Real name, John Camateras. Grew up in Greece. Picked up the nickname whilst on a holiday in Mallorca a few years ago. Married to Mell and father to George and Jessica. Originally started posting as Rockcam. Height 5"6 with a +1 ape index.

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Best Climbing Experience
Numerous; first ever lead, first hard solo, first sea cliff, first mountain route, first sport route, first new route. I'm still getting a real kick out of climbing.

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Moderator for 5 crags, checking missing climbs added to the logbooks: Millstone Edge, Gardoms Edge, Chatsworth Edge, Moorside Rocks, Stone Edge

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registered 26/Jun/01
updated 17/Jun/14


Been Climbing For
11 to 20 years

Best Onsights
Trad - E5
Sport - 7a
Indoor - 7b
Bouldering - V6

Worked Grades
Indoor - 7b+

Main Sport/Activity
Trad Rock Climbing

Favourite Crag/Rock

Favourite Wall

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

Latest Climbs
Ace Sharp Arete V3 6a
Nowt about Change 6b
Onwards and Upwards 6a+
Dreamcatcher 6c
Creamsnatcher 6b
Route II HS 4b
Maggie HVS 5a
Noddy's Wall HS 4b
The Venessa Hole VS 4c
Amber Buttress HVS 5a
Amber ArÍte VS 4c
Sail ArÍte S 4b
africa rib VD
Inverted Staircase VS 4c
Asahel - Eagle Finish VS 4a,4b
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Ticklists BETA
Best slab climbs of the UK 12%
Stanage VS Challenge (1989 Guide) 75%
BMC Stanage The Red Circuit 67%
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Climbs Wishlist
Pippit at the post S 4b
Spring Surprise HVS 5b
Resurrection E1 5b
Gandalf's Groove Direct E2 5b
Silverback VS 4c
One Step Beyond E4 6a
The Black Pig S 4a
Spacewalk 7b
Frenesi VS 4c
Cosmonaut VS 4c
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