A mechanical engineer who is slightly obsessed by climbing and mountaineering.
In the summer I spend as much time as possible trad climbing, mostly on sea cliffs in the south west. However, this year I have started to discover the magic of the UK's mountain crags.
In the winter I love being out climbing in the snowy mountains, I often head up to Scotland for the weekend in order to make the most of good conditions.
Best Climbing Experience
Winter Traverse of the Cuillin Ridge in Alpine conditions
Spending a weekend camping below the north face of the Ben and climbing three classic routes with perfect ice and weather conditions
4 days on Lundy in fantastic sunny weather climbing hard classic routes
First HVS onsight lead due to the metal battle to commit to the traverse
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- Traverse of An Teallach 05-Mar-15
- Hidden Chimney 03-Mar-15
- The Haston Line 02-Mar-15
- An Attempt at Penguin Gully, Beinn Dearg 01-Mar-15
- Twisting Gully 19-Feb-15
- Curved Ridge 16-Feb-15
- Comb Gully 15-Feb-15
- The Curtain 14-Feb-15
- All Alone on Zero Gully 13-Feb-15
- Left Hand Branch & El Mancho – Clogwyn Du 07-Feb-15
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- A Winter Cuillin Traverse Feb/2014
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