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Whim** HVS 5a

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[whim. HVS 5a., 3 kb]11m. A very good route following a line of flakes and cracks in the wall with good protection. © ROCKFAX
Initially known as "Windy" in the old guide book.
FA. R Newcombe, G Ashton 30.8.64 30/Aug/1964

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Photo: whim. HVS 5a. © Milne
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 129 logbooks, and on 12 wishlists.

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

Hidden - Lead - 26/May/12

Templeton Adams - 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

davis.pete - TR O/S - 19/Nov/11 with OUMC

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

lisapaling - 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

Mark Adams - Lead - 03/Jul/04

Hidden - 2nd - 23/May/04

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

NeilGriffiths - 15/May/99

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

Al Urker - 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

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

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Voting
Total votes cast 102
hard E10 of 35
E10 of 35
easy E10 of 35
hard HVS5 of 35
HVS27 of 35
easy HVS2 of 35
hard VS1 of 35
VS0 of 35
easy VS0 of 35
hard 5b0 of 35
5b0 of 35
easy 5b1 of 35
hard 5a5 of 35
5a27 of 35
easy 5a1 of 35
hard 4c1 of 35
4c0 of 35
easy 4c0 of 35
3 Stars6 of 32
2 Stars25 of 32
1 Star1 of 32
0 Stars0 of 32
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Style of ascent

Lead72 of 129 (55.8%)
Followed49 of 129 (38.0%)
Toproped4 of 129 (3.1%)
Unknown4 of 129 (3.1%)

'Climbed'46 of 129 (35.7%)
clean O/S65 of 129 (50.4%)
clean β3 of 129 (2.3%)
clean rpt14 of 129 (10.9%)
clean RP1 of 129 (0.8%)