I'm an aircraft engineer living in Wales, (but from England). Love climbing and mountaineering.

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Best Climbing Experience
Traveling all over the world, climbing with friends. Yosemite, Wadi Rum, Kalymnos, Thailand, Canada and Lofotern are the highlights, and some great days in Scotland and Wales.

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UKC Volunteer
Moderator for 9 crags, checking missing climbs added to the logbooks: Kingussie Crag, Wee's Present Wall, Beach Crag, Musa's Slab, Monte Rosa, Sabbourah, Gruinard Crag, Creag Beinn Nam Ban, Wat Pa Suwannahong

Interests Outside Climbing
Motorcycling, skiing, and lots of traveling having fun with mates old and new.

About My Photography
Point and click and hope for the best.

Photo Gallery
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Anything Else We Should Know
I'm 6 foot 7 tall. Hence the nickname "Hightower".

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User Profile

registered 03/Jan/05
updated 20/Dec/11


Been Climbing For
4 to 10 years

Best Onsights
Trad - E2
Sport - 6b+
Winter - V
Indoor - 6c

Worked Grades
Sport - 7a+
Indoor - 7a

Main Sport/Activity

Favourite Crag/Rock
Wadi Rum
Sandstone (soft)

Favourite Wall

Best Magazine
Climb (UK)

I Climb...
Several times a week
All over the world

Favourite Climbs
Cathedral Peak (5.6)- Yosemite
Orion Face Direct (V
5)-Ben Nevis
Centurion (HVS 5a)-Ben Nevis
Tower Ridge (III)-Ben Nevis
Taz (F6c) Kalymnos
Merlins wand (F6a+)-Wadi Rum
Pillar of wisdom (F6a
AD)-Wadi Rum
Totenhansel (F6c+) Kalymnos
Vestpillern (n6) Lofotern
Lal Bab (7a+) Ton Sai...(DNF)

Latest Climbs
Albahida (Gubia Normal) 4c
Fup 4c
Duck 5c
Pineapple 5c
Cheers 6a
Hooters 6a
Sobrassada 5a
D 6a
Bulge By-pass 6a+
Snowboard 5c
Crescent Slab ArÍte V0+ 5a
Cresent Slab V2 5c
Diagonal V0- 4b
Side Wall ArÍte V0 4c
Side Wall Crack V0 4c
... list all 1606 climbs

Ticklists BETA
North Wales Rock Graded List 19%
Classic Rock 52%
Hard Rock 16%
Cold Climbs 9%
... list all 5 ticklists

Climbs Wishlist
Astral Stroll E1 5b
The Grooves E1 5b
The Rasp E2 5b
November E3 5c
Snakes And Ladders (and Tunnels) HVS
Northeast Ridge (Bugaboo Spire) 5.8
Sunblessed 5.10b
Shrike E2 5c
The Devil's Appendix VI 6
Aegialis 7c
... list all 57 climbs