Peak District and London
Best Climbing Experience
Difficult to say, too many of them and they keep coming, which is good. I find the wilder locations with some camping the most enjoyable.
Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
Anything remote and off the beaten track in the mountains.
Desert climbing areas, Mali, Morocco, Algeria, Jordan, Egypt.
The NW Highlands of Scotland - Carnmore, Reiff, Shiegra, The Fiddlers Nose.....
I would like to do these in the future; Centurion/Bullroar (Ben Nevis), Orion Face Direct (Ben Nevis), Cassin Route (Piz Badile), East Rib Gross Grunhorn (Bernese Oberland), Skyscraper Buttress (Sgur nan Clach Geala) and more....
And other places to go climbing.....
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Articles by Gripped
Moderator for 2 crags, checking missing climbs added to the logbooks: Mount Sinai, Saint Katherine Area, Tafraoute
Interests Outside Climbing
Sleeping, eating, drinking, travelling the world and a penchant for mis-adventure.
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(48% superb - 50% good - 1% average - 0% poor - 0% rubbish)
Been Climbing For
11 to 20 years
Diedro UBSA (Costa Blanca)
Old Man of Stoerr (NW Highlands)
Gob (Carnmore NW Highlands)
Pillar of Wisdom (Wadi Rum Jordan)
Valkyrie (The Roaches) and Froggatt!
Soloing on Stanage
NE Buttress (Ben Nevis
Great North Road (Peak)
Pillar between Chimneys (Sinai
Observatory Ridge (Ben Nevis
North Face of Aig Triolet (Chamonix)
The Steeple (Shelterstone
Magical Mystery Tour (with Blue Grotto @ Berryhead)
Gallipoli (Black Ladders
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