Young Fox

Off Piste enthusiast. Over the years among many things, I have worked as a ski instructor and ski patroller/pisteur, 7 years pro patrol. I run courses on avalanche and off piste and work for BASP ( and teaching quite a bit. 30 years as a medic and rescuing folk from mountains as well, but that's all in the past. SMC member and climbed all over the place but not now. I now ski my arse off and run a bike buisness as well as XC and road racing.

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Glencoe Highland Scotland

Best Climbing Experience
Soling many winter classics in a day. And doing Shibboleth in the early days when folk shook your hand in the Kingy after, and then you got pished to celebrate.

Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
Least favourite is ethics and most is from folk new to the sport enjoying the old classics.

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Interests Outside Climbing
Time Trial - Road bike racing and XC as well as Sportives

Anything Else We Should Know
I used to do MR but can't be arsed with it now - so don't ask unless it's about off piste skiing & Freeride or avalanches and off piste safety as I am still into that big time.

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+Young Fox, 66 kb

User Profile

registered 08/Aug/04
updated 06/Jan/10


Been Climbing For
More than 20 years

Best Onsights
Winter - VII

Worked Grades
Trad - E5

Main Sport/Activity
Cycling/Mountain Biking

Favourite Crag/Rock
Buachaille Etive - Everywhere

Favourite Wall

Best Magazine
Climbing (US)

I Climb...
Several times a year
In the UK & Europe

Favourite Climbs
Clachaig Gully and The Chasm - old fashioned with pubs nearby.