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[Wimberry Route II - August 2003, 3 kb]18m. Climb the tricky initial crack (crux) to the Pulpit the tackle the continuation, by climbing out right to a boss then back left up the crack. © ROCKFAX
FA. L. Kiernan 1937

Ticklists: Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs, ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List.

Photo: Wimberry Route II - August 2003 © Andy Lamb
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 168 logbooks, and on 11 wishlists.

C May - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/14 with Tim

MatthewH - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/14 with Jonathan B

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/Jul/14

Great exposed step near the top
JimboWizbo - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/14 with Beth

Annoyingly fumbled on lead to start and then ran up it on second. humpf. next time.
Beth-Cath-T - 2nd O/S - 26/Jul/14 with JimboWizbo

Jam_sandwich - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/14 with Alex Thompson, Sam Carey

Another repeat. Jam's lead.
Alex Thompson - 2nd rpt - 23/Jul/14 with Jam, Sam Carey

Nice route
MTL - 2nd O/S - 09/Jul/14 with Donnie

Hidden - Lead RP - 09/Jul/14

Marq - 2nd O/S - 26/Jun/14 with Steve Mount

Hidden - Lead - 26/Jun/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Jun/14

sus - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/14

CVC 2014: start felt really easy, but damn the first foothold is getting polished...
Alex Thompson - Lead rpt - 18/May/14 with Matt Marsh

kermit_uk - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/14 with Neil

IanGilbertJones - 2014

Great varied climbing, with great gear, really enjoyed this.
jshields - Lead - 18/Aug/13 with Mike Dowsett, Paul Tretheway

MikeDowsett - 2nd - 18/Aug/13 with Paul Tretheway, jshields

MikeLeeds - 2nd - 18/Jul/13 with Clive Greenwood

CharlieMack - 2nd O/S - 15/Jul/13 with Bicky

manwithacam - Lead - 15/Jul/13 with Alan

Great route, varied and pleasant climbing after the slightly tricky start. Definitely 3 stars.
Rob Jarratt - Lead - 14/Jul/13 with Andy Crawley

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead - 13/Jul/13

tomB - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/13 with Tim Griffin

thetradlad - 2nd O/S - 29/Jun/13 with Nathaniel

Nathaniel Larsson - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/13 with Jake Lodge, Louise Hall

Nice :)
Louise Hall - 2nd β - 29/Jun/13 with Nathaniel Gjoderum-Symons, Jake Lodge, Josh Daymond

Guyinsas - Lead - 26/Jun/13

augustus trout - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/13

MaccMark - 2nd - 26/Jun/13 with Conor

stratandrew - 2nd - 26/Jun/13 with Max Bretherton

Clay C - 2nd O/S - 26/Jun/13 with Elliot

mcb - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/13 with stratandrew

j.buckley87 - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/13

BenedictIEP - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/13 with Haydn Martin

Sam Simpson - Solo O/S - 18/Jun/13 with Mark Grist

Great route after the initial polish
Andrew Lodge - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/13 with Tony

Nigel Bond - Lead - 03/Jun/13 with Danny Bottomley

D.botts87 - 2nd - 03/Jun/13

Totally superb - one of the best VSs on grit.
Jules Lane - 2nd O/S - 08/Sep/12 with Mynydd Barry

Very good route,three stars.
Barry D - Lead - 08/Sep/12 with Jules_L

HarryB - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/12 with Al

jorge1983 - Lead O/S - Aug/12

Jethro - 2nd - Aug/12 with Mark Watkins, Richard Sharpe, Adam Lindley

RichyBOYY - Lead - 30/May/12 with Joe Elliott

Joe.Elliott1 - 2nd - 30/May/12

Tom Doldon - 2nd rpt - 28/May/12 with sam simpson 48

Ones of the Best VS's on grit, enjoyed this slightly more than route I. Wimberry is awesome.
Sam Simpson - Lead O/S - 28/May/12 with Tom Dolden

