Been climbing trad seriously about 4 years, but have been in going out into mountains since I was nowt but a lad! Grew up in Lakes so lots of fell walking and mountaineering.
Main interest is mountaineering and Scottish winter climbing. Although I'm a bit of a grit monkey living so close to Peak :)
Lead up to VS. Second HVS. E1-E2 on good day if you don't mind me hanging around on your ropes a bit ;)
Best Climbing Experience
Chapelle de la Gliere! 400m, 14 Pitches of awesome climbing in glorious sunshine, with Mont Blanc in background. :D
Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
Scottish winter conditions. Pffft!
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Interests Outside Climbing
Most things mountain based! What youd expect from a Cumbrian really!
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Been Climbing For
4 to 10 years
Trad - VS
Winter - III
Indoor - 6b
Alpine - D+
North face of Ben, Stanage
In the UK & Europe
Classic Rock 8%
Peak Gritstone S-HVS **+ 23%
Eastern Grit Jamming 25%
Rebuffat's 100 Finest Routes in the Mont Blanc Massif 3%
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Final Crack HS 4b
Great Chimney S 4a
Frendo Spur D+
Via Maria/Mariakante IV+
Via Lusy Pompanin IV-
Frontier Ridge (Kuffner Ridge) D
Upper Tor Wall HS 4b
SW face (normal route) AD
Glovers Chimney III 4
Ledge Route II
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