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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 147 logbooks, and on 11 wishlists.

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

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

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

Hidden - 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

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

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

samsimpson - 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.
Julian 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.
samsimpson - 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

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

Hidden - 2nd dog - 23/May/10

Hidden - Lead - 21/May/10

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

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

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

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

Lovely climb - the polish is only the first couple of metres, and the route is brilliant after that.
Nick Smith - UKC - 2nd rpt - 11/Jun/06 with Thea Williams

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

A bit polished, unfortunately.
Nick Smith - UKC - 2nd - Sep/03 with Thea Williams

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

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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Voting
Total votes cast 100
hard HVS0 of 33
HVS0 of 33
easy HVS0 of 33
hard VS3 of 33
VS29 of 33
easy VS1 of 33
hard HS0 of 33
HS0 of 33
easy HS0 of 33
hard 5b0 of 33
5b0 of 33
easy 5b0 of 33
hard 5a1 of 33
5a20 of 33
easy 5a8 of 33
hard 4c3 of 33
4c1 of 33
easy 4c0 of 33
3 Stars28 of 34
2 Stars6 of 34
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Style of ascent

Soloed7 of 147 (4.8%)
Lead73 of 147 (49.7%)
Followed61 of 147 (41.5%)
Alt Leads2 of 147 (1.4%)
Unknown4 of 147 (2.7%)

'Climbed'60 of 147 (40.8%)
clean O/S71 of 147 (48.3%)
clean β2 of 147 (1.4%)
clean rpt9 of 147 (6.1%)
clean RP1 of 147 (0.7%)
dogged4 of 147 (2.7%)