Was a mad-keen Munro bagger, well into second round by default rather than desire. Now a steady climber, at low grades. Doing more and more as I get older, and enjoying it. Particularly enjoy the Alps and the Dolomites, VF's and the easier end of the 4000ers.
Freelance SML, Winter assessment planned '14/'15. Mail me if you need a leader, especially in the Scottish mountains. Currently working for Steven Fallon Mountain Guides -

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Best Climbing Experience
Not really sure - All low grade, but I enjoyed them. Curved Ridge will always be a favourite, as well as Agag's Groove. The Clach Glas was absorbing, and Pinnacle Ridge is always good. First decent winter leads, and trips to Skye in perfect conditions, on classic routes
The Cosmiques Arete again, this time in a much better style, after lusting after it for 15 years.
Oh, and a winter traverse of the E ridge of Musala was quite special this year.
+Stop Press+ Full Cuillin Traverse Aug BH 2013. 16.5hrs plus bivvy time. Quality weekend.

Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
Scottish climbs, winter and summer, Munros.

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Interests Outside Climbing
Walking, scrambling, cycling, motorcycling, scootering, the pub.

About My Photography
Point and press digital

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Anything Else We Should Know
Married, 3 kids, need to get WML assessment done, but time and money always seem to be against me.

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User Profile

registered 05/Jun/05
updated 04/Mar/14


Been Climbing For
4 to 10 years

Best Onsights
Trad - HS
Winter - III
Sport - 5+
Alpine - AD-

Main Sport/Activity
Hill Walking

Favourite Crag/Rock
Not really got one

Favourite Wall
Ratho/Glasgow/Ice Factor

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

Favourite Climbs
Ones that are only just outside my comfort zone rather than well outside.....!

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