JdotP - 2nd dog - 27/May/12 with Tom Reed

very nice finger locks on the low crux section, over all a nice route thoroughly enjoyed it.
Reedymc - Lead O/S - 27/May/12 with John Proctor

Tony Holdsworth - Lead O/S - 27/May/12 with Joanna House

Bob Windsor - AltLd - 26/May/12 with Rick Graham

Alex Thompson - 2nd rpt - 22/May/12 with James Williamson

Ant Man Bee - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/11 with Charles Mason

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Oct/11

matthias13 - 2nd - 30/Sep/11 with Dan Parker

Hidden - Lead - 30/Sep/11

Wonderful!
teamrob - 2nd - 23/Jul/11 with Dan

better than its neighbour - varied, airy, lovely.
wahniel - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/11 with Robin Hoffmann

gazfellows - 2nd - 02/Jul/11 with shaun d and Dave

pog100 - 2nd - 29/Jun/11 with Cath Walton

Mitch1990 - 2nd - 03/Jun/11

Polish? At Wimberry? For me the best VS I have done on grit.
Ahab - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/11

petellis - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11 with Greame Hammond, The Little Colonel

Graeme Hammond - 2nd rpt - 09/Apr/11 with john Bramwell, Richard Williams

andrew549 - 2nd - 09/Apr/11 with Pete Ellis

nmoysey - 2011 with Ben Vickers

Martin Davies - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/10 with Tim Rogers

Alex Winter - 2nd O/S - 15/Aug/10 with J. Iles-Smith

jiles - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/10 with Alex Winter

a great line once the first move is overcome.
Pilch - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/10 with Andy

Flew up to escape being eaten alive by midges.
Alex Thompson - 2nd rpt - 30/Jun/10 with Nick Allen

Matt Reid - 2nd O/S - 24/Jun/10 with Chi Cheng

Went off route to the E3 on the right. Down climbed back on route.
Chi Cheng - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/10 with Matthew Reid

excellent
JamieSparkes - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/10 with Nick

Nick1812P - 2nd O/S - 23/Jun/10 with Jamie

Nice moves & gear all the way up. Polished?? Who needs to worry about footholds when there's jugs'r'us!
Alex Thompson - Lead rpt - 22/Jun/10 with Kasia Baldwin

first moves are very polished but the route on the whole is very good.
Dan Lane - 2nd O/S - 22/Jun/10 with phil west

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 22/Jun/10

Fell off start.
Phil West - Lead dog - 22/Jun/10 with Chris Tan & Dan Lane

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/10

chri55ie - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/10 with Laila Jhaveri, Brian Coupland

BMC BBQ sunny evening
mattnuttall - 2nd O/S - Jun/10 with Alan Holden

I almost got it clean, but just slipped out at the crux. Drat. Got it at next attempt.
johnjb - 2nd dog - 23/May/10 with Ray Sharples, MarkFairbank

Hidden - Lead - 21/May/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/May/10

greatowl - 2nd - 22/Apr/10 with Dan Hardy

cymjt - 2010

Birdo - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/09 with Ceri Lewis

really nice :D
Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/09 with James Allen, Darren McMaster

phja - 2nd O/S - 19/Sep/09 with darren

shed_hed - 2nd - 19/Sep/09 with Graeme Hammond, James Allen

mattnuttall - 2nd O/S - 19/Aug/09 with Alan Holden

Felt comfortable - will lead next time. Great route - varied and interesting.
john.gaffney - 2nd O/S - 09/Aug/09 with Stephen Boult

doogstrue - 2nd - 01/Jul/09 with andy s

Hard-ish start, then mental crux to get over into the upper crack. Still don't really trust my feet on grit smears.
djdf - 2nd O/S - 26/Jun/09 with Pete

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Jun/09

dashitboarder - 2nd - 22/Apr/09 with Dad

Fell off the start. Alot. After that not to bad
t_stork - 2nd - 22/Jul/08 with Ison

