19/May/11 with Martin Allen

jtree03 - Lead - 02/May/11 with Brother Al

John Roe - 2nd - 01/May/11 with Iain (Jocky) Marr

Great route
Swirly - 2nd O/S - 24/Apr/11 with Dale and Nia

nia - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Nov/10

Lovely moves and position
Oliver Sherman - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/10 with Matt Reed

Shauna - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/10 with Jules

JoEglington - 2nd - 08/Aug/10

Great micro route - best pro in the world!
Rob Exile Ward - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/10 with L Edwards

Really good fun. Decent gear and positive holds when needed.
barney800 - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/10 with Katherine Shaw

pie_eater_pete - Lead O/S - Aug/10 with Jo

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/10

Rosie Henstock - 2nd O/S - 11/Jun/10 with Laurence

Laurence Everitt - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/10 with Rosie Henstock

Paul Bowen - 2nd - 01/Jun/10 with Rebecca Hayes

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/10

Dibdawg - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/10 with Dominic Turner

Tarquin - 2001

Hidden - 2nd - 30/May/99

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hidden, RFWilkie, Submit to Gravity, CRiddiford, Ropeboy

Voting
Total votes cast 81
hard E10 of 31
E10 of 31
easy E11 of 31
hard HVS1 of 31
HVS13 of 31
easy HVS9 of 31
hard VS7 of 31
VS0 of 31
easy VS0 of 31
hard 5b0 of 28
5b0 of 28
easy 5b0 of 28
hard 5a0 of 28
5a11 of 28
easy 5a10 of 28
hard 4c7 of 28
4c0 of 28
easy 4c0 of 28
3 Stars2 of 22
2 Stars17 of 22
1 Star3 of 22
0 Stars0 of 22
Bag of .....0 of 22
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Style of ascent

Soloed1 of 80 (1.2%)
Lead42 of 80 (52.5%)
Followed35 of 80 (43.8%)
Unknown2 of 80 (2.5%)

'Climbed'27 of 80 (33.8%)
clean O/S50 of 80 (62.5%)
clean rpt3 of 80 (3.8%)