Nigel Modern

Outdoor experience mainly hillwalking, winter mountaineering and sailing but have been moving on to scrambling and Alpine mountaineering over the last few years. I sail high performance dinghies: Our boat is called Loco Perro (see boats page on UK-Cherub if interested) Have sailed across channel and to Spain, I like rough weather but the Bay of Biscay was scary. First Alpine season 2008 - awesome. Now pushing AD grade on a good day.
I work with people who use substances your mother wouldn't like you to - trying to help them stop that is...I'm not a drug dealer

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Best Climbing Experience
Winter walks up Snowdon and watching Sam (now 14) climbing Tryfan which convinced me I had to learn to use ropes...which has lead me places maybe I didn't want to go...but loving it. Aiguille du Tour (success) and Mont Blanc du Tacul (heroic failure). Getting onto steepish ice on Aiguille du Toule with wife and 11 year old which gave glimpses of possible future trips...she hasn't refused. I love general mountaineering rather than the highly technical stuff. Achieved a lifetime ambition in March 2013 and climbed Central Trinity on Snowdon.

Recent Postings

Snow on Everest on 11-Nov-14

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Interests Outside Climbing
Music (performing, writing), trying to work God out

About My Photography
It's basic

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Yes, but I'm not telling

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User Profile

registered 03/Nov/04
updated 03/Mar/13


Been Climbing For
4 to 10 years

Favourite Crag/Rock
Lliwedd - I'll climb it one day

I Climb...
In the UK & Europe

Favourite Climbs
Winter UK or summer Alpine