Gimmer String*** E1 5b
[Man Eating crack on Gimmer String(E1-), 3 kb]No description has been contributed for this climb.

Ticklists: Allan Austin Classics, Ultimate E1 ticklist, UK Lonely Leads, Caffs 100 Lakeland Extremes.

Photo: Man Eating crack on Gimmer String(E1-) © IanJackson

PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 161 logbooks, and on 40 wishlists.

P2. Top pitch best by far - great route!
Gudge - AltLd O/S - 12/Sep/14 with Pete Holland

nedders - AltLd - 07/Aug/14 with Bob Pilgrem

P1 and 3- top pitch is a great line- with well protested crux right at top.
bobpilgrem - AltLd O/S - 07/Aug/14 with Neill

Did intern then Kipling groove pitch to get to the 5b pitch which was good and steady.
alpinismo.uk - AltLd O/S - 28/Jul/14 with Nigel Bond

Nigel Bond - AltLd - 28/Jul/14 with Debs

Middle chimney pitch is green and wet!
chris smith - AltLd O/S - 15/Jul/14

steve prior - Lead O/S - Jul/14 with Andy C

Superb. 3 quality and varied pitches with the crux in a great situation.
BTphonehome - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/14 with Matt

struggled getting settled at the off width, but great climbing all the way.
Matt_C9716 - 2nd O/S - 28/Jun/14 with Bram

Hoyes - AltLd O/S - 14/Jun/14 with Rachel B

Lead P1&2 so he could do the top. Off width not as bad as looks, top pitch ace.
Batt - AltLd O/S - 14/Jun/14 with James Hoyes

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/May/14

Chris Reid - Lead - 17/May/14 with Lissy Manners

I led p2. Fun squeeze chimney. puzzling traverse on p3.
nigel pearson - AltLd O/S - 03/May/14 with Robin

Gibbo - 2nd - 21/Apr/14 with Jon Morgan

morganator - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/14 with Ben Gibbison

jk p1 mb p2+3
MFB - AltLd - 18/Apr/14 with MB

guy757 - 14/Apr/14

Lead P1,2 of Kipling groove, and finished on the final pitch of gimmer string
Matt Amos - 2nd O/S - 12/Mar/14

Hidden - 2014

pasbury - 2014

prcleary - 2014

Hidden - 2014

adie84 - 2014

greglad - AltLd - 25/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/13

Kev led pitches 1&3, I led pitch 2 the wide crack which was more enjoyable than it looked.
Lessworkmoreclimbing - AltLd O/S - 22/Jul/13 with Kev

Nick Clement - Lead - 06/Jul/13 with mandy clement

Charlie Zephyr Booth - AltLd O/S - 08/Jun/13 with dave armstrong, michael kirby

Hidden - Lead - 08/Jun/13

Lunar25 - AltLd O/S - 26/May/13 with Nia Fletcher

nia - AltLd O/S - 26/May/13 with harry, pete hutchinson

Led P1, P2 - P3 being the crux. Really nice climbing.
odox - AltLd O/S - 25/May/13 with Tom Pitchforth

tom144807 - AltLd O/S - 25/May/13 with Ian Birtwistle

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 01/May/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 01/May/13

Andy Chadwick - 2013

Em66 - AltLd O/S - Oct/12 with Mat

Hannes B - 2nd - 03/Sep/12 with Magnus, Roald, Tom

First 2 pitches of Kipling Groove then finished via the 5b pitch. Excellent!
joe_lancs - Lead - 02/Sep/12

Julesthe1st - AltLd O/S - 04/Jun/12 with Mike

Hidden - AltLd - 23/May/12

samwillo - Lead - 20/May/12 with Chris Williams

Hidden - AltLd - 25/Mar/12

JonG - 2012

Narked4fun - 2012

Stone Idol - 2012

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 14/Nov/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 14/Nov/11

great varied climb, wicked exposure on the top pitch
robertmichaeladams - AltLd - 29/Sep/11 with Andy H

martrin - Lead - 19/Aug/11 with Sarah Kekus

net - 2nd - 30/Jul/11 with George

GPN - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/11 with Annette

cobweb - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/11 with martyn hopson

did first pitch, too wet to carry on
djprepie - 2nd dnf - 12/Jun/11 with John

Matthew Robinson - AltLd - 02/May/11 with Ed Luke

Hidden - AltLd - 01/May/11

Hidden - AltLd - May/11

lead pitch 2
tmawer - AltLd rpt - 30/Apr/11 with andrea

Led 1st and 3rd
Sophie Nunn - AltLd O/S - 30/Apr/11 with Phil

Hidden - AltLd - 30/Apr/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 24/Apr/11

Pitch 2. Think it is the best climb I have done in the Lakes!!!
ollyroberts - AltLd O/S - 24/Apr/11 with Liam

Hidden - 2011

Dave Rumney - 2011

Hidden - 2011

ChrisW999 - 2nd - 2011 with Sam

andybroadway - AltLd O/S - 09/Oct/10 with Matt Munro

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 04/Sep/10

simon1965 - AltLd O/S - 04/Sep/10 with dom

Hidden - Lead - Jul/10

Hidden - Lead - Jun/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 30/May/10

