datoon

Got my serious trad head on about 5 years ago, and am making my way slowly through the extreme grades!!! I'm generally the 1 with funky pants on at the crag and bright clothes!!!

However, I started as a young 1 (maybe under 10?) when my dad dragged me up stuff!!!

I'm a member of the Lancashire Mountaineering Club as well, and up keep there website on a regular basis for my sins!!!

Email datoon.

Location
Lancashire

Best Climbing Experience
Tough one, I've had quite a few. I remember climbing in America when I was quite young about 13/14, we did a route called Elephant's Trunk, but the whole situation of wild camping and not being in contact with any where else was brillant. You had to take a 30 minute speed boat, then a hike for about 1 hr to this lake. It was beautiful, peaceful and quiet... However, each trip or venture to a new place can have similar effects...

Lofoten is a must go as well, such a beautiful place to climb - add the climbing around Tromso too...

Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
Climbing??!! I think I'm more of a doer then a talker...

Although training and how to poo big walling are quite popular...

Recent Postings

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Personal Webpage
http://lancsmc.org

Interests Outside Climbing
Computers, running, walking, mountain biking, ice climbing...

About My Photography
Take pictures for the memories.


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Anything Else We Should Know
Am a person? Oh sometimes I talk random bollox...

Trad is my chosen path!

datoon, 4 kb

User Profile

registered 06/Apr/05
updated 23/Oct/09

Age
25

Been Climbing For
11 to 20 years

Best Onsights
Trad - E5
Sport - 7b
Ice - WI5+

Worked Grades
Sport - 7c

Main Sport/Activity
Trad Rock Climbing

Favourite Crag/Rock
Lancashire quarries & seaside 1s

Favourite Wall
BUK & Warrington

I Climb...
Several times a week
All over the world

Favourite Climbs
Chloe
Red Wall
The Strand
Engleviner
Vestpillaren
Solens Sonner
Moon Dance
Cracked Actor
Cheat
Left Wall
Mythical Monster
Sagittarius
Gillete Direct
Guy Anne...
White Slabs Bunt
Isle Of White
Loopy (just because it took so many whippers!?!)...
The list goes on...

Latest Climbs
The Soot Monkey E6 6c
Pagan's Progress VS 4c
Pagan's Direct HVS 5b
Druid's Face E2 5b
Parasite E5 6b
Top Gear E4 6a
GTX E3 6a
Boy Racer E4 6a
Frankie Comes to Kilnsey 7b+
True Grip E5 6a
The Skull E4 6a
Lubyanka E3 5c
The Bracken-Clock E2 5c
Fallen Angel E4 6a
The Norseman E4 6a
... list all 709 climbs

Ticklists BETA
... not setup

Climbs Wishlist
Raging Bull E6 6b
Heart of Gold E5 6a
The Camel E4 6a
Winking Crack E3 5c
Strike E3 6a
The Cow E5 6a
Heart of Gold Direct E6 6a
GBH E3 6a
Exorcist E2 5b
Wet Denim Daydream A3
... list all 54 climbs


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