Acme Error* HVS 5a
[Betamonkey on Acme Error.  , 2 kb]6m. Weave up the wall to a rounded exit © ROCKFAX
Middle of wall between Gordon's Proffer and Long John's Rib. Small poor wires protect, take time to place them.
Ken Tilford, Gordon Russell. 1981

Photo: Betamonkey on Acme Error. © betamonkey

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This climb is in 136 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

Glad I didn't biff it at the top, not much gear!
Alex Hallam - Lead O/S - 09/Nov/14 with Rosie Hoare

theomoore - Solo O/S - 01/Oct/14

Hidden - Solo O/S - 27/Sep/14

freemanTom (Guildford MC) - TR - 19/Jun/14 with Aaron YMC, Helen YMC, Jen YMC

Connorsgrandad - TR - 14/May/14 with William Jackson

joem - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/14

Previous lead, 2005.
jshields - Lead - 19/Apr/14

znord - Solo O/S - 17/Apr/14

Hidden - Solo O/S - 01/Mar/14

Chris wilson - TR - 23/Sep/13 with Michael C, Cedric

IanHope - TR O/S - 10/Aug/13 with KatyHope

katyhope - TR dog - 10/Aug/13 with IanHope

RalphC - 2nd - 08/Jul/13 with Melissa, Rob, Caroline

Hidden - Lead dnf - 18/Jun/13

Roguish_smile - Lead O/S - 27/May/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/May/13

Got the Camp ball nuts in!!! Had them 12 years and this is the first time I've used them. Perfect fit
adamwesthead - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/13 with Callum

Really exciting climb.
callumbarrington - 2nd - 30/Apr/13 with Amy, adam

Hidden - TR - 10/Apr/13

Jenni Myers - TR O/S - 10/Apr/13

Hidden - 2013

Wizzy - Solo O/S - 2013

Bloke on a Rope - Solo O/S - 13/Oct/12 with Matt

PaulHermes - 2nd - 07/Oct/12 with Tibor

minT(HUN) - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/12 with PaulHermes

adi bryant - Solo O/S - 29/Sep/12

Dan0Me - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/12 with Chris Hill

papashango - Solo - 05/Sep/12

Jon Didymus - Sent O/S - 28/Aug/12

First HVS, though feels a bit short and easy to really count. Really satisfying crux move.
mattwilk - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/12 with Neil

rich.wy - 2nd O/S - 28/Jul/12

rockman - TR - 22/Jul/12 with Tim Edwards

timcedwards - TR - 22/Jul/12 with Geoff Mee

RuthC - TR - 19/Jul/12

Paul Figg - Solo - 04/Jul/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Apr/12

simon1985 - 2nd - 05/Apr/12 with Jess Hicklin

Jessicahicklin - Lead - 05/Apr/12 with Simon hicklin

Richard Alderton - 2nd - 19/Mar/12 with Chris

Legionreturns - Lead O/S - 19/Mar/12

Climbster - Sent O/S - 15/Jan/12

hvs 5a
robertmctague - Solo O/S - 2012

Paul Figg - Solo - 2012

Hidden - TR - 22/Oct/11

Hidden - TR O/S - 15/Oct/11

PaulHermes - AltLd - 14/Aug/11 with Tibor

samfayers - TR O/S - 01/Aug/11

Hidden - TR RP - 01/Aug/11

al jackson - Solo - Jul/11

Hidden - Lead - 01/May/11

Will_Maxwell - Solo O/S - 25/Apr/11

mataius - 16/Apr/11

danny33 - Solo - 2011

minT(HUN) - AltLd - 2011 with PaulHermes

More of a boulder problem than a route!
a13x - Solo O/S - 30/Oct/10 with Jessie Harris

phleppy - Solo - 06/Sep/10

christompzn - 2nd - 11/Aug/10

pastep - Lead - 08/Aug/10 with Darren W

spragglerocks - 2nd O/S - 07/Aug/10 with Rachel Batt

Hoyes - 2nd O/S - 07/Aug/10 with Rachel B

Nice. Think it's def 5a/easy 5b? for those who can't reach the break without a step up. Maybe just when it's a bit green, argh! Committing on no 2 BD c3 cam lhs and no 1 nut rhs both directional so nice narrow gap to fall between ideally! BD c3 no 0 goes in when you've moved up.
Batt - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/10 with Alex Young

Boo hiss. Don't climb it with your arms.
alexyoung - 2nd dog - 07/Aug/10 with Rachel

