Whim** HVS 5a
[whim. HVS 5a., 3 kb]11m.

Rockfax Description
11m. A very good route following a line of flakes and cracks in the wall with good protection. © ROCKFAX

UKC Logbook Description
Initially known as "Windy" in the old guide book.


FA. R Newcombe, G Ashton 30.8.64 30/Aug/1964

Ticklists: Clwyd Limestone Top 50 List, Ultimate HVS ticklist.

Photo: whim. HVS 5a. © Milne
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 141 logbooks, and on 13 wishlists.

deejmonkey - Lead - 01/Aug/15 with len

first HVS, big holds, pumpy but bomber gear.
TomGB - Lead O/S - 19/Jul/15 with Stewart Moody

Lovely route.
lost.arrow - Lead - 01/Jul/15 with Ian Ashworth

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 01/Jul/15

AngelaC - 2nd - 20/Jun/15 with Rick Sewards

Not bad! Hard work for HVS.
adamre12 - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/15 with Natalia Wasielka

fuzzysheep01 - Lead O/S - 16/May/15 with James Walker

Nice route with some interesting bridging moves.
gavinpeach - Lead O/S - 16/May/15 with Max Pendleton

gazj1986 - 2nd - 06/Mar/15

FreddieSmith - Lead O/S - 26/Jan/15 with Luke Foster

Roget - Lead rpt - 31/Aug/14 with jim

SAF - 2nd - 03/Aug/14 with Phil

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/14

Good route, though I tried my best to fumble the gear, drop nuts, climb like a punter, etc.
Nick Russell - Lead O/S - 03/May/14 with Emily

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/Oct/13

Mattlamb90 - 2nd O/S - 10/Jul/13 with Ryan, Luke

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 06/Jul/13

toasted - Lead - 06/Jul/13 with Paul Greenhow

ryan_naked24 - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/13

sgl0jd - Lead - 31/May/13

Takacs - 2nd O/S - 31/May/13 with James Dexter

cas54321 - 2nd - 26/May/13 with Chris

joedoherty - Lead O/S - 11/May/13 with Jon Wilson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/12

helenstuart - Lead β - 27/May/12 with Mike

Second again!
climbinmunkey - 2nd rpt - 27/May/12 with Helen

WillCass - Lead - 26/May/12 with Lee

Rich Kay - Lead - 10/Mar/12 with Admiral Steel, Darren H

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead - 10/Mar/12

Quality route. First HVS, Good gear!
Luke Owens - Lead O/S - 26/Feb/12 with Danielle Louise Hilton

Lenny - Lead rpt - 21/Jan/12 with Paul

climbing_wiggy - 2nd O/S - 21/Jan/12 with Leon

Hidden - Lead - 2012

dmannion - Lead β - 2012

Hidden - TR O/S - 19/Nov/11

cameron_hall - Lead O/S - 19/Nov/11 with Jess Campbell

Neil D - 2nd rpt - 19/Nov/11 with Will (OUMC), Beth Hodgett

tcn_2002 - Lead - 19/Nov/11

seb m-c - 2nd O/S - 30/Oct/11 with Martin Callaghan

With Seb
martin c - Lead O/S - 23/Oct/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Aug/11

Jack_Lewin - 2nd O/S - 14/Jul/11 with lewk_c

lewk_c - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/11 with Jack Lewin

polished in places but still good. steep but on big holds for the most part
SGD - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/11 with Vicky Holmes

Rampikino - Lead - 19/Jun/11 with Cat

deklan - Lead - 24/May/11 with chris

trants1 - 2nd - 24/May/11 with deklan

Ken Lead. Superb line.
climbinmunkey - 2nd O/S - 02/May/11 with Ken, Helen

Ben1983 - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/11

paul79 - 2nd O/S - 24/Apr/11

Frank Blakeley - Lead - 18/Apr/11 with Lauren

groovy_nut - 2nd - 18/Apr/11 with Frank

Lenny - 2nd rpt - 09/Apr/11 with Andy

Hidden - TR rpt - 07/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/11

Anthony Dixon - Lead - 20/Mar/11

Lenny - 2nd O/S - 18/Sep/10 with Ian W.

bendy wendy - TR - Aug/10

Hidden - 18/Jul/10

great route,nice protection.
jparry75 - 2nd - 05/Jul/10 with emlyn

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 05/Jun/10

mikeyg - Lead O/S - 20/May/10 with Will Twigger

jon_gill1 - 2nd O/S - 09/May/10 with big Si, john beardmore

really nice route, my first on this crag
ripper - Lead - 09/May/10 with Chris Warby