Trigoc - Lead - Jul/08 with Phil

andrew sandercock - 2nd β - Jun/08 with robert sandercock

mje1398 - 2nd O/S - 11/May/08 with John M

Pete Graham - 2nd - 11/May/08 with James Fleming

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Hidden - Lead RP - 23/Aug/07

stevo smith - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/07 with Pam

towdman - 2nd - 07/Aug/07

Hidden - Lead - 24/Jul/07

psychicbread - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/07 with Max

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/07

mr bounce - 2nd O/S - 09/Jun/07 with Paul

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/07

Brown - Solo O/S - 03/Jun/07 with John

MeMeMe - Lead - 02/Jun/07 with Simon

Alex Thompson - 2nd O/S - 02/May/07 with Haydn Martin

gregoritos - Solo O/S - May/07

nige - 2nd - 21/Apr/07 with kevin stephens

Amazing technical route. Loved every minute of it. Surprised myself as it's not my style
alj - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/07 with ste davison, leon skeldon

coffeepot - 2nd - 15/Apr/07 with jelaby

ste_d - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/07

Very nice start, bit of a scratty finish
adam carless - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/06 with Fiend

towdman - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/06 with Daniel Armitage

Hidden - Lead - 10/Sep/06

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/Jul/06

Hidden - Solo O/S - 16/Jul/06

K Wall - Lead - 11/Jun/06 with Martin

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 11/Jun/06

ArnaudG - 2006 with Dunc

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 2006

kingholmesy - Lead O/S - 2006 with SteveOc

EdEd - Lead O/S - Aug/05 with Mr Strip

babymoac - 2nd - 23/Jul/05 with James Gill

JohnHutch - Lead dog - 02/Sep/04 with L

Trobbo - 2nd - 12/Jun/04 with graham wood

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 2004

kato'sdad - 2nd - 04/Oct/03 with Rob Simpson

RobSimmo - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/03 with Jon Berry

Hidden - 2nd - Sep/03

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Aug/03

John Marsland - Lead - 28/Jun/03 with Ant Williams

chrishedgehog - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/03 with Clare Wilkie

Laramadness - 2nd - 31/Aug/02 with BA

Howard J - 2nd - 11/Jun/02 with Mark Ford

Phil West - Lead rpt - 08/Aug/98 with David Atherton

Phil West - Lead rpt - 22/Jun/96 with David Atherton

Phil West - Lead rpt - 1995 with Steve Wild & jimmy Turner

Chris Ellis - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/92 with Mike Guy

John Marsland - Lead - 07/Jun/92 with Dave Soles

Hidden - Lead - 16/May/92

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Sep/91

craig h - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/91

Hidden - Lead - 19/Jul/91

sadams - Lead - 08/Mar/91 with Mark Bonham

nai - 2nd - 1991

andrew300169 - Lead O/S - 1991 with Pom

NickJH - Solo O/S - Jun/90

Roget - 2nd O/S - 30/Jul/89 with jim

Andy Say - Solo O/S - 14/Jul/89

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 15/Apr/89

steve prior - Lead - Mar/89 with Rob W

John Marsland - 2nd - 29/Jan/89 with Dave Mould

Ken Taylor - AltLd - 15/Aug/83 with Andy Chadwick

charlesmfrench - Lead - 29/Mar/81

Sean Kelly - 1977 with Graham Thompson & Steve Berisford

David Smith - Lead - 1976 with Al Bennett

Tom V - 1969

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VS31 of 37
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hard 5b0 of 37
5b0 of 37
easy 5b0 of 37
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Style of ascent

Soloed7 of 168 (4.2%)
Lead83 of 168 (49.4%)
Followed70 of 168 (41.7%)
Alt Leads2 of 168 (1.2%)
Unknown6 of 168 (3.6%)

'Climbed'65 of 168 (38.7%)
clean O/S84 of 168 (50.0%)
clean β2 of 168 (1.2%)
clean rpt11 of 168 (6.5%)
clean RP2 of 168 (1.2%)
dogged4 of 168 (2.4%)