Pete Ford

Started climbing in the early seventies on the crags around Leeds. Never wanted to extend myself above VS, which at the time was about the norm. I still climb at about that standard, but only occasionally. I would like to get the wife and kids interested, giving me a reason to make more trips North.

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Milton Keynes

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registered 23/Apr/05
updated 22/May/14


Been Climbing For
More than 20 years

Best Onsights
Trad - VS

Main Sport/Activity
Hill Walking

Favourite Crag/Rock

Favourite Wall
Never climbed on one

Best Magazine
Climber (UK)

I Climb...
Several times a year
In the UK

Latest Climbs
Garnedd-goch 700m
Lingmoor Fell 469m
Dunstable Downs 243m
Striding Edge 1
Black Wall VS 5a
The Scoop VS 4c
Zig-Zag S 4a
Compulsion Crack VS 5a
Unfinished Crack VS 4c
The Sentry Box HVS 5b
Route 2 VS 5a
Route 3 HS 4c
Central Route VS 5a
Lad's Corner VS 4c
South Chimney Layback S 4b
... list all 66 climbs

Ticklists BETA
UK's best Diffs and V.diffs 3%
Classic Rock 2%
Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs 4%
Connoisseur's Classic Rock 1%
... list all 4 ticklists

Climbs Wishlist
Overhanging Groove HVS 5a
Three Pebble Slab E1 5a
Cenotaph Corner E1 5c
Christmas Crack HS 4a
Inverted V VS 4b
April Crack HS 4b
Hargreaves' Original Route VS 4c
... list all 7 climbs