JdotP

I have been climbing for 8 years, and try to get out most weekends. I am most keen on alpinism, trad and winter climbing. I used to live in Edinburgh until recently, so weekend winter climbing was quite easy. I particularly enjoy climbing holidays abroad, and have climbed in Norway, the Alps, New Hampshire, Morocco, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan.

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Location
Manchester

Best Climbing Experience
Hmm, a few candidates:

* Tower Ridge Aug 05. My first properly long route. We topped out at 4pm, not bad given our lack of experience.

* Alpine Conville Course 2007. It had been my ambition for quite a while to get into Alpinism, so the 3 days learning the key skills of alpinism was very enjoyable. Since then I have used the skills a lot!

* Kyrgyzstan 2010. My first expedition. We headed to a range of glaciated unclimbed mountains on the Chinese border, and made some first ascents. Fascinating for the exploration and culture.

* Winter 2010 - 11 in general. what a cracking season! So many good routes. Smoking the White Owl, The Haston Line, Cathedral Chimney, Tower Ridge, Savage Slit, Eagle Ridge, a new route in an obscure corrie...

* Klucker-Neruda route 2011 (actually, it is more often called the Norman-Neruda route but Klucker-Neruda has more of a ring to it) on the Lyskamm. A big route on a big mountain :)

* Tajikistan 2012, despite the trip ending in failure... (photos here http://www.flickr.com/photos/71640968@N04/)

* Tajikistan 2013, ending in success! http://britishmuzkol2013.wordpress.com

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Cracks in houses on 17-Oct-14

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Moderator for 2 crags, checking missing climbs added to the logbooks: Breeches Rock, Muzkol range

Interests Outside Climbing
High pressure physics.

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User Profile

registered 16/May/05
updated 29/Sep/13

Age
31

Been Climbing For
4 to 10 years

Best Onsights
Trad - HVS
Winter - V
Alpine - D+

I Climb...
Most weekends
All over the world

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