I'm based in Aberdeen and have been climbing since 2009 after falling in with the wrong crowd! Pretty obsessed now, especially with Scottish winter climbing but also love bouldering and trips to Font. Progressed to alpine climbing last summer and can't wait until next year's trip!

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Best Climbing Experience
Comb Gully with my wife, Point Five Gully in stonking conditions, Trappfoss in Rjukan and Fontainebleau in general! The Rochefort Arête blew my mind...

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Scottish winter climbing

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Cake, music, good food!

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User Profile

registered 14/Sep/09
updated 05/Jan/14


Been Climbing For
4 to 10 years

Best Onsights
Winter - V
Trad - HVS
Ice - WI4
Bouldering - f6A

Worked Grades
Sport - 6a+
Trad - HVS
Indoor - 6b+
Bouldering - f6C

Favourite Crag/Rock

Favourite Wall
Transition Extreme (Aberdeen)

Best Magazine
Alpinist (US)

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

Favourite Climbs
Cioch Nose and Sword of Gideon (Sgurr a'Chaorachain)
Ardverickie Wall
Point Five Gully
Black Spout Buttress (Lochnagar)
Trapfoss (Rjukan)

Latest Climbs
Madagasikara D+
L'arÍte rouge (aka Eperon Sublime) D
Voie Brunat-Perroux TD-
L'Index SE Ridge AD
North North East Ridge D
Lucky Strike VS 4c
Ping Pong S
Razor's Crack VS 4c
Aftershave Direct Finish HS 4b
The Lurcher 7a
Long Dogs 6a
Collie Corner 5a
Clean Sweep VS 4c
Auld Nick S
King Bee VS 5a
... list all 456 climbs

Ticklists BETA
Batoux's 100 finest routes in the Mont Blanc massif 5%
100 Aberdeen North East Classics! 14%
... list all 2 ticklists

Climbs Wishlist
Sinister Prong IV 5
Umbrella Falls V 5
Butterknife HS 4b
Cyclops HVS 5a
The Long Climb VS
The Dagger VS 4c
Centurion HVS 5a
The Needle (Summer) E1 5b
The Citadel (Summer) VS
Fionn Buttress VS 4c
... list all 39 climbs

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