RKernan

Irish, climbing since 2009. Fortunate enough to live reasonably close to two of the best trad destinations - Fair Head and the Mournes.
Love/hate relationship with the big hills and snowy things, but gravitating towards trad at the moment.

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Location
Downpatrick/Belfast

Best Climbing Experience
Lower Cove on a good day, or the E2 corners at Fair Head. Can't beat it.

A few good ones on Ben Nevis. Aonach Eagach on a clear day.

Spending the night in the Midi toilets after being silly on the Contamine Mazeaud. Frendo Spur, Kuffner Arete, Chere Couloir. Faffing about in Chamonix in Summer 2011.

QUBMC expedition to the Kokshaal Too in 2012. Tough but worth it.

Spending Winter 12-13 in Scotland and struggling up a few classics.

Every climbing experience has been worthwhile, even the miserable ones - they're often the ones I learn the most from.

Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
Why Fair Head is the best crag ever.

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Personal Webpage
http://mountaineering.club.qub.ac.uk

UKC Volunteer
Moderator for 3 crags, checking missing climbs added to the logbooks: Uighur, Rock Horse, Moonlight Arete

Interests Outside Climbing
Engineering, cars, that sort of thing. History and that lark. Pub quizzes.

About My Photography
point and shoot, sometimes OK, generally crap.


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User Profile

registered 10/Dec/09
updated 12/Apr/13

Age
21

Been Climbing For
4 to 10 years

Best Onsights
Trad - E3
Sport - 6c+
Alpine - TD
Winter - V

Worked Grades
Sport - 6c+
Indoor - 7a+

Main Sport/Activity
Trad Rock Climbing

Favourite Crag/Rock
Fair Head
Granite

Favourite Wall
TCA Glasgow

Best Magazine
Climber (UK)

I Climb...
Most days
In the UK & Europe

Favourite Climbs
Equinox
Blind Pew and Conchubhair - Fair Head

Les Jeunes Filles en Jupes d'Été - Lower Cove

Frendo Spur

Gilmour-Kernan Route
Rock Horse
Kyrgyzstan

Tower Ridge
North East Buttress
Point Five Gully - Ben Nevis

Crypt Route - Bidean nam Bian

Parle - Sierra de Toix

Latest Climbs
Ways of Escape E1 5c
Sunset HS 4b
Superbowl HVS 5a
Volcano VD
South-West Ridge IV 5
Zig Zags I
Eastern Slant III 4
Hydrophobia VS 4b
Howling Ridge VD
Cherub E1 5c
Final FU S 4a
Mongrel Fox E1 5b
Simple Minds E1 5b
Thunderhips E1 5b
Agag's Wall VS 4b
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Ticklists BETA
3 star Mournes 27%
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Climbs Wishlist
The Dreaming Air E3 6a
Gemini VI 6
Smith's Gully V 5
The Curtain IV 5
Zero Gully V 4
Smith's Route V 5
Main Mast E2 5b/c
Satanic Majesty E2 5b
Sandpiper E2 5c
Hurricane E2 5b
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