Married (2nd time). One 13 year old daughter of my own (adds a whole new perspective). Getting greyer, fatter and un-fitter by the day !

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Best Climbing Experience
Not one in particular but first VS, E1, E2, trips to Dolomites, Picos, Verdon. Anything with an element of 'adventure'. Old Man of Hoy was the best recent experience.

Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
Gear, grades, routes ....

Recent Postings

No SPOTY thread? on 17-Dec-14
Root for ODI captain? on 16-Dec-14

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Interests Outside Climbing
Not such a Baby Daughter now, beer, food & wine.

Anything Else We Should Know
Should I be worried that I have a beard, usually wear a helmet and have worn Ron Hills in the last year ?

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+GrahamD on Astral Stroll (the crux step down on pitch 2) climbed with Colin, Easter 2002, 46 kb

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registered 07/Sep/01
updated 29/Aug/13


Been Climbing For
11 to 20 years

Best Onsights
Trad - E2
Winter - III
Sport - 6b

Main Sport/Activity
Trad Rock Climbing

I Climb...
Most weekends
In the UK & Europe

Favourite Climbs
Indy 500 (Lundy); The Strand (Gogarth); Shrike (Cloggy); Loads of grit HVS; far too many to name; Coronation St
Old Man of Hoy