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 23/Mar/11


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
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
Swings E1 5c
Jam Tomorrow f4
Alice's Arete f3+
Another Game of Bowls Sir Walter? E1 5b
Fidget E1 6a
Rise of the Robots HVS 5b
Gorilla Offwidth f4+
Ron's Route E3 6a
Seams Simple Enough f6B
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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
Diedro della Dulfer F6a
Conigli Morti 6c+
Corrugation E1 5b
Constant Flux 6c+
Freek 6a+
Pencoed Pillar HVD
Lust 6a
The Fly 6a+
Portcullis S 4a
Oubliette E2 5b
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