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.

Recent Postings

The new UKC thread on 13-Oct-14
Tops off or on? on 24-Sep-14

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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
Pot Black E2 5b
Help the Young f7A+
Between the Two HVS 5b
Paradise Wall VS 4c
Paradise Arete VS 4c
Star Spangled Banner 7b+
Black Wall Indirect 7b+
House Burning Down 7b+
Directoonima 7c
Sing a Mean Toon, Kid 7b+
Shakin' Like a Leaf 7a
Just Revenge 7c+
More Steam, Bigger Women 7b
Kill Bill 2 7c
Raticida 6b
... list all 870 climbs

Ticklists BETA
Classic UK F7s 30%
Cheddar Sevens 50%
The road to 8a 64%
40 Essential DWS routes in Mallorca 30%
Extreme Rock 9%
Top five E5s 80%
Swanage wild pumpfests 50%
Trad climbs for sport climbers 21%
Pembroke Rockfax Top 50 40%
South coast sport/DWS ticklist 51%
... list all 12 ticklists

Climbs Wishlist
The Gate of Horn E3 5c
Rock Dancer E1 5b
Atlantic Ocean Wall E5 6a
Witch Hunt E4 6b
Left Wall E5 6a
Parle 6a+
Sognando l'Aurora 7b+
Skyhedral Wall E6 6b
Vulture E4 6a
Supersonic E5 6a
... list all 87 climbs