Acme Wall* E3 6a
[Adam Carless on Acme Wall Brimham, 2 kb]7m. Climb the wall using the hole. Solo or toprope, mat or no mat, so many choices. has a trad grade in Yorkshire Grit, so included here. More of a highball boulder problem though.
Mike Hammill. 1980

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Hidden - Sent x - 04/Oct/15

Hidden - Sent - 04/Oct/15

Felt hard for V3!!
KieranFallows - Sent x - 04/Oct/15 with Joshcastril, JonLawson

Minimal but fun
AdamBrown - Sent O/S - 29/Aug/15 with Chris O, Alex Innes Tomson

kyaizawa - Solo RP - 23/Jun/15 with Duncan Livesey, Luke Cullum

iamstebarker - Sent O/S - 30/May/15

Cake - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/15 with Matt

Felt awesome and really quite easy. Deffo a highball v3 these days
Wizzy - Solo rpt - 25/Mar/15

adie84 - 2015

fjg123 - Solo O/S - 19/Oct/14

Hidden - Solo rpt - 27/Sep/14

Tom Macleod - Sent - 27/Sep/14

robertmichaeladams - Sent - 27/Sep/14 with Mike Lelliott, Bex

Harry Holmes - Solo O/S - 21/Sep/14

a13x - Solo rpt - 07/Sep/14 with Matthew Gibbings

Boj S - Solo β - 07/Aug/14

Finally got someone willing to spot me, did above a pad, felt high enough at the top.
Calum Wadsworth - Sent β - 17/Jul/14 with Emma

jackappleby - Sent dnf - 07/Jul/14 with Rowan

Went to remind myself of the sequence, which I did. Not as hard as I remember, but the potential fall remains unpleasant. Too moist for a solo today. Good friend 1 above the crux if you wanted to lead it.
ebf - TR O/S - 26/May/14

Louis B - Solo - 05/May/14

Got The opening move wired, got the move from the break to the pocket and upwards second time, had another go but couldn't get the second half of the route.
BenedictIEP - TR dog - 21/Apr/14 with Jake Goodwin

Climbed to the RH Crimp past pocket. No pads or Spotters
max_dickens - Solo dnf - 17/Apr/14 with Myself

with mats, after watching Ben do it. Good fun
Nathanie1 - Sent β - 09/Mar/14 with Sam Houlker, Ben

Hidden - Sent O/S - 09/Mar/14

CragDog - Sent x - 09/Mar/14

C coldwell-storry - Sent O/S - 12/Jan/14 with J Freeman

Spacetourist - Solo O/S - 09/Jul/13

hard 5c probably fair
papashango - Sent x - 14/Apr/13

pie_eater_pete - Solo rpt - 21/Feb/13 with bwestwood

kingholmesy - Solo O/S - 2013

2nd go, after bottling the move to the pocket 1st time
Climbster - Solo G/U - 01/Dec/12 with Ian

Wanted to try this for ages, finally worked up the bottle and it went 1st time, nice climbing!
Bloke on a Rope - Solo O/S - 01/Dec/12 with Matt

efrance24234 - Sent rpt - 11/Nov/12

Top roped clean and went to solo but lost nerve! It's easy for the grade with only 1 hard move sequence.
ebf - Solo dnf - 07/Oct/12 with Tibor Barnoczki, Will Poulter, Paul Stephenson, Paul Hermes

easy, solo route just dont forget the matts
minT(HUN) - TR O/S - 07/Oct/12 with Paul Stephenson

Matt Cooke - Sent x - 14/Sep/12 with Luke Dyer

Matt Harle - Solo O/S - 20/May/12

Wizzy - Solo RP - May/12

Peter Reynolds - Solo - Apr/12

Hidden - Sent - 20/Mar/12

a13x - Solo RP - 14/Mar/12

Hidden - Sent O/S - 26/Feb/12

Dan Mckinlay - 2012

Done above mats
robertmctague - Sent - 2012

markalmack - Sent O/S - 2012 with chris todd

Hidden - Solo - 03/Dec/11

rice boy - Solo O/S - Nov/11 with Al

a13x - TR rpt - 15/Oct/11 with Alison Monks, Jessie Harris, James Stokes

Ground up 5th go above pads. No beta. Used a duff sequence for the first 3 goes, bit annoying not to onsight but read it wrong. Easier and less scary than Rotifer which is the same grade and style.
AlistairB - Solo RP - 22/Aug/11 with Andy Parsons

