Jon Stewart

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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".

Location
Sheffield

Best Climbing Experience
Big routes on Dun Mingulay, Aguille Dibona and Los Mallos De Riglos.

Small routes: a few seconds in the zone on DIY (the first time of many), the fall off Big Greeny, countless evenings soloing on Stanage.

In between routes: classic single pitches in Pembroke, Sheigra, Rhoscolyn.

Looking back on the day in The Grouse, Saint Govs or at the camp.


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

Why Horseshoe Quarry should be filled in.

Best E3 in Pembroke, best E2 in the Lakes, best gritstone highball up to 7a, etc etc.

What's clean at Chee Tor? Nothing, it's all filthy! Who broke the holds off my favourite route at Stanage?

Recent Postings

Headpointing ethics on 18-Aug-16
Trad Attitude Survey? on 17-Aug-16
Alex Honnold's brain on 13-Aug-16
Carnage on 10-Aug-16

List all my recent posts.

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. (40 comments)
I've voted for 361 photos, average vote 4.5.
(76% superb - 13% good - 3% average - 3% poor - 3% rubbish)

Anything Else We Should Know
No, definitely not.


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