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Apr/10

barni - 2nd O/S - 05/Apr/10 with Paul James, Liam fleming

Laurence Everitt - 2nd O/S - 13/Feb/10 with Harry Thorpe

Really good route
Harry Thorpe - Lead O/S - 13/Feb/10 with Laurence Everitt

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 25/Oct/09

adam06 - 2nd - 16/Oct/09 with dan sturman

Neil D - 2nd O/S - 05/Sep/09 with Boriz Korzh

BorisVBlade - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/09 with Neil Dowse

Hardcore Pat - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/09 with Chris Vanderz

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/09

Trobbo - 2nd - 18/Jul/09 with martin dale

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/May/09

Woo first HVS lead :)
CharlotteJelleyman - Lead O/S - 23/May/09 with Pete Hooker

Nice route, nice moves
willson - Lead - 23/Apr/09 with ben

Nice route. Sustained but not desperate, with plenty of good gear and some nice moves.
AndyM-LVB - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/09 with Richard Hopton

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 12/Apr/09

great route, best protected hvs i have climbed to date. good holds all the way on steep rock.
Milne - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/09 with Dave

ColinD - Lead - 12/Apr/09

Whealiebob - 2nd O/S - 12/Apr/09 with Terry

richardhopton - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/09 with Lee Richards

Good climbing with good gear, easy to middle of the grade.
Bob - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/09 with M. Bullough & S. Brock

samwisethebrave2 - Lead O/S - 11/Jan/09 with Jasper, Robbie

cem - 2nd rpt - 27/Sep/08 with Graham Dolman

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/08

SaraKaikk - 2nd - 19/Aug/08 with James Rushforth

dicky79 - 2nd rpt - 06/May/08 with Nicola

Hidden - 2nd O/S - May/08

Hidden - TR rpt - 26/Apr/08

Last climb of the day; big step ups, perfect jugs and perfect gear...
porridgefan - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/08 with Gareth Borthwick

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

lee richards - Lead O/S - 2008 with robbo84

willson - 2nd - 2008

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

Hidden - Lead - 29/Sep/07

Chris the Tall - 2nd - 08/Sep/07 with Simon Shaw

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/07

btc - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/07 with Susannah Ellis

Very nice, steep but on good holds.
TobyA - 2nd O/S - 11/Jul/07 with Fex Wazner

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/May/07

First HVS. Really enjoyed this climb, all the moves flowed nicely. Never too desperate and always well protected.
Matty - Lead O/S - 12/May/07 with Dan Halperin

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Apr/07

jepotherepo - 16/Apr/07 with gary thomas

tobydunford - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/07 with Lisa Paling

LiLaMont - 2nd β - 31/Mar/07 with Toby Dunford

cem - 2nd - 31/Mar/07 with Brad Jackson

PenJD - Lead - 05/Nov/06 with Ketch

Previously took a large ground fall off this in 2001. Had a look again in 2003, but backed off early. Third time lucky!
D Berry - Lead RP - 29/Jul/06 with Claire Berry

max_chan - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/06 with Simon

dicky79 - Lead O/S - 06/May/06 with Pete

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/06

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Sep/05

Mark Riley - Lead O/S - Jul/05

BlueJohn - Lead - Mar/05 with Claire Owen

Marti999 - Lead O/S - Oct/04 with Mick Cooke

Hidden - Lead - 03/Jul/04

Hidden - 2nd - 23/May/04

Mark Wright - 2nd dog - 01/Aug/00 with Gareth Hughes

John Marsland - Lead - 22/May/99 with Ant Williams

NeilGriffiths - 15/May/99

Le Chevalier Mal Fet - Lead - 04/Jul/97 with Richard Bower

Martin Brierley - Lead O/S - 1996

Roget - 2nd O/S - 04/Nov/95 with jon

Budge - 2nd O/S - Oct/95 with Richard Teed

ColinD - Lead - 1995

smudge - Lead rpt - 10/Jul/94

timjones - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/94

whispering nic - Jul/94 with lionel

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Jun/94

D Tempest - Lead - 04/Jun/94 with Rick

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Mar/94

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 1994

michael burrows - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/87 with ian nettleton

Hidden - 2nd - 1986

Nigel Bond - Lead - 03/Aug/85 with Martin Cash

neilh - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/85 with dave croker

Hidden - Lead - 1980

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Garston, Landy_Dom, Critchy's, Ander, groovy_nut, Robbie Massey, Knoxy, Mike Parker

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