Was mainly into hill and mountain walking / scrambling, but will give anything a go, and as such got lured into climbing Nov 2004. I don't like short roadside routes, and it's long routes in the mountains that make me feel alive. Probably since the reason I decided to climb was to get to the top of mountains by interesting routes, avoiding footpaths :)
I am married to Jezza2101 of this parish, after meeting on the hill many years ago :)
Best Climbing Experience
Mountaineering routes by moon- and starlight, axes biting into perfect snow and ice, only people for miles around, surrounded by huge jagged peaks in the silence of the night. Brilliant!
A stunning winter day on Tryfan - perfect cloudless blue sky, blazing sun, and deep snow everywhere.
Exploratory mountaineering in the Andes, not knowing if the route would go, and challenging myself with new altitude highs.
Sunshine and seals on Lundy and Pembroke
And hopefully many more to come :)
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Woodhead MRT affiliate.
Course co-ordinator /instructor / assessor for the fundraising First Aid courses run at team HQ
Main activity listed as mountaineering since it's what I've tended to do most of for the last 6 months. No doubt it will go back to trad (well, multipitch mountain/sea cliff stuff) if we get a good summer, since I can't afford to snow-chase year round :(
Currently ticking the Classic Rock routes, to get me out and about to new places and not be lazy! Current total 51/81