My name is John. I was born towards the end of 1966 (you do the math). I am very boring and can provide written testimonies to that effect if required.

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Best Climbing Experience
I think we all know that it's about the grade. Grades are forever, small changes in brain chemistry soon dissipate.

Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
Anything that descends into name calling and acrimony.

Recent Postings

Hmmmmm. on 17-Oct-14
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Bike Art on 07-Oct-14

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UKC Volunteer
Moderator for 1 crag, checking missing climbs added to the logbooks: Blantyre Towers

Interests Outside Climbing
Er... I really am very boring. However, I've started again doing a bit of (velodrome) cycling after long break from once being a keen road cyclist.

About My Photography
I only upload 5's but the voters are fickle.

Photo Gallery
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I've voted for 28 photos, average vote 4.9.
(85% superb - 14% good - 0% average - 0% poor - 0% rubbish)

Anything Else We Should Know
Life is very very very very shor...

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User Profile

registered 03/Jun/04
updated 14/Sep/14

Been Climbing For
11 to 20 years

Best Onsights
Trad - E2
Winter - IV
Sport - 6c+

Worked Grades
Sport - 7c
Bouldering - f7A+
Indoor - 7b

Main Sport/Activity
Sport Rock Climbing

Favourite Crag/Rock
The Towers dude!

Favourite Wall
The Glasgow Climbing Centre

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

Favourite Climbs
Persistence of Vision

Latest Climbs
Lucky Strike 7a+
Penelope 6a+
Ciao Vecio 6c
Circe 6b
Polar Bear 7a
Ice Age 5c
Hawk 6a+
Funatiker 7a+
Peashooter 5a
Panzer 6a+
John McCain 6b
Slow Strain 6b
The Grapes of Ratho 6b+
Buzooka 7b+
The Whitehoose 6a+
... list all 2301 climbs

Ticklists BETA
90's Bolted Hardcore - Andy Gallagher Essentials Collection 30%
Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs 15%
Classic Rock 12%
... list all 4 ticklists

Climbs Wishlist
Pipe Cleaner 7a+
Chnosi Family 7a
Bye Bye Felix 7a
Nestoras 7a
Calliope 7a
Dionysos 7a
Cojón Prieto 7a
Ayla 7a
Tikis Mikis 7a
La Fiesta del Mondongo 7a
... list all 80 climbs