I've been climbing again for about three years (did a bit indoors when a teen). I'm enjoying getting outside but not getting there enough. I'm a pretty alright guy really erm.

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Best Climbing Experience
My first E1, The Staff, I felt solid and secure. I have to put The Old Man of Hoy in here by the East Face Route; the Rock was horrible sandy stuff, a Fulmar vomitted on me and I was scared far more than any other E1 has scared me but to have done it is great.
I also really enjoyed climbing a Wye valley classic with the first ascentionist.
Just getting outside really is brilliant every time for me, of late I am enjoying finding that the upper limits that I used to think of are now where I operate and wonder if I can make my perceived limits my norm again?

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Interests Outside Climbing
Walking, Geocaching, running (a bit), swimming, hiking. Television and film, wine and beer GIN.

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registered 25/Jan/10
updated 15/May/14


Been Climbing For
4 to 10 years

Best Onsights
Trad - E3
Bouldering - V4
Indoor - 6c+
Sport - 6c+

Worked Grades
Indoor - 7a

Favourite Crag/Rock
Wintour's Leap

Favourite Wall

Best Magazine
Climber (UK)

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

Favourite Climbs
The original route (old man of hoy)
Paperclip slab (staple edge)

Latest Climbs
Button Wall VD
Velcro Arete HS 4c
Monkey Crack VD 4a
Square Buttress Corner D
Fire Curtain VD
The Be All And End All VD
The End Of All Things S
Sleasy Jamming S 4a
Easy Jamming HVD
The Fudgie Budgie V1 5b
Left Leg V0- 4a
Zigzag Traverse V0- 4c
Zigzag Wall V0- 4b
Spare Rib HVD 4a
Meeny HS 4b
... list all 411 climbs

Ticklists BETA
100 Stanage stars 16%
Munros 1%
Orange Spot Lower Wye 50%
Top 25 UKC Wishlist Rock Climbs 8%
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Climbs Wishlist
The Green Traverse f7A
Central Buttress E1 5b
Aladdin's Mirror Direct IV 4
Chalkstorm E4 5c
Tudor Rose E2 5b
The Brush Off E4 5c
Cemetery Gates E1 5b
Coronation Street E1 5b
Wings of Unreason E4 6a
Diminishing Returns 6c
... list all 30 climbs