Paul Hy

It's now 3 years since i started climbing (1 May 2011) after knees couldn't take the pounding of squash and running any more.
Aim this year (2014) to get into the mountains and do loads of multi pitch, but to get the Sloth finally ticked off as well!
The Sloth done, right where's them there mountains?

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Best Climbing Experience
2014: Onsighting, Gangur Groove at Willesley HVS 5b my best lead now.
Update: 11/7/13: did Chequers buttress at Froggatt yesterday. Now that is a classic!!!!
Gargoyle Flake at Bamford is the best VS i think, should get 4 stars!
My 1st HVS lead Bamford Rib HVS 5a at Bamford Edge.
My first rock climbing trip overseas to Spain in Oct 12 was superb.
Completing the trio of Sunset Slab, Chequers Buttress and Tody's, then TPS.

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UKC Volunteer
Moderator for 3 crags, checking missing climbs added to the logbooks: Back Forest, Wolfscote Dale (Celestial Twins), Spring Mountain

Interests Outside Climbing
Squash, Ski/Snowboard, hill walking.

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User Profile

registered 20/May/11
updated 19/Jul/14


Been Climbing For
4 to 10 years

Best Onsights
Trad - E1
Sport - 6b
Bouldering - V2
Winter - I/II

Favourite Crag/Rock
Stanage, Froggatt, Wildcat.

Favourite Wall
Awesome Walls, Longton

Best Magazine
Climb (UK)

I Climb...
Most days
In the UK, Europe & USA

Favourite Climbs
Willesley: Gangue Grooves.
Bamford: Gargoyle Flake.
Froggatt: Chequers Buttress
Wildcat: Golden Yardstick.

Latest Climbs
Evening Wall S 4a
Bracket and Slab Climb S
'D' Route S
The Original Route S 4a
Centipede S 4a
Editor's Note HVS 5b
Left Triplet Crack D
Middle Triplet Crack S 4a
Right Triplet Crack S 4a
Overlapping Wall HS 4b
Groove M
Discontinuous Rib and Groove M
Route 1 - Right hand variation HVS 5a
Wall Climb Variation HS 4b
Wall Climb HVD
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Ticklists BETA
Classic Rock 23%
Every Climb at Windgather 77%
Best Multi-pitch Severe and Hard Severe 5%
Western Peak Grit 100 VD - VS 75%
The 100 Best UK VS routes? 10%
The Roaches - Routes Graded List 22%
100 Western Grit Stars 90%
Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs 40%
Advanced beginner Hen Cloud and Ramshaw 90%
Northern Grit 100 VD - VS 55%
... list all 20 ticklists

Climbs Wishlist
A Dream of White Horses HVS 4c
Espolón Limaban 5a
Safety Net E1 5b
Phoenix Climb VS 4c
Congo Corner HVS 5b
Kinkyboots VS 4c
Lost Horizon VS 5a
The File VS 4c
Pinnacle Rib Route D
Outside Edge Route VD
... list all 11 climbs

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