AdamP - TR - 23/Jul/10 with Martin

Hidden - Lead - 18/Jul/10

Ian Brown - TR O/S - 04/Jul/10

steve02697 - Solo O/S - 02/Jul/10

Not as hard as other HVS's hereabouts. VS 4c?
Mattyk - Solo O/S - 20/Jun/10 with on my own

lewisg - TR O/S - 20/Jun/10 with Nat

scallan022 - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/10 with scottie390

JoEglington - 2nd - Jun/10

Ok today in good conditions, frightening when it's a bit greasy
jkarran - Solo - 30/May/10 with Pete

charley - TR O/S - 02/May/10 with Steve Fletcher, Ange, Geoff, Kev

chumleywarner - TR O/S - 02/May/10 with Charley Fell

Tithe Technique - TR O/S - 02/May/10 with Geoff Burrows, Steve Fletcher, Angela Paul, Charley Fell

Couldn't hang on at the top with dodgy finger tendon
valentinesbabe - TR dnf - 02/May/10 with Charley Fell, Geoff Burrows, Kevin Tithe, Steven Fletcher

mfisher - Solo β - 24/Apr/10 with Matthew Jeffock

PaulHermes - Lead - 18/Apr/10 with Martin VCCC

simonward - Solo O/S - 17/Apr/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 04/Apr/10

Hidden - Solo - 04/Apr/10

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/10

Owen W-G - Solo O/S - 28/Mar/10 with Gav

Bill Lawrence - Solo O/S - 14/Mar/10 with andy dicko, josh dicko,

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/09

Hidden - Solo rpt - 30/Jul/09

bpmclimb - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/09 with Clare

peteJ23 - Lead RP - 19/Jul/09 with Scruffster

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/09

aldred - Solo O/S - 12/Apr/09

Col Kingshott - Lead - 2009

popebenedictus - Solo dnf - 23/Aug/08 with Soloed

good wire protects middle bit. ok moves on reasonable holds, no surprises.
lithos - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/08 with cef arch

Helen23 - TR - 02/Aug/08 with Dad

Hidden - TR - 29/Jun/08

Hidden - TR - 29/Jun/08

betamonkey - Solo O/S - 10/Jun/08 with Jonny Baker

rockandroll - TR - 08/Jun/08 with Gop

Rich Thornton - TR O/S - Jun/08 with Sam Davison-Webb, James Harland

such a long reach for me under the nose it was unbelievable- after numerous swinging falls from the "crux for shorties aka duck's disease" move I gave up to try next time!!
gilldando - 2nd dnf - 16/Mar/08 with Mike

Hidden - Solo - 04/Mar/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - 04/Mar/08

Zoomer - Solo - 01/Mar/08 with Alex Rafferty

benbers - Sent x - 16/Oct/07

howlingbaboon - TR O/S - 30/Sep/07 with Ruthy

carriegold - 2nd O/S - 04/Aug/07 with Hamster

parker236 - TR - 26/Jul/07 with Peter Parker

VS4b - TR - 26/Jun/07

PanzerHanzler - TR O/S - 24/May/07 with David Rafe

Rather worrying sloper moves because the gear isn't great.
adam carless - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/07 with practicalcat

practicalcat - 2nd dog - 21/Apr/07 with Adam Carless

Real horrid crux!
Rock Fairy - 2nd - 21/Apr/07 with Adam

Hidden - Solo O/S - 14/Apr/07

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/Apr/07

nick ferro - 25/Mar/07

Hidden - Solo O/S - 21/Jul/06

fizzy_elephant - Solo O/S - 20/Apr/06

Brown - Solo - 21/Sep/04

sdht - 2004

cem - Lead O/S - 26/Oct/03 with Graham Dolman

Hidden - TR - 09/Jul/03

Stone Muppet - 2003

John Brayshaw - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/01 with John Kennedy, Martin Cooper

craig h - 2000

Hidden - Lead - 1999

jfmchivall - 1998

craig h - Solo O/S - 20/Sep/97

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/96

crater - Solo β - 16/Oct/95

crater - TR - 16/Jul/95

Karl Bromelow - Lead - 1995

Mick King - Solo - 29/Jul/93

John Southworth - Solo O/S - 29/Jun/93

Chris Reid - Lead O/S - Jun/93

rob.grafton - Solo - 04/Aug/92 with Bruce

Chris the Tall - Solo O/S - Sep/91

Pete Pozman - Solo O/S - 23/Aug/89

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