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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UKC Volunteer
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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User Profile

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
White Noise F.M. E2 6a
Foaming jug HVS 5b
Crowbar VS 5b
Gordon Brown Superhero E1 5a
Wilfred Prickles VS 5a
Tacitation VS 5a
St. Ivel VS 4c
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
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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
The Elf VS 5a
Crenation E1 5a
North-West Corner E3 6a
Amethyst Pillar HVS 5a
Fallout HVS 5a
Puffin Attack VS 4c
Complete Streaker VS 4c
Peter Pan 6a+
1200' of more Fun (a.k.a. Needle Ridge) 5.7
Swingover E3 5c
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