Jon Stewart

Love UK trad climbing. Spring in the Highlands and Hebrides, Summer in Pembroke and Cornwall, Winter days on grit highballs.

Low E-grade plodder, motivated by quality routes and intense experiences rather than difficulty, improvement or achievement. Can't be arsed with falling off the same holds over and over again, so will never make a sport climber or boulderer. Not into "sending", nor "crushing".

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Location
Sheffield

Best Climbing Experience
Waking up on another sunny day on Mingulay with the ab in place and all the gear at the crag.

Mile after mile of sunny granite slabs on the Aiguille Dibona.

The fall from the non-top of Big Greeny.

Countless hours spent soloing on Stanage. Those routes get better the more you do them.

Steak pie and bitter in The Grouse.


Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
Why grades are all meaningless and subjective, but even so, how my opinion on them is still objectively correct.

Nerdy route list #873837624823764.

Why Horseshoe Quarry should be filled in.

Recent Postings

Is it ever OK to lie? on 23-Jan-15
sun news paper. on 22-Jan-15
Bedroom tax on 22-Jan-15
150minutes a week... on 22-Jan-15
Yoga on 17-Jan-15
Dark Angel - Stanage on 16-Jan-15
free climbing on 15-Jan-15

List all my recent posts.
Currently at number 12 in the Top 40 Posters.

Interests Outside Climbing
Film/art/books/music, that kind of thing. Politics/science/what's going on, etc.

Click to list photo comments written by me. (36 comments)
I've voted for 350 photos, average vote 4.5.
(75% superb - 13% good - 3% average - 3% poor - 3% rubbish)

Anything Else We Should Know
No, definitely not.


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