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The Steeple HVS 5a

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8m. The steep arete on the right of the Alcove Try to avoid the tree - possibly impossible. © ROCKFAX
FA. Loz Francomb 1977
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Robaduck - Lead - 08/Jan/14

ben.phillips - 2nd O/S - 08/Jan/14 with Rob Kempster, Jared Kitchen

fredallingham - Solo O/S - 09/Nov/13

Chalky Cat - 2nd O/S - 09/May/13 with Dom

Peakology - Lead O/S - 09/May/13 with Chalkycat

Somerset swede basher - Solo O/S - 03/May/13

Got to final horizontal crack. Did not finish, looked hard and was tired.
tarn - Sent dnf - 25/Apr/13 with Alan Caley

MischaHY - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/13 with Ben Cootes

With a macho dyno rather than a poncy heel hook.
Steve Waters, Mynydd - 2nd - 16/Apr/13 with Mike Tempest

Hidden - Lead - 16/Apr/13

A great climb and makes a good highball, the last move is committing but reasonably safe-ish.... bring a spotter (also its reasonably easy to not use the tree's)
OliBangbala - Sent O/S - 14/Apr/13

Not sure but possibly soloed this a couple of years ago. Nice move to reach the finishing ledge.
deacondeacon - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/13

Bloke on a Rope - Solo O/S - 20/Mar/13 with Matt

Fragmod - 2nd - 04/Aug/12

tsl42 - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/12 with Gaz Hooson

AlexanderRyanBanks - Solo O/S - 27/Jul/12

David Kay - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/12 with Pete Dalzell

samsimpson - Solo O/S - 17/May/12 with Tom Dolden

One tricky move.
gavinpeach - Lead O/S - 13/May/12 with Liam Talbot

Actually quite enjoyed this one. Fell when I went for the crux as I didn't hit the ledge with my right hand. Got it on the second attempt.
tolly_60 - 2nd dog - 13/May/12 with Gavin Peach

James Oakes - Solo O/S - 21/Feb/12

Nice climb, all revolves around the right heel towards the top and trusting it to the gain the top jug with right hand.
Jonny Nick - Solo RP - 05/Aug/11 with jamesgodwin64

PeteH - Solo O/S - 04/Jul/11 with John Cooper

d_evo20 - Solo O/S - 14/Jun/11

AMarchant - Solo O/S - 02/May/11 with Ally Hurst

Hidden - Solo O/S - 27/Apr/11

samsimpson - Solo O/S - 27/Apr/11 with Ally Hurst

eazyclimbing - Solo O/S - 12/Apr/11

andy_e - Lead dog - 14/Mar/11

Hidden - 2011

jacobjacob - Solo O/S - 26/Nov/10

cliffrad - Solo O/S - 10/Nov/10

joe.91 - Lead O/S - 08/May/10 with Olli Crudge, Thomas Reid

Nice and short. One tricky move and then it's all over
R8JimBob88 - Lead O/S - 06/May/10 with James

jamesgodwin64 - Lead β - 06/May/10 with R8JimBob88

jamesgodwin64 - Solo β - 06/May/10 with R8JimBob88

buxtoncoffeelover - 2nd - 2010

bavarianGaz - 2nd O/S - 05/Sep/09 with Andy and Ben

A Downing - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/09 with Ben & Gaz, Ben Monkton

pauldr - Solo O/S - 04/Jul/09 with none

willoates - Solo O/S - Jul/09

gradbachmark - 2nd - 20/Dec/08 with peakphil

metal arms - Solo O/S - 14/Jun/08

joe bailey - Lead dog - 08/May/08 with Dan Chin

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Hidden - Solo - May/07

Hidden - Lead - 2007

kingholmesy - Solo O/S - 2007

Using Miles's pre-placed gear
cem - Lead β - 22/Oct/06 with Miles Butteriss

adamwesthead - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/01 with Taylor

Roget - Solo O/S - 02/Nov/91

Voting
Total votes cast 23
hard E10 of 9
E10 of 9
easy E10 of 9
hard HVS0 of 9
HVS2 of 9
easy HVS7 of 9
hard VS0 of 9
VS0 of 9
easy VS0 of 9
hard 5b0 of 8
5b0 of 8
easy 5b0 of 8
hard 5a0 of 8
5a5 of 8
easy 5a3 of 8
hard 4c0 of 8
4c0 of 8
easy 4c0 of 8
3 Stars0 of 6
2 Stars1 of 6
1 Star4 of 6
0 Stars1 of 6
Bag of .....0 of 6
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Style of ascent

Soloed22 of 51 (43.1%)
Lead18 of 51 (35.3%)
Followed8 of 51 (15.7%)
Bouldered2 of 51 (3.9%)
Unknown1 of 51 (2.0%)

'Climbed'10 of 51 (19.6%)
clean O/S33 of 51 (64.7%)
clean β3 of 51 (5.9%)
clean RP1 of 51 (2.0%)
dogged3 of 51 (5.9%)
dnf1 of 51 (2.0%)