3rd go lucky
andysroom - Solo RP - 22/Aug/11 with Ali

robman - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/11

theotherpetehill - Solo O/S - 05/Jul/11 with Andy Harper

Hidden - TR dog - 24/Jun/11

double crimp, left hand 2 finger crimp then high step left foot into pocket.
timmsy - TR - 17/Jun/11 with David_Gledson

Hidden - Sent - 28/May/11

david morse - Solo β - 28/May/11 with todd, mark A

UrbanSteve - Solo β - 02/May/11

benj_d - Sent O/S - 22/Apr/11

GPN - Sent O/S - 02/Apr/11 with Annette

ollyroberts - Solo - 29/Mar/11 with Matty

High balled, 2nd go
mfisher - Solo G/U - 29/Mar/11 with Tom Keaveny, Olly Roberts

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

PaulHermes - AltLd - 20/Mar/11 with Martin VCCC

petegunn - Sent - 23/Jan/11 with Davina & Matt

Tom Tindale - 2011

akhughes - Solo - 25/Oct/10

Hidden - TR dnf - 21/Sep/10

Erinmd - TR dog - 05/Sep/10

Small left foot slipped off just as I hit the break. Thankfully it was good.
Dave Foster - Solo O/S - 12/Jun/10

Fell off lower stupid move first but did top okay after a bit of thought
mattyork2 - Sent - 02/Jun/10 with Pete Ellis

simon kimber - Solo O/S - 15/May/10

Hidden - TR dog - 03/May/10

gripped01 - Lead - May/10 with Mike Palmer

Hidden - Solo dnf - 24/Apr/10

peteJ23 - TR β - 20/Feb/10 with Scruffster

RossG - 2010

ianjfsutcliffe - Solo RP - 10/Oct/09 with Rafterman

tommytwotone - Sent - 27/Sep/09

5/6th go? used bouldering mats.
Ewan Russell - Sent x - 26/Sep/09 with Peter Drake

Done several times before but not today
jkarran - Sent dnf - 27/May/09 with Pete

petegunn - Solo - 10/May/09 with Steve, Cas, Tom, Davina

1 matt+spotter..highball v3
Christian Beck - Sent x - 2009

Hidden - TR O/S - 29/Nov/08

Hidden - TR RP - 29/Nov/08

Jus - Sent O/S - Nov/08

got 2/3rds then my arms died did it at end of day
wheres_my_harness - Solo dnf - Oct/08 with Luke Harding

Hidden - Solo G/U - 27/Sep/08

Was about 1" away from the jugs and safety when I fell off, slipped off the mat and broke my tibia. A cautionary lesson about the risks of stacking mats! Great problem though, can't wait to get back onto it. Definitely 6a if you're 5'1".
climbingpixie - Sent dnf - 27/Sep/08

Russell Lovett - TR rpt - 24/Aug/08 with andrew haigh

could only get half way due to dwarfism aka duck's disease!!
gilldando - 2nd dnf - 20/Aug/08 with Mike

Hidden - TR - 20/Jul/08

really nice rockover halfway up,great route
mikekeswick - TR O/S - 19/Jul/08 with andy

centurion05 - Solo RP - 19/Jul/08

chedder - TR - 19/Jul/08 with andy woolston

$^& me, this is thin and balancy! we had one go each then fled before the midges ate us alive.
pebbles - TR - 13/Jun/08 with dave shield

hawkins321 - Solo - 11/May/08

Hidden - Solo RP - 26/Apr/08

Above 1 mat.
Jack00 - Sent x - 21/Apr/08

seemed hard but once commited felt easy
Alex Mason - Solo O/S - 18/Mar/08 with Mike Pike

