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 12 crags, checking missing climbs added to the logbooks: Bonehill Rocks (Bone Hill), Godrevy, Sharkham Point, Top Tor, Siurana - Valley, Frontales Medias, Rodellar, Coquibus Longs Vaux, Churston Cove, Battery Gardens ... plus 2 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., 3 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
Try to Remember E5 6b
The Empire Strikes Back 8a+
Boy George 7c
Bee Keeping in a War Zone 6c+
Clinical Traverse f7B+
Me Julie f7B
Ball Ache f7B
Egg Nishna f7B
Aching Balls f8A
Ache Ball f7C+
The Revolution is Coming f8A
The End is Nigh f8A
Raindance f7B
Opposite Raindance f7A+
Rise 'n' Shine 7b+
... list all 665 climbs

Ticklists BETA
South West 8's 47%
Cheddar Eight's 19%
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%
Classic Anstey's 100%
... list all 17 ticklists

Climbs Wishlist
The Death Star 8c
Philipe Cuisinére 8b
Botanics 8b
Cous cous 8c
Violente illusion 8b
Brian 8c+
Area Boogalagga: Boogalagga f8B
... list all 7 climbs

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