Jon Stewart

Love UK trad climbing. Grit, mountains, sea cliffs - the more spectacular and beautiful the better. Winter days on grit highballs, the North West Highlands in spring, The Lakes, Gogarth and Pembroke in the summer.

Don't really like sport climbing or indoors, but I guess I should do a bit if I want to get better. Which I probably do, in theory anyway.

Every year I climb I learn more about UK trad, with new places to be inspired by and routes to aim for. Lundy, Pabbay, Ardnamurchan, Beinn Eigh...so many places I haven't been to yet, so many more brilliant routes to do.

Shame the weather's so crap.

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Location
Back in Sheffield again

Best Climbing Experience
The Madier route (with a bit of Visite Obligatoire) on Aiguille Dibona, unbelievably beautiful (and not hard or stressful).

A day at Sheigra, the best crag in the universe. Staggeringly beautiful, with climbing so fun it's bound to be made illegal at some point.

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

List all my recent posts.

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

Click to list photo comments written by me. (35 comments)
I've voted for 337 photos, average vote 4.5.
(74% superb - 14% good - 3% average - 3% poor - 3% rubbish)

Anything Else We Should Know
No, definitely not.

Jon Stewart, 3 kb

User Profile

registered 16/Jul/04
updated 11/Apr/14

Age
34

Been Climbing For
4 to 10 years

Best Onsights
Trad - E4
Bouldering - V6

Worked Grades
Bouldering - V7
Sport - 7a

Favourite Crag/Rock
Stanage
Gritstone

Favourite Wall
Difficult question...

I Climb...
Several times a week
In the UK

Favourite Climbs
Archangel
Astral Stroll
Assassin
Star Wars
Vim
Geriatrics
Saxon
The Strait Gate
Elegy
The Moon
Central Pillar
The Black Streak
Astra
Swordfish
Hargreave's Original Route
The Cube
The Irrepressible Urge
Arcturus/Golden Slipper
Diabaig Pillar
Sinecure
Fastburn
Desolation Row
KitKat
Central Buttress (Scafell)
Cream Egg Eliminate
Be Clever
Jack The Ripper
Bloodhound
Dry Wit In A Wet Country
Keelhaul
Absent Friends

Latest Climbs
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Ticklists BETA
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Climbs Wishlist
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