Middle-aged late starter. I love leading Mods and Diffs, and seconding VDiffs and Severes. Anything harder needs to be single pitch and requires some optimism :-) I enjoy long days outdoors, mountains best of all. I make very good cake. I am married with two teenage children.
Best Climbing Experience
Tower Ridge, September 2015
Commando Ridge, July 2015
Coire an t'Sneachda, March 2015.
Crib Goch, September 2014.
Seconding Christmas Curry at Tremadog. Looked at pictures afterwards and thought, wow, did I do that?
Cneifion Arete, July 2014 - a glorious day seized at a difficult time.
Leading Snoozin' Suzie, June 2014
Plas-y-Brenin course, June 2014, did good things for my confidence.
My first visit to Stanage, 7/3/2014
Climbing with my daughter at Three Cliffs Bay, August 2013
Seconding Amphitheatre Buttress, Craig yr Ysfa, 25/5/13, in warm sunshine.
Seconding Grooved Arete on Tryfan East Face, 5/5/12.
My first outdoor lead at Little Tryfan (Chimney Crack), October 2011.
Seconding Snoozin' Susie, 2011.
Interests Outside Climbing
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User Profileregistered 10/Jul/11
Been Climbing For
4 to 10 years
Trad - VD
Fluted Columns S 4a
V Chimney and Traverse S 4a
Low Man Easy Way D
Buttress Two Gully M
The Staircase M
The Corner D
High Buttress Arete D
Rib and Slab M
Face Route 2 M
Face Route 1 D
Introductory Wall D
Cave Buttress Arete D
Steeple Arete VD
Trident Arete VD
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UK's best Diffs and V.diffs 27%
BMC Windgather beginners routes 75%
Welsh 3,000ers 33%
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Mariette Route VD
Knight's Climb D
Alison Rib D
Symphony Crack D
The Dubhs Ridge M
Flying Buttress VD
Spiral Stairs D
Bosigran Ridge a.k.a Commando Ridge VD
Troutdale Pinnacle S
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