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
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.
Clach na Beinn on a wet Sunday, May 2014
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.
Interests Outside Climbing
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User Profileregistered 10/Jul/11
Been Climbing For
1 to 3 years
Trad - VD
Holly Tree Niche Right Route D
The Other Corner M
Middle Buttress Arete VD
Mississippi Crack S 4a
Wall Climb HVD
The Corner D
High Buttress Arete D
Corner Crack VD
Face Route 2 M
Chockstone Chimney D
Nor' Nor' Buttress D
Crib Goch Summit 923m
North Ridge 1
Crib Y Ddysgl - Crib Goch Traverse 1
... list all 223 climbs
BMC Windgather beginners routes 75%
Welsh 3,000ers 33%
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Flying Buttress VD
Spiral Stairs D
Bosigran Ridge a.k.a Commando Ridge VD
Troutdale Pinnacle S
Slanting Buttress Ridge Route D
Seal Slab D
Tower Ridge D
Horned Crag Route VD
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