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 like routes/problems that are really fingery and very powerful.

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

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Best Climbing Experience
My first trip to El Chorro with Charlotte Warner was pretty cool! I had been training specifically for a hard route there but when we arrived we couldn't get to the route so I ended up doing loads of routes which was a lot of fun! I ended up doing 8b second go, 2 8a+'s, 4 8a's and my first 8a onsights which felt surreal! Such a great week both for climbing and just general fun. Charlotte inspired me too with her super impressive first redpoint ascent of Talbania 7c!
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 10 crags, checking missing climbs added to the logbooks: Bonehill Rocks (Bone Hill), Godrevy, Sharkham Point, Top Tor, Siurana - Valley, Frontales Medias, Churston Cove, Battery Gardens, Breakwater/Shoalstone Beach, Gandalf's Crag

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., 3 kb

User Profile

registered 22/Jun/10
updated 27/Feb/14


Been Climbing For
1 to 3 years

Best Onsights
Sport - 8a
Bouldering - f7B+
Indoor - 8a
Trad - E6

Worked Grades
Sport - 8b
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
The Cider Soak (8a)
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
Postman Pat 8a+
Sardine 7b+
Corpse Start V1 5b
Jon's Traverse f7A+
Hats For Clowns f7A+
Hats for Me f7A
Hats for Percys f7B
The Eastwood Traverse f7B+
Keen Roof (Standing) f7A+
Boot Boys Start f6C
Weedkiller Extension f7B
WeedBasher f7A+
Ben's Roof f7C+
Ben's Roof Extension Start f8A
Too Hard For Mark Leach Footless f7A
... list all 531 climbs

Ticklists BETA
West Country projects 43%
West Country Climbs 5%
South coast sport/DWS ticklist 18%
The Cuttings Sport Climbing Apprenticeship 5%
ROCKFAX Dorset 2012: Graded Sport List 3%
The road to 8a 91%
Torbryan Quarry 67%
Top 10 hard Bristol Ticks 10%
Hard water 10%
Classic UK F7s 9%
... list all 12 ticklists

Climbs Wishlist
Cyberdog 8a+
Ixeia 8b+
Géminis 8b+
Philipe Cuisinére 8b
Botanics 8b
Pata Negra (8c) 8c
Cous cous 8c
Violente illusion 8b
Brian 8c
Poppy 8b+
... list all 11 climbs

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