Keen climber somewhat tempered by living in the flatlands miles away from any climbing (and, by extension, other keen climbers, particularly those psyched for the trad).

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Best Climbing Experience
Too many to recall but they generally occur a few moments after desperately slapping through a run-out technical sequence on a steep & exposed sea cliff.

Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
Magic training tips that will make me an E8/F8c/Font8a climber in 6 months with minimal effort.

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Interests Outside Climbing
Food, slack lining, sailing, current affairs, computer security. Probably in that order.

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User Profile

registered 01/Aug/04
updated 28/Jul/14

Been Climbing For
11 to 20 years

Best Onsights
Bouldering - f7A
Trad - E6
Sport - 7c
Alpine - TD+

Worked Grades
Bouldering - f7C
Sport - 8a+

Favourite Crag/Rock
Lower Sharpnose

Favourite Wall

I Climb...
Several times a week
All over the world

Favourite Climbs
Return of the Gunfighter
Lean Machine
Over the Moon
Help the Young
The Wizard of Oz
Fever Pitch
Freeborn Man
The Right Unconquerable
Star Wars
Le Magnifique
Gates of Greyskull
Mark of the Beast
The Art of White Hat Wearing
Get Some In
Davey Jones' Lockoff
The Vanishing

Latest Climbs
The Vanishing E5 6a
Freeborn Man E4 6a
Troubled Waters HVS 5a
The Conger E2 5c
Fathoms E3 5b
For Whom the Swell Tolls E6 6b
The Great Shark Hunt E4 6a
Davey Jones' Lock-off E5 6a
Horny Lil' Devil 7a
Animal Magnetism 7b
The Maypole HVS 5a
Adrenochrome 8a
Par3 6c
Johns route 6b+
Air Show 8b
... list all 804 climbs

Ticklists BETA
Swanage wild pumpfests 50%
Trad climbs for sport climbers 21%
Top five E5s 60%
Pembroke Rockfax Top 50 40%
South coast sport/DWS ticklist 51%
Classic UK F7s 27%
Cheddar Sevens 45%
Peak Bouldering - Eastern Grit bold-star up-problems - 7A+Bs 30%
Hard water 60%
The road to 8a 55%
... list all 10 ticklists

Climbs Wishlist
Schattenjagt 8a
Il Duce E5 6b
Hasse-Brandler VIII+
Comici-Dimai VII+
Dinosaur Heaven: Return from Extinction 7c
Penal Servitude E5 6b
Punto Caramelo 8a+
Fun de chichunne 8a
Syrtaki lesson 7c+
Rastapopoulos 7b+
... list all 77 climbs

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