Acheron* HVS 5a
[Acheron HVS 5a, 3 kb]20m.

Rockfax Description
Good physical climbing, despite the rather vegetated appearance from below. Start by scrambling up the slope, past the base of the huge corner, to a belay below a layback-flake.
22m. Layback the flake to a sloping ledge and then enter the left-leaning corner which succumbs to good, old-fashion udging. At the top of the corner, traverse left to a bolt belay in an outcrop. Abseil off. © ROCKFAX


FA. Pat Littlejohn, Ed Grindley, John Taylor 27/Jan/1968

Ticklists: West Country Climbs.

Photo: Acheron HVS 5a © Anna
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 33 logbooks, and on 5 wishlists.

it was a bit wet but enjoyable none the less
petecallaghan - Lead O/S - 11/Jan/15 with Ben Devenish

Surprisingly good.
Brian H - Lead O/S - 28/Dec/14 with Kafoozalem

each bit had a flummox-me move, which didnt make it a fast ascent.Pete patient as usual
alice fuller - Lead O/S - 03/Dec/14 with kafoozalem

Top crack was soaked but jammed my way through it. Nice climb and good rests in between 5a moves.
Mr Tickle - Lead O/S - 22/Feb/14 with RusseyB

Fairly sustained throughout in my opinion. Lowered off from the stance and stripped the gear so remus could get back to empire of the sun
arandall - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/13 with remus knowles

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Oct/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Dec/12

tom.e - Lead O/S - 25/Feb/12 with Claire

misterb - 2nd - Jan/12 with simon

Richy boy - Lead O/S - 13/Nov/11 with JackHatton

Quite 'traditional' at the top crux..
Wilbur - 2nd O/S - 27/Aug/11 with George

tough for 5a we thought
georgel - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/11 with will

great climb - thanks chris
DCIGadget - 2nd dog - 22/Jun/11 with mike reading, chris ebbutt

chris ebbutt - Lead - 22/Jun/11 with Mark motorbike, Mike

James Mitchelmore - Lead O/S - 31/Jan/11

Fun balancy climbing.
sparkass - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/10

briar4012 - 2nd dog - 25/Nov/08 with Pete and Nolan

aproximate date
raku - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/08 with Beata Rakowska

approximate date
raku - Lead - 01/Sep/08 with Beata Rakowska

francois - 2nd - Jul/08 with Chawn

AJH - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/07 with Crispin

Hidden - 2nd β - 17/Aug/07

Justin T - Lead rpt - 17/Aug/07 with Wifey

Justin T - Lead β - 04/Aug/07 with Crispin

Went strange way at top.
richardr - Apr/07

Marti999 - Lead - 2006

Hidden - 10/Jul/05

Boxy - Lead O/S - 13/Nov/04 with Mick

Richard White - 2004

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Oct/02

colin milton - AltLd - 02/Oct/94 with eric milton

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 07/Jan/90

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Mar/87

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
BrionyMartin, AJH, Motown, Phil79

Voting
Total votes cast 30
hard E10 of 12
E10 of 12
easy E10 of 12
hard HVS4 of 12
HVS8 of 12
easy HVS0 of 12
hard VS0 of 12
VS0 of 12
easy VS0 of 12
hard 5b0 of 11
5b1 of 11
easy 5b2 of 11
hard 5a4 of 11
5a4 of 11
easy 5a0 of 11
hard 4c0 of 11
4c0 of 11
easy 4c0 of 11
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2 Stars6 of 7
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