Shambling and slightly bewildered, developing a worrisome resemblence to Martin Keown. Dedicated to the pursuit of a wide-ranging mediocrity. On occassion accidently epigrammatic. I like tea.

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Best Climbing Experience
Summiting Tuolumne's golden granite domes in the setting sun with the prospect of a primus-stove cooked curry to celebrate. More commonplace, ticking-off a project early in a session: the sense that the journey was worth it, the pressure is now off, and any further success is a bonus.

Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
Was Kilnsey designed by MC Escher? No matter where you are, the holds all slope in the wrong direction.

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one sugar, not too much milk.

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User Profile

registered 19/Mar/04
updated 02/Mar/14

Been Climbing For
4 to 10 years

Best Onsights
Trad - E3
Bouldering - f7A
Sport - 7b+

Worked Grades
Bouldering - f7C
Sport - 8a

Favourite Crag/Rock
Kilnsey / Chapel Head Scar

Favourite Wall
Leeds / The Depot

I Climb...
Most weekends
In the UK, Europe & USA

Favourite Climbs
Malham: Wombat / New Dawn
Kilnsey: Le Lapin / The Ashes
High Tor: Darius
Stoney: Scoop Wall
Almscliff: Wall of Horrors
Chapel: Phantom Zone
Tuolumne: Cathedral Peak SE
Siurana: Papagora / Brigadistak
Geyribakiri: Black Moon
Forada: Lanzarote o burro grande
Egypt: FIG Jam / Pocket Rocket Symphony

Almscliff: Keel / Underhand Ext.
Craig-y-Longridge: Block to High Break
Brimham: Ian's Traverse
Caley: Secret 7th / Two Squirrels
Guisecliff: Sucker Punch
Woodhouse Scar: Angel Face
Widdop: Fight on Black
Bowderstone: Picnic Sarcastic
Gardoms: Mark's Roof
Raven Torr: Weedkiller Traverse
Kyloe "in": Hitchhiker's

Latest Climbs
Raindogs 8a
Joker's Flake f6C+
Joker's Flake sit start f7A+
Huir para vivir 7a+
Mucho Guanchinche 7a+
Teoria Punset 7b+
Hasta la fixe de la Polla 7a+
La Fiesta del Mondongo 7a
Brigadistak 7a
Avance cangrejo 7c
Lo dejÚ to blanco 7a
Bruce Lee 7a+
L'atac de'n Kaito 6c+
El menjapindula 7b
Se m'apaga la baldufa 7a
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Ticklists BETA
Cliff bouldering hero 68%
Extreme Rock 3%
ROCKFAX Eastern Grit: Top 50 45%
Peak District Limestone top 50 sport up to 8a+ 22%
Classic Peak Limestone Trad - VDiff to E2 47%
Shepherd's Crag - top 25 36%
ROCKFAX El Chorro: Top 50 50%
Peak Sport 3 Star Routes 6c+-7c+ 9%
The Stick It Tick List 15%
Top 20 Gritstone UKC Wishlist Climbs 50%
... list all 17 ticklists

Climbs Wishlist
Hunter's Roof f7C
Heaven In Your Hands f7C+
McNab f7B
Zoolook 8a
Ju Ju Club f7B+
Ben's Groove f7B
The Crystal Method f7B+
Baboo-Baboo 8a
Ripple Effect f7C
The Rookie f7A+
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