Ellis Butler-Barker

I love Climbing, I really like to push my self to the limits. I enjoy training for climbing wether it is climbing or doing a workout. I like working hard projects as this gets me motivated.

I am sponsored by Mammut, Dartrock Climbing Centre, Liquid Grip and Infinity Pro.

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Best Climbing Experience
My trip to Rodellar with Charlotte in July 2014 was absolutely amazing! It my first experience of having a long trip as I was there for just under a month, I managed to get my first 8c's and 8b onsights. I also managed to get my first Font 8A+'s and Font 7C+ flash. It was also cool to see Charlotte get up her first 8a too! Such an amazing place and an all round great experience, I can't wait to get back there again soon!

It was Topping 'L'Aerodynamite' at Bas Cuvier! It was the last day of my first trip to Font and had felt exhausted for the majority of the week so hadn't managed to do many problems. On the last day I ticked 'La Marie Rose' 6a (V1), 'Aerosol' 7b+ (V8/9)- Onsight, 'L'Carnage' 7b+ (V8/9), 'L'Carnage Assis' 7c (V9), 'Golden Feet' 7c+/8a(V10/11) and then I topped 'LAerodynamite' 7c (V9) in the rain and dark. Best day climbing so far!

Although topping The Cider Soak (F8a), New Power Generation (F8b) and flashing Situation Explosive (F8a) have to be up there too!

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UKC Volunteer
Moderator for 13 crags, checking missing climbs added to the logbooks: Bonehill Rocks (Bone Hill), Godrevy, Sharkham Point, Top Tor, L'Elephant, Franchard Cuisiniere, Siurana - Valley, Frontales Medias, Coquibus Longs Vaux, Churston Cove ... plus 3 more

Interests Outside Climbing
Running, Mountaineering, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Rugby, Art and Photography!

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+Ellis Butler-Barker competing in British Lead Climbing Championships 2012., 82 kb

User Profile

registered 22/Jun/10
updated 03/Sep/14


Been Climbing For
1 to 3 years

Best Onsights
Sport - 8b
Bouldering - f7C+
Indoor - 8a
Trad - E6

Worked Grades
Sport - 8c
Bouldering - f8A+
Indoor - 8b+
Trad - E6

Main Sport/Activity
Sport Rock Climbing

Favourite Crag/Rock

Best Magazine
Climber (UK)

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

Favourite Climbs
Geminis (8b+/c)
The Cider Soak (8a)
Welcome to Tijuana (8c)
Bob (8a+)
Poema de Roca L1+L2 (8a+)
Honk Down (7c)
New Power Generation (8b)
Avenged (7c+)
Plexiglass (7b)
Mekanik Destructif (7c)
Tide Rising (7c) and La Crème (7c+).

L'Aerodynamite (V9)
Guy Fawkes (V11)
Hidden Traverse (V4)
The Wave Left Hander (V7) and Creatures of Habit (V11).

Latest Climbs
Tuppence Extension 8b+
Diamond District V12
The Trench v3 (Javu p94) V3 6a
Low Trench Traverse V3 6a
The Trench P96 V3 6a/6b
P96 Eliminate V8
P96 Variation V6
Rockover right of Calmer V0
Opposite Rippled Wall P69b V3 5b
Something and Nothing V8 6b/c
Osillations V8 6b/c
P86 V5 6b
The Wave (SDS) V8+
The Wave Footless V11
Hanging Crack Low into The Wave V7
... list all 805 climbs

Ticklists BETA
South West 8's 52%
Cheddar Eight's 31%
Top 10 hard Bristol Ticks 20%
West Country Climbs 6%
The road to 8a 100%
South coast sport/DWS ticklist 21%
West Country projects 71%
Classic UK F7s 11%
Peak Bouldering's 7a's 2%
A Guide for Progress in Dorset 11%
... list all 17 ticklists

Climbs Wishlist
Pre-Marital Tension E8 6c/7a
Question Mark E8 6c
Meshuga E9 6c
Gaia E8 6c
La Dura dura 9b+
Area Boogalagga: Big Paw f8C
Mongolito Bas f8A+
Partage Assis f8B
Atomic Playboy f8A+
Atomic Playboy Extension f8B
... list all 43 climbs