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

List all my recent posts.
Currently at number 28 in the Top 40 Posters.

Personal Webpage

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.

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I've voted for 25 photos, average vote 4.8.
(84% superb - 16% good - 0% average - 0% poor - 0% rubbish)

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Life is very very very very shor...

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User Profile

registered 03/Jun/04
updated 20/Nov/12

Been Climbing For
11 to 20 years

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

Worked Grades
Sport - 7b+
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
Frühstück im Treibhaus 6a+
Altfränkischer 5c
Dezentraler Energiepfad 6c+
I hired a contract driller VIII
The Third Eye 7c
Orion Eliminate 6c+
Impure Allure 6b+
The Third Eye 7c
Orion Eliminate 6c+
The Third Eye 7c
Orion Eliminate 6c+
Bad Attitude 7b
Shattered Traverse High f6C
The Third Eye 7c
Orion Eliminate 6c+
... list all 2252 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
The Third Eye 7c
Cojón Prieto 7a
Ayla 7a
Tikis Mikis 7a
La Fiesta del Mondongo 7a
Brigadistak 7a
Junta Culata 7a
Ay Mamita 7a
Remena nena 7a
Libertarias 7a
... list all 76 climbs

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