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
1. Topping out on Green Gully on the Ben. Rare perfect Scottish winter conditions with clear blue skies.
2. Watching the sunrise at the hut below Triglav in Slovenia with Kate :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 6%
Peak Gritstone S-HVS **+ 18%
Eastern Grit Jamming 20%
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+
Mariakante (Pordoi South Pillar) HS
Torre Lusy - Via Lusy Pompanin (North Ridge) 4
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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