Mike lead the 5B pitch that i fell off.
jcurley - AltLd - 07/May/10 with Mike Buddle

simonp - Lead O/S - May/10 with Lucy Ham

khawk - AltLd O/S - 17/Apr/10 with DT

datoon - AltLd O/S - 17/Apr/10 with K

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - 2010

david morse - AltLd O/S - 26/Sep/09 with Rampant+Rhodes

I led 1st and 3rd pitches mat led 2nd
gareth scott borthwick - AltLd O/S - 29/Jun/09 with mat

Ian ran first two pitches together, I led third.
Abi Chard - AltLd O/S - 29/Jun/09 with Ian

2nd pitch is the crux!
ian caton - AltLd O/S - 29/Jun/09 with Abi

Hidden - AltLd - 28/Jun/09

Bennykr - AltLd O/S - 30/May/09 with Jonny

lead in on 1st pitch of Kipling groove. John lead 5b top pitch.
Lee Sheard - AltLd O/S - 12/May/09 with Foglet

tomhull - Lead O/S - 03/Apr/09 with matt harris

cavemancolumbus - 2nd - Mar/09 with Tom

Hidden - 2009

Seymore Butt - 2009

dannyboy83 - 2nd O/S - Aug/08 with Dad

Lead Crux pitch.
IanJackson - AltLd O/S - 07/Jun/08 with Robeverybody

rob askew - AltLd O/S - 07/Jun/08 with IanJackson

lukehunt - AltLd - Jun/08 with Rob

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 24/May/08

Frosty - 2nd O/S - 18/May/08 with Dan

Hidden - 2008

joe larner - Lead O/S - 05/May/07

simon kimber - AltLd - 2007

C coldwell-storry - AltLd O/S - 2007 with Si Kimber

4b, 4c, 5b. Lead second pitch.
PenJD - AltLd O/S - 01/Jul/06 with Sam Barron

Shaw Brown - AltLd - 17/Jun/06 with David Jones

danm - Lead - 02/Jun/06 with Rich Bailey

jim robertson - 2006

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 02/Sep/05

Hidden - Lead - 31/May/05

robin heath - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/04 with Carl Riley

chrishedgehog - AltLd O/S - 29/Aug/03 with Dan Bailey

Hidden - AltLd - 12/Jul/03

Hidden - Lead - 14/Jun/03

five - Lead dnf - Jun/03 with RG

arose - AltLd - 2002 with Tom Woodcock

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2001

jonka - Lead - 2000

Hidden - AltLd - 10/May/98

Led pitch 2 (5a)
MONKEY78 - AltLd - 18/Aug/97 with adam ellwood

Dave Musgrove Jnr - AltLd - 19/Oct/96 with Muir Morton

phardman - Lead - 01/Sep/96 with Jon Bibby

Hidden - AltLd - Aug/96

John Southworth - AltLd O/S - Jul/96 with Matt Booth

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/96

Trobbo - AltLd - 04/May/96 with andy hartley

Hidden - AltLd - Jun/95

mikej - 2nd - 14/May/94 with Nick Salmon

PeteCheung - AltLd - 1993 with Bill

ChrisJD - Lead - Sep/91 with Alex

Lead p2
Mick King - AltLd - 21/Jul/91 with Pete Hankinson

Pete Pozman - 2nd - 1991 with John Byrne

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 15/Jul/90

Hidden - Lead - 14/Jul/90

Hidden - 2nd - 01/May/90

Hidden - AltLd - Jul/89

Andy Say - Lead - 10/Jul/88

John Marsland - Lead - 29/Sep/85 with Tony Rex

JamieAyres - 2nd O/S - Aug/85 with Graham Aveyard

Neil R - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/85 with Gary

keefe - 06/Jul/85

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Jul/84

rob.grafton - AltLd - Jun/84 with barry maybank

mark-abz - AltLd - 26/May/84 with Walter P

Gezzer - 1984 with Greg Turner

Hidden - Lead - 23/Apr/82

Bruce Kerr - AltLd - 15/Apr/82 with Rab Young

tapley - Lead - 04/Sep/81 with Dave Kent

Bob - AltLd O/S - 09/Aug/81 with al phizacklea

Led 1st and last pitches. Very enjoyable, not sustained.
Andy Stephenson - AltLd O/S - 02/Aug/80 with Chris Plant

Nic Robinson - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/80

Hammy - AltLd - 24/May/80 with Rob Lawson

Hidden - Lead - 13/Apr/80

robinsi197 - 1980 with Barbara

Hidden - 1980

Dave Musgrove - AltLd - 28/Aug/79 with Keith Bostrum

Hard. Met Peter Boardman on the stance. he was impressive. R.I.P.
Ian Jones - 2nd O/S - 1978 with Dave Greenald

petemeads - Lead - 03/Aug/77

Lone Rider - AltLd - May/77

Paula Hamilton-Gibson - AltLd - 1976 with Nick Keekus

Marcus - 1976

Jonathan Lagoe - UKC - Lead - Aug/75 with Ron Prior

Falko - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/75 with Al W.

Paul Clarke - AltLd - 1975 with Dave Sharples

granitbahn - AltLd - 1971

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