Hidden - Solo - 04/Mar/08

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

Brillaint route. No mat used.
Franco Cookson OLD - Solo O/S - 02/Mar/08 with David Warburton

Awsome little Route, off a very small left foot. Bold move to good hands at the top. High crux.
alexrafferty1986 - Solo O/S - 01/Mar/08 with Glen Bloomer

First grit E3 onsight although I suppose its more of a highball. No mats.
Will Hunt - Solo O/S - 15/Feb/08

end of day, fell off twice, should have sent it.
HamishD - Sent dnf - 09/Feb/08

chiverstom - Solo O/S - 09/Feb/08 with James Baker

Andrew1 - Solo - 27/Jan/08 with Chris Fisher

Hidden - Sent O/S - 27/Jan/08

charliehw - Solo - 2008

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2008

Hidden - Sent - 2008

Hidden - Solo RP - Nov/07

Went up to pocket and good crimp; returned to mat.
JLS - Solo dnf - 08/Oct/07

Harder and higher than I was expecting/hoping for!
Stuart S - Solo dnf - 01/Sep/07 with Amanda Lyons

spencer01 - Sent O/S - 13/Aug/07 with mathew gibbiings

Top roped clean, now gonna lead it, not happy!
Zoomer - TR - 19/Jun/07 with A Student

1 (poorly placed) pad, no spotters.
galpinos - Sent O/S - 19/May/07

Cleanly toproped this years ago, finally came back to do it properly. Done above a couple of mats.
adam carless - Solo rpt - 21/Apr/07

Hidden - Solo O/S - 21/Apr/07

gaz.marshall - Solo RP - 09/Apr/07

Nick Beckett - Solo - 03/Feb/07

Nice warm up!
Garan - Sent x - 14/Jan/07 with Pickles

Boy - 2007

drysori - Solo O/S - 2007

With mat and spotters. Positive moves all the way. My 1st E3 although maybe i should claim the V3.
Mattyk - Sent O/S - 23/Dec/06

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

Attempted for a laugh it's like a sheet of glass did not too bad in the end got around 3/4 way up after many attempts
kwickfit - TR dnf - 19/Jul/06 with Spike

Climbed up, climbed down, repeat. Climb up...up...the top, yay!
alaan - Solo O/S - Nov/05

petellis - Solo O/S - Nov/05 with Alaan

Hidden - Solo O/S - Oct/04

Brown - Solo - 21/Jun/04 with Solo

antroy - Lead - 01/Apr/04

Hidden - Solo G/U - Apr/03

Stone Muppet - Sent rpt - 2003

Roget - Solo O/S - 2003 with jon

Dave Douglas - Solo O/S - 2002 with paul smith

no mat and two totally stoned spotters
pezzerrr - Solo O/S - 27/Oct/01

Hidden - Sent - Oct/00

Why did I drag the rope up. Would have been better off with a mat.
cragspud - Lead O/S - 2000

petekeron - TR O/S - 2000 with Dave Peart

Hidden - TR O/S - 15/Sep/99

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Solo - 20/Dec/98 with James Ibbertson

jfmchivall - 1998

Ian Broome - Solo O/S - 1997

Hidden - Solo O/S - Oct/95

Hidden - Solo - 04/Jul/95

Hidden - Solo O/S - 02/May/95

Chris Reid - Solo O/S - 22/Apr/95

rob.grafton - Solo - 26/Feb/95 with Bruce

before the holds doubled in size and before mats.
ian caton - Solo O/S - Mar/94

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

Bruce Kerr - Solo - 23/May/93

Hidden - TR - Nov/92

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

craig h - Solo O/S - 26/May/92

whispering nic - Solo O/S - Apr/92

Rich Kirby - Solo - 11/May/91 with Andy Mackay

Dave Musgrove - Solo - 01/Dec/90 with Simon Baker, Alec Burns, Steve Webster

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 06/May/90

Jon Read - Solo - 1990

Hidden - Solo - 1990

antroy - 0000

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