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The Corner HVS 5a

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[The Corner, 2 kb]7m. The blank angle, short lived but quite taxing. © ROCKFAX

Photo: The Corner © duzinga
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This climb is in 62 logbooks, and on no wishlists.

jazzyjackson - 2nd - 10/Feb/14 with stuart

salix - 2nd - 10/Feb/14 with Jase, stu

Tricky to place gear as you do yourself out of hand holds.
stugreen75 - Lead O/S - 10/Feb/14 with Will, Jase

A struggle
Klingon - 2nd - 01/Dec/13 with Nimble, Capt Kirk

Lead cleanly after a couple of attempts. preplaced runner from previous attempt.
James90 - Lead - 14/Sep/13 with Wolf, Anders

Dr Toph - Solo rpt - 20/Aug/13

Hidden - 2nd dog - 27/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead dog - 27/Jul/13

chris smith - Lead dog - 18/Jun/13

Spooner2709 - Lead O/S - 04/May/13

Hidden - Lead RP - 25/Feb/12

Claire Calverley - 2nd dog - 25/Feb/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Oct/11

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Oct/11

naffan - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/11 with Joanna

horsefeathers - 2nd O/S - 01/Oct/11 with Harry

Failed. Got off the ground but bridging would have let me down. Capt Kirk beamed up.
Klingon - Lead dnf - 26/Aug/11 with Capt Kirk

mikecollins - Lead O/S - 29/May/11 with Laura D

Took a rest on the Vdiff. Awkward.
Roberttaylor - Lead O/S - 10/May/11 with Tom HS

Maybe I missed something but I found one move on this outrageously hard for the grade
jonny taylor - Lead dog - 16/Apr/11 with Matt

Inti - 06/Apr/11 with John Chivall

jonnie3430 - Solo O/S - 03/Apr/11

Euan Strachan - Lead O/S - 03/Apr/11 with Matt Dooner

mr_nsglover - Lead dog - Mar/11

Scottish78 - 2011

backpack - 2011

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/Sep/10

shite route. but alright fun.
sneaks - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/10 with janey

Dr Toph - Solo O/S - 03/Jul/10

ianjfsutcliffe - Solo O/S - 29/Jun/10

the real dave - Lead - Apr/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 07/Mar/10

Hidden - Lead - 07/Mar/10

gypsy3006 - Lead O/S - 2010

Hidden - 2010

chris smith - Lead O/S - 07/Nov/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 04/Oct/09

Not sure if you're supposed to use the diagonal crack left to the thin straight crack. Tried it without found it more like an E2 6a problem. Good moves though.
jamestheyip - 2nd dog - 04/Oct/09 with Alejandro Garcia

j0shwyatt000 - Lead dog - 17/Sep/09

Lawrie Brand - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/09 with Dougie Harvey

dougs1232 - 2nd O/S - 16/Aug/09 with Lawrie Brand

fell off a good 5 or so times, couldn't figure it out and refused to give up.
andrew sandercock - 2nd dog - 05/Jul/09 with tony

barney_edin - 2009

stato - Solo β - Oct/08

Hammy - 2nd - 03/Apr/08

beegsyboy - Lead O/S - 03/Oct/07 with Sean

SeanB - 2nd O/S - 03/Oct/07 with Tim

Brilliant Climb!, awesome protection, deserves stars!
Woodiee - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/07 with Matt Dowson

MDowson - Lead - 05/Jun/07 with Karl wood

Hidden - TR O/S - 06/May/07

Hidden - TR O/S - 06/May/07

duzinga - TR RP - 01/Apr/07 with Martina

Christopher Williamson - Mar/07

Woodiee - Lead O/S - 2007 with mike

MDowson - 2nd - 09/Dec/06 with jim stanton

jimstanton - Lead - 09/Dec/06 with Jonny

Russell Lovett - Solo - 27/Aug/06

whispering nic - Solo - Mar/03

Hidden - Solo - May/00

Beardyman - 2000

john irving - 1999

Hidden - Lead - 1980

Voting
Total votes cast 24
hard E10 of 9
E10 of 9
easy E13 of 9
hard HVS0 of 9
HVS5 of 9
easy HVS1 of 9
hard VS0 of 9
VS0 of 9
easy VS0 of 9
hard 5b0 of 8
5b1 of 8
easy 5b3 of 8
hard 5a1 of 8
5a2 of 8
easy 5a1 of 8
hard 4c0 of 8
4c0 of 8
easy 4c0 of 8
3 Stars0 of 7
2 Stars1 of 7
1 Star4 of 7
0 Stars2 of 7
Bag of .....0 of 7
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Style of ascent

Soloed9 of 62 (14.5%)
Lead27 of 62 (43.5%)
Followed15 of 62 (24.2%)
Toproped3 of 62 (4.8%)
Unknown8 of 62 (12.9%)

'Climbed'23 of 62 (37.1%)
clean O/S25 of 62 (40.3%)
clean β1 of 62 (1.6%)
clean rpt1 of 62 (1.6%)
clean RP2 of 62 (3.2%)
dogged9 of 62 (14.5%)
dnf1 of 62 (1.6%)