French expat living in Scotland. I grew up in the Ubaye valley (southern Alps) and it all started there. I used to be a better rider (ski/ telemark/ snowboard) than a climber but I'm away from the slopes and I really enjoy my climbing now . I earn a living by trying to teach French to Scottish teenagers (who by and large are not interested...delayed gratification not being a teenager's forte.)
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Black Isle- Highlands
Best Climbing Experience
Any time with good mates on multi-pitch crags (summer/ winter)
Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
the outdoors and snow.
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Moderator for 15 crags, checking missing climbs added to the logbooks: Pierre Andre, L'Ailette, Vallon de La Porte de L'Enfer (Ubaye), Vallee de L'Ubaye (Maurin), Vallee de L'Ubaye (Bachelard/Cayolle), Vallee de L'Ubaye (Vallee de Maurin), Empeloutier (Ubaye), Sommet rouge (vallon des Houerts), Le Pain De Sucre, Péouvou de Serenne, Pointe George Debray (Ubaye), Chapeau de gendarme, Petite Séolane (Ubaye), Péouvou de Maurin (Ubaye), Tête de Sanglier
Interests Outside Climbing
Books (and sadly enough dictionaries...).
My first love are tracks free powder fields with any guns on my feet.
Canoeing (no not kayaking...one blade action).
MTB- although I would not call myself a biker (I just tag along with them).
Most DIY; just because I grudge the money when it's possible to do as well myself.
About My Photography
I'm lazy but do enjoy a look at them though!
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Anything Else We Should Know
Seem to suffer from post natal disorder since January 2010 (lame excuse for being soft).