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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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Stroppy - Solo O/S - 14/Sep/14 with Josh Brown

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

Hidden - Sent dnf - 25/Apr/13

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

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

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

Sam Simpson - 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

Sam Simpson - 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 26
hard E10 of 10
E10 of 10
easy E10 of 10
hard HVS0 of 10
HVS3 of 10
easy HVS7 of 10
hard VS0 of 10
VS0 of 10
easy VS0 of 10
hard 5b0 of 9
5b0 of 9
easy 5b0 of 9
hard 5a0 of 9
5a6 of 9
easy 5a3 of 9
hard 4c0 of 9
4c0 of 9
easy 4c0 of 9
3 Stars0 of 7
2 Stars1 of 7
1 Star5 of 7
0 Stars1 of 7
Bag of .....0 of 7
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Style of ascent

Soloed23 of 52 (44.2%)
Lead18 of 52 (34.6%)
Followed8 of 52 (15.4%)
Bouldered2 of 52 (3.8%)
Unknown1 of 52 (1.9%)

'Climbed'10 of 52 (19.2%)
clean O/S34 of 52 (65.4%)
clean β3 of 52 (5.8%)
clean RP1 of 52 (1.9%)
dogged3 of 52 (5.8%)
dnf1 of 52 (1.9%)