Simon Caldwell

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Best Climbing Experience
Failing to find the start of Piggott's Route on Beinn Eighe, accidentally climbing an unlisted line instead, and unaccountably failing to panic.

Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
Whitestone Cliffe

Recent Postings

The perfect map case on 17-Oct-14
Grade Inflation on 16-Oct-14
Glenridding Zip Wire on 14-Oct-14
The new UKC thread on 14-Oct-14
Wild boar on 13-Oct-14
Wallabies in UK on 11-Oct-14
Over rated route? on 11-Oct-14

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Currently at number 27 in the Top 40 Posters.

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UKC Volunteer
Photo moderator, checking new photo submissions.
Moderator for 33 crags, checking missing climbs added to the logbooks: Agden Rocher, Whitestone Cliffe, Raven's Scar, Eston Nab, Peak Scar, Beacon Scar, Applegarth Scar, Becca Banks Crag, North Nab, Ingleby Incline ... plus 23 more

Interests Outside Climbing
Hill walking, Orienteering, Mountain Marathons, fell running, old guide books

Photo Gallery
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I've voted for 14,780 photos, average vote 3.6.
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User Profile

registered 16/Jun/02
updated 11/Feb/14


Been Climbing For
11 to 20 years

Best Onsights
Trad - E1
Winter - IV
Sport - 6a
Alpine - TD-

Worked Grades
Indoor - 6b

Main Sport/Activity
Trad Rock Climbing

Favourite Crag/Rock

Favourite Wall
York (Oaklands)

I Climb...
Several times a week
In the UK, Europe & USA

Favourite Climbs
Botterill's Slab (Scafell)
Right Angle (Gurnard's Head)
Pendulum Chimney (Chair Ladder)
The Night Watch (Whitestonecliffe)
Via Nani (Pico Urriellu)
SE Buttress Cathedral Peak (Yosemite)
Frankland's Green Crack (Almscliff)
Clachaig Gully
Last Post (Whitestonecliffe)
Gauche (Whitestonecliffe)
Spinnaker (Eavestone)
Parsons Chimney (Almscliff)
Arete Direct (Simon's Seat)
Central Buttress (Triple Buttresses of Beinn Eighe)
Bianco (Agden Rocher)
Sunset (Peel Crag)
Main Wall (Cyrn Las)
Tophet Wall (Napes)
Eagle Ridge (Lochnagar)

Latest Climbs
The Ramsbottom Variation VD
Zero Route VD
Pike of Stickle 709m
Harrison Stickle 736m
Thunacar Knott 723m
High Raise 762m
Calf Crag 537m
Helm Crag 405m
Silver How 395m
Flake Gully D
Gardener's Crack D
Sand Gully D
Sand Crack S 4a
Flake Chimney VD
Milton's Meander VS 4c
... list all 5163 climbs

Ticklists BETA
Wainwrights 45%
Nuttalls 31%
Stanage for Crack Apprentices 29%
ROCKFAX Eastern Grit: Top 500 38%
Stanage 100 VD - VS 74%
100 Stanage stars 88%
Stanage; Diffs on the cliffs 34%
Stanage Routes Graded List 28%
Stanage VS Challenge (1989 Guide) 53%
Wide Cracks 10%
... list all 79 ticklists

Climbs Wishlist
Raven Crag Gully VD
Little X VS 4b
College Grooves HS 4b
Exposure Explosion HVS 5a
Climb To The Sun HVS 4c
Griffith's Chimney HS 4a
Griffith's Chimney D
Penguin Gully III 4
Fionn Buttress VS 4c
Fingal's Flue VS 4c
... list all 53 climbs