Rob Greenwood - UKC

I am the Advertising Manager at UKClimbing/UKHillwalking.

Based in Sheffield, I have the good fortune of being based close to some of the best rock in the UK. Whilst I love the gritstone, it is nice to get on something longer every once in a while so throughout much of the Spring/Summer end up climbing elsewhere - either on mountain crag or sea cliff.

I began climbing whilst studying at Bangor University back in 2002, I then spent the following 10 years based in Wales working my way up through the ranks of Pete's Eats, Joe Brown's and DMM. Over the past year I have been working for the BMC as Regional Development Officer for England East.

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Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Best Climbing Experience
Two moments in particular stand out: topping out of El Cap after completing The Shield with Alex Haslehurst and summiting the North Face of the Eiger via the 1938 Route with Jack Geldard. Both represented things that I never thought I would (or could) do when I first started climbing.

That said, the end of a days climbing at Gogarth or Pembroke still take some beating...

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Interests Outside Climbing
Coffee, Long Distance Fell Running, Reading

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Whilst I would love to say more, I think the following three words sum it up nicely - point and click. However, I have set myself a target of improving this situation throughout 2014 and have recently invested in a new camera (Canon EOS M).

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registered 22/Apr/04
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Best Onsights
Trad - E6
Winter - VII
Sport - 7b+
Alpine - ED2

Worked Grades
Trad - E8
Mixed - M9
Sport - 8a
Bouldering - f7C

Favourite Crag/Rock

I Climb...
Most days
All over the world

Favourite Climbs
Anything at Gogarth
Anything in Huntsman's Leap
Citadel and Sticil Face - Shelterstone Crag
Flanders and Western Gully - Black Ladders
The Shield - El Capitan
1938 Route - North Face of the Eiger
The list could go on
and on
and on

Latest Climbs
Three Pocket Slab V3 6a
Ant Lives V6 6b
Wing Wong f5
Don's Crack f4+
Don's ArÍte f3+
The Beak f6A+
Joe's ArÍte f6A
Right Groove f6A
Flakes and Chips f4+
Left Groove f6B
Jump f6C
The Cube Direct f7B+
The Pube V3 6a
Wiggling Crack f5+
Elemental f6C
... list all 630 climbs

Ticklists BETA
Extreme Rock 53%
Rob Greenwood's Top 5 E5 Routes in the UK 100%
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Climbs Wishlist
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