An official "Holiday Climber" (https://www.thebmc.co.uk/british-team-climb-new-routes-on-greenlands-west-coast-rock-walls), I've been climbing since 1996, but started climbing more frequently after moving to Norway in 2011, mostly bouldering and sport climbing with the occasional trad sortie.
My most recent big trip was 4 weeks sailing and climbing in Greenland with Bob Shepton (of Belgian wild bunch fame).
I've been on a few summer trips to the Alps, climbing some basic peaks (Gran Paradiso, Lagginhorn, etc.) and more recently some bigger rock routes.
I also worked for 2 seasons as a ski instructor, and have done quite a bit of ski touring, including the Haute Route and a bunch of stuff here in Norway and some in Japan and N. America.
In 2014/15 I started ski mountaineering racing, which is my new thing. I tried the Mezzalama, but couldn't make it to the postponed race. Did the route ourselves instead, so I'm ready for 2017.
I also run a fair bit; mostly off-road, but I'm going for my first marathon in June 2016, and then again in Berlin in September. My goal is 3hrs. My pb for 1/2 marathon is 1h30 in hilly terrain, so I remain optimistic!
I've travelled quite a bit - over 60 countries on all continents.
Best Climbing Experience
Most were enjoyable one way or the other.
Moderator for 20 crags, checking missing climbs added to the logbooks: Korsvika, Mygghælvet, Flatanger, Solveggen, Størenhammeren, Selnes, Ekne, Sagøra, Mjønes, Kamberget ... plus 10 more, Kaldklova, Litjhælvet, Øvre, Kortveggen, Nerhoel, Shark's Fin, Sunshine Wall, Agpamiut Lower Crag, Agpamiut Wall, Nakaigajugtoq
Interests Outside Climbing
Most sports, particularly skiing, squash, tennis, football and sailing.
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User Profileregistered 10/Aug/04
Been Climbing For
11 to 20 years
Trad - E2
Sport - 6c
Trad - E4
Sport - 7a
Sport Rock Climbing
Several times a week
All over the world
Falki Sekky 5c
Tric Trac Bamboloni 5c
Speedy caramello 3
E le capre stanno a guardare 6a
Spigolo di destra 3
Banane al Cioccolato 5a
La Pimpa 4c
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Alpine 4,000ers 12%
Top ridge scrambles of Britain 2%
Welsh 3,000ers 60%
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The Sound of Silence 5c
La Fiamma 5c
Il Risveglio di Kundalini E1 5b
Luna Nascente E2 5b
Via Ibex V
L'Index SE Ridge AD
Aiguille du Belvédère (S Arête, normal route) F
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