65m moderate millington

I've always found it tricky to write these without sounding like a CV, but here goes. I'm a keen climber and hillwalker in general, I don't climb particularly hard, but what I do get up is usually done reasonably well in reasonable style. I'm aiming to improve, but don't feel the need for this to be instant, as I'd rather take a long view and still be climbing in my 70s. I've worked in climbing walls and am involved in the potential development of some new ones, holding my CWA, SPA and nearly ML I'm hoping to get my MIA and winter ML within the next couple of years. Started out climbing on grit where i grew up, now live in Lochaber after a couple of years traversing the university system in Edinburgh. Generally a safe pair of hands on the hill, but you will have to put up with my horrendous taste in worn out orange clothing.

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+65m moderate millington, 158 kb

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registered 04/Oct/10
updated 18/Aug/13


Been Climbing For
4 to 10 years

Best Onsights
Winter - I/II
Trad - VS
Sport - 5c
Indoor - 6b+

Worked Grades
Trad - HVS
Indoor - 6c

Favourite Crag/Rock

Favourite Wall
Harrogate/TCA glasgow

I Climb...
In the UK

Favourite Climbs
Vampire/Heatwave combo (polldubh)
The groove (Kingussie)
Hallelujah wall (Hawkcraig)
Quayfoot buttress

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Inverted V VS 4b
Good Friday HVS 5b
Shuffle VD
Boot Crack VD
Grey Panther E1 5b
Spantastic HVS 4c
Lucy In The Sky HVS 5a
Insider Dealing HVS 5a
Midas Touch VS 4c
Security Risk E1 5b
Powerbroker E1 5b
Bridging Interest HVS 5a
Damnation VS 4b
Fidelity VS 5a
Promises HS 4b
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Classic Rock 5%
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Promises HS 4b
Shangri-La VS 4c
Northumberland Wall E2 5c
Razor VS 4c
Diagonal VS 4c
Damnation VS 4b
Resurrection VS 4c
Pine Wall HS 4a
Eigerwand HS
Flying Dutchman (Direct Finish) VS 4c
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