Middle-aged late starter. I love leading Mods and Diffs and the occasional VDiff, and seconding up to HS on a good day. 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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Been Climbing For
4 to 10 years
Trad - VD
Trafalgar Crack VD 4a
Topsail VS 4c
Porthole Buttress S 4a
The Long Promenade VS 4b
The Promenade D
Chockney VD 4a
Bonjour Rodney 5a
Sending Spree 5a
Are You Infected? VD
Secretively Slabby HVS 5a
Stop Hitting Your Sister, Or You Won't Get Any Brioche 4a
Striding Edge 1
Swirral Edge 1
Place Fell 657m
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Every Climb at Windgather 28%
UK's best Diffs and V.diffs 27%
BMC Windgather beginners routes 75%
Welsh 3,000ers 33%
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Outside Edge Route VD
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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