Richard Alderton

Lapsed climber, currently rediscovering my form on traditional Northumberland sandbags.

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Best Climbing Experience
A sunny day on excellent rock with great friends.

Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
Which pub?

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Interests Outside Climbing
Tea, beer, Test Match Special.

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Anything Else We Should Know
I can swim a length and a half underwater.

Richard Alderton, 3 kb

User Profile

registered 14/Jan/04
updated 30/Aug/12


Been Climbing For
11 to 20 years

Best Onsights
Trad - VS
Sport - 6b+
Bouldering - V3
Alpine - AD-

Worked Grades
Indoor - 6b+
Bouldering - V6

Main Sport/Activity
Fell Running

Favourite Crag/Rock
Crag X
Crumbly rubbish

I Climb...
Several times a week
In the UK & Europe

Favourite Climbs
The ones with stonking great hex placements on them.

Latest Climbs
Route 2 HS 4b
Enterprize VS 4b
Diagonal Crack VD
Buster S 4a
Long Climb VS 4b
Fairfield 873m
Hart Crag 822m
Dove Crag 792m
Great Rigg 766m
High Pike (Scandale) 656m
Heron Pike 612m
Low Pike 508m
Nab Scar 440m
Skiddaw 931m
Bowscale Fell 702m
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Ticklists BETA
Select VS Climbs in the Lake District 23%
Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs 11%
Kendal Wall's Best 100 climbs in Britain 15%
Wainwrights 27%
50 Best HS Routes in the UK. 29%
Connoisseur's Classic Rock 13%
Great VS Climbs in the Lake District 25%
100 More Classic British VS Climbs 8%
Classic Rock 24%
... list all 32 ticklists

Climbs Wishlist
Scrattling Crack VD
Cheekwooly S
Rib and Slab Climb HS 4b
Direct Route HS 4c
Fissure D'ailefroide VS 4c
Callerhues Crack HVS 5a
Lucky Strike E1 5b
Alcove Crack HVS 5a
Atherton Brothers S 4a
Phoenix Climb VS 4c
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