A graduate mechanical engineer who is interested in climbing, mountaineering and photography.

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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
First HVS onsight lead

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Sony RX100 ii on 28-Aug-14
Alps conditions on 12-Aug-14
chamonix conditions on 12-Aug-14

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User Profile

registered 31/Dec/11
updated 24/Aug/14


Been Climbing For
1 to 3 years

Best Onsights
Trad - E2
Winter - V
Alpine - D+
Sport - 6b

Main Sport/Activity
Trad Rock Climbing

Favourite Crag/Rock

Best Magazine
Climb (UK)

I Climb...
Several times a week
In the UK

Favourite Climbs
Heart of Darkness/New Morning
Indy 500
Little Brown Jug
Winter Traverse of the Cuillin Ridge
Minus Two Gully
Orion Face Direct
Traverse of the Weissmies
North Ridge of the Weissmies
Tour Ronde North Face

Latest Climbs
Choker E1 5a
The Lich HVS 5a
Voie Rébuffat (South Face) D+
North Face D-
SE ridge AD
La Fissure 6a
Panorama 5c
North Ridge D
North-West Flank & South-West Ridge - Normal Route PD
Flèche Rousse Ridge (East-South-East Ridge) AD
South-West Flank (Glacier du Milieu) PD+
North-West face AD
North-West Ridge PD
Mont Buet (North Ridge) 3
Ecliptic E1 5b
... list all 422 climbs

Ticklists BETA
Batoux's 100 finest routes in the Mont Blanc massif 5%
Rebuffat's 100 Finest Routes in the Mont Blanc Massif 5%
Ultimate E2 ticklist 8%
The 100 Best UK VS routes? 14%
Pembroke Rockfax Top 50 20%
Ultimate E1 ticklist 13%
UK Lonely Leads 2%
Ultimate HVS ticklist 5%
50 Best HS Routes in the UK. 6%
Cold Climbs 7%
... list all 10 ticklists

Climbs Wishlist
The Devil's Appendix VI 6
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