Steve Wakeford

Had a top job in telly, stressful, lung collapsed, always wanted to climb mountains, didn't know how, left job, rented out house, moved into camper van, learning.

Until September 2013 my main thing had been mountaineering & trekking, highlights including some big volcanoes in South America and messing around in Patagonia. Then, I spent 28 days on an intensive rock climbing course at the Brenin and have come away extremely keen and addicted. Rope skills area all sorted, just working at getting better at the climbing part. Spent winter knocking around in Scotland and the alps, although broke my leg in a skiing incident, missed 2 months but then came back strong and lead an alpine North Face - Swiss Route, Les Courtes.

Currently living in a van working on the Ashes cricket tour in UK. Looking to head off again in October.

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User Profile

registered 09/Sep/12
updated 22/Jul/13

Age
36

Main Sport/Activity
Expeditions

Favourite Crag/Rock
Slate Quarry Llanberis

Favourite Wall
Castle - London

I Climb...
Several times a week

Latest Climbs
NW Goulotte de Frebouze TD+
Le Vent du Dragon TD-
Arete des Cosmiques AD
Contamine-Mazeaud AD+
West Rib HVS 5a
Western Slabs VS 4c
Clogwyn y Person Arete 3
The Parson's Nose D
Pocket Wall VD
Amphitheatre Climb VD
Heather Corner VD
Right hand wall VS 4c
Evening Ridge VD
Via dos Italianos (Brz 7a Sport Start) 6c
Costão 5.6
... list all 133 climbs

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Climbs Wishlist
Stroof E